Location Tarka Cottage is a delightful semi-detached two bedroom cottage which is part of the Medieval hall house and has been beautifully converted in recent years to provide a luxurious two bedroom cottage with the addition of a wonderful conservatory. The property is situated in an idyllic rural position on the banks of the River Deben in the desirable village of Kettleburgh.
Kettleburgh is a quiet and popular village which has a church, village hall and green and popular public house, The Chequers Inn. The nearby town of Framlingham is best known locally for its fine Medieval Castle and offers a good choice of schooling in both the state and private sectors. The town also benefits from an excellent variety of shops, a medical centre, public houses and restaurants. The Suffolk Heritage Coast is within about 15 miles. Woodbridge is about 9 miles and provides additional services. The County town of Ipswich lies about 15 miles to the south-west and from here regular Inter-City rail services to London’s Liverpool Street station are scheduled to take just over the hour.
Ground Floor Entering through a wooden stable door into
Kitchen/Dining Room 19’3 x 11’6 (5.86m x 3.50m) North and West. A superb open plan kitchen/dining area comprising a wealth of very impressive ceiling and wall timbers. Within the kitchen area there is an excellent range of eye level and base level kitchen units in cream with wood effect work surface above and incorporating one and a half bowl plasticised sink with mixer tap. Single oven, four ring electric hob with extractor over. Attractive pamment tiled floor. Ceiling mounted spotlights, double panel radiator and with very pleasant outlook to the side and rear gardens and to the woodland beyond. At the far end of the room is a breakfast table and chairs and outlook to the side garden and view towards the banks of the River Deben and to the meadows beyond. Small under stairs cupboard, double panel radiator, pamment tiled floor, alarm system, stairs to first floor, door to front of property and further door through to
Sitting Room 13’6 x 9’3 (4.11m x 2.81m) South. A light south facing room with attractive red brick surround fireplace with wooden bresummer beam above and with open fire grate set on Suffolk brick hearth. Attractive flag stone flooring, exposed ceiling and wall timbers. Double panel radiator, television point and with delightful outlook to the front of the property towards the river and surrounding water meadow.
Further doors from the kitchen lead off to the
Cloakroom Incorporating low flush WC and pedestal basin. Extractor fan. Wall mounted fuse board. Bosch boiler and heat pump.
Conservatory 14’5 x 11’2 (4.39m x 3.40m) A wonderful addition to the house and from where there is a beautiful outlook over the garden and to the woodland beyond. Attractive flag stone flooring. 2 x double panel radiators and double doors leading out to the garden.
Stairway leads up to the
Landing With exposed wall timbers and door to
Bedroom One 10′ x 13’5 (3.04m x 4.08m) South. A light double bedroom with a further wealth of ceiling and wall timbers and with the most wonderful outlook over the River Deben and surrounding meadow. Double panel radiator.
En-Suite Shower Room North. Incorporating a tiled surround shower, low flush WC and pedestal basin. Extractor fan. Fluorescent strip light and shavers socket. Pamment tiled floor, single panel radiator and outlook to the rear garden and to woodland beyond.
Bedroom Two 11’4 x 9’11 (3.45m x 3.02m) West. A further double bedroom with exposed ceiling and wall timbers with lovely outlook to the side of the property. Double panel radiator.
Shower Room West. Incorporating a tiled shower cubicle, pedestal basin and low flush WC. Pamment tiled floor. Extractor fan. Fluorescent strip light and shavers socket and with feature mullion window.
Outside Tarka Cottage is situated in an idyllic rural position and has a good size, beautifully maintained and nicely enclosed garden. This is laid predominantly to lawn but is bordered by well established yew hedging and hazel woven fencing. Beyond the rear garden is a good size shared shingle parking area with designated parking fur op to two cars. Stepping stones lead from the parking area across the lawn to the rear of the property and in addition there is a pedestrian access to the front door and a pamment pathway leading around the cottage.
Important Note The rent includes the cost of the gardener.
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage connected. Ground source central heating.
Council Tax Band A. £1,140.18 payable 2019/2020.
Local Authority East Suffolk Council.
Tenancy Term To let unfurnished on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for an initial term of twelve months (with a view to extending) at a rent of £795 per calendar month.