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2 bedroom semi-detached bungalow for sale

Walcot Rise, Diss

Sold STC £235,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Quiet sought after location
  • Extensive off-road parking
  • Single garage
  • South westerly facing rear gardens
  • Summerhouse

Full description

Enjoying a favourable position this significantly enhanced and upgraded bungalow boasts a large plot with extensive off-road parking, single garage and spacious south westerly rear gardens. NO ONWARD CHAIN.



Found to the north of Diss the property is still within walking distance to the town centre, yet also close to the surrounding rural countryside. Walcot Rise has proved to be a most popular location over the years, being a small and desirable development of similar attractive houses and bungalows built in the 1960's and 1970's, predominately with most occupying large plots all found on a no through close and within short walking distance to the railway station and town centre. The historic market town of Diss is situated on the South Norfolk borders and within the beautiful countryside surrounding the Waveney Valley. This thriving and well established town offers 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 Street and Norwich. 


The property comprises of a most spacious two bedroom semi-detached bungalow built in the late 1960's by Messrs Rackhams and is of traditional brick and block cavity wall construction under an interlocking tiled roof. Within the last five years the property has been the subject of a significant refurbishment programme, whereby the vendors have installed a new heating system, (boiler, pipework and radiators) being heated by a combination boiler via radiators. There is also the benefit of the electrics having been renewed throughout. The property over the last few years has further had the installation of replacement upvc double glazed windows and doors, with upvc fascias, sockets and guttering. More recently the roof has been re-cleaned and coated whilst further insulation has been added within the loft space. 


The bungalow sits comfortably upon its large plot with extensive off-road parking for several cars to the front. A hard standing concrete driveway leads up to the bungalow and attached car port (measuring 5.61m x 2.81m, 18' 4" x 9' 2" with brick walling to the southern aspect), which in turn leads up to the attached single garage (measuring 5.73m x 2.88m, 18' 9" x 9' 5", attached to neighbouring garage with up and over door to front, personnel side door, power/light connected via a separate consumer unit). To the rear the gardens have been thoughtfully landscaped and are of a most generous size whilst enjoying a south westerly aspect taking in all of the afternoon sun and backing onto the open playing fields to the rear giving a good deal of privacy and charm within. There is a good range of timber sheds within the grounds, one measuring 3.01m x 2.37m, 9' 10" x 7' 9" with power/light connected on a separate consumer unit and attached potting shed to the rear measuring 1.85m x 1.75m, 6' x 5' 8" (of timber construction). A second shed measuring 3.58m x 2.38m, 11' 8" x 7' 9" also has power/light connected with a separate consumer unit. A third smaller shed measures 1.80m x 1.16m, 5' 10" x 3' 9" and of timber construction. There is also a most delightful summerhouse, well positioned,  having been only recently installed measuring 2.36m x 2.27m, 7' 8" x 7' 5" with power/light connected.

The rooms are as follows:

ENTRANCE HALL: (1.82m x 1.24m) (6' x 4') Access via upvc frosted door to front, secondary doorway leading through to the kitchen and further door giving access to the inner hallway. 

: (2.24m x 1.93m) (7' 4" x 6' 3") Having access to the main reception room, two bedrooms and bathroom. Also having had fitted new solid oak doors accessing all rooms. Access to loft space above. Large picture window to side bringing plenty of natural light through from the kitchen area. 

(4.07m x 2.64m) (13' 4" x 8' 7") A double aspect room found to the front and side of the property with a  upvc frosted door to side giving access to the car port. The kitchen is presented in an excellent condition and has a good range of storage cupboard space with space for integrated appliances, 1 1/2 porcelain sink with drainer and mixer tap to front. Space and plumbing for washing machine/dishwasher beneath. Further benefiting from a double built-in storage cupboard and further integral storage to side.

(3.02m x 4.02m) (9' 10" x 13' 2") Found to the rear of the property and being flooded by plenty of natural light by way of a large picture window to rear opening through to the conservatory area. A feature of the room is the fireplace with marble surround, hearth and inset gas fire. 

(3.94m x 4.21m) (12' 11" x 13' 9") Of a generous size and enjoying being found at the rear of the bungalow taking a westerly aspect and with views over the rear gardens. Further giving access to a covered rear porch area measuring 3.94m x 4.29m, 12' 11" x 14' with decking, external plugs and lights. Creating an excellent space for alfresco dining. 

BEDROOM ONE: (4.02m x 4.01m) (13' 2" x 13' 1") (maximum measurements including built-in storage cupboard space). A large size double bedroom found to the rear of the property and having the benefit of two double built-in storage cupboards with sliding mirrored doors.

(4.05m x narrowing to 2.25m x 2.97m narrowing to 1.79m) (13' 3" x narrowing to 7' 4" x 9' 8" narrowing to 5' 10"). A spacious `L' shaped room found to the front of the property and currently used as an office area however, would serve well as a double size bedroom if required. Built-in storage cupboard to side. 

(1.66m x 2.08m) (5' 5" x 6' 9") With frosted window to front. A fully tiled wet room with fitted power shower to side, low level wc and hand wash basin. 

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


AGENTS NOTE: It should be further noted there are outside taps to front and rear of the bungalow, along with external plug sockets to the front and rear.

: From our Diss office proceed down St Nicholas Street and turn right opposite the church onto Market Place and then turn left onto Church Street. Proceed along Church Street which turns into Frenze Road and then continue onto Frenze Hall Road. On coming to the top of the hill turn left onto Walcot Rise. Continue 500 metres or so down Walcot Rise, where the property will be located after a short distance on the left hand side.

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