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5 bedroom detached house – Gallants Lane, East Harling, Norwich

Guide Price £445,000

Property Details

Location This house is in the Conservation Area of the village, tucked away, and standing end on to a quiet one way lane and is just a short walk from all the services that are on offer. East Harling is one of the best served villages within the area retaining two public houses, butchers, convenience store, chemist, doctor's surgery, dentist and various other small businesses. There is a nursery and primary school just down the road (Ofsted rating 'Good') and for those who enjoy the countryside there are miles of walks and cycle ways in the nearby Thetford Forest as well as a network of walks around the village. Harling is convenient for wider facilities with easy access onto the A11 which is dual carriageway to Norwich (22 miles to the north east) and the A14 corridor to the west leading to Newmarket and Cambridge. For the commuter there are train stations at Diss on the London Liverpool Street line and Thetford for the Cambridge/London Kings Cross line. This is a house which combines privacy in a well served village and offers easy access to the wider world.

The Property Built in 1880, this house has much to offer and combines period character with great flexibility of living space. The current layout is ideal for someone who wants to work from home or needs a hobby area are there are various workshops, but equally these could be converted to create further living space if desired, and the bedrooms which are quite small could be re-configured by removing the stud partition walls to create fewer but larger rooms. The house has been well looked after and has double glazed windows set in wood frames retaining the period feel. There is plenty of entertaining space in the four reception areas and the vendors had plans to knock through the kitchen into the snug to create a larger kitchen/living space. Overall this house has plenty of space, is well maintained and offers considerable potential to re-model should a new owner desire.

Outside The garden lies principally to the south and is very private particularly for a house in the centre of a village. It is divided into two principal areas; one is lawned and enclosed by a brick wall and the other is shingled leading onto a raised sandstone terrace in front of two of the workshops. There is plenty of room for parking and the workshops offer potential for various uses. Overall the property is set within 0.075ha (0.19ac).

Services Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. Gas fired back boiler providing heating to radiators and domestic hot water supplemented by a gas fire Rayburn.

Directions From Diss travelling west on the A1066 towards Thetford. Turn right in Garboldisham beside the Fox Inn and follow the road into East Harling. Opposite the doctor's surgery turn right into King Street and then first left on Gallants Lane. Go past the school and Providence House is a little further along on the right.

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