Cottage for sale in Brettenham Road, Rattlesden, Bury St. Edmunds IP30

Guide price £550,000
Cottage for sale - 5 bedrooms 5 2 3
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Property features

  • Entrance hall
  • Sitting room with Inglenook and wood burning stove
  • Dining room with fireplace
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Study/ground floor en-suite bedroom 5
  • Four further bedrooms
  • Dressing room/home office
  • Roll top first floor bathroom
  • Charming gardens, affording far reaching countryside views
  • Wealth of original features

Property description

This delightful detached cottage provides charming accommodation retaining many original features complemented by pretty gardens affording far reaching countryside views, whilst situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Rattlesden.

Built around approximately 500 years ago of traditional timber frame construction with pargetted rendered elevations beneath a thatched roof line, the accommodation currently in brief comprises; oak entrance door opening to Entrance Hall with Herringbone brick flooring, exposed timbers and staircase to first floor. Door to Kitchen/Breakfast room: Dual aspect with range of oak storage units and plenty of appliance space. Bedroom five/Study: A versatile reception/bedroom with window to side and door to En-Suite Shower Room: Fully tiled with corner shower, wash basin, WC and window to side.

Dining Room: A delightful heavily timbered dual aspect reception with red brick Inglenook fireplace and under stairs cupboard. Opening leading to Sitting Room: A superb reception room, again dual aspect and heavily timbered with Large red brick Inglenook Fireplace with original bread oven and wood burning stove. Further smaller red brick fireplace, second staircase to first floor, traditional stable door to rear garden.

On the first floor are four generous bedrooms, a dressing room/home office and a spacious family bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower enclosure, completing the accommodation which is offered with no onward chain.


The property is approached along a driveway providing off road vehicle parking. The gardens extend to all sides of the house and enjoy stunning countryside views whilst stocked with a variety of flowering plants, shrubs and a range of mature trees including apple, pear, cherry and plum. There is a pond, raised fruit and herb beds, greenhouse and brick built outbuilding containing the new oil fired boiler and adjacent oil tank.


The property enjoys a quiet elevated setting backing onto open countryside, making it a perfect location for walking and enjoying the outdoors. Rattlesden is a popular, picturesque village with a strong local community. The village benefits from having 2 public houses, primary school, sports and social club, church and village store/post office. The neighbouring village of Woolpit is well served with a number of services including school, doctor's surgery, hairdressers, butchers, garage and village store. Rattlesden is approximately 2 miles south of the A14 which in turn gives fast access to Bury St Edmunds - approximately 8 miles and Stowmarket which is around 4.5 miles away and has a mainline rail service to London Liverpool Street.


From the village centre proceed along Lower Street past the Brewers Arms Public House and turn left into Rising Sun Hill. Follow the road up the hill and turn right into Top Road. Follow the road to the end where the entrance to the property will be found in front.


Oil fired radiator central heating (new boiler January 2021) with mains electricity, water and drainage. Internet provided by high speed fibre to the house. Council Tax Band F. House re-thatched in March 2009.

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