House with studio for sale
Due to family reasons beyond our control reluctantly the time has come to sell our beautiful home, garden & pottery studio to return to our homeland New Zealand.
We live in Thetford Norfolk (one of the oldest towns in Europe) which is one of the loveliest places in England to live; it has very high sunshine hours, loads of attractions in the town & it is easy to travel to all points of the compass. The railway & bus stations are an easy walk from our home & they connect to London, Norwich, Stansted, Heathrow, London & Gatwick airports. Thetford is within 50 miles of numerous beaches, forests and tourist attractions too, it is well served by Shops & Supermarkets and is within 35 minutes train commutes to Cambridge & Norwich both University Cities; Bury St Edmunds is only 11 miles from Thetford.
The pottery studio is modern, well insulated & is an all year round versatile working environment which has an outside covered & connected Kiln Room with a 6.5 cubic 4 x burner’s Pottery Craft LPG Kiln that is a dream to fire.
At the rear of the studio is a Garage with an electric roller door for off road parking & rear entrance with another attached garage next to it which is insulated and partitioned for storage; in front of this is a waterproof work area/storeroom with another covered open area with a sink & bench with running water & also another bench to work on.
We collect rainwater for the garden and it is stored in three large water butts, it is a fabulous garden with loads of interesting spaces and has been a wonderful place to rest and enjoy ourselves for the last 16 years; especially during this awful pandemic..
The house is a joy to live in, very private, completely modernised & open plan, always warm in the winter and cool in the summer with loads of light, a lovely modern kitchen, 3 double bedrooms, 3 alternative eating rooms & outside there is another space with seating & BBQ for 15 or more under cover suitable for all year around entertaining also an outside house attached fitted with Sky TV, audio installed & coloured lighting. There are several options for those needing to work from Home. This is a real lifestyle home you will love living in so why not contact our agent Michelle Edward by ringing her on 07464 742821 to view it?
We (Kiwi’s) have evolved an eclectic collection of plants to develop our New Zealand Rain Forest meets an English Country Garden. The powerful lush green foliage’s of New Zealand ferns, flaxes and fauna reside with loads of flowering shrubs and multi coloured English flowers. This amazing sheltered habitat combines with an outdoors indoors living space to provides an all year-round place to relax and enjoy peace and quiet. BBQ’s anytime of the year outdoors, under cover are possible in all-weather. Fresh air, fine food and good company are the central ingredients which unite and makes this such a lovely place to retreat, relax and enjoy the outdoors indoors in one of Thetford’s most acclaimed gardens.
The Aroha Pottery Studio (Aroha” is the NZ Maori word for “love”) is where Sue spends her working time turning clay into objects that appeal to the eye and please your senses. The Studio is double glazed and insulated in the floor, the walls & the ceiling. A 6.5 cubic foot Propane Gas kiln is installed which is both economical, easy to operate and will fire to 1280 / 1300 centigrade with good reduction.
The house is situated 5 minutes’ walk from town, Rail Station & Bus. It is a 1930’s modernised open plan semi-detached, double glazed & insulated warm in winter cool in summer, 3 Double Bedrooms, modern Bathroom, Downstairs Toilet, Dining Room, Lounge, Kitchen with Breakfast Bar and Snug. Also 3 Large dry waterproof sheds, a Man / Lady Cave with TV etc. & off road parking with Garage & Electric Door.
For further information contact: Michelle Edward, +44 7464 742821
Also see “Right Move” Thetford. House Sale Price is: £318,000
Plus: (negotiable) Kiln, pottery accessories, pot plants & decor £7,000.
Total inclusive price £325,000