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Tenure: Freehold

Sitting/dining room and kitchen/breakfast room. Three double bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor. Lovely, good sized garden to the rear. On street parking.  

Location 3 Guildhall Cottages is located along The Street in the heart of Laxfield, which is a delightful village situated just 7 miles north of the historic market town of Framlingham. Laxfield is one of the most desirable villages in the area with its two public houses, The Royal Oak and The King's Head, known as The Low House. There is an 'Ofsted outstanding' primary school and pre-school, as well as a Co-op village shop, museum and hardware store/garage. There is also a cricket team, and bowls and football clubs.

The historic market town of Framlingham offers comprehensive facilities including a large Co-op supermarket, as well 3 public houses and restaurants. The town is also home to Thomas Mills High School and Framlingham College. Diss is approximately 12 miles and offers mainline rail services to London's Liverpool Street Station, Ipswich and Norwich. The coast is approximately 14 miles as the crow flies with the popular centres of Southwold, Walberswick, Dunwich and Minsmere. 

Description 3 Guildhall Cottage is a Grade II Listed 3 bedroom attached cottage, believed to date from the 16th Century. It is constructed of timber frame with rough cast render at the front and cement render and weatherboard at the rear, all under a tile roof. Most of the rooms have exposed wall and ceiling timbers and are of good proportion. The sitting room has a solid fuel stove, which is the main source of heat.

The cottage would now benefit from further work to improve the kitchen facilities and the installation of a central heating system.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor Solid timber entrance door leads into the


Kitchen/Breakfast Room 14'11 x 12'6 & 7' x 6'7 (4.55m x 3.8m & 2.13m x 2.01m) North and South. An L-shaped room, the Dining Area has a tiled floor, two wall cabinets and work surface with cupboard and drawers under. Stairs to first floor. A single step leads up to the small Kitchen Area with stainless steel sink unit with cupboard under and space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. There is an understairs storage cupboard and a fully glazed door leading to the patio and rear garden. A further door from the Dining Area leads to the  

Sitting/Dining Room 20´10 x 14´10 (6.35m x 4.52m) North and South. A lovely room with outlook to both front and rear gardens. Solid fuel stove with flanking built-in cupboard and shelving, wealth of exposed wall and ceiling timbers and fully glazed door leading to the rear garden.

From the dining area the stairs lead to the  

First Floor  

Landing A spacious and light area with exposed wall timbers. There is an old storage radiator (not tested).  

Bedroom One 15´5 x 9´8 (4.69m x 2.94m) With some exposed wall timbers and built-in wardrobe cupboards. 

Bedroom Two 11´9 x 11´ (3.58m x 3.36m) With exposed timbers 

Bedroom Three 11´9 x 10´7 (3.58m x 3.23m) With exposed timbers and double aspect overlooking the front and rear gardens.

From the landing an arched doorway gives access to the  

Bathroom With panelled bath in tiled surround with electric shower over, low flush WC, pedestal hand wash basin and wall mounted electric heater. There is also a built in Airing Cupboard with hot water tank and immersion heater. 

Outside The house is approached from the attractive wide village street onto a path leading to the front door. The front garden is laid to grass.

The rear garden is approached from the side of the property and from the two glazed doors in the Sitting Room and Dining Room. There is a good sized patio area with steps leading down to the attractive rear garden which is laid to lawn and a selection of established evergreens, shrubs and trees . There is a greenhouse and timber garden shed. The garden stretches back approximately 80' in length x 45'wide.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water, electricity, drainage connected. 

Council Tax Band C; £1,416.19 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.

November 2016 

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