Manor Cottage, Herringswell
- Rarely available water tower conversion
- Retains many stunning original features
- Idyllic village location with excellent commuter links
- Close to a full range of modern conveniences
- Extremely flexible accommodation benefiting from a plethora of natural light
- 3 double bedroom (modern ensuite shower room to master)
- Four piece modern family bathroom with double shower enclosure
- Galley kitchen with breakfast bar
- Utility/boot room ideal
- Garage and private parking
This wonderful conversion of a water tower is located on the entry to the idyllic village of Herringswell, which is steeped in history, and just outside of the delightful village of Tuddenham, off of the A11 offering superb commuter links to Newmarket, Cambridge, London, Thetford, Mildenhall and Lakenheath and easy access to Stanstead and Cambridge airports.
The property forms part of a quiet small rural re-development comprising of similarly renovated properties in a peaceful, get away from it all, rural setting, but offering every conceivable modern convenience just a stone`s throw away. It is the perfect setting in which to enjoy family time at the end of long and busy working week.
Viewing of this impressive home, which is rare to the rental market, is strongly recommended.
Retaining original features and sympathetically renovated this stunning home benefits from beautiful natural light throughout thanks to its layout, which is extremely flexible. The entrance hall, with a plethora of storage space and downstairs toilet, offers access through to a modern galley kitchen with fitted double oven and hob and breakfast bar, separate utility/boot room (ideal for those who enjoy country pursuits or delight in a growing family) and dining room with patio doors opening into the rear courtyard. There is also a single reception room which could be used as bedroom 3 freeing up the top, second floor, of the property to be used as a sitting room, taking full advantage of the stunning views over farmland beyond.
Stairs from the entrance hall lead up to a large king-sized bedroom one with ensuite shower room. To the opposing end of the property, leading into the old converted water tower is four piece modern bathroom, good sized double bedroom 2 with built in double wardrobe cupboards and extremely grand bedroom 3 (or sitting room if using the reception room on the ground floor as a bedroom) with built in double cupboard.
The property benefits from enclosed rear garden space, private parking and garage, full double glazing and underfloor heating provided by an energy efficient geothermal heating system making this an incredibly efficient home given is grandeur.
The nearby village of Tuddenham houses the well regarded White Hart public house for an enjoyable Sunday lunch in a friendly setting and the elegant Tuddenham Mill for an evening of fine dining and Tuddenham Nurseries offers a pleasant coffee shop for a daytime catch up with friends. There are a number of clubs and groups also offered within the village and, alongside Herringswell the villages enjoy a great sense of community spirit.
In the surrounding villages Kennett offers the closest rail link (Cambridge to Ipswich line), Red Lodge offers Post Office, shopping centre, primary school, doctors, dentist, Community centre and sports pavilion and Worlington is home to the revered Royal Worlington Golf Club. Equally you can enjoy the culinary delights and relaxed atmosphere of the well-regarded Bull Inn located at Barton Mills or, for something completely different that the children would love, the Pancake and Waffle Shack.
There are also a great number of activities situated close by including the impressive Thetford Forest Park offering a number of outdoor pursuits such as cycling, Segway, ariel adventure course through the forest and some great concerts during the summer period as well as a spa to recover thereafter and, alongside Brandon Country Park, some fantastic walks, to name just a few.
Nearby Mildenhall offers a good range of shops and facilities ideal for day to day needs and Thetford and Newmarket are located just a short drive along the A11 for a wider offering.
Couple/family. Pets accepted.
Council Tax: G
EPC Rating: D
Redress scheme provided by: The Property Ombudsman (D8401)
Client Money Protection provided by: ARLA|Propertymark (C0123966)Notice
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PETS If express consent is given, prior to the making of any application, that you may have pets at the property an additional amount of £30 per calendar month will be payable in rent.
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Redress scheme provided by: The Property Ombudsman (D8401)
Client Money Protection provided by: ARLA|Propertymark (C0123966)