Guide price £275,000
A well presented and proportioned mid-terrace period cottage, standing in a favoured quiet location within this sought-after village with easy access to the A14 and Bury St Edmunds. Entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, cloakroom and rear hall. First floor master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and one further double bedroom. Drive/parking area and knot garden frontage, enclosed rear garden with terrace, lawn & shed. THE PROPERTY The Woodman's Cottage is a superb, period property built during the 17th century and which presents colour washed rendered elevations under pan tiled roofs. Internally the property benefits from period home character with authentic exposed timber frame, an open bressummer beamed fireplace, old Suffolk latch doors, exposed brick flooring and reclaimed wide floorboards. Whist the property benefits from this delightful charm it also affords, due to its recent comprehensive renovation, the convenience of a brand-new gas fired boiler, updated wiring and plumbing and modern sound insulation to the party wall with Dragon Cottage next door. The welcoming entrance hall with exposed brick floor, stairs leading to the first floor, space for alcove shelving and an understair store cupboard, gives access to the rear hall, ground floor cloakroom/wc and the sitting room The property presents a new, unused modern fitted kitchen with integrated cooker with electric hob, extractor hood above and an integrated half width dishwasher. There is also space for an upright fridge freezer and plumbing for a washing machine and also space for a table and chairs. On the first floor there is a comfortable master bedroom with a stylishly fitted en-suite bathroom with shower over the bath, designer wash hand basin, wc and double-glazed window to the front. There is a further large double bedroom, again with double glazed dormer windows to the front and back, and exposed reinforced ceiling timbers. OUTSIDE The gardens of The Woodman's Cottage are a particular feature of the property. To the front there is a graveled parking area for a car with a delightful knot garden with formal box hedge and an external plug socket. The good sized, well arranged rear garden has an exposed brick terrace, ideal for alfresco dining, with a wonderful old well feature to the rear wall of the cottage. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with flower beds to the side and rear and a gravel path leading to the garden shed. LOCATION The Woodman's Cottage is located in a highly regarded peaceful ''No Through Road' setting within the much sought after village of Great Barton, which itself offers the amenities of an ''Outstanding' OFSTED rated primary school, a garage on the main road with convenience store, the Bunbury Arms public house and the parish church. Both nearby Thurston and Bury st Edmunds have link line railway stations to mainline services and there are more extensive cultural and amenity facilities in the medieval cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds just 4 miles south west which offers an excellent range of schooling in the public and private sectors, extensive shopping facilities and a good range of leisure facilities including health clubs, swimming pools and golf clubs. For the road commuter there is very easy access to the A14 leading east to the ports of Felixstowe and Harwich and the county town of Ipswich and west to Cambridge via the A11 (M11) to Stansted International Airport and onto the M25 leading to the capital. Mainline train services are also available from Stowmarket with London Liverpool Street taking approximately 80 minutes. Agents Note: The vendor of the property is a relative of one of the partners of Jackson-Stops.
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