Orford, Near Woodbridge, Suffolk
Sitting room, dining room, kitchen, study, shower room, cloakroom and basement room.
Three first floor double bedrooms, en-suite bathroom and family bathroom.
Off road parking. South and east facing garden with outbuilding. Off road parking.
Location The Chestnuts is situated in the heart of the ever popular village within walking distance of all it has to offer. Orford is considered one of East Suffolk’s most desirable destinations. The village has much to offer in terms of shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. The village also boasts the Pump Street Bakery, which was a finalist in the BBC Food and Farming Awards, and Butley Orford Oysterage which is run by the Pinney family. There are various pubs including The King’s Head, the Jolly Sailor and The Crown and Castle. The village has a distinct twelfth century castle and in addition is St Bartholomew’s Church. There is sailing on the Ore River and dining cruises on the Lady Florence.
Within easy driving distance are Snape, Aldeburgh, Woodbridge and Wickham Market. Trains to London’s Liverpool Street Station connect at Ipswich, Woodbridge, Melton and Wickham Market.
Description The Chestnuts is a most attractive attached grade II listed house believed to date from the late 18th Century. It is of Red brick construction with a predominantly plain tile hipped roof. Internally the accommodation is well laid out with a well proportioned sitting room, opening through to a dining room. In addition, is a relatively recently re-fitted kitchen, a shower room as well as a basement room that the vendors use for overflow bedroom accommodation. On the first floor are three double bedrooms, an en-suite bathroom and a family bathroom.
The house stands in mature gardens which face south and east and in addition is a useful outbuilding.
Ground Floor Front steps and a door with fanlight above provide access to the
Hallway Radiator. Partially glazed door to the drawing room and hatch with ladder that leads down to a
Basement Room 18’11 x 11’10 (5.77m x 3.61m) West facing window. This has been used as an occasional bedroom and it has a blocked staircase leading up to the
Drawing Room 19’9 x 13′ maximum (inclusive of hallway) (6.02m x 3.96m)
Fireplace with timber surround, flanked on both sides by shelved alcoves with additional cupboards. Radiators. West facing sash window. A door opens to an inner hallway and a large opening leads to the
Dining Room 16’6 x 11’1 (5.03m x 3.38m) West facing sash window and south facing French doors opening to the garden. Radiators. Fitted cupboard and shelving. A door opens to the
Kitchen 16’10 x 13’7 maximum (5.13m x 4.14m) 16’10 x 13’7 Refitted in recent years and comprising high and low level wall units with space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. Two electric ovens. Four-ring halogen hob with extractor fan above. Inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with taps above. Marble style worktops. Recessed spotlighting. Radiator. East facing window and glazed doors to the south. A door opens to
Downstairs Shower/Utility Room Comprising shower unit, radiator, glazed door to the exterior, and east facing window. Built-in cupboard. A door opens to a
Cloakroom Comprising WC, hand wash basin and wall-mounted propane gas fired boiler.
From the drawing room a further door opens to the
Inner Hallway Stairs to the first floor landing with understairs airing cupboard housing a lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. A door opens to the
Study 10’1 x 7′ (3.07m x 2.13m) Wall-to-wall fitted shelving and cupboards. East facing window. The stairs in the inner hallway lead to a half landing with radiator and then continue to the
Landing Doors lead off to the three bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom One 12’10 x 11’2 (3.91m x 3.40m) A dual-aspect double bedroom with south and west facing sash windows. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes. An open doorway and steps lead down to an
En-suite Bathroom Comprising bath, WC and hand wash basin set within a marble-style surround with cupboards below. Ladder-style towel radiator. East facing dormer window and south facing porthole window.
Bedroom Two 9’2 x 8’4 (2.79m x 2.54m) A spacious double bedroom with west facing sash window. Radiator. Hatch to roof space.
Bedroom Three 13’6 x 13’5 (4.11m x 4.09m) West facing sash window. Radiator.
Bathroom Bath, WC and hand wash basin with cupboards below. East facing window. Ladder-style towel radiator. Striplight and shaver point.
Outside There is pedestrian and vehicular access through a high level gate which leads to the south and east facing garden. This is enclosed by high level brick walls and fencing. It is predominantly laid to lawn but has mature beds with shrubs and trees. In addition are patio areas. Whilst the driveway, which forms part of the garden, has not always been used for vehicles in recent times, it is possible to have off-road parking which leads to a concrete area of hardstanding and to an outbuilding/garage. This is of brick and timber-frame construction under a part flat, part pitched pantile roof. Internally, it measures approximately 19’10 x 19’10 (6.05m x 6.05m). The garden measures on average 60′ x 55′.
Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent.
Services Mains water, drainage and electricity. Propane gas fired central heating.
Council Tax Band E; £2,128.46 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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