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2 bedroom terraced house for sale

Church Street, Lavenham, CO10

Sold STC £155,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen
  • Rear Lobby
  • Bathroom
  • Landing
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Gardem
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Very Nicely Presented throughout

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Lavenham is widely regarded as the jewel of Suffolk and is one of England’s finest preserved medieval villages. With its fortune founded on the wool trade in the 15th and 16th Centuries, it contains a wealth of medieval timbered houses and cottages. There is a wonderful Guildhall in the Market Place, fine parish church and other architectural gems. The village is ideal for permanent living, retirement or as a London retreat, having an unusual number of shops including a chemists, post office butchers, Co-operative store, traditional grocers and bakers. There are also a number of public houses and high quality restaurants, together with many interesting shops and galleries. The nearby market town of Sudbury and the cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds each provide further amenities, together with road and rail connections to London, Cambridge, the M11 and the surrounding area.

Lavender Cottage is a Grade II Listed terraced period property built of red brick. It adjoins an historic timbered house meaning that one wall inside has some lovely exposed beams. Recently renovated, the house has an excellent fitted kitchen, central heating and a modern bathroom. To the rear is a modest but sunny courtyard garden, with a lovely old wall behind.


Sitting Room 15’6” reducing to 12’ x 11’ (4.7m to 3.7m x 3.35m). At the front of the house with a sash
window, panelled and glazed timbered front door, a central ceiling cross beam and some fine exposed
medieval oak timbers from the flank wall of the adjoining property. Staircase with a stairwell open right up
to the first floor with a turning staircase with natural pine banisters and handrail. Lovely old herringbone
brick block floor, a chimney breast, radiator and three wall lights. Nice old stripped pine ledged and braced
door through to the kitchen.

Kitchen 10’ reducing to 9’ x 6’6” (3.05m to 2.75m x 2m). At the back of the house with a small casement
window above the sink overlooking the garden and an open doorway through to the rear lobby with useful
space for a fridge/freezer etc. Fitted with a very nice range of oak fronted wall and base cupboards with
pewter effect handles, which include under pelmet lighting and a plate rack, all with green granite effect
laminate working surfaces and pleasant traditional country tiled splashbacks. Equipped with a stainless steel
sink with mixer tap, a four ring Hotpoint stainless steel electric hob with retractable filter hood above and
matching stainless steel Hotpoint electric double fan oven below. Plumbing and space for washing machine,
radiator, lovely old herringbone brick block floor, high level cupboard housing electricity trip switches etc.

Rear Lobby 5’3” x 5’ (1.6m x 1.5m). Connecting the kitchen and bathroom with a uPVC panelled and
glazed back door out to the garden and matching windows on either side, sealed brick block floor, space for

Bathroom 10’ x 5’ (3.1m x 1.55m). With pattern glazed window to the rear, matching white traditional
recent suite comprising panelled steel bath with a separate Mira Sport shower above, and shower curtain, low
flush WC and pedestal hand basin. A shower surround and splashbacks all tiled in light aquamarine and
light limestone effect ceramic floor tiles, radiator, air exchanger.

Landing and Introduction There is a tiny landing with a stripped pine ledged and braced door leading
through to bedroom 1 which then leads onto bedroom 2. If a small area (around 3’ x 3’ - 0.9m x 0.9m) were
partitioned off, the bedrooms would have a separate access.

Bedroom 1 11’3” x 11’ (3.4m x 3.35m). With a sash window the front overlooking magnificent historic
timbered houses opposite, stripped and varnished pine floorboards, radiator.

Bedroom 2 11’6” reducing to 8’ x 8’ (3.6m to 2.5m x 2.5m). With a casement window to the rear
overlooking the garden, chimney breast, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and small cupboard above,
stripped and varnished pine floorboards, radiator, small Gloworm micron wall mounted gas boiler supplying
central heating and hot water.

The Garden A block paved pathway leads down round the back door to the enclosed back garden which
measures 20’ x 8’ (6.1m x 2.4m) and catches the sun for much of the day. Fenced boundaries on either side
and paved for easy maintenance with nice views of old Lavenham walls, roofs and chimneys.

SERVICES We are advised that mains gas, water, electricity, drainage and telephone are connected,
although we have not made enquiries to confirm. Metered water. Please note we have not carried out a
survey, nor tested the plumbing, heating, electrical or drainage systems. House purchasers are always
advised to have a survey.

COUNCIL TAX Babergh District Council (01473 822801) advise Charge Band ‘C’. Payable
2011/2012 £1,295.48.

TENURE, SOFT FURNISHINGS AND FIXTURES Freehold. We have not inspected the title deeds.
Carpets, curtains and other fixture may be included, by negotiation. Full list provided with formal contracts.

VIEWING By appointment please through the Vendor’s agents, as above.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 November 2011


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