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2 bedroom property for sale

Church Street, Eye

Sold STC £195,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Semi-detached Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Two Bedrooms
  • 1 Reception room
  • Bathroom
  • Courtyard garden

Full description




Located within the heart of this tranquil market town the property enjoys a most pleasing position mainly surrounded by similar and attractive period properties along Church Street. As such one is just a short stroll away from the many amenities and facilities this town has to offer. The historic market town of Eye is situated on the north Suffolk borders and within the beautiful countryside surrounding the Waveney Valley. The town has a diverse range of day to day amenities and facilities, whilst just being 8 miles to the south of the large market town of Diss with a further more extensive range of day to day amenities and facilities and with the benefit of a mainline railway station with regular/direct services to London, Liverpool Street and Norwich. For the motorist there is easy access to the A140 with Norwich found approximately 27 miles or so to the north and Ipswich respectively 25 miles to the south.


The property comprises of a two bedroom semi-detached grade II listed cottage offering a wealth of charm and character within, having many revealed period features still on show and is of massive oak timber frame construction and believed to date back to the early 1600’s in parts. Over the last 10 years the property has been the subject of a significant refurbishment programme whereby it has been tastefully enhanced, whilst great care and attention to detail has been undertaken to keep many of the period features still on show. Since the current vendors have resided in the property there has been the benefit of a new gas fired combination boiler (providing heating via radiators) along with new pipework and radiators, as has new wiring been installed for the electrics, (it should be noted all works have been undertaken with any of the necessary consents being that the property is a Grade II listed property).

Externally the property has a courtyard garden found to the rear, being a hardstanding area and creating an excellent space for alfresco dining. Although the property has no off-road parking, there is an abundance of parking space along Church Street and also with a public carpark being just a short stroll across the road. As one would expect to find in a property of this nature/age there is a flying freehold, for further information regarding this then please contact the selling agent.

The rooms are as follows.

ENTRANCE HALL: (2.54m x 2.43m) (8' 3" x 8') (maximum measurements including stairs rising to first floor level). Accessed via a solid oak stained door to front, a most pleasing first impression where on first entry one is greeted by a good feeling of space. Exposed timbers and beams, stairs rising to first floor level with pine staircase. Brace and batten doors providing access to the kitchen, reception room and cloakroom/wc. Oak flooring. Two windows to front.

CLOAKROOM/WC: (0.92m x 1.58m) (3' x 5' 2") With window to rear. Slim line low level wc and wash hand basin. Tiled flooring.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: (2.11m x 5.41m) (6' 11" x 17' 8") With window to side. The kitchen which is presented in a most excellent condition has an excellent range of storage cupboard space with work surface over. Originally having a large inglenook fireplace, the massive Oak bressumer beam is still in place and a useful range of storage and appliances have been fitted creating a lovely feature within. Four ring electric hob to side, inset oven, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink drainer to side. Revealed red brick work, tiled flooring and newly installed solid Oak stable door to side providing access to the rear lobby/utility area. Brace and batten door giving access through to reception room. 

REAR LOBBY/UTILITY AREA: (1.84m x 1.58m) (6' x 5' 2") With secondary door giving access to the courtyard gardens. Tiled flooring. 

RECEPTION ROOM: (3.41m x 4.07m) (11' 2" x 13' 4") Another most impressive heavily timbered room found to the front of the property. A particular feature of the room is the open fireplace with wood mantle over and revealed red brickwork upon hearth. Secondary brace and batten door giving access back through to the entrance hall. 


LANDING: (3.36m x 1.12m) (11' x 3' 8") With window over stairs, exposed timbers and beams. Access to the two bedrooms and family bathroom. 

BEDROOM ONE: (4.01m x 4.17m) (13' 1" x 13' 8")  An extremely spacious and large master bedroom found to the front of the property and having exposed timbers and beams. Further providing access to a walk-in wardrobe measuring (1.41m x 2.69m) (4' 7" x 8' 9") and housing the gas fired combination boiler.

BEDROOM TWO: (2.82m narrowing to 1.39m x 3.53m narrowing to 1.48m) (9' 3" narrowing to 4' 6" x 11' 6" narrowing to 4' 10")  in essence a T shaped size room found to the front of the property. Again having exposed timbers and beams on show. 

BATHROOM: (1.82m x 2.82m) (6' x 9' 3") Found to the rear of the property and having a window to side. This modern and contemporary suite is of a high specification and is still in an excellent condition, comprising of a P shaped bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low level wc. Heated towel rail to side. Part tiled. 

VIEWINGS: Strictly by appointment with Whittley Parish Estate Agents, please contact a member of the sales team at the Diss office on 01379 640808.

OUR REF: 6951

DIRECTIONS: From our Diss office proceed east out of the town along the A1066/Victoria Road. Continue over the roundabout and on reaching the main roundabout at the A140 take your third exit right heading south along the dual carriageway and until reaching the next roundabout proceeding straight over and continuing south along the A140. Continue for a mile or so looking for your turning left signposted the B1077 into Eye. Continue along this road coming through into the town itself along Victoria Hill and Lambseth Street. On coming onto Lambseth Street and within the centre of the town look for your turning left onto Church Street, (being opposite the Town Hall). Turn left onto Church Street and continue for a couple of hundred metres or so after which the property will be found on your left hand side.

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