This outstanding well presented and superbly located 3 bedroom semi detached period cottage is situated on the outskirts of one of the most sought after villages surrounding Stowmarket. The present vendors have occupied this home for approximately 14 years and have updated and modernised it to the highest of standards but still incorporating many features in houses of this age and quality. It has a bespoke style kitchen, modern shower room and bathroom, gardens approaching half an acre subject to survey and the benefit of an excellent work from home office, study or occasional bedroom externally. The gardens are an outstanding feature to this home, there is oil fired radiator central heating, sealed unit double glazed windows, ledge and brace doors with suffolk latches with the modern benefit of the sealed unit double glazed windows fitted to the property throughout. The property is located as aforementioned on the outskirts of Haughley with ample off road parking for 4 to 5 vehicles, outside workshop or stabling if required all within this sought after location with its easy access to the A14 dual carriageway and Stowmarket's main railway line to London Liverpool Street and viewings are strictly through appointment with the above agents.
Stable door: Leading to:
Rear lobby: With ceramic tiled floor, useful walk in pantry cupboard with window to front, shelving and matching flooring.
Kitchen/breakfast room: With original Pamment and brick flooring, bespoke style cream high and low level units with an older style finish as shown on photographs with butler sink, Rayburn set in original red brick fireplace, further cooker point, tiled splash backs to work surfaces, part tongue and groove panelling, doors giving access to the stairs to the first floor, space for fridge freezer and window to the side.
Utility room: With original Pamment flooring, oil boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating, plumbing for washing machine, plumbing for dishwasher and 3 useful storage cupboards under the stairs.
Sitting room: An exceptionally light and airy room with 2 picture windows to the front aspect, 1 with a sash finish. This area was originally the main entrance hall but has been converted into a useful sitting area with windows on 3 sides with fitted cupboard beneath. There is a brick open fireplace with mantle and surround with wood burning stove inset, original picture rails and radiator.
Dining room: Again a light and airy room with large sash window to the front aspect, original brick fireplace and radiator.
Bathroom: The bathroom is located to the rear of the property and has been updated by the present vendors and incorporates a ball and claw foot bath with mixer tap and shower attachments telephone style, vanity hand basin with storage cupboards under, low level WC, underfloor heating, heated radiator with integrated towel rail, double shower in separate cubicle, loft access, low level multi phase lighting, 2 windows to the rear aspect, extractor fan, tongue and groove panelling and travertine style flooring..
On the first floor:
galleried landing: This could be used as an extra bedroom if required with window to rear and is currently used as a study/office area with table and telephone point, there is a shelved airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder, loft access and communicating door to:
Cloakroom: With low level WC, vanity hand basin with storage cupboards under, extensively tiled walls and extractor fan.
Master bedroom: With window to the front, radiator, useful storage cupboards with shelved and hanging facilities, original picture rails, telephone point and further single fitted cupboard.
Bedroom 2: Again a light and airy room with original floorboards with a distressed and painted finish, original cast iron fireplace, radiator, picture rail, central ceiling rose, double fitted wardrobe with shelved and hanging facilities.
Bedroom 3: Again a double room with original floorboards which have been painted with a distressed finish, radiator, window to side and recess storage shelving.
Outside: The gardens to this home as aforementioned are an outstanding feature and should be viewed and not judged by the photographs as they do not show them to the full potential and entirety. The property has a small garden to the front with beech hedging which is laid mainly to gravel, there is a driveway which gives access to the large timber gates which give access to the main car parking courtyard which has a car parking area for approximately 5 vehicles. This leads through to ornate paving and cobbled areas with lawns, side flower and shrub borders. Formally which was the stable is now used as a garden shed with further garden shed connected. Also on approaching the property is the annex building, this in the past has been used as an artist studio, bedroom and an entertaining room during the summer months. It has a vaulted ceiling with the original brick fireplace and original copper, there is a velux roof light to the rear, French Doors to the main garden and has power and light connected. This room is shown on the photographs
Beyond the annex is 2 main gardens set in 2 formal areas, there is a large timber pergola which is ideal in the summer with seating area with 2 archways giving access to the main gardens. There is a log store, central flower beds which have been well cared for by the present vendors and offer an exceptional amount of privacy and seclusion in this area, there is a brick built timber seat and the main gardens run through to the vegetable area which is accessible by mature trees and shrubs and separate gated area. Beyond the gates is a large fenced vegetable plot with raised flower beds with side sleeper, further vegetable patch again with fencing and large summer house with power and light connected, ornamental garden pond, wild garden with daffodils etc backing onto open farmland. This area is an outstanding location for privacy and all these areas have been photographed and any other details can be obtained from the agent and viewings are strictly through appointment with the above agents.