Polstead, Suffolk ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £850,000

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

An individual three-bedroom (one en-suite) detached single storey property enjoying a central village location at the foot of a single-track lane and further benefitting from a detached double garage and undulating grounds of approximately four acres.

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


Features:

  • An extensive bungalow in a private setting
  • Extending to approximately 2,090 sq ft
  • Expansive open plan dinning room and sitting room
  • Study
  • AGA kitchen/breakfast room
  • Separate utility room
  • 18ft principal bedroom, 2 further bedrooms
  • 1 en-suite and family bathroom
  • Double garage and stable block
  • In all about 4 acres

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £2250.00

Estimated Yield Income: 3.18%


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Positioned at the foot of a single-track lane and hidden from view whilst enjoying a central village location is an individual three-bedroom (one en-suite) detached split level property set in extensive grounds of approximately four acres. Positioned within the much sought-after South Suffolk village of Polstead, the property lies within the village conservation area and the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is being offered to the market for only the second time since its construction in the 1970s. A hugely adaptable, extensive property of impressive proportions, the property is arranged via a particularly distinctive split level dual aspect sitting/dining room with fireplace, French doors and exceptional ceiling heights. Offering considerable scope for further improvement, adaption and extension beyond the existing footprint, the property was granted planning permission in 2002 for the insertion of three dormer windows to the south-west elevation offering potential for further bedroom and bathroom accommodation to the substantial loft space. Further benefits to the property include a detached double garage, ample private parking and mature, densely bordered grounds enjoying exceptional undulation with views towards the parish of Stoke by Nayland.

Panelled door with obscure glass panel screen to side opening to:

ENTRANCE PORCH: 6' 7" x 3' 10" (2.02m x 1.17m) With stone tiled flooring throughout and panel glazed door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 25' 10" x 6' 7" (7.88m x 2.01m) Providing a link between the reception space and bedrooms with door to store room with hanging rail and useful fitted shelving. Hatch to loft. Steps down to:

DINING ROOM: 28' 9" x 12' 10" (8.78m x 3.93m) Enjoying a distinctive, open plan link with the sitting room and set beneath 11-foot ceiling heights with three-window bay to the south elevation affording elevated views across the terrace and private, well-screened gardens beyond. Serving hatch through to kitchen and opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 18' 5" x 13' 6" (5.62m x 4.12m) An inviting dual aspect sitting room with French doors to rear opening directly to the raised terrace and gardens beyond. Further notable features include a four-pane bay to side and brick inglenook fireplace with granite hearth, marble surround and mantle over with inset grill fronted stove. Full height recessed shelving with storage below, afforded far-reaching views over the gardens towards the parish of Stoke by Nayland.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17' 8" x 11' 11" (5.41m x 3.65m) Fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Stainless-steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over and window to rear overlooking terrace and gardens beyond. Appliances include an Indesit oven, four-ring hob and oil-fired boiler. Space for fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Door to useful storeroom with shelving, breakfast area to side and panel glazed door opening to south-facing terrace. Door to linen store housing water cylinder with useful shelving above and further twin doors to recessed storeroom with shelving. Panelled door to:

UTILITY ROOM: 13' 9" x 9' 1" narrowing to 5' 9" (4.21m x 2.77m narrowing to 1.77m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with preparation work surfaces over. Stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over and tiling above. Space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer and useful cloaks storage. Windows to front and rear, half-height panel glazed door to outside and door to:

PANTRY: 4' 11" x 2' 10" (1.51m x 0.87m) With useful fitted shelving.

STUDY: 8' 2" x 8' 2" (2.51m x 2.49m) With window to side, full height shelving and double doors to recessed storage space.

BEDROOM 1: 18' 9" x 14' 6" (5.72m x 4.42m) The principal bedroom is afforded a dual aspect with three-window range to side and two window range to rear affording elevated views across the diverse gardens. Corner storage unit, door to three recessed fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 7' 4" x 7' 2" (2.26m x 2.19m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a marble topped unit, bath with tiling above and hot and cold taps. Window to front.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 1" x 12' 8" narrowing to 10' 2" (4.61m x 3.87m narrowing to 3.12m) With window to front, two fitted wardrobes.

BEDROOM 3: 9' 3" x 7' 4" (2.82m x 2.26m) With window to front and door to fitted wardrobe.

SHOWER ROOM: 8' 9" x 6' 5" (2.67m x 1.96m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin with tiling above and fully tiled separately screened with chrome shower attachment. Obscured glass window to front.

Outside The property is set at the foot of a single-track lane providing access for three other residential properties. The lane rises to a shingled opening providing an initial area of parking for approximately five vehicles with direct access to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 20' 6" x 20' 6" (6.27m x 6.27m) With two up-and-over doors to front, windows to rear and personnel door to side. Light and power connected.


GARDEN: Continuing beyond the initial area of parking is a further shingled expanse with space for in excess of ten vehicles if so required with a walkway continuing to the east opening into a true hidden gem of a garden consisting of winding paths, both perennial and evergreen beds, an outstanding selection of mature trees and various expanses of lawn. The main gardens, which are approximately two acres, continue on a gently declining gradient to the east with a stable block and greenhouse. A further two acres of uncultivated land completes the grounds. With dense borders surrounding the entirety of the grounds, the property and its garden are largely hidden from view with a particularly impressive aspect to the south looking back towards the property.

AGENTS NOTES: Planning permission was granted in 2002 for the insertion of three dormer windows to the south-west elevation.

A public footpath crosses over land within the curtilage of the property. Please contact David Burr Leavenheath Ltd for any further information required regarding any of these points.

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:

  • An extensive bungalow in a private setting
  • Extending to approximately 2,090 sq ft
  • Expansive open plan dinning room and sitting room
  • Study
  • AGA kitchen/breakfast room
  • Separate utility room
  • 18ft principal bedroom, 2 further bedrooms
  • 1 en-suite and family bathroom
  • Double garage and stable block
  • In all about 4 acres

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Positioned at the foot of a single-track lane and hidden from view whilst enjoying a central village location is an individual three-bedroom (one en-suite) detached split level property set in extensive grounds of approximately four acres. Positioned within the much sought-after South Suffolk village of Polstead, the property lies within the village conservation area and the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is being offered to the market for only the second time since its construction in the 1970s. A hugely adaptable, extensive property of impressive proportions, the property is arranged via a particularly distinctive split level dual aspect sitting/dining room with fireplace, French doors and exceptional ceiling heights. Offering considerable scope for further improvement, adaption and extension beyond the existing footprint, the property was granted planning permission in 2002 for the insertion of three dormer windows to the south-west elevation offering potential for further bedroom and bathroom accommodation to the substantial loft space. Further benefits to the property include a detached double garage, ample private parking and mature, densely bordered grounds enjoying exceptional undulation with views towards the parish of Stoke by Nayland.

Panelled door with obscure glass panel screen to side opening to:

ENTRANCE PORCH: 6' 7" x 3' 10" (2.02m x 1.17m) With stone tiled flooring throughout and panel glazed door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 25' 10" x 6' 7" (7.88m x 2.01m) Providing a link between the reception space and bedrooms with door to store room with hanging rail and useful fitted shelving. Hatch to loft. Steps down to:

DINING ROOM: 28' 9" x 12' 10" (8.78m x 3.93m) Enjoying a distinctive, open plan link with the sitting room and set beneath 11-foot ceiling heights with three-window bay to the south elevation affording elevated views across the terrace and private, well-screened gardens beyond. Serving hatch through to kitchen and opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 18' 5" x 13' 6" (5.62m x 4.12m) An inviting dual aspect sitting room with French doors to rear opening directly to the raised terrace and gardens beyond. Further notable features include a four-pane bay to side and brick inglenook fireplace with granite hearth, marble surround and mantle over with inset grill fronted stove. Full height recessed shelving with storage below, afforded far-reaching views over the gardens towards the parish of Stoke by Nayland.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17' 8" x 11' 11" (5.41m x 3.65m) Fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Stainless-steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over and window to rear overlooking terrace and gardens beyond. Appliances include an Indesit oven, four-ring hob and oil-fired boiler. Space for fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Door to useful storeroom with shelving, breakfast area to side and panel glazed door opening to south-facing terrace. Door to linen store housing water cylinder with useful shelving above and further twin doors to recessed storeroom with shelving. Panelled door to:

UTILITY ROOM: 13' 9" x 9' 1" narrowing to 5' 9" (4.21m x 2.77m narrowing to 1.77m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with preparation work surfaces over. Stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over and tiling above. Space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer and useful cloaks storage. Windows to front and rear, half-height panel glazed door to outside and door to:

PANTRY: 4' 11" x 2' 10" (1.51m x 0.87m) With useful fitted shelving.

STUDY: 8' 2" x 8' 2" (2.51m x 2.49m) With window to side, full height shelving and double doors to recessed storage space.

BEDROOM 1: 18' 9" x 14' 6" (5.72m x 4.42m) The principal bedroom is afforded a dual aspect with three-window range to side and two window range to rear affording elevated views across the diverse gardens. Corner storage unit, door to three recessed fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 7' 4" x 7' 2" (2.26m x 2.19m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a marble topped unit, bath with tiling above and hot and cold taps. Window to front.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 1" x 12' 8" narrowing to 10' 2" (4.61m x 3.87m narrowing to 3.12m) With window to front, two fitted wardrobes.

BEDROOM 3: 9' 3" x 7' 4" (2.82m x 2.26m) With window to front and door to fitted wardrobe.

SHOWER ROOM: 8' 9" x 6' 5" (2.67m x 1.96m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin with tiling above and fully tiled separately screened with chrome shower attachment. Obscured glass window to front.

Outside The property is set at the foot of a single-track lane providing access for three other residential properties. The lane rises to a shingled opening providing an initial area of parking for approximately five vehicles with direct access to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 20' 6" x 20' 6" (6.27m x 6.27m) With two up-and-over doors to front, windows to rear and personnel door to side. Light and power connected.


GARDEN: Continuing beyond the initial area of parking is a further shingled expanse with space for in excess of ten vehicles if so required with a walkway continuing to the east opening into a true hidden gem of a garden consisting of winding paths, both perennial and evergreen beds, an outstanding selection of mature trees and various expanses of lawn. The main gardens, which are approximately two acres, continue on a gently declining gradient to the east with a stable block and greenhouse. A further two acres of uncultivated land completes the grounds. With dense borders surrounding the entirety of the grounds, the property and its garden are largely hidden from view with a particularly impressive aspect to the south looking back towards the property.

AGENTS NOTES: Planning permission was granted in 2002 for the insertion of three dormer windows to the south-west elevation.

A public footpath crosses over land within the curtilage of the property. Please contact David Burr Leavenheath Ltd for any further information required regarding any of these points.

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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