Saxtead, Nr Framlingham, Suffolk

Offers In Excess Of £675,000 Sold STC Detached Bungalow 3 Bedrooms
A spacious three-bedroom detached bungalow sitting on approximately a third of an acre, abutting farmland & with rural views to the front & rear.

Entrance hall, 26ft sitting/dining room, kitchen and utility room. Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Detached double garage. Private driveway providing off-road parking for several vehicles. Good-sized garden to rear abutting farmland.

Location Folly is located in the rural village of Saxtead, which benefits from a pub, The Old Mill House, and an historic post mill that dates from the late thirteenth century and is managed by English Heritage. The property is situated just over 2 miles from the centre of Framlingham where there is a fine medieval castle and a good choice of schooling in both the state and private sectors. The town also benefits from an excellent variety of shops, as well as a Co-operative supermarket, public houses and restaurants. The popular coastal town of Aldeburgh and the Snape Maltings Concert Hall, home to the Aldeburgh Festival, are within easy reach, some 12 miles to the east. The A12, which lies just 8 miles to the south, provides a direct link to Woodbridge, the County town of Ipswich, and beyond to London, Cambridge and the Midlands (via the A14). Direct and branch line rail services run to London’s Liverpool Street Station, via Ipswich from Campsea Ashe, which is situated just beyond Wickham Market.

Description Folly was commissioned and built by the current family and comprises well laid out and spacious accommodation. The family designed the bungalow to provide a good entertaining space, whilst making the most of the views to the front and rear. The sitting/dining room has a large bay window to the front and picture windows with sliding doors to the exterior, highlighting the south facing garden and views beyond. The doors lead out to a large terrace which is perfect for entertaining large parties. The bay window to the front of the property takes in views of the front garden and farmland beyond. Off the sitting/dining room is a large kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility room. There is also a master bedroom with ample built-in wardrobes and bedroom furniture, as well as an en-suite bathroom and shower room. There are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The property sits on a generous plot approaching a third of an acre, with manicured lawns surrounding the property to the front, sides and rear. These are enclosed by close boarded fencing and hedging, with shrub and flower borders. To the side of the property is a detached double garage which has two 7′ up-and-over electric doors to the front, power and lighting connected, and a personnel door to the rear.

The bungalow is immaculately presented throughout and has been well maintained and much loved by the current vendors.

The Bungalow A wooden front door opens to the

Entrance Hall Window to front, built in coat cupboard, wall-mounted radiator and access to loft space. Double glass doors open to the

Sitting/Dining Room 26’0 x 20’7 (7.92m x 6.27m) A light and airy dual-aspect room with floor-to-ceiling picture windows to rear with large sliding doors that open to the terrace and garden. Bay window to front providing further outstanding views over farmland. Three wall-mounted radiators. Redbrick feature fireplace and display surround, with a living flame gas stove on a herringbone brick hearth. A door opens to the

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 11’8 x 10’4 (3.56m x 3.15m) Windows to front and side. A matching range of solid wood-fronted wall and base units with worktop incorporating a one and half bowl single-drainer sink unit with mixer taps over and tiled splashback. Integrated dishwasher. Four-ring electric hob with extractor hood over and electric high-level oven and microwave. Integrated fridge freezer. Vinyl tiled flooring and tiled walls. A door opens to the

Utility Room 8’4 x 7’0 (2.54m x 2.13m) Window to rear and glass door to side with obscured glazing. A matching range of fitted wall and base units with worktop over incorporating a stainless steel single-drainer sink unit with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for integrated washing machine. Space for dryer. Wall-mounted LPG boiler. Vinyl tiled floor and ceramic tiled walls. Built-in cupboard with shelving and water softener. A door opens to a

Storage Room Formerly a WC. Window to rear with obscured glazing. Wall-mounted cupboard and floor-mounted cupboard. Wall-mounted radiator. Ceramic tiled floor and walls.

Further doors from the entrance hall give access to the bedroom accommodation and family bathroom.

Bedroom One 15’6 x 12’0 (4.72m x 3.66m) A light and spacious room with two windows to the rear overlooking the garden. A matching range of fitted bedside cupboards and drawers with dressing table. Two built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Wall-mounted radiator. A door opens to the

En-Suite Bathroom and Shower Room Window to rear with obscured glazing. Fully tiled and comprising a coloured suite with panelled bath, close-coupled WC, pedestal hand wash basin with mixer tap over, built-in shower cubicle with mains-fed shower and glass door, airing cupboard with pre-lagged water cylinder and slatted shelving, wall-mounted radiator and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two 12’0 x 10’0 (3.66m x 3.05m) A further double bedroom with window to front, wall-mounted radiator and built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

Bedroom Three 12’0 x 10’5 (3.66m x 3.18m) Currently used as an office but could be used as a further double bedroom. Window to front. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving. Wall-mounted radiator.

Family Bathroom Fully tiled and comprising coloured suite with panelled bath and electric shower over, close-coupled WC and pedestal hand wash basin with mixer tap over. Wall-mounted radiators, extractor fan and vinyl tiled flooring.

Outside Folly is approached from the road via a private driveway that provides off-road parking for several vehicles and leads to the detached double garage. The front gardens is mainly laid to lawn with shrub and hedge borders, as well as some flowerbeds. The LPG tank is discretely located behind a hedge. A path from the driveway leads to the front door and also provides an occasional seating area.

To the side of the property is a pathway that leads around the bungalow to the south facing lawn. Here there is an outside tap. The garden is exceptionally well maintained with shrubs, roses and a mix of trees. There is outside lighting surrounding the property, as well as outside power sockets. There is also an electric awning on the south facing rear wall.

From the side of the property is access to the double garage, which has double up-and-over electric doors with a partially boarded loft space for storage. There is power and lighting throughout, and windows to the side and rear.

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

Services Mains water, electricity and drainage connected. LPG central heating. Private drainage system.

Council Tax Band E; £2,326.27 payable per annum 2022/2023.

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

EPC Rating C (full report available from the agent)

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, 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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June 2022

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