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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Fressingfield, Suffolk

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Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Garden room, entrance hall, cloakroom, kitchen/dining room and 22' sitting room. Three bedrooms and bathroom. Pretty cottage garden. Garage and parking space. 

Location Fressingfield has excellent local facilities including The Swan public house, the well known inn, the Fox & Goose, a well stocked shop, primary school, kindergarten, doctors' surgery and a sports club with football, tennis and bowls facilities. A wider range of recreational and shopping facilities are available in Harleston (4 miles), Framlingham (9 miles) and Diss, the latter also having a mainline train station to London Liverpool Street via Ipswich with the journey taking approximately 90 minutes. The Heritage Coast, with the popular centres of Southwold, Dunwich, Thorpeness and Aldeburgh, is an easy drive of approximately 20 miles. 

Description This enchanting cottage is believed to date from 1805 (and possibly earlier) and is constructed of painted brick elevations under a pantile roof. The cottage is beautifully presented and although it was refurbished approximately five years ago, it would now benefit from some further updating. The garden room overlooks the attractive and well stocked cottage garden to the west. There are leaded light windows, a small inglenook fireplace and plenty of built-in shelves and cupboards providing ample storage. The property benefits from oil fired central heating.

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor Entrance through the  

Garden Room 7´10 x 7´4 (2.39m x 2.24m) West and North. An attractive addition to the cottage, this bespoke hand built room is hexagonal in shape with double doors out to the cottage garden. Leaded light windows, pamment tile floor and exposed brick work. Further fully glazed double doors into the

Entrance Hall 20´ x 4´2 (6.1m x 1.27m) An extremely light hall due to the sequence of glazed roof lights. Twin panel radiator, two small built-in storage cupboards, one with shelving, and small box seat and fitted coathooks. Door to 

Cloakroom With low flush WC, hand wash basin with cupboard under and Velux roof light.

A further set of fully glazed double French doors from the Entrance Hall lead into the 

Kitchen/Dining Room 22´3 x 10´9 (6.78m x 3.28m) maximum South and North. The kitchen area (13'3 x 10'9 (4.04m x 3.28m) is fitted with a good range of base and wall cabinets under a ceramic tiled work surface incorporating a white ceramic double bowl sink unit with mixer tap over. There is an integrated dishwasher and under worksurface fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Built-in double electric oven with separate ceramic hob with extractor fan over. Built-in wine rack and open shelving, together with a very useful larder cupboard with water softener. The dining area (10'9 x 9' (3.28m x 2.74m) has very useful hand built cupboards and shelves. An openway leads into the

Sitting Room 22´2 x 11´10 (6.76m x 3.61m) West. A delightful room having a central beam and small inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over and housing the recently fitted woodburning stove with hand built cupboards and shelved alcoves. Front door, two radiators and lovely outlook over the pretty cottage garden to the west.

From the Kitchen/Dining Room a door gives access to the stairs and the 

First Floor  

Landing With the original mullion window, radiator and doors to 

Bedroom One 13´ x 9´5 (3.96m x 2.87m) West. A delightful room with four wall light points, original cast iron fireplace (which is in full working order), two built-in wardrobe cupboards, one housing the fusebox, and twin panel radiator and lovely outlook over the garden. 

Bedroom Two 12´ x 10´5 (3.66m x 3.18m) South. An extremely pretty room with twin panel radiator.  

Bathroom Comprising large panelled bath in tiled surround with shower attachment over and also pendant shower with round curtain ring. Low flush WC and pedestal hand wash basin. Cart iron radiator with heated towel rail surround. Built-in storage shelves and tongue and groove boarding to dado height. Shaver socket. 

Bedroom Three 11´10 x (3.61m x 2.44m) West. With range of hand built wardrobe cupboards and twin panel radiator. Pretty window seat incorporating large lidded box seat for storage. 

Outside The house is approached off New Street through a wrought iron gate into the most attractive west facing cottage garden. The garden has recently been redesigned and comprises circular part brick pathways surrounding herbaceous flower borders with an abundance of cottage garden flowers and plants, including climbing honeysuckle, clematis, ivy, a young wisteria and old English roses around the door.

The oil tank stands in the garden.

The property benefits from a garage, 16'10 x 9'5, with old brick floor and double timber doors. The garage has power and light connected together with a door to the garden. There is one parking space outside the garage. 

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

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

Council Tax Band C; £1,349.97 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.

November 2016 

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