Friston, Saxmundham | Guide Price, £362,500

An enchanting and recently renovated three bedroom detached cottage overlooking the village green. South facing rear garden with useful outbuilding. Sitting room with woodburner and French windows, superb kitchen/diner, large family bathroom, en-suite shower. Beautifully presented with exposed beams.
An enchanting detached three bedroom period cottage which is situated in a walk-way position overlooking the green at Friston, within a short walk of the village church and the pub. The cottage has been the subject of an extensive programme of repair and modernisation in the last few years. The external elevations have been weather-boarded and new double glazed windows have been installed. The property is heated by new electric radiators and a very smart new wood burner which has been set into an attractive inglenook in the sitting room. New wooden and tiled floors have been laid in the cottage. The sitting room opens out to the south facing, private rear garden via French windows. The superbly appointed kitchen, which has an electric range cooker and an excellent range of base level cupboards and drawers and matching eye-level units opens through to the dining area which has a stable door leading out to the garden. There is a fabulous ground floor shower room and a very smart en-suite shower in the main bedroom. Bedroom three is a good sized single room and both bedrooms one and two are well proportioned double rooms. The property had exposed timbers, hand crafted oak internal doors with forged iron door furniture. There are first floor views towards the church and the old village windmill. The garden is enclosed and laid to grass. There is a paved sun terrace/patio and a covered garden well. The owners have erected a large three bay timber outbuilding which could be developed into a garden studio or workspace. The resident's park in the area between the church and the village hall and access the property by foot either over the green or along the footpath.

We strongly recommend an early internal inspection in order to appreciate the high standard and character of the accommodation offered within.

Friston has a large village green, an active village hall and pub "The Chequers". The village lies conveniently between Aldeburgh and the market town of Saxmundham with easy access to the neighbouring village of Snape, famous for its world class Maltings Concert Hall, home to the Aldeburgh Festival. Saxmundham, which has a Wednesday market and Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, also benefits from a good range of shops. Its railway station provides connecting services to London. The seaside town of Aldeburgh has an excellent range of local shops with art galleries and fine restaurants. There are golf courses at Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Halesworth with sailing on the rivers Deben and Alde/Ore. Nature reserves in the area include RSPB Minsmere, Havergate Island, Snape Warren and North Warren.

VIEWING By appointment with Jennie Jones Estate Agents 01728 605511

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

Tel: 01394 383789 Applicants may be aware that there are proposals by Scottish power for a site at the far end of the village.

SERVICES Mains water, electricity, drainage.


Distance London 109 miles

Ipswich 23 miles

Saxmundham 3.5miles

Schools Snape Primary School

Church Road. IP17 1QF

Telephone: 01728 688363

Alde Valley Academy

Seaward Avenue. IP16 4BG

Telephone 01728 832227 Railway Station Station Approach Saxmundham

Doctor´s surgery Victoria Road

Aldeburgh IP15 5BR

Telephone 01728 452027

Supermarkets Tesco Aldeburgh

Co op Aldeburgh

Waitrose Saxmundham

Sports Centre Leiston Leisure Centre (pool)

Red House Lane. IP16 4LS
Floorplan for Friston, Saxmundham