A unique, charming riverside residence on the banks of the River Bure, offering generous accommodation, ample off road parking, 150ft rear garden, summer house and thatched wet boathouse. Slipway, dual aspect living room, hobby room and garden room .

Key Features

  • Generous and flexible accommodation
  • Thatched wet boathouse
  • Off road parking
  • Idyllic and sought after location
  • Rear garden extending to approximately 150ft
  • Slipway to a private dyke

About this Property

A charming and truly unique riverside residence, formerly known as ‘The Octagon’, set on the banks of the River Bure offering generous accommodation, ample off road parking a rear garden extending to approximately 150ft with a thatched boathouse.

Full of character, this versatile and deceptive property consists of an entrance hall, utility room, shower room and study, and two ground floor double bedrooms both with full length bi-folding doors leading out to the garden.

On the first floor there is a generous dual aspect living room, kitchen, a third bedroom (also a double), bathroom, hobby room and a garden room with full length patio doors leading out onto the balcony with views out over the garden to the river beyond, with the benefit of an external staircase.

Located in one of the Norfolk Broads’ most sought after locations, this property is ideally placed to be an idyllic second home, an eye catching holiday let, or as a distinctive main residence within easy reach of the extensive range of amenities on offer in Wroxham/Hoveton, with access to the entire Broads network.

ACCOMMODATION

Entrance Hall/Study

Bi-folding doors leading out to the rear garden, moulded cornices, tiled floor, radiator, wall lights, ornamental fireplace, staircase to first floor.

Inner Hallway

Master Bedroom

Bi-folding doors to the rear, radiator, wall lights, latch door, coving.

Bedroom 2

Dual aspect with two sets of bi-folding doors, tiled floor, radiator, moulded cornices, wall lights, radiator.

Shower Room

Low level w/c, vanity wash basin, finished in granite, pine panelled ceiling, shower enclosure, heated towel rail, extractor fan, latch door.

FIRST FLOOR

Living Room

A charming dual aspect reception room with an impressive ornamental fireplace, moulded cornices, down lighters, radiators.

Kitchen

Range of wall and floor mounted storage units with sink unit and drainer, wooden and granite worktops, fitted electric range style cooker with gas hob, laminate wooden floors, partially tiled walls, window to rear with views out towards the river.

Hobby Room

Triple aspect, pine panelled ceiling, down lighters, wall mounted heaters, laminate flooring.

Garden Room

Triple aspect, pine panelled ceiling, down lighters, wall mounted heaters, laminate flooring, large sliding patio doors leading out onto the balcony which looks out over the rear garden, boathouse and the river beyond. An external staircase gives direct access.

Bedroom 3

Window to side aspect, radiator, coving, wall lights, radiator, panelled door.

Bathroom

Low level w/c, wash basin

OUTSIDE

Utility Room

Sink unit and drainer with granite worktop, plumbing for washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, built in double cupboard, windows to front aspect.

The property is approached via an ‘in and out’ driveway providing private parking for several vehicles.

The immaculate, well stocked rear garden extends to approximately 150ft and leads down to the River Bure with a brick weave pathway running the full length of the plot. The garden includes a covered patio, lawned areas, ornamental box hedging, a summer house and timber greenhouse, and a mature selection of trees, shrubs and flowering borders including apple and pear trees, jasmine and wisteria, bay trees and rose bushes.

A slipway gives access to a private dyke which in turn leads to a detached wet boathouse of timber construction under a thatched roof, offering power and light and internal mooring measuring 25’0″ x 11’8″ which in turn leads straight out onto the River Bure.

From the vantage point at the end of the beautifully kept garden it is possible to appreciate the panoramic and ever changing view out over the water at the very heart of the Norfolk Broads.

Early viewing recommended.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains electricity, bore hole water, septic tank drainage

Access via a private roadway – approximate annual maintenance charge £150

Exterior fully repainted in 2017.

Plans and drawings are not to scale and are for guidance purposes only.

Whilst it is our intention that these sales particulars offer a fair and accurate account, they are provided for guidance purposes only and do not constitute part of any offer or contract.

All measurements are approximate and we have not tested any equipment or services, and no warranty is given or implied that these are in working order.

Prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves by inspection or by further investigation via their solicitor or surveyor.

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“Waterside Estate Agents provided us with a first class service on the sale of our mooring plot. We were informed of all viewings and cannot fault any of the process. Communication between us, our purchaser and the agents was constant and informative. We would not hesitate to use Waterside in the future. ”

Mr and Mrs Thomas

“Throughout the whole process of selling our property Waterside provided a very professional approach to the whole process. The response to our original enquiry was prompt and the service provided by Philip and Robert was excellent. We were kept appraised of the progress of the sale on a regular basis.”

Mr and Mrs Thornton

“Moving house is always stressful, so having a cheerful and efficient estate agent to turn to lessens the anxiety. Although we were the purchasers, we felt able to contact Waterside when we needed information etc from the vendors or for liaising between solicitors. Waterside were friendly, professional and dealt with everything in a timely manner. Thank you Robert and Philip for your assistance and rest assured we will consider Waterside as our agents when we come to sell our beautiful property – hopefully not for a long while yet though!”

Mr and Mrs Smith

“The team kept us up to date with progress throughout the purchase and were always responsive and helpful. Robert understood our requirements for our new home and contacted us immediately when the right property came on the market. We are delighted with our new home. Thank you!”

Mr and Mrs Walters

“We are very pleased you managed to bring the sale of our property to a successful conclusion after a false starts a couple of years ago, then Covid etc. We have been very happy with all our dealings with Waterside. ”

Mr and Mrs Edmonds

“Wonderful, efficient and friendly service. A big thank you to Philip and Robert, who were always enthusiastic and helpful.”

Mr and Mrs Aldred

“Once again an excellent service from Waterside. We put our house on the market and had three offers within the first week. The offer that we chose progressed well to completion. During the process we were regularly kept up to date with progress. Particular thanks must go to Robert who acted with complete professionalism throughout. Our thanks also go to Philip and Joy who make up this formidable team. We highly recommend this estate agency and will use them again in the future if/when the occasion arises. ”

Dr and Dr Williams

“I found Philip and Robert friendly and approachable. Calls were always returned and I thought the service provided was very good. I am currently instructing them to undertake holiday letting at my new property. ”

Mr Kinnear

“We both appreciated the time that Philip spent with us at the property and his helpful comments. We were also very impressed with the way the particulars were presented, both photos and description were accurate and clear. We have used Waterside four times now, purchasing two properties and selling both properties and feel the service has improved in that time. ”

Mr and Mrs Sharman

“Excellent customer service with our sale. Kept us up to date at all stages and proactively chased to keep completion on track. We would not hesitate to recommend Waterside.”

Mr and Mrs Lomax