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SSTC 4 Bed House - End Terrace

Ixer Lane, Great Whelnetham
£395,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Entrance hall
  • Kitchen opening into dining room
  • Large sitting room
  • Shower room
  • Fantastic gardens with small copse
  • Stunning countryside views and setting
  • First floor bathroom
  • Four bedrooms
  • Garage and outbuildings
  • Viewing highly advised
Understood to have been built in the early twentieth century, an attractive period end of terrace cottage offering spacious accommodation and affording wonderful rural views. The property has undergone sympathetic refurbishment over the past few years and is of brick construction under a tiled roof. The kitchen dining room is now configured as one generous family space and provides a charming comfortable area in which to relax or entertain in. The property benefits from stripped pine doors, good ceiling height and oil fired central heating. The multi-fuel burner in the lounge further enhance the charming character of this property. The fine grounds, which are believed to be approaching half an acre (Subject to survey), provide excellent outdoor areas, outbuildings, garaging and off-road parking. A viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the charm and appeal of this home.

Accommodation
The accommodation, in brief, comprises front door leading to hallway; doors off to the principle reception rooms and stairs to first floor. The sitting room (24'9" x 17'3" max) runs the length of the property and provides a fantastic family room. It is a light and bright room with windows to the front and rear aspect and glazed French doors leading to the side terrace. The room benefits from under floor heating, tiled flooring, exposed brickwork and a wonderful fireplace with wooden mantle and inset log burning stove. A rear lobby, with back door, access to shower room and door leading to the kitchen is an ideal area for coats, boots etc. The kitchen (9'11" x 9'9") provides a comfortable homely atmosphere and is fitted with a bespoke wooden kitchen complimented by wooden work-surfaces, tiled splash backs and a butler sink. A solid fuel burning stove, serving the hot water (separate immersion heater), is a fine feature of the room. Space for oven, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. An archway leads to the dining room (13' x 11'3") which continues the theme of the house with wood flooring, a large picture window and an attractive open fireplace. To complete the excellent ground floor accommodation is a well presented shower room.

The generous first floor landing gives access to all of the bedrooms and to the family bathroom. The two front double bedrooms both afford stunning views across rural countryside; the master bedroom benefits from a generous walk in wardrobe and the second bedroom a period fireplace, cupboard and airing cupboard. Both rear bedrooms also enjoy attractive views, are generous in their size (10’1" x 9'11" and 14'1" x 7'5") and the third bedroom again offers a feature fireplace.


Outside
The generous and interesting gardens are a fine attribute of this excellent home. A driveway leads to the garage, off-road parking area and to the neighbouring properties garage/store. The garden wraps around the house and is screened by mature hedging and trees. The front garden has been designed to provide raised vegetable beds and also discreetly houses the oil tank. This leads to the attractive side garden, an ideal area in which to eat, entertain and relax. The raised fishpond is delightful and the flowerbeds continue the theme and design. This private area is enclosed by an attractive flint wall and hedging. The rear garden is truly delightful. A lawned area provides an excellent space for families and then paths meander through the fascinating sectors that this fabulous space has to offer. The garden provides a detached wooden studio, greenhouse, tree house, pond, flowerbeds, fruit trees, brick walkway and must be viewed to appreciate all that it has to offer. As is typical of a house of this era the neighbouring property has a pedestrian right-of-way over the rear of the property.


Situation
The house occupies an enviable setting in a quiet situation along a country lane, affording attractive rural views to the front. Ixer Lane is a small road on the edge of Great Whelnetham and Bradfield St Clare and is conveniently situated only a few miles to the south of the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds and its excellent range of everyday facilities that it offers, rail links to London and access to the A14 and the motorway networks beyond. Sudbury and the historic villages of Lavenham and Long Melford can be found to the South and again offer excellent facilities.


Services
Oil fired central heating. Mains water and electric.
Private drainage


Council
St Edmundsbury Borough Council
Council Tax Band B


Directions
From Bury St Edmunds proceed south on the A134 towards Sudbury. Pass through Sicklesmere and Great Whelnetham, and take the next turning on the left. At the T junction, turn right towards Cockfield, follow the road and turn right onto Ixer Lane, where the property is situated the first house on your right.


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