Property-hunting? What will £250,000 buy you in Suffolk or North Essex?
- Credit: David Burr
Looking for a new home? If you have around £250,000 to spend, what you can buy varies around Suffolk and north Essex - from a thatched cottage near Sudbury to a brand-new house in Leiston.
Thatched cottage, Stoke By Clare, near Sudbury - guide price £245,000: This picture-postcard Suffolk pink thatched cottage is full of character. It is Grade II listed, and is opposite the village green, close to village amenities. Historic features include exposed beams, brick floors and fireplaces. Downstairs, there is a sitting room with open studwork through to the dining room, a rear hall and a kitchen, plus a shower room and WC. There is one bedroom upstairs, with a dressing room, plus a study/dressing room which could be used as a second landing bedroom. The back garden has a paved dining terrace and a large lawn, while the front garden is mainly paved with a small lawn. For more details, call David Burr in Clare on 01787 277811.
New three-bedroom home, Leiston - asking price £245,000: If you are looking for a new-build home, a selection of three-bedroom homes is being built on the outskirts of Leiston, at Carr Avenue. Downstairs there will be a living room and kitchen-diner, including a fitted kitchen, as well as a cloakroom and entrance hall. Upstairs there will be three bedrooms, a landing and bathroom. The house will have underfloor heating and private gardens, with parking for two cars, A show home is ready to view. For more information, contact Hamilton Smith’s Leiston office on 01728 833007.
Four-bedroom town house, Jovian Way, Ipswich - guide price £250,000: If you’re looking for a house in west Ipswich, this attractive three-storey property could fit the bill. It is in the Blakenham Park area, with good access to the A14. On the ground floor, there is a kitchen-diner with French doors to the rear, a study which could also be used as a fourth bedroom and a cloakroom. There is a lounge on the first floor, as well as a bedroom and bathroom, while the second floor contains two bedrooms, including the master bedroom with an en-suite shower room. The rear garden has a patio area and lawn, and there is also a garage. To find out more, contact Marks & Mann in Ipswich on 01473 679655.
Three-bedroom end-of-terrace house, Hillston Close, Colchester - guide price £259,995: This extended home is on the south side of the town centre, with a garage and off-road parking and an attractive rear garden, backing on to woodland. Downstairs accommodation includes a sitting room, dining room and fitted kitchen. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a modern fitted bathroom. The garden includes a large area of decking as well as a lawn, and there is plenty of off-road parking, with a driveway and garage. For more details, call Elms Price & Co in Colchester on 01206 369269.
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Two-bedroom detached bungalow, Forward Green, Stowmarket - guide price £245,000: This home is in a quiet cul de sac near Stowmarket, with a very low level of passing traffic. It has an attractive rear garden including lawns, mature trees and shrubs and a small patio, while at the front there is a driveway and garage. The accommodation includes an entrance hall, fitted kitchen and sitting room/dining room. as well as two bedrooms and a bathroom. For more information, call Bucks Property Agents on 01449 614700.
Three-bedroom semi-detached house, Starfield Close, Ipswich - guide price £245,000: This house is in the east of Ipswich, a mile from the hospital. It has front and back gardens laid to lawn, with floral and shrub borders, and a garage and off-road parking. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms and a bathroom. Downstairs, there is a conservatory as well as a lounge, dining room, kitchen and hallway. For more information, call Marks & Mann in Ipswich on 01473 679655.
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Three-bedroom detached bungalow, Elmswell, near Bury St Edmunds - guide price £250,000: Anybody looking for a home in a quiet village location may be interested in this bungalow, which is located in a cul-de-sac. The bungalow has been newly refurbished, and has three good-sized bedrooms, a sitting, dining room and newly-fitted kitchen, as well as a bathroom and entrance hall. Outside, there are enclosed gardens, including an area of decking, a garage and a parking space. For details, call Bucks Property Agents on 01449 614700.
Three-bedroom mid-terrace cottage, Knodishall, near Leiston - asking price £249,500: In the heart of a popular village near the coast, this cottage has been recently renovated and has a new kitchen and bathroom. The accommodation includes a dining room with a newly-fitted gas combi boiler, a kitchen, living room and downstairs cloakroom. Outside, there is an enclosed back garden with a patio seating area and shed, while at the front of the garden there is off-road parking for three to four cars. For more information, call Hamilton Smith in Leiston on 01728 833007.
Two-bedroom end-terrace house, Eagle Drive, Colchester - asking price £259,995: If you are seeking a modern property within walking distance of the town centre, this home could be ideal. Its accommodation includes a spacious lounge/dining room, bathroom and downstairs cloakroom, as well as two good-sized bedrooms. Outside, the rear garden includes a lawn and patio, with a shed and a gate giving side access. There is also an allocated parking space. For further details, call Elms Price & Co in Colchester on 01206 369269.