Marlesford, Woodbridge, Suffolk | Guide Price, £285,000

An enchanting end of row period cottage in a quiet, picturesque village between Woodbridge and Saxmundham; ideal for access to the coast, railway station and amenities at Wickham Market. 2 reception rooms,2 bedrooms, cot room/study, first floor bathroom, beams and fireplace, lovely cottage garden.
1 East View Cottages is an enchanting end of row period, cottage which lies on the corner of two quiet and minor roads at the heart of the picturesque Suffolk village of Marlesford within a conservation area . The cottage which has 19th century additions, is beautifully presented and has been a much-loved, and well cared for, home. The cottage features an elegant fireplace and multi-fuel stove in the sitting room, a separate dining room and a kitchen which opens out to the cottage garden via a stable door. The bathroom is located on the first floor where there are two double bedrooms plus a third bedroom/cot room/study which is en-suite to Bedroom One and presently serves as a study. The garden is an attractive feature of the property. It is enclosed and well maintained; easily managed and sunny. Like other residents in Marlesford, the owners park on the quiet street. Cottages of this type are rarely available in the village and we therefore strongly recommend an early appointment to view.

Marlesford is a hidden gem. Located between Woodbridge, Aldeburgh and Framlingham it is situated just off the A12 and benefits from its own excellent farm shop and cafe. The village is part of a working estate and is conveniently placed for access to the amenities at Wickham Market which include a school, supermarket, doctors' surgery, dentist and independent shops and restaurants. There is a railway station just the other side of the A12 at Campsea Ashe with connecting services to London, Cambridge and Norwich via Ipswich. The nearest pub is the highly regarded Crown, just down the road at Great Glemham. This area is a haven for writers, artists and conservationists. Attractions in the area include the world famous Snape Maltings concert hall, the nature reserves at RSPB Minsmere, Havergate Island and Shingle Street (to name just three) and wonderful walks and cycle routes to heath and woodlands area such as Iken Cliff and Tunstall Forest. There are ancient castles to be explored at Orford and Framlingham, golf at Aldeburgh and Woodridge and sailing on the rivers Deben, Alde/Ore and Orwell.

SITTING ROOM 5.36m x 3.34m Front aspect window, front door. Elegant fireplace with a carved limestone surround and mantelpiece, multi-fuel stove, fitted bookshelves, fitted carpet. Staircase leads up to the first floor landing. Door to the dining room.

DINING ROOM 3.80m x 3.25m Front aspect window, night storage heater, tiled floor, exposed beams, deep built in cupboards. Door to the kitchen.

KITCHEN 3.96m x 1.99m Rear aspect window, and stable door from the garden. Carved wooden draining board and beech work top, Belfast sink with mixer tap and tiled splash backs, pine base level cupboards, wall mounted pine cabinets and shelf, electric cooker point, space for a fridge freezer and plumbing for a washing machine. There is room for a dresser. Exposed beams and tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Fitted bookshelves, redundant fireplace, night storage heater. Doors off to bedrooms one and two and the bathroom.

BEDROOM ONE 4.39m (max.) x 3.19m Front aspect window, fitted carpet, exposed beams and studwork, large brick chimney breast. Door to the study/third bedroom/cot room.

STUDY/THIRD BEDROOM/COT ROOM 3.35m x 2.16mRear aspect window, fitted carpet, built in airing cupboard and cupboard, exposed beams and studwork.

BEDROOM TWO 3.31m x 2.19m

Front aspect window, fitted carpet.

BATHROOM 2.44m x 1.90m Panel enclosed bath, tiled splash backs, pedestal wash basin, WC., vinyl floor, wall mounted electric heater and electric heated towel rail, rear aspect window.

GARDEN Front garden with picket gate in a flint and brick wall and established yew and holly hedge. Side bed: gravelled with low retaining brick wall. Rear garden: an easily-managed, secluded space with flower beds and seating area. Timber bike-shed, additional timber store and water butt. Pedestrian gate. Outside the gate is a narrow strip of land owned by the neighbouring property. There is a right of way over this strip.

SERVICES Mains water is metered via a shared supply, mains electricity. Drainage is to a private and shared system with a one fifth share of all charges.

TENURE Freehold

Floorplan for Marlesford, Woodbridge, Suffolk