The Orchard, Ashley

Guide price £240,000 (SSTC)

A modern semi-detached bungalow forming part of a small development close to the centre of this sought after village. The property has been extended and improved by the current owners and now provides spacious, well-presented accommodation. Improvements include cavity wall and loft insulation, attractive refitted kitchen and bathroom, extension to the bedroom to proved a spacious room and dressing area, and the addition of a wonderful garden / dining room. A viewing is strongly advised and is strictly by appointment.

The accommodation, in brief, comprises front door to enclosed entrance porch, with door to the sitting room. The sitting room (14'9" x 11'1") is a comfortable and homely room with the brick fireplace and inset log burner being the focal point of the room. The property was extended around three years ago and off from the sitting room is a fabulous kitchen dining family room. A superb light and bright space with the kitchen area (10'2" x 8'9") fitted with a range of off-white base and wall units, wine rack and complemented with dark granite style work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Space for range cooker (available by negotiation) and integrated fridge/freezer. LPG combination boiler. The room is finished with stylish porcelain tiled flooring, which extends through the whole area. Wonderful dining / garden room (11' x 8'10"), with exposed brickwork giving character to the room, double glazed windows and French doors to the rear garden and a polycarbonate vaulted roof; making this an ideal area for eating and entertaining all year round. The room provides further storage units, stainless steel sink and drainer and integrated dishwasher.

A inner hall, with airing cupboard, gives access to both double bedrooms and to the family bathroom. The front bedroom (13'12 x 11'4") benefits from loft access, with wooden pull down ladder, to loft space. The rear bedroom, typical a small single bedroom in this property design, has been extended and transformed into a generous double bedroom and dressing area (11'4" x 8'10" and 7'10" x 7'10") with fitted mirrored wardrobes. Both bedrooms are served by the attractive family bathroom which comprises panelled bath with shower over, low level wc and pedestal hand basin. Chrome heated towel rail, tiled flooring and walls.

A path leads up to the front of the property, with the front garden laid mainly to lawn with box hedging and flowerbeds. Gated access leads to the rear of the property and to the attractive, well present garden. A weatherboard outbuilding is thoughtfully configured with a wc (main drains) and a utility and storage area that benefits from power, lighting, plumbing for washing machine and appliance space. The charming garden is mainly laid to lawn with small brick retaining walls and flowerbeds, feature raised beds and is enclosed by durable garden fencing. There is a single garage, en block, to the front of the property.

Ashley is a small well-served village set in attractive undulating countryside close to the Cambridgeshire and Suffolk border. It offers an excellent array of local amenities including a restaurant and public house, village shop and a church. The nearby horse racing town of Newmarket, 4 miles to the south west, offers a further range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, restaurants and leisure facilities. The market town of Bury St Edmunds is 12 miles to the east and the university town of Cambridge 13 miles to the west. There is excellent access to the local road network to include the A14, A11 and then onto M11; this attractive area has always proved popular with commuters.

Mains water, drainage and electricity. LPG Gas fired central heating.

East Cambridgeshire District Council - Council Tax Band C

From Bury St Edmunds leave the A14 at junction 40, exit toward Higham/Barrow/Cavenham/Tuddenham. Proceed straight over (as if re joining the A14) and turn left onto Higham Rd signed posted to Gazeley. Upon reaching Gazeley, at the T junction turn left onto The street. Continue out of the village and carry on to Ashley. At the T junction with the B1063, turn left onto the High Street, and then turn left onto The Green, where The Orchard will be found off from this on your right. The property is situated discreetly in the left hand back corner.

Please contact us on 01284 700 018 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

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Sheridans endeavour to maintain accurate depictions of properties in photos, floor plans and descriptions, however, these are intended only as a guide and purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection.

  • Attractive modern kitchen
  • Spacious dining / garden room
  • Sitting room with log burner
  • Two generous double bedrooms
  • Refitted bathroom
  • Range of garden outbuildings to include WC and utility area
  • Enclosed rear garden
  • UPVC double glazed windows
  • Garage
  • Viewing recommended

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