Mill Lane, Wickham Market, Woodbridge
    Guide Price £500,000
    4 bedroom cottage for sale
    Set along a quiet road and within a short walk from the village centre, this splendid Suffolk cottage has a large entrance porch with a half glazed front door, an internal glazed door and adjacent side window opening to the central hall.

    The main hall takes your breath away with exposed timbers, brickwork to one wall, Suffolk latches, door furnishings and feature staircase to first floor; with space for home working below.

    The sitting room features exposed timbers to walls and ceiling, window to front aspect, patio door with sealed unit double glazing opening to the terrace, wall mounted lights, spot light, and feature red brick open fireplace with timber beams and pamment hearth.

    The kitchen has exposed timbers to ceiling spot lights, window to side aspect, a range of eye level and base units with preformed roll top work surfaces, tiled splash backs, inset one and a half bowl composite sink with mixer tap above, concealed oil fired central heating Wallstar boiler, Rangemaster Leisure electric range style cooker, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, space for an under counter appliance, stable door opening to the lower garden, open stud work set on exposed brick work with an opening to the adjacent dining room.

    The dining room features exposed timbers to ceiling and one corner, window to front aspect, patio door with sealed unit double glazing opening to the terrace, open stud work set on exposed brick work with an opening to the adjacent kitchen.

    The feature staircase leads from the central hall to a galleried landing with vaulted ceiling, two suspended lights, access hatch, dormer window to front aspect with inset light above, shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

    Master bedroom has a double aspect with dormer window to either side, vaulted ceiling, built in double fronted cupboard.

    The second bedroom is 'L' shaped with vaulted ceiling window to side aspect and built in raised single bed with storage space under in the alcove.

    The third bedroom has a vaulted ceiling window to front aspect, built in storage providing two adjoining double fronted cupboards.

    The bathroom features a vaulted ceiling L-shaped shower bath with Aqualisa Aquastream shower above, complete with shower curtain and rail, wash hand basin over cupboard, close coupled WC, tiling around the sanitary ware.

    Outside the property benefits from field views from both the annex and the main garden.

    The property is approached via a pea shingle drive offering ample off road parking between the annex and the main house.

    The garden has been divided into two main sections due to the different levels and is divided by a rockery bordering the terrace which can be accessed by the sitting room and dining room.

    The main elevated garden is predominantly laid to lawn with three outbuildings (summerhouse with adjacent store, a summerhouse style shed and a further shed/workshop; currently used as an office with power and a land line). Conifer boundary hedge and a further hedge provide privacy for the annexe and main house.

    The hard landscaping provides steps that lead to the lower garden which benefits from terraces to the front and side of the property.

    A gated footpath leads from the lane to the lower garden and house and there is an ornamental pond between Whistlecraft Cottage and Whistlecraft Lodge.

    The walled lower garden is laid to lawn with a crescent shaped terrace with BBQ store and benefits from a modern style oil tank that has been screened with willow fencing.

    The property benefits from external lighting and an outside tap.

    The Annex (Whistlecraft Lodge) is currently used as Air B&B and is accessed via a stable door with inset sealed unit double glazed window leading to a large main room with vaulted ceiling, two dormer windows and two Velux windows with fitted blinds, shower room with shower cubicle with Mira sprint electric shower, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin with wall mounted mirror above, extractor fan, half tiled walls by the wash hand basin, heated towel rail, Velux window with fitted blind and tiled floor.

    Cart lodge with Annex Above

    Double Bay Cart lodge with power and light, including an outside tap.

    There is a door opening to a large adjacent store room benefiting from power and light, a hot water supply for the annexe above and the electrics for the private drainage system.

    An external staircase rises to provide access to the annex above the double bay cart lodge with adjacent store.

    As agents, we recommend the earliest possible enquiry where we can release our 3D video walk-through viewing, to appreciate the exceptional standard and value of accommodation on offer.

    Agent notes

    Location: The property is located on a private lane which is at striking distance away from Wickham Market Centre.

    Village: Locally, within the village enjoy the Tea Rooms, restaurants, gift stores, antique stores and the award-winning local Pubs, The Greyhound and The Crown (at Ufford). There is also a supermarket and the area's main primary school within walking distance, making this a genuinely liveable location. Nearby are the charming towns of Framlingham and Woodbridge.

    Wickham Market lies just off the A12 providing easy access to the near towns of Woodbridge (10mins), Aldeburgh (25mins) Ipswich (26mins).

    There are also direct rail services to London at nearby Campsea Ashe.

    The local tourist attractions of Framlingham Castle, Snape Maltings and Sutton Hoo are all within a ten mile radius.

    Education: There is a wide selection of Ofsted (Outstanding and Very Good) rated state and private schools for all age groups in both Melton and Woodbridge.

    Access: The A12 is easily accessed, linking to the county town of Ipswich (10 miles) to Colchester, Chelmsford and beyond. Stansted Airport is accessed (via the A120), Cambridge and The Midlands (via the A14).

    Transport: Campsea Ashe or Woodbridge Railway Station is on the Ipswich to Lowestoft East Suffolk Line which provides excellent rail links: Liverpool Street Station has a journey time from Ipswich of approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes. Greater Anglia have announced the launch of a direct rail services running to London Liverpool Station.

    Local Authority: East Suffolk Council

    Council Tax Band: At the time of instruction the council tax band for this property is Band D.

    Money Laundering Regulations: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

    Disclaimer
    1. While Potter's Estate Agents endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable they are only a general guide to the property and accordingly. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you please contact the office and we will be happy to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
    2. The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and cannot guarantee the accuracy of any description, dimensions, references to conditions, necessary permissions for use and occupancy and other details contained herein. The prospective purchasers or tenants must not rely on them as statements of fact or representations and must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.
    3. Potter's Estate Agents doesn't have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty or enter into any contract whatever in relation to the property.
    4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property. We strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
    5. Potter's Estate Agents will not be liable in negligence or otherwise, for any loss arising from the use of these particulars that have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor.
    6. Photographs will only show certain parts of the property and assumptions should not be made in respect of those parts of the property that have not been photographed. (Items or contents shown in the photographs are not included as part of the sale unless specified otherwise. It should not be assumed the property will remain as shown in the photograph. Photographs are taken using a wide-angle lens.

    Features

    • Village Location
    • 3/4 Bedrooms
    • Cottage
    • Exciting Opportunity
    • Grounds Extending To About 1/3 Acre (sts)
    • Cartlodge with Annexe Above, Ideal for a Holiday Let
    • Open Fire Place
    • Lovely Views Over Looking Fields
    • Ample Off Road Parking
    • Close To Local Amenities
    Access
    Entrance Porch – 7'1 x 3'6 (currently used as a larder)

    Plastered ceiling, pendant light, half glazed front door, window to front aspect, and internal glazed door with adjacent side window opening to the central hall.
    Hall
    Central Hall – 11'2 x 9'6 (including the stairwell)

    Exposed timbers to ceiling, ceiling mounted light, exposed brickwork to one wall, wall mounted central heating thermostat, radiator, carpeted staircase to first floor with space for a desk/study area beneath, carpet laid to floor and wooden doors with Suffolk style latches opening to
    Sitting Room
    15'1 (measured at the chimney breast) opening to 17'11 (in the alcove) x 11'4

    Exposed timbers to walls and ceiling, window to front aspect, patio door with sealed unit double glazing opening to the terrace, wall mounted lights, spot light, feature red brick open fireplace with timber beam and pamment hearth, radiator and carpet laid to floor.
    Kitchen
    11'7 x 11'3

    Exposed timbers to ceiling, ceiling mounted spot lights, window to side aspect, a range of eye level and base units with preformed roll top work surfaces, tiled splash backs, inset one and a half bowl composite sink with mixer tap above, concealed oil fired central heating Wallstar boiler, Rangemaster Leisure electric range style cooker, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, space for a under counter appliance, stable door opening to the lower garden, vinyl floor covering and open stud work set on exposed brick work with an opening to the adjacent dining room.
    Dining
    15'3 x 11'3 (less the ornamental brick plinth)

    Exposed timbers to ceiling and one corner, window to front aspect, patio door with sealed unit double glazing opening to the terrace, radiator, carpet laid to floor and open stud work set on exposed brick work with an opening to the adjacent kitchen.
    FIRST FLOOR:
    A carpeted staircase leads from the central hall to the 's' shaped galleried landing.

    Galleried Landing – 11'2 (max) x 10' (max) including the stairwell, plus the corridors at either end

    Vaulted ceiling, two suspended lights, access hatch, dormer window to front aspect with inset light above, shelved airing cupboard housing the water cylinder, radiator, carpet laid to floor and doors opening to
    Master bedroom
    15'5 x 11'3

    Dual aspect bedroom with dormer window to either side, vaulted ceiling, pendant light, wall mounted lights, built in double fronted cupboard, radiator and carpet laid to floor.
    Bedroom 2
    Two 'L' Shaped Twin Bedroom – 11'8 (max) reducing to 7'2 x 11'3 (max) reducing to 6'1

    Vaulted ceiling, ceiling mounted spot lights, window to side aspect, built in raised single bed with storage space under in the alcove, radiator and carpet laid to floor.
    Bedroom 3
    11'6 x 7'8 opening at the doorway

    Vaulted ceiling, ceiling mounted spot lights, window to front aspect, built in storage providing two adjoining double fronted cupboards, radiator and carpet laid to floor.
    Bathroom
    7'3 x 6'11 (measured over the bath)

    Vaulted ceiling, centre light, access hatch, dormer window to front aspect, L-shaped shower bath with shower curtain and rail, wash hand basin with cupboard underneath, close coupled WC, tiling around the sanitary ware, radiator and wooden laminated floor. This was all completed 2 years ago.
    Outside
    The property benefits from field views from both the annexe and the main garden. The property is approached via a pea shingle drive offering ample off road parking between the annexe and the main house. The garden has been divided into two main sections due to the different levels and is divided by a rockery boardering the terrace that can be accessed by the sitting room and dining room.
    Garden
    The main elevated garden is predominantly laid to lawn with three outbuildings (summerhouse with adjacent store, a summerhouse style shed and a further shed/workshop that is currently used as an office with power and a land line) with a confiner boundary hedge and further hedge providing privacy for the annexe and main house. The hard landscaping provides steps that lead to the lower garden that benefits from terraces to the front and side of the property. A gated footpath leads from the lane to the lower garden and house and there is an ornamental pond between Whistlecraft Cottage and Whistlecraft Lodge. The walled lower garden is laid to lawn with a crescent shaped terrace with BBQ store and benefits from a modern style oil tank that has been screened with willow fencing. The property benefits from external lighting and an outside tap.
    Access
    Annexe (Whistlecraft Lodge) - (Agents Note: Reduced headroom upstairs due to the vaulted ceilings.)

    Stable door with inset sealed unit double glazed window opening to

    Main Room – 19'6 x 13'6

    Vaulted ceiling with inset lighting, two Velux style windows with fitted blinds, two dormer windows with sealed unit double glazing, built in cupboard, exposed timbers, carpet laid to floor and door opening to

    Shower Room – 10'3 x 7'1

    Vaulted ceiling, centre light, velux window with fitted blind, shower cubicle with Mira sprint electric shower, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin with wall mounted mirror above, extractor fan, half tiled walls by the wash hand basin, heated towel rail and tiled floor.
    Access
    Cart lodge with Annexe Above

    Double Bay Cart lodge – 19'6 wide x 18'5 long
    Benefiting from power and light, including an outside tap. There is a pedestrian door opening to an adjacent store measuring 16'11 x 7' benefiting from power and light, a hot water supply for the annexe above and the electrics for the private drainage system. An external staircase rises to provide access to the annexe above the double bay cart lodge with adjacent store.
    Reference: RS0147
    Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.
     
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