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Sold 4 Bed Cottage - Detached

Saxham Street, Stowupland
£375,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Extended period cottage
  • Beautifully presented accommodation
  • Attractive rural views
  • Sitting room with multi fuel burner
  • Stylish kitchen dining room
  • Comfortable garden room
  • Ground floor bathroom
  • Master bedroom with en-suite
  • Three further bedrooms and family wet room
  • Attractive gardens and off-road parking
A fabulous detached period cottage which is believed to date back to the late 19th Century situated at the edge of this picturesque and well-served village. This beautifully presented Victorian property was refurbished in 2008, with further improvements also carried out by the current vendors. The house was further extended in 2013 with the addition of a superb garden room which enjoys fine views across the garden and then the fields beyond. The property, with rendered elevations under a tiled roof, benefits from newly installed UPVC double glazed windows (all except one), oil fired central heating, well-appointed bath and wet rooms and a stylish finish throughout. The property sits in generous, well tended grounds in an attractive location and enjoys far reaching views. The property has a wonderful homely feel and provides well proportioned, versatile accommodation and a viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the charm that it has to offer.

Accommodation
The accommodation, in brief, comprises entrance hall; a generous space with travertine flooring complimenting the style of the property, splendid understair clad recessed area for coats etc, useful understairs cupboard, doors off to principal rooms and stairs to first floor. The sitting room (18'4" x 11'9") is situated to the front of the property with three windows to this aspect. The bookcase, with wooden doors, and hardwood flooring compliments the character of the room and the multi fuel burning stove and brick chimney breast enhances this further and is the focal point of the room. The kitchen dining room (19'6" x 8'4") is a beautifully presented room and is fitted to one end with a selection of cream units with wood work-surfaces and indesit double oven, electric hob, extractor fan, integrated dishwasher and plumbing for washing machine. The travertine flooring continues through out this area of the house and through into the dining area and sun lounge. The double sectioned sun lounge, with under floor heating, affords fine views of the garden and french doors give access to this. The oil boiler is discreetly situated to one side, along with the side door to the garden. To complete the excellent ground floor is the family bathroom, which is finished to a high standard,

The first floor landing gives access to all the bedrooms. The master bedroom (15'7" X 8'4") offers delightful views and benefits from a fully tiled en-suite wet room. The three further bedrooms (11'10 x 11'3", 8'6" x 8'5" and 9'10" x 5'3") are served, along with the family bathroom, by a well-appointed shower room.


Outside
The gardens are a fine attribute of the property. A gravelled driveway sweeps across the front and to the side of the property and provides off road parking. Gated side access leads to the rear garden, oil tank, shed and to the wooden log store. The generous south westerly rear garden is fully enclosed and backs onto open countryside. A second large shed provides excellent storage and a decked area to the bottom of the garden is a charming area for outdoor eating and entertaining.


Situation
Stowupland is a attractive village situated just outside the large thriving market town of Stowmarket and gives excellent access to the A14 and local road networks. Saxham Street is positioned to the edge of Stowupland and the properties generally afford excellent rural views. The village itself is positioned around a central green with many amenities, including a Post Office and farm shop, garage with convenience store, butchers and food outlets, being situated close to this. The villages also benefits from a pre-school, primary school and high school along with two churches.

Nearby Stowmarket is on the main Norwich/London train line and is popular with local commuters, while the A14 provides excellent links to Ipswich (12 miles), Felixstowe (26 miles) and Bury St Edmunds (18 miles).


Services
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating


Council
Mid Suffolk District Council. Council Tax Band D


Directions
Leave the A14 (heading east) at junction 50 and take the first exit from the roundabout on to the A1120 to Stowupland and Bacton. Follow the road through the village, passing the public house and school. At the far end of the village, at the bend, branch left into Saxham Street (signposted Mendlesham), and the property will be found on the left hand side, after approximately 250 yards, marked with a Sheridans For Sale board.


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