A detached four-bedroom cottage with attractive gardens is for sale in the village of Combs, near Stowmarket, at a guide price of £500,000.

Walnut Tree Cottage occupies an elevated plot of just under half an acre with outbuildings, no near neighbours and views over open countryside.

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The entrance porch opens into a dining/sitting room, which has windows to two aspects and further doors to the kitchen and living room.

The porch leads into the dining/sitting room The porch leads into the dining/sitting room (Image: NicheCom/Lacy Scott & Knight)
Character features in the living room include exposed beams and a brick fireplace with inset woodburner.

The living room is full of character featuresThe living room is full of character features (Image: NicheCom/Lacy Scott & Knight)
The kitchen has a range of fitted wall, base and drawer units, including built-in larder cupboard, as well as a double oven with hob and extractor hood over and plumbing for a dishwasher.

It leads through to a cosy breakfast room with stable door to the garden and a further doorway to the rear lobby, which provides access to a cloakroom with pedestal wash basin and WC.

The kitchenThe kitchen (Image: NicheCom/Lacy Scott & Knight) The breakfast roomThe breakfast room (Image: NicheCom/Lacy Scott & Knight)
A staircase off the sitting room leads up to the first floor where there is a galleried landing with two windows overlooking the rear garden.

All four bedrooms and the family shower room are accessible from the landing.

The principal bedroom features fitted wardrobes and also benefits from an en-suite bathroom comprising panel bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

One of the four bedroomsOne of the four bedrooms (Image: NicheCom/Lacy Scott & Knight)
Outside, the majority of the garden is south-facing, featuring a large lawned area with plum and apple trees.

There is a paved patio area to the rear of the property, beyond which is the former wash house. This now houses an oil-fired boiler as well as plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, making it ideal as a utility room.

To the left of the property is a former garage, a large section of which has now been converted into a studio/office with light, power and heating.

The cottage enjoys an elevated plot of around half an acreThe cottage enjoys an elevated plot of around half an acre (Image: NicheCom/Lacy Scott & Knight)
There are further storage sheds and a workshop within this area, as well as a greenhouse.

The front boundary of the property is enclosed by a five-bar gate, opening to a driveway which provides ample parking and in turn leads to the garage and further outbuildings.

The gardens are predominantly south-facingThe gardens are predominantly south-facing (Image: NicheCom/Lacy Scott & Knight)
Combs is approximately two miles south of Stowmarket and includes a number of attractive period properties.

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The nearest facilities are available in Combs Ford, which is approximately 1.5 miles from the property, including shops, a petrol station and doctors surgery.

Further amenities can be found in Stowmarket, including a leisure centre, small cinema and mainline rail station offering a regular commuter service to London Liverpool Street.

For more information, contact Lacy Scott & Knight.


Walnut Tree Cottage, Combs
Guide price: £500,000
Lacy Scott & Knight, 01449 612384