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Gents Lane, Shimpling

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  • Type: Character Property
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 4

About the Cottage
A highly impressive and very stylish attached period cottage brimming with character and charm whilst also providing versatile and generous living space essential for today's modern way of living. The cottage which is grade II listed enjoys beautifully secluded gardens within a 1/4 acre plot (sts), plenty of parking and a large detached double garage with a generous sized studio/office above. The versatile living space is immaculately presented throughout and includes plenty of exposed beams and lovely large brick fireplaces which all comes together well to make it the perfect place for entertaining with family and friends. The accommodation downstairs includes a reception porch, entrance hall, utility, WC, walk in pantry, kitchen/breakfast room, living room, dining room, garden room and an office. The first floor includes a bathroom and four bedrooms, of which the smallest is currently used as a dressing room and the main bedroom has it's own en suite shower room.

Outside, location & useful info
The cottage enjoys superb gardens to the front and rear which are all within the overall plot size of about 1/4 acre (sts). The rear includes the formal lawned garden which offers a lovely selection of shrubs, plants and trees which all combine nicely to provide a good degree of privacy. Side access leads into the front garden which is mainly lawned with mature trees and shrubs and a selection of fruit trees. The detached double garage outbuilding (18ft3 x 17ft4) also includes a workshop, store and internal WC. An iron staircase leads to the upstairs and the studio/office space (16ft11 x 11ft2). Shimpling is a lovely rural Suffolk village which includes a thriving village pub, social club and Parish Church, with All Saints Primary School located in Lawshall approximately 2.5 miles away. The town's of Bury St Edmunds (9 miles) and Sudbury (8 miles) both provide an range of amenities, schooling and the latter, a rail link to London’s Liverpool Street Station. The property has mains electric, water and drainage with the heating being oil fired (not tested). The current council tax band is F and the post code is IP29 4HP.



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