Westgate Terrace, Westgate Street, CO10
This well presented Georgian family home has five double bedrooms and two large bathrooms with total accommodation of approximately 3,800 sq.ft (353 sq.m). There are three reception rooms including a separate dining room immediately adjacent to the kitchen. Most rooms benefit from sash windows, high ceilings and have the classic feel of a property from the Georgian period, as well as having fine countryside views.
The large walled garden, with terraced area, has East/West open aspects allowing plenty of sunshine, make this garden perfect for outdoor entertainment. Garage and off road parking for two further vehicles. The property is situated just a stroll from several restaurants and the picturesque and highly desirable village green. The wide ranging village amenities are within walking distance.
Door with fanlight over to:
Entrance hall:4.90m x 2.38m (16’1” x 7’10”) A spacious and elegant entrance hall with stairway to the landing above. Solid walnut doors open off to:
Front Drawing Room: 4.90m x 4.90m (16’1” x 16’1”). Sash window to the front gives a high level of natural light and has the added bonus of having original internal shutters. The fireplace is inset into a tiled hearth with wood surround and period features. The gas fireplace could easily be returned to an open fireplace if desired.
Dining Room: 4.90m x 3.70m (16’1 x 12’2”). Sash window to the front with original internal shutters. A pleasant and airy dining room, capable of comfortably seating ten. Double doors leading to the kitchen/breakfast room.
Rear Hall: An elegant arched window with views out to the garden and church tower beyond.
Doors leading to:
Sitting Room: 4.90m x 4.60m (16’1” x 15’1”). Double French doors open onto the terracing and provide access to and views of the garden. Open fireplace with wood burner on a tiled hearth with a wood surround.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 4.0m x 3.4m (13’1” x 11’2”). Sash window with views to the garden. Extensive hand painted oak units, including a pull out pantry, in a cleverly designed kitchen area. Italian granite work surfaces, incorporating a breakfast bar, and inset ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric oven, hob with extractor fan/light above. The kitchen leads directly to the dining room via double doors and to the garden terracing through a rear door.
Cloakroom:- Fitted WC and wash hand basin.
From Entrance Hall, stairs to:
First Floor Landing: Front facing sash window providing good natural light to this area. Doors leading to:
Double Bedroom 1: 4.90m x 4.90m (16’1” x 16’1”). An excellent sized bedroom with a front facing large sash window providing excellent natural light.
Double Bedroom 2: 4.90m x 3.70m (16’1” x 12’2”). Sash window to the front with good natural light.
Double Bedroom 3: 4.90m x 3.40m (16’1” x 11’2”). Useful built in cupboards. Sash window with delightful views over the garden and to the Church tower beyond.
Family Bathroom: 3.92m x 3.66m (12’10” x 12’0”) A very spacious and light room. Useful linen cupboard, double ended “air bath”, shower cubicle with Aqualisa power shower, WC and wash hand basin. Heated towel rails, and an additional large storage cupboard.
From First Floor landing, stairs to:
Second Floor landing, doors to two large fully boarded loft areas, with light connected. Substantial storage space with easy access.
Double Bedroom 4: 5.0m x 4.40m (16’5” x 14’5”) Front facing sash window. Fireplace with brick surround.
Double Bedroom 5: 4.9m x 3.70 (16’1” x 12’0”) Sash window to front.
Bathroom 2: 3.70m x 2.4m (12’0” x 8’0”) Bath with power shower above, wash hand basin, WC, towel rail and linen cupboard.
Cellar Rooms (access from downstairs Rear Hallway)
Note: A nearby property has developed similar rooms to these to provide addition living space. It is believed that this would be possible at this property with the necessary planning and listed building consents.
Room 1: 4.80m x 3.70m (15’9” x 12’2”) Probably part of the original servants’ kitchen, with a fireplace and bread oven to the side. Brick floor. Currently used for storage but would be suitable for development as a TV room and/or office. Useful walk in storage cupboard with light, and further under stairs storage.
Room 2 (Utility room) 3.90m x 3.20m (12’10” x 10’6”) A good sized utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer and fridge/freezers. Stainless steel twin sink unit with mixer tap over. Water softener. Additional kitchen units, for extra storage, with work surface. An interesting period feature is the original hand water pump.
Room 3: 3.20m x 2.20m (10’6” x 7’ 3”) Currently utilised as a wine cellar (excellent temperature/humidity)
Room 4: 4.80m x 3.20m (15’10” x 10’ 7”) Useful storage room with original arched cupboard and period features.
Front garden enclosed by hedges, with lawn either side, stone steps and wrought iron railings leading to the property.
To the side of the property is a driveway with valuable off road parking for two vehicles, leading to:-
Garage/Garden Store 6.30m x 2.3m (20’8” x 7’7”) Light and power connected. Door leading to garden terracing. Garden store attached to rear of garage, with separate access from the garden.
Garden: The walled garden is a key feature of the property, with a terrace ideal for entertaining and having breakfast in the sunshine. Steps lead up to the main part of the garden, which contains a large variety of plants and established trees. The open East/West aspects of this garden allow plenty of sunshine and the lawn area would easily accommodate a second dining area, for the late morning/afternoon sun, if desired. The garden has a good degree of privacy and is perfect for children or pets.
In all about 0.21 acres
Long Melford is a beautiful and historic Suffolk village. The village has a wide selection of amenities, with many shops including boutiques, a supermarket, garden centre, an excellent traditional butchers, numerous pubs and restaurants, primary school, doctors’ surgery and post office. Sudbury is just 4 miles away, with additional shops, banks, and rail connection. Direct trains to London also run from Colchester, an easy drive away. Bury St. Edmunds, just 20 minutes from Long Melford, offers theatres, cinema and concert venues.
Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected. Heating is by gas fired central heating to radiators. High speed broadband. Local Authority: Babergh District Council. Band F.
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