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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Harvey Street, Watton

Offers in Region of £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Solar water (pre heating)
  • Potential Commercial use
  • Plenty of Character
  • Exposed timbers
  • Large Barn / Garaging
  • Potential for conversion

Full description

Situated in a vibrant market town (14 miles north of Thetford on the A1075), this freehold 4-bedroomed family house located close to Watton Town Centre has the added appeal of offering family business opportunities with retail/office space within the house (with separate access) and the large barn to the rear with garaging, storage and workshop space on 2 floors. Most of the house and the barn date from the mid 19th century (or earlier). Located at the no-entry end of Harvey Street, which runs parallel to Watton High Street, the property is within the town center's 'conservation area', and has been designated as a 'building of interest' but is not listed.


GROUND FLOOR
Rear lobby with glazed back door entrance; built-in worktop with cupboards under and wall-mounted cupboards above. Two doors lead from the: Lobby: on to the kitchen and main part of the house; the other, a concealed sliding door, to the "Office". Single power socket, doorbell unit and intruder alarm control unit. Auto night light over the back door. Vinyl flooring.
The "Office": Accessed as above also has a ½ double glazed external door to Harvey Street, making it suitable for use as retail or workshop with public access. Built-in workstations with a continuous worktop. Exposed original timbers. 2 double glazed windows with fitted net curtains and roller blinds. Laminate flooring. Low energy ceiling lights, with concealed fluorescent edge lighting. 2 radiators, 5 double power sockets, telephone landline & broadband master socket.

Kitchen: Fitted worktops with cupboards, twin-bowl sink unit and ¾-sized cooker and dishwasher. Separate 'tall' broom cupboard, and vertical fridge/freezer compartment surrounded by fitted cupboards and shelving. Fitted exposed saucepan and cup storage units. Vinyl flooring. 2 double glazed windows with roller blinds overlooking the yard. Serving hatch and arch to the dining room, radiator and 3 double power sockets.
Dining room: Large double glazed window overlooking rear yard with fitted curtains. Small door to the utility room, 15-panel glazed door to lounge. Large old safe concealed under open plan staircase to 1st floor. Laminate flooring, dimmable wall lights and adjustable ceiling mounted halogen spotlights, radiator. 3 double power sockets.
Lounge: Half glazed front door to Harvey Street, double glazed window with fitted nets and curtains. Inglenook fireplace with fitted Efel wood burner. Fitted carpet with wide edge American oak tongue and groove edging to 2 sides. Built-in TV and music unit with terrestrial & satellite sockets. Dimmable wall and fireplace lighting. 3 double power sockets.
Utility Room & WC (accessed from the dining room). Gas fired central heating boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble drier and drying area with large radiator. Tiled flooring. Double power socket. 2 small windows to the courtyard. [Rising water mains isolation tap (the whole house except kitchen. Rising water mains tap to the kitchen only is outside below window].

Door to WC with fitted vanity wash basin, window to yard. Fitted bookcase. Tiled flooring, radiator. Above the utility and WC area (not included on floor plan) is a long narrow loft area accessed from outside via double doors and a drop down ladder. Below the north end of the loft is a small toolshed/wood store.

FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 1:
Pine door from the landing, 2 double glazed windows to front aspect with fitted net & fabric curtains. Fitted bedroom units with hanging storage and drawers running along the east wall and into an alcove. The units are backless and designed to show the exposed timber-framed structure behind. Built-in double bedhead unit. Fitted carpet. 2 double and 2 single power sockets, Loft hatch to front roof space
Bedroom 2: Pine door from landing, 2 double glazed windows to front aspect with fitted nets and fabric curtains. Sliding louvre doors to full height wardrobe. Fitted carpet. Large radiator. 3 power sockets.
Bedroom 3: Pine door from the landing, 1 double glazed window to rear aspect with fitted fabric curtains. Fitted carpet. 1 radiator, power socket.
Bedroom 4: Pine door from the landing, 1 double glazed window to yard with fitted fabric curtains. Fitted carpet. 1 radiator, power socket.
Box Room / Large Airing Cupboard: Double louvre doors from the landing 
Bathroom: Obscured half-glazed door, with roller blind, from landing. Fitted low-level WC with cupboards and wall unit above, china vanity wash basin with cupboard and drawers. P-shaped bath with curved glass shower screen. Twin shower heads, 1 bar booster pump on hot water - the ceiling pull cord pump switch also operates low voltage over-bath LED light and a "timed-after-off" ventilator. Double glazed window with roller blind. 2 sets of 3 low voltage lighting strips. Concealed double hot water tanks. Access panel to rear loft space, which houses mains water and central heating header tanks, and solar hot water pump.
Control units outside door include ventilator isolation switch, Central Heating hot water timer, Hot Water tank selector, and boiler / electric immersion heater selector switches. Solar control unit.
Landing areas from staircase all with fitted carpet and exposed timbers.
Outbuilding.
The barn to the north of the house is about 12.4m (41ft) x 4.4m (14½ft) - external dimensions. Lower floor accessed by 2 garage up-and-over doors to spaces for 2 small cars, a pair of double doors and a stable style door separates the storage areas. Access to the second floor via left-hand garage; upper floor space is partially divided.

Construction. Part timber-framed Norfolk clay lump (marl) part brick (50/50 for insurance purposes); external clay lump surfaces rendered & painted. All roofs are Norfolk pantile with roofing felt under. The inner south-facing roof has 3 solar panels for hot water pre-heating.

Access to property. 2 doors to the street (not in use by the current owner). Narrow passage to rear of the property via east side to the yard for the back door and barn/garaging Yard area approx 97m2.

Services: Metered mains Water, Electricity & Gas connected to house - current supplier/costs:
Water: Anglian Water c£340pa; Electricity & Gas (First Utility dual fuel) £1380pa.
Council Tax: Band C - c£1470 pa (FY2017/18).
Local Authorities: Norfolk County Council; Breckland District Council; Watton Town Council

Facilities & Amenities
Doctors: Watton Medical Practice approx 300m with independent pharmacy close by. 
Dentists: Clarence House on High Street (300m). Boots Chemist also on High Street.
Bus services: KonectBus operate regular services to local towns and a service about every 30 minutes to Norwich city bus station between 6.30am and 7 pm including an hourly service via Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. Limited service on Sundays.
Rail & Coach Services: Most practical rail station is Thetford for Cambridge/London. Thetford also offers a fairly frequent coach service to London and London airports by National Express.
Schools: Watton has Nursery, Junior and Senior Academy schools, with a choice of 6th form centres in nearby towns; further education facilities eg City College Norwich easily accessible.



Listing History

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02 November 2017

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  • Harling Road (8.9 mi)
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