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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Saxtead, Nr Framlingham, Suffolk

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Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Hallway, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, kitchen and study. Three first floor bedrooms, en-suite shower room and family bathroom. Carport and garage. Low maintenance private grounds of over an acre. 

Location Pightle is located in a lovely position, centrally within its grounds, at The Green, Saxtead. The house is approximately 1½ miles from the attractive and well known market town of Framlingham, which offers a comprehensive range of everyday shopping, educational and recreational facilities. Saxtead Green benefits from a pub, The Old Mill House, and the distinctive post mill which is open to the public through English Heritage. The Suffolk Heritage Coast, Woodbridge and Ipswich are all within short drives offering the concert hall at Snape Maltings, RSPB Minsmere, beaches at Southwold, Walberswick, Thropeness and Aldeburgh, and ample opportunities for sailing and golf. Ipswich is about 16 miles to the south-west and here there are direct trains to London's Liverpool Street station scheduled to take just over an hour. 

Description Pightle was constructed in 1965 by Reades of Aldeburgh. As with many houses of the era it offers large windows which take full advantage of the outlooks over the garden. The property offers practical living accommodation with a spacious sitting room, dining room, recently re-fitted kitchen, study and cloakroom. On the first floor are three bedrooms, an en-suite shower room and a bathroom. The house has been very well maintained, but it is likely that someone will wish to renew the shower/bathroom facilities. The property offers huge scope to be substantially extended and generally altered in terms of appearance. It is situated centrally within its own grounds of 1.1 acres.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor A front door flanked on one side by large UPVC windows provides access to the 

Hallway 12´ x 9´10 (3.66m x 3.0m) Stairs to the first floor landing with understairs recess. Radiator with cover. Rear door to the carport and further doors leading off to the sitting room, kitchen, study and cloakroom. 

Cloakroom WC, hand wash basin, east facing UPVC window with obscured glazing. 

Sitting Room 20´11 x 14´3 (6.38m x 4.34m) A spacious dual aspect room with large south and west facing UPVC windows overlooking the front and side gardens. Stone effect fireplace with timber mantle and tiled hearth. Radiator. A door opens to the 

Dining Room 24´ x 10´11 (7.32m x 3.33m) A large triple aspect room with north and west facing UPVC windows and south facing UPVC sliding doors to the patio. Radiators. A door leads through to the 

Kitchen 12´6 x 10´10 (3.81m x 3.3m) Re-fitted in recent years and comprising high and low level wall units, integrated fridge, washing machine, dishwasher and double electric oven. Granite worksurface with inset stainless steel sink with mixer taps above and drinking water spigot. Four ring halogen hob with extractor fan above. North facing UPVC window with fine views over the rear garden and swimming pool. Tiled flooring and walls. Radiator. Fitted granite top table.

A door returns to the Hallway where a further door leads to the  

Study 10´ x 7´5 (3.05m x 2.26m) North facing window overlooking the rear garden. Radiator with cover.

The stairs from the ground floor hallway lead up to the 

First Floor  

Landing Large south facing UPVC window overlooking the front driveway and gardens. Built-in cupboard with radiators and slatted shelving. Hatch to roof space with pull down ladder. Doors lead off to the bedrooms and bathroom. 

Bedroom One 17´ x 10´6 (5.18m x 3.2m) A double bedroom with vast south facing UPVC window with pleasant views over the front garden. Radiator. Wall to wall fitted wardrobes with cupboards above. Open archway leading to an  

En-suite Shower Room Predominantly tiled and comprising shower unit, WC and hand wash basin with cupboards below. Radiator. 

Bedroom Two 14´11 x 13´2 (4.55m x 4.01m) A spacious double bedroom with north facing window with lovely views over the swimming pool and rear garden. Hand wash basin and fitted drawers. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and cupboard above. Radiator. 

Bedroom Three 10´10 x 7´5 (3.3m x 2.26m) North and east facing UPVC windows. Radiator. Hand wash basin with fitted drawers. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and cupboard above.  

Bathroom Comprising four piece suite with bath, WC, hand wash basin and shower unit. Tiled walls. North facing UPVC window with views over the garden. Chrome lader style towel radiator. 

Outside The property is approached over The Green via a shingle driveway lined on both sides by attractive areas of lawn. The drive leads to a substantial parking area and the carport and garage. The carport measures 18' x 9'5 (5.49m x 2.87m) and has built-in cupboards, one of which is a store, another housing the boiler, and a third with the hot water cylinder and water softener. A door from the carport opens to the garage which has an electric remote controlled up and over door to the front and windows to the north and east. It measures 18' x 9'5 (5.49m x 2.87m).

Immediately abutting the dining room is a patio area which enjoys the sun to the south and west. The front lawn continues to the rear of the house where there is a further patio area and swimming pool. The gardens extends to just over an acre and as well as being fully enclosed by mature trees, contain an orchard and garden shed. 

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage system. Oil fired central heating system. 

Council Tax Band F; £2,176.56 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.

The swimming pool, which is not heated, measures approximately 28' x 13' (not measured accurately), and has not been used in recent years and will need to be recommissioned.

October 2016 


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