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2 bed cottage for sale

£250,000 Guide price

Lower Street, Baylham, Ipswich IP6

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Property features

  • Period house
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Wealth of original features
  • Modern kitchen/breakfast room
  • Large utilty with exposed red brick wall
  • Impressive inglenook fireplace
  • Off street parking
  • Superbly presented throughout
  • Detached former blacksmith's forge
  • Meadowland views

Property description

Stunning & exceptionally well presented grade II listed timber framed cottage, located within the small & picturesque hamlet village of Baylham. The cottage has been superbly maintained by the current owner, retaining a wealth of features including original ledge & brace doors, exposed timbers throughout, and an impressive inglenook fireplace.

On the ground floor, a large entrance hall with stunning natural slate flooring gives access to the kitchen/breakfast room, which is fitted with a modern style shaker kitchen. The sitting room has a large and impressive inglenook fireplace, with inset Franklin wood burning stove. To the rear, there is a sizeable utility room, with beautiful exposed red brick wall. The utility gives access to the dressing area and bathroom, which has recently been fitted with a traditional white suite, including a fitted roll top bath.

On the first floor, there are two generous double bedrooms providing bright and airy accommodation, with lovely views over meadowland. Bedroom 2 has a stunning feature ceiling beam with pretty pargeting.

Baylham is a small and quaint village, providing a number of countryside walks, with it's own Rare Breed Farm & a local garage just a short walk away from Roselea. Across the road from Roselea, there is a handy bus stop which runs buses every half an hour. A further bus stop just a short walk away provides regular journeys into Needham Market. The well served town of Needham Market is just a short drive, offering a great range of shopping and recreational facilities as well as a rail link to Ipswich and on to London's Liverpool Street. The county town of Ipswich is approximately 3 miles away, providing further facilities and a mainline railway link to London Liverpool Street.

Entrance Hall – Wide panelled door with mortice lock. Natural slate flooring. Radiator. Pine & ledge brace door leading to the staircase. Further doors to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room – A range of fitted cream shaker style base units, with fitted worktops over. Built in stainless steel oven with integrated four ring hob over. Inset sink & drainer with mixer tap over. Space for fridge freezer. Exposed timber frame. Internal double glazed window to front aspect. Further two secondary sealed windows to rear aspect overlooking the rear garden. Tiled flooring. Radiator.

Sitting Room – Impressive red brick inglenook fireplace, large multi fuel burner with a flue running straight to the roof and stainless steel canopy over. Internal double glazed window to front aspect. Radiator.

Utility Room – High vaulted ceiling. Fitted storage units with solid oak worktops over. Inset butler style sink with hot & cold taps over. Space/plumbing for washing machine & tumble dryer. Worcester oil fired boiler. Quarry tiled flooring. Windows overlooking rear garden. Feature brick and flint exposed wall. Wide pine ledge & brace door leading to rear garden.

Dressing Area – Quarry tiled flooring. Radiator. Built-in linen cupboard with double panelled doors, encasing the emersion heater.

Bathroom – Newly fitted traditional style white suite consisting of: Fitted roll top bath with mixer taps & shower attachment over, wall mounted contemporary vanity basin with fitted storage shelf under, and low level WC. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Inset spotlighting. Lower wall wood panelling & tiled splash backs. Tiled flooring. Obscured window to rear aspect.

First floor landing – Exposed timber frame.

Bedroom 1 – Exposed timber frame. Chimney breast. Built in storage cupboard which runs the length of the chimney breast, with pine ledge and brace door. Radiator. Internal double glazed window to front aspect with views over meadowland.

Bedroom 2 – Exposed timber frame. Stunning feature ceiling beam with pretty pargeting. Radiator. Internal double glazed window to front aspect overlooking meadowland.

Outside – To the side of the property there is a gravel driveway providing off road parking & a side gate with direct access to the rear courtyard/garden. To the rear, there is an attractive and well kept garden, with a generous terrace with brick retaining wall and steps leading to an established garden area with pretty flower and shrub beds. There is an impressive original feature water pump with covered well beneath. Two water tight timber garden sheds. Also in the rear garden, there is a particularly interesting detached 17th century former blacksmith's forge, with the original open fireplace still in place. The forge has great potential, with the possibility of conversion to an office space. Attached coal/wood store. Access to chamber for septic tank.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £284,307 Sales 242 Current average value £303,640 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £4,800 ▲ 1.61%

Property value data/graphs for IP6

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £414,261 £267 3.8 £402,219
Semi-detached £230,419 £242 2.9 £225,384
Terraced £200,668 £247 2.6 £193,007
Flats £132,830 £217 1.6 £110,821

Current asking prices in IP6

Average: £327,074
Avg. current asking prices in IP6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £91,997
(3)
£242,399
(20)
£288,249
(24)
£408,860
(18)
£642,071
(7)
Flats £65,000
(1)
£133,333
(3)
£215,000
(1)
- -
All £85,248
(4)
£228,173
(23)
£285,319
(25)
£408,860
(18)
£642,071
(7)

Current asking rents in IP6

Average: £653 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in IP6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £477 pcm
(1)
£676 pcm
(2)
£999 pcm
(2)
- -
Flats £469 pcm
(4)
- - - -
All £471 pcm
(5)
£676 pcm
(2)
£999 pcm
(2)
- -

Fun facts for IP6

Highest value in IP6
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Baylham, Ipswich IP6 £634,701
Westerfield Lane £581,923
Church Lane £535,294
Meadow View £526,391
Catherines Hill £515,697
Highest turnover in IP6
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fir Tree Lane 80.0%
The Causeway 61.3%
Keytes Way 55.0%
Lancaster Way 44.8%
Alasdair Place 43.8%

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  • currently 3 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Needham Market (2.0 miles)
  • Westerfield (4.8 miles)
  • Stowmarket (5.5 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (38.2 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (39.8 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (41.9 miles)
  • Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing (14.4 miles)
  • Harwich International Ferry Terminal (14.5 miles)
  • Harwich Harbour Ferry Landing (15.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Claydon Primary School (2.0 miles)
  • Bosmere Community Primary School (2.2 miles)
  • Somersham Primary School (2.6 miles)
  • Westbridge Academy (5.3 miles)
  • Suffolk One (5.9 miles)
  • Suffolk New College (6.2 miles)
  • Claydon High School (2.1 miles)
  • Thomas Wolsey School (3.7 miles)
  • Ormiston Endeavour Academy (3.8 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,180 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 25,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £899 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £10/mo (£126/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £44 Electricity £48 Estimated energy cost £92/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 18000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Mid Suffolk

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £141 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water Supply £16 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £38 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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