RARELY AVAILABLE - this impressive fully restored Grade II Listed Georgian Villa with Victorian extensions is within walking distance of the town's facilities, yet enjoys countryside views over its five acres of beautiful planted and maintained gardens, a meadow and woodland beyond, with a range of outbuildings. Also included is an attached two bedroom cottage, built in keeping with the villa in 2011 which has letting potential or could be used as a separate annexe.
Accommodation comprises briefly:
Impressive Entrance Hall with access to Basement Office
Sitting Room, Dining Room & Snug
Hand Built 'Country Style' Kitchen with Walk-in Pantry
Utility and Cloakroom
1st floor landing with 2nd Staircase and Inner Hall
Four Double Bedrooms
Stylish Bathroom plus En-suite Jack & Jill Shower Room
Many Restored and Original Features throughout
Wood-burning Stove and Period Fireplaces
Gas Central Heating
Five Acres of Land to include Formal Gardens, Pond and Secret Garden
Vegetable Allotment & Greenhouse, Meadow and area of Woodland
A Folly, Summer House, Former Stabling and a Range of Outbuildings
Separate Garage with Driveway affording parking for two vehicles
Well fitted Kitchen
Utility & Cloakroom
Large Sitting Room with Vaulted Ceiling
Two Bedrooms and Shower Room
Gas Central Heating and Underfloor Heating
The front entrance door opens into the impressive hallway where an elegant staircase rises to the first floor. Doors lead out to the rear garden and down to the useful basement office. There are two light and immaculate reception rooms which are used as a sitting room and dining room, both with dual aspect deep sash Georgian windows and period fireplaces. A staircase to the rear of the dining room leads up to the Victorian part of the house. Steps also take you down into the cosy snug with it's stylish 'Clearview Pioneer' wood-burning stove.
A door to the rear off the snug leads into the kitchen which is fitted with 'Country style' handmade wall and base cupboards with solid oak work surfaces and double butler sink. There is an electric range cooker with gas burners, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer and an excellent walk-in pantry. A door takes us out to the garden. Leadingon from the kitchen is the breakfast room with plenty of room for eating with the utility room, at the rear which houses a water softener, plumbing for washing machine and a second large freezer, with storage above and a useful cloakroom.
On the first floor and off the main landing are two beautiful double bedrooms both with Georgian sash windows and period fireplaces. A bathroom with a corner Jacuzzi bath with a shower over, w.c. and wash basin are to the front of the property. A second staircase leads down to two further bedrooms in the Victorian part of the Villa, with a 'Jack and Jill' well appointed shower room with a large shower cubicle, w.c. and wash basin. The main bedroom to the rear enjoys views over its garden and countryside beyond.
To the rear of the Villa is approximately one acre of formal lawned garden, a variety of established flower beds, a vegetable garden with a large greenhouse 10ft x 7ft. Garage and off road parking. There is an additional area which can also be accessed from a side footpath, owned by the property which has planning permission for a car park and a double garage to be erected. Included in this acre are further well planted gardens with a pond and a Georgian 'Folly' and a secret garden with a summerhouse. There are a range of stabling/workshops. Crossing a small river over a wooden bridge takes us into a meadow of approximately two acres with vehicular access and another wooden bridge to the woodland beyond which is also around two acres and planted with silver birch trees with paths winding through a variety of mature trees.
Entering through the front door into the hallway fitted with 'Karndean' oak effect flooring, a door takes us into the well fitted kitchen with solid oak work surfaces, breakfast bar, freestanding 'Cannon' electric cooker with gas hob, intergrated dishwasher and fridge and water softener. Off the hallway is a cloak room and a utility room with further fitted units, oak worktop, plumbing for washing machine and space for freezer. To the rear is a lovely large sitting/dining room with a pitched ceiling and French doors leading out to the rear garden. On the first floor is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and a further small double bedroom together with a well appointed shower room. The property has gas central heating with underfloor heating to both floors.
To the front is a parking area and between the cottage and Townsend Villa a secure door giving rear access to both properties. The cottage enjoys its own attractive well planted and separate private rear garden and views beyond.
Gas fired central heating. Mains electricity, water and drainage.
The cottage EPC: B
East Suffolk District Council
Tax Band: D & C
Southwold - 8.7 miles
Beccles - 10.7 miles
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.
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