Guide price £485,000
A superb 4-bedroom detached bungalow finished and presented in excellent condition throughout offering flexible accommodation and situated in the rural south Norfolk village of Aslacton, within easy access of the A140. There is also an adjoining plot of land (approx. 0.29 acres) also available for sale, via separate negotiation with outline planning permission (South Norfolk Council 2019/1631) for a single storey dwelling with separate driveway access. __________ ACCOMMODATION - Spacious entrance hall - Kitchen/breakfast/family room - 2 reception rooms - Master bedroom with en suite - 3 further bedrooms - Family bathroom __________ OUTSIDE - Landscaped gardens & grounds of approx. 0.35 acres (stms) - Lean-to machinery/equipment store - Greenhouse - Paved terraces - Detached double garage - Ample off-road parking - Open field views to the rear __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Norwich 14.5 miles - Diss (mainline train station) 8.8 miles - The Pulhams 5.9 miles - Long Stratton 4.4 miles __________ SITUATION The small rural village of Aslacton has a lovely 14th century church and is situated close to The Pulhams, which is well known for the RNAS base set up in the early 1900's, home to the airships known as "The Pulham Pigs". There is a family-run village shop with post office and The Pennoyer Centre which offers a wide range of events, activities and groups. The popular village of Long Stratton lies just 4.4 miles north-east and has schools to accommodate all age groups, a supermarket and range of shops, medical and dental practices, a post office, library, and leisure centre. The market town of Diss offers an excellent range of shops, supermarkets, schools and health facilities. There are a number of golf courses with leisure facilities within the area and there is a mainline railway station with regular intercity connections to London (Liverpool Street). The Cathedral City of Norwich is approximately 14.5 miles to the north. 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 Brecks, Thetford Forest, the Norfolk Broads and the coast are all within easy driving distance and there are several golf courses and other leisure facilities nearby. __________ DESCRIPTION The property was built in 1968 and extended by the present owner in 2012 to create a superb open plan kitchen/breakfast room/family room. This property offers spacious and very flexible living accommodation with generous storage throughout. The property has been beautifully upgraded and modernised in recent years and is immaculately presented inside and out. The property is entered into a spacious entrance hall which offers generous storage cupboards and a large airing cupboard and provides access to all principal rooms. Off to the left of the entrance hall is bedroom 2, which enjoys a south facing aspect overlooking the front of the property. This is a light and airy room which benefits from a built-in double wardrobe. Bedroom 3 sits adjacent to bedroom 2 and benefits from a west facing aspect and features a built-in double wardrobe and access to the loft. Bedroom 4 sits adjacent to bedroom 3 and the T.V room. This bedroom enjoys a west facing aspect and benefits from 2 fitted double wardrobes. Off to the right of the entrance hall is the family bathroom, which is beautifully appointed and features a bath, wash hand basin, bidet and WC. Sitting adjacent to the family bathroom is the large master bedroom with an east facing aspect, overlooking the main garden. There is an en suite with adjoining laundry room and door opening out to the east facing terrace. The en suite features solid bamboo flooring and comprises a walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC. The adjoining laundry room offers worktop space and space for 2 freestanding appliances. At the far end of the entrance hall is the dining room with archways through to the T.V. room on the left and the kitchen/family room on the right. The dining room is a spacious room, featuring solid bamboo flooring which provides a lovely warm richness to the space and extends round to the kitchen/family room. The T.V. room is a wonderfully cosy space featuring a west facing aspect. The kitchen is contemporary in style, offering a range of hand painted fitted wall and base cabinets, large central island with breakfast bar and contrasting worktops. The kitchen benefits from an integrated Miele oven, steam oven and induction hob, AEG extractor unit, Bosch dishwasher and Miele refrigerator and freezer. This room offers dual aspect views with French doors opening out to the terrace and main garden. __________ OUTSIDE Ashthorpe sits well back from the road and is screened by mature hedging, which continues around the boundary of the property. The property is approached through a 5-bar timber gate, over a gravelled driveway, leading to a parking and turning area and a double garage. The attractive front garden features areas of lawn and mature shrub borders. The main garden sits to the east side of the property, benefitting from the early and mid-afternoon sun. The garden is divided into various sections and has been subject to a programme of hard and soft landscaping to create a beautiful and practical garden with paved and screened seating areas, paved footpaths, mature planted shrub beds and an assortment of fruit trees, including apple, cherry, pear and plum. There is a lean-to structure with timber door, ideal as a car port or for additional storage. The detached double garage is equipped with work benches and offers light and power sources. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council, Band: D __________ SERVICES Oil-fired central heating, mains electricity and water, private drainage. Superfast Fibre Broadband is available. __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich, head south via the A140 towards Long Stratton. In Long Stratton, pass a parade of shops on the right and a Shell petrol station on the left and then turn right onto Flowerpot Lane, signposted for Wacton. Proceed on Flowerpot Lane for approximately 0.5 miles and then continue on Stratton Road into the village of Wacton. Then continue onto Hall Lane for 0.4 miles which then becomes Market Lane. Drive for approximately 0.5 miles and continue on Frost's Lane for a further 0.4 miles. Turn left onto Frith Way, right onto High Green and left onto Woodrow Lane. After 0.3 miles continue onto Sneath Road and the property will be located on the right-hand side of the road through a 5-bar timber gate into a gravelled driveway. __________ PROMAP The area outlined in red denotes the property and land available with this sale. The area outlined in blue denotes the area of land available for sale via separate negotiation. __________ 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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