Thurtells Corner, Yoxford, Saxmundham | Offers In Excess Of, £425,000

Beautiful detached thatched cottage with a wealth of period features,on edge of village in generous sized plot with double garage, driveway & parking.Hall, cloaks, shower room, 2 receptions, farmhouse kitchen, g/floor bedroom,3 f/floor bedrooms, study, bathroom, enclosed front and sunny rear garden.
A beautiful detached, thatched cottage, which is situated on the edge of the well-served and popular Suffolk village of Yoxford which lies between Saxmundham and the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The cottage occupies a generous sized plot and benefits from a double garage, driveway and parking for a boat or caravan at the rear. Odes Cottage, which is not listed, has a wealth of period features. The property has been sympathetically extended and modernised and benefits from four bedrooms and a study. The master bedroom is located on the ground floor and has a smart, adjacent shower room. The other three bedrooms are on the first floor and are served by a family bathroom. A short staircase leads up from the landing into a study which has a vaulted ceiling. The ground floor living space comprises a large sitting room, which has a fireplace and a woodburner, a separate dining room which has French windows to the garden and a lovely Farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room which is very well appointed with Shaker style cabinets. The property is heated by oil-fired radiators. The garden at the rear faces south and is laid to lawn with a paved patio and raised borders. There is a timber summer house and a concealed play area. The front garden, which is also lawned, is enclosed and also affords a good degree of privacy.

Odes Cottage is perfectly situated for easy access to both the forest and heathland of the Heritage Coast and the charming rural towns and villages of inland Suffolk. Yoxford is convenient for the A12 and Darsham railway station. The pretty village has a general store, primary school, surgery, garage, antique shops and more. Yoxford boasts a hotel, a fine restaurant, a café and two pubs, and the area is known for its specialist food producers, farmers' markets and food festivals. Golf courses and sailing can be found nearby and at Southwold and Aldeburgh, and the nearby Snape Maltings complex is home to the internationally renowned Aldeburgh Music Festival. There are ancient castles to explore at Framlingham and Orford and many remarkable churches including Blythburgh's 'Cathedral of the Marshes'. The RSPB's flagship reserve of Minsmere is within easy reach, and there are other wonderful nature reserves at North Warren, Havergate Island and Shingle Street.

The accommodation comprises

ENTRANCE HALL Lovely oak, gothic, front door, double glazed window, oak flooring, vaulted ceiling, coat hooks, oak balustrades and steps down to the dining room. Ledged doors to the cloakroom, bedroom one and shower room.

CLOAKROOM Wash basin, mixer tap and tiled splash backs, WC., tiled floor, double glazed window, down lighters, electric under floor heating.

SHOWER ROOM Corner shower cubicle with rain shower head and hand held shower attachment, shower screen doors. Vanity enclosed wash basin with mixer tap and tiled splash backs, cupboard under, WC., tiled floor, ladder style towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, down lighters. Electric under floor heating.

BEDROOM ONE 3.61m x 3.77m Double aspect room with a bay window overlooking the front garden, radiator, down lighters.

DINING ROOM 4.49m x 2.29m Rear aspect room with French windows to the south facing garden. Stairs up to the first floor landing, under stair cupboard, exposed studwork, oak flooring, radiator, smoke alarm, cupboard housing electric consumer units.

SITTING ROOM 6.02m x 4.34m Double aspect room, lovely deep bay window overlooks the rear garden. Parquet wood-block flooring, large fireplace with wood burning stove, TV point, radiator, wall lights and exposed studwork.

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN 6.02m x 3.45m Beautifully appointed with Shaker style cabinets and dresser unit. Granite work tops with carved drainer over one and a half bowl stainless steel sink, mixer tap. Range of base level cupboards and drawers, matching wall units, tiled floor with electric under floor heating. Integrated dishwasher, plumbing for washing machine, electric cooker point, fitted cooker hood, integrated fridge and freezer, built in pantry. Door to rear lobby.

REAR LOBBY French windows to the garden, tiled floor, fitted shelf, wall light.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Fitted carpet, exposed beams and studwork, radiator, airing cupboard. Short staircase up to the Study. Doors off to the bedrooms and bathroom.

BEDROOM TWO 4.32m x 3.58m Rear aspect room, radiator, oak floor boards, exposed beams, built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM THREE 3.40m x 2.84m Rear aspect room, exposed beams and studs, built in wardrobe, radiator, carpet.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.16m x 2.50m Rear aspect room, exposed studwork, radiator, carpet.

STUDY 5.18m x 1.99m Vaulted ceiling, radiator, built in cupboard. Open staircase from the landing.

BATHROOM Corner bath, mixer tap and shower attachment. WC., pedestal wash basin, tiled floor and part tiled walls, chrome ladder style towel rail/radiator, exposed beams.

REAR GARDEN A large, sunny, south facing garden, laid to lawn, paved patio, raised flower beds, established shrubs. The garden widens towards the rear where there is a play area behind the garage. Views towards open pasture. Side pedestrian gate to the driveway. Pedestrian access to the FRONT GARDEN which is enclosed and laid to lawn with pedestrian gate from the private road.

DOUBLE GARAGE 5.74m x 5.79m Electrically operated roller door. Power and light connected.

The property is approached via a private tarmac road. This leads to the driveway of Odes Cottage which affords good parking in front of the garage and a pea shingle area to the side with space for a boat or caravan. There is a timber garden shed.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Suffolk Coastal District Council, Council Offices, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1RT Tel: 01394 383789

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through Jennie Jones Estate Agents: SAXMUNDHAM (01728) 605511.


TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Floorplan for Thurtells Corner, Yoxford, Saxmundham