5 bedroom detached house for saleThe Old Forge, Fakenham
Sold STC £235,000
Detached extended 4/5 bedroom period house with 3 reception rooms, courtyard garden and off road parking, close to the town centre.
The Old Forge is a detached period property extended in more recent times to now provide a spacious family house with interesting flexible 4/5 bedroom accommodation, a courtyard garden and off road parking.
The property is situated in a convenient and desirable location, close to the town centre, and benefits from 3 reception rooms, a first floor study, en-suite shower room, part traditional sash windows and timber panelled doors throughout.
Fakenham is often referred to as the “gateway” to North Norfolk. On the banks of the River Wensum and nestling between the historic city of Norwich and the medieval port of King’s Lynn, Fakenham is also only a short drive to the beautiful North Norfolk coastline some 11 miles away. Once renowned for its successful printing industry, Fakenham is now better known for Norfolk’s only national hunt racecourse and its popular weekly markets, flea market and public auctions in the local sales room.
People come from far and wide on market and race days transforming the central market place. Fakenham boasts several supermarkets, library, doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries, a good selection of restaurants, bowling alley, cinema and infants’, junior and high school with 6th form college. Surrounding areas are all well serviced by bus routes with direct rail links to Cambridge and London from King’s Lynn and Norwich.
Property ref: 121_960_2637069
A partly glazed entrance door with etched coloured glass panels leads into the porch with inset door mat, shoe rack and obscured glass windows to either side. Leading into:
3.07m x 3.27m (10' 1 x 10' 9) at widest points. Staircase to the first floor landing, fitted storage cupboards with shelving above, picture rail, recess with decorative panel, radiator. Sash window to the front.
3.07m x 4.55m (10' 1 x 14' 11) Victorian cast iron fireplace with decorative tiles and hearth and oak surround, shelving, dado rail, TV point, painted boxed in ceiling beam, radiator. Sash window to the front.
2.78m x 3.23m (9' 2 x 10' 7) Closed-off fireplace with decorative timber base and surround, corner cupboard, additional fitted cupboards and side storage cupboards, slate tiled floor, radiator. Sash window to the front.
2.75m x 3.58m (9' 0 x 11' 9) Range of painted base and wall units with solid wood worktops over and matching wood splashbacks, Belfast sink with chrome swan neck tap over, spaces for a washing machine and dishwasher behind base unit doors, single electric oven with gas hob above, chrome sockets and switches, slate tiled floor, radiator. 2 windows to the front aspect, 1 with a window seat.
Staircase to the first floor landing. Partly glazed door leading out to the courtyard garden and window to the front. Opening into:
5.76m x 5.02m (18' 11 x 16' 5) Contemporary built-in log effect electric fire, laminate floor, spotlights and TV point. Double French doors with side windows leading out to the courtyard garden.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING 2
1.94m x 4.89m (6' 4 x 16' 0)
3.70m x 4.98m (12' 2 x 16' 4) at widest points. Loft access and radiator. Large skylight to the rear and 2 windows overlooking the courtyard garden. Sliding door leading into:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Shower, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC and tiled splashbacks.
1.92m x 3.09m (6' 3 x 10' 2) Radiator, TV point. Skylight to the rear.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING 1
Radiator. Sash window to the front aspect.
3.02m x 4.59m (9' 11 x 15' 1) Fitted wardrobe with dressing table area, TV point, radiator. Double aspect sash windows to the front and side.
2.04m x 1.79m (6' 8 x 5' 10) White suite comprising a panelled bath with shower over and shower screen, wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC. Extensive wall tiling, downlighters, chrome ladder style radiator and ceramic tiled floor. UPVC double-glazed window to the rear.
2.71m x 3.77m (8' 11 x 12' 4) Fitted wardrobe, cupboard housing the gas-fired central heating boiler and hot water tank, high level meter cupboard, TV point. Sash window to the front.
The property is approached through double wooden gates onto hard standing with parking for a car. To the front of the house there is a perimeter wall with a date stone, dated 1868, with a raised gravel border and original stone horse trough. Bamboo partition fencing leads to through to a courtyard terrace which has a variety of shrubs and trees, outside tap and a covered bike storage area.
2.42m x 3.71m (7' 11 x 12' 2) Open storage with hanging space, TV point, radiator. Window to the front.
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