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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Wenhaston, Nr Southwold, Suffolk

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Tenure: Freehold

Hallway, open plan kitchen and dining room, sitting room, drawing room and wet room. Four first floor double bedrooms and bathroom. Garaging and outbuildings. Pretty gardens and grounds extending, in all, to 0.3 acres. 

Location The property is situated along a small track within the village of Wenhaston. Within walking distance is the village shop, as well as the local pub, The Star Inn. The village also benefits from a primary school, church and village hall, which has a Post Office and café on a Wednesday and Saturday. The market town of Halesworth is just three miles away and has most day-to-day shopping facilities. The renowned coastal town of Southwold is approximately seven miles. There is a train station with links to London's Liverpool Street Station at Halesworth and also at nearby Darsham. The area is well known for its lovely coastal towns, as well as bird watching, sailing, golf and walking. From the property there is access to wonderful walks across the heath.  

Description Holmsgarth is a handsome detached house dating from the Edwardian era. The vendors have carried out a significant renovation programme and the house benefits from well laid out accommodation over two floors, all with tall ceilings.

On the ground floor is an open plan kitchen/dining room, a sitting room and drawing room that can be used as one open space if desired, along with a wet room. On the first floor are four double bedrooms, along with a bathroom. There are attractive period features throughout the house, including exposed floorboards, open fireplaces and bay windows with sashes. The property stands in pretty gardens and grounds which extend to 0.3 acres. There is off-road parking, along with garaging and outbuildings.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor A porch with attractive tiled flooring leads to the partially glazed front door, which is flanked above and on both sides by windows. This opens to the  

Hallway Stairs to the first floor landing, with understairs cupboard with shelving and space and plumbing for washing machine. Radiator. Exposed floorboards. North-east facing window overlooking the front garden. Doors lead off to all the ground floor rooms.  

Drawing Room 12´ x 12´ (3.66m x 3.66m) Like the other rooms throughout the house, this is well proportioned and has excellent ceiling heights of approximately 7'10. Bay window with sash windows to the north-west, north-east and south-east overlooking the front of the property. Cast iron fireplace with tiled and timber surround. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Intricate ceiling coving. Double doors open to the  

Sitting Room 12´ x 11´ (3.66m x 3.35m) This can be used in conjunction with the drawing room and makes an ideal library with its extensive range of fitted bookshelves. Open fireplace. Exposed floorboards. South-west facing French doors overlooking the rear of the property. A door returns to the hallway where further doors lead off to the open plan kitchen/dining room and to the  

Wet Room Fully tiled and comprising shower unit, WC and hand wash basin. Fitted mirror. Radiator. South-west facing sash window.  

Kitchen/Dining Room 23´6 x 12´ (7.16m x 3.66m) This impressive open plan triple aspect room has a bay window to the front with north-west, north-east and south-east facing sash windows. Further south-west facing window and two glazed doors to the exterior. The kitchen area is fitted with a bespoke range of high and low level wall units with space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Part wood panelled walls. Iroko work surfaces with one and a half bowl Smegg stainless steel sink with mixer taps above. Kitchen island with fitted cupboard and drawers, as well as a Neff electric oven with four ring Neff induction hob above. Space for fridge freezer. Radiators. The exposed floorboards continue through to the dining area where there is a cast iron fireplace with tiled and timber surround flanked on one side by a shelved pantry unit.

A door leads back to the hallway, where the stairs lead to the  

First Floor  

Landing North-east facing sash window overlooking the front of the property. Radiator. Doors lead off to the four bedrooms and bathroom.  

Bedroom One 12´ x 12´ (3.66m x 3.66m) A spacious double bedroom with north-east facing sash window to the front of the property. Cast iron fireplace with surround. Exposed floorboards. Radiator.  

Bedroom Two 12´ x 12´ (3.66m x 3.66m) A large double bedroom with north-east facing sash window to the front of the property. Fitted wardrobes, shelves and drawers. Cast iron fireplace with surround. Exposed floorboards. Radiator.  

Bedroom Three 12´ x 12´ (3.66m x 3.66m) A good-sized double bedroom with south-west facing sash window to the rear of the property. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe, cupboards and drawers.  

Bedroom Four 12´ x 11´ (3.66m x 3.35m) A fourth spacious double bedroom, currently used as a yoga room. South-west facing sash window. Exposed floorboards. Radiator.  

Bathroom Tiled walls and exposed floorboards. Comprising WC, hand wash basin and bath with shower unit. Ladder-style towel radiator. Wall light point. Radiator. South-west facing window. Hatch to roof space. Radiator.  

Outside The property is approached from the lane via a track, which is understood to be common land. This leads to a shingle parking area for a number of vehicles. Adjacent to this is an area of garden, which is home to a magnificent beech tree. The driveway leads to a timber built garage with double doors to the front. Internally this measures approximately 21'2 x 11'7. Adjacent to this are stores measuring, on average, 31'6 x 12'. Power and light are connected.

To the front of the house are attractive railings and a gate leading to the front garden, which has beds and a shingle path that leads to the main garden. The main garden is dog-proofed and bordered by hedges and walls. The lawn is interspersed by flowerbeds containing annuals, perennials and shrubs. In addition are fruit trees, vegetable and fruit beds, and a greenhouse. To the rear of the dwelling, which is to the south-west, is a shingle patio area and further beds and maturing trees. In all, the grounds extend to approximately 0.3 acres.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.  

Council Tax Band E; £1,862.67 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.

September 2016 

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