Fairfield Road, Saxmundham | Guide Price, £515,000

A stunning converted Victorian school which is part of a small exclusive development in a highly desirable residential area to the railway station, High Street and Waitrose. Three double bedrooms and bathrooms, contemporary open plan living space with wonderful Victorian features, snug and gallery.
A stunning individual house which is part of a converted Victorian school by Fielden Ltd. East house is one of three unique homes; a part of this exclusive development which is located in the sought after residential area of Fairfield Road; just minutes walk to the railway station, High Street and local supermarkets. The property, which benefits from gas-fired under floor heating and radiators, is double glazed and features beautiful arched school windows, which in the main living area and library/snug extend full height over two storeys. Fielden Ltd. have taken great pains to retain much of the original architectural detail of the old school whilst creating a light and airy contemporary house which includes a fabulous open plan sitting room/dining room and kitchen; a snug/library which has a spiral staircase to its own private gallery/study and three double bedrooms which are served by superbly appointed en-suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. The second bedroom and its en-suite shower room are located on the ground floor: offering disabled access to the occupiers and their guests. All the bedrooms benefit from useful built in wardrobe space. There is a large boarded and insulated attic space which offers additional storage space. The kitchen is fitted with beautiful cabinets under quartz work tops and has and excellent range of integrated Bosch appliances. There is a separate utility room with a washing machine and a useful downstairs cloakroom. The main living room opens out to a private walled west-facing courtyard - perfect for outdoor entertaining. At the rear of the house is the delightful landscaped, south-facing garden which is lawned with beautifully stocked flower beds and borders, expertly designed to enhance the surrounding space. The property benefits from a good sized garage and gated access to the private driveway for secure off street parking.

This part of Suffolk is a haven for naturalists, artists and musicians. Saxmundham is a vibrant market town with its own railway station that provides access to London, Norwich and Cambridge via Ipswich. There are excellent local shops in the High Street a Waitrose and a Tesco supermarket, coffee shops, restaurants and galleries. The world famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall which is home to the internationally renowned Aldeburgh Festival, is a popular nearby attraction and there are wonderful estuary walks along the Sailors Path at Snape and at Iken Cliff and woodland walks at Tunstall Forest. The attractions of Southwold, Orford and Aldeburgh lie within convenient reach by car and there are nature reserves nearby including Snape Marshes, RSPB Minsmere and Dunwich Heath.

ENTRANCE HALL Front door, fitted recessed door mat, ceramic tiled floor, coved ceiling, downlighters, telephone point. Staircase, with fitted carpet, leads up to the first floor.


CLOAKROOM Wash basin with mixer tap and tiled splash backs, mirror, chrome towel rail/radiator, WC., ceramic tiled floor, display niche, extractor fan, down lighter, under stair cupboard.

LIBRARY/SNUG 6.32m x 3.09m High (east facing) double glazed school window, porcelain tiled floor. Coved ceiling, down lighters, spiral staircase to the first floor gallery above, thermostat for under floor heating, media points.

GALLERY 6.33m X 3.08m Well lit by the school window which rises from the library/snug below. Hardwood hand rail and metal balustrades, radiator, fitted carpet, media points. Vaulted ceiling.


BEDROOM THREE 4.86m x 2.57m Double aspect (north and east) double glazed arched windows. High ceiling, fitted carpet, media points, built in wardrobe, thermostat for under floor heating. Door to the en-suite shower room.


EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Beautifully appointed with tiled floor and splash backs. Pedestal wash basin, mixer tap, W.C., electric shaver point and illuminated mirror. Walk in shower, chrome towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, pendent ceiling lights, double glazed arched window.

OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM AND KITCHEN 8.94m x 4.20m plus 4.25m x 2.87m

Well lit by a full height south facing school window which rises through a light well to the bedroom above. Two pairs of double glazed French windows open out to a west facing walled courtyard which provides a perfect outdoor entertaining space. Ceramic tiled floor, down lighters, media points, thermostat for underfloor heating. The kitchen is beautifully fitted with Masterclass units with quartz work tops. Carved drainer over a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and cupboard under. Range of base level cupboards and three nests of drawers. Slide out bin, two carousel units, slide out larder rack, tall shelved larder cupboard, Bosch 5 burner stainless steel gas hob, extractor hood over, two electric ovens, Bosch dishwasher, integrated fridge and freezer. Ceiling spot lights and smoke alarm.


UTILITY ROOM 2.89m x 2.73m Roll edged work top with single drainer stainless steel sink, cupboard under, wall mounted units, Bosch washing machine, space for a tumble dryer. Cupboard housing gas fired boiler, ceramic tiled floor, cupboard with pressurised hot water cylinder. Double glazed casement door to the garden.

LANDING Fitted carpet, doors off to the bedrooms and bathroom, smoke alarm.

BEDROOM ONE 5.74m x 3.05m South facing arched window which is set in a light well and rises from the open plan living room below, double glazed velux windows (east and west), radiator, fitted carpet, two built in wardrobes with courtesy lights. Door to the en-suite shower room.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Vanity enclosed wash basin with storage beneath, electric shaver point and illuminated mirror, W.C., wide shower cubicle, chrome towel rail/radiator, shelved recess double glazed velux window, extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 5.44m x 2.69m Double aspect room (north and east) with arched double glazed windows, radiator, fitted carpet, built in wardrobe with courtesy light. Access to the attic via a pull down ladder.

BATHROOM 2.10m x 1.70m Porcelain tiled floor and part tiled walls, panel enclosed bath with bath filler and shower over the bath, W.C., vanity enclosed wash basin with storage beneath, vanity mirror and electric shaver point, down lighter, chrome towel rail/radiator.


ATTIC SPACE 9.07m x 2.60m at floor level

A long boarded and insulated space lit at either end by porthole windows. Excellent storage space accessible via a pull down ladder in the second bedroom.

GARAGE 6.19m x 3.17m Up and over door. Personal door at the rear. Power connected.

OUTSIDE The property benefits from a beautiful landscaped south facing garden which is laid to lawn and planted with ornamental shrubs and herbaceous plants. Pea shingle paths lead from the garden to the garage and driveway and on to the west facing walled courtyard. There is outside lighting .

The property is approached via shared driveway leading to wrought iron gates that open into the private driveway and parking area for East House.

GARAGE 6.19m x 3.17m Up and over door. Personal door at the rear. Power connected.

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


SERVICES Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.


VIEWING By appointment through Jennie Jones Estate Agents:

SAXMUNDHAM (01728) 605511.

email: saxmundham@jennie-jones.com


Floorplan for Fairfield Road, Saxmundham