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SSTC 4 Bed Cottage - Detached

Finningham Road, Old Newton
£400,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Entrance hall
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Utility
  • Cloakroom
  • Four bedrooms (one en-suite)
  • Study
  • Garaging, parking
  • Charming gardens
With origins dating back to the 19th century, this impressive detached period house has in more recent years been the subject of considerable extension and improvement and now results in a delightful home of considerable personality and style. The surprising level of beautifully arranged and immaculately presented accommodation currently in brief comprises; entrance door opening to entrance hall with stairs off to first floor and door to dining room, a pleasant room for entertaining with oak floor and window to front aspect. The sitting room is a comfortable reception with exposed timbers, fireplace with stove and windows to front, side and rear. Door to kitchen breakfast room, extending to 22ft, the kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of oak units complemented by Granite worktops and space for range oven and an oak stable door to garden. Opening leading to utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor is a landing with doors to four bedrooms (spacious master with newly remodeled and re-fitted en-suite), small study and a family bathroom completes the accommodation.

To the side is a driveway providing vehicle parking and access to the garaging. The rear gardens are a particular feature, providing a good degree of privacy whilst stocked with numerous mature trees, shrubs and flowering plants.

The cottage is located in the centre of the village which is approximately 5 miles from the market town of Stowmarket and within easy reach of the historic town of Bury St Edmunds (14 miles) and the county town of Ipswich (16 miles). All three towns have mainline railway stations with direct trains from Stowmarket to London Liverpool Street. The A14 trunk road provides access in a westerly direction towards Cambridge and the Midlands. The historic city of Norwich is also easily accessible via car or train. Suffolk's Heritage Coast is under an hour away.

Old Newton itself is a well served village with amenities including a church, primary school, excellent village shop, bowls club and sports and social club adjacent to the village hall and playing field. There are many footpaths in the local area, making it perfect for keen walkers. The surrounding villages offer a further range of amenities including restaurants/pubs, a bakery, butchers, post offices, and doctors surgeries. Stowmarket also provides a good range of shops, recreational and leisure activities and schooling.

From Bury St Edmunds proceed east on the A14. Take the first turning to Stowmarket and Haughley. Proceed into Haughley and take the first right to Old Newton. Turn left at the junction into Finningham Road, where the cottage will be found further on the right hand side.

Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Double glazing. Oil fired radiator central heating. Council Tax band D.

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