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Pockthorpe Lane, Thompson, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24


2 Bedroom Cottage Sold

Sowerbys are delighted to present Magnolia Cottage, a beautifully extended 17th century period cottage, which has undergone a series of improvements and alterations, whilst sympathetically retaining many of the original features of the home. The property is constructed from solid brick underneath a pantile roof providing a pretty fa硤e, and is positioned within the charming Norfolk village of Thompson.

The internal space has benefited from a single storey extension to the rear, providing flexible accommodation across two floors, extending to approximately 1,317sq. ft. There is a total of three reception rooms, comprising of a central reception room, which provides a variety of functions and provides access to the galleried landing. Furthermore the original inglenook fireplace has been formed into a feature, along with beautiful stone flooring and exposed timbers. The sitting room offers a similar finish with a featured fireplace, fitted with a single door out onto the rear patio and dual windows the front. The study would make a superb office, positioned to the rear of the property, overlooking the garden, formerly an outbuilding, fitted with an original fireplace.
The kitchen / dining room is a newly erected structure, housing a country style kitchen, complemented by a butler sink and painted wooden flooring. Furthermore there are bespoke shutters enclosing the windows and patio doors out onto the rear garden. The remaining space downstairs includes a rear lobby, granting access to the downstairs shower room and is fitted with a second staircase leading to the second bedroom.
Leading upstairs onto the galleried landing, where there is access to the main double bedroom and the family bathroom. In addition there is a store room, fitted with a skylight and with access into the second bedroom.
The property benefits from an external utility room, providing plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Additionally, the property is heated via air source heat pump, providing underfloor heating throughout.

To the front of the property, there is a brickweave driveway, providing off road parking. The rear garden has been landscaped; immediately to the rear of the property is a paved patio, and a pathway rises up the garden to a central patio with raised flower beds either side. Furthermore, there are two larger storage sheds and a lawned garden beyond the patio, housing an array of established trees and backing onto paddocks to the rear aspect.

THOMPSON The picturesque village of Thompson is located in the heart or rural Breckland between Watton (3 miles) and Thetford (13 miles). The popular village has a village church, a public house and restaurant - The Chequers Inn, a well-regarded primary school, post office, village hall and a Millennium Green. There are country walks nearby including Peddars Way and there is easy access to the A11/M11 where there are good links by rail and road to Cambridge and London and approximately 23 miles from Norwich. The market town of Hingham is 5.5 miles away with many varied local shops and the market town of Attleborough is 9 miles away with rail links to Norwich and Cambridge.

SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity, water and drainage. Air source heat pump with underfloor heating. Telephone and broadband connected.


ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING C. Ref:- 8901-3968-4329-7196-4143
To retrieve the Energy Performance Certificate for this property please visit and enter in the reference number above. Alternatively, the full certificate can be obtained through Sowerbys.


Tenure: Freehold





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