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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Friston, Suffolk

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Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Snug
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bath/Showers (2 e/s)
  • Large Gardens
  • 2 Single Garages
  • Views of church

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming Grade II Listed partially thatched cottage with later tiled extension located centrally within the pretty village of Friston . Church Walls Cottage is adjoined to two further, small thatched cottages and occupies large walled gardens to the front with well stocked shrub and flower borders with ornamental trees and enclosed garden to the rear which enjoys stunning views of the adjoining church and its grounds. Two detached single garages. Church Walls Cottage provides substantial flexible accommodation with the character expected of a property of this age including inglenook fireplaces with wood burning stoves and beams and studwork with an original Mullion window throughout the older parts of the property. The accommodation comprises of entrance hall with cloakroom off, dining room, sitting room, snug. A modern kitchen with matching wall and base units, water softener and plumbing for dishwasher, electric hob and high level double oven, breakfast room, utility room, four first floor bedrooms, two with en-suite and a further family shower room. The property also benefits from oil fired central heating via radiators, a heat recovery ventilation system, a wired in smoke alarm with heat sensor in the chimney (this helps to reduces the annual insurance premium).

Front door to:
ENTRANCE PORCH 4' 5" x 2' 10" (1.35m x ???)
Further door into:
Doors off to:
SNUG L-shaped 10' 6" x 9' 7" to extremities (3.20m x 2.92m)
KITCHEN 9' 8" X 9' 7" 2.95m x 2.92m)
Double doors to:
BREAKFAST ROOM 11' 2" x 10' (3.40m x 3.05m)
Door to:
UTILITY AREA & REAR HALL L-shaped 10' 5" x 7' 11" to extremities (3.18m x 2.41m)
FORMAL DINING ROOM 17' 4" x 10' 7" plus recess (5.28m x 3.23m)
SITTING ROOM 16' 10" x 11' 5" plus 5'10"x 5' 6" recess to door
(5.13m x 3.48m plus 1.78m x 1.68m)
MASTER BEDROOM 16' 6" x 9' 1" to cupboard front plus recess to door
(5.03m x 2.77m)
BEDROOM 2 11' 5" x 9' 11" into eaves plus recess to door 8' 8" (sc) (3.48m x 3.02m)
BEDROOM 3 L-shaped 11' 9" to cupboard front plus recess to side x 9' 7" into eaves 8' (sc) (3.58m x 2.92m)
BEDROOM 4 L-shaped 10' 3" x 8' 7" (3.12m x 2.62m)

The first floor landing provides access to loft and cupboard.

There is a pedestrian right of way across the driveway, front & rear of the property in favour of numbers 3 & 4 Church Walls Cottages.

Friston is a pretty village close to the coast and the Suffolk Coasts and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a landscape renowned for its sandy heaths, shingle beaches and long river estuaries which punctuate the coastline providing pretty and safe sailing waters and a wildlife habitat of international importance. Aldeburgh and the Maltings at Snape are renowned for Aldeburgh Productions Annual Festival for Music & Arts, the centrepiece of a year round programme of music and art events in the area with Aldeburgh also hosting annual poetry and documentary festivals and summer theatre to add to its attractions as one of the best known and most fashionable seaside towns in the country. Central London is within some two and a half hours driving distance and there is a branch railway line service from nearby Saxmundham to Ipswich connecting with the Inter-City rail service from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street Station.

From the Agent's Saxmundham office proceed in a southerly direction to the traffic lights, go straight across heading out of Saxmundham via South Entrance taking your 1st left at Bigsy's Corner towards Friston and Sternfield. Pass through the village of Sternfield and continue into Friston taking your 1st left into Church Road. Continue to the bottom of Church Road where a turning to the church can be found on the right hand side. Church Walls Cottage can be found in the far left hand corner behind the church grounds.

Mains water, drainage and electricty. None of the services, the heating installation, plumbing, electrical systems nor appliances (if any) have been tested by the Selling Agents.

Council Tax currently Band "E". Further details can be obtained from the Suffolk Coastal District Council, Melton Hill, Woodbridge IP12 1AU Tel: (01394) 383789.

Please contact Flick & Son, Ashford House, High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AB for an appointment to view; Tel: 01728 633777. Ref: 18170/LB(S)

For further information about the area including schooling, transport, policing, environment agency and utilities visit our Area Info website page at

No fixtures, fittings, furnishings or effects save those that are specifically mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale and any item not so noted is expressly excluded. It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings or furniture shown in the photographs (if any) are included in the sale. These particulars do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. They are issued in good faith but do not constitute representations of fact and should be independently checked by or on behalf of prospective purchasers or tenants and are furnished on the express understanding that neither the agents nor the vendor are or will become liable in respect of their contents. The vendor does not hereby make or give nor do Messrs Flick & Son nor does any Director or employee of Messrs Flick & Son have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever, as regards the property or otherwise. 

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22 November 2016


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