Brookside, Dalham

OIEO £400,000 (SSTC)

A Victorian brick and flint detached cottage offering versatile accommodation that benefits from a most attractive garden that extends to 0.3 acres (STS). The property is well-presented throughout and the recent addition of the excellent garden room enjoys these fine views. The property could offer the potential to extend (subject to planning permission and building regulations). There is vehicular access to both sides of the property, one which leads to the garage. A viewing of the property is highly recommended.

Part glazed UPVC front door leading to the entrance hall. Stairs rise to first floor and doors off to main reception rooms. The sitting Room (12’11” x 12’) enjoys an attractive street scene and the open fireplace, with tiled hearth, is the focal point. The dining room (12’1” x 7’) also positioned to the front of the property, offers a feature brick fireplace (not currently in use), door to garden room and opening to the inner hallway; with understair cupboard. This in turn leads to the study area. The study area (15’6” x 4’8”) is a versatile area and an archway leads to the kitchen. The kitchen (9’7" x 7’1”) is fitted with a range of wooden base and wall units, incorporating a stainless sink and drainer and complimented from cream work surfaces and tiled walls. Space for cooker and built in extractor hood. Positioned adjacent to the kitchen is the generous utility room; an excellent room for countryside living which offers further storage through a range of units, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, door to garden room and to wet room. The wet room has recently been refitted and comprises shower area, low level wc and wash hand basin. To complete the ground floor accommodation is a fantastic garden room (14’8” x 10’8”). This affords charming views across the garden and to the field beyond. French doors leads to the rear terrace. The exposed flint wall adds an appealing character to the room, which also benefits from under floor heating and tiled flooring. The first floor landing, with window to the rear aspect and velux window, gives access to all three bedrooms (12’ x 9’7”, 12’1 x 7’1” min and 8’4” x 8’). All bedrooms windows offer attractive views, with the rear ones being particularly striking. The Victorian fireplace in the second bedroom is a nice feature and this room also benefits from recessed storage.

The gardens are a fine attribute of the property and are exceptional well-maintained. The property is approached over a gated driveway, providing off-road parking, which leads to the garage and in turn the rear garden. The garage has an up and over door, a pedestrian door, window to side aspect and power and light connected. There is further gated access to the far side of the property, ideal for further vehicles, trailer etc. The oil boiler and tank are positioned to this side of the property. The rear garden is designed in three tiers, all of which look out over views of the Suffolk Countryside. The first tier has a large paved patio area that adjoins the rear of the property and is ideal for outdoor eating and entertaining. The summer house, also with power and lighting connected, is a fine addition to the garden. Lawned area with established shrub and flower borders and steps up to the second tier. This tier is mainly laid to a large vegetable garden, two greenhouses, timber shed, a second paved terrace and fish pond. The top garden section is laid mainly to lawn with a second circular summer house.

The conservation village of Dalham is set in undulating countryside close to the Suffolk/Cambridge border between Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds. The village is highly regarded and offers a good community spirit and benefits from a public house, church and village hall. The towns of Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds offer a wide range of local facilities including shopping, restaurants, schooling and leisure facilities. The property offers excellent access to the A14, A11 and M11 and via these to the national road network. There is a train branch line connection from Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich, both of which offer direct rail lines into London.

Mains water, electric and drainage. Oil fired central heating

Forest Heath District Council - Council Tax Band E

From Bury St Edmunds exit the A14 at Junction 40, signed Higham and Barrow. Proceed straight over at the T junction and turn left, signposted to Higham and Gazeley. Follow the road to Gazeley and at the T junction turn left onto The Street. Follow the road to Dalham where the property can be found in the centre of the village. Brookside is situated just off Stores Hill and the property is marked by a Sheridans For Sale board.

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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  • Exquisite countryside views
  • Detached period home
  • Sought-after village location
  • Three reception areas
  • Generous garden room
  • Kitchen and utility
  • Wet room
  • Three bedrooms
  • Garaging and off-road parking
  • Beautiful gardens of 0.3 acres

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