5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
HETHERSETT With a variety of amenities including shops, a library, pubs, schools, a church, butcher, doctors and dentists, the popular village of Hethersett is ideal for those that are looking to be close to the vibrant city of Norwich and all it has to offer, without living amongst the hustle and bustle. The village also provides easy access to the A47 and the A11 with regular bus services into Norwich and Wymondham.
This ancient city has been home to writers, radicals and fiercely independent spirits for over a thousand years, and today continues in its legacy as an enclave of culture and creativity. It's perfectly preserved medieval streets are home to a thriving community of small businesses, a vibrant food scene and an established arts culture. It is also a gateway to a county that continues to inspire people with its unspoilt landscapes, open spaces and big skies.
Named as one of the best places to live in 2021, Norwich lies approximately 20 miles from the coast at the confluence of the River Yare and the River Wensum, the latter still bending its way through the heart of the city. In the 11th Century, Norwich was the second largest city in the country, and today is still the UK's most complete medieval city. Strolling through the historic cobbled streets of Elm Hill, whatever the season, the Tudor architecture retains its character and beauty. Laced with merchant's houses, thatching, individual homes, speciality shops and small cafes, you'll be led toward the 1,000-year-old Norwich Cathedral.
To the north of the city the University of East Anglia is a remarkable example of brutalist architecture, and the campus is also home to the Sainsbury centre, a permanent collection of modern and ethnographic art, gifted by the Sainsbury family.
When the bright lights call, trains to Liverpool Street take just 90 minutes, and the city's airport flies to a number of UK destinations, as well as direct to Amsterdam.
Bell House stands proud with a handsome facade. Through the large front door you are instantly greeted with period detailing and an excellent level of presentation.
To the front elevation, the rooms are bright, spacious and characterful. However to the rear is the place to spend time and entertain of relax enjoying the lovely views of the garden.
The kitchen being the focal point with a striking island where many conversation have taken place. The snug just off the kitchen houses the Aga, which provides warmth to the home. Drawing you from the kitchen area, a fine sociable breakfast or informal dining area is flooded with natural light and provides access to the garden. Passing through the breakfast area, the theme continues with calming seating area then to the formal vaulted dining area, where many dinner parties can be had.
The fine first floor landing has plenty of space to relax and you can keep and eye on what's going on below. The sumptuous principal bedroom has an en-suite with a boutique feel. There are three further well-presented bedrooms, one with an en-suite, and a separate family bathroom with a free standing bath at centre stage.
Bell House can't be seen from the road and is nicely tucked away down a gravelled driveway that leads to plenty of parking and garaging.
To the rear is where you can really enjoy relaxing, watching the children play or do a spot of socializing. Spend your summer months with the swimming pool open, entertaining your friends and family, alongside a wonderful undercover seating and dining area with a wood-burner for the cooler evenings. In addition there is some great external storage.
If its more space you require, then Bell House benefits from planning consent for a detached contemporary home nestled to the rear of the garden. Further information available upon request.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.
COUNCIL TAX Band G.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING D. Ref:- 3730-7829-1009-0001-1226
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit https://find-energy-certificate.digital.communities.gov.uk/find-a-certificate/search-by-reference-number and enter in the reference number above. Alternatively, the full certificate can be obtained through Sowerbys.
AGENT'S NOTE Bell House benefits from planning consent for a detached contemporary home nestled to the rear of the garden. Further information available upon request.
PROPERTY REFERENCE 34066
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