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Church Street, Carbrooke, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25

££725,000 Guide

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

Once you enter the property you are greeted by a large and welcoming hallway, it is here that you first notice the high quality that is expected in a Potton home. Walking through the door almost directly in front of you, you arrive to what is the current vendors' favourite room in the house, the kitchen/dining room. It is not until you sit down at the table and look out the large windows overlooking the garden that you really appreciate why this room has such a special place in the owner's heart. Firstly, it faces south, so it is always naturally bright. The room is designed to entertain and has held many family meals and games shared. The doors open to the garden where the Indian runner ducks might be having their breakfast, if the black birds haven't pinched it, or any other number of native birds that frequent the area that have come in to explore the garden.
The current vendors love to entertain, and this house has been designed just for that. Take the formal dining room and formal sitting room for example, they have been a favourite for Christmas Day. The meal starts in the dining room, with the fire roaring, the turkey being cut at the table and the kids running around with their new toys. Once the plates are empty, the family would walk around the corner and retire in the formal sitting room packed with character and a large inglenook open fireplace. It is a perfect place to have a drink and see the night out. Over the course of the life of the property the owners would often split the house down the middle with the parents in the formal side and the children entertained in the family/TV room with attached art room.

The previously mentioned art room has been an extremely versatile space over the lifetime of the property, at one stage it was the playroom which evolved as the kids grew from small children to teenagers. It's been used as a granny flat for the vendor's elderly mum and now with its large south facing windows it makes a wonderful art room.

Upstairs there are four double bedrooms; the primary bedroom is a good size, with vaulted ceilings and large impressive beams being featured throughout many of the rooms upstairs.

The real jewel in the crown must be the garden. The current owners have spent much of their 20 years at the property creating what is now a gardener's paradise. It has been cleverly planted with a lovely mix of mature shrubs, trees and flowers. It has been expertly designed so that as one bed dies down another starts to flourish, so there is always an area of interest or some bright spark of colour. Dedicated seating areas where breakfasts are taken, and barbecues in the evening, for the sun worshippers a decked area or relax in the shade in the hammocks.

CARBROOKE Carbrooke is surrounded by beautiful Norfolk countryside and woodland including Thetford Forest and Wayland Wood, just outside Watton. The village benefits from both a pre-school and a primary school. Events are held at the Millennium Green, next to the village hall, a beautiful 10-acre space full of indigenous wildlife, trees and wildflowers. It has a maze, wildlife pond, amphitheatre and children's play area, as well as beautiful walks and trails across the site.
Watton, which is approximately 3 miles away, has a range of amenities including a post office, supermarket, chemist, infant, junior and secondary schools. There is a weekly market with lots to offer. For golf enthusiasts, Richmond Park Golf Club has an 18-hole course, driving range and practice green. Furthermore, there is a sports centre which offers a fitness suite, all weather courts, badminton, squash and snooker facilities. The nearest train station is 8.5 miles away at Harling Road with a regular service to Norwich, 34 minutes, and the journey to Cambridge taking about 54 minutes. The market town of Dereham is approximately 8 miles away with restaurants and caf鳬 museums, a leisure centre, golf course and schools.

SERVICES CONNECTED Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. 16 solar panels installed, with feed in tariff in place.


ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING C. Ref:- 9408-4993-7229-2094-8944
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.


Tenure: Freehold





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Canterbury House
20 Market Place
Dereham, Norfolk
NR19 2AX

01362 693591

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