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Rectory Lodge, Sculthorpe

Sold STC £599,950

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Tenure: Freehold

4/5 bedroom detached house in large established south facing gardens of 0.56 acre (sts) with garden room and countryside views.

Rectory Lodge is a detached country residence in a popular village location and enjoying countryside views to the rear. There is well proportioned accommodation briefly comprising a bespoke kitchen/diner which leads into a hardwood garden room overlooking the established south-facing gardens, separate utility, spacious sitting room, study/bedroom 5, ground floor shower room with 4 bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.

Outside, there are delightful south facing gardens which wrap around the house, large timber garden studio, former garage and driveway parking for several vehicles. In all, the gardens and grounds amount to approximately 0.56 acre (subject to survey).

The spacious accommodation would suit a growing family and is well placed for local schooling of all ages or equally suitable for retirees looking to enjoy all the nearby amenities. With its close proximity of some 7 miles to Burnham Market and the North Norfolk coast, the house also has potential as a convenient second home or holiday lettings business.

Sculthorpe is a rural scattering of houses, cottages and modern properties virtually on the outskirts of Fakenham and surrounded by attractive countryside. In close proximity is Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve, with walkways open to the public.

The village also has 2 pub/restaurants, The Hour Glass and Sculthorpe Mill, a church and a village hall. The nearby town of Fakenham has a weekly market on Thursday selling everything from antiques to fruit and vegetables and a full range of leisure and shopping facilities. The North Norfolk Coast, an area of outstanding natural beauty, is 10 miles to the north and the village is well placed for easy access to King's Lynn and Norwich.

Property ref: 121_959_4429088

Rectory Lodge is approached off Creake Road through double timber gates onto an extensive gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles. Hedging to the front and side boundaries, perimeter borders and pathway leading to the front of the property.

The south facing gardens are a delight and wrap around the property to the side and rear comprising an extensive lawn with mature hedging and trees to the boundaries with views over the adjoining fields. Perimeter borders, box hedging, paved sun terrace with a wisteria covered pergola. To the west, there is a useful screened area where there is space for refuse bin storage, 3 timber garden sheds, large timber workshop, greenhouse and oil tank. In all, the gardens and grounds amount to approximately 0.56 acre (subject to survey).

6.47m x 2.91m (21' 3" x 9' 7")
Currently being used as a second utility room with space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, floor standing oil-fired central heating boiler and loft hatch. The sliding door to the front has been blocked up from the inside but the garage could be reconstituted if required. Window to the side and a partly glazed door leading out to the rear garden. Door to cloakroom with corner wash hand basin, WC, electric radiator, extractor and high level window to the side.

Fully Insulated Swedish Log timber cabin with power and light. Comprising:
3.55m x 4.30m (11' 8" x 14' 1")
Timber entrance door to the front with double glazed window, power and light. Window to the side and door leading into:
3.55m x 2.43m (11' 8" x 8')
Power and light, window to the rear and side.

3.81m x 3.64m (12' 6 x 11' 11)
Fitted wardrobe cupboard, radiator and double aspect windows to the rear and side with field views.

3.80m x 2.84m (12' 6 x 9' 4)
Fitted wardrobe cupboard, radiator and window to rear aspect with field views.

4.33m x 3.81m (14' 2 x 12' 6)
Fitted wardrobe cupboard, radiator and double aspect windows to the front and side.

2.29m x 2.38m (7' 6 x 7' 10) at widest points.
White suite comprising a corner bath with shower and folding glass shower screen over, matching vanity unit incorporating a wash basin, WC. Vinyl flooring, white ladder style radiator, Dimplex wall heater and window to the side.

4.32m x 6.67m (14' 2" x 21' 11") at widest points.
Range of handmade cupboard and drawer units with oak worktops, double Belfast sink with mixer tap over, blue electric night storage AGA range cooker, fridge/freezer space, plumbing for dishwasher, ceramic tiled floor, dresser unit, larder cupboard, 2 radiators and room for a dining table and chairs. 2 windows with views over the front garden and a wide opening to:

3.06m x 3.98m (10' 0 x 13' 1)
Painted hardwood construction with double-glazed windows and a glass roof over, double doors leading out to the paved sun terrace, ceramic tiled floor, radiator and wall lights.

3.80m x 7.60m (12' 6 x 24' 11)
Painted brick open fireplace with pamment tiled hearth and painted timber mantel, wood block floor, radiator and built-in bookshelves. Window overlooking and sliding glazed doors leading out to the rear garden.

3.80m x 3.65m (12' 6" x 12')
Wood burning stove on a pamment tiled hearth, wood block flooring, radiator. Large bay window with views over the rear garden.

Partly glazed door leading out to the front of the property, ceramic tiled floor, coat hooks and door leading into:

Base unit incorporating a stainless steel sink, ceramic tiled floor, wall shelves, meter cupboard, coat hooks and window overlooking the rear garden.

2.29m x 2.02m (7' 6 x 6' 8)
White suite comprising a vanity unit with wash basin, WC, fully tiled shower area with curtain, vinyl flooring and white ladder style radiator. Window to the side.

Shelved airing cupboard housing hot water tank, radiator and window to the front.

3.80m x 5.01m (12' 6 x 16' 5)
Fitted wardrobe cupboard, radiator and double aspect windows to the rear and side with field views.

Front entrance canopy with solid wooden door and side windows leads into the entrance hall with staircase to first floor landing with understairs storage cupboard, radiator.

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26 May 2017


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