3 bedroom town house for saleWickham Market, Nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
Withdrawn from Market £615,000
Entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen, garden room, snug, inner hall and cloakroom. Cellar. Master bedroom and en-suite shower room, further double bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. Study/seating area, bedroom three and shower room on the second floor. Gardens to the front and rear. Courtyard. Garaging and external storage.
Location Little Wickham Place is to be found in the very heart of the popular and sought after village of Wickham Market, almost adjoining the churchyard. The village has a range of businesses and shops, including a destinaton butcher-Revetts-and also a Co-operative supermarket, restaurants, a health centre, dentists, pharmacy and library. There is also a well regarded primary school. As well as the village primary school, there are many other excellent schools within easy reach in both the state and private sectors, including Brandeston Hall, Framlingham College and Woodbridge School. The property is understood to be in the catchment area of Thomas Mills High School.
Wickham Market is conveniently situated for access to the A12 and the railway station at Campsea Ashe, which provides a connecting service to London via Ipswich. The historic town of Framlingham lies about 6 miles to the north, whilst the attractive market town of Woodbridge is about 5 miles to the south-west. The County town of Ipswich lies approximately 13.5 miles to the south. The popular Heritage Coast resorts of Aldeburgh and Thorpeness are within easy reach as is Snape, home to the famous Maltings Concert Hall.
Description Little Wickham Place is a stunning semi-detached Grade II Listed Georgian townhouse. According to the Listing Schedule, the original core of the property probably dates from the early 18th Century, but as with many houses of that era, a Georgian façade was added during the early 19th Century. In recent years Little Wickham Place has been used as a second home as well as a successful holiday let. The vendors have continued to maintain Little Wickham Place to a high standard both internally and externally, including the refurbishment of the bathroom and en-suite facilities with impressive contemporary alternatives. The remainder of the house, however, retains many of its original features including the stunning inner hall, with groin vaulted ceiling, staircase and galleried first floor landing, the impressive sitting room with large bay window overlooking the rear garden and spacious master bedroom.
Outside there is a small garden to the front of Little Wickham Place enclosed within railings and partly screened by mature shrubs and established espaliered lime trees.
Vehicular access is to the side, with side hung double gates opening into the gravelled courtyard, where The Barn is located providing parking and storage facilities.
Above The Barn is an additional room that could provide ancillary accommodation to the main house, subject to the necessary consents, if required. The rear garden faces in a southerly direction and therefore benefits from the sun for the majority of the day.
Ground Floor A part glazed front door opens into the
Entrance Hall With polished tiled flooring, radiator and wide opening through to the
Kitchen Fitted with good range of cupboard and drawer units with granite effect work surface over incorporating a Blanco resin sink with mixer tap and drainer. Recess for oven with extractor light and hood over, integral Siemens dishwasher and recess with plumbing for washing machine. Range of fitted display cabinets. Large sash window providing good views over the front garden, Crown Place and towards the Market Square beyond. Exposed ceiling timbers, wooden boarded floor, recessed spotlighting, TV and radio points, door to the Inner Hall and wide opening through to the
Garden Room An impressive and light later addition to the main house that is almost fully glazed with vaulted ceiling and door providing access to the courtyard gardens. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating system, additional radiator, wall light point and second door returning to the Inner Hall.
Returning to the Kitchen a second opening provides access to the
Snug With large sash window providing views of the garden and towards the Market Square. Fitted shelf units with storage cupboards above and below. Radiator and TV point.
Inner Hall With elegant staircase leading to the galleried First Floor Landing, and with understairs door providing access to the Cellar. Ornate groin vaulted ceiling, radiator, recessed spotlighting and doors off to
Sitting Room A delightful reception room with curved bay window providing lovely views of the garden. The focal point of the room is the working fireplace with fully lined chimney, carved wood surround and slate hearth. Fitted corner cabinet with shelves and built-in storage cupboard. Radiators, recessed spotlighting and TV point.
Cloakroom Well fitted with contemporary suite comprising WC and wash basin with glass moulded bowl, mixer tap, clear splashback with storage cupboard under. Tiled flooring, electrically heated towel rail and shaver socket.
Cellar With brick floor and the gas fired boiler and hot water tank.
Landing Galleried with large sash window providing plenty of light. The impressive sweeping curved staircase, which is an original feature of the main house, leads to the second floor. Understairs storage cupboard, radiator and doors off to
Master Bedroom A stunning master bedroom with partly vaulted ceiling and delightful cornicing and plaster detail. Large sash window providing plenty of light and good views to the rear. TV and radio points, radiator and door to
En-Suite Shower Room Extremely well fitted with contemporary suite comprising fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle, WC with concealed cistern and mounted wash basin with cupboard and drawers below. Tiled flooring, recessed spotlighting and radiator. Window providing direct views of All Saints Church tower.
Bedroom Two A pretty double bedroom with large windows providing plenty of light and views towards the Market Square. Radiators, TV, radio and telephone points.
Bathroom With contemporary Victoria & Albert freestanding bath, matching mounted sink with cupboards and WC. Tiled flooring, towel rail, underfloor heating supplemented by a radiator, recessed spotlighting and wall mounted television.
Landing A spacious galleried landing, part of which can be utilised as a study or seating area with exposed roof truss elements, dormer window overlooking the Market Square, eaves storage cupboard, built-in shelved cupboards, TV and radio points, radiator and doors off to
Bedroom Three A twin aspect bedroom with dormer windows on the front and rear elevations. Vaulted ceiling and exposed roof truss elements, high level storage cupboard and radiators.
Shower Room Of wet room design with fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with floor drain, WC and mounted wash basin. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating system, towel rail and extractor fan.
Outside Little Wickham Place is set along Crown Place, besides All Saints Church and a short distance from the Market Square and village centre.
The front garden is relatively modest and enclosed within low level railings. A gate opens onto a brick path which leads up to the front door. The garden has been laid to gravel for ease of maintenance, but contains a number of established shrubs together with espaliered lime trees. Vehicular access is to the side of Little Wickham Place, where a pair of side hung gates open into the parking and courtyard area. Here this is a brick path linking the Garden Room with the gardens, together with a barn that provides garaging for Little Wickham Place and the neighbouring property. The ground floor of the barn has been divided into three garages/stores, two of which serve Little Wickham Place with the third used by the neighbour.
NB. To the north of the garages is an open gravelled area. This area is used by another neighbouring property, The Granary, who has access rights to this area.
An external staircase provides access to a room set above the garaging and stores. This measures approximately 31' x 15'9, and has the potential to provide useful ancillary accommodation to the main house, subject to the necessary consents, and benefits from a WC connection and night storage heaters.
The Garden Room is extremely private. It faces in a southerly direction and enjoys the sun for the majority of the day. The garden is well screened and fully enclosed by a mixture of established laurel hedging, fence panels and a high level brick wall. There is also a mature yew tree enclosed within a circular brick border. The garden is mainly laid to grass, but with a border around the perimeter containing a variety of established shrubs.
Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent.
Services All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.
Council Tax Band D; £1,524.22 payable per annum 2016/2017.
Local Authority Suffolk Coastal District Council; Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AU; Tel: 01394 383789.
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