We are delighted to offer for sale a rare opportunity to acquire this period 4 bedroom detached cottage situated on the outskirts of the popular and picturesque village of Haughley. The property which is set in grounds of 0.5 acre (sts) benefits from a good size outbuilding.
The original part of Water Run Cottage is thought to date back to the 1400's with the cottage being extended in recent years. The well presented and well proportioned accommodation benefits from an abundance of period features such as inglenook fireplaces and exposed wall and ceiling timbers along with occupying a good size plot of around 0.5 acres with well stocked gardens.
Tastefully looked after and well maintained by the current vendors complimenting the original features and building is a very pleasant Sitting Room extension and the property also benefits from gas fired radiator central heating and sealed unit double glazed windows. In addition to the cottage and gardens the property boasts a good size timber barn outbuilding, currently used as storage and workshop but offers flexibility for a number of uses subject to the necessary planning permissions.
The property affords the following accommodation - porch, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, sitting room and bathroom. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en-suite, three further double bedrooms and a shower room. As previously mentioned the cottage the property occupies a good size plot which is well stocked with shrubs and trees with some lawned areas, ample parking and a large outbuilding.
About the area
The property lies on the outskirts of Haughley which provides a good range of everyday amenities including general stores, bakery, village inn and Church. Convenient access is afforded to the A14 linking the midlands the east coast ports and London via the M11. The nearby market town of Stowmarket (approximately 3 miles) provides an excellent range of everyday amenities together with a main line rail link to London's Liverpool Street.
Accommodation in full
Entrance door to
Windows to side aspects, door to
Dining Room - 11'2 (3.41m) x 13'6 (4.13m)
Windows to front and side aspects, inglenook fireplace with working open fire, radiator, door to rear lobby
Kitchen/Breakfast area - 13'7 (4.16m) x 17'6 (5.34m)
Windows to front and side aspects, inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, understair cupboard, radiator and stairs to first floor. A handmade fitted kitchen with a range of eye and base level units and drawers with granite work surfaces and butler sink above, integrated appliances consisting of dishwasher, fridge and oven with extractor above. Free standing island with fitted units and shelves, microwave oven and solid wood work surface above, door to
Utility Room - 15'7 (4.76m) x 11'1 (3.38m) max
Window to side aspect and door to rear garden, range of pine fitted units and dresser with wooden work surface and butler sink above, water softener, spaces and plumbing for appliances, house alarm controls, stone flooring and radiator.
From kitchen door to
Snug Area - 7'8 (2.35m) x 11'3 (3.44m)
Radiator, opening to
Sitting Room - 15'8 (4.78m) x 15'2 (4.63m)
Windows to side and rear aspects, radiator, exposed brick inglenook fireplace with open fire, door to
Door to rear garden, radiator, door to
Window to rear aspect, suite comprising - low level WC, pedestal wash basin, bath with screen and shower above, radiator, range of wall tiling and wooden wall panelling
Stairs to first floor
Window to front aspect, two radiators, storage cupboard, useful desk areas, door to
Master Bedroom - 12'11 (3.95m) max x 11'5 (3.49m)
Windows to front and side aspects, radiator, range of built in wardrobes, door to
En-Suite shower room
Suite comprising - enclosed shower, pedestal wash basin and low level WC, heated towel rail and a range of wooden wall panelling.
Bedroom 2 - 14'7 (4.45m) x 10'5 (3.2m)
Windows to front and side aspect, two radiators, range of built in wardrobes, single cupboard
Bedroom 3 - 15'3 (4.66m) max x 9'11 (3.04m)
Window to side aspect, radiator
Bedroom 4 - 10'7 (3.23m) x 13'11 (4.25m)
Window to side aspect, radiator
Window to rear aspect, wooden flooring, range of wooden wall panelling, radiator, access to loft. Suite comprising - large enclosed shower, low level WC and wash basin built into decorative unit
The property is approached by a large shingle driveway which leads to a block paved area in all providing parking for several vehicles. The well stocked gardens are fully enclosed by a range of hedgerow and trees. The pleasant gardens have some lawned areas to the front, rear and side. There is a patio area and shingle area to the side of the property.
As mentioned previously there is a detached timber barn which the current vendors uses as a storage and workshop area. The barn which is of good size offers itself to be a number of uses subject to planning i.e office, annexe or holiday let. In total the plot extends to approx 0.5 acres with farmland land and meadow views surrounding the majority of the plot.
Drainage is served by a septic tank
We strongly advise a viewing on the property to appreciate the size, period features and plot size on offer and as previously mentioned the property is offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN.
Phots shown are from 2019