Alpheton, Sudbury CO10

Alpheton, Sudbury CO10

2 Baths | Outbuildings

Guide price £525,000
Hallifax Place 1.6 miles
The Swan 2.1 miles
Bull 3.3 miles

A charming 4 bedroom period farmhouse with a substantial detached annex, double garage and workshop all set within 0.5 acres of private gardens.

The Property

Tallage is discreetly located to the southern side of Alpheton, set back from the main road via a minor lane. According to its Grade II Listing, the original part of the house dates from the 17th Century and it is believed the building was used as a toll cottage for the neighbouring Manor of Alpheton. As one would expect from a house of its ilk, the interior offers a good deal of period charm and features include exposed oak timbers and open fireplaces. Around 20 years ago, the owners built a substantial two-storey extension to the west, complementing the original structure which has essentially doubled the size of the original accommodation. At the same time a glazed entrance hall was also built with an attached weather-boarded double garage.


The property is approached over a shingle driveway giving access to the double garage and gated vehicular access to the rear garden. The house is attractively set back in its plot with a front lawn defined by an established hedging. The principal garden is to the rear which consists of an extensive brick terrace and lawn with a brick path giving access to the detached weather-boarded annex / studio providing useful ancillary accommodation. The garden extends beyond the annex with a small orchard and vegetable patch to the northern boundary. To the north corner is an old forge which could be adapted into a further studio if required. The garden offers a good deal of privacy which adjoins open farmland to the west and north.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Parking available
Off Street Parking Double Garage
Additional attributes
Outbuildings Garden Land/Paddock
Rural Village
Total Sq Ft
1,600 (148.6 Sq M) approx.
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