The Old Bakery, The Green, Long Melford

Guide price £665,000

The Old Bakery a fine Grade II Listed cottage affords stunning views across the highly coveted Green towards Holy Trinity Church beyond. The property, originally three timber framed cottages, has been extended throughout the years and was previously the village bakery. It has been in the same ownership for over thirty years and retains a wonderful degree of character and charm, with the original bread oven enhancing this. It offers surprisingly light and bright atmosphere, very versatile in its configuration, to provide over 2,000 sq ft of accommodation. This is accompanied by an excellent outbuilding and cellar, off-road parking and gardens.

The accommodation, in brief, comprises front door leading to inner hallway which provides an excellent range of storage. Steps lead down to the kitchen, which is fitted with wooden base and wall units, complemented by granite work surfaces, butlers sink and the delightful original bread oven. Integrated fridge, dishwasher and range cooker. The room opens to the breakfast room, with its wonderful glass atrium flooding the room with an abundance of natural light. Brick flooring, French doors to rear garden and doors off. A generous utility delivers further storage, plumbing for washing machine and appliance spaces. Accessed from the rear lobby is a useful shower room. The inner hallway, with stairs rising to first floor, leads to the dining room and snug. The dual aspect dining room is partitioned from the sitting room by handsome open stud work. A charming brick fire place is the focal point of the sitting room which enjoys fine views across the Green. The study, with its own independent access, is a delightful area which also affords a charming degree of character. To complete the excellent ground floor accommodation is the comfortable and homely snug.

The first floor landing gives access to all bedrooms. The front bedrooms offer fabulous, striking views, with the master bedroom also benefiting from a range of fitted wardrobes, eaves storage and an en-suite shower room. There are three further excellent bedrooms, with the guest bedroom also providing an superb range of bedroom furniture and an en-suite bathroom.

A driveway leads to the off-road parking area, with a path sweeping across the front of the property and leading to the front doors. Attractive wrought iron railings and raised brick flower borders attractively edged the front garden. The sunny south facing principal side garden garden offers an excellent degree of privacy, is laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by fencing. Gated access leads to the terrace, an ideal area for alfresco dining and entertaining. A path leads to the rear of the property where the useful garden store and cellar is situated.

The property is situated on the picturesque and highly desirable green, affording fine views across this. The village provides an excellent range of amenities which includes schooling, doctors, a range of shops and galleries. Sudbury, lying approximately 3 miles away, provides further shops, educational and social facilities, as well as a branch line railway station with a rail link into London Liverpool Street via Marks Tey (a faster direct line to London is also available from Colchester). Bury St Edmunds is situated 13 miles to the North and provides further facilities including theatres, cinemas and gives access to the A14 and road network beyond.

Upon leaving our office proceed north towards the village Green, where the property will be found on your right hand side marked with a Sheridans For Sale board.

All main services are connected - Gas fired central heating. Babergh District Council - Council Tax Band G.

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

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.

  • Detached Grade II listed cottage
  • Stunning and coveted location
  • Versatile accommodation
  • Kitchen and entrance lobby
  • Breakfast / garden room
  • Sitting room & dining room
  • Snug & study
  • Shower room & Utility
  • Four bedrooms & two en-suite
  • Attractive grounds & parking

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