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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Tavern Lane, Diss

Guide Price £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 5 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast/Utilty
  • En-suite
  • Double detached garage
  • Secluded gardens

Full description

A rare opportunity to purchase a substantial four bedroom detached house with the potential for integrated and extra accommodation. Boasting over 2600 sq ft of internal living space, whilst being well position close to the centre of town with secluded gardens. Double detached garage.



Found on a small, quiet and no-through road the property is very well positioned being within easy walking distance of the town and railway station. The historic market town of Diss is found on the south Norfolk borders close to the beautiful countryside surrounding the Waveney Valley. The town has 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 and Norwich. For the motorist there is easy access to the A140 with Norwich lying approximately 25 miles to the north and Ipswich respectively 26 miles to the south. 


The property is an immaculately and individually designed four bedroom detached house built in the early 1990’s. The house was originally designed by leading Norwich architect Peter Codling and thereon built to a high standard by respected and well-known local developer Danny Ward. The house is built of traditional brick and block cavity wall construction under an interlocking tiled roof, with sealed unit upvc double glazed windows and doors, whilst being heated by gas fired central heating via radiators. Internally the accommodation is well laid out and flooded by plenty of natural light and very much offers versatile living by way of the accommodation stretching to over 2600 sq ft. To the northern aspect of the property there is the potential of dual living by way of utilising reception room three and four. As one will note from the floorplans there is separate access to reception room four. Another particular feature of the property has to be the impressive gallery landing noticed on first entry to the property being an impressive first appearance. 


Externally the property holds a large plot with plenty of off-road parking to the front upon a hard standing driveway with enough space for at least ten cars, leading up to the double detached brick built garage. Thereon the main property can be found partly enclosed by established hedging and brick walling. The main gardens themselves are well established with mature hedging further giving a great deal of privacy and seclusion within. The gardens in essence wrap around the property being predominately laid to lawn and interspersed with a variety of herbaceous plants, shrubs, roses giving a good deal of charm and colour.

The rooms are as follows:

ENTRANCE HALL: (2.76m x 3.51m) (9' x 11' 6") (maximum measurements including stairs rising to first floor level). A most impressive entrance hall with gallery landing above. L shaped stairs rising to first floor level. Access through to the main reception room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room. Understairs storage cupboard. Further access to cloakroom/wc.

CLOAKROOM/WC: (1.98m x 1.91m) (6' 5" x 6' 3") With frosted window to front. A larger than average wc providing good space for coats, shoes, and boots etc. Suite comprising of low level wc, wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks. 

RECEPTION ROOM ONE/DRAWING ROOM: (6.66m x 5.41m) (21' 10" x 17' 8") Found to the southern aspect of the property and having a particularly attractive bay allowing plenty of natural light through and taking in a large aspect of the main gardens. A lovely focal point of the room is the Adams style fireplace with marble inset and gas fired coal effect fire. Secondary access through to dining room. 

RECEPTION ROOM TWO/DINING ROOM: (3.80m x 3.5m) (12' 6" x 11' 6")  Found to the rear of the property and having access via sliding doors onto the rear gardens. Good sized dining room however lending itself for a number of different uses. Further double door accessed back through to reception hall. 

RECEPTION ROOM THREE/LOUNGE: (4.7m x 4.4m) (15' 5" x 14' 5") Another particularly large and bright room found to the rear of the property further benefiting from sliding doors accessed onto the rear gardens. 

RECEPTION ROOM FOUR/OFFICE: (4.13m x 3.19m) (13' 6" x 10' 5") Found to the front of the property and also having concealed external door accessing to the front of the property and lending itself for dual occupancy. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Separated into two areas. Kitchen area: (4.87m x 4.3m) (16' x 14' 1") Found to the front of the property and having a good range of wall and floor unit cupboard space with further space for integrated appliances etc. Further having access through to the utility area

UTILITY AREA: (2.21m x 1.52m) (7'3" x 5') With external door to side gardens. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Having wall and floor unit cupboard space. Further housing the boiler.

BREAKFAST AREA: (3.8m x 4.23m) (12' 5" x 13' 10") Found to the rear of the property and further having access onto the rear gardens. Built-in storage cupboard to side.


LANDING:  Providing access to the four bedrooms and family bathroom. A particular feature of the landing is the gallery style having a good space to the side to the front aspect of the property. 

BEDROOM ONE: (3.8m x 3.6m) (12' 5" x 11' 10") Found to the rear of the property and being a good size double bedroom). Further having a good supply of built-in storage cupboard space to the side. Giving access through to the en-suite.

EN-SUITE: (3.66m x 1.98m) (12' x 6'6")  Found to the front of the property and being a particularly large en-suite almost of a comparative size to the main family bathroom. Having a matching suite comprising of low level wc, wash hand basin and bath to side.

BEDROOM TWO: (3.8m x 3.5m) (12' 6" x 11' 5")  Again found to the rear of the property and being a particularly large size double bedroom with the benefit of double built-in storage cupboard to the side.

BEDROOM THREE: (3.9m x 3.1m) (12' 8" x 10' 1")  A good size double bedroom enjoying a double aspect and flooded with plenty of natural light. Built-in double storage cupboard to side.  

BEDROOM FOUR: (2.92m x 2.71m) (9' 6" x 8' 10") Found to the southern aspect of the property and benefiting from a double built-in storage cupboard. 

FAMILY BATHROOM: (3.66m x 1.98m) (12' x 6'6") Again running parallel to the en-suite and being of a good size found towards the front of the property with a matching suite comprising of bath, low level wc and wash hand basin.

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

OUR REF: 6900.

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 on reaching the roundabout take your first exit left onto Park Road/A1066. Continue along Park Road and on reaching the next roundabout proceed straight over. On reaching the second roundabout proceed straight over continuing on Victoria Road/A1066. Continue to the next roundabout heading straight over and passing the Shell Petrol Station on your left. After going under the bridge look for your second turning left onto Tavern Lane. Proceed onto Tavern Lane for a short distance looking for the property being on your left hand side. 

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