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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hacheston, Nr Framlingham

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Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Hallway, downstairs cloakroom, kitchen, dining room, spacious conservatory, sitting room, drawing room, sunroom and large study. Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Four further first floor bedrooms and bathroom. Attic bedroom/playroom. Large double garage with store above. Parking and garden. 

Location Greyfriars Lodge is situated in the centre of Hacheston, which is a pretty village between the town of Framlingham and the large village of Wickham Market. Both offer good local shopping facilities as well as primary schools, with Framlingham also having a secondary school, Thomas Mills High School, and Framlingham College. Hacheston is a hub of activity with its new village hall offering all manner of events and clubs. There is also an excellent farm shop and nursery. The village of Easton is within easy cycling distance and here there is a superb pub, The White Horse; Easton Farm Park; a bowls club and cricket club.

The Heritage Coast is within about 10 miles with the popular centres including Orford, Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Walberswick and Southwold all being within easy reach. Woodbridge is within about 7 miles and the County Town of Ipswich lies about 15 miles to the north and offers frequent mainline railway services to London's Liverpool Street Station.  

Description The original part of Greyfriars Lodge dates from 1907, but during the last century the property has been substantially extended to create a spacious and versatile house. Many of the Edwardian original features remain, including an impressive original oak staircase in the sitting room, along with a magnificent stone feature fireplace and wood panelling. As well as the sitting room, there is also a drawing room, a formal dining room, large conservatory, further sunroom and large study. The ground floor also has a kitchen/breakfast area and a cloakroom. On the first floor is a spacious dual aspect master bedroom, as well as a large bathroom. In addition are four further bedrooms, all used as doubles, as well as a family bathroom. A staircase leads up to an attic bedroom, which could be another useful study or playroom. The property stands in low maintenance gardens and has a large double garage with storage area above. There is off-road parking for at least four vehicles. 

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor An attractive timber framed porch inscribed with '1907' provides access to the front door. However, a further porch to the side of the house leads to the main door and the  

Hallway North facing leadlight windows. Radiators. Doors lead off to the main receptions room and to the  

Kitchen 25´1 x 8´5 (7.65m x 2.57m) Fitted with high and low level wall units with space and plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer and condenser dryer. Roll-edge wood-effect work surface with five ring gas hob and extractor fan above. Breakfast bar. Tiled flooring. South facing window. Recessed spotlighting. Radiator. A partially glazed door leads to the  

Conservatory 16´10 x 10´8 (5.13m x 3.25m) South and west facing windows with sliding doors opening out to the garden. Further French doors. Radiator. Wall light points. Tiled flooring. Internal glazed door to the  

Dining Room 16´10 x 10´4 (5.13m x 3.15m) East facing leadlight windows. Wall light points. Radiator. A door leads to the  

Sitting Room 19´ x 17´ (5.79m x 5.18m) An impressive room with part timber panelled walls and ornate stone fireplace with living flame gas fire. Oak staircase to the first floor landing. Polished floorboards. Radiator. North facing leadlight window. Front door to the exterior. Wall light points. A door returns to the hallway.

From the hallway, further doors lead off to the  

Drawing Room 24'5 (7.44m) maximum x 14'6 (4.42m) maximum plus 9'10 x 7'7 (3.00m x 2.31m) A dual aspect room with window to the south and sliding doors opening out to the west facing patio area. Radiator with cover. Spotlighting. Door to the study and glazed doors to the 

Sunroom 9´7 x 8´10 (2.92m x 2.69m) East, south and west facing windows. French doors opening to the garden. Laminate wood flooring.

From the hallway, further doors lead off to the  

Study 20´11 x 10´ (6.38m x 3.05m) North and west facing leadlight windows. Radiator. Door to the drawing room. 

Cloakroom Hand wash basin with cupboards below. Close coupled WC. Radiator. Wall light points. North facing leadlight window.

The stairs from the ground floor sitting room lead up to the  

First Floor  

Landing East facing leadlight window and north facing Velux window. Useful eaves storage cupboards. Radiator. Built-in cupboard with hanging rail and shelf above. Stairs to the second floor. Large walk-in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Doors lead off to  

Bedroom One 19´11 x 12´2 (6.07m x 3.71m) A spacious dual aspect master bedroom with south and west facing windows overlooking the garden and open fields beyond. Fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and cupboards above. Radiator with cover and fitted bookshelves. Recessed spotlighting. A door opens to the  

En-Suite Bathroom Comprising large oval bath, tiled shower cubicle, close coupled WC and pedestal hand wash basin. Tiled flooring. Radiator. West facing Velux window. Recessed spotlighting.  

Bedroom Two 13´ x 10´ (3.96m x 3.05m) A dual aspect double bedroom with north and west facing windows with views over the neighbouring fields. Radiator.  

Bedroom Three 10´9 x 9´11 (3.28m x 3.02m) A double bedroom with north facing leadlight window. Radiator.  

Bedroom Four 14´ x 10´3 (4.27m x 3.12m) A double bedroom with south facing leadlight window. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes. 

Bedroom Five 14´ x 11´8 (4.27m x 3.56m) A double bedroom with north facing leadlight window. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes.  

Bathroom Partially tiled and comprising bath with high level shower unit and glazed screen. Close coupled WC and pedestal hand wash basin. Radiator. South facing leadlight window.

The stairs from the first floor landing lead up to the  

Second Floor  

Bedroom Six/Playroom 33´6 x 6´7 (10.21m x 2.01m) Can be used as a study, playroom or bedroom. West facing dormer window with attractive field views.  

Outside The property is approached off the road via a five bar gate, which in turn leads to a shingle parking area for at least four vehicles. This leads to a brick and block built double garage with two up-and-over garage doors to the front. Internally, it measures 18'10 x 18'3. Power and light are connected. A personnel door leads to a staircase, which leads to a useful storeroom above the garage. This measures approximately 19'7 x 10'8. The garden, which is predominantly lawn, wraps around the house to the east, south and west and is fully enclosed by mature hedging, which gives it a feeling of privacy. There is a patio area with pergola and west facing patio area with feature pond. From the patio area are views over the neighbouring fields. In total, the grounds of the property extend to approximately ¼ of an acre.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water, electricity and gas. Private drainage system.  

Council Tax Band G; £2,511.23 payable per annum 2016/2017. 

Local Authority Suffolk Coastal District Council; Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AU; Tel: 01394 383789. 

NOTE These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers or lessees in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn. No warranty can be given for any of the services or equipment at the property and no tests have been carried out to ensure that heating, electrical or plumbing systems and equipment are fully operational. Any distances, room aspects and measurements which are given are approximate only. No guarantee can be given that any planning permissions or building regulations have been applied for or approved.

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