Ivy Cottage Mellis Road,

Offers In Excess Of £800,000

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Four bedroom cottage in Yaxley

Key Features

  • Early 17th Century
  • Two-Storey Detached Annex
  • Approximately 0.78 acres
  • Inglenook Fireplaces
  • Exposed timber beams
  • Lychgate
  • Bespoke Oak Kitchen
  • Recently re-thatched.
  • Workshop
  • Grade II listed

Property Description

PROPERTY An exquisite early 17th Century Cottage with large detached annex, set in grounds of approximately 0.78 acres. Ivy Cottage is a remarkable grade II listed home, which has been identified to have been built around 1613, with some parts being dated back as far as 1533. This enviable home certainly has a story to tell. The property is set back from the road, sitting centrally in its plot of approximately 0.78 acre well-tended gardens, which features a lake, a large garage and workshop, along with a 2-storey detached annex. Ivy Cottage displays a wealth of period features, including; lychgate, raised hearths, inglenook fireplaces, and a plethora of exposed timber. The property benefits from 4 bedrooms to the first floor and a family bathroom. Whilst the ground floor offers a bespoke oak kitchen, sitting room, dining hall, additional sitting room, utility room and bathroom. The vendors have just had the property re-thatched, including the lychgate.

LOCATION Yaxley is a hugely popular village location situated in the countryside county of Suffolk. It is close to the dainty town of Eye and the pretty market town of Diss. Eye is located just 2 miles East of Yaxley, and Diss only 4.5 miles North. They both offer excellent amenities including schools, health facilities, shops, cafes, pubs, sports facilities and regular bus services. There is main line railway station to London (Liverpool Street) in Diss. Yaxley is just under an hour's drive from the beautiful Suffolk Coast.

VIEWING Viewing is strictly by arrangement with the vendors' agent Durrants, please call 01379 642233.

SERVICES Oil fired central heating. Mains drainage, electricity and water. (Durrants have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order).

LOCAL AUTHORITY Council Tax Band G & Mid Suffolk District Council

Property Location

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Train Stations

  • Diss Rail Station 3.37 miles
  • Elmswell Rail Station 10.12 miles
  • Stowmarket Rail Station 10.41 miles
  • Eccles Road Rail Station 11.46 miles
  • Harling Road Rail Station 12.02 miles


  • Morrisons, Diss 3.24 miles
  • Tesco, Diss 3.24 miles
  • Co-Op, Diss 3.28 miles
  • Co-Op, Diss 3.28 miles
  • Co-Op, Diss 5.25 miles

Primary Schools

  • Mellis Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 0.68 miles
  • St Peter and St Paul Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School 1.97 miles
  • Palgrave Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 2.64 miles
  • Wortham Primary School 2.67 miles
  • Gislingham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 3.14 miles

Secondary Schools

  • Hartismere School 1.54 miles
  • Diss High School 3.72 miles
  • Stradbroke High School 7.11 miles
  • Debenham High School 7.65 miles
  • Stowupland High School 9.38 miles

Distances are as the crow flies and the property listed may not be in the schools catchment area.

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Diss office

August Atkinson
Residential Sales Manager - Diss

2b Market Hill, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4JZ

01379 642233
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