Havergate, Horstead

Guide Price £160,000

In Summary

Status: Completed
Location: NR12

Property Type:

Ground floor flat
2 Bedrooms
1 Reception Rooms
1 Bathrooms


No onward chain - Exclusive over 55s development - 2 bedroom ground floor flat - Wet room - Private rear garden - Popular village location


Havergate is a private managed residential development for the over 55s located in the popular Broadland village of Horstead. With just 27 properties arranged along a brickweave driveway and around a central green, this tranquil location offers a quiet haven from which to enjoy the plentiful local amenities in Horstead and the adjacent village of Coltishall. 

Offered with no onward chain, this 2-bedroom ground floor apartment is located conveniently close to the entrance of this quiet cul-de-sac with parking nearby. Overlooking the well-maintained grounds, entry to this property is through a small porch into the bright living room, which adjoins the cosy kitchen and leads through the property into the rear hallway, from which the remaining accommodation is accessed.

The layout of this home offers great flexibility – a double bedroom with built-in wardrobes can be arranged for double or twin beds if required, and the second bedroom can be used as a guest room, a dining room or study, or, as in the current arrangement, as a dressing room. 

Access to the rear garden is directly via the second bedroom, and this cosy exterior space has been paved for ease of access and maintenance, with well-stocked borders and a garden shed. The garden is enclosed by a wooden fence with a rear gate providing pedestrian access.

The village of Horstead lies alongside the banks of the River Bure, approximately 7 miles north of the cathedral City of Norwich. Horstead has a parish church, highly-regarded public house, delicatessen and florist, all within walking distance of this bungalow, whilst the neighbouring village of Coltishall offers a wide range of local shops including  a butcher, pharmacy, greengrocer, hair salons, and a range of hospitality venues. 

Horstead has good transport links, with regular bus services and near access to the Norwich Northern Distributor Road, providing car and taxi routes to Norwich City centre, the wider county of Norfolk, and Norwich International Airport.

With the picturesque Norfolk coast only ten miles away, and within close proximity to the River Bure, this is a wonderful location for village retirement, and viewing is highly recommended.

In Detail

This well-presented ground floor apartment benefits from PVCu double glazing and electric storage heating, and the accommodation comprises:

Entrance Porch:  Window to front aspect, entrance door to side aspect, laminate flooring, opening to: 

Living Room: 4.61m x 3.18m. Window to front aspect, coved textured ceiling, laminate flooring, feature fireplace incorporating electric fire, electric storage heater, openings to:

Kitchen: 3.48m x 2.07m. Coved textured ceiling, range of fitted units  incorporating double oven, halogen hob with extractor fan over, 1.5 bowl sink with mixer tap, serving hatch to inner hallway, laminate flooring, wall-mounted electric heater.

Inner Hallway: Coved texured ceiling, two built in storage cupboards, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, laminate flooring, doors to:

Shower Room: Coved textured ceiling, wet room conversion with vinyl flooring, electric shower with low-level screen, pedestal washbasin, dual flush W.C., extractor. 

Bedroom One: 3.08m x 3.61m. Coved textured ceiling, window to rear aspect, fitted wardrobes with overbed storage, fitted dressing table, laminate flooring, electric storage heater.

Bedroom Two: 2.17m x 3.61m. Coved textured ceiling, window to rear aspect, built-in storage cupboard, laminate flooring, electric storage heater, door to rear garden.

Externally: The front garden of this property is laid to lawn with low-stepped access to the front door. To the rear of the property, the garden is paved for ease of maintenance with decorative borders and a garden shed. The rear garden is enclosed with close-board wooden fencing and a pedestrian access gate leading to a pathway at the rear of the property.

Agent’s Note: 

The property benefits from a visiting manager, parking, grounds and building maintenance services, and buildings insurance. There is an annual service charge of £1884.

Tenure: Leasehold with 99 years remaining

Council Tax Band: B

Disclaimer: Potential buyers are advised to recheck measurements before committing to any expense. We have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures or services and it is in the buyers interest to check the working condition of any appliances. A buyer should ensure that his/her legal representative confirms as soon as possible all matters relating to title including the extent and boundaries of the property and other important matters before exchange of contracts.

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