Polstead, Suffolk (Sold STC) Offers in Excess of £500,000

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

An elegantly proportioned three-bedroom (one en-suite) predominantly Georgian, Grade II listed property of approximately 1,900sq ft of accommodation comprising two reception rooms, kitchen/dining room, utility and ground-floor cloakroom. Garaging, gardens and benefitting from a central village location.

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


Features:

  • Elegantly proportioned Grade II listed village property
  • Accommodation of approximately 1,900 sq ft
  • Retaining a wealth of period features
  • 22ft sitting room with AGA wood burning stove
  • 17ft family room with AGA wood burning stove
  • Kitchen/dining room opening on to courtyard
  • Utility and separate cloakroom
  • 3 first-floor double bedrooms
  • En-suite and family bathroom
  • Garaging and well-maintained gardens

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An exceptionally well-presented Grade II listed period property, Kings Bank enjoys a central location within the Conservation Area of Polstead, situated within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Seamlessly blending both period charm and contemporary living, this individual residence offers tastefully presented accommodation throughout combining considerable aesthetic appeal set behind a rendered front exterior with both casement and sash windows. Offering elegantly proportioned accommodation of approximately 1,900 sq ft, arranged via two distinctive ground-floor reception rooms, the property retains a wealth of individual character and period charm with notable retained features including fireplace with oak mantle, French windows, double-hung sash windows, storage recesses with original doors, recessed book shelving and well-presented kitchen and bathroom facilities. Three first-floor double bedrooms are complemented by en-suite facilities and a separate family bathroom. Further benefits to the property include garaging, a south-west facing courtyard and lawn area and well-stocked, ornate gardens to front.

Oak porch with oak door opening to:

FAMILY ROOM: 17' 5" x 14' 11" (5.33m x 4.55m) A versatile room that has previously been utilised as a dining room, brimming with character in the form of two casement windows to front, recessed fireplace with rustic tiled hearth, AGA wood burning stove and oak mantle over. Recessed shelving and storage units to side, skirting, cornicing and four-panel door opening to:

INNER HALL: With bespoke book shelving, storage below and four-panel door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 22' 9" x 11' 0" (6.95m x 3.37m) with 9' 5" x 3' 11" (2.88m x 1.21m) alcove An inviting dual aspect room notable for its double-hung sash windows with French windows to courtyard. Two fireplaces, one with polished stone hearth and wooden surround, mantle over and inset AGA wood burning stove. Fitted book shelving, central door to front (presently sealed) and further recessed storage units.

CLOAKROOM: 4' 10" x 3' 10" (1.49m x 1.19m) Accessed via inner hall. Fitted with ceramic WC, Savoy wash handbasin, tiled flooring and obscured glass windows to rear.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 15' 9" x 14' 9" (4.81m x 4.50m) Extended to incorporate a dining area enjoying a south-west orientation with five glass panels incorporating central door with views over the rear courtyard. The kitchen is fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with white ceramic and chrome handles and solid wood worktop over with tiling above. Stainless steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, Brita filter tap for drinking water and mixer tap over and window to rear. Fitted appliances include a Smeg oven with four-ring ceramic hob, extraction over and warming drawer. Further fitted appliances include a fridge, under stair storage space for freezer and further space for dishwasher. Tiled flooring throughout, two Velux windows to south-west elevation and staircase off.

UTILITY ROOM: 11' 5" x 5' 9" (3.49m x 1.76m) Accessed via family room. Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with worktops over. Space and plumbing for washing machine, dryer and also housing oil-fired boiler. Door to rear opening to:

WORKSHOP: 16' 5" x 4' 3" (5.01m x 1.30m) / 16' 2" x 7' 8" (4.95m x 2.34m) With light and power connected and forming an L-shape.

First floor

LANDING: A T-shaped landing with double-hung sash window to rear, further casement window to side and doors to useful storeroom.

MASTER BEDROOM: 17' 9" x 14' 11" (5.42m maximum x 4.56m) A dual aspect master suite with casement window to front and further window to rear, hatch to boarded loft, fitted wardrobe and views over the picturesque village street. Door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 8' 3" x 4' 2" (2.52m x 1.28m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wall-hung wash handbasin and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 9" x 11' 0" (4.82m x 3.37m) Afforded a dual aspect with sash windows to front and rear, twin doors to fitted wardrobe and hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 10" x 10' 7" (3.93m x 3.23m) With double-hung sash window to front, hatch to loft and recessed corner area currently utilised as an office/study space.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 5" x 8' 9" (2.89m x 2.68m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin on a base level unit and bath with chrome shower attachment. Door to linen cupboard with useful fitted shelving, windows to side and rear.

Outside The property is located on the picturesque Polstead Hill, a conservation area notable for its cluster of individual period properties and diverse range of architecture. Steps rise to the front elevation with various brick bordered flower beds, planting and hedge line to front. Walkways, rose beds and box hedging characterise the front gardens with a private seating area, shingle pathway and oak gate opening to side gardens which are arranged via a single expanse of lawn with additional border plants and hedge line border to front. A red brick walkway incorporates steps rising to the rear courtyard which provides an ideal entertaining area with further gated access and door to workshop.

GARAGE: 21' 2" x 8' 2" (6.46m x 2.49m) With manual sliding door to front. Light and power connected.

AGENTS NOTE: The Google Street View image (from 2011) shows a number of pine trees on land immediately adjacent to the property, these have since been removed.

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:

  • Elegantly proportioned Grade II listed village property
  • Accommodation of approximately 1,900 sq ft
  • Retaining a wealth of period features
  • 22ft sitting room with AGA wood burning stove
  • 17ft family room with AGA wood burning stove
  • Kitchen/dining room opening on to courtyard
  • Utility and separate cloakroom
  • 3 first-floor double bedrooms
  • En-suite and family bathroom
  • Garaging and well-maintained gardens

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An exceptionally well-presented Grade II listed period property, Kings Bank enjoys a central location within the Conservation Area of Polstead, situated within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Seamlessly blending both period charm and contemporary living, this individual residence offers tastefully presented accommodation throughout combining considerable aesthetic appeal set behind a rendered front exterior with both casement and sash windows. Offering elegantly proportioned accommodation of approximately 1,900 sq ft, arranged via two distinctive ground-floor reception rooms, the property retains a wealth of individual character and period charm with notable retained features including fireplace with oak mantle, French windows, double-hung sash windows, storage recesses with original doors, recessed book shelving and well-presented kitchen and bathroom facilities. Three first-floor double bedrooms are complemented by en-suite facilities and a separate family bathroom. Further benefits to the property include garaging, a south-west facing courtyard and lawn area and well-stocked, ornate gardens to front.

Oak porch with oak door opening to:

FAMILY ROOM: 17' 5" x 14' 11" (5.33m x 4.55m) A versatile room that has previously been utilised as a dining room, brimming with character in the form of two casement windows to front, recessed fireplace with rustic tiled hearth, AGA wood burning stove and oak mantle over. Recessed shelving and storage units to side, skirting, cornicing and four-panel door opening to:

INNER HALL: With bespoke book shelving, storage below and four-panel door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 22' 9" x 11' 0" (6.95m x 3.37m) with 9' 5" x 3' 11" (2.88m x 1.21m) alcove An inviting dual aspect room notable for its double-hung sash windows with French windows to courtyard. Two fireplaces, one with polished stone hearth and wooden surround, mantle over and inset AGA wood burning stove. Fitted book shelving, central door to front (presently sealed) and further recessed storage units.

CLOAKROOM: 4' 10" x 3' 10" (1.49m x 1.19m) Accessed via inner hall. Fitted with ceramic WC, Savoy wash handbasin, tiled flooring and obscured glass windows to rear.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 15' 9" x 14' 9" (4.81m x 4.50m) Extended to incorporate a dining area enjoying a south-west orientation with five glass panels incorporating central door with views over the rear courtyard. The kitchen is fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with white ceramic and chrome handles and solid wood worktop over with tiling above. Stainless steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, Brita filter tap for drinking water and mixer tap over and window to rear. Fitted appliances include a Smeg oven with four-ring ceramic hob, extraction over and warming drawer. Further fitted appliances include a fridge, under stair storage space for freezer and further space for dishwasher. Tiled flooring throughout, two Velux windows to south-west elevation and staircase off.

UTILITY ROOM: 11' 5" x 5' 9" (3.49m x 1.76m) Accessed via family room. Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with worktops over. Space and plumbing for washing machine, dryer and also housing oil-fired boiler. Door to rear opening to:

WORKSHOP: 16' 5" x 4' 3" (5.01m x 1.30m) / 16' 2" x 7' 8" (4.95m x 2.34m) With light and power connected and forming an L-shape.

First floor

LANDING: A T-shaped landing with double-hung sash window to rear, further casement window to side and doors to useful storeroom.

MASTER BEDROOM: 17' 9" x 14' 11" (5.42m maximum x 4.56m) A dual aspect master suite with casement window to front and further window to rear, hatch to boarded loft, fitted wardrobe and views over the picturesque village street. Door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 8' 3" x 4' 2" (2.52m x 1.28m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wall-hung wash handbasin and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 9" x 11' 0" (4.82m x 3.37m) Afforded a dual aspect with sash windows to front and rear, twin doors to fitted wardrobe and hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 10" x 10' 7" (3.93m x 3.23m) With double-hung sash window to front, hatch to loft and recessed corner area currently utilised as an office/study space.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 5" x 8' 9" (2.89m x 2.68m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin on a base level unit and bath with chrome shower attachment. Door to linen cupboard with useful fitted shelving, windows to side and rear.

Outside The property is located on the picturesque Polstead Hill, a conservation area notable for its cluster of individual period properties and diverse range of architecture. Steps rise to the front elevation with various brick bordered flower beds, planting and hedge line to front. Walkways, rose beds and box hedging characterise the front gardens with a private seating area, shingle pathway and oak gate opening to side gardens which are arranged via a single expanse of lawn with additional border plants and hedge line border to front. A red brick walkway incorporates steps rising to the rear courtyard which provides an ideal entertaining area with further gated access and door to workshop.

GARAGE: 21' 2" x 8' 2" (6.46m x 2.49m) With manual sliding door to front. Light and power connected.

AGENTS NOTE: The Google Street View image (from 2011) shows a number of pine trees on land immediately adjacent to the property, these have since been removed.

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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Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

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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