Fairfield Road, Saxmundham | £465,000


A beautiful former Victorian farmhouse located within walking distance of the railway station and town centre. Large mature and sunny garden, double garage. Sitting room and dining room with fireplaces, very large conservatory/garden room; fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility, 2 baths, 5 bedrooms.
A lovely Victorian former farm house which is located in one of Saxmundham's most sought after residential streets just a few minutes walk from the railway station, High Street and Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets. Five Gables is believed to have once been the farmhouse to the land that was later developed at the end of the 19th century and first quarter of the 20th century to become Fairfield Road. The house, which is striking in its architectural style, occupies a generous sized plot with a mature west facing garden which benefits from south sun. There is a driveway to the front with good off street parking in front of the double garage. The house, which is centrally heated by gas-fired radiators, benefits from double glazed windows and retains many of its original and delightful, Victorian features. There is an elegant dining room with an original fireplace complete with delicate inset tiles. This room is large enough to accommodate a piano and is used by the owners as a music room. The sitting room, at the back of the house and overlooking the garden also has a fireplace and opens through to a bright snug, which in turn opens through to a lovely, traditional glass-house conservatory where there is a mature and productive grape vine. The conservatory is a place for plants and people. It serves as a summer dining space and living room and is the perfect winter green house. The kitchen/breakfast room is well appointed with an excellent range of modern cabinets and integrated oven and hob and cooker hood. There is a separate utility room with space and plumbing for a washing machine, dishwasher and water softener. Beyond the utility room is a rear lobby, which opens through to the double garage and a cloakroom. The first floor bedrooms are all well proportioned and are served by a large family bathroom and a neat en-suite shower room to the master bedroom which is located at the back of the house overlooking the garden. A staircase leads from the first floor landing to the two attic bedrooms. Previous owners have used these rooms as work spaces. They presently operate as a study and fourth bedroom. For those wishing to work from home, or perhaps create additional ground floor annexe accommodation, it may also be possible to convert the large garage (subject to the usual consents). The size of the plot would easily accommodate an extension to the main house, if desired (subject to consent). Houses of this nature are rarely available in Saxmundham and we strongly recommend an early internal inspection in order to fully appreciate the character and versatility of the accommodation offered within.

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.

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

 

EPC RATING = D

SUMMARY OF THE ACCOMMODATION Entrance Hall; Living Room (Sitting Room 3.78m x 3.96m; and Snug 2.44m x 3.96m;)

Conservatory 7.87m x 3.73m; Dining Room 3.96m x 3.73m; 7.87m x 3.73m; 3.96m

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.18m x 2.44m;

Rear Lobby; Cloakroom; Rear Porch; Utility Room 3.51m x 2.39m;

First Floor Landing; Bedroom One 3.96m x 3.30m;

En-suite Shower Room 2.50m x 1.65m;

Bedroom Two 3.68m x 3.76m; Bedroom Three 3.84m x 2.39m; 3.68m x 3.76m; 3.84m

Bathroom 3.40m x 2.44m;

(at floor level); Attic Room/Bedroom Four/Study 3.63m x 2.34

Attic Room/Bedroom Five 5.33m x 2.34m.

Garage 5.69m x 4.98m
Floorplan for Fairfield Road, Saxmundham