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Sold 3 Bed Cottage - Detached

The Pound, Hawstead
£589,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Study area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with Inglenook
  • Snug
  • Garden room with bi-fold doors
  • Three bedrooms, two bathrooms
  • Driveway, garaging and workshop
  • Delightful gardens
  • Fabulous village setting
Understood to have been built in the 16th century and listed Grade II as being of particular architectural and historical interest, this exceptional detached thatched cottage provides immaculately presented accommodation retaining a wealth of original features, complemented by generous private gardens and a fabulous village setting. The cottage has recently been sympathetically extended and the subject of considerable improvement for the current owner resulting in a stunning home of considerable personality.

The beautifully arranged accommodation currently in brief comprises: Entrance door opening to the kitchen breakfast room, which is a light and airy space, designed and refitted with a quality kitchen including a range of units with preparation surfaces complemented by built-in appliances, space for range oven, and windows enjoying views of the front and rear gardens. The study area features exposed stud-work and window to front, and leads to an inner hall area with built in cupboard, stairs off to first floor, and door to a utility room with fitted cupboards, plumbing for washing machine and sink. The sitting room is an impressive reception retaining many exposed timbers, a fine Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, and French doors to rear gardens. The snug is a charming room with a wealth of exposed timbers, window to front and opening through stud-work to the garden room, a wonderful space possessing a light and airy feel with window to front and boasting superb bi-fold doors opening to and enjoying stunning views to the rear gardens. A luxurious bathroom with free standing bath and separate shower completes the ground floor accommodation.

On the first floor is a landing with many original timbers, fine oak boards and doors leading to three comfortable bedrooms (two with built in eaves cupboards). A stylish shower room completes the immaculately presented accommodation.

The cottage is approached along a driveway providing off road vehicle parking and access to the double garaging. To the rear of the garage is a further garage/workshop. The gardens are a particular feature, being stocked with an abundance of flowering plants, shrubs and mature trees, whilst providing the occupants with a good degree of privacy, particularly during the summer months, in all about 1/3rd of an acre.

The cottage enjoys a fantastic setting in the heart of this picturesque and extremely sought after village. Hawstead provides local amienities including an impressive village hall, playing field and cycle shop. The village is situated approximately 4.5 miles to the south west of Bury St Edmunds and its excellent range of everyday facilities on offer.

From Bury St Edmunds proceed south along the Nowton Road, passing the entrance to Nowton Park and continuing on the road and into Hawstead. The cottage will be found a short distance further on the left hand side with a Sheridans For Sale notice outside.

Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired radiator central heating. Council tax band E

Agents Note
The cottage has a recently re-thatched straw ridge and re-dressed reed roof.

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