Halesworth Suffolk IP19 Silverleys Green, Cratfield

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  • Freehold
  • F Energy Efficiency Rating
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Ref: CSD233098
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Features at a glance

  • Chocolate box thatched cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • Utility Room
  • Idyllic gardens with paddock area
  • Popular rural village location
  • In all 0.85 acres

A charming Grade ll Listed 'chocolate box' cottage, set in the most magical gardens

South Cottage is a picture perfect Grade ll Listed timber framed thatched cottage, nestled within the most idyllic cottage style gardens. The property benefits from a wealth of period features, including exposed beams and an impressive inglenook fireplace, whilst outside it offers space for those wanting to keep some animals.

The property has been carefully modernised whilst enhancing all the original charm. The beautiful kitchen/dining room is fitted with an Aga, and has space for kitchen table. Just off the kitchen is the useful breakfast room or study; this makes for an ideal reading or music nook as an alternative. Also off the kitchen is a useful utility room. To the other side of the chimney is a charming double aspect sitting room, with inglenook fireplace as its focal point; this is accessed off the hall way which neighbours a ground floor shower room/ cloakroom. To the first floor is a spacious fully vaulted principal bedroom, with dual aspect and views over the wonderful Suffolk countryside. A further bedroom and family bathroom which is fitted with a beautiful freestanding bath complete the first floor, and in addition is access to an attic room which is ideal as an additional study or snug.

Local Authority: East Suffolk District Council Services: Oil fired central heating. Private drainage which does not comply. Mains water and electricity. Council Tax: Band E Tenure: Freehold

This property has 0.85 acres of land.


Approached via a long gravelled drive, the side of the property allows for ample parking for multiply vehicles. The most magical tranquil gardens surround the property on all sides, allowing for this chocolate box property to be secluded within its own grounds. Colourful flowerbeds and mature shrubs are in abundance, with curved borders and lawns between. Separated by a fence and gates is the chicken pen and paddock or meadow ideal for animals but could be incorporated back into the formal garden. A pond sits to the front and beyond the boundary are countryside views.

In all about 0.85 acres


Set in a peaceful rural location between the villages of Fressingfield and Laxfield, amidst beautiful Suffolk countryside and only 16 miles from the coast. Laxfield is two miles away and provides a local shop, a pub and a primary school, while three miles away, Fressingfield also has a local shop and a primary school, as well as two pubs and a tennis club. The market towns of Harleston and Halesworth are both around seven miles away, providing further shopping and weekly markets as well as all the necessary everyday amenities; the later also has a mainline railway station with regular services to London.

Laxfield 2.8 miles, Fressingfield 2.4 miles, Harleston 6.8 miles, Halesworth 8.3 miles (Liverpool Street Approx 2h), A12 8.2 miles, Southwold 15 miles.


From the A12 at Yoxford, take the A1120/High Street and continue to Sibton. Turn right onto Sibton Green and at the junction, turn right onto Poys Street, turning left onto HubbardÂ’s Hill thereafter. After just over half a mile, turn right onto Heveningham Long Lane, followed by a right turn onto the B1117. Take the first turning on your left onto BarrellÂ’s Hill, after half a mile, turn right onto Heveningham Road which turns into Swan Green lane. At the junction, turn right and continue for another 0.8 miles, and the property can be found on your left hand side.

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