3 bedroom cottage for saleHall Street, Long Melford
- Spacious period cottage
- Grade II Listed
- Centrally located for amenities
- Generous entrance hall
- Lounge dining room
- Kitchen breakfast room
- Utility and cloakroom
- Three bedrooms & bathroom
- Attractive gardens
- Offered chain free
Grade II Listed timber framed home centrally located in this popular and sought after village. The property affords deceptively light and spacious accommodation and has retained a high degree of character which includes wonderful brick fireplaces. The rooms are of a generous size and versatile in their use and the property could be further enhanced by some general updating. The property benefits from gas fired central heating, some secondary glazing, a large garden and is offered chain free.
Accommodation - The accommodation, in brief, comprises wooden front door leading to a spacious entrance hall with brick fireplace and hearth and staircase leading to the first floor. A large archway and a further door leads to the sitting room. The sitting room affords a wealth of character, with bay window to front aspect, secondary glazed window to the rear aspect, large oak ceiling beams and a feature brick fireplace with wooden mantel. The room has been designed to accommodate a formal dining table to one end and a comfortable seating area to the other and is versatile in its use. The kitchen breakfast room is fitted with a range of painted oak base, wall and open display units complimented by hardwood work surfaces and butlers sink. Integrated oven, gas hob and extractor hood and with plumbing for washing machine. Dual aspect windows make this a light and bright room with one window enjoying views across the rear garden. A door leads to the rear lobby/utility room where a wooden stable door gives access to the rear garden and is fitted with a deep glazed sink. To complete the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom fitted with low level wc and wash-hand basin; the room incorporates a useful storage cupboard.
The first floor landing provides a delightful space for relaxing, reading, studying etc. and the front window affords charming views along this interesting street scene. A wonderful Tudor brick arched fireplace is a fine feature of the property and is situated to one side of the landing. There are three generous bedrooms on the first floor that offer a mixture of exposed beams, wooden floor boards and wardrobe space. All of the bedrooms benefit from excellent head height and are served by a modern family bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with a panelled bath with shower over, vanity wash hand basin and low level wc. Heated towel rail. A wooden staircase leads to the attic room which benefits from a velux roof light.
Outside - To the front of the property is unrestricted off-road parking. Gated pedestrian access leads to the rear of the property. As is typical of a property from this era the neighbouring property also has a right-of-way over this side passage and a gate gives access to their rear garden.
The rear garden has previously been a fine attribute of the property and is of a surprisingly good size for such a centrally located home. The garden is enclosed by attractive walls and a paved terrace abuts the property and the useful brick outhouses. A path meanders up the garden with lawned areas and flower beds to both sides, interspersed with mature plantings. There is a greenhouse, shed and fishpond to the rear of the garden.
Situation - Somersett Cottage is situated towards the centre of the village giving good access to all local amenities and easy access to the fabulous local countryside and attractive walks. Long Melford boasts fine historic homes mixed with modern contemporary properties. The village is exceptionally well served and a most sought after location. The neighbouring town of Sudbury offers further amenities, a range of shopping outlets, recreation facilities and schooling. The property also offers excellent commuting links wider afield, with Sudbury being a branch line train station linking to main line Colchester, or 75 minutes to London Liverpool Street Station.
Services - All main services are connected. Gas fired central heating
Council - Babergh District Council. Council Tax Band D
Directions - The property is situated in Hall Street, opposite Melford Antiques and Interiors, next to our office.
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