Chemists Lane, Long Melford

£525,000 (SSTC)

Sheridans specialise in the sale of period and individual homes and this certainly ticks that box perfectly. A most interesting and intriguing home that offers an excellent degree of well-presented accommodation, which can be very versatile in its use. The property is believed to date back to around the early 19th Century and benefits from not being Listed. It is of brick construction, under a tiled roof and benefits from gas fired central heating, a wonderful spacious heated basement, off-road parking and an enclosed garden. The configuration of the property allows for both ground and first floor bedrooms and bathrooms, thus making it appealing to a wide audience of buyers. A viewing is highly recommended and is strictly by appointment only.

The accommodation, in brief, comprises glazed French doors leading to enclosed entrance porch with a further door giving access to the wonderful, large reception hall. The hall is an ideal space to house additional pieces of furniture, study area, coat stand etc. A stylish wrought iron spiral staircase rises to the first floor, exposed brick and flint wall and doors off. The sitting room (24'11" x 11'9") is a charming room with the curved brick fire place, with bressumer beam, being the focal point of the room. Windows and glazed French doors overlook the rear garden. A door leads to the dining room (12'6" x 10') a light a bright room, again with windows and glazed French doors to the rear garden . The dining room conveniently opens through to the kitchen (12'5" x 10'). This is fitted with a range of base and wall units, built in double oven, hob and extractor hood. Plumbing for dishwasher. The exposed flint wall, complemented the brick and flint wall in the dining room, is an attractive feature and adds a delightful character to the room. The utility, with plumbing for washing machine and further storage cupboards, also provides a ground floor bathroom. From the hall steps lead up to the two flexible ground floor bedrooms (15'4" x 10'7" and 12'8" x 11'2"), one of these which is currently being used as a study, which are separated by an independent shower room.

The first floor landing, with airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, gives access to all first floor rooms. The partially vaulted master bedroom (12'4" x 12'3") affords fine views and is fitted with an excellent range of bedroom furniture. The second bedroom (9'3" x 7'11") also benefits from fitted cupboards, to which to one side the gas boiler is housed. The family bathroom, with striking feature full length windows is fitted with a panelled bath, low level wc and wash hand basin.

The property benefits from an excellent, commodious basement which is heated and partially tanked. This would make an excellent workshop, studio or dry storage area and has huge potential.

The rear garden is a fine attribute of the property; it is enclosed and provides an off-road parking area. The paved terrace provides an ideal area for outdoor eating and entertaining, with the remainder of the garden being laid mainly to lawn, interspersed with shrubs and trees and edged with flower beds. Wooden garden shed.

The property is ideally situated in the village, being tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the high street yet providing excellent access to the fine range of local amenities and facilities that the village has to offer. There is easy access to the fabulous local countryside, attractive walks and also to the A134 which leads to Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds. Long Melford boasts fine historic homes mixed with modern contemporary properties; the village is exceptionally well served and a most sought after location. The neighbouring town of Sudbury offers further amenities, a range of shopping outlets, recreation facilities and schooling. The property also offers excellent commuting links further afield, with Sudbury being a branch line train station linking to main line Colchester, or 75 minutes to London Liverpool Street Station.

Mains electric, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating

Babergh District Council - Council Tax Band E

From our Long Melford Office proceed North towards the top of the village where Chemists Lane will be found on the left hand side almost opposite The Bull Hotel. The property will be found on the left hand side of the lane.

Please contact us on 01787 466 566 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

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  • Charming and unique period cottage
  • Linked detached
  • Excellent village location
  • Large entrance hall & kitchen
  • Two reception rooms
  • Two ground floor bedrooms
  • Ground floor bathroom/utility & shower room
  • Two further first floor bedrooms & bathroom
  • Large usefully heated basement
  • Off-road parking and gardens

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