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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Rushall Road, Starston

Guide Price £515,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade ll listed
  • Beautifully presented throughout
  • Updated and extended to a high standard
  • Edge of sought after village location
  • Three bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities
  • Attached garage
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Pretty enclosed gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Diss - 10 miles
Bury St Edmunds - 30 miles
Norwich - 21 miles

Dating from 1721 and beautifully presented and maintained throughout to an extremely high standard, this Grade ll listed detached house enjoys an edge of village location and private secluded gardens. The property has been extended by the current owners and combines the original character and charm of the older part of the cottage with modern and contemporary additions and features.

Accommodation briefly comprises:-

Entrance porch
Kitchen/dining room
Inner hallway
Ground floor shower room and bathroom
Sitting room
Master bedroom with en-suite WC
Guest bedroom with en-suite shower room
Vaulted bedroom
Attached garage
Ample parking
Established private and enclosed landscaped gardens
Enviable rural position
Bespoke oak windows installed in 2014 with argon filled K glass
Security camera system
All internal solid oak ledged and braced doors handmade by the current owners with bead and butt moulding
Underfloor heating extends to shower floor
AAA boiler pressurised system and accumulator installed in 2014

The Property
The front door leads into the entrance porch with tiled floor, window to side aspect and plenty of space for hanging coats and storing boots. A door takes you into the impressive kitchen/dining room which offers fabulous entertaining space with views over the garden and engineered Oak flooring throughout. A central island with granite worktop and butler sink has built-in dishwasher below. There is a range of painted base cupboards with solid timber work surfaces and a further range of hand-built cupboards and shelving. The range cooker has gas hob (bottled gas) and electric oven, there is plumbing for washing machine and space for 'American style' fridge/freezer. A window overlooks the front aspect and double doors lead out to the rear garden. From the dining area a door leads into a shower room with Travertine tiled floor, walk in shower with large drencher shower head, WC, wash basin and window to side aspect.

From the kitchen a door leads into an inner hallway with stairs to first floor with useful understairs storage cupboard and door into the bathroom with attractive tiled floor, window to the rear aspect freestanding roll top bath, WC and pedestal wash basin. The double aspect sitting room which is in the original part of the cottage is full of character with exposed wall and ceiling timbers and attractive wood parquet flooring. A wood burner set on a tiled hearth creates a cosy focal point.

From the hallway stairs rise to a first floor landing room which is currently being used as an office/study with windows to the front and rear and timber floorboards. On the right hand side is a beautiful vaulted bedroom with timber floorboards, windows to the front and rear and hand-built cupboards incorporating a dressing table.

An inner landing leads off the landing room with airing cupboard and engineered Oak flooring which continues into two further bedrooms. The master bedroom at the far end of the hallway has two Velux windows, a walk-in wardrobe with lighting and an en-suite WC with wash basin and Velux window. The third bedroom overlooking the front aspect benefits from an en-suite shower room with fully tiled curved shower cubicle, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.

Outside
A timber five bar gate opens onto a gravel driveway which provides off-road parking for a number of vehicles and leads to the attached garage, to the side of which is an attractive raised pond. The beautifully tended gardens are a particular feature of the property and are fully enclosed, private and secluded. The current owners commissioned a garden design with a 'cottage garden theme' including four separate seating areas to maximise outdoor living throughout the day. The garden is laid to lawn with well stocked, established borders containing a number of plants, shrubs and climbers. The paved terrace is accessed from the kitchen/dining room and offers an ideal outside entertaining space during the summer months. To the rear of the house is a timber clad metal storage unit/workshop which is fully secure and suitable for a variety of uses.

Location
The property is located on the edge of the desirable village of Starston close to the bustling market town of Harleston. Starston is located within a conservation area and is highly regarded with a beck which meanders through the village, passing the village-owned meadow and Jubilee Hall. Nestled in the beautiful Waveney Valley on the old coaching route from London to Great Yarmouth, Harleston is a vibrant market town, filled with historic buildings, a beautiful chapel and plenty of character around every corner you turn. It further boasts an impressive array of independent shops, doctor's surgery, post office, chemist, delicatessen and several coffee shops. There is also a popular Wednesday market with free parking and the town of Diss, just a 15 minute drive away, boasts a direct train line to London Liverpool Street.



Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are specifically excluded from the sale (unless otherwise specified in our details), but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation. All fitted windows blinds are included in the sale.

Services
Oil fired central heating and hot water. Part underfloor heating on the ground floor
Mains electricity and private drainage.
Energy Rating - Exempt due to listing

Local Authority:
South Norfolk District Council
Council Tax Band: C
Postal Code: IP20 9NE

Tenure
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.

Agents' Note
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.


 


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Added on Rightmove:
30 August 2018

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Nearest station

  • Diss (6.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Musker McIntyre, Harleston

5 London Road, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9BH

01379 456018 Local call rate

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