4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleThe Banks, Blo Norton
Sold STC £285,000
Full description* ENJOYING BEAUTIFUL VIEWS OVER THE UNSPOILT COUNTRYSIDE * THIS COTTAGE IS FOUND IN A MOST RURAL YET NOT ISOLATED POSITION HAVING GROUNDS EXTENDED TO OVER 3/4 OF AN ACRE (STS) * FURTHER OFFERING THE POTENTIAL FOR ANNEXE ACCOMMODATION/DUAL LIVING * NO ONWARD CHAIN *
Enjoying an elevated position with stunning views over Blo Norton Fen, the property is setback from a small quiet and peaceful country lane. The Fen is a registered site of special scientific interest and borders the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk Lying on the River Little Ouse and as such has the benefit of idyllic rural surrounding countryside. The property therefore is ideally placed with many country walks to hand. Blo Norton is an attractive village found on the North Suffolk borders and just some 7 or so miles west of the historic market town of Diss. Diss offers an extensive range of day to day amenities and facilities with the benefit of a mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London Liverpool Street and Norwich.
The Property comprises of a 3 bedroom semi-detached cottage believed to date back some 300 years in parts and was significantly extended and modernised in the1960's by the current vendors. The property is believed to be of timber and clay lump construction and is currently heated by oil fired central heating via radiators. As a result of the modernisation and increased living accommodation the property has a rather unique but practical layout and at ground floor level now offers potential for dual living by way of the extension to the rear of the original part of the property which can provide separate accommodation for a bedroom, reception room and bathroom. There is also a utility area found to the rear of the property which could be incorporated into a small kitchen area if required. A great deal of the accommodation internally enjoys beautiful views over the gardens and Fen beyond and further allows plenty of natural light to flood through. At first floor level there are three bedrooms and a bathroom with a separate wc whilst at ground floor level currently there are three good sized reception rooms with a particularly large kitchen/diner enjoying views over the Fen.
The House has the benefit of good provision of attached outbuildings, (attached to the property in question, one of the two outbuildings measures 7.31m x 4.01m(24' x 14' 1") and is interlinked to a second outbuilding measuring 2.41mx 3.91m (7' 10" x 12' 9") with up and over garage door to front. The More formal gardens lie to the front of the property and are well stocked with a variety of shrubs and plants having elevated views over the Fen. The country lanes separates the formal gardens from the field which is in the regions of 3/4 of an acre (sts) and currently laid to grass, however lends itself for a number of different uses.
The accommodation in brief comprises of:
*ENTRANCE PORCH * THREE RECEPTION ROOMS * FOUR BEDROOMS (ONE SITUATED AT GROUND FLOOR LEVEL) * KITCHEN/DINER * UTILITY ROOM * TWO BATHROOMS (ONE SHOWER ROOM AT GROUND FLOOR LEVEL AND FURTHER BATHROOM AT FIRST FLOOR LEVEL) * SEPARATE WC *
The rooms are as follows:
ENTRANCE PORCH: 1.57m x 2.18m ( 5' 1" x 7'1") Found to the rear of the property and being a more recent addition to the property creating space for shoes, coats and storage etc. Enjoying views to the front. Thereon giving access to the main reception room.
RECEPTION ROOM ONE/LOUNGE: 4.46m x 3.16m narrowing to 2.18m (14'7" x 10' 4" narrowing to 7' 1") Having an open archway leading through to the dining room area and a focal point of the room is the fireplace to side. Secondary access to kitchen beyond.
RECEPTION ROOM TWO/DINING ROOM: 2.88m x3.68m (9' 5" x 12') With window to side overlooking the gardens. Secondary door gives access to the rear lobby and further access to inner hallway serving as a pleasant formal dining room however lending itself for a number of different uses.
INNER HALL: Giving access to first floor level and further access to the kitchen and utility room.
UTILITY ROOM: 1.89m x 1.94m (6’ 2" x 6' 4") With Window to rear. Comprising of a good area for storage with good space and plumbing for automatic washing machine etc. and built in sink.
KITCHEN: 3.32m x 4.34m (10' 10" x 14' 2")Found to the front of the property enjoying the most pleasant views over the gardens and Fen beyond, by way of having a large picture window. The kitchen has a good provision of wall and floor cupboards.
REAR LOBBY: Gives access to the ground floor shower room, bedroom four/study and reception room three. It is at this point there is potential for annexe accommodation.
SHOWER ROOM: With frosted window to rear comprises of low level wc,wash hand basin and built in shower cubicle,
BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY: 2.64m (8' 7") narrowing to 1.55m x 2.50m (5'1" x 8' 2") (narrowing to 1.55m (5' 1") an L'Shaped room) Found tothe rear of the property with views over the open countryside to the rear. Currently being used as a bedroom however would serve well as an office/study if required.
RECEPTION ROOM THREE: 4.15m x 3.53m (13’ 7" x 11' 6") Being adouble aspect room with plenty of natural light flooded through. Also enjoyingviews over the gardens and Fen beyond.
LANDING: with built in airing cupboard to side. Access to the three bedrooms, bathroom and separate wc.
BEDROOM ONE: 3.66m x 2.37m (12' x 7' 9") Serving well as the Master bedroom by way of being a good sized double bedroom. Enjoying Elevated views over the Fen. Exposed timbers and beams.
BEDROOM TWO: 3.68m x 2.02m (12' x 6' 7") Found to the rear of the property and having vaulted ceilings and exposed timbers and beams.
BEDROOM THREE: 2.70m x 2.47m (8' 10" x 8' 1") Found To the front of the property and again having delightful views. Benefit of built in cupboards.
BATHROOM: 1.63m x 1.89m (5' 4" x 6' 2") With Frosted window to rear and comprising of wash hand basin, bath and built in storage cupboard. SEPARATE WC found adjacent to the side.
VIEWINGS: Strictly by appointment with Whittley Parish Estate Agents. Please contact a member of our sales team at the Diss office on 01379 640808.
OUR REF: 6850
DIRECTIONS: From our Diss office proceed to the top of the hill turning left onto Denmark Street. Proceed to the end of Denmark Street and upon reaching the roundabout take the second exit right onto the A1066/Stanley Road. Continue along the A1066 passing through the villages of Roydon and Bressingham. On coming into the village of South Lopham turn left onto the B1113 signposted towards Redgrave. Continue Along this road effectively taking the second proper turning after a couple of miles onto Middle Road. Turn right onto Middle Road taking your next turning left onto Fen Road. Proceed along Fen Road for just under a mile after which you will pass a farm on your right hand side shortly after the property will be located further on your right hand side.
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