Shotford Road, Harleston
Sold Subject to Contract

4 beds | 2 baths | 2 receptions | Guide price £525,000


  • Sought after location
  • Grade ll listed Dovecote
  • Beautifully presented
  • Generous accommodation
  • Four bedrooms
  • En-suite to master bedroom
  • Double garage
  • Well tended gardens

Set in arguably one of Harleston's most sought-after locations, in a quiet private road of just four prestigious homes and further comprising the original dovecote; this beautifully presented family home has been upgraded by the owners and offers generous and versatile accommodation, off-road parking for three cars as well as double garage and beautifully maintained gardens.

Diss - 10 miles
Bury St Edmunds - 30 miles
Norwich - 21 miles

Set in arguably one of Harleston's most sought-after locations, in a quiet private road of just four prestigious homes and further comprising the original dovecote; this beautifully presented family home has been upgraded by the owners and offers generous and versatile accommodation, off-road parking for three cars as well as double garage and beautifully maintained gardens.

Accommodation briefly comprises:-

- Spacious entrance hallway
- Dual aspect sitting room
- Dining room
- Refitted kitchen/breakfast room
- Garden room
- Utility room
- Cloakroom
- Master bedroom with refitted en-suite shower room
- Three further bedrooms
- Refitted family bathroom
- Double garage with twin electric up and over doors
- Ample parking
- Private gardens
- Original Grade II listed dovecote upgraded by the owners

The Property
The front door opens into a beautifully light and elegant reception hall with stairs rising to first floor, useful storage cupboard and cloakroom to right hand side. The spacious, dual aspect sitting room comprises fireplace with coal effect gas fire in pine surround, French doors opening to the rear garden and terrace and glazed double doors opening into the dining room which also overlooks the garden. The recently updated kitchen/breakfast room comprises tiled floor and an excellent range of wall, base and drawer units with display cabinet and wine rack, granite worktops with upstands over, inset eye-level electric double oven with inset microwave, 4 ring Neff induction hob and Neff indoor grill. With access to and wonderful views over the garden as well as ample space for table and chairs, this well appointed room also benefits from integrated Neff dishwasher, 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, waste disposal unit and an excellent built-in larder cupboard with fold-back double doors. Adjacent the utility room offers sink and matching units with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, water softener as well as a secondary integrated fridge/freezer. A glazed door leads into a useful garden room which in turn accesses both garden and garage and further personal door leads to the attached double garage.

Stairs lead from the reception hall to a galleried landing that gives access to all the bedrooms and the family bathroom and houses the airing cupboard as well as access hatch to loft space. The generously proportioned master bedroom overlooks the beautiful rear garden and boasts his and hers wardrobes as well as a recently refitted en-suite shower room with tiled floor, part tiled walls and inset spotlights. Three further bedrooms each benefit from inbuilt wardrobes and share the recently refitted family bathroom with opaque window to front and three piece white suite with shower over bath in tiled surround.


Outside
The property is approached over a sweeping shingled driveway leading off Shotford Road. There is off road parking for three cars adjacent to the double garage which is accessed via twin up and over electric doors and is power, light and water connected. The front garden is enclosed by a pretty, painted picket fence and is predominantly lawned, flanked by well stocked borders with a shingle path leading up to the front door. The beautiful Grade II listed dovecote forms part of the property and having been recently refurbished it is currently utilised for storage. A painted wooden gate to side gives access to the rear garden which is fully enclosed by an attractive brick wall to the right hand side and panel fencing to left and rear. Predominantly laid to lawn, this well maintained, west facing rear garden offers a good degree of privacy and comprises well stocked borders with a mix of trees, shrubs and bedding plants with two good sized patio areas, ideal for pots and statuary offering perfect outside entertaining space. An attractive greenhouse is included in the sale.

Location
Harleston is a small vibrant market town, nestled in the beautiful Waveney Valley, some 20 miles inland from the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The town's history is reflected in its Georgian town houses, fine timber buildings and other landmarks such as the Italianate clock tower. Harleston boasts an impressive array of independent shops, as well as doctors surgery, dentist, bank, post office, chemist, hotels, pubs and garage. There is free parking in the centre of town where a number of food outlets can be found including a delicatessen and small supermarkets, as well as a market every Wednesday selling fresh produce. There are local schools, a library and a community centre. The city of Norwich is about 20 miles to the north, whilst the historical town of Bury St Edmunds lies approximately 30 miles to the west. Two major supermarkets can be found in Diss, just a 15 minute drive away, that also boasts a direct line train to London Liverpool Street station in 90 minutes.

Tenure
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.

Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale (unless mentioned in the sales particulars), but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.

Agents Note
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.

Services
Gas central heating and all mains connected.

Local Authority:
South Norfolk District Council
Tax Band: F
Energy Rating: D
Postcode: IP20 9JR

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