The home it took 500 years to make

16th century house at The Street, Hessett
16th century house at The Street, Hessett

Work by 19th century owners has helped create a substantial period home from a village house thought to date from the 16th century.

Now, the property at The Street, Hessett, is described by Sheridens as ‘in a splendid and unique home of considerable charm and personality’.

16th century house at The Street, Hessett

16th century house at The Street, Hessett

It has a substantial timber frame with rendered and pargeted elevations beneath a later tiled roof.

It retains period features including exposed timbers and studwork, mullion windows, huge inglenook fireplaces and a crown post roof .

But the house has recently had considerable improvement and restoration under the current owners.

It has a huge 30 ft by 17ftsitting room with exposed timbers brick and pamment floor and a fine brick fireplace with massive oak bressumer beam.

16th century house at The Street, Hessett

16th century house at The Street, Hessett

The 16ft by 9ft dining room has a Tudor barrell backed fireplace and while the 19ft by 11ft drawing room is Victorian.and the 21ft by 16ft kitchen breakfast room has been refitted with a modern range of eye level and base storage units.

There are are six bedroom, including a from 18ft by 16ft master bedroom with bath and dressing room.

Guide price: £575,000

Agents: Sheridens, Whiting Street, Bury St. Edmunds.

Telephone: 01284 700018

Email: info@sheridans.ltd.uk

Website: www.sheridans.ltd.uk