Hemingstone, Suffolk

For Sale Guide Price, £540,000

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Description A most appealing detached three/four-bedroom character cottage situated in this highly sought-after Suffolk village located approximately six miles north of Ipswich.

The accommodation comprises: entrance lobby, dining room, sitting room, snug/garden room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility area, boot room, inner-hallway, shower room, bedroom, first flooring landing, three further bedrooms and en-suite bathroom.

The property offers a wealth of characterful features to include exposed timbers, open studwork and a fabulous brick inglenook fireplace with inset log burning stove to the sitting room. Further benefits include an attractive bespoke cottage style kitchen with newly installed integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, a ground floor bedroom and shower room, oil fired central heating and a further log burning stove to the dining room.

Outside the gardens wraparound the property on all sides and are mainly laid to lawn with inset trees and shrubs. A large five bar gate opens to a recently block paved driveway which provides off-road parking for several vehicles. To the side of the property is a delightful courtyard garden where there is a summerhouse and useful timber shed. Also within the gardens is a detached workshop/storage outbuilding and further good-sized timber storage shed.

About the Area Hemingstone is a rural Suffolk village offering fabulous country walks, St Gregory's Church and village hall (known as the hut). Regular church services and village fetes/art galleries are held within the village. Further amenities including village stores, public houses, butchers and leisure centres can be found in the nearby neighbouring villages. Also, a short distance away is Retreat East offering holiday accommodation, restaurant and Spa facility.

The nearby Towns of Needham Market, Stowmarket and Debenham offer further amenities including schooling, railway stations with links to London's Liverpool Street, independent stores, hotels and restaurants some with a take-away facility, doctors, dentist, hairdressers and more. Local primary schools can be found at Claydon, Helmingham, Otley and Henley with nearby senior schools at Claydon, Farlingaye in Woodbridge and the favoured Debenham High School.

Directions Leave Ipswich along the Henley Road, proceed through the village of Henley and continue for approximately one mile, past The Cross Keys Public House and enter the village of Hemingstone. Follow the road through the village and the property will be found on the right-hand side approximately quarter of a mile before the Hemingstone junction with the B1078.

The accommodation comprises: Newly installed oak stable style front door to:

Entrance Lobby Two windows to front elevation, one window to side elevation, coat hanging space, brick flooring and part-glazed door to:

Dining Room Approx 12' x 12' (3.66m x 3.67m) New double-glazed window to front elevation, radiator, stairs to first floor, under stair storage cupboard, exposed timbers, feature brick fireplace with recently installed multi-fuel burning stove, door to inner-hallway and door to:

Sitting Room Approx 13'7 x 12'6 (4.14m x 3.82m) Two windows to side elevation, radiator, feature inglenook brick fireplace with bressumer beam over and inset log burning stove, exposed timbers, wall-lights, built-in cupboard housing the oil-fired boiler, quarry tiled flooring, door to kitchen and open studwork to:

Snug/Garden Room Approx 9'3 x 8'8 (2.83m x 2.65m) Window to side elevation, sliding patio doors to outside (replacement triple bi-fold doors are on order to be fitted before completion), radiator, display alcove shelving and exposed timbers.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Approx 13'7 x 9'9 (4.14m x 2.98m) Fitted with a butler sink unit with mixer tap over, work surfaces with base cupboards and drawers under, matching eye-level units, under unit lighting, tiled splash backs, built-in AEG four plate electric hob, Zanussi double oven under, extractor fan over, integrated dishwasher, glazed crockery cupboard, window to both side elevations, quarry tiled flooring, exposed timbers, stable style door to boot room, open studwork and steps down to:

Utility Area Approx 13'7 x 5' (4.14m x 1.54m) Fitted with further work surfaces with base cupboard and drawers under, integrated washing machine and tumble dryer, integrated freezer, radiator, window to side elevation, quarry tiled flooring and built-in utility cupboard.

Boot Room Approx 8'4 x 8'1 (2.54m x 2.46m) Window to front and side elevations, tiled flooring with under floor heating, stainless steel pet washing sink (negotiable) with mixer spray tap over, part-tiled walls and stable style door to courtyard garden.

Inner-Hallway New double-glazed window to side elevation, loft access, wall-mounted electric heater and doors to:

Shower Room Large walk-in shower cubicle, low-level flushing w.c, pedestal hand wash basin, tiled splash back, heated towel rail, ceiling down-lighters, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and water softener with slatted shelving over, extractor fan, new double-glazed window to front elevation and tiled flooring.

Ground Floor Bedroom Approx 12' x 8'9 (3.66m x 2.66m) New double-glazed window to side and rear elevations, new double-glazed French doors to rear garden and radiator.

First Floor Part-Galleried Landing Window to side elevation, exposed timbers and doors to:

max x 1.96m) Study/Bedroom Approx 6'8 max x 6'5 (2.04m New double-glazed window to front elevation, exposed timbers, radiator and built-in storage cupboard.

max x 3.61m) Bedroom Approx 12' max x 11'10 (3.67m New double-glazed windows to front elevation and side elevations, radiator and loft access.

Bedroom Approx 13'7 x 12'8 (4.14m x 3.87m) Window to both side elevations, exposed timbers, loft access, radiator, wall-lights and door to:

En-Suite Bathroom Comprising panel bath, pedestal hand wash basin, low-level flushing w.c, newly installed fully tiled shower cubicle, tiled splash backs, radiator, shaver socket, window to rear elevation, exposed timbers and door to:

Dressing Closet Exposed timbers, radiator and loft access.

Outside The delightful cottage gardens wraparound the property on all sides and are mainly laid to lawn with inset shrubs and trees to include pear, apple and fig. To the front, a large five bar gate opens to a newly blocked paved driveway which provides off-road parking for several cars and access to a detached timber workshop which has power and light connected. A pathway continues to the front door and to a pedestrian gate which opens to an enclosed courtyard garden. This can also be accessed via the boot room and offers a summerhouse, useful timber shed, an outside tap and further gate allows access to the rear of the property and garden beyond. Also within the garden is a further good-sized timber shed, a Klargester which is located behind a gated area at the rear of the property and oil tank which is located to the side of the driveway. The gardens are enclosed by secure fencing which extends all-round the boundary of the property.

Disclaimer Town & Village Properties (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property for whom they act, give notice that (I) these particulars are a general outline only for the guidance of prospective purchasers or tenants, and do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or contract (II) Town & Village Properties cannot guarantee the accuracy of any description, dimensions, references to conditions, necessary permissions for use and occupancy and other details contained herein and prospective purchasers or tenants must not rely on them as statements of fact or representations and must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy, (III) No employee of Town & Village Properties (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty or enter into any contract whatever in relation to the property, (IV) Town & Village Properties (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) will not be liable in negligence or otherwise, for any loss arising from the use of these particulars and Town & Village Properties (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor, (V) Photographs will only show certain parts of the property and assumptions should not be made in respect of those parts of the property that have not been photographed. (Items or contents shown in the photographs are not included as part of the sale unless specified otherwise. It should not be assumed the property will remain as shown in the photograph. Photographs are taken using a wide-angle lens.
  • Wealth of period charm
  • Exposed timbers
  • Fabulous brick inglenook fireplace in the sitting room
  • Attractive bespoke fitted cottage style kitchen
  • Ground floor bedroom & shower room
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Delightful wraparound gardens
  • Off-road parking
  • Workshop/storage shed & further large timber shed
Floorplan for Hemingstone, Suffolk
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