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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Framsden, Stowmarket

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Property Description

Key features

  • In Heart of Sought After Village, Walk to Church
  • Beautifully Presented Home with Lovely Sunny Gardens
  • Newly Fitted Open Plan Kitchen/Diner
  • Dual Aspect Sitting Room Opening to South Westerly Facing Patio
  • Fireplace with Multi-Fuel Stove
  • South Westerly Facing Sun Room
  • Cloakroom, Family Shower Room
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Field Views, Driveway, Detached Garage,

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The vendors have lived happily at 4 St Etienne for over 30 years. 'We love it here. We will miss the beautiful, peaceful gardens, the great views and the friends we have made in this welcoming village which has great community spirit'.

Near the historic Helmingham Hall Estate in the sought after village of Framsden, this well presented home is set in beautiful gardens and enjoys far reaching rural views. Newly fitted kitchen, three double bedrooms. Conveniently located within a few minutes' walk of the village hall, St Mary's church.

About the Property
4 St Etienne is a beautifully presented detached bungalow in an elevated quiet position in the heart of the village with views over the front gardens to open fields beyond and with farmland to the rear. The property is believed to have been built in 1985 and is thoughtfully laid out. A south westerly facing sun room was added at a later date and is well placed for the delightful views and for enjoying the sun.

Accommodation comprises:
Entrance hall, cloakroom, spacious sitting room with brick fireplace, multi-fuel stove and fine views over the front gardens towards open fields, beautiful modern kitchen (fitted within the last 18 months) opening to the dining area. This whole area feels light and spacious with a door opening through to the sunroom which gives access to and views over the patio and gardens.
The rear hallway leads to three double bedrooms and a family shower room comprising WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.
The property benefits from calor gas/propane central heating and is double glazed throughout.
Outside, there is shared access leading to a private driveway which extends up to a single garage with pitched roof. Parking is available on the driveway for approximately four/five cars. The established gardens are mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders, fruit trees, bushes and a vegetable garden to the rear with a small raised area with hedging. There is open farmland to the rear of the property. Garden shed and pedestrian access to both sides of the property.

About the Area
Framsden is a picturesque and much sought after village surrounded by beautiful rolling Suffolk countryside. The area is home to the historic Helmingham Hall Estate and Gardens where the Tollemache family have lived for the past 500 years. The Tollemache family enjoy sharing their passion for the beautiful gardens which surround the impressive Tudor moated hall and regular prestigious events are held here throughout the year.
Much of the arable land surrounding Framsden is managed by the Helmingham Estate and there are many attractive period homes, farmhouses and tenant farms in the vicinity. The majority of the homes in Framsden are situated in The Street, with smaller clusters at Pete's Corner. St Mary's Church has one of Suffolk's best lych-gates and lies in the heart of the village where there is a village hall which hosts a variety of activities and events. In the adjacent village of Helmingham, there is a County Primary School and Old Schoolhouse Nursery together with a Mother and Toddler Group.
The small market town of Debenham, approximately 3 miles away, offers a good selection of shops which include a supermarket, greengrocers, butchers, bakers and florists, two public houses, doctors surgery, post office, police and fire station.
The larger market town of Framlingham, with its' medieval castle, supermarket and wide selection of shops, restaurants and pubs is barely 8 miles away.
Woodbridge on the spectacular River Deben is another attractive nearby market town (approximately 10 miles) and for those who wish to explore a little further afield, the beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast, with Southwold, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Orford, is within easy reach.

Accommodation with Approximate Room Sizes:

Double glazed front door and side panels leading to:

Entrance Hall
With built-in two door storage cupboard, radiator, carpet to floor, door leading to:

Double glazed window to rear aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin, carpet to floor.

Sitting Room - 17'10 x 14'
Feature brick fireplace with tiled hearth and multi-fuel stove, double glazed window with fine views over the gardens to front aspect, double glazed double doors opening to patio and gardens, two radiators, carpet to floor.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 18' x 12'
Impressive, newly fitted kitchen comprising matching wall and base units with roll edge work tops, integral fridge/freezer, integral calor gas hob with electric oven and stainless steel extractor hood, space and plumbing for a washing machine, double glazed window to front aspect.
Dining Area:
Double glazed window to front aspect, space for dining table and chairs, door opening to:

South-Westerly Facing Sun Room - 12' x 9'
Half brick walls with picture windows overlooking the gardens, door to side aspect opening to patio, vaulted ceiling with exposed beam work, electric panel heater, tiled flooring,

Rear Hallway
Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, loft hatch, carpet to floor.

Bathroom - 8' x 6' plus door recess
Wash hand basin with cupboards under, shower cubicle, low level WC, double glazed window to side aspect, single radiator, tiled flooring.

Master Bedroom - 11'x 11' plus door recess
Built-in wardrobes with vanity unit and cupboards, double glazed window to side aspect, single radiator, carpet to floor.

Bedroom Two - 11' x 11'
Double glazed window to rear aspect, single radiator, carpet to floor.

Bedroom Three (currently used as an Office) - 10' x 8'
Double glazed window to rear aspect, single radiator, carpet to floor.

Driveway leading to:

Detached Garage - 18' x 9'10
Pitched roof, wall mounted Valiant calor gas boiler, Binders sewage storage system, 'up and over' roller door.

Parking on driveway for approximately four/five cars.

The front and side of the garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature flowering shrub borders, six fruit trees including apple and pear trees, a patio area, vegetable patch to the rear with raised garden with hedging and open farmland behind.

Garden Shed - 9' x 6'

Local Schools
Debenham High School (named in the top ten schools in the Country for 2015 GCSE performance); Brandeston Hall Preparatory School (2-13 years); Framingham College;
Thomas Mills High School Framlingham (graded Outstanding by OFSTED); Otley College.
Primary schools in Otley and Helmingham.

Mainline Rail Stations from Ipswich (10 miles) and Stowmarket (12 miles) to London Liverpool Street.

We understand from the vendors that mains electricity and water are connected to the property.
The calor gas tank (1,000 litres capacity) is located near the turning point of the driveway. A clear water sewage unit is located to the front of the garden. Calor gas hob in kitchen.

Council Tax
Mid Suffolk District Council - Band D - 2016/17 - £1526.41.

Strictly by prior appointment with Fine & Country Woodbridge - 01394 446007.

AGENTS NOTE: Under Section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 (declaration of interest), we have a duty to inform potential purchasers of this property that the vendor is related to an employee of Fine & Country Woodbridge.

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01 September 2016

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