4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Street, Caston, Attleborough, Norfolk

Guide Price £475,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

FORMER POST OFFICE. Extended and improved period property with attractive mature gardens and grounds extending to approximately 0.4 acre.

The property was once the village Post Office and is thought, in part, to date back to the mid 1800's, period features include open fireplaces, exposed timbers and brickwork. Flexible family accommodation with 5/6 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, utility room and 3 bath/shower rooms. The property has oil fired central heating and partial sealed unit double glazed windows. There are two generous garages, covered parking area and ample off road parking, vehicular access to the rear garden is possible through the main garage.

FORMER POST OFFICE
CHARACTER FEATURES
5 BEDROOMS
4 RECEPTION ROOMS
ANNEX POTENTIAL
EXTENSIVE GARDENS
2 GENEROUS GARAGES


DESCRIPTION Extended and improved period property with attractive mature gardens and grounds extending to approximately 0.4 acres. The property was once the village Post Office and is thought, in part, to date back to the mid 1800's, period features include open fireplaces, exposed timbers and brickwork. Flexible family accommodation with 5/6 bedrooms, four reception rooms, utility room and three bath/shower rooms. The property has oil fired central heating and partial sealed unit double glazed windows. There are two generous garages, covered parking area and ample off road parking, vehicular access to the rear garden is possible through the main garage.

LOCATION The attractive rural village of Caston is situated 4 miles from Watton, 6.5 miles from Attleborough and the city of Norwich is approximately 20 miles. The village benefits from The Red Lion public house and a primary school. A good range of shops and local facilities can be found in the local towns of Watton and Attleborough, with more extensive facilities available in Norwich.

ACCOMMODATION

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE HALL Dual aspect windows to the side and rear and tiled floor.

SNUG14' x 8' (4.27m x 2.44m). Window to the side, feature open fireplace, exposed beams and opening to the kitchen.

KITCHEN18' x 11'6" (5.49m x 3.5m). Window to the rear overlooking the rear garden, fitted matching base and wall cupboards with polished granite worktops, double sink and drainer, corner range oven with electric hob and extractor hood above, built-in dishwasher, tiled floor, exposed timbers and brickwork.

GARDEN ROOM14' x 8' (4.27m x 2.44m). Dual aspect windows to the side and rear and tiled floor.

SITTING ROOM.17'5" x 12'8" (5.3m x 3.86m). Window to the front, feature fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner and a tiled hearth, exposed timbers and staircase to the first floor.

DINING ROOM14' x 12' (4.27m x 3.66m). Window to the front, pamment tiled floor, open fireplace with timber bressummer, feature Gothic style door to the sitting room and built-in cupboard (former staircase to the first floor).

DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOM8' x 7' (2.44m x 2.13m). Panel enclosed bath, low level WC, wash basin, part tiled walls and exposed ceiling timbers.

UTILITY ROOM10'3" x 8'7" (3.12m x 2.62m). Window to the rear, sink and drainer with cupboard below, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING10' x 8' (3.05m x 2.44m). Window to the rear.

SHOWER ROOM8' x 7' (2.44m x 2.13m). Window to the rear, shower cubicle, low level WC, wash basin and built-in airing cupboard.

MASTER BEDROOM17' x 14' (5.18m x 4.27m). Window to the side, glazed sliding door opening on to a balcony area with views out over the rear garden, fitted wardrobes and eaves ceilings.

BEDROOM TWO14'6" max x 13'3" (4.42m max x 4.04m). Window to the front, fitted cupboards and built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM THREE13' x 9' (3.96m x 2.74m). Window to the front and access to the roof space.

BEDROOM FOUR14'3" x 8'5" (4.34m x 2.57m). Dual aspect to the side and rear, part eaved ceiling with exposed timbers and built-in cupboard (9'9 x 3'6).

BEDROOM FIVE/OFFICE11'8" x 9'3" (3.56m x 2.82m). Dual aspect windows to the front and rear.

SITTING ROOM14' x 10' (4.27m x 3.05m). Window to the front.

BATHROOM8' x 7' (2.44m x 2.13m). Panel enclosed bath with shower mixer taps, low level WC, fitted cupboard with inset wash basin and part tiled walls.

EXTERNAL

GARDENS The property is approached over a drive at the front providing off road parking and leads to both garages and the covered parking area in front of garage two. The proprty is screen from the road by mature trees and hedging. A beautiful mature garden extends to the rear of the property and is enclosed by hedging and fencing. Located almost at the bottom of the rear garden is an attractive summer house (8' 4 x 7' 4) with pitched tiled roof and verandah. The rear garden backs onto farmland.

GARAGE ONE29' x 11' (8.84m x 3.35m). Electric up and over door to the front, up and over door to the rear providing access to the rear garden.

GARAGE TWO18' x 13' (5.49m x 3.96m). Electric up and over door to the front, cupboard housing the oil fired boiler and door to the rear garden.

COVERED PARKING AREA19' x 13' (5.8m x 3.96m). A useful under-cover parking area in front of garage two.

SERVICES Mains water, electric and private drainage.

COUNCIL TAX BAND F.

DIRECTIONS Leave Norwich on the A11 towards Attleborough. Exit the dual carriageway signposted to Watton on the B1077. Follow this road through Great Ellingham and The Rocklands. After approximately 5.5 miles from the A11 follow the road round a sharp left hand bend and straight ahead into the village of Caston. Proceed past the Red Lion and Old Post Office will be found on the right hand side.


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22 High Street, Watton, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25 6AE

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  • Eccles Road (6.3 mi)
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Abbotts, Watton

22 High Street, Watton, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25 6AE

01953 547026 Local call rate

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