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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Cratfield, Nr Halesworth, Suffolk

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Tenure: Freehold

Garden room and dining area, kitchen, sitting room and wet room. Three first floor bedrooms and bathroom. Pretty front and rear gardens. Ample off-road parking. Summerhouse/studio, garden sheds and greenhouse. NO FORWARD CHAIN. 

Location Linstead Farm Cottage is situated in the most lovely rural position on the edge of the village of Cratfield, enjoying undulating field views. The property is located within walking distance of the dining pub, The Cratfield Poacher, and the village hall. Under 3 miles away is the village of Laxfield where there is a convenience store, two public houses, garage/hardware store and a primary school. Halesworth is approximately 7 miles away and provides many independent shops, public houses, restaurants, doctors, vets and a Co-Operative supermarket. It has a thriving centre of arts for the community called The New Cut, which is used as a theatre and cinema, as well as for exhibitions and workshops. Halesworth offers railway links to London's Liverpool Street. Diss train station is 18 miles away from the property and offers direct links to Norwich and the Capital, as well as having Tesco, Morrison and Aldi supermarkets. The unspoilt heritage coastline of Suffolk with the lovely beaches of Southwold and Walberswick are a 20 minute drive away.  

Description The cottage, which was formerly a terrace of three, is now a charming semi-detached house of predominantly brick construction under a tiled roof. It should be noted that there is a flying freehold with the third bedroom and bathroom for the cottage flying above part of the neighbouring cottage's ground floor. Internally, the property offers well laid out accommodation with a garden room, which overlooks the grounds and neighbouring fields. This opens to the dining room. Adjacent to this is the wet room, kitchen and sitting room. On the first floor are three bedrooms, along with a bathroom. Much of the cottage retains its period features. Externally, there are both front and rear gardens with ample off-road parking to the front, a pleasant area of lawn with beds and shrubs, and also a summerhouse, which has decking to the front and enjoys lovely views.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor A glazed door to the side of the property provides access to the  

Garden Room 10´11 x 7´4 (3.33m x 2.24m) Of UPVC construction on a brick plinth under a double pitched roof. This lovely room has wall-to-wall windows to the north-east, south-east and south-west, enjoying views over the garden and adjacent countryside. Wall light points. Tiled flooring. The Garden Room opens out to the  

Dining Room 11´9 x 10´9 (3.58m x 3.28m) North-east facing window overlooking the rear garden. Tiled flooring. Radiators. Wall light points. A door opens into the kitchen, and a further door opens to the  

Downstairs Wet Room Cleverly fitted out and comprising shower unit, WC and hand wash basin. North-east facing windows.  

Kitchen 12´ x (3.66m x 2.44m) Fitted with low level wall units. Timber effect work surface with stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer taps above. Space and plumbing for a range cooker with a gas connection. Space for free standing cupboards and fridge freezer. Tiled flooring. Spotlighting. A door opens to the understairs cupboard, which is home to an oil fired combination boiler and fitted shelving. A further door from the kitchen opens to the  

Sitting Room 12´11 x 11´11 (3.94m x 3.63m) A comfortable and cosy room with south-west facing UPVC windows overlooking the front garden. Fireplace with wood burning stove and timber surround. Radiator. A door opens to the  

Front Hallway Door to the exterior. Radiator and stairs to the  

First Floor  

Landing South-east facing UPVC window with lovely views over the garden and beyond. Fitted cupboard with shelving and recess above. Doors lead off to the bedrooms and bathroom. 

Bedroom One 12´3 x 9´11 (3.73m x 3.02m) A double bedroom with south-west facing window overlooking the front garden. Radiator. Stripped and polished floorboards. Open fireplace. 

Bedroom Two 9´3 x (2.82m x 2.44m) A double bedroom or large single with north-east facing window enjoying views over the neighbouring farmland. Radiator. Stripped and polished floorboards. 

Bathroom Tiled flooring and part wood panelled walls. WC, hand wash basin and bath. South-west facing UPVC window with obscured glazing. Radiator. Spotlighting.  

Bedroom Three 13´3 x 6´6 (4.04m x 1.98m) A large single bedroom with south-west facing window to the front. Cast iron fireplace. Stripped and polished floorboards. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above. 

Outside The property is approached from the lane via a five bar gate, which in turn leads to a shingle parking area for a number of vehicles. This is flanked on both sides by lawn, which has shrubs and trees. The lawn continues to the side of the house where there is lavender and pretty flowerbeds. To the rear of the house is a further area of lawn with raised vegetable beds, timber sheds and a wood store. There is also a summerhouse/studio with decking to the front, which has the most lovely views over the adjacent countryside. The summerhouse, with its adjoining store, currently houses a wood burning stove, which is available by negotiation.

To the back of the rear garden is a further area of land, which does not form part of the ownership of the cottage, but may be available from the neighbouring land owner to rent by negotiation. Please refer to the agents for more information.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.  

Council Tax Band B; £1,161.73 payable per annum 2016/2017. 

Local Authority Suffolk Coastal District Council; Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AU; Tel: 01394 383789. 

NOTE 1. These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers or lessees in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn. No warranty can be given for any of the services or equipment at the property and no tests have been carried out to ensure that heating, electrical or plumbing systems and equipment are fully operational. Any distances, room aspects and measurements which are given are approximate only. No guarantee can be given that any planning permissions or building regulations have been applied for or approved.

2. There is a covenant stating that the property cannot be used for a business other than a holiday let.

September 2016 


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