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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Shimpling, Suffolk

Withdrawn from Market £325,000

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Tenure: Freehold

This charming semi detached Victorian cottage offers considerable unspoilt character. It occupies a lovely tranquil rural setting and is surrounded by open countryside. Within walking distance of the village pub and quiet enough to take advantage of the open scenery, further benefits include off road parking, a generous sunny garden with workshop/stable block/music room.

The first floor comprises; Entrance porch with windows to either side and door entering into the sitting room. The sitting room offers far reaching countryside views, an attractive floor to ceiling red brick chimney breast with display arch and cupboards to side. Inset log burning 'Jotol' stove with tiles hearth. A Suffolk latch door opens to the Kitchen/Diner. The Kitchen/Diner is divided into two distinct areas with a tiled floor running throughout, views over the garden and French doors opening to decking. The kitchen area has been fitted with an extensive range of attractive matching wall and base units and tiles with worktops incorporating a large butler sink with period style fittings over, spotlights above. There is space for appliances and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is a door leading to the utility room. The utility room is very handy with fitted worktop, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and fitted storage cupboards. Inner hall with storage shelves and door leading to the bathroom. The bathroom has recently been renovated with a tiled floor, part tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with shower over, low level WC and heated towel rail.
The second floor comprises; landing with doors leading to bedroom one and two. Bedroom one benefits from a wonderful far reaching countryside view. There is a pretty Victorian fireplace with wood surround. Bedroom two has a loft access and useful storage cupboard. There is a door leading into bedroom three. Bedroom three over looks the garden with countryside beyond.

You approach Rye Cottage through a five bar gate leading to a shingle area allowing ample parking. There is further parking in front of the cottage itself. There is a patio area and lawn area to front with mature trees and hedging. There is a fence dividing the front to the rear garden which has a gate and door leading into the rear garden. The rear garden takes full advantage of the countryside views with a large area of decking ideal for entertaining and a further terrace well placed to take in the evening sun. The rest is mainly laid to lawn with apple and walnut trees and is fully enclosed. There is a real sense of privacy in the garden. You will also find a wooden shed, green house and outbuilding. The outbuilding consists of a two separate rooms. One side is currently being used as a large storage area and the stable is currently being used as a music room as it has power and light connected. The outbuilding is approximately 10.06m x 3.66m.

Rye Cottage is situated on the edge of the village of Shimpling. Shimpling is a popular Suffolk village located between Bury St. Edmunds and Sudbury. There is a church and a village pub located within walking distance of the property. Lawshall is approximately three miles from Shimpling and offers a well-regarded primary school and a small village shop. Further facilities can be found in Bury St. Edmunds and Sudbury. Both towns offer extensive shopping and leisure facilities as well as an excellent range of schooling and health services. Cambridge, Newmarket and Ipswich are within easy reach via the A14.

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08 August 2016


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