Guide Price £500,000 - £550,000. Enjoying a pleasant position set back from the road and OVERLOOKING THE GREEN you will find this DETACHED CHARACTER COTTAGE with period features retained and a GENEROUS 0.24 ACRE PLOT (stms). The extended property dates back a few hundred years and now offers internal accommodation in excess of 1400 sqft (stms), comprising a recently built ENTRANCE PORCH with TWO IMPRESSIVE RECEPTION ROOMS with the main sitting room benefiting from a FIREPLACE and WOODBURNER. The 17' kitchen with granite worktops then leads into the utility room with PANTRY CUPBOARD and downstairs shower room. On the first floor you will find FOUR BEDROOMS all off the landing with an impressive family bathroom in addition. The rear garden is private and generous in size and benefits from FIELD VIEWS providing a wonderful backdrop to the cottage. There is also a timber built garage to the side, driveway parking and a pretty front lawned garden.
LOCATION Wortham is a small village set in an attractive, gently rolling area of north Suffolk which offers an idyllic rural lifestyle but also with good access to amenities. The nearby villages of Botesdale and Rickinghall offer local shopping, schooling and medical facilities. The historic town of Bury St Edmunds lies some 11 miles away via the A143, allowing connections to the A14 which leads to the Midlands and main motorway network. Around 10 miles to the north is the market town of Diss which provides extensive local and national shopping, schooling of all levels, sporting and recreational facilities, including rugby, cricket and football clubs, along with an 18 hole golf course. Diss has a mainline rail station providing regular commuter services to Norwich and London Liverpool Street.
DIRECTIONS You may wish to use your Sat-Nav (IP22 1PP), but to help....From Diss joining with the A143 and heading south west towards Bury St Edmunds. Upon entering the village of Wortham take the right hand turning at the village store onto Long Green following the un-adopted road where the property can found on the right hand side.
AGENTS NOTE The property is accessed via an un-adopted private road. The property is oil fired centrally heated with private septic tank drainage partly shared with the neighbouring property.
The property is approached via a shared private roadway leading onto the private driveway and lawned front garden with mature shrubs and hedging. There is also a gated pedestrian access with a pathway leading to the main entrance door.
Entrance door to:
ENTRANCE PORCH/HALL Tiled flooring, vertical radiator, double glazed window to front and side x3, exposed timber beams, stairs to first floor landing with built-in under stairs storage cupboard, smooth ceiling, doors to:
SITTING ROOM 17' 10" x 16' 10" Max. (5.44m x 5.13m) Feature wood burner set within brick fireplace and tiled hearth, fitted carpet, radiator x2, double glazed windows to front and rear, smooth ceiling with small loft hatch access.
DINING ROOM 11' 7" x 11' 6" (3.53m x 3.51m) Fitted carpet, radiator, double glazed window to front, picture rail, smooth ceiling, door to:
KITCHEN 17' 5" x 8' 1" (5.31m x 2.46m) Fitted range of wall and base level units with granite work surfaces with matching upstands and inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, space for free standing double range cooker with extractor fan over, integrated dishwasher, space for freestanding fridge freezer, under counter lighting, tiled flooring, radiator, double glazed windows to side and rear, smooth ceiling, door to:
UTILITY ROOM 11' 8" x 4' 7" (3.56m x 1.4m) Fitted range of wall and base level units with complementary rolled edge work surfaces and inset ceramic sink and drainer, space for washing machine, tiled splash backs, heated towel rail, tiled flooring, door to rear garden, large walk-in pantry cupboard with space for tumble dryer, smooth ceiling, door to:
SHOWER ROOM Three piece suite comprising low level W.C, pedestal hand wash basin, shower cubicle with electric shower, tiled splash backs and flooring, heated towel rail, uPVC obscure double glazed window to rear, smooth ceiling.
STAIRS TO FIRST FLOOR LANDING Fitted carpet, double glazed window to front, smooth ceiling with loft access hatch, picture rail, doors to:
DOUBLE BEDROOM 12' 3" x 11' 7" (3.73m x 3.53m) Fitted carpet, radiator, double glazed window to front, picture rail, smooth ceiling.
DOUBLE BEDROOM 11' 11" x 9' 3" (3.63m x 2.82m) Fitted carpet, radiator, double glazed window to front, picture rail, smooth ceiling.
FAMILY BATHROOM 10' 2" x 7' 5" (3.1m x 2.26m) Three piece suite comprising low level W.C, pedestal hand wash basin, panelled bath with thermostatically controlled shower, tiled splash backs, wood effect flooring, radiator, heated towel rail, uPVC obscure double glazed window to side, smooth ceiling.
DOUBLE BEDROOM 11' 9" x 9' (3.58m x 2.74m) Fitted carpet, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to rear, smooth ceiling.
BEDROOM 10' 4" x 7' 3" (3.15m x 2.21m) Fitted carpet, radiator, uPVC double glazed window to rear, smooth ceiling.
OUTSIDE REAR Leaving the property via the door in the utility room, you step onto a paved terrace overlooking the rear garden, which is predominantly laid to lawn. The plot extends to approximately 0.24 acres (stms) and is enclosed with mature hedging and timber panelled fencing. Various mature shrubs and fruit trees can be found alongside various outbuildings, including a timber built detached garage to the side. To the rear of the garden a working garden can be found, where the current vendors keep chickens and grow fruit and vegetables, overlooking open fields.
GARAGE Power and lighting.