Westleton, Nr The Heritage Coast, Suffolk
Hall/utility room, kitchen/dining room, opening to a 21′ x 19′ reception room with wall to wall south facing windows.
Spacious principle bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Second double bedroom and bathroom. Ample off-road parking.
Attached garage with scope to be converted to further living accommodation. Garden sheds, summer house and greenhouse. Landscaped gardens extending to approximately 0.3 acres.
Location The property is located along Bakers Lane immediately adjacent to the Common and Heathland. The property takes full advantage of all the adjacent land and walks. It is also within walking distance of Minsmere Bird Reserve and the coast is 2.5 miles. Westleton is considered to be one of the most popular villages in East Suffolk and offers two public houses as well as a shop and garage. Dunwich, which is located adjacent to the sea is just 2.5 miles and has a further public house and two excellent cafes, one well known for its fish and chips. The town of Saxmundham, which offers Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets as well as a railway station, is 7 miles away and the County Town of Ipswich is 25 miles.
Description Skylarks is a most desirable detached bungalow. It is believed to have been built in the mid 1970s of brick and block construction under a tiled roof. Since that time, there have been a number of extensions and alterations and the bungalow now offers particularly spacious and versatile living accommodation that includes a substantial open plan kitchen/dining/reception room.
The property is ideal as a two bedroom dwelling with its two bathrooms, but there is scope, subject to the normal consents for it be reconfigured so that there are more bedrooms if required and there is also scope to extend into the attached garage. This is of cavity brick construction as at the time of the build it was envisaged that someone may wish to use it in the future as living accommodation.
The bungalow stands in particularly pretty grounds extending to approximately 0.3 acres. This includes ample parking, gardens sheds, greenhouse and summer house.
Ground Floor A stable style timber front door flanked on one side by a window, provides access to the
Hall/Utility Room 10’9 x 10’6 (3.28m x 3.20m) Fitted with a modern range of low level wall units, tiled work surface with sink and mixer taps above. Windows overlooking the front garden and driveway. Twin panel radiator. Tiled flooring. A door opens to the
Washing/Tumble Dryer Room Window with obscured glazing to the side.
A further door from the utility room leads into the
Kitchen/Dining Area 25’3 x 10’1 (7.70m x 3.07m) The kitchen area is fitted with a modern range of high and low level wall units. Woodblock work surface incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer unit. Tiled flooring. Recessed spotlighting. Window overlooking the front driveway. The dining area has a triple aspect overlooking the garden and patio area. Radiator. A large opening from the dining area leads through to the
Reception Room 21’8 x 19’5 (6.60m x 5.92m) This particularly spacious room is sub-divided into three areas, one of which is fitted with bookshelves and cupboards, and another has a part vaulted ceiling and wall-to-wall south facing glazing to the south. In addition, French doors open to the east and west, and there is a further west facing window. Radiators, recessed spotlighting. An opening leads through to the
Inner Hall With cupboard with slatted shelving, hatch to the roof space and doors off to
L-Shaped Bedroom One 25’0 x 14’0 (7.62m x 4.27m) A spacious double room with a built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above and further fitted wardrobe. A door flanked on one side by a window opens to the rear patio area. Further window overlooking the rear patio area. A door opens to the
En-Suite Bathroom Comprising bath, shower area, WC, bidet and hand wash basin with cupboards below. Partially tiled walls and flooring. Towel radiator. Recessed spotlighting. Window to the front of the property.
Further doors from the inner hall lead to
Bedroom Two 11’3 x 8’0 (3.43m x 2.44m) Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above. Window to the front of the property. Radiator.
Bathroom Comprising jet bath with shower above and glazed screen, hand wash basin with cupboards below, WC, partially tiled walls and flooring. Ladder style Towel radiator. Window overlooking the front of the property. Recessed spotlighting.
Outside The property is approached off Bakers Lane via two five-bar gates which lead to a brick driveway and parking area. This in turn leads to the integral garage which measures 23′ x 9′. Situated in one corner is the oil fired boiler which serves the domestic hot water and central heating system for the bungalow. There is a personnel door flanked by a window to the rear and an electric up-and-over garage door to the front. Power and light are connected.
Also adjoining the driveway is a further shingle parking area and beyond this an enclosed area for bins which also houses the oil tank. Part of the garden is laid to lawn with attractive mature borders. Within the garden there are two timber garden sheds, a summerhouse and a greenhouse. To the rear of the bungalow is a patio area and beyond this a hedge overlooking the neighbouring heath land. In total the grounds extend to approximately 0.3 acres.
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.
Council Tax Band D: £1904.79 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 (copy available upon request)
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