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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Brandon Road, Thetford

Sold by Us £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Over 4,300 sq.ft. of living accommodation
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 en suite, 3 dressing areas
  • Five reception rooms
  • 10 minutes from multi screen cinema & restaurant complex
  • Ground extending to 0.85 acres
  • Swimming pool heated via air source heat pump
  • Covered outdoor barbecue area
  • Full width sun terrace for entertaining
  • Potential for annexe conversion
  • Double garage, full turn driveway and workshop

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE APPROACH Saxon Chase is approached via a shared driveway and then through double wooden gates along a tarmac circular driveway providing additional outside car parking and turning space with central circular island.

The property is well screened from the road with mature hedging, wooden fencing and several trees along the northern boundary of which some are subject to tree preservation orders. 

THE GROUNDS Saxon Chase is situated on a mature plot extending to 0.85 acres (subject to survey). It boasts a full width south facing raised sun terrace which borders the drawing room and formal dining room, both of which open up onto the terrace with bi-folding doors.

The established gardens are laid predominately to lawn offering an excellent degree of privacy and seclusion, backing on to Thetford Grammar School sports fields to the southern boundary. There is an outdoor swimming pool, covered barbeque area - ideal for entertaining, enclosed with dwarf retaining brick wall. The pool is heated via an air source heat pump. The property further enjoys a double garage and workshop.  

THE WALK THROUGH Entering the spacious 15ft reception hall with parquet flooring from the storm porch entrance double doors lead into the light and spacious 24ft drawing room.

The drawing room features wood burning stove for those cosy winter evenings and boasts full height double glazed windows to the southern aspect affording the property generous light, together with bi-folding doors to the eastern aspect onto the private terrace, for that al fresco experience during the warm summer months.

Double doors lead into a formal dining room which again enjoys full height bi-folding doors onto the south facing sun terrace and block parquet flooring.

From here you'll enter the modern kitchen/breakfast room with high gloss units and Range oven which opens into a breakfast area and into the 'West Wing' accommodation.

The 'West Wing' offers versatile accommodation which could be converted into an annexe or used as additional reception/office space within the existing footprint.

It comprises a family room with utility immediately adjacent and further external access beyond, garden room with sliding doors opening to the entertainment/swimming pool area. This room also has its own individual side access from the front of the property.

Completing the ground floor accommodation is a downstairs cloakroom / WC and functional work from home office space with full height windows enjoying views of the formal garden, to which it also has access to.

Undoubtedly a feature of the first floor is the box bay landing window affording views over the front of the property.

The 20ft master bedroom itself boasts walk in gentleman's closet and refitted modern and contemporary style executive en suite shower room with Romeo and Juliet sink and double shower cubicle. This leads into a further substantial dressing room / children's play area. There is an adjacent single bedroom which is ideal for young children (bedroom five).

The property enjoys three further double bedrooms, two of which have en suite facilities and a separate luxurious family bathroom suite.

THE LOCATION The historic market town of Thetford lies on the Norfolk / Suffolk boundary and borders The Brecks forestland, maintained by the Forestry Commission which incorporates High Lodge, the popular outdoor activity parkland which also hosts Go Ape, several miles of cycle tracks, restaurant, cafes and Segway route. It also hosts outdoor summer concerts.

Due for completion in winter 2016 is also the riverside three screen cinema and restaurant complex, the town has a pedestrianised centre with a variety of local shops, including established independently owned Public Houses and the highly acclaimed restaurant, "The Mulberry".

There are many river walks and areas of natural beauty within the town boundaries including; Castle Park, the Priory Ruins, Melford Common, Nunnery Lakes and the British Trust of Ornithology walks.

There are a number of state schools for all ages and also private schooling available, a short stroll from the property, in Thetford Grammar School.

The centrally located railway station offers direct links to Norwich, Cambridge and the Midlands, with further connections into London. The recently relocated bus interchange offers connections to most neighbouring towns and cities, it also runs a National Express service to London and all major London airports. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 January 2017


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