Brandon Road, Watton, Thetford
- Detached Victorian Home
- 4 Large Double Bedrooms
- 30ft x 15ft Lounge/Diner
- 22ft x 12ft Kitchen/Diner
- 2 Large Bathrooms
- Set Over 3 Floors
- 1/5th Acre Grounds & Large Private Drive
- Multi Generational/Work from Home Lifestyle Living
- Chain Free
"Disraeli House" is late 19th C. residence with a grey brick and pantile roof, set over three floors with Four double bedrooms, Over the years it has been much improved and well maintained by the current owners with a considerable investment made into the upkeep and condition of the property. Inside there are four grand reception rooms (with scope to turn into a large double ground floor bedroom) , two spacious bathrooms, a utility room and a pantry. Situated on a sunny and prominent corner position with double aspect rooms set within walled grounds on a 1/5th of an acre plot. It is split into two distinct parts; The mature and well maintained landscaped gardens include rich and varied planting, lawn area with multiple seating areas including an enclosed private courtyard; a triangular privately gated parking area (see Overhead Photo) for up to 10 cars. There is ample space for a new owner to build a garage or a cart lodge and is also spacious enough to securely house a boat and trailer.
It is rare to find homes of this standard, which have been so well maintained, with so much of the original character preserved throughout. This has been acknowledged by Breckland Council, who have identified "Disraeli House" as 1 of 7 properties in Watton that could hold heritage importance with regards to a special architectural, cultural or historical importance to the character of the town. This is due to its character, "prominent position on the corner of Swaffham Road, well maintained hedges and boundary walling".
It really is love at first sight as you pass through wrought iron gates onto a smaller private drive to the front of the home admiring the mature shrubs, sash windows and large original entrance door with re-commissioned stained glass panels. A bespoke stained glass fan light above the entrance door has been designed and commissioned by the current owners, depicting a 19th C. prime minister Benjamin Disreali, although the link to him and the home is unknown.
The welcoming entrance hall provides a glimpse of the retained character within with chessboard pamment floor tiles, an original wooden staircase, a high ceiling and original wooden doors which lead to the generous ground floor reception rooms, most of which have large original and ornate marble fireplaces with open fires.
To the front you have a beautiful 16ft sunny, double aspect drawing room to the left and a 16ft dining room, which will comfortably sit a table of 12 guests. The inner hall extends to the rear and provides access to the 30ft sitting room, a re-fitted cloakroom and a separate 28ft kitchen/breakfast room. The sitting room has a beautiful bay window to the side and a large fireplace with a wood burning stove. To the rear of the room there are two feature windows and wooden French doors which access and provide scenic views over the landscaped rear garden.
The double aspect kitchen/breakfast room is also a lovely sunny room to enjoy breakfast with family or guests and also enjoys views and access to the garden. There is also a feature period style cast iron bread makers oven, more pamment flooring and a range style cooker in the traditionally fitted, wooden kitchen. A charming pantry is hidden behind a wooden latch door and a utility room is situated to the rear of the room, which has a second access door leading to a private and shaded courtyard garden.
Galleried landing with a turned staircase to the second floor bedroom and a matching stained glass window to front aspect, original wooden doors lead to 3 double bedrooms, an inner hall to the family bathroom and a UPVC window with views over the rear garden. An inner single glazed wooden window provides additional light into en-suite bathroom.
The master bedroom is a very comfortable sized room with a feature cast iron fireplace, high ceiling and a door leading a spacious en-suite bathroom with a shower enclosure with a mains fed shower. Bedroom 2 is an exceptionally light room with double aspect sash UPVC Windows to the front and side aspect, a feature cast iron fireplace and a high ceiling. Bedroom 3 is also a well proportioned room with a sash window to the side aspect and a cast iron feature fireplace.
The second floor bedroom has a velux window and would make an ideal guest or teenager's bedroom.
Situated on the edge of Watton, 1 mile from town, off Swaffham Road which is country Lane, which leads to open countryside (great for dog walking) and the villages of Saham Toney and Saham Hills. Watton is well regarded for it's also cycle and dog walking routes.
Within the town, there is the Sports & Social Club, which has the Loch, a picturesque man-made pond and picnic area.
Watton as a community hosts a annual Carnival in the High Street which dates back over 135 years, a annual Christmas Market and the Wayland Show. It's a small town with a lot going on, something for everyone.
It also boasts a range of traditional amenities including a post office, supermarket, chemist, infant, junior and secondary schools.
There is a weekly town market which features fresh seafood including regional specialties such as crayfish and samphire.
Watton Sports Centre offers a fitness suite, all weather courts, badminton, squash and snooker facilities while Richmond Park Golf Club has an 18-hole course, driving range and practice green.
Thetford, Dereham, Norwich and King's Lynn are all within an easy drive providing a wide choice of shopping and leisure venues. The nearby station at Harling Road is a 15 minute drive away and has a regular service to Norwich taking as little as 34 minutes, with the journey to Cambridge taking 54 minutes. You can be at the glorious Norfolk coastal resorts of Hunstanton, Cromer or Wells-next-the-Sea in around an hour by car.
COUNCIL TAX Band TBC
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING TBC
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Brandon Road, Watton, Thetford
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Harling Road Station7.5 miles
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Dereham is in the very heart of Norfolk and is one of the larger towns in the county, with a population of around 18,000. Historically a farming town, Dereham is now home to a range of different businesses. There are good road links: the town is just off the A47, 15 miles west of Norwich and 25 east of King's Lynn, and it's an easy journey to the north Norfolk coast.
Dereham has everything you need, from large supermarkets to independent shops and cafes, a weekly market and a small cine
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