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2 bedroom cottage to rent

Water Street, Lavenham

Let by Us £825 pcm
fees apply

Property Description

Letting information:

Furnishing: Unfurnished
Added on Rightmove: 02 January 2018 (228 days ago)

Key features

  • Fully renovated Grade II Listed former weaver's cottage
  • Garage & attractive walled garden
  • Walking distance to village centre
  • Heavy oak frame & many period features
  • Large living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, 2 beds plus cloakroom
  • Available beginning of February
  • Unfurnished property
  • Small second bedroom

Full description

General information Water street is named because of the medieval culvert that runs under the road to the stream. The cottage was renovated in 1956 after a fire and is one of a group of former weaver's cottages. It has a wealth of exposed medieval timbers and some interesting more modern features. There is a galleried entrance hall with steps down to a good sized main reception room which has good ceiling height and a wealth of exposed timbering. Steps lead up to the dining room and French doors to the garden. The bathroom and kitchen are in the rear portion of the cottage.

From the hall a staircase leads to the galleried timbered landing with storage cupboards. The main bedroom is timbered, there is a small cloakroom and a small second bedroom.

The cottage is believed to date from 1340.

Galleried reception hall 13' 9" x 5' 1" (4.19m x 1.55m)  

Living room 14' x 13' 9" (4.27m x 4.19m)  

Dining room 12' x 7' 9" (3.66m x 2.36m)  

Rear Hallway  


Kitchen 10' 3" x 7' 4" (3.12m x 2.24m)  

First floor landing  

Bedroom one 11' 1" x 10' 3" (3.38m x 3.12m)  

Inner landing  


Bedroom two/study 8' x 6' 8" (2.44m x 2.03m)  

The outside Situated at the rear of the cottage is an attractive walled and enclosed rear garden with flowering plants, shrubs, grapevine, ceanothus, jasmine, etc.

Within the garden is a

Block paved terrace, Outside tap.

Passageway with mature wisteria leads from the garden to the garage courtyard. 

Garage 16' 2" x 8' 1" (4.93m x 2.46m) (Note : Garage is at the end of a block of garages with access from Shilling Street.) 

Where? Lavenham is a truly remarkable village containing one of the finest selections of surviving medieval houses anywhere in the country and is also possesses excellent day to day shopping facilities including general stores, supermarkets, baker, chemist, doctors surgery, primary school, a good selection of village inns, coffee shops/tea rooms and some excellent restaurants. The village has a good local bus service connecting to both Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury and the village is renowned for its magnificent parish church with cathedral like proportions and a fine Grade I Listed Guildhall situated in the market square.

Lavenham is located about 7 miles from Sudbury, 12 miles from the market town of Bury St Edmunds and about 19 miles from Colchester with its main line railway station connecting to London Liverpool Street, approximately 50 minutes. There is a branch line railway station at Sudbury connecting to the main line at Marks Tey. 

Important information Council Tax Band - C
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.

Lettings information First applicants: £240 inc VAT
Additional applicant: £120 inc VAT
Guarantor: £120 inc VAT
Tenants are required to pay £120 inc VAT as a contribution towards the preparation of the inventory document.
All of the above fees are payable upon application 

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