7 bedroom detached house for saleCaptains Wood, Sudbourne, Woodbridge, Suffolk
- 7 Bedrooms
- 4 Reception rooms
- Grand entrance hall
- Luxury and spacious accomodation
- Approximately 15 acres of mature gardens and woodland
- Gym and swimming pool
- Remote and tranquil setting
Marshland House an imposing and exceptional family home set behind an attractive symmetrical façade with large expanses of window flooding the house with natural light. The property offers bright and spacious accommodation that, combined with luxurious features, lends itself equally well to both formal entertaining and relaxed family living.
The beautifully presented accommodation is entered into the central galleried reception hall, which leads through to the living room. The East Wing comprises almost entirely a large, custom fitted kitchen/breakfast/family room with glazed doors opening into the garden and large full length windows providing views over the surrounding countryside. The West Wing currently comprises a remarkably large space, sub divided into leisure and a garden room; however, could well be utilised to create a fabulous reception and entertaining room.
First floor accommodation is laid out symmetrically with each wing comprising a spacious and well-appointed bedroom suite offering privacy along with five further bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite bathroom, and two well fitted family bathrooms.
Marshland House enjoys distant views over the River Ore and towards the sea, the property sits within a large stand of ancient oak trees called Captain's Wood between Orford and Snape, amid Suffolk's popular and beautiful Heritage Coast.
Orford is a truly picturesque, sought after village with its active sailing club; the recreation ground with its sports pitch, tennis courts and social club and miles of attractive walks. The village is particularly well served with shops, pubs and restaurants together with the Norman church of St. Bartholomew and the Town Hall.
Snape is home to the Snape Maltings concert hall and the Aldeburgh Food Festival. Alongside the concert hall are a variety of shops including: delicatessen, clothing, antiques and furniture. Snape is also well served with a church, community hall, primary school, three good public houses and a village store. To the north lies the vibrant town of Aldeburgh, which offers superb recreational facilities including sailing, golfing, fishing and walking. The town also provides a good selection of shops, restaurants, public houses and a cinema.
The property is a short drive from the A12 giving good access to London. Branch line train stations at Campsea Ash and Melton offer a train service to London Liverpool Street via Ipswich.
Marshland House stands within its grounds of mature gardens which surround the property and extend to approximately 15 acres. The property is approached via a gravelled driveway which sweeps around to the front of the property, culminating in an area of hard standing and access to the garaging in front of the house.
Marshland House benefits from some superb leisure facilities including a detached indoor swimming pool complex with its attendant changing rooms, and there is also a hard tennis court. Also, adjacent to the house, is a substantial detached double garage with shower room, WC and room above which could potentially be used utilised as an office or studio (subject to any necessary consents).
Surrounding the gardens is mature light woodland providing privacy and protection and beyond the grounds become more open and back directly onto open farmland with some fabulous, far reaching, views across this largely unspoilt area of East Suffolk.
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