The Street, Darsham, Saxmundham | £294,500

A pretty end terrace 3 bed 19th century cottage with many lovely period features. Open plan sitting/dining room with wood burning stove kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom, separate W.C. ensuite WC to master bedroom, night storage heating, pea shingle driveway to front.Gardens to front and rear
A pretty semi-detached 19th century cottage, which is situated at the heart of the pretty and well-served Suffolk village of Darsham. The cottage lies within easy walking distance of the village pub: The Darsham Fox. It is also conveniently located for access to the village shop: The Darsham Hamper, the village garage and railway station which provides connecting services to London, Cambridge and Norwich, via Ipswich. The cottage, which has three first floor bedrooms, boasts many lovely period features. The large open plan sitting room/dining room has a fireplace and wood burning stove and features polished oak flooring and Suffolk pamment tiles. There are French windows that open from the dining area into a conservatory which in turn opens out to the sunny rear garden. The kitchen/breakfast room, which has a quarry tiled floor, is fitted with Shaker style cabinets and hardwood work tops. There is a bathroom and a separate wc. on the ground floor. The three first floor bedrooms are well proportioned. The master bedroom is of a particularly generous size and features an original Victorian "invalid's" fireplace and an en-suite wc. A previous owner of the cottage converted the loft space into a studio space. This is naturally lit by velux windows and accessible from the first floor landing via a pull down loft ladder. The cottage benefits from off street parking to the front and a lawned garden to the side and the rear with a south facing timber deck and established hedges.

Darsham is situated on a branch line and is just off the A12, close to areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty forming part of the Heritage Coastline, just four miles from Dunwich beach and the Minsmere RSPB reserve, golf courses and opportunities for sailing and boating. Darsham has its own railway station with regular connecting trains to London, Norwich and Cambridge. The village has a farm shop with its own butchery and tea rooms. There is a garage with its own shop, a small Co -op: The Darsham Hamper, an excellent garden centre and nursery with a tea room and The Fox - a very popular pub which serves good food and beer. There is an active village hall, which is about to be replaced with a new building. This development will provide a small village green and additional housing which will extend onto the land to the south and west of 1 Ivy Cottages. The beautiful All Saints Church which holds regular services and community gatherings. The seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold lie within convenient reach by car. Nearby Saxmundham has Tesco and Waitrose supermarkets. There are wonderful live music venues at "The Cut" at Halesworth and Snape Maltings which is home to the internationally renown Aldeburgh Festival.

The accommodation comprises

SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM 6.88m x 4.88 Double aspect room with oak front door, leaded window and French windows that open to the conservatory. Oak flooring and pamment tiles, exposed beam, fireplace with high mantelpiece and wood burning stove, TV point, night storage heaters. Smoke alarm, space for an upright piano, arched recess with fitted display shelves, built in cloaks cupboard, electric consumer units. Door opens the staircase to the first floor landing.

CONSERVATORY 3.04m x 2.99m Victorian style conservatory with uPVC double glazed windows and French windows that open out to the sunny rear garden. Tiled floor.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 3.80m x 3.30m Double glazed window overlooking the garden. Shaker style units under hardwood work tops and carved drainer over Belfast sink with mixer tap and tiled splash backs. Plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, space for tumble drier, quarry tiled floor, night storage heater, beamed ceiling, down lighters, electric cooker point, space for American fridge/freezer, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Stable door to the garden.

BATHROOM 2.23m x 2.25m Panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, chrome towel rail, quarry tiled floor, double glazed window, medicine cabinet, shelved towel cupboard, electric shaver point.

SEPARATE WC WC., electric heater, double glazed window, quarry tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Ledged doors off to the bedrooms, electric heater. Pull down loft ladder to the attic room.

BEDROOM ONE 3.69m x 3.78m Front aspect room, leaded window, night storage heater. Lovely "invalid's" fireplace with moulded detail to the grate. Door to the en-suite wc.

EN-SUITE WC WC., wash basin, extractor fan.


3.05m x 2.40m Rear aspect room, with leaded window. Night storage heater.

BEDROOM THREE 2.39m x 2.27m Rear aspect room, night storage heater.

ATTIC ROOM 4.61m x 3.27measured at floor level. This useful space was converted by a previous owner. It is naturally lit by velux windows and has a low vaulted ceiling with access to the eaves space.

OUTSIDE To the front of the cottage is a pea-shingle driveway with off street parking. The front garden is laid to lawn and flanked by established hedging. There is a timber garden shed. The garden extends to the side of the cottage and the rear, laid to lawn with herbaceous borders and a timber sun deck. There is a pedestrian right of way in favour of the next door cottage.

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


TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage.

Floorplan for The Street, Darsham, Saxmundham