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Stone Cottage, Barking Tye OIEO £449,995

Stone Cottage, The Tye, Barking, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 8JA

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Full Description

ML Property are delighted to offer for sale this superbly presented and much improved 3 bedroom detached cottage situated in Barking Tye. The property which has been finished to high specification benefits from pleasant gardens and views over farmland to the rear and the 'Tye' to the front.

Stone Cottage, formerly two separate dwellings has been much improved by the current vendors to create a beautiful detached cottage set in a rural location. Whilst general modernising has taken place the property has been fitted with Oak flooring, solid oak doors with latches and period features retained in keeping with a property of this age.

The accommodation comprises entrance hall, cloakroom, a stunning L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, inner lobby, bathroom, study/den/bedroom 4 and rear UPVC porch. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms with the master benefiting from a en-suite shower room. Set in grounds of 1/3 acre (Sts) the property benefits from good size gardens, two single garages and views to the rear and front. The property further benefits from UPVC windows and oil fired central heating.

About the area

This property is located within the parish of Barking just east of Barking Tye. It is located only 2 miles from the small but well served town of Needham Market and 5 miles from the equally well served larger town of Stowmarket. Amenities within those areas include shops, schools, health and leisure facilities. Both have rail stations on the mainline to London (Liverpool Street). The A14 is easily accessible leading to Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and beyond.

Accommodation in full

Oak frame porch leading to

Glazed entrance door to

Entrance Hall

Oak flooring, radiator, inset spotlighting, doors to


Oak flooring, radiator, WC and wash basin

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 18'5 (5.64m) narrowing to 11'10 (3.61m) x 19'7 (5.99m)

Windows to front, rear and side aspects, French doors to garden, radiator, Oak flooring and inset spotlighting. Kitchen comprising - a range of fitted eye and base level units and drawers with solid wood work surfaces and upstand above, Rangemaster double ceramic sink with tap, Rangemaster range cooker with tile splashback, integrated dishwasher and washing machine, space for fridge freezer.

Sitting Room - 15'2 (4.63m) x 11'10 (3.62m)

Window to front aspect, Oak flooring, inset spotlighting, exposed red brick wall with fireplace and woodburning stove, stairs to first floor with cupboard underneath, radiator, door to

Inner hall

Oak flooring, inset spotlighting, doors to

Study/Den/Bedroom 4 - 6'2 (1.89m) x 6'9 (2.07m)

Window to rear aspect, Oak flooring, radiator


Window to side aspect, Velux window tiled flooring, has panelled walls, suite comprising - WC, wash basin with vanity unit below, bath with mixer shower tap, radiator, extractor fan

From inner hall UPVC door to

Rear Porch

UPVC Windows and doors to rear garden aspect

Stairs to first floor

Windows to front aspect, Leading to


Inset spotlighting, doors to

Master Bedroom - 8'2 (2.5m) x 13'7 (4.15m)

Window to front aspect, radiator, inset spotlighting, door to

En-Suite shower room

Window to side aspect, tiled flooring, inset spotlighting, heated towel rail, suite comprising - WC, wash basin with unit below, double enclosed shower

Bedroom 2 - 9'10 (3.01m) x 11'9 (3.59m)

Windows to front and side aspect, radiator

Bedroom 3 - 8'5 (2.57m) x 8'6 (2.6m)

Windows to front aspect, radiator


The property is approached over the Barking Tye via a shingle driveway with 'horseshoe' entrance and exit. Enclosed by hedgerow and fencing there is a good amount of side garden with raised flower beds and shingle driveway leading to a single garage.

There is gated access to the further side and rear gardens from both sides of the property. To the rear of the property there is slightly raised patio area with small lawn area, oil storage tank and oil fired boiler. To the side of the property there is a large patio area ideal for entertaining with doors leading back into the kitchen/breakfast room. There is a further single garage currently used as storage.

The side garden which has views over the 'Tye' is of a good size laid to lawn with sleeper surrounded flowerbeds and fully enclosed by hedgerow and fencing. There is various outside lighting and an outside tap.

Agents Note

We strongly advise an inspection of the property to appreciate the quality of works undertaken creating a pleasant cottage from the two former dwellings along with the position and the views on offer surrounding the property.