Peasenhall, Saxmundham, Suffolk | Asking Price Of, £499,995

Enchanting 3 storey period cottage on the edge of the village dating from the 16th century. Sitting room, kitchen/diner, utility,cloaks, conservatory/garden room 2 f/floor bedrooms,bathroom, master bedroom on second floor. Driveway, attractive garden, workshop,store room,garage and studio with loft. CHAIN FREE
An enchanting three storey period cottage with a studio and workshop. The property which may date from the 16th century occupies an elevated location on the edge of Peasenhall within convenient reach of the excellent village amenities. The property benefits from a large plot which is though to extend to approximately 0.75 acres (subject to survey and measurement). The gardens are extensively lawned with shingle pathways and seating areas. There are many mature deciduous trees and there is a wood yard area with raised beds, wood stores and a large workshop and useful garden sheds. The property benefits from a large studio which is divided into two rooms and is attached to a garage with a spacious loft room above, accessible via an external staircase. The cottage retains many original features including oak plank floors, fireplaces and beams. The property is heated by oil-fired radiators and underfloor heating to the principle ground floor rooms. There are wood burning stoves in the sitting room and the kitchen/dining room. The owners have added a large warm-roof conservatory/garden room which opens to the garden and overlooks adjacent farmland. There is a useful utility room and a cloakroom. The kitchen is arranged with charming rustic, hand crafted cupboards beneath bespoke zinc work tops. On the first floor there are two bedrooms which are served by a family bathroom and separate WC. The master bedroom occupies the whole of the second floor, under a beamed and vaulted ceiling. This property is unique and the owners have taken pains to preserve the character of the original house, maximising the potential for home working with the studio and the workshop. The property is secluded and yet remains accessible to local amenities, the market towns of Saxmundham and Framlingham and the many attractions of the Suffolk Heritage Coast. Barnes offers the chance of a truly individual and special lifestyle.

Peasenhall is a pretty Suffolk village which is well served and has an active village hall. The village is famous for its delicatessen, Emmetts. There are tea rooms, a village shop and a butchers. The White Horse at neighbouring Sibton is a popular local pub and restaurant. The attractions of the Suffolk Heritage Coast lie within convenient reach by car and include the seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold. Other attractions include Snape Maltings Concert Hall, golf courses at Southwold, Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Halesworth, ancient castles at Framlingham and Orford and the wonderful RSPB nature reserve at Minsmere.

The accommodation comprises

SITTING ROOM 4.81m x 3.27m Front aspect casement window, exposed beams, fireplace with wood burning stove, ledged door opens to the staircase to the first floor, under stair cupboard, stable door opens to the conservatory/garden room. The sitting room opens to the kitchen/dining room.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 4.83m x 3.26m Front aspect room, casement window and door from the garden, exposed beams, fireplace with wood burning stove. Handcrafted kitchen units under zinc work tops, Belfast sink, mixer tap, shelving beneath, LPG point for range cooker, space for fridge/freezer, space for free standing units.

UTILITY ROOM 3.36m x 1.58m Oak work tops, Belfast sink with mixer tap, cupboard and drawers, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, door from the garden, column radiator. Door to the cloakroom.

CLOAKROOM Wash basin, WC., window, control valves for under floor heating, wall mounted oil fired boiler to be fitted.

CONSERVATORY/GARDEN ROOM 7.01m x 2.38m A warm-roofed extension with flag stone flooring and under floor heating and double glazed windows and French windows that open to the garden. Views towards open Suffolk countryside.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Oak plank floor, column radiator, exposed beams and brick work to the chimney breast. Ledged doors off and double doors open to the staircase leading up to the attic master bedroom.

BEDROOM TWO 4.75m x 2.44m Double aspect room with casement windows and views of the garden and Suffolk countryside. Fitted desk and shelving, column radiator, oak plank floor, exposed beams.

BEDROOM THREE 3.26m x 2.67m Front aspect casement window, exposed beams, oak plank floor, column radiator, built in under stair cupboard.

BATHROOM 2.21m x 2.04m Double end hip bath, wash basin with mixer tap and shelving beneath, exposed beams, oak plank floor, towel rail/radiator, towel hooks.

SEPARATE WC Wash basin, mixer tap, shelves under, WC., oak plank floor, column radiator, window and exposed beams.


BEDROOM ONE 8.13m x 2.02m measured at waist height.

Triple aspect with dormer and gable windows, vaulted beamed ceiling, pine floor boards, eaves storage space, column radiator. The bedroom is accessed via a staircase from the first floor and is arranged around the central chimney.

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a shingle driveway, flanked by a beautiful brick retaining wall and leads up to a parking area, the garage and studio. There is an oil storage tank. Flagstone steps lead up from the driveway to the garden.

On the south side of the cottage, the garden is laid to lawn with shingle paths and seating areas, wooden sleeper retaining walls, views over open Suffolk countryside. The garden at the back is lawned and flanked by mature hedgerows. The garden extends on the west side of the cottage, laid to lawn and flanked by mature hedgerows and interspersed by deciduous trees. The garden to the front is lawned with shingle paths and a wild life area with tall mature deciduous trees. The path leads down to a wood yard where there are raised vegetable beds, wood stores and the workshop and garden sheds.

WORKSHOP 6.60m x 3.21m Timber workshop with power connected, double doors, space for workbenches and fitted shelves.

STORE ROOM 3.66m x 2.89m

Attached to the workshop.


GARAGE 3.40m x 2.73m

Double timber doors. Power connected.

STUDIO 3.84m x 3.37m plus 3.92m x 3.97m

Divided into two spacious rooms with light and power connected, pine floor boards, wide doors from the driveway.

LOFT ROOM 7.51m x 1.90m measured at waist height.

Accessed via an external staircase. Vaulted ceiling, gable window. Power connected.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Drainage to a private system.


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

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