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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Alderton, Woodbridge

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Home, Full of Character
  • Close Suffolk Heritage Coast
  • Generous Enclosed Gardens with Summer House/Office
  • Gated Off Road Parking
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room
  • Reception Hall and Three Reception Rooms
  • Four Bedrooms, Three of Which Doubles, 4th Bedroom Presented as a Twin Room
  • Cellar
  • Convenient for Coast, Bawdsey, Shingle Street
  • 9 Miles from Historic Market Town of Woodbridge

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A spacious and charming four bedroom period home within walking distance of the local post office/shop, public house and church. The property benefits from gated off road parking and established enclosed gardens.

About The Property:
Sayers is a splendid four bedroom period home enjoying a village location within walking distance of the local post office/shop, public house and parish church. The property offers gated off road parking, a beautifully established enclosed garden and is within easy reach of the Suffolk Heritage Coastline. Sayers, formerly Sayers Stores, has a timber framed core with later additions concealed behind what is believed to be a Georgian façade. The property retains many character features to include exposed timbers to some walls and ceilings, exposed brickwork and floor boards, stained glass and wood burning stoves.
Arranged over two floors the accommodation comprises: half glazed door opening to the entrance hall, reception hall/library/study with double doors opening to the dual aspect sitting room featuring a multi-fuel stove set on a brick hearth, dual aspect family room with multi-fuel stove set on a pamment hearth, dining room, cloakroom with cellar beneath housing the oil fired central heating boiler, kitchen/breakfast room overlooking the enclosed rear garden, a utility room, a lobby and the ground floor bathroom. A carpeted staircase rises to the first floor landing providing access to four first floor double bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and the upstairs family bathroom with a bath and separate shower cubicle. The bedrooms to the front of the house offer views across the fields on the opposite side of the street.
Outside, there is a workshop abutting the end of the house, gated off road parking for two cars, an enclosed rear garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with sculpted flower and shrub
borders, a magnolia tree, cherry and pear trees, an ornamental pond, a timber framed home office with sealed unit double glazing, power and light, a summer house, greenhouse, garden shed and log store.

About The Area:
Alderton is a pretty village benefiting from a village post office/shop, a doctor's surgery, St Andrews Church and The Swan Inn. Melton railway station on the Ipswich-Lowestoft line, with some connections to London Liverpool St, is approximately 7 miles away.
Alderton is a picturesque village 9 miles south east of the market town of Woodbridge in Suffolk. This part of the Heritage Coast is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Special Scientific Interest. The peace and quietness of the region is complemented by numerous outdoor pursuits available on the doorstep, including sailing, walking and bird watching. There are many local attractions on offer such as the Orfordness National Nature Reserve, the Snape Maltings Concert Hall and the Sutton Hoo Burial/Treasure Site.
Woodbridge is a well served market town, steeped in history with a fine selection of shops and restaurants. It has its own theatres, swimming pool, doctors, dentist and railway station on the Ipswich-Lowestoft and Ipswich-Norwich line. Woodbridge lies along the River Deben and it is renowned for its sailing facilities. Nearby schools include the highly regarded Abbey (Preparatory School), Woodbridge School (Senior School), Three Primary Schools and Farlingaye High School. The county town of Ipswich is 10 miles South West of Woodbridge and has a railway station located on the great Eastern main line approximately 70 miles East of London Liverpool Street station with an approximate journey time of 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Accommodation with Approximate Room Sizes:

Entrance through part glazed door to the:

Entrance Hall - 9'3 x 2'9 opening to 8'7 (max) between the stairwell and the entrance door
Pendant lights, exposed timber to ceiling, carpeted staircase with shelved cupboard beneath, radiator and carpet laid to floor with inset doormat, opening to the reception hall/library/study and fifteen panel glazed door opening to the adjacent dining room.

Reception Hall/Library/Study - 13'8 (max) reducing to 9'9 at the staircase by 11'10
Spot lighting, wall mounted light, sash window to the side aspect, shelves to one wall, shelved recess, twelve panel glazed door opening to the kitchen/breakfast room, panel door to the utility room, a pair of three quarter glazed doors open to the sitting room, shelved cupboard beneath the stairs and carpet laid to floor.

Sitting Room (incorporating the old Sayers shop) - 29'6 (max) x 11'10
Dual aspect sitting room with windows to the front and side, wall mounted lights, exposed timbers to the walls and ceiling (to the centre of the house where there is a shelved recess within the doorway that was formally the shop front door). Two radiators, multi-fuel stove set on a brick hearth, carpet laid to floor and fifteen panel glazed door opening to the adjacent family room.

Dining Room - 13'3 x 11'10
Dual aspect dining room with sash window to the side and two windows to the rear featuring leaded lights with stained glass, feature open red brick fireplace with exposed timber beam, arched top recess and pamment tile hearth, wall mounted light, suspended light, exposed timbers and brick work to the rear wall, radiator, exposed floor boards and doors opening to the entrance hall and the inner lobby providing access to the kitchen/breakfast room.

Family Room - 14'2 x 12'4
Dual aspect family room with windows to the front and rear, spot lighting, multi-fuel stove set on a pamment tile hearth, flanked by exposed floor boards to either side, radiator, carpet laid to floor and fifteen panel glazed door opening to the:

Cloakroom - 8'11 x 5'
Inset lighting, tongue and groove panelling to one wall, wall mounted coat hooks, part tiled floor and part exposed floor board with hinged trap door leading to the cellar beneath that houses the oil fired central heating boiler, wooden door with Suffolk style latch opening to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 22' x 8 (max) x 8'11 (max)
Part vaulted ceiling, spot lighting to the kitchen and suspended light over the breakfast area, half glazed door and windows to the side aspect with sealed unit double glazing overlooking the rear garden, a bespoke hand made kitchen with tiled splashbacks, inset composite sink with swan neck mixer tap above, Smeg ceramic hob with cooker hood above, Hotpoint electric double oven, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, space for an upright fridge or fridge/freezer, tongue and groove panelling to the lower section of the walls within the breakfast area, two radiators and pamment/quarry tiled floors.

Agents Note: Doors from the kitchen/breakfast room and the dining room open to the adjacent inner lobby providing good access between the two rooms. The ground floor bathroom is also accessed via the inner lobby from either the kitchen/breakfast room or the dining room.

Utility Room (former shop store room) - 15'1 x 4'3
The utility room is accessed via the reception hall/library/study
Exposed timbers to the ceiling, window to the rear aspect, external door, wall mounted wash hand basin with hot and cold supply, space and plumbing for a washing machine with vent for a dryer above, space for an upright fridge/freezer and vinyl laid to floor.

Inner Lobby - 7'3 x 2'6
Window to side, inset light, tiled floor and doors to the kitchen/breakfast room, dining room and bathroom.

Ground Floor Bathroom - 6'8 x 6'5 (irregular shape with tapering inner wall)
Vaulted ceiling with Velux style window, window to the side with sealed unit double glazing, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panel bath, three quarter tiled walls around the sanitary ware, shaver point, spot lighting, radiator incorporating a heated towel rail and tiled floor.

A carpeted staircase rises to the first floor landing:

First Floor Landing - 'L' shaped
Part vaulted ceiling, double glazed dormer window to the side aspect, radiator, exposed timbers to the walls, and carpet laid to floor and doors opening to:

Front Double Bedroom - 16'11 x 12'
Three steps up from the landing, part vaulted ceiling, access hatch, pendant light, double glazed windows to the front aspect offering views across the fields on the other side of the street, tongue and groove panelling to one wall, two radiators and carpet laid to floor.

Back Double Bedroom - 14'4 x 12'3 (max) Measured below the beams due to the vaulted ceiling.
Pendant light, double glazed dormer window to the side aspect, gable window to the rear, exposed timbers to the walls, radiator and carpet laid to floor.

Double Bedroom with windows to the front and rear - 13'7 x 12'6
Two steps up from the landing, part vaulted ceiling, double glazed windows to the front and rear, views across to fields on the other side of the street and over the rear garden, pendant light, radiator and carpet laid to floor.

Middle Bedroom - 11'10 x 8'4
Picture rail, pendant light, double glazed window to the rear aspect offering views across the fields on the other side of the street, exposed timbers to the walls, radiator and carpet laid to floor. Presented as a twin bedroom.

Bathroom
Vaulted ceiling with Velux window to the side aspect, exposed timbers to the external wall, louvered door to a hanging rail, spot and inset lighting, tiled shower cubicle with Mira Vigour shower, curtain and rail, close coupled WC (Sani flow and Sani plus), panel bath and mixer tap incorporating a hand held shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with strip light above incorporating a shaver point, tiled walls around the wash hand basin and bath, radiator and carpet laid to floor.

Outside
'Lean to' style work shop butting the end of the house - 13'4 x 5'6 (max) reducing by the external chimney
Pitched roof, windows with sealed unit double glazing to the side and rear, half glazed stable door, power and light and decking style floor.

Garden Room/Study/Gym - 16'6 (max) x 9' (max)
Pitched roof, duel aspect, sealed unit double glazing, a pair of three quarter glazed doors open to the garden, power and spot lighting. A flexible outdoor/garden room.

Outbuildings
Summer house, garden shed, green house.

The enclosed rear garden features a pergola, log store, ornamental pond, well stocked sculptured flower and shrub borders that have been cut into the formal lawns.

There is a patio and courtyard garden to the side of the house and pedestrian gated off road parking area.

Gated off road parking area for two cars with double gates opening to the enclosed rear garden.

The oil tank is situated within the parking area and there is
ample space for wheelie bins storage.

There is a small garden to the side of the house which can be accessed via the lane. The gardens enclosed by box hedges with footpaths to the entrance door and utility room door. There are well stocked flower and shrub borders to the sides of the paths.

Services
We are advised by the vendors that mains electricity and water and mains drainage are connected.The property benefits from oil fired central heating.

Council Tax - Band D - £1503.48.

 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Felixstowe (4.7 mi)
  • Trimley (5.1 mi)
  • Woodbridge (6.3 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Felixstowe (4.7 mi)
  • Trimley (5.1 mi)
  • Woodbridge (6.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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