Needham Market

For Sale Guide Price, £650,000

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Description A rare opportunity to acquire this semi-detached Grade II* Listed circa 15th Century landmark property. Believed to date older, this former hall house is located in an enviable position just off Needham's High Street and within easy walking reach of everyday amenities.

The accommodation comprises: entrance hall, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, dining room, first floor landing, four bedrooms and family bathroom.

The property is beautifully presented throughout and displays some fine period features to include a wealth of exposed timbers and brickwork. Further benefits include a feature brick fireplace with wood burning stove to the sitting room, gas fired central heating, some double glazing and good size bedrooms.

A wonderful feature of the property is the generously sized beautiful walled garden. This is meticulously maintained by the current owners and offers areas laid to lawn and shingle with shaped brick retaining walls, a raised patio and stunning well-stocked flower and shrub borders and a variety of inset mature trees. Within the garden is a useful home office, timber shed and an attractive timber framed greenhouse.

There is a detached double garage with off-road parking to the front, which can be access from the rear garden. Vehicular access is via King William Street to the side of the property.

About the Area Needham Market is a desirable small town situated in the heart of Mid Suffolk between the towns of Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich. There are a range of everyday amenities, and individual shops, including butcher, baker, tea shops/cafes, public houses and take-away restaurants, a post office and a Co-op supermarket. There is also a library, community centre, dentist, and a good, local primary school. Alder Carr Farm offers fresh farm food for sale and a restaurant.

Needham Market also has good transport links with bus and train services into Stowmarket and Ipswich, where there are mainline services to London Liverpool Street station. A range of events are held throughout the year, including street fairs, raft racing at Needham Lake, which is a Conservation Area with a number of countryside walks.

The nearby towns of Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich provide further amenities, recreational and cultural facilities and a range of individual high street stores.

The accommodation comprises:

Entrance Porch

Part-glazed front door to:

Entrance Hall Stairs to first floor, full height window to rear elevation, radiator, built-in storage cupboard, opening to inner-hallway and doors to:

Cloakroom Comprising low-level flushing w.c, wall-mounted hand wash basin, part-wood panel walls, radiator and frosted window to side elevation.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Approx 18'3 x 11' (5.6m x 3.4m) Fitted with twin butler sink units with mixer taps over, work surfaces with base cupboards under, matching eye-level units, under-unit lighting, cupboard housing gas fired boiler, floor mounted water softener, space for washing machine and dishwasher, tiled splashbacks, built-in Smeg four ring gas hob, two built-in Bosch electric ovens, ceiling down-lighters, radiator, windows to side and rear elevations and French doors opening to the rear garden.

Inner-Hallway Built-in under stair storage cupboard and doors to:

Sitting Room Approx 23'6 x 14'8 (7.2m x 4.5m) Windows to three aspects, original front door (currently not in use), two radiators, exposed timbers, exposed brickwork, open studwork, feature brick fireplace with inset log burning stove, part-wood boarded flooring, wall-lights and feature display alcove with shelving and light.

Dining Room Approx 18'3 x 9'6 (5.6m x 2.9m) Window to front elevation, radiator, exposed brickwork, fine exposed timbers, feature brick fireplace recess, display alcove and wall-lights.

First Floor Landing Exposed timbers, access to loft, ceiling down-lighters and doors to:

Bedroom Approx 18'6 x 11'2 (5.6m x 3.4m) Window to rear and side elevations, two radiators and built-in wardrobe and storage cupboards.

Bedroom Approx 8'3 x 6'3 (2.5m x 1.9m) Window to side elevation, radiator, exposed timbers and built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with slatted shelving.

Bedroom Approx 12'9 x 9'5 (3.9m x 2.9m) Window to front elevation, radiator and fine exposed brickwork and timbers.

Bedroom Approx 11' x 10'5 (3.4m x 3.2m) Window to front elevation, fine exposed timbers and decorative fireplace recess.

Bathroom Comprising panel bath, fully-tiled shower cubicle, pedestal hand wash basin, low-level flushing w.c, part-tiled walls, radiator, two frosted windows to rear elevation and exposed timbers.

Outside To the front of the property, double wrought iron pedestrian gates open to the beautiful rear garden and to the front door which is located to the side of the property.

The delightful walled rear garden is a spectacular feature of this charming period property. Beautifully planted and meticulously tended by the current owners, the garden is mainly laid to lawn with lovely shaped brick retaining walls, well-stocked herbaceous flower and shrub borders and mature trees.

Located to the rear of the property and accessed via either of the two wrought iron pedestrian gates from the garden, is a detached double garage with block paved off-road parking to the front. The garage has been thoughtfully constructed with flint faced work under a pan-tiled roof and offers an electric up and over door to the right-hand side, personnel door to the rear garden, plenty of useful storage, power and light.

To the rear of the garage is versatile home office with power and light connected.

Also within the garden there is an attractive timber framed greenhouse, timber shed, outside tap and outside courtesy lighting.
  • Superbly presented throughout
  • A wealth of period features
  • Exposed timbers & brickwork
  • Feature brick fireplace with wood burning stove to sitting room
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Good size bedrooms
  • Beautiful generously sized walled gardens
  • Useful home office
  • Double garage & off-road parking
  • Close to everyday amenities
Floorplan for Needham Market
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