Framlingham, Suffolk

Guide Price £630,000 For Sale Detached House 4 Bedrooms
A substantial, four bedroom, detached house of over 2,600 sq ft plus garaging, set within private gardens of one quarter of an acre, and located within the centre of Framlingham.
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Reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, utility room and downstairs shower room. Master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite shower room. Three further double bedrooms and family bathroom. Oversized double garage with ample parking. East and west facing gardens extending, in all, to approximately 0.25 acres.

Location The property is located on Buttons Corner, Mount Pleasant. The property has the advantage of being within walking distance of the town itself, the primary school, Thomas Mills High School, Framlingham College and the doctors’ surgery. The thriving town of Framlingham is home to a good selection of independent shops and businesses including cafés, restaurants, hairdressers, antique shops, a travel agency and delicatessen. It is also home to the Crown Hotel, Barclays Bank and a Co-operative supermarket.

In recent years Framlingham was voted the number one place to live in the country and is perhaps best known for its magnificent castle which is managed by English Heritage. More latterly, Framlingham was included within the top four places in the country to live by the Sunday Times.

Framlingham is surrounded by delightful villages, many of which have popular public houses. There are lovely walks from Framlingham into the surrounding countryside and amenities such as golf in the nearby locations such as Cretingham (6 miles), Woodbridge (12 miles) and Aldeburgh (13 miles). The world famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall is within easy reach (10½ miles). There is also bird watching at the RSPB centre at Minsmere (15 miles). Framlingham is only 12 miles from the coast as the crow flies with the popular destinations of Southwold, Dunwich, Thorpeness and Orford. The county town of Ipswich lies approximately 18 miles to the south-west and from here there are regular services to London’s Liverpool Street Station, scheduled to take just over the hour.

Description The original period house is to the front of the plot and is adorned by wisteria. Approximately twenty-five years ago, a most impressive and substantial extension was added which more than doubled the size of the original dwelling to approximately 2,600 sq ft. The house is now deceptively spacious and on the ground floor is a superb reception hall which has east and west facing floor-to-ceiling windows. This leads off to a 22’3 x 17’4 drawing room, sitting room, dining room, downstairs shower room and kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen/breakfast room was refitted in circa 2010. From here, doors lead off to a garden room and utility room. On the first floor are four bedrooms, including a master suite with dressing room and en-suite shower room. In addition is a family bathroom. The house stands in mature grounds extending to 0.25 acres and includes a large double garage with an extensive parking area.

The Accommodation

The House

Ground Floor A door to the west of the property with windows to the side and floor to ceiling windows above provides access to the

Reception Hall A highly impressive entrance to the property opening to the first floor and its landing bridge. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating to part. Fully-glazed west facing windows and door to the east facing garden. Stairs to the first floor landing. Radiator. Wall light points. Store cupboard. Doors lead off to the kitchen, drawing room, downstairs shower room, dining room and

Sitting Room 12´8 x 11´8 (3.86m x 3.56m) North and west facing windows. Fireplace with brick surround and timber mantel flanked on one side by built-in cupboard. Radiators. Wall light points.

Drawing Room 22´3 x 17´4 (6.78m x 5.28m) A vast room with west facing sash windows overlooking the garden. Living flame gas fire with marble and timber surround. Carpet floor covering with underfloor heating.

Downstairs Shower Room Fully tiled and comprising WC, hand wash basin and shower. Recessed spotlighting. Ladder-style chrome towel radiator.

Dining Room 23´ x 16´6 (7.01m x 5.03m) A spacious dual-aspect room with east and south facing windows overlooking the garden. Radiators. Wall light points. Fireplace with stone surround and timber mantel. Large alcove.

From the reception hall, a further door leads to the

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 20´6 x 10´11 (6.25m x 3.33m) Fitted with a stylish range of high and low level wall units with integrated dishwasher and granite work surfaces. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer taps above and Quooker instant hot water tap. Fitted microwave. Space and plumbing for an American-style fridge freezer and range cooker. Extractor fan. Tiled flooring. South facing windows and Velux window. Radiators. Spotlighting. Built-in cupboard which is home to the lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Doors lead off to the

Garden Room 10´11 x 8´8 (3.33m x 2.64m) Ideal as a boot room, this has north, west and south facing windows and a door to the exterior. Polycarbonate roof. Tiled flooring.

A further door from the kitchen/breakfast room leads to the

Rear Hall Partially glazed door to the exterior flanked on one side by a window. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Doors lead off to the utility room and

Boiler Room Housing the gas-fired boiler and with coat pegs.

Utility Room 10´10 x 5´4 (3.30m x 1.63m) Fitted with high and low level wall units. Roll edge work surface incorporating a stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer taps above. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. North facing window. Hatch to roof space. Tiled flooring. Spotlighting. Radiator.

The stairs in the reception hall lead up to the

First Floor

Landing Radiator. A walkway bridge, which enjoys views through the floor to ceiling windows, leads to the

Master Bedroom 16´4 x 11´5 (4.98m x 3.45m) A double bedroom with east facing window overlooking the garden and high-level west facing apex window. Radiator. Air conditioning unit. An open archway leads to a

Dressing Room 11´3 x 10´3 (3.43m x 3.12m) West facing window. Fitted with a comprehensive range of wardrobes with hanging rails, shelves and drawers. Dressing table. Radiator. Hatch to roof space. Spotlighting. A door opens to an

En-suite Shower Room Recently refitted in a contemporary style with fully tiled walls and flooring with electric underfloor heating. Shower unit, and circular hand wash basin with mixer taps above and drawers and cupboards below. WC. Ladder-style chrome towel radiator. East facing window. Recessed spotlighting.

Further doors from the first floor landing lead off to bedrooms two, three and four, as well as a the family bathroom.

Bedroom Two 13´10 x 13´ (4.22m x 3.96m) A spacious double bedroom with large east and south facing windows overlooking the garden. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Radiator. Dressing table. Built-in storage cupboard with slatted shelving.

Bedroom Three 12´10 x 12´4 (3.91m x 3.76m) A good-sized dual-aspect double bedroom with west and south facing window. Radiator.

Bedroom Four 12´4 x 7´6 (3.76m x 2.29m) A double bedroom with east facing window overlooking the garden. Radiator.

Family Bathroom Recently refitted and comprising roll top bath, shower unit, WC and hand wash basin. Ladder-style chrome towel radiator. Recessed spotlighting. Built-in shelved cupboard. West facing window with obscured glazing.

Outside The property is approached from the road via a private tarmac drive shared with three other dwellings. It is understood that each house has a joint responsibility for maintenance. The drive leads to an extensive parking area, which in turn leads to a double garage of brick construction under a tiled roof. This has been built to accommodate two large vehicles and, in total, measures a minimum of 19’6 x 18’6. It has two up-and-over doors to the front. Power and light are connected.

The main gardens lie to the east and west of the house. The west facing garden measures, on average, 56′ x 50′ and is laid to lawn with a patio adjacent to the house. It is fully enclosed by a wall, fencing and hedging and contains a number of beds. The east facing garden measures approximately 50′ x 50′ and contains an historic redbrick serpentine wall. It is mainly laid to lawn but a path leads to a patio area, which enjoys the sun to the south and west. The garden is enclosed by fencing, which provides privacy, and by raised beds. The plot extends to approximately 0.25 acres.

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent.

Services Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity.

Council Tax Band E; £2,169.36 payable per annum 2019/2020.

Local Authority East Suffolk Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1RT; Tel: 01394 383789.

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.

April 2019