What properties can be yours for up to £270k around the area?
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With spring now here, many people are considering a home move. What will a budget of up to £270,000 buy you around the area? A bungalow in Ipswich, a brand new house near Framlingham or a period property in Sudbury.
Looking for a modern property in the Woodbridge area? A link detached house in The Street, Melton, on the market for £270,000, could be the answer. It has three good-sized bedrooms, a bathroom and a split-level landing. Downstairs there is a fitted kitchen and spacious lounge with patio doors leading to the conservatory. Outside, there is a garage and off-road parking, while the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with flower beds and a patio area. For more information, contact William H Brown on 01394 380280.
A two-bedroom bungalow in Rye Close, in the Broke Hall development towards the east of Ipswich, is available with a £250,000 asking price and no onward chain. The accommodation includes a living room with double-glazed patio doors to the rear, dining room, kitchen and bathroom.
There is also a garage and a lean-to, with a door leading through to the garage. The garden is mainly laid to lawn, with mature plants and shrubs, and includes a patio area and hard-standing area. If you would like to know more, call Marks & Mann on 01473 396296.
Perhaps a period property is more to your taste? If so, a Grade II listed, timbered cottage in Cross Street, Sudbury is currently available with a guide price of £220,000. The home is on the edge of the town, with rear views of the meadows and river. The house has many original features, and has been fully modernised.
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The accommodation includes a kitchen/breakfast room, lounge-diner with exposed timbers and a bathroom. Outside there is a rear garden with a paved area, lawn and sun terrace, and there is also a large shed. For further information, contact Fenn Wright on 01787 327000.
In south-east Ipswich, a four-bedroom double-bay home in Locarno Road could be yours for £245,000. The house has no onward chain, and is just over half a mile away from Derby Road rail station, as well as being a short drive from Futura Park.
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The semi-detached house has a fitted kitchen, lounge and dining room, with the four bedrooms and bathroom upstairs. The windows are double-glazed and there is gas central heating. Outside, it has a south-facing back garden, including a patio, and there is also a garage. The front garden is laid to pebble. For more details, call Marks & Mann on 01473 396296.
If you want to buy a home in Colchester, a three-bedroomed house in Agnes Silverside Close, to the south of the town centre, is available with an asking price of £265,000. It has a spacious lounge and a kitchen-diner, as well as a downstairs cloakroom. Upstairs, one of the bedrooms has an en-suite shower.
The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a separate patio area, and at the front there is a carport with parking for up to two vehicles. For more information, contact Palmer & Partners on 01206 572233.
If a brand new house is your dream, a small development of 10 homes is being built in a village location at Badingham, near Framlingham, with prices starting at £240,000. These houses are being built with energy efficiency in mind, and will have air source heat pumps.
A two-bedroom home in the development will have a light, bright living room, a kitchen-diner with double-glazed doors leading through to the garden, a bathroom and an additional separate cloakroom. There will be two parking spaces at the front and a small garden, as well as a good size rear garden. For more details, call William H Brown on 01394 380280.
For those house-hunting in the Sudbury area, a modern three-bedroom semi-detached home in Spicer Way, Great Cornard, has recently come on to the market, for offers over £270,000. It is in a small courtyard on the edge of a popular development in the village.
The house has a front-facing fitted kitchen, and a lounge-diner which overlooks the south west-facing rear garden, helping to make it a bright room. In addition to the family bathroom, the master bedroom has an en-suite shower room, and there is also a downstairs cloakroom. For more details, call Fenn Wright on 01787 327000.
In the Colchester area, a three-bedroomed terraced house in Norman Close, Marks Tey, is on the market for £269,995. The house is within a short walk of the village’s rail station. It has a high-specification fitted kitchen and a good-sized lounge-diner. The three bedrooms are all of a good size and there is additional access to the loft.
There is an attractive garden and space for four vehicles to park, plus the potential to lease a garage from Colchester Borough Council For more details of this property, call Palmer & Partners on 01206 572233.