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Holden Cottage, Mendlesham GUIDE £259,995

Holden Cottage, 14 Front Street, Mendlesham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5RY

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Full Description

ML Property are pleased to offer for sale this beautifully presented two bedroom Grade II listed cottage situated in the well served village of Mendlesham. Set over three floors, the property boasts a wealth of period features throughout along with a extremely pleasant cottage garden.

The immaculately presented cottage which has been much improved by the current vendors affords the following accommodation - sitting room, kitchen/dining room and a conservatory on the ground floor. On the first flor there is a bedroom and bathroom and on the second there is an attic bedroom. Externally there is a pleasant rear cottage garden.

The cottage is full of character with a wealth of features throughout such as exposed stud work and brickwork, feature fireplaces and exposed floorboards. We strongly advise an internal inspection to appreciate the outstanding original features on offer.

About the area

Mendlesham itself is an extremely sought after village lying approximately seven miles north east of Stowmarket (which has a main line railway station link to London Liverpool Street) and has easy access to the A140 trunk road which leads to Norwich (north), Ipswich (south), Felixstowe (east), Cambridge and the Midlands (west) via the A14. The village has a thriving community and is very well served with local amenities including primary and pre-schools, health centre, village store, a public house, fish and chip shop, parish church, community centre and playing field.

Accommodation in full

Custom made oak front entrance door with coach light leading into

Sitting Room: 16'8" x 14'10" (5.08m x 4.52m)

With feature inglenook fireplace with insitu multi-fuel stove on raised pamment brick hearth under oak bressumer, exposed beams and studwork, storage heater, television point, oak spiral staircase to the first floor.

Kitchen/Dining Room: 14'2" x 13'6" reducing to 10'8" (4.32m x 4.11m reducing to 3.25m)

Farmhouse-style kitchen/diner fitted with a range of mainly low level units cupboards and drawers under wooden block work surfaces, and with inset Belfast sink, built-in oven and hob, breakfast bar, alcove for fridge freezer, recess spot lighting, exposed beams and studwork, two windows into conservatory, door into:

Lobby: 4'2" x 3'4" (1.27m x 1.02m)

With tiled floor, coat hooks, square arch to

Conservatory: 15'1" x 10'9" (4.60m x 3.28m)

With triple poly carbonate roof, wood laminate flooring, alcove, double glazed window and French doors leading to rear garden.

Spiral staircase

Leading to


Storage cupboard with electric fuse board, exposed floor boards, beams and studwork, staircase to second floor, storage heater, door leading into:

Bedroom One: 17'2" reducing to 11'6" x 11'6" (5.23m reducing to 3.50m x 3.50m)

With feature fireplace, bressumer over, exposed beams, studwork and floor boards. Window to the front aspect and small window to the rear aspect.

Bathroom: 11'7" x 10' (3.53m x 3.05m)

Updated by the current owners, the light, bright bathroom is fitted with a white Heritage Dorset suite comprising panelled bath with hand-held shower, low level WC, inset vanity style basin unit and cupboards and drawers beneath light oak style surfaces. Separate tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted Mira shower, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and complementary shelves, exposed beams and studwork, window to the side aspect. Storage heater.

Staircase leading to

Bedroom Two: 14'2" x 13' (4.32m x 3.96m)

With exposed beams and pegged purlins, window to the rear aspect overlooking the garden.


With paved path from the rear door leading to the rear gate, the garden is mainly laid to lawn with curved and shaped raised flower and shrub border, paved patio area, timber shed, Summer House with windows and part glazed doors, all enclosed by walling and close boarded fencing.

Agents Note

The vendors of the property do have vehicular access to beyond the rear fence - more details of this can be obtained via the agent.