Detached House   5 bedroom(s)   3 bathroom(s)   3 reception room(s)
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PROPERY DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATLEY - A four/five-bedroom (two en-suite) detached Grade II listed period property, understood to date from the 15th/16th Century and occupying an idyllic setting, adjacent to open farmland and situated on a quiet lane within the picturesque South Suffolk village of Polstead. Lying within both a conservation area and the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the property offers an accommodation schedule of approximately 2,350 sq ft arranged over two floors comprising two/three reception rooms, brimming with individual period charm and character throughout with notable features including exposed brick flooring, wealth of timber and studwork, evidence of mullion windows, inglenook fireplaces, plantation shutters and doors complete with Suffolk latches. Having undergone a full refurbishment process in 2019, the property is presented in excellent order throughout with recently refitted kitchen, heating system and redecoration throughout. Offering convenient access to the village amenities including a public house and community store. Further convenient access is provided to the A134, A12 trunk road, Colchester North Station and market towns of both Colchester and Sudbury. Further benefits to the property include a detached double garage, studio and west facing rear gardens with a total plot size of approximately 0.25 acres.
Panel glazed timbered door opening to:
RECEPTION HALL: 15' 7" x 9' 7" (4.75m x 2.94m) With wealth of exposed timbers and studwork, exposed brick flooring and central fireplace with grey brick hearth, oak bressumer beam over and inset wood burning stove. Casement windows to rear affording a westerly aspect overlooking the gardens and door with Suffolk latch and step down to:
SITTING ROOM: 21' 9" x 14' 11" (6.64m into fireplace x 4.57m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window to front, further casement window to rear and door opening to terrace and gardens beyond. An outstanding reception room with exposed oak flooring, array of original timber and studwork and a magnificent inglenook fireplace with stone hearth, inset wood burning and oak bressumer beam over, recessed storage and shelving to side, plantation shutters and views to front over farmland and to rear over the gardens. Evidence of mullion windows.
DINING ROOM: 14' 11" x 13' 5" (4.55m x 4.11m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement windows to front and rear, plantation shutters and views over farmland to front and gardens to rear. Wealth of exposed timbers and studwork, recessed shelving and storage units, staircase off and door to useful under stair storage recess. Panel glazed door to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 15' 1" x 14' 1" (4.61m x 4.31m) Fitted in 2019 and comprising a matching range of soft-close base units with chrome handles comprising deep-fill pan drawers, waste units, recycling units, corner units with carousel shelving and central peninsula unit providing further base level storage, electricity sockets and quartz-effect preparation surfaces. Fitted appliances include a base level double oven, five-ring ceramic hob, extraction via the recessed fireplace and further fittings and appliances including a stainless-steel sink unit with mixer tap above and dishwasher. Range of LED spotlights, further floor-to-ceiling storage units to front, casement windows to front and rear with plantation shutters and door to:
UTILITY ROOM: 11' 5" x 9' 4" (3.49m x 2.86m) Fitted with a matching range of grained-effect base and wall units with solid wood worktops over, upstands above casement window to rear overlooking gardens. Stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap above. Fitted appliances include a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Stable door to outside and further door to:
CLOAKROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin with base level storage below. Obscured glass casement window to side and LED spotlights.
BEDROOM 5: 15' 6" x 8' 5" (4.74m x 2.58m) (Accessed via sitting room) With sash window to front, casement window to rear and plantation shutters, exposed oak flooring, wealth of exposed timber and studwork. This versatile room is ideally suited as a ground-floor bedroom although offers excellent potential as an office/study if so required. Door to secondary staircase and further obscured glass panel glazed door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 9' 3" x 4' 0" (2.82m x 1.22m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a base level unit and separately screened shower unit with both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel rail and window to side with plantation shutters.
LANDING: An inviting landing offering considerable footprint with worth of exposed timber and studwork, crossbeam and exposed chimney breast. Casement window to front affording elevated views over farmland adjacent and further casement window to rear overlooking gardens with farmland beyond. Door to storeroom housing water cylinder with sensor lighting. The landing extends to the rear of the cottage providing access to all bedrooms and family bathroom, two further windows affording an attractive westerly aspect over the rear gardens.
MASTER BEDROOM: 14' 6" x 13' 10" (4.42m x 4.23m) Set beneath a vaulted roofline with two casement windows to side and plantation shutters, exposed timbers and studwork and Velux window to westerly elevation. Opening to:
DRESSING ROOM: With two wardrobes fitted with hanging rails and sensor lighting. Obscured panel glazed door to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 9' 5" x 7' 6" (2.88m x 2.30m) Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and free-standing roll top bath with claw feet, central chrome hand-held shower attachment and window to rear with plantation shutters.
BEDROOM 2: 10' 0" x 9' 1" (3.07m x 2.78m) With wealth of exposed timber and studwork, casement window to front with plantation shutters.
BEDROOM 3: 10' 8" x 10' 0" (3.26m x 3.06m) With wealth of exposed timber and studwork, fitted wardrobes with storage above, casement window to front with plantation shutters.
BEDROOM 4: 15' 0" x 8' 3" (4.59m x 2.53m) Set to the south elevation of the property with window to side with plantation shutters, fitted base level units and door to storeroom housing pressurised water cylinder.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 9" x 5' 10" (2.99m x 1.80m) Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with tiling above and chrome shower attachment. Exposed timber and studwork and window to front with plantation shutters.
Outside Situated on the well-regarded Mill Lane, notable for its cluster of individual period properties, single track lane and convenient access to the centre of the village. Areas of parking are set to either end of the plot with the principal parking area behind a five-bar gate, laid to shingle with direct access provided to the:
DOUBLE GARAGE: 18' 9" x 16' 11" (5.73m x 5.17m) With twin hinged doors to front, light and power connected, storeroom to side and external staircase providing access to:
STUDIO: 25' 1" x 11' 8" (7.67m x 3.57m) With light and power connected, range of power points and offering excellent potential as an external home office.
GARDENS The rear gardens are arranged beyond a pamment red brick terrace with Suffolk grey brick steps rising to a single expanse of lawn interspersed with maturing beds comprising plants, shrubs and a diverse selection of flowers. A brick bordered well is covered with further notable features including a central timber framed external store, wicker fencing to side and rear, further external stores and outstanding views over rolling farmland.
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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