Forward Green, Stowmarket, Suffolk (For Sale) Guide Price £525,000

Detached House        3 bedroom(s)         2 bathroom(s)        1 reception room(s)

An outstanding detached thatched cottage that is presented to the highest of standards and enjoying grounds believed to measure approximately 0.38 acres.

Contact David Burr Woolpit on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Wonderful unlisted 'chocolate box' cottage
  • In all about 0.38 acres
  • Extensive display of exposed timbers and studwork.
  • Sitting room
  • Bespoke fitted kitchen
  • Extensive conservatory
  • 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite)
  • Detached double garage
  • Bedroom/studio to rear of garage

An exceptional unlisted detached thatched cottage that is believed to have origins dating back to the 16th Century and is now presented to the highest of standards throughout. Bishops Cottage enjoys a prominent position and sits proudly away from the road and affords a wealth of period features; of particular note, the large inglenook fireplace to the sitting room, mullion windows to the entrance lobby and recently discovered attractive brick flooring. This excellent property occupies large grounds of approximately 0.38 acres and affords off street parking for multiple vehicles, detached double garage with bedroom/studio to the rear.

Attractive wooden arched door through to;

ENTRANCE LOBBY: With tiled flooring. Mullion window. Door to;

SITTING ROOM: 23'5 x 14'5 (7.13m x 4.39m). A wonderful room with an extensive display of exposed timbers and studwork. Large inglenook fireplace with raised brick hearth under a bressumer beam and fitted log burning stove creating the main focal point of the room. Attractive brick flooring. Understairs storage cupboard. Door to;

KITCHEN: 13'6 x 11'7 (4.11m x 3.53m). This delightful room has been fitted with an extensive bespoke range of matching wall and base units under granite work surfaces that incorporate an inset Butler style sink unit with mixer tap. Space for large range cooker with extractor hood over and American style fridge freezer. Further integrated appliance include the newly installed Miele dishwasher. Door to;

CONSERVATORY: 22'3 x 14'6 (6.78m x 4.42m). A substantial room with double aspect and separate door to grounds. Further set of French style doors opening to the rear. This area has electric underfloor heating and encased window blinds.

REAR HALL: Located off the sitting room and having staircase rising to first floor with exposed timbers and studwork. Built-in storage cupboard and opening through to;

UTILITY AREA: 9'1 x 6'11 (2.78m x 2.10m). Built-in cupboards. Spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring and part glazed door to side gardens. Suffolk latch door to;

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with W.C, and corner wash hand basin with vanity cupboard beneath.

BATHROOM: 9'2 x 7'2 narrowing to 5'10 (2.79m x 2.18m narrowing to 1.79m). A delightful suite fitted with a P-shaped bath with shower over and part tiled surround, wash hand basin with vanity unit and cupboard beneath. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

First floor

LANDING: Having a wonderful display of exposed timbers and studwork. Doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 11'10 x 10'6 (3.60m x 3.20m). A splendid triple aspect room with exposed timbers and studwork. Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards.

BEDROOM 2/GUEST ROOM: 13'5 x 8'4 (4.10m x 2.54m). A charming room with exposed timbers and studwork and overlooking the delightful front grounds. Door to;

EN SUITE: A recently installed addition to the property. Fitted with a built-in shower cubicle with tiled surround, wash hand basin and W.C. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 3: 10'8 x 9'10 (3.24m x 3.00m). Again a delightful double room overlooking the front grounds.

Outside The grounds of this charming chocolate box cottage are a genuine delight and have been well manicured by the present owners. The property sits away from the road and is approached by a five bar gate which in turn opens to an extensive driveway. To the side area is a further designated shingle parking area which in turn leads to the DOUBLE GARAGE 19'8 x 18'4 (6.00m x 5.60m) with electric up and over door, power and light connected and personal side door. To the rear of the double garage is an adjoining BEDROOM/STUDIO 19'3 x 9'1 (5.86m x 2.78m). This extra addition is an ideal space for guests with views overlooking the grounds and door to EN SUITE: 8'7 x 5'11 (2.62m x 1.80m). Fitted with shower cubicle with tiled surround, wash hand basin with vanity unit beneath and W.C.

The remainder of the superb grounds are predominantly lawn and have well stocked flowering borders, established trees and mature hedging to the front.


Contact David Burr Woolpit

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • Wonderful unlisted 'chocolate box' cottage
  • In all about 0.38 acres
  • Extensive display of exposed timbers and studwork.
  • Sitting room
  • Bespoke fitted kitchen
  • Extensive conservatory
  • 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite)
  • Detached double garage
  • Bedroom/studio to rear of garage

An exceptional unlisted detached thatched cottage that is believed to have origins dating back to the 16th Century and is now presented to the highest of standards throughout. Bishops Cottage enjoys a prominent position and sits proudly away from the road and affords a wealth of period features; of particular note, the large inglenook fireplace to the sitting room, mullion windows to the entrance lobby and recently discovered attractive brick flooring. This excellent property occupies large grounds of approximately 0.38 acres and affords off street parking for multiple vehicles, detached double garage with bedroom/studio to the rear.

Attractive wooden arched door through to;

ENTRANCE LOBBY: With tiled flooring. Mullion window. Door to;

SITTING ROOM: 23'5 x 14'5 (7.13m x 4.39m). A wonderful room with an extensive display of exposed timbers and studwork. Large inglenook fireplace with raised brick hearth under a bressumer beam and fitted log burning stove creating the main focal point of the room. Attractive brick flooring. Understairs storage cupboard. Door to;

KITCHEN: 13'6 x 11'7 (4.11m x 3.53m). This delightful room has been fitted with an extensive bespoke range of matching wall and base units under granite work surfaces that incorporate an inset Butler style sink unit with mixer tap. Space for large range cooker with extractor hood over and American style fridge freezer. Further integrated appliance include the newly installed Miele dishwasher. Door to;

CONSERVATORY: 22'3 x 14'6 (6.78m x 4.42m). A substantial room with double aspect and separate door to grounds. Further set of French style doors opening to the rear. This area has electric underfloor heating and encased window blinds.

REAR HALL: Located off the sitting room and having staircase rising to first floor with exposed timbers and studwork. Built-in storage cupboard and opening through to;

UTILITY AREA: 9'1 x 6'11 (2.78m x 2.10m). Built-in cupboards. Spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring and part glazed door to side gardens. Suffolk latch door to;

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with W.C, and corner wash hand basin with vanity cupboard beneath.

BATHROOM: 9'2 x 7'2 narrowing to 5'10 (2.79m x 2.18m narrowing to 1.79m). A delightful suite fitted with a P-shaped bath with shower over and part tiled surround, wash hand basin with vanity unit and cupboard beneath. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

First floor

LANDING: Having a wonderful display of exposed timbers and studwork. Doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 11'10 x 10'6 (3.60m x 3.20m). A splendid triple aspect room with exposed timbers and studwork. Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards.

BEDROOM 2/GUEST ROOM: 13'5 x 8'4 (4.10m x 2.54m). A charming room with exposed timbers and studwork and overlooking the delightful front grounds. Door to;

EN SUITE: A recently installed addition to the property. Fitted with a built-in shower cubicle with tiled surround, wash hand basin and W.C. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 3: 10'8 x 9'10 (3.24m x 3.00m). Again a delightful double room overlooking the front grounds.

Outside The grounds of this charming chocolate box cottage are a genuine delight and have been well manicured by the present owners. The property sits away from the road and is approached by a five bar gate which in turn opens to an extensive driveway. To the side area is a further designated shingle parking area which in turn leads to the DOUBLE GARAGE 19'8 x 18'4 (6.00m x 5.60m) with electric up and over door, power and light connected and personal side door. To the rear of the double garage is an adjoining BEDROOM/STUDIO 19'3 x 9'1 (5.86m x 2.78m). This extra addition is an ideal space for guests with views overlooking the grounds and door to EN SUITE: 8'7 x 5'11 (2.62m x 1.80m). Fitted with shower cubicle with tiled surround, wash hand basin with vanity unit beneath and W.C.

The remainder of the superb grounds are predominantly lawn and have well stocked flowering borders, established trees and mature hedging to the front.

Floorplan

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EPC Rating for Forward Green, Stowmarket, Suffolk


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Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Contact David Burr Woolpit

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


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