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Chapel Street, Hingham, Norfolk, NR9

Guide price £550,000

Under offer

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: NOR210041

Holly House is an attractive 4-bedroom Grade II listed Georgian townhouse offering almost 2000 sq. ft. of accommodation situated in a cul-de-sac in the centre of this pretty and sought-after well serviced market town.


Holly House is an attractive 4-bedroom Grade II listed Georgian townhouse offering almost 2000 sq. ft. of accommodation situated in a cul-de-sac in the centre of this pretty and sought-after well serviced market town. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Sitting room - Dining room - Kitchen - Breakfast room - Butler's pantry - Wet room & WC - Conservatory - Cellar __________ FIRST FLOOR - 4 bedrooms - Bathroom - WC __________ OUTSIDE - Front garden - Partly walled courtyard rear garden - Summer house/studio - On-street parking - Covered parking space __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Attleborough: 5.7 miles - Wymondham: 6.6 miles - Norwich: 15.4 miles __________ SITUATION The property is situated in the pretty conservation village of Hingham, to the west of Norwich. The village offers excellent facilities and amenities including a variety of shops, a gastro Pub/Hotel, a primary school, library, sports hall, dental surgery and local GP partnership with surgery. The village is particularly noted for its many period properties and is conveniently situated on the B1108 Watton Road, providing easy access to the city, the University of East Anglia, the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital and the Norwich Research Park. The property is well placed for Wymondham and its Waitrose superstore and excellent local amenities. There are two senior schools, including Wymondham High Academy and Wymondham College, which is a state boarding school. There are main line railway connections from Wymondham and Attleborough to Norwich, Cambridge and London. Nearby are golf courses at Barnham Broom and Reymerston whilst Thetford Forest, the Norfolk Broads and the Norfolk Coast are all within easy driving distance. Attleborough offers also offers an excellent selection of shops, schools and other facilities together with a high-speed rail connection to Cambridge and Norwich with onward trains to London. The Cathedral City of Norwich is about 16 miles to the north and is renowned for its shopping and cultural facilities, range of schools and as a vibrant business centre. The Brecks, Thetford Forest, the Norfolk Broads and the coast are all within easy driving distance and there are a number of golf courses and other leisure facilities nearby. __________ HISTORIC ENGLAND Grade II listed, number: 1372831 first listed 27th January 1977 The following text has been taken directly from the Historic England website: HINGHAM CHAPEL STREET TG 0202 - 0302 (east side) 3/34 Nos. 4, 6 and 8. 27.1.77 G.V. II Terrace of houses. Early C19. Gault brick. Low pitched hipped slate roof with over-hanging eaves. Two storeys. 1:3:1 windows, centre three in slight projection, sashes with glazing bars and flat brick arches. Central doorway to No. 6 with wide pilasters and large entablature with heavy cornice, recessed panelled door with rectangular fanlight with glazing bars. Doorways to Nos. 4 and 8 set back at ends, No. 4 has flush-panelled door with traceried semi-circular fanlight, No. 8;s doorway is modern. Yellow brick chimney stacks. Listing NGR: TG0231002314 __________ DESCRIPTION Holly House has been in the present ownership since 2002 and is situated on a pretty and quiet no through lane just a short walk from the centre of Hingham. This is a delightful Georgian (1815) fronted property, formerly a doctor's surgery and dating back to 1815, with grey Gault brick faade, mellow red brick to the rear and a slate roof. The house is set well back from Chapel Street behind a wrought iron fence and a front garden, which is mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging each side. This fine property retains many original period features, including sash windows, original wooden shutters on the ground floor, elegant staircase, cornices, servants' bells, original marble fireplaces, and Norfolk pan tiled flooring. __________ GROUND FLOOR The property is entered over an attractive front porch with Doric Columns and solid front door with window light above into an entrance hall with tiled flooring, The formal dining room features an open fireplace with carved marble surround and inset cast iron grate with granite hearth, alcoves either side with display shelves and cupboards under. There are sash windows with original shutters and an aspect out to the front of the property. The sitting room also enjoys an aspect to the front of the property and features an open fireplace with tiled surround and art deco hearth with original tiles, alcoves either side, cornicing and original window shutters. An archway leads through to the adjoining breakfast room, which features a pamment tiled flooring, range of fitted cupboards and French doors to the garden. The galley-style kitchen features a range of bespoke and handmade built-in cabinets with wooden worktops, butlers sink and integrated fridge, freezer, electric hotplates, and oven. There is a stable door out to the courtyard garden. Beyond the kitchen there is a wet room with shower, WC and a wash hand basin. There is a very useful butlers pantry with a range of original pine cupboards and shelves, a meat safe, and space for a freestanding appliance. The attractive timber framed conservatory has pamment tiled flooring and electric shutters, exposed brick and flint wall and an outlook over the attractive courtyard garden. There is a cellar with pamment tiled flooring. __________ FIRST FLOOR The elegant staircase leads up to the landing, with hatch and built-in ladder to the roof space. The main bedroom features an open fireplace wooden mantle and cast-iron grate. Bedroom 2 features an open fireplace with wooden mantle and attractive cast iron grate. There is a built-in wardrobe with drawers and shelving. Bedrooms 1, 2 and 4 enjoy an aspect to the front of the property, whilst bedroom 3 is on a split level, with an aspect over the rear garden. This room features a built-in wardrobe and wash hand basin. Bedroom 4 is a modest sized room that would serve very well as a nursery or office. The family bathroom features a bath, shower cubicle, double wash hand basin vanity unit, WC and heated towel rail. __________ OUTSIDE The gardens are an attractive feature of the property. To the front there are areas of lawn with box topiary and central pathway leading to the front door. To the rear of the property, French doors open into the garden from the breakfast room, and a door from the conservatory and kitchen open into the partly walled attractive courtyard garden, which is ideal for eating and entertaining. This area is well sheltered by a high brick wall and is well planted with shrubs and herbaceous borders. An arched doorway leads to the carport and then onto a further terraced area, where in the right-hand corner there is a timber framed studio/summerhouse, with light and power. The covered parking area is accessed through double gates over the neighbouring land (number 8) - we believe the property has pass over rights allowing the owner of Holly House access over the neighbour's driveway to access the covered parking area. The covered parking area has not been measured by us so you will need to satisfy yourself that it is suitable for your own motor vehicle. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council, Band: E __________ SERVICES Oil-fired central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage. __________ DIRECTIONS Leave Norwich on the Watton Road (B1108) proceeding over the southern bypass and through the villages of Barford and Kimberley. Continue to Hingham and upon reaching the village proceed through the centre of the town and turn right immediately past The White Hart Hotel and Restaurant into Bond Street. Then take the first turning on the right into Hardingham Street and first right again into Chapel Street which is a no through road and there is a walkway between walled gardens into the Market Place. The property will be found halfway along on the left-hand side. __________ 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 July 2021