Property description Diss Town - 5.5 miles
Norwich - 24.1 miles
Ipswich - 20.9 miles
A fine Grade II listed town house with four bedrooms, character features, off-road parking and South facing gardens - within Eye town centre.
Guide Price: £420,000
Accommodation comprises briefly:
Utility Room & Cloakroom
Study / Bedroom 4
South Facing Gardens
Off Road Parking
Situated in the heart of the town, 2 Lowgate Street is an elegant Grade II listed town house. The property is built of timber frame and clay lump construction,nestled behind a painted brick facade, with a neat slate roofline. Built in the late 18th century and subsequently extended in the mid 19th century, the house enjoys the typical characteristics of this era, with generous ceiling heights, wooden floors, exposed fireplaces and large sash windows.
The accommodation is well proportioned and primarily arranged over two floors. On the ground floor, the accommodation starts via a long hallway with access to the cellar and stairs to first floor level. The sitting room is open plan to the dining room, with a feature fireplace including a wood-burning stove, wooden floors and bay style patio doors leading from the dining room, out onto the terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted, with a range of cabinets incorporating space for appliances as well an Everhot cooker. The room has an original terracotta tiled floor with ample space for a breakfast table & chairs. Also on the ground floor is a useful utility room (which houses the new boiler installed in 2013), cloakroom and a study/fourth bedroom.
On the first floor is a small landing with access into the three bedrooms. The master bedroom is particularly spacious measuring 16ft x 15ft with two sets of walk in wardrobes and a large storage recess. Access into the loft space is via one of the walk in wardrobes. Also on the first floor is the family bathroom which has a wc, hand wash basin, double ended bath and power shower.
The property enjoys a split level south facing garden with a terrace area immediately to the back of the house. Beside is an alleyway which connects to the front of the house. A pathway then leads down the garden with steps to an outhouse incorporating an original bread oven and wood-store. The remainder of the grounds offer a good deal of space, being partly lawned with a separate fruit and vegetable plot including a number of mature trees. Also included are a summer house with electricity supplied, two sheds and a greenhouse. The driveway provides ample off-road parking which leads out onto Orchard Close.
The property is situated in the centre of the historic town of Eye, which is well regarded for its facilities and schooling, in particular ‘Hartismere School‘. Eye provides a range of independent shops including 2 small supermarkets, tea rooms, coffee shops, chocolaterie, popular public house, Post Office, Bank, health centre and professional services. In the neighbouring town of Diss you will find a mainline train station with direct links to Norwich, Ipswich and London Liverpool Street. The suffolk heritage coastline is only 20 miles away, which is home to the popular seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold.
On entering Eye from the A140, continue into the town via Lambseth Street, which follows onto Broad Street. After passing the market place, Broad Street turns into Lowgate Street, where the property will be found on the right hand side.
Fixtures and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.
Mid Suffolk District Council
Tax Band: D
Energy Rating: Exempt
Postcode: IP23 7AS
Mains electricity and water connected. Gas fired radiator central heating. Mains drainage
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given on completion.
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not. The property is subject to a small area of flying freehold.