Layham, Ipswich, Suffolk ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £325,000

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

An extended two/three-bedroom Grade II listed detached cottage, brimming with character and period features, the 24ft kitchen/dining room being of particular note. Benefitting from a ground-floor cloakroom, a snug, currently used as bedroom three, cellar, off-road parking and south-east terrace to rear.

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


Features:

  • Detached Grade II listed cottage
  • In excellent decorative order
  • 24ft kitchen/dining room part-vaulted
  • Cellar and ground-floor cloakroom
  • Snug currently used as bedroom 3
  • Master bedroom with dressing room
  • Bedroom two and family bathroom
  • Low-maintenance rear terrace
  • Countryside views to rear
  • Off-road parking

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An extended two/three-bedroom Grade II listed detached cottage, tucked away amidst a cluster of individual period properties located within the ever-popular South Suffolk village of Layham. A charming, double-fronted period cottage brimming with character, the property is offered to the market in excellent decorative order having benefitted from a double storey, vaulted rear extension by a previous. Notable retained features include a number of red brick fireplaces with Victorian surrounds, original panelled doors, stripped timber flooring and part-leaded light windows. Further benefits to the property include gated off-street parking, side access and a rear terrace enjoying a south-easterly aspect with views over gardens and farmland distant.

Six-panel timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 6' 10" x 5' 5" (2.10m x 1.66m) With stripped wooden flooring, curved wall and staircase off. Opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 12' 1" x 11' 7" into fireplace (3.70m x 3.54m into fireplace) With part-leaded original window to front, central fireplace with mantle over. Door to storeroom with useful fitted shelving. Steps down to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 23' 8" x 9' 6" (7.23m x 2.90m) Forming a double storey extension and spanning the width of the property, set beneath a part-vaulted ten-foot roofline with wealth of exposed timbers and studwork. A fitted, gloss fronted kitchen with chrome handles benefitting from oak preparation surfaces over and central peninsula unit. Single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap above and casement window to rear overlooking terrace, gardens beyond and farmland distant. Fitted appliances include a Bosch oven with four-ring induction hob above and extraction over, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. Slate tiled flooring throughout, LED spotlights and steps down to the dining room with stripped oak flooring, casement windows to rear affording uninterrupted south-westerly aspect over the rear terrace and land beyond. Opening to:

REAR HALL: With slate tiled flooring and door to outside.

CLOAKROOM: 3' 11" x 2' 7" (1.21m x 0.80m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wall-hung wash handbasin with tiling above and obscured glass window to side.

BEDROOM 3/SNUG: 11' 9" x 10' 4" (3.60m x 3.16m) A versatile room currently being used as a ground-floor double bedroom with leaded window to front, recessed fireplace with wooden surround and mantle over. Stripped timber flooring.

CELLAR: 12' 5" x 8' 8" (3.78m x 2.64m) Arranged via a single chamber with light and power connected. Approximately 6' 4" (1.93m) high.

First floor

LANDING: Centrally located providing access to two first-floor bedrooms and family bathroom. Window to rear affording over farmland distant and hatch to loft.

MASTER BEDROOM: 10' 5" x 9' 6" (3.20m x 2.91m) Afforded a dual south and west aspect with double glazed casement window to rear affording elevated views, Velux window to side. Pitched roofline and opening to:

DRESSING ROOM: 10' 10" x 4' 2" (3.31m x 1.29m)

BEDROOM 2: 12' 2" x 10' 10" (3.73m x 3.31m) With casement window to front, brick fireplace with surround and mantle over.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 10' 10" x 7' 8" (3.31m x 2.34m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit with tiling above and bath with hand-held shower attachment. Separately screened shower and wall-mounted heated towel rail. Window to front.

Outside Set behind twin five-bar gates and discretely positioned well-back from the road amidst a number of individual properties, The Cottage offers a shingle driveway providing off-street parking for approximately five vehicles. Beside the property is an outbuilding understood to have historically existed as a community bakery currently being utilised as an external store/stable 8' 11" x 7' 6" (2.72m x 2.29m). Side access leads to the rear terrace which has been designed with low maintenance in mind and is well placed as an alfresco dining and seating area.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. 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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Features:

  • Detached Grade II listed cottage
  • In excellent decorative order
  • 24ft kitchen/dining room part-vaulted
  • Cellar and ground-floor cloakroom
  • Snug currently used as bedroom 3
  • Master bedroom with dressing room
  • Bedroom two and family bathroom
  • Low-maintenance rear terrace
  • Countryside views to rear
  • Off-road parking

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An extended two/three-bedroom Grade II listed detached cottage, tucked away amidst a cluster of individual period properties located within the ever-popular South Suffolk village of Layham. A charming, double-fronted period cottage brimming with character, the property is offered to the market in excellent decorative order having benefitted from a double storey, vaulted rear extension by a previous. Notable retained features include a number of red brick fireplaces with Victorian surrounds, original panelled doors, stripped timber flooring and part-leaded light windows. Further benefits to the property include gated off-street parking, side access and a rear terrace enjoying a south-easterly aspect with views over gardens and farmland distant.

Six-panel timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 6' 10" x 5' 5" (2.10m x 1.66m) With stripped wooden flooring, curved wall and staircase off. Opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 12' 1" x 11' 7" into fireplace (3.70m x 3.54m into fireplace) With part-leaded original window to front, central fireplace with mantle over. Door to storeroom with useful fitted shelving. Steps down to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 23' 8" x 9' 6" (7.23m x 2.90m) Forming a double storey extension and spanning the width of the property, set beneath a part-vaulted ten-foot roofline with wealth of exposed timbers and studwork. A fitted, gloss fronted kitchen with chrome handles benefitting from oak preparation surfaces over and central peninsula unit. Single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap above and casement window to rear overlooking terrace, gardens beyond and farmland distant. Fitted appliances include a Bosch oven with four-ring induction hob above and extraction over, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. Slate tiled flooring throughout, LED spotlights and steps down to the dining room with stripped oak flooring, casement windows to rear affording uninterrupted south-westerly aspect over the rear terrace and land beyond. Opening to:

REAR HALL: With slate tiled flooring and door to outside.

CLOAKROOM: 3' 11" x 2' 7" (1.21m x 0.80m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wall-hung wash handbasin with tiling above and obscured glass window to side.

BEDROOM 3/SNUG: 11' 9" x 10' 4" (3.60m x 3.16m) A versatile room currently being used as a ground-floor double bedroom with leaded window to front, recessed fireplace with wooden surround and mantle over. Stripped timber flooring.

CELLAR: 12' 5" x 8' 8" (3.78m x 2.64m) Arranged via a single chamber with light and power connected. Approximately 6' 4" (1.93m) high.

First floor

LANDING: Centrally located providing access to two first-floor bedrooms and family bathroom. Window to rear affording over farmland distant and hatch to loft.

MASTER BEDROOM: 10' 5" x 9' 6" (3.20m x 2.91m) Afforded a dual south and west aspect with double glazed casement window to rear affording elevated views, Velux window to side. Pitched roofline and opening to:

DRESSING ROOM: 10' 10" x 4' 2" (3.31m x 1.29m)

BEDROOM 2: 12' 2" x 10' 10" (3.73m x 3.31m) With casement window to front, brick fireplace with surround and mantle over.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 10' 10" x 7' 8" (3.31m x 2.34m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit with tiling above and bath with hand-held shower attachment. Separately screened shower and wall-mounted heated towel rail. Window to front.

Outside Set behind twin five-bar gates and discretely positioned well-back from the road amidst a number of individual properties, The Cottage offers a shingle driveway providing off-street parking for approximately five vehicles. Beside the property is an outbuilding understood to have historically existed as a community bakery currently being utilised as an external store/stable 8' 11" x 7' 6" (2.72m x 2.29m). Side access leads to the rear terrace which has been designed with low maintenance in mind and is well placed as an alfresco dining and seating area.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. 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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