‘Prettiest of cottages’ is looking for a new owner

Stackwood Cottage has a newly refurbished thatched roof. Picture CHRIS POPE

Stackwood Cottage has a newly refurbished thatched roof. Picture CHRIS POPE - Credit: Archant

This delightful thatched cottage at Monks Eleigh, which comes complete with planning permission for a contemporary extension, is on the market for just £395,000.

Stackwood Cottage in Monks Eleigh comes permission to extend. Picture CHRIS POPE

Stackwood Cottage in Monks Eleigh comes permission to extend. Picture CHRIS POPE - Credit: Archant

It could be an idyllic retirement home, or a home for a young family.

Located at Monks Eleigh, close to historic Lavenham and Lindsey, Stackwood Cottage is a medieval hall house, possibly the smallest in Suffolk, with a timber frame.

It has a new thatched roof and impressive original features including an inglenook fireplace.

It is now in need of updating and comes with planning permission for a contemporary extension.

Stackwood Cottage has beautiful vaulted ceilings. Picture CHRIS POPE

Stackwood Cottage has beautiful vaulted ceilings. Picture CHRIS POPE - Credit: Archant


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Agents Carter Jonas said: "It really is the prettiest of cottages."

The current layout includes a dining hall, a vaulted sitting room, a kitchen, boot room, two bedrooms and a bathroom.

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It is a listed property and planning permission has been granted to provide a sitting room, ding room, snug/ and a new kitchen/breakfast room plus a ground floor bedroom suite and a first floor bedroom and bathroom. The consent also covers a double garage with workshop to the rear.

It has a guide price of £395,000.

Stackwood Cottage has two bedrooms and a guide price of �395,000. Picture CHRIS POPE

Stackwood Cottage has two bedrooms and a guide price of �395,000. Picture CHRIS POPE - Credit: Archant

Contact Carter Jonas in Long Melford to find out more 01787 882881.

The planning consent covers a double garage and workshop within the grounds of Stackwood Cottage. Pi

The planning consent covers a double garage and workshop within the grounds of Stackwood Cottage. Picture CHRIS POPE - Credit: Archant

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