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  • Guide Price: £305,000
  • Location: Rattlesden, Bury St Edmunds
  • Bedrooms: 2
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A delightful two-bedroom detached thatched cottage with exposed framework, stunning kitchen, period style bathroom and central heating. Wonderful village edge location with countryside views and walks on the doorstep. Cottage gardens and parking. Deceptively spacious with two good reception rooms.


This Grade II Listed cottage is full of character and has modern-day benefits which harmonise with the exposed timber frame and fireplace within. Of timber frame construction with rendered elevations beneath a gable straw thatched roof. Set amidst glorious Suffolk countryside on the edge of this well served conservation village. Easy access to the A14 at Woolpit for Bury to the west and Stowmarket with its rail link to the east. Two well-proportioned reception rooms and a granite finished kitchen with French windows to the deep cottage garden, period style bathroom with adjacent utility / boot room. Set the fire or enjoy the oil-fired central heating- cosy is guaranteed.


The accommodation in detail comprises;


Oak ledge door to;


RECEPTION HALL: 8’ 5” x 7’ (2.5m x 2.1m) minimum. Radiator, open studwork to the dining room and broad opening to the kitchen/ breakfast.


KITCHEN / BREAKFAST: 13’9” x 7’ 7” (4.2m x 2.3m). Shaker style cream range of comprehensive units comprising, base cupboards and drawers, integrated ‘fridge, dishwasher and oven with electric hob above and stainless-steel hood. Inset butler sink with grooved wooden drainer and centre mixer tap / drinking water tap, finished with granite work surface. Tiled returns to the matching wall cupboards, cookery book shelf and wine rack. French windows to the garden with adjacent windows also overlooking the cottage style garden with summer house at the far end. Brick floor, down lighting, radiator, space for breakfast table.


DINING ROOM: 13’ 2” x 11’ (4m x 3.3m). An impressive and atmospheric room, exposed natural ceiling joists, bridging beam, studwork and soleplate. Radiator. Opening to;


SITTING ROOM: 16’ 9” x 10’ 6” (5.1m x 3.2m). Red brick fireplace with bressumer and brick hearth on which stands the multi-fuel wood burning stove. Exposed framework of joists and sole plate. Radiators. Studwork to STUDY AREA and door to staircase leading to the first floor.



Door to;


FRONT LOBBY: 5’ 6” x 3’ 6” (1.6m x 1m). Substantial oak ledged door, flank window.


UTILITY ROOM: 7’ 9” x 7’ 5” (2.3m x 2.2m). Floor mounted oil-fired central heating boiler (combi), space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Sink with centre mixer tap and drainer with cupboard beneath. Radiator, tiled floor, windows to the rear and side and half glazed side door. Down lighting.


BATHROOM: 10’ x 6’ 2” (3m x 1.8m) maximum. Very nicely finished in a period style suite of roll top bath with French shower gallery over. Wainscot and tiling surround. WC, vanity hand basin, tiled floor, heated towel rail/radiator, window, down lighting.


LANDING BEDROOM: 17’ x 8’ 8” (5.2m x 2.6m) to 1m eaves. A double-aspect room with exposed rafters and wall plate. 5’ 9” (1.7m) ceiling height unless vaulted. Radiator, fitted double wardrobe. Door to;


BEDROOM 2: 12’ 11” x 8’ 8” (3.9m x 2.6m). A double aspect room with the same exposed roof trusses with the addition of exposed tie beam, collars and purlins, partly vaulted. Pine floorboards.


OUTSIDE: Front and side gardens typically cottage styled with driveway providing parking for several vehicles. At the far end of the garden is the summerhouse next to the sewage treatment works, shared with the adjoining property.


DIRECTIONS. From Lower Street head towards FELSHAM and before leaving the village turn left up RISING SUN HILL, follow this over the brow and Bressumer Cottage is on the left.


AGENTS NOTE: In our opinion the thatch, in the next couple of years, does need some remedial works. These would include a ridge to the rear elevation, combing of the coat work, re-netting and forming of the gable end binding.



At a glance…


Address: Bressumer Cottage, Poy Street Green, Rattlesden, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Postcode: IP30 0SR
Tenure: Freehold
Bedrooms: 2 (interconnecting)
Room to extend? Yes
Distance from Bury: 10 miles
Accommodation upgrade potential: To taste.
Drainage: Shared sewerage treatment works.
Vendors Position: Looking to move locally.
Viewing arrangements: Via agent on 01284 769694 or Clive Robinson on 07796 271716
Further questions: 01284 769694
Heating: Oil fired central heating.
Windows: Timber casement
Special comments: A gem enjoyed by our client since 2000
Council Tax: Band D
Date on market: September 2018
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk
Energy Efficiency Rating: N/A Grade II listed.


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