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The Spinney, Beccles
£595,000, 4 bedrooms, detached house


Key features

  • Detached House
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Master Bedroom En-suite
  • 25ft Kitchen / Dining Space
  • 25ft Lounge
  • Orangery
  • Utility Room
  • 6m Double Garage
  • Large Private South West Backing Garden

Property Description

Located in a select cul-de-sac development of eight residential properties on the outskirts of Beccles, we present this lovely four bedroom contemporary detached house with open plan design. The property sits imposingly in its plot offering copious private parking and a West backing garden.

OVERVIEW Built within a select cul-de-sac development of eight residential properties on the outskirts of Beccles Town, by the highly regarded development business of Brian Sabberton Limited in 1974. Sabberton's used traditional methods of construction with the design leaning towards Swedish contemporary open plan living. The current owner of 12 The Spinney purchased the property in 2006 from its inaugural owner and since taking ownership have undertaken, over recent years, significant renovations and improvements to make what was already a great property into a modern comfortable low maintenance forever home.

Renovations include new bathrooms, kitchen, double glazing, orangery, heating (boiler replaced August 2016), plumbing, electrics upgrade, insulation and decorations. To the property outside the BBA approved K-Rend External Wall Insulation System was installed in 2017, this insulation rendering system provides for a modern zero maintenance finish i.e. no painting.

The property sits in a substantial plot and benefits from a lovely sunny South West unoverlooked rear garden. To the front and side of the property is space for parking for numerous vehicles, including a parking spot for a motorhome, caravan or boat, on its expansive tar and chip drive. The properties double integral garage is accessed via a newly installed electric roller door.

The property also offers significant potential, subject to planning, to be developed to provide annex accommodation or indeed to extend its current footprint if further living space was required. Ample space in the garden for the erection of a Home Office.


Entrance hall: 3.36m x 1.94m - entered via impressive floor-to-roof double glazed glass wall. The hall space with vaulted ceiling with contemporary 'show-stopper' white glass LED feature hanging light to stay. Quality granite floor tiling. Upgraded solid wood doors (throughout the property) provide access to garage, cloakroom, coat cupboard and lounge. A white American oak and glass staircase provides access to the first-floor accommodation.

Cloakroom - white suite low level wc, wash hand basin. Stainless steel radiator towel rail. Opaque glazed window to rear.

L Shaped lounge: 25'2 (7.67m) x 14' (4.27m) widening to 20'3 - two sets of double folding door to garden and bi-fold hardwood and glazed internal doors provide access to the orangery conservatory. French door to kitchen / diner. Feature fireplace, there exists the potential to reinstall open fire, install log burner or install gas fire. Cabling for Sky Q. Ceiling and wall lights. Ample power points.

Orangery conservatory: 12'3 (3.73m) x 9'7 (2.92m) -Installed in 2016 of part cavity brick and double-glazed construction. Double door to garden. Inset ceiling lighting. quality ceramic tiled floor with under floor electric heating. Ample power points.

Fitted kitchen / dining room: 25'2 (7.67m) x 10'3 (3.12m) - Lovely airy open plan living space. The kitchen is fitted with a wide range of white coloured high- and low-level cupboard. Franke double bowl sink unit with three-way mixer tap (hot / cold / filtered drinking water). AEG five ring gas hob, stainless extractor above. Built in AEG double oven (new 2017). Substantial bamboo worktop with black glass splash backs incorporating breakfast bar. Wine rack. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Concealed microwave housing. Water softener. Quality granite tiled floor finishing. Inset ceiling lights. Walk-in food larder. Further large walk in storage cupboard. Windows to front and side with door to utility room.

Utility room: 3.38m x 1.79m - Space and plumbed for American size fridge freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Range of fitted high level cupboards. Quality granite tiled floor finishing. Inset ceiling lights. Door to side exterior.

First floor accommodation

Part galleried landing provides access to all bedrooms, family bathroom and airing cupboard, housing central heating boiler. Access to loft space (with power).

Bedroom 1 (rear): 12' (3.66m) x 14'3 (4.34m) - window to rear and side. Built in double wardrobe with further storage space above. Phone point. opening to ensuite facilities to include New World all in one shower / steam enclosure (installed 2018 and new pump installed 2021), white coloured vanity set wash hand basin and low level wc. Bathroom cabinet with electric shaver socket. Stainless steel heated radiator towel rail. Opaque glazed window. tiled walls and floor. Large eves storage cupboard.

Bedroom 2 (rear): 14'3 (4.34m) x 11'3 (3.43m) - window to rear. Double built in wardrobe with further storage above. While coloured free standing vanity set wash hand basin. Telephone points.

Bedroom 3 (front): 14'2 (4.32m) x 10'8 (3.25m) - window to front and side.

Bedroom 4 (front): 11'2 (3.4m) x 10'7 (3.23m) - two windows to front. This room is used as a home office by the vendor and benefits from two independent phone lines to the property with ample additional plug sockets.

Bathroom - Three-piece white suite with separate shower cubical with stone shower tray and Mira plumbed shower, extractor fan. Opaque glazed window. Stainless steel heated radiator towel rail. Bathroom cabinet with light and electric shaver point. Tiled walls and floor.


Double integral garage: 19'8 (5.99m) x 16'10 (5.13m) - Vaulted ceiling. Electric roller door (installed 2018). window to rear. Door to rear garden. Ample electric points. Lights. Vent for tumble dryer. Gas meter. Electric circuit board. Potential to convert this into self-contained annex and develop garaging elsewhere within the curtilage, subject to planning permission and necessary consents.

Front: The front boundary has a bespoke build contemporary wood fence with lighting. Substantial tarmac tar and chip drive provides parking for numerous vehicles to both front and left-hand side of the property. External lighting (timer adjustable). Landscaped boarders provide for low maintenance. Outside tap. Electric meter cupboard. Concealed bike shed. Personal access via gateway entrance to either side of the property.

Rear: Very established private rear garden, developed by the current owner for relaxation and entertainment. Extensive decking areas and all-weather tiled roof barbeque gazebo. External wiring exists for hot tub. Two double outside power points. External lighting. A reasonable size lawn leads down to a small kitchen garden with substantial single garage size shed with power and light (ideal workshop / hobby shed) and further garden shed behind. To right hand side of the property looking on is a greenhouse and further 16ft shed. Bin store space.

LOCATION Beccles is at the most southerly navigable point of the Norfolk Boards, it is a thriving market town with a strong vibrant happy and welcoming community. Beccles offers a full range of facilities across both health and leisure, including an Olympic size heated outdoor swimming pool. An excellent range of quality restaurants, pubs and takeaways. Schools for all ages. Beccles railway station is but a 15-minute walk away or 3-minute car journey. From watching the sun set with a glass of wine in hand beside the river Waveney at The Waveney House Hotel to enjoying a seaside stroll, but a short car ride away, Beccles, in the heart of The Waveney Valley, really is a gem for whatever stage in life you are at.

The property is located less than one mile from Beccles town centre taking approximately 15 minutes to walk. Bus stops to Norwich and Lowestoft are to be found less than five minutes' walk away. Norwich City centre is twenty miles away and can be reach in around thirty-five minutes by car. Lowestoft town centre is less than ten miles away a twenty-minute car journey. The coastal town of Southwold is but 15 miles away and Wroxham in the heart of the Norfolk Broads National Park is a forty-minute car ride away.

DIRECTIONS For SatNav use NR34 7DF

VIEWINGS On-Site Viewing Strictly by appointment. Call 01502 558538.

GENERAL Occupancy: The property is to be sold with vacant possession with no onward chain of sales, so a quick sale can be accommodated.
Method of Sale: Standard Private Treaty.
Tenure: Freehold.
Local Authority: East Suffolk
Services: Mains Water, Gas, Electricity and Drainage.
Internet Connectivity: The property is services by two independent telephone lines, one for voice the other data. Superfast broadband. The 4th bedroom is configured as a home office.
Security: The property has 360 degree 24/7 CCTV security, the seller will leave this CCTV system for the buyer.
Council Tax: E
Energy Performance Rating: D
Road: The Spinney is an adopted road, as are the pavements, maintained by the local authority.
Disclosure: Pursuant to the 1979 Estate Agency Act we disclose that the vendor of this property is an employee of Living Property.

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"Starting out, the viewing was very pleasant with extremely friendly personnel. After I'd decided to go for the property, Living Property was brilliant in their assistance to get things moving quickly and even though I am moving from the Netherlands, I was able to move in within three days time! Many many thanks for the responsiveness and flexibility to them!"
Remko (Tenant)

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