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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Hoxne Road, Syleham, Eye

Sold by Us £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Detached Cottage
  • Just over 2.5ac(sts)
  • Ideal for a smallholding/self sufficiency
  • Rural Location
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Cart Lodge and Garage/Workshop
  • Views Over Farmland

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Having been home to the present family for over 30 years this is an ideal opportunity to enjoy the 'good life' with this charming detached cottage. Mostly of oak timber frame, set in an elevated south facing plot of over 2 1/2 acres with around ¼ of an acre of cottage gardens, plus grazing fields for sheep/goats and mature mixed deciduous woodland predominantly oak and hornbeam - in the past used for keeping pigs. The property enjoys a rural location with farmland to rear and sides and neighbours within easy reach. This property would suit a family with a desire to run a smallholding and aim for self sufficiency. As previously mentioned the property is mostly timber framed with clay lump additions under colour wash rendering with cedar shingles to the roof. Although timber framed the ceiling heights are generally good and we recommend an early appointment to view. 


On the ground floor  

GARDEN ROOM with windows to two aspects, door to outside, radiator, french doors to patio, door to: 

UTILITY ROOM with stainless steel single drainer sink unit, door to garden, quarry tiled floor.  

KITCHEN with units having solid beech work surfaces fitted on two walls with drawers, cupboards under, inset 1 ½ bowl sink unit, solid fuel Rayburn providing cooking facilities and supplying heating and hot water, electric hob, microwave oven, tiled splash backs, pamment flooring, windows to two aspects, door to outside, door to bathroom. Pantry 4'6 x 3'9 with pamment flooring, power, light and plumbing. Door from kitchen to:  

SITTING ROOM inglenook fireplace with wood burner on a pamment hearth, exposed beams and stud work, windows to two aspects, door to outside, recess with stairs to first floor. Open stud work to: 

DINING AREA with windows to two aspects, radiator, exposed beams and stud work. 

BATHROOM modern white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over and glazed screen and tiled surround. Pedestal wash basin, low level close coupled wc, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, translucent glazed window. 

On the first floor  

LANDING with wide exposed oak floor boards, airing cupboard housing prelagged copper cylinder and immersion heater, radiator, access to loft: 

CLOAKROOM with low level close coupled wc and wash basin with tiled splash back. 

BEDROOM ONE (l-shaped room) with part pitched ceiling, radiator, windows to three aspects, door to balcony providing superb views over the gardens, woodland and farmland beyond. 

BEDROOM TWO part pitched ceiling, radiator, exposed timbers, v-shaped oriel window (note this bedroom is approached via a door with limited head height).  

BEDROOM THREE window, radiator, built in cupboard, exposed timbers. 

BEDROOM FOUR window, exposed timbers.  

OUTSIDE As previously mentioned the property has a plot of over 2 ½ acres of which just under 2 acres are mixed deciduous woodland being mostly oak, hornbeam, birch, hazel and holly. There is a field area of just under ½ of an acre and the immediate gardens amount to approx ¼ of an acre which are mostly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs - roses, apple trees.

Within the immediate gardens are patios, the property has a long graveled driveway which leads to Cart Lodge 22' x 18' with power and light and also a Garage/Workshop 21'6 x 13'10 plus 9' x 7'6 also with power and light and there is a further store 20'6 x 14'9.

Also within the grounds is an attractive summerhouse. As mentioned these are delightful grounds in a superb setting and need to be seen to be appreciated. 

VIEWING Viewing by appointment with the Harleston office 01379 852217 

SERVICES Mains water and electric are connected. Septic tank drainage. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mid Suffolk Council. Tax Band - D as at June 2016 

DIRECTIONS From the Harleston office proceed out of town on the London Road and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit into Needham. Go through Needham and into Brockdish where you turn left onto the Syleham Road. At the t-junction turn right and proceed for approximately 1 ½ miles and the property will be found on the left hand side. 

AGENT'S NOTES 1. We understand there is a covenant on the grazing field area which prevents any permanent dwelling to be built.
2. We understand there is a wayleave for 2 telegraph poles on the boundary.


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Added on Rightmove:
30 June 2016


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