Guide price £775,000
A well presented substantial family home set in mature grounds of about 0.9 acres with annexe accommodation, spacious gated driveway, garaging and outdoor swimming pool. Reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, orangery, snug, side hall, utility/laundry room, walk-in larder and cloakroom. First floor master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms, shower room and separate annexe bedroom suite. Second floor bedroom and a bathroom. Enclosed west facing rear garden, integral double garage, outbuildings, outdoor swimming pool (requires attention) and gardens & grounds of about 0.9 acres. Beech House is of brick construction under a tiled 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 significant extension and modernisation. A porch leads to the front door, which opens into a front to back reception hallway that extends through to the orangery at the rear. The principle reception rooms lead off the hallway with the light and airy Drawing/living room offering very generous living space and is extensively glazed with French doors opening out to the paved and walled terrace. The sitting and dining rooms are well proportioned and there is access through the snug and via the side hallway, which also has a door out to the front, to the kitchen and utility room. The orangery, situated in the west wing of the property has french doors leading into this superb living space, which enjoys underfloor heating and fabulous outlook over the rear garden and swimming pool. Three sets of French doors open out onto the private paved terraces. The stunning dual aspect semi vaulted kitchen/breakfast room comprises an extensive range of quality fitted cabinets and a 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 side hallway there is also access through to the utility room and stair well, which gives access to a large bedroom suite on the first floor. 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 above, could provide a self-contained annex accommodation if desired. The master bedroom, off the main landing, benefits from built-in wardrobes, an adjoining dressing room and en suite that presents a bath with shower over, wash hand basin vanity unit and a WC. There are 3 further spacious bedrooms of this landing and a family shower room which comprises a walk-in shower, wash hand basin vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail. To the second floor there is another bedroom and 2nd family bathroom with bath, bidet, WC and wash hand basin vanity unit, both of which enjoy good farm views to the rear. OUTSIDE The property is set well back from the road, screened behind a number of mature trees. The graveled driveway sweeps in through brick columns to a large graveled 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. 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).
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