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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Shop Street, Worlingworth, Suffolk


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached character home
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Bathroom plus en suite
  • Garage & parking
  • Newly renovated/constructed

Full description

Cross Cottage has been transformed into a stunning period home by a substantial contemporary addition enhancing this landmark village property. The stylish 3 bedroom, 3 reception room interior combines with good ancillary space, newly built garage and landscaped exterior.

Location - Worlingworth lies conveniently between the historic towns of Eye and Framlingham in the heart of Suffolk. With Primary School, Village Pub, Parish Church and Community Centre, the village attracts a wide range of people forming an active community in fact winning a Most Active Village award. The surrounding countryside provides excellent access for the walker and dog owner and the quiet country lanes enable access to the main towns in the area as well as neighbouring village facilities. Nearby Horham has a well stocked Village Stores/Post Office in addition to Stradbroke, Framlingham and of course Eye. Currently 'High' schooling is catered for at Stradbroke with Hartismere and Thomas Mills (Eye and Framlingham) both with Sixth Forms. Access to the surrounding area is easy with road links to the A12, A14 and A140 allowing commuting to the principal towns in the region.

Description - Set nicely back from the road, this eye catching period home has been transformed from a single brick and timber framed cottage, of 'Chocolate Box' appearance to a substantial almost contemporary home of great style. Combining new with old, the thoughtfully executed project has created a stunning home with interest at every turn. A significant extension to the side of the original cottage has been designed to replicate classic barn type buildings being in stylish weatherboarding and set at right angles to the cottage creating a gabled elevation to the front. Furthermore, a matching garage sits to the left hand side and is of a standard that will appeal to a car or workshop enthusiast as the floor is tiled in quarry tiles and the walls lined and 'finished'. The accommodation offers great versatility and includes the contemporary main reception room along with cosy cottage sitting room, study and well proportioned kitchen serving as a hub to the ground floor. The first floor is arranged off two staircases; the traditional newel stairs rises to two bedrooms and bathroom with the new staircase rising to a superb bedroom suite complete with stylish shower room en suite. Gable windows provide views. The extensive renovations and improvements have incorporated numerous modern day conveniences including underfloor heating, glazed windows and insulation qualities furthermore, quality design features include brick and timber floors, refurbished cast iron radiators and latch doors.

Entrance Porch - A classic gabled porch with cottage outer door opening to an initial space with brick floor, coats area and window. An inner door opens to the cosy cottage sitting room.

Sitting Room - 18'10 x 11'9 (5.74m x 3.58m) - With good headroom to around 1.98m, this charming room has inglenook fireplace to one side complete with woodburning stove set on a brick hearth matching the under heated brick floor throughout the room. Newly made double glazed cottage windows provide an outlook to the front garden and a newel staircase at the side of the chimneybreast winds upstairs. Television point etc. Smart 'bead & butt' latched doors lead off.

Study - 9'5 x 6'6 plus 5'11 x 3'1 (2.87m x 1.98m plus 1.80 - A useful additional ground floor room with under heated brick floor. Newly made double glazed cottage window to the front elevation. To the rear lies an outer door convenient to the Utility Room and outside drying space and kitchen garden.

Cloakroom - With suite comprising washbasin and low level wc. Under heated brick floor.

Utility Room - 7'9 x 7'2 (2.36m x 2.18m) - With under heated brick floor and hardwood worksurface and Belfast sink. A Thermecon oil fired boiler supplies domestic hot water, radiators and underfloor heating throughout. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Cupboard housing hot water storage tank with immersion heater and slatted shelves. A further door leads through to the Kitchen.

Kitchen - 13'3 x 12' (4.04m x 3.66m) - Classic cream units provide a range of cupboard and drawer storage options around three sides with space for an American fridge freezer and range cooker if so desired. Plumbing for dishwasher and glazed butlers sink within woodblock worktop. A newly made double glazed cottage window provides an outlook to the rear and a square opening connects to the lounge making the combined area social and friendly. A newly laid timber boarded floor combines a classic cast iron radiator.

Lounge - 20'9 x 14'6 (6.32m x 4.42m) - A tremendous space within the new addition and lots of light from casement and french windows on two elevations. A smart traditional boarded floor extends throughout and screened to one side a stairway leads up to the Master or Guest Bedroom suite. Two further cast iron radiators. Understairs cupboard.

First Floor Accommodation - Approached from the Lounge, stairs rise to the...

Master Bedroom/Guest Suite - 20'9 x 14'6 Max (9'9 Purlin to Purlin) (6.32m x 4. - A stylish space with windows to each gable and traditional timber boarded floor. Two cast iron radiators. Television point. Velux window. An eye catching frosted glass door slides open to reveal the....

En Suite Shower Room - Designed with brick pattern ceramic tiled shower cubicle with drench head shower unit, pedestal wash basin and low level wc. Chrome towel rail/radiator. Light/Shaver unit and traditional boarded floor.

First Floor Cottage Landing - Approached via the newel stairs within the sitting room, the cottage landing provides access to two further bedrooms and bathroom and features exposed red brick chimneybreast combining with traditional boarded floor. Latch doors lead off to....

Bedroom 2 - 12'9 x 12'5 Max (3.89m x 3.78m Max) - Traditional boarded timber floor within a semi vaulted room with gable window and velux. Cast iron radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 12'1 x 8'3 plus 7'5 x 5'3 (3.68m x 2.51m plus 2.26 - Traditional boarded timber floor with cast iron radiator. Gable window to the side along with a velux window to the rear. Television point.

Bathroom - A stylish space with 'bead & butt' tongue and groove panelled walls extending around the bath and forming a wash stand, upon which sits a designer wash basin. Low level wc. Chrome towel rail/radiator. Shaver point. Velux window. Traditional boarded floor.

Gardens & Grounds - The wide plot sits in part behind an established hedge incorporating good wide vehicular access to the newly built GARAGE. Freshly laid lawn and landscaped areas along with newly created pathways and finishing edges lead around the cottage to entertaining areas, drying area and kitchen garden. The use of red brick, gravel and Indian sandstone paving creates a strong and appealing visual impact. The GARAGE measures internally 18'11 x 11'1 (5.78m x 3.38m) and has both double front doors and side door; natural light, power & light along with quarry tiled floor within lined 'finished' walls. The far left hand side, a useful working area combines kitchen garden, drying area, oil storage tank and LPG connections for cooking. A ditch extends the rear of the plot beyond which lies farmland.

Services - The vendor has confirmed that the property benefits from mains water, electricity & drainage.

Wayleaves & Easements - The property is sold subject to and with all the benefit of all wayleaves, covenants, easements and rights of way whether or not disclosed in these particulars.

Important Notice - These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Harrison Edge has no authority to make or give in writing or verbally any representations or warranties in relation to the property. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. No assumptions should be made that the property has all the necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Harrison Edge have not carried out a survey, nor tested the services, appliances or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. In the interest of Health & Safety, please ensure that you take due care when inspecting any property.

Postal Address - Cross Cottage, Shop Street, Worlingworth, IP13 7HY

Local Authority - Mid Suffolk District Council, Council Offices, 131 High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6 8DL T: +44 (0)1449 724500

Council Tax - The property has been placed in Tax Band Ci - Improvement indicator - this shows that improvements have been made to the property that might result in the Council Tax band changing if a relevant transaction takes place, for example, if the property is sold.

Tenure & Possession - The property is for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Fixtures & Fittings - All items normally designated as tenants fixtures & fittings are specifically excluded from the sale unless mentioned in these particulars.

Viewing - By prior telephone appointment with the vendors agent Harrison Edge T: +44 (0)1379 871563

Directions - Worlingworth is easily found from Eye in a comfortable journey time of 15 minutes. By driving through the town on the B1077 cross the Rive Dove at Kings Bridge and on the following uphill bend bear left to Redlingfield and onto Worlingworth. Follow signs from Redlingfield to the village and once in Worlingworth pass the Primary School. Cross Cottage will be found on the left opposite the next right hand turn to Bedfield.

Enquiries - Simon Harrison
T: +44 (0)1379 871563
M: 07542 965660

Viewing - By prior appointment with the vendors agent Harrison Edge T: +44 (0) 1379 871563

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