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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Chequers Lane, Bressingham

Sold by Us £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Grade II Listed cottage
  • Three bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Garden room
  • Delightful private gardens
  • 0.2ac plot (STMS)
  • Situated at the end of a 'no through' lane
  • Idyllic rural setting
  • Far reaching farmland views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming Grade II Listed thatched cottage set to the very end of a no through road with delightful private gardens of approximately 0.2 of an acre (stms) and far reaching views over farmland.

Occupying an idyllic rural setting, Rose Cottage is an attractive period cottage which probably dates from the early 18th century. The accommodation displays many period features, including exposed wall and ceiling timbers and open fireplaces. The cottage has been well maintained by its current owners, including the roof which was re-dressed and re-ridged in 2012. The gardens are a particular feature to the property which are principally to the east and offer much privacy.  

ACCOMMODATION With solid oak front door into: -  

DINING ROOM with window to front aspect, fireplace housing Villager wood burner on a herringbone hearth and bressumer over, former 19th century bread oven, recessed corner cupboard housing Wallstar oil fired boiler, stairs to first floor (south), door to: -  

KITCHEN solid black granite work surface fitted to all walls with Butler sink, range cooker with multi hob, double oven and grill with extractor over, comprehensive range of solid oak base and eye level units with display cabinets and wine rack, plumbing and space for dishwasher and washing machine, twin aspect windows with further 'borrowed' window into utility room, tiled floor, extractor fan, door to: -  

REAR HALLWAY with door to side aspect and window, pamment tiled floor, door to: -  

UTILITY ROOM pine work surface fitted to one wall with storage cupboards under, window to rear aspect, Velux window, extractor fan, pamment tiled floor. 

CLOAKROOM comprising low level wc, wash hand basin, obscure window to rear, pamment tiled floor, part glazed door into: -  

GARDEN ROOM timber construction with triple aspect views over the gardens and fields to the north, glazed pitched roof, door to rear brick patio, pamment tiled floor.

Accessed via Dining Room: -  

FRONT HALL with high level window to front aspect, door to: -  

SITTING ROOM open fireplace with bressumer over, 19th century former bread oven, door to first floor (north) window to front aspect, door to: -  

INNER HALL door to: -  

BEDROOM twin aspect windows to side and rear. 

BATHROOM with Jacuzzi bath, low level wc, wash hand basin, tiled walls to waist height, heated towel rail, obscure window to side, extractor fan, corner shower unit to recess, airing cupboard housing prelagged water cylinder and thermostatic controls and storage space. 


LANDING BEDROOM (north) window to side aspect, storage cupboard fitted into apex of roof, door to: -  

BEDROOM with window to side aspect overlooking the garden, exposed timbers to apex of roof.  

Accessed via the dining room:- 

LANDING BEDROOM (south) with window to side aspect, wall to wall built in storage cupboards, exposed timbers to apex of roof, door to: -  

BEDROOM with window to rear aspect overlooking the garden, exposed timbers to apex of roof. 

OUTSIDE The property is discreetly positioned to the end of a 'no through road' which is shared with neighbouring properties to the south. A five bar timber gate leads to the north side of the cottage offering off road parking which in turn leads to the rear garden and a sheltered brick terrace with barbeque. Steps lead up to a brick path which meanders through two main areas of lawn, interspersed with established trees and shrubs, and a garden pond. There are also two timber sheds and a greenhouse. The gardens offer a good privacy, with far reaching rural views over farmland from the entire northern boundary. To the south side of the cottage is a shingle path which leads onto a brick pathway giving access to the concealed modern bunded oil tank. A pedestrian gate returns to front of the cottage. 

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.
Durrants have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and cannot therefore verify they are in working order 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Norfolk Council.
The property is placed within Band D for Council Tax purposes as at 30th April 2015. 

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment with the Agents Diss Office.  

DIRECTIONS From Diss head west along the A1066 towards Thetford. Proceed past the Bressingham garden centre on the left, where The Chequers Inn pub will be seen shortly after on the opposite side. Turn right immediately after the pub onto Chequers Lane, where Rose Cottage will be found at the very end

Every effort has been taken to ensure that all statements contained within these particulars are factual. However, if applicants are uncertain about any relevant point, they are advised to ring this office for clarification. By doing so they may save themselves an unnecessary journey. All measurements given are approximate and are wall to wall unless stated otherwise. 

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Added on Rightmove:
11 May 2015


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