Updated cottage offers charm in village location

Vine Cottages, Walsham le Willows
Vine Cottages, Walsham le Willows
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Number one Vine Cottages is a rare chance to own a small but charming period cottage in a popular village at £185,000.

The Walsham le Willows cottage is of timber framed construction with rendered and colour washed walls beneath a gable pantile roof.

Vine Cottages, Walsham le Willows

Vine Cottages, Walsham le Willows

It has been modernised with wisely chosen double-glazed modern timber windows and a bathroom whose free-standing roll top bath is in keeping with its style.

It also has new wiring, new slate tiled kitchen floor and a replacement oak staircase.

Heating is from new independent panel heaters combined with a log burning stove in the sitting room.

The 3.6m by 4.2m kitchen has been left as a blank canvas for the new owners to install what they want.

But it features the original red brick fireplace with bread oven, an exposed bressumer and a recess ideal for a stove.

This has a door to a separate dining area, also with exposed beams and a quarry tiled floor.

The sitting room is 4.4m by 4.1m, with a red brick fireplace with the log burner on a brick hearth. The room also has an exposed framework, ceiling joists and bridging beam.

The there are of two bedrooms, one almost 4m square and the other is 4m by 3.1. Both have vaulted ceilings.

The 2.8m x 2.2m bathroom has a cast-iron roll top bath with centre mixer tap and shower attachment plus a pedestal hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, LED spot lighting and an oak floor.

The property includes half the shingled front area, for parking, with right of way across the rest.

The agents are Robinson’s Portfolio in Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds, on 01284 769694 and at www.robinsonsportfolio.co.uk