Front Elevation
132.29 sq m
Guide price £385,000(€436,464)

Water LaneBures, Suffolk, CO8 5DE

    Key features

    • 3 bedrooms
    • bathroom
    • 2 reception rooms
    • studio/music room
    • kitchen
    • cloakroom
    • garden

    Charming period cottage in a pretty Suffolk village

    About this property

    • 44 Water Lane is a detached period cottage built on an oak timber frame, clad in brick under a slate roof. The property benefits from a number of period features including original stone and timber floors and exposed beams.

      The ground floor accommodation comprises a charming sitting room with a fitted wood burner, dining room with open fireplace and a studio/music room with French doors out on to the front garden. The kitchen, bathroom and cloakroom are all later additions and face out towards the rear garden with views across the Stour Valley. The first floor offers three bedrooms.

      Parking for the property is on Water Lane and a footpath leads up to the property from the road. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn at both the front and the rear. The rear gardens are mature with far reaching views beyond over the valley and to one side are two garden stores.

      Mains gas, water, electricity & drainage.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Tucked away cottage offering fantastic views of the Stour Valley

    Peter OgilvieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Distances
    • Sudbury 6 miles
    • Colchester 9 miles (London Liverpool Street from 54 minutes).
    • (All mileages and times are approximate)
    • 44 Water Lane is situated in the village of Bures, close to the market towns of Sudbury and Colchester which is reputed to be the oldest recorded Roman town in Britain. Bures has a Church, two public houses, a newsagent, post office, gift shop, Doctor's surgery and a Primary School (graded outstanding in its recent OFSTED report).
    • The nearby village of Assington has a public house, restaurant, church and farm shop but wider and more extensive facilities can be found in Sudbury, Hadleigh, Ipswich and Colchester.
    • For the commuter, Bures has its own station with Liverpool Street from 64 minutes travelling time. There is a main line railway station at Colchester with trains to London's Liverpool Street Station taking from 54 minutes and there is ready access onto the A12 trunk road leading to London and the major motorway network beyond.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Take the A12 to Colchester and leave the A12 at junction 29. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit on to the A1232. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A133. At The Albert roundabout take the 3rd exit onto North Station Road. At Essex Hall Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A134. At North Station Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Bergholt Road - B1508. Turn left on to Station Hill, right on to Water Lane and number 44 will be found on the right hand side.
    • EPC Rating = E