General information White Cottage is a beautiful period cottage set within a mature plot measuring just over a quarter of an acre and is situated in the sought-after village of Rushmere St. Andrew, a short drive to many amenities, Woodbridge and Ipswich
The current owner has improved and modernised the property over a number of years, most recently with a replacement kitchen/dining room and bathroom which both blend contemporary accommodation seamlessly with the wealth of period features.
The reception hall has doors off to the sitting room and kitchen/dining room with a Georgian style staircase to the first floor. To the rear of the hall is the utility room and cloakroom with base units, wooden work surface, sink, space for washing machine and wc.
The sitting room is a dual aspect room with sash window to the front and double doors opening out on to the garden. There is a feature fireplace with wood burner, wooden floor and door into the study. The study has windows to the front and rear and has the potential to use as a fourth bedroom.
On the opposite side of the reception hall is the contemporary open-plan kitchen/dining room which has a slate-tiled floor, Victorian style radiators, sash window to the front and newly re-fitted windows to the rear with double doors opening onto the garden. The kitchen has an extensive range of base and eye-level units and pan drawers with granite and oak work surfaces and sink. In addition there is also a matching built-in wine rack and shelving. There is space for a range-style cooker with extraction canopy above and integrated appliances include a dishwasher and twin fridge/freezers.
On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and the family bathroom. The principal bedroom features built-in wardrobes and has an opening through to the en-suite area with a walk-in shower0. The family bathroom has a window to the front and is fitted with a white suite of bath, wc, basin and shower.
The outside White Cottage occupies an impressive plot measuring just over a quarter of an acre. To the front of the property is a gravel driveway providing parking for numerous cars and leading to a garage with double doors to the front. And there is a mature hedge to the front screening the property from the road.
A side gate provides access to the rear to a mature garden. The garden enjoys a norther-westerly facing aspect with a range of established plants, trees and shrubs. There are many different aspects to the garden with a shingle seating area to the immediate rear of the garden and vegetable area to the bottom of the garden. It also provides a summer house which can ideally be rotated to take advantage of the sun's position throughout the day.
Location Rushmere St Andrew is a highly-sought after village situated some two miles north-east of Ipswich. It adjoins the Fynn Valley with some wonderful walks near Rushmere Heath Golf Course, with further excellent golf courses at nearby Purdis Heath, Seckford Hall and Woodbridge Golf Club.
For the sailing enthusiast, there is easy access to the River Deben and Orwell, which both offer challenging river sailing out to the North Sea.
The mainline railway station at Ipswich is also close at hand with services to London Liverpool Street.
The property is conveniently located for Ipswich Hospital and Woodbridge and Ipswich provide a wide choice of schooling for all age groups, in both the private and state sectors.
Important information Council Tax Band - E
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - D
Our ref - PJR
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A beautiful village home with a well presented interior and beautiful garden, in the sought after village of Rushmere, only a short drive from Woodbridge and Ipswich.
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