Vicarage Road, Foulden, Thetford, Norfolk, IP26 5AB | Property for sale | Savills
219.90 sq m
Guide price £575,000(34,987,223 EGP)

Vicarage RoadFoulden, Thetford, Norfolk, IP26 5AB

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2024
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Sitting in about 2.67 acres of mature gardens and woodland
  • Double garage, workshop, log store and shed
  • Village location

A charming cottage sitting in approx 2.76 acres of garden and woodland.

About this property

  • Nestled within approximately 2.76 acres of enchanting gardens and woodland, this charming cottage boasts a heritage dating back to the 1750s.

    The property has evolved over time with later additions and offers scope for further enhancements subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. The house provides a wealth of character including exposed beams and striking fireplaces.

    The ground floor consists of an inviting entrance hall, living room boasting a wood burner crowned by a copper hood, sitting room with yet another attractive fireplace and wood burner, a functional office space, bedroom, bathroom, and a kitchen adorned with an oil fired Rayburn which provides the hot water when lit. The kitchen units were lovingly handcrafted by the current owner. The more recent part of the house provides a spacious bootroom/utility room, pantry and a washhouse housing a cloakroom.

    The first floor provides a principal bedroom with triple aspect windows, walk-in cupboard and a beautiful feature fireplace. There are three further bedrooms.

    Outside
    The property sits in about 2.76 acres of mature gardens and woodland and is a haven for wildlife. There are many points of interest including a vegetable patch, formal lawns, wild flower gardens and an oak grove. There is an array of beautiful and fine trees such as oaks believed to be over 200 years old, weeping willows and fruit trees including Norfolk biffin apple and pear. A double garage and separate workshop were built in 2001 and a garden shed and log shed were built in 2009.

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What really stands this property from out from others is the beautiful gardens the property sits in. They are a haven for wildlife.

Polly HughesProperty agent

Local information

  • 21 Vicarage Road is located in the village of Foulden. The village has a recreation ground which is a great space for children to play and Foulden Common is a site of special scientific interest known for its grassland and scrub which is home to grizzled and dingy skipper butterflies.
  • The village of Mundford is approximately 4 miles away and has a mini supermarket, butchers and Post Office. It also has an excellent pub with a fuel filling station nearby.
  • The attractive market town of Swaffham is approximately 8 miles away and has a good range of local facilities and specialist shopping alongside the usual butchers, chemists, public houses and a Waitrose on the edge of the town. Further facilities can be found at Downham Market which has an excellent railway link to London Kings Cross with a fastest journey time of 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • There are also regular main line rail connections to Norwich, Cambridge and Liverpool Lime Street from Thetford. The house is situated close to Thetford Forest which is 47,000 acres of the largest pine forest in Great Britain. Thetford Forest is home to High Lodge Visitors Centre which has a cafe, cycle hire, adventure play areas, walking trails, outdoor concerts, theatre and entertainment. It is also the home to the Go Ape high wire adventure course.

Additional information

  • Services
  • Mains water, electricity and drainage, oil fired central heating and solar panels.
  • Local Authority
  • Breckland District Council. Band E
  • Agent's Note
  • The vendor advises us their Broadband has a speed of 40 megabites per second.
  • Viewings
  • Strictly by appointment with Savills. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: E