Peasenhall, Saxmundham | Offers In Excess Of, £380,000

A very pretty detached thatched cottage set in a semi-rural location on the edge of the well-served village of Peasenhall. Three bedrooms including a ground floor guest suite, 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room,3 bathrooms, summer house/studio, large mature garden abutting open farmland.
A very pretty detached period thatched cottage which is situated on the edge of the well-served and sought after Suffolk village of Peasenhall. The cottage, which has a large, mature garden, abuts farmland and enjoys wonderful views over the open Suffolk countryside. The cottage has been extended during its more recent lifetime and now offers a versatile range of accommodation that includes two first floor bedrooms and a ground floor guest suite that opens out to its own secret terrace overlooking open Suffolk countryside. The guest bedroom has its own shower room and there is a family bathroom on the ground floor plus a first floor shower room which serves the two first floor bedrooms. The living accommodation includes a well proportioned, beamed sitting room and a spacious and separate dining room which is also beamed and, like the sitting room, boasts an inglenook fireplace. The farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with hand crafted pine fronted cabinets. The accommodation is double glazed with leaded uPVC windows and is centrally heated by a modern LPG fired boiler. The thatch has just been re-ridged and combed. The seller's thatcher anticipates a minimum 30 year life span following this work.

The garden is a notable feature of this cottage. The owners keep ducks and chickens and have part of the garden set aside for their poultry and vegetable beds. The formal garden area is laid to lawn with well stocked borders and climbing plants that include honeysuckle, jasmine and productive grape vines. There is a patio which is shaded by an old apple tree. The owners have erected a timber summer house/studio which has its own WC. wash basin and fitted breakfast bar. There is a pea-shingle driveway for three cars with potential to create additional parking space or erect a garage or cart lodge (subject to the usual planning consents).

This part of Suffolk is a haven for artists, writers and musicians. Peasenhall is a very well served village which is ideally located for access to the ancient market town of Framlingham and the attractions of the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The village has an excellent shop, butchers, tea rooms, Emmetts Delicatesson and a nearby pub at Sibton: The White Horse. The nearest railway stations are at Darsham and Saxmundham where there is a Tesco and a Waitrose supermarket. Framlingham has excellent schools in both the state and private sectors and is famous for its ancient castle. The seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold lie within convenient reach by car and other local attractions include the world famous Snape Maltings concert hall and nature reserves at Minsmere and Havergate Island. There are golf courses at Woodbridge, Aldeburgh, Halesworth and Southwold with sailing on the rivers Blyth, Alde and Deben.

REAR LOBBY Casement door from the garden, vinyl flooring, exposed brick work, glazed door to the farmhouse kitchen, pine panel door opens to the ground floor guest suite.


GUEST BEDROOM Overlooking the garden with views towards open countryside, laminate flooring, radiator. Lobby area with casement door to the secret terrace.

SHOWER ROOM Tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, WC., radiator, laminate flooring, electric vanity light.

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN Front aspect room with views overlooking the garden terrace. Quarry tiled floor, exposed brick work and tiled work tops over hand crafted pine fronted cabinets, hardwood drainer with Belfast sink, mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine dishwasher, space for an electric range cooker, fitted cooker hood, Rayburn range (disconnected), wall mounted LPG boiler, radiator, skylight window, archway to the dining room, double louvre doors open to an inner lobby that leads to the bathroom. The lobby has a cupboard and laminate flooring.

FAMILY BATHROOM White suite with panel enclosed bath, wash basin with cupboard under, WC., laminate flooring, window, radiator, electric shaver point and vanity light.

DINING ROOM A double aspect room with views of the garden and open countryside. French windows open to the patio/terrace. Oak flooring, exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam, log burning stove and walk-in in cupboard to the side, fitted corner cupboard providing storage and housing electricity meter, radiator. Ledged door to the sitting room.

SITTING ROOM A front aspect room with window and casement door from the front garden, views over open countryside, fitted carpet, two radiators, TV point, exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with enclosed grate and bressummer beam. Stairs to the first floor landing.


LANDING Double aspect windows with views over open countryside. Oak flooring, exposed studwork, radiator.

BEDROOM ONE Double aspect room with views of the garden and pen countryside. Vaulted ceiling, walk in cupboard, fitted carpet, radiator, TV point.

BEDROOM TWO Gable window, beamed and vaulted ceiling, fitted carpet, pine fronted base level cupboards, fitted bookshelves, radiator.

SHOWER ROOM Tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC., vinyl floor, wall mounted electric heater, exposed beams, extractor fan.

LOCAL AUTHORITY East Suffolk District Council, East Suffolk House,

Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1RT

Tel: 01394 383789

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Drainage to a private system. Heating via Calor gas (LPG)

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through Jennie Jones Estate Agents:

SAXMUNDHAM (01728) 605511.


DIRECTIONS: From Saxmundham proceed in a northerly direction out of the town. Go past Carlton Park Sports Ground and take the next turning on the left to Carlton and follow this road through to the A12. Turn right on to A12 and then immediately left, follow this road, take the right turn towards Peasenhall. Follow this road towards the village where the cottage will be found on the left hand side.

Floorplan for Peasenhall, Saxmundham