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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Grundisburgh, Nr Woodbridge, Suffolk

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Tenure: Freehold

Entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. Bedroom one with en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms and bathroom. Double garage and ample parking. Attractive gardens totalling approximately 0.51 acres. 

Location The Bridles gives a rare opportunity to purchase a family home with a large garden in an excellent position close to the centre of the popular and desirable village of Grundisburgh. The village benefits from a primary school, village store and excellent public house, The Dog. There are also playing fields, which have tennis courts.

Grundisburgh is ideally located for both the historic market town of Woodbridge, approximately 3 miles to the south-east, and the county town of Ipswich, some 6 miles to the south-west. Direct trains from Ipswich to London's Liverpool Street station take just over the hour. Woodbridge is best known locally for its picturesque riverside setting with marina and associated boat services. It is also highly regarded for its good choice of schooling in both state and private sectors, and offers a variety of shops, restaurants, a cinema, theatre and recreational facilities. The Heritage Coast lies within 12 miles with popular centres such as Orford, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Walberswick and Southwold. 

Description The Bridles is a detached, individually designed property built to a high standard specifically for our clients by their family firm of local builders, Charles Clarke and Sons in the mid 1980s. It is of brick outer skin and block interior skin construction with rendered elevations under a tiled roof. Externally there is an excellent double garage built to the same high standard as the house with ample parking space for several vehicles. There is also a lovely, mature garden that contains a variety of shrubs, trees, flowerbeds and vegetable beds. In all, the grounds extend to approximately 0.51 acres. The house itself has UPVC double glazing throughout, as well as an oil fired central heating system. On the ground floor is a spacious sitting room, a good-sized reception hall, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor are four bedrooms, along with an en-suite shower room and a bathroom. The house also benefits from Free-sat connections to lounge, kitchen and two bedrooms. 

Overage It is not anticipated that Suffolk Coastal District Council will look favourably upon any application for further dwelling/s within the grounds of The Bridles in years to come. However, an overage clause will be added to the contract whereby if planning permission is achieved for any additional dwelling/s in the grounds within the next thirty years the vendor will receive 30% of the uplift in value. For the avoidance of doubt, please note that this does not affect the building of any extensions, annexes or outbuildings that are associated with The Bridles itself.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor A canopy porch over the front door opens to the  

Entrance Hall 12´4 x 11´6 (3.7m x 3.51m) A spacious reception area with stairs to the first floor landing and understairs cupboard. Doors lead off to the sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and to the  

Downstairs Cloakroom Comprising WC, hand wash basin with cupboard below and ladder-style towel radiator. West facing window with obscured glazing.  

Sitting Room 19´7 x 13´ (5.97m x 3.96m) A spacious triple-aspect room with windows to the north, west and French doors opening out to the south facing patio and gardens. Fireplace with marble-style and timber surround. Ceiling and wall light points. Two radiators and wiring for wall speakers in lounge and kitchen. TV point.

A further door from the hall leads to the  

Dining Room 11´7 x 11´3 (3.53m x 3.43m) A good-sized room with south facing window overlooking the rear garden. Radiator, Ceiling and wall light points. A door opens to the  

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 19´7 x 10´4 (5.97m x 3.15m) Fitted with a range of high and low level wall units with integrated double electric oven, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, and space for a fridge freezer. Roll edge work surface incorporating a one and a half bowl silica resin sink with mixer taps above. Four ring halogen hob with extractor fan above. North, east and south facing windows. Tiled flooring. Radiator. TV point. Ceiling spotlights and lighting under wall units. A door returns to the hall, and a further door opens to the  

Utility Room 9´3 x 7´8 (2.82m x 2.34m) North facing window and partially glazed door to the exterior. Radiator. Tiled flooring. High and low level wall units. Stainless steel sink with drainer and taps above. Oil fired boiler.

From the hall, stairs lead up to the  

First Floor  

Landing North facing window. Hatch to roof space. Built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Doors lead off to the bedrooms and bathroom. 

Bedroom One 16´9 x 10´6 (5.11m x 3.20m) A spacious dual-aspect double bedroom with east and south facing windows enjoying views over the gardens. Two radiators. Wall light points. TV point. A door opens to an 

En-Suite Shower Room Comprising hand wash basin with cupboard below, WC and power shower unit. Ladder-style towel radiator. North facing window with obscured glazing. 

Bedroom Two 13´ x 10´2 (3.96m x 3.10m) Another spacious double bedroom with south facing window. Radiator. TV point. 

Bedroom Three 13´ x (3.96m x 2.74m) A dual-aspect double bedroom with north and west facing windows. Radiator.  

Bedroom Four 11´6 x (3.51m x 2.13m) A spacious single bedroom with south facing window overlooking the garden. Radiator.  

Bathroom Hand wash basin, WC and bath. Built-in storage cupboards. North facing window with obscured glazing. Strip light with shaver point. Ladder-style chrome towel radiator.  

Outside The property is approached from the road via a shingle driveway providing access to The Bridles and to similar impressive houses. A five bar gate leads to a shingle parking area for a number of vehicles. This in turn leads to the gardens and the double garage. The garage is of brick and block construction under a tiled roof. Internally it measures 18'5 x 18'4. It has two up-and-over garage doors to the front, a personnel door to one side and a window to the rear.

To the front of the house are flowerbeds and mature hedging. The more formal gardens wrap around the house to the west and south where there are flowerbeds and shrubs, as well as a feature pond and south facing patio. To the east of the house are flowerbeds with box hedging, and an extensive patio enclosed by high level fencing providing a private suntrap. Beyond the patio is a greenhouse and further gardens that are laid to lawn, but contain vegetable beds. In all, the grounds extend to approximately 0.51 acres.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.  

Council Tax Band E; £1,837.48 payable per annum 2016/2017. 

Local Authority Suffolk Coastal District Council; Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AU; Tel: 01394 383789. 

NOTE 1. 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.

2. Please note that the property is owned by a member of staff at Clarke and Simpson.

August 2016 


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