The Old Bakery, The Green, Long Melford

Guide price £625,000 (SSTC)

The Old Bakery a fine Grade II Listed house affording stunning views across the highly coveted Melford Green towards Holy Trinity Church beyond. The property, originally three 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 coupled with a wealth of original features including many exposed timbers, fireplace and a huge original bread oven in the kitchen breakfast room. Benefiting from private south facing gardens and amazing views, the much improved accommodation is positively charming, possessing a homely and light and airy atmosphere and all within a stones throw of the excellent local amenities the historic and picturesque village of Long Melford has to offer.

The beautifully arranged accommodation possessing a light and airy atmosphere and currently 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 Melford Green and Church. 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 a range of bedroom furniture and an en-suite bathroom.

A driveway provides off road vehicle parking. Attractive wrought iron railings and raised brick flower borders attractively edge the front garden whilst enjoying amazing views across Melford Green and Church. 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 Old Bakery enjoys a fabulous setting overlooking the wonderful Melford Green and magnificent village Church. Long Melford is a very sought after and picturesque village, providing an excellent range of amenities which includes schooling, doctors, a range of shops, antique shops and galleries. The market town of 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 theatre, cinemas and gives access to the A14 and road network beyond.

Upon leaving our Long Melford office proceed north towards the village Green, where the property will be found on your right hand side opposite the open green after the entrance to Melford Hall.

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.

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  • Detached Grade II listed house
  • Enviable setting near Melford Hall overlooking Melford Green
  • Wealth of original features
  • Entrance hall, well equipped kitchen
  • Breakfast / garden room with lantern
  • Sitting room & dining room
  • Snug & study
  • Shower room & Utility
  • Four bedrooms & two en-suite
  • Private south facing garden & parking

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