Great Glemham, Saxmundham | Guide Price, £575,000


An elegant Edwardian detached house in a picturesque village between Framlingham and the Heritage Coast. 4 bedrooms plus self contained guest suite,4 receptions plus vaulted garden room opening to a beautiful garden. 3 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, garage and cart lodge. Beautifully presented throughout.
An elegant Edwardian detached family house which is situated at the heart of the picturesque Suffolk village of Great Glemham, beside the old chapel and within a very short walk of the Crown public house and the village hall. The house, which retains many lovely period architectural features, has been sympathetically modernised and substantially extended to provide a flexible range of accommodation that incorporates a self-contained guest suite which could be used as a "granny annexe". The accommodation is double glazed and is centrally heated via ducted air from an air source heat pump. There are working fireplaces in two reception rooms which both have modern, efficient wood burning stoves. The owners have further enhanced the energy efficiency of Providence Cottage by installing photo voltaic and solar hot water panels to the roof. The ground floor living space includes a sitting room, separate dining room and an open plan living room and kitchen, a utility room, a useful shower room and a fabulous garden room which has a vaulted ceiling and two pairs of French windows that open to the garden terrace. The guest suite offers an extremely flexible range of further accommodation and this includes a further sitting room, a double bedroom, shower room and small kitchen. There are three double first floor bedrooms and a family bathroom plus a fourth, single, "through" bedroom. The driveway at the front of the house affords good off street parking. There is a garage and an attached cart lodge. The rear garden, which faces west and south, enjoys a high degree of privacy and has been beautifully landscaped and planted with a broad sun terrace, formal lawned area with herbaceous borders, a wildlife area and a cultivated ornamental kitchen garden.

Great Glemham lies in an enviable position along the upper reaches of the Alde valley, between Framlingham and the Suffolk Heritage Coast. There are fabulous village walks through open undulating countryside, an enclosed recreation area: The Woodland Trust, which is popular with dog walkers , and cycle routes which lead along the smaller country lanes to Blaxhall, Snape and Orford. The nearby market town of Framlingham, which is famous for its ancient castle, has excellent shops and a supermarket with first class schools in both the state and private sector. There are two very good farm shops at nearby Farnham and Marlesford. The world class Snape Maltings Concert Hall is within a short drive as is the seaside town of Aldeburgh. Nature reserves in the area include North Warren, Minsmere, Havergate Island and Shingle Street. At the far end of the village, the 309th Bomb Group and Mighty Eighth Air Force are celebrated in the fascinating Control Tower museum which stands proud over the former World War II American Air Base American Air Base.

ENTRANCE PORCH Oak front door, tiled floor, pine ledged door opens to the Sitting room.

OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM AND KITCHEN

plus 3.26m x 2.37m 3.58m x 4.21m Front aspect living area with double glazed window, ceiling down lighters, tiled floor, fireplace with pine mantelpiece and surround, wood burning stove, fitted bookshelves to the side, pine panel doors to the staircase and the dining room, archway opens to the kitchen, warm air vents.

Rear aspect kitchen area with double glazed window overlooking the garden, tiled work tops over pine base level cabinets and drawers, single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap, tiled splash backs, fitted shelves, plumbing for dishwasher, cupboard housing electric consumer units, electric cooker point, down lighters, recess for fridge/freezer, warm air vent, pine ledged door to the utility room.

UTILITY ROOM 4.50m x 1.83m Double glazed window and casement door to the rear garden, tiled floor, roll edged work tops with single drainer stainless steel sink, mixer tap, cupboard under, wall mounted cupboards, water softener, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge, coat hooks, tall broom cupboard, cupboard housing Megaflow hot water cylinder with immersion heaters, warm air vents, smoke alarm, door to the shower room.

SHOWER ROOM Tiled floor and walls, wide shower cubicle with sliding screen. Vanity enclosed wash basin with cupboard under, WC., heated towel rail/radiator, down lighters, extractor fan.

DINING ROOM 4.80m x 2.40m Front aspect room with double glazed window, down lighters, warm air vents, bamboo flooring, fitted bookshelves, built in shelved cupboard with power sockets, arched pine panel door opens into the living room.

SITTING ROOM 6.04m x 3.95m (max)

Front aspect double glazed window, coved ceiling, wall light, warm air vents, bamboo flooring, fitted shelves and base level cupboard, TV point, attractive brick fireplace with a wood burning stove. Glazed double doors open through to the garden room/family room. A door opens into the Guest suite/Annexe.

GARDEN ROOM 6.10m x 3.37m (max)

A fabulous living space under a high vaulted ceiling with double glazed full height window and two pairs of French windows that open out onto the garden terrace. Skylight, warm air vents. Door to the Guest suite/Annexe.

THE GUEST SUITE/ANNEXE These rooms have been arranged so that they can be used separately from the main body of accommodation or incorporated as part of the living space to create additional bedroom and reception areas.

STUDY (GUEST SITTING ROOM) 3.65m x 3.55m A double aspect room with double glazed window and French windows which open out to the garden terrace. Down lighters, warm air vents, fitted carpet, thermostat, smoke alarm, access to the roof space.

GUEST BEDROOM 3.37m x 3.55m (max)

Double glazed window, warm air vents, double built in wardrobe. Doors to the guest sitting room and the guest kitchen.

GUEST KITCHEN 3.48m x 1.83m (max)

Double glazed window, roll edged work tops, single drainer stainless steel sink, base level units and drawers, wall mounted cupboards, 2 ring electric hob, space for fridge, vinyl flooring. Door from the main living room.

GUEST SHOWER ROOM A well appointed wet room with tiled walls and floor, shower, WC., vanity enclosed wash basin with cupboard under, heated towel rail/radiator, wall mounted electric heater, extractor fan, double glazed window, illuminated vanity mirror, medicine cabinet.

THE FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Access to the roof space, warm air vent, fitted carpet, double glazed window, ledged doors off to the bedrooms and bathroom, walk in airing cupboard with courtesy light, rail, electric heater and shelving.

BEDROOM ONE 3.28m x 2.98m Front aspect double glazed window, bamboo flooring recess and fitted shelves, warm air vent.

BEDROOM TWO 3.33m x 2.98m Front aspect double glazed window, bamboo flooring fitted shelves, warm air vent.

BEDROOM THREE 2.97m x 2.40m A through room between the landing and bedroom four, bamboo flooring, fitted shelves, rear aspect double glazed window.

BEDROOM FOUR 5.89m x 2.73m Double aspect, double glazed windows, vaulted ceiling, access to eaves space, built in wardrobe.

BATHROOM Panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower over the bath with shower screen, vanity enclosed wash basin with cupboard under, WC., bamboo flooring, tiled walls, medicine cabinet, warm air vent, extractor fan, double glazed window.

GARAGE 5.24m x 2.48m Double doors, power connected, access to roof storage space, courtesy door to the garden. Outside tap.

CART LODGE 5.42 x 2.78m Courtesy lighting and weather proof power point.

The property is approached via a shingle driveway which provides good off street parking to the front and side of the garage and cart lodge. The front garden is well stocked with herbaceous plants and is bordered by a low brick wall and metal railings. Side pedestrian access to the rear. Heat exchanger for heating.

The rear garden is beautifully landscaped and faces west and south, bordered by a mature mixed species hedge. The garden is laid to lawn with well stocked herbaceous borders, specimen and fruit trees. There is a productive ornamental kitchen garden with raised beds, a timber framed greenhouse, brick compost bunkers, two timber garden sheds and an outside tap. At the west end of the garden is a delightful wildlife garden area planted with fruit trees and soft fruit bushes. Immediately behind the house is a broad paved sun terrace with low brick walls and a raised flower bed. There is a pergola supporting established and productive grape vines. On the north side of the terrace is a south facing garden wall with climbing roses and a fig tree. The garden is sunny and affords a very high degree of privacy and seclusion.

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

Tel: 01394 383789

SERVICES Mains water, and electricity. Drainage to a modern

private system.

VIEWING By appointment through Jennie Jones Estate Agents:

SAXMUNDHAM (01728) 605511.

email: saxmundham@jennie-jones.com

DIRECTIONS: From Saxmundham proceed south bound on the A12 to Stratford St Andrew. Turn right by the Riverside Centre, signposted to Great Glemham. Follow this road into Great Glemham and at the T junction turn right, follow the road to the Crown public house and turn right on the corner into Chapel Road. Proceed over the bridge and the property will be found on the left.

EPC RATING = D

COUNCIL TAX BAND = D
Floorplan for Great Glemham, Saxmundham