Detached House   5 bedroom(s)   1 bathroom(s)   3 reception room(s)
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A magnificent Grade II listed character property thought to date back to the late 1500s which was previously a Coaching Inn along the western run. While in need of extensive restoration throughout, the house represents an incredibly rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a period building with the potential to refurbish it to ones own taste with approximately half an acre in the heart of one of the areas most picturesque and highly sought-after villages. The property has the additional benefit of ample off-street parking for multiple vehicles and a range of useful outbuildings including a detached flint and brick Coach House and self-contained Annexe. NO ONWARD CHAIN.
Solid wood front door leading to:-
ENTRANCE HALL: 16' 9" x 10' 7" (5.11m x 3.24m) A spacious area with a large range of windows enjoying views across terracing and on to the garden. External door leading to terracing and opening leading to:-
LOBBY: 8'11" x 3'7". (2.72m x 1.10m). With fitted shelving and door leading to:-
BOOT ROOM/POTENTIAL UTILITY ROOM: 12'8" x 12'2". (3.88m x 3.72m). With exposed timbers throughout, door to garden, further door leading to staircase rising to first floor and useful recessed storage area.
Inner Hall: A large area with exposed timbers throughout, large useful understairs storage room off, staircase rising to first floor and further doors leading to:-
DRAWING ROOM: 28'6" x 15'4" 11'6". An exceptionally spacious room with exposed timbers throughout providing an abundance of character. The focal point at one end of the room is an inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove situated on a brick hearth with brick surround and oak bressumer over. A number of sash windows provide plenty of natural light and an external door leads on to the driveway.
Inner Lobby: With doors leading to:-
SITTING ROOM: 14'4" x 13'10". (4.39m x 4.23m). A charming room with exposed timbers, wood burning stove situated on a tiled hearth and enjoying a dual aspect with sash window to front.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 16'7" x 10'9". (5.06m x 3.28m). Arranged into two distinct areas and separated by a breakfast bar, there is a range of base level units with worksurfaces incorporating large stainless-steel sink with mixer tap above and drainer to side, four ring hob and space and plumbing for a washing machine and integrated electric oven. Ample space for a dining table and chairs and a useful PANTRY with fitted shelving. Sliding door to:-
REAR LOBBY: With space for coats and boots, recessed fitted shelving and external door opening on to terracing.
LANDING: With exposed timbers and doors leading to:-
BEDROOM 1 16' 2" x 16' 0" (4.93m x 4.88m) Enjoying a dual aspect over the street scene and on to open countryside beyond, exposed timbers and pretty feature fireplace.
BEDROOM 2 16' 5" x 15' 1" (5m x 4.6m) With exposed timbers and enjoying a dual aspect across the property's gardens. Wash hand basin with vanity suite below and tiled splashback and a heated towel rail. Feature fireplace with brick hearth.
BEDROOM 3 18' 0" x 14' 0" (5.49m x 4.27m) With exposed timbers throughout.
REAR LANDING With useful area of storage off, fitted shelving, second staircase leading to ground floor. Airing cupboard off and further doors leading to:-
BEDROOM 4 12' 1" x 11' 8" (3.68m x 3.56m) With exposed beams and sash window overlooking the property's side garden.
BEDROOM 5 12' 8" x 11' 1" (3.86m x 3.38m) With fitted storage units, wash hand basin with storage below and tiled splashback and opening leading recessed shelving.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 8'11" x 7'4". (2.72m x 2.26m). With fully tiled shower cubicle with glass sliding doors, panel bath with mixer tap over, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
CLOAKROOM: With WC and wash hand basin.
Outside The property is approached via a private pebble driveway which is bordered by a low-level brick wall, well established flower beds and trees. There is ample OFF-ROAD PARKING for multiple vehicles and the driveway in turn leads to:-
The Old Coach House
RIGHT HAND BAY: 21'9" x 13'11". (6.63m x 4.26m).
LEFT HAND BAY: 15'6" x 6'7"
A wonderful structure finished with a combination of brick and flint which was once the old stables associated with the Coaching Inn. Original cobble stone floor and arranged in to two sections by a central brick and flint wall. The structure could readily be converted to garaging if required, subject to necessary permissions.
The property's gardens are undoubtedly one of its finest attributes and measure in the region of 0.54 acres (sts). The gardens are primarily comprised of large expanses of lawn together with an array of mature flower beds stocked with a wonderful variety of plants, hedging and specimen trees.
Annexe 21'4" x 14'3". (6.51m x 4.34m). With exposed brick and timbers throughout the annexe would make a useful self-contained unit and is sufficient to house a large double bed and seating area. There is currently a large open fireplace with a brick hearth which could be restored subject to the necessary permissions. Kitchenette area with a range of base level units with worksurfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink and space for a refrigerator.
There are a number of useful outbuildings including:-
POTTING SHED: Constructed with a timber frame situated on a brick plinth with paved flooring and providing a useful space for garden equipment.
WORKSHOP/GARDEN STORE: 10' 2" x 9' 8" (3.1m x 2.95m)
WOOD STORE: 9'6" x 8'5". (2.92m x 2.59m)
To the left-hand side of the property is an extensive terraced area with a wide array of plants and hedging, this in turn leads to a central terrace which immediately abuts the house.
In all about 0.54 acres (sts)
SERVICES: Main water, drainage and electricity connected. Gas fired heating to radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.
EPC RATING: Band TBC - A copy of the energy performance certificate is available upon request.
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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Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only
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