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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

West View Gardens, Gislingham, Eye

Sold STC £254,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached bungalow
  • Single garage
  • Large workshop
  • Westerly facing rear gardens
  • Good off-road parking
  • 3 Spacious Bedrooms

Full description

A rare opportunity to purchase a spacious and well presented three bedroom detached bungalow within the popular village of Gislingham. Further benefiting from good off-road parking, single garage, large workshop and westerly facing rear gardens.



Located within a small close of similar bungalows all upon large plots, the property in question enjoys a westerly aspect to the rear whilst having views to the front down the close and church beyond. West View Gardens is a small close found within the centre of the village and within walking distance of amenities on offer. Over the years Gislingham has proved to be a sought after and desirable location still with a strong and active local community and with good amenities including the benefit of a traditional shop/convenience store, schooling, fine church and village hall. A further more extensive range of day to day amenities and facilities can be found within the historic market town of Diss lying just 10 miles to the north along the A140. The town is found within the beautiful countryside of the Waveney Valley and has a mainline railway station with regular/direct services connecting to London, Liverpool Street and Norwich. With easy access to the A140 Norwich lies approximately 25 miles to the north and Ipswich some 26 miles to the south.


The property comprises of a three bedroom detached bungalow believed to have been built in the 1970’s of traditional brick and block cavity wall construction, under an interlocking tiled roof. There has been the benefit of replacement sealed unit upvc double glazed windows and doors, whilst being heated by an oil fired central heating boiler via radiators. Throughout the accommodation is well arranged with spacious room proportions and with the principle rooms enjoying from being positioned to the rear of the property taking in the westerly aspect over the rear gardens.

Externally the bungalow offers a spacious low maintenance plot with an abundance off-road parking to the front upon a hard standing driveway, leading up to the single garage, (with up and over door to front, power/light laid on and further having a potting shed attached to the rear). A concrete path leads up to the front of the house and is flanked by two large shingled areas which could be adopted for further off-road parking if required. To the rear the gardens are again of low maintenance with a large decking area running down to the garden house/workshop, (measuring 5.41m x 4.10m and being of timber construction, with double doors to the front and double glazed windows to side, power/light connected and having 42 ml insulation). Beyond the garden house there is a paved patio area. The gardens not only enjoy from a south westerly aspect taking in all of the afternoon sun but do offer a great deal of privacy and charm within by way of being surrounded by similar bungalows. 

The rooms are as follows:

ENTRANCE HALL: L shaped in size and access via an upvc double glazed frosted door to front. Further providing access to the reception room, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom and three bedrooms. Accessed to loft space above. Built-in airing cupboard to side and housing the hot water cylinder and fitted immersion heater, shelving above. Access to all of the rooms are via six panel internal doors. 

RECEPTION ROOM: (5.49m x 4.88m) (18’ x 16’) A most spacious main reception room divided into two areas and forming a lounge and separate dining room area. Found to the rear of the property enjoying a westerly aspect over the rear gardens. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (5.49m x 2.69m) (18' x 8'10") Presented in a most excellent condition and having an extensive range of wall and floor unit cupboard space with worktop surface over.
Mosaic tiled splashbacks. Built-in appliances. An upvc double glazed door to rear giving access to the rear gardens. Further having another upvc double glazed door to side giving access to the off-road parking and beyond garage. 

BEDROOM ONE: (4.11m x 2.87m)  (13’6” x 9’5”) A spacious double bedroom found to the front of the property. 

BEDROOM TWO: (3.86m x  2.72m) (12’8” x 8’11”) Again another good size double bedroom found towards the front of the property and currently used as an office and lending itself for a number of different uses such as a second reception room if required. 

BEDROOM THREE: (2.74m x 2.44m) (9’ x 8’) Found to the side of the property and would just serve as a double size bedroom if required. Attached wardrobe cupboard to side.

BATHROOM: (1.80m x 2.11m) (5' 10" x 6' 11") Frosted window to side. A modern suite in white comprising of panel bath with electric shower over, low level wc and wash hand basin. Fully tiled. Heated towel rail to side. 

VIEWINGS: Strictly by appointment with Whittley Parish Estate Agents, please contact a member of the sales team at the Diss office on 01379 640808.

DIRECTIONS: From Diss proceed east along Victoria Road/A1066. Continue until reaching the roundabout at the A140. At the roundabout take your third exit right proceeding south along the dual carriageway and on reaching the next roundabout proceed straight over continuing south along the A140. Continue along passed the turning to Brome and Yaxley and after passing down the Yaxley by-pass coming through Thornham Parva take your turning right onto Workhouse Road signposted towards Gislingham (where the White Horse Inn is located). Continue west along Workhouse Road and on coming into Thornham Magna turn right onto the street, continue north along the street looking for your first proper available turning left sign posted towards Gislingham along Thornham road. Continue along this road until coming into the village of Gislingham. After passing the church on your left and on reaching the triangle turn left onto the High Street. Continue along the High Street taking your first available turning left onto West View Gardens. Continue on West View Gardens for a short distance after coming round the bend the bungalow will be found on your left hand side. 

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11 October 2016


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