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Wheel Road, Alpington, Norfolk, NR14

Guide price £650,000

4 Beds 3 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: NOR200104

!!! VIDEO AVAILABLE !!! The Alpines is a newly renovated and extended 4-bedroom chalet bungalow, offering spacious living accommodation, south and west facing gardens, a heated outdoor swimming pool, garage and ample off-road parking, set in a 0.28-acre plot (stms) in the highly sought-after village of Alpington.


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The Alpines is a newly renovated and extended 4-bedroom home, offering spacious living accommodation, south and west facing gardens, a heated outdoor swimming pool, garage and ample off-road parking, set in a 0.28-acre plot (stms) in the highly sought-after village of Alpington. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance porch - Spacious entrance hall - Open plan contemporary kitchen/dining room - Sitting room - Bedroom 3 - Bedroom 4 - Office/study - Family bathroom __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main bedroom with en suite shower room and balcony - Bedroom 2 with en suite shower room __________ OUTSIDE - Wrap around garden - Paved terraces - Heated swimming pool & outdoor shower - Garage with adjoining utility room - Timber summer house with power & light - Concrete pad - Outside tap __________ 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 Alpines 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 This newly renovated property offers very spacious 4-bedroom accommodation and 3 bathrooms. The property was extended to the rear by the present owner to create a lovely kitchen/breakfast room that opens into the living room. The property has been finished to a very good standard and offers light and airy accommodation. Amongst others, the renovation has incorporated replacement windows and doors, new floor coverings, installation of Cat-6 cabling and a new pressurised system boiler. The front door of the property opens into an entrance porch, which has a large internal pivot door, creating a unique design feature and striking statement. The entrance hall is spacious, with doors leading to principal reception rooms and staircase to the first-floor accommodation. To the left of the entrance hall there is a large dual aspect room (Bedroom 4) with an abundance of natural light and French doors opening out to the west facing terrace. Off to the right of the entrance hall there is a double bedroom (Bedroom 3), with built-in wardrobes, and an aspect to the front of the property. There is a room situated adjacent to bedroom 3, which would serve well as an office or study. There is a family bathroom on the ground floor, which features tiled walls and floor, a bath, walk-in shower, wash hand basin vanity unit, illuminated wave sensor mirror, WC and heated towel rail. The large (20' x 11'10) sitting room is accessed of the entrance hall and offers a fabulous area to relax with a door to the west terrace, whilst still being open plan and connected to the ktichen/dining room to the rear. The kitchen/diningt room (to the rear of the house) is a generously proportioned open plan space. A dual aspect, three large skylights and impressive bi-fold doors out to the terrace immerse this living space in good natural light. The kitchen enjoys the benefits of concrete flooring and underfloor heating. The kitchen has been beautifully fitted with a range of contemporary built-in cabinets and central island. The island is topped with a timber work surface whilst the wall units are topped with composite worktops. There is an integrated fridge-freezer, dishwasher and wine cooler, and included in the sale is the range cooker. There is a side door opening out to a covered passage, with access to the utility room. The utility room is a practical room sitting to the rear of the garage. There are built-in cupboards and sink, and space for two under-counter appliances. The new boiler, pressurised water tank and the manifold for the underfloor heating are housed in the utility room, and there is space available for additional freestanding appliances if required. The main bedroom (Bedroom 1) on the first floor offers dual aspect, good natural light, built-in wardrobes and access to the large balcony, with the elegant addition of glass balustrades. The en suite is contemporary in design and offers a walk-in shower, wash hand basin vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail. Bedroom 2 also benefits from a dual aspect and an en suite shower room with walk-in shower, wash hand basin vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail. There are two Velux windows in the en suite, which offer an excellent source of natural light. __________ OUTSIDE The property sits back from the road and is approached through 5-bar timber gates and over a gravelled driveway, which leads up to the garage and ample space for off-road parking for several vehicles. The contemporary form of this renovation has been enhanced by using timber cladding, which blends well with the original exposed brickwork at the entrance. The large wrap-around garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging and trees providing a good degree of privacy. This is a lovely sunny garden, with two paved patios, one of which benefits from a west facing aspect. The wrap-around garden enables all-day sun to be enjoyed. There is a well-insulated timber summer house with power and lights installed. There is a small outdoor heated swimming pool with decking and an outdoor shower. There is a concrete pad in the rear garden, which could, for example serve as a solid base for a shed/greenhouse, gazebo or hot tub. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council, Band: E __________ SERVICES Oil-fired central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage. __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich take the A146 Beccles Road and after about 4 miles take the turning to the right after The Gull public house onto Slade Lane, signposted to Yelverton. Drive for approximately 1.0 mile and then turn right onto Wheel Road. The property will shortly be found on the right-hand side of the road, identified by a Jackson-Stops For Sale Board. __________ 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