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2 bedroom terraced house for sale

Benton Street Hadleigh

Sold by Us £169,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Bathroom
  • 2 bedrooms
  • conservatory
  • Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A well presented Grade II listed two bedroom period cottage, arranged on two floors to provide deceptively spacious

accommodation including a 15ft 4ins sitting room with inglenook fireplace, 15ft 8ins kitchen/dining room with modern

cabinetry and new appliances, conservatory, quality first floor bathroom and rear garden offering a high degree of privacy, all

situated on the northern end of Benton Street on level ground close to the centre of town.

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. There is a medium sized supermarket offering one-stop-shop convenience as well as a local farm shop stocking Suffolk produce.

Probably of 17th Century origin or possibly earlier, the front part of the cottage is of timber framed construction presenting rendered and colour washed elevations under a pitched roof clad with peg tiles with a later two storey additional to the rear which is of brick construction under a peg tiled roof. The property benefits from gas fired radiator heating. The accommodation is as follows: 

ON THE GROUND FLOOR Ledged and braced solid wood door to: 

Sitting room 15ft 4ins x 11ft With massive inglenook fireplace at one end incorporating brick back, brick base and exposed bressumer (currently sealed off) dual aspect windows with one overlooking Benton Street and the other looking out across the rear garden, massive exposed centre beam, some exposed wall studs, deep understairs storage cupboard, radiator, two wall light points, numerous power points, t.v socket and ledged pine door to: 

Staircase hallway With staircase rising to first floor, exposed wall studs along one elevation, exposed ceiling timbers and access to: 

Kitchen/breakfast room 15ft 8ins overall x 9ft 9ins A light and spacious room with a range of cabinetry including an inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit with chromium monoblock and white cupboards beneath, wood effect work surfaces; most with cupboards and drawers beneath, integrated stainless steel finish four burner gas hob with storage drawers underneath, integrated "Belling" stainless steel and glass finish single oven with built within the chimney breast, part tiled walls, double wall cabinet, washing machine, upright fridge/freezer, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, halogen spot lighting with additional up lighter, window looking through the conservatory towards the rear gardens with a part glazed door to the same, "Baxi" gas fired combination boiler serving radiator heating and domestic hot water. 

Conservatory 10ft1in x 7ft With exposed brick work along two elevations, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, four power points, dual aspect window to the side and rear; the latter incorporating a part glazed door leading out to a paved seating area and overlooking the rear garden. 


Bedroom 1 16ft x 10ft 10ins With window to side, two built in double wardrobes with built in shelving, radiator, wall light point, numerous power points and exposed wall studs along one elevation. 

Bedroom 2 15ft 7ins x 1fft overall including stairwell, sash window looking out towards Benton Street, some exposed ceiling timbers, numerous exposed wall studs, radiator, wall light point, halogens pot lighting, numerous power points, pine doors accessing the bathroom. 

Bathroom 15ft 6ins x 7ft 4ins Comprising a wood panelled bath with mosaic effect tiled surround incorporating a chromium mixer and shower head, pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback, low level wc, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, sash window looking towards Benton Street, shaver point, halogen spot lighting, exposed wall studs and some exposed high level timbers. 

OUTSIDE Immediately behind the property is a timber outbuilding approximately 6ft 10ins x 6ft under a clay pan tile clad roof. 

Gardens The gardens lie to the rear of the property and are a particular feature of this home. Comprising a paved area leading to a circular patio with granite chip edging and brick retaining walls. Steps rise to a lawned area flanked by flower beds with panelled fence borders. 

Outside tap No off road parking is available with this property. 

Services We understand all main services are connected. 

Viewing Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors agent. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 February 2016

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