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Off Ipswich Road, Norwich, Norfolk

5 bedrooms, Guide price £575,000

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A detached property occupying a good plot of land in a prime residential area off Ipswich Road. In need of some improvement and re-arrangement. This property is offered for sale with no onward chain.


DESCRIPTION No. 5 Hornor Close comprises a detached property dating back to 1964 when the property was built and the land acquired from the Town Close Estate. Constructed of brick with a pitched main roof. The property is situated in a Conservation Area and offers accommodation on two floors comprising entrance hall, cloakroom, back hall, kitchen, dining room, lounge and study on the ground floor, together with five bedrooms, bathroom and shower room on the first floor.

The property was designed to a high specific…

A detached property occupying a good plot of land in a prime residential area off Ipswich Road. In need of some improvement and re-arrangement. This property is offered for sale with no onward chain.


DESCRIPTION No. 5 Hornor Close comprises a detached property dating back to 1964 when the property was built and the land acquired from the Town Close Estate. Constructed of brick with a pitched main roof. The property is situated in a Conservation Area and offers accommodation on two floors comprising entrance hall, cloakroom, back hall, kitchen, dining room, lounge and study on the ground floor, together with five bedrooms, bathroom and shower room on the first floor.

The property was designed to a high specification by Feilden & Mawson, who were well known architects at that time and were deeply involved in new build properties in and around the Norwich area. The principal rooms are south facing and there is great potential for any buyer to re-arrange and improve this property, which occupies an excellent plot.

Whilst the existing accommodation works well, there is scope to extend at the rear and side, taking advantage of the privacy.

LOCATION Hornor Close is situated off Ipswich Road in one of the prime residential areas of the city. Access to the centre of Norwich is good and there are excellent local shopping and transport facilities in nearby Unthank Road, Grove Road and Eaton Village. The property is situated within walking distance of the centre of the city of Norwich.

This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a first class residence within easy reach of communication routes as well as local private and public schools. The privacy is very relevant as well.

DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Norwich on the Ipswich Road and turn right into Hornor Close. The property will be seen on the right hand side.

ACCOMMODATION

On the Ground Floor:-

ENTRANCE HALL Approached from the side of the property. Doors to all ground floor rooms. Stairs to first floor.

KITCHEN Hatch through to dining room. Windows to front and side. Fitted with a range of low level and wall mounted cupboards and drawer units. In need of some re-arrangement.

DINING ROOM Window and door to front. Double doors through to lounge.

LOUNGE Window to front and side. A major feature of the property, linking in well with the dining room.

STUDY Window to side overlooking the garden.

CLOAKROOM Window to rear. Low level WC. Wash hand basin.

BACK HALL Door to rear of property. General storage space. Oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating to the property.

On the First Floor:-

LANDING Doors to bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room. Hatch to roof space. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

BEDROOM 1 Window to front and side overlooking garden. Built-in cupboards.

BEDROOM 2 Window to front. Built-in cupboards.

BEDROOM 3 Window to side overlooking garden. Built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM 4 Window to front. Built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM 5 A single bedroom. Window to side and rear. Built-in cupboard.

BATHROOM Window to rear. Bath unit. Wash hand basin. WC.

SHOWER ROOM Shower cubicle.

OUTSIDE The property is approached from Hornor Close and there is a drive leading down to the side of the property with access to the rear garden and the entrance hall.

The garage, 6.19m wide x 4.92m deep (20'4" x 16'2") has twin up and over doors and is located adjoining Hornor Close being constructed of brick with a flat roof. The grounds are a major feature of the property and feature and old Victorian red brick wall which wraps round part of the property. There is a great deal of privacy here with specimen trees and the land is mainly laid to lawn with flower borders.

The property enjoys a quiet aspect bearing in mind the proximity to the city and much of the charm rests with the unspoilt private garden. There is scope for any buyer to re-arrange the curtilage to a certain extent, perhaps demolishing the garage and re-arranging the entrance to no. 5.

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Oil fire central heating system. No mains gas connected - mains gas is in the vicinity and prospective purchasers should carry out their own investigations concerning connection.

AGENT'S NOTE: The photographs shown in this brochure have been taken with a camera using a wide angle lens and therefore interested parties are advised to check the room measurements prior to arranging a viewing.

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