4 Bedroom Detached Bungalow For Sale
Foxgloves has been transformed by the current owners into a wonderful family home and now offers accommodation that is stylish and contemporary in its design which works really well for modern day living. There is a superb recently fitted kitchen, en suite and bathroom, smooth ceilings throughout, polished tiled flooring, new carpets, smart solid wood internal doors and modern wood panelled cladding to the exterior of the house. The property also has the benefit of Upvc windows and oil fired central heating (not tested). Foxgloves is ideally positioned about 1/4 mile down a small country lane with amazing countryside views to the front, in addition the property sits on a generous plot of around 1/3 of an acre (sts) and has parking for about 10 to 12 vehicles plus a garage and carport.
You enter Foxgloves straight into the drawing room which is the hub of the house and provides access to the living and sleeping areas. There is also a wood burning stove and doors into the main reception room and to the kitchen. The reception room is 35ft in length and incorporates the dining and sitting areas and is partially separated by a central fireplace housing the wood burner. The room is also light and bright with double doors opening out onto the garden. There is also a separate door which leads into the garage/utility/studio and a door into the kitchen. This amazing kitchen really is a highlight to the home with lovely polished tiled flooring and dark granite worksurfaces complimenting the soft grey shaker kitchen cupboards/drawers. Built in appliances include fridge/freezer, ceramic induction hob, extractor fan, "Bosch" oven microwave and a dishwasher. Again, twin windows offer lots of natural light and great views over the garden. A door from the kitchen then leads into the hallway which provides access to the bedrooms and bathroom where there are four generous sized bedrooms with the master suite having built in wardrobes and a good sized modern en suite with large double shower cubicle and stylish tiling. The bathroom provides a modern styled suite with polished tiled flooring and a built in shower over the bath. The garage, which is a double in size at present also has the utility area and separate cloakroom but if need be could be utilized for other uses as it is connected to the main house.
The gardens are a real feature to the property with an overall plot size of around 1/3 of an acre (subject to survey). To the front there is a 5 bar gate leading into the property where there is a large gravel parking area with parking for 10 to 12 cars along with lawn, shrub and mature hedging which provides some nice seclusion. To one side of the property there is a double carport and to the other there is the double sized garage/utility, there is also side access into the rear from both sides. The rear garden offers a large, lawned, flat and secluded garden with a good selection of plants, flowers and mature shrubs along with a small orchard with a selection of fruit trees. There is also a useful hidden compost area, paved patio and a garden shed.
Tucked away down a small country lane with very little passing traffic this really is a wonderful location if you enjoy peace and quiet and like to have open countryside on your doorsteps, yet not be tucked away so much that you are not close to anyone or anything, in fact the village of Bildeston is only about 1.5 miles away and offers three pubs, a restaurant, doctors, hairdressers, village hall, village store, Church a primary school and a bus service. The main village of Hitcham is only a mile away and offers a village store and a bus service. The market town of Hadleigh is only 6 miles away and offers a greater range of facilities. The larger regional towns of Ipswich 15 miles and Stowmarket 7 miles both offer a rail link to London Liverpool street, as does Manningtree 15 miles away and will get you into London in about 1 hour. There is also good access for the A14/12.
If you enjoy walking the dog or simply like uninterrupted countryside views and walks then you wont be disappointed with this properties location, the owners advised us that they often see deer in the fields opposite.
The village of Bildeston and Great Finborough both offer a primary School with both Hadleigh and Stowmarket offering High schools. There is also private schooling at Great Finborough, old Buckenham School in Brettenham and a larger selection in Ipswich.
We understand the property has the following mains services: Electricity and water.
The property has private drainage and oil which provides the heating system via radiators and solar panels to the roof which offers money back for the energy supplied by the energy company.
SITTING ROOM 35FT6 X 15FT2
DRAWING ROOM 19FT1 X 12FT5
KITCHEN 20FT X 9FT2
BEDROOM 1 14FT X 10FT9
BEDROOM 2 13FT3 X 10FT7
BEDROOM 3 10FT7 X 9FT7
BEDROOM 4 19FT X 7FT5
BATHROOM 10FT1 X 7FT7
EN SUITE 10FT8 X 6FT1
GARAGE/UTILITY 18FT7 X 14FT8
CLOAKROOM 4FT3 X 2FT7