Set on a plot of around 2.8 acres is this 17th century cottage that boasts a wealth of period charm and character that is set in a rural position with extensive countryside view.General information
A charming Grade II Listed detached cottage which is set on the outskirts of the sought-after village of Offton offering good access to the A14. The cottage is set on a plot of approximately 2.8 acres, most of which is laid to sloping meadowland and enjoys extensive views across open countryside. The cottage itself boasts an array of period features including inglenook fireplaces, a wealth of exposed wall and ceiling timbers. There is oil fired central heating, parking and a garage/workshop.
The accommodation is accessed via a hall where there is a pantry. The hall leads into the open-plan kitchen/breakfast room, the kitchen area has fitted base units and work tops. This opens into a breakfast area which has exposed ceiling and wall timbers and inglenook fireplace with inset Aga. An inner lobby provides access to the formal dining room which has a quarry-tiled floor, an inglenook fireplace with woodburner, exposed ceiling and wall timbers and stairs to the first floor. Adjacent to this is the formal sitting room which has a dual aspect outlook, stripped wooden floor and exposed ceiling and wall timbers. To the rear of the dining room is a further lobby that provides access to the family room with a window to the side and the bathroom which comprises a Victorian-style roll top bath, basin and WC.
To the first floor the landing provides access to all three double bedrooms and the shower room. The master bedroom has a dual aspect outlook with stripped wooden floor and exposed ceiling and wall timbers. Bedrooms two and three both have exposed wall timbers. All three bedrooms have windows to the front which overlooks the field and farmland beyond. The shower room comprises a shower, basin and WC. Reception hall Kitchen area 8' 9" x 8' 9" (2.67m x 2.67m) Breakfast area 14' 8" x 13' (4.47m x 3.96m) Lobby Dining room 15' 1" x 14' 9" (4.6m x 4.5m) Sitting room 16' 1" x 15' (4.9m x 4.57m) Lobby Family room 11' 4" x 10' 5" (3.45m x 3.18m) Bathroom 7' 4" x 7' 3" (2.24m x 2.21m) Landing Master bedroom 16' 1" x 15' 2" (4.9m x 4.62m) Bedroom two 15' 1" x 11' 2" (4.6m x 3.4m) Bedroom three 11' 4" x 10' 6" (3.45m x 3.2m) Shower room 5' 10" x 5' 6" (1.78m x 1.68m) The outside
To the side of the property there is a driveway and area that provides turning and parking for several vehicles. There is a large detached workshop/garage/store.
Along with a formal garden area to the rear and side there is a large sloping meadow that provides uninterrupted country views across the Suffolk countryside.
Overall the cottage sits in a plot of around 2.8 acres. Where?
Offton is rural village located approximately 8 miles North West of Ipswich and 5 miles from Needham Market. Local amenities include a public house, village hall, St. Mary's Church and is conveniently situated for access to the A12/A14 trunk road. There is a community shop in the neighbouring village of Somersham which also provides a local primary school. Important information
Council Tax Band - E
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold...Read full description