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17th century Suffolk cottage for sale

Sundial Cottage is an attractive Suffolk property which dates from the 17th century, and is listed Grade II. The house has a recently re-dressed thatched roof and inside are lots of character features including exposed beams, studwork, original exposed mullion windows and original internal doors.

The ground floor features a well-laid out kitchen, a sitting room and drawing room, both with inglenook fireplaces, and a conservatory. Upstairs are the master bedroom and two further bedrooms over three floors – the top room is a romantic attic room with a pitched ceiling.

The Lodge acts as a useful annexe to the house or as a separate dwelling. It has a gym and lots of potential for further accommodation: between the two houses there would be a total of seven bedrooms.

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Outside are mature grounds of around four acres stocked with sweet chestnut, cherry, apple, greengage and walnut trees. There are two ponds and an area of wetland, as well as hedgerows surrounding the property, all of which attract a wide range of wildlife.

Sundial Cottage is located on the edge of the hamlet of Wilby. The village has a fine church, primary school and Stradbroke is just two miles, and provides further amenities. Ipswich is 20 miles to the south.

The guide price is £565,000. For further information please contact Jackson-Stops and Staff on 01473 218 218 or visit

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