Guide price £300,000
A charming, two bedroom, semi-detached, Grade II Listed period cottage with high ceilings, spacious accommodation and much character.
- Semi Detached
A charming, two bedroom, semi-detached, Grade II Listed period cottage with high ceilings, spacious accommodation and much character including exposed beams, wooden floors and Victorian fireplaces. The property offers superb potential to extend and improve, subject to planning and listed building consent and the secure rear garden is absolutely delightful with far-reaching views west over open countryside.
Tye Green Cottage is a traditionally constructed timber-framed and plastered semi-detached cottage under a slate roof and dating from early-mid C19 with a later Victorian addition. The property offers spacious, light and flexible accommodation with high ceilings. A white picket fence opens onto a gravel parking area providing off-road parking for two or three vehicles.
The shingle parking area extends from the front of the property and around the garage to the entrance lobby at the side of the cottage with a covered porch and front door opening into the entrance lobby with access to the garden room and a further, partly glazed door leading to the reception hall.
A bright and sunny room, dual aspect with windows looking over the pretty garden and with direct access to the rear garden through French doors. Tiled floor. The inner hallway also leads to
GALLERIED RECEPTION HALL
A bright and flexible reception space with wooden flooring. This area connects all parts of the property and is flooded with light from the roof light above. Under-stairs cupboard. Radiator.
The cosy heart of this beautiful home with a tiled fireplace with multi-fuel burner. Exposed ceiling timbers. Cottage window to front garden aspect. Built-in display cupboard. Radiator.
A bright and generously sized room with decorative cornicing and high ceiling. Fireplace with marble hearth. Large window to front garden aspect. Radiator.
KITCHEN / UTILITY
Double doors open into the galley-style kitchen with wooden base units and wood-effect laminate worktops, 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with drainer and stainless steel mixer tap below a large window overlooking the pretty rear garden. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for a cooker. Tiled floor.
Large UTILITY ROOM / LARDER PANTRY with a window over the rear garden aspect and space for a fridge. Tiled floor.
REAR ENTRANCE LOBBY
A versatile area presently used as a utility space with plumbing for a washing machine and access to the rear garden through a partly-glazed door. Tiled floor.
CLOAKROOM / SHOWER ROOM
With shower, wash hand basin and WC.
Flooded with light from the roof light overlooking the pretty rear garden and which also provides superb and far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside beyond. Large built-in wardrobe cupboard.
A generous double bedroom with Victorian fireplace and window to the front garden aspect. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.
Another generous double bedroom with high ceilings and a large window to the front garden aspect. Built-in double wardrobe. Radiator.
A bright bathroom with a window overlooking the pretty rear garden. Partly tiled walls, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, WC.
The property fronts a no-through road and is set well back behind a white picket fence. A gravel driveway leads to parking at the side and a single garage with double doors. The front garden is set to lawn with a variety of shrubs and trees.
The secure rear garden is an absolute delight and extends to about 65ft x 60 ft. Mainly laid to lawn and surrounded by established roses bushes, attractive flowers and shrub borders with a variety of trees and an attractive fish pond. At one side is a shed/log store and a patio terrace for alfresco dining and in the far corner is a timber summer house overlooking the countryside - the perfect spot for enjoying a cocktail and watching the setting sun. In the other corner is a vegetable plot and greenhouse.
A purpose built single garage addition with double doors and concrete base. Grant oil-fired boiler.
Oil-fired central heating. We are advised that mains water, electricity and telephone are connected. Mains drainage.
Babergh District Council - Council Tax Band D
Alpheton is a peaceful hamlet, located between the popular market towns of Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury and close to the hugely popular Suffolk Wool Towns of Long Melford and historic Lavenham (both under 4 miles). Long Melford provides a range of amenities including a primary school, monthly farmers market, public houses, restaurants, art galleries and convenience stores.
The market towns of Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury offer a much wider range of amenities including banks, supermarkets, leisure centres. Sudbury also offers an indoor swimming pool and branch rail link to London Liverpool Street via Marks Tey. The town of Colchester with its fast and direct train service to London's Liverpool Street Station, from 50 minutes, is just 20 miles to the south.
The entire Stour Valley area has been immortalised by the paintings of Constable and Gainsborough.
A small section of the rear garden, effectively the vegetable patch, is subject to a peppercorn rent.