Great Glemham, Near Saxmundham, Suffolk

Guide Price £685,000 For Sale House 4 Bedrooms
An attractive Victorian house requiring modernisation along with two modern agricultural buildings and land extending to just under 9.5 acres.
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Hallway, kitchen, larder, garden room, downstairs bathroom, dining room and sitting room.
Currently five first floor bedrooms. Gardens of half an acre. Farmland of 8.8 acres with yard that includes two modern agricultural buildings, one measuring 39′ x 44′, and the other 58′ x 24′.

Location Hamilton House is located just outside the village of Great Glemham 4 miles from the historic town of Framlingham. The village itself benefits from a well regarded pub, The Crown. Framlingham has excellent schooling in both the state and private sectors as well as facilities for most everyday needs. Saxmundham lies about 5 miles to the east, also with schooling and good shopping facilities, including Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, as well as a railway station with connecting trains to Ipswich and onto London’s Liverpool Street station. Great Glemham is within the catchment area for Thomas Mills High School and Sir Robert Hitcham’s Primary School. The Heritage Coast is within about 10 miles with the popular coastal towns of Southwold, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Orford, all within easy reach. The County Town of Ipswich lies about 18 miles to the south.

Description The dwelling is believed to date from the turn of the last century and was built as two semi-detached cottages known as Hamilton Cottages. It is believed to have formed part of the Duke of Hamilton’s Estate. It is understood that the property was converted in the late 1940s to a single dwelling. It is of predominantly brick construction under a pan tiled roof. Internally the house requires renovation and modernisation. The house currently comprises a kitchen with adjoining larder and garden room, dining room, sitting room and downstairs bathroom. On the first floor are currently five bedrooms, one of which would make an ideal bathroom.

The house stands in a particularly lovely position and the immediate gardens are approximately half an acre. Adjacent is the former farmyard with a large area of hard standing along with two modern agricultural buildings. It is anticipated that the buildings have scope to be converted to separate dwellings but interested parties should note that the property is not being sold with an overage clause. The agents nor vendors have not carried out any investigation in this respect. Conversion aside, the buildings could be ideal for equestrian use, storage or a business, subject to the normal consents. Adjacent to the house and buildings is the agricultural land. In all the grounds extend to 9.4 acres.

The Accommodation

The House

Ground Floor A front door provides access to the

Hallway First set of stairs to the first floor with understairs cupboard. Doors off to the dining room, kitchen and

Bathroom 8´7 x 7´7 (2.62m x 2.31m) Comprising bath, WC and hand wash basin. Radiator. West facing crittall window with obscured glazing.

Kitchen 20´2 x 10´ (6.15m x 3.05m) Internal windows to the lean-to garden room. Basic range of high and low level wall units. Stainless steel sink with drainer and taps above. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and electric oven. Wood panelled walls. Oil fired boiler. A door opens to the garden room and a further door opens to the

Larder x 7´7 (2.74m x 2.31m) West facing crittall window with obscured glazing. Fitted shelving.

Garden Room 23´4 x 8´2 (7.11m x 2.49m) A basic timber framed building with wall to wall north, south and west facing windows. Door to the exterior. Radiator. Wall light point.

From the Hallway a further door leads to the

Dining Room 12´ x 11´11 (3.66m x 3.63m) With east facing window overlooking the front garden and driveway. Brick fireplace with timber surround. Radiator. A door opens to the

Sitting Room 23´ x 14´2 (7.01m x 4.32m) A dual aspect room with east and south facing windows overlooking the garden. Brick fireplace which is home to a solid fuel stove. Radiator.

A second staircase leads up to

Landing One x (2.74m x 2.13m) East and west facing windows with views over the front garden and fields to the rear. Doors lead to

Bedroom One 10´ x 10´ (3.05m x 3.05m) A double bedroom with west facing window and enjoying lovely views.

Bedroom Two 12´5 x 12´ (3.78m x 3.66m) A cast iron fireplace with timber surround. East facing window overlooking the front gardens. Door opens to

Bedroom Three 12´4 x 12´ (3.76m x 3.66m0 A double bedroom with east facing window overlooking the front garden. Cast iron fireplace with timber surround. A door opens to

Landing Two x (2.44m x 1.83m) East facing window. Staircase leading down to the first floor hallway. Doors lead off to

Bedroom Four 10´ x 10´ (3.05m x 3.05m) A double bedroom with west facing window with fine views over the adjacent countryside. Hatch to insulated roof space with pull down ladder.

Bedroom Five 8´6 x (2.59m x 2.44m) Currently a single bedroom with west facing window to the rear of the property. Fitted airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. This room would make an ideal first floor bathroom.

Outside There are two main access points onto the property, one serving the buildings and the other serving the house. The dwelling access has a tar and shingle drive flanked on both sides by lawn leading to the house itself. This east facing front garden is enclosed by hedging with mature trees. To the rear is a further lawned garden containing trees and basic brick built stores. The immediate gardens associated with the house extend to approximately half an acre.

Adjacent, is the former farmyard. This has an extensive area of concrete hard standing and two relatively modern farm buildings. The first building is of steel frame construction with part block elevations with part steel profile sheet elevations. This has a concrete floor and large roller shutter door to the front and in addition a personnel door. Power is connected which includes an electricity sub-meter. The building measures 39’3 x 44’7. The second building is of timber framed construction and part block and part steel profile sheet elevations and measures 58’9 x 24’8, with large doors to the front and personnel door to one side. Again, power is connected.

Adjacent to the house and the yard is a block of agricultural land currently farmed under an informal annual farm business tenancy. Hold-over will be required until after harvest 2019 which is likely to be July or August. The yard and agricultural land extends to approximately 8.8 acres with the property in total extending to approximately 9.4 acres.

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent.

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage system. Oil fired central heating system.

Council Tax Band E; £2,102.17 payable per annum 2019/2020

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

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May 2019