4 bedroom character property for sale

The Street, Bedingfield, Eye

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Wealth of Original Features
  • Versatile Accommodation
  • Outstanding Secluded Mature Gardens
  • A Range of Outbuildings
  • Garden Room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
***PRICED FOR A QUICK SALE*** An attached cottage and converted smithy with 0.64 of an acre (stms) outstanding south/west facing mature gardens and orchard set predominantly to the rear of the property. Boasting a wealth of original features and versatile accommodation including 3/4 double bedrooms.


DESCRIPTION
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Description 
Believed to be part of a Suffolk Long House and incorporating the village smithy, the origins date back to around the early seventeenth century. The original smithy has been tastefully resorted and integrated into the former smithy cottage to provide deceptively spacious and versatile living accommodation. Includes, reclaimed timber Suffolk latch ledge and brace doors to most rooms with Jim Lawrence hardware to front external doors together with reclaimed letter box. Aspects of the former horse tethering area and smithy work area have been renovated and retained, and the inglenook fireplace exposed to show the original red Suffolk brick and includes a cartwheel ridge stay. The old is complemented by the new with quality John Lewis fitted kitchen and the main bathroom is by The Debenham Original Bathroom Company, formally based in Debenham. the drive sweeps around the rear of the row of cottages, providing ample off road parking and leading to the secluded and very private garden designed to encourage and sustain wildlife, birds and friendly insects and bees. With a variety of fruit trees, soft fruits, herbs, both domestic and culinary, vegetable areas and composting facilities the garden is designed to complement a county lifestyle.

Entrance Hall 
Entering the property by the original door way to the former smithy the hall has White Suffolk brick style tiled flooring, exposed beams, wall lights, telephone point, radiator, leaded double glazed window to the front aspect, paneled glazed French style double door to the dining room. Ledge and brace door leading to:

Bedroom Three 12' 2" x 8' 5" ( 3.71m x 2.57m )
Converted from the former horse tethering area with a leaded double glazed window to the front aspect, exposed beams, TV point, radiator, ledge and brace doors to wardrobe. A door leading to;

En-Suite Shower Room 
Comprising a mid-level W/C, Shower cubicle with electric overhead shower, pedestal wash hand basin, leaded double glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator, spot lights, shaver point and light.

Dining Room 14' 5" x 10' 5" ( 4.39m x 3.18m )
With leaded double glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator, exposed timbers and beams and exposed boarded floor.

Ledge and brace door to the:

Inner Hallway 
With a flag stone style tiled floor, paneled glazed door to the garden room, ledge and brace door to the storage cupboard housing electrical fuse boxes. There is a paneled glazed door through to the study/bedroom 4, and hallway stepping down to the kitchen\Breakfast room.

Garden Room 9' 6" x 12' 2" ( 2.90m x 3.71m )
With a pitched roof, exposed beams, oak flooring, two radiators, TV point, wall lighting, double glazed leaded windows and French style doors overlooking and leading to the garden.

Study 11' 6" x 9' 3" ( 3.51m x 2.82m )
With a leaded double glazed window to the front aspect, radiator, exposed beams, telephone point, TV point, Internet connection, wall lights and loft access.

Kitchen/breakfast Room 27' 1" x 8' 1" ( 8.26m x 2.46m )
A John Lewis Fitted kitchen which comprising of a matching range of wall and floor units with granite worktops over, under stair storage and shelf, inset Frankie sink unit with mixer tap and water filter over and water softener under, integrated DISHWASHER and FRIDGE FREEZER. There is an oil fired STANLEY RANGE providing the main source of central heating, water and cooking. With an additional built in ELECTRIC COMBI OVEN, AND TWO RING ELECTRIC HOB, glass splash backs to the cooking area, flag stone style tiled flooring, exposed beams, spot lights, Double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and a leaded double glazed window to front. A ledge and brace door to the lounge and opaque glazed French style double doors with a small Step up to the…

Utility/boot Room  
With flagstone style tiled flooring, built in floor to ceiling cupboard with drawers under, hard wood surfaces with built in laundry cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine under, single drainage sink unit with mixer tap over, extractor fan, radiator, roof access. A double glazed leaded window and stable style door to the rear garden. Ledge and brace door to...

Bathroom  
A white suite comprising of a high level Victorian style W/C, wash hand basin set in an oak cupboard, matching oak paneled bath with mixer taps with additional telephone style shower attachment and electric shower over, flag stone style tiled flooring, part tiled walls, inset spot lights, radiator, wall mounted mirror with lighting and a double glazed window to the side aspect

Lounge 12' 1" x 16' 4" ( 3.68m x 4.98m )
Two double glazed leaded windows to the front aspect with an additional window to the rear. Pament tiled flooring, inglenook fireplace with exposed red brick surround Pament tiled hearth and inset cast iron multi fuel burner, wall lights, two radiators and TV point. The original cottage door has been sealed off internally currently sealed off though visible externally with the potential to be reinstated. Book shelves along length of wall, wooden stair case with turned balusters to;

First Floor Landing 
Ledge and brace doors to bedrooms one, two and cloak room, double glazed leaded window to the front aspect.

Bedroom One  12' 5" x 11' 6" ( 3.78m x 3.51m )
With double glazed leaded window to the front and rear aspects, exposed stud work and loft access.

Cloak Room  
White suite comprising of a low level W/C, pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed leaded dormer window to the rear aspect, exposed timber floor, radiator, door to airing cupboard with tank and immersion heater.

Bedroom Two  8' 2" x 15' 3" ( 2.49m x 4.65m )
With a double glazed leaded window to front and double glazed leaded dormer window to the rear, wall lights, radiator, loft hatch, and built in wardrobe

Outside 
The front garden is enclosed by a fence and mature hedge border. The Rear of the property is approached through a five bar gate fronting the street at the end of the row of cottages. The shingled drive leads around to the rear offering ample off road parking for numerous vehicles and access to the oil tank.
Please note the end and middle cottages have access rights over part of the drive to their parking areas and rear gardens.

There is a fenced and gated access to the…

Rear Garden  
Backing onto fields the secluded and private south/west facing garden has been landscaped to attract a wide variety of wildlife, offering various sections incorporating the numerous plant beds and borders. Also featuring raised vegetable plots, mature herb garden, mini orchard of various apple, pear and plum trees, a soft fruit area with blackcurrants, blackberries, strawberries and raspberries. Paved patio area, shingle pathways, mature trees and wildlife garden pond.

Outbuildings  
There is an array of useful outbuildings including a 12 ft x 15' (MAX) SUMMER HOUSE which has power points, plumbing and sewerage facilities connected offering the potential for an office/studio space. A further summer house, a separate coal and wood stores, 2 additional timber sheds and a 12ft approx. greenhouse.

Historic Market Towns 
17th Century Smithy is placed within the delightful rural village of Bedingfield. Bedingfield is approximately 4 miles away from the large village of Debenham that offers a doctors surgery, greengrocers, Co-Op, public house and supermarket. As the property is situated in the village of Bedingfield it falls in to the catchment area for the well regarded Debenham High School. There a well respected High School. There are also Primary Schools in the close villages of Occold and Thorndon.

The town of Eye is about 4 1/2 miles and is approx 9 miles distance from Diss, Diss has major supermarkets and a regular Inter-City rail running to London and Norwich. To the south-east about 8 miles away is the market town of Framlingham.



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2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
5. THESE PARTICULARS ARE ISSUED IN GOOD FAITH BUT DO NOT CONSTITUTE REPRESENTATIONS OF FACT OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR CONTRACT. THE MATTERS REFERRED TO IN THESE PARTICULARS SHOULD BE INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED BY PROSPECTIVE BUYERS OR TENANTS. NEITHER SEQUENCE (UK) LIMITED NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS HAS ANY AUTHORITY TO MAKE OR GIVE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATEVER IN RELATION TO THIS PROPERTY.

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Nearest station

  • Diss (7.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

William H. Brown, Diss

Navire House, Mere Street, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4AG

01379 456004 Local call rate

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