Detached House   3 bedroom(s)   2 bathroom(s)   2 reception room(s)
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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION At the foot of an unadopted lane, this three bedroom, detached, unlisted period cottage enjoying an outstanding setting, nestled within open farmland located within the South Suffolk village of Groton. The neighbouring village of Boxford offers a range of facilities, amenities and Ofsted 'outstanding' rated primary school. Understood to date from the 1850s, the property was extended in 2000 and offers total accommodation of approximately 1,486 sq ft comprising two ground floor reception rooms retaining individual period features including exposed timbers and studwork, a red brick fireplace, terracotta tiled flooring and doors complete with Suffolk latches. Enjoying a rural position with one immediate neighbour, the property further benefits from ample private parking, scope for further extension (subject to the necessary planning consents) and private gardens with a total plot size of approximately 0.4 acres.
Eight-panel glazed door opening to:
ENTRANCE PORCH: Set on a brick base with glazed surround on three sides with terracotta quarry tiled flooring. Twin three-panel glazed doors opening to:
SITTING ROOM: 20' 6" x 12' 2" (6.25m x 3.73m) Forming part of the original cottage with range of exposed timberwork, windows and exposed red brick fireplace with brick hearth and inset wood burning stove. Door to useful under stair storage recess and staircase off. Step down and door with Suffolk latch opening to:
DINING ROOM: 19' 7" x 12' 2" (5.99m x 3.72m) Affording a dual south-westerly aspect with windows to front and side affording open views over the gardens and undulating farmland distant. Stripped pine flooring throughout, central exposed ceiling timber and opening to:
AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 20' 1" x 11' 7" (6.14m x 3.54m) Fitted with a matching range of pine base and part glass fronted wall units with granite effect worktops over and tiling above. Ceramic Belfast sink unit with draining board to side. A two-door AGA provides the focal point of the kitchen with space for fridge/freezer and washing machine. Tiled flooring throughout, breakfast area to side and windows overlooking gardens and farmland distant. Door to outside and also housing oil-fired boiler. Step up and opening to:
UTILITY ROOM: 13' 1" x 7' 7" (3.99m x 2.33m) Fitted with a matching range of pine base units with worktops over and tiling above. Ceramic butler sink unit with mixer tap over and window. Space for washing machine/dryer. Terracotta tiling throughout and opening to:
HALL: With terracotta quarry style tiles throughout, door to outside and further door with Suffolk latch to:
PANTRY: With useful fitted shelving and window to side.
BATHROOM: 6' 11" x 5' 10" (2.11m x 1.80m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin and bath with tiling above. Window to side.
LANDING: With split-level staircase and windows. Door with Suffolk latch to:
MASTER BEDROOM: 13' 1" x 12' 2" (3.99m x 3.71m) Enjoying a dual south-westerly aspect with windows to front and side overlooking gardens and farmland distant. Opening to recessed wardrobe.
BEDROOM 2: 12' 3" x 11' 1" (3.75m x 3.39m) With window overlooking gardens, red brick fireplace (presently sealed). Hatch to loft.
BEDROOM 3: 9' 1" x 8' 10" (2.79m x 2.70m) With window overlooking gardens.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 8' 2" x 6' 2" (2.50m x 1.90m) Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with chrome hand-held and wall-mounted shower attachments. Wall-mounted heated towel rail, storage recess to side and window overlooking gardens.
Outside Set on a shared unadopted lane, the property is approached via an open green space ideally suited for parking or the erection of garaging (subject to the necessary planning consents).
A further area of gravelled parking is set immediately adjacent to the entrance with useful buildings including a timber framed external store and log store.
With a total plot of approximately 0.4 acres, the remaining gardens are particularly well-screened via border hedging and fledgling trees with a single expanse of lawn interspersed by various walkways, evergreen hedging, perennial beds and mature trees. The gardens are flanked by open farmland with uninterrupted views towards the Church of St Bartholomew and village of Boxford.
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil-fired heating to radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.
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