5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
Residing within the desirable west Norfolk Village of Hockwold-Cum-Wilton, Orchard House is tucked away enjoying a peaceful, quiet location nestled behind a brick and flint wall and approached from Nursery Lane. With woodland and river walks on your doorstep, the village has direct access to Thetford Forest and surrounding Nature Reserve's, which provide exciting activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Over the past two years the owners have created an exceptionally stunning family home. Completed in 2021, the home is energy efficient and has been constructed with modern qualities. No expense has been spared, the owners have used high quality fixtures throughout the entire home, which also benefits from underfloor heating to the ground floor via an air source heat pump.
The front and side elevations use a mixture of brick and flint construction which provides a traditional appearance, underneath a pantile roof and benefits from use of oak with an oak support porch.
The property is highly versatile with generous accommodation expanding across three floors. Upon entering the property into the ground floor hallway, a solid oak and glass balustrade staircase rises to the first floor and light floods in from the open plan space, exposing views out onto the garden.
Immediately on your left, double doors lead into the dual aspect sitting room, which has been personalised with the uses of modern colours and provides space for the family to sit down on an evening. The impressive kitchen/dining room has been superbly finished, incorporating space for a large dining table and breakfast bar via the central island. Large sliding doors lead out onto the patio inviting the outside in, and benefits from integrated speakers, perfect for entering guests.
The kitchen offers a country feel, with bespoke fitted units providing ample storage, whilst enjoying the mixture of solid wood and quartz worksurfaces. Furthermore, traditional features have been erected adding to the ambience of the space, complemented by a range of appliances including, dishwasher, wine cooler, and space for both a Range electric oven and an American style fridge freezer.
In addition to, there is a separate utility space, conveniently located directly off the kitchen providing further storage, space for appliances and has a fitted downstairs cloakroom.
Leading upstairs to the first and second floor accommodation there are a total of five double bedrooms, three are positioned on the first floor, including the principal bedroom suite, which is completed with a bespoke walk-in wardrobe with LED lit fitted wardrobes. Furthermore, there is impressive en-suite shower room, fitted with dual sinks and walk-in shower. Additionally, the principal bedroom provides great views across neighbouring fields, the perfect view to wake up to. The remaining two bedrooms share the family bathroom, complete with a four-piece suite, including a roll-top bath and walk-in shower.
The second floor is a highly versatile space, which could be used separately to the main accommodation, ideal for teenagers. There are two generous double bedrooms and a shower room, again with a walk-n shower. One of the bedrooms could alternatively be used as a sitting room or cinema room.
The study offers the space to work from home, but could also provide different uses such as a hobbies/games room or an additional sitting room for other members of the family.
The owners have personalised the rear garden, providing two great sociable areas to enjoy. There is a patio immediately upon stepping out into the garden, a pathway leads off to the side providing access down the side via dual latched gates. Furthermore, there is a raised decking, complete with a pergoda and a glazed summer house, which has been turned into a bar.
Additionally, raised readymade vegetable beds have been created, ideal for those wishing to enjoy the good life with their very own fruit and vegetables.
HOCKWOLD-CUM-WILTON With the river valley of the Little Ouse to the south, the chalk uplands to the north, and the East Fen Fisheries, Hockwold-Cum-Wilton offers many different areas to explore. The village enjoys amenities such as 'Hockwold Stores' the local shop, and the 'Red Lion' pub, which serves food and offers takeaways. Surrounded by wildlife, there are many adventures to be had here with RSPB Lakenheath Fen, Weeting Heath National Nature Reserve, Weeting Castle, High Lodge Thetford Forest and Brandon Country Park all close by.
St Peter's Church in Brandon is the local, family friendly church, welcoming people from the town and the nearby villages. In addition to hosting a market every Thursday and Saturday in the town centre, Brandon offers an abundance of amenities such as a variety of shops, caf鳠and restaurants, library, leisure centre, and a community hub 'The Brandon Centre'. Further benefiting from well-connected travel links with easy access to the A11, Brandon Train Station also offers trains to Thetford, Norwich and Cambridge.
Nearby, located in the heart of Breckland and with a curious history, the market town of Watton is well-served by primary, junior and secondary schools, a GP clinic, dental surgery and chemist, along with a supermarket, Post Office and sports centre.
Just outside the town, Loch Neaton is believed to be England's only loch, a stunning location to enjoy a relaxing walk or a day spent fishing the waters.
With its many historic and stunning natural landmarks, plus a superb range of properties to discover. Watton is a jewel in Norfolk's rural crown.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity. Treatment plant drainage. Heating via air source heat pump, underfloor heating to the ground floor and radiators on first and second floors.
COUNCIL TAX Band F.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING B. Ref:- 9370-3840-3090-2670-3001
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.
PROPERTY REFERENCE 36053.
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