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6 bedroom detached house – Meadow Lane, North Lopham, DissGuide Price £750,000
Property DetailsLocation: Meadow Retreat sits within the pretty village of North Lopham and is set back along a lane which serves 5 other properties. The village is well thought of and has a basic range of amenities including a public house and school. The neighbouring village of Kenninghall just a couple of miles away has wider facilities and the bustling market town of Diss is just 6 miles to the east and has schooling to sixth form, excellent shops, sporting and social facilities, and good transport links with a mainline rail service to London Liverpool Street in just 90 minutes. A little further afield is Bury St Edmunds (15 miles), Norwich (25 miles) and there are links to the A11 which is now dual carriageway all the way to Newmarket where it joins the A14 corridor giving access to Cambridge within an hour or so. This house combines a quiet setting with good access to facilities.
The Property Built approximately 7 years ago by the owners and to their specification, this remarkable family home offers very spacious interiors with an open plan feel and is very well appointed throughout with every detail considered. There is underfloor heating to the ground floor and hot water is heated via solar thermal tubes in the summer months or by the woodburner or oil boiler in the winter months. Other features include a built-in sprinkler system, emergency lighting, smoke/heat detectors and CCTV system covering the perimeter of the house, a heat recovery air circulation system and an alarm system. There are electric panel heaters in the garden room and the garage and provision for hot water also.
The entrance hall is most impressive with its bespoke oak staircase and feature tiled wall. Bifold doors at one end open directly onto the rear garden and allow in plenty of light to the dining area. Leading off is a well-equipped kitchen with a good range of integrated appliances, including a dishwasher and wine cooler. The sitting room enjoys a double aspect and there is also a study and cinema/play room. Two of the four bedrooms on the first floor have ensuite facilities, one with a wardrobed dressing area. There is a family bathroom and on the second floor is a further bedroom served by an adjacent shower room again with fitted wardrobes, ideal for teenagers, visitors, live-in staff etc.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a tarmac driveway which leads up to the double garage. Above the garage is a bedroom with shower room and there is potential to convert the garage area into a self-contained separate annexe if required. There is space to erect garaging to the left side of the property. To one side of the house is a paved area which incorporates a hot tub and a seating area. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and features a large garden room with cloakroom and kitchenette. This room measures 10.75m x 4.75m and is a wonderful space for entertaining.
Services Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage (Klargester). Oil fired central heating. Solar thermal panels for hot water in the summer months.
Directions From Diss, head west on the A1066 and at South Lopham take the right fork and proceed into the village of North Lopham. Turn right immediately past the duck pond onto Meadow Lane and Meadow Retreat will be found in the far right hand corner.
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