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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cratfield, Nr Halesworth, Suffolk

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Tenure: Freehold

Reception hall, sitting room, open plan kitchen/dining room, pantry, utility room and shower room. Downstairs bedroom four. Three first floor double bedrooms and bathroom. Off-road parking. Garden of half an acre. Garage. 

Location The property is situated in a rural position on the edge of the Parish of Cratfield. Within a couple of miles is the village of Laxfield. Here there are two public houses, a Co-op store, garage/hardware store and a primary school. Halesworth is approximately 7 miles away and provides many independent shops, public houses, restaurants, doctors, vets and a supermarket. It has a thriving centre of arts for the community called The New Cut, which is used as a theatre and cinema, as well as for exhibitions and workshops. Halesworth offers railway links to London's Liverpool Street. Diss is 16 miles away from the property and offers direct railway links to Norwich and London, as well as having Tesco, Morrison and Aldi supermarkets. The historic town of Framlingham, which has excellent state and public schools, is 10 miles. The unspoilt heritage coastline of Suffolk, with the lovely beaches of Southwold and Walberswick, is a 20 minute drive away.   

Description Fair View stands in a wonderful position on the edge of the village of Cratfield. The original house dates from the 1960s and is of brick construction under a tiled roof. In recent years a fantastic ground floor rear extension has been added to create a spacious open plan kitchen/dining room, along with a utility room, shower room and pantry. Also on the ground floor is a double bedroom and a sitting room with wood burning stove. On the first floor are three double bedrooms and a bathroom. The house stands in gardens of approximately half an acre, and to the south and west are views of farmland.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor A door provides access to the  

Reception Hall 12´ x 9´8 (3.66m x 2.95m) South and east facing windows. Tiled flooring. Built-in and fitted cupboards. A stable-style door leads to the  

Hallway 14´ x (4.27m x 2.44m) Stairs to the first floor landing with understairs cupboard. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Recessed spotlighting. Doors lead to the sitting room, kitchen and  

Bedroom Four 18´ x 9´4 (5.49m x 2.84m) Some may choose to use this as a formal dining room or large study. North and east facing windows. Radiator. Recessed spotlighting.  

Sitting Room 18´2 x 13´2 (5.54m x 4.01m) A dual aspect room with east and south facing windows. Brick fireplace, which is home to a wood burning stove on a tiled hearth. Fitted shelving. Wall light points. Exposed floorboards. A door opens to the  

Open Plan Dining Room/Kitchen 31´ x 23´ (9.45m x 7.01m) This fabulous space is a more recent extension to the house. As well as a vast dining area with west facing French doors and windows that take full advantage of views over the garden and farmland, there is also the impressive kitchen. This is fitted with high and low level wall units, roll edge work surface with two silica resin sinks with drainer and mixer taps above. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Two Neff ovens with five ring halogen hob above and extractor fan. Recessed spotlighting with tiled flooring. Kitchen island. Door to the exterior. A door opens to a shelved pantry and a further door leads to a  

Utility Room x (2.13m x 1.83m) With space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Butler sink. Timber work surface. West facing window enjoying lovely views. Tiled flooring. A door opens to the  

Downstairs Shower Room Comprising WC, hand wash basin and shower unit. Tiled flooring. Ladder style chrome radiator. West facing window with obscured glazing. Recessed spotlighting.

From the hallway, stairs lead up to the  

First Floor  

Landing East facing window to the front of the house. Radiator. Recessed spotlighting. Walk-in wardrobe. Built-in airing cupboard with modern hot water cylinder, slatted shelving and hanging rail. Doors lead off to the three bedrooms and bathroom. 

Bedroom One 13´4 x 11´9 (4.06m x 3.58m) A dual aspect double bedroom with east and south facing windows enjoying terrific field views. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Wall light points. Ceiling fan.  

Bathroom Comprising bath with high level shower unit and glazed screen. Hand wash basin with cupboard below. WC. West facing windows with obscured glazing. Tiled flooring. Recessed spotlighting. Ladder-style chrome towel radiator.  

Bedroom Two 10´10 x 10´ (3.30m x 3.05m) A double bedroom with west facing window with far reaching views of open countryside. Radiator. Exposed floorboards.  

Bedroom Three 13´2 x 9´8 (4.01m x 2.95m) A good-sized double bedroom with north facing window. Radiator. Exposed floorboards. Recessed spotlighting. Large walk-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.  

Outside The property is approached off the lane via a concrete drive providing off-road parking. This leads to an integrated garage, measuring 19'10 x 12', with sliding timber door to the front. Power is connected.

The garden surrounds the house and, whilst predominantly laid to lawn, it contains fruit trees and a chicken run with chicken buildings and store shed. There are lovely views to the south and west over farmland. In all, the grounds extend to approximately half an acre.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage system. Oil fired central heating system. Photovoltaic cells providing electricity and income.  

Council Tax Band D; £1,541.10 payable per annum 2017/2018. 

Local Authority Suffolk Coastal District Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1RT; Tel: 01394 383789.  

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.

May 2017 


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