This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

3 bedroom cottage for sale

Common Road, Hopton, Diss

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Full description

A deceptively spacious three bedroom cottage, presented in a most excellent condition and offering an expanse of flexible living space of 1900 sq ft further enjoying views over the beautiful and unspoilt surrounding rural countryside. NO ONWARD CHAIN.



Enjoying from being found in a secluded and more rural position tucked away and set well back from Common Road, the property is still within walking distance to the heart of the village and many amenities and facilities on offer within. This traditional and well served village is found on the Suffolk borders and within the beautiful and unspoilt countryside near to Suffolk Fen. The village still retains a strong and active local community and has the benefit of a doctor’s surgery, public house, convenience store, schooling and fine church. A furthermore extensive range of day to day amenities and facilities can be found 9 miles to the east within the historic market town of Diss. Diss also has the benefit of a mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London, Liverpool Street and Norwich. 


The property comprises of a three bedroom semi-detached cottage thought to date back to the early 1900’s in parts and in more recent years has been significantly extended. The cottage is heated by an oil fired central heating boiler via radiators whilst having wood casement double glazed windows and doors. Internally the accommodation is well laid out and expands to over 1900 sq ft, having well-proportioned rooms all flooded by plenty of natural light. Particular notice is drawn to the accommodation at first floor level with the three bedrooms all being large size double bedrooms and all positioned to the rear of the property having delightful and elevated views over the gardens and fields beyond. At ground floor level there is the benefit of two reception rooms and an impressive kitchen/diner with vaulted ceilings, which in turn gives access to the expansive conservatory extension.


The property provides good off-road parking for a number of cars upon a shingle driveway, (shared with adjoining property and accessed off Common Road). The main gardens are found to the rear and are of a particularly good size predominately being laid to lawn and enclosed by post and rail fencing. The gardens have been thoughtfully planted over the years and are now well established and well stocked with a variety of mature shrubs, trees and roses etc. To the eastern boundary there are most delightful views over the rural and undulating countryside giving a pleasing rural but yet not isolated feeling to the property and grounds. 

The rooms are as follows:

ENTRANCE HALL: (1.83m x 5.62m) (6' x 18' 5") (measurements including stairs rising to first floor level). A pleasing first impression with access via solid wood casement door to front 
and with a gallery style landing above. The entrance hall provides access through to reception room one, two, kitchen/diner and utility to side. Tiled flooring. Storage cupboard beneath stairs.

RECEPTION ROOM ONE: (4.69m x 4.52m) (15' 4" x 14' 9") A particularly bright and spacious double aspect room which enjoys a prominent feature within being the modern inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over and inset cast iron wood burning stove upon a tiled hearth and revealed red brick work.

RECEPTION ROOM TWO: (4.11m x 2.21m) (13' 5" x 7' 3")   Found to the front of the property and lending itself for a number of different uses, currently used as an office, built-in storage cupboards to side 

KITCHEN/DINER: (4.81m x 4.30m) (15' 9" x 14' 1") A most luxurious and impressive kitchen/diner with vaulted ceilings and a double aspect with further access through to the conservatory. The kitchen area has an excellent range of wall and floor unit cupboard space with granite and solid wood worktops, inset four ring electric hob, traditional fitted Aga to side. 

CONSERVATORY: (5.26m x 5.11m) (17' 3" x 16' 9") Found to the rear of the property and being a most spacious conservatory extension upon a brick base with wood casement double glazed windows. Tiled flooring. Double doors opening onto the rear gardens. Further internal access through to reception room one.

UTILITY: (3.96m x 2.28m) (13' x 7' 5") With a solid wood stable door providing access to the rear gardens. Tiled flooring. Good range of wall and floor unit cupboard space with inset sink and drainer, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, tumble dryer etc. Further housing the oil fired central heating boiler.

CLOAKROOM/WC: (0.78m x 2.27m) (2' 6" x 7' 5") With frosted window to side. Tiled flooring. Vanity basin with storage units below and low level wc. 


LANDING: (7.22m x 1.46m) With the benefit of a double built-in storage cupboard to side. Exposed timbers and beams and providing access to the three bedrooms and family bathroom. Access to rooms via stripped pine brace and batten doors.

BEDROOM ONE: (4.65m x 4.21m) (15' 3" x 13' 9") (measurements including en-suite). A bright and airy double aspect room with views to the front and rear of the property. The master bedroom has a good range of built-in storage cupboard units for the side and further provides access through to the en-suite.

ENSUITE: (2.23m x 1.79m) (7' 3" x 5' 10")  With frosted window to side. Presented in a most excellent condition and comprising of a vanity wash hand basin with storage unit below, low level wc and walk in shower. Heated towel rail to side and underfloor heating.

BEDROOM TWO: (5.03m 2.93m) (16' 6" 9' 7") Found to the rear of the property and enjoying elevated views over the rear gardens and fields beyond. A good size double bedroom. 

BEDROOM THREE: (2.63m x 4.27m) (8' 7" x 14') Again a good size double bedroom found to the rear of the property and entertaining pleasant views over the gardens and beyond.

BATHROOM: (3.28m x 1.65m) (10' 9" x 5' 4") A luxurious bathroom in an excellent condition comprising of a large corner shower bath with shower over, low level wc and wash hand basin. Built-in storage units to side. Heated towel rail and underfloor heating.

OUR REF: 6906.

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

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.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 December 2016


View in fullscreen
Master Floorplan Image
Master Floorplan Image

Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference FWP3987. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Whittley Parish, Diss. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.