A charming and characterful period house, situated on a no-through lane only 50 metres from forest with quiet country walks. Understood to date from the 18th century originally as two cottages and subsequently knocked through to create a wonderful and spacious detached cottage. The property is beautifully presented throughout and has numerous period features. The accommodation includes an entrance hall with tiled terracotta flooring, door leading to a cloakroom and stable door to the rear garden. The well proportioned sitting room has a fireplace with inset wood burning stove, windows to the front elevation and exposed timbers. The dining room has a tiled terracotta floor and windows to the front and rear elevations. The well appointed fitted kitchen has hard wood worktops with solid wood cupboards and drawers under, a Belfast style sink, built-in dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine and an range style cooker. The kitchen has a timber boarded floor, windows to the rear overlooking the garden and staircase leading to the first floor. On the first floor the landing has a large storage cupboard and provides access to three bedrooms and a bathroom. The main bedroom is an attractive double aspect room with exposed timbers, built-in wardrobe cupboard and door leading to extra storage provided within the eaves. The two further bedrooms have windows to the front elevation, one of which also has a built-in cupboard. And the other has a fabulous oak built in wardrobe and dressing table. The bathroom is fitted with a panelled bath, a large tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.
To the side of the property is a gravel driveway with a timber gate leading into the rear garden. A paved patio extends along the rear of the house and provides an attractive area for 'al fresco' dining. Steps lead up to lawned gardens with herbaceous borders stocked with a variety of flowering shrubs, several trees, a brick former outhouse currently used as a woodshed, two garden timber sheds and a greenhouse. The garden backs onto meadows to the rear and offers a good degree of privacy and attractive views back towards the cottage.
Garboldisham is an attractive village about 9 miles to the west of Diss. The village has a shop/delicatessen, village hall, primary school, fine church and community owned public house. Diss has a wide range of shopping facilities and amenities including a main line railway station with journey time to London’s Liverpool Street Station of approximately 90 Minutes). The Georgian town of Bury St Edmunds which has a much wider range of shopping facilities and amenities is 15 miles south west and the cathedral City of Norwich which also has an International Airport lies about 30 miles to the north east.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system. Calor gas radiator central heating.
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