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7 bedroom detached house for sale

The Close, Barsham, Beccles, Suffolk NR34 8HA

Guide Price £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Detached Country House
  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Set in excess of 2 Acres s.t.s
  • Family Room & Sitting Room
  • Games Room & Sung
  • Garden Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room & Utility
  • Two Family Bathrooms, an En-Suite Bathroom & Four WC's
  • Swimming Pool & Pavillion
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Carport, Workshop & Gardens with extensive views

Full description

The Close, Barsham, Beccles, Suffolk NR34 8HA Barsham is a small village situated just outside of the market town of Beccles. A fuller range of amenities can be found in Beccles, which is a busy market town with many shops, restaurants, schools, pubs and supermarkets. A market selling fresh produce is held every Friday in the town, there is a local bus station which runs a regular service to Lowestoft, Norwich and many of the smaller villages around. The town is located on the Waveney River which is a gateway to the Broads network. The train station runs a link to London Liverpool Street via Ipswich and the unspoilt Suffolk coastline with the beaches of Southwold and Walberswick are within easy driving distance.

We are delighted to offer for sale this Substantial Seven Bedroom Country House which is set in excess of 2 Acres s.t.s. yet is only approximately 2 miles from Beccles Town Centre. It has a recently built Pavilion adjoining the Swimming Pool, which is excellent for outdoor entertaining.

The accommodation comprises Entrance Porch, Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Garden Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Pantry, Family Room, Snug, Games Room, Rear Hall, Utility, Four WC's, First Floor Landing, En-Suite Bathroom, Two Family Bathrooms, Balcony, Seven Bedrooms, Some Double Glazed Windows, Garage, Carport, Workshop & Gardens with extensive views over surrounding farmland. 

THE MAIN HOUSE A Summary of the accommodation comprises:- front door with stained glass inset leading to:- 

ENTRANCE PORCH 1.88mx1.75 (6’2x5’9) with window to side elevation, corner cupboard, tiled floor, exposed brickwork & door to:- 

RECEPTION HALL With staircase to first floor, a radiator, central heating thermostat & doors off to:- 

DINING ROOM 4.93m to face of bay window x 4.22m to include chimney breast (16’2x13’10) cast iron fireplace with hearth & wood display, double glazed bay window to front elevation giving views over the drive, picture rail, display alcove & part exposed floor boards. 

SITTING ROOM 4.90m to face of bay window & to include chimney breast x 4.22m to face of other bay window (16’1x`13’10) with a double glazed bay window to front & side elevations, fireplace with marble inset & wood surround, telephone point, TV point. 

CLOAKROOM 1 1.22mx2.03m (4’x6’8) with low level WC, wash hand basin, a radiator, opaque window & extractor fan. Door to:- 

CELLAR 2.00mx3.99m min/5.18m max to include staircase (6’7x13’1/17’0) with power & lighting. 

CLOAKROOM 2 2.00mx0.89m (6’7x2’11) with low level WC, wash hand basin, second door to:- 

UTILITY ROOM 2.67mx3.89m (8’9x12’9) “Ideal Concorde” gas boiler, central heating & hot water control, water softener, stainless steel sink unit with drainer, plumbing for washing machine, door & window to side elevation, exposed brickwork, door to Garage & Snug. 

SNUG 3.99mx5.23m (13’1x17’2) with double glazed window to side elevation, two radiators, TV point, door to kitchen & access to loft.  

GAMES ROOM 4.90mx6.12m to face of bay window (16’1x20’1) with double glazed bay window to side elevation, further double glazed window to rear elevation, door to rear elevation, two radiators & a picture rail. 


BREAKFAST ROOM 3.94m max x 3.12m max (12’11x10’3) with doors off to cupboard measuring 1.40mx0.84m (4’7x2’9) & to:- 


2.39mx2.11m (7’10x6’11) with window to rear elevation.  

KITCHEN 3.78mx3.63m (12’5x11’11) with two oven gas aga set in former tiled chimney breast & surround, wooden work surfaces, 1 ½ single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher, door to family room & :- 

GARDEN ROOM 3.56mx2.26m (11’8x7’5) with double glazed doors to garden, a double glazed window & exposed brickwork. 

FAMILY ROOM ‘L’ Shaped 5.18m to include cupboard into shelving x6.07m to face of bay window plus 1.52mx2.54m to include staircase (17’x19’11plus 5’x8’4) with a double glazed bay window to side & rear elevation, picture rail, serving hatch to kitchen, fireplace with wooden tiled surround, wood parquet flooring, staircase to first floor, built-in cupboard, door to:- 

REAR HALL 1.32mx2.365m (4’4x7’9) with door to rear & sink, parquet flooring, window to rear elevation. 

WC 1.32mx0.91m (4’4x3’0) with low level WC, a radiator & extractor fan.

As aforementioned the main staircase rises from the Reception Hall rises to:- 


FIRST FLOOR HALF LANDING With window to side elevation, a cupboard & a radiator. 

CLOAKROOM 1.42mx1.32m (4’8x4’4) with low level WC & window to rear elevation. 

BEDROOM 2 5.03mx4.34m to include chimney breast & built-in wardrobe (16’6x14’3) with double glazed window to front & side elevation, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, built-in wardrobe & two radiators. 

BEDROOM 1 5.05m to include built-in wardrobe x4.31m (16’7X14’2) with a double glazed bay window to front & a double glazed window to side elevation, wardrobe & two radiators. 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 2.82mx1.50m (9’3x4’11) with panelled bath with shower over, a bidet, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, opaque window to front elevation & a radiator. 

BEDROOM 3 3.86mx3.76m (12’8x12’4) with a double glazed window to side elevation, picture rail & a radiator. 

BATHROOM 3.05mx1.70m (10’x5’7) with panelled bath & shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, window to side elevation, a radiator, built-in airing cupboard 1.65mx1.68m (5’5x5’8) with hot water cylinder & shelving. 

BEDROOM 4 ‘L’ SHAPED 2.72mx2.39m plus 1.70mx0.99m (8’11x7’10 plus 5’7x5’3) with a radiator & double glazed doors to BALCONY which measures 3.30mx3.58m (10’10x11’9) giving excellent views of the pavilion & surrounding countryside. 

BEDROOM 5 3.81m to include built-in wardrobe x 5.08m (12’6x16’8) with double glazed windows to rear & side elevations, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, picture rail, built-in wardrobe & two radiators. 

BEDROOM 6 3.78mx2.41m (12’5x7’11) with a double glazed window to rear elevation, picture rail & a radiator. 

BEDROOM 7 3.35m plus door recess x 3.53m (11’0x11’7) with a double glazed window to side elevation & a picture rail. 

BATHROOM 2 1.35mx2.49m (4’5x8’2) with panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed window to side elevation & a radiator. 

THE GROUNDS The property is set on a plot of just in excess of 2 Acres s.t.s. The property is approached over a circular driveway surrounded by sweeping lawns & mature trees. Access to GARAGE 6.12mx3.89m (20’1x12’9) with electric up & over door, power & lighting. To the right hand side is a five bar gate giving access to SWIMMING POOL 10.66mx4.72m(35’X15’6) with pump. 

PAVILLION with separate electricity supply, verandas to two sides, further seating areas & accommodation comprising:- 

SITTING ROOM 5.11mx3.76m (16’9x12’4) with double glazed door & window to pool area, cast iron wood burner, glazed doors to sun terrace, double glazed side window. 

KITCHEN AREA 2.00mx2.16m max (6’7x7’1) with work surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, electric cooker point, space for fridge, double glazed window to pool area. 

CHANGING ROOM 3.78mx2.64m (12’5x8’8) with triple aspect double glazed windows to all sides, double glazed door to pool area. 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 1.68m to face of built in airing cupboard x 2.18m (5’6x7’2) with low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower over, double glazed frosted window, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. 

Stair case off Veranda to:-  

FIRST FLOOR ATTIC ROOM 2.49m measured at 0.91m x12.32m (8’2 measured at a height of 3’ x 40’5) currently used for storage but could be utilized for further accommodation.

The garden continues with a lawned area with views over open countryside to the side & rear elevations, a woodland area with mature trees. To the side of the main house is the WORKSHOP 7.77mx3.63m (25’6x11’11) with power & lighting. CARPORT 9.75mx5.79 (32’x19’) with space for three cars.  

LOCAL AUTHORITY Waveney District Council, High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk 

Tel:- 01502 562111  


SERVICES Mains Water, Electricity, Gas & Private Drainage. (Durrants have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order.)  

VIEWING Strictly by prior arrangement with the Agents Beccles Office on 01502 712122. Email:- 

DIRECTIONS Applicants are advised to proceed from Beccles Town Centre along the B1062 Beccles to Bungay Road. Proceed along this road & a short distance along the dual carriageway then continue until seeing the turning on the left to Barsham with the Sun sign. At the sign start indicating right & a short distance past this on the right is the entrance to The Close which is just before Barsham Church. 

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