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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Brampton, Nr Beccles, Suffolk

Guide Price £425,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study, rear hall/utility room and cloakroom. Four bedrooms, bathroom and separate WC. Good sized driveway and integral single garage. Gardens and grounds extending to approximately 0.5 acres in all. No forward chain. 

Location The Rectory will be found on the outskirts of the charming rural village of Brampton and with rear gardens surrounded by agricultural land. Brampton benefits from a primary school that is currently 'Good' rated by Ofsted and Stoven Hall Veterinary and Rehabilitation Centre. There is also a 'request stop' railway station on the East Suffolk Line, linking to Ipswich to the south and Beccles to the north. Brampton is located approximately 5 miles to the north of Halesworth, 6 miles to the south of Beccles and 6 miles north-west of the popular coastal village of Southwold. Halesworth benefits from a good range of services together with a railway station. Beccles, also known as the gateway to the Broads, also offers a good range of independent shops, restaurants, cafes and other services, again including a railway station.

There are numerous recreational activities available locally including sailing and water sports on the Heritage Coast or Norfolk Broads, bird watching at the internationally renowned RSPB Minsmere and golf courses including those at Halesworth and Southwold. 

Description Believed to date originally from the 1970s, The Rectory offers well laid out, light and spacious family accommodation occupying a generous plot on the outskirts of the village.

Despite some recent remedial works, including redecoration, replacement oil fired boiler and new oil tank, together with replacement UPVC windows in, we understand, 2003, the property now warrants further renovation and refurbishment throughout. Given the size of the garden to the rear, The Rectory also offers tremendous scope to be extended and remodelled, subject to the necessary consents.

The property benefits from photovoltaic panels on the roof. These are owned by a third party, Triple Point, but will be sold, unencumbered, with the property, together with the benefit of the agreed Feed in Tariff and subsidised electricity. 

Certificate of Structural Adequacy Interested parties should note that The Rectory has suffered from some structural issues in recent years. The vendor, the Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich, has commissioned repair works following completion of which a Certificate of Structural Adequacy was issued by the surveyors overseeing the works. The cause of the damage was deemed to be clay shrinkage caused by nearby trees. These trees have now been removed. This may be an issue for some lenders and insurers, and we encourage prospective purchasers to research this at the outset. 

The Accommodation  

The House  

Ground Floor A glazed UPVC front door with side lights opens into the 

Entrance Hall With staircase to first floor, parquet flooring throughout, built-in cloak cupboard, radiator and doors off to 

Sitting Room 20´7 x 12´4 (6.27m x 3.76m) A light and spacious twin aspect reception room with large window on the rear elevation providing plenty of light and good views of the garden. Fully glazed door on the side elevation providing additional light and access to the surrounding gardens. The focal point of the room is the fireplace with tiled surround and hearth. Parquet flooring, TV point, radiator and recessed sliding doors that open into the  

Dining Room 15´6 x 13´ (4.72m x 3.96m) Another light twin aspect room with windows providing good views of the rear garden. Parquet flooring, radiator, door returning to the Entrance Hall and door to  

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 17´5 x 10´9 (5.31m x 3.28m) Benefitting from large windows providing good views over the front drive and rear gardens and fitted with range of cupboard and drawer units with wood effect work surface over incorporating a stainless steel sink. Recess for electric cooker. Door returning to the Entrance Hall, door to shelved pantry cupboard, floor standing oil fired boiler, radiator and part glazed wooden door through to the 

Rear Hall/Utility Room 17´5 x (5.31m x 1.83m) With door providing access to the front drive, door to the rear garden, door to wood/coal store, basic range of cupboard and drawer units with sink over, fitted shelving and door to Integral Garage.

Returning to the Entrance Hall further doors provide access to 

Study 15´ x 10´ (4.57m x 3.05m) A twin aspect room with large window providing views of the front and side garden. Range of fitted shelving, telephone point and radiator. 

Cloakroom With WC, mounted wash basin with tiled splashback, radiator and fitted coat hooks.

Stairs from the Entrance Hall rise to the  

First Floor  

Landing With window overlooking the front drive and garden, access to loft space, Airing Cupboard and doors off to 

Bedroom One 15´3 x 9´11 (4.65m x 3.02m) A good size double bedroom with window on the front elevation overlooking the driveway and garden. Mounted sink basin. Built-in wardrobe cupboard and radiator.  

Bedroom Two 15´ x 12´6 (4.57m x 3.81m) A light, twin aspect double bedroom with large windows providing views of the gardens and surrounding farmland. Built-in wardrobe cupboard and radiator.  

Bedroom Three x 8´4 (2.74m x 2.54m) With large window providing good views of the rear garden, fitted wardrobe cupboard and radiator.  

Bedroom Four 12´2 x 9´9 (3.71m x 2.97m) A double bedroom with large window overlooking the rear garden. Range of fitted shelving, mounted wash basin with tiled splashback and fitted wardrobe cupboard. Radiator. 

Bathroom With panelled bath, mounted wash basin and radiator. 

Cloakroom With WC and radiator. 

Outside The Rectory is set well back from Molls Lane, approached via a driveway that leads to a generous parking and turning area immediately to the front of the property.

Beside the front door and covered porch, steps lead down to the front garden. This is mainly laid to grass, but interspersed with a number of established trees and rose bushes, with a former gravelled pathway around the perimeter and an established hedge providing a good degree of privacy from Molls Lane and the neighbouring properties.

Adjoining the house is the integral Single Garage, approximately 18' x 9'3 (5.49m x 2.82m), with manually operated up and over door, personnel door to the side, and power and light connected. To the rear of the garage are two useful stores.

The majority of the gardens are to the rear, and again, these are predominantly laid to grass, but interspersed with a number of mature trees and shrubs. The rear garden is almost fully enclosed within post and wire fencing and is surrounded by agricultural land. Facing in a south-easterly direction, the rear garden benefits from the sun for the majority of the day.

In all, the site extends to approximately 0.5 acres. 

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. The property benefits from photovoltaic panels on the roof. These are owned by a third party, Triple Point, but will be sold with the property, together with the benefit of the agreed Feed in Tariff and subsidised electricity. 

EPC EPC rating is D. 

Council Tax Band F; £2,332.62 payable per annum 2018/2019 

Local Authority Waveney District Council; Marina Centre, Lowestoft, NR32 1HH; Tel: 01502 562111  

NOTE 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.

August 2018 

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