4 Bedroom Town House For Sale
This wonderful and charming property has been a fantastic family home for the current owners over the years. The house enjoys a combination of well thought out generous living space along with an abundance of charm and character that you would expect from a property of this age. The original parts of the home are thought to date back to as early as the 16th century but the majority falls between the 17th and 18th century, this is particularly evident from the attractive Georgian façade fronting. Other features include the flush frame sash windows, ogee medallion cornice to the front of the roof, a late 17th century staircase, crown post, wonderful fireplaces and period internal doors with lock latches. To protect these fine features there is a Grade II * listing for the property and a Grade II listing for the front wall. The current owners really have made a great job of bringing back to life the original features of the house whilst still providing all the essential creature comforts for modern day living, along with presenting their home to the market in a exceptionally well presented way.
The property has its main entrance door to the side rather than to the front and on entering you walk into the reception/hall area which has quarry tiled flooring and doors into the garage, drawing room, sitting room and a shower room. The drawing room is located to the front of the property and is a very impressive room with exposed beams, lovely original wood flooring and a superb brick open fireplace, the room also attracts plenty of natural light from the three windows and is an ideal room for entertaining. The inner hallway has the staircase to the first floor, a door down into the basement and into the sitting room. The basement, which is dry has been completely restored to make a very useful home office and a separate utility room. The sitting room is located towards the rear of the house and has a very comforting feel with the brick fireplace and multi fuel stove, wood flooring and exposed beams. From here you can walk through into the kitchen which is partially open plan with the dining room giving it the feel of a much larger room, and provides a lovely area for the family or entertaining. The kitchen is fitted with a good selection of stylish cupboards, drawers and wood worktops but the real feature is the walk in and good sized pantry. The dining room has views over the garden and is part of a more recent addition to the home and works really well with the kitchen, there is also a door to the garden.
On this floor there is a family bathroom which has a roll top bath and shower, and three good sized bedrooms including a very large master suite which with a attractive brick fireplace, exposed timbers and a en suite cloakroom. From the landing there is then a door which has its own separate staircase leading to the fourth bedroom.
To the front of the property there is a driveway providing parking which leads to an attached garage, and access to the main door and rear garden. To the rear there is a good sized secluded mainly lawned garden with a variety of shrubs and plants and brick and fence borders. To the end of the garden there is a raised decking seating area providing an ideal place to relax and unwind.
The property is positioned towards the outskirts of the town, yet still within walking distance to the High Street which offers an excellent range of boutique style independent shops and larger retailers. Hadleigh also offers a leisure centre and a swimming pool. Sports clubs include football, cricket, rugby, hockey and tennis along with other sport/hobby facilities. The property also enjoys being close to open countryside which is great for maybe walking the dog. The property has good access to the A12 and for the towns of Ipswich (8 miles) and Colchester (15 miles) which both provide a direct rail link into London Liverpool Street station as does along Manningtree station (7 miles). Hadleigh also offers a regular bus service to local towns.
Hadleigh has a choice of three primary schools and a High school, there is also a day nursey.
We understand that the property has all mains services connected and a band "F" council tax rating from Babergh Mid Suffolk council. The property has gas heating (not tested).