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2 bedroom town house for sale

Southwold, Suffolk

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Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Study/Store
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Conservatory
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Gas Fired C.H.
  • South Facing Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Formerly part of a Grade II Listed Regency villa, May Place Cottage is concealed from the roadside by the adjoining wing of May Place creating a secluded and peaceful setting for this charming cottage in the heart of Southwold, a few paces from the Market Place, South Green and the seafront. The accommodation features a large hallway with understairs cloakroom, study/store room, sitting room with bay and French doors opening onto the south facing garden. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of kitchen units, a Rayburn stove, walk-in larder and French doors opening to the conservatory which in turn leads into the garden. On the first floor a galleried landing leads to the magnificent master bedroom with fireplace and oak panelling. A wide bay window overlooks the garden below. A second bedroom, bathroom and separate WC completes the accommodation. The cottage style garden is a particular feature with paved and shingle terraces interspersed with a variety of flowering plants, shrubs, pergola with climbing plants and pond with paved edged surround. The rear of the garden there is a small lawn and timber garden shed.

Queen Street is situated in the heart of Southwold between the Market Place and South Green of this extremely popular seaside town situated on the Suffolk Heritage Coast, a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Southwold has an excellent range of High Street and boutique shops as well as a wide range of leisure amenities which included golf and sailing clubs. Southwold is characterised by its variety of Regency, Victorian and Edwardian architecture bordered by a large common with a variety of greens throughout the town. There is a sandy beach, pier and promenade with colourful beach huts and to the south at the mouth of the River Blyth stands the Southwold harbour.

From Flick & Sons office in Queen Street cross the road and follow the passage to the left hand side of the RNLI shop and May Place Cottage will be seen on the left hand side.
The accommodation in more detail comprises:

ENTRANCE HALL Staircase rising to first floor and storage cupboard below.

CLOAKROOM A below stairs cloakroom with hand basin and WC.

STUDY/STORE 9'5" x 5'11" (2.87m x 1.80m) to include storage cupboards

SITTING ROOM 9'5" x 20'2" (2.87m x 6.15m) into bay Fireplace with gas fire. Timber canted bay with French windows opening to the garden.

KITCHEN 15'9" x 9'5" (4.80m x 2.87m) Range of fitted floor and wall units, Rayburn stove. Walk-in larder cupboard. Sash window and French windows to

CONSERVATORY 8'8" x 9'6" (2.64m x 2.90m) French windows opening to the garden.

FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING Double glazed roof light.

BEDROOM 1 13'3"x 17'0" (4.04m x 5.18m) into bay Fine oak panelling with windows overlooking the garden. Brick fireplace.

BEDROOM 2 14'5" narrowing to 11'4" x 9'4" (4.39m x 3.45m, 2.84m) Sash window with view over the garden.

BATHROOM Sash window. Suite comprising panel bath, corner hand basin and WC.

SEPARATE W.C. Hand washbasin and W.C. suite.

OUTSIDE The property is approached from Queen Street via a shared passageway. To the rear is a most attractive secluded cottage garden with lawn on terracing interspersed with a wealth of flowering plants, shrubs, with a pond all enjoying a southerly aspect.

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

OUTGOINGS Council Tax currently band "D". Further details can be obtained from the Waveney District Council, Town Hall, High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 1HS. Tel: (01502) 562111.

VIEWING Please contact Flick & Son, 8 Queen Street, Southwold, IP18 6EQ. for an appointment to view; Tel: 01502 722253. Ref: 18124/RDB.

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

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS 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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21 June 2016


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