4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

High Street, Bildeston, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 7ED

Guide Price £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedrooms
  • Entrance hall
  • Sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • Ground floor shower room
  • Spacious bathroom with free standing bath
  • Garage and brick barn
  • Courtyard garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning four bedroom period village home arranged to provide spacious and well appointed living accommodation including entrance hall, 21ft 6ins sitting room with massive inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove, 19ft 2ins dining room, 19ft 9ins kitchen/breakfast room with oil fired aga, utility room, ground floor shower room, four first floor bedrooms, large bathroom with free standing claw foot roll top bath and additional cloakroom together with attached garaging and substantial brick built barn and lovely courtyard garden all situated in the centre of the village.

Bildeston itself offers a good range of amenities and facilities; including a post office/general store, health centre, primary school and three public houses; including the highly regarded Crown Hotel/Restaurant. The towns of Hadleigh, Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich are all within easy reach, the latter three offering main line rail links with London's Liverpool Street Station. The senior school of Hadleigh offers places to seven hundred and fifty pupils aged eleven to sixteen and is specialist science school with a strong presence in the Suffolk school league tables. Those looking for independent education for their children are spoilt by easy access to a number of acclaimed schools, these include Orwell Park which feeds the major public schools nationally, Ipswich High School for Girls, Ipswich School, Little Garth School, Saint Joseph's College, Amberfield School and Old Buckenham School

Of period origin "Topping House" is of mainly heavy timber framed construction presenting a mixture of painted brick and rendered and colour washed elevations under pitched roofs clad with tiles. The property benefits from a wealth of original period features together with the modern convenience of mainly secondary double glazing and oil fired radiator heating. 

The accommodation is as follows:  

ON THE GROUND FLOOR  

Part glazed door to:  

Entrance Lobby With brick floor, ceiling light point and oak studded door to: 

Entrance Hall 11ft 6ins x 9ft 5ins with sliding sash window overlooking the High Street, doors to the sitting room and dining room, cast iron fire place with brick hearth and tiled mantle, boarded floor, numerous exposed wall studs and ceiling timber, radiator and ceiling light point. 

Dining room 19ft 2 x 12ft 1is with dual aspect windows to the front and rear including French doors overlooking and leading to the courtyard garden, brick floor, numerous exposed wall studs and calved ceiling timbers, radiator and two wall light points. 

Sitting Room 21ft 6ins x 15ft 4ins with dual aspect windows to either side including a glazed door overlooking and leading to the courtyard gardens, massive inglenook fireplace with brick hearth and oak bressumer housing a wood burning stove with original bread oven to one side, numerous exposed wall studs and ceiling timbers, under stairs storage cupboard staircase rising to first floor, radiator, ceiling light point and door to: 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 19ft 9ins x 13ft 10ins with windows overlooking Wattisham Road and glazed door to the courtyard garden, with spiral staircase rising to the first floor and door to the utility room. The kitchen itself comprises a range of built in units including an inset butler style sink with cupboard under, range of granite work surfaces some with cupboards under, integrated five burner propane gas hob, integrated eye level double oven with storage above and beneath, space for an American style fridge/freezer, two oven oil fired aga and fireplace housing a floor mounted oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating, part tiled walls, tiled floor and spotlighting. 

Utility Room 6ft 2ins x 4ft with built in storage cupboard and space and plumbing for a washing machine, tiled floor, ceiling light point and door to: 

Ground Floor Shower Room With window to side and white suite comprising low level wc, pedestal wash basin with chrome fittings and tiled walk in shower with chrome fitting and glazed shower screen, fully tiled walls, tiled floor, heated towel rail and ceiling light point. 

ON THE FIRST FLOOR  

Principle Landing With doors to three bedrooms and a cloak room, numerous exposed wall studs and ceiling timbers and ceiling light point. 

Bedroom 1 18ft 11ins x 11ft 7ins with dual aspect windows to the front and rear, numerous exposed timbers, radiator and ceiling light point. 

Bedroom 2 18ft 10ins x 17ft narrowing at one end to 11ft 2ins with dual aspect windows, door to bathroom, numerous exposed wall studs and ceiling timbers, two radiators and ceiling light point. 

Bedroom 3 11ft 2ins x 9ft 7ins with dual aspect windows, radiator and ceiling light point. Bedroom three is currently used as a dressing room and has extensive built in storage providing hanging space and shelving. 

Cloakroom With window to front and white suite comprising low level wc, wall mounted wash basin with tiled splash back, boarded floor and ceiling light point. 

Bathroom 13ft 11ins x 8ft 6ins widening slightly at one end with door to the secondary landing with window to side and white suite comprising midlevel wc, wash basin with chrome fittings, free standing claw foot roll top bath with chrome fittings incorporating a hand held shower, heated towel rail, boarded floor and two ceiling light points. 

Secondary Landing Accessed via the spiral staircase from the kitchen with doors to the bathroom and bedroom four, shelved linen cupboard, access to roof space and wall light point. 

Bedroom 4 13ft 8 x 14ft 3ins with dual aspect windows, radiator and ceiling light point. 

OUTSIDE  

Garage Which measures internally 18ft 11ins x 13ft 6ins with double timber doors and a personal door to the driveway and a personal door to at the rear of the garage providing access to the courtyard garden, oil storage tank. Light and power connected. The garage is approached via a vehicular right of way across the neighbouring properties drive. The drive also provides an access to: 

The Barn Is of solid wall construction presenting painted brick elevations under pitched roofs clad with pantiles. 

Ground Floor Area 41ft 3ins x 13ft 5ins with windows, double doors, stairs to the first floor and an additional personal door to the driveway and an internal door to the: 

Store Room  

with window overlooking the driveway. 10ft 11ins x 8ft 9ins  

First Floor Area 48ft 11ins x 10ft 11ins with some open stud work partially dividing a small area at one end, windows overlooking the driveway, two high level doors, boarded floor. Light and power connected.

Note: The barn offers the potential, subject to the necessary planning consent to be converted into additional living accommodation if required. 

Courtyard Garden Accessible from the garage and kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room and dining room. Brick paved, enclosed on three sides by the property itself with a brick wall providing the additional boundary. 

Outside Lighting  

Outside Tap  

Services We understand mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. 

Viewing Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors' agents. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 June 2016

Nearest station

  • Stowmarket (6.9 mi)
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Frost and Partners, Hadleigh

76 High Street, Hadleigh, IP7 5EF

01473 870042 Local call rate

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Frost and Partners, Hadleigh

76 High Street, Hadleigh, IP7 5EF

01473 870042 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Stowmarket (6.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Frost and Partners, Hadleigh

76 High Street, Hadleigh, IP7 5EF

01473 870042 Local call rate

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