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5 bed detached house for sale

£475,000

Pit Lane, Swaffham PE37

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Property features

  • Five bedroom detached period home
  • Three reception rooms including 26ft kitchen/dining room
  • Family bathroom, en-suite bathroom and cloakroom
  • Mostly walled garden, vegetable plot and garage
  • A host of character features and period nuances

Property description


Summary
Superb period home close to the heart of historic Swaffham with four/five bedrooms, three reception rooms, enclosed gardens and a garage.

Description
William H Brown Swaffham are pleased to present this wonderful and rare opportunity to acquire an individual and characterful detached property in the beating heart of the town centre. Dating back to the early 19th century 14 Pit Lane is teeming with an eclectic mix of period and character features including a feature fireplace in the reception hall, a wood burner in the living room and farmhouse style kitchen/diner, a butler sink in both the kitchen and utility room, some oak floorboards and sash windows a glorious split level garden enclosed by mostly brick walls. Accommodation comprises a reception hall, a cloak room, a 22ft living room, a 26ft kitchen/ dining room with separate utility room, a family room with bi-fold doors onto the garden, four/five bedrooms with one utilised as a study and the master having an en-suite bathroom and a family bathroom. This beautiful property is accompanied by an enclosed garden and has a 17ft garage. Opportunities such as this rarely come along and alongside the host of accommodation and features there are modern benefits such as gas fired central heating. This property would make an ideal family home but will also suit downsizers who crave reception space or somebody looking for a holiday home that the family will enjoy for generations.

Accommodation
Single glazed wooden entrance door into

Reception Hall 12' 5" x 12' 4" max ( 3.78m x 3.76m max )
Sash window to front aspect, radiator, solid flooring, built in cupboard, feature open fireplace, door to kitchen and door into.

Living Room 22' 5" x 12' 2" ( 6.83m x 3.71m )
Two single glazed windows of hardwood construction to front aspect, hardwood patio doors on to the garden, radiator, inset wood burning stove.

Kitchen/ Dining Room 26' 3" x 10' 3" narrowing to 9' 7" ( 8.00m x 3.12m narrowing to 2.92m )
Double glazed timber frame window to side aspect, door to the side aspect. Fully fitted kitchen with wall and base units having work surfaces over, double butler sinks with draining area, tiled splashbacks, space for cooker with cooker hood over, gas fired concealed boiler, inset wood burner, recessed lighting.

Inner Hall
with doors to garden, second stairs, cloakroom and door to

Utility Room 9' 2" x 4' 8" ( 2.79m x 1.42m )
Work surface with inset Butler sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for freezer, tiled splashbacks, integral door to garage.

Cloakroom
Internal single glazed window to side aspect, low level WC, hand wash basin.

Family Room 14' 11" x 12' 7" ( 4.55m x 3.84m )
With double glazed bi-fold doors onto the garden, radiator, TV point, serving hatch, recessed lighting

First Floor Landing
Split level landing with doors to bedrooms, cupboard.

Bedroom 1 11' 8" x 9' 7" + recess ( 3.56m x 2.92m + recess )
Timber framed double glazed windows to rear aspect, built in wardrobes, radiator, door to

En-Suite Bathroom
With crittall window to side aspect, bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, wash hand basin, low level WC, part tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 11' 1" x 9' 7" max ( 3.38m x 2.92m max )
Timber framed double glazed window to rear aspect, built in wardrobe, radiator.

Bedroom 3 14' x 8' 9" ( 4.27m x 2.67m )
Single glazed window to front aspect, radiator.

Bedroom 4 11' x 9' 7" max ( 3.35m x 2.92m max )
Timber framed double glazed sash style window to rear aspect, built in wardrobe, radiator, fitted shelving.

Bedroom 5/ Study 12' 8" max x 12' 4" ( 3.86m max x 3.76m )
Single glazed sash window to front aspect, built in wardrobe, radiator.

Family Bathroom
Single glazed window to front aspect, radiator, part tiled walls. Suite comprising of bath with shower over and shower screen, wash hand basin, low level WC.

Outside
The property is approached directly from Pit Lane and there is access to the

Garage 17' 4" x 12' 3" max ( 5.28m x 3.73m max )
With lighting and up and over electric door. Integral door to utility room.

Outside - Rear
There is a good sized and enclosed split level garden which features a decking area leading to a lawned area defined by borders enhanced by sleepers. There is a vegetable plot, timber shed, greenhouse, a patio area, gated side access. Gardens are enclosed by a mostly brick and flint constructed wall. Such a treat in the town centre!

Directions
From Swaffham town centre walk down Pit Lane where the property can be found at the end offset to the right.

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2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
5. These particulars are issued in good faith but do not constitute representations of fact or form part of any offer or contract. The matters referred to in these particulars should be independently verified by prospective buyers or tenants. Neither sequence (UK) limited nor any of its employees or agents has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £217,552 Sales 198 Current average value £227,795 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £3,678 ▲ 1.64%

Property value data/graphs for PE37

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £265,972 £217 3.3 £256,865
Semi-detached £189,871 £227 2.9 £176,882
Terraced £160,242 £181 2.5 £148,221
Flats £105,279 £193 1.7 £87,500

Current asking prices in PE37

Average: £285,903
Avg. current asking prices in PE37
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £95,000
(1)
£195,443
(30)
£235,030
(48)
£347,463
(27)
£462,500
(4)
Flats £50,000
(1)
- - - -
All £72,500
(2)
£195,443
(30)
£235,030
(48)
£347,463
(27)
£462,500
(4)

Current asking rents in PE37

Average: £599 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in PE37
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £624 pcm
(2)
£774 pcm
(3)
- -
Flats £451 pcm
(1)
- - - -
All £451 pcm
(1)
£624 pcm
(2)
£774 pcm
(3)
- -

Fun facts for PE37

Highest value in PE37
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Norwich Road £437,611
Captains Close £393,467
Chapel Road £390,921
Market Place £373,867
The Street £368,843
Highest turnover in PE37
Highest turnover streets Turnover
St. Andrews Way 77.8%
Northwell Pool Road 70.7%
Roman Crescent 60.0%
Buckenham Close 54.5%
Saxon Court 54.5%

What Zoopla users think of Swaffham

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 70% (24 ratings)

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  • currently 4 stars
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Schools & public services
  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Watlington (13.0 miles)
  • Brandon (13.6 miles)
  • Downham Market (13.9 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (24.7 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (56.1 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (69.7 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (14.6 miles)
  • West Lynn Ferry Landing (14.7 miles)
  • Reedham Ferry North (36.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Swaffham CofE VC Infant & Nursery School (0.2 miles)
  • Swaffham CofE VC Junior Academy (0.6 miles)
  • Sporle Church of England Primary Academy (2.4 miles)
  • Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form Free School (25.2 miles)
  • Bury St Edmunds County Upper School (27.0 miles)
  • Cambridge Arts and Sciences Sixth Form and Tutorial College (37.8 miles)
  • Sacred Heart School (0.2 miles)
  • The Nicholas Hamond Academy (0.5 miles)
  • Litcham School (6.8 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,150 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 47,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,709 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£243/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £61 Electricity £69 Estimated energy cost £130/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 25700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6200 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Breckland

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £235 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £25 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £56 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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