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4 bedroom property – EyeGuide Price £450,000
Property DetailsLocation This property stands end on to the road in a central position within this small and pretty north Suffolk town, being just a few minutes walk away from the shops and amenities. Eye offers a good range of day-to-day facilities including well regarded secondary schooling and is steeped in history with its castle mound and abbey remains. The surrounding countryside is attractive with many interesting country walks and the town is well placed for access to the A140 with both Norwich and Ipswich around 25 miles away, Diss and its mainline railway station on the Norwich to London Liverpool Street line (journey time to London 90 minutes) just 6 miles away and the Heritage Coast around Southwold, Aldeburgh and Walberswick within 40 minutes or so by car. To the rear of the house there are views across the open area of community grassland and playing fields giving this quite a rural feel.
The Property This is a Grade 11 listed housing dating from the early 19th Century which offers good family accommodation. Whilst being an attached property. This does not feel apparent particularly as it is set at right angles to the road. The flow of the house is good with the rooms being bright and spacious. The kitchen is well fitted with modern floor units and additional space in the large pantry cupboards. The dining room accommodates a good size table, and the living room easily takes two large sofas and other furniture making this a great family room. There are double doors from here onto the south facing garden, ideal for summer parties, and a woodburner to gather around on the winter evenings. The three bedrooms each have their own character with the main bedroom having an ensuite shower. There is also the family bathroom with a white suite.
The ´Annex´ This is attached to the house and currently provides a combination of living space and storage. Planning and Listed Building Consents have been passed to regularise the current use and also to alter the layout to incorporate the storage areas as further living space and create a self contained 'barn' ideal for possibly letting out, extended families, or maybe working from home.
Outside To the front is a large drive providing off road parking for several cars. The main garden is to the rear which is due south facing and has a split-level garden with areas of lawn, a patio, shrubs, and steps leading down beside the high brick wall to the vegetable area. The garden is south facing and sheltered to the east by the high brick wall making its own micro-climate. The garden measures around 90ft deep.
Services Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating with electric heating to some rooms.
Directions From Diss, approaching from the A140 turn left and proceed into the centre of Eye. In the town centre turn right into Magdalen Street and the property will be found a short way along on the left hand side.
Viewing Strictly by appointment with TW Gaze.
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