St. Nicholas South Elmham, Harleston

Guide Price £825,000

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Five bedroom detached house in St. Nicholas South Elmham

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Key Features

  • A stunning 18th century Victorian Farmhouse, ready to move straight in to.
  • Five Bedrooms, one en-suite; two family bathrooms and WC.
  • Oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout.
  • Kitchen/breakfast room with utility room.
  • Detached garage with office above, ample parking for several vehicles.
  • Beautiful ‘Amdega’ conservatory overlooking the rear garden.
  • Set in a generous plot of beautiful gardens and countryside views.
  • Separate sitting room and dining room.
  • A short distance from Halesworth, Bungay and Suffolk Heritage Coast

Property Description

Step through the substantial solid timber entrance door and enter a house that was obviously built to a standard not a price in 1843 and being originally part of the extensive Flixton Hall Estate. The elegant and spacious interior boasts generous ceiling heights and retains many original features including exposed timberwork but benefits from oil fired central heating , double glazed windows, etc. and the property has been maintained to the highest standards.
Stepping into this immaculately presented property, the entrance porch with Victorian style geometric diamond pattern tile flooring leads to the inner hallway, with stairs up to the first floor.
To the left, the dual aspect dining room has oak flooring, an arched brick fireplace enclosing a cast iron wood burning stove and a door leading to a storage cupboard. To the right you have the sitting room, a light and spacious room with windows overlooking the front and side aspect, a cosy timber moulded fire surround enclosing a brick lined fireplace and cast iron woodburning stove, glazed display cupboard and access into the kitchen.
The open plan kitchen/breakfast room really is the heart of the home. This superb space offers a range of 'shaker' style wall and base units with polished granite worktops and central island unit, a Belfast sink, integrated dishwasher, two oven classic cream AGA, an additional fan assisted electric oven with four ring induction hob and extractor hood.
The utility room is located next to the kitchen and has space for appliances, such as plumbing for a washing machine, fitted water softener, fitted units and quarry tile flooring. From the rear lobby, a door opens directly to the garden. To the opposite side of the kitchen, an external glazed side porch provides protection from the elements and access to the WC.
Through the glazed doors, you are welcomed into the 'Amdega' conservatory, raised on a brick plinth and glazed on three sides, with underfloor heating and doors to the rear garden, this room is the perfect spot to sit and enjoy the views over the garden and beyond.
Upstairs, on the first floor, a landing gives access to a generous master bedroom suite, comprising dressing room/bedroom five with a walk in wardrobe, cast iron fireplace, airing cupboard that houses the hot water cylinder. The master bedroom is a delightful space with exposed roof timbers, polished oak flooring, windows to the rear and side aspect with far reaching views across the open countryside. Off the dressing room you have the en-suite which boasts a shower, toilet, bidet and basin, ceramic tiled flooring and heated towel rail. Bedroom two is a lovely bright dual aspect room, again with beautiful exposed timberwork. The family bathroom has a bath, shower, toilet and basin.
Upstairs on the second floor you have two further double bedrooms and shower room which boasts a corner shower unit, toilet and basin.
Outside, through the five-bar timber gated entrance a wide gravel driveway, flanked by lawn interspersed with fruit tress, leads to the detached garage. The garage has power and light and external stairs to the office/studio.
The beautiful rear garden is laid mainly to lawn, with mature tree shrubs, beds and borders with far reaching views across the open countryside. Closer to the house, and accessed from the conservatory and rear lobby you have an extensive paved area, which is the perfect spot to entertain guests on a sunny summers evening!

TENURE Freehold

DIRECTIONS Proceed through Rumburgh across All Saints Common, turn left at sign post Metfield, St Nicholas and St James, third house on right just past old school and new house.

LOCATION This is often the most important factor in the buying decision and if you are looking for a quiet location with no near neighbours but still accessible then Beech Farm is ideal. The Saints is an area where little has changed and the quiet lanes and network of footpaths make this an ideal area for walkers. Whilst having this rural idyll, the location is easily accessible with the market towns of Bungay Harleston and Halesworth all around six miles away, Norwich is 22 miles, the Heritage Coast around Southwold 15 miles whilst for those needing to commute to London, there is a mainline rail service from Diss (17 miles) to London Liverpool Street with a train journey of 90 minutes. This house combines a wonderful rural lifestyle with access to the wider world.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected. Heating is provided for by way of oil-fired central heating, through radiators. Sewage is via a private treatment plant. (Durrants has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings, or services and so cannot verify they are in working order).

LOCAL AUTHORITY East Suffolk Council - Tax band E

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agent's Halesworth office. Please call 01986 872 553.

DURRANTS BUILDING CONSULTANCY Our Building Consultancy Team will be happy to provide advice to prospective buyers on planning applications, architectural design, building regulations, and project management - please contact the team directly.

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12 Thoroughfare, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8AH

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