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A charming 5-bedroom early Victorian double-fronted villa (1858) occupying approximately 2300 sq. ft of accommodation arranged over 3 floors with a front garden with off-road parking, rear walled courtyard garden and elevated decked seating area set within a Conservation Area and within walking distance of the river, Norwich train station and the city centre.


A charming 5-bedroom early Victorian double-fronted villa (1858) occupying approximately 2300 sq. ft of accommodation arranged over 3 floors with a front garden with off-road parking, rear walled courtyard garden and elevated decked seating area set within a Conservation Area and within walking distance of the river, Norwich train station and the city centre. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Entrance hall - Reception room - Dining room - Kitchen - Utility room - WC - Rear lobby - Cellar __________ FIRST FLOOR - Main bedroom with en suite & dressing room - 2 further double bedrooms - Family bathroom - Separate WC __________ SECOND FLOOR - 2 double bedrooms - Shower room with WC __________ OUTSIDE - Front garden with off-road parking - Walled courtyard garden - Elevated decked seating area - Outbuilding with light & power - 2 further outbuildings __________ WALKING DISTANCES (APPROX.) - Norwich Cathedral Close 1.0 mile - Norwich railway station 0.7 mile - Riverside retail park 0.7 mile - Norwich City Centre 1.8 miles - Lion Wood 0.4 mile - Cary's Meadow 0.4 mile __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (APPROX.) - Norwich City Centre 1.8 miles - A146/A47 junction 2.3 miles - Whitlingham Broad and Country Park 2.2 miles - Wroxham and The Broads 8.3 miles - Coast 19.0 miles __________ SITUATION The property is situated in Thorpe Ridge Conservation area, within the popular neighbourhood of Thorpe Hamlet, which is on the eastern side of the Cathedral City of Norwich. The property is within walking distance of the train station, riverside retail park and restaurants and Carrow Road Stadium. There is a regular bus service within a short walk from the property. River Green is nearby, located along the Yarmouth Road, with a number of riverside public houses, restaurants, and coffee shops. The city centre is easily accessible on foot or by regular buses and provides excellent shopping and cultural facilities. Norwich also offers excellent schooling facilities with both state and private options. Norwich has a mainline railway station (about 1 mile from the property) which has a direct line to Stratford and London Liverpool Street and there is also a regular train service to Cambridge. The Southern Bypass gives access to the Midlands to the west via the A47 and to London and the south via the A11 and M11. To the north of the city is Norwich International Airport, with regular flights to the UK and Europe with connections worldwide. __________ DESCRIPTION The rooms are generously proportioned with high ceilings, and period features that include ironwork, marble, original sash windows, and original shutters to the front elevation. Fine cornicing, architrave and ceiling roses add decorative elements to the period detailing throughout the property. The front door opens into an entrance hall, with original oak flooring with corbel arch extending through to the back hall. Reception rooms are to the right and left of the entrance hall. The sitting room is on the left and features sash windows with original shutters, ceiling rose and cornicing, picture rail and a beautiful cast iron fireplace. The dining room is to the right of the entrance hall, featuring built-in cupboards and window seat, sash windows and original shutters, which operate via a cord and pulley system. A small marble shelf, ceiling rose, picture rail and cornicing complete the decorative elements in this room, which leads through to the kitchen. The kitchen offers a range of built-in cabinets, butler sink, integrated fan oven and gas hob with extractor, and space for additional freestanding appliances and features original sash window, a ceiling rose and cornicing. Beyond the kitchen there is access down to the two-room cellar, a WC, and a back lobby which could provide an office space if desired. The utility room houses an airing cupboard, a butler sink, sash window and there is space for freestanding appliances. Three bedrooms are found on the first floor along with a large family bathroom complete with roll top claw foot bath, wash hand basin, original sash window and a high and deep storage cupboard. The main bedroom benefits from an adjoining dressing room with hanging, shelving, sash window, and a large deep storage cupboard. The main bedroom further benefits from an en suite shower room, which includes a walk-in shower, wash hand basin with storage below, heated towel rail and original sash window. Bedrooms 2 and 3 on the first floor are both doubles with original sash windows and offer ample built-in storage. A separate WC with original etched glass window and a further airing cupboard complete the accommodation on the first floor. There are two further double bedrooms with Velux windows on the second floor, both of which offer built-in wardrobes and storage. Between the two bedrooms there is a shower room with walk-in shower, wash hand basin, WC and eaves storage. __________ OUTSIDE The property sits back from the road behind its own front garden with space for off-road parking. The walled courtyard garden is accessed from the back of the house and via an alley extending down the side of the property. The alley is owned by the property and the neighbour has a right of access over. There are 3 small outbuildings, one of which has power and light, and would make an ideal workshop. The smaller outbuildings are presently used for wood storage and a bike shed. From the paved rear garden there is a well-established grape vine trailing alongside the staircase leading to a wonderful, raised decked terrace, which is ideal for entertaining. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Norwich City Council, Band: D __________ SERVICES Gas-fired central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage __________ EPC RATING E __________ LAND REGISTRY NK33477 __________ TENURE Freehold __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich, head east on the A1242 and just under 1 mile turn right onto Thorpe Road. Turn immediately left onto Heathside Road and number 3 will be located on the left-hand side of the road. __________ WHAT3WORDS edgy.cheek.butter __________ 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; if there is any point of particular importance to you, we ask you to discuss this with us before you make arrangements to visit or request a viewing appointment. 8. Viewings are strictly by prior appointment through Jackson-Stops. __________ DATE DETAILS PRODUCED September 2023