4 bedroom detached house for sale

Earl Stonham, Stowmarket, Suffolk

Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed detached cottage
  • Conveniently located along the A140
  • Remains of an old smithy and former shop
  • Notable period features
  • Generous grounds
  • Wonderful countryside views to the rear
  • Off street parking for several vehicles
  • Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITTING ROOM: (4.50m x 4.37m) 14'9" x 14'4" A charming room with Suffolk latch doors, an inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove set upon a brick hearth under a bresummer beam creating the main focal point to the room whilst affording two storage cupboards either side. Many exposed timbers and studwork. Door to staircase rising to first floor. 

DINING ROOM: (4.94m x 3.99m) 16'2" x 13'1" A stunning room with impressive large inglenook fireplace that incorporates a wood burning stove set upon a brick hearth with bressumer beam over. Several exposed timbers and studwork. Red brick flooring runs throughout this area. Two external doors (one currently fixed shut) 

KITCHEN: (3.35m x 3.33m) 11'0" x 10'11" A pleasant room fitted with a range of matching wall and base units under oak preparation surfaces incorporating a sink unit with mixer tap and fitted with quality appliances including five ring gas hob with extractor hood over and Neff eye-level double oven. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. Sandstone flooring runs throughout this area and door providing access to the rear terrace. Opening to: 

REAR LOBBY: With staircase rising to the first floor with storage underneath. Sandstone flooring. 

UTILITY: (3.95m x 3.24m) 13'0" x 10'8" A useful room with exposed timbers and brick paved flooring. Ceramic butler sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Exposed red brick chimney stack with remnants of the former bread oven. Door to: 

STORE ROOM: (4.22m x 1.95m) 13'10" x 6'5" A convenient area for storage with Suffolk brick paved floor. Oil fired boiler is housed here. 

First floor  

LANDING: An inviting area with built in storage cupboard and doors to: 

MASTER BEDROOM: (4.54m x 4.27m) 14'11" x 14'0" A spacious room overlooking the front with door to staircase providing access to the ground floor. An original fireplace with surround creates the main focal point to the room. Exposed timbers and studwork. Large built in cupboard. 

BEDROOM 2 16' 7" x 13' 2" (5.06m x 4.02m) Overlooking the front with many exposed timbers, studwork and chimney breast. Door connecting to master bedroom if required.  

BEDROOM 3 10' 3" x 9' 10" (3.14m x 3.02m) With views over the rear terrace and countryside beyond. Built in storage cupboard next to an exposed chimney breast and door to a useful storage area.  

BEDROOM 4 8' 0" x 4' 8" (2.45m x 1.43m) Currently utilised as a home office by the current owners with views over the rear terrace.  

FAMILY BATHROOM: (2.49m x 1.95m) 8'2" x 6'5" Recently fitted with a modern suite including enclosed tiled bath, separate wall mounted mixer tap, wall hung wash hand basin, WC and shower cubicle with shower. 

CLOAKROOM: (2.05m x 1.01m) 6'9" x 3'4" Fitted with WC. Exposed timbers. 

Outside The property is set back from the A140 behind mature hedging and is accessed via a shingled driveway which in turn allows parking for several vehicles and provides access to the front of the property, garage and outbuildings. The remainder of the enclosed front garden is predominately lawn that is currently occupied as a chicken coop and is accessed via a quaint picket gate with side access to the rear. 

Outbuildings  

THE OLD SMITHY (7.16m x 3.98m) 23'6" x 13'1" AND THE FORMER SHOP (3.33m x 2.56m) 10'11" x 8'5": Both these useful versatile rooms are currently used as storage areas however with the necessary planning requirements would have the potential to become secondary accommodation. The Old Smithy has a door providing rear access to the garden and The Former Shop has a door allowing access to the house. (Currently fixed shut) 

GARAGE: With double hinged doors and door providing access to The Old Smithy. 

A terrace area can be located adjacent to the rear of the property which offers one the potential to enjoy warm summer days and alfresco dining. The remainder of the garden is predominately lawn with interspersed established trees, mature shrubs and well stocked flowering beds. A vegetable patch is located towards the rear of the garden and is all encompassed by wonderful countryside views.  


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Listing History

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24 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Needham Market (3.0 mi)
  • Stowmarket (4.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Needham Market (3.0 mi)
  • Stowmarket (4.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

David Burr Estate Agents, Woolpit

Sampson House The Street, Woolpit, IP30 9QN

03339 873623 Local call rate

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