2 bedroom cottage for sale

Common Road, Hopton, Diss

Sold STC £280,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Semi-detached Cottage
  • Boasting over 1,200 square feet of versatile living space
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Garden room
  • Utility area
  • Boot room
  • Large and mature gardens

Full description

Occupying a beautiful & tranquil position within the attractive village of Hopton, this substantial cottage boasts over 1,200 sq ft of versatile living space, benefiting from large &mature gardens offering a great deal of privacy & seclusion within whilst enjoying a predominately westerly aspect

The accommodation in brief comprises:* ENTRANCE HALL * RECEPTION ROOM ONE/DINING ROOM * KITCHEN * RECEPTION ROOM TWO/LOUNGE * GARDEN ROOM * UTILITY AREA * BOOT ROOM * BEDROOM TWO/RECEPTION ROOM THREE * BATHROOM *

Situation

Located within the popular and sought after village of Hopton, the property enjoys being within walking distance of the many amenities this well served village has to offer. Hopton itself is a fine example of an attractive and traditional Suffolk village having a beautiful blend of many period and modern properties, close to the unspoilt and idyllic countryside surrounding the `Suffolk Fen'. There is still a strong and active local community within the village, still retaining many amenities and facilities including doctors surgery, public house, convenience store, schooling and fine church etc. A further extensive range of day to day amenities and facilities can be found within the historic market town of Diss lying some 9 miles to the east and with the benefit of a mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London Liverpool Street and Norwich.

Description

The property comprises of a two bedroom semi-detached cottage believed to date back in parts to the early 1900's and was formerly understood to be the old coach house to the elegant `Hopton House' to the front. There is still a wealth of character and charm on show within, where the property was once the subject of a significant refurbishment programme in past years where one can see a great emphasis has been made to retain many period features on show throughout. Still presented in a most excellent condition the property offers spacious and bright living, with most of the principal rooms enjoying views over the mature gardens. In essence the accommodation stretches to around 1,200 square feet and currently has the benefit of 2 large bedrooms, (one being at first floor level and the other at ground floor level with ensuite facilities, whilst still retaining a good size bathroom at first floor level). 

Externally


Externally the property is approached via a shared shingled driveway.  This property has 3 parking spaces for this property alone (Adjoining property has its own allocated parking spaces), being set well back from the road in a more secluded position. The main gardens are found to the rear of the house and are of a particularly good size offering a great deal of privacy within. Over the years the gardens have been thoughtfully planted and are now well established interspersed by a mixture of herbaceous plants, shrubs, roses and mature trees etc, giving a great deal of charm and colour especially through the summer months. The gardens predominately enjoy a westerly aspect taking in all of the afternoon sun. 

The rooms are as follows:

ENTRANCE HALL: (3.26m x 3.32m) (10' 8" x 10' 10") A most pleasing first impression with the entrance hall providing good space serving access through to the main reception room and ground floor bedroom. Exposed timbers, tiled flooring, pine brace and batten internal doors. 

RECEPTION ROOM ONE/DINING ROOM: (4.48m x 3.57m) (14' 8" x 11' 8") Window to side. A well proportioned room serving well as a dining room and being the hub of the house. An excellent space for entertaining. Double doors opening through to the utility area. Open archway connecting through to kitchen and further giving access through to reception room two. Tiled flooring.

KITCHEN: (2.10m x 3.20m) (6' 10" x 10' 5") Being connected to the dining area and having a good provision of wall and floor mounted units with further space for integrated appliances including plumbing for dishwasher, washing machine etc. Window to rear enjoys views over the rear gardens. Tiled flooring. Tiled splashbacks. Inset sink with drainer to side.

RECEPTION ROOM TWO/LOUNGE: (4.67m x 3.46m) (15' 3" x 11' 4") An impressive room with vaulted ceilings and exposed timbers and beams. The focal point of the room is the open fireplace with brick surround and tiled hearth below with inset fire. Exposed solid pine flooring. Double doors opening through to the garden room.

GARDEN ROOM: (2.39m x 3.30m) (7' 10" x 10' 9") Proper upvc double glazed conservatory upon a brick base enjoying delightful views over the gardens. Double doors to the side opening onto the patio area abutting the rear of the property. Tiled flooring.

UTILITY AREA: (3.26m x 1.72m) (10' 8" x 5' 7") Accessed via reception room one. Found to the rear of the property and having a upvc double glazed door giving access to the rear gardens. Further providing access through to boot room. 

BOOT ROOM: (2.09m x 1.85m) (6' 10" x 6') Secondary door to rear giving external access. Further having the benefit of a low level wc and hand wash basin to side. Vaulted ceiling.

BEDROOM TWO/POSSIBLE RECEPTION ROOM THREE:(4.55m x 4.50m) (14' 11" x 14' 9") (measurements including ensuite). Currently used as a bedroom and serving well as a large double bedroom however, lending itself for a number of different uses, enjoying from being a double aspect with views to the front and rear of the property.

ENSUITE: (1.72m x 2.24m) (5' 7" x 7' 4") With an open shower to side, low level wc and hand wash basin. Tiled flooring. Frosted window to front. 

FIRST FLOOR:

LANDING: With large double built-in storage cupboard and window to front. Serving access through to bedroom one and bathroom.

BEDROOM ONE: (3.4m x 3.5m) (11' 1" x 11' 5") Found to the rear of the property having pleasant elevated views over the rear gardens and fields beyond. A good size double bedroom. 

BATHROOM: (2.52m x 2.34m) (8' 3" x 7' 8") Found to the rear of the property. Comprising of a double bath with low level wc and hand wash basin. Part tiled walls. 

VIEWINGS: Strictly by appointment with Whittley Parish Estate Agents, please contact a member of the sales team at our Diss office on 01379 640808.

OUR REF: 6905

DIRECTIONS: From our Diss office proceed to the top of the hill turning left onto Denmark Street. Proceed to the end of Denmark Street and on reaching the roundabout take the second exit right onto the A1066/Stanley Road. Proceed along the A1066 passing through the village of Wortham and continue to pass through the village of South Lopham. On coming into the village of Garboldisham look to take the turning left onto the B1111 signposted towards Hopton. Continue along this road until entering the village of Hopton itself and on coming into the village of Hopton the property will be found a 1/4 mile or so, marked by the estate agent's board. Turn right where the driveway splits, accessing the driveway to the right. 

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22 July 2016

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4-6 Market Hill, Diss, IP22 4JZ

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Nearest station

  • Harling Road (5.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Whittley Parish, Diss

4-6 Market Hill, Diss, IP22 4JZ

01379 456000 Local call rate

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