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3 bedroom listed detached cottage – Crossing Road, Palgrave, Suffolk

Offers In Excess Of £450,000

Property Details

Location Palgrave is a small village on the borders of Suffolk with Norfolk and has for many years been considered a 'hot spot' for housing, combining a village lifestyle with easy access to the wider world having a mainline rail service just one mile away on the Norwich to London Liverpool Street line with a journey time to London of around 90 minutes.

The village is centred around its green and duck pond and has a well regarded junior school and fine church at its centre. For wider amenities the thriving market town of Diss is less than a mile away and has a good range of local and national shops, various supermarkets, sporting facilities for all ages and abilities including rugby, tennis, cricket, squash, football and bowls clubs, modern health centre. The coast around Southwold is around 45 minutes by car, the Broads are within a similar distance, Norwich and Ipswich are within 25 miles and this really is a very well located cottage.

The Property For those looking for an unspoilt period home with modern day comforts and set close to amenities, look no further. Dating back to 1580 and Listed as Grade II, Tudor Cottage offers a wealth of historic features, including a revealed oak frame, wall and ceiling timbers and mullioned windows. The ground floor has good ceiling heights and while there are some low cross timbers on the first floor landing, the part-vaulted ceilings in the bedrooms and bathroom more than compensate. Flooring is a mix of pamments, carpets, and exposed original wide floor boards. The Shaker style units in the kitchen are set off beautifully with Corian work surfaces and a solid oak floor. There is an integral gas hob, electric oven with extractor over and additionally there is a gas fired Redfyre cooking range. The utility room includes a dishwasher, washing machine and water softener. The recently installed contemporary shower room with underfloor heating is in contrast to the first floor bathroom which has a more traditional style suite with roll top bath, wc, bidet and sink unit.

Tudor Cottage is the ideal place for entertaining and relaxing, offering spacious and sociable interiors which are light and airy. The dining room easily accommodates a large table for formal occasions whilst the conservatory is the perfect place to relax with a book, leaving the sitting room with its large inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove as a cosy and inviting retreat in the colder months.

Outside One of the delights of this cottage is its garden which affords a great level of intimacy and privacy behind tall manicured cedar hedges. The owner's passion for gardening is obvious with specimen trees, an array of roses, shrubs and perennials giving year round interest and colour.

At the foot of the garden is a summerhouse with terrace ideal for tea and drinks in the afternoon and evening sunshine, whilst close to the cottage is a brickweave sitting area looking over the lawns. On the practical side there is a tandem garage (2.42m wide x 10.66m long).

Services Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating.

Directions From the Agent's office, proceed to the top of Market Hill and turn left onto Denmark Street. At the roundabout turn right then immediately left onto Denmark Street and proceed along Fair Green following the road around a left hand bend and up the hill into Palgrave. At the T-junction, turn left and then right into Crossing Road, and then immediately right again onto the access road where Tudor Cottage will be found on the left hand side.

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