Ringshall, Stowmarket, Suffolk

An exceptional Grade II Listed detached thatched cottage with origins believed to date back to 1640 and enjoying an idyllic countryside setting. This extensive charming property affords a large detached outbuilding/workshop and grounds measuring approximately one acre with countryside views.

  • Measuring over 3000 square feet.
  • Origins believed to date back to 1640.
  • Substantial accommodation
  • Countryside views
  • Large detached out/building / workshop
  • Grounds measuring approximately one acre
  • Off street parking for multiple vehicles
  • Grade II Listed
An exceptional Grade II Listed detached thatched cottage with origins believed to date back to 1640 and enjoying an idyllic countryside setting. This extensive charming property has undergone significant improvement in recent years and is now presented to an exceptional standard throughout whilst enjoying substantial accommodation that includes three/four reception rooms and five bedrooms. The cottage has retained many notable period features, of particular note are the large inglenook fireplaces and mullion windows. The property is further enhanced by off street parking for multiple vehicles, a large detached outbuilding/workshop and grounds measuring approximately one acre with countryside views.

ENTRANCE HALL: With staircase rising to first floor landing 1. Understairs storage cupboard. Attractive brick flooring.

DRAWING ROOM: 19'10 x 17'7 (6.04m x 5.37m). Overlooking the front and rear grounds with large inglenook fireplace and exposed timbers and stud work.

SITTING ROOM: 17'4 x 16' (5.29m x 4.87m). With attractive brick flooring. Large inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove set upon a brick hearth creating the main focal point of the room. Many exposed timbers and Suffolk latch door to hallway.

KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING ROOM: 16'2 x 15'7 (4.92m x 4.76m) and living area 13'6 x 13'4 (4.12m x 4.07m). A substantial room with large inglenook fireplace housing the AGA. French style doors opening to rear terrace. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units under Oak preparation surfaces with double bowl sink unit and mixer tap over. Integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Attractive tiled flooring leads through to the back hall and continuing through to the dining area which is under a vaulted ceiling. The dining area is a stunning room with an extensive display of timbers and stud work with three sets of French style doors opening to the rear terrace designed with al fresco dining in mind and enjoying views of the gardens and countryside beyond.

DAIRY: 13'2 x 9'6 (4.02m x 2.90m). Attractive brick flooring. Overlooking the rear terrace. Exposed timbers and stud work. Large built-in cupboard.

UTILITY ROOM: 17'10 x 13'11 (5.43m x 4.24m). With inglenook fireplace with space for range cooker. Base units with wooden work preparation surfaces incorporating sink unit with mixer tap over. Exposed timbers and stud work. Space for fridge/freezer. Large built-in cupboard.

REAR LOBBY: With large inglenook fireplace and staircase rising to first floor landing 2. External door. Attractive tiled flooring leading through to;

BOOT ROOM: 11'1 x 6'2 (3.38m x 1.88m). A useful room with external side door. Exposed timbers and stud work. Door to;

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with pedestal wash hand basin and W.C.

First floor

LANDING 1: An inviting area with views overlooking the front garden. Exposed timbers and stud work. Door providing access to staircase to second floor attic rooms.

BEDROOM 1: 17'3 13'5 (5.25m x 4.09m). With attractive inglenook fireplace having redbrick surround under Oak bressumer creating the main focal point of the room. Wooden flooring. Exposed timbers and stud work. Views overlooking the front grounds.

BEDROOM 2: 14'6 x 12'2 (A delightful room with attractive mullion window overlooking the rear grounds. Exposed timbers and stud work. Large redbrick chimney stack.

DRESSING AREA: With mullion window overlooking the rear grounds and providing access to;

BEDROOM 3: 13'5 x 10'8 (4.10m x 3.25m). A charming room under a vaulted ceiling. Exposed timbers and stud work. Large redbrick chimney stack. Overlooking the rear grounds. Wooden flooring.

BATHROOM: 13'5 x 10'2 (4.10m x 3.10m). A delightful suite with roll-top ball and claw bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. Wooden flooring.

LANDING 2: Accessed via the rear lobby/boot room. Views overlooking the side. Doors to;

BEDROOM 4: 15'9 x 13' (4.80m x 3.96m). Currently used as a studio/office. Double aspect views of the grounds. Vaulted ceiling with many exposed timbers and stud work.

BEDROOM 5: 12'2 x 8'11 (3.71m x 2.71m). Currently used as a store room however this versatile room would lend itself to a bedroom if so required. Views overlooking the side. Wooden flooring.

SECOND BATHROOM: With large walk-in shower with tiled surround. Heated towel rail. W.C. and wash hand basin with mixer tap and vanity unit surround. Panelled spa bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Tiled feature wall incorporating television unit.

Second floor

ATTIC ROOM: Currently used for storage.

Outside The property is side onto the road and is approached by a shared shingle driveway that in turn leads to off street parking for multiple vehicles and access to the property and gardens. The gardens are predominantly bordered by an attractive half height part brick and flint wall and offer a shingle terrace interspersed with shrubs and well stocked flowering borders. Two drives flank the property both providing off street parking, one leading to the rear grounds and the other to a large OUTBUILDING/WORKSHOP 35'5 x 19' (10.80m x 5.80m) with three sets of hinged doors and having power and light connected. A five bar gate provides access to the rear grounds which are a sheer delight and possibly one of the key selling features to the property. There is a terrace area immediately abutting the rear of the house designed with enjoying warm summer days. The remainder is predominantly lawn interspersed with well stocked flowering beds and many established fruit trees. Designated chicken coop to the rear of the grounds. In all about 1 acre and enjoying wonderful countryside views

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