Leavenheath, Colchester, Suffolk ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £1,050,000

Detached House         4 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

A thatched four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached property offering 2,940 sq ft of accommodation with self-contained one-bedroom annexe and set in 6.8 acres, walking distance to Arger Fen and Spouse’s Vale Nature Reserves.

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


Features:

  • Detached thatched Grade II listed property
  • Approximately 2,940 sq ft of accommodation
  • 3 generously proportioned reception rooms
  • 23ft kitchen/dining room
  • Utility and separate cloakroom
  • 4 first-floor bedrooms
  • 1 en-suite, bathroom, shower room
  • 1 bedroom self-contained annexe
  • Set in 6.8 acres
  • Colchester North Station 7 miles

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £2750.00

Estimated Yield Income: 3.14%


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A thatched (mainly re-thatched 2017) Grade II listed four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached property occupying a secluded yet accessible location with no immediate neighbours situated within the South Suffolk village of Leavenheath. Offering well-appointed, characterful accommodation the property has enjoyed considerable extension and improvement by the current owners combining both period features with contemporary living. The original cottage has retained a wealth of character with notable features including a dual sided inglenook fireplace, range of exposed timbers and studwork, doors complete with Suffolk latches and leaded windows. Further benefits to the property include a detached one-bedroom annexe requiring improvement, extensive private parking and total grounds of approximately 6.8 acres.

Panel glazed oak door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 6' 5" x 6' 2" (1.97m x 1.89m) With tiled flooring throughout, windows to side and panel glazed door to:

SITTING ROOM: 16' 1" x 14' 6" (4.91m x 4.42m) Enjoying an open aspect and existing very much at the heart of the property with a range of impressive exposed timbers and central ceiling beam, red brick inglenook fireplace with brick hearth, oak bressumer beam over and space for wood burning stove. Leaded window to front, step down to:

INNER HALL: Doors complete with Suffolk latches opening to cloaks cupboard and useful storeroom. Double doors to:

DRAWING ROOM: 28' 7" x 14' 7" (8.73m x 4.46m) An exceptional addition to the property embracing a triple aspect with windows to front, side and French doors to rear opening to the terrace and south facing gardens beyond. The focal point of the room is a central Victorian style fireplace with stone hearth, pine surround and mantle over.

FAMILY ROOM: 21' 8" x 14' 8" (6.62m x 4.49m) A characterful reception room with evidence of historic timberwork, leaded glass door to front, further leaded windows and central fireplace with brick hearth, surround and oak bressumer beam over with inset grill. Timbered archway through to:

STUDY: 10' 8" x 7' 6" (3.26m x 2.31m) Forming part of a single storey rear extension to the property with windows to side and French doors embracing the southerly rear aspect opening to the gardens.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 23' 0" x 10' 5" (7.03m x 3.19m) Enjoying an open plan south facing aspect, the kitchen is fitted with a matching range of country style base and wall units with granite work tops over and tiling above. Stainless steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap above and window to rear. Four door Rangemaster with six ring hob over and extractor hood above, further fitted appliances include a dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. The adjacent dining area and sitting room enjoy oak flooring throughout, French door to terrace and door with Suffolk latch to:

UTILITY ROOM: 10' 4" x 8' 7" (3.16m x 2.64m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with wood effect work tops over and splash back tiles above. Stainless steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side and mixer tap above. Space and plumbing for washing machine, dryer and also housing gas fired boiler. Door to outside.

CLOAKROOM: With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with ceramic WC and wash hand basin in a base level unit.

First floor

LANDING: With an array of exposed timberwork, windows to front and door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

STOREROOM: With useful fitted shelving.

MASTER BEDROOM: 14' 10" x 14' 4" (4.53m x 4.38m) Forming part of a contemporary extension by the current owners and afforded a dual south easterly aspect with windows to side and rear overlooking the extensive grounds. Benefitting from a range of fitted wardrobes, dressing table and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with chrome shower attachment over. Spotlights throughout and window to side.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 11" x 9' 3" (4.56m x 2.83m) With exposed timbers and studwork, impressive eight-foot ceiling height, leaded window to side and further window to rear.

BEDROOM 3: 11' 10" x 10' 5" (3.63m x 3.20m) With leaded window embracing the southerly rear aspect. Red brick chimney breast and range of fitted wardrobe units.

BEDROOM 4: 10' 6" x 10' 5" (3.22m x 3.20m) With leaded window to rear and exposed timber work.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with chrome shower attachment over and tiling above. Window to front.

SHOWER ROOM: With fully tiled, separately screened shower unit with wall mounted attachment and extraction above.

Outside The property is located at the end of Kingsland Lane, approached via a remote-controlled electric gate opening to a private driveway. The driveway is flanked by an established tree line opening into a parking area. Adjacent to the principal residence is situated a:

ANNEXE: Requiring significant repair with accommodation as follows:

SITTING/DINING ROOM: 22' 5" x 9' 6" (6.85m x 2.91m) With door to front, windows to side and opening to:

KITCHEN: 9' 2" x 6' 2" (2.81m x 1.89m) Fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with worktops over, stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over and window to rear. Space and plumbing for oven/grill and fridge/freezer.

BEDROOM: 10' 10" into bay x 9' 3" (3.31m into bay x 2.82m) With bay window to front and further window to side.

SHOWER ROOM: With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled separately screened shower unit with chrome attachment.


GARDENS: The grounds are an exceptional attribute to the overall offering, set in 6.8 acres with the property enjoying a south facing rear orientation with various border plants and mature trees. An established hedge line marks the curtilage of the property with an access track and footpath beyond. The adjacent land was purchased by Suffolk Wildlife Trust. The ground offers scope for equestrian, recreational or small holding use (subject to the necessary change of use).

AGENTS NOTES: That part of the land comprised in Land Registry title number SK305094 is subject to restrictive covenants in favour of a neighbouring property:
Not to cause a nuisance.

Not to openly store materials or vehicles on the land.

Not to store a caravan or mobile home or use the land for camping purposes.

Not to use the land for commercial or residential purposes.

Not to use the land for rearing pigs or chickens or any other agricultural use which could be detrimental to the neighbour.

Not to erect any other building or animal shelter other than a greenhouse.

To maintain a hedge on the boundary.

Similar covenants in favour of Kingsland House exist on part of the neighbour's property.

An overage/uplift agreement is in place in the event land within the curtilage of Kingsland House, fronting Kingsland Lane, is granted permission for any residential or commercial development.



TENURE: Freehold

SERVICES: Mains water, pump assisted mains drainage and electricity are connected. Mains gas-fired heating to radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX (0300 1234000). BAND: F

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/


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 thatched Grade II listed property
  • Approximately 2,940 sq ft of accommodation
  • 3 generously proportioned reception rooms
  • 23ft kitchen/dining room
  • Utility and separate cloakroom
  • 4 first-floor bedrooms
  • 1 en-suite, bathroom, shower room
  • 1 bedroom self-contained annexe
  • Set in 6.8 acres
  • Colchester North Station 7 miles

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A thatched (mainly re-thatched 2017) Grade II listed four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached property occupying a secluded yet accessible location with no immediate neighbours situated within the South Suffolk village of Leavenheath. Offering well-appointed, characterful accommodation the property has enjoyed considerable extension and improvement by the current owners combining both period features with contemporary living. The original cottage has retained a wealth of character with notable features including a dual sided inglenook fireplace, range of exposed timbers and studwork, doors complete with Suffolk latches and leaded windows. Further benefits to the property include a detached one-bedroom annexe requiring improvement, extensive private parking and total grounds of approximately 6.8 acres.

Panel glazed oak door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 6' 5" x 6' 2" (1.97m x 1.89m) With tiled flooring throughout, windows to side and panel glazed door to:

SITTING ROOM: 16' 1" x 14' 6" (4.91m x 4.42m) Enjoying an open aspect and existing very much at the heart of the property with a range of impressive exposed timbers and central ceiling beam, red brick inglenook fireplace with brick hearth, oak bressumer beam over and space for wood burning stove. Leaded window to front, step down to:

INNER HALL: Doors complete with Suffolk latches opening to cloaks cupboard and useful storeroom. Double doors to:

DRAWING ROOM: 28' 7" x 14' 7" (8.73m x 4.46m) An exceptional addition to the property embracing a triple aspect with windows to front, side and French doors to rear opening to the terrace and south facing gardens beyond. The focal point of the room is a central Victorian style fireplace with stone hearth, pine surround and mantle over.

FAMILY ROOM: 21' 8" x 14' 8" (6.62m x 4.49m) A characterful reception room with evidence of historic timberwork, leaded glass door to front, further leaded windows and central fireplace with brick hearth, surround and oak bressumer beam over with inset grill. Timbered archway through to:

STUDY: 10' 8" x 7' 6" (3.26m x 2.31m) Forming part of a single storey rear extension to the property with windows to side and French doors embracing the southerly rear aspect opening to the gardens.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 23' 0" x 10' 5" (7.03m x 3.19m) Enjoying an open plan south facing aspect, the kitchen is fitted with a matching range of country style base and wall units with granite work tops over and tiling above. Stainless steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap above and window to rear. Four door Rangemaster with six ring hob over and extractor hood above, further fitted appliances include a dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. The adjacent dining area and sitting room enjoy oak flooring throughout, French door to terrace and door with Suffolk latch to:

UTILITY ROOM: 10' 4" x 8' 7" (3.16m x 2.64m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with wood effect work tops over and splash back tiles above. Stainless steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side and mixer tap above. Space and plumbing for washing machine, dryer and also housing gas fired boiler. Door to outside.

CLOAKROOM: With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with ceramic WC and wash hand basin in a base level unit.

First floor

LANDING: With an array of exposed timberwork, windows to front and door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

STOREROOM: With useful fitted shelving.

MASTER BEDROOM: 14' 10" x 14' 4" (4.53m x 4.38m) Forming part of a contemporary extension by the current owners and afforded a dual south easterly aspect with windows to side and rear overlooking the extensive grounds. Benefitting from a range of fitted wardrobes, dressing table and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with chrome shower attachment over. Spotlights throughout and window to side.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 11" x 9' 3" (4.56m x 2.83m) With exposed timbers and studwork, impressive eight-foot ceiling height, leaded window to side and further window to rear.

BEDROOM 3: 11' 10" x 10' 5" (3.63m x 3.20m) With leaded window embracing the southerly rear aspect. Red brick chimney breast and range of fitted wardrobe units.

BEDROOM 4: 10' 6" x 10' 5" (3.22m x 3.20m) With leaded window to rear and exposed timber work.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with chrome shower attachment over and tiling above. Window to front.

SHOWER ROOM: With fully tiled, separately screened shower unit with wall mounted attachment and extraction above.

Outside The property is located at the end of Kingsland Lane, approached via a remote-controlled electric gate opening to a private driveway. The driveway is flanked by an established tree line opening into a parking area. Adjacent to the principal residence is situated a:

ANNEXE: Requiring significant repair with accommodation as follows:

SITTING/DINING ROOM: 22' 5" x 9' 6" (6.85m x 2.91m) With door to front, windows to side and opening to:

KITCHEN: 9' 2" x 6' 2" (2.81m x 1.89m) Fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with worktops over, stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over and window to rear. Space and plumbing for oven/grill and fridge/freezer.

BEDROOM: 10' 10" into bay x 9' 3" (3.31m into bay x 2.82m) With bay window to front and further window to side.

SHOWER ROOM: With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled separately screened shower unit with chrome attachment.


GARDENS: The grounds are an exceptional attribute to the overall offering, set in 6.8 acres with the property enjoying a south facing rear orientation with various border plants and mature trees. An established hedge line marks the curtilage of the property with an access track and footpath beyond. The adjacent land was purchased by Suffolk Wildlife Trust. The ground offers scope for equestrian, recreational or small holding use (subject to the necessary change of use).

AGENTS NOTES: That part of the land comprised in Land Registry title number SK305094 is subject to restrictive covenants in favour of a neighbouring property:
Not to cause a nuisance.

Not to openly store materials or vehicles on the land.

Not to store a caravan or mobile home or use the land for camping purposes.

Not to use the land for commercial or residential purposes.

Not to use the land for rearing pigs or chickens or any other agricultural use which could be detrimental to the neighbour.

Not to erect any other building or animal shelter other than a greenhouse.

To maintain a hedge on the boundary.

Similar covenants in favour of Kingsland House exist on part of the neighbour's property.

An overage/uplift agreement is in place in the event land within the curtilage of Kingsland House, fronting Kingsland Lane, is granted permission for any residential or commercial development.



TENURE: Freehold

SERVICES: Mains water, pump assisted mains drainage and electricity are connected. Mains gas-fired heating to radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX (0300 1234000). BAND: F

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/

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