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Bromeswell, Nr Woodbridge

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Tenure: Freehold

Reception hall, sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen, utility room, two cloakrooms, two ground floor bedrooms, a bathroom and en-suite shower room. Two first floor double bedrooms, one with balcony, and a shower room. Ample parking. Attractive gardens with garaging and other outbuildings. Woodland. In all about 1.5 acres. 

Location Set back from the small road running through Bromeswell via a small drive, the property is located in the most lovely private, yet not isolated position within an area of heath and woodland. Bromeswell is a small village, three miles from Woodbridge, bounded on the west by the River Deben and which benefits from a restaurant, The Unruly Pig and a golf club. It is the gateway parish for the environmentally sensitive district known as the Suffolk Coasts and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its protected rural landscape. There are numerous walks from the front door, with Rendlesham Forest being just 10 minutes walk away. The village lies only a mile from the World Heritage Site of Sutton Hoo; the burial ship of the Saxon King Raedwald. Bromeswell is well positioned to provide easy access on to the A12 trunk road or, alternatively East Suffolk's Heritage Coast. The nearby popular and historic market town of Woodbridge benefits from an excellent choice of primary and secondary schooling in both the state and private sectors together with a wide range of shopping facilities along the Thoroughfare in the heart of the town. Woodbridge is also a popular destination for sailing as it sits on the banks of the River Deben which is probably best known for its iconic Tide Mill building. The County Town of Ipswich is approximately 11½ miles to the west and Inter City rail connections from here to London's Liverpool Street take just over the hour. 

Description Whilst a spacious and unique house, Bromeswell Hollow's greatest asset is its wonderful quiet and private location. The grounds really are delightful with their formal gardens and additional woodland. The house itself is an eclectic mix. The original property is believed to have been a woodland bothy which was then altered and substantially extended over the years. At one end is a 1950s extension, and at the other, a single storey 1970s extension. The house benefits from a spacious reception hall as well as a sitting room opening to the dining room, and also a study. Also on the ground floor is a kitchen with Aga, a utility room and also two double bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room and also a bathroom and two cloakrooms. On the first floor are two bedrooms, one of which opens out to a balcony with spiral stairs leading down to the garden. In addition is a 'Jack and Jill' shower room. 

The Accommodation The House 

Ground Floor A front door, flanked on both sides by floor to ceiling west facing windows provides access to the  

Reception Hall 15´10 x 11´3 (4.83m x 3.43m) A spacious main entrance to the house with tiled flooring with underfloor heating, built-in cloak cupboard with hanging rails and shelving, storage cupboard and also an Airing Cupboard, which is home to both the oil fired boiler, hot water tank and slatted shelving. Door to 

Cloakroom One WC and hand wash basin. West facing window with obscured glazing. Radiator.

From the Reception Hall an open doorway leads to the 

Inner Hallway 21´2 x 4´8 (6.45m x 1.42m) With door and internal windows to the Sitting Room and to the south facing patio. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Recessed spotlighting. Doorway to the 

Sitting Room 21´4 x 9´7 (6.5m x 2.92m) Internal windows to the Inner Hallway and Reception Hall. Woodburning stove on a tiled hearth. Wood block flooring. Wall light points. Fitted bookshelf. Radiator. Step down to the 

Dining Room 21´4 x 8´5 (6.5m x 2.57m) With two attractive north facing arched windows. Wall light point. Radiator. Wood block flooring. Concertina doors to the  

Study 15´3 x 8´8 (4.65m x 2.64m) A dual aspect room with north facing window and west facing French doors opening to the front of the property. Wood block flooring. Built-in cupboard. Radiator.

From the Reception Hall an openway leads to  

Bedroom One 15´ x 10´11 (4.57m x 3.33m) A good size double bedroom with east facing windows overlooking the patio and garden. Woodblock flooring. Radiators. Wall to wall fitted wardrobes and drawers. Hatch to roof space. 

Bathroom Predominantly tiled and comprising large shower unit, bath and hand wash basin. Fitted shelving. West facing window with obscured glazing. Recessed spotlighting and wall light point. Radiator and towel rail. 

Cloakroom Two WC and hand wash basin with cupboard below. West facing window with obscured glazing. Recessed spotlighting.

From the Inner Hallway a door opens to the 

Kitchen 19´9 x (5.79m x 2.74m) Fitted with a range of high and low level wall units which include two pull out pantry units and an integrated dishwasher. Wood block worksurface with tiled splashback incorporating a one and a half bowl silica resin sink unit with mixer taps above. Four oven electric Aga with extractor fan above. Space and plumbing for American style fridge freezer. Tiled flooring, recessed spotlighting, east and south facing windows overlooking the garden and towards the woodland. A door leads to the 

Inner Lobby Tiled flooring. Spiral staircase to the first floor. North facing window. Door to the 

Utility Room 11´7 x 8´4 (3.53m x 2.54m) Of brick construction and with wall to wall north, east and west facing windows as well as glazed doors to the garden. Low level wall units with roll edge worksurface and double ceramic sink with mixer taps above. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Tiled flooring.

A further door from the Inner Lobby provides access to 

Bedroom Two 13'11 x 9'11 (4.24m x 3.02m) and 10'3 x 6' (3.12m x 1.83m) A spacious double bedroom which benefits from wonderful views through sliding doors to the east over the main garden. Attractive arched north facing window. Radiator. A door opens to an 

En-suite Shower Room Comprising a large shower unit, WC and hand wash basin. South facing window with obscured glazing. Ladder style towel radiator.

From the Inner Lobby the spiral staircase rises to  

Bedroom Three 19´10 x 9´8 (6.05m x 2.95m) An L-shaped double bedroom with south and west facing windows. Radiator. Hatch to roof space. A door leads to a  

Inner Landing With further doors off to 

Shower Room WC,hand wash basin and shower unit. Ladder style towel radiator. South facing window with views over the woodland. 

Bedroom Four 14´11 x 10´4 (4.55m x 3.15m) With large east facing sliding doors opening up to a Balcony with views over the garden. Built-in cupboard with shelving. Radiator. A door returns to the stairwell. 

Outside The property is approached from the centre of Bromeswell via a track (upon which there is a right of way) which leads to the driveway which has ample parking for a number of vehicles. Immediately to the front/west of the house is a patio area with beds. To the south of the house is a patio area and the main formal gardens lie to the east. These were originally laid out by Notcutts in the 1970s and whilst laid to lawn have attractive raised rockeries with beds containing annuals, perennials and shrubs. In addition, there is an assortment of lovely trees including mature catalpa, silver birch and oak.

Beyond the formal garden are a range of former pig buildings, some of which are used as stores and another as a large garage measuring 14'7 x 19'7. Power is connected. In addition, there is a greenhouse, timber garden store/summerhouse.

Beyond this is a small meadow enclosed by post and rail fencing and trees and hedges. At the far end is a five bar gate which leads to a restricted byway, making this an ideal place for walks.

To the south of the main gardens is the woodland which extends to approximately 0.8 acres and has been a wonderful area for wildlife, livestock and general 'dens'. The woodland contains pine, hazel and silver birch. In all, the property extends to approximately 1.5 acres. 

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage system. Oil fired central heating. Solar panels. Photovoltaic panels providing an income.  

Council Tax Band F; £2,234.34 payable per annum 2017/2018. 

Local Authority Suffolk Coastal District Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1RT; 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. A footpath runs through the woodland as indicated in blue on the site plan included within the particulars.
April 2017  


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