Snape, Near The Heritage Coast, Suffolk

Guide Price £550,000 Sold Cottage 3 Bedrooms
A charming three bedroom cottage with delightful gardens, located on Church Common, close to Snape Maltings & four miles from Aldeburgh.
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Sitting/dining room, garden room, breakfast room with Aga, kitchen, utility room and cloakroom.
Three first floor bedrooms and bathroom. Ample off-road parking.
Double cart lodge. Mature east facing garden with summerhouse and shed along with a south/west facing courtyard.

Location The Granary stands in a pleasant situation adjacent to other houses and near the church within the parish of Snape. The centre of the village is just a few hundred metres from the property and within easy walking distance are two inns, The Golden Key and The Crown. Within one and a half miles is the world famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall, together with the acclaimed retail complex and Plough & Sail Inn, located on the River Alde. There are wonderful walks within the area, both along the river to Aldeburgh and Iken, and in the nearby forest.

Sailing is to be found at Orford and Aldeburgh, and there are many golf courses in the area. Aldeburgh, which is less than five miles away, benefits from national and local shops, as well as a fantastic range of restaurants. There is a railway station in the market town of Saxmundham, which is approximately three miles away. Here there are also Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets.

Description It is understood that, historically, the cottage was the granary for the neighbouring Snape Hall. Whilst predominantly detached, the garden room adjoins the neighbouring property and the rear wall is almost flush with the neighbouring barn conversion. It is predominantly of brick and timber-frame construction with a pantile roof. The property offers spacious accommodation, particularly on the ground floor, that includes an open plan sitting/dining room with adjacent garden room opening to the courtyard patio. In addition is a breakfast room with Aga, kitchen, utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom. The property appears to be in very good order throughout and in recent years has been refurbished with new plumbing and electrics. In addition, is a stylish kitchen with integrated dishwasher, fridge and range cooker. The Granary stands in particularly pleasant and private grounds with nearly all the windows overlooking the east facing garden or to the south/west facing courtyard area.

The Accommodation

The Cottage

Ground Floor A partially glazed stable-style front door provides access to the

Sitting/Dining Room 28’8 x 12′ (8.74m x 3.66m) East facing bay window overlooking the front garden. Further south and west facing windows. Brick inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam above which is housing a wood burning stove. Radiators. Recessed LED spotlights. The sitting area has a carpet floor covering with the dining area having solid wood flooring. Stairs to the first floor landing with understairs cupboard and display shelf. Glazed doors and steps lead down to the

Garden Room 12’2 x 9’3 (3.71m x 2.82m) Ideal as a garden room or study. South facing bi-fold doors opening to the rear patio. Laminate wood flooring. Skylight. Shelved alcove. Radiator. Recessed LED spotlighting.

Breakfast Room 12′ x 8’8 (3.66m x 2.64m) A breakfast room or study with east facing bay window with lovely views over the main garden. Radiator. Oil-fired cream Aga flanked on one side by low level wall units. Laminate wood flooring. Recessed spotlighting. Shelved cupboards. A door opens to the

Kitchen 12′ x 9′ (3.66m x 2.74m) Fitted with a stylish range of high and low level wall units. Corian work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink with mixer taps above. Range cooker with five-ring induction hob and extractor fan above. Integrated Neff dishwasher and integrated fridge. Laminate wood flooring. Recessed LED spotlighting and under unit lighting. East facing window overlooking the gardens. Radiator. A door opens to the

Utility Room 12′ x 10′ (3.66m x 3.05m) A spacious room comprising an excellent range of high and low level wall units including a shelved pantry cupboard with wine rack and automatic lighting. Roll edge work surface with large stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer taps above. Oil-fired boiler. Space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Recessed LED spotlighting and under unit lighting. Hatch to roof space. Laminate flooring. Partially glazed stable-style door to the front of the property. A door opens to the

Downstairs Cloakroom Comprising WC and hand wash basin. Radiator. Wall light point. East facing window with obscured glazing.

From the ground floor sitting/dining room, the stairs lead up to the

First Floor

Landing East facing window with lovely views over the garden. Hatch to roof space. Exposed timbers. Radiator. Built-in airing cupboard with slatted shelving and electric heater. Doors lead off to a secondary landing, the bathroom and

Bedroom One 16′ x 12′ (4.88m x 3.66m) A spacious double bedroom with part-vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. South facing bay window. Radiator. Built-in wardrobes.

Bathroom Comprising bath with shower unit and glazed screen. Hand wash basin with cupboards and drawers below. Mirror with lighting and shaving point. WC. Radiator. Laminate wood flooring. Exposed timbers. Recessed LED spotlighting. West facing Velux window.

From the landing, a door opens to the

Secondary Landing Hatch to roof space. Wall to wall built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Doors lead off to bedrooms two and three.

Bedroom Two 12′ x 9’2 (3.66m x 2.79m) Double bedroom with north facing window with views over Church Common towards the church. Radiator.

Bedroom Three 9’4 x 6’3 (2.84m x 1.91m) A single bedroom with east facing window overlooking the garden. Radiator. Exposed timbers.

Outside The Granary has a right of way over a track located adjacent to Church Common. From here there is access via a five bar gate to the driveway and a shingle parking area for the cottage itself. There is ample parking and access to a double cart lodge measuring 25′ x 12′ that has power and lighting. This is home to the oil tank. The main garden itself, which is to the east of The Granary, is enclosed by walls, fencing and hedging. This extensive area measures approximately 145′ x 80′. The delightful garden has a great deal of privacy. It is laid to lawn and benefits from an enclosed vegetable garden and a barbeque area which has a sandstone patio and brick walling with Willow fencing above creating a good level of shelter where there are also power points. Within the main garden is not only a shed with power connected but a Jackalyn log cabin measuring 16’4 x 13’1 (5m x 4m) with power and lighting made by Tuin. A shingle path, that contains lavender and rosemary, abuts The Granary itself where there are also external power points. A path continues to the southern side and to the west where there is a patio area and an idyllic suntrap. This is bordered by a serpentine wall. From here there is access to the garden room. In all, the grounds extend to approximately one third of an acre.

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

Services Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil-fired central heating system and Aga. Outside power points. Security lighting and alarm system. Windows with locks.

Council Tax Band F; £2,559.30 payable per annum 2021/2022

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

EPC = E Copy available from the agents by request

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December 2021

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