Little St Marys, Long Melford CO10

Little St Marys, Long Melford CO10

3 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Baths

Guide price £450,000
Sudbury 2.7 miles
Bull 0.4 miles
Mills Lane 0.9 miles

A delightful grade II listed village house with a pretty west facing garden & much character in the heart of the sought-after village of Long Melford.

White Cottage is an idyllic village house with a pretty English country cottage garden in the centre of the village and easy walking distance of good amenities. The property, which is believed to be one of the oldest in the village, is Grade II listed and of timber frame construction with plastered elevations and casement windows under a pitched peg tiled roof. Character features throughout include exposed timbers, open studwork and fireplaces in the sitting and dining rooms including a woodburner in the sitting room. The ground floor has a pleasing free-flowing layout making it ideal for entertaining with interconnecting reception rooms and a farmhouse-style kitchen/breakfast room connecting to the conservatory which opens onto the sunny garden. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, a dressing area and 2 bathrooms all accessed via 2 separate staircases.

White Cottage is set back behind pretty fencing encloses a charming, small front garden with spring bulbs, roses, climbing clematis and honeysuckle which adorn the front of the house and surround the traditional planked front entrance with wrought iron studs and furnishings. The fully enclosed and surprisingly spacious rear garden has a sunny west facing aspect and has a side access. There is a paved terrace and a central lawn bordered by well stocked flower and shrub beds with roses, lilac, winter jasmine and spring bulbs.

Long Melford has recently been voted one of the top 20 most sought after villages in England and Wales. There is an excellent range of shops, restaurants, pubs, doctors’ surgery, three hotels and two Tudor mansions; Kentwell Hall and Melford Hall, both of which are open to the public. The market town of Sudbury (2 miles) provides a rail link to London’s Liverpool Street via Marks Tey (about 80 minutes), alternatively there is a mainline service from Colchester with fastest trains taking about 47 minutes. The historic market town of Bury St Edmunds lies 11 miles to the north.

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1,521 (141.3 Sq M) approx.
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