Polstead, Suffolk (For Sale) Guide Price £475,000

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

A timber framed Grade II listed two/three-bedroom detached property enjoys an outstanding central village location. The property as a whole retains a wealth of individual character and period features. Benefits include a double garage, off-street parking and gardens.

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


Features:

  • A Grade II listed timber frame property
  • Central village location
  • Located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Wealth of retained period features
  • 2/3 reception rooms
  • 2/3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Gardens
  • Detached double garage and parking
  • Close to village amenities
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Prominently situated overlooking the village green and adjacent to The Cock Public House, this timber framed Grade II listed two/three-bedroom detached property enjoys an outstanding central village location within the picturesque South Suffolk village of Polstead, located within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A short walk to both the village public house and community store, this striking individual property is characterised by its 18th Century external features including tiled roof with slate eaves, two-window range casements, central six-panel door with moulded cornice and tall central ceiling stack. Ideally suited as either a principal residence or weekend property/holiday home, the accommodation is arranged via two distinctive ground floor reception rooms, the property as a whole retains a wealth of individual character and features including exposed timber and studwork, pamment brick flooring, inglenook fireplaces with wood burning stoves and doors complete with Suffolk latches. Further benefits to the property include a detached double garage, off-street parking and private gardens with a westerly side aspect.

Six-panel door with moulded cornice opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With original brick flooring, exposed timberwork and door to:

SITTING ROOM: 17' 7" x 14' 4" (5.37m into fireplace x 4.38m) Enjoying a dual aspect with casement window to front and rear, central inglenook fireplace with grey brick hearth, redbrick surround and oak bressumer beam over with inset grill. Pamment brick flooring, wealth of exposed timber and studwork.

DINING ROOM: 16' 6" x 14' 4" (5.04m into fireplace x 4.38m) A characterful room with casement window to front and two windows to rear. Exposed pamment brick flooring, wealth of exposed timberwork, rich in detail and central inglenook fireplace with terracotta tiled hearth, redbrick surround and oak bressumer beam over with inset wood burning stove. Door with Suffolk latch and staircase rising to first floor.

KITCHEN: 16' 1" x 9' 3" (4.91m x 2.83m) Fitted with a matching range of solid wood base and wall units with worktops over. Stainless steel single sink unit with drainer to side, mixer tap over, water softener beneath and window to side overlooking gardens. Fitted appliances include a De Dietrich oven with grill below, four-ring ceramic hob, integral freezer and space and plumbing for fridge and washing machine. Stone tiled flooring, casement window to front and sliding sash window to side. Door to outside and also housing oil-fired boiler.

BEDROOM 3/OFFICE: 13' 3" x 9' 4" (4.05m x 2.87m) A versatile room currently being utilised as a ground floor bedroom although offering excellent potential as a further reception room/office. Tiled flooring throughout, casement window to rear and hatch to loft. Door to:

SHOWER ROOM: 8' 7" x 4' 10" (2.63m x 1.48m) With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and walk-in wet room with tiled shower with chrome shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel rail and window to side.

First floor

LANDING: With exposed stripped timber flooring, window to rear enjoying a southerly aspect with views to rear. Door to:

BEDROOM 1: 18' 1" x 14' 4" (5.52m maximum x 4.38m) An impressive master bedroom with exposed stripped timber flooring, recess with exposed redbrick chimney breast and casement window to front affording idyllic views over the village green and range of historic architecture. Further window to rear enjoying a southerly aspect and door to walk-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 6" x 7' 10" (4.42m x 2.40m) With window to front enjoying an outstanding aspect over the village green. Stripped timber flooring and door to useful storage recess with additional hatch to loft. With evidence of a brick fireplace (presently sealed).

FAMILY BATHROOM: 10' 7" x 6' 5" (3.24m x 1.97m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin, bidet, bath with shower attachment over. Tongue and groove panelling, stripped timber flooring, heated towel rail and window to rear affording a southerly aspect. Door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

Outside Enjoying a prominent position at the top of Polstead Hill, the property is locally renowned for its aesthetic appeal and outstanding aspect over the surrounding landscape. A central set of steps rise to the front elevation of the property which is flanked by lawn to both sides with chain linked fence border and shrubs beyond. Gated access to the west elevation opens into a private, well-screened lawn with seating area with further gated access to the rear of the property which is comprised of a six foot wide walkway. A further area of lawn to the east and further gate provide access to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 19' 6" x 14' 11" (5.96m x 4.55m) With single electric up-and-over door to front, further manual up-and-over door, light and power connected and personnel door to side. Loft storage space has been boarded.

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:

  • A Grade II listed timber frame property
  • Central village location
  • Located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Wealth of retained period features
  • 2/3 reception rooms
  • 2/3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Gardens
  • Detached double garage and parking
  • Close to village amenities
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Prominently situated overlooking the village green and adjacent to The Cock Public House, this timber framed Grade II listed two/three-bedroom detached property enjoys an outstanding central village location within the picturesque South Suffolk village of Polstead, located within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A short walk to both the village public house and community store, this striking individual property is characterised by its 18th Century external features including tiled roof with slate eaves, two-window range casements, central six-panel door with moulded cornice and tall central ceiling stack. Ideally suited as either a principal residence or weekend property/holiday home, the accommodation is arranged via two distinctive ground floor reception rooms, the property as a whole retains a wealth of individual character and features including exposed timber and studwork, pamment brick flooring, inglenook fireplaces with wood burning stoves and doors complete with Suffolk latches. Further benefits to the property include a detached double garage, off-street parking and private gardens with a westerly side aspect.

Six-panel door with moulded cornice opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With original brick flooring, exposed timberwork and door to:

SITTING ROOM: 17' 7" x 14' 4" (5.37m into fireplace x 4.38m) Enjoying a dual aspect with casement window to front and rear, central inglenook fireplace with grey brick hearth, redbrick surround and oak bressumer beam over with inset grill. Pamment brick flooring, wealth of exposed timber and studwork.

DINING ROOM: 16' 6" x 14' 4" (5.04m into fireplace x 4.38m) A characterful room with casement window to front and two windows to rear. Exposed pamment brick flooring, wealth of exposed timberwork, rich in detail and central inglenook fireplace with terracotta tiled hearth, redbrick surround and oak bressumer beam over with inset wood burning stove. Door with Suffolk latch and staircase rising to first floor.

KITCHEN: 16' 1" x 9' 3" (4.91m x 2.83m) Fitted with a matching range of solid wood base and wall units with worktops over. Stainless steel single sink unit with drainer to side, mixer tap over, water softener beneath and window to side overlooking gardens. Fitted appliances include a De Dietrich oven with grill below, four-ring ceramic hob, integral freezer and space and plumbing for fridge and washing machine. Stone tiled flooring, casement window to front and sliding sash window to side. Door to outside and also housing oil-fired boiler.

BEDROOM 3/OFFICE: 13' 3" x 9' 4" (4.05m x 2.87m) A versatile room currently being utilised as a ground floor bedroom although offering excellent potential as a further reception room/office. Tiled flooring throughout, casement window to rear and hatch to loft. Door to:

SHOWER ROOM: 8' 7" x 4' 10" (2.63m x 1.48m) With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and walk-in wet room with tiled shower with chrome shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel rail and window to side.

First floor

LANDING: With exposed stripped timber flooring, window to rear enjoying a southerly aspect with views to rear. Door to:

BEDROOM 1: 18' 1" x 14' 4" (5.52m maximum x 4.38m) An impressive master bedroom with exposed stripped timber flooring, recess with exposed redbrick chimney breast and casement window to front affording idyllic views over the village green and range of historic architecture. Further window to rear enjoying a southerly aspect and door to walk-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 6" x 7' 10" (4.42m x 2.40m) With window to front enjoying an outstanding aspect over the village green. Stripped timber flooring and door to useful storage recess with additional hatch to loft. With evidence of a brick fireplace (presently sealed).

FAMILY BATHROOM: 10' 7" x 6' 5" (3.24m x 1.97m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin, bidet, bath with shower attachment over. Tongue and groove panelling, stripped timber flooring, heated towel rail and window to rear affording a southerly aspect. Door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

Outside Enjoying a prominent position at the top of Polstead Hill, the property is locally renowned for its aesthetic appeal and outstanding aspect over the surrounding landscape. A central set of steps rise to the front elevation of the property which is flanked by lawn to both sides with chain linked fence border and shrubs beyond. Gated access to the west elevation opens into a private, well-screened lawn with seating area with further gated access to the rear of the property which is comprised of a six foot wide walkway. A further area of lawn to the east and further gate provide access to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 19' 6" x 14' 11" (5.96m x 4.55m) With single electric up-and-over door to front, further manual up-and-over door, light and power connected and personnel door to side. Loft storage space has been boarded.

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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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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