4 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Long Melford CO10

£550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting Room with Fireplace
  • Air Conditioned Master Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room
  • 17ft Long Dining Room
  • 3 Further Good Sized Bedrooms
  • Study and Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Family Bathroom
  • Custom Made Shaker Style Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Garage plus 56ft x 26ft Front Garden and Forecourt
  • Utility Room and Boiler Room
  • 55ft x 44ft West Facing Back Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE LOCATION

Long Melford is an historic village, which contains a wealth of fine period houses and cottages along its linear settlement, one of the longest in England. It has an excellent range of facilities including a doctor's surgery, primary school, many pubs and restaurants and a good range of shops. The nearby market town of Sudbury and historic Bury St. Edmunds to the north each provide a further range of facilities, together with road and rail connections to London and the surrounding area. The house is set around 250 yards to the north of the famous village greens and was built in 2007 and is of traditional masonry construction.

THE PROPERTY

This is a completely individual detached house built in a mature spot just beyond the North of Long Melfords famous village greens. Great thought and care went into its design, replicating the style of a gabled Suffolk Farmhouse. The many architectural details, include red brick plinths and walling, a tall pitch traditional clay tile roof with some slate roofing, proper timber sash windows, and ornate chamfered chimney stack and exposed rafter feet and prentice boards. The interior has well proportioned rooms and the quality continues with a high specification hand made shaker style kitchen with Caesar stone work tops, Bosch appliances French Limestone floor tiles (with real fossils). There is a good parking forecourt and garage and a particular feature of the house is its West facing garden with terrace looking directly on to the grounds of Kentwell Hall. Gas fired central heating is provided with underfloor heating downstairs with radiators upstairs, and the main bedroom has the benefit of air conditioning and triple glazing.

ON THE GROUND FLOOR

Reception Hall 20' x 10'6" (6.1m x 3.2m) Opening from beneath a Georgian style twin column door case with coach lamps on either side, a good sized hall with a heavy six panelled timber front door with fan light above, good sized understairs cupboard, limestone floor tiles, and halogen downlights. White four panelled doors to the sitting room, dining room, cloakroom and study, with glazed door to the kitchen.

Sitting Room 15'6" x 11'9" (4.7m x 3.6m) A triple sash window to the front overlooking the drive and a large period house opposite. Minster style composite stone fireplace with black marble inset and hearth, fitted with a gas coal effect living flame fire, downlights and two double wall lights.

Dining Room 17'6" into bay x 11'6" (5.3m x 3.5m) A triple sash window to the front overlooking the front garden, halogen downlights, wall light.

Study 11' x 8' (3.5m x 2.4m) With window to the rear overlooking the garden, LED downlights.

Downstairs Cloakroom 6'3" x 4' (1.9m x 1.2m) A good sized cloakroom with white low flush WC and wall mounted hand basin with side column mixer tap. Tiled splash back, medicine cupboard, limestone floor tiles, air exchanger and downlights.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 18' x 10'6" (5.5m x 3.2m) At the back of the house with a wide window above the sink and a pair of French doors in the breakfast area opening on to the terrace with garden beyond and the trees of Kentwell Hall drive providing a fabulous backdrop. Fitted with an extensive range of custom made cream shaker style wall and base cupboards with stainless steel knobs, (including carousel corner units) and cream coloured composite Caesar stone working surface and matching splashbacks all around. Includes large dresser style unit with glazed china cupboard with light inside and full height larder fridge. Comprehensively equipped with a five ring Bosch stainless steel gas hob with matching stainless steel and glass Bosch filter hood over, Bosch waist level electric fan oven, integral freezer, integral dishwasher. Porcelain one and a half bowl sink with integral drainer and traditional style mixer tap. LED downlights and under pelmet lights, French limestone floor tiles, and doors to the boiler room and utility room.

Utility Room 9' x 6' (2.75m x 1.8m) With window to the front, back door to the garden and a connecting door to the garage. Cream coloured shaker style base unit with cream granite effect working surfaces and tiled splash backs with matching wall cupboard. Large stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drinking water tap, water softener, space/plumbing for washing machine. French Limestone floor tiles, air exchanger, LED wall lights.

Airing Room 5'3" x 4'3" (1.6m x 1.3m) A walk-in airing room with pressurised mega hot water cylinder and all the manifolds and controls for the underfloor heating, linen shelving and hanging rail - a great place for drying.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR

Galleried Landing 11' x 10'3" (3.4m x 3.1m) With gallery rail overlooking the stairwell, loft hatch with retractable loft ladder to insulated close boarded loft, linen/storage cupboard with shelving, radiator.

Air Conditioned Bedroom 1 14'6" x 9'6" (4.4m x 2.9m) With two sash windows to the front overlooking the period house opposite, built-in double wardrobe cupboard, traditional style radiator, down lights, air conditioning outlets, triple glazed windows, door to :

En Suite Shower Room 6'6" x 1'5" (2m x 1.5m) With white contemporary suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with jumbo shower head plus hand held body spray, low flush WC with concealed cistern and conicle hand basin set on a tiled surface with a column mixer tap and pop up waste. Walls fully tiled, down lights, air exchanger, contemporary heated towel rail, and mirror with theatre lights surround.

Double Aspect Bedroom 2 16' x 11'6" (4.9m x 3.5m) A double aspect room with windows to the front and rear, the latter overlooking the garden with the grounds of Kentwell Hall behind. Two double built-in wardrobe cupboards, traditional radiator, downlights.

Bedroom 3 10'6" x 10'6" (3.2m x 3.2m) With sash windows to the rear overlooking the garden and grounds of Kentwell Hall, built-in double wardrobe cupboard, traditional radiator, downlights.

Bedroom 4 11' x 7'3" (3.35m x 2.2m) With sash window to the rear overlooking the garden and grounds of Kentwell Hall, traditional style radiator, downlights.

Family Bathroom 10'3" x 6'6" (3.1m x 2m) Beautifully appointed bathroom with a double ended bath (low level for ease of entry for the elderly or disabled) and side waterfall tap with hand held shower spray, low flush WC, bidet and hand basin set into wide vanity surface with cupboards and drawers below and mixer tap, limestone style tiles with Roman waist line relief, shaver point, pattern glazed window to the side, Pugin style patterned floor tiles, heated towel rail with electric element for summer use, downlights and air exchanger.

OUTSIDE

Garage 16'6" x 9'3" (5m x 2.8m) An excellent garage with a pair of timber doors to the front, window to the rear and connecting door through to the utility room. Painted concrete floor and plasterboard ceiling. Wall mounted Ideal Icos gas boiler supplying central heating and hot water and light connected.

West Facing Back Garden 55' wide x 44' deep (17m x 13.5m) A superbly landscaped garden with a large full width flagstone terrace, bordered by brick retaining walls and three wide central flagstone steps up to the lawn. This sweeps down to the end and sides with a greenhouse and base for a shed at the left and a low fence across the rear backing on to the grounds of Kentwell Hall. There is a gate in the fence out to a footpath - brilliant for dog walkers! The right hand side of the house has a block paved path and gate around to the front. Behind the gardens are a great line of trees teeming with birds in the season providing a wonderful back drop.


Front garden and forecourt 56' wide by 26' deep (17.1m x 8m maximum) Bordered along the front by a lovely old 19th century Suffolk white brick wall with triangular coping bricks, double width entrance opening to a block paved drive leading down to the garage and across the front of the house providing parking for three cars. Neatly edged flower and shrub borders. A gate on the right around to the rear and with space to put a second gate around to the back from the left.

MISCELLANEOUS

SERVICES We are advised that mains water, electricity, drainage and telephone are connected, although we have not made enquiries to confirm. Gas fired central heating - underfloor downstairs with traditional cast iron style radiators upstairs. Main bedroom with air conditioning. Numerous outside lights. Please note we have not carried out a survey, nor tested the plumbing, heating, electrical and drainage systems. House purchasers are always advised to have a survey.

COUNCIL TAX Babergh District Council (Tel: ) advised Charge Band F, amount payable 2019/2020 £2.541.02.

TENURE, SOFT FURNISHINGS & FIXTURES Freehold. We have not inspected the Title Deeds. Excellent quality fitted carpets and other fixtures may be included by negotiation. Full list provided with formal contracts.

VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS Viewing by appointment please through the vendor's agents, as above. From the centre of Long Melford, travel north passing the famous greens and the entrance to Melford Hall. Keep straight on with the Church and Old Hospital on the left. Past the entrance to Kentwell Hall and The Hare Inn and the house is on the left, just past Harefield.


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53 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, CO10 2ET

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01787 720027 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Sudbury (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sworders, Sudbury

53 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, CO10 2ET

01787 720027 Local call rate

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