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Individual, SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME with VIEWS over the RIVER, BROADS and MARINA plus the POTENTIAL TO CREATE A LARGE SELF CONTAINED ANNEX with separate entrance. This much loved BESPOKE FAMILY HOME must be viewed to appreciate the quiet location on a private road. The property has spacious, flexib.
Individual, SPACIOUS FAMILY HOME with VIEWS over the RIVER, BROADS and MARINA plus the POTENTIAL TO CREATE A LARGE SELF CONTAINED ANNEX with separate entrance. This much loved BESPOKE FAMILY HOME must be viewed to appreciate the quiet location on a private road. The property has spacious, flexible accommodation spread over three floors and large mature gardens. It is with heavy hearts that the current owners have decided to downsize from one of these RARELY AVAILABLE Priory Road HOMES.
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Entering on the ground floor into an enclosed porch, that leads through the main hallway, doors lead off to the living room with real open fireplace and balcony with stunning sunset views. Also off the hall are the study/bedroom five, w.c and kitchen/breakfast room, stairs lead up to the first floor bedrooms. The kitchen/breakfast room leads through to the dining room with log burner and into the sun room, with its adjoining balcony, both affording spectacular views of the river, broads and marina. The kitchen has enclosed stairs down to the basement, as well as a stable door to the side.
The basement, which opens onto the patio and rear garden, currently comprises a laundry room with plumbing for washing machine, gym, w.c, large fully equipped cinema room and games room. Used by the current family as an entertaining area, this space could be used to create a self contained apartment, ideal for holiday lets or a live in relative.
The basement has two separate covered terraces leading onto a large patio. One can be closed off completely.
On the first floor are four further bedrooms, with three double rooms, all with fitted wardrobes and one single. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room and the remaining bedrooms are supported by a family bathroom with full suite including both a bath and separate shower.
The loft access is from the landing and this is boarded with a loft ladder fitted.
Gated to the front for both vehicle and pedestrian access. A brick weave driveway provides off road parking for several vehicles as well as access to the side of the property and to the basement accommodation. The remainder of the front garden is lawned with mature planting.
To the rear of the property, the garden slopes away from the the house, allowing for the elevated position. At the immediate rear of the house and leading off the games room and family room, is an extensive brick weave patio area ideal for entertaining. Steps lead down to the large, mature and well planted garden, walking down through the garden you enter a wildlife meadow with pathways cut through the reeds. A real paradise for children?s adventures or adult tranquility.
The property has two storage sheds and a greenhouse within the rear garden. As well as an outside tap, outside lighting and electricity point.
There are private moorings close to the end of the garden, not included with this property.
The property is located in St Olaves, a quiet Norfolk Broads Village with its own marina and friendly village pub with riverside gardens, the Broads oldest recorded Inn. The village has a bus service, a family restaurant, English Heritage Priory ruins, a landscape gardeners, garage services and marine chandlers. The nearest rail station is Haddiscoe, which just over 1 mile away with free parking and is on the Norwich to Lowestoft line. Norwich is a small, popular city with an airport, bus and rail links to all major cities. From the property there is easy access to riverside and country walks abundant with wildlife. St Olaves is a short distance from the market town of Beccles. This popular and busy market town has many shops, restaurants, schools, pubs and supermarkets. A market selling fresh produce is held every Friday in the town, there is a local bus station which runs a regular service to Lowestoft, Norwich, St Olaves and many of the smaller villages around. Beccles is located on the Waveney River which is a gateway to the Broads network. The train station (a five minute walk away) runs a link to London Liverpool Street via Ipswich, and the unspoilt Suffolk coastline with the beaches of Southwold and Walberswick is within easy driving distance.
Council Tax Band: F
Utilities: Mains water and drainage are connected with along with mains electricity.
Heating & Hot Water: Heating via radiators with an oil fired boiler located in the basement with a hot water tank on the first floor. The plastic oil storage tank is at the side of the house with easy access for deliveries of oil.
Windows & Doors: Double glazed windows throughout.
NOTE: The cinema room is fully equipped with installed projector, drop down screen and high end speakers, amplifier and DVD player. These items can remain by negotiation. The games room has a slate bed pool table which can remain by negotiation.
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