3 bedroom bungalow for saleThe Common, Dunston, Norfolk
Sold STC £200,000
An opportunity to purchase a former 1920s rent cottage on the Dunston Estate that has been extended over the years to now offer a three bedroom single storey residence with a large rear garden in a truly delightful setting directly opposite Dunston Common. The bungalow requires modernising and updating and may appeal to someone looking to knock the existing property down and erect a new dwelling, subject to the usual consents.
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- 3 x bedrooms
- Family bathroom, separate W.C.
- Shower room with W.C.
- Front garden
- Large rear garden
- Directly opposite Dunston Common
Driving Distances (approx.)
- Norwich Station: 5 miles
- A47: 1.2 miles
- A140: 0.2 miles
- Stoke Holy Cross: 1.2 miles
Dunston Common is found in the wonderful setting of the Tas Valley, located just a few miles to the south of the city of Norwich with easy access both back into the city as well as south, either via the A140 or the A47 junction. Dunston Hall is now run as a popular hotel & conference centre complete with golf course and leisure facilities. The Bungalow is located directly opposite the common, and enjoys unspoilt walks straight from the front door, and the facilities of Dunston Hall only a short walk away.
The Bungalow was originally a smaller timber framed building acting as the rent office for the then Dunston Estate back in the 1920s. It has been extended, we believe in 2 stages up to the late 1970s to now create a 3 bedroom private dwelling, complete with a large rear garden. Due to its construction (the front original cedar clad elevation) and the age and overall condition, we would expect any purchaser to carry out either a renovation project or look to obtain planning permission to knock down the existing dwelling and erect a new property.
The property is entered at the front through a porch which then leads into the 15'3 x 11'6 sitting room, complete with open fire place. Doors either side of the brick fireplace and chimney stack lead into the 20'6 x 12'11 dining room, which enjoys a direct view of the rear garden. To the left of this room are 2 bedrooms and a family shower room complete with W.C whilst the kitchen is located off the other (northern) end. The sitting room and bedroom 2 occupy what we believe to be the oldest original part of the property, with the dining room and bedroom 3 in the first extension with a pitched roof and what was the external chimney breast now acting as a feature in this room. A further addition was added around the 1960's with a corridor linking the then newly created 14'11 x 11'11 master bedroom along with adjoining family bathroom and separate W.C.
The Bungalow is set back a little from the gravel road behind a low level picket fence and its own front garden, whilst enjoying a direct view towards Dunston Common.
The rear garden offers a terrace directly adjoining the rear of the property leading onto a lawned garden and more natural garden to the rear.
The property has been a family holiday home for many years and is still currently being used as such, but will be offered for sale with no onward chain.
Directions NR14 8PF
Leaving Norwich, head south on the A140 and continue straight over at the A47 junction. Take the first left hand turning (before you reach Dunston Hall), heading towards Stoke Holy Cross and then take the first right hand turn into a gravelled track. Continue down this track, and shortly before you get to the end, The Bungalow will be located on the right hand side, directly opposite the Common.
South Norfolk District Council, Band: C, Annual cost: £1,395.50 (2016/17).
Mains water and electricity, private drainage, oil fired central heating
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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.
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