Guide Price £485,000

Burgh, Woodbridge, IP13 6QA

  • Bedrooms

  • Bathroom


General information


Burgh is a small hamlet which lies on the outskirts of Grundisburgh, to the north west of Woodbridge. Grundisburgh has a range of local amenities including a primary school, post office, doctors surgery, village store and playing fields.

The town centre of Ipswich is easily accessible and offers a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities together with a mainline railway station offering a fast and frequent service to London Liverpool Street.

Woodbridge is also easily accessible and offers superb facilities with a range of restaurants, boutique shops, cinema, swimming pool and sailing along the River Deben.

The property

Kidby Cottage is an idyllic English country cottage with character set into a valley with gardens and paddocks in excess of 1.25 acres as a whole. Entrance to the property is gained via a five bar gate with a shingle driveway leading up to the enclosed garage and storm porch. There is secondary access to the property via the paddocks.

The storm porch has a solid oak front door with a casement window to front and side elevation being double glazed, radiator and a slate floor to a sizeable entrance lobby with a door leading through to the inner hallway. The inner hallway is beamed and has an opening into the lounge with a ledge and brace door leading to a contemporary bathroom on the ground floor. The bathroom has a velux window and skylight with part tiled walls, contemporary suite comprising bath and wash stand with double ceramic sink and block mixer and bidet.

The open plan living space benefits from a feature brick fireplace to the centre of the room and there is a winding staircase which leads up and over around the fireplace with the original oak treads. The room itself is beamed and has casements to front, side and rear elevations and an original herringbone patterned parquet floor. The main structural ceiling beam is in the shape of a crucifix.

A step leads down into the country style kitchen which also benefits from a stable door leading into an open courtyard. There is quarry tiled flooring and the kitchen is fitted with a range of country style units with block wooden worktops and an original butler sink. There is an electric Aga and integrated appliances include low level fridge, plumbing for dishwasher. A door leads to the study which has fitted shelving, a velux window and a ceramic floor.

Access to the first floor accommodation is via the enclosed staircase which winds its way around the original chimney stack to the property. The landing is 'L' shaped and has a spindle balustrade with feature ledge and brace doors and one door retaining a pediment. There is also the original stripped boarded flooring.

Bedroom one is located to the rear of the property and has a upvc double glazed window to side elevations and a vaulted ceiling with a ledge and brace door to the ensuite. The ensuite benefits from travertine wall tiles, heated towel rail, vanity sink, low level wc and bidet, shower cubicle.

Bedroom two has a step up from the landing and is beamed with a double glazed window to the rear elevation and stripped boarded flooring. Bedroom three is located to the front of the property and has a upvc double glazed window to the front and stripped boarded flooring. There are also built in wardrobes around the original chimney breast.

There is an external garage attached to the property which doubles as a utility room and benefits from two opening doors to the front elevation and a part glazed double glazed door to the rear elevation with a upvc double glazed window to the side. There is also a workbench, lighting and power, sink unit and plumbing for washing machine.

Entrance porch

Inner hall 10' 3" x 3' 5" (3.12m x 1.04m)

Ground floor bathroom 8' 6" x 7' (2.59m x 2.13m)

Sitting room 17' 2" x 12' 2" (5.23m x 3.71m)

Kitchen 17' 4" x 12' 7" (5.28m x 3.84m)

Study 9' 5" x 3' 9" (2.87m x 1.14m)


Bedroom one 12' 8" x 12' 4" (3.86m x 3.76m)

Ensuite 8' 4" x 5' 8" (2.54m x 1.73m)

Bedroom two 12' 1" x 8' 6" (3.68m x 2.59m)

Bedroom three 8' 6" x 6' 5" (2.59m x 1.96m)

Garage 22' 1" x 11' 7" (6.73m x 3.53m)

The outside

There are private gardens surrounding Kidby Cottage and there is a small courtyard located to the rear elevation with far reaching views across the Suffolk countryside. The garden is sub-divided with another five bar gate leading into a paddock which has its own access point from Grundisburgh Road via a separate shingle driveway with a galvanised five bar gate. The gardens benefit from a range of outbuildings which include summer house, number of timber sheds and the paddock benefits from a field shelter suitable for possibly two horses and a stable and tack room. There is an ornate timber bridge across the small brook.

Important Information

We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property and there is oil fired heating and a treatment waste disposal.

Tenure - Freehold

Council Tax Band - B

EPC rating - D

Property summary

This idyllic ENGLISH COUNTRY COTTAGE is within striking distance of GRUNDISBURGH VILLAGE and benefits from an abundance of CHARACTER and PADDOCKS extending to 1.25 ACRES with VIEWS across the SUFFOLK COUNTRYSIDE.


  • STUNNING Idyllic English Country COTTAGE
  • GARDENS and PADDOCKS extending to 1.25 ACRES
  • OPEN PLAN living space
  • Feature brick FIREPLACE
  • ENSUITE to master bedroom
  • Field SHELTER, STABLE and TACK room
  • Striking distance of GRUNDISBURGH VILLAGE

Floor plan


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