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Swilland, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk

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Clarke & Simpson, Framlingham
Detached Bungalow
1,316 sq. ft.
(122 sq. m.)

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, conservatory, kitchen, utility room, three bedrooms and family bathroom. Extensive gardens to the front and rear. Detached double garage. Off-road parking for several vehicles.  

Location Chestnuts is situated on the outskirts of the village of Swilland, which has easy access to the A14 and is located just 5.5 miles from Woodbridge and 6 miles from Ipswich. The village itself offers countryside walks, the Moon & Mushroom Inn, an attractive village church, a playing field and the popular Newton Hall Equestrian Centre. Primary schooling can be found in the adjacent village of Witnesham. Just two miles away is the village of Otley, which is home to a primary school, post office and village stores, doctors surgery and the White Hart public house.

The county town of Ipswich offers national shops and services, as well as trains to London's Liverpool Street station which are scheduled to take just over the hour.  

Description Chestnuts is a well presented 1950s' bungalow with rendered elevations under a tiled roof. It has been immaculately maintained and extended by the current vendor and provides well laid out accommodation comprising entrance hall, dual-aspect sitting room, conservatory, dining room, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom, three bedrooms and a family bathroom. It offers an incoming buyer the potential to further extend and develop the property. There is a large detached double garage with a workshop area and the potential the convert to an annexe (subject to obtaining the relevant planning permission and consents).

The property sits recessed from the road in a plot of approximately three quarters of an acre. It is approached via a block paved driveway that provides off-road parking for multiple vehicles in front of the garage. There is a large garden to the front and an enclosed garden to the rear.

The property benefits from UPVC double-glazing and an oil-fired central heating boiler which serves the radiators and underfloor heating.  

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor The front door flanked by windows to side opens to an 

Entrance Hall A spacious area with wall-mounted lighting and radiator. A door opens to the  

Dining Room 12'0 x 7'0 (3.66m x 2.13m) Bay window to front and wall-mounted radiator.

A further door from the entrance hall leads to the  

Sitting Room 24'3 x 10'7 (7.39m x 3.23m) A triple-aspect sitting room with window to the front, high-level window to the side and sliding door to the rear leading to the conservatory. Redbrick chimney breast with tiled hearth and wood burning stove. Underfloor heating. 

Conservatory 12'9 x 10'6 (3.89m x 3.20m) Shaped conservatory with polycarbonate roof and brick plinth. High level windows to side and French doors to garden. Ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating.

From the entrance hall, a door leads to the  

Cloakroom Window to the rear with obscured glazing. Hidden cistern WC and wall-hung basin with cupboards under and tiled splashback to shelf. Wall-mounted radiator and laminate flooring.

A further door from the entrance hall leads to the  

Kitchen 14'0 x 9'0 (4.27m x 2.74m) A large kitchen with windows to rear and a matching range of fitted wall and base units with rolltop work surface incorporating a one and a half bowl single-drainer sink unit with tiled splashback. Display units, wine rack, four-ring electric hob with extractor hood over, high-level electric double oven, space and plumbing for integrated dishwasher, space for fridge freezer and ceramic tiled flooring. A door leads into the  

Utility Room 8'3 x 5'6 (2.51m x 1.68m) Door to garden with obscured glazing. Range of fitted wall and base units with rolltop work surface incorporating a stainless steel single-drainer sink unit with mixer tap over and tiled splashback. Cupboard housing the floor mounted oil-fired boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

The entrance hall leads into a further hallway which has wall-mounted lighting and doors off to the bedrooms and family bathroom.  

Bedroom One 11'3 x 11'0 (3.43m x 3.35m) Bay window to front and wall-mounted radiator. 

Bedroom Two 10'11 x 8'5 (3.33m x 2.57m) Window to rear and wall-mounted radiator. 

Bedroom Three 9'2 x 8'0 (2.79m x 2.44m) Window to front and wall-mounted radiator. Currently used as an office.  

Family Bathroom Window to rear with obscured glazing. Four-piece suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal hand wash basin, close-coupled corner WC and corner shower cubicle with mains-fed shower over. Heated chrome towel radiator and mermaid board. Recessed lighting and ceramic tiled flooring. 

Outside There is a large open plan garden to the front which is enclosed by close boarded fencing and hedging and is mainly laid to lawn with a block paved driveway providing off-road parking for several vehicles, along with a turning area. The driveway leads to a large detached double garage with a double up-and-over door and a workshop area to the rear with a range of wall and base units. There are also windows to the side and rear, power and lighting, and a small utility area with a stainless steel twin-drainer sink unit with cupboards above and under. There is a WC with a low-level WC and wall-hung basin with wall-mounted cupboards and window to the rear with obscured glazing. Outside tap.

The garden to the rear of Chestnuts is immaculate with a paved terrace immediately abutting the property with a step leading to the lawned area. This has established flower and shrub borders, as well as a range of climbers and fruit trees. To the side of the garden, a pathway gives access to the double detached garage and leads to a large greenhouse. Following the pathway, you are taken into a mini orchard, store, further greenhouse and wood store. The oil tank is located to the side of the garage.  

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. Please follow current Covid-19 guidelines. 

Services Mains water and electricity. Oil-fired central heating system. Sewage treatment plant.  

Council Tax Band C; £1,636.03 payable per annum 2021/2022. 

Local Authority East Suffolk Council; East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1RT; Tel: . 

NOTES 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. Interested parties should rely on their own/their surveyors investigations as to the construction type of the property and its condition. 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. Any plans are indicative only and may not be the same as the transfer plan/s.  No guarantee can be given that any planning permissions or listed building contents or building regulations have been applied for or approved. The agents have not been made aware of any covenants or restrictions that may impact the property, unless stated otherwise.

2. Under Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 we, as Estate Agents, are required to obtain identification from buyers in the form of the photo page of your passport or a photo driving licence. The document must be in date. In addition, we need proof of address in the form of a utility bill with the name and address of the buyer. This must not be more than three months old. We are also under obligation to check where the purchase funds are coming from.

July 2021 



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Clarke & Simpson is an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors dealing in rural property matters including estate agency, residential lettings, farm and land sales, professional valuations, estate management, auctioneering and architectural work. With a team of over thirty working from our office in the medieval town of Framlingham, we pride ourselves on our wealth of experience and knowledge and do our very best to a offer a completely dedicated, personal and

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