Staithe Gardens, Stalham

Guide Price £400,000 - £425,000

In Summary

Location: Stalham, Norfolk Broads

Property Type:

Detached Chalet
3 Bedrooms
1 Reception Rooms
2 Bathrooms


Three bedroom detached chalet • Cul-de-sac location • Immaculately presented • 55s and over development • Open-plan living accommodation • Field views to front • Popular Norfolk Broads town • Off-road parking

We’re delighted to present this three-bedroom detached chalet bungalow in a private managed development exclusively for residents aged 55 and over in the popular Norfolk Broads town of Stalham.

If you’re searching for a high-specification, low-maintenance detached home in the Norfolk Broads with easy access to amenities, this could be the perfect property for you.

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Constructed in 2021 by well-known developer McCarthy Stone, and located near the end of a private cul-de-sac with views towards fields at the front of the property, this immaculately presented three-bedroom chalet bungalow offers spacious and flexible accommodation exclusively for homeowners aged 55 and over in a private managed development with landscaped and maintained grounds.

The front gardens, which are maintained by the developer, incorporate two brick weave parking spaces directly to the front of the property, with level access directly into the welcoming entrance hall. From here, you have access to all the principal rooms on the ground floor, including the master bedroom at the front of the property with a luxury en-suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe.

Towards the rear of the property, there’s a bright and spacious open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, well-equipped with a range of modern units and integrated Bosch appliances, and thoughtful design touches like the elevated single oven with a high-level microwave shelf over, making preparing meals in this sociable space an enjoyable activity – whether you’re cooking for yourself or entertaining family and friends.

There’s easy access to the private rear garden, with a set of French doors leading directly to a paved patio and offering views out from the dining table, whilst a separate utility room keeps laundry out of sight, and leads to a good-sized ground floor cloakroom.

We love the flexibility that a chalet bungalow offers, and with two generous bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor, you have the choice of sleeping or living upstairs or downstairs. The current owners have elected to use one of these bedrooms as a guest room, and the other as an additional sitting room, and created a cosy and relaxing environment which takes advantage of the field views at the front of the property.

This home was completed in 2021, and whilst the majority of the properties on the development incorporate energy-efficient features such as solar panels, the current owners have enhanced their home with the addition of an air-source heat pump, new thermal store and app-controlled radiators – designed to give flexibility and control whilst minimising heating costs and maintenance.

Stalham is approximately 15 miles north-east of the city of Norwich, and this popular town is home to a wide range of amenities, all within walking distance of the property, including a supermarket, independent stores and cafés, medical centre, pharmacy, library and post office. Further amenities can be found in nearby North Walsham or Wroxham, and there are good public transport links to the city of Norwich, with its wealth of shops, restaurants and theatres, and rail services to London Liverpool Street within 90 minutes.

Stalham is also well-located to explore recreational opportunities in Norfolk, with The Norfolk Broads National Park on your doorstep and good road links by car or bus to the wide skies and sandy beaches of the Norfolk Coast.

Inside the Property

On the Ground Floor:

Entrance Hall

Entrance door and UPVC window to front aspect. Smooth plastered ceilings with recessed ceiling lights, stairs to first floor with understairs storage cupboard and cupboard housing thermal store, radiator, fitted carpets. Doors to:


Bedroom One

3.61m x 3.41m (11’10” x 11’2”)

UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, smooth plastered ceiling, radiator, fitted carpets. Doors to:

Walk in Wardrobe

Smooth plastered ceiling, with fitted wardrobe storage, fitted carpets, fluid-filled smart radiator.

En-suite Shower Room

Smooth plastered ceiling with extractor fan, luxury shower enclosure with glass screen and shower over, vanity washbasin with mixer tap, dual-flush W.C. with concealed cistern, wall-mounted fluid-filled smart towel rail, tiled floor, half tiled walls, shaver point.

Kitchen/Dining Area

5.81m x 2.91m (19’0” x 9’6”)

UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect, French doors to rear garden. Smooth plastered ceiling, range of fitted wall and base units with worktop over incorporating resin sink with drainer and mixer tap and filtered water tap, integrated Bosch ceramic hob, integrated Bosch oven, integrated Bosch dishwasher and integrated Beko fridge freezer, water softener. Vinyl flooring, radiator. Door to utility room, open plan to:

Living Room

3.52m x 4.45m (11’7” x 14’7”)

UPVC double glazed windows to front and side aspect, smooth plastered ceiling, vinyl flooring, radiator.

Utility Room

UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect, smooth plastered ceiling, fitted base units with worktop over incorporating resin sink with drainer and mixer tap, space for washing machine, space for tumble drier, vinyl flooring, fluid-filled smart radiator, extractor, door to:


Obscure glazed window to rear aspect, smooth plastered ceiling, dual-flush W.C with concealed cistern, pedestal washbasin, tiled floor, half-tiled walls, wall-mounted fluid-filled electric towel rail, shaver point, extractor.

On the First Floor

First Floor Landing

Smooth plastered ceiling, stairs from ground floor, doors to:

Bedroom Two

4.34m x 5.13m max (14’3” x 16’9” max)

UPVC double glazed dormer window to front aspect, smooth plastered ceiling with loft access hatch, freestanding Dimplex flame-effect electric fire with surround, fitted carpets, fluid-filled electric smart radiator, built-in storage cupboard.

Bedroom Three

3.56m x 5.12m max (11’8” x 16’9” max)

Dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed windows to side and front aspect. Smooth plastered ceiling, fluid-filled electric smart radiator, fitted carpets.


Smooth plastered ceiling with remote controlled Velux window to rear aspect. Panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, pedestal washbasin with mixer tap, dual-flush W.C. with concealed cistern, wall-mounted fluid-filled electric smart towel rail, shaver point, extractor.

To the front of the property

The low-maintenance front garden is predominantly paved with a brickweave driveway providing parking for two vehicles and lawned areas to either side.

To the rear of the property

The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a paved patio area directly accessible from the French doors in the dining area, and is enclosed with close-board timber fencing. Timber storage shed, air source heat pump.

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: D

Services Connected: Mains electricity, mains water, mains drainage.

Agent’s Notes

This property is subject to an annual management charge which includes, but is not limited to, management and maintenance of the development grounds, infrastructure, lighting and roads, as well as the maintenance and upkeep of the property’s front gardens,  cleaning of guttering, fascias and windows. The service charge is calculated annually and is currently £182.88 per month.

We are advised that all occupants of the property must be aged 55 or over.

It is not allowed to park commercial vehicles, boats, motorhomes or caravans and the like on the property..

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Disclaimer: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract. The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only. 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 their 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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