About the property
"County living in the heart of the town". The Thatched Cottage, No. 40 George Street, is a truly unique property being the major part of the last remaining thatched house in the town. It is in an unrivalled location in this lovely old street being surrounded on two sides by open parkland yet only a few minutes away from the High Street. Unusually for a medieval house in a town centre position, it has an exceptionally large garden of approximately 1/5th acre (sts) and a driveway with parking for multiple cars, together with brick garage and attached brick stable. There is current Consent (Application Reference DC/21/06485) to renovate & convert the garage/stable into a hobby/craft room with pitched roof and Heritage windows and doors. This rarely available and highly impressive Grade II Listed Tudor Cottage, believed to date back to the 16th Century, is brimming with delightful character and charm whilst also providing stylish living space essential for today’s modern way of living. It has been highly maintained Features include exposed beams, a lovely massive inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer over in the living/dining room, which is divided by open stud work and a superb bespoke garden room with vaulted ceiling and double doors opening onto the South Westerly facing sun terrace. The accommodation also includes a small reception hall with coat & shoe storage, an open plan kitchen /dining room, and downstairs W.C. Upstairs there are 3 large double bedrooms, 2 heavily beamed and 1 with vaulted ceiling, and a recently installed modern shower room.
Outside, the beautiful gardens are believed to extend to around 1/5th of an acre (sts) and offer mature trees, shrubs and herbaceous borders surrounding the cottage which offers a great deal of seclusion and privacy and are enclosed mainly by an old brick and flint wall. In addition there is a garage with an attached old stable (total 30ft x 10ft) and a driveway which provides parking for numerous vehicles.
We understand that the property has all mains services connected with the heating being gas fired via radiators (not tested via the agents). The current council tax band is D and the post code for the property is IP7 5BE.
Current planning permission granted for conversion of and alteration to roof of outbuilding to provide hobby craft room. Application Reference: DC/21/06485 Babergh Mid Suffolk. Details can be found on the planning portal.