An unique opportunity to acquire a handsome Grade II listed house dating from 18th century, offering elegant and spacious family accommodation. Set in attractive gardens with garage and parking located in the popular market town of Leiston.
Semi-Detached Town House Five Bedrooms Two Reception Rooms Cellar Walled Town Garden Garage Chain Free
An unique opportunity to acquire a handsome Grade II listed town house dating from 18th century, offering elegant and spacious family accommodation. Set in attractive walled gardens and with access to garage parking, located in the centre of the popular market town of Leiston.
Accommodation comprises briefly of:
Three attic bedrooms
This charming character house is presented in good condition throughout and has a wealth of character features together with spacious and elegant accommodation. Period features include window shutters, picture rails, ornate cornicing, high ceilings, original flooring and original fireplaces. An entrance hall welcomes you into the house with original wood floors and high ceilings. A passage leads through to a hall with a door to the kitchen. The well fitted kitchen has a good range of units with solid wood worktops, stainless steel sink, eye-level cooker, space for a fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The impressive dining room with ornate fireplace and large windows, interconnects with the kitchen and thus provides an excellent entertaining and living space. The sitting room is outstanding with full-length sash windows overlooking the garden and a door leading out to the terrace, an impressive marble fireplace with tiled hearth and very high ceilings. Also downstairs you will find a cloakroom area for hanging coats. Off the hall are steps down to the substantial wine cellar. Attractive stairs lead up to the first floor with the master bedroom on your left, with attractive fireplace and windows overlooking the grounds. The second double bedroom has a wall of fitted cupboards and shelves with a fireplace providing a focal point. A large family bathroom with large walk-in shower and white bathroom suite completes the first floor. The attic space has been converted into two further double bedrooms and a single room, which could easily be converted into one larger room again if required.
The garden in mainly laid to lawn and is principally walled with a variety of planted borders, stocked with shrubs. To one side of the garden is a paved terrace area. A garage and parking space is accessed via a private road behind the property.
The popular town of Leiston lies about a mile and a half inland from the Suffolk Heritage Coastline and offers a good range of shops in a traditional High Street setting, together with a Solar supermarket, library, bank, doctors and dentists surgeries, swimming pool complex and has the oldest cinema in Suffolk. Primary and secondary schooling is within walking distance and Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets may be found in nearby Saxmundham, about four miles distant and which also has a railway station on the East Suffolk branch line giving hourly services to Ipswich with connections there to London Liverpool Street.
Saxmundham - 4.5 Miles
Ipswich - 25.0 Miles
Aldeburgh - 4.1 Miles
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.
Gas fired central heating and hot water. All mains services are connected.
Suffolk Coastal District Counci
Tax Band: C
16 Main Street, Leiston, Suffolk, England