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£325,000Guide price

3 bedroom cottage for sale

Buckshorn Lane, Eye

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Cottage
3 bedroom
1 bathroom

Property features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Detached
  • Kitchen with Dining Area
  • First floor bathroom
  • Walled paved garden
  • Gas radiator heating

Property description

This very appealing 3 bedroom detached period cottage is tucked away in the heart of Eye, away from traffic. Three bedrooms with bathroom lie to the first floor with the ground floor being well balanced with large sitting room plus dining room off the social kitchen plus a cloakroom.

Location - The historic town of Eye is blessed with an array of shops and businesses enabling residents to be essentially self sufficient. With schools, both Nursery, Primary and High, a Health Centre and varied social and recreational opportunities, all age groups are catered for. The town includes an impressive mix of architecture and interesting buildings especially when one considers the impressive properties towards the fine historic Church. With a tower of 101feet, the renowned Nicklaus Pevsner in The Buildings of England (Suffolk) describes it as "one of the wonders of Suffolk". This particular cottage is found on Buckshorn Lane a quiet narrow lane linking Castle Street and Church Street with little traffic passing through. Both Castle Street and Church Street are formed by the outline of the historic motte and bailey castle outline and lead on to the renowned Church. The cottage is well orientated taking advantage of the arcing sun as it passes across. The town centre facilities as well as open countryside and footpaths across the fields are the proverbial stones throw away. The excellent shops include for example the friendly 'institution' The Handyman Stores, two butchers, bakers, a fine deli, two supermarkets and chemist and many others complementing those found at neighbouring Diss (approximately 5 miles). Diss is fortunate in being able to offer among other things an 18 Hole Golf Course and importantly a well used commuter rail service which runs between the Cathedral City of Norwich to the north and London's Liverpool Street Station.

Description - White Lion Cottage formed part of the historic White Lion Hotel complex for many years until being separated following the closure and subsequent residential development of the buildings towards the end of the 1980's. More recently this quietly positioned cottage underwent an extensive refurbishment and improvement programme involving reorganising the layout, refitting of kitchen and bathroom fittings etc and general overhaul, by the previous owners before being sold to the current owners by Harrison Edge. The practical, well proportioned living space comprises good sized main reception room with fireplace along with social kitchen dining space combined through a square opening. By establishing the main entrance at the front, facing onto Buckshorn Lane, french windows from the dining room now lead out to the paved walled garden. Furthermore, clever reorganisation of a side entrance has created a downstairs cloakroom. A gas fired boiler supplies domestic hot water and radiators throughout. Tastefully decorated and carpeted, the cottage has "The Look".

Sitting Room - 17' x 14'3 (5.18m x 4.34m) - A good size main reception room with windows to two sides along with a oak outer entrance door to Buckshorn Lane. A brick fireplace takes centre stage housing a Charnwood wood burning stove set on a brick hearth. Double radiator with thermostatic radiator valve (TRV). 3 uplighters. Television point etc.

Kitchen - 14'3 x 9'3 Max incl. arch (4.34m x 2.82m Max incl. arch) - Attractively fitted with Shaker style units in cream finish set beneath marble effect worktop and providing low level and eye level cupboard storage and drawers. Integrated dishwasher and double oven with four ring hob. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Stylish red & black quarry tile floor. Recessed spotlights. Fridge space. Designer vertical wall radiator. Window to the side elevation. An open tread staircase at one side, with open area beneath, leads to the first floor accommodation. A step leads through the wide square opening to the Dining Room area.

Dining Room Area - 11'6 x 5'10 Min (3.51m x 1.78m Min) - Combining well with the Kitchen area sharing the thickness of the original outer wall through which the opening has been created thus making it feel large and spacious. French windows lead out to the walled garden flooding the area with natural light. Double radiator (TRV). Cupboard housing Vailant gas fired combination boiler supplying domestic hot water and radiators consequently allowing for the removal of the original hot water cylinder. Honeywell central heating timer control.

Cloakroom - With suite comprising low level wc and vanity wash basin. Vertical towel rail/ radiator. Window to the side elevation.

L'shape First Floor Landing - A great landing serving all areas and providing storage with a shelved linen cupboard fitted with a reclaimed period panel door. Tongue & groove panelling.

Bedroom 1 - 14'9 x 8'10 (4.50m x 2.69m) - Semi vaulted and with window to Buckshorn Lane. Double radiator (TRV).

Bedroom 2 - 11'6 x 8'1 (3.51m x 2.46m) - Semi vaulted with window to the side elevation. Double radiator (TRV).

Bedroom 3 - 11'9 x 6'1 with lobby (3.58m x 1.85m with lobby) - Again semi vaulted and approached via an appealing and useful lobby, shelved to one side, cupboard adjacent and step up to the bedroom space. Windows provide natural light from two aspects. Double radiator (TRV). Access to loft space. Tongue & groove panelling.

Bathroom - Semi vaulted and fitted with a new designer style suite comprising stand alone bath tub with adjacent pillar tap with hand shower, wash basin on washstand type base and low level wc. Tongue and groove panelling. Tiled floor. Vertical chrome towel rail radiator.

Outside - A sweet garden space lies beyond the cottage and is walled, paved and measures approximately 25' in depth and about 12' wide. A side gate provides 'everyday' access and a Bin Store has been thoughtfully constructed to accommodate both Wheelie Bins with additional storage behind. A raised planted bed lies to the far end. Three steps lead up to the main paved area. Outside light.

Services - The landlord has confirmed that the property benefits from mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.

Wayleaves & Easements - The property is sold subject to and with all the benefit of all wayleaves, covenants, easements and rights of way whether or not disclosed in these particulars.

Important Notice - These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Harrison Edge has no authority to make or give in writing or verbally any representations or warranties in relation to the property. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. No assumptions should be made that the property has all the necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Harrison Edge have not carried out a survey, nor tested the services, appliances or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. In the interest of Health & Safety, please ensure that you take due care when inspecting any property. See also notes on Viewing below relative to Covid-19.

Postal Address - 6 Buckshorn Lane, Eye, IP23 7AZ

Local Authority - Mid Suffolk District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2BX. Telephone:[use Contact Agent Button]

Council Tax - The property has been placed in Tax Band C.

Tenure & Possession - The property is for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Fixtures & Fittings - All items normally designated as tenants fixtures & fittings are specifically excluded from the sale unless mentioned in these particulars.

Viewing - By prior telephone appointment with the vendors agent Harrison Edge T: [use Contact Agent Button]3 * Covid-19 - No more than two related viewers will be admitted to the property and assurances must be provided neither party has Covid-19 symptons or has suffered from the illness. Viewers must bring with them appropriate PPE. *

Directions - Buckshorn Lane links both Castle Street and Church Street. No.6 can be found towards the Church Street end.

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    Harrison Edge Estate Agents - Eye

    5 Castle Street Eye IP23 7AN

    Harrison Edge Estate Agents, situated in the historic market town of Eye, specialise in the sale of country and town houses throughout this beautiful part of East Anglia. From the dual points of Eye, in North Suffolk and Diss, in South Norfolk the experience of Simon Harrison and associates serves the region whether Buying, Selling, Renting or establishing the value of a particular property related asset by way of planning permission and development. Whether period country house or modern house, townhouse or cottage, bungalow or flat, expertise is on hand to assist.  Advice can also be provided for Clients with Farms, Development Sites, Building Plots and Rental Investment portfolios.   Equestrian properties and those with acreage are a particular specialism whether for the Professional User or keen amateur.  

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