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Alby Hill, Alby

Added on 22/04/2021
Acorn Properties, North Walsham

Key features

  • Delightful Detached Period Cottage
  • Wonderful Rural Position
  • Quarter of an Acre Plot (STMS)
  • Pretty Gardens & Field Views

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

This delightful detached cottage is located in a wonderful rural position close to the popular village of Aldborough and enjoys a number of character features, most notably its distinctive gothic windows.

The property, which is tucked down an unmade Loke, occupies a generous plot extending to a quarter of an acre (subject to survey), overlooking fields to the front. The cottage gardens are a particular feature and include a pond, summer house and a selection of established trees and shrubs.

The ground floor accommodation is arranged to provide a 27'9 open plan sitting/dining room with fireplace, a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room, a shower room and a versatile garden room (which has previously been used as a third bedroom) overlooking the rear garden. On the first floor are two bedrooms and a period style bathroom with roll top bath. 

LOCATION Alby (with Thwaite) is a civil parish adjacent to the village of Aldborough North Norfolk. The parish straddles the A140 approximately 15 miles north of Norwich.

The nearest amenities are located with the market towns of Aylsham (approximately four miles) and North Walsham (approximately five miles away). Each boasts a wide range of local shops, supermarkets, public houses, schools and doctors surgeries. Aylsham has the 'Bure valley' miniature railway, and North Walsham has a railway station providing regular services on the Norwich to Sheringham line.

The sandy beaches of the North Norfolk coast are about five and a half miles miles from the property, and the Norfolk Broads are about twelve miles to the south. 

ACCOMMODATION Front entrance door opening into: 

ENTRANCE LOBBY Doors to the sitting/dining room and shower room. 

SITTING/DINING ROOM 27' 9" x 12' 1" (8.46m x 3.68m) Double glazed gothic design windows to the front aspect, exposed beams and a feature brick fireplace with inset multi-fuel stove. Television and telephone points, radiators, glazed door to the garden room (formerly a ground floor bedroom) and staircase rising to the first floor. A further glazed door opens to the kitchen/breakfast room. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' 6" x 7' 7" min (5.33m x 2.31m min) Double glazed gothic windows to the side and rear aspect overlooking the extensive rear garden. A glazed door opens to the garden and a further door leads to the pantry. The kitchen has a range of matching base and wall mounted units with granite worktops over. There is also an inset Belfast sink with mixer tap. Integral appliances include an induction hob and a double oven with hide and slide doors. There is space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, and room for an upright fridge/freezer. 

GARDEN ROOM 16' 9" x 8' 5" (5.11m x 2.57m) Double glazed windows and French doors to the rear aspect overlooking the rear garden, radiator. (This room has previously been used as a ground floor bedroom). 

SHOWER ROOM 9' x 5' 7" (2.74m x 1.7m) Double glazed obscure window to the side aspect. Walk in shower cubicle with twin head shower. Period style low level WC and wash hand basin. Combined radiator and towel rail heater. Illuminated mirror with anti-steam and shaver point. 

LANDING The landing has a gothic style double glazed window to the front aspect, and doors leading to the bedrooms and bathroom. 

BEDROOM 1 12' 4" x 12' 1" (3.76m x 3.68m) Double bedroom with a gothic style double glazed window to the front aspect (enjoying rural views), radiator and carpeted flooring. 

BEDROOM 2 12' 2" x 8' 3" max (3.71m x 2.51m max) Gothic style double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, built-in storage cupboards, radiator and carpeted flooring. 

BATHROOM 6' 6" x 5' 8" (1.98m x 1.73m) Double glazed gothic style window to rear overlooking the rear garden. A lovely period style three piece suite which includes a roll top bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, a low level WC and a wash hand basin. Radiator and panelling to lower walls. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a shingled driveway leads which runs to one side of the cottage and leads to the detached single garage. The front garden is predominantly laid to lawn with some mature shrubs and hedgerows.

The delightful rear garden is a particular feature of the property, being generous in size and affording a high degree of privacy. It has been mainly laid to lawn with meandering pathways running through and a selection of mature trees, shrubs and hedgerows. There is a summerhouse, a potting shed and a small pond. 

DIRECTIONS From the A140 take the turning signposted 'Byway to Aldborough' and follow this for approximately three quarters of a mile, before turning right into Dovehouse Lane. Turn right into Alby Hill (an unmade Road) and after approximately 118 metres veer left. The property will be on your right hand side. 

REFERRALS Acorn Properties are pleased to recommend a variety of local businesses to our customers.

In most instances, these recommendations are made with no financial benefit to Acorn Properties.

However, if we refer our clients to our trusted local Solicitors or Financial Services, Acorn Properties may receive a 'referral fee' from these local businesses.

If a referral to our trusted local solicitors is successful, Acorn Properties receive a referral fee of £100 - £180 following the successful completion of the relevant sale or purchase.

There is no obligation for any of our clients to use our recommended solicitors, but we find the existing relationships we have with these firms can be beneficial to all parties.

Acorn Properties may also refer our clients to one of our two local mortgage advisors.

For each successful referral Acorn Properties will receive an introducer's fee which is between 25 - 30% of the net initial commission/broker fee received by the advisor. Again there is no obligation for our clients to use our recommended mortgage services.

Please feel free to ask us if you would like any further information regarding our recommended solicitors or mortgage advisors, and the arrangements we have with each. 

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Alby Hill, Alby

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  • Gunton Station3.9 miles
  • Roughton Road Station4.7 miles
  • Cromer Station5.0 miles
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Acorn Properties, North Walsham

29-30 The Market Place, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 9BS

Acorn Properties, North Walsham

Acorn Properties is a proudly independent Residential Sales and Letting Agency located within the North Norfolk market town of North Walsham. For twenty-five years we have been helping people buy, sell and rent within Norfolk and we have built up strong relationships with our customers, resulting in regular, repeated and recommended business. Unlike many of the larger agencies within the area, we adopt a different approach.

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