Village church views
Situated in the quiet village of Ousden, Garden Cottage is conveniently located for road and rail links from Newmarket.
This attractive detached Victorian property is packed with character and offers wonderful views over the village church.
As well as its charming period features, it benefits from mature rear gardens, a stable block and paddocks.
Entered through a Gothic style oak door, the bright sitting room has recessed storage cupboards and stairs to the first floor, with an open fireplace with log grate set on a stone hearth.
The double aspect drawing room, with views across the formal gardens, offers plenty of space for entertaining and features an open fireplace on a brick tiled hearth.
Offering exceptional views, the dining room is another double aspect room featuring an open fireplace.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and base units under worktops with a 1.5 bowl inset stainless steel sink.
Integrated appliances include a Rayburn stove, separate oven and electric hob, while there is space and plumbing for a washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer. A door leads to the terrace and rear garden.
A rear hallway has stairs to the first floor and access to the garden and cloakroom.
On the first floor, the landing has a fitted bookcase, airing cupboard and stunning views across the adjacent churchyard.
The bright and spacious master suite has a fitted triple wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom, with panelled bath and shower over.
Bedroom two is a spacious double room with an ensuite bathroom, and bedroom three enjoys views across the churchyard.
Bedroom four has a cast iron fireplace with log grate, a double wardrobe and a Jack and Jill door to the family bathroom, with a panelled bath and shower over.
Bedroom five is a versatile room and could make a study, with a range of fitted cupboards and churchyard views.
The property is accessed via a five bar gate to a gravelled driveway, providing ample parking and leading to the double garage, further parking and a two-bay stable block.
Adjacent to the stable block is a small paddock currently used as a chicken run, featuring a charming brick and flint wall and sharing a post and rail boundary with the churchyard.
The formal gardens are mainly lawned with large borders, mature trees and a dining terrace.
Beyond the formal gardens are two post and rail paddocks with separate vehicular access, with a pair of hay barns and a feed store.
The entire gardens are set within a high red brick wall, which predates the house.
The agent is David Burr, 01284 725525. Guide price £750,000.