Location High Ridge is located on The Terrace, which is a private unadopted lane off the main road, in the heart of Snape. Snape itself is a thriving village with excellent primary school, shop and post office, as well as two garages and two inns; The Golden Key and the renowned The Crown. The village hall, which hosts many classes and activities plus a lively WI, is located within easy walking distance of the property. Also close at hand is the world famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall, together with the acclaimed retail complex and Plough and Sail Inn, set 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. Snape also has an hourly bus service to Aldeburgh, Woodbridge and Ipswich, and there is a railway station in the market town of Saxmundham, which is about three miles away. Here there are also Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets.
Description As with many houses of its era, High Ridge offers spacious and light rooms with its substantial windows, many of which have south facing views towards The Maltings and with glimpses of the River Alde. The house offers nearly 2,400 sq ft of accommodation laid out over two floors, which include a well proportioned sitting room, with a door opening to a south facing conservatory. In addition is a dining room and also a kitchen, off this is a utility room and also an integral garage. On the first floor are four bedrooms, two of which benefit from south facing balconies. The fourth bedroom also has a generous sitting room/study, which was designed as a studio. All the principal bedrooms enjoy lovely views towards The Maltings. Outside is parking for a number of vehicles, as well as a landscaped, low maintenance garden and PV panels on the south facing roof.
Ground Floor Entering through sliding glazed doors into
Entrance Porch With ceiling mounted lighting and solid wood door through to the
Reception Hallway A spacious area with double panel radiator, telephone socket and open stairs leading up to the first floor galleried landing. Door giving access to understairs storage cupboard. Attractive parquet flooring and doors off to
Cloakroom West. Fitted with single panel radiator, wall mounted wash hand basin, towel loop and low flush WC.
Double glazed doors lead through to the
Sitting Room 17’11 x 15′ (5.46m x 4.57m) North and South. An excellent light and spacious room with double panel radiator, large windows to the front and rear of the property, attractive parquet flooring and newly fitted Chesney’s woodburning stove set on slate hearth. Wall mounted lighting, television aerial point and glazed door leading through to the
Conservatory 14′ x 8′ (4.27m x 2.44m) East, South and West. An excellent addition to the property with outlook to the front garden, tiled flooring and double doors giving access to the garden to the side of the property.
Further door off the entrance hallway through to the
Dining Room 14’11 x 9′ (4.55m x 3.02m) South. An excellent size room with large window to the front of the property, double panel radiator, recessed ceiling mounted spotlights, wall mounted lights and attractive parquet flooring. Large open archway leads through to the newly fitted kitchen.
Kitchen 14’11 x 7’5 (4.55m x 2.26m) North. Fitted with an excellent range of base and eye level Crown kitchen units comprising cream fronts with chrome effect handles, over base level units is a woodblock effect formica worksurface inset with a Franke single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer taps over. Neff four ring ceramic hob with Neff extractor hood over. Neff electric double eye level oven. Neff integrated fridge freezer. Attractive tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Recessed ceiling mounted spotlights, further contemporary lighting over worksurface and under unit lighting. Controls for wireless digital thermostat for central heating.
Door through to
Pantry Cupboard 7’3 x 2’11 (2.20m x 0.88m) West. Fitted with an excellent range of wall mounted shelving including large tiled shelf and controls for underfloor heating.
Further door from the kitchen leads through to the
Large Utility 17′ x 10’4 (max) (5.18m x 3.14m) North and South. A spacious area with section of oak worksurface inset with Butler sink with Franke chrome mixer taps over. Space for condensing dryer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Outlook to the rear garden. Attractive stone tile flooring. Ceiling mounted spotlights, double panel radiator, window to the front of the property, extractor fan and excellent range of wall mounted coat hooks. Stable door leading out to the rear garden. Door gives access through to the oversized single garage with storage and light connected.
Door through to
Boiler Room Housing Boulter oil fired boiler, wall mounted boiler controls, large fully lagged hot water tank and water softener.
Stairs from the reception hallway lead up to the
Galleried Landing With hatch to attic, double panel radiator, fitted storage cupboard with range of partially slatted wooden shelves and archway off to
Inner Landing With doors to
Bedroom Two 14’11 x 9’5 (4.54m x 2.87m) South. An excellent size double bedroom with large picture window enjoying views over Snape Maltings. Door giving access to the balcony making the most of the surrounding views. Double panel radiator, television aerial socket, large double door fitted wardrobes providing shelf with hanging rail below.
Bedroom Three 13′ x 8′ (3.96m x 2.43m) North. A further double bedroom with large window to the rear of the property overlooking the attractive rear garden, single panel radiator, double doors giving access to fitted wardrobes comprising a range of cupboards, drawers and hanging space.
Family Bathroom South. Fitted with three piece suite in white comprising roll top free standing bath on cast iron feet with chrome mixer taps and hand held shower attachment over. Vanity unit mounted square wash hand basin with mixer taps and low flush WC. Double panel radiator, wall mounted heated towel rail, recessed ceiling mounted spotlights and extractor fan. Marble tiling to floor and walls and outlook towards the river.
Bedroom Four 13’2 x 10’10 (4.01m x 3.30m) South. A further excellent double bedroom with large window to the front of the property making the most of the fantastic views. Double panel radiator, two sets of double doors giving access to fitted wardrobes comprising full width rail with shelf over.
Separate WC West. Fitted with slimline wall mounted wash hand basin, low flush WC, towel loop and toilet roll holder.
Further archway leads through to
Further landing With double panel radiator, double doors give access to useful hanging cupboard with full width rail and shelf over and further door to
Shower Room North. With wall mounted heated towel rail, corner wash hand basin, towel loop, wall mounted extractor fan and sliding glass door giving access to a Matki shower enclosure with Aqualisa digital thermostatic shower with wall mounted remote and oversize shower head.
Further door through to
Master Bedroom Suite 21’4 x 17’8 (max) (6.50m x 5.38m) South, West and North. A fantastic, triple aspect, partially sub-divided double bedroom with sliding doors giving access to the balcony making the most of the surrounding views. Two double panel radiators, hatch to attic and ceiling mounted spotlights. An area that would form and excellent seating or dressing area with television aerial socket, telephone socket and fitted wardrobes comprising a range of rails and shelving.
Door through to
En-suite Shower Room Fitted with double panel radiator, low flush WC in white, extractor fan, wall mounted towel loop and toilet roll holler. Vanity wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps over. Large shower cubicle comprising white shower tray and grey marble effect wall tiles with Matki shower enclosure with Aqualisa digital thermostatic shower with wall mounted remote and oversize shower head. Outlook over the rear garden.
Outside Approached from The Terrace, there is ample parking for vehicles on the forecourt and in front of the integral garage, which measures 17’3 x 11′, with an up-and-over door to the front. Opposite the property is a further large paved parking area sufficient for a number of cars and edged by brick raised beds.
To the front of the house is a south facing patio area with mature and attractive shrubs. The rear garden can be accessed via either side of the house, where there is a garden laid to lawn and landscaped beds with an abundance of shrubs and trees. It is bordered by brick and flint walls and mature hedges and measures approximately 100′ x 40′. In all, the grounds extend just under 0.25 acres.
Important Notes: The rent includes the services of a gardener.
The property has the benefit of photovoltaic cells and whilst the landlords will retain the feed-in tariff, the tenants will have the benefit of reduced electricity costs.
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage connected. Oil fired central heating.
Council Tax Band F, £2,464.27 payable 2019/2020
Local Authority Suffolk Coastal District Council
Tenancy Term To let unfurnished on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for an initial term of 12 months (with a view to extending) at a rent of £1,650 per calendar month.