2 bedroom cottage for saleFen Road, Pakenham
Offers in Excess of £300,000
- Sitting room with fireplace
- Recently fitted kitchen/dining room
- Two bedrooms
- Snug/occasional bed 3
- Original features
- No onward chain
- Driveway and carport
- Front and rear gardens
Full descriptionUnderstood to have origins dating back to the 18th century and altered in the early 19th century, this charming semi-detached period cottage retains a number of original features whilst complemented by flexible accommodation enjoying established gardens and a popular village location.
Benefitting from oil fired central heating, the accommodation currently in brief comprises: entrance door opening to a sitting room which is a comfortable reception with large original bay window to front and an open fireplace. The kitchen/dining room (22'x10') has recently been re-fitted and remodelled with a matching range of quality eye level and base units providing drawer and cupboard space beneath preparation surfaces. There is an island area separating the kitchen and dining areas and a range of built-in appliances including a range oven and extractor which are included. Windows overlooking front gardens, french doors to a unique central courtyard garden area and door leading to a utility room with oil fired boiler, fitted units and door to garden. A snug/occasional bedroom 3 has a window to side. A rear hall has as a staircase off to first floor and door leading to a spacious ground floor bedroom with generous ceiling height and window overlooking the internal courtyard. A bathroom completes the ground floor accommodation.
On the first floor is a landing and a large second bedroom (14'x10') with eaves cupboard space and window to side.
Outside - To the front of the cottage is a lawned garden, particularly well-stocked with numerous flowering plants and shrubs. A driveway area leads to a carport. Side gated access leads to the west facing rear gardens providing the occupants with a good degree of privacy and include lawned areas, a variety of flowering plants, shrubs and mature trees. There is also an internal courtyard area situated to the rear of the dining room which is totally private.
Situation - The property occupies a pleasant setting close to the centre of this desirable and picturesque village, with its local amenities including stores/post office, village hall, parish church and best known for its two historic mills, a Watermill and Windmill. Pakenham also offers a toddler group, various events throughout the year including wine tasting and the local public house (The Fox) has just been refurbished. Pakenham is situated approximately six miles to the north east of the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds and provides excellent access to the A14 dual carriageway linking the east coast ports, Newmarket, Cambridge and London via the M11 motorway.
Directions - When entering Pakenham from the direction of Bury St Edmunds and Great Barton, proceed down The Street and round the bend into Fen Road, where the property will be found further on the left hand side.
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired radiator central heating. Council tax band C.
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