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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Newmans Green, Long Melford, Sudbury

Sold STC £545,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive detached home
  • Excellent location close to Long Melford and Sudbury
  • Extended accommodation
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Shower/utility room
  • Master bedroom and en-suite
  • Three further generous bedrooms & family bathroom
  • Grounds approaching 0.3 acres
  • Garaging/workshop and modern wooden shed large enough for a car.

Full description

The property is believed to date back to the 1640's and is a fine example of an old farmhouse and usefully it is not Listed. The house is a oak timber frame construction, with rendered elevations, under a high clay pantiled roof. The property has been further enhanced by the present owners with the addition of a two storey extension, comprising a large sitting room and a master bedroom suite to the first floor. It is an ideal property for a family given its excellent close proximity to both Long Melford and Sudbury and that it provides well configured and generous accommodation. A driveway provides off road parking, which in-turn leads to the garage/workshop. There are mature, well-stocked and enclosed gardens that are approaching 0.3 acre (subject to survey).

Accommodation - The accommodation, in brief, comprises oak front door leading to entrance hall; with stairs off to first floor and doors to the original two reception rooms. The study/games room (15'6" x 12'11") enjoys views to three sides; with a bay window to front, window to side and glazed French doors to the rear. An attractive brick inglenook with bressumer above is a fine focal point of the room. The dining/family room (17'6" x 15'6") as with the study/games room also offers a wealth of character with exposed wall and ceiling timbers. The room also benefits from a brick inglenook with a wood burning stove. A door leads to the inner hallway, which gives access to the excellent third reception room (16'5" x 15'9"). This sitting room is an extension to the house by the current owners and is a delightful room overlooking the rear garden and French doors to this. Again an inglenook fireplace is the focal point to the room. The kitchen breakfast room (20'9" x 9') is to the side of the property and is fitted with an excellent range of base and wall units, incorporating an electric ceramic hob, extractor hood and eye level combination oven and microwave. The vaulted ceiling is a wonderful feature and, due to an excellent expanse of windows, is a bright and airy room. The shower room, with a low level wc, is a good size and is also combined as a utility room and to complete the ground floor accommodation is the useful boot room which also gives access to the rear garden.

There are two staircases in the property, although all first floor rooms can be accessed from either one, that lead to the first floor landing. The landing gives access to all of the bedrooms and to the family bathroom. The master bedroom (16'5" x 15'9") is situated to the rear of the property and affords fine views across the garden and benefits from a partially vaulted ceiling and beamed wall. The room is complimented by an attractive en-suite comprising panelled bath, low level wc and pedestal hand basin. All the other three bedrooms are generous in their size, offer a wealth of character and one benefits from an en-suite cloakroom.

Outside - The house sits in an attractive plot approaching 0.3 acres, subject to survey. The drive leads to the detached garage/workshop and a brick and flagstone path leads past the ornamental pond to the main rear garden. Immediately behind the kitchen is a small paved area and again this leads to the rear garden. The remainder of the front garden is laid to flowerbeds and positioned discreetly to one side is a good modern wooden shed. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with trees and flowerbeds. A lovely pergola walk leads down the old boundary wall to a paved area ,the greenhouse and an additional shed. A wooden summer house and vegetable plot are positioned at the base of the garden.

Situation - Newmans Green is an attractive hamlet situated just to the south east of Long Melford and around two miles from the historic market town of Sudbury. The area offers some delightful softly undulating countryside, excellent for walking in, and a mixture of period and modern homes. It is generally a quiet location away from through traffic, yet within easy reach of the A134 which provides excellent links to A14 for Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and the East Coast. Sudbury itself is a thriving Market Town which offers an excellent range of shops, schools and recreational facilities. The train station offers excellent links to London and to local towns. Long Melford, the neighbouring village, is highly regarded and again offers excellent facilities. The cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds is situated 12 miles to the north and offers convenient access to the A14 dual carriageway, linking the east coast ports, Cambridge and London via the M11 motorway. Colchester is just 14 miles away with its main line railway station to London Liverpool Street.

Services - Main water and electricity connected. Private drainage. Electric storage heaters

Council - Babergh District Council. Council Tax Band F

Directions - Going south towards Sudbury on the A143 Long Melford bypass, pass the turning to Acton and take the next left to Newmans Green. Proceed through the pretty hamlet where the property can be found on your right-hand side just before the T junction with the road leading to both Acton (north) and Sudbury (south).

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