3 bedroom cottage for sale

The Street, Monks Eleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 7JE

Sold STC £385,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • Beautiful period cottage
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Kitchen/Dining room with inglenook and four oven Aga
  • Sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • Study
  • Ground floor cloakroom
  • Period features in abundance

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautiful three bedroom semi-detached period cottage arranged to provide spacious living accommodation including sitting room with inglenook fireplace, 19ft 10ins kitchen/dining room with inglenook and four oven Aga, study, ground floor cloakroom, utility room and first floor bathroom together with many period features and south facing rear garden, all situated in the village centre.

Monks Eleigh lies about 5 miles from the market town Hadleigh with Sudbury, Ipswich and Colchester only 7, 15 and 16 miles distant respectively; the latter two offering main line rail links with London's Liverpool Street Station. The village is well served by a community general store and well regarded country inn/restaurant.

Listed Grade II and believed to date back to the 17th Century, the cottage is colour washed externally under a reed thatch. It benefits from a wealth of period features complimented by the modern convenience of oil fired radiator heating. The accommodation is as follows: 

ON THE GROUND FLOOR Oak door with part glazed upper portion to: 

Kitchen/Dining Room 15ft widening to 19ft 10in x 13ft 6in overall with brick inglenook at one end incorporating timber bressumer, four oven A1ga, butler sink with adjacent granite work tops, chromium mixer and storage recess beneath, additional granite work surfaces; some with cupboards and drawers under, integrated induction hob, single oven, range of wall cabinets, 3 double radiators, exposed ceiling timbers, exposed oak post, large walk in pantry with lighting, door and staircase rising to first floor, door to cloakroom, additional access to sitting room, twin windows overlooking the rear garden with part glazed door to same. "Worcester Heatslave" oil fired boiler (not tested), serving radiator heating and domestic hot water and stone floor. 

Cloakroom 4ft 6in x 4ft 8in with white suite comprising wash basin with tiled splash back, low level wc with adjacent rustic benching, window to front, radiator, exposed ceiling timbers, centre light point, wall cabinets and stone floor. 

Sitting Room 12ft widening to one side of the chimney breast x 13ft 6in, red brick inglenook incorporating timber bressumer and mellow brick hearth with Aga wood burning stove, deep storage cupboard adjacent to the chimney breast, window overlooking The Street, additional window and part glazed door accessing the rear garden, exposed ceiling timbers, 2 wall light points, stone floor and ledged timber door to: 

Inner Hallway 4ft 6in x 5ft 3in with ledged timber door and secondary staircase rising to first floor, under stairs storage cupboard with ledged timber door, exposed ceiling timbers and wall studs, ledged timber door with Suffolk latch to: 

Study 8ft 10in x 7ft 5in with window overlooking The Street and offering views up Church Hill towards the church tower, exposed ceiling timbers, exposed wall studs along 2 elevations, telephone point, double radiator and stone floor. 

ON THE FIRST FLOOR  

Landing Approached via a staircase from the kitchen/dining room, window overlooking the rear garden, exposed timbers, centre light point, exposed brick chimney breast and ledged timber door. 

Bedroom 1 15ft 5in x 10ft 4in with dual aspect windows; one to side the other overlooking the rear garden, attractive pitched ceiling with exposed timbers, numerous exposed wall studs, 2 double radiators, exposed floor boards. 

Bedroom 2 14ft 2in x 9ft 10in with dual aspect windows; one offering views up Church Hill, the other overlooking the rear garden, exposed timber floor boards, attractive pitched ceiling with exposed timbers, some exposed wall studs, double radiator, wall light point, ledge timber door to: 

Bedroom 3 14ft 10in x 10ft overall (including stairwell), attractive pitched ceiling with exposed timbers, exposed wall studs, exposed wood floor boards, double radiator, access to roof space, centre light point and ledged timber door to: 

Inner Landing 10ft 2in x 7ft overall with window overlooking the rear garden, exposed timber floor boards, some exposed wall studs, radiator, wall light point, ledged timber doors accessing the third bedroom and bathroom. 

Bathroom 10ft 7in x 7ft 5in with white suite comprising panelled bath with chrome fittings incorporating shower with shower screen, pedestal washbasin, low level wc, exposed and painted floor boards, part tiled walls, window offering views up Church Hill towards the church, double radiator, exposed wall studs, wall light point, access to deep storage recess with further exposed timbers. 

OUTSIDE  

Utility Room With a range of oak work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with cupboards under, space and plumbing for washing machine and ceiling light point.

A right of way to the right hand side of the dwelling provides access via a timber gate to the rear garden. Immediately behind the property is a decked seating area beyond which the gardens are laid to lawn with shrub borders. The garden benefits from a sunny southerly aspect with views towards a wooded section of the Brett Valley. 

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

Viewing Strictly by prior appointment with the Landlords agents. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 August 2016

Nearest station

  • Sudbury (6.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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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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Nearest station

  • Sudbury (6.8 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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