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5 bedroom house – The Street, Redgrave, Suffolk

Offers Over £900,000

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Redgrave is one of North-Suffolks most popular villages and has a community run shop, for wider facilities the villages of Botesdale and Rickinghall are only two miles away, of the bustling market town of Diss approximately 7 miles away has all the amenities of a thriving market town with a wide range of shops, all ranges of schooling and a health centre. The rail station is on the direct line to London Liverpool Street with trains arriving in approximately 90 minutes. Bury St Edmunds is easily accessible being approximately 15 miles to the west.

DIRECTIONS: From Diss connecting with the A143 and travelling towards Bury St Edmunds. Continue straight through Wortham and turn right signposted to Botesdale, Rickinghall and Redgrave. Continue along this road into Redgrave past the village pub on the right hand side, then in 350 yards The Pink House will be found on the right hand side immediately opposite a row of three cottages.

THE HOUSE: The Pink House is Grade II* and is considered to be the oldest house in the village dating from the late 15th Century with a jetted front gable and evidence of an original hall house. One seldom finds a building of such fine period quality, the inglenook fireplaces in the two main reception rooms, the mellow brick flooring, natural colouring of the oak timbers, several oak mullion windows and the traditional winding staircases are notable features.

The main entrance to The Pink House is through the front door of the north-western end of the house. This opens into the light hallway, connecting the original part of the house with the modern addition containing the kitchen, two bedrooms and a shower room. A mellow York stone floor runs from the hallway into the newly refurbished kitchen, a central feature being the oil fired Rayburn in brick surround. The floor and wall units are of natural colouring and of a high quality, with dresser style plate rack, space for a cooker, canopy with extractor, built in Bosch double fridge and freezer, Smegg integrated dishwasher and an integrated washing machine. The black granite work top has a one and a half bowl inset with attractive marble tiling above the work surfaces. From the hallway is the dining room which has some exposed studwork but with the possibility of exposing further timbering under the existing ceiling. A glazed door leads out onto the patio. From here step down into the sitting room, a fine timbered room with large bressemer and inglenook, mullion window and brick floor, and a ceiling height of 7'2. TV point. Adjacent to the inglenook, a door opens into the second hallway. Here the brick floor follows through to the lounge which has a 6'6 ceiling height, a wealth of timbering, large inglenook with wood burning stove and a door to the staircase with second bedroom. From the lounge is a second doorway into the downstairs bathroom, newly fitted with Victorian roll top bath on a plinth, brass mixer taps and shower head, white close coupled wc and washbasin. Tiled floor and double cupboard containing oil boiler and immersion heater.

The three staircases to the first floor give independent access to all of the bedrooms. Bedroom 1 is accessed from the staircase off the smaller hall. A heavily timbered room with a deep cupboard to one side of the chimney and a door into the en-suite bathroom and dressing room with claw foot roll top bath and bank of wardrobes. Wooden floor. Alongside the staircase a small doorway opens into Bedroom 2. This room has an 8' high ceiling and is also accessed from a separate staircase off the lounge. Bedrooms 3 and 4 and a shower room are situated in the newer northern end of the house

THE BARN: The clay lump pantiled barn was a former smithy and now offers a spacious one bedroom annexe, either for extended family use, or for office or rental purposes subject to the relevant planning consents. There is ample space within the roof void to create two first floor bedrooms and en-suite if required. The annexe has its own combination boiler supplying hot water and heating. Consent has been passed for this being an entirely separate dwelling if required

A hardwood door opens into a large kitchen which could easily accommodate a table. White melamine units have space for a washing machine and fridge/freezer and inset is the four hob cooker with extractor fan. Green marble effect work tops with one and a half bowl composite sink with tiling above. A glazed door opens into the lounge, a very spacious room with French doors and windows to one end allowing plenty of natural light. There is a tiled hearth for a fire if required. TV point. Off the lounge is a rear lobby which provides access to a large storage cupboard, the bathroom and bedroom. The bathroom has been well fitted with cream suite of bath, close coupled wc and pedestal basin and brass taps, half tiling and a large cupboard providing ample storage. Extractor fan. The bedroom overlooks the rear garden and well.

NOTE: Planning Consent has been granted for a double cartlodge style garage to the north-west of the house.

OUTSIDE: A gravel drive provides parking for several cars to the front of the house and a large patio area to the rear. The remainder of the garden, is laid to lawn with mature shrubs, flowerbeds and fine walnut tree and a mature hedge to the rear with fields beyond.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity. Mains drainage. Oil fired boilers providing heating to radiators and hot water.

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with TW Gaze (01379) 641341.



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