Guide price £425,000
Navestock House is an attractive 5-bedroom family property with 5 spacious reception rooms, detached garage with annexe potential if desired, ample off-street parking, lovely garden with sunken terrace and located on the edge of a conservation area in the centre of this popular south Norfolk village. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Enclosed entrance porch - Snug - Office/play room - Sitting room - Dining room - Kitchen/breakfast room - Utility room - Shower room - Living room - Access to small loft space __________ FIRST FLOOR - Spacious landing - Master bedroom with en suite shower room - 4 further bedrooms - Family bathroom - Access to extensive loft space __________ OUTSIDE - Fully enclosed private garden - Sunken paved terrace - Mature planted beds - Detached garage - Ample off-street parking for several vehicles - Gardens & grounds in all approx. 0.2 acres __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Long Stratton: 3.5 miles - Norwich: 10.7 miles - Wymondham 11.7 miles - Diss: 16 miles __________ SITUATION The village of Hempnall is situated approximately 15 miles north of the market town of Diss and approximately 11 miles south of the Cathedral City of Norwich. The village offers a lovely community feel with an excellent butchers and deli, village store with post office, doctors' surgery, a well-reputed nursery school, a primary school with an Ofsted rating of Good and an active village hall with sporting facilities, book group and cinema club and a communal bar. The popular village of Long Stratton has schools to accommodate all age groups, a supermarket and range of shops, medical and dental practices and a post office. The market town of Wymondham is an attractive and very old town with a Friday market, a good range of local facilities and shops including an edge of town Waitrose store, Morrisons, a leisure centre and 2 highly regarded senior schools. The Cathedral City of Norwich has a vibrant business community and as the regional centre has an extensive range of cultural and leisure facilities, including the Norwich City football club, the Riverside leisure development complete with cinema and numerous restaurants and pubs. The city has an excellent range of state and private schools and is well known for its excellent shopping with a combination of independent retailers along with a number of premium department stores. Norwich has a mainline railway station with a service to London Liverpool Street and the expanding Norwich International Airport is just to the north of the city. The market town of Diss provides many day-to-day shopping facilities as well as a main line railway station serving London Liverpool Street. The Norfolk Broads National Park, the North Norfolk coast and Thetford forest are all within easy driving distance. __________ DESCRIPTION Parts of this property originate from 1760 and over the years additions have been made to create a light and spacious 5-bed family home with living accommodation of over 3200 Sq. Ft. set out over 2 floors. __________ GROUND FLOOR The front door opens into an enclosed entrance porch and entrance hall beyond, with principal reception rooms leading off. The snug is situated immediately off to the left. This room features laminate chestnut flooring and stone fireplace with gas fire and overlooks the front of the property. To the right of the entrance hall is a spacious office/playroom which also looks out to the front of the property. Beyond the office/playroom is the open plan sitting room and dining room. The sitting room has an aspect to the east side of the property and features recessed lighting. The dining room features laminate flooring and benefits from a dual aspect with the addition of a large Velux window and a door opening out onto the paved terrace to the west facing rear garden terrace. Leading off from the dining room is a shower room, which comprises walk-in shower, wash hand basin and W.C. The utility room sits between the dining room and kitchen and comprises sink with fitted units and worktop and ample space for free standing appliances. A door opens directly out to the rear garden terrace. The kitchen has a range of fitted oak cabinets with worktops and sink, space and plumbing for an American style fridge-freezer, an 8-burner gas hob with 2 electric ovens below, re-circulation cooker hood and an integrated dishwasher. In addition, there is a shelved larder and ample space for a large table and chairs. The kitchen features wood flooring has sliding patio doors out to the terrace at the side of the property and has a large Velux window. From the kitchen there is access to a small loft space (N.B. extensive loft space available from first floor). The living room is carpeted, has an aspect to the south-west side of the property and features a multi-fuel burner set in a wonderful brick fireplace, constructed of reclaimed bricks from the original Victorian cottages that were previously on the plot. __________ FIRST FLOOR Returning to the hallway, a staircase leads up to a spacious landing with an aspect to the rear of the property and access to 5 bedrooms (1 with en suite) and a family bathroom. From the landing, there is access to a large loft space which extends the full length of the property. The master bedroom overlooks the front of the property and benefits from en suite facilities, comprising walk-in shower, wash hand basin, W.C. and extractor. Bedroom 2 overlooks the west facing rear garden and benefits from a wash hand basin and W.C. Bedroom 3 looks out to the south-west facing side terrace and bedrooms 4 and 5 enjoy an aspect to the front of the property. The family bathroom is situated to the rear of the property and comprises bath with shower over, wash hand basin, W.C. and a large airing cupboard, housing the hot water tank and the electric pump for increasing the water pressure of the shower. __________ OUTSIDE The property sits on the edge of a conservation area in the centre of the south Norfolk village of Hempnall. To the front of the property there is space for off-street parking and access to the detached single garage, with double timber doors. The garage has the benefit of light and power and a staircase leading up to a mezzanine, with an aspect to the front of the property. To the left of the garage there are high timber gates that open out to the yard at the side of the property, which provides additional off-street parking and pedestrian access to the garage. The rear garden is fully enclosed by timber fencing. The rear garden enjoys a west facing aspect and the mature trees and hedging ensures a private and peaceful setting. Steps lead up from a crazy paved terrace to the mature planted raised garden which is mainly laid to lawn. The crazy paved terrace abuts the rear of the property and offers a perfect setting for alfresco dining. A separate terrace sits to the south-west side of the property and is accessed directly from the kitchen. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council, Band: E, Annual cost: £2,205 (2019/20). __________ SERVICES Gas central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage. __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich take the A140 Ipswich Road south and after approximately 6 miles and having passed Tasburgh, take the turning to the left on the B1527 towards Hempnall. Drive for approximately 2.2 miles and the property will be located on the right-hand side, immediately before Field Lane. __________ 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. Note to potential purchasers who intend to view the property; we would politely ask you discuss with our staff the reason for the property coming onto the market and if there is any point of particular importance to you, before you make arrangements to visit or plan a viewing appointment. 8. Viewings are strictly by prior appointment.
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