Period cottage’s modern touches enhance charm
With origins dating back to the 16th century, this charming detached cottage in East Barton stands within generous grounds affording countryside views.
The Grade II-listed property retains a wealth of original features including inglenook fireplaces exposed timbers and polished oak flooring.
These features are complemented by more recent improvements which enhance the charming accommodation.
An entrance porch leads into the entrance hall, situated to the side of a large inglenook fireplace and with access to the two main reception rooms.
The sitting room is a delightful reception room featuring a fireplace, exposed timbers and extensive views across the garden and countryside beyond.
The family room retains an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed beams.
The kitchen/dining room is fitted with a matching range of units beneath granite and wooden preparation surfaces with space for a range oven.
The dining area has exposed beams and windows overlooking open countryside.
A rear hall area leads to the utility room, study and ground floor bathroom with free standing roll top bath and separate shower enclosure.
On the first floor are five bedrooms, including the master bedroom which is complemented by an ensuite shower room.
The property is approached along a small track, providing access to the detached double garage/workshop.
This building has a room above, providing potential to create an annexe or studio (subject to planning and listed building consent being approved).
The gardens are a delightful feature, extending to around 0.38 acres (subject to survey), providing the occupants with a good degree of privacy and seclusion.
They feature lawned gardens, a paved terrace, fruit trees, a vegetable garden and a tree house.
There is also a separate home office/hobby room with power and light connected.
East Barton is a small hamlet close to Great Barton, located only around three miles from Bury St Edmunds.
The agent is Sheridans, Bury 01284 700018. Guide price £545,000.