Church Road, Walsoken

£450,000 OIRO
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Property Summary

WALSOKEN is located on the border of Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, a mile or so north of the A.47 east coast trunk road connecting King's Lynn (about 12 miles to the east) and the City of Peterborough (about 24 miles to the west). is now a suburb of the historic market town of Wisbech, the centre of which lies about 2 miles to the south-west. Local amenities include a Post Office, convenience store, public houses and fast-food outlets. There are several schools within a few minutes' drive and the Rectory is adjacent to the renowned 12th century All Saints' parish church.

THE FORMER RECTORY IS AN INDIVIDUALLY-DESIGNED SPACIOUS DETACHED RESIDENCE which is believed to date from the 1960s. It has brick elevations with a Bradstone panel on its front and an interlocking tiled roof. It occupies an extensive plot with an area of about one-third of an acre (0.135 hectares), as shown within the boundaries edged red on the sale plan.

THE ACCOMMODATION is as follows (N.B. All dimensions are approximate):-


Steps up to Canopied Entrance: uPVC entrance door with obscured double glazed panels and with uPVC double glazed panels to each side.
L-Shaped Entrance Hall: 14' 6” x 6' 5” (4.42m x 1.96m) plus 7' 5” x 6' 4” x (2.26m x 1.93m). Coved ceiling. Twin radiator. Telephone point. Stairs off to first floor.
L-Shaped Cloakroom: 6' 8” x 6' 1” (2.03m x 1.85m) average, including built-in cupboard with hanging rail. Two uPVC obscured double glazed windows. Hand-basin with tiled splashback. Close-coupled W.C. Twin radiator.
Lounge: 19' (5.79m) max. narrowing to 17' (5.18m) x 12' 5” (3.79m) max. including chimney breast. uPVC double glazed windows with front and side aspects. Coved ceiling. Fireplace with carved timber surround, marble inset and hearth and fitted “Flavel Regent” gas fire. Two twin radiators. Telephone point. Two TV points.
Dining Room: 12' 10” x 12' (3.91m x 3.66m). uPVC double glazed window with front aspect. Coved ceiling. Twin radiator. Service hatch from Kitchen. TV aerial point.
Study: 13' 5” (4.09m) max. including chimney breast x 11' 5” (3.48m) excluding built-in storage cupboard. uPVC double glazed windows with side and rear garden aspects. Twin radiator. Range of built-in adjustable bookshelves. Telephone point.
Kitchen: 12' 11” x 9' 11” (3.94m x 3.02m). uPVC double glazed windows with side and rear garden aspects. Walls part tiled. Stainless-steel sink with double draining boards and with drawers and cupboards under. Worktops with drawers and cupboards under. Wall-mounted cupboards. Twin radiator. Gas and electric cooker point. Two fluorescent strip ceiling lights. Plumbing for automatic dishwasher. Extractor fan. Door to Utility Room. Sliding door to:-
Walk-in Pantry: 6' 8” x 3' 8” (2.03m x 1.12m). uPVC double glazed window. Fitted shelves. Electric light.
Utility Room: 7' (2.13m) x 6' (1.83m) max. uPVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect. Stainless-steel sink with cupboard under. Wall-mounted cupboard. Plumbing for washing machine. Fluorescent strip ceiling light. uPVC side entrance door with double glazed top panel.


Approached via Staircase with uPVC double glazed window over Half-Landing.
Landing: Built-in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder fitted with immersion heater and with built-in cupboard over. Trap-door with sliding aluminium ladder giving access to roof-void with electric light.
Bedroom 1: 17' x 12' 5” (5.18m x 3.79m). uPVC double glazed windows with south, east and west aspects. Twin radiator. Two built-in double wardrobes with cupboards over. Hand-basin with cupboards under and with mirror and downlighters over. Telephone point.
Bedroom 2: 12' 11” (3.94m) max. including built-in double wardrobe with cupboard over x 12' (3.66m). Two uPVC double glazed windows with front aspect. Twin radiator. Pedestal hand-basin with tiled splashback, mirror and striplight over.
Bedroom 3: 11' 7” x 11' 4” (3.53m x 3.45m) excluding built-in wardrobe with cupboard over. uPVC double glazed windows with side and rear garden aspects. Twin radiator. Telephone point.
Bedroom 4: 11' 10” (3.61m) excluding built-in wardrobe with cupboard over by 10' (3.05m). uPVC double glazed windows with side and rear garden aspects. Twin radiator.
Bathroom: 8' 7” x 6' 5” (2.62m x 1.96m). narrowing to 5' 7” (1.70m). uPVC obscured double glazed window. Panelled bath with tiled surround. Shower cubicle with glazed door and “Mira” shower. Pedestal hand-basin with tiled splashback, mirror and striplight/shaver socket over. Ladder-style heated towel rail/radiator. Wall-mounted cupboard.
Separate L-Shaped W.C.: 6' 1” x 2' 11” (1.85m x 0.89m) plus 3' x 2' 5” (0.91m x 0.74m). uPVC obscured double glazed window. W.C.

Attached Brick and Tiled Range Comprising:-
Garage: 17' 3” x 10' 1” (5.26m x 3.07m). Electric up-and-over door. Natural and electric light. Power point. Cold water tap.
Utility Store: 10' 1” x 5' 11” (3.07m x 1.80m). Natural and electric light. Power point.
Integral Boiler Room: 6' 5” x 3' (1.96m x 0.91m). Natural and electric light. “Worcester Greenstar 30CDi” gas-fired boiler serving central heater and hot water. Power point.
Integral Basement/Store: 12' 9” x 9' 11” (3.89m x 3.02m). N.B. Restricted height.
Timber Garden Shed:


The gardens and grounds extend to an area of approximately 1/3rd of an acre (0.135 hectares) and comprise:-
Enclosed Front Garden: Concrete drive to Garage providing off-road parking for 2 or 3 vehicles flanked by paved area with brick retaining walls and steps down to extensive lawned area with screening, shrubs, trees and flower border. Courtesy and security lighting. Pedestrian gates to the rear garden and to the side yard.
Enclosed Rear Garden: Mainly laid to lawn with flower border, ornamental shrubs and mature tree. Cold water tap. Paved yard with steps down to rear garden. External courtesy lighting.


It is understood that all mains services are either connected, or are available for connection to the property and that drainage is to the public sewer.


Band 'F' payable to the Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.


Viewing is only by prior arrangement with the Agents.
Please allow 48 hours for arrangements to be made.


Freehold with vacant possession on completion of sale.

A full copy of the Energy Performance Certificate is available for inspection at our office.


The sale of the vacant possession freehold will be subject, inter alia, to the following conditions:-

1. Contract.
2. The approval of the purchase price by The Ely Diocesan Board of Finance.
3. The property shall be used for private residential purposes only in single family occupation.
4. Nothing shall be done, suffered or permitted thereon which is, or is likely to become, a nuisance, annoyance or source of disturbance to the Minister conducting or those attending divine service in the Parish Church of All Saints or the churchyard surrounding the same.
5. Subsequent to completion of sale the property shall not be known as nor designated “The Rectory”, “The Old Rectory”, “The Old Parsonage” nor by any similar name which might imply that it is still the residence of the Incumbent of Walsoken All Saints.
6. The reservation by the Vendor of all existing rights of light air, water supply, soil and drainage in respect of the adjoining All Saints' Church and churchyard.
7. Within three months of completion of purchase, the purchaser shall remove the gates in the eastern boundary and replace the resultant gap with a close-boarded fence on concrete posts not less than 1.8 metres in height (or such other means of boundary enclosure as may be approved in writing by the Vendor).
8. The purchaser to put and keep the northern and eastern boundary walls, hedges and fences in good condition and repair to the reasonable satisfaction of the Vendor.


Condition of Sale 3 above is not intended to preclude the use of part of the property as a “Granny Annexe” or for an owner-occupier working from home.

None of the appliances or services have been tested and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves that they are in working order.

The Agents for themselves and for the owner of this property hereby give notice that: (1) These particulars do not in any way constitute an offer or a contract; (2) Any intending purchasers/tenants must not rely on the statements made in these particulars as representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness as they are made without acceptance of any responsibility on the part of the Agents or the owner; (3) No representation whatever in relation to this property is made or given by the Agents or the owner, nor has any person in their employment any authority to make or give any such representation or warranty.