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The Lodge, Cargate Lane, Saxlingham Thorpe, NR15

Guide price £500,000

4 Beds 3 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: NOR220009

The Coach House is a wonderful 4/5-bedroom detached property that offers spacious and flexible accommodation set over 2 floors in an idyllic rural setting, just 7 miles to the south of Norwich City Centre.


The Coach House is a wonderful 4/5-bedroom detached property that offers spacious and flexible accommodation set over 2 floors in an idyllic rural setting, just 7 miles to the south of Norwich City Centre. __________ GROUND FLOOR - Kitchen/dining room - Sitting room - 2 bedrooms - 2 shower rooms __________ FIRST FLOOR - 2 bedrooms - Shower room __________ OUTSIDE - Garden - Enclosed seating terrace - Off-road parking __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Hempnall: 3.5 miles - Long Stratton: 3.7 miles - Norwich Railway Station: 8.6 miles - Norwich International Airport: 10.6 miles __________ SITUATION Saxlingham Nethergate is a charming and highly sought-after village located approximately 8 miles to the south of the Cathedral City of Norwich. The village benefits from several amenities such as the village hall, a primary school and local sports ground with clubhouse. The village of Hempnall is situated approximately 3.5 miles away, and offers a lovely community feel with an excellent butchers and deli, village store with post office, doctors' surgery, and a primary school. The popular village of Long Stratton has schools to accommodate all age groups (e.g., St. Mary's Church of England Junior School and Long Stratton High School), a sizeable Co-op and range of shops, medical centre and dental practices and a post office. The nearby village of Poringland offers schooling for primary school (Poringland Primary School) and high school (Framlingham Earl) pupils. Additional supermarket shopping is very accessible, with a Tesco Superstore at nearby Harford The Cathedral City of Norwich is a short commute from Saxlingham Nethergate and making the journey via the scenic back roads makes the commute relatively traffic-free. 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 and is well known for its excellent shopping, with a combination of independent retailers along with a number of premium department stores. Norwich has 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. 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 A140 and is only a few miles away from Diss. The market town of Diss provides many day-to-day shopping facilities as well as a main line railway station serving London Liverpool Street. __________ DESCRIPTION The Coach House was converted to a high standard in approximately 2011 by the previous owner. The Coach House is presently on the same title as the vendor's property (The Lodge); however, this will be split upon sale. Ownership of The Lodge will remain with the current vendors. The Coach House provides open plan, light and airy accommodation with a good degree of flexibility in its living spaces. There is an enclosed sandstone terrace and garden, and off-road parking. Via the enclosed terrace, a door opens directly into the kitchen/dining room. The kitchen offers a range of built-in cabinets, a larder, space for freestanding appliances, and a gas Elan range cooker. In the adjoining dining room, there are a number of built-in cupboards offering a wealth of additional storage. The kitchen and dining room are bright and airy living spaces, overlooking the terrace. The sitting room features tiled flooring with underfloor heating, a set of French doors opening out to the enclosed terrace, and bi-fold doors opening through to the adjoining office/playroom/bedroom 5. There are two modern shower rooms on the ground floor, each with shower, wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Returning to the dining room, a staircase rises to the first floor. The main bedroom suite offers spacious living and has a built-in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 is again very spacious and enjoys dual aspect views. There is a modern shower room featuring shower, wash hand basin, WC, and heated towel rail. __________ PLANNING Planning has been approved for separate access to The Coach House from The Lodge, which is the neighbouring property. The application for The Coach House to use the east access was approved in August 2022. To view the application, navigate to the South Norfolk Planning Portal and enter the application number into the search box - 2022/0354 __________ OUTSIDE The Coach House is approached off a quite road onto gravelled off-road parking. As per the planning consent, our client will make provisions to remove the existing front gates and reduce the height of the fence to allow ample vision splays. Fencing and recently planted laurel demarcates the boundary to the front of the property. There is an area of lawn and an enclosed sandstone terrace, which is perfect for alfresco dining. There are numerous mature trees in and around the grounds of the neighbouring property, offering a good degree of privacy. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council __________ SERVICES Gas-fired central heating, mains electricity, water, and drainage. There is underfloor heating to principal rooms on the ground floor. A brand-new boiler and pressurised water tank were installed during the second half of 2022. __________ EPC RATING C __________ LAND REGISTRY Title Number: NK106667 The Coach House is presently on the same title as the vendor's property. This will however be split upon the sale. __________ TENURE Freehold __________ DIRECTIONS Leaving Norwich, head south on the Ipswich Road (A140) to Newton Flotman. On reaching the Duffields factory, turn left onto Cargate Lane (signposted Saxlingham Nethergate). Continue past the entrance for The Lodge, and the entrance for the Coach House will shortly be seen on the left-hand side just around the left-hand bend. __________ WHAT3WORDS scoots.squirted.scouted __________ 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 October 2022