Guide Price £650,000
Chapel Lane, Charsfield
Hilltop Cottage is a delightful detached cottage built in the 1800s, located in a quiet lane on the edge of the village of Charsfield. In 2012 the garage was converted into a charming one bedroom lodge which offers the flexibility to use as a successful holiday rental, teenage retreat or simply ideal for an office.
About the Property
An ideal opportunity to purchase this delightful detached period cottage with original features along with a separate lodge set on an elevated position overlooking the village.
The property's flexible accommodation offers you the chance to live in the cottage and let out the lodge as a successful holiday rental or potentially let both properties out as holiday rentals.
Hill Top Cottage is arranged over two floors, and the accommodation comprises of a lobby/utility entered via a stable door, with built in worktop and plumbing for washing machine. Part glazed door into hallway with oak flooring, storage under stairs, ground floor shower room comprising WC, hand basin, shower cubicle, tiled flooring, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail. Family room with dual aspect windows, carpeted flooring, built in bookcase. Door through to sitting room/dining room oak flooring, inglenook fire place with log burner, two windows and door to front aspect. Connecting door through to kitchen/breakfast room, original inglenook with colourful tiling, oil fired Rayburn for cooking along with separate two ring ceramic hobs, bespoke fitted handmade kitchen with integrated microwave, grill and dishwasher, vaulted ceiling with sky lights, double doors with side windows leading out to rear terrace area.
From hallway, stairs rising to fist floor with single bedroom with oak flooring, two double bedrooms to the front, both carpeted and with stunning views over open fields and beyond. Master bedroom with exposed floorboards, stunning views over open fields and beyond, connecting door through to Jack and Jill style en-suite spacious bathroom comprising WC, pedestal was hand basin, free standing cast iron roll top claw footed bath, heated towel rail, extractor fan connecting door back into landing.
Hill Top Cottage offers a cottage style front garden with picket fence to the front, gravel pathway to the side flanked by brick retaining walls leading to private courtyard style garden with paved terrace area, raised lawn and summer house. The main gardens to the rear include lawns mature trees flower and shrub borders, raised vegetable beds, arched iron work tunnel with grapevine. Wild woodland gardens with daffodil lawn, double timber garden shed, backing onto farmland to the rear and overlooking farmland at the front. Gravel off road parking to the front for both properties.
From the Fine & Country Woodbridge office, at the top of Church Street continue onto Seckford Street. Turn right onto Market Hill and then left onto Theatre Street. Just past Buttrums Mill, turn left onto Grundisbrugh Road/B1079 and at the roundabout take the 3rd exit on to Grove Road/A12. Continue on the A12 and at the next roundabout take the 1st exit to stay on the A12. Turn left off the A12 signposted Debach & Bredfield onto Woodbridge Road. Follow Woodbridge Road for 2.5 miles and at the junction turn right onto the B1078. Follow the B1078 for 1.1 miles and then turn left into Charsfield continue down the hill past the church Chapel Lane will be the next turning on your right, Hilltop Cottage will be found on the left hand side.
About the Area
Charsfield is situated in the heart of the Suffolk countryside with easy access to the market towns of Framlingham, Woodbridge and Wickham Market. Ipswich is some 11 miles to the south west with rail links to Liverpool Street station (approximately 65 minute journey time). The village is well positioned for visiting the nearby Heritage Coast. The village also has a church, village hall, Baptist chapel and hall, primary school, garage, and the Charsfield Three Horseshoes public house.
State schools: Charsfield CEVCP School, Easton Primary School, Wickham Market Primary School. Farlingaye High School (Woodbridge). Private Schools: The Abbey Preparatory and Woodbridge School.
We are advised by the vendor that mains water and electricity are connected. Oil-fired central heating. The Rayburn does cooking, heating, and hot water.
East Suffolk Council – Band D – £1,707.07 (2019/20)
The Garden Lodge
About the Property
Accessed via glazed bifold doors to the side, entering into open plan kitchen/dining living room with under floor heated hard wood flooring, high gloss contemporary kitchen including Neff induction hob and oven with warming drawer, integrated dishwasher and fridge, picture window to front with stunning views over open fields, Morso Wood burner, and storage pantry under stairs. Stairs rising to first floor, leading to spacious bedroom with hardwood flooring, high level windows also providing stunning views over the village and fields, door through to en-suite with high specification fitted suite comprising Matki drencher shower, contemporary free standing bath, WC and free standing basin, extractor fan.
The Lodge has a private raised garden mainly laid to lawn with South facing terrace, flower and shrub borders trellis and hedging, to the rear of the property is a laundry room ideal for ironing, plumbing for washing machine and storage shelves. The garden also benefits from a summer house. There is an adjacent plant room for the oil fired boiler, hot water tank photovoltaic heating and water softener system used for both properties, gated access to the main residence. Gravel off road parking to the front for both properties.
- Characterful 19th century cottage
- Cozy living room with fireplace
- Bright and airy kitchen/breakfast room
- Stunning countryside views
- Master with en-suite
- Two further double bedrooms and single bedroom
- Comes with high spec modern lodge
- Delightful rural location