Bell Cottage, Ferry Road, Walberswick | Guide Price, £975,000


Bell Cottage is a detached Grade II listed property in an enviable location. The property retains a number of orignal features and appears to be in good order throughout. There is a small garden to the front side of the property and a very pretty enclosed garden to the rear. The cottage would be ideally suited for either full time occupation, or for use as a holiday home. Internal viewing is highly recommended.
THE PROPERTY Bell Cottage is a detached Grade II Listed period property in an enviable location. The cottage retains a number of original features and has character and charm. The property has been well cared for by the current owners and appears in good order throughout. There is scope for further improvement or extension subject to necessary planning consent.

The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, sitting room, small dining room which could also be used as an office, a kitchen, utility/shower room and a drawing room which could be used as a fifth bedroom. To the first floor are two double bedrooms both with en-suites and two further bedrooms to the second floor. There is a small garden to the front side of the property and a very pretty enclosed garden to the rear.

The property would be ideally suited for either full time occupation or for use as a holiday home.

Internal viewing is highly recommended.

LOCATION Bell Cottage is located on the eastern edge of this quintessential village within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nearby are the sandy beaches, heath and marshlands. Walberswick has a village shop, a number of other smaller shops on the green, the Church and two public houses.

To the north of Walberswick is the ever popular coastal town of Southwold which has a buoyant High Street catering for every day needs. The town also has a number of pubs/restaurants, Churches, golf and sailing clubs and the award winning pier. Southwold can be reached by a short ferry ride in the summer, by foot and cycle path over the bridge, or by car via the A12.

All attractions are within easy reach and include a range of walks and cycle routes, the RSPB sanctuary at Minsmere and Dunwich.

ACCOMMODATION A half glazed entrance door opens to the:-

ENTRANCE HALL Window to front aspect; radiator; under stairs recess; stairs to first floor landing; two wall light points; fitted carpet; door to:-

DRAWING ROOM/BEDROOM 5

13ft 10in x 13ft.

4.22m x 3.97m Window to side aspect overlooking the garden; two radiators; alcoves to each side of chimney breast, one housing a concealed wash basin; four wall light points; telephone point; television point; fitted carpet.

SITTING ROOM

16ft 6in x 11ft 2in.

5.04m x 3.42m Part leaded window to front aspect and leaded window to rear; two radiators; inglenook fireplace (boarded) with alcoves a timber bressumer over; exposed ceiling beams; six wall light points; telephone point; television point; fitted carpet; door and steps to kitchen and door to:-

DINING ROOM/OFFICE

9ft 5in x 6ft 8in.

2.89m x 2.04m Window to side aspect; radiator; ceiling beam; two wall light points; fitted carpet.

KITCHEN

10ft 9in x 8ft.

3.28m x 2.45m Two windows to rear aspect overlooking the garden; Velux roof light; stainless steel sink with drainer; base units work surfaces; electric cooker space; fridge space; floor standing oil boiler for central heating and domestic hot water; radiator; shelved recess; exposed ceiling timbers; ceiling light point; half glazed door to:-

REAR LOBBY With half glazed door to exterior; Velux roof light; radiator; loft access hatch; door to:-

UTILITY/SHOWER ROOM

8ft 8in x 7ft 10in.

2.65m x 2.41m Window to rear and side aspects; Velux roof light; stainless steel sink over base unit; plumbing for washing machine; freezer space; fully tiled shower cubicle; low level w.c.; towel radiator; recessed ceiling lights; extractor fan; vinyl flooring.

FIRST FLOOR Stairs from the entrance hall lead to the:-

LANDING Window to front aspect; stairs to second floor accommodation; doors to bedrooms.

BEDROOM 1

12ft 7in x 9ft 4in.

3.85m x 2.86m Window to front aspect; radiator; recessed wardrobe with curtain and cupboards over; ceiling beam; wall light point; arched opening to:-

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM

13ft 10in x 5ft 5in.

4.22m x 1.66m. Window to rear aspect with lovely views over the harbour to Southwold; walk in shower with glass screen; wash basin; low level w.c.; radiator; ample tiling; wall light point; ceiling light point; built in shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder; fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 2

12ft 7in x 12ft 1in.

3.84m x 3.68m Window to front aspect and leaded window to side aspect; radiator; recessed wardrobe with curtain and cupboards over; two wall light points; ceiling beam; ceiling light point; fitted carpet; arched opening to:-

EN-SUITE BATHROOM

17ft 6in x 4ft 3in.

5.34m x 1.30m Attractive leaded window to rear aspect with lovely views over the garden the harbour and to Southwold. A three piece suite comprising a corner bath, vanity wash basin and low level w.c. radiator; two ceiling light points; ample tiling; fitted carpet.

SECOND FLOOR Stairs from the first floor lead to the second floor bedrooms.

BEDROOM 3

10ft 6in x 9ft 8in PSC

3.22m x 2.97m Radiator; ceiling timbers; loft access hatch; ceiling light; eaves storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 4

10ft 11in x 10ft. PSC

3.33m x 3.06m Dormer window to side aspect with views; radiator; ceiling timbers; ceiling light point.

OUTSIDE There is a small enclosed garden to one side at the front of the property. Mainly lawn with borders containing a selection of mixed planting. There is a pathway which gives access to the rear.

The pretty rear garden is enclosed by fencing and is very sheltered. Mainly lawn there are borders containing a wide variety of mature plants and shrubs and an impressive walnut tree. There is a timber storage shed, a further timber shed with power which is used as an office, three timber summer houses, a potting shed and covered sitting area. A shingle driveway for off street parking can be found to the side.