Hacheston, Nr Framlingham, Suffolk
Location Orchard Place is located in Hacheston, almost equidistant between the market town of Framlingham and the popular village of Wickham Market. Both Framlingham and Wickham Market offer good local shopping facilities and primary schools, with Framlingham also having a secondary school, Thomas Mills High School, and Framlingham College. Hacheston itself is a hub of activity with its village hall offering all manner of events and clubs. There is also an excellent farm shop and nursery. The picturesque village of Easton, with its popular pub, The White Horse, is a pleasant bike ride/walk from the property. The Heritage Coast is approximately 10 miles away, with Orford, Thorpeness, Aldeburgh, Walberswick and Southwold all being within easy reach. Woodbridge is within 7 miles, while the county town of Ipswich lies about 15 miles to the south-west and offers frequent mainline railway services to London's Liverpool Street.
Description Orchard Place is a detached single-storey dwelling with rendered elevations and a flat roof, which was built in the 1930s and oozes contemporary design and charm. It has spacious and well laid out accommodation, benefitting from the high ceilings and light rooms typical of properties of this era. The accommodation comprises two/three reception rooms, three bedrooms, a family bathroom, cloakroom and kitchen/breakfast room with a bespoke kitchen by James Hardy. To the rear is an enclosed garden that is mainly laid to lawn with a summerhouse and paved terrace. Being individually built and designed, the property has a quirky feel to it, although could not benefit from some modernisation.
Ground Floor A glazed panelled front door with picture windows to side and above opens to the
Entrance Hall Original features including high ceilings, curved archways and picture rails. Built-in double coat cupboard with cupboard above. Further single cupboard with shelving and high-level cupboard above. Radiators. A door leads off to the
Sitting/Dining Room 20' x 13' (6.10m x 3.96m) and 12'9 x 10'7 (3.89m x 3.23m) A large dual-aspect room with bay window to the rear with French doors leading out to the terrace. Yorkstone fireplace with open grate and mantel above. An archway separates the sitting room from the dining area, which is currently used as a library and has a stunning range of hand-built fitted oak bookshelves with cupboards, creating the perfect space from which to work from home. In the corner of the room is a window which looks out to the side and rear. Picture rails, radiators and wall-mounted lighting.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 14'4 x 10' (4.37m x 3.05m) Windows to side and rear. Matching range of hand-built wall and base units with tiled worktops incorporating a one and a half bowl ceramic single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over and tiled splashbacks. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Four-ring gas hob with extractor hood over and low level electric double oven under. Built-in larder cupboard with wine store above. Radiator and ceramic tiled flooring. Hatch to loft space and French doors opening to the
Lean-to Conservatory 12' x 10' (3.66m x 3.05m) Of timber-framed construction with polycarbonate roof, exposed floorboards, windows to three sides and French style doors to garden.
A door from the hall leads off to
Bedroom One 13' x 11' (3.96m x 3.35m) Window to side. High ceiling with picture rail and fan-light above the door. Built in pine wardrobes with hanging rail, shelving and cupboard above. Radiator.
Bedroom Two 12'7 x 9'3 (3.84m x 2.82m) A double room with window to side and mezzanine floor utilised as a study area with storage areas. Further cupboard with hanging rail and shelved storage.
From the entrance hall, there is also a door to a
Inner Hallway/Reception Room/Bedroom Four 13'6 x 9' (4.11m x 2.74m) Door to rear lobby and windows to front and side. Built-in double cupboard containing gas-fired boiler with water cylinder above and slatted shelving. Further cupboard with shelving. A door from the inner hallway/reception room/bedroom four opens to
Bedroom Three 8'5 x 8'3 (2.57m x 2.51m) A single bedroom with window to front, radiator and built-in wardrobe with hanging rail, cupboard over and drawer below.
A door from the entrance hall leads to the
Bathroom Window to side. Bath with ornate mixer tap over, electric shower over with tiled surround, close coupled WC, and pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splashback. Radiator and chrome heated towel radiator. Wall-mounted electric Dimplex heater and built-in cupboard with shelving.
Cloakroom/Utility Cupboard Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, with a low level WC and shelf above.
Outside Orchard Place is approached via a shared driveway to the front which leads to a private driveway to the side of the property that provides off-road parking for several vehicles. From here, access can be gained to the rear garden, which is mainly laid to lawn and enclosed by close-boarded fencing and hedging. There is a timber summerhouse that is hexagonal in shape and has doors and windows to the front with a storage area above. Range of established flower beds and shrub borders. Immediately to the rear of the property, French doors lead from the bay window in the sitting room out to a concrete terrace, with steps leading down to the lawn.
Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent.
Services Mains water, gas and electricity. Private drainage system and water treatment plant.
Council Tax Band E; £2,179.64 payable per annum 2020/2021.
Local Authority East Suffolk Council; East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1RT; Tel: .
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Hacheston, Nr Framlingham, Suffolk
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Wickham Market Station2.4 miles
- Saxmundham Station5.3 miles
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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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