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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Leiston Road, Aldeburgh

Sold STC £835,000

Property Description

Key features

  • stunning contemporary style house
  • four bed each with en suite facilities
  • open plan living room
  • kitchen/breakfast room
  • conservatory/family room
  • galleried sitting room
  • dressing room to master bedroom
  • double garage and attactive gardens
  • utility room and laundry room
  • timber works and a garden studio

Full description

A stunning contemporary styled house with views towards the sea with four bedrooms and 5 WC’s. Situated on the edge of Aldeburgh, the property lies within walking distance of the town centre, the beach and local amenities. The property which was adapted and created by its previous owner has been further enhanced by the present owners in the past two years. The recent work has included the addition of a double garage, a large conservatory and an elegant and very useful garden studio. The accommodation is arranged on two floors and includes a first floor master bedroom suite and second sitting room together with an east facing balcony that looks out towards the sea. The ground floor has a fabulous open plan living space with a woodburning stove and double height ceiling, large windows and sliding glass doors that open to the garden. There is a smart kitchen/breakfast room and a dining area together with a study and three ground floor bedrooms all of which have en-suite facilities. The property benefits from gas fired central heating and features a first floor laundry room and an outside utility room attached to the garage, providing useful additional storage. The gardens are another notable feature and have been designed for ease of maintenance. There are wild flowers and spring bulbs at the front together with a raised kitchen garden. The rear garden incorporates a Mediterranean walled terrace, paved walkways and seating areas which are perfect for containers plus established trees and shrubs with shaded areas. The driveway provides ample space for boat trailers etc.

Aldeburgh is a very special seaside town on the Suffolk Heritage Coast with an unspoilt shingle beach and a vibrant High Street which has excellent local shops, art galleries and fine restaurants. There a good pubs, a cinema and primary school. The town has its own cottage hospital, doctors’ surgery and dental practice. There are sailing clubs on the River Alde at the end of the High Street and golf courses at both Aldeburgh and Thorpeness. Other attractions in the area include the world famous Snape Maltings concert hall which is home to the Aldeburgh Festival and nature and wildlife reserves at North Warren, Havergate Island and Minsmere. The nearest railway station is at Saxmundham with connecting services to London via Ipswich.  

ENTRANCE LOBBY Front door with glass block panels to side, oak flooring and door to the living room. 

OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM 29’9 x 19’10 overall (9.07m x 6.05m) Incorporating a Sitting room and Dining room.

A wonderful open plan living space with polished oak flooring and a fireplace place with a raised tiled hearth. Staircase to the first floor and galleried sitting room. 2 built in cupboards. T V point, double glazed sliding patio doors (west) open to the rear garden with French windows that open (south) into the large conservatory/family room. Glass screen and doors separate the living space from the kitchen/breakfast room. Double height ceiling and high windows either side of the flue provide good natural light. There are ceiling down lighters and wall lights. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13’1 x 17’10 (3.99m x 5.44m) A contemporary kitchen finished in burgundy red with laminated work tops, stainless steel sink with drinking water tap, mixer tap and vegetable hose attachment. Extensive range of base level units with a breakfast bar and further cupboards beneath, stainless steel range cooker with cooker hood above, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer, tall larder cupboard and further slide out cupboards with storage racks. Double glazed mullioned window (east), ceiling spot lights, tiled floor. 

CONSERVATORY/FAMILY ROOM 25’10 x 8’11 (7.87m x 2.72m) A beautiful contemporary glass and steel room with sliding doors to the Mediterranean terrace (south). Wall mounted heaters, fitted carpet. 

STUDY/ BEDROOM FOUR 15’1 x 8’6 (4.60m x 2.59m) An east facing room with double glazed window, tall column radiator. Large walk in storage cupboard/ wardrobe. 

EN– SUITE SHOWER ROOM Shower cubicle, wash basin and W.C. Tiled walls, heated towel rail. 

INNER HALL Polished oak flooring, ceiling down lighters. Doors off to the ground floor bedrooms and family bathroom. 

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM 9’7 x 5’5 (2.92m x 1.65m) Shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low level w.c. Heated towel rail/radiator, polished oak flooring, tiled splash backs, cupboard housing gas fired boiler and hot water cylinder. 

BEDROOM TWO 13’1 x 9’11 (3.99m x 3.02m) West facing double glazed French windows that open out to the rear garden. Ceiling downlighters, polished oak flooring, column radiator. 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 9’11 x 5’10 (3.02m x 1.78m) Panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, shower over bath, twin vanity enclosed wash basins with mixer taps and cupboards under, nest of drawers, oak flooring and tiling to walls, illuminated mirrors and fitted hairdryer, W.C., radiator/heated towel radiator. Double glazed window (west). 

BEDROOM THREE 13’1 x 9’11 (3.99m x 3.02m) Double glazed window (north), oak flooring, column radiator, ceiling downlighters. Opens to: 

EN-SUITE CLOAKROOM Wash basin with cupboard under, mirror and shaver point, W.C. Chrome towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, ceiling downlighters. 

WINE STORE (NORTH FACING) 3’6” x 10’ (1.12m x 3.05m)  


GALLERIED SITTING ROOM 16’1 x 13’1 (4.90m x 3.99m) Overlooking the open plan living room below, fitted carpet, ceiling down lighters. Stable door opens back from a Juliet balcony (south). Glazed door to: 

MASTER BEDROOM 19’5 x 14’10 (5.92m x 452m) East facing double glazed windows and sliding door to the balcony with views towards the sea. Fitted carpet, ceiling downlighters. Door to: 

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 12’1 x 9’9 (3.68m x 2.97m) A luxuriously appointed bathroom comprising a spa bath with mixer tap and hand shower, W.C., a pair of matching wash basins with mixer taps, tiling to walls and floor, wide shower cubicle with glass shower screen, ceiling downlighters, fitted hairdryer, two chrome towel rail/radiators, extractor fan. Views towards the sea. 

DRESSING ROOM 8’4 x 6’4 (2.54m x1.93m) Fitted wardrobes and chests of drawers, chrome towel rail/radiator, tiled floor and ceiling downlighters. 

LAUNDRY ROOM 12’7 x 5’7 (3.84m x 1.70m) Potential kitchenette. Roll top work surfaces stainless steel sink with mixer tap and cupboard under, nest of drawers, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, Double glazed window. Door from the galleried sitting room. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached via an electrically operated metal gate. The driveway leads to the double garage with ample parking and room for boat trailer etc. The front garden has been sown with wild flowers and spring bulbs. There is a raised kitchen garden and side access to the rear garden. 

DOUBLE GARAGE 18’10 x 18’10 (5.74m x 5.74m) Electrically operated up and over door. Power and light connected. 

UTILITY ROOM Attached to the garage with sink, large fitted cupboards, plumbing for washing machine and space for tall fridge/freezer. 

TIMBER WORKSHOP 24’ x 12’ (7.32m x 3.66m) A good timber shed with double doors. Ideal workshop or store room. 

THE GARDEN STUDIO 17’4 x 12’ (5.28m x 3.66m) A lovely architectural feature with its own deck overlooking the rear garden. Tiled floor, double glazed windows and sliding patio door (south). A perfect home office or studio space.

The rear garden includes a south facing walled Mediterranean terrace with raised flower beds. Pathways lead to the rear and widen to form seating areas. Well stocked flower borders, established shrubs and mature trees with herbaceous plants creating wildlife and more formal garden areas with a good degree of privacy and seclusion. 

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25 July 2013


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