The Street, Brome, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8AE | Property for sale | Savills
2,441 sq ft(226.78 sq m)
Guide price £595,000

The StreetBrome, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8AE

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in December 2023
  • Wealth of original features
  • Mature, established gardens
  • Tranquil, quiet setting
  • No onward chain

Charming cottage in a quiet village, tranquil village setting with established gardens.

About this property

  • The Homstead is believed to date from the late 17th century and is built of a timber frame, rendered under a thatched reed roof. The property is Grade II Listed being of special architectural or historical importance. Many period features remain such as exposed timbers, open fireplaces, mullion windows, tiled and oak floors and original doors. Over the years the property has been sympathetically extended and enhanced, retaining many period features, whilst offering a peaceful village life. The property is set well back from the road with well-proportioned rooms and good ceiling heights.

    Ground Floor
    The ground floor accommodation comprises; an open plan dining room/reception with an open fireplace. A light and bright sun room lies off the reception room with exposed timbers and a wooden floor. The family room is directly behind the reception room and affords a wood burning stove and has an opening into the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen has a range cooker, base and wall mounted units. French doors give access through to the conservatory. The conservatory faces the delightful gardens, which is accessed through French doors. Adjacent to the conservatory is a bedroom/playroom with an en suite shower room.

    First floor
    The first floor is reached via two separate staircases. The principal bedroom is partially vaulted and has a delightful triple aspect and walk in cupboard. There are a further three bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and a family bathroom.

    Outside
    The property is approached over a gravel entrance with a gravelled area providing ample parking and turning area. Directly in front of the house is a lawned area with a charming rose arbour leading from the front gate up to the front door. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with established beds as well as mature trees providing a high degree of privacy seclusion. There is also a pond and brick well. A patio is situated off the conservatory, perfect for al fresco dining.

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The Homestead is a delightful property in a very lovely hamlet setting surrounded by unspoiled countryside.

Tom OrfordProperty agent

Local information

  • The Homestead is situated just to the north of the attractive village of Eye, a small unspoilt country town with a good range of local shops and facilities. The market town of Diss is a thriving town and an important centre in a predominantly rural area. The town stands on the north side of the River Waveney that marks the county boundary between Norfolk and Suffolk. Diss is approximately midway between the cathedral city of Norwich and Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk and provides a wide range of everyday shopping, recreational and educational facilities including secondary and sixth form schooling.
  • The excellent private schools of Riddlesworth Hall and Thetford Grammar provide bus services from Diss. There are two doctors' practices in Diss in a modern health centre and an hourly direct train service connects to London's Liverpool Street Station in approximately 90 minutes. cricket and football clubs in the town of Diss.

Additional information

  • Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
  • Directions: Head northwest out of Eye on the B1077. Turn right, then right again on to Rectory Road. Continue on to The Street and The Homestead will be found on the right.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: E