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Listed Suffolk thatched cottage dates back to 1850

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The Cottage, in Westley Lane, Horringer, is a Grade II listed property thought to date back to 1850.

Predominantly of timber frame construction set under a Norfolk reed thatch roof line, it occupies a prominent position in the village, which is home to the National Trust’s Ickworth House and Park, just outside Bury St Edmunds.

The Cottage is being marketed by David Burr with a guide price of £975,000.

The Cottage, Horringer - David Burr
The Cottage, Horringer - David Burr

In brief, the accommodation comprises, on the ground floor, hallway, dining room, drawing room, study, snug, garden room and kitchen/breakfast room, a notable addition to the rear of the property forming the ground floor of the two-storey extension, the kitchen is hand-made, finished in a shaker style with a substantial built-in fridge, separate freezer and dishwasher.

There is also a utility room.

Upstairs is a master bedroom, with en suite shower room, a further three bedrooms, one with en suite, and a family bathroom.

Outside, the property, which sits in grounds of around 0.8 of an acre, is accessed via a private track which leads to gated parking and a detached garage. The gardens include formal lawns, specimen trees and herbaceous borders, a spring-fed pond, a kitchen garden and a terraced area adjacent to the garden.

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