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3 bedroom detached house to rent

April Cottage, Marlesford, IP13

£900 pcm
fees apply

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Unfurnished
Reduced on Rightmove: 29 November 2016 (377 days ago)

Key features

  • 3/4 bedrooms
  • Marlesford Country Estate
  • Long let available

Full description

A listed part-thatched cottage in the Marlesford Conservation Area south facing with fine views over water meadows. Large, well-stocked garden with summer house.

Ground floor: Entrance hall, 2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Bathroom, W.C.

First floor: 3 Bedrooms, W.C. 4th bedroom/study/store room

Rent: £900 per month
Council Tax Band E


The attractive Suffolk village of Marlesford is situated in gently undulating countryside about 2 miles northeast of Wickham Market, 5 miles from the market town of Framlingham with its historic castle. Woodbridge, a well-known centre for sailing, is only 7 miles way. There is a choice of schooling, shops and medical facilities. Marlesford has a bus service and Wickham Market station (2 miles) is on the East Suffolk railway (Ipswich to Lowestoft line).

The county town of Ipswich is about 16 miles to the south, from where trains to London's Liverpool Street Station take just over the hour.

Aldeburgh, on the Suffolk Heritage Coast, is 9 miles away and Snape Maltings, home of the famous Aldeburgh Festival, is about 5 miles from Marlesford.


A listed part-thatched period cottage extended either side under pantiles.
Inglenook fireplace, wood burning stove, exposed timbers in the original section of the house with two staircases rising to first floor. Ground floor bathroom with separate W.C. on ground floor off Utility Room and further cloakroom on first floor.

Ground floor: Entrance Hall with access to bathroom and stairs rising to first floor 4th bedroom/study/store room. Sitting Room, Dining Room.
To rear: kitchen, breakfast room and utility room and further W.C.

First floor: Master bedroom, Cloakroom. 2 further bedrooms.

Calor gas fired central heating boiler.

In good decorative order.


From the South using A12 follow signs to Lowestoft/Gt Yarmouth. Approximately 12 miles beyond Ipswich (and still on A12) continue to the end of the Wickham Market bypass dual carriageway down the hill into Marlesford.

From North or Midlands (and alternative route from London):
Use A14, bypassing Cambridge, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Needham Market. Turn left off A14 onto A140 (signposted Norwich) and after 300 yards turn right across the dual carriageway onto B1078 (signposted Coddenham) continue for approximate 14 miles of very pretty winding Suffolk road through several villages, to Wickham Market which is 3 miles south west of Marlesford. In Wickham Market turn left after about 1 mile join A12 (northward). Next village is Marlesford.

From Framlingham take the B1116 Wickham Market road and proceed to the A12 , turn left, the next village is Marlesford.

In Marlesford: Turn left off the A12 (signposted Great Glemham and Parham) by pink cottages and follow road passing a row of three white cottages, a pink house with thatched roof on your right, turn left at the Village sign and April Cottage is about 500 yards on the right hand side of the road behind a low brick wall.



Entrance Porch
With radiator window to west over drive. Telephone point, two cupboard, staircase to first floor. Door to bathroom. Door to Sitting Room.

Staircase to first floor.

Bedroom 4/Study/store room(9'x7'6)
Window to west over side driveway. Original exposed ceiling beams. Fitted cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

Window to west. W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower. Radiator, extractor fan electric wall mounted heater and towel rail.

Sitting Room (16'x12'4 maximum)
Two windows facing south over meadows. Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. Wall and ceiling beams. Cupboard. T.V. point. Two radiators.

Dining Room (12'9x11')
One window facing south over meadows. One windows to east elevation. Door to south. Cupboard. Radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (18'5x7'2)
Two windows overlooking rear garden. Pine fitted units. Fitted 4 ring hob. Oven. Extractor fan. Calor gas fired boiler for hot water and heating system. Water softener. Telephone point. Larder. Quarry tiled floor. Door to:

Utility Room
Window overlooking rear garden. Stainless steel sink unit table door to rear garden. Plumbing for washing machine. Door to Ground floor Cloakroom

W.C. and hand wash basin. Radiator.


The second staircases to the first floor is off the Sitting Room.

Bedroom 1(12'x9'8)south end
Windows to south(dormer), east and north. Radiator.

W.C., wash hand basin. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 2(12'x8')
Canopied walls. Dormer window overlooking meadows. Radiator. T.V. point.

Bedroom 3(11'x7'10)
Canopied walls. Dormer window overlooking meadows. Radiator. Cupboard.


To the front there is a brick wall enclosing a small front garden overlooking the meadows. To the side is the drive to accommodate one vehicle with a gate giving access to the rear garden. At the other end of the cottage is a gateway to the rear garden and enclosure for gas cylinders.

From the back door is a small paved area with rockery and steps up to the lawned gardens. There are well-stocked beds of plants and shrubs. There is a garden shed and greenhouse.

SERVICES: Water. Electricity. Septic tank drainage system.
Calor gas central heating. Telephone & T.V.

OUTGOINGS: Council Tax Band E.

NOTE: These particulars are set out as a general guide. Any distances, room aspects and measurements which are given are approximate only.

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