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6 bedroom detached house – The Street, Bridgham, Norfolk

Guide Price £575,000

Property Details

Location Bridgham is a small village which lies some 3 miles distant from the well served village of East Harling which has a range of day-to-day amenities including a doctors surgery, shops and public houses. The larger towns of Thetford and Attleborough are some 6 miles distant, both have railway stations on the Norwich to Cambridge line and at Diss (10 miles) there is a mainline railway station on the Norwich to London Liverpool Street line, a journey from Norwich to London taking around 90 minutes. There is good access onto the A11 corridor which runs approximately 1½ miles from the village with Newmarket around 45 minutes away and Cambridge within the hour. The regional city of Norwich lies around 20 miles to the north with has the benefit of an International Airport. The surrounding countryside is gently rolling with the nearby West Harling area of Thetford Forest and the River Thet, offering excellent facilities for walkers, cyclists and horse riding.

The Property Built in the 1970s, this much loved family home has generously proportioned and naturally light accommodation. The vendors have put their own stamp on the property over the years and have added quirky and artistic features along with carrying out general maintenance and improvements including upvc windows to part and solar roof panels. A purpose built ground floor extension has also been added which comprises a bedroom, wet room and rear lobby with access directly into the rear garden and this is linked to the house rather unusually by a Russian railway carriage. A ground floor shower room offers flexibility and there is a first floor shower room which would now benefit from an update. The kitchen has a good number of storage cupboards and a door opens from here directly into the double garage which doubles up as a utility room.

Outside Whitegate is set well back from The Street along a private driveway and is not visible from the road. The house is positioned close to the north east boundary with a large parking area to the front of the house. A track leads to the side of the house along the back of the houses which face the street and this gives access to the barn/workshop and the attached annexe/studio. Beyond the lawned areas of garden lies an area of woodland comprising a variety of trees including oak which have been planted by the owners. This woodland also encompasses wood cabins which have power and water connected and at the far southern corner the woodland connects with the river Thet where there lies a further log cabin/studio, pagoda and additionally a Russian themed river boat moored to the river bank. In total, the land amounts to around 2.5 acres sts.

Services Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating.

Directions From Diss head west on the A1066 towards Thetford. Continue through the village of Garboldisham and take the third turn on the right signposted Shadwell. Continue through the village and turn right onto The Street and into Bridgham. Follow this road into the centre of the village and Whitegate will be found on the right hand side, the driveway being situated at the beginning of a bus stop lay-by.

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