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4 bedroom detached house – Colney, Norwich

Guide Price £625,000

Property Details

Location This quaint property sits next to Colney church with the village green and sign just in front of the house. Colney is a popular village located on the edge of Norwich, with great access both in and out of the city. The village is also home to Norwich Research Park and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, both of which are a short walk from The Old Forge. Norwich city centre is just 4 miles away; with the city offering extensive shopping and retail options, and a diverse selection of bars, restaurants, entertainment and general nightlife. The UEA is within a mile of the property, with access to major routes by road, rail links to London, and Norwich International Airport also close by. Norfolk offers beautiful countryside and stunning sandy beaches; many of these are dotted along the North Norfolk coastline within 1 hour's drive from the city.

The Property The Old Forge has been owned by the same family for a generations and presents an exciting opportunity to acquire such a rare variation of property and land so close to the city. The house itself is modest in size, however has a central link to an additional single storey (the original Forge) which could be either be incorporated with the house, or perhaps transformed into separate annex accommodation as it already has separate kitchen and bathroom facilities. The property has retained original features, including fireplaces and pamment tiled flooring.

Outside Overall the property extends to 1.6ha ( and incorporates mature grassland leading down to the River Yare. From the associated rear garden a metal gate opens to the top parcel of land which offers a double cart lodge and stable block with fence surround. (Both in need of some repair.) A substantial unconverted barn / garage is attached to The Old Forge - this has potential for conversion (subject to planning permission) and boasts original flints and high vaulted ceiling.

Services Mains electricity and water are connected, with private drainage system on site. An oil fired central heating boiler provides domestic hot water and heating to the property. There are two Council Tax bands to this property. The Old Forge - D and The Annexe - A.

Directions Travelling on the A47 Norwich by-pass from the west, take the junction signposted for UEA and Watton. At the roundabout take the first exit and follow into Colney staying in the road lane marked 'City'. Continue past the right turning for the N&NU Hospital and then take the next left turning signposted 'Spire Hospital' and Bowthorpe. Proceed along and turn left onto Old Watton Road where the property will be found on the right hand side adjacent Colney Church.

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