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4 bedroom detached house for sale

White Horse Road, East Bergholt, Ipswich, Suffolk, CO7

Guide Price £720,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming detached thatched village property built 1903 with later additions.

  • Many attractive features

  • Gardens and grounds of approx 1/3 acre (sts) backing onto open farmland at the rear.

  • Two receptions, conservatory, kitchen/diner, utility, cloakroom, four bedrooms one with en suite, family bathroom.

  • Double garage with store/workroom over.

  • Close to village centre.

Full description

INTRODUCTION A charming and unique detached, thatched village home on the outskirts of the village in approximately ¼ acre (sts) built in 1903 having many fine period features with double garage and storage on the first floor.

DIRECTIONS   From the A12 proceed into the village and turn right into Gaston Street following the road through the village centre passing the Co-Op on the right.  Proceed for approximately 1 mile passing Oranges & Lemons coffee shop & gift shop on the right and Pheasants can be found a short distance along on the left.

EAST BERGHOLT has the benefit of a good range of local facilities including a general store and post office, bakers, chemist, GP surgery and medical centre.  Parish Church and Congregational Church, along with many local associations.  The village provides education facilities from pre-school age to GCSE, sixth form colleges are available in Colchester and Ipswich.  There are several independent schools in both the local and major towns and throughout the area.  A12 links to the country’s motorway network are within close proximity and Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes by car.  The mainline railway station at Manningtree provides a regular service to London taking around an hour.  The village is famous for its historical connections with John Constable RA and the landscape he painted is still very much the same today.  Around the area there are numerous footpaths giving direct access into this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

INFORMATION   Pheasants is a unique and individual thatched property with origins from 1903 with later additions benefitting from many features which create a comfortable and characterful home.  Benefits include some exposed timbers, stripped pine doors, Rayburn oven providing heating and hot water, double garage with inspection pit and storage/workroom on first floor, large rear garden approaching ¼ acre (sts) with views over adjoining farmland.

SERVICES:  All mains services are connected.                EPC: – TBC                           COUNCIL TAX BAND:  E


BEDROOM ONE  14’3” x 12’ with high ceiling, feature fireplace, display/wall alcove, windows to front and side.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM with shower cubicle, corner vanity unit and inset sink, low level wc, radiator, display/storage niche, window to front.

BEDROOM TWO   14’3 x 11’7  Again, with high ceiling, windows to front and side and radiator.

BEDROOM THREE  10’8 x 9’6 max reducing to 7’10 with window to side, arched and shelved display/storage alcove with cupboards below, eaves storage, dressing area with vanity unit and inset sink, window to side and radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 10’10 x 8’9  window to side and radiator

BATHROOM  with roll top bath with mixer tap and shower over, low level w.c, pedestal “Victorian style” wash basin, oak flooring, ladder towel rail, store cupboard, part tiled walls.

LANDING/OFFICE  7’11 x 11’10 reducing to 7’5 with step up to bedrooms 3 and 4.


Double front doors with stained glass panels open to a front lobby with stairs to the first floor.

LIVING ROOM 16’6 x 13’11  A characterful room with many features including part timbered ceiling, multi-fuel burner, oak flooring, windows to front and side.

RECEPTION ROOM TWO  14’2 x 11’7  A cosy room with timbers to one wall, window to front and radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM  19’1 max x 15’10  A large ‘L’ shaped room forming the heart of the property with Rayburn oven set within a brick fireplace with extractor over, tiled floor, range of base and wall units with granite work surfaces over, butler sink, tiled splashbacks, space for dishwasher.  A brick floor separates the dining area from the kitchen with spot lights and radiator.  Door to :

CONSERVATORY – 12’2 x 9’11 overlooking the rear garden and views beyond.   Tiled floor with feature tiling to the middle, double glazed wooden windows, double doors opening to the patio and gardens.

UTILITY ROOM  with base and eye level units, tiled splashbacks, window to rear, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled floor and stable door to outside and door to :

CLOAKROOM – with feature vintage “slot penny door lock”, low level wc, wash hand basin, storage cupboard, window to rear and radiator.

BOOT ROOM/ENTRANCE LOBBY with quarry tiled floor, door to side, kitchen and living room.

OUTSIDE   Pheasants is set behind wrought iron fencing and hedging to the front aspect and a gate and pathway lead to a thatched front porch.   Double gates to the side and a driveway lead to the side porch DOUBLE GARAGE with inspection pit, door to side and staircase to first floor STORAGE ROOM with a electric panel radiator and window to the front. 

The FRONT GARDEN is mainly laid to lawn with feature trees along the front boundary and established shrub and flower borders.

The REAR GARDEN is mainly lawned with a patio area which runs along the back and round to the side of the property where there is a secluded “seating area” which can be accessed from the utility room.  An arbour links the property with the corner of the garage and the established trees, raised beds and borders all create a very tranquil setting in which to enjoy the outdoor space.  A feature SUMMERHOUSE in the garden provides a quiet spot to savour the benefits of the garden and there are many areas in which to admire the very pleasant surroundings and views to the rear.  


Please note: As vendor’s agents, we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property.  The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 September 2017


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