3 bedroom detached house for sale

Bury Road, Wattisfield, Diss

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Office/study
  • Bathroom
  • Shower room
  • Grade II listed
  • Gardens

Full description

Offering a wealth of charm and character this impressive and immaculately presented Grade II listed house offers an expanse of versatile living space of over 2800 sq ft and further boasts beautiful views over the undulating rural countryside.

The accommodation in brief comprises: *ENTRANCE HALL * THREE RECEPTION ROOMS * KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM * OFFICE/STUDY * THREE BEDROOMS * BATHROOM * SHOWER ROOM *

Located on the outskirts of the village of Wattisfield lying within the beautiful countryside on the north Suffolk borders, the property further enjoys a pleasing position within the surrounding roaming countryside with outstanding views to the front and further fronting onto the A143. The village is within close proximity to the popular and desirable villages of Rickinghall/Botesdale being just 2 miles or so to the east and having an excellent range of village day to day amenities and facilities to hand.  A furthermore extensive range of the day to day amenities and facilities can be found within the historic market town of Diss (just 9 miles to the east), and also with the benefit of a mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London Liverpool Street and Norwich.  Bury St Edmunds is also within easy reach being 13 miles to the west.

Description

The property is a fine example of a Grade II listed period house which is believed to date back to the 1550s in parts and still retains much charm and character, with many revealed period features on show.  Over the years the property has been extremely well maintained and was the subject of an extensive refurbishment programme having been significantly upgraded and enhanced to a very high specification throughout, whilst much care was undertaken to retain many original period features still on show including being heavily timbered throughout and further retaining a particular feature being the original inglenook fireplace.  

Externally

The property occupies a large plot in the regions of 1/2 to 3/4 of an acre now being well established with mature hedging and trees offering a great deal of privacy and seclusion within.  There is the further benefit of a useful range of outbuildings, including a garden storm and former attached garage, which houses the oil fired central heating boiler providing heating to the property via radiators.  The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn having been thoughtfully planted over the years and are now well stocked with a variety of herbaceous plants, shrubs and specimen trees etc.  

The rooms are as follows:

ENTRANCE HALL:
(1.48m x 1.45m) (4' 10" x 4' 9") Pleasing first impression with 2 doors leading separately leading the main reception room and second reception room.  Attractive wood parquet flooring.

RECEPTION ROOM ONE: (4.89m x 7.42m) (16' x 24' 4") An extremely spacious and bright main reception room with the main focal point being the original inglenook fireplace with heavy bressemer beam over, tiled hearth and inset multi-fuel cast iron woodburning stove.  With exposed timbers and stud work, exposed floorboards and views to the front gardens.  Further providing access to the kitchen, office and stairs rising to first floor level.  Cart door giving access to the cellar.  The cellar which is currently unused extends under part of the reception room and kitchen.

RECEPTION ROOM TWO: (4.95m x 4.35m) (16' 2" x 14' 3") Another most impressive reception room being within the original part of the property and being heavily timbered with many exposed timbers and beams.  The main feature of this room is the original exposed red brick fireplace upon a tiled hearth with inset cast iron wood burning stove.  Further giving access to the rear gardens with views to the front and side of the property.

RECEPTION ROOM THREE/GARDEN ROOM: (2.57m x 5.70m) (8' 5" x 18' 8") Found to the rear of the property providing access to the rear gardens and also back through to the kitchen.  A spacious room with quarry tile flooring and vaulted ceiling with Velux windows above.  Particularly enjoying views over the rear gardens and creating an excellent entertaining space.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (4.33m x 3.92m (14' 2" x 12' 10")) Another particularly spacious room found toward the rear of the property.  The bespoke kitchen offers an extremely high specification and is in an excellent condition.  Having an excellent range of floor units with solid oak worktop over, inset double butler sink with mixer tap above, further having space and plumbing for automatic appliances.  Tiled filed.  Door to side giving access to the side gardens.

OFFICE/STUDY: (3.24m x 2.36m) (10' 7" x 7' 8") Lending itself for a number of different uses, currently used as an office.
 
FIRST FLOOR LEVEL:

LANDING: Giving access to the three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

BEDROOM ONE: (4.31m x 4.86m) (14' 1" x 15' 11" ) A particularly spacious master bedroom entertaining breathtaking views over the roaming rural countryside to the front.  

BEDROOM TWO: (4.29m x 3.78m) (14' x 12' 4") Another very spacious double bedroom found to the front of the property with beautiful views over the rural countryside.

BEDROOM THREE: (2.95m x 4.76m) (9' 8" x 15' 7") Another particularly spacious double bedroom with views to the front.

BATHROOM: (2.88m x 2.23m) (9' 5" x 7' 3") Being of a particularly high specification and of a good size, a particular feature is the roll top bath with claw feet.  Matching suite in white with low level wc and hand wash basin.  Part tiled walls and tiled flooring. Heated towel rail.
  
SHOWER ROOM: (2.95m x 1.78m) (9' 8" x 5' 10") (maximum measurements including built-in storage cupboard to side) Running parallel to the family bathroom and also being of a high specification comprising of double shower cubicle, low level wc and hand wash basin.  Heated towel rail to the side.

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: 6912

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 your second exit right onto Stanley Road and turning directly left onto Lower Denmark Street.  Proceed along Lower Denmark Street passing Fair Green and up into the village of Palgrave.  On coming into the village of Palgrave with the Church on your left and T junction in front of you turn right onto Lion Road proceeding west out of the village.  Follow Lion Road until reaching the T junction at the A143.  At the A143 turn right proceeding west through the village of Wortham, continue along the A143 passing the turn offs for Rickinghall/Botesdale on your right.  On passing the second turn off for Rickinghall continue along the A143 and on coming down the hill you will come into the village of Wattisfield after passing the reduced speed sign at 40mph there will be a farm building on your left hand side, continue along passing the first farmhouse on your left after which the property in question will be the second farm house on your left.  Proceed slowly passed the property in question looking for your turning left onto Calkewood Lane which is opposite Townhouse Lane and Hinderclay turn off sign.  Proceed left onto Calkewood Lane following the country lane up the hill after which the entrance to the property will be found after 100 metres on your left hand side.

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4-6 Market Hill, Diss, IP22 4JZ

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  • Elmswell (7.1 mi)
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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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