Benhall, Saxmundham, Suffolk | £495,000


A beautifully presented detached four bedroom family house situated in a lovely village location with views over the green. Sitting room, dining room and study, farmhouse kitchen, utility room and cloakroom, family bathroom, en-suite shower room and dressing area. Large driveway, lawned gardens.
A recently extended and modernised individual detached house at the heart of Benhall Green overlooking the Wadd (meadow) and within a short walk of the village primary school and social club. The property which is believed to date from the 1920s has been the subject of an extensive programme of renovation and is beautifully presented with a flexible and spacious range of accommodation that includes four first floor bedrooms and two bathrooms, two well-proportioned living rooms, a study, utility and cloakroom and a superbly appointed kitchen/dining room. The property has a wide lawned garden at the rear and a pretty front garden. There is a good sized driveway with access to the side and potential (subject to the usual consents) to erect a cart lodge or car port. The property has a new oil fired central heating system and double glazed windows and French windows from the sitting room and the kitchen/dining room to the front and rear gardens respectively. The owners have taken pains to preserve many inter-war architectural features which include internal panel doors, picture rails, polished pine floor boards and fireplaces. An internal inspection is strongly recommended in order to appreciate the standard and versatility of the accommodation offered within.

This part of Suffolk is a haven for artists, writers and musicians. Benhall Green is a popular and pretty Suffolk village which lies to the south of Saxmundham, within convenient reach of Saxmundham town centre, railway station and local amenities. The village is also conveniently located for access to Snape, Aldeburgh and the attractions of the Suffolk, Heritage Coast. Saxmundham benefits from a Tesco and Waitrose supermarket and a vibrant High Street with good local shops, restaurants and galleries. The railway station provides connecting services to London Liverpool Street station via Ipswich. Other attractions in this part of Suffolk include the RSPB nature reserve at Minsmere with other reserves at North Warren, Havergate Island and Shingle Street. Ancient castles at Framlingham and Orford. Sailing on the rivers Alde, Deben and Orwell and golf at Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Hinton and Halesworth.

ENTRANCE HALL Part glazed front door, stairs off to the first floor with fitted stair carpet.

SITTING ROOM

8.03m x 3.64m Front aspect room with double glazed window and French windows opening to the front garden. Lovely brick fireplace with exposed oak bressummer beam (wood burner does not function), radiators, wall lights, fitted carpet and polished pine floor boards, under stair cupboard, TV point. The sitting room opens to the kitchen/dining room.

DINING ROOM/FAMILY ROOM

3.63m x 3.47m Front aspect double glazed window, radiator. Lovely Victorian fireplace, picture rail, polished pine floor boards, wall light points. Opens to the study.

STUDY

2.65m x 2.00m Rear aspect room double glazed window,, radiator, fitted carpet.

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN/DINING ROOM

6.96m x 2.64m A very smart kitchen fitted with hardwood work tops, single drainer, stainless steel sink unit, mixer tap and cupboard under, Shaker style base level cupboards and matching wall mounted units, nest of drawers and pan drawers, space for an electric range cooker, cooker hood, dishwasher, integrated fridge and freezer, tiled floor, radiator, TV point, uPVC double glazed window and French windows to the garden.

UTILITY ROOM

2.86m x 1.89m Roll edged work tops, single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap and tiled splash backs, cupboards, wall mounted units, tall fridge/freezer, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, vinyl floor, uPVC double glazed window.

CLOAKROOM

WC and wash basin with mixer tap and tiled splash backs, vinyl floor, wall mounted cupboard.

LANDING Telephone point. Doors off to the bedrooms and family bathroom.

BEDROOM ONE

4.78m x 3.59m Front aspect room uPVC double glazed window with views over the meadow, radiator, carpet, access to roof space. Opens to the dressing area.

DRESSING AREA Excellent built in storage with skirting LED lights. Opens to the En-suite shower room.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Wide shower cubicle with rain shower head and hand shower attachment, vanity enclosed wash basin with mixer tap, tiled splash backs and cupboard under, WC. Vinyl floor, down lighters, extractor fan, chrome towel rail/radiator, uPVC double glazed window.

BEDROOM TWO

4.43m x 3.65m Double aspect room uPVC double glazed window affords a view of the meadow, radiator, lovely fireplace, picture rail, built in wardrobe, pine floor boards.

BEDROOM THREE

3.87m x 2.67m Rear aspect uPVC double glazed window, radiator, laminate flooring.

BEDROOM FOUR

3.04m x 2.65m Front aspect uPVC double glazed window with view of the meadow, radiator, pine floor boards, built in wardrobe, TV point.

BATHROOM Corner bath and free standing shower pod with rain shower and jets. WC., vanity enclosed wash basin, vinyl floor, extractor fan, radiator, uPVC double glazed window.

REAR GARDEN Enclosed garden with new timber fencing, laid to lawn with paved patio/seating area, two timber sheds, oil tank and external oil-fired boiler. Side access.

FRONT GARDEN Laid to lawn with stocked flower beds and established hedge. Paved patio. Approached via a pea shingle driveway which affords good off street parking. There may be scope to erect a cart lodge to the side of the house, subject to the usual planning consents.

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

SERVICES Mains water, drainage and electricity.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through Jennie Jones Estate Agents:

SAXMUNDHAM (01728) 605511.

email: saxmundham@jennie-jones.com

DIRECTIONS: From Saxmundham proceed south out of Saxmundham towards Benhall and take the third turning on the left into Benhall Green. Proceed past the school and the property will be found on the left past the turning for Aldercar Lane.

EPC RATING = D
Floorplan for Benhall, Saxmundham, Suffolk