Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Situated just off the village green in the well served Suffolk village of Cockfield is this attractive Grade II listed detached cottage offered in excellent condition having been well maintained and updated by its current owners. Moat Cottage also offers a wealth of period features including exposed beams, open fireplaces and a chocolate box exterior so synonymous with the local area. Believed to date from the 1700s yet enjoying more recent sympathetic additions, it is a charming yet practical property of the highest order.

  • Tucked away location
  • Attractive 'chocolate box' exterior
  • Off-road parking
  • Pretty cottage gardens
  • In all about 0.21 acres
Front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL With window to front aspect, oak flooring and exposed beams. Open plan to:

SITTING ROOM 14' 1" x 13' 1" (4.3m x 4m) A magnificent room with double aspect windows to front and side. Exposed beams, stairs to first floor and inset with wood burning stove with oak bressumer over an inglenook fireplace.

DINING ROOM 14' 9" x 10' 2" (4.5m x 3.1m) With oak flooring, window to front aspect and stairs to first floor. Under stairs cupboard, window to rear aspect and exposed beams.

STUDY/BEDROOM 3 10' 2" x 7' 6" (3.1m x 2.3m) Window to rear aspect, exposed beams and exposed red brick chimney breast. Currently used as a double bedroom.

BATHROOM Fitted with a well-appointed white suite comprising WC, hand wash basin with storage cupboard under and panelled bath with shower attachment over. Heated towel rail, tiled flooring, partly tiled walls and window to front aspect.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 11' 1" x 9' 10" (3.4m x 3m) Recently refitted with wall and base units with worktops over and inset with 1 ½ bowl sink, drainer and chrome mixer tap. Window to side aspect, space for washing machine, built in dishwasher and fitted oil fired Rayburn cooker range with extractor over and combined central heating boiler. Fitted into reclaimed brick chimney breast. Window to rear aspect, built in fridge/freezer and door to rear. Open plan through to:

GARDEN ROOM 12' 1" x 11' 5" (3.7m x 3.5m) A light and airy space enjoying views for the south facing garden. Glazed on three sides and French doors to front opening onto the terrace. Tiled flooring.

First floor

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 4" x 12' 9" (5.3m x 3.9m) A double room displaying exceptional exposed beams; built in wardrobes. Window through to:

MEZZANINE 11' 5" x 6' 2" (3.5m x 1.9m) An open space overlooking the kitchen/breakfast room and garden room and encased by the glass extension on two sides

A second staircase to first floor from sitting room leads to:

BEDROOM 2 13' 5" x 12' 1" (4.1m x 3.7m) A double room with window to front aspect, exposed beams and chimney breast. Built in wardrobe and storage.

Outside Moat Cottage is set well back from the road and is accessed over a private gravelled drive providing off-road parking for several vehicles, which in turn leads to a pathway to the property through the attractive cottage gardens. The grounds are predominantly lawned and well stocked with a variety of trees and shrubs. The plot is private in nature with boundaries clearly defined by panel fencing. As the name states, the property enjoys a natural Pond extending around the boundary and to the rear of the plot is a detached summerhouse. Also incorporated within the plot is a log store and timber storage shed.

In all about 0.21 acres.

AGENTS NOTE: We understand that the property is subject to a right of way, in which the neighbouring property is accessed over the initial part of Moat Cottage driveway. Further details can be obtained from the agent.


SERVICES Main water and electricity, private drainage via septic tank. Oil fired central heating.

NOTE None of the services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Babergh District Council. 0300 1234000

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR

NOTICE. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these sales details, they are for guidance purposes only and prospective purchasers or lessees are advised to seek their own professional advice as well as to satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness. No representation or warranty whatever is made in relation to this property by David Burr or its employees nor do such sales details form part of any offer or contract.

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