Guide price £550,000
Ramblers is a substantial (approx. 2661 Sq. Ft.) 4-bedroom detached house located in the South Norfolk village of Winfarthing. The house is set well back from the road and enjoys stunning gardens and grounds of approximately 2.57 acres (stms). __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Sitting room - Dining room - Inner hallway - Kitchen/breakfast room - Utility - Shower room - Conservatory with cellar __________ FIRST FLOOR - Galleried landing - Master bedroom with en suite - 3 further bedrooms - Family bathroom __________ OUTSIDE - Large rear garden - Orchard - Large facing front garden with turning circle & ample parking - Fountain - Integral double garage - Ample off-road parking for several vehicles - Gardens & grounds in all approx. 2.57 acres (stms) __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Diss 3.6 miles - Banham 3.7 miles - New Buckenham 4.4 miles - Attleborough 8.6 miles - Wymondham 11.6 miles __________ SITUATION Ramblers is set in the attractive village of Winfarthing and backs onto open country side. Winfarthing has its own public house, school and church. The nearby village of New Buckenham is an attractive conservation village with a market place where a seventeenth century market house stands on stilts with the old whipping post still in situ and to the west of the village are the remains of the old castle. The present-day facilities provide good local shopping and amenities including a Post Office, Butcher, two Public Houses, St. Martin's Church and an active village hall that plays host to a range of activities and events. There is a lovely circular cycle/walking route that runs from New Buckenham, along the unspoilt countryside of the Tas Valley Way to Tibenham and down to Winfarthing and there are also a number of guided and historical walks in this area. The property is situated just 3.6 miles north of the bustling market town of Diss with its mainline railway station with regular intercity trains to London (Liverpool Street Station quoted as 90 minutes) and Norwich. The town offers an excellent range of shops, supermarkets, schools and health facilities The property is within easy reach of the A11 trunk road, the north Suffolk coast, the Brecks, and the Norfolk Broads. The village of Banham is also close by, home of the privately-owned Banham Zoo. It is also well served by a post office, store, primary school and 2 public houses. A little further afield are the market towns of Attleborough and Wymondham, both of which provide excellent facilities. There is a Waitrose supermarket at Wymondham and the highly regarded Wymondham College. Train travel to London is available from either Wymondham or Attleborough with intercity trains to King's Cross via Ely The Cathedral City of Norwich is the regional centre of East Anglia. The city boasts a lively night life, cultural and social activities as well as good shopping and an historic centre. State, faith and independent schools for all age groups, comprehensive shopping facilities, the Norfolk and Norwich hospital, the University of East Anglia, public houses, cinemas, theatres and restaurants can all be found in Norwich. There is a mainland railway station at Norwich with direct intercity links to London Liverpool Street and to the north of the city is the expanding Norwich International Airport. __________ DESCRIPTION This detached property is of brick construction with partially rendered faades under a pantile roof. We believe the property was constructed in approximately 1970 and our vendor has occupied the property for 22 years. The property offers ample living accommodation, generous storage throughout, beautiful gardens and grounds of 2.57 acres (stms) and picturesque rural views. __________ GROUND FLOOR The property is accessed via a partially glazed front door leading through to a spacious entrance hallway, featuring exposed brick and timber beams with tiled flooring and access through to the sitting room on the right and the dining room on the left. The sitting room offers light and spacious accommodation with an aspect to the front of the property and French doors opening out onto the east facing terrace to the rear of the property. The room features exposed timber beams and the exposed brick chimney breast with oak inglenook and wood burning stove. The dining room overlooks the front of the property and features inglenook with open fireplace, exposed beams and an internal window which sits between the dining room and the inner hallway. Both the sitting room and dining room open through to the inner hallway. The inner hallway sits centrally within the property and provides access to the accommodation on the first floor, the kitchen/breakfast room, the utility, the shower room and out to the east facing rear terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room enjoys a dual aspect and comprises a range of fitted cabinets with worktops and tiled splashbacks. There is an integrated gas hob, electric oven and extractor unit and there is space for a freestanding dishwasher and refrigerator. A door opens into a large fully glazed timber framed centrally heated conservatory with tiled flooring, binds and a concealed staircase down to the cellar. There are three sets of French doors opening out to the rear terrace. The utility room comprises fitted cabinet with sink and ample space for freestanding appliances. From the utility there is direct access to the integral double garage and out to the rear garden. The shower room is modern and newly refurbished, comprising walk-in shower, wash hand basin, W.C. and built-in cupboards. __________ FIRST FLOOR The staircase leads up from the inner hallway to a galleried landing with dual aspect, loft access, airing cupboard and French doors opening through to the bedrooms at the front of the property. The dual aspect provides good natural light. The master bedroom has a west facing aspect to the front of the property and benefits from en suite facilities, comprising walk-in shower, wash hand basin, W.C. and heated towel rail. Bedroom 2 benefits from a dual aspect, with an outlook to both the front and rear of the property and has a wash hand basin vanity unit. Bedroom 3 is situated across the galleried landing at the rear of the property, it has a wash hand basin vanity unit and enjoys spectacular views over the rear garden. The family bathroom has recently been refurbished and features floor -to-ceiling tiles. Bathroom fittings include bath with shower over, wash hand basin and W.C. __________ OUTSIDE The property enjoys a rural setting within this south Norfolk village. The property is approached through a 5-bar timber gate, over a gravelled driveway, leading to a double integral garage and a turning circle with central fountain and ample parking to each side. The garage is of brick construction and each side has a pair of side hung garage doors, light and power. To the left and right of the driveway there are areas of lawn with mature trees and well-established conifers. The conifers also extend to the sides of the 5-bar gate separating the house from the road. The garden is largely laid to lawn and mature specimen trees and conifers provide a sheltered and private area. The land doglegs off to the left to an area of open lawn and a large south facing fruit tree orchard. Adjacent to and sheltered by the house is a paved patio area and ornamental pond. The house benefits from direct access to the local footpath network from the rear garden. Please note, the public footpath also extends through the side of property and through the front gate to the main road - please see covenants and charges note further below. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council, Band: F __________ SERVICES Oil-fired central heating, Calor gas for the gas hob, mains electricity and water and private drainage __________ DIRECTIONS From Diss Take the B1077 Shelfhanger Road. Proceed through Shelfhanger and towards Winfarthing for approximately 3.5 miles. The road will become Mill Road and the property will be located on the right-hand side. From the A11 Approaching the property from the north, come off the A11 at Attleborough and take the B1077 to Old Buckenham. Proceed across the green and through Old Buckenham, at the crossroads carry straight over and follow the road towards Winfarthing. From Winfarthing, drive for approximately 0.7 miles and the property will be located on the left-hand side. __________ COVENANTS AND CHARGES The following has been lifted directly from the land registry title (NK201111). We recommend that interested parties seek independent legal advice on the following before travelling to view the property 1 (02.05.1997) By a Conveyance of the land in this title dated 19 July 1972 made between (1) E. Lacon & Co. Limited (Vendor) (2) Sidney Charles Barham (Purchaser) and (3) Leslie Arthur Colls (Sub-Purchaser) the land was conveyed subject as follows:- "SUBJECT TO the public right of way over and along a footpath along the Southern Boundary of the said property so far as the same rights may exist" __________ IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. These particulars have been prepared in good faith as a general guide, they are not exhaustive and include information provided to us by other parties including the seller, not all of which will have been verified by us. 2. We have not carried out a detailed or structural survey; we have not tested any services, appliances or fittings. Measurements, floor plans, orientation and distances are given as approximate only and should not be relied on. 3. The photographs are not necessarily comprehensive or current, aspects may have changed since the photographs were taken. No assumption should be made that any contents are included in the sale. 4. We have not checked that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation approval, statutory or regulatory permissions or consents. Any reference to any alterations or use of any part of the property does not mean that necessary planning, building regulations, or other consent has been obtained. 5. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves by inspection, searches, enquiries, surveys, and professional advice about all relevant aspects of the property. 6. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact; we have no authority to make or give any representation or warranties in relation to the property. If these are required, you should include their terms in any contract between you and the seller. 7. Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with sole agents Jackson-Stops. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.
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