Whitethorns, The Street, Hepworth, Diss, IP22 2PS
A particularly well designed and nicely positioned detached house within this popular and pretty village. Set back from the street with a glorious countryside back-drop to the rear. Forming one of four similar houses within a select close. Built, we believe, in 1991 by an accomplished local builder known and respected by the agents. Elements of up-dating would further enhance the property- although they are considered minor. A light and spacious house with accommodation that flows extremely well and enjoys gardens to both the front and side.
Mono-pitched tiled porch with a deep paved approach and outside courtesy light. Mullion glazed entrance door with sidelight, hence;
ENTRANCE HALL: 11’ 6” x 10’ 7” (3.5m x 3.2m) minimum. Vaulted ceiling with half returning staircase with useful under stairs cupboard and galleried landing above. Radiator, central heating thermostat, cloaks cupboard with hanging rail. Principal reception rooms lead off.
CLOAKROOM: 2’ 8” x 6’ 5” (0.8m x 1.9m). Comprising WC, hand basin, radiator, window to front.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM: 12’ 8” x 11’ 2” (3.8m x 3.4m). Oak kitchen units providing base cupboards and drawers with integrated dishwasher, ‘fridge with freezer above, double fan-assisted oven with adjacent halogen hob (please note that these items have not been tested). Matching wall units with integrated hood, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with centre mixer tap and drinking water tap. Water softener beneath (not tested). Window to front, radiator.
UTILITY ROOM: 12’ 2” x 5’ 6” (3.7m x 1.6m). A good size utility with half glazed side door. Additional base units with space and plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer. Full height larder unit, ample work surface with stainless steel sink and drainer. Window to side. Floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler understood to have been installed in 2015/16. Wall mounted consumer unit.
SITTING ROOM: 15’ 6” x 17’ 2” (4.7m x 5.2m). A particularly well-proportioned sitting room with garden views to the west through double glazed sliding patio door with matching side light within a generous bay. The focal point is the gault brick fireplace with grate and floor air vent. Wall light points.
DINING ROOM: 12’ 2” x 11’ 9” (3.7m x 3.5m). Views of the rear garden to the west. Radiator.
STUDY: 10’ 3” x 7’ 9” (3.1m x 2.3m). Radiator.
GALLERIED LANDING: With Velux window to the front, built-in airing cupboard with pre-lagged cylinder tank and slatted airing shelves.
BEDROOM 1: 13’ 7” x 12’ 3” (4.1m x 3.7m). Super garden and countryside views. Having useful fitted bedroom furniture.
Small lobby and door to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 8’ 6” x 7’ 9” (2.6m x 2.3m). ‘P’ shaped bath with centre mixer tap and shower being direct-feed. Curved glass screen. Pedestal hand basin, WC, radiator/towel rail, window to side. Tiled floor, generous wall tiling, and shaver light/socket.
BEDROOM 2: 12’ 3” x 10’ 7” (3.7m x 3.2m). Spectacular views. Radiator, built-in double wardrobe with blanket cupboards above. Dressing mirror, two pedestals and three-drawer chest.
BEDROOM 3: 12’ 6” x 9’ 11” (3.8m x 3m). Again, super views. Radiator, built-in double wardrobe with blanket cupboards above. Three-drawer chest and pedestal.
BEDROOM 4: 10’ 5” x 7’ 10” (3.1m x 2.4m). Radiator, four-drawer chest, pedestal table.
BATHROOM: 7’ 2” x 7’ 8” (2.3m x 2.1m). Comprising panelled bath with centre mixer tap and shower attachment. Tiled shower cubicle being direct -feed, pedestal hand basin, WC, radiator, mirror and shaver light/socket. Suitable for re-fitting.
OUTSIDE: Private gravelled driveway serving the four properties and terminating at Whitethorns driveway and DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE measuring 16’ 9” (5.1m) deep x 18’ 7” (5.6m) wide. Cantilever action doors, power and light. Gated access to the side garden. Useful shed and mature summerhouse, of particular use is the large greenhouse. Adjacent replacement plastic central heating oil tank.
The gardens to the front comprise stocked borders with side gate to the south leading to the charming rear and side gardens. Laid mainly to grass with established borders and beds with an abundance of colourful shrubs and plants with a mature hedge to the rear boundary. The appealing gardens offer a great deal of privacy with a south and west aspect and an unexpected large side garden where the summerhouse and further shed are located. Further access to the front around the side of the garage. The gardens are enclosed by close boarding fence.
DIRECTIONS: When turning off the A143 to Hepworth and into The Street, carry on for approximately ¼ of a mile and the driveway is on the left-hand-side, easily missed. Whitethorns will be facing you at the bottom. Please feel free to park on the drive, any problems please telephone 07796 271716.
AGENTS NOTE: Please note the property is being sold without the garage lock keys. All bedroom furniture is included.
At a glance…
Whitethorns, The Street, Hepworth, Diss
Postcode: IP22 2PS
Room to extend? Yes
Square footage: Approx. 1600 sq foot
Upgrade potential: Yes, minor.
Vendors position in moving: No onward chain.
Drainage: Understood to be mains.
Viewings: By appointment, telephone (01284) 769694, or Clive Robinson direct on 07796 271716.
Further questions: Telephone (01284) 769694
Heating: Oil fired to radiators.
Windows: Replacement U.p.v.c double glazed.
Current Council Tax: Band F
Date on market: July 2017.
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury
EPC: D (61)