Yoxford, Saxmundham | Guide Price, £635,000

An elegant three storey detached house with a secluded exotic garden and garage at the heart of the well served village of Yoxford; ideal for amenities and the coast. Sitting room with fireplace; conservatory; open plan kitchen/dining room; cloakroom. Three en-suite bathrooms; four double bedrooms.
An elegant three storey detached house with a secluded exotic garden and garage. Palm Tree Cottage is located at the very centre of the pretty and well-served Suffolk village of Yoxford within walking distance of the excellent village amenities and within convenient reach of the A12 and the railway station at Darsham. The house, which was built at around the turn of this century, has a Georgian style to reflect the local vernacular architecture. The house is heated by gas-fired radiators and has a fireplace in the sitting room (not in use). The sellers have installed solar panels to provide hot water and electricity. This work was done by East Green Energy and is reflected in the Energy Performance Certificate. The accommodation on the ground floor comprises and entrance lobby and cloakroom; an elegant sitting room; an open plan kitchen/dining room which has its own eclectic range of cabinets and storage; and a lovely conservatory which opens to an overlooks the beautiful exotic garden. The first floor accommodates the large principle bedroom and en-suite shower room; bedroom three, which also has an en-suite shower room; the fourth bedroom (which overlooks the church) and a lobby from which the stairs rise to the second floor guest suite. The top floor second bedroom has vaulted ceilings and dormer windows that look out onto the church. There is an en-suite bathroom to bedroom two. The enchanting rear garden is fabulously planned and stocked with exotic trees and shrubs which create a secluded retreat with hidden seating areas for sun and shade, a tranquil water feature and a rustic loggia that provides a sheltered space for reading or work. The garage, to the rear of the house has been designed to mimic a "Tin Tabernacle". The garage could be adapted for use as a garden office or art studio. It has power connected and opens through to a small lean to store room at the back. The driveway to the side of the house is shared with next door and leads to the garage. There is gate from the driveway into the garden.

Palm Tree Cottage is situated for easy access to both the forest and heathland of the Heritage Coast and the charming rural towns and villages of inland Suffolk. Yoxford is convenient for the A12 and Darsham railway station. The pretty village has a general store, primary school, surgery, garage, antique shops and more. Yoxford boasts a hotel, a fine restaurant, a café and two pubs, and the area is known for its specialist food producers, farmers' markets and food festivals. Golf courses and sailing can be found nearby and at Southwold and Aldeburgh, and the nearby Snape Maltings complex is home to the internationally renowned Aldeburgh Music Festival. There are ancient castles to explore at Framlingham and Orford and many remarkable churches including Blythburgh's 'Cathedral of the Marshes'. The RSPB's flagship reserve of Minsmere is within easy reach, and there are other wonderful nature reserves at North Warren, Havergate Island and Shingle Street.

SUMMARY OF THE ACCOMMODATION Entrance Hall; Cloakroom/Utility Room; Sitting Room 7.59m x 3.18m; Kitchen/Dining Room 3.94m x 2.59m plus 4.67m x 3.63m; Conservatory 4.49m x 2.69m; First Floor Landing; Inner Vestibule; Bedroom One 5.28m x 3.18m; En-suite Shower Room 2.11m x 1.62m; Bedroom One 3.63m x 2.59m; En-suite Shower Room; Bedroom Three 3.63m x 2.59m; En-suite Bathroom 2.06m x 1.86m; Bedroom Four 3.28m x 3.07m; Second Floor Landing; Bedroom Two 4.70m x 2.84m (vaulted ceiling); En-suite Bathroom 3.28m x 2.08m.

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

Tel: 01394 383789


SERVICES Mains gas, electricity, drainage and water .


VIEWING By appointment through Jennie Jones Estate Agents:

SAXMUNDHAM (01728) 605511.

email: saxmundham@jennie-jones.com


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