Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich
***STUNNING RIVERSIDE HOME*** Pymm & Co are delighted to present Point House for sale. A stunning Victorian home set on the bank of the River Yare with south facing gardens, private moorings and a wealth of character features, as well as a detached boat house which is a proven hit on Airbnb.
This beautiful four bedroom home has been completely modernised in recent years but offers a wealth of period features from the original timber frame sash windows and four panel interior doors with brass knobs to the high ceilings, covings and ceiling roses. The feeling of space and light begins the moment you walk through the front door into the welcoming entrance hall that instantly highlights the multitude of character on offer with the high arched wall recess and original staircase. The ground floor accommodation comprises a sizable sitting room with a magnificent bay window to the side aspect providing access to the garden via a set of original French double doors with shutters complimented by a high quality wood burner surrounded by a solid stone mantelpiece and marble hearth. There is a study/second reception room with adjoining utility room/cloakroom WC. To the rear you will find the perfect entertaining space in the open plan kitchen/diner that also provides access to the rear garden via a set of new French doors and provides oak flooring, high specification kitchen units with quartz work surfaces, integrated Bosch appliances and enough space for any kind of social occasion.
Upstairs are four well-proportioned double bedrooms off landing with en-suite shower room and walk in wardrobe to the master with an additional en-suite to bedroom two. The family bathroom is a great size and comprises a four-piece suite and slate tile floor.
The south facing rear garden is among the major selling points of this one of a kind home with the entirety fronting on the River Yare. Mooring rights extend to the whole width of the property with Victorian bathing steps facilitating easy access to the river. There are vast lawns, a gravel area past the Iroko steps leading down from the kitchen/diner and a patio area perfect for a candle lit evening meal by the water, all enclosed by an original Victorian wall providing total privacy from the road.
In addition to a stunning family home, Point House comes with a detached luxury studio rented through Airbnb with 100% five star reviews. Situated a few metres from the main house, the `Boat House` comes with an open plan living/bedroom area which has been modernised to offer the ultimate overnight experience with a modern wet room, self-contained kitchen area, private decking with river frontage and steps down to a mooring with secure off road parking enclosed by electric gates. An early viewing is highly recommended.
Point House is situated on the River Yare in Thorpe St Andrew on the east side of the Cathedral City of Norwich. Thorpe St Andrew has local shops, Post Office, church and riverside pub, it is situated close to the station with trains to London Liverpool Street every half an hour during peak times taking about 100 minutes and is well situated for easy access to the A47 southern bypass.
The Cathedral City of Norwich has a vibrant business community and as the regional centre has an extensive range of shopping, cultural and leisure facilities, as well as a University, Teaching Hospital and several business parks. The expanding Norwich International Airport is just to the north of the city whilst the coast and the Norfolk Broads are both within easy driving distance.
An early viewing is highly recommended.
Entrance door to:-
Porch – 4’5″ (1.35m) x 4’0″ (1.22m)
Door to the entrance hall, original tiled floor.
Entrance Hall – 17’0″ (5.18m) x 16’0″ (4.88m)
Four panel doors with brass knobs to all rooms, storage cupboard, original staircase to the first floor landing, door to the side to the patio, original arched recess, radiator, original coving and ceiling rose, oak flooring.
Study – 13’9″ (4.19m) x 9’3″ (2.82m)
Original single glazed sash window to the front with shutters, fitted storage cupboards with an integrated desk unit, door to the side to the bin storage, original coving and picture rail.
Utility/WC – 7’1″ (2.16m) x 5’1″ (1.55m)
Single glazed sash window to the front with bi-folding shutter, base units, work surface, sink unit, low level WC, integrated cupboard housing the boiler, radiator, tiled floor.
Sitting Room – 21’5″ (6.53m) x 15’5″ (4.7m)
Original sash bay window to the side with shutters, original French double doors with double glazing to the rear patio area, woodburner with stone mantel and marble hearth, original coving and ceiling rose.
Kitchen/Diner – 22’7″ (6.88m) x 22’5″ (6.83m)
Original sash windows to the side and rear with double glazing and shutters, new French double doors lead down the Iroko steps to a lawn overlooking the River Yare, fitted with a range of base and wall units, quartz work surfaces, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, integrated Bosch electric oven with eye level integrated Bosch microwave, six ring gas hob with extractor fan over, integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher, pan drawers, space for a wine cooler, column radiators, LED down-lights, oak flooring, trap door leading to the cellar with stairs leading down to two storage areas.
First Floor Landing – 14’9″ (4.5m) x 11’8″ (3.56m)
Semi circular sash single glazed window to the side, loft access hatch, four panel doors to all rooms, column radiator, sisal carpet.
Family Bathroom – 10’1″ (3.07m) x 6’2″ (1.88m)
Double glazed window to the side with shutters, panelled bath with mixer tap, walk-in double shower with sliding glass door, wash basin, low level WC, heated towel radiator, wall mounted mirrored medicine cabinet with integrated lighting, slate tiled floor.
Bedroom 1 – 15’3″ (4.65m) x 14’3″ (4.34m)
New sash windows to the side and rear with double glazing and shutters overlooking the garden and river, provision for a wall mounted TV, column radiators, walk-in wardrobe, four panel door to the en-suite.
En-Suite – 7’7″ (2.31m) x 6’8″ (2.03m)
New sash window overlooking the river with double glazing and shutters, double walk-in shower with rainfall head, wash basin, low level WC, fitted illuminating mirror, heated towel radiator, spotlights, slate tiled floor.
Integrated units with hanging rails, radiator.
Bedroom 2 – 15’2″ (4.62m) x 11’2″ (3.4m)
Original single glazed sash window to the front, four panel door to the en-suite, column radiator.
En-Suite – 9’8″ (2.95m) x 4’5″ (1.35m)
Original single glazed sash window to the front with shutters, walk-in shower, wash basin, low level WC, column radiator, extractor fan, slate tiled floor.
Bedroom 3 – 17’0″ (5.18m) x 15’5″ (4.7m)
Original dual aspect sash windows with shutters, two radiators, provision for a mounted TV.
Bedroom 4 – 10’6″ (3.2m) x 10’1″ (3.07m)
Original single glazed window to the front with shutters, column radiator.
Lawned rear garden with river frontage and mooring extending the width of the property, side access gate, enclosed by brick walling.
Detached Studio Outside
Electric gates, gravel parking for one car, outside tap and electric, raised decking area, private mooring with steps down to an astro turf area.
Detached Studio Inside – 19’0″ (5.79m) x 11’6″ (3.51m)
Windows to the front and rear, access via double glazed French doors, underfloor heating, handmade solid wood kitchen with solid wood work surfaces, spotlights, chandelier. Three double glazed velux windows with blinds, door to the shower room, space for an oven, laminate flooring, white wood panelling and original wood ceiling, sockets and USB ports, integrated fridge and dishwasher, provision for a wall mounted TV, air conditioning unit.
Wet Room – 5’6″ (1.68m) x 4’2″ (1.27m)
Double glazed velux window to the side with blinds, electric shower, wash basin, low level WC, heated towel radiator, spotlights, tiled floor.
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. The internet is hardwired to all of the main rooms.
Strictly by appointment through Pymm & Co (01603) 305805.
Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and as so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for their purpose. Pymm & Co cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. This is provided as a guide to the property and an inspection of the property is recommended.