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Layham, Ipswich, Suffolk ( For Sale ) Guide Price £525,000

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

Located within the Brett Vale, this detached three-bedroom unlisted period cottage with a wealth of retained period features and comprising 21ft sitting room, dining room, kitchen and shower room. Three first-floor bedrooms and bathroom. Private parking, gardens and total plot size of 0.86 acres.

Contact David Burr Leavenheath on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Detached unlisted period cottage
  • Extending to 1,300 sq ft of accommodation
  • 21ft sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • Dining room with French doors
  • Kitchen and ground-floor shower room
  • Three first-floor double bedrooms
  • First-floor family bathroom
  • Off-street parking for approximately six cars
  • Substantial gardens with no immediate neighbours
  • In all approximately 0.86 acres

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Set amidst gently rolling countryside, located within the Brett Vale is this extended three-bedroom detached unlisted period cottage. Enjoying an idyllic setting with no immediate neighbours, the property has been subject to a comprehensive programme of extension, improvement and adaption by the current owners to create a versatile period property combining high-quality, individual period features with contemporary fittings and aesthetics. Offering generously proportioned accommodation arranged via two floors with notable period features including exposed timbers and studwork, original pine doors complete with Suffolk latches, stable doors, a magnificent inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam and Yorkshire sash window. Offering an accommodation schedule arranged via two distinctive reception rooms, the property has been further enhanced in recent years via replacement ground-floor shower room and first-floor family bathroom facilities. Further benefits to the property include extensive grounds of approximately 0.86 acres, ample private parking and idyllic views across the surrounding landscape.

Oak door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 21' 1" x 12' 9" (6.43m x 3.89m) Forming part of the original cottage is this charming reception room brimming with character offering notable features including exposed timbers and studwork throughout, central oak ceiling timber, inglenook fireplace with brick hearth, inset grill and oak bressumer beam over. Two windows to side and original pine doors with Suffolk latch opening to:

DINING ROOM: 10' 10" x 9' 1" (3.31m x 2.78m) Offering a dual aspect with casement window to front and French doors to rear affording a southerly aspect with direct access onto the rear terrace and gardens beyond. Exposed oak timber work, central ceiling timber and step down to:

INNER HALL: With staircase off and pine door with Suffolk latch opening to:

KITCHEN: 11' 1" x 10' 7" (3.40m x 3.25m) Fitted with a matching range of pine base and wall units with composite preparation surfaces over. Stainless-steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap over and casement windows to side and rear enjoying an easterly and southerly aspect with views over the gardens and rolling countryside beyond. Space for appliances including a double oven, fridge/freezer and washing machine/dryer. Terracotta tiled flooring throughout, further casement window to side and stable door to outside.

REAR HALL: 7' 3" x 4' 1" (2.21m x 1.25m) With terracotta tiled flooring throughout, casement window to rear and door to outside.

SHOWER ROOM: 7' 3" x 5' 10" (2.22m x 1.78m) L-shaped. Recently fitted and fully tiled with an RAK ceramic WC, wall-hung wash handbasin and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel rail, LED lighting and obscured glass window to rear.

First floor

LANDING: 25' 3" x 4' 6" (7.71m x 1.39m) A split-level landing with casement windows to side and rear, hatch to loft and door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

MASTER BEDROOM: 13' 5" x 11' 11" (4.10m x 3.65m) Afforded a dual southerly and easterly aspect with casement windows side and rear affording elevated views, double doors to recessed fitted wardrobe.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 7" x 11' 8" (3.85m x 3.58m) With Yorkshire sash window to side, ceiling crossbeam and chimney breast with Victorian fireplace. Hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 3: 10' 2" x 8' 10" (3.12m x 2.70m) With Yorkshire sash window to front, double doors to recessed fitted wardrobe.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 8' 4" x 5' 9" (2.55m x 1.77m) Recently fitted and fully tiled with RAK ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with chrome shower attachment over. LED spotlights, hatch to loft and casement window to rear affording a southerly aspect.

Outside Set on a single-track rural lane whilst retaining convenient access to the centre of the village of Lower Layham and larger market town of Hadleigh with its range of facilities and amenities including schools, restaurants, public houses, health centres, range of independent stores. Approached via a shingle driveway providing off-street parking for approximately six vehicles, the property is immediately surrounded by a single expanse of lawn with the immediate gardens embracing the southerly rear aspect with a narrow stream to rear and outstanding views over the surrounding landscape. The remaining grounds are arranged via a single expanse of lawn to the west of the property, flanked by a treeline border. In all approximately 0.86 acres.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil-fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.


Contact David Burr Leavenheath

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • Detached unlisted period cottage
  • Extending to 1,300 sq ft of accommodation
  • 21ft sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • Dining room with French doors
  • Kitchen and ground-floor shower room
  • Three first-floor double bedrooms
  • First-floor family bathroom
  • Off-street parking for approximately six cars
  • Substantial gardens with no immediate neighbours
  • In all approximately 0.86 acres

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Set amidst gently rolling countryside, located within the Brett Vale is this extended three-bedroom detached unlisted period cottage. Enjoying an idyllic setting with no immediate neighbours, the property has been subject to a comprehensive programme of extension, improvement and adaption by the current owners to create a versatile period property combining high-quality, individual period features with contemporary fittings and aesthetics. Offering generously proportioned accommodation arranged via two floors with notable period features including exposed timbers and studwork, original pine doors complete with Suffolk latches, stable doors, a magnificent inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam and Yorkshire sash window. Offering an accommodation schedule arranged via two distinctive reception rooms, the property has been further enhanced in recent years via replacement ground-floor shower room and first-floor family bathroom facilities. Further benefits to the property include extensive grounds of approximately 0.86 acres, ample private parking and idyllic views across the surrounding landscape.

Oak door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 21' 1" x 12' 9" (6.43m x 3.89m) Forming part of the original cottage is this charming reception room brimming with character offering notable features including exposed timbers and studwork throughout, central oak ceiling timber, inglenook fireplace with brick hearth, inset grill and oak bressumer beam over. Two windows to side and original pine doors with Suffolk latch opening to:

DINING ROOM: 10' 10" x 9' 1" (3.31m x 2.78m) Offering a dual aspect with casement window to front and French doors to rear affording a southerly aspect with direct access onto the rear terrace and gardens beyond. Exposed oak timber work, central ceiling timber and step down to:

INNER HALL: With staircase off and pine door with Suffolk latch opening to:

KITCHEN: 11' 1" x 10' 7" (3.40m x 3.25m) Fitted with a matching range of pine base and wall units with composite preparation surfaces over. Stainless-steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap over and casement windows to side and rear enjoying an easterly and southerly aspect with views over the gardens and rolling countryside beyond. Space for appliances including a double oven, fridge/freezer and washing machine/dryer. Terracotta tiled flooring throughout, further casement window to side and stable door to outside.

REAR HALL: 7' 3" x 4' 1" (2.21m x 1.25m) With terracotta tiled flooring throughout, casement window to rear and door to outside.

SHOWER ROOM: 7' 3" x 5' 10" (2.22m x 1.78m) L-shaped. Recently fitted and fully tiled with an RAK ceramic WC, wall-hung wash handbasin and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel rail, LED lighting and obscured glass window to rear.

First floor

LANDING: 25' 3" x 4' 6" (7.71m x 1.39m) A split-level landing with casement windows to side and rear, hatch to loft and door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

MASTER BEDROOM: 13' 5" x 11' 11" (4.10m x 3.65m) Afforded a dual southerly and easterly aspect with casement windows side and rear affording elevated views, double doors to recessed fitted wardrobe.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 7" x 11' 8" (3.85m x 3.58m) With Yorkshire sash window to side, ceiling crossbeam and chimney breast with Victorian fireplace. Hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 3: 10' 2" x 8' 10" (3.12m x 2.70m) With Yorkshire sash window to front, double doors to recessed fitted wardrobe.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 8' 4" x 5' 9" (2.55m x 1.77m) Recently fitted and fully tiled with RAK ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with chrome shower attachment over. LED spotlights, hatch to loft and casement window to rear affording a southerly aspect.

Outside Set on a single-track rural lane whilst retaining convenient access to the centre of the village of Lower Layham and larger market town of Hadleigh with its range of facilities and amenities including schools, restaurants, public houses, health centres, range of independent stores. Approached via a shingle driveway providing off-street parking for approximately six vehicles, the property is immediately surrounded by a single expanse of lawn with the immediate gardens embracing the southerly rear aspect with a narrow stream to rear and outstanding views over the surrounding landscape. The remaining grounds are arranged via a single expanse of lawn to the west of the property, flanked by a treeline border. In all approximately 0.86 acres.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil-fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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Phone us on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


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