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5 bedroom detached house – Shelfanger, Diss

Guide Price £500,000

Property Details

Location Shelfanger is a hamlet lying some 3 miles north of Diss, a bustling market town offering various facilities including an excellent range of local and national shops, sporting facilities, health centre, library, fine church, auction room and schooling to sixth form level. There is a mainline railway station providing frequent commuter services to Norwich, Ipswich and London Liverpool Street (in around 90 minutes). The regional retail, cultural and business centre of Norwich lies approximately 23 miles to the north and the historic town of Bury St Edmunds some 24 miles to the south west. The Suffolk Heritage Coast at Aldeburgh, Southwold and Walberswick is about an hour's drive away.

The Property Ventura Cottage is a remarkable home, comprising some 2,758sqft of living space with the ground floor having an open plan feel due to the part-open studwork. There are 5 reception rooms in total, including two sittings rooms, both served by a double-sided woodburning stove, a large conservatory which takes in views over the rear garden and a kitchen/breakfast room which is a social hub. Additionally, there is large dining area/library and leading off is a study area. Of particular note is the family room with bi-fold doors leading out to the terrace; this room has many uses and is currently a tv/cinema room. Five bedrooms, stylish bath/shower rooms and a utility room complete the layout.

Listed as Grade II, the current owners have lovingly refurbished the property over the years, retaining much of its original character and charm but also adding improvements to ensure it serves families well, both now and into the future.

Outside The property is approached via a driveway with parking/turning area laid with attractive cobble setts. The front garden features a red brick wall to the front boundary and the rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with shrub beds and mature trees and backs on to a playing field. Abutting the house is a decked terraced area, ideal for al fresco dining. Overall the plot size amounts to 0.37ac STS.

Services Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage (treatment plant).

Directions From Diss, head north on the A1077 and at Shelfanger turn left onto Common Road where the property will be found a little way along on the right hand side.

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