Sizewell | £289,000

An enchanting detached Edwardian Cottage in a rural location between Leiston, Sizewell and Thorpeness, surrounded by open farmland. Large sunny and private garden, garage and large workshop, 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 bedrooms, period fireplaces, close to footpaths and the coast.
An enchanting Edwardian detached three bedroom cottage which is located in a rural position between Leiston and Sizewell, off an unmade lane and alongside the now disused railway line to Aldeburgh. The property benefits from direct access to a number of footpaths and bridleways and is within walking distance of Thorpeness via the Thorpeness Golf Club which is located to the south-west. Walks can also be enjoyed over the common land laying to the south of the property which is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The property is in a ideal location for enjoying outdoor pursuits. The cottage occupies a generous sized plot and benefits from two substantial outbuildings which could be used as workshops or converted to studio space. The property abuts and overlooks open Suffolk farmland and lies within easy reach of the beaches at Sizewell and Thorpeness and the excellent local amenities at Leiston. The property is available with no onward chain and offers scope for further enhancement. There are many delightful, original, architectural features which include windows, internal doors, wooden floors and fireplaces. The accommodation is heated by electric radiators and panel heaters with a working fireplace in the sitting room and a woodburner in the living room. There is a spacious and fitted kitchen/breakfast room, a ground floor bathroom and a walk in pantry off the living room that provides excellent storage or could be adapted for use a small office area. Two of the three well-proportioned bedrooms have fireplaces. The garden is attractively arranged and is sunny and private. There is good parking provision at both the front and rear and space for boat trailers etc.

Note: this part of Suffolk is the subject of planning consultations from EDF (Sizewell C) and Scottish Power (Off shore wind farm). Proposals include power cables and infrastructure developments. Applicants should research these proposals with their solicitor.

Leiston is a very well served Suffolk town with a proud industrial heritage which is celebrated by the excellent Long Shop Museum. The town has good local amenities, local shops, a supermarket, a cinema, dental practice and doctors' surgery. There is a sports centre with an excellent swimming pool and a primary school and high school. There are beautiful beaches to explore at nearby Sizewell and Dunwich with the seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold within easy reach by car. There are golf courses at Aldeburgh, Southwold and Thorpeness and nature reserves at Minsmere and Havergate Island. The nearby town of Saxmundham benefits from a Tesco and Waitrose supermarket and a railway station with connecting services to London Liverpool Street.

VIEWING By appointment with Jennie Jones Estate Agents 01728 605511

LOCAL AUTHORITY Suffolk Coastal District Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1RT

Tel: 01394 383789 SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.


Distance London 110 miles

Ipswich 25 miles

Aldeburgh 4 miles

Saxmundham 4.5 miles

Schools Leiston Primary School

King Georges Avenue IP16 4JQ

Telephone: 01728 830743

Alde Valley Academy (High)

Seaward Avenue. IP16 4DG

Telephone 01728 830576 Railway Station Station Approach Saxmundham

Doctor´s surgery 15 Main Street

Leiston IP16 4ES

Telephone 01728 830526

Supermarkets Co-op Leiston

Tesco Saxmundham

Waitrose Saxmundham Sports centre Leiston Leisure Centre (pool)

Red House Lane. IP16 4LS

TENURE Freehold

TO FIND THE PROPERTY Turn into Red House Lane off the Aldeburgh Road in Leiston proceed past the sports centre and continue down the road where it will become a single track. The cottage is on the right hand side. This track continues past the cottage and emerges at the east end of King Georges Avenue.
Floorplan for Sizewell