LAYFIELD STOUR STREET, ST EDMUNDSBURY CO10 8BH, UK
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Last Sold: MAR 2009
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AI think: £735,989
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Agents think: £825,000 1 agent(s) valuations found
HPI banks think: £913,867
Purplebricks, Head Office Agent Valuation of this property is £825,000
Layfield is a substantial 500 year old, five bedroom detached house set in a beautifully landscaped one acre plot surrounded by picturesque views and open farmland, within easy walking distance of Cavendish village. Extensive parking, gated gardens, triple garage and outbuildings.
The guide price of this property is £825,000 - £875,000.
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Latfield is one of Cavendish's finest, cherished and historic houses, dating back to the mid 1500s. It is a Grade II listed house in excellent condition, offering spacious accommodation, with 5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms and an aga kitchen, retaining many of its original features and with a wealth of character.
The house is situation in the hamlet of Stour Street, just outside the village, which can be reached by a short gentle stroll along the pavement to the village shop or a 15 minute walk by a footpath across the fields with magnificent views, arriving at the top of the village green.
Because of its traditional construction the house is warm in winter and cool in the summer and benefits from excellent secondary double glazing throughout.
The house is set in an acre plot (sts). The front garden gets the morning sun and there is a large graveled area for car parking to the side of the house.
The rear garden is an absolute delight: Breakfast in the sunken garden and lunch on the patio. There is a formal area around the original well, lawns, a rose garden, herbaceous borders and beds, a fruit orchard and a kitchen garden with greenhouse and raised beds. All have been designed for ease of maintenance. The pergola is planted with fragrant roses and clematis.
There is a range of outbuildings - a medieval barn with attached potting shed and log store and a triple garage currently fitted as a workshop, gym and a storeroom, cleverly arranged so that access as a garage can easily be restored if needed. The small brick building that was the original washhouse is used as a garden storeroom.
Services: Mains water, electricity & drainage, gas fired central heating.
Local Authority: West Suffolk
Council Tax : Band G
Cavendish is one of Suffolk's most scenic villages. It is a paradise for walkers and cyclists. It has a well-stocked community shop, The Duck or Grouse, and boasts two pubs, a tea room and the highly regarded George restaurant.
The church has a team of bell ringers who ring on Sundays and on special occasions. Cavendish is a friendly, active village with a range of clubs and activities to suit all ages and interests. There is a thriving cricket club, with coaching for youngsters and social activities. There is an excellent primary school, a popular pre-school in the village hall and a Mother and Toddler group, meeting up with the residents in Devonshire House Care Home.
There is a busy allotment and an energetic Horticultural Society. The excellent village magazine, now in its tenth year, comes out monthly and is edited by a team of local volunteers.
There is easy access to Clare and Long Melford with a wider range of shops, pubs and restaurants and the excellent Willow Tree Farm Shop is also nearby.
Sudbury is the nearest main town and is only 13 minutes by car where commuters can utilize Sudbury train station for easy access into London. Liverpool Street is only 1 hour and 20 minutes. Access to London via road is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes utilizing the M11 motorway.
Cavendish is well located to take advantage of some of the East Anglia's finest schools to include:
Culford, Finborough, Ipswich, Stoke College and Colchester Grammar. Cambridge is also under 1 hour away. Many children travel the short distance to the popular Stour Valley Community School in Clare.
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