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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Upper Street, Billingford, Diss, Norfolk

Sold STC £162,500

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

The Property

Honey Bee Cottage is a delightful semi-detached period cottage believed to date back about 200 years but has been extensively restored and modernised over recent years to include a fitted kitchen/dining room with a range of fitted base and eye level cupboards with integrated oven and hob and has plumbing for appliances. It has a sitting room with an open fireplace, a rear boot room and ground floor bathroom. On the first floor there is a main double bedroom and a small second bedroom. The cottage has radiator central heating fired by an electric boiler.

For many years Honey Bee Cottage has been let as a holiday home providing a very useful income and was registered with Visit England, previously known as The English Tourist Board

The Location

Honey Bee Cottage enjoys a beautiful and idyllic rural location, off the beaten track, about 0.5 a mile from the main village with the latter part of the drive being a private unmade road serving just three properties. Standing with common land to the front and farmland behind, it enjoys a quiet and pleasant setting within the picturesque Waverney Valley and yet it is within easy reach of transport links and lies just 10 minutes from the town of Diss with its mainline rail service to London's Liverpool Street taking approximately 90 minutes. Diss and the nearby town of Harleston have a wide range of facilities including shops and schooling and the main A140 trunk road is located only about 3 miles away.

Outside

To the front there is a small area of garden and a parking area. The rear and side gardens comprise of a small area of lawn with a terrace, ideal for al-fresco dining, flower bed, vegetable area, a wooden garden shed and mature hedging.

Directions

Proceed north east on the A143 passing the villages of Rickinghall, Wortham and Stuston. Upon reaching the roundabout on the A140 continue straight over on the A143 for about another 2 miles, then take the left turn signposted Upper Street, Billingford. Continue for about 0.75 of a mile into the village and on a sharp right bend take the left turn into Upper Street. Continue along this lane into an unmade road for about 0.5 of a mile, where Honey Bee Cottage will be found on the right.

Property Information

Address Honey Bee Cottage, Upper Street, Billingford, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 4HR

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Electric central heating.

Local Authority South Norfolk District Council
Council Tax Band B

Tenure Freehold

Viewing Only by appointment with the sole agents Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel: 01284 700535 or 01603 612333

Directions

Proceed north east on the A143 passing the villages of Rickinghall, Wortham and Stuston. Upon reaching the roundabout on the A140 continue straight over on the A143 for about another 2 miles, then take the left turn signposted Upper Street, Billingford. Continue for about 0.75 of a mile into the village and on a sharp right bend take the left turn into Upper Street. Continue along this lane into an unmade road for about 0.5 of a mile, where Honey Bee Cottage will be found on the right.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 May 2016

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