4 bedroom detached bungalow for saleSpring Lane, White Street Green CO10
Sold STC £595,000
- Reception and Main Halls
- En Suite Shower and Family Bathrooms
- 28ft x 24ft Sitting and Dining Rooms
- Laundry and Boiler Rooms
- Excellent Shaker Kitchen
- Detached Double Garage w/electric door
- Superb Large Air Conditioned Conservatory
- 140ft x 95ft Carriage Drive & Front Gardens
- 4 Double Bedrooms
- 100ft X 80ft Rear Garden - Overall Plot 0.6 Acres
White Street Green is a small hamlet just over a mile from the much favoured village of Boxford. It is right away from the main road and traffic and enjoys peace and quiet and contains a mixture of houses and cottages of all ages and a number of very substantial properties - an excellent location. Boxford itself provides local shops, a highly regarded primary school, a very active village hall and other community facilities. Within easy driving distance are the market towns of Sudbury and Hadleigh, and both Colchester and Ipswich are within easy reach, the former providing a very good commuter service through to London's Liverpool Street. Spring Lane is a no through road running gently down hill on the side of the box valley with a mixture of attractive houses and cottages. To one side of the property and to the rear is open meadowland.
Hobbitt's Hall is a large individual detached bungalow built very much in traditional style with soft red bricks under a mellow clay pantiled roof, on the side of Beech Hill. It has been significantly upgraded and improved by the present owners and is now presented superbly throughout. There are uPVC wide gap double glazed windows, particularly large at the front to take advantage of the westerly views across the sweeping front lawn. There is an excellent air conditioned conservatory, plus uPVC fascias and rainwater goods for easy maintenance. The interior provides surprisingly large rooms, particularly bright and sunny and presented to a high standard of fittings and décor. There is an excellent fitted kitchen and the latest improvements include a superb new luxury en suite bathroom, new interior doors and built-in wardrobes. To the side is a large garage block providing a sizeable double garage, with newly installed full width electric double door, and a newly fitted laundry/utility room and separate boiler room. To the rear is a large suntrap terrace, which opens on to mature gardens, stocked with a wealth of plants, shrubs and trees, including twelve palms and many tropical varieties. At the front is an exceptionally large lawn and sweeping carriage drive providing a wonderful approach and ample parking. There is oil fired central heating and in the sitting room a newly installed Calor gas log effect living flame fire. The house provides a beautiful home with peace and tranquillity, and yet is within very easy reach of Sudbury, Colchester, Ipswich and the commuter corridors.
Reception Hall 8' 6" x 5' (2.6m x 1.5m). With multi-glazed front door, cream coloured limestone style ceramic floor tiles. Radiator, wall light, high level meter cupboard housing trip switch panel and a glazed inner door leading to:
Main Hall 27' x 15' (8.2m x 4.5m) overall. A good sized hall running through the centre of the bungalow with a radiator and a range of four built-in wardrobe/storage cupboards with Japanese style mirror and woodgrain doors, doors to the sitting room and then the rear part with doors to the various bedrooms, large loft hatch with retractable loft ladder. Three wall lights.
Sitting and Dining Room 28' x 24' 3" (8.5m x 7.4m) "L" shaped. A wonderful bright double aspect room. Two large three quarter length casement windows to the front overlooking the drive, sweeping lawn and palm trees and a pair of French doors with matching full length glazed screens to the rear looking through the conservatory out to the garden. Fine Champford red brick chimney breast with inset operational open fire and display recesses, now fitted with a Calor gas coal/log effect living flame fire and brick pammet hearth. The whole room with four wall lights and four radiators. Archway through to the kitchen.
Kitchen 12' 6" x 11' (3.7m x 3.35m) with a window above the sink to the rear overlooking the garden, half glazed UPVC door to the terrace and gardens at the side and archway looking through the dining room to the front giving lots of light. Fitted with an excellent range of painted white oak woodgrain wall and base cupboards with pewter knot style handles and grey composite granite working surfaces and two tone grey tiled splashbacks. Comprehensively equipped with inset large stainless steel sink with mixer tap and waste disposal, integral Siemens dishwasher, integral Siemens double electric fan oven/microwave, Siemens touch control induction hob with matching filterhood above. Integral fridge, integral freezer. Halogen downlights and pelmet lights, terracotta coloured ceramic floor tiles and contemporary radiator.
Conservatory 16' 6" x 14' (5m x 4.3m). Of modern cavity brick construction with wide gap double glazed windows all around and with eight opening fan lights and a pair of French doors out to the garden. Light ceramic floor tiles, Fijitsu inverter heater/air conditioning unit. Vertical blinds. A superb conservatory.
Bedroom 1 18' x 14' 6" (5.5m x 4.4m) including wardrobes. Wide window to the front and an excellent range of custom built-in bedroom furniture comprising full height wardrobes all along one wall, dressing table with drawers beside and with further single built-in wardrobe cupboards and chests of drawers on either side of the bed, with lights above. In the centre of the main wardrobe range, directly opposite the bed is a cupboard with a slide out drawer for a television. Radiator, three wall lights and door to:
En Suite Luxury Shower Room 12' x 8' 3" (3.65m x 2.5m). Newly fitted with a superb contemporary suite and divided into two parts by a central archway. The main area with a double width shower cubicle with glass screen and drain-off area, fitted with a jumbo power shower head and second body spray. Opposite is a pair of contemporary handbasins with column mixer taps, pop-up wastes and soft close drawers below. Through the archways is a low flush WC and bidet. The whole room fully tiled with mosaic waistline highlight, two pattern glazed windows, mirror, chromium heated towel rail plus normal radiator, halogen downlights and air exchanger.
Bedroom 2 17' x 8' (5.2m x 2.45m). With a pair of French doors to the rear opening to the garden, radiator, built in double wardrobe cupboard with display recess alongside, two wall lights.
Bedroom 3 14' x 11' (4.3m x 3.4m). With a window to the rear overlooking the garden, radiator, built in wardrobe cupboards all along one wall with white doors, two wall lights.
Bedroom 4 (Study) 14' x 11' (4.3m x 3.4m). With window looking through the conservatory out to the garden, built in bookshelving with cupboards over and desk space on one wall, radiator. Two wall lights, halogen downlights. Presently in use as a study.
Family Bathroom 8'6" x 8' (2.6m x 2.5m) slightly L-shaped. With matching white suite comprising moulded shower bath with curved glass Roman shower screen and a power shower above with mixer tap below. White low flush WC and vanity style handbasin with cupboards and drawers below. Walls tiled in limestone style bevel edge with mosaic waistband highlight, carpeted but with floor tiles to match underneath, pattern glazed window, chromium radiator/towel rail, halogen downlights.
Walk-in Broom Cupboard 5' x 3' 6" (1.5m x 1.1m). A useful storage space with ceramic tiled floor and double power point.
24' 6" long x 20' wide (7.5m x 6.1m) externally. A substantial garage block built with red bricks under a high pitched clay pantiled roof, to match the main house. With uPVC fascias and gutters and comprising:
Detached Double Garage 18' 3" wide x 17' 3" long (one side), 16' (other side), (5.6m x 5.25m and 4.9m). A detached brick built double garage with pitched tiled roof, newly installed full width electric shutter door and extra smooth concrete floor. Door to the side, two fluorescent lights, useful eaves storage, power points and connecting door to the laundry room.
Laundry Room 13' x 6' (3.95m x 1.8m), plus door recess. Newly created to the rear of the garage, fully plastered out and fitted as an excellent laundry/utility room. Speckled laminate working surface all along one side with inset stainless steel sink and spaces below for washing machine and tumble dryer. Two cupboards, one housing an independent electric water heater. Storage and base cupboards opposite, ceramic tiled floor, halogen downlights and window overlooking the garden.
Boiler Room 5' 6" x 4' 3" (1.7m x 1.3m). With uPVC door to match the garage and fitted Boulter Buderus oil boiler supplying central heating and hot water. Useful water tap, hanging rails and hooks.
The grounds - around 0.6 acres. A particular feature of the house is the lovely grounds with an extraordinarily deep frontage and lovely garden to the rear, with adjoining meadow land to the side and rear.
Carriage Drive and Front Garden 140' deep x 95' wide (42.5m x 29m). Neat edged and shingled driveways on either side, the left with a five bar gate, which sweeps up to the house and garage around along the front and returns to the lane. Parking in front of the garage to the right and access on the left to create potential for more garaging or parking where the vegetable garden presently lies. Sweeping lawn at the centre with a central bed with four palm trees, a border to the right with plants and shrubs and another palm. Mature hedges on either side and flower border along the front of the house. Brick wall with gateway through to the rear.
Rear Garden 100' wide x 80' deep (30.5m x 24.5m). Running across the back of the house and behind the garage is a flagstone terrace with neat edging. This opens up onto the main lawn, which slopes back and round to the left with well stocked flower and shrub borders all around and seven more palm trees. Behind the garage is a raised herb bed, the oil storage tank, wheelie bin store and a water butt. In front is a further border and the greenhouse. In the far left hand corner is a useful compost compound and a eucalyptus tree. The side and rear boundaries have mature fencing adjoining an open meadow with woodland beyond - a delightful outlook.
Greenhouse 18' x 8' (5.5m x 2.5m). A real gardener's greenhouse with a central dividing door, thermostatic opening fan lights, fluorescent light and power for greenhouse heaters. Retractable green sun blinds.
SERVICES We are advised that mains water (metered), electricity, drainage and telephone are connected, although we have not made enquiries to confirm. Central heating and hot water powered by oil with 600 gallon storage tank behind the garage and oil boiler in the boiler house at the rear of the garage. Gas log fire by Calor gas with twin bottles at the rear. Numerous outside lights, outside tap and further tap in the boiler room for the garage. 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 (Tel: 01472 822801) advise Charge Band "F", amount payable 2016/1017 £2,223.92.
TENURE, SOFT FURNISHINGS AND FIXTURES Freehold. We have not inspected the title deeds. Excellent quality fitted carpets included. Curtains, blinds and other fixtures may be available, by separate negotiation. Full list provided with formal contracts.
VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS On the main A1071 Sudbury to Hadleigh Road, pass the turnings to Boxford at the bottom of the dip and up the other side and then turn signposted right to White Street Green. Follow the road along for around a mile and come into the triangular green. Turn right (by Green Farm) into Spring Lane and follow the road down for around 75 yards - the property is on the left.
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