4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
Thatched House is situated within the hamlet of Whinburgh approached from a quiet country lane, enjoying an idyllic location and sits on an impressive plot, extending to 1.25 acres (stm). The grounds are beautifully landscaped and provide a real haven for wildlife and extends to a generous paddock to the rear, housing an array of outbuildings, including a thatched summerhouse over the featured pond. The property was constructed in 2015 by a renowned local master thatcher and has been finished to an extremely high standard throughout, providing outstanding craftsmanship, using quality materials such has oak and travertine, along with luxury fixtures and fittings.
Entering the home through an oak framed porch into an impressive reception hallway, travertine flooring guides you into the living space and directly in front of you, oak stairs rise to the first floor. The internal accommodation extends to 2,456 sq. ft. set across two floors. The ground floor offers three reception rooms, comprising of a dual aspect sitting room, finished with oak flooring and a beautiful focal point fireplace, housing a wood-burning stove. The formal dining room offers a variety of uses, again finished with oak flooring, the space could be utilized as a fifth bedroom, conveniently positioned next to the downstairs shower room.
Continuing further into the home, the dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room is located to the rear and is a real feature of the property. There is an array of fitted base unit cabinets, contrasting beautifully with iroko worksurfaces, and a free-standing island complete with granite work surface sits to the centre of the room. Furthermore, there is a double butler sink and an integrated Rangemaster stainless-steel range electric oven. Within the worksurfaces there is also a breakfast bar incorporated and plenty of space for a dining table, whilst a large storage cupboard conceals the inner workings of the home, such as the hot water system manifolds and the boiler. In addition to, there is also space available for a dishwasher and a large American style fridge freezer.
Travertine flooring guides you into the garden room, which offers some of the best views across the gardens and is fitted with french doors out onto the terrace. Furthermore there is a glazed door leading into the sitting room. The remaining space downstairs includes a separate utility room, finished to a similar standard to the kitchen, providing additional storage, plumbing for white goods and is complemented by iroko worksurfaces and a double butler sink.
Leading to the first floor, granting access to all four bedrooms and the family bathroom. The principal suite is located to the rear of the property, this room offers both a dressing room and an en-suite, which was updated in 2018 by the current owners. The bedroom itself offers a large gable end window providing views over the gardens. Its part vaulted ceilings enhance your feeling of space. Furthermore the three remaining bedrooms offer numerous windows providing plenty of natural light as well as views of the surrounding area. The main bathroom consists of a white four-piece suite and includes a Phoenix jacuzzi bath, WC, wash basin and a separate shower. All of which contrast beautifully with the travertine floor and wall tiles.
OUTSIDE Thatched House is situated on a quiet country lane within the village of Whinburgh. Access to the property itself is through a five-bar timber gate which leads onto a shingled driveway, providing parking for several vehicles. The remainder of the front garden is laid to lawn and is bordered from the lane via post and rail fencing and a hawthorn hedge. The driveway continues around to the rear, along the right-hand side boundary leading directly to an impressive double cart shed, fitted with an electric car charging point. In addition to, there is an adjoining workshop running along the rear and an office above, fitted with Cat5, although there is full fibre broadband available. Furthermore within the garage you also have access to a small storage cupboard and a WC, as well as stairs that rise up to the office. Adjoining the double cart shed is a sandstone rear terrace, which offers direct access into the utility and garden room. In addition to, there is a raised vegetable garden. Beyond the garage and laid mostly to lawn is the main part of the garden. The focal point of this garden is its stunning thatched summer house complete with timber decking area, which extends over the wildlife pond. Beyond the summer house, the garden opens up to provide a spacious area, ideal for children. A small corpse of established trees are located within the rear paddock to the far end and include a selection of fruit trees. There are also twin storage sheds found tucked away to one corner of the garden.
WHINBURGH A quiet village not far from the market town of Dereham. Dereham is a busy market town mixing both the new with the old. Modern shops merge comfortably into a heritage dating back to the 10 century when Withburga, daughter of a Saxon king, established a religious community in the deer park, which gave the town its name. Free parking allows you time to stroll around seeking out the restaurants and cafes or for an afternoon shop. There are museums, a leisure centre, golf course and schools within the town, or for the nature lovers take a stroll along the Neatherd Moor and the Vicarage Meadow. Slightly further afield are the ruins of the Saxon Cathedral at North Elmham, the wildlife and Dinosaur Parks, Pensthorpe, a bird lovers paradise and Thetford Forest Park. Norwich has good local transport links with the town and has an international airport and a mainline rail link to Liverpool Street, London.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity. Treatment plant installed. Oil fired central heating with underfloor heating to both the ground and first floor, each room is controlled by an independent thermostat. Telephone line connected, satellite dish installed, fibre broadband available and Cat 5 ethernet cabling installed. Solar Photovoltaic Panels. Tesla Powerwall electric car charging point.
COUNCIL TAX Band E.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING B. Ref:- 0330-3815-7895-9725-5725
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 The Vendor has informed us, there is an existing covenant restricting any further development within the grounds until 2025.
PROPERTY REFERENCE 34921
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