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3 bedroom detached house – East Church Street, Kenninghall, Norwich


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Location Kenninghall is a very popular south Norfolk village and East and West Church Street, which lie either side of the church, are considered to be of particular merit having had very little alteration over the years preserving its wonderful period character. Within Kenninghall there is a well run stores with post office, doctor's surgery, primary school, church and other small businesses together with two public houses. The countryside surrounding Kenninghall is gently rolling with expanses of community woodland making the village feel nestled within the countryside. It is a very well placed village with easy access to wider facilities. The A11 is only a couple of miles away and now has a dual carriageway all the way to the A14, making Newmarket and Cambridge within commutable distance. There is a mainline rail service at Diss (8 miles) on the Norwich to London Liverpool Street line with a journey to London of around 90 minutes. Bury St Edmunds is 18 miles or so and the fine cathedral city of Norwich with its wide array of cultural facilities and international airport is just 23 miles away.

The Property Whitehaven sits on the outskirts of the village along East Church Street with the Conservation Area and is set back off the road with garden to the front and parking to the side. The owners use the back door which is accessed through wooden gates. The accommodation inside is spacious and characterful, combining period features such as exposed ceiling beams and timbering with modern additions of a kitchen/breakfast room in the extension. Above is a bedroom with ensuite accessed via a staircase at one end of the kitchen and is currently in use as a study with sofabed. There are a further two bedrooms accessed via a bespoke oak staircase in the original section of the house made by local carpenter Braemar. Off the landing is a bathroom with electric shower over the bath. Of particular note is the spacious utility room which has the benefit of a store cupboard/walk-in pantry and a separate cloakroom/laundry room. The current owners have added a conservatory which takes in fine views over the rear garden.

Agents Note Hyper-fast full fibre Broadband is shortly to be installed with speeds of 300mbps.

Outside The property is approached from the road via a shingled driveway. Double wooden gates open into the rear garden where an oil tank is cleverly hidden to the left of the property. The garden is laid mainly to lawn and incorporates a greenhouse, vegetagle trug, two sheds and a wood store. There is a useful verandah positioned immediate outside the utility room which provides a shaded place to sit on hot days.

Services Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired boiler providing heat to radiators and domestic hot water.

Directions From Diss head west on the A1066 and at the village of South Lopham fork right. Proceed out of South Lopham and through North Lopham into the village of Kenninghall. At the staggered crossroads turn right and at the market square turn right again into West Church Street. Continue along this road and the property will be found towards the end of the row of housing on the right hand side, clearly marked with a For Sale board.


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