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Location The Cedars is set within the Conservation Area of East Harling which is one of the best served villages in the area, retaining a variety of shops and other facilities including two public houses, junior school, doctors practice, dentist, chemist, various sports and other clubs and has a real community feel. The surrounding area is great for walkers and cyclists with 'Quiet Lanes' and the vast area of Forestry Commission woodland which is open to the public. Access from East Harling is very good with the A11 just a few miles away providing a swift route to Norwich (20 miles) to the north east and Newmarket (30 miles) to the south west and then connecting to the A14. The fine old town of Bury St Edmunds is just 18 miles away. For the commuter there are train stations at Thetford (Norwich to Cambridge line) and Diss (Norwich to London Liverpool Street line).
The Property This elegant house encompasses all the classic features of the Georgian era, with large airy rooms, high ceilings, tall sash windows with original shutters, decorative cornicing and tessellated floor tiles to the entrance hall and conservatory. The property has been thoughtfully updated and improved over recent years to include modern bathrooms, a new kitchen and a superb bespoke conservatory which features a hand painted frieze by local artist and illustrator Maz Jackson. The kitchen features pamment floor tiles and is fitted out with a range of units with granite work surfaces and incorporates a ceramic hob, double oven, a Rayburn, dishwasher and additionally there is a pantry which is part shelved and has space for a large fridge/freezer. Leading off the main entrance hall is a wet room which adds flexibility should there be a requirement for a bedroom on the ground floor. Additionally, a door leads from the entrance hall down to the dry cellar.
The staircase with turned mahogany hand rail sweeps up to the first floor where there are four double bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. All four bedrooms feature original fireplaces.
Outside The Cedars is set back from the road and features a horseshoe driveway, set off with a handsome decorative wrought iron fence and strap gates to each entrance. The gravelled driveway provides ample parking and there is scope to add garaging to either side of the property. Access from the driveway to the side of the house is via a gated topiary garden and a further gate opens into the rear garden which is planted with shrub beds and a variety of trees. To the rear is a gated vegetable garden with sheds and greenhouse. A further area of garden lies to the east of the property with double gates opening onto the drive. All in all, the house sits in 0.41 acres (0.169ha).
Services Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating and Rayburn. Mains gas is available within the village. Please note that the services/appliances/central heating and heating system/plumbing and electrical installations have not been tested by the selling agents and the purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition and warranty of these items.
Directions From Diss travelling west on the A1066 towards Thetford. In Garboldisham turn right beside The Fox public house and follow the road into East Harling. The property will be found on the right hand side shortly after the left hand bend and opposite the butchers.
Viewing Strictly by appointment with TW Gaze.