INFORMATION A truly charming four bedroom semi-detached cottage originally dating from c1450, extended in c1700 and then again 2010 with an impressive Sitting Room and vaulted ceiling to create a beautiful and tastefully presented family home. The property occupies an idyllic and secluded south facing plot extending to approx. 0.6 acre (sts) with delightful woodland and farmland views. A substantial Suffolk Barn adjacent to the property provides useful Studio and Workshop facilities. An early viewing is recommended.
DIRECTIONS Entering the village of Bentley from the A12 proceed past the Case is Altered Pub on the left hand side, and at the Memorial turn left into Church Road. Potash Lane is a turning on the left and Potash Farm will be found situated beyond a 5 barred gate at the end of a private driveway on the left hand side.
BENTLEY is a popular sought after village with easy access to Colchester and Ipswich via the A12 and A14. Manningtree station is 10 minutes’ drive away offering a fast regular rail service to London Liverpool Street. The village has its own small primary school within the catchment for East Bergholt High School. The village offers a Community Pub and Village Shop, village hall and Parish Church.
SERVICES We understand mains services of water and electricity are connected, with drainage to a private septic tank.
Babergh District Council 01473 822801 Council Tax C EPC E
Please note: As vendor’s agents we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property. The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.
BEDROOM ONE 12’1 x 11’0 Range of Shaker style fitted wardrobes with dressing recess, further shelved recess, 2 windows to front, exposed Kingbeam
BEDROOM TWO 13’0 x 7’0 2 windows to rear, door to
BEDROOM THREE 10’4 x 7’11 Double fitted wardrobe, window to rear
BEDROOM FOUR 8’8 x 7’3 Window to front, Fitted wardrobe, exposed beams
LANDING Velux window, Loft access. Stairs leading to
GROUND FLOOR Part glazed entrance door to:
ENTRANCE HALL 15’8 x 7’5 window to front, understairs cupboard, down and uplighting, exposed studwork.
STUDY AREA 7’9 x 8’1 Range of cloaks / storage cupboards, exposed ceiling timbers
BATHROOM / SHOWER ROOM Panelled bath with mixer taps, shower attachment, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mixer taps, drawers and cupboards under, wc, ceramic tiled floor, heated towel rail, shaver socket, tiled shower cubicle with shower and mixer taps
DINING ROOM 13’1 x 11’2 Recessed brick fireplace and oak bressumer, exposed ceiling timbers and Kingbeam, 2 windows to front, engineered oak floor, 3 wall light points,
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16’9 x 12’4 reduced to 11’6 Delightfully fitted in ‘Shaker’ style with roll edge working surfaces, inset sink unit with mixer taps, extensive range of drawer and cupboards, eye level storage, display cabinets and shelving, space for cooker with extractor over, recently fitted Bosch dishwasher, space for fridge, ceramic tiled floor, exposed beams, spotlighting
SITTING ROOM 18’6 x 15’3 completed in 2010 with impressive vaulted ceiling, 2 remotely operated Velux windows, inset brick fireplace with tiled hearth and fitted Chesney log burner, 2 windows to front, window to side, glazed double doors to rear terrace, 2 wall light points, uplighting, fitted library shelving
UTILITY 8’8 x 9’0 Shaker style units incorporating inset single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, working surfaces, drawer and cupboard space, eye level cupboards, ceramic tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer, utility cabinet, small loft access, door to outside
OUTSIDE This delightful property is approached over a gravel driveway through a 5 barred gate to the parking area suitable for several vehicles and potential space for the erection of a double Cartlodge subject to planning consent. A personal gate leads to the sunny and private rear terrace and adjoining patio adjacent to the SUFFOLK BARN approx 45’ long divided to provide a STUDIO 16’1 x 12’ with light, power and water supply. WORKSHOP 31’ x 15’11, LOG STORE, The plot which approaches 0.6acre in overall size (sts) is divided into garden areas mainly lawned with extensive ornamental tree, flower and shrub planting, Kitchen garden, ornamental pond, Worcester external oil fired combination boiler, oil storage tank, outside lighting and water supply. The idyllic secluded southerly facing plot enjoys delightful woodland and farmland views.
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