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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Near Halesworth, Suffolk

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Tenure: Freehold

Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom. Four first floor bedrooms, en-suite bathroom and family bathroom. Lovely gardens. Excellent brick and tile barn/garage and parking. 

Location Forge House is situated in a quiet position in the pretty village of Heveningham, well known locally for its association with Heveningham Hall. The village lies approximately 5 miles from the popular market town of Halesworth which has excellent facilities including a Co-operative supermarket, doctors surgery, library, many individual shops, banks, dining pubs, restaurants, as well as a railway station with regular services to Ipswich and onto London's Liverpool Street station. The Heritage Coast, with the popular centres of Southwold, Walberswick and Dunwich is just 13 miles away. The historic market town of Framlingham is approximately 8 miles to the south. 

Description Forge House is believed to date from the 17th Century and was the village forge. Originally three cottages it has been converted over time to a single dwelling. It has colourwashed elevations under a pantiled roof. The property offers spacious and flexible accommodation including a kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, dining room and cloakroom on the ground floor, together with four bedrooms, an en-suite bathroom and a family bathroom on the first floor. The property was modernised and extended in the 1970s but would now benefit from some further improvement to the kitchen and bathroom facilities. 

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor Fully glazed entrance door into the  

Entrance Hall With a twin panelled radiator and door to the  

Cloakroom With low flush WC, hand wash basin and built in Airing Cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.

From the Entrance Hall a pine doorway leads into the  

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 17´4 x 12´2 (5.28m x 3.71m) Fitted with base and wall cabinets and with surface incorporating a one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap over. There is space and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine, and space for a range style cooker and tall fridge freezer. Twin panel radiator and two built-in cupboards. Part glazed door to the 

Rear Lobby Providing access to the garden. 

From the Entrance Hall an open doorway leads into the 

Dining Room 22´ x 12´2 (6.71m x 3.71m) With exposed ceiling timbers and open tread stairs to the first floor. Part glazed door to the outside and twin panel radiator. The Dining Room is open plan with the  

Sitting Room 15´2 x 12´2 (4.62m x 3.71m) With central fireplace on brick hearth with open fire and bressumer beam above and flanking shelving. Twin panel radiator. Four wall light points and outlook to the front garden.

From the Dining Room open tread stairs rise to the  

First Floor  

Landing With built in storage cupboards with sliding doors and hanging rail. Radiator. An Inner Landing, also with radiator. Doors off to 

Bedroom One 14´ x 12´2 (4.27. x 3.71m) A double aspect room with views over the gardens. Door to  

En-suite Bathroom Coloured suite with panelled bath in tiled surround, pedestal handwash basin, low flush WC and radiator.

From the Landing further doors provide access to 

Bedroom Two 13´10 x 12´ (4.22m x 3.66m) A good sized room with twin panel radiator and built in wardrobe cupboards with louvred doors. Outlook over the front garden and village street. 

Bathroom With coloured suite of panelled bath in tile surround, pedestal hand wash basin, low flush WC and radiator. Access to loft.  

Bedroom Three 12´ x (3.66m x 2.44m) With outlook over the village street. Radiator. 

Bedroom Four x 6´3 (2.74m x 1.91m) A single bedroom with radiator.  

Outside The house is approached through a five bar gate leading to the drive and parking.

The good sized gardens are laid to lawn, interspersed with mature rose trees and established shrubs. It is bordered by high hedges and timber fencing. The front garden is also laid to grass with established hedging.

There is a brick barn/garage under a tiled roof measuring 28'7 x 12'7 with original brick floor, door to the outside, stairs to a loft storage area and window to the front. The barn is ideal for substantial storage, but also large enough to house a workshop area and car and has potential for conversion, subject to planning. The barn also houses the oil fired boiler. The two oil storage tanks, each with a capacity of 1000 litres can be found to the side of the barn.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water and electricity, drainage connected. Oil fired central heating. Some secondary glazing. 

Council Tax Band E; £1836.24 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.

June 2016 


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