3 bedroom detached house for saleHopton Yard, Yoxford, Suffolk
One of a remarkable family of four houses in the village of Yoxford, Suffolk, this property was recently completed to the designs of the celebrated young architecture practice HAT Projects.
Accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes three bedrooms on the first floor. The master bedrooms has en suite shower room and there is also a family bathroom. On the ground floor is a WC and an open plan kitchen / living / dining room with full height glazed doors leading onto the garden.
There is a private lawned garden at the rear of the house and a dedicated off street parking space on Hopton Yard.
All of the four houses have oak and limestone flooring with underfloor heating supplied by an individual air source heat pump. Other features include energy efficient woodburning stoves with Clearburn technology, honed natural granite worktops in the kitchens and Bosch appliances. Throughout the houses there are also numerous details designed by HAT Projects, such as bespoke bannisters and window seats.
Externally the houses are designed with simple, elegant forms and materials that echo the area’s historic architecture. The rooves and flank walls are clad in beautiful tiles hand made from natural alluvial clay by William Blyth, one of the country’s oldest roof tile manufacturers who still employ traditional methods. White painted weatherboarding bookends the buildings. Internal guttering allows for purity of shape that give Hopton Yard a strong sense of place.
Hopton Yard is so called as it stands on the site of a lost hamlet by the name of Hopton (or Opton) that was documented in the Domesday Book. Dwellings have not occupied the site for centuries until this latest development by Nest, a small locally-based, design-led firm.
The sites on the edge of Yoxford, a charming, historic and well situated village just a few miles inland from Dunwich on Suffolk’s Heritage Coast, sitting between Southwold and Aldeburgh. The village benefits from two pubs, a restaurant, a post office, a primary school and several well-regarded antique shops.
The area has an abundance of great pubs (such as The Crown Inn at Westleton), good restaurants (such as The Darsham Nursuries Café) and wonderful local food suppliers (such as Emmett’s Deli and Creasey’s butchers in the next village of Peasenhall). More extensive facilities are available in the nearby towns of Saxmundham (Waitrose & Tescos) and Framlingham (recently included in The Times’ list of the‘10 Best Places in The UK To Live For Families’).
The railway station at Darsham is a three minute drive where trains into Ipswich link up with the Intercity London connection.
Property ref: 121_2280_4247920
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