2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Gaol Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10

Sold STC £245,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Lobby
  • 14ft x11ft Double Bedroom 1 with Fireplace
  • Sitting Room with Sash Windows & Fireplace
  • 12ft x11ft Double Bedroom 2
  • Dining Room with Woodburner Opening Onto Covered Terrace
  • Dual Access (Jack and Jill) Shower Room
  • Superb Shaker Kitchen
  • Walled and Gated Side Area with Astro Turf and Flagstone Path
  • Recently Added Downstairs Cloakroom
  • 40ft x 30ft Garden with Large Covered Seating Area

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE LOCATION

Sudbury is an historic town containing a wealth of period houses and cottages at its centre. The birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough, the town is steeped in history. The town provides an excellent range of shops, schools and recreational facilities including clubs for rugby, football, cricket, tennis, bowls and rowing. There is a small quayside theatre and modern swimming pool/leisure complex. The town's station provides shuttle trains through to the main London and Colchester line with fast services on to Liverpool Street.

Gaol Lane leads off Sudbury's Market Place, alongside the Town Hall and the house is only a short level walk from the town centre. The road contains a number of Victorian properties and has a small public garden at the end, alongside which there is unrestricted on road parking. There is also the town car park providing free three hour parking during the day and unlimited overnight and Sunday parking free of charge.

THE PROPERTY

In recent years the house has been the subject of major restoration and updating and it is beautifully presented throughout. The walls are built with traditional Suffolk white bricks under a slate roof and there uPVC double glazed windows all round, those at the front being proper traditional sliding sashes. Inside there is a wealth of stripped pine joinery and panelling and both the sitting and dining room have cast iron wood burning stoves. An extension at the rear houses a superb shaker kitchen with French doors out to the garden and the most recent extension at the side houses a new downstairs cloakroom. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms with a dual access modern shower room. There is gas fired central with a modern combination boiler tucked away in the loft. To the side is a useful yard with wrought iron gates and an inner gate leading through to a south and west facing garden to the rear. This is lovely and sunny with a good timber shed.

THE ACCOMMODATION

ON THE GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Lobby Six panelled front door with semi-circular fanlight above. Split pine panel doors to cupboards concealing gas and electricity meters, and an original stripped four panelled Victoria door with fanlight above opening into the sitting room.

Sitting Room 13'6" x 12'6" (4.1m x 3.8m) At the front of the house with double glazed sash window and wooden shutters overlooking Siam Place opposite. Arched fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove and raised red brick hearth, traditional painted panelling to three quarter height with display shelves with LED lighting all the way along, on three sides. Lovely original Victorian stripped pine cupboards beside the chimney breast, radiator, stripped pine panel and glazed door opening through to:

Dining Room 12' x 11' (3.6m x 3.4m) At the centre of the house with double glazed window to the side overlooking the garden and half glazed French door to the rear, opening on to the covered terrace with garden beyond. Splendid original red brick chimney breast and fireplace fitted with cast iron wood burning stove and red brick hearth, stripped pine ledge and braced door to the kitchen and stripped pine panelling all down one side with turning stairs up to the first floor with understairs cupboard with shelving. Herringbone traditional brick block floor, radiator.

Shaker Kitchen 9'9" x 8'6" (2.9m x 26m) superbly fitted with a range of light green painted shaker style wall and base cupboards with pewter effect knobs and oak wood block effect laminate working surfaces and kick backs with tiling above to match the kitchen units. Comprehensively equipped with stainless steel sink and mixer tap, Indesit black glass four ring touch induction hob with matching black glass filter hood above, eye level Indesit electric fan oven, integral fridge, integral freezer and integral Miele dishwasher. High vaulted ceiling, oak woodgrain flooring. A pair of uPVC French doors to the rear and large double glazed window to the side both overlooking the garden. LED downlights, radiator.

Downstairs Cloakroom 7' x 3'6" (2.1m x 1.1m) A recent addition to the house on the side with stripped pine ledge and braced door leading from the dining room and two pattern glazed windows. Modern contemporary low flush WC with concealed cistern and rectangular hand basin with mixer tap, mosaic tiled splashback with cupboard below, chromium heated towel rail.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR

Landing 5'x 3' (1.5m x 0.9m plus stairwell) lovely old stripped pine panelling, large loft hatch with retractable staircase, frosted glass pane giving borrowed light from Bedroom 2. Original ledge and braced doors to both bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 14' x 11' (4.3m x 3.3m) a good size bedroom at the front, two modern double glazed sash windows giving lots of light. Original brick lined fireplace with timber surround and mantelpiece (not in use) wood grained flooring, radiator and stripped pine four panel door through to the bathroom.

Bedroom 2 11' x 11' (3.3m x 3.3m) with uPVC double glazed window to the rear, useful built-in wardrobe cupboard over the stairs with stripped pine door, stripped pine panelling along one wall with frosted glass panel giving light to the landing. Useful built-in linen cupboard with shelving and drawers below. Oak woodgrain flooring and stripped four panel door to the bathroom.

Dual Access (Jack and Jill) Shower Room 10' x 5' (3.05m x 1.5m) with doors from both bedrooms and fitted out beautifully as a shower room. Fully tiled shower cubicle with folding glass shower door and chromium shower assembly, plus side seat, white pedestal hand basin and matching low flush WC with oak seat, walls fully tiled in white, LED downlights, air exchanger, wood grain flooring, chromium heated towel rail.

GARDEN

Approximately 40' deep x 30' wide (12.2m x 11.2m) plus side yard. Next to the property is a newly rebuilt brick wall with a pair or wrought iron gates opening to a small side area with flag stoned path, astro turf and plenty of space for storing wheelie bins, bicycles etc. A lockable inner door gate through to the back garden. A path leads round to the rear of the cottage and there is a large seating area including a covered area behind the dining room with timber pergola over. On the left is a shingled bed with lovely old brick wall and to the right is lawn with flower borders on two sides and a fenced boundary. The garden has a number of mature shrubs, plants and three apple trees, and faces South and West getting lots of sun.

MISCELLANEOUS

SERVICES We are advised that mains gas, water, electricity, drainage and telephone are connected, although we have not made enquiries to confirm. Gas fired central with modern combination boiler located in the loft space. 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 B, amount payable 2019/2020 £1,416.97.

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

VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS Viewing by appointment please through the vendor's agents, as above. From Sudbury Market Place, walk down alongside the town hall into Gaol Lane and the house is at the far end on the left hand side opposite Siam Place. Coming by car Gaol Lane is just off the corner of Acton Square.










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Nearest stations

  • Sudbury (0.3 mi)
  • Bures (5.0 mi)
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Sworders, Sudbury

53 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, CO10 2ET

01787 720027 Local call rate

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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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Nearest stations

  • Sudbury (0.3 mi)
  • Bures (5.0 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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