Brettenham, Ipswich, Suffolk ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £435,000

Semi-Detached House         3 bedroom(s)         2 bathroom(s)        2 reception room(s)

A characterful Grade II Listed cottage situated in a quiet village with beautiful open countryside views. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and two reception rooms are complimented by a refurbished kitchen/breakfast room and utility. Generous gardens with home office, garage and off-road parking.

Contact David Burr Long Melford on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Charming semi-detached period house
  • Beautiful far-reaching countryside views
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Utility/boot room
  • Home office/garden studio
  • Garage and off-road parking
  • Characterful inglenook fireplace
  • Quiet rural village location

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £1495.00

Estimated Yield Income: 4.12%


A 'chocolate box' semi-detached thatched cottage with a wealth of characterful features including a fine inglenook fireplace, exposed timbers and leaded light windows. The property offers versatile accommodation well-suited to modern living with a recently installed high-quality kitchen, two/three bedrooms, a sitting room, utility and pantry as well as a ground floor shower room and family bathroom upstairs. The property benefits from stunning mature gardens which immediately overlook open farmland with far-reaching countryside views. There is the further benefit of a useful home office/summerhouse together with plenty of parking and a garage/workshop.

Solid wood front door leading to:-

SITTING ROOM: 11'10" x 10'7" (3.61m x 3.23m) With exposed timbers across the ceilings and walls and open studwork on two sides. The focal point of the room is a magnificent inglenook fireplace with a mellow red brick surround, oak bressumer beam over and tiled hearth with inset wood burning stove and recessed storage to each side of the chimney breast. Staircase rising to first floor with useful storage cupboard. Open studwork to:-

STUDY HALL: 7'1" x 4'4" (2.16m x 1.32m) An attractive area ideal for working form home and with a leaded light window overlooking the property's front garden and onto open countryside beyond.

DINING ROOM: 10'4" x 10'3" (3.15m x 3.12m) With exposed brick flooring and a leaded light window overlooking the rear garden and onto open fields behind. Suffolk thumb latch door leading to:-

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 10'10" x 10'4" (3.30m x 3.15m) Recently refurbished to a high standard with a range of base level shaker style units with solid wooden worksurfaces incorporating a ceramic sink with a brushed silver mixer tap over and drainer to side. Four-ring Zanussi induction hob with Elica extractor over and further integrated appliances include a Beko combination electric double oven, Beko dishwasher and plenty of storage throughout. A charming feature has been made of an original bread oven with brick surround and a stable door opens onto terracing.

UTILITY ROOM: 11'2" x 6'9" (3.41m x 2.05m) Forming part of a recent extension which has been finished to an extremely high quality with engineered oak flooring throughout and a door opening onto the rear garden. Range of base level units with solid wood worksurfaces incorporating a ceramic butler sink with brushed silver mixer tap over and space and plumbing below for a washing machine, below counter top refrigerator and further space for a free-standing fridge/freezer. Window overlooking fields and further Suffolk thumb latch doors leading to:-

SHOWER ROOM: 7'8" x 3'11" (2.34m x 1.20m) With a continuation of engineered oak flooring and a double-width shower cubicle with glass sliding door, waterfall style showerhead and additional attachment below. Contemporary WC, wash hand basin with vanity suite below and a matte grey heated towel rail.

PANTRY: With useful fitted shelving.

SNUG/BEDROOM THREE: 10'10" x 10'0" (3.30m x 3.05m) A versatile room currently set up as a bedroom with exposed brick and a leaded light window to the front. Clear potential to be utilised as a further reception room if required.

First Floor

LANDING: Split level with exposed timbers throughout the walls and ceilings and Suffolk thumb latch doors leading to:-

BEDROOM ONE: 12'0" x 9'1" (3.66m x 2.77m) With a wealth of character from a range of exposed timbers to the walls and ceilings, plenty of space for a double bed and large walk-in wardrobe to one side of the chimney breast.

BEDROOM TWO: 10'10" x 10'1" (3.30m x 3.07m) With exposed pine floorboards, vaulted ceiling with exposed rafters and a range of bespoke fitted wardrobes. Dual aspect through leaded light windows over both the property's gardens and onto open countryside to the front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Containing a panel bath with electric shower over and tiled surround, WC, contemporary wash hand basin with vanity suite below and a heated towel rail.

Outside The property is approached through a low-level cast iron gate with a paved pathway leading to the front door bordered by mature flowerbeds and a pebbled area. A brick pathway leads around the side of the property and into the main gardens which are fully private and enclosed by mature hedging and fencing. A large expanse of lawn is bordered by well-stocked beds and mature trees and also contains a greenhouse, vegetable beds and:-

SUMMERHOUSE/OFFICE: 12'5" x 9'1" (3.78m x 2.77m) A wonderful addition ideal for working from home with power and light connected.

The rear garden continues behind the property into a secluded paved terrace enclosed by hedging and immediately overlooking open fields to the rear.

A private driveway provides OFF-ROAD PARKING for a number of vehicles and in turn leads onto the:-

GARAGE/WORKSHOP: 18'0" x 8'6" (5.49m x 2.59m) With double doors and power and light connected with a personal door to the side.

SERVICES: Main water. Private drainage. Main electricity connected. Oil fired heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

AGENTS NOTES The property is Grade II listed and thought to date back to circa 1640

As is not uncommon with properties of this ilk, the property is subject to a flying freehold.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP1 2BX (0300 1234000).

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.


Contact David Burr Long Melford

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • Charming semi-detached period house
  • Beautiful far-reaching countryside views
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Utility/boot room
  • Home office/garden studio
  • Garage and off-road parking
  • Characterful inglenook fireplace
  • Quiet rural village location

A 'chocolate box' semi-detached thatched cottage with a wealth of characterful features including a fine inglenook fireplace, exposed timbers and leaded light windows. The property offers versatile accommodation well-suited to modern living with a recently installed high-quality kitchen, two/three bedrooms, a sitting room, utility and pantry as well as a ground floor shower room and family bathroom upstairs. The property benefits from stunning mature gardens which immediately overlook open farmland with far-reaching countryside views. There is the further benefit of a useful home office/summerhouse together with plenty of parking and a garage/workshop.

Solid wood front door leading to:-

SITTING ROOM: 11'10" x 10'7" (3.61m x 3.23m) With exposed timbers across the ceilings and walls and open studwork on two sides. The focal point of the room is a magnificent inglenook fireplace with a mellow red brick surround, oak bressumer beam over and tiled hearth with inset wood burning stove and recessed storage to each side of the chimney breast. Staircase rising to first floor with useful storage cupboard. Open studwork to:-

STUDY HALL: 7'1" x 4'4" (2.16m x 1.32m) An attractive area ideal for working form home and with a leaded light window overlooking the property's front garden and onto open countryside beyond.

DINING ROOM: 10'4" x 10'3" (3.15m x 3.12m) With exposed brick flooring and a leaded light window overlooking the rear garden and onto open fields behind. Suffolk thumb latch door leading to:-

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 10'10" x 10'4" (3.30m x 3.15m) Recently refurbished to a high standard with a range of base level shaker style units with solid wooden worksurfaces incorporating a ceramic sink with a brushed silver mixer tap over and drainer to side. Four-ring Zanussi induction hob with Elica extractor over and further integrated appliances include a Beko combination electric double oven, Beko dishwasher and plenty of storage throughout. A charming feature has been made of an original bread oven with brick surround and a stable door opens onto terracing.

UTILITY ROOM: 11'2" x 6'9" (3.41m x 2.05m) Forming part of a recent extension which has been finished to an extremely high quality with engineered oak flooring throughout and a door opening onto the rear garden. Range of base level units with solid wood worksurfaces incorporating a ceramic butler sink with brushed silver mixer tap over and space and plumbing below for a washing machine, below counter top refrigerator and further space for a free-standing fridge/freezer. Window overlooking fields and further Suffolk thumb latch doors leading to:-

SHOWER ROOM: 7'8" x 3'11" (2.34m x 1.20m) With a continuation of engineered oak flooring and a double-width shower cubicle with glass sliding door, waterfall style showerhead and additional attachment below. Contemporary WC, wash hand basin with vanity suite below and a matte grey heated towel rail.

PANTRY: With useful fitted shelving.

SNUG/BEDROOM THREE: 10'10" x 10'0" (3.30m x 3.05m) A versatile room currently set up as a bedroom with exposed brick and a leaded light window to the front. Clear potential to be utilised as a further reception room if required.

First Floor

LANDING: Split level with exposed timbers throughout the walls and ceilings and Suffolk thumb latch doors leading to:-

BEDROOM ONE: 12'0" x 9'1" (3.66m x 2.77m) With a wealth of character from a range of exposed timbers to the walls and ceilings, plenty of space for a double bed and large walk-in wardrobe to one side of the chimney breast.

BEDROOM TWO: 10'10" x 10'1" (3.30m x 3.07m) With exposed pine floorboards, vaulted ceiling with exposed rafters and a range of bespoke fitted wardrobes. Dual aspect through leaded light windows over both the property's gardens and onto open countryside to the front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Containing a panel bath with electric shower over and tiled surround, WC, contemporary wash hand basin with vanity suite below and a heated towel rail.

Outside The property is approached through a low-level cast iron gate with a paved pathway leading to the front door bordered by mature flowerbeds and a pebbled area. A brick pathway leads around the side of the property and into the main gardens which are fully private and enclosed by mature hedging and fencing. A large expanse of lawn is bordered by well-stocked beds and mature trees and also contains a greenhouse, vegetable beds and:-

SUMMERHOUSE/OFFICE: 12'5" x 9'1" (3.78m x 2.77m) A wonderful addition ideal for working from home with power and light connected.

The rear garden continues behind the property into a secluded paved terrace enclosed by hedging and immediately overlooking open fields to the rear.

A private driveway provides OFF-ROAD PARKING for a number of vehicles and in turn leads onto the:-

GARAGE/WORKSHOP: 18'0" x 8'6" (5.49m x 2.59m) With double doors and power and light connected with a personal door to the side.

SERVICES: Main water. Private drainage. Main electricity connected. Oil fired heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

AGENTS NOTES The property is Grade II listed and thought to date back to circa 1640

As is not uncommon with properties of this ilk, the property is subject to a flying freehold.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP1 2BX (0300 1234000).

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

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Phone us on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


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