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For Sale 5 Bed House - Semi-Detached

The Street, Redgrave
£485,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Superb kitchen breakfast room with island
  • Dining room with fireplace and stove
  • 23ft family room/cinema room/gym
  • Substantial sitting room with Inglenook and stove
  • Cloakroom
  • Utility
  • Five bedrooms, two bathrooms
  • Double garaging with room above
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Wealth of original features
With origins dating back to the 16th century and listed Grade II as being of specific architectural and historical interest, this outstanding village house displays a wealth of original features complementing immaculately presented accommodation extending in all to about 3200 sqft (inc double garage).

In recent years, the property has undergone a meticulous programme of sympathetic restoration and stylish modernisation, resulting in a wonderful home of considerable personality and possessing a light and airy atmosphere. The versatile accommodation is arranged over three floors and of particular note is the huge drawing room with its fine Inglenook fireplace with wood burner, oak floorboards and elegant shuttered front windows.

In brief, the beautifully arranged accommodation comprises: rear entrance door opening to a kitchen breakfast room, this light and airy space is fitted with an extensive range of units providing plenty of drawer and cupboard space beneath granite preparation surfaces, central island also with granite top, Inglenook style fireplace with space for range oven, tiled floor, wealth of exposed timbers and door to a utility room and separate cloakroom. The dining room is a pleasant area for entertaining boasting a fireplace with wood burning stove, exposed timbers and studwork, with windows and door to garden, door to inner lobby with staircase off to first floor. The ground floor shower room has been stylishly updated with shower, sink and WC. The drawing room possesses a wonderfully light and airy atmosphere created by large shuttered windows and entrance door overlooking the front and village green and pond. This impressive room offers features including many exposed timbers, studwork, Inglenook fireplace with stove and polished oak flooring. The cellar has been converted to form a large versatile room currently used as a gymnasium/family room and would be ideal as a cinema room if desired.

First Floor Accommodation
On the first floor is a spacious landing sitting area with walk in airing cupboard. Staircase off to second floor and doors to three comfortable bedrooms and a luxurious shower room. On the second floor are two further bedrooms (both currently used as offices).

The attractive front garden is stocked with flowering plants and enclosed by traditional iron railings. The rear gardens are a particular feature having been landscaped with a nautical theme and design in mind and offer the occupants with a good degree of privacy, particularly during the summer months. The gardens are stocked with an abundance of flowering and herbaceous plants, shrubs, mature trees around a striking and unique feature of a mosaic of a ship's compass rose. There is a decking area and large terrace for alfresco dining. Outside lighting, sockets and water tap. The garden is enclosed by a brick and flint wall, close bordered fencing and a solid oak side gate. There are twin weather boarded garages with parking to the front and a useful storage room above the garage with front and rear windows.

The property stands in the heart of this picturesque village almost opposite the village pond and is within a short stroll to the local public house "The Cross Keys". The larger nearby villages of Botesdale and Rickinghall offer a good range of local facilities including a medical centre, supermarket, pub, restaurant and a primary school. The A143 is a short distance away and gives good access to Bury St Edmunds and the market town of Diss, with its main line rail link to London.

When entering Redgrave from the direction of Botesdale and Rickinghall, proceed into the village, where the property will be found a short distance further in the centre of the village on the right hand side overlooking the pond.

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

Agent's Note
The adjoining small building, currently occupied by The Redgrave Community Shop, is also available by separate negotiation.

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