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2 bedroom detached house for sale


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Property Description

Key features

  • Enchanting detached period cottage
  • in secluded location and the heart of the village
  • sitting room with wood burner
  • living/dining room
  • kitchen/breakfast room with shaker style units & integrated appliances
  • contemporary bathroom
  • two bedrooms
  • attractive garden and single garage
  • off road parking
  • gas central heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Bluebell Cottage is a beautifully presented two bedroom detached cottage situated at the heart of the popular Suffolk village of Aldringham in a secluded location not far from the village pub and within convenient reach of Thorpeness, Aldeburgh and the excellent amenities at Leiston. The accommodation is centrally heated by gas-fired radiators and benefits from a newly installed wood burning stove in the lounge There is a separate dining room with French windows that lead out to the south facing garden and a well appointed kitchen/breakfast room which benefits from integrated appliances. There is also a smart contemporary ground floor bathroom.

The large and sunny garden is a notable feature of the property. Facing south, it affords a good degree of privacy and seclusion. The garden is laid to lawn and flanked by established hedges and shrubs. There are attractive seating areas and an elevated section which would make a perfect vegetable or ornamental kitchen garden. There is space for outbuildings and a new garage and studio for which the owners have prepared plans and consent from the local authority. The driveway affords ample off street parking

Aldringham lies between Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Leiston. The village has its own pub. The Parrot and Punchbowl, which is very popular. There are wonderful walks through heath and woodland with nature reserves at Aldringham Fen and North Warren. There are golf clubs at Thorpeness and Aldeburgh with sailing clubs on the River Alde at Slaughden. Leiston has a sports centre, cinema and good local shops. It also has a wonderful Museum dedicated to the town's proud industrial Heritage. Aldeburgh has a vibrant High Street with fine restaurants and galleries. The nearest railway station is at Saxmundham (approx. 7 miles) where there are connecting services to London. Saxmundham has both Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets. 

The accommodation comprises  

COVERED PORCH With flagstones leading to the front door. 

ENTRANCE HALL UPVC double glazed front door. Polished oak flooring. Radiator. Staircase to the first floor landing with fitted stair carpet. Ledged doors with Suffolk latch furniture lead off. Central heating thermostat. Built-in cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine and fitted shelves. 

LOUNGE 11' x 10'8" (3.35m x 3.25m) A rear aspect room with UPVC double glazed window overlooks the garden. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Wood burning stove set on a polished slate hearth. Radiator. Wall light points. Exposed beams. TV point. Fitted carpet.  

DINING ROOM 11'10" x 11' (3.61m x 3.35m) A delightful and sunny second reception room with UPVC double glazed window and French windows that lead out to the garden. Wall light point. Exposed beams. Radiator. Fitted carpet. 

REAR LOBBY Fitted carpet. Doors from the dining room and lounge . Glazed door to the rear porch. Deep under stair storage cupboard.  

REAR PORCH With stable door to the garden.  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14'8" x 10'2" maximum (4.47m x 3.40m) A double aspect room with UPVC double glazed windows. The kitchen is fitted with shaker style units in ivory beneath beech worktops with a Belfast sink with mixer taps. Base level cupboards and drawers with matching wall mounted units. Base level slide out baskets. Walls mounted display shelves. Vinyl flooring. Radiator. Four ring Neff gas hob with Neff oven beneath. Cooker hood above. Integrated fridge/freezer. Integrated dishwasher. Tall larder unit. Ceiling spotlights. Door from the dining room. 

BATHROOM 7'6" x 5'4" (2.29m x 1.62m) White suite with panel enclosed P-shaped bath, shower and shower screen and mixer tap. Vanity enclosed wash hand basin with cupboard under, mixer taps. Low level W.C. Painted wainscot and floor boards. Radiator. UPVC double glazed window. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail/radiator.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Fitted carpet. Access to roof space. Built-in shelved linen cupboard. Ledged doors with Suffolk latch furniture lead off to the bedrooms. 

BEDROOM ONE 11' x 10'11" ( 3.35m x 3.33m) measured at waist height.

Gable UPVC double glazed window. Exposed beams and studwork. Column radiator. Fitted carpet. Ceiling down lighters. Sloping ceiling. 

BEDROOM TWO 10'11" x 9'2" ( 3.33m x 2.79m) measured at waist height UPVC double glazed gable window. Exposed beams. Column radiator. Fitted range of wardrobes. Fitted carpet. Sloping ceiling.  

OUTSIDE The property is approached via an unmade lane shared by neighbouring properties. There is a private pea shingle driveway leading to a single garage with parking space in front and to the side. There is room to demolish and replace the garage with a more substantial building.

The garden, which is south facing, is laid mainly to lawn, flanked by established shrubs and hedging. There are herbaceous borders, a timber sun deck, pedestrian gate from the lane, pathway with retaining wall and lavender hedge and a large secret raised garden area with room for vegetables and a timber Garden Shed. 

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Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2016


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