Guide price £750,000
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The Foxes is a modern 4/5-bedroom detached family home with spacious accommodation arranged over two floors, and a separate dance studio (currently classified as commercial use), set in large gardens and grounds in the highly sought-after market town of Wymondham. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Enclosed porch - Entrance hall - Sitting room - Dining room - Kitchen - Breakfast room - Conservatory - Utility room - WC __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main bedroom with en suite shower room & fully enclosed balcony - 3 further double bedrooms - Office/bedroom 5 - Family bathroom __________ STUDIO - Dance studio - Changing room - WC - Public entrance & hallway - Currently classified as commercial use - Approx. business rates of £2500pa. __________ OUTSIDE - Large landscaped rear garden - Paved terrace - In-out driveway - Ample off-road parking - Integral garage - Large shed - Greenhouse - 2 pergolas - Gardens & grounds in all approx. 0.65 acres - Field views to the rear __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Wymondham Town Centre 1.4 miles - A11 junction 1.8 miles - A47 junction 5.6 miles - Norwich 8.8 miles __________ SITUATION Wymondham is known for its excellent local amenities with a wide range of shops, supermarkets including a Waitrose and two senior schools, including Wymondham High Academy and Wymondham College, which is a state boarding school. The town has an award-winning railway station with regular services to Norwich, London, Cambridge and many other destinations via connections at Ely. Landmarks include the impressive Wymondham Abbey, the Market Cross and the Bridewell Museum. The University of East Anglia, John Innes Institute, Food Research Institute and Science Park, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norfolk Police Headquarters and Lotus Cars are all local employers served by the town. There is a bus stop outside the property and The Foxes is just a 2-minute walk from local amenities, which includes a Co-op, Post office, hairdresser, beauticians and takeaways. The property is also very close to Wymondham Garden Centre. The Cathedral City of Norwich is just over 8 miles to the north, offering a vibrant arts and business community and is the regional centre for cultural and shopping amenities. There is a permanent market in the centre of the city and a wonderful Cathedral Close on the edge of the River Wensum. Norwich has a mainline railway station (London Liverpool Street, 100 minutes) and to the north of the city is Norwich International Airport. The Brecks and the Norfolk Broads together with the renowned coastline are all within easy driving distance. There are a number of golf courses and other leisure facilities in the area. __________ DESCRIPTION The house is of brick construction under a pantile roof, offering approx. 3222 sq. Ft. (incl. garage) of spacious living accommodation arranged over two floors. There are three reception rooms on the ground floor and four good-sized bedrooms on the first floor, with a further smaller bedroom/office. This property benefits from the very substantial dance studio (currently classified as commercial use), which may offer a development opportunity (subject to planning permission/change of use and other necessary consents). The present owners built the property in 1987. __________ GROUND FLOOR An enclosed entrance porch leads to the front door and the spacious entrance hall. From the entrance hall there is a WC and staircase to the first-floor accommodation. Straight ahead there is a door through to the dining room, with doors out to the rear terrace. Off to the right of the dining room there is an archway through to the sitting room, which features a bay window and a multi-fuel burner. A sliding door opens into the adjoining conservatory, which is of brick and timber construction with French doors opening out to the rear garden. The kitchen is accessed off the dining room and has an archway through to a breakfast room with French doors opening out to the rear terrace. The kitchen offers a range of built-in cabinets, integrated double oven and hob, water softener, and space for freestanding appliances. The flooring is a luxury vinyl, which has recently been laid. The utility room adjoins the breakfast room, and features a stable door out to the garden, built-in cabinets with sink and space for freestanding appliances. The integral garage is accessed directly off from the utility room. __________ FIRST FLOOR The first floor offers 4/5 bedrooms, one with en suite, and a family bathroom. The main bedroom enjoys a dual aspect to the front and rear of the property and features built-in wardrobes and fully enclosed balcony with views over the garden and borrowed countryside views beyond. There is an adjoining en suite, which offers a walk-in shower, wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are large double rooms of equal dimension, one with views to the front of the house and the other with views over the garden. Bedrooms 2 and 3 also benefit from built-in wardrobes. There is a fourth double bedroom and a smaller bedroom, that could also serve as an office. The family bathroom was installed in 2020 and incorporates a bath, walk-in shower, wash hand basin vanity unit, WC, heated towel rail and a linen cupboard. __________ STUDIO There is a large dance studio (24'11 x 36'11"), which is a stand alone building within the plot. The studio has an adjoining changing area and a WC. The studio is presently used commercially and subject to the necessary planning, change of use and any consents/covenants, the studio could be converted into a self-contained dwelling. As the studio is registered for business use, it attracts business rates at approx. £2500pa. __________ OUTSIDE The property is approached over a gravelled in-out driveway and occupies a sizeable plot of approximately 0.65 acres. The property sits back from the road and tall mature hedging offers screening and privacy. There is a double timber gate to the left of the property, which opens into the secure and fenced rear garden. The rear garden has been planted with shrubs and trees and there are two pergolas which provide sheltered outdoor seating. The dance studio can be accessed from both the rear garden and the front driveway. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council, Band: F (for the residential house) We believe the dance studio attracts business rates at approx. £2500pa. __________ SERVICES Oil-fired central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage. Solar panels (16) were installed to the rear of the back garden in 2015. They generate electricity and hot water. Our client has advised us that the feed-in tariff will be in place for a further 4 years. __________ AGENTS NOTE (1) Our client has advised us that the property has two Land Registry Titles. The larger area edged in red was purchased in 1985, and the smaller parcel of land was purchased from the neighbour at a later date. (2) Please note the dance studio is currently classified as commerical use (It is being used as a dance studio by Judith Fox), and attracts business rates of approx. £2500pa. If the studio was to be used for residential use, it would require a change of use application. Please call us for more details on this. __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich, head south on the A11. Take the slip road signposted towards Wymondham and Dereham (B1135). At the roundabout take the third exit onto the B1135. At the next roundabout (by the Police Headquarters) take the third exit. At the next roundabout (Waitrose) take the second exit to stay on the B1135/Tuttles Lane East. Continue for approximately 500m and the property will be located on the right-hand side of the road. __________ 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. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED May 2021. Revised 29th June 2021.
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