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  • Charming Period Cottage
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Well laid out and Spacious Garden
  • Extensive living space
  • Garage and Outbuildings
  • West Facing Courtyard
  • Village Centre Location
  • Close to the Orwell River

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A most intriguing, charming and spacious cottage within the Peninsula village of Woolverstone, the property blends the period features of the original 1700s cottage with a modern layout and contemporary touches that make the very best of the space available. The garden is spacious with a combination of open areas, courtyards, and an array of outbuildings themselves holding great potential for enhancement. Manningtree and Ipswich Mainline stations are within easy reach by car from the property.

INTRODUCTION A most intriguing, charming and spacious cottage within the Peninsula village of Woolverstone, the property blends the period features of the original 1700's cottage with a modern layout and contemporary touches that make the very best of the space available. The garden is spacious with a combination of open areas, courtyards, and an array of outbuildings themselves holding great potential for enhancement. Manningtree and Ipswich Mainline stations are within easy reach by car from the property.

INFORMATION the original property constructed in the late 1700's is of timber frame construction with brick elevations under a peg tiled roof, later additions to the rear complete the accommodation. The area of flat roof to the Western elevation has been recently replaced and has the balance of a 20 year warranty remaining. Heating and hot water is provided via an oil fired Rayburn to radiators throughout. Windows are a combination of double glazed units, single glazing and secondary glazing. There is a good level of loft insulation where possible and internal wall insulation to elements of the property. There are ample power sockets throughout supplied via modern RCD consumer unit. Water softener in place. High Speed Broadband is available at over 30mbps.

There is a planning application in process for conversion of the existing garage and portion of the adjacent outbuilding to separate annex accommodation. Further details available upon request.

WOOLVERSTONE is a delightful Suffolk village situated on the Shotley Peninsula The village has a highly regarded and active social Yacht Club easily accessible from Sideways Cottage. The many footpaths and open playing fields dotted around the village contribute greatly to its family friendly feel, again these are all easily accessed from the property. The popular Butt and Oyster pub and Red Lion pub and located close by in the village of Chelmondisiton, as are various shops and facilities. The A12/14 main road is only a little over 10 minutes away by car, Mainline Railway stations at Ipswich and Manningtree provide a regular service to London often under an hours journey time.

SERVICES Mains drainage water and electric are connected to the property.

Council tax band E EPC - TBC

Babergh District Council 0300 1234000

PLEASE NOTE: as vendors 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 12'10 x 12'7 (max) windows to the front S and low-level window to the side E, exposed ring beam, built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM TWO 11'78 x 8'57 window to the rear N, wardrobe to side and desk alcove.

BEDROOM THREE 11'72 x 9'67 dual Windows to the side E providing ample light, recess to side with hanging rail, alcove with built in seat and storage over. Loft access.

BEDROOM FOUR 10'76 x 7'56 window to the side W, built in raised single bed with storage space under.

FAMILY BATHROOM 7'53 x 7'26 Window to the rear N, built in shelving to side, heated towel rail and radiator. Suite extends to panel bath with tiled walls to two sides, screen and shower head over, w/c and savoy wash basin under the rear window with tiled splashback, contrast light green tiled flooring.

LANDING 30'05 x 3'06 window to the rear N and side W, L shape return with exposed brick chimney breast to side leads to return stairs and further side window down to the:

GROUND FLOOR OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING/DAY ROOM 22'91 x 18'11 an exceptionally well laid out space which provides a focal point for the house, windows to the side E rear N and opposite side W along with fully glazed doors to the rear and side courtyard. Tiled floor throughout, Rayburn to the central wall with exposed Oak mantle over, combination of recessed ceiling lights spot lights and various lamps provide soft illumination.

The kitchen area has a range of base units to two sides matt colour fronted with deep pan draws, corner cupboard and built in dishwasher, light ceramic work surface over providing ample preparation space, inset sink and drainer along with four ring induction hob and extractor fan over. Ample space for fridge freezer and microwave. Doors to the cloakroom and sitting room.

CLOAKROOM 7'11 x 3'90 opaque window to the rear, w/c and hand basin to side, ample coat hanging space with shelving over.

INNER HALL from the kitchen to the sitting room tiled floor porticos and deeply recessed window to the side.

SITTING ROOM 17'30 x 13'58 windows to the front S and side E provide ample light, focal point of the room is a log burning stove recessed to the chimney with recessed log stores either side onto a tiled hearth. Door to the:

STUDY 9'96 x 7'13 window to the rear and Velux window to the roof, useful space set out as a study but with the potential to be an occasional bedroom.

OUTSIDE main vehicular access to the Eastern side of the cottage via secure 5 bar gate to the driveway and parking area leading to the garage and three outbuildings to the side, all with power and light, the first with space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Garden continues beyond the garage and adjacent hard standing, laid to lawn interspersed with maturing flowering trees and shrubs along with well stocked flower beds to the sides. Boundaries clearly marked by fences to the East and North and a redbrick retaining wall that runs to the majority of the Western boundary of the plot.

Immediately to the rear of the Cottage an area of lawn provides space for outside dining separated from the property by a raised bed stocked with herbs and a strip of low plants and shrubs. Pathway leads to the Western side of the Cottage where past the log store a slate tiled sheltered courtyard makes the best of the Westerly aspect, pathway continues through an attractive brick arch with secure iron gate to the roadside.

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