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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Lower Street , Stratford St Mary, CO7

Sold by Us £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Property
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Central Heating
  • Original Beams And Fireplaces
  • Conservatory
  • En-Suite
  • GUIDE PRICE 500,000-525,000

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
GUIDE PRICE £500,000-£525,000

‘The Giffords’ is set in the heart of the picturesque village of Stratford St. Mary, in Lower Street, where Constable depicted “Stratford Mill” by the river Stour. This kind of family home, steeped in history yet lovingly modernised by the current owner, rarely comes to the market. The unadopted lane to the side of the property provides pedestrian and vehicular access to the rear of the house and fields beyond. Beautiful foot paths, along the river and rolling hills beyond, also start opposite the house. An unusually high number of high-quality restaurants, pubs and an award winning farm shop, will tempt you to stay in the village. However, when shops and entertainment further afield beckon, through easy access to the A12, both Ipswich and Colchester can be reached in 10 minutes by car. This ‘journey’ takes 20 minutes by bus, which stops a stone’s throw away from the Giffords. Further afield, Central London is easily commutable. Train services stopping at Manningtree and Colchester stations take less than an hour to reach the inner city. Crossrail improvements are underway and this will decrease commuting time further in the near future. Local catchment schools include the village primary school, East Bergholt High School and Suffolk One Sixth Form.
Briefly, ‘the Giffords’ comprises of an entrance porch, dining area and through sitting room with a large double sided fireplace, access to a large conservatory, a big family kitchen, a shower room, a utility room and an office space. Upstairs, alongside a family bathroom, five good-sized bedrooms can be found; the master boasts a large feature en-suite. Outside, a large, yet easy-maintenance, garden contains an attractive summer house, a cart lodge providing parking for two cars, a further outbuilding, currently used as an office/ treatment room. The secure driveway provides parking space for four cars.

Entrance Porch
8'06 x 3'11
Front door opening in to the porch, oak flooring, plug sockets, door through to the dining room.

Dining Area
13'10 x 8'07 stretching to 21'09 in to the lounge
Oak flooring, beautiful through fireplace, original beams, double doors in to the conservatory.

18'09 x 12'05
Stairs to the first floor, carved beams, double glazed window to the front aspect, oak flooring, radiators, TV and telephone points, through fireplace.

5'08 x 4'04
Granite tiled flooring, doors to conservatory, bathroom and kitchen.

Shower Room
6'06 x 4'11
Tiled flooring, pedestal wash basin, shower cubicle, low level WC, window to the side aspect, heated towel rail.

14'11 x 11'05
Granite tiled flooring, beams, beech work surfaces, a range of eye and base level units and drawers, large Butler sink and drainer, Rangemaster cooker , five ring gas hob, fan hood over head, space for American style fridge freezer, dishwasher, radiator, windows to the side aspect, doors through to study and utility room.

21'02 x 9'09
Oak flooring, radiator, double doors out to the decking area, windows to the side aspect.

10' x 5'08
Oak flooring, double glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator.

Utility Room
9'11 x 5'11
Granite tiled flooring, roll top work surfaces, ceramic sink and drainer, space for washing machine, tumble dryer, under counter fridge or freezer, double glazed window to the rear aspect, double doors out to the decking area.

Oak flooring, double glazed windows to the side aspects, radiator, doors to bedrooms and bathroom, airing cupboard.

Bedroom One
12'07 x 12'04
Oak flooring, built in wardrobe, sash window with secondary double glazing to the front aspect, radiator, door to en suite.

8'09 x 8'
Oak flooring, window to the front aspect, free standing bath, shower cubicle, wash basin, original fireplace.

Bedroom Two
9'10 x 9'04
Oak flooring, built in wardrobe space, double glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator.

8'01 x 6'04
Tiled flooring, panelled bath with shower over head, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, heated towel rail, window to the side aspect.

Bedroom Three
Oak flooring, double glazed window to the side aspect, built in wardrobe space, radiator.

Bedroom Four
8'05 x 7'11
Oak flooring, double glazed window to the side aspect, radiator, built in wardrobe space.

Bedroom Five
11'01 x 7'01
Oak flooring, radiator, double glazed window to the rear aspect.

This property is on the main street through the village. To the side of the property there is a shingle lane that leads you to a side pedestrian aces to the garden and double gates further down the garden that provide vehicular access to the cart lodge and off street parking if desired. To the rear there is a decking area with the garden mainly laid to shingle and a summer house, large double cart lodge and studio, that is currently being used as a treatment room, with electrics and heating.

Vendors Position
The current vendor is moving in to rented so the property is offered to you with NO ONWARD CHAIN!

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 October 2016


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