High Street, Long Melford CO10

High Street, Long Melford CO10

3 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Baths | Outbuildings

Guide price £625,000
Sudbury 3.5 miles
Bull 0.5 miles
Mills Lane 1.6 miles

An enchanting Grade II listed 2/3 bedroom cottage which has been recently refurbished, in the most idyllic location, with captivating views over the Melford Hall Estate.

Discreetly set to the end of a private drive, Teal Cottage is a charming Grade II listed 2/3 bedroom detached cottage which dates from the late 15th century. This unique reed thatched home is a 'one off' and the tastefully presented newly refurbished accommodation briefly comprises; entrance hall, sitting room with oak flooring, exposed timbers and woodburning stove, newly fitted kitchen to include all appliances, Butler sink and open studwork
to the dining room which was built on in 2008 as well as an adjoining study. Other rooms comprise; a rear hall and ground floor bedroom and bathroom. Via the oak staircase gives access to the vaulted principal bedroom
with ensuite bathroom but holds the potential to be converted into a nursery whilst still being able to offer ensuite facilities.

Outside, the property offers private gardens chiefly to the south and east which back onto the Melford Hall Estate, which as the most sought-after views in the whole village. In all, the property covers about 0.14 of an acre which
includes a timber outbuildings to the rear, a double carport and off street parking.

AGENT NOTE - back portion of the garden is rented from Melford estate for £200 PA

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 (3 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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Key Property Details
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Additional attributes
Outbuildings Garden
Total Sq Ft
1,395 (129.6 Sq M) approx.
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