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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Laxfield Road, Stradbroke


Property Description

Key features

  • Extended semi detached cottage
  • Up to 4 Bedrooms
  • Master Bedroom with en suite shower & dressing room
  • Ground & first floor bedroom options
  • Lounge & dining rooms
  • Double garage footprint

Full description

At the edge of the village this semi detached period cottage is extended and provides up to 4 bedrooms, both lounge and dining rooms along with en suite shower and dressing room to the master bedroom. A sizeable garden includes good off road parking with In & Out drive plus footprint of Double Garage.

Location - 1 Stone Cottage is positioned on the edge of the village with open countryside to the front across the road with views from the master bedroom. The village centre is approximately a 3/4 mile walk most of which is served by a footpath. Equally, Public Footpaths lead across the fields opposite along with two nearby lanes making the area suitable for dog walking. The village of Stradbroke offers an incredibly good range of facilities and attracts all age groups as a consequence. Facilities include a supermarket and post office, bakers, butchers, two pubs and a cafe, library, church, community centre, indoor swimming pool and gym, primary school, high school and bus routes. The larger towns of Eye, Framlingham and Diss are all easily reached and the coast is no more than three quarters of an hour away. For commuters, of which there are many in the area, Diss mainline rail station offers a service to London Liverpool Street in a journey time of around 90 minutes.

Description - 1 Stone Cottage has been considerably extended by the current owners to provide flexible ground floor living space complementing that which was provided by this delightful flint faced Victorian cottage. The attractive addition, with weatherboarded exterior and pantile roofs combines well with the original and left sufficient space for an adjacent double garage. The double garage has been constructed to plinth brick level with the new owners able to complete the project. Currently, it provides parking for two cars. The cottage itself offers great scope with flexible layout allowing up to four bedrooms or study space along with both lounge and dining rooms. The first floor master bedroom has the added feature of both a dressing room and shower room en suite. Windows within the extension are double glazed and oil fired radiator heating is installed throughout. Outside, the sizeable plot not only allows for significant parking and turning space but also an appealing terrace and garden extending to well stocked borders and including a barbeque plus summerhouse converted to a Garden Bar for entertaining.

Hallway - Within the extension creating a walk-through hall to the ground floor and the various room options plus Inner Hall. Single radiator with Individual Thermostatic Radiator Valve (TRV).

Lounge - 14'3 x 12'9 (4.34m x 3.89m) - Featuring a red brick chimneybreast with fireplace accommodating a solid fuel burning stove set on a flint hearth. French windows lead out onto the terrace at the rear in addition to a window providing an outlook to the front. 4 double wall light points. Double radiator (TRV). Television aerial points in two places.

Dining Room - 16'6 x 11'6 (5.03m x 3.51m) - Found within the original cottage and with windows to both front and side elevations along with a stripped period chimneypiece to an open fireplace. A doorway to one side opens to the traditional winding stairs and first floor Master Bedroom suite. 3 wall light points. Two double radiators (TRV). A traditional 'Bead & Butt' ledged door leads through to the Kitchen. Equally, a ledged and braced door opens to the front Porch currently redundant.

Kitchen - 5.82 x 9'4 (0.15m x 2.84m) - Fitted with a range of units comprising worktop across base cupboard and drawer storage units in a light oak finish and with wall mounted cabinets to match. Space exists for a range cooker with chimneyhood to remain. Inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit with drainer bowl and mixer tap. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher. Upright fridge freezer space and additional appliance space. A wall mounted HRM oil fired boiler supplies domestic hot water and radiators. A fitted Pantry Cupboard lies to one corner and windows allow natural light from both side and rear courtyard elevations. Double radiator (TRV).

Inner Hallway -

Bathroom - Fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment over, pedestal wash basin and low level wc. Vertical heated towel rail radiator. Window to the side elevation.

Bedroom 2 - 10'8 x 9'9 (3.25m x 2.97m) - With french windows leading out to the terrace and gardens along with a window to the side elevation. Double radiator. Access to loft space.

Bedroom 3 - 12'2 x 6'11 (3.71m x 2.11m) - With window to the rear elevation. Single radiator (TRV).

Bedroom 4/Study - 7'8 x 6'11 (2.34m x 2.11m) - With PVCu window to the courtyard and featuring red brickwork.

First Floor Master Bedroom - 11'8 x 8'9 (3.56m x 2.67m) - Approached via the traditional cottage stairs at the side of the chimneybreast and with window to the front elevation providing a view across the Laxfield Road to farmland beyond. Double radiator (TRV). Semi vaulted ceiling.

Dressing Room - 7'10 x 7'9 (2.39m x 2.36m) - Fitted with open wardrobing and window to the side elevation.

En Suite Shower Room - Fitted with a suite comprising low level wc, wash basin and tiled shower enclosure fitted with Triton Trance shower unit.

Outside - The cottage is set well back from the road behind an established hedge incorporating In & Out gateways. A significant gravelled parking area allows parking and turning for a number of vehicles in addition to a partially constructed Double Garage with base and redbrick wall to plinth brick height. The sizeable plot comfortably accommodates vehicle considerations and moreover retains a splendid garden with lawn, terrace, barbeque, well stocked herbaceous borders, walnut and ash trees. Furthermore, at the far end of the garden a summerhouse has been converted to a Garden Bar for outside entertaining 15'3 Max x 11'5 (4.65m Max x 3.48m). Two garden sheds will remain. At the front of the cottage, a section of garden is fenced which is useful for fast small dogs. Outside tap. Plastic oil storage tank.

Services - The vendor has confirmed that the property benefits from mains water, electricity and private drainage.

Wayleaves & Easements - The property is sold subject to and with all the benefit of all wayleaves, covenants, easements and rights of way whether or not disclosed in these particulars.

Important Notice - These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Harrison Edge has no authority to make or give in writing or verbally any representations or warranties in relation to the property. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. No assumptions should be made that the property has all the necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Harrison Edge have not carried out a survey, nor tested the services, appliances or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. In the interest of Health & Safety, please ensure that you take due care when inspecting any property.

Postal Address - 1 Stone Cottage, Laxfield Road, Stradbroke, IP21 5JT

Local Authority - Mid Suffolk District Council, Council Offices, 131 High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6 8DL T: +44 (0)1449 724500

Council Tax - The property has been placed in Tax Band B.

Tenure & Possession - The property is for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Fixtures & Fittings - All items normally designated as tenants fixtures & fittings are specifically excluded from the sale unless mentioned in these particulars.

Viewing - By prior telephone appointment with the vendors agent Harrison Edge T: +44 (0)1379 871 563

Directions - From Eye follow the B1117 directly to Stradbroke via Horham. Upon reaching the village carry on through, past the church heading towards Laxfield. Stone Cottage will be found on the left on the edge of the village with a sale board erected.

Directions - From Eye follow the B1117 directly to Stradbroke via Horham. Upon reaching the village carry on through, past the church heading towards Laxfield. Stone Cottage will be found on the left on the edge of the village with a sale board erected.

Viewing - By prior appointment with the vendors agent Harrison Edge T: +44 (0) 1379 871563

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