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4 bedroom property for sale

Coddenham, Ipswich, Suffolk

Withdrawn from Market £435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period cottage
  • Upgraded by present owners
  • New country style Orwell's fitted kitchen
  • New family bathroom
  • Underfloor heating
  • Country walks
  • Debenham School catchment
  • Off-road parking
  • Good rear size garden with workshop/home office
  • Local amenities & good commuter routes to London

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description A tucked away semi-detached period cottage offering deceptive beautifully presented accommodation with much character throughout.

The current owners have lovingly upgraded the cottage and works include a rear extension to provide the fitment of a new country style Orwell's fitted kitchen, stylish bathroom suites including a wonderful free standing bath to the main family bathroom, underfloor heating and landscaping of the gardens. The cottage is pleasantly set in this popular village within easy reach of the village store, country club, leisure centre, playing field, church and country walks surrounding. The property falls in the favourable Debenham School catchment and also benefits from off road parking for two vehicles and a good size rear garden with useful workshop/home office and double storey playhouse.

The light and airy accommodation displays much character with exposed timbers, log burning stove to the sitting room, panelled timber windows and latched doors internally. The accommodation briefly comprises: entrance porch and hall, sitting room with fireplace, Orwell's fitted kitchen, utility room, study/playroom or dining room, cloakroom, first floor landing with storage, there are four good size bedrooms and a luxurious family bathroom. There is oil fired central heating with individual thermostats alongside some underfloor heating, stove to the sitting room, double glazing, mains drainage, electric and water and lies under Mid Suffolk District Council, tax band D.

Outside the cottage has two off road parking spaces, front garden which has been gravelled and is enclosed by mature trees for privacy, side access leads to the rear garden which has been landscaped to provide a patio area and sleepers arranged gravelled beds with central steps leading to the main garden which is laid to lawn with a range of trees, shrubs and plants and at the rear stands a useful home office/workshop and children's playhouse. 

About The Area Coddenham, which is positioned in an area of outstanding beauty, is a warm, welcoming and thriving village with its own village shop and post office, country club, church and active community centre and one of the most desirable villages in Suffolk. Further amenities include recreational ground, village history club and the community hall provides many sports facilities including tennis courts, bowls green, badminton court, yoga, football and youth club. There are many wonderful rural countryside walks nearby and a regular bus route operates through the village.

Easy access is afforded to A140 and A14 linking to Ipswich to the south, Norwich to the north and Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge to the west. Colchester and London can be easily accessed via the A12 to the east and south. Ipswich is approximately fifteen minutes by vehicle which provides a wide range of shopping, recreational and cultural facilities including main line railway links to London's Liverpool Street with a journey time of approximately sixty minutes. The nearby market town of Stowmarket provides further amenities including railway station along with the pretty village of Needham Market offering everyday amenities including butchers, shops, post office, hairdressers, antique boutiques and doctors' surgery.  

Directions Leave Ipswich via Henley Road (North) and continue for approximately six miles passing through the villages of Henley and Hemingstone and on reaching the small hump back bridge turn left onto Lower Road. Continue for approximately once mile past the pond and down the hill into Coddenham where the property can be found a short distance further on the right hand side.  

VENDOR'S STATEMENT "We have loved every minute of the eight years we have lived in Coddenham. The village has provided us with everything we could have wished for: glorious walks on our doorstep, friendly and sociable village life and a safe environment in which to raise our family. It has always felt like we are on holiday!
It is with great reluctance that we leave for a new adventure, but we know that High View will provide a very happy home for its new owners."

The Accommodation Comprises:  

ENTRANCE PORCH Covered oak porch with tiled roof, light and solid oak entrance door to: 

ENTRANCE HALL Pamment tiled floor, skirting, oak staircase rising to the first floor, double glazing window to side, under stair storage cupboard, double cloaks cupboard, smoke alarm, exposed timbers, exposed brick plinth, underfloor heating and doors to: 

CLOAKROOM Fitted low level w.c and wall mounted wash basin, tiled splashbacks, pamment floor, part panelled walls, LED spotlighting, underfloor heating and isolator fan.  

PLAYROOM/STUDY 11' 3" x 9' 3" (3.43m x 2.82m) Skirting, spotlighting, underfloor heating and double window to front elevation overlooking the gravelled garden.  

SITTING ROOM 17' 6" x 13' 3" (5.33m x 4.04m) Skirting, exposed timbers, under floor heating, fitted stripped pine storage cupboards, red brick fireplace with inset log burning stove and herringbone brick hearth, television and telephone points, wall lights and two double windows overlooking the front gravelled garden. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' 6" x 12' 8" (5.33m x 3.86m) A beautiful Orwell's fitted country style kitchen offering plenty of storage, granite work surfaces and upstands, inset leisure Rangemaster 110 with double oven, four hobs over, warming and hot plates, tiled splashbacks and Belling extractor fan over, inset butler sink with mixer tap, inset Bosch dishwasher, inset freezer, inset fridge with wine storage above, ample power points, central island (not fixed) with granite work surface over, inset bin stores, cupboards and drawers, pamment tiled flooring with under floor heating, LED spotlighting, ample dining space, telephone and television points, exposed timbers, wall lights, part-glazed door to rear patio and two double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden. 

UTILITY ROOM 10' 2" x 6' 3" (3.1m x 1.91m) Pamment tiled flooring, skirting, double window to rear elevation overlooking the garden, fitted base unit with storage and work surface over, ample space for under counter washing machine and plumbing for tumble dryer, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, tiled splashbacks, wall mounted Camray boiler serving the oil fired central heating, airing cupboard with shelving and housing the megaflow water pressure system and cupboard housing the consumer unit.  

ON THE FIRST FLOOR LANDING Large Velux window, skirting, smoke alarm, loft access, wall lights, feature display/study nook, deep storage cupboard with light and hanging rail and doors to: 

MASTER BEDROOM 12' 7" x 11' 6" (3.84m x 3.51m) Skirting, under floor heating, television and telephone points with housing nook for television screen, exposed timbers, underfloor heating, window to rear elevation overlooking the garden and glimpse views of paddocks beyond, door to walk-in cupboard with shelving, lights, currently used as a walk-in wardrobe but could potentially provide an en-suite cloakroom facility, if preferred.  

BEDROOM 2 12' 10" x 9' 3" (3.91m x 2.82m) Skirting, underfloor heating, television point, exposed chimney breast, pedestal wash basin with tiled splashbacks and double window to front overlooking the garden and fields opposite. 

BEDROOM 3 13' 2" x 9' (4.01m x 2.74m) " including wardrobe space (4.01m x 2.74m)
Double window to front elevation overlooking the garden and fields opposite, radiator, skirting, exposed timbers, television point and fitted wardrobe with shelving and storage cupboard above

BEDROOM 4 10' x 9' 10" (3.05m x 3m) Double window to front elevation overlooking the garden and fields beyond with glimpse views of Hemingstone church, exposed chimney breast and timbers, skirting, television point, radiator, shelving and high feature windows through to the landing. 

FAMILY BATHROOM 10' 11" x 9' 2" (3.33m x 2.79m) A beautifully fitted, luxurious suite with free standing bath and free standing mixer tap and shower set on a raised plinth, large shower enclosure with waterfall head and separate hand held shower, wash basin set in an oak storage cupboard with travertine worktop over, mixer tap, storage cupboard above with mirrored doors and low level w.c, engineered oak floorboards, skirting, tiled splashbacks, two heated towel ladders, extractor fan, LED spotlighting, linen cupboard, underfloor heating and double window to rear overlooking the gardens 


OUTSIDE The property is set back and elevated from the high street benefiting from two off road parking spaces at the front along with a boiler room housing the tank serving the oil fired central heating. Steps with lighting lead up to the front garden which has been gravelled for easy maintenance, enclosed by mature hedging and trees including a plum tree, lavender and offers a pleasant seating area. There are stocked beds surrounding and a side gate and gravelled pathway leads to the entrance porch and continues around to the rear garden.

The rear garden has been carefully landscaped with a block paved patio connecting to the kitchen providing private seating and there is a water tap and wood store to the side. Sleepers cleverly hold gravelled planters and provide steps up to the main garden, which is laid to lawn and enclosed by hedging, mature, specimen trees and plants including buddleia, rose, hydrangea and a mature plum tree. The central lawn has a neighbouring patio perfect for entertaining and barbeques, again with water tap and lighting.

At the bottom of the garden stands a useful outhouse formerly a home office measuring approximately 17'7" x 9'8" (5.36 x 2.95m) with power, light and telephone line connected. This space is currently used for storage but could easily provide a home office space again or workshop with window to the front. Beside stands a two storey playhouse measuring approximately 7'7" x 6'4" (2.31 x 1.93m) with central stair ladder, windows, power and light connected.


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29 March 2017


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