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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Worlingworth, Nr Framlingham

Sold STC £315,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Open plan kitchen/dining room, 21' x 12'9 sitting room, utility room and cloakroom. Three first floor bedrooms and bathroom. Former coach house comprising garage, two stores, cloakroom and first floor office offering good scope for alternative uses and with planning permission to be converted to a holiday let.  

LOCATION The Old Stores can be found in the centre of the rural village of Worlingworth which is just 8 miles to the north west of the historic town of Framlingham. The village benefits from a primary school and a community centre which hosts regular events. A community pub has recently been established by the village and is open most Fridays within the community centre. Further facilities are available in Stradbroke, 6 miles, which benefits from a swimming pool and gym, butchers, bakers, hairdressers, library and medical centre together with Stradbroke High School. Framlingham has excellent facilities, and Debenham, which is about 5 miles to the south-west, also offers further facilities.

Worlingworth is about 16 miles from the popular Heritage Coast with the villages of Thorpeness, Aldeburgh and Orford all within easy reach. The county town of Ipswich lies about 18 miles to the south from where there are rail services to London's Liverpool Street station taking just over the hour. 

Description The Old Stores comprises a detached and extended period property of part timber framed and brick construction, which has been rendered and colour washed, all under a pitched pantile roof. The cottage offers well laid out and comfortable accommodation. The ground floor is a superb open plan kitchen/dining room which also opens to a utility/boot room, and adjacent to this is a 21' x 12'9 sitting room. Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom. On the first floor are 3 bedrooms along with a bathroom.

Outside, The Old Stores stands slightly back from the village street and benefits from off road parking for 2 vehicles. Standing beside the parking area is a former coach house which comprises stores and garaging as well as an office/work from home facility on the first floor. This excellent area/building could be used for a number of purposes and, in fact, has planning permission under reference 1923/14 to be converted to a two bedroom holiday let.

The property sits centrally within its plot with a well stocked west facing garden at the rear, with established hedge boundaries providing privacy.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor A front door provides access to the  

Entrance Lobby South facing window. Radiator. This opens into the  

Kitchen 13´9 x 12´9 (4.19m x 3.89m) The open plan kitchen/dining room is the hub of the house and the kitchen area is fitted with stylish high and low level wall units. Wood effect work surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl ceramic sink with mixer taps above. Integrated dishwasher. Space and plumbing for a range cooker with a bottle gas connection. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Recessed spotlights. East facing window.

The kitchen opens up into the  

Dining Area 15´ x 11´6 (4.57m x 3.51m) East facing window and south facing French doors opening to the rear patio. Radiator. Recessed spotlights.

From the kitchen a large opening leads to the  

Utility Room 14´2 x 7´3 (4.32m x 2.21m) A spacious utility/boot room with west facing windows and stable style door to the exterior. Stairs to the first floor landing with understairs recess. Wall units with wood effect work surface and stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer taps above. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier.

A door opens to the  

Cloakroom Comprising WC and hand wash basin. West facing window. Cupboard housing the oil fired boiler and modern hot water cylinder.

From the kitchen a further door opens to the  

Sitting Room 21´ x 12´9 (6.40m x 3.89m) A spacious triple aspect room with east, south and west facing windows. Inglenook fireplace which is home to a wood burning stove on a stone hearth with a timber mantel above. Built in cupboard. Radiators. French doors open to the rear garden.

From the utility area, the stairs, which are flanked on one side by a north facing window, lead up to the  

First Floor  

Landing East facing window. Radiator. Useful storage cupboards. Doors lead off to the bedrooms and bathroom. 

Bedroom One 13´3 x 11´2 (4.04m x 3.40m) Dual aspect double bedroom. East and west facing windows. Exposed timbers. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail. Radiator.  

Bedroom Two 9´6 x 9´3 (2.90m x 2.82m) A double bedroom with west facing Velux window. Radiator. 

Bathroom Comprising bath, shower unit, WC and hand wash basin set within fitted cupboards. Part wood panelled walls. Radiator. West facing window with obscured glazing. Hatch to roof space. 

Bedroom Three 11´2 x (3.40m x 2.13m) A spacious single bedroom with north facing window. Radiator.  

Outside The Old Stores fronts onto the street in the centre of the village of Worlingworth and there is a pedestrian gateway opening onto a path which leads up to the front door. In addition there is a shingle parking area to the side of the property providing off road parking for two vehicles. The front garden is laid to grass enclosed within a low level close boarded fence. To the rear is a much larger garden, again laid to lawn and measuring approximately 90' x 30'. Immediately abutting the rear of the house is an extensive sandstone patio and also two raised vegetable beds. The rear garden is fully enclosed by fencing and hedging which also provide a high level of privacy.

Standing beside the driveway is the former coach house. This is of brick construction under a tiled roof and is split into three sections on the ground floor. This includes the garage, measuring 15'2 x 10', and a store/workshop, measuring 15'2 x 9'6. It has plumbing for a washing machine and in one corner is a cloakroom and WC with hand wash basin. Adjacent to this is a further storeroom measuring 15'2 x 8', with a window to one side and stairs leading up to the first floor office. Split into two sections and measuring 14'8 x 8' and 20' x 14'8, this makes a very useful work from home office/study or games room. The office has power connected, a north facing window and night storage heater.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water , electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Bottled gas for range cooker. 

Council Tax Band D; £1523.90 payable per annum 2016/2017. 

Local Authority Mid Suffolk District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk IP6 8DL; Tel 01449 724500. 

NOTE 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.

September 2016 

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Well Close Square, Framlingham, IP13 9DU

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