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5 bedroom detached house – Mellis Road, Thrandeston, Suffolk

Offers In Excess Of £650,000

Property Details

Location The property occupies an idyllic location within the Conservation Area of the village, just off the village green. Within 3 miles is the busy market town of Diss providing excellent local and national shopping, a wide range of sporting and leisure facilities and a mainline rail station on the Norwich to London Liverpool Street line. The journey to London is scheduled to take around 90 minutes. Bury St Edmunds is also quite accessible via the A143, being around 20 miles away and both Norwich and Ipswich are around 25 miles. This property combines the benefits of a charming rural village setting with convenient access to wider facilities.

The Property Friday Cottage is a delightful family home which has been updated and extended by the present owners to provide spacious and flexible accommodation. The ground floor layout can easily be altered to provide for an integral annexe and this can be achieved either by converting the playroom/office or alternatively the secondary kitchen and carport. The spacious family kitchen/dining room has recently been updated and includes a good range of floor and wall units with granite worktops and integral sink. There is a range cooker to one wall and ample space for groceries in the built-in pantry, and room for additional appliances in the utility. The large utility room would function equally well as a secondary kitchen for cooking enthusiasts or an activity room for arts and crafts. The sitting room with woodburning stove to the fireplace is particularly spacious and leading off is the garden room which enjoys the afternoon sun. The playroom/office has windows to two aspects and a deep storage cupboard as well as ample room for a number of desks and filing cabinets, ideal for those who work from home. There is also a separate study and a cloakroom. Upstairs are five double bedrooms, (one en-suite) and all have fitted wardrobes. There is also an abundance of storage available in the eaves as well as a useful attic store room.

Outside The property is approached from the road via a gravelled driveway which is lined with colourful herbaceous borders separating two areas of lawn. The boundaries are hedged and give a good level of privacy. There is access around each side of the property where the rear garden is divided into rooms. There is a shaded wooded area incorporating a shed to the far corner and a rose covered arbour leads into a more formal area of garden, again lined with a variety of shrubs and plants which give colour and interest throughout the seasons. To the rear of the garden is a summerhouse and chicken house with run and running along the rear boundary is a woodland walk connecting the two areas of garden. Immediately to the rear of the house is a fenced patio area accessed via two sets of French doors. Overall the property sits in around 0.4ac STS.

All in all, a delightful and well appointed family home which won't fail to please.

Services Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage via new water treatment system installed February 2019. Oil fired boiler providing central heating and domestic hot water.

Directions From Diss, connect with the A143 at the Stuston roundabout and proceed west towards Bury St Edmunds. After approximately one mile, take the left hand turn signposted Thrandeston and follow this road into the village, turning immediately right into The Street. The property will be found a short way along on the right hand side, clearly marked with a For Sale board.

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