2 bedroom cottage for sale

Rectory Road, IP6

Sold STC £370,000

Property Description

Key features

  • SITTING ROOM WITH EXPOSED TIMBERS & FEATURE FIREPLACE
  • 17' DINING ROOM
  • IMPRESSIVE VAULTED KITCHEN & GENEROUS UTILITY ROOM
  • FORMER DAIRY
  • TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS WITH HIGH CEILINGS & GOOD SIZE BATHROOM
  • TIMBER STORE
  • GENEORUS GRAVEL PARKING FOR AT LEAST 6 CARS
  • LANDSCPAED COTTAGE GARDENS
  • DETACHED TIMBER OFFICE
  • IDYLLIC RURAL LOCATION

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Brook Cottage is nestled within a relatively unspoilt valley surrounded by undulating farm and meadowland only a short distance tot eh picturesque village of Coddenham. Connections to Needham Market and Ipswich are relatively quick and easy. Coddenham has a traditional village stores providing everyday provisions. Needham market and Ipswich offer a much wider range of shopping and recreational facilities and there are mainline stations at both Stowmarket and Ipswich. Connection to the A140 is only approximately two miles providing further access to the A14.

Brook Cottage is unlisted and of timber framed construction with rendered elevations with plain tile roof. Presented in superb condition throughout having been well maintained by the present owner. The cottage displays a wealth of period feature associated with this era including exposed timbers, red brick fireplaces, natural brick floor and ledge & brace doors. On the ground floor there are two generous reception rooms, both with inglenook style fireplaces having recently been fitted with energy efficient wood burning stoves. The kitchen is located to the rear with an impressive vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, this leads to the interesting former dairy and utility providing further scope. There are two separate staircases at either end of the cottage giving access to two double bedrooms, both with high ceilings and fantastic views. The gardens and grounds at Brook Cottage are a particular feature, again well maintained and offering seclusion, within the garden there is a useful timber framed studio/office. Internal viewing of this property is essential.

RECEPTION HALL
8' 0" x 5' 9" (2.44m x 1.75m) Heavy oak entrance door, radiator, good range of built-in storage cupboards, double glazed window to the side aspect.

SITTING ROOM:
17' 3" x 11' 2" (5.26m x 3.4m) Extensive exposed timber frame, central red brick inglenook fireplace inset energy efficient wood burning stove, brick hearth, radiator, pine ledge & brace doors, door to the staircase, double glazed window to the front aspect, double glazed French doors opening to the garden.

DINING ROOM:
17' 0" x 11' 5" (5.18m x 3.48m) Feature inglenook style fireplace inset energy efficient wood burning stove, adjacent built-in original storage cupboards with pine panelled doors, built-in understair storage cupboard, radiator, ledge & brace door to the second staircase, double glazed window with far reaching views to the front aspect.

UTILITY ROOM:
9' 6" x 6' 8" (2.9m x 2.03m) Original natural brick flooring, built-in larder cupboard, double glazed window to the rear aspect, steps lead to the former dairy.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:
19' 6" x 7' 0" (5.94m x 2.13m) Impressive timber framed vaulted ceiling. Kitchen fitted with a generous range of base and wall mounted units with painted style doors and drawer fronts, thick oak worktops inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, inset ceramic hob, former feature bread oven inset stainless steel single electric oven, ledge & brace door to the rear, double glazed window overlooking the side garden.

FORMER DAIRY:
11' 4" x 5' 2" (3.45m x 1.57m) Housing the hot water cylinder and the newly installed floor standing oil fired boiler.

BEDROOM 1:
16' 9" x 10' 0" (5.11m x 3.05m) 8'2" high ceiling, chimney breast with original fire surround and grate, adjacent built-in storage cupboard, door to the staircase leading into the dining room, velux roof window with views over meadowland to the rear, further dormer window to the front aspect with far reaching views over farmland.

GENEROUS FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Built-in double wardrobe inset fitted shelves and hanging rails, window to the front aspect with far reaching views.

BATHROOM:
10' 2" x 7' 7" (3.1m x 2.31m) Suite comprises panel bath, low level wc, good size separate built-in shower cubicle with glazed screen and extensive built-in vanity unit with storage cupboard with tiled worktops inset wash hand basin, velux roof window with far reaching views over meadowland, window to the rear aspect with views over meadowland.

BEDROOM 2:
13' 5" x 9' 7" (4.09m x 2.92m) 8' ceiling height, built-in deep triple wardrobe, second staircase leads to the sitting room, two double glazed windows overlooking the gardens.

OUTSIDE:
The property is set well back from the road with five bar gate opening to a sweeping gravel drive and hardstanding providing parking for at least six cars. The gardens lie predominately to the side of the cottage comprising generous open lawn with mature shrubs and fruit trees, immediately to the side of the cottage there is a secluded terrace with fenced boundary, well stocked herbaceous flower beds. Pedestrian access leads to the rear of the cottage to a second sunny terrace and timber store shed. Towards the end of the garden there is a detached timber framed studio/garden room with covered veranda, second summer house/storage shed, the boundaries are market via the brook and a specimen walnut tree.

POSTCODE: IP6 9RB

ENERGY RATING: E - 50


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Nearest stations

  • Needham Market (3.5 mi)
  • Westerfield (4.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Needham Market (3.5 mi)
  • Westerfield (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hamilton Smith, Claydon

2 - 4 Norwich Road Claydon IP6 0DF

01473 870038 Local call rate

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