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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Walberswick, Suffolk

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Property Description

Key features

  • Drawing Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Utility
  • 5/6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bath/Showers (2 e/s)
  • Third of an acre
  • Garage & Parking
  • Secluded Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Bittern House is an elegant and imposing family house situated in a generous plot extending to 1/3rd of an acre, subject to survey, and located in a peaceful and secluded location at the end of this private road, a short stroll from the village green, Southwold harbour and Walberswick beach. Millfield Road has undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment to create a beautifully appointed family home with generously proportioned rooms throughout. Bittern House features a new 33ft long kitchen and family dining room with French doors opening onto the west facing terrace. Double doors open into an elegant drawing room with south and west aspect and imposing inglenook fireplace. The second reception room doubles as a playroom and versatile family sitting room with the entrance hall, cloakroom, utility room and second cloakroom completing the ground floor accommodation. The five/six bedrooms of Bittern House over the first and second floors all enjoy interesting and varied views over the neighbouring countryside. The triple aspect master bedroom has an elegant en-suite bathroom with separate shower. The guest bedroom also has an ensuite shower room with the third double bedroom being served by a family bathroom. Each second floor bedroom enjoys excellent views and is served by a stylish shower room. The property is approached via double gates and a separate personal gate open onto shingle footpaths and forecourt providing ample parking and access to a detached garage. Bittern House stands in a generous plot extending to 1/3rd acre, subject to survey. The well established gardens are principally laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs and plants. At the front of the property shingle pathways lead through raised borders containing a variety of specimen plant and lead to a children's timber play house. Lawned gardens to the south and west of the property with extensive planting. A wide slate paved terrace with external power points and lighting. French doors open from the drawing room and kitchen/dining room. At the rear of the property is a hand gate opening onto a footpath which leads to Walberswick beach.

Bittern House is situated at the end of Millfield Road, a private road situated at the south eastern edge of the village of Walberswick. Walberswick is a particularly popular coastal village situated on the south side of the river of the Blyth estuary and forming part of the Suffolk Heritage Coast, a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has an excellent general store, two public houses and is particularly popular for its beach, access to Southwold harbour and varied leisure activities based along the coastline which includes the RSPB Reserve at Minsmere.

From the A!2, proceed along the B1387 into the village and continue past the church and down the hill opposite the old chapel, turn right into Millfield Road and proceed to the end. Bittern House will be seen on the right hand side.

Mains electricity, water and drainage are available. Oil fired central heating. 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 " G ". Further details can be obtained from the Suffolk Coastal District Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge. IP12 1RT. Tel: (01394) 383789.

VIEWING Please contact Flick & Son, 8 Queen Street, Southwold, IP18 6EQ for an appointment to view; Tel: 01502 722253. Ref: 18130.

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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 May 2016


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