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Bracondale, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

Guide price £1,100,000

6 Beds 3 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: NOR200043

A stunning example of an elevated 6-bedroom detached Grade II listed period home dating back to the early 19th century. The property offers approximately 2720 sq. ft. of internal accommodation set over 3 floors and is built in a Regency style with a central 2-storey bow-fronted bay to the main facade.


A stunning example of an elevated 6-bedroom detached Grade II listed period home dating back to the early 19th century. The property offers approximately 2720 sq. ft. of internal accommodation set over 3 floors and is built in a Regency style with a central 2-storey bow-fronted bay to the main facade. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Kitchen - Breakfast room - Spacious inner hall - Sitting room - Dining room - Garden room - WC - Access to cellar __________ FIRST FLOOR - Master bedroom with en suite bathroom - Bedroom 2 with en suite shower room - 3 further bedrooms - Family bathroom - WC - Spacious landing __________ SECOND FLOOR - Bedroom __________ OUTSIDE - Gated entrance - Sweeping driveway - Garden Shed (brick built) - Large parking and turning area (room for cart shed/garage) - Large rear terrace - Gardens & grounds extending to 1.06 acres (stms) __________ WALKING DISTANCES (APPROX.) - John Lewis, Norwich 0.9 mile - Norwich station 0.8 miles - Whitlingham Broad 1.3 miles __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (APPROX.) - Norwich station 1.0 mile - A146/A47 junction 1.2 miles - A47/A11 junction 6.2 miles - Wroxham 11 miles - Coast 20 miles __________ SITUATION 80 Bracondale is the last house on the right-hand side, heading down the hill towards County Hall and out to the A146 and A47. Bracondale is a hill leading down the valley between the 2 local rivers (Yare & Wensum). The road is home to a number of superb period properties, many dating back to the 19th century, when Bracondale was (and still is!) a fashionable location and enjoys a Conservation Area status. All of the amenities of the city are within walking distance including the family friendly Norwich City football club, the riverside leisure development complete with cinema and numerous restaurants and pubs. The city is well known for its excellent shopping with a combination of independent retailers along with a number of well know establishments. The daily market in the centre of the city is a short walk, as is John Lewis and a number of other department stores. The mainline station is less than a 1 mile walk with a direct service to London Liverpool Street The expanding international Norwich airport is located to the north of the city and has daily flights to Europe and internal destinations. __________ DESCRIPTION 80 Bracondale is a substantial and spacious period property with well-proportioned rooms with good ceiling heights that make for light and airy and elegant rooms. There are many period features throughout the property. These include sash windows, cast iron fireplaces, cornices and picture rails in the main reception rooms. Both the dining room and garden room have traditional bi-folding window shutters. This is a fabulous example of a property of this age coupled with modern adaptions. Planning permission is granted in perpetuity for a cart shed/garage structure. The application forms part of a larger application, the details of which can be found on the Norwich City Council website, Ref: 09/01520/F. The back door opens into an enclosed porch, with WC off to the left, storage to the right and an inner door opening through to the breakfast room. This room overlooks the garden and features tiled flooring and a wood burning stove with storage cupboards either side. The kitchen continues beyond the breakfast room and enjoys dual aspect views to the front and rear of the property. The kitchen comprises a range of bespoke painted wall and base cabinets, large central island, gas hob, built-in double oven, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and ample space for a large free-standing refrigerator and additional appliances if desired. Beyond the breakfast room there is an elegant and spacious hallway, with access to the sitting room, dining room and garden room. The sitting room benefits from lovely dual aspect views and features an open fireplace, decorative cornicing and picture rails. The dining room features an open fireplace with original recessed shelving either side, ceiling rose and cornicing. The garden room is a beautiful octagonal room with fireplace and French doors opening out to the garden. The staircase to the first floor leads up from the inner hallway. The spacious first floor landing offers an aspect to the rear of the property and doors open directly into 4 of the bedrooms, with the bedroom 2 accessed through bedroom 3/study. The large master bedroom is a light and airy room, offering south and westerly views and featuring built-in wardrobes and an original feature fireplace. The master bedroom benefits from an en suite bathroom that is beautifully appointed in a contemporary style. Bedroom 2; accessed through bedroom 3/study enjoys a south facing aspect and benefits from an en suite shower room. Bedroom 3/study enjoys dual aspect views to the front and rear of the property and features an original cast iron fireplace. Bedroom 4 is octagonal in shape and features an original cast iron fireplace, cornicing and views over the rear garden. The 5th bedroom on this floor again benefits from dual aspect views and sits adjacent to the family bathroom. The family bathroom features a bath, walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC. The bedroom on the second floor enjoys its elevated position with a south facing half-moon window and the addition of a conservation skylight. The bedroom features built-in wardrobes along one wall and 2 exposed original beams. __________ OUTSIDE The property is approached from Bracondale through large timber gates, which open into a lower level parking area and a sweeping driveway revealing the house through the mature trees in the garden as you approach the elevated parking area. A separate footpath leads directly up to the house along the bordering brick walled garden. The house enjoys an elevated position, looking down over the front landscaped garden, complete with a large lawn and surrounded by numerous mature trees, shielding the house from Bracondale. To the rear of the house is a landscaped terrace, with a stepped retaining wall, above which is a further, wilder area of garden which has fruit trees and soft fruit. __________ HISTORIC ENGLAND Grade II listed, number: 1051346 first listed in 1972 The following text has been taken directly from the Historic England website: TG 20 NW BRACONDALE 4/114 (south-west side) 5.6.72 No.80 (Bracondale Cottage) GV II Former lodge to Bracondale House. Early C19. Rendered; slate roof; 2 yellow brick chimneys. Regency style, 2 storeys; 3 first-floor windows. Entered from the right side. Main facade, central 2-storey bow-fronted bay has French windows and C20 first-floor casements in flat-headed recesses flanked by blind panels. Round-headed recesses to left and right have French windows and tall sashes with glazing bars respectively. Plain string course. First-floor windows have sashes with glazing bars under slightly cambered arches. Low 2-storey extension to left has 2 ground-floor lunettes, one first-floor casement, and a brick chimney. The west boundary wall to this property (not of special architectural interest) has date stone: PMM/1829. Listing NGR: TG2405607232 __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Norwich, Band G: charge for 2020/21 = £3,248.27 __________ SERVICES Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected at the property. __________ DIRECTIONS From the A1054/A147 roundabout in front of County Hall, take the A147 (Bracondale) exit heading towards the city in a north/west direction, and then number 80 will be the first dwelling located on the left hand side behind a pair of dark green timber gates. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED June 2020 __________ 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.