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Badwell Road, Walsham Le Willows, Bury St Edmunds, IP31

Guide price £715,000

New instruction

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: BSE230162

Victorian cottage on edge of village with far reaching views


  • A beautifully presented Victorian cottage
  • Recently extended and fully restored
  • Standing in an attractive edge of village location
  • 3 Reception rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms & 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Gated driveway and parking
  • Front garden & rear gardens
  • Far-reaching countryside views


A beautifully presented Victorian cottage which has recently been extended and fully restored, standing in an attractive edge of village location. Entrance hall, dining room, sitting room, family room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. First floor master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, three further bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. Gated driveway and parking, front garden, rear garden and far-reaching views. THE PROPERTY An attractive Victorian Cottage which has recently undergone a programme of full restoration and renovation, resulting in a fabulous extended family home enjoying an attractive location on the outskirts of the village abutting farmland with superb views. Presenting brick and rendered elevations under a pantile roof. East Cottage is superbly presented and its restoration has been to a high specification and finish to include a beautifully fitted kitchen and bathrooms. The accommodation extends to 2200 sq ft arranged over two floors and the entrance door leads into an entrance lobby with oak floorboards and accesses the cloakroom and leads into the dining hall, which also has oak floorboards, a window to the front aspect, features the oak stairs leading to the first floor and accesses the ground floor accommodation with an opening to the vaulted family room, which also has oak floorboards, large bi-fold doors leading to the terrace and rear garden and windows to the front and side aspects. The sitting room, which has a front aspect features a fireplace with bressummer beam housing a wood burning stove, bespoke cupboards and shelving to each side and oak floorboards. The kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of units, oak work surfaces, integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge and a Classic Deluxe 90 range oven, a matching island with breakfast bar and units underneath including a wine fridge. There are windows to the rear and bi-fold doors to the side leading to the terrace and garden. The good-sized utility room has work surfaces with space for appliances under, a range of fitted cupboards, window to the side aspect and a stable door to the rear. On the first floor the landing, which has a window to the side aspect, leads to four double bedrooms with the master enjoying a large walk-in wardrobe and an adjacent bathroom. There is a further family bathroom and all rooms enjoy beautiful countryside views. OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a small enclosed garden with picket fencing and hedging and is predominantly laid to lawn with a path to the front door and side gate to the rear garden. The side driveway leads to a shingle parking area and in turn leads to the rear garden, which enjoys a large terrace abutting the rear and side of the house with ideal alfresco dining areas, a small retaining wall then leads up to the formal lawn areas with various shrub borders, mature trees, hedging and is completely enclosed with dog proof fencing. To the rear, the gardens abut farmland and enjoy beautiful, far reaching, unobstructed views. LOCATION East Cottage lies on the western outskirts of the village of Walsham le Willows, which is a highly regarded village with a pleasing mix of fine period houses in an attractive undulating rural part of Suffolk. The village has a thriving community and is well appointed with many amenities including an award-winning butchers and delicatessen, a public house/restaurant, a hardware/country supplies merchants and a fine parish church. There is good access to the A14, A11(M11) and there is a fast and regular mainline rail service to from Stowmarket to London Liverpool Street taking approximately 80 minutes. The historic cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds lies approximately 11 miles away and offers a full range of schooling, recreational and shopping facilities and cultural amenities including the impressive Georgian Theatre Royal, Abbey Gardens, Art Gallery and Museum. DIRECTIONS From Bury St Edmunds head north east along the A143 to the village of Ixworth. Proceed straight over the 1st roundabout and at the 2nd roundabout take the third exit signposted Walsham le Willows. Proceed into the village turning right just before the parish church into The Causeway. Continue along this road, proceeding around a right-hand bend into Badwell Road and after a short distance East Cottage will be found on the left. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Local Authority Mid Suffolk District Council Council Tax Band E Tenure Freehold Broadband Ofcom states speeds available of up to 80Mbps Mobile Signal/Coverage Yes Viewing Only by appointment with Jackson-Stops. Tel. 01284 700535