Halford Wetmore Estate Agents
4 bedrooms, House, Rushmere, NR33 8ER

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Thatched Cottage, Rushmere


NR33 8ER

Property status: Available

An attractive detached period house surrounded by established gardens in a quiet rural location.

The Thatched Cottage is an attractive family house originally built in 1752 and extended in 1992 offering light well proportioned  accommodation with an excellent 33ft Kitchen/dining/family room and two further  reception rooms. The house boasts many period characteristics with exposed timbers and inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and has the benefit of oil fired central heating and bespoke double glazed sealed units to most windows.  The property is surrounded by attractive well planted mature gardens and fields with views over the Hundred River Valley to the south in this lovely quiet rural setting.
There is a substantial detached workshop/boat store with garage which has potential to convert into a separate annex - subject to planning consent. The property sits in 1.69acres (sts) with a further adjoining rented field of approximately 1.15 acre (currently £120 pa) and a further paddock across the lane of 1.71acres(sts) which is available by separate negotiation.
Rushmere is a pretty rural village approximately 7 miles to the north of the popular coastal town of Southwold and 4 miles from the coast at Kessingland. It is well located for  the many attractions of the East Suffolk Heritage Coast.

Front entrance door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: Brick flooring, door to playroom and to:

SITTING ROOM: 20ft 8in x 11ft 9in (6.30m  x 3.58m) A spacious reception room with an inglenook fireplace housing a  woodburning stove and windows to two aspects overlooking gardens. Fitted cupboard in recess. Exposed painted floorboards and exposed ceiling timbers. Door to stairs and door to:

KITCHEN/DINING/FAMILY ROOM: 33ft 8in x 12ft 8in (10.26m x 3.86m)  A range of fitted  handmade painted cupboards and drawers with  marble worktops and butler sink with  mixer tap, tiled splash back, integrated dishwasher. Oil fired Aga. Cupboard housing the oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Pamment flooring.  Pantry cupboard and further storage cupboard.  French doors in the dining area lead out to the front terrace with windows to the side and rear overlooking the gardens making this a spacious light family room. Painted exposed floorboards.

REAR LOBBY: Window and stable door to rear garden.

CLOAKROOM: W.C. pedestal wash basin. Window.

UTILITY: 7ft x 6ft 7in (2.31m x 2.00m)Butler sink in worksurface. Window to side. Plumbing for washing machine.

PLAY ROOM/DINING ROOM: 15ft x 11ft 3in (4.57m x 3.43m) Brick fireplace housing a ‘Yotul’ woodburning stove. Duel aspect room. Exposed painted flooring.

THE FIRST FLOOR: A staircase to the first floor leads from the sitting room and on the half landing splits two ways.

LANDING: Window to front.

BEDROOM 1:  15ft 3in x 11ft 8in (4.65m x 3.56m) Built-in wardrobes with hanging rail s and shelving. A duel aspect room overlooking surrounding countryside.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 9ft 4in x 6ft (2.84m x 1.83m) Panelled bath, W.C. china sink with cupboards below. Heated towel rail. Window
to rear.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 12ft 11in x 9ft 4in (3.94m x 2.84m) Max measurements.
Panelled bath, shower cubicle with mosaic tiling. W.C. Airing cupboard. Wash basin with cupboard below. Painted wood panelling to dado height. Window to side. Painted  floorboards.

LANDING: With window to overlooking  rear garden and fields. Hatch to loft space.
BEDROOM 3 :  15ft 7in maximum x 11ft 8in (3.07m x 3.00m)  Dual aspect with wonderful views over meadowland and beyond.  Deep built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM 4: 10ft 4in X 9ft 1in Exposed painted floorboards. Built-in wardrobe. Window to front again with views.

BEDROOM 2: 13ft 8in x 15ft 3in (4.17m 4.65m) Dual aspect again with views. Built-in wardrobe.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached from a small lane and to the right of the house is a gravel driveway with parking and access to the single garage,which is of brick construction with a pantile roof and incorporates a boat shed/workshop with electricity connected. (Subject to planning consents could make a separate annex).  The delightful lawned gardens surrounding the house are well planted and interspersed with mature trees, shrubs and flowers beds with a a brick terrace to the front of the dining/family room.  To the rear is the field with a ‘camping kitchen’ building. Greenhouse.
The gardens and field amounts to 1.69 acres (sts) and in addition the owners also rent a field of approximately 1.15 acre adjoining their land from the Church Charity Trust currently at a rent of £120 per annum with vehicular access to the road.

SERVICES:  Water mains drainage and electricity are available to the property. Oil fired central heating.  ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING: tba

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment with the vendor’s sole agent, Halford Wetmore, 01502 723007.

OTHER OUTGOINGS:  Council Tax Band:G
Details may be obtained from Waveney District Council, Town Hall, Lowestoft NR32 1HS, telephone 01502 562111.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  These details are believed to be correct and are intended to give a fair description of the property, although their accuracy is not guaranteed and interested parties should rely on their own measurements and enquiries. None of the services or appliances have been tested by the selling agents and no warrantee is given or implied as to their current working order. No fixtures, fittings, furnishings or effects save those that are specifically mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale, and any item not so noted is expressly excluded.  It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings or furniture shown in the photographs are included in the sale. In order to show as much of the property as possible some photographs in these details may have been taken using a wide angle lens.   

Property Features

  • Sitting room
  • Playroom
  • Bathroom & En-suite
  • Large Family/Kitchen/Dining room
  • Detached Workshop/Boat Store & Garage
  • Utility & Cloakroom
  • Mature Gardens & Field
  • Four Bedrooms

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