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3 bedroom cottage for sale

32 Bridge Street, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 6DB

Withdrawn from Market £380,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Dining Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Room
  • Bathroom
  • Cloakroom
  • Garage
  • Gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully presented extended three bedroom cottage of period origin. Listed grade ll, believed to date back to the 16th century and arranged on two floors to provide spacious and well appointed living accommodation including 15ft 6ins drawing room with inglenook fireplace, reception/dining hall, kitchen, breakfast room, ground floor cloakroom and first floor bathroom together with a single garage and beautifully maintained rear gardens all situated adjacent to Bridge Street overlooking the cricket meadow with rural views beyond. A short distance from the town centre.

Hadleigh can be found on the Essex/Suffolk border just ten miles from Ipswich, fifteen miles from Colchester and approximately seventy miles from London. The centre of the district is characterised by rural villages and historic market towns, such as Lavenham, Stoke By Nayland and Kersey, Hadleigh is maybe one of East Anglia's best kept secrets. With its excellent nearby transport links to the A12 and A14, together with access to main line rail stations in Ipswich, Manningtree and Colchester. Hadleigh has become a desirable residential location for both local families and London commuters. Hadleigh proudly boasts over two hundred and fifty listed buildings. The character of the town is maintained by a wealth of independent shops lining the main High Street along with a large sized supermarket offering one-stop-shop convenience. Most villages in this area are fortunate to have junior schools which are very highly regarded. 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.

"32 Bridge Street" appears to be of mainly timber framed construction presenting colour washed elevations under a pitched roof clad with peg tiles with a two story addition to the rear, probably of Victorian origin and of red brick construction under a flat felt roof. The cottage benefits from a wealth of period features including numerous exposed timbers, all complemented by the modern convenience of radiator heating and secondary glazing to most windows. 

The accommodation is as follows:  


Part Glazed Oak Door to:  

Hallway With brick floor, cloaks rail, lighting and glazed door to the: 

Reception/Dining Hall 15ft 4ins x 9ft 2ins with dual aspect windows, one overlooking the driveway and the other overlooking Bridge Street and the cricket meadow with rural views beyond, brick flooring, exposed ceiling timbers, numerous exposed wall studs, open tread staircase rising to first floor, doors to the drawing room and breakfast room, radiator, ceiling light point and an additional wall light. 

Drawing Room 15ft 6ins x 15ft 6ins with two windows to front offering views similar to that from the reception/dining hall, inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer and brick hearth, numerous exposed ceiling timbers and wall studs, two radiators. Two wall light points and additional spotlighting and door to the: 

Kitchen 13ft x 7ft 9ins with two windows to the rear overlooking the gardens, range of units including an inset stainless steel double bowl single drainer sink unit with matching mixer and cupboards under, range of work surfaces some with cupboards and drawers under, integrated "Neff" four burner gas hob with extractor over, integrated "Neff" single oven, space for an upright fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, range of wall mounted storage cupboards including one full height storage cupboard, part tiled wall, wood effect flooring, radiator and spotlighting. 

Breakfast Room 12ft 7ins x 8ft with window and door overlooking and leading to the rear gardens, additional doorway to the ground floor cloakroom, radiator, spotlighting, one full height storage cupboard and wall mounted gas fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating. 

Cloakroom With window to rear and white suite comprising low level wc, wall mounted wash basin with tiled splashback, radiator and ceiling light point. 


Landing Bedroom/Study (Bedroom 2) 11ft x 9ft 8ins with window to front offering views similar to those from the drawing room, high pitched ceiling, exposed centre beam and wall studs, double radiator, spotlighting, step down to inner landing and door to the principle bedroom, inner landing with deep walk in storage cupboard, some exposed timbering, centre light point and doors to the third bedroom and bathroom.

Note: It would be possible subject to the necessary consents to construct a partition wall and doorway, creating a private bedroom if required. 

Principle Bedroom 16ft x 15ft 6ins with two windows to the front offering views similar to those from the drawing room, fitted triple wardrobe, high pitched ceiling with exposed crown post, numerous exposed wall studs, double radiator and spotlighting. 

Bedroom 3 13ft x 7ft 4ins with window to rear overlooking the gardens, fitted double wardrobe, some exposed wall studs, radiator and spotlighting. 

Bathroom With window to rear overlooking the gardens and white suite comprising low level wc, wall mounted washbasin with chrome fitting and panelled bath with tiled surround, shelved airing cupboard housing lagged hot water tank with immersion heater, radiator and ceiling light point. 


Garage Of sectional concrete construction, stone faced under a pitched corrugated roof, upper and over door, personal door and window to one side. The garage is approached via a brick paved driveway in ownership but the subject of a vehicular right of way in favour of the neighbouring property to the north. A gate from the driveway provides access to the rear gardens. 

Gardens Immediately behind the cottage is a further granite set path which provides access to the neighbouring property, To the rear of the cottage is a well stocked flower bed and seating area which in turn leads to the formal gardens which are laid mainly to lawn, with mature flowering and shrub borders all bounded by a mixture of natural hedging and fencing. 

Brick Built Outbuilding  

Outside Lighting  

Outside Tap  

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

Viewing Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors' agents. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 October 2016


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