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Saxtead, Woodbridge, Suffolk


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Key features

  • Grade II Listed Character Property
  • Set in approximately 7.5 Acres of Grounds
  • Spa Complex
  • Tennis Court
  • In excess of 4000 sq.ft of Accommodation
  • Exposed Timbers & Beams
  • Large Outbuildings
  • Guest Accommodation


Entrance Hall
This light and welcoming front hallway with west-facing window is enhanced by exposed timbers, coat hooks to the side, and tiled flooring.

Benefits from low-level WC and wash hand basin with another west facing window, and tiles to floor.

Sitting Room
A spacious and bright room due to the dual aspect west- and east facing windows. The central feature is an attractive inglenook fireplace, with wood burning stove on a brick hearth and wooden mantle with exposed timber. Further exposed beams, lighting provided by wall lights, radiators, built-in cupboards to the side of the fireplace and wooden floorboards all add to the appeal.

Inner Lobby
A door reveals an inner lobby, also benefiting from a west-facing window, stairs leading to the first floor and a further door opening to the dining room.

Dining Room
A grand and elegant triple aspect room, with windows facing east and south, and west-facing French doors that open into the side garden. Further features include an inset wood burning stove with a surround, a large built-in cupboard, wall lights, radiators and carpet to floor.

Breakfast Room
A substantial family breakfast room with large inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove, featuring exposed beams, a south facing window, radiators and tiled floor throughout. Access to staircase to the first floor.

Leading on from the breakfast room is a well-equipped and spacious kitchen, with recessed spotlights, a range of wall and base units, double integrated fridges, a four-oven electric Aga
that also has a separate electric module with four halogen rings and two electric ovens, integrated microwave, one and a half bowl sink with mixer taps and separate drinking water tap. A central kitchen island provides extra workspace, and houses cupboards and an additional stainless steel sink with mixer tap. The north- facing windows provide wonderful views over the grounds and large pond with fountain, and a west-facing door opens onto the garden. A door opens into a pantry with a west facing window, fitted shelving, and slate work surfaces. There is ample space here for a wine fridge and chest freezer.

A spacious dual aspect study with north- and south-facing windows, exposed timbers, wall lights, a large built-in cupboard housing the oil-fired boiler that powers the central heating for
the house and cottage, radiator and exposed timber floorboards.

Utility Room
With spotlights, north-facing window, skylight, space and plumbing for washing machine and fridge-freezer. Also benefits from low-level base units, granite work surface and two inset
stainless sinks and mixer taps.

First Floor

This characterful landing benefits from a line of west-facing low- level windows, exposed timbers and radiators.

Master Bedroom
A grand and impressive dual aspect vaulted bedroom with west- and north-facing windows with shutters, and tranquil views over the gardens. Additional light provided by the north facing apex window with blind. Spotlights project from the exposed beams. Radiators and exposed timber floorboards.

Family Bathroom
A decadent bathroom owing to the claw foot roll top bath, separate enclosed tiled shower unit, low-level WC and twin hand wash basins. The room further benefits from a large built in linen cupboard with fitted shelving. There is a heated towel rail and separate radiator, and tile-effect linoleum floor.

Bedroom 2
A good-sized double bedroom. An appealing feature of this room is the large, exposed timber work; east-facing window and shutters, pendant light, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and wonderful timber flooring.

Bedroom 3
Another good-sized bedroom benefiting from an entire wall of fitted cupboards and shelving, an east-facing window with shutters, spotlights, beams, radiator and exposed timber floor.

Bedroom 4 (2nd Master)
A magnificent bedroom with extensive exposed beams, and triple aspect east-, south- and west-facing windows, spotlights. The room is further enhanced by fitted wardrobes, radiators and exposed timber floor. This secondary master benefits from an part tiled en suite wet room with shower, low-level WC and wash hand basin, with spotlighting, east-facing window and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 5
A good-sized double with dual aspect windows, pendant light, radiator, exposed timbers and floorboards.

Dressing room.
Benefiting from wall-to-wall fitted wardrobes and shelves, built-in cupboard that houses the second hot water cylinder, south-facing window, radiator and exposed floorboards.

Bathroom 2
Featuring a claw foot roll top bath, low-level WC, wash hand basin, east facing window, towel radiator, exposed timber work and tile-effect linoleum flooring.

Attic room/further room
Primarily a storeroom, this has a south facing window and electric heaters. It houses the en suite wet room hot water cylinder and cold water tank. A hatch provides access to a further loft space.

The Spa

Kitchen / Reception room
A truly impressive room with high, vaulted ceiling, underfloor heating throughout, extensive exposed timbers and triple aspect windows. The main reception area houses a large hot tub and separate shower unit. To the left of the entrance door sits the kitchen with spotlights, wall lights, part tiled walls, wall and base units, granite worktops, one and a half sink with mixer tap, built-in fridge freezer, wine fridge, oven and four-ring halogen hob.

A large sauna room with bench seating and glass entrance door that sits next to the shower.

Changings Rooms x2
Male and female changing rooms with shower units in each, wooden benches, mirrors and coat hooks. Further lighting is provided by windows.

The Cottage

Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room
A bright and spacious living area providing plenty of room for sofas and dining table, with south-facing sash windows. The room also benefits from fitted shelving and cupboards, recessed spotlighting and glazed door leading to another garden space.

A good-sized kitchen with part-tiled walls, spotlighting, east facing windows, wall and base units, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink, work tops, space for fridge freezer, six-ring range cooker with double oven that runs on bottled gas, radiator and tiles to floor.

With pendant lights, dual aspect east- and west-facing windows. Further benefits are fitted wardrobes, radiator and carpet laid to floor.

Shower Room
With a north-facing, obscured glazed window, this room features a generous-sized tiled walk-in shower with electric shower unit, low level WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail and tiled floor.

The entirety of the grounds runs to approximately 7.5 acres and comprises formal gardens, extensive patios, and meadow and woodland. A pond housing several species of fish is serviced by a filtration system, and close by is a dovecote in an enclosure. Set further back from the house in the garden is a substantial pond with fountain and eye-catching curved decked entertainment area and raised flower beds. A third patio sits to the rear of the Spa complex and looks onto the hard tennis court that has been impeccably maintained by current owners. Beyond the formal gardens are areas of meadow and woodland that extend to approximately 5 acres.
Currently, an external contractor maintains the gardens, woodland, and meadow to a high standard for a very reasonable fee that can be transferred to new owners if required.

There is extensive parking adjacent to the house and cottage and further parking beyond the five-bar gate that allows for numerous additional vehicles.

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The property benefits from a number of large and practical outbuildings -
These include a large car port, a double garage which further benefits from loft space above, and a substantial separate garage sufficient to house a caravan, motor home or boat. To the rear of the garages sit modern and well-equipped animal kennels. In addition, there is an
amazing traditional Suffolk Barn that the current owners have gone to great lengths to preserve; this includes reinforcement of the timber frame and new weather-boarded elevations; the roof is part tiled and part corrugated. This versatile space would make an ideal party barn, with floor to ceiling windows and north-facing French doors that overlook the tennis court. To one end of the barn is a store area and adjoining it is a wood store and workshop. In the furthest part of the formal gardens lies an octagonal wooden summer house.
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Band: G
PARKINGDetails of how and where vehicles can be parked, and any associated costs.Read more about parking in our glossary page.
Garage,Covered,Off street
GARDENA property has access to an outdoor space, which could be private or shared.
ACCESSIBILITYHow a property has been adapted to meet the needs of vulnerable or disabled individuals.Read more about accessibility in our glossary page.
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