The Causeway, Hitcham IP7

The Causeway, Hitcham IP7

2 Bedroom | Freehold | 1 Bath

Guide price £325,000
Causeway Estate 0.1 miles
Squirrels Depot 0.4 miles
White Horse 0.5 miles

A delightful and well-presented Grade II listed cottage with lovely character features, a south west facing garden, good parking and far reaching views in easy walking distance of the local village shop.

Tudor Beams Cottage is a delightful Grade II listed cottage of timber frame construction under a newly thatched roof. There are charming period features throughout including exposed timbers, a fireplace in the sitting room (currently sealed) and a semi-vaulted master bedroom. The interior is well presented throughout comprising an entrance lobby and hallway which opens into the sitting room. There is an attractively fitted kitchen/dining room with intergrated washing machine and fridge, and glazed double doors open onto the terrace, as well as a double bedroom, bathroom and study area on the ground floor. On the first floor, the landing also serves as a dressing area with a cloakroom off, and this leads to the cosy master bedroom with an exposed chimney breast and timbers. The cottage is cleverly designed to make the most of the flexible accommodation.

There is a front garden enclosed by picket fencing along with a spacious gravelled parking area infront of the single garage/workshop with a utilities outhouse adjoining. A terrace adjoins the rear of the cottage with a gate opening onto the established and attractively planted garden which incorporates a pond and a summer house to the rear. There are stunning views to the rear over gently rolling countryside.

Hitcham is a popular village with a shop, active village hall and Parish Church surrounded by countryside providing some fine country walks. Neighbouring Bildeston has shops, a primary school, doctors’ surgery and pubs/restaurant. The A14 trunk road providing access to Ipswich, Cambridge and the Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds can be joined at Stowmarket 7 miles, the latter also providing a commuter rail link to London’s Liverpool Street.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Semi Detached
Parking available
Off Street Parking Garage
Additional attributes
Total Sq Ft
857 (79.6 Sq M) approx.
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