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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Broad Road, Thurlow, Haverhill

Sold STC £275,000

Property Description

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An extended three bedroom semi detached house, requiring extensive updating and refurbishment works. Standing in grounds of close to ¼ of an acre, which adjoin open farmland to the rear, which are considerably overgrown

The accommodation comprises small entrance hall, lounge, dining room, kitchen and utility room and downstairs bathroom, to the first floor there are three bedrooms and bathroom. Good size garden and garage. All in need of refurbishment

From Haverhill proceed out on the A143 as signposted towards Bury St Edmunds, continue for a mile or so and turn left at the first main crossroad junction onto the B1061 as signposted to Newmarket.  Stay on this road and continue through the village of Gt Wratting and on into Thurlow, continue pass the Primary School on the right hand side, a short distance after which turn right passing the church and carry on for approximately a mile, and the property can be found a short distance past a triangular green on the right hand side.  

If coming from the Bury St Edmunds direction, take the A143 as signposted towards Haverhill and travel for approximately 12 miles, after passing Highpoint Prison continue for approximately a mile and turn right as signposted towards Lt Thurlow, the property can be then found approximately two miles just a short distance after entering into the hamlet of Little Thurlow.

Occupying a semi rural position being located in the small hamlet of Lt Thurlow, the property enjoys a most pleasant open aspect to the rear, Thurlow is a popular village with a mix of large country homes, period cottages and more recent infill properties, there is also a primary school, public house serving food (presently closed for refurbishment) and churches in both Lt Thurlow and Gt Thurlow, there is an everyday store in Stradishall approximately 2 miles but, for more comprehensive facilities the market town of Haverhill is approximately 6 miles distance where there are Sainsbury's, Tesco and Aldi supermarkets, a range of High Street shops including Boots, Holland & Barrett and WH Smith plus a twice weekly market, there is a multi screen cinema complex, a leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, arts centre, senior schools and 18 hole golf course.

Offering tremendous scope for improvement, the property is in an extremely unclean condition, and requires extensive refurbishment throughout. The accommodation on the ground floor comprises a small entrance hall, good size lounge with wood burner with back boiler serving several radiators throughout the property, separate dining room, kitchen which is in need of total refurbishment, generous utility room and one of the two bathrooms.  To the first floor there is a landing from where there is access to the large master bedroom of some 17', two further bedrooms and second bathroom.  The overall plot, of almost ¼ of an acre, is triangular in shape and considerably widens to the rear but, is a very overgrown and includes a concrete strip drive to the front and garage to the side in very poor repair.


Double glazed replacement door, staircase to the first floor

LOUNGE:  17'3 x 11' (5.26m x 3.35m) max
Double aspect room with twin double glazed windows to front and single glazed window to rear, wood burner with back boiler serving several radiators throughout the house

DINING ROOM:   11'6 x 10' (3.51m x 3.05m)
Cast iron fireplace, double glazed window to front, electric night storage heater

Built in understairs storage cupboard, further large built in storage cupboard, electric night storage heater, outside door to rear 

KITCHEN:  11'5 max x 8'5 (3.48m max x 2.57m ) overall, Part Divided
An extensive range of wall and base units with worksurfaces over, inset sink unit, all requiring entire refitment, twin double glazed windows to side

UTILITY ROOM:  9'6 x 6'3 (2.9m x 1.91m)
Single glazed window to side, uPVC double glazed replacement window to rear, electric night storage heater, access to:

BATHROOM:  15'5 x 5'1 max (4.7m x 1.55m max)
With suite comprising panel bath, handbasin and WC, all very unclean and requiring replacement, single glazed window, two electric heated towel rails and electric night storage heater

On the first floor

Access to loftspace, double glazed window to side

BEDROOM 1:   17'7 x 10'3 (5.36m x 3.12m)
Twin double glazed replacement windows to side, cast iron fireplace, two radiators, two electric panel radiators

BEDROOM 2:    14'1 max narrowing to 11'1 x 9' (4.29m max narrowing to 3.38m x 2.74m)
Cast iron fireplace, built in wardrobe/cupboard, double glazed window to front, radiator

BEDROOM 3:  11'5 narrowing to 7'1 x 8'4 (3.48m narrowing to 2.16m x 2.54m) measured into run of fitted wardrobe /cupboards/airing cupboard 
Double glazed window to rear 

BATHROOM:   12' x 5' max (3.66m x 1.52m max)
With suite including low level WC, panel bath, separate shower cubicle, handbasin, fully tiled walls, electric shaver point, double glazed replacement window, radiator.  All very dated, unclean and in need of replacement  

There is a triangular shaped front garden of good depth, widening as it reaches the house, a concrete strip driveway to one side gives access to the dilapidated garage with up and over door, there is access (at present badly overgrown) into the large rear garden where there are sheds/outbuildings in poor repair, and mature trees, but, again is generally overgrown.  Immediately beyond the rear boundary is open farmland.

Mains electricity, water and drainage.  Mains Gas is not available in the village.

Band C

All Internal measurements are approximate.

Due to the heavily overgrown gardens with high brambles and nettles and the extremely unclean condition internally, we would strongly recommend that viewers dress appropriately and are not accompanied by toddlers or young children

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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 July 2016


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