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4 bedroom cottage for sale

The Street, Westleton

Sold by Us £340,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A most attractive detached late 18th/early 19th Century house, offering scope for further enhancement, situated in a prominent position at the heart of the village. The property has an abundance of period features and has a pleasant rear garden which looks onto the village church. NO chain. 

LOCATION The ever popular village of Westleton lies about six miles northeast of the market town of Saxmundham, yet only just over two miles east of the main A12 Great Yarmouth to London road and set around a traditional village green with public houses, motor vehicle garage and a thriving village store and post office.

The village is well placed to enjoy the delights of the Suffolk countryside and Heritage Coast area, being within a short drive of both Dunwich Heath National Trust Reserve and internationally renowned RSPB Minsmere Bird Sanctuary, home of the BBC Springwatch programme in 2014. For those with leisure interests in mind the area abounds with opportunities including golfing at nearby Thorpeness, Aldeburgh and Southwold, sailing on the nearby river Alde and for ramblers there are many walks to be enjoyed both on Westleton common and in nearby Dunwich Forest. Railway stations at both nearby Darsham and Saxmundham give hourly services to Ipswich from where connections are available to London Liverpool Street and the Midlands. 

HALL Accessed via a wooden door with flanking side window, painted brick floor covering, night storage heater, large coats store. Internal doors to:

SITTING ROOM 21' 1" x 12' 9" (6.45m x 3.89m) Two windows to the front and a further window to the rear. Night storage heater. Open fireplace with an inset grate and brick hearth.  

DINING ROOM 11' 6" x 12' 0" (3.53m x 3.66m) Two windows to the front and a further window to the rear. Fireplace with wood surround. Night storage heater. Stairs to first floor. 

STUDY 8' 3" x 7' 1" (2.52m x 2.18m) Window to the rear and door to the side. Pair of fitted shelved cupboards making an excellent storage space.  

KITCHEN 11' 8" x 7' 9" (3.56m x 2.37m) A fitted kitchen with a range of floor and eye level storage cupboards having roll edged worktops with tiled splashbacks. Double sink and draining board with mixer taps over. An Everhot double electric oven has cooking plate and extractor fan over. Window to the front. Slimline built-in dishwasher. Further built-in under counter fridge. Door giving access to the rear garden.  

1ST FLOOR LANDING Original wide oak boards. Window to the front. Night storage heater. Fitted book case. Internal doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM 14' 11" x 11' 11" (4.57m x 3.65m) Two built-in cupboards. Exposed ceiling timbers. Telephone point. Two windows to the front. Connecting door to bedroom 2. 

BEDROOM 2 10' 0" x 8' 4" (3.06m x 2.56m) Two built-in cupboards. Sealed unit double glazed window to the rear. 

BEDROOM 3 12' 2" x 7' 6" (3.71m x 2.30m) Exposed timbers. Electrical fuse board. Window to the front. Connecting door to bedroom 4. 

BEDROOM 4 12' 4" x 9' 4" (3.77m x 2.86m) Windows to the front and rear. Night storage heater.  

BATHROOM Panelled bath with tiled surrounds. Pedestal wash handbasin. Low level W.C. 2 Electric heated towel rails. Airing Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with slatted shelving to the side. Restricted head height. 

OUTSIDE The property is recessed from the road by a flint dwarf wall with pathway leading to the front door and the garden being interspersed with a range of shrubs and herbaceous plants. Access to the rear garden is via the kitchen and study as previously described or via a gate to the side of the garage. The Garage 16' 9" x 9' 8" (5.11m x 2.95m) has an up-and-over door with a personal door to the side. The garden is set over two levels, the patio leading from the kitchen around to the utility and store. Just outside the back door, there is a fully tiled outside Wet Room with electric shower, W/c and wash basin. The Utility 8' 5" x 8' 2" (2.57m x 2.49m) has space and plumbing for a washing machine and further space for larder fridge/freezer and chest freezer with shelf storage and a window to the front. The Store 8' x 4' 9" (2.44m x 1.45m) is a beneficial outside space. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and again bordered with shrubs and herbaceous borders and also benefits from a Greenhouse and brick Garden Store 10'6" x 8' 6" (3.2m x 2.59m). The rear garden backs onto the church grounds to the rear.  

AGENTS NOTES Items depicted in the photographs are not necessarily included in the sale. 

LOCAL COUNCIL Suffolk Coastal District Council, Council Offices, Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AU
Tel: 01394 383789.  


SERVICES Electricity, mains drains and water are connected to the property  

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 January 2016


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