Dallinghoo, Nr Woodbridge, Suffolk

Guide Price £950,000 Sold STC Detached House 5 Bedrooms
A wonderfully spacious five bedroom chalet house, with separate studio, occupying a stunning rural setting in the desirable village of Dallinghoo.
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Entrance hall, kitchen/dining room, sitting room, music room, study and utility room. Ground floor master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, double bedroom and cloak/shower room. Three first floor double bedrooms, bathroom and attic store room. Studio offering office and work from home facilities. Summerhouse. Workshop and storage sheds. Gardens and grounds extending to approximately 1.37 acres.

Location Avondale will be found in a delightful rural location within the parish of Dallinghoo, and between the villages of Bredfield and Wickham Market. Dallinghoo is home to St Mary’s Church and a village hall that hosts a number of events and groups. Wickham Market offers a range of local businesses and shops, including a Co-operative supermarket, an award-winning butchers, Revetts, a health centre, library, Post Office and primary school. There are regular bus services from Wickham Market to Woodbridge and on to Ipswich.

Woodbridge is 4 miles to the south and offers a good choice of schooling in both the state and private sectors and a wide variety of shops and restaurants, a cinema/theatre, and marina. Recreational facilities include sailing on the River Deben, a number of well regarded local golf clubs, including Woodbridge Golf Club, a cinema and sports centre, as well as a wonderful network of footpaths. From Woodbridge there is a railway station with trains running into Ipswich which connect on to London’s Liverpool Street taking just over the hour.

Directions Heading north on the A12 from Woodbridge, take the left hand turning where signposted Bredfield and Debach. Proceed along this road, heading into the village of Bredfield, and after just over half a mile take the next turning on the right at the water pump. Continue along this road, leaving the village of Bredfield and after a short distance at the left hand bend, turn right where signposted to Wickham Market and Pettistree. Continue along this road for approximately a quarter of a mile, and Avondale will be found on the left hand side.
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Description Avondale is a wonderfully light and spacious five bedroom chalet house, that occupies a wonderful rural location. Built in the 1960s, Avondale has been extended and improved over the years to create what is now a tremendously versatile property. On the ground floor there is the open plan kitchen/dining room, with music room (or playroom), together with the 18’3 x 17′ sitting room, study, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, second ground floor bedroom and cloak/shower room. On the first floor there are three further double bedrooms and a well fitted bathroom. In addition is a large attic that could be used for further accommodation.

In addition to the principal accommodation there is also The Studio; converted to provide work from home facilities for the vendors. The Studio offers tremendous potential as ancillary accommodation for a dependent relative, holiday let or income producing holiday let/ B and B if required, subject to the necessary consents.

Avondale occupies a site of approximately 1.37 acres with a delightful westerly facing garden at the rear that enjoys the sun during the latter part of the day. In addition there is the summerhouse, workshop, store room, ‘treehouse’, orchard and paddock with former stable and store.

The Accommodation

The House

Ground Floor A wooden front door with central leaded light opens into the

Entrance Hall Windows on the side elevations providing a good degree of light, recessed spotlighting, part tiled/part wood effect tile flooring and opening through to the

Kitchen/Dining Room 26′ x 19’7 (7.92m x 5.97m) A wonderfully spacious, multi-functional room with large window on the front elevation overlooking the driveway and across the gently undulating countryside beyond. The kitchen area is well fitted with cupboard and drawer units with granite effect work surface over incorporating a one and half bowl resin sink with mixer taps and drainer. Double hob electric Aga with light and extractor hood over. Recess and plumbing for American style fridge freezer. Recessed spotlighting and tiled flooring throughout. Part glazed stable door providing access to the rear patio and gardens, Velux window light and doors to

Music Room 13′ x 10’2 (3.96m x 3.10m) Linking wonderfully well with the kitchen/dining room, and with a separate set of French doors providing a secondary access point. Large window overlooking the patio and gardens, radiator and spotlighting.

Utility Room With matching range of cupboard units with granite effect work surface over incorporating stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Recess and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine and floor standing oil fired boiler. Fitted shelving cupboard containing the fuse board. Recessed spotlighting and extractor fan. Vent for tumble drier and tiled floor to match the remainder.

A further door to the kitchen/dining room leads through to the

Sitting Room 18´3 17´ (5.56m x 5.18m) A stunning reception room with fully glazed bifold doors providing wonderful views of the patio and gardens. The focal point of the room is the free standing Bosca woodburning stove set on a polished stone hearth. Recessed spotlighting. TV point, radiator and door though to the

Inner Hallway With original front door providing access to the gardens and grounds. Staircase rising to the first floor with useful understairs storage cupboard, radiator and doors off to

Study 12′ x 9′ (3.66m x 2.74m) With large window on the front elevation providing plenty of light and views across the gently undulating countryside. Radiator.

Master Bedroom 17′ x 12′ (5.18m x 3.66m) A generous double bedroom with glazed French doors providing plenty of light and direct access to the garden. Built-in wardrobe cupboard, recessed spotlighting, radiator and door though to

En-Suite Bathroom Extremely well fitted and with a suite comprising corner bath in tiled surround with mixer tap and shower attachment, dual sink units with separate mixer taps and storage cupboards under and WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring. Recessed spotlighting and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two 12′ x 9’11 (3.66m x 3.02m) A good sized double bedroom, that is currently being used as a gym. Window on the front elevation providing good views, radiator, wood effect flooring and built-in wardrobe cupboard.

Cloak/Shower Room With large walk-in fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and wall mounted hand wash basin with mixer tap. Heated towel rail, recessed spotlighting, extractor fan and tiled flooring.

Stairs from the Inner Hallway rise to the

First Floor

Landing With radiator and doors off to

Bedroom Three 19’6 x 16’9 (5.94m x 5.11m) An extremely spacious, twin aspect double bedroom with dormer windows providing wonderful views to both the front and rear. Radiators. Connecting door though to the

Attic Storage Area 21′ x 8’2 (6.42m x 2.5m) (1.5m height) Providing potential as further accommodation or as an en-suite facility if required. Fully boarded, with Velux window light and water storage tanks.

Bedroom Four 14’6 x 10’5 (4.42m x 3.17m) A double bedroom with window on the gable elevation overlooking the gardens and grounds. Vaulted ceiling. Velux window light. Recessed spotlighting and radiator.

Bedroom Five 10’6 x 10’5 (3.20m x 3.17m) A double bedroom with window overlooking the side garden and providing glimpses of the surrounding agricultural land.

Bathroom Another well fitted bathroom with panelled bath and tiled surround with mixer tap and shower attachment. Mounted wash basin with cupboards under and WC with concealed cistern. Heated towel rail, recessed spotlighting and extractor fan.

The Studio Originally forming garage accommodation serving Avondale, the building has been converted in recent years to provide an office/work from home facility and studio. This has its own water connection and central heating system. The building could also be utilised as an annexe for a dependent relative, holiday let or Bed and Breakfast – subject to the necessary consents.

Office 22′ x 10′ (6.71m x 3.05m) With fully glazed aluminium framed, bifold doors providing access to and overlooking the rear garden. Partly vaulted ceiling with exposed roof truss elements. Contemporary column radiator, spotlighting and door through to the

Studio 16′ x 11′ (4.88m x 3.35m) With its own independent access via fully glazed sliding patio doors on the front elevation, and with window providing views to the rear. Recessed spotlighting. Radiator. Wood effect flooring. Access to roof space and door through to the

Studio 16′ x 6’6 (4.88m x 1.98m) Part glazed door providing access to the rear gardens, together with windows on the front and side elevations providing plenty of light. Wood effect flooring to match the remainder. Recessed spotlighting and radiator.

Outside Set along a quiet country lane in a delightful rural location, Avondale is accessed from a gate which opens onto a concrete driveway and parking area to the front of the property. The driveway is flanked by mature gardens, that are mainly laid to grass for ease of maintenance, and are enclosed within established hedging.

Beyond the studio to the south is an orchard area, containing a variety of Apple and Pear Trees. Beside this is the vegetable patch with poly tunnel to the rear of which is the workshop 4.67m x 3.45m with power and light connected and insulated store 5.82m x 2.38m, which also has an attic storage area.

The principal area of garden is directly to the rear of Avondale. This comprises a large patio area, that can be accessed from the kitchen/dining room and sitting room and continues to the rear of the studio. This part of the garden has been landscaped, and includes areas of hard landscaping, an ornamental pond and areas of lawn that are partly enclosed by borders containing a variety of mature specimen flowers and shrubs. There is also a natural pond just to the rear of The Studio.

To the rear of the garden, and overlooking the ornamental pond, is the Summerhouse with veranda 5.64m x 3.65m providing pleasant outside entertaining accommodation, or as a children’s games/play room, with power connected. Beside the summerhouse is a ‘treehouse’ with decked terrace area to the front, that overlook the garden.

To the very north of the site, and partly separated from the formal garden by an established evergreen hedge, is the paddock, with five bar gates providing access and enclosed within post and wire fencing. To the rear of the paddock is a former stable and store, and along the road frontage is a five bar gate that provides a secondary means of vehicular access.

In all, the gardens and grounds extend to approximately 1.37 acres.

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

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage system with a modern treatment plant. Oil fired boiler serving the central heating and hot water.

Council Tax Band E; £2,276.78 payable per annum 2022/2023

Local Authority East Suffolk Council; East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1RT; Tel: 0333 016 2000

EPC Rating D (Copy available from the agents upon request)

NOTES 1. Every care has been taken with the preparation of these particulars, but complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed.  If there is any point, which is of particular importance to you, please obtain professional confirmation. Alternatively, we will be pleased to check the information for you.  These Particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract. All measurements quoted are approximate.  The Fixtures, Fittings & Appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order.  Photographs are reproduced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included. No guarantee can be given that any planning permission or listed building consent 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. Any site plans used in the particulars are indicative only and buyers should rely on the Land Registry/transfer plan.

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 July 2022

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