4 bedroom detached house for sale

Wetheringsett

Guide Price £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Chocolate Box Cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • Inglenook Fireplaces with Exposed Beams and Studwork
  • Ground Floor Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room
  • Utility Room
  • Three First Floor Bedrooms
  • Timber Outbuildings
  • PP granted for additional accommodation within the O/Blgs
  • Gardens and Grounds of 0.7 acre (s.t.s.)
  • Superb Rural Views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This property is a period traditional building of enormous character, constructed predominantly from timber frame with rendered colour washed elevations under a pitched, thatched roof and later extensions to the side. The cottage is Grade II listed, believed to date from the 17th Century.
Internally the property has an abundance of features, including inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams and studwork. The property benefits from large subdivided outbuildings which would be ideal for working from home or could be put to a variety of other uses.
The gardens are a particular feature of the cottage with several defined areas which are all well maintained. There is a well stocked colourful cottage style garden to the front and spacious lawned gardens to the rear with neighbouring paddocks beyond.

FULL DETAILS AND APPROXIMATE ROOM SIZES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Solid wood entrance door leading into:

Entrance Hall: 7'4" x 5'2" (2.24m x 1.57m)
With windows to either side, doorway to Sitting Room, doorway to:

Kitchen: 12'7" x 10'9" (3.84m x 3.28m)
Fitted with a range of handmade high and low level units, cupboards and drawers under square edge wooden work surfaces with one inset with tiles. Butlers sink with views over the garden to the side and front aspect. Feature inglenook fireplace with heavy oak bressummer and insitu oil fired Rayburn Royal boiler/cooker complimented by exposed beams and studwork. Separate built-in conventional oven with ceramic hob inset above, tiled floor, door to staircase one, door to:

Utility Room: 11'7" x 6'6" (3.53m x 1.98m)
With plumbing and storage for white goods, work surface with complimentary shelving, windows to side and rear aspects, stable door to front aspect. Door to

Bathroom:
White suite comprising of a paneled bath with antique h&c taps over, low level w.c., wall mounted wash hand basin, radiator, tongue and groove paneled splash backs, window to rear aspect overlooking the garden and paddocks beyond.

Sitting Room: 16'5" x 10'4" (5m x 3.15m)
With feature inglenook fireplace, insitu Stovax wood burning stove on a raised Suffolk brick hearth. Encompassed within the Sitting Room is a part division of open studwork which allows space for a study area. Airing cupboard to side, housing hot water cylinder and shelving. Door to staircase (2) with cupboard under, exposed beams and studwork, telephone point, sky point, open door way to:

Rear Hall: 6'4" x 3'2" (1.93m x 0.97m)
With velux window to rear, within sloping apex, door leading to:

Ground Floor Bedroom Suite: 14'10" max x 11'3" (4.52m x 3.43m)
Double aspect room with windows to both the side and front aspects. Multiple power points, coved and plain plastered ceiling, door to:

Ensuite Shower Room: 7'10" x 3'1" (2.39m x 0.94m)
White suite comprising of a low level w.c., wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under, tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted electric shower, folding glazed door.

Staircase (1) Off Kitchen up to:

Bedroom: 14'8" x 13' (at knee height) (4.47m x 3.96m)
With a wealth of exposed cross beams, trusses and purlins, vaulted to ridge. Dormer window to rear aspect and window to side with views over garden and paddocks beyond. Cupboard on stairwell housing modern RCD protected consumer units.

Staircase (2) Off Sitting Room to:

Bedroom/Television Room: 13'4" at knee height x 11'3" (4.06m x 3.43m)
Exposed cross beams, trusses and purlins. Dormer window to rear aspect with superb views over the garden and paddocks beyond. Step over top plate to:

Bedroom: 15' x 8'8" (at knee height) (4.57m x 2.64m)
Window to side aspect, spacious built-in twin double cupboards with rails.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached through double opening picket gates providing vehicular access. The front garden is predominantly 'cottage style' with well stocked curved and shaped flower and shrub beds interspersed with young and mature trees, hedging screens the front boundary. Oil tank, outside tap.
L shaped Timber outbuildings measuring: 11'8" x 9'9" (3.56m x 2.97m)
23'7" x 24' (7.19m x 7.32m)
20'6" x 49'8" (6.25m x 15.14m)
They offer an abundance of uses, currently used as a gym.
BBQ and garden utilities storage, window and stable door. Covered and lit seating area, concrete floor.
Garden/Play room with double opening doors. Garage & workshop.
All timber clad, mono pitched tin roofs, power and light connected x 2 outbuildings.
Closed boarded fencing and gate to one side. The side and rear gardens entwine into a wide expanse of lawn,
a mixture of close boarder fencing and young laurel trees border the side and a rabbit proof post and rail fence to the rear allows for stunning paddock and countryside views. There is also an arrray of young specimen trees that have been recently planted.

Nb: Planning permission has been granted for one conversion of these outbuildings into additional accommodation. Mid Suffolk District Council application ref: 3531/15.


Listing History

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08 November 2016

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  • Stowmarket (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hamilton Smith, Debenham

11-15 High Street Debenham IP14 6QL

01449 519036 Local call rate

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