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- Period Cottage
- 3 Bedrooms
- Good Sized Gardens
- Rural Views
Full descriptionAn end of terrace cottage of period origin believed to date back to the early nineteenth century and arranged on two floors to provide spacious accommodation including three bedrooms, first floor bathroom with separate cloakroom, two large reception rooms; one with an open fireplace together with private rear gardens and views to the front across Benton Street and over meadow land in the Brett Valley towards Lower Layham. The property lies at the southern end of Benton Street on the very outskirts of the town.
Hadleigh is a historic market town steeped in history and offering a wealth of every day amenities and facilities all located approximately 10 and 14 miles respectively from Ipswich and Colchester; each offering main line rail links with Londonís Liverpool Street Station.
Built we believe in about 1820 the property appears to be of solid wall construction rendered and colour washed externally under a pitched roof clad with pan tiles to the front and slates to the rear. It benefits from secondary double glazing and some sealed unit double glazed replacement windows and offers gas fired radiator heating.
The accommodation is as follows:
ON THE GROUND FLOOR
Porch With panelled door incorporating a glazed fan light to:
Entrance Hall With quarry tiled floor, exposed centre beam, a dog leg staircase rising to first floor with half landing and window overlooking the rear garden, deep under-stairs storage cupboard and doors accessing the principle reception rooms and kitchen.
Sitting Room 15ft x 11ft 5ins with twin secondary glazed windows overlooking Benton Street and offering far reaching views across meadow land towards the Brett Valley, brick faced open fireplace with matching hearth, and display shelving to one side, exposed centre beam, two single radiators and wide access through to:
Dining Room 12ft 4ins x 9ft 2ins with picture window overlooking the patio and rear garden, UPVC sealed unit double glazed door leading to same, radiator, centre light point and door returning back to the hallway.
Note The sitting room and dining room could be considered as one room.
Study 11ft 5ins x 11ft 4ins narrowing at one end to 6ft 6ins with window overlooking Benton Street and offering rural views beyond, chimney breast housing Baxi gas fired boiler serving radiator heating and domestic hot water, book shelving to either side of the chimney breast, exposed centre beam, ceiling light point, radiator and door to:
Kitchen 12ft 2ins x 9ft 2ins narrowing one end, to include a deep shelved pantry, with window to rear overlooking the gardens. The kitchen comprises a porcelain 1 ½ bowl single drainer sink unit with chrome mixer tap, range of work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, integrated electric oven, integrated four burner electric hob with extractor over, integrated dishwasher, space and plumbing for a washing machine, further range of fitted wall cabinets, space for fridge/freezer, under stairs storage cupboard, quarry tiled floor, radiator and part glazed stable door leading to the rear garden.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
Landing With doors to the bedrooms, bathroom and separate wc.
Bedroom 1 14ft 4ins x 11ft 3ins with two pairs of built in double wardrobes, twin windows overlooking Benton Street and offering extensive rural views back towards Lower Layham, two exposed centre beams, radiator and ceiling light point.
Bedroom 2 13ft 6ins x 11ft 4isn with twin windows offering views similar to bedroom one, built in double wardrobe, built in shelved airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder, radiator, ceiling light point and access to the loft space.
Bedroom 3 12ft 4ins maximum x 9ft 3ins with window to rear, radiator and ceiling light point.
Bathroom 9ft 1in x 8ft 8ins with window to rear, fully tiled shower cubicle with power shower and white suite comprising low level wc, pedestal washbasin, bidet and half height decorative wood panelled walling, double radiator and ceiling light point.
Separate WC With low level white wc, window to rear and ceiling light point.
OUTSIDE Immediately behind the cottage is a brick and stone patio area with a dwarf retaining wall incorporating planters and central steps leading up to an upper level pathway which leads to the back of the garden. The main area of the garden is of a split level nature and is an attractive low maintenance design containing various trees and shrubs and bounded by mixture of brick walling and panelled fencing with a gate to the rear providing pedestrian access.
The garden offers a high degree of seclusion and privacy.
Timber garden shed.
Services We understand all mains services are connected.
Rent £795 EXCLUSIVE
Tenancy The property is available on an unfurnished basis under an assured short hold agreement for an initial period of six months.
Deposit Equivalent to 1½ months rent
Other Disbursements All outgoings i.e. rates and taxes etc. A fee of £180 (including VAT) is payable to Frost and Partners. This fee includes the cost of preparing the Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement and the administration costs associated with the references we will obtain on all ingoing tenants. This fee is payable upon agreement to take the tenancy and is non-refundable.
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