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6 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
Double Street, Framlingham
LOCATION Double Street is an attractive and popular residential area comprising of period houses, mostly dating from the 16th to the 18th Centuries, situated only 100 yards from the Market Hill and town centre.
Framlingham is best known locally for its fine Medieval Castle and offers a good choice of schooling with Framlingham College and Thomas Mills High School both nearby. The town also benefits from a good selection of shops, public houses and restaurants.
The County town of Ipswich is about 18 miles to the south west with main line Inter City rail services to Londonís Liverpool Street station taking just over the hour. The Heritage Coast at Aldeburgh and Thorpeness is approximately 15 miles and the internationally renowned Snape Maltings Concert Hall, home of the Aldeburgh Festival is about 12 miles.
DESCRIPTION The property is believed to date from the 16th and 17th Century and is listed as being of Architectural & Historic Interest. No 9 was for many years a book sellers/printers and was always a single dwelling.
The house is of timber frame construction, rendered and colour washed, with a plain tiled roof. All the rooms are of good proportions with some exposed timbers in parts and it has been extended in recent years to provide an excellent drawing room and separate dining room. However, the property would now benefit from some refurbishment and decoration to include the kitchen and utility room, and the bathrooms on the first floor.
DIRECTIONS From the Market Hill, proceed up Church Street, turning right into Double Street and the house is situated a short way along on the left-hand side.
GROUND FLOOR A timber four panelled door opens to give access to the
ENTRANCE HALL With fitted coat hooks, stairs to first floor with balustrading and radiator. Built-in understairs cupboard. Wall mounted alarm system. Door into the
STUDY 14'4 x 14' (4.37m x 4.28m) South. Built-in double cupboard and two arched alcoves. Picture rail. Radiator. Further built-in shelved cupboard.
From the hallway another door leads into the
MORNING ROOM 13'11 x 13'9 (4.24m x 4.19m) South. Built-in cupboard with sliding doors and arched alcoves with shelving. Radiator. A door leads into the
DRAWING ROOM 25'10 x 13'3 (7.87m x 4.04m) South and North. A delightful room with small open fireplace on pamment hearth with space for logs and TV with bookshelving. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers in the older part of the room (this room has been extended in recent years). Two radiators. Large window overlooking the pretty garden at the rear. Door into a lobby area with radiator.
From the drawing room a door gives access to the garage and a further door opens to the
DINING ROOM 14'11 x 10'11 (4.55m x 3.33m) North. Another good sized room with a door, flanked by windows on either side, leading out to the garden. Built-in cupboard housing the gas fired boiler. Radiator.
KITCHEN 10'6 x 9'8 (3.2m x 2.95m) North. Fitted with a single bowl sink with drainer and cupboard under. Further work surface with cupboards under. Electric cooker panel and space for cooker with extractor hood over. Large built-in shelved crockery cupboard with sliding doors and a further walk-in ventilated pantry with meat safe. Recess with large window overlooking the garden. Door leading into the large
UTILITY ROOM 10'9 x 10'2 (3.28m x 3.1m) With single bowl sink and drainer with cupboards under. Space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Range of wall cupboards and shelving. Part glazed door to the outside and further door into
CLOAKROOM Fitted with a low flush WC and wash hand basin.
The stairs from the entrance hall lead up to the
FIRST FLOOR Landing with four small Velux roof lights which create a light and airy feel. Door to eaves storage cupboard. Door into
BEDROOM ONE 15' x 14'8 (4.57m x 4.47m) South and North. A very impressive room with a wealth of exposed wall timbers and vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Radiator. Small built-in wardrobe cupboard. Door into
BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath in tiled surround with shower attachment over. Bidet. Low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Built-in cupboard. Strip light with shaver socket. Radiator. (This room was originally an en-suite to the main bedroom and the door has now been boarded up).
The inner landing leads to further bedroom accommodation and the large walk-in airing cupboard. Velux roof light. Built-in cupboard housing the hot water storage tank and further understairs cupboard. Door and stairs to the second floor and doors off to
BEDROOM TWO 11'5 x 10'11 (3.48m x 3.33m) South. Some exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Good size built-in wardrobe cupboard. Radiator.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 14'6 x 13'3 (4.42m x 4.04m) South. Another lovely room with exposed timbers and large built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail. Radiator. Door into
DRESSING ROOM Another airy room with Velux roof light and further built-in cupboard with hanging rail and eaves storage space. Door into the
SHOWER ROOM With fully tiled shower cubicle and low flush WC. Radiator.
BATHROOM With coloured suite of panelled bath in tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin. Twin panel radiator. Large linen cupboard.
From the inner landing, stairs lead up to the
SECOND FLOOR This area comprises of three rooms and could be used as a childrenís play room or to provide extra storage space. Exposed timbers and light.
OUTSIDE The house is approached off Double Street and a folding wooden door with personal door at the front of the property gives access to the garage which has power and light connected and houses the gas and electricity meters and water softener. There is a door to the rear which leads out to the garden and a further personal door giving access to the house via the drawing room.
There is an extremely pretty and secluded rear garden which is bordered by a high brick wall and a wall of the neighbouring property. This is planted with an abundance of established evergreen shrubs, small trees, roses with flower borders on differing levels. There are further flower beds and a patio area with brick steps leading to the greenhouse and compost heap.
SERVICES Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage connected.
COUNCIL TAX Band F - £2,215.14 per annum payable 2012/13.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Suffolk Coastal District Council, Council Offices, Melton Hill, Woodbridge. Tel 01394 383789.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment through the Agents.
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.
Some photographs taken prior to current tenancy commencement.