Sold 4 Bed House - Detached
Boyton End, Stoke By Clare, Sudbury
£625,000 Guide Price
- A beautifully appointed and well presented detached period cottage
- Offered in excellent condition throughout
- Situated in an idyllic setting up a quiet country lane
- Set in grounds of two-thirds of an acre (subject to survey)
- Three reception rooms
- Wonderful bespoke kitchen breakfast room
- Four bedrooms
- Three bath/shower rooms
- Double cart-lodge and store
- Splendid garden studio
Set in a most wonderful location, with views across open-countryside, the property offers well presented, charming and spacious accommodation. Hope Cottage is a fine home steeped in character with delightful fireplaces, beautiful exposed beams and brick flooring and a viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the quality of the home on offer. The spacious grounds of two-thirds of an acre (subject to survey) are a splendid attribute of the property and benefit from a double cart-lodge and store, fabulous garden studio, paddock and formal grounds.
The property, along with the Garden Studio, offers close to 1750 sq ft of delightful accommodation retaining features and characteristics one would associate with a property of its stature and era; this includes exposed timbers and feature fireplaces. The accommodation, in brief, comprises sitting room (15'7" x 11'4") a charming room with the pretty brick fireplace inset with a multi fuel stove being the main feature of the room; exposed floor boards and two windows over looking the front garden. The dining room (13'1" x 11'4" max) also offers a wonderful brick fireplace, built in cupboard and brick flooring and a door leading to the study (8'2" x 5'7"). This is an ideal place in which to work from with its attractive views across the garden and countryside beyond. The kitchen breakfast room, an excellent area for the family to gather in, to socialise and to entertain (21'4" x 10'8"), again is a light and comfortable room with the delightful oak frame breakfast area over looking the garden being a main feature. The kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of wooden base and wall units, with inset Belfast sink and offers plenty of space for appliances and additional furniture. A stable door leads to the rear terrace and a door to the utility room. The utility is also an ideal area for boots, animals, washing machine, etc with its tiled floor and stable door leading to the garden. To finally complete the ground floor accommodation is the shower room, ideally situated off from the utility. The staircase leads to the spacious first floor landing, which provides access to all of the bedrooms. The master bedroom (11' x 9') with its striking views, benefits from built in wardrobes and from a modern en-suite shower room. The second bedroom (11'7" x 9'10") is conveniently located next to the family bathroom at the front of the property and also benefits from built in wardrobes. The property offers two further bedrooms (11'2" x 7'1" and 11'6" x 9'2") and both enjoy countryside views. The family bathroom is beautifully presented with a roll top bath, shower attachment and claw feet, wash hand basin and low level wc.
As mentioned, the property is situated in an idyllic setting and is approached via a gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles, this in turn leads to the double cart lodge and workshop, with light and power connected. To the rear of his are two further useful storage areas and steps that give access to the boarded loft area. The property sits within well tended grounds of two-thirds acre (subject to survey) which have been beautifully landscaped to offer enchanting flower beds providing an array of colour throughout the year. The terrace affords a great deal of privacy and is an ideal area for outdoor eating and entertaining and this extends to both sides of the property . Separate vehicular access, to the paddock area, offers additional parking and storage if so required. As with all of the garden the paddock edges onto the wonderful adjoining countryside and offers exquisite views across this. The garden offers an abundance of trees, a feature well and vegetable patch.
Boyton End is a well placed but little known hidden gem, with excellent commuting access to well served neighbouring villages, across to Sudbury, up to Bury St Edmunds, through to Haverhill and to Cambridge and Stansted Airport beyond. Boyton End offers a mixture of attractive homes and is situated between Wixoe and Stoke-by-Clare; Stoke by Clare is a pretty and highly regarded Suffolk village, again with picturesque cottages and houses surrounding the village green. It provides a public house, post office, village community shop, parish church and is also home to Stoke College, an independent school and nursery.