Church Hill, Burstall IP8

Church Hill, Burstall IP8

4 Bedroom | Freehold | 4 Reception Rooms | 3 Baths | Secondary Accomodation

Offers over £600,000
Ipswich 3.8 miles
The George 0.9 miles
Elm Lane 2.3 miles

A delightful, unlisted, period village house with a beautiful interior, detached guest cottage/studio, lovely south west facing garden & parking in a picturesque setting by the Church.

The Lodge is a charming detached village house which, despite its many character features, is fortuitously not listed. Believed to have been built in the early 1900s by the Cranfield family who owned Cranfield Park in the village, the property is quite unique in its design having brick and rendered elevations with some mock Tudor timbers typical of the Edwardian period; there is a delightful two-storey bow to the rear incorporating an arched window with an arched reed thatched roof above. Half of the roof is peg tiled and the other half was re-thatched in 2013. The interior is beautifully presented throughout with a good-sized sitting room with a fireplace, a central kitchen/breakfast room forming the hub of the house, and a dining room which opens into the conservatory all of which is ideal for entertaining. The kitchen has comprehensive cherry wood units, slate worksurfaces, a ceramic sink and a traditional quarry tiled floor. There is also a ground floor shower room. An elegant staircase leads to the landing giving access to the 3 double bedrooms and family bathroom. Further accommodation is provided in the detached studio/guest cottage which was recently converted to provide a generous living room, double bedroom and an ensuite shower room. This has a versatility of use and could also provide a home office or gym etc.

There is a gravelled parking courtyard to the side bordered by flower and shrub beds as well as a silver birch tree. This gives access to the everyday ‘front’ door. There is a good sized garden to the rear which enjoys a southerly aspect incorporating lawns, well stocked flower and shrub beds, a holly tree, raised vegetable beds, a shed and a sunny terrace adjoining the rear of the house adorned with climbing roses. There is also a delightful front garden which provides an alfresco dining area with lovely countryside views and a mature bay tree.

Burstall is a small and picturesque village surrounded by farmland with easy access to Ipswich which is about 4 miles. Ipswich offers extensive shopping, educational and recreational facilities as well as a mainline station. The popular market town of Hadleigh is about 6.5 miles.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Parking available
Off Street Parking
Additional attributes
Secondary Accomodation Garden
Total Sq Ft
1,958 (181.9 Sq M) approx.
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