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For Sale 4 Bed Cottage - Detached

Thorns Corner, Wickhambrook
£465,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Entrance hall, Study
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Family room/snug
  • Aga kitchen
  • Utility, Shower room
  • Four bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Garage and parking
  • Established gardens, Stone's throw from village shop
Formally a pair of cottages, this charming detached four bedroomed cottage provides a surprising level of accommodation retaining many original features including exposed timbers, fireplaces, cottage doors and wooden flooring. The property is further complemented by generous gardens and a prominent setting within the centre of a sought after village location providing convenient access to both Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket.

The accommodation currently in brief comprises: traditional entrance porch with entrance door into the study, spacious double aspect room with staircase providing access to two of the bedrooms, wood flooring, a range of fitted book cases and brick fireplace with log burning stove set upon a brick hearth. The study opens through to the sitting room, a light room open plan into the kitchen with window to front aspect, storage cupboard, exposed beams, wood flooring and featuring a fireplace with log burning stove set upon a pamment tiled hearth. The dining room is another light room, ideal for entertaining, with tiled flooring and a fireplace opening through to the family room/snug, a bright and spacious, triple aspect room with a vaulted ceiling and French doors opening to the terrace and gardens. The open aspect kitchen has a range of farmhouse style base units set under solid wood worktop with a double butler sink inset; integrated appliances include a double oven AGA and dishwasher. There is tiled flooring and exposed beams. Utility room, with space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer, oil fired boiler and tiled flooring. Shower room to serve bedrooms three and four, with walk-in shower, WC and wash basin. Inner lobby set between the dining room and sitting room which would originally have been the entrance.

On the first floor are four comfortable bedrooms (via two staircases) and a family bathroom with bath, shower attachment and airing cupboard.

The property is approached via a gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles in turn leading to a single garage. Access to the rear garden is via a charming brick and flint wall and a garden gate, the rear garden provides a spacious brick paved alfresco dining terrace and a lawned garden with border fencing and a garden shed at the rear. A picket fence with gate divides the rear garden with the front and side garden, which is predominantly lawned with a range of mature trees and hedging and providing the occupants with a pleasant degree of privacy and views to the front across open countryside.

The cottage enjoys a central position, a stone's throw from the local shop. Wickhambrook is a popular village with local facilities including a primary school, public house, church and shop. The village is well positioned for Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket and Cambridge and convenient access is gained to most main road networks and to London via the M11 motorway.

When entering Wickhambrook from the direction of the A143 and Shop Hill, proceed to the centre of the village and turn right at the village shop, where the driveway to the cottage will be found on the right hand side.

Mains water and electricity. Oil fired heating. Underfloor heating to kitchen, dining room, shower room and bathroom. St Edmundsbury District Council.

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