Beautifully presented 17th century cottage

PROPERTY: Alyssum Cottage in Wickhambrook (front) ANL-140205-112745001
PROPERTY: Alyssum Cottage in Wickhambrook (front) ANL-140205-112745001
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Dating back to the 17th century, Alyssum Cottage in Wickhambrook provides a home of great charm and character.

The grade II listed building has been considerably improved and updated in recent years but still retains a wealth of original features including large inglenook fireplaces and a beautiful timber frame.

The property’s features an attractive sitting room with exposed studwork and veiling timbers, a magnificent inglenook fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast fitted with a log burning stove.

Windows to the front offer delightful views of the garden.

The kitchen/dining room is fitted in keeping with the cottage and features a large inglenook fireplace on a raised tile hearth and evidence of an original 17th century Ovolo mullion window.

A study to he rear includes tiled flooring and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.

The property’s bathroom has a vaulted roof line and is stylishly equipped with a white suite with free standing bath, large tiled shower cubicle with glazed screen, a vanity hand wash basin and a low level wc.

The master bedroom is an attractive room with dormer to the front. It includes exposed ceiling timbers and roof plate with built-in wardrobe cupboards. The second bedroom also includes a beautiful exposed timber ceiling.

Outside the gardens are a most attractive feature of the cottage. South facing, it offers a pleasing degree of privacy and seclusion.

Laid partially to lawn, a paved terrace abuts the front of the cottage with crazy paved pathway leading past well stocked flower and shrub borders.

There are a number of mature trees and shrubs and the gardens are enclosed by mature hedging.

The garden includes a spacious timber summerhouse with light and power connected together with a log burning stove.

It has a decked verandah to the front and to the side is an enclosed chicken coup.

A five bar gate gives access to a gravelled courtyard proving parking for several cars.

Set in undulating Suffolk countryside, Wickhambrook sits midway between Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket.

Alyssum Cottage is on the market with a guide price of £285,000.

For more information and to book a viewing appointment call agents Richard Green on 01284 755552 or visit