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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Lowgate Street, Eye

Guide Price £229,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Semi detached
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • First floor bathroom
  • Hallway
  • Double glazed and oil radiator heating
  • Off road parking

Full description

A character 3 bedroom town cottage, close to both the shops and surrounding countryside in addition to having the benefit of off road parking. Well laid out accommodation includes hallway, timbered sitting room, sizeable kitchen diner and first floor bathroom.

Location - No.39 Lowgate Street stands prominently at the bottom of the hill forming one half of the attractive colourwashed pair, just within the Conservation Area and close to open countryside and walks across the fields. Eye one of the Top Ten secret gems of Britain has an assortment of shops all within walking distance, catering for all ones typical everyday needs. The historic town of Eye features many points of architectural interest from a history dating back to before Norman times. The fine Parish Church with a tower of over 100 feet has been described by the renowned Architectural Historian Niklaus Pevsner as "one of the wonders of Suffolk". Furthermore, the motte and bailey castle mound and ruin can be seen from many parts of the town along with the church. In addition to the shops, Eye is renowned for the varied cultural activities that take place throughout the year not least theatre productions, classical music concerts and annual art exhibition in addition to events at The Bank Arts Centre. The local farmer even sells his eggs from a roadside Honesty Box straight from the farm and at a greatly reduced price to the shops. The surrounding countryside is accessible via an excellent network of public footpaths ideal for the Rambler and dog walker with the wider area containing an array of interesting villages and towns. The Coast is only a 45 minute drive away. For the commuter the mainline rail station at Diss provides services between the Cathedral City of Norwich to the north and London's Liverpool Street Station. Furthermore, Diss offers additional sports facilities including an 18 Hole Golf Course, Tennis & Squash Clubs, Indoor Swimming Pool and Gyms.

Description - This period cottage shows a number of exposed timbers internally with rendered coulourwashed elevations beneath a pantile roof outside. Windows are a combination of timber and PVCu, with double glazing integrated and oil fired radiator heating is installed throughout. The layout of the cottage allows for a surprisingly roomy hallway with stairs enabling a delightful sitting room to feature at the front of the property complete with red brick chimneybreast and fireplace with wood burning stove. Across the rear lies a sizeable kitchen/dining space comfortably accommodating a table and chairs in addition to options for positioning of kitchen units and appliances. The first floor is also notable for a long landing providing access to the bedrooms and first floor bathroom. Outside, off road parking lies to the side of the cottage with a gate leading through to an attractive rear garden enabling al fresco entertaining, lawn space and storage with both a well served garden shed and additional store.

Hallway - 12'5 x 5'7 (3.78m x 1.70m) - A panelled part glazed door opens to a welcoming hallway of good size and with stairs to one side rising to the first floor. A useful storage area sits beneath the stairs and latch doors lead off to both the sitting room and kitchen diner. Exposed timbers. Window to the side elevation. Central heating thermostat.

Sitting Room - 12'6 x 11'10 plus recess to side of chimney (3.81m - Well presented featuring the red brick chimneybreast and fireplace complete with wood burning stove set on a pamment hearth. Exposed timbers add further character to this good sized space. A window provides an outlook to the front. Television point etc. Double radiator with Thermostatic Radiator Valve (TRV).

Kitchen Diner - 16'8 x 12'6 overall (5.08m x 3.81m overall) - A smart cottagey space with exposed ceiling timbers, bespoke cabinets and dresser providing function and style including a Belfast sink and space for a range cooker. Upright fridge freezer space, further appliance space including plumbing for washing machine. A Thermecon oil fired boiler supplies domestic hot water and radiators throughout. Tiled floor. Single radiator (TRV). Window to the side elevation, two windows to the rear garden and French windows lead out to the garden. Headroom to 5' 11 (1.8m)

Landing - A practical landing space serving the first floor and with access to loft space, exposed timbers and latch doors off.

Bedroom 1 - 12'7 x 9'1 (3.84m x 2.77m) - Featuring exposed timbers, built in wardrobe cupboard to the side of the chimney and a window provides an outlook to the front and view. Single radiator (TRV). Television point.

Bedroom 2 - 9' x 8'5 (2.74m x 2.57m) - Approached from the landing via two steps down into an intercommunicating space currently serving as one of two childrens bedrooms and with a sloping ceiling/roofline. Window to the side elevation. Single radiator (TRV). A door leads through to

Bedroom 3 - 8'4 x 7'10 (2.54m x 2.39m) - A sweet room with window to the rear and continuation of the sloping roofline. Single radiator (TRV).

Bathroom - Fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath with Triton Enrich shower unit above, low level wc and pedestal wash basin. Tiling. Built in airing cupboard with hot water storage tank with immersion heater and shelving. Window to the side elevation.

Outside - The cottage is set back from the road and pavement by a garden area with establishing young hedge. To the side lies an off road parking space importantly, with a dropped kerb. The side gate leads to initially a side patio area used for entertaining before a pathway leads across the rear of the cottage to the additional patio and lawn approached via three steps and bordered by a raised planted bed. The garden itself is bordered by close boarded fencing and includes a well served Garden Shed along with additional open fronted storage adjoining accommodating a plastic oil storage tank. Outside lighting. Outside tap,

Services - The vendor has confirmed that the property benefits from mains water, electricity and drainage. Mains gas is available within the road.

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 - 39 Lowgate Street, Eye, IP23 7AS

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 B.

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 871 563

Directions - From our town centre office proceed downhill directly into Lowgate Street. No.39 will be found at the bottom of the hill on the left hand side.

Directions - From our town centre office proceed downhill directly into Lowgate Street. No.39 will be found at the bottom of the hill on the left hand side.

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

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