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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Chapel Road, Saxmundham

Sold by Us £298,750

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful three bedroom Victorian town house
  • with barn/garage and studio office with cloakroom
  • situated with a short walk of the town centre amenities, railway station and schools
  • hall
  • open plan living room
  • superbly appointed kitchen/diner
  • utility and separate shower room
  • first floor bathroom
  • pretty cottage garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Very rare opportunity is offered here to acquire this beautiful three bedroom Victorian town house, which has a barn and office studio at the end of the garden. The property which lies within minutes walk of the railway station, Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets is ideally located for access to the town centre amenities and schools. There is a generous sized garden and parking at the rear. The accommodation has been the subject of an extensive programme of careful restoration and extension which has created contemporary living spaces whilst preserving the character and charm of the original building. The ground floor includes a large sitting room and family room with a working fireplace with a multi fuel stove. There is a superb kitchen/dining room with integrated appliances, a tiled floor and under floor heating that extends through the utility/lobby into the ground floor shower room. The first floor features a bay windowed master bedroom, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom which is fitted with a modern suite in a Victorian style. There is a large loft providing useful storage and a walk in store cupboard off the sitting room and a very useful pantry in the kitchen. The accommodation is centrally heated and beautifully presented.

The semi detached two storey barn provides the perfect opportunity to work from home. The ground floor level has double doors for vehicular access, whilst the top floor office benefits from its own cloakroom/w.c, and could serve as a studio, work room or games room.

Saxmundham is ideally located for access to the Suffolk Heritage Coast and the sea side towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold. There are nature reserves at Minsmere and Havergate Island, golf courses at Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Hinton. The world famous Snape Maltings concert hall is just a few miles away and is home to the world class Aldeburgh Festival. There are estuary and woodland walks at Iken Cliff and Tunstall Forest and sailing on the Deben, Alde/Ore and Orwell. The railway station at Saxmundham provides connecting services to London's Liverpool Street Station. 

The accommodation comprises  

ENTRANCE HALL Part glazed front door with Victorian fan light. Radiator. Dado rail. Polished oak flooring. Cornice ceiling. Staircase to first floor landing with turned balustrades. Understairs cupboard. Pine panel door off to the sitting room. Central heating thermostat.  

SITTING ROOM 24'4" x 11'8" (7.42m x 3.56m) A fabulous open plan living room with double glazed bay window overlooking the Chapel. High cornice ceiling. Three wall light points. Two radiators. Fitted carpet and polished oak flooring. T.V. point. Beautiful fireplace with Victorian pine surround and mantelpiece with French multi-fuel stove. Original base level cup-board to the side with illuminated glass fronted cabinet above. Large walk-in cupboard measuring 6' x 5'5" with light and shelving.  

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 16'3" x 9'9" (4.95m x 2.97m) A superbly appointed kitchen/diner with rear aspect double glazed French windows which lead out to the garden. Fitted vertical blinds. Rear facing double glazed Velux windows set into a vaulted ceiling. The kitchen is fitted with oak fronted units beneath oak work-top surfaces. Belfast sink with mixer tap. Drinking water tap. Base level cupboards and matching wall mounted units. Integrated dishwasher. Wine chiller cabinet. American fridge/freezer. Double electric oven and five ring stainless steel gas hob with cooker hood above. Breakfast bar. Built-in Pantry. T.V. point. Painted wainscot. Ceiling down lighters. Tiled floor with under-floor heating which is run from the gas central heating boiler (wet system).  

UTILITY LOBBY 5'9" x 5'10" (1.75m x 1.78m)

Double glazed casement door to the garden. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for dryer. Water so-tener. Wall mounted Bosch gas-fired boiler. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Door to  

SHOWER ROOM 6'4" x 5'11" (1.93m x 1.80m) Tiled shower cabinet with sliding screen doors. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low-level W.C. Tiled splashbacks. Tiled floor with underfloor heating from gas-fired boiler. Electric shaver point. Wall light point. Vaulted ceiling and down lighters. Extractor fan. Double glazed velux window. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING with turned balustrades. Dado rail. Access to roof space. Cornice ceiling. Stripped pine panel doors lead off. Fitted carpet. 

BEDROOM 1 14'3" maximum into bay window x 11'8" (4.34m x 3.56m)

A front aspect room. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Fitted carpet.  

BEDROOM 2 12'1" x 9'10" (3.68m x 3.00m) A rear aspect room with sash window overlooking the garden. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Chimney breast. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and wood slatted shelving. Matching fitted wardrobe. 


8´4" x 7´2" (2.54m x 2.18m) A rear aspect sash window overlooking the rear garden. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Dado rail.  


8´7" x 5´4" (2.62m x 1.62m) A most attractive modern Victorian style suite comprising roll top bath with mixer tap shower attachment and tiled splashbacks. W.C. with high flush cistern. Pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls. Wall light point. Wall mounted electric heater. Arched display niche. Column radiator and towel rail. Extractor fan. Down lighters. Fitted mirror and original arched sash window.  


THE BARN 13'6" x 15'11" (4.11m x 4.85m)

A semi-detached brick barn with double timber doors for vehicular access. Power and light connected with a stair-case leading up to the office/studio above.  


16´ x 10´6" (4.88m x 3.20m) Window. Light and power connected. Fitted carpet.

Smoke alarm. Storage heater. Door to  

CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin and low-level W.C.

The property is approached via a driveway at the side of No. 7 with vehicular rights of access and turning lead-ing to two parking spaces at the end of the garden and access to the barn. Useful timber shed/stores. 

THE GARDEN The pretty cottage garden is enclosed, laid mainly to lawn with a paved patio area and pergola. Raised timber deck with inset deck lighting and external down lighters. Outside power point. Integral hot tub. Attractive flower borders and established shrubs. Side pedestrian gate, lean to log store.  

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage 


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19 August 2016

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