Church Street, Saxmundham | Offers In Excess Of, £750,000

A unique opportunity to acquire this substantial four bedroom bungalow, which is located in a secluded and secret location behind St Johns church, close to Waitrose, the High Street and railway station with a garden that abuts Hurts Hall. Four reception rooms farmhouse kitchen with AGA. Dble garage.
A very spacious detached individual bungalow in a secret location close to the town centre of Saxmundham, abutting the grounds of Hurts Hall. The property, which occupies a generous sized plot benefits from a lovely mature garden which is south facing and benefits from a high degree of privacy and seclusion. The property is approached from a private lane which lies to the west of St. John's church. This unique situation places the bungalow within easy walking distance of the High Street, Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets and the railway station. The property, which dates from the 1970s and has been extended by a previous owner, has been the subject of a recent programme of modernisation. The accommodation is centrally heated by gas-fired radiators and has uPVC double glazed windows. It offers tremendous space and versatility (there having previously been provision for a self contained integral guest annexe). The spacious reception hall leads off to a very large double aspect sitting room (south and west). The sitting room has a fireplace and wood burner and opens to the rear garden via patio doors. There is a large separate dining room and this room opens to the spacious, south facing, farmhouse kitchen in which there is a gas-fired AGA. The kitchen has potential to upgraded and offers a good range of base level cabinets. The is large utility room, in which there is a boiler cupboard housing the gas boiler, has a back door to the driveway. The farmhouse kitchen also opens to a snug. This room, which also faces south, has a wide archay through to the office. These spaces are used separately at present but could be incorporated into one large living room. There is a second study area located off the inner hall which leads to the four large bedrooms. Bedroom one is notable for its size. It opens out to the garden via patio doors and is adjacent to bedroom four which has been fitted with high quality wardrobes and is used as a dressing room. A Jack and Jill arrangement allows access to the luxuriously appointed shower room that is en-suite to the guest bedroom. The two further bedrooms (both double rooms) are served by a very smart family bathroom. The property has a large driveway which offers parking for several cars and space for boat trailers, caravans etc. The double garage has electrically operated doors and a personal door to the garden. The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. There is a paved sun terrace and well stocked flower beds. There is a useful garden shed and space to erect a summer house or garden studio.

In the last three years the owners have overhauled the central heating system (a new boiler was installed in 2018 with a ten year guarantee and a pressurised hot water system was installed. There is a new water softener; dual source heated towel rails and electric under floor heating in the new bathrooms. The roof has also been overhauled, re-lined and insulated. A Quooker boiling tap has been installed in the kitchen.

Saxmundham is a very well-served market town which lies approximately seven miles from the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The town has a railway station and Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets. The vibrant High Street has good local shops and the town also has a Wednesday market. There is a Primary School and a High School (a free school run by the Seckford Foundation). Among the many attractions in the local area are the seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold, nature reserves at Minsmere, North Warren and Havergate Island and Snape Maltings: home to the Aldeburgh Festival. There are golf courses at Thorpeness and Aldeburgh and sailing on the rivers Deben, Alde/Ore and Orwell.


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

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and gas. Drainage is to a private system.





London 106 miles

Ipswich 21 miles

Aldeburgh 7 miles


Saxmundham Primary School

Brook Farm Road. IP17 1XQ

Telephone: 01728 602205

Saxmundham High School

Seaman Avenue. IP17 1DZ

Telephone 01728 633910

Railway Station

Station Approach Saxmundham

Doctor´s surgery

Lambsale Meadow

Saxmundham IP17 1DY

Telephone 01728 602022


Tesco Saxmundham

Waitrose Saxmundham

Sports centre

Leiston Leisure Centre (pool)

Red House Lane. IP16 4LS


Full fibre installed (Speed:137 Mbps)

Council Tax

Band E
Floorplan for Church Street, Saxmundham