3 bedroom cottage for sale

The Street, Monks Eleigh IP7

Sold STC £435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Lobby
  • Downstairs Bathroom
  • 22ft x 11ft Sitting/Dining Room with Exposed Timbers
  • 2 Double Upstairs Bedrooms
  • 19ft Triple Aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 21ft x 11ft 9" Garage/Workshop
  • Dining/Garden Room with Garden Views
  • Front Forecourt and Garden
  • Downstairs Bedroom 3
  • Rear Garden & Walled Vegetable Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE LOCATION
Monks Eleigh is a most attractive village surrounded by the delightful countryside of Suffolk. It has a village shop, church, public house and a fine selection of period houses and cottages, with the small River Brett running nearby. The nearby medieval village of Lavenham and the market towns of Sudbury and Hadleigh provide an excellent range of shops, schooling, and facilities and nearby Stowmarket provides links to the A14 for Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and the M11 together with a station with train services through to London.

THE PROPERTY
Little Pond Cottage is a charming detached period property, probably dating from the 18th Century. It is built with rendered timber framed elevations under a slate roof with unusual fancy ridge tiles. The windows are traditional wooden casements (some with secondary glazing) and to the rear is a recently constructed garden room, also with traditional windows with sealed double glazed panes. The interior is most beautifully presented and contains a wealth of exposed beams and a good brick fireplace. This is complemented by a superb modern kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga and a very well fitted bathroom. The most recent addition is a superb garden/dining room at the rear, ideal as an additional reception room. There is a good forecourt to the front providing excellent off-road parking and a sizeable garage/workshop. At the front is a secret walled south facing vegetable garden and to the rear is a delightful landscaped garden adjoining meadowland to one side.

THE ACCOMMODATION

ON THE GROUND FLOOR
Entrance Lobby 3' 9" x 4' (1.1m x 1.2m). With traditional timber four panel front door, windows on either side, floor mat, radiator and a stripped pine four panel inner door to the sitting/dining room.

Sitting/Dining Room 22' x 11' 3" (6.7m x 3.4m). Running across the front of the house with two casement windows overlooking the front garden (with secondary glazing), fine exposed wall and ceiling timbers, brick fireplace with oak bressumer and solid stone hearth, fitted with cast iron woodburning stove. Dark stained floorboards, two radiators, three double wall lights and doors to the entrance lobby, inner hall and the kitchen.

Kitchen and Breakfast Room 19' x 8' 3" (5.8m x 2.5m). A triple aspect room with casement window to the front overlooking the drive, with an attractive view over the grounds of the house opposite beyond and with shutters, further casement window to the side and a pair of French doors and full length windows to the rear looking down the garden. Beautifully fitted with a range of painted shaker style wall and base cupboards, which include plate racks, a china cupboard and a dresser style unit, all with chromium handles and black granite composite working surfaces with breakfast bar. Black Aga with chromium tops. Porcelain butler sink with traditional mixer tap, spaces for full height fridge/freezer and slimline dishwasher. Floor tiles, radiator, painted exposed ceiling beams and halogen downlights.

Inner Hall 11' x 6' (3.3m x 1.8m), including stairs. At the centre of the house and with stairs leading up to the first floor, radiator, laundry cupboard with plumbing/space for washing machine and doors to the bathroom, bedroom 3 and the dining/garden room.

Dining/Garden Room 12' 3" x 8' 3" (3.7m x 2.5m). A recently built room and ideal for use all the year round as a dining room or garden room, with wonderful views on three sides over the garden. Low walls with sealed double glazed windows all around, including an open fanlight and a pair of French doors out to the garden. Radiator, double wall light, normal ceiling.

Bedroom 3 10' x 9' (3.05m x 2.75). With window to the rear looking through the garden room out to the garden, fine red brick chimney breast and fireplace with shelving alongside. Radiator.

Bathroom 9' 6" x 5' 9" (2.9m x 1.8m). With matching white suite comprising a double ended bath with side mixer tap and separate shower above with glass shower screen, pedestal handbasin and low flush WC with wooden seat. Traditional limestone tile bath surround and splashback and large limestone style ceramic floor tiles. Radiator, medicine cupboard, air exchanger, window to the rear (with secondary glazing).

ON THE FIRST FLOOR
Landing 3' 6" x 3' 6" (1.1m x 1.1m), plus stairwell. With Velux window to the rear and painted traditional four panel doors to both bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 12' 3" x 11' 6" (3.7m x 3.5m). With casement window to the front with secondary glazing and Velux window to the rear. Two useful built-in eaves storage cupboards and built-in wardrobe cupboard with drawers below. Exposed ceiling timber braces, loft hatch. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 11' 6" x 8' (3.5m x 2.4m). With secondary glazed casement window to the front and Velux window to the rear. Radiator, some exposed wall timbers, loft hatch, useful walk-in eaves storage cupboard, built-in wardrobe cupboards all along one wall.

OUTSIDE

GARAGE AND WORKSHOP 21' x 11' 9" (6.4m x 3.6m). A good modern garage of timber frame and finished with timber rendering outside under a pitched slate roof. Fully ply lined inside (including ceiling) and presently divided into main garage and a workshop at the rear with windows on two sides and a door out to the vegetable garden. Loft hatch with useful storage space above. Power and light connected. Pair of timber doors to the front.

THE GARDENS
Front Forecourt and Garden 52' wide x 25' deep (16m x 7.6m). Driveway coming in from the road with a lovely mature beech hedge on the left and fine old brick and flint wall to the right. Main area shingled providing parking for several cars and turning with flower borders in front of the house and two trees with a rose bed and box hedges to the left with another old brick wall down the left hand boundary. Gate beside the garage on the right to the garden and path on the left with space for wheelie bins and the oil tank.

Walled Vegetable Garden 34' x 13' (10.4m x 4m). This is an area between the garage and the road, screened from the latter by a 6' brick and flint wall. Now a wonderful vegetable garden with raised sleeper edged beds all around. Covered log store. Vine on the side of the garage wonderfully sheltered from the winds and very productive!

Back Garden A delightful landscaped back garden 36' long x 32' wide (11m x 9.7m), set out with a large level flagstone terrace with permanent iron gazebo at the centre and brick retaining walls all around with inset flower borders and flagstone steps leading up. At the back is a further flagstone seating area with numerous raised beds and the whole garden is stocked with an abundance of plants, shrubs and small trees. Inbuilt lighting in the walls on the steps etc. To the right hand side is an open meadow and to the rear the grounds of another house with some fine trees, giving a lovely backdrop.

MISCELLANEOUS

SERVICES We are advised that mains water (metered), electricity, drainage and telephone are connected, although we have not made enquiries to confirm. Electric Aga. Oil fired central heating and hot water (boiler replaced last summer). Outside lights. Please note we have not carried out a survey, nor tested the plumbing, heating, electrical or drainage systems. House purchasers are always advised to have a survey.

COUNCIL TAX Babergh District Council (Tel: 01473 822801) advise Charge Band D, amount payable 2016/2017 1,545.09.

TENURE, SOFT FURNISHINGS AND FIXTURES Freehold. We have not inspected the title deeds. Excellent quality fitted carpets, curtains and other fixtures may be available, by separate negotiation. Full list provided with formal contracts.

VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS Viewing by appointment please through the vendor's agents, as above. The house is easily found. Coming into Monks Eleigh from the Lavenham/Sudbury end, follow along The Street, passing the green and The Swan Inn on the left. The property is around another 100 yards along, also on the left.



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The Toll Cottage Market Place, Lavenham, CO10 9QZ

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01787 720028 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Sudbury (6.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sworders, Lavenham

The Toll Cottage Market Place, Lavenham, CO10 9QZ

01787 720028 Local call rate

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