A detached, largely Victorian property in the rural hamlet of Ash Street, near Hadleigh, is up for sale at a guide price of £795k. 

Brett Cottage is an unlisted property which probably dates from the mid-19th century. 

The original Victorian cottage has been extended to the side and rear and is now a good-sized family home with plenty of character and original features. 

East Anglian Daily Times: The kitchen/breakfast roomThe kitchen/breakfast room (Image: Christopher Pope)

On the ground floor of the property, there’s a triple-aspect kitchen/breakfast room, which is part of a two-storey extension. 

The kitchen includes plenty of cupboard and drawer space, slate work surfaces, an oil-fired range cooker and a twin butler’s sink.  

East Anglian Daily Times: The dining room has a cast iron stove and herringbone brick floorThe dining room has a cast iron stove and herringbone brick floor (Image: Christopher Pope)

A dining room and sitting room form the original part of the house. The dining room has retained its cast iron stove and herringbone brick floor, while the sitting room features an open fireplace.  

East Anglian Daily Times: The sitting room has an open fireplaceThe sitting room has an open fireplace (Image: Christopher Pope)

At the rear of the property, there’s a utility/boot room and adjoining study, which are housed in a single-storey extension and enjoy views of the garden. 

An internal hall between the dining room and the kitchen/breakfast room has a door to a cloakroom and stairs to the first floor. 

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Upstairs, the master bedroom, bedroom two and the landing are part of the original cottage. The master bedroom, which includes fitted cupboards and an en-suite bathroom, can be independently accessed from the sitting room.  

East Anglian Daily Times: The master bedroomThe master bedroom (Image: Christopher Pope)

East Anglian Daily Times: The master en-suite bathroomThe master en-suite bathroom (Image: Christopher Pope)

Bedrooms three and four and the shower room are part of the two-storey extension. 

Outside, there’s plenty of room for off-road parking on the shingle driveway, which leads to a detached single garage. 

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Beyond the garage, there’s a converted washroom which has previously been used as an office. This building includes a feature fireplace housing a mini stove. 

East Anglian Daily Times: The established gardensThe established gardens (Image: Christopher Pope)

Brett Cottage, which is set in half an acre of land, has extensive gardens, including areas of lawn with shrub and tree borders as well as a vegetable garden. 

A patio, covered by a pergola, which is ideal for outdoor entertaining, adjoins the rear of the property. 

The cottage is situated in the quiet hamlet of Ash Street, which is 1.5 miles away from the popular Hollowtrees farm shop in Semer. There are primary schools in nearby Whatfield and Kersey, with further amenities in Hadleigh, which is about three miles away. 

For more information, contact Chapman Stickels. 

Brett Cottage, Ash Street  
Guide price: £795,000 
Chapman Stickels, 01473 943929