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Chestnut Lodge, Thorndon

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Tenure: Freehold

Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study and cloakroom. Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms and family bathroom. Attached single garage and driveway. Gardens to the front, sides and rear. 

Location Chestnut Lodge is set along a private no-through road in the centre of the popular and pretty village of Thorndon. The village has an active local community and benefits from a primary school, community shop and a popular dining pub, The Black Horse. Eye provides a further range of independent local shops, as well as two Co-ops and a newsagent. There are various eateries, a chocolaterie, and The Queen's Head public house. There are also two Chinese takeaways and a fish and chip shop. There is also Hartismere High School, which is rated Ofsted 'Outstanding'. There are further facilities in Debenham, which is about 5 miles, and Diss, which is 9 miles. Diss has rail services to both Norwich and London's Liverpool Street station, and also offers Tesco, Morrisons and Aldi supermarkets. The A140 lies to the west and links to the country's dual carriageway network, as well as Norwich.  

Description Built during the early 1990s by the current vendors, Chestnut Lodge is a light and spacious family house that will be found in a quiet position overlooking the church in the centre of the village.

In all the accommodation extends to approximately 1,951 square feet, with all the rooms of good proportions and benefitting from large windows. The property is in reasonable condition throughout, but now being over twenty years old, the fixtures, fittings and decor are becoming dated by modern standards, which allows an incoming purchaser to place their own style and taste on the property.  

Note: Chestnut Lodge benefits from a right of way over the private road leading from the High Street, subject to a contribution of 25% towards the upkeep and maintenance of the road.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor A part glazed wooden front door opens into the  

Entrance Hall 14´9 x 9´5 (4.50m x 2.87m) A spacious area with window overlooking the front gardens. Staircase to the first floor galleried landing with under stairs storage area with further cloak/storage area with hanging rail, radiator and doors off to the 

Sitting Room 15´6 x 13´ (4.72m x 3.96m) A well proportioned twin aspect reception room with bay window providing plenty of light and views over the surrounding gardens. TV point, radiators and glazed double doors opening into the 

Dining Room 13´ x (3.96m x 2.74m) With large window on the rear elevation providing plenty of light and views over the gardens. Radiator and door through to the


Kitchen 11'10 x 11'5 (3.61m x 3.48m) Well fitted with a good range of cupboard and drawer units with marble effect work surface over incorporating a resin sink with mixer tap and drainer together with four ring Bosch electric hob with light and extractor hood over. High level double oven and grill and integral dishwasher. Window providing views of the rear garden, radiator and tiled flooring.  

Breakfast Room 9´9 x (2.97m x 2.74m) The breakfast area benefits from part glazed French doors opening onto the rear patio and gardens. This area is also tiled with a telephone point and radiator. Door returning to the Entrance Hall and another door leading to the 

Utility Room 9´9 x (2.97m x 2.74m) With part glazed door providing access to the rear gardens, a further range of cupboards with matching marble effect work surface over incorporating a stainless steel sink with drainer and recess and plumbing for washing machine. Additional recess for tumble dryer, radiator, floor mounted Camray oil fired boiler and integral door providing access to the Garage.

From the Entrance Hall further doors provide access to the 

Study 11´5 x 7´7 (3.48m x 2.31m) With large window overlooking the front gardens, driveway and providing lovely views of All Saints Church tower. Radiator and telephone point. 

Cloakroom With WC and pedestal wash basin with tile splash back. Radiator and extractor fan.

Stairs from the ground floor Entrance Hall rise to the  

First Floor  

Galleried Landing 17´7 x 9´6 (5.36m x 2.90m) A spacious area with large window providing good views over the front garden and towards the church. Access to roof space, radiator and doors off to the 

Master Bedroom 13´ x 10´10 (3.96m x 3.30m) A good sized double bedroom with large window providing plenty of light and good views towards the church. Built in wardrobe cupboards, radiator, telephone point and door to 

En-suite Bathroom Comprising panelled bath and half height tile surround, WC and pedestal wash basin with tiled splash back. Radiator and extractor fan. 

Bedroom Two 12´3 x 11´4 (3.73m x 3.45m) A good sized double bedroom, which also benefits from a large window providing good views over the front gardens and towards the church. Built in wardrobe cupboard and radiator. 

Bedroom Three 12´3 x 11´4 (3.73m x 3.45m) A double bedroom with large window providing views to the rear. Built in wardrobe cupboards, TV point and radiator.  

Bedroom Four 10´9 x 10´8 (3.28m x 3.25m) A double bedroom, also with large window providing views over the rear garden. Built in wardrobe cupboard and radiator.  

Family Bathroom With suite comprising panelled bath with part tiled surround, shower enclosure, WC and pedestal wash basin with part splash back and light with shaver socket over. Tiled floor, radiator and extractor fan.  

Outside Chestnut Lodge is set along a quiet no-through private road and accessed via a driveway that leads to the Single Garage (approximately 18' x 9'9) which has power connected. The driveway is sufficiently large for three to four cars, beyond which, beside the garage and utility room, is an additional area of garden with paved pathway.

A brick paved path leads from the driveway to the front door, beyond which are the front and side gardens. These are mainly laid to grass for ease of maintenance and enclosed within high level established beech hedging. A low level picket gate provides access to the rear gardens where there is a good sized patio immediately adjoining the rear of Chestnut Lodge, which can be accessed from the Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room. The rear gardens are also laid to grass, but are very private and enclosed within established trees and shrubs.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains electricity, water and drainage connected. Oil fired central heating.  

Council Tax Band E; £1,863.35 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.

June 2016 

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