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Sold 2 Bed House - Semi-Detached

Prentice Street, Lavenham
£350,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Situated in one of the finest Suffolk villages
  • A light and bright home offering a wealth of period features
  • With views of the River Brett and attractive countryside
  • Sitting room with floor to ceiling windows
  • Spacious dining room
  • Sitting room with feature fireplace
  • Charming kitchen breakfast room
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Bath and shower rooms
  • Off road parking for two cars
Byes Barn is positioned in an idyllic street scene in what is regarded as one of the finest preserved medieval weaving villages with stunning views to the front. The Historic centre, with the famous Guildhall, is situated just a short walk away passing many beautiful period properties and is close to local amenities. The property, a conversion of an historic timbered granary barn, offers light and airy accommodation which is beautifully presented throughout. Large feature windows, most of which look out across the River Brett and open countryside beyond, provide an abundance of natural light enhancing the beautiful character that the home offers. The property is offered to an exceptionally high standard and contains a wealth of fine exposed oak timbers, with the first floor vaulted right up to the ridge. The interior is beautifully finished with the charming kitchen breakfast room enhancing the accommodation even further. Across the road is a further parcel of land included in the freehold, which provides off-street parking for two cars.

An entrance porch with delightful brick steps leading up to a magnificent oak front door with glazed mullions above and windows on either side looking into the house. The front door gives access into the charming sitting room (15’3” x 12’10” max). A delightful room with floor to ceiling glazed panels overlooking the beautiful front aspect. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers define the character of the room with stripped wooden doors and large quarry tiled flooring enhancing this even further. Fuse box and gas meter cupboards. Beautiful bespoke oak multi-glazed wall and door adjoins the dining room. The dining room continues the charming feel of the property. Recessed stairs, with storage cupboard under, lead to the first floor and to the side of the stairwell the ceiling is vaulted to the ridge. Large oak doors lead to the drawing room (20’4” x 13’). Wood flooring, exposed timbers and windows to the front and rear aspects. The brick fireplace is the focal point of the room and is currently fitted with a cast iron gas stove. The kitchen breakfast room (23’5” x 7’3”) with large glazed windows looking over Prentice Street and Lower Road; a charming area in which to sit and relax. The kitchen itself is fitted with a quality range of wood floor, wall and display units complimented with granite work surfaces and limestone tiled splashbacks. The room is comprehensively equipped with a four ring stainless steel gas hob, extractor hood, eye level stainless steel electric fan oven and integrated dishwasher. Space for fridge freezer and washing machine. The first floor landing is generous in size and would make an ideal study area or for an additional sofa bed. Exposed timbers with the diamond dormer window to the front providing excellent natural light. Useful storage cupboard. The master bedroom suite (15’1” x 14’1”) includes a beautifully appointed en-suite shower room with a stained glass window. The room itself, as one would expect, enjoys attractive village views and low level glazing provide additional light and a charming feature to the room. The second bedroom (14’9” x 13’1”) is situated to the far end of the property and in keeping with the master bedroom is finished with a part vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Velux window to the rear and a diamond dormer to the front. There is a useful range of built in wardrobes. To complete the stunning accommodation is the family bathroom comprising panelled bath with telephone shower attachment, low level WC and pedestal hand basin.

There is a substantial cellar (42'5" x 18'3") proving excellent storage running underneath the property which dates from the times when the property was a granary barn. It is accessed by a hatch at the rear of the property located by the neighbours driveway. Restricted access and head height and for storage purpose only. The property also benefits from off road parking almost opposite the barn. Around 25 yards along Lower Road is a parking area with space for two cars. Further on-street parking can also be found on Prentice Street or in Lower Road itself.

The house is conveniently close to the village centre yet also affords the most wonderful views. Lavenham is an historic village, rich in culture and architecture whilst providing a fine range of local facilities and a wide variety of shops which include 2 supermarkets, Post Office, pharmacy, butchers and bakers together with several restaurants, hotels and public houses. There is a well regarded primary school and doctors surgery. Historic Bury St Edmunds is located about ten miles to the north of the village together with the closer market town of Sudbury about fives miles to the south, both of which provide a wider range of facilities together with good road and rail connections to the surrounding area.

All main services are connected. Gas fired central heating

Babergh District Council

From our office in Long Melford turn left into Bull lane and upon leaving Long Melford, at the T junction, cross over the A134 signed towards Acton. Take the first left to Lavenham. Follow this road until entering the village and again at the T junction turn left on to Church Street. By the Swan Hotel turn left onto the A1141, Water Street. At the right-hand bend bear left onto Lower Road, passing Bolton Street, where Prentice Street will be found on your left, with the property situated on the corner of this overlooking the fields and marked with a Sheridans for Sale board. Viewing is strictly by appointment.

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