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  • Central village location bounded by a pretty stream
  • Well laid out accommodation over 3 floors
  • Entrance lobby & cloakroom
  • Kitchen, dining room, sitting room
  • 2 first floor bedrooms
  • Shower room
  • Top floor 3rd bedroom
  • Off-street parking
  • Pretty garden with stream
  • No onward chain


A well-presented and truly atmospheric semi-detached cottage with pretty garden bounded by a stream. Corner Cottage is a delightful semi-detached property of Victorian origins presenting brick elevations under a slate roof with good accommodation arranged over three floors. The rear stable door opens up into the back hall with access to the cloakroom which includes plumbing for washing machine and outlet for tumble dryer. Fitted kitchen with hand crafted antique pine incorporating a range of wall and floor units with integrated appliances. Inset four burner ceramic hob with extractor above and electric oven below. Doorway to the dining room with exposed brick chimney breast, fireplace currently sealed and deep built in storage cupboards either side of the chimney. Sitting room with part-glazed front door and window overlooking the front garden, wood burning stove and exposed timber work. Staircase to the first floor and inner landing off which is the main bedroom, with built in storage cupboards and Victorian cast iron fireplace with timber surround and pine mantle, shelved airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder. Family shower room with shower, heated towel rail, WC and wash basin. Bedroom two with pretty fireplace with cast iron inset, timber over mantle and surround. Staircase access to the top floor and bedroom three, with Velux window, exposed timber work and vaulted ceiling with deep eaves storage space either side. OUTSIDE To the rear of the house is a wide gravelled driveway providing access and parking. To the front of the house is a high hedge and shingled area. To the rear is a pretty formal garden with breakfast and evening terrace, adjacent to the pretty stream and overhung by a weeping birch tree. Area of garden laid principally to lawn, with mature flower and shrub borders. In one corner is a timber garden shed. LOCATION Corner Cottage lies in the middle of the hamlet of Lower Layham and is a short walk to the local pub. The thriving town of Hadleigh is just one and a half miles and provides a full range of local shopping, commercial and recreational facilities. The county town of Ipswich is some 10 miles to the East and the historic town of Colchester is some 12 miles to the south west. Together with Manningtree (8 miles), all offer regular main line rail services running to London's Liverpool Street Station between 50 and 70 minutes respectively. The A12, which links to London's M25, as well as Stansted airport lies some 5 miles to the south. DISTANCES Hadleigh - 1.5 miles Ipswich - 10 miles Manningtree Station - 8 miles Colchester Station - 12 miles (London Liverpool Street Station 50/55 minutes) DIRECTIONS (IP7 5NA) What3words: advancing.bouncing.meanings SERVICES Mains electricity, water & drainage are connected. FIXTURES AND FITTINGS Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including carpets and curtains, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation. VIEWINGS By appointment with Jackson-Stops.