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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Road, Norwich, NR15

Guide Price £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Historic 16/17C Farmhouse
  • Five Double Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Dressing Room & En-Suite
  • Two Receptions
  • Handmade Kitchen & Granite Worktops
  • Sympathetically Renovated
  • Landscaped Gardens And Driveway
  • Double Garage And Outbuilding
  • South After Village

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
Guide £475,000 to £495,000 -WHAT a TREASURE, one of the most EXQUISITELY PRESERVED 16/17C buildings steeped in HISTORY, with majority MULLIONED WINDOWS, OAK PANELLING, huge wide span exposed brick INGLENOOKS, abundant exposed BEAMS, exposed TIMBER FRAME, interesting nooks and crannies and many other features, all combined with LUXURY MODERN CONVENIENCES such as GRANITE WORKTOPS over the HANDMADE KITCHEN and extremely SPACIOUS accommodation, perfect for the growing family. ENQUIRIES ON: 0740 331 0088- The property has undergone a careful programme of expert and sympathetic restoration in recent years resulting in an impressive old building in EXCELLENT CONDITION, worthy of note. From there, the current owner has further improved the property with the addition of modern conveniences, tastefully done to contrast the old with the contemporary. The property has been re-wired, has a new central heating system and a fresh damp course installed. Subsequently much of the plastering has been redone. The ground floor hosts two, new uber chic bathrooms side by side and an impressive, handmade kitchen with a wide slab of Granite topping the central island unit with breakfast bar. Upstairs, three generous double bedrooms lead off the wood panelled landing, the master benefiting from an en-suite with dressing room. An interesting split staircase leads to the second floor where two spacious double bedrooms are set into the roof space.
Outside, beautiful landscaped gardens surround the property and a long driveway leads to a double garage with remote controlled doors. There is a further brick outbuilding to the side which has been refurbished and measures 13ft9 x 8ft3.

General Information
The house is believed to date from 16th/17th Century and is of a timber frame with brick and plaster facings under a steep pantile roof. There is a mix of 5 and 6 light mullion windows with some three light windows to the rear and an original Plank door.

Open plan to dining room with an open oak frame partition.

Dining Room
15ft6 x 13ft6
Exposed timer frame, exposed beams to ceiling, wide span exposed brick Inglenook fireplace with Bressemer beam over, mullion windows to front and rear, radiator.

Feature curved exposed brick wall to stairwell, window to rear.

Sitting Room
15ft4 x 15ft
Exposed timer frame, exposed beams to ceiling, wide span exposed brick Inglenook fireplace with inset woodburning stove, mullion windows to front and rear, T.V. point and radiator. An original door leads to a deep walk in cupboard set into the recess of the Inglenook.

Kitchen / Breakfast
13'5 x 11'6
Handmade range of base and wall units with black granite work surfaces over, stainless steel sink set flush to worktop with mixer tap and pull out hand held spray.
Built in larder cupboards surround a space for an American style fridge with freshwater plumbing for ice on tap. 'Rangemaster' cooking range runs off LPG gas with Cooker hood over also by 'Rangemaster'. Island unit with cupboards and breakfast bar is topped with one large continuous slab of granite. Inglenook with fitted kitchen units, exposed beams to ceiling and walls, radiator, stone style tiles to floor, two mullion windows to side, original window and door to opposite side.

Utility Room
7' x 4'6
Granite work surfaces, spaces for washing machine and dryer, window to side.

Shower Room
Shower enclosure with rain head shower, contemporary wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under and mirrored cupboard over, low level W.C., radiator, shaver point, window to side.

Bath with fully tiled wet area in natural stone style tiles with central taps inset to wall for clean lines and a professional finish. Wash hand basin inset to vanity unit with mirrored cupboard over, low level W.C., towel radiator, window to side.

Clad in original Oak panels with bressemer over and mullion window to rear. A door leads to a further Oak panelled corriador leading to the master bedroom and bed two.

Bedroom One
14'8 x 11'
Exposed timer frame, exposed beams to ceiling, radiator, mullion window to front and window to side, door to;

En-suite/Dressing Room with enclosed shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin, low level W.C. A step leads to the dressing area fitted with two sets of double wardrobes, radiator and window to side.

Bedroom Two
15' x 4'8
Spacious room with exposed beams, ornate fireplace, walk in cupboard, radiator and mullion window to front.

Bedroom Three
10'9 x 9'7
Exposed timber frame, exposed beams to ceiling, radiator and mullion window to front.

An original oak staircase splits to lead up to bedrooms four and five.

Bedroom Four
21'8 x 7'
Two sets of fitted wardrobes, exposed beams, radiator and mullion window to side.

Bedroom Five
14'10 x 9'3
Radiator, mullion window to side.

Front Garden
Approached via a five bar gate on to a sweep of gravel driveway which offers ample parking and leads to the double garage. The front is mainly laid to lawn, edged with plants, shrubs and mature trees, with a feature central paved rotunda.

Side Garden
The side garden is laid to lawn, enclosed by an attractive brick and render wall and leads to a brick outbuilding. The opposite side garden is laid to low maintenance shingle, with wood store and storage area.

Of brick under a pantile roof, renovated and offering power, light and water. Measurements 8ft3 x 13ft9.

Double Garage
With two remote controlled doors, power, light and water supply.

Rear Garden
Landscaped with a shaped, curved lawn edged with well thought out plant and shrub borders, mature trees including fruit trees. An attractive area of curved, paved sun terrace hugs the rear elevation proving a pleasant spot for alfresco dining. There is a summerhouse and boiler house attached to the rear housing the recently installed oil fired boiler.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 August 2016


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