GUIDE PRICE: £600,000 - £650,000
THE PROPERTY The Thatchers House is a beautifully presented and very unique detached Grade II listed property with no onward chain circa 2880 Sqft steeped in history dating back to the 1600s and was originally a Yeomans Hall House.
This characterful property on the ground floor includes features such an inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam above in the first reception room and an open fire in the second reception room. Both are the perfect place to entertain friends and family as well as offering a cosy and warm atmosphere. The ground floor bathroom consists of a claw foot roll top bath, wash basin and old fashion pull chain WC. The custom built kitchen/dining room, comes complete with painted wooden units, granite and hard wood surfaces. It is equipped with integral appliances such as a fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, electric hob and a two oven AGA. It provides the perfect family/entertainment space and is considered by the present owners as the hub of this wonderful property. Beyond the kitchen is an integral one bedroom annexe with a shower room with a walk-in shower cubicle and its own separate entrance.
The first floor comprises three very good size double bedrooms (two of which have fitted cupboard space). The master leads to a dressing room with fitted storage. Beyond the latter is a boiler/attic room. There is also a loft room and a further bedroom which is currently used as a study by the present owners.
Outside the south/east facing garden is a particular feature of the property being beautifully planted and very well maintained. A flagstone sun terrace incorporating an old water well adjoins the rear of the house and is accessed via the kitchen providing an ideal alfresco dining area. This gives way to the lawn which is bordered by flower and shrub beds as well as numerous trees including eating apple and twisted willows. There are three further evening terraces and seating areas with an attractive water feature. The garden is fully enclosed with a gate onto Ashen Lane.
The property is situated in the popular and picturesque Suffolk village of Stoke by Clare.
The village is set in the western end of the Stour Valley amidst countryside and woodlands.
The village has a nursery and well-regarded private college, Stoke College. There is also a church, public house, village shop and post office.
A wider range of local facilities can be found in Clare two miles to the east which include a number of public houses/small hotels, shops, a bank, post office, brewery, doctors and dentist surgeries.
More comprehensive shopping is available at the market town of Sudbury, and a Tescos superstore at Haverhill and furthermore comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities at Newmarket, the home of English racing and the high tech University City of Cambridge.
Access to London by rail is available from Sudbury Station via Marks Tey or from Audley End both serving London Liverpool Street. The M11 is situated to the East of Cambridge approximately 22 miles to the West.
There are local schooling facilities in Clare (Primary and Middle school)
From London proceed north up the M11 to Junction 9 taking the A11 Newmarket exit. Continue up the A11 to the next exit (Cambridge and The Abingtons) and take the slip road and proceed east on the A1307 towards Haverhill. Continue around the bypass and through Sturmer to Baythorn End. At Baythorn End turn left signposted to Stoke by Clare.
Mains Water, Electricity, Drainage and Oil Central Heating.
Please note that the above services have not been tested by the agent.
Council Tax: " G" - £ 3,260.00