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Entrance hall, study/bedroom six, 31' x 28' open plan reception room, kitchen, breakfast room, utility room. Large lobby, drawing room, conservatory, sitting room and cloakroom. Bedroom one with en-suite shower room. Four further bedrooms and bathroom. 32’6 x 26’6 games room. Large integral double garage. Ample parking. Outside cloakroom. Mature and attractive gardens and grounds extending to approximately 1.2 acres. 

Location Novus Domus is situated within Framlingham, within walking distance of the historic Castle and just half a mile from the market hill with its wide variety of shops, businesses and cafes, which includes a Co-op supermarket. The town also boasts a wide range of pubs, restaurants and also a doctors surgery, veterinary practice, pharmacy, library and banks. Framlingham offers excellent schooling facilities including Framlingham College, Thomas Mills High School and Sir Robert Hitchams Primary School. The prep school for Framlingham College is located at Brandeston which is just 5 miles to the south-west.

The Heritage Coast to the east at Aldeburgh is within approximately 15 miles and the County town of Ipswich lies about 19 miles to the south-west. From here, there are inter-city rail services to London’s Liverpool Street Station scheduled to take over an hour. 

Description Novus Domus was built in the late 1970’s and the vast main accommodation is predominantly laid out on one floor. The house has the great advantage of having large windows providing excellent natural light throughout the house and also taking full advantage of the views over the gardens. The dwelling extends to approximately 5,300 sq ft, which includes four reception rooms, a kitchen, breakfast room, utility room, study/bedroom six, games room, five bedrooms and also and large integral double garage. The house sits centrally in its gardens which are mainly laid to lawn and surrounded by mature hedging.

Please note that floor coverings, curtains and light fittings are included in the sale. 

Directions From Clarke & Simspon’s office in Well Close Square proceed to Albert Place and turn left onto Fore Street. Continue along this road and at the top of the hill turn left onto Badingham Road. Proceed along the road and just after the turning for the sports club on the right hand side the entrance to Novus Domus can be found on the right. 

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor Steps from the patio area lead up to the double front doors that are flanked on both sides by obscured glazing. These lead to the  

Hall Built-in cloak cupboard and door to the  

Study/Bedroom Six 15’ x 10’ (4.57m x 3.05m) North-west facing window overlooking the driveway and front garden. Built-in shelved storage cupboard. Radiator. Door to the Reception Room

Large glass sliding doors from the hall open to the  

Reception Room 31’3 x 28’ (9.53m x 8.53m) The fabulous open plan entrance to the house has wall to wall sliding doors to the south-east overlooking the rear patio and garden. Part vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Stripped and polished floorboards. Individual circular staircase down to the Games Room. Large built-in airing cupboard with hot water tank and slatted shelf.

From the open plan Reception Room access is gained to the Kitchen, Bedroom Wing, Lobby and  

Cloakroom West facing window with obscured glazing. Close coupled WC. Hand wash basin set within tiled shelf. Radiator. 

Kitchen 17’7 x 17’ (5.36m x 5.18m) A spacious room fitted with a range of high and low level wall units. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Space for a fridge. Fitted double electric oven. Worksurface with tiled splashback incorporating a two bowl sink with drainer and mixer taps above. South-east facing windows overlooking the rear garden. Central island unit with worksurface incorporating electric hob and with cupboard below. Radiator. An open doorway leads through to the  

Breakfast Room 14’ x 10’5 (4.27m x 3.18m) A dual aspect room with windows to the south-west and south-east. Radiator.

A further door from the kitchen opens to the  

Utility Room 13’6 x 10’2 (4.11m x 3.10m) Fitted with high and low level units. Roll edge worksurface with stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for a fridge freezer. South-west facing exterior door flanked on one side by a window. Built-in shelved cupboards. Hatch to roof space. Radiator.

Open archways from the Reception Room lead to the  

Lobby 14’6 x 13’ (4.42m x 3.96m) This large space could be used as a further reception room and has a north-west facing window into a courtyard area. Open archways lead through to the  

Drawing Room 28’5 x 24’ (8.66m x 7.32m) A vast room with wall to wall windows to the south-west overlooking the patio and garden. Stone fireplace. Further south-east facing glazed doors lead through to the  

Conservatory 13’8 x 13’3 (4.17m x 4.04m) A more recent addition. Timber frame construction under a polycarbonate roof. Glazing to the north-east, south-east and south-west. Tiled floor.

Further doors from the Lobby lead to a  

Sitting Room 15’ x 13’5 (4.57m x 4.09m) High level north-east facing window. Wall light points. Radiator.  

Bedroom One 16’6 x 13’4 (5.03m x 4.06m) A spacious double bedroom with sliding glazed doors to the south-west opening up to a courtyard patio. To one side of this is a window. Built-in wardrobes with cupboards above. Radiator. Doors open to the 

En-Suite Shower Room Tiled walls and comprising close coupled WC, bidet, hand wash basin with cupboard below and tiled shower cubicle. Radiator. Large north-west facing window with views over a rose bed towards the front garden.

From the Reception Room an archway leads to the  

Bedroom Wing North-east facing window. Radiators. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and doors off to  

Bedroom Two 15’11 x 12’ (4.85m x 3.66m) Large double bedroom with north-east facing window. Built-in wardrobe. Sink with cupboard below. Radiator. 

Bedroom Three 14’ x 12’ (4.27m x 3.66m) A double bedroom that enjoys fine views through its large window to the north-west over the front garden. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail above. Radiator. 

Bedroom Four 12’2 x 11’4 (3.71m x 3.45m) A double bedroom enjoying views over the front garden to the north-west. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above. Radiator.  

Bedroom Five 11’11 x 11’4 (3.63m x 3.45m) A double bedroom with a fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and cupboard above. Sink with a cupboard below. South-west facing window. Radiator. 

Bathroom Tiled walls and comprising low level bath with a tiled surround. Pedestal hand wash basin, close coupled WC. Radiator. South-west facing window with obscured glazing.

The circular stairs from the Reception Room lead down to a  

Games Room 32’6 x 26’6 (9.91m x 8.88m) A vast room which could have a multitude of uses. Central pillar with oil fired boiler to one side. A door leads to the 

Integral Double Garage 26’6 x 23’6 (8.08m x 7.16m) Electric up and over garage door to the front. Power and light are connected. Water softener.  

Outside The property is approached from Badingham Road via gates leading to a tarmac drive which in turn leads to a parking area and the large integral double garage. Steps lead up to a patio and to the front of the house, further steps lead around the house and to an outside cloakroom, fitted with a close coupled WC and hand wash basin. A pathway continues around to the rear of the house where there is an extensive patio. The gardens have been beautifully maintained and whilst predominantly laid to lawn they include various species of maturing trees and an abundance of flower beds. The property is bordered on all sides by mature hedging. In all, the property extends to approximately 1.2 acres.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage system. Oil fired central heating. 

Council Tax Band G; £2,541.03 payable per annum 2011/2012 

Local Authority Suffolk Coastal District Council; Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AU; Tel: 01394 383789 

NOTE: These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers or lessees in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn. No warranty can be given for any of the services or equipment at the property and no tests have been carried out to ensure that heating, electrical or plumbing systems and equipment are fully operational. Any distances, room aspects and measurements which are given are approximate only. No guarantee can be given that any planning permissions or building regulations have been applied for or approved. 

June 2011  

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