School Road, Pentlow CO10

School Road, Pentlow CO10

3 Bedroom | Freehold | 1 Bath | Outbuildings

Guide price £515,000
Sudbury 4.6 miles
The Bull 1.1 miles
The Angel 1.9 miles

A delightful 3 bedroom detached property, with charming features, lovely established south facing garden, in a rural and peaceful location.

The original part of School House at the front dates from around 1750, providing depths of character and period features throughout, with its distinctive gothic arched windows, inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove. One would be surprised to find that the property is fortuitously unlisted. Behind the old pitched pine and braced front door, the property comprises; a reception hall with staircase to the first floor, sitting room with inglenook fireplace, 2 stunning arched windows with plentiful light, leading via double doors to the conservatory, dining room with doors to the kitchen/breakfast room with an adjoining pantry and a cloakroom. It is worth noting, there is a store room linked to the kitchen, which could be converted into a utility room. Upstairs, 3 double bedrooms with plentiful storage and far reaching views over rural countryside, as well as a family bathroom.

Outside the house sits handsomely in its plot of around 0.25 of an acre, which to the rear of the property faces due south and consist of a flagstone terrace, laid lawn, apple tree and well established borders providing privacy throughout. The front garden is enclosed by a mature laurel hedge, with the shingle path running centrally to the front door, driveway offering space for 3/4 cars and a detached double garage/workshop with impressive amounts of space and flexibility.

Pentlow, a small and pretty village set in the Stour Valley only a mile from the Suffolk border, is surrounded by some delightful countryside and is away from busy traffic but nonetheless offers a pub. It has easy access to other villages along the valley which include Clare, Cavendish and Long Melford, the latter offering a very good range of local shops and facilities, a primary school, doctors’ surgery and a number of public houses, restaurants and galleries. The market town of Sudbury is within easy drive providing an excellent range of shops, schooling and facilities together with a station offering shuttle trains through to the main London and Colchester line with fast services on to Liverpool Street.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Parking available
Off Street Parking Double Garage
Additional attributes
Outbuildings Garden
Total Sq Ft
1,421 (132 Sq M) approx.
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