Detached house for sale in Common Road, Hopton, Diss IP22

Guide price £350,000
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Property features

  • Stunning kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting room and family room
  • Cloakroom and utility
  • Office/further reception room
  • Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Four further bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Useful two storey annex
  • Front and rear gardens
  • Off-road parking

Property description

This spacious detached home is believed to date back to 1820 with later additions to the rear and to the side. It is a delightful country home that has been modernized and improved to offer spacious accommodation, approaching some 2500sq ft, that is versatile in its use and including a self-contained annexe. The annex was formerly an old timber framed cart lodge and offers a delightful space with heavy exposed timbers and a glorious vaulted ceiling. With a property of this age period characteristics are abundant and Cherry Tree Cottage is no exception; it provides charming features such as strip wooden flooring, picture rails, a beautiful open fireplace with wood burning stove and panelled internal doors. A viewing is highly recommended to appreciate all the attributes that this fine home has to offer.


The property is versatile in its use and provides many possibilities to suit one’s lifestyle due to the extensive accommodation on offer. In brief the accommodation comprises entrance hall with stairs rising to first floor and door to cloakroom and to the reception rooms. The first reception gives access to the fabulous kitchen and also leads to the sitting room. The sitting room is a delightful space with wood style flooring and a magnificent fireplace. This is the focal point of the room with its stunning wood surround and wood burning stove. The family room is a light and airy room with duel aspect windows and French doors leading to the rear garden. Stairs rise to the first floor master bedroom. To the rear of the property is the superb kitchen/dining room. It is the heart of the house and a wonderful light and bright family space with English oak flooring. It is finished with a range of eye and base level units complemented by granite style work surfaces. There is a designated sofa/ snug sofa area with double doors leading to the rear garden. The utility room links the main accommodation to the annex which comprises vaulted sitting room, kitchen, conservatory, bathroom and mezzanine bedroom area.

On the first floor is the generous master bedroom with its vaulted ceiling and benefitting from a luxurious Jack and Jill en-suite. There are four further spacious bedrooms, these of which are served by the family bathroom. The landing provides an area suitable for a small desk etc and gives access to these four bedrooms, the family bathroom, the Jack and Jill en-suite and to the airing cupboard.


To the front of the property is a shingle driveway providing vehicular parking for several cars and a lawned section. The rear garden is a predominately lawned and interspersed with mature trees and a range of flowering plants and shrubs. The attractive patio area is ideal for outdoor entertaining and relaxing. The garden is edged with flower borders, enclosed by fencing and benefits from a side storage shed.


The cottage is pleasantly situated on the edge of the village backing onto field views. The popular village of Hopton provides a good range of local facilities including a well-served village stores / post office, primary school, church, public house and village hall. It provides an excellent community spirt and is situated approximately 12 miles to the north east of Bury St Edmunds and 10 miles from Thetford and Diss, the latter of which has a main line rail link to London's Liverpool Street Station. Further facilities can be found in the closely situated villages of Stanton and Ixworth.


Mains electric, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating


St Edmundsbury Borough Council - Council Tax Band C


Upon entering Hopton from the direction of Barningham and Bury St Edmunds, proceed into the village and continue past the crossing with the village shop on the right and follow through onto Common Road. Follow the road and Cherry Tree Cottage will be found further on the left, indicated by Sheridans For Sale board.

Property info

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Nearby transport

  • Harling Road (5.3 miles)
  • Eccles Road (6.6 miles)
  • Diss (8.1 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (24.7 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (45.2 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (56.8 miles)
  • Reedham Ferry South (28.9 miles)
  • Reedham Ferry North (28.9 miles)
  • Walberswick Ferry Landing (31.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Hopton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Garboldisham Church Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • Barningham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (2.6 miles)
  • Bury St Edmunds County Upper School (12.9 miles)
  • Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form Free School (22.9 miles)
  • Westbridge Academy (23.8 miles)
  • Riddlesworth Hall School (2.1 miles)
  • The New Eccles Hall School (6.0 miles)
  • Ixworth Free School (6.6 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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