A detached family house with 4/5 bedroom accommodation, indoor swimming pool, double garage and 2/3 acre grounds (sts).
Whispers is a substantial detached family house situated in the popular and conveniently located village of Sculthorpe. The current owners have carried out a programme of improvements to the property to now provide generous flexible ground floor accommodation comprising an entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room with separate utility, dining room, sitting room, study/bedroom 5 and a shower room. Upstairs, a spacious galleried landing leads to an en suite master bedroom, 3 further bedrooms, a shower room and Jack and Jill bathroom. Attached to the rear, there is an indoor heated swimming pool and the property also has the benefit of coloured UPVC double glazing, solar panels, an alarm system and oil-fired central heating.
Outside, Whispers stands behind a drive in drive out driveway providing plenty of parking with a detached double garage and grounds amounting to approximately 2/3 acre (subject to survey) comprising formal gardens, a paddock and stables.
Sculthorpe is a rural scattering of houses, cottages and modern properties conveniently located close the market town of Fakenham and surrounded by attractive countryside. In close proximity is Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve where there are walkways open to the public. The village has 2 pub/restaurants, The Hourglass and Sculthorpe Mill, a Church, Methodist Chapel and village hall.
The nearby town of Fakenham has a weekly market on Thursday selling everything from antiques to fruit and vegetables, a sports centre, schools and several supermarkets. The north Norfolk Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its beautiful sandy beaches, big skies and leisure facilities is just a 10 mile drive to the north.
3.44m x 3.20m (11' 3" x 10' 6") A part glazed UPVC door leads from the front of the property into the spacious entrance hall with a staircase to first floor galleried landing with storage cupboard under, room for freestanding furniture, ceramic tiled floor, dado rail and radiator.
6.07m x 4.04m (19' 11" x 13' 3") A range of cream base and wall units with Quartz worktops incorporating a one and a half bowl resin sink with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks. Island unit with built-in cupboards and space under for bar stools, space for range style cooker with a stainless steel and glass extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher and space for an American style fridge freezer. Porcelain tiled floor, radiator in cabinet, recessed ceiling lights and 3 windows to the front of the property. Door to:
3.59m x 3.48m (11' 9" x 11' 5") A range of sage green base and wall units with oak block worktops incorporating a white ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks. Spaces and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, coat hooks, window to the front and a door to:
Quarry tiled floor, windows to the front and rear and a glazed door leading outside to the side of the property.
7.05m x 3.62m (23' 2" x 11' 11") Engineered oak flooring, radiator, wall lights and sliding French doors leading out to the swimming pool.
9.80m x 4.51m (32' 2" x 14' 10") Red brick fireplace housing a wood burner cast iron stove on a pamment tiled hearth, 2 radiators and wall lights. Double aspect with 2 windows to the side and French doors with glazed panels to the sides leading outside onto a paved seating area and the rear garden beyond.
Connecting the entrance hall to the swimming pool with a ceramic tiled floor and coat hooks.
Ground floor shower room
2.77m x 2.70m (9' 1" x 8' 10") Shower cubicle, vanity storage unit incorporating a wash basin, WC, ceramic tiled floor and walls, radiator and a window to the side.
2.84m x 2.70m (9' 4" x 8' 10") Radiator and window to the side.
First floor galleried landing
2 radiators, loft hatch and a window to the front.
6.43m x 3.60m (21' 1" x 11' 10") Extensive range of fitted wardrobes, 2 radiators, double aspect windows to the side and overlooking the rear garden and an archway leading to:
En suite shower room
4.45m x 1.86m (14' 7" x 6' 1") Shower cubicle, vanity storage unit incorporating a wash basin, concealed cistern WC, ceramic tiled floor and walls, radiator, skylight window and eaves access.
3.60m x 4.93m (11' 10" x 16' 2") Range of fitted cupboards to the sides and over the bed space, dressing table, radiator, 2 windows to the front and a door to the Jack and Jill bathroom.
3.63m x 3.45m (11' 11" x 11' 4") Range of fitted cupboards to the sides and over the bed space, radiator and a window overlooking the rear garden.
3.63m x 3.45m (11' 11" x 11' 4")
Fitted wardrobe and dressing table unit, radiator and a window overlooking the rear garden.
Jack and jill bathroom
2.76m x 2.36m (9' 1" x 7' 9") A panelled bath with shower mixer tap, vanity storage unit incorporating a wash basin, concealed cistern WC, shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, tiled walls and radiator. Window to the front and doors to bedroom 2 and the landing.
2.76m x 1.43m (9' 1" x 4' 8") Shower cubicle, vanity storage unit incorporating a wash basin, WC, tiled walls, vinyl flooring, radiator and a window to the front.
Whispers is set back from the road behind a low brick wall with a lawned and gravelled front garden and is approached over an in and out driveway providing parking for several cars and leading to the double garage. To the right hand side of the property, there is the oil storage tank, dehumidifier unit and a concrete pathway.
To the left of the property, a timber gate opens onto concrete hardstanding where there are 2 stables (approximately 12ft x 12ft and 12ft x 6ft), a timber workshop and shed. The rear garden is south facing and comprises an extensive paved terrace opening out from the sitting room and swimming pool room with an electric sun blind and barbecue, a lawn with mature hedged boundaries.
A further paddock area has a post, rail and stock-proofed fence to the boundaries with a further 2 stables (approximately 9ft x 9ft each), hay store (9ft x 9ft) and tack room (9ft x 9ft).
In all, the gardens and grounds amount to approximately 2/3 acre (subject to survey).
Swimming pool area
Pool room - 11.45m x 5.88m (37' 7" x 19' 3") Swimming pool (liner recently replaced) with a tiled perimeter, pool cover, radiator, dehumidifier and UPVC clad ceiling. Windows to the rear and side and 2 sets of French doors leading outside onto a paved terrace.
Boiler room - Housing the oil-fired boiler providing central heating and heating to the swimming pool, ceramic tiled floor and a window to the side.
Pump room - Pool pump and filter, loft hatch.
Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity and solar panels. Oil-fired central heating to radiators and heating swimming pool.
EPC Rating Band D.
North Norfolk District Council, Holt Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9EN. Telephone .
Council Tax Band F.