Guide price £800,000
Beech House is a 6-bedroom detached property offering excellent living accommodation in excess of 4800 Sq. Ft. arranged over 3 floors and sitting within a substantial plot of 0.9 acres (stms). The house is set well back from the road and benefits from ample off-street parking, double garage, lovely garden and grounds and an outdoor swimming pool and is being offered chain free. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Porch - Reception hall - Sitting room - Study - Dining room - Sitting room/garden room - Orangery with underfloor heating - Cloakroom - Adjoining inner hallway - Kitchen/breakfast room - Walk-in larder - Utility/Laundry room __________ FIRST FLOOR - Master bedroom suite - 3 further double bedrooms - Shower room - Bathroom __________ SECOND FLOOR - Bedroom 6 - Bathroom __________ ANNEX - Spacious bedroom suite __________ OUTSIDE - Enclosed west facing rear garden - Recessed paved terraces - Decking - Water fountains - Integral double garage - Outbuildings - Outdoor swimming pool (requires attention) - External lighting - Gardens & grounds 0.9 acres __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Diss 6.3 miles - Thetford Forest 13.9 miles - Bury St Edmunds 20 miles - Norwich 22.7 miles - Southwold 35.5 miles __________ SITUATION North Lopham is a charming South Norfolk village that benefits from a post office, primary school, church and public house. The village lies just off the A1066, which offers easy access through to the market town of Diss which offers a good range of everyday local shopping, health and leisure facilities, excellent range of eateries, schooling to sixth form level and a main line service to London Liverpool Street (1hr 20 minutes). Further facilities are available in the neighbour villages/towns of Kenninghall, East Harling, Diss & Thetford. Schooling is available in any of the neighbouring towns. The nearest mainline train station is located within the market town of Diss, which is located just over 6 miles away. Here you can catch half hourly services to Norwich, Ipswich and London Liverpool Street. A little further afield is Bury St Edmunds (20 miles), Norwich (22.7 miles) and there are links to the A11 which is dual carriageway all the way to Newmarket where it joins the A14 corridor giving access to Cambridge within an hour or so. The Cathedral City of Norwich is approximately 26 miles away and 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. __________ DESCRIPTION Beech House is of brick construction under a pantile roof, offering light and very flexible living accommodation set out over 3 floors. The property was constructed in 1977 and in recent years has been subject to extension and some renovation. A welcoming open porch leads to the front door, which opens into a bright and airy reception hallway that extends the full depth of the house through to the orangery at the rear. Off to the left of the reception hallway is the cosy sitting room with dual aspect views and a central fireplace. Off to the right of the hallway is the snug, which again enjoys a dual aspect. Sitting adjacent to the snug is the spacious dining room with dual aspect views over the rear garden. This room features decorative coving, ceiling rose and dado rail. A cloakroom sits between the snug and the dining room. The light and airy living room sits adjacent to the sitting room and offers very generous living space. This room is extensively glazed with French doors opening out to the paved and walled terrace. This room features a central fireplace, dado rail and coving. The orangery is situated in the west wing of the property. French doors open into this spectacular living space, which enjoys underfloor heating and fabulous uninterrupted views over the rear garden. Three sets of French doors open out onto the private paved terraces. Returning to the snug, an additional door opens through to a hallway, which connects the original house with the sizeable extension. French doors open out from the hallway to a raised decked terrace to the rear of the property. Leading off from this hallway is a large walk-in larder with cupboards and shelving and space for freestanding appliances. Opposite the larder is the entrance to the stunning dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room, which comprises an extensive range of fitted cabinets and central island with granite worktops. The kitchen features all modern-day conveniences and appliances, including double oven, combination microwave, deep and shallow plate warmers, induction hob with extractor, wine fridge, refrigerator and filtered water tap. From the hallway there is access though to a further inner hallway, which provides access to a large bedroom suite on the first floor. From the hallway there is access to the integral double garage and the generous dual aspect utility room. The utility room comprises a range of fitted units, ample space for freestanding appliances and external door to the terrace at the side of the property. This portion of the property, together with the bedroom suite on the first floor could provide a self-contained annex if desired. __________ FIRST FLOOR - Annex The bedroom suite offers very light and spacious accommodation with double aspect views and skylights. The room benefits from wood flooring and the dressing area features a range of floor-to-ceiling built-in wardrobes. The en suite bathroom overlooks the rear garden and a skylight provides additional natural light. This room features a bath, walk-in shower, wash hand basin vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail. __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main House The master bedroom overlooks the front of the property and benefits from built-in wardrobes. The adjoining dressing room also features built-in wardrobes. The adjoining en suite comprises bath with shower over, wash hand basin vanity unit and a WC. Bedroom 2 benefits from a dual aspect, overlooking the front and south side of the property. Bedroom 3 is a particularly large double bedroom with dual aspect views over the rear garden and benefitting from built-in wardrobes with overhead cupboards and far reaching countryside views over neighbouring land. Bedroom 4 also enjoys views over the rear garden and neighbouring land, and benefits from the addition of built-in wardrobes with overhead cupboards. A family shower room comprises of walk-in shower, wash hand basin vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail. __________ SECOND FLOOR The large attic bedroom benefits from built-in wardrobes and a large en suite bathroom comprising bath, bidet, WC, wash hand basin vanity unit and eaves storage. __________ OUTSIDE The property is set well back from the road, screened behind a number of mature trees. The gravelled driveway sweeps in through brick columns to a large gravelled parking and turning area at the front of the property and further up to the integral double garage, with light, power and electric doors. The swimming pool sits in the rear garden and situated close by is the pump house, 2 changing rooms and a WC. For continued use of the pool, a new liner will be required. To the front of the property there are mature trees and an area of lawn. The west facing rear garden captures the afternoon and evening sun and the sunken paved terrace surrounding the orangery provides ample space for al fresco dining within a private setting. The rear garden has a large expanse of lawn with tall evergreen hedge boundaries giving full privacy. Water fountains and outside lighting are a feature of the garden. The gardens and grounds are a lovely feature of this property and extend to approximately 0.9 acres. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Breckland District Council, Band: G. __________ SERVICES Oil-fired central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage. __________ DIRECTIONS From Diss Proceed out of the town on the A1066 west-bound towards Thetford. Pass through the villages of Roydon and Bressingham. On reaching South Lopham, turn right towards North Lopham. Follow this road for approximately 1.5 miles and the house will be found on the left-hand side of The Street. From A11/London Road Head east on Hargham Road towards Station Road, for approximately 2.5 miles. Continue onto Quidenham Road and then turn right onto Garboldisham Road and left onto N. Lopham Road. Continue straight on Kenninghall Road, The Green and then onto The Street and the property will be found on the right-hand side. __________ 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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