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Barking, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6

  • 2 beds
Semi-detached house
Under offer/SSTC


  • 2 beds
Semi-detached house
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Description A pretty, characterful yet unlisted two double bedroom country cottage in an idyllic setting with impressive views of Barking Tye.

Notable features include proportionate front and rear gardens, off-road parking and well-appointed kitchen and bathroom suite. 

About the Area Barking is a small rural hamlet set to the outskirts of Needham Market, offering a village green, church, village Tye with children's play area, 'The Fox' Public House, nursing home and many meandering footpaths offering splendid countryside walks. The small town of Needham Market is approximately two miles distant offering a good selection of everyday amenities including doctors' surgery, post office, butchers, bakeries, Co-op superstores, a range of independent shops and Public Houses as well as a railway station providing services to Cambridge and Ipswich and onward to London Liverpool Street Station (approximate journey time of 80 minutes). Also within the vicinity is Alder Carr Farm Shop and Needham Market Lake Conservation Area.

The accommodation in more detail comprises: 

Front door to:  

Entrance Hall Light and airy welcoming entrance with tiled flooring, spotlights, dado rail, personnel door to rear and door to: 


Dado rail and doors to:  

Kitchen Approx 9'7 x 7'7 (2.93m x 2.31m) Well-appointed fitted kitchen with a matching range of wall and base units with wooden worktops over and inset with ceramic one and a half bowl sink, drainer and chrome mixer tap. Integrated appliances include extractor hood. Space for cooker, dishwasher and fridge, window to rear aspect and partly tiled walls. 

Shower Room Well-appointed white suite comprising w.c, hand wash basin with storage under, double length tiled shower cubicle, tiled walls, frosted window to rear aspect and extractor. 

Sitting Room Approx 11'9 x 11'8 (3.59m x 3.55m) Generous space with two windows to front aspect, feature inset with wood burning stove on a tiled hearth and exposed red brick surround, built-in storage cupboard, picture rail, built-in shelving and open-studwork to: 

Dining Room Approx 11'9 x 8'1 (3.59m x 2.46m) Opening to understairs storage, Suffolk latch door with stairs rising to the first floor, exposed beams, dado rail and opening to kitchen. 

First Floor  

Master Bedroom Approx 11'8 x 11'3 (3.55m x 3.42m) Double room with window to front aspect commanding far-reaching countryside views of Barking Tye, built-in wardrobe and feature inset with wooden mantel surround on a tiled hearth. 

Bedroom Two Approx 8'11 x 8'1 (2.73m x 2.46m) Double room with window to rear aspect, skylight and exposed brickwork. 


2 Bridge Cottages is set in an enviable position towards the end of a shared private roadway and is accessed over a private drive providing off-road parking as well as giving access to the pedestrian walkway through a picket fence, which in turn leads to a well-maintained and pretty cottage garden. To the rear are generous and well-maintained private grounds with a terrace abutting the rear of the property and incorporating a sun terrace and outhouse which is currently used as a utility room with power and light connected, worktop space, built-in shelving and space for white goods. Furthermore is a detached timber workshop as well as a greenhouse and a range of raised beds. The boundaries are defined by panelled and picket fencing for the most part. 

Local Authority Mid Suffolk District Council 

Council Tax Band B  

Services Mains water and drainage. Electric heating. 

Agents Note We understand from our client that the track to the property serves as a private road that is jointly maintained by those that benefit from access to their prospective properties. 

Disclaimer Town & Village Properties (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property for whom they act, give notice that (I) these particulars are a general outline only for the guidance of prospective purchasers or tenants, and do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or contract (II) Town & Village Properties cannot guarantee the accuracy of any description, dimensions, references to conditions, necessary permissions for use and occupancy and other details contained herein and prospective purchasers or tenants must not rely on them as statements of fact or representations and must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy, (III) No employee of Town & Village Properties (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty or enter into any contract whatever in relation to the property, (IV) Town & Village Properties (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) will not be liable in negligence or otherwise, for any loss arising from the use of these particulars and Town & Village Properties (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor, (V) Photographs will only show certain parts of the property and assumptions should not be made in respect of those parts of the property that have not been photographed. (Items or contents shown in the photographs are not included as part of the sale unless specified otherwise. It should not be assumed the property will remain as shown in the photograph. Photographs are taken using a wide-angle lens. 
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