Vicarage Road, Great Hockham, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24

££600,000 Offers over

5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

Description

Whittley Parish are delighted to offer to the market this immaculately presented detached family home nestled in the heart of the village of Great Hockham. Great Hockham lies approximately 8 miles from the market town of Attleborough and 9 miles from Thetford, both towns boasting a range of facilities and train stations serving Norwich and Cambridge. The village itself benefits from an excellent array of amenities such as primary and nursery schools, a friendly village pub serving good food and hosting many social events throughout the year, a very active village hall with monthly coffee mornings, gardening club, Bowls, Yoga and Tai Chi. For those wanting to explore the beautiful Norfolk countryside there are various walks and trails leading to Thetford Forest along with equestrian facilities in the village and a local riding school. For those needing to commute, there is quick and easy access onto the A11. Great Hockham is well known for its annual village fair, dating back to 1272 and taking place on the village green during the summer.

Individually built in 1979 by a local builder, this substantial family home offers versatile modern living, whilst displaying a wealth of character and charm. The accommodation expands to approximately 2660 square feet and has been well laid out over two floors. The property is ideal for multi-generational living with the ground floor offering a potential bedroom with ensuite shower room and living room. There is also potential to convert the double garage to create an annex which would have it's own independent access and may also be suitable for holiday let/Airbnb (stpp).

The property has been upgraded to include the installation of six solar panels to generate electricity and solar tubes to heat the water which return an income from the power provider. Additionally to this, all exterior windows and doors have been replaced since 2021 and all lights are now LED contributing to an excellent EPC rating of C for energy efficiency. 

The property is located on a quiet road on the edge of the village and enjoys a set back position with ample driveway parking for multiple cars. The front gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a range of mature trees, shrubs and flower beds alongside a garden pond. A five bar wooden gate gives access to the rear garden and west facing patio, which has been carefully landscaped with areas of lawn, gravel and slated patio making it ideal for outdoor entertaining. There is an enclosed vegetable patch and established fruit bushes and trees along with a lovely wild flower border. Beyond the garden are the most wonderful views over open farmland. 

The accommodation is as follows:

Entrance Hall - 7.37m x 2.24m (24'2" x 7'4")

As you step into the house you are greeted by an impressive hall with glass paneled front door, large coat cupboard, oak flooring and stairs leading to the galleried landing. Opening through to:

Living Room - 6.86m x 3.86m (22'6" x 12'8")

A well proportioned room with large front window flooding the room with plenty of natural light. There is a fabulous brick fireplace with multi-fuel burner set within and exposed reclaimed beams which add wonderful character to the room. There is a side door giving access to the rear garden and double doors that open to: 

Conservatory - 3.61m x 3.07m (11'10" x 10'1")

The conservatory is a great addition to the property with insulated roof and ceiling fan making it usable all year round. There are doors opening onto the patio area and lovely views over the rear garden and fields beyond. 

Dining Room - 4.44m x 3.76m (14'7" x 12'4")

Found to the front of the house and benefiting from front and side aspect windows with views out to the front gardens. Particular notice is given to the decorative Edwardian style fireplace with marble hearth. 

Reception Room/Bedroom - 3.23m x 2.92m (10'7" x 9'7")

Currently set up as a reception room or family room, but would lend itself well as a guest bedroom. There is a large built in cupboard, oak flooring, window to side aspect and doors to study and shower room. 

Shower Room - 2.03m x 1.83m (6'8" x 6'0")

Three peice suite comprising of shower cubicle with electric shower, WC and hand wash basin, tiled floor and obscured window.  

Study - 3.23m x 2.11m (10'7" x 6'11")

An ideal space for those needing to work from home, but could also be used as a sitting room or bedroom for guests. Side aspect window. 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.64m x 3.05m (18'6" x 10'0")

Fitted with a range of solid wood wall and base units with worktops over, integral oven,  microwave and dishwasher, gas hob, stainless steel cooker hood and splashback, double drainer sink with mixer tap, generous space for table and chairs, tiled floor with partial underfloor heating and rear aspect window. A great feature is the walk in, fully shelved larder cupboard. Arch leads through to:

Utility Room - 2.34m x 2.06m (7'8" x 6'9")

Recently updated wooden cupboards and worktops, butler sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer. Door to:

Boot room - 3.02m x 1.91m (9'11" x 6'3")

Fully glazed door with side panels leading to rear garden. Door to: 

Garage - 6.02m x 2.97m (19'9" x 9'9")

The garage has power and light and double doors to rear garden. There is excellent scope to convert this space into an annex if required (stpp). Opening to:

Workshop - 6.02m x 1.7m (19'9" x 5'7")

Housing the Grant oil fired central heating boiler and door leading to rear garden.

Landing

A spacious galleried landing with doors to all five bedrooms and family bathroom. There is a large loft hatch with drop down ladder giving access to a half boarded loft space which houses the solar panel equipment. 

Bedroom one - 3.94m x 3.76m (12'11" x 12'4")

A double bedroom with dual aspect windows, fitted double wardrobes and oak flooring. Door to:

Ensuite - 2.11m x 1.96m (6'11" x 6'5")

Four piece suite comprising of shower cubicle, hand wash basin, WC and bidet, part tiled walls, mirror with light and obscured window. 

Bedroom two - 3.89m x 3.4m (12'9" x 11'2")

Double bedroom with front aspect window with window seat and fitted wardrobes. 

Bedroom three - 3.86m x 3.38m (12'8" x 11'1")

Double bedroom with side and rear windows giving views to the gardens and fields beyond. 

Bedroom four - 3.25m x 3.05m (10'8" x 10'0")

Double bedroom with rear aspect window overlooking the garden. 

Bedroom five - 3.05m x 2.26m (10'0" x 7'5")

Another double bedroom with the potential to combine with bedroom four and install an ensuite. Side aspect window.

Bathroom - 3.91m x 3.28m (12'10" x 10'9")

A surprisingly large bathroom recently refitted and comprising of freestanding bath, large shower cubicle, hand wash basin and WC. There is a large airing cupboard with shelves and hanging rail housing the hot water cylinder heated by solar tubes. 

Services:
Drainage: Mains
Heating: Oil central heating
Tenure: Freehold
Council tax band: E
EPC rating: C

Tenure: Freehold

Vicarage Road, Great Hockham, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24
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