3 bedroom cottage for saleLow Road, Starston
Diss - 10 miles
Southwold - 22 miles
Norwich - 21 miles
Enjoying wonderful views over the countryside, this well presented, Grade II listed, former hunting lodge sits within a secluded plot of approximately half an acre (stms) in an idyllic wooded location. Fully refurbished, updated and extended, The Lodge comprises kitchen/dining room, sitting room, study, three bedrooms, bathroom plus en-suite and nursery, there is ample driveway parking as well as double cart lodge and workshop.
Accommodation briefly comprises:-
Mezzanine level study/playroom
Master bedroom with adjoining dressing room/nursery
En-suite shower room
Two further bedrooms
Gardens extending to approximately 1/2 acre (stms)
Double cart lodge with adjoining workshop
Ample driveway parking
Beautiful countryside views
A part glazed front door opens into a spacious entrance hall with Velux window above and comprises two useful inbuilt cupboards as well as airing cupboard with hot water tank and slatted shelving. Adjacent, a door leads into the utility room with space and hanging on left hand side for boots and coats and stable door accessing rear garden. Fitted with a range of storage units as well as wood-block worktop, there is space and plumbing under for washing machine and tumble drier. A fabulous kitchen/dining room enjoys a sunny double aspect with French doors leading out to the patio. Fitted with a solid oak floor as well as an excellent range of Shaker style wall, base and drawer units with granite worktop over and tiled splashbacks, the kitchen further comprises Belfast sink, integrated dishwasher and Rangemaster cooker with extractor over and offers ample space for dining table and chairs. A spacious sitting room again enjoys a double aspect with large windows to front and side, a painted door conceals stairs rising to a mezzanine level currently used as a study/playroom with glazed balustrade over kitchen.
The master bedroom occupies one wing and with windows to front and rear, enjoys lovely countryside views. A door to the right of the brick feature fireplace leads into the fully tiled shower room with WC, wall mounted washbasin and heated towel rail. Adjoining the master bedroom is a nursery/dressing room with window to side that originally formed part of the third bedroom, with a stud wall in place, this could easily be reinstated to create a large space. Two further bedrooms overlook front and rear respectively and share the well appointed family bathroom, fitted with tiled floor, opaque window to side and three piece white suite incorporating corner bath.
A picket gate within the laurel hedge accesses the path leading up to the front door and round to the rear garden. Raised beds to the right hand side are well stocked with hydrangea and flanked by lavender with steps leading up to the raised driveway. A patio area accessed from both the kitchen and utility room offers ample space for outside furniture and is separated from the lawn by a low lying laurel hedge. The remainder of the garden is mainly laid to lawn, planted up with three fine oak trees and boasting truly stunning views over the fields beyond. There is a greenhouse and fenced off chicken run with a 5 bar gate from both the garden and the road accessing the gravelled driveway which offers parking for numerous vehicles and leads in turn to the attractive double cart-lodge with attached workshop enclosed by heavy oak doors.
The property is located in the sought after village of Starston close to the bustling market town of Harleston, Starston is located within a conservation area and is highly regarded with a beck which meanders through the village, passing the village-owned meadow and Jubilee Hall. Nestled in the beautiful Waveney Valley on the old coaching route from London to Great Yarmouth, Harleston is a vibrant market town, filled with historic buildings, a beautiful chapel and plenty of character around every corner you turn. It further boasts an impressive array of independent shops, doctor's surgery, post office, chemist, delicatessen and several coffee shops. There is also a popular Wednesday market with free parking and the town of Diss, just a 15 minute drive away, boasts a direct train line to London Liverpool Street.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are specifically excluded from the sale (unless otherwise specified in our details), but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.
Oil fired central heating and hot water.
Mains electricity and private drainage.
Energy Rating - Exempt
South Norfolk District Council
Council Tax Band: B
Postal Code: IP20 9NT
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not
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