NO CHAIN. Located within the SOUGHT AFTER RURAL village location of TOPCROFT opposite the village church, this DETACHED BUNGALOW occupies a PLOT of approximately 4.5 ACRES (stms). The bungalow sits within its own private and pleasant gardens, and extends into EXTENSIVE PADDOCK AREAS to the rear, of approximately 4 ACRES (stms) - with STABLES and CART STYLE BARN. The paddock also benefits from its own separate gated access from the roadside making it an ideal space for EQUESTRIAN USE. The bungalow itself offers GENEROUS ACCOMMODATION with THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS & TWO RECEPTION ROOMS and measures 1600sqft internally. The property would benefit from some MODERNISATION but offers the potential the create an IMPRESSIVE FAMILY HOME within a STUNNING RURAL LOCATION. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing, oil fired central heating and private drainage.
LOCATION Topcroft is a rural village in South Norfolk which has a thriving community who organise events throughout the year. These include Easter and Lent events, Open Gardens weekend in May, Summer Country Day, Summer Ball, Harvest events and Christmas Carol singing, to name but a few. The larger village of Hempnall lies approximately 1.5 miles away and has a public house, village school and village shop/post office. The charming Waveney Valley market town of Bungay is about 3 miles to the south and has good local amenities. Norwich, the regional centre is about 12 miles to the north, and offers excellent shopping and schooling, and also has an airport catering for both domestic and international destinations. There is also a main line railway station at Diss (15 miles) with a direct service to London Liverpool Street of approximately 90 minutes. The picturesque coastal town of Southwold is just 25 miles to the East.
DIRECTIONS You may wish to use your Sat-Nav (NR35 2BH), but to help you... Leave Norwich heading south via the A140, Ipswich Road. Follow this road through Tasburgh, then at the crossroads turn right onto the B1527 as signed Bungay and Hempnall. Continue through Hempnall and after leaving the village take the third right hand turning to Oxnead Lane, which becomes Mill Road, and Church Road. The property can be found on the left hand side indicated by our for sale board opposite the church.
From the roadside the property is approached via a hard standing driveway and a five bar gate which in turn leads to driveway parking for numerous vehicles. There is also a lawned front garden with mature hedging and planting and a pathway leading to the main entrance door.
ENTRANCE PORCH Tiled flooring, obscure glazed window to side, door to:
ENTRANCE HALL Original parquet flooring, radiator, built-in cloaks storage cupboard, obscure glazed window to front, loft access hatch, doors to:
BEDROOM/RECEPTION ROOM 14' 11" x 13' (4.55m x 3.96m) Fitted carpet, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to front x2, built-in wardrobes.
DOUBLE BEDROOM 16' 11" x 15' (5.16m x 4.57m) Fitted carpet, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to front and side, built-in wardrobes.
DOUBLE BEDROOM 12' 11" x 10' 9" (3.94m x 3.28m) Fitted carpet, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to rear and side, built-in wardrobes.
WC Low level W.C, pedestal hand wash basin, tiled splash backs, fitted carpet, uPVC double glazed window to rear.
FAMILY BATHROOM Three piece suite comprising low level W.C, pedestal hand wash basin, shower cubicle with electric shower, Aqua board and tiled splash backs, fitted carpet, radiator, heated towel rail, uPVC double glazed window to rear.
SITTING ROOM 19' 9" x 17' 6" Max. (6.02m x 5.33m) Feature tiled stone effect fire place with tiled hearth, radiator x2, uPVC double glazed window to front and side, coved ceiling.
KITCHEN/DINER 16' 4" x 15' 6" (4.98m x 4.72m) Fitted range of wall and base level units with complementary rolled edge work surfaces and inset one and a half ceramic sink and drainer, tiled splash backs, inset electric hob and built-in electric eye level oven, space for dishwasher and fridge freezer, fitted carpet, radiator x2, built-in pantry cupboard, uPVC double glazed window to rear x2, door to:
UTILITY ROOM 16' 6" x 7' 5" (5.03m x 2.26m) Space for washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled effect flooring, window to rear, built-in airing cupboard housing oil fired boiler, door to:
CONSERVATORY 11' 6" x 6' 3" (3.51m x 1.91m) Of brick and timber construction with windows to rear aspect, tiled flooring, door to rear garden.
OUTSIDE REAR Accessed via the door in the conservatory you step onto a predominantly lawned private rear garden with mature planting, hedging and shrubs. There is a patio area as well as a pathway which leads to the rear of the garden where you will find a brick built stable block, providing stabling for two horses. This in turn leads through a gate onto the working area of the garden where you will find an open sided cart style barn, an allotment area and a greenhouse. A gateway leads onto the expansive four acre (stms) paddock, which is completely laid to lawn and enclosed with heading and mature planting, The paddock also benefits from a separate gated five bar access from the roadside, separate from the property. To the front you will also find a double garage.
DOUBLE GARAGE 19' 3" x 19' 6" (5.87m x 5.94m) Up and over door to front, window to rear, power and lighting
AGENTS NOTE The property has private drainage located in the back garden, we have been informed this is in working order. The property benefits from mains electricity and water as well as oil fired central heating.
There is separate access provided to the paddocks to rear via a gated access way from the roadside a few hundred yards down the road.