Guide price £675,000
The Oaks is a superb newly built 4-bedroom detached chalet bungalow finished and presented to a very high standard throughout, using modern techniques to create a well built and well insulated home, set over 2 levels. The property is situated in the sought-after rural village of Alpington, just 7 miles from the centre of Norwich and within 0.5 miles of the A146. __________ FEATURES - House designed by award winning architect - Full independent structural warranty until Jan 2029 - External Parex silicone render (warranty until October 2028 - Air source central heating - Underfloor heating to the ground floor - Aluminium Bi-folding doors - Engineered hardwood flooring on ground floor - Solid oak staircase with in-line glass - Mulberry kitchen with Siemens appliances & Deckton worktops - Contemporary bathrooms - Renewable Heat Incentive, circa £890.00 p.a. - 250 Ltr pressurised water tank - CAT 5 cabling - Remote digital room thermostats - B-Rated EPC - Remote NSI approved intruder alarm __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room - Bedroom - Office/snug/bedroom 4 - Utility/boot room - Bathroom - WC - Access to integral garage __________ FIRST FLOOR - Principal bedroom with dressing room & en suite shower room - Bedroom 2 with en suite shower room __________ OUTSIDE - Landscaped garden - Private west facing rear garden - Suspended porcelain patio - Tuin summer house - Hot & cold water - Ample off-road parking - Garage - Far reaching open field views to the rear __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - A146: 0.5 miles - Norwich Railway Station 7 miles - A47/A140 junction: 7.2 miles - A47/A11 junction: 9.8 miles - Beccles 12.0 miles - Norfolk coast 23 miles - Southwold 24.8 miles __________ SITUATION The Oaks is situated in the attractive small village of Alpington which is situated about 6.5 miles south of the Cathedral City of Norwich. The property is situated just 1 mile from neighbouring Bergh Apton, which offers the new Post Office at Green Pastures Plant Centre and Farm Shop on Mill Road. There is a primary school (Alpington & Bergh Apton - Graded Outstanding in 2015), a church, a public house, a farm shop with café and a local bus service. The nearby village of Poringland (2 miles) offers good local amenities, including a library, post office, surgery, public houses and a Budgens supermarket. There is nearby schooling for primary pupils (Poringland Primary School) and high school pupils (Framlingham Earl). Additional supermarket shopping is very accessible, with a Tesco Superstore at nearby Harford (6.7 miles) and a Waitrose supermarket in Eaton (8.4 miles). The Cathedral City of Norwich is a short commute from Alpington via the A146. 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, The University of East Anglia, and is also well known for its excellent shopping with a combination of independent retailers along with a number of premium department stores. Norwich has a bus station and 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, which is now easily accessed by the new Northern Distributer Road. 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. The village is well placed for easy access on to the A146 and is only 12.0 miles from the Georgian market town of Beccles, which provides excellent day to day shopping, leisure facilities and schools and has a railway station with services to Lowestoft and Ipswich with onward connections to London, Liverpool Street. The market is on Fridays. __________ DESCRIPTION The Oaks was designed by award winning architect A Squared of Norwich and has been constructed to a high specification with exacting standards. The property has a full independent structural warranty (valid until January 2029) and the external rendering is low maintenance Parex silicone which will not require re-painting until October 2028 (warranty until this date also) A glazed modern front door opens into the entrance hall, with doors leading directly off to principal reception rooms and solid oak staircase with in-line glass leading to the 2 bedrooms on the first floor. To the right of the front door there is a 4th bedroom which offers a dual aspect and is presently used as an office and would also provide the perfect space for a cosy snug. Off to the left of the entrance hall is a further bedroom with an aspect to the front of the property. A coat cupboard is located off from the entrance hall, adjacent to the magnificent family bathroom which features Portuguese porcelain tiled floors and walls, stone resin bath, extra large walk-in shower with anti-slip flooring and digital shower, stone resin wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. The triple aspect kitchen/dining/sitting room has been beautifully fitted with a range of contemporary built-in base, wall drawer and tall storage cabinets with white Deckton worktops. Integrated appliances include twin eye level fan ovens, induction hob with built-in extractor, a dishwasher and full height fridge-freezer. There is a large central island with built-in cupboards and drawers and, again with Deckton worktop. A set of bi-folding doors opens out to the patio. There is ample space for a dining room table and the south facing sitting room benefits from a further set of bi-folding doors, opening out to the patio, creating the perfect indoor/outdoor living space. The utility room sits adjacent to the kitchen and features a range of built-in cabinets with inset sink unit, Deckton worktops and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is ample space for storage and there is a glazed door opening out to the rear patio and an internal door opening through to the integral garage. The solid oak staircase leads up the landing which, features a skylight. The principal bedroom features a Juliet balcony and offers exceptional far reaching views over neighbouring fields. The addition of 4 skylights in this room allows for good natural light. The concealed dressing area offers ample space for a bank of wardrobes and a dressing table. The adjoining en suite shower room features a large walk-in digital shower, wash hand basin vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail. Bedroom 2 features 2 skylight windows, an airing cupboard and an en suite shower room with digital shower, wash hand basin vanity unit, WC and skylight. __________ OUTSIDE The property sits back from Mill Road and is approached through steel gates and over a gravelled driveway, which leads up to the garage and provides ample off-road parking for several vehicles. The west facing rear garden is beautifully landscaped and features a raised sleeper bed which is planted with established shrubs. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with planted beds and borders and mature specimen trees. The large suspended porcelain patio is ideal for summer entertaining and with 2 sets of bi-folding doors to the kitchen/dining/living room, an indoor/outdoor living space has been successfully created. This is a lovely sunny garden, offering privacy and fabulous open field views. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council, Band: F, Annual cost: £2,689.45 (2020/21). __________ SERVICES Air source central heating, mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. We have been advised that the air source heating has 5.5 years income remaining through the government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and generates an income of approximately £890.00 per year. __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich take the A146 Beccles road and after about 5.2 miles take the turning to the right on to Mill Road. Drive for approximately 0.6 miles and the property will be located on the right-hand side, just before the crossroads with Church Meadow Lane, Threadneedle Street and Bergh Apton Road. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED July 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.
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