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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Road, Ovington, Thetford, Norfolk

Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A charming Georgian style 4 bedroom detached house together with 4 car garage and attractive gardens in this small mid Norfolk village.

- Entrance hall
- Sitting room
- Garden room
- Dining room
- Family room/study
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Cloakroom
- Side hall
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms (1 en suite)
- Balcony
- 4 car garage
- Home office
- Attractive large garden

Driving Distances (approx)
- Watton 2 miles
¬- Swaffham 8 miles
- Dereham 8 miles
- Thetford 14 miles
- Norwich 20 miles


Ovington is a charming small mid Norfolk village with an active community and Norman church. There are good shopping facilities and schools in the market town of Watton, whilst there is a Waitrose supermarket at Swaffham. The house is well placed for easy access to the A11 and there are mainline train services at both Attleborough and Thetford with regular intercity trains via Cambridge to London Kings Cross. The cathedral city of Norwich is renowned for its shopping and cultural facilities, range of schools, university and is the business centre for the region. Thetford Forrest and the Brecks are nearby for excellent walking and cycling, whilst the North Norfolk coast with its outstanding beaches and bird reserves and the Norfolk Broads are both within easy reach. There are a number of golf courses in the area as well as other leisure facilities.


Westbury House was built in the mid-1960s and is an attractive Georgian style detached family house with spacious accommodation standing centrally in its plot and set well back from the small country road. The accommodation is light and spacious and the main rooms have an attractive outlook over the charming mature garden.

The house has just been completely redecorated throughout, has new carpets and has had a new boiler and hot water cylinder installed. An added advantage is that situated in the garden is a separate home office with telephone and internet connection making it ideal for anyone wishing to work from home. To one side of the house is the adjoining 4 car garage with inspection pit which was built for a previous owner who collected classic cars. Another feature of the property is the first floor balcony which is accessed from bedroom 2 and forms a delightful west facing setting to enjoy the afternoon sun and views over the garden.

The accommodation comprises spacious entrance hall with cloakroom off and door to a good sized sitting room with feature bay window, open fireplace and double doors leading through to the sun room with views over the garden. A dining room gives access to the kitchen/breakfast room from which a door gives access into the family room or study which has double doors to the garden. The side hall could be used as a utility room and has door leading through into the garage. On the first floor the master bedroom has en suite shower room and built in wardrobe cupboards whilst there are 3 further good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. One of the bedrooms has patio sliding doors leading to the balcony.

Gardens and Grounds

The gardens are a feature of the property and comprise large areas of lawn with well stocked shrub and herbaceous borders. The house is well set back from the road and enjoys attractive views over the mature gardens which to the rear are surrounded by high mature hedges providing privacy for this charming family house.

Directions IP25 6RY

From the centre of Watton, take the A1075 north towards Dereham and after approximately 1.5 miles, turn right signposted to Ovington. Follow the road into the village of Ovington and turn left into Church Road. Westbury House will be found approximately 300 yards along on the left hand side.

Local Authority

Breckland Council. Band: F. Annual Cost: £2,119.34.


Mains water and electricity, septic tank, oil-fired central heating with new boiler in the garage, telephone and internet connected to both the house and the office.

Fixtures and Fittings

Items regarded as fixtures and fittings including carpets, curtains, light fittings, kitchen appliances and garden ornaments are excluded although these items may be available by separate negotiation.


Strictly by prior appointment with sole agents Jackson-Stops & Staff. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 October 2015

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