An attractive Grade II Listed end-terraced thatched cottage in sought-after S/E village. Gabled Porch, Hall, Sitting Room & Dining Room with Fireplaces, Kitchen, Bathroom, 2/3 Bedrooms, ANNEXE: Bedroom 3/Lounge/Office, Shower Room, Attractive Garden, Garage/Workshop/Studio/Office, Parking for 2 ...
An attractive Grade II Listed end-terraced thatched cottage in sought-after S/E village. Gabled Porch, Hall, Sitting Room & Dining Room with Fireplaces, Kitchen, Bathroom, 2/3 Bedrooms, ANNEXE: Bedroom 3/Lounge/Office, Shower Room, Attractive Garden, Garage/Workshop/Studio/Office, Parking for 2 Cars, NO CHAIN, VIEW ASAP.
From Bury St Edmunds, proceed along the A14 towards Ipswich. Take the left turning, sign posted Woolpit and on reaching the roundabout, take the first exit. Continue past the Garage and Health Centre and turn right, sign posted towards Rattlesden. On reaching the junction, turn left and carry on towards the village. Continue down the hill and at the junction, turn right. Proceed along, round the left hand bend and turn left into Birds Green. The property is located on the left.
GABLED ENTRANCE PORCH
Approached via an entrance door with glazed 'Gothic' style arches, brick floor, recessed storage areas, suitable for log storage, leaded windows to both sides, oak part glazed door to:
Exposed wall and ceiling timbers, partly exposed brick wall, handmade staircase to first floor with open area beneath, telephone point, wall light point, consumer unit, radiator, window to front.
SITTING ROOM 4.24m (13'11') x 4.14m (13'7')
The focal point being a large fireplace with heavily carved oak surround, bressummer and brick hearth, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, wall light points, two radiators, window to front.
DINING ROOM 4.24m (13'11') x 3.20m (10'6')
The focal point being a fireplace with timber bressummer and tiled hearth, radiator, windows to side and rear. Latch door to:
KITCHEN 5.16m (16'11') x 1.55m (5'1')
Range of cream base and wall mounted units, work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, inset ceramic hob with cooker hood over, built-in electric oven/grill, plumbing for dishwasher plumbing for washing machine, wine rack, overhead storage area, space for fridge/freezer, pressurised electric combination boiler and system, consumer unit, radiator, window to rear.
Tiled floor, wall light point, chrome vertical radiator/towel rail.
BATHROOM 2.54m (8'4') x 1.73m (5'8') max measurements
L-shaped. White suite comprising panelled bath with shower unit over and glazed screen, tiled splashbacks, wc, pedestal wash basin, tiled floor, shaver point, fan heater, extractor fan, frosted window to rear.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Exposed wall and timbers, radiator, window to front.
BEDROOM 1 4.19m (13'9') x 2.44m (8'0') + recess
Exposed wall timbers, built-in wardrobe/cupboard, eaves storage area, wall light points, radiator, window to front.
BEDROOM 2 3.02m (9'11') x 2.92m (9'7') red to 2.13m (7'0')
L-shaped. Exposed wall timbers, telephone point, radiator, window to side.
ANNEXE/SEPARATE LIVING SPACE/STUDIO/HOME OFFICE
Located to the rear of the Garage/Workshop. An extremely useful additional area, lending itself to a variety of uses, including an ANNEXE for a relative, a 'TEENAGE DEN', a STUDIO or for those wishing to work from home, an excellent HOME OFFICE.
BEDROOM 3/LIVING ROOM/STUDIO/HOME OFFICE 3.84m (12'7') x 3.12m (10'3') + recess
Approached via a 'stable' style part glazed entrance door. Wall light points, panel heater, sealed unit frosted window to front.
SHOWER ROOM 2.08m (6'10') x 1.88m (6'2') + recess
White suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with shower unit, wc, wall mounted wash basin, water heater, tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, extractor fan, panel heater.
To the front there is a shallow garden area with dwarf wall and border. To one side there is a GARAGE 4.95m (16'3') x 2.82m (9'3') with twin side-hung entrance doors, consumer unit and a sliding door leads to a rear WORKSHOP AREA 2.64m (8'8') x 2.36m (7'9') with fitted workbench, consumer unit, power and light connected and personal door to the side. This whole area could potentially be utilised as either a TANDEM-LENGTH GARAGE or perhaps as an ARTIST'S STUDIO or OFFICE. A five-bar gate with a thatched canopy above leads to the side garden area, part of which is laid to a shingle driveway, providing vehicular standing for up to two cars. The garden, which offers the potential to have more converted for extra parking space, is partly enclosed by woven hazel and bamboo fencing and is laid principally to lawn with borders, shingle pathways, a contorted Willow, a splendid Magnolia and an ornamental pond. A trellis arch with climbing plants leads to a pleasant secluded seating area and in addition there is a hexagonal SUMMER HOUSE with 'stable' style door. There is also a recessed log-storage area and an outside water tap.
VILLAGE & BURY ST EDMUNDS AREA
Rattlesden is an attractive village with a thriving community. Amenities include a Primary School, two Public Houses, Post Office/Store, Village Hall, magnificent St Nicholas' Church and Recreation Field with recently built Pavilion/Function Venue. RAF Rattlesden was a former World War II airfield and is currently used by Rattlesden Gliding Club. In the next village is the Stowmarket Golf Club and Driving Range.
Sitting amidst beautiful countryside, Bury St Edmunds is an historic town and the second largest in Suffolk. Surrounded by many picturesque villages, some of which offer good local amenities, it offers a wide range of cultural, educational and recreational facilities.
Features of particular note include St Edmundsbury Cathedral with its Millenium Tower, the famous Abbey Gardens with the original ruins and The Georgian Theatre Royal, which has recently been the subject of a restoration programme and The Apex, a live performance venue for concerts, comedy and dance, together with a contemporary art gallery. In addition, there are two cinemas, one of which is a multi-screen complex and a sports centre.
Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding villages boast excellent schools and further education is catered for at the West Suffolk College.
The town benefits from extremely good shopping facilities with a twice weekly market and a wide range of independent traders, national chains, five supermarkets and the arc shopping centre, opened in 2009. In addition, there are many pubs and restaurants which cater for a variety of tastes.
The A14 dual carriageway heading west from Bury St Edmunds provides easy access to Newmarket, Cambridge, the Midlands, Stansted Airport and London, via the M11. Stowmarket and Ipswich, both with direct rail links to London's Liverpool Street, the East Coast and the A12 are all readily accessed by heading east.
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