Detached House   4 bedroom(s)   2 bathroom(s)   5 reception room(s)
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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An exceptionally well-presented four-bedroom (one en-suite) Grade II listed period property of impressive standing, enjoying a private setting with no immediate neighbours, set on the periphery of the accessible Suffolk village of Aldham. Offering an accommodation schedule in excess of approximately 3,000 sq ft having undergone a programme of extension and enhancement by the current owners, the property combines a wealth of restored, individual period features throughout, blending with the contemporary benefits of a significant two storey extension. Notable features include a seamless blend of exposed timber and studwork with dual sided brick fireplace, panelling, casement windows with contemporary benefits including a granite topped bespoke kitchen, Karndean flooring, conservation grade windows and French doors and oak internal doors complete with Suffolk latches. Offering five reception rooms via an L-shaped footprint arrangement cleverly enhanced to provide scope for annexe/ancillary accommodation, if so required, via a self-contained, independent external access way to a secondary staircase with guest bedroom and en-suite shower room facilities. Ideally suited for homeworking via an external office, the property further benefits from a double cart lodge, ample private parking and private, unoverlooked gardens with a substantial terrace, walled border and landscaped grounds with elevated summer house and abutting grazing land.
Stained glass panelled double doors opening:
ENTRANCE PORCH: With leaded light windows to side and heavy timbered door with dual locking opening to:
DRAWING ROOM: 16' 8" into fireplace x 13' 7" (5.10m into fireplace x 4.16m) An elegant and characterful reception room offering a wealth of charm via an array of exposed timber work and central brick fireplace with oil burning stove, downlighting and oak bressummer beam over. Leaded light casement window to front, bespoke fitted bookshelves with useful store below and panelled recess to rear with staircase off.
SITTING ROOM: 18' 6" x 13' 1" into fireplace (5.66m x 4.01m into fireplace) Well placed as an evening/winter sitting room and afforded a dual aspect with leaded light casement window to front and further casement windows to rear. Wealth of exposed timber and studwork in addition to a dual sided brick fireplace with tiled hearth, inset grate and oak bressummer beam over. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:
KITCHEN: 18' 7" x 7' 11" (5.67m x 2.43m) Fitted with a matching range of bespoke, solid wood traditional farmhouse style base and wall units with granite preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Double butler sink and mixer tap over with pull-out spray hose. Appliances include a Rangemaster four-door double oven with five-ring hob over, plate warmer, Bosch dishwasher and space for fridge and freezer. Offering an ample range of storage units and preparation space, the kitchen further benefits from leaded light casement windows to front and side, LED spotlights and exposed ceiling timbers. Opening to:
BREAKFAST ROOM: 18' 3" x 7' 10" (5.57m x 2.40m) Enjoying an open plan, direct link with the kitchen, with Karndean flooring, casement window to rear, panelling, exposed timberwork and opening to:
SNUG: 10' 0" x 10' 0" (3.07m x 3.06m) Partitioned from the kitchen via a central surface with range of further storage units, the snug provides an ideal entertaining area linking with both the kitchen/breakfast room with Karndean flooring, window to rear and exposed central ceiling timber. Door to:
DINING ROOM: 14' 9" x 12' 0" (4.50m x 3.66m) Forming part of the substantial extension with Kardean flooring, eight-foot ceiling heights, spotlights and afforded a dual aspect with casement window to side and French doors opening to the terrace and gardens. Step up and panel glazed doors opening to:
FAMILY ROOM: 14' 7" x 11' 10" (4.47m x 3.61m) An outstanding reception room, currently utilised as a versatile media room with casement windows to rear, French doors to side with panelled viewing screens adjacent affording a parallel aspect across the rising steps and lawn beyond. Eight-foot ceiling heights, range of spotlights and recessed fitted bookcases.
BOOT ROOM: 7' 8" x 4' 9" (2.36m x 1.45m) Set to the rear of the property with stable door to outside, tiled flooring and floor-to-ceiling storage unit. Also housing oil-fired boiler. Window to rear, space for cloaks storage and opening with step down to:
LAUNDRY ROOM: 7' 8" x 4' 2" (2.34m x 1.28m) Fitted with a matching range of wood fronted base units with worktops over and spherical stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap above. Obscured glass window to rear, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer.
UTILITY ROOM: 12' 6" x 7' 9" (3.82m x 2.37m) Connecting the laundry/boot room with the principal reception space, with leaded light casement window to front, wood-effect flooring and central fixed lighting.
SIDE HALL: 6' 11" x 5' 1" (2.12m x 1.56m) With Karndean flooring, hatch to loft and door to outside. Oak door with Suffolk latch opening to:
CLOAKROOM: 7' 6" x 3' 10" (2.31m x 1.18m) Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and half-height wall tiling. Karndean flooring, recessed mirror and spotlights.
INNER HALL: 18' 10" x 4' 11" (5.75m x 1.52m) Set within the contemporary extension and forming the secondary access, should annexe/ancillary accommodation be required with door to front opening to outside, Karndean flooring and further door to rear opening to terrace. Panel glazed glass screen providing a balustrade to the secondary oak staircase with low level lighting, door to useful under stair storage recess and further door to:
CLOAKROOM: 6' 6" x 2' 9" (2.00m x 0.86m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wall-hung wash handbasin and Karndean flooring, recessed mirror to rear.
Via primary staircase
LANDING: With an array of original timber struts, hatch to loft and door with Suffolk latch opening to:
BEDROOM 1: 14' 2" x 10' 6" (4.34m x 3.22m) Afforded a dual aspect with leaded light casement window to front, further casement windows to rear affording views across the gardens, array of exposed timberwork and bespoke fitted wardrobes.
BEDROOM 2: 20' 3" x 8' 1" (6.19m x 2.47m) Currently being utilised as a twin bedroom with two windows to rear, useful eves storage and rows of spotlights.
BEDROOM 3: 9' 7" x 7' 9" (2.93m x 2.38m) With leaded light windows to front, exposed timbers.
DRESSING ROOM: 8' 0" x 6' 11" into wardrobe (2.44m x 2.13m into wardrobe) With a matching range of handmade, bespoke wardrobe units with leaded light window to rear affording views across the gardens.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 10' 3" x 7' 5" (3.13m x 2.27m) Comprising a ceramic WC, oval wash handbasin set within a wood-effect base unit with storage below, tiling and central wall mirror. Rolltop bath set within a contemporary wooden surround, hot and cold taps, separate shower attachment and tiled shelving to front. Separately screened shower unit with mounted chrome shower attachment, leaded light window to front.
Via secondary staircase
SECONDARY LANDING: With LED spotlights, window to rear affording views across grazing land and door to:
BEDROOM 4: 20' 2" x 13' 1" (6.17m x 4.01m) A versatile room ideally suited for guest accommodation, if so required, with casement window to side, further window to rear and range of fitted wardrobe units. A free-standing bath is set on a tiled base with shower attachment. Door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 11' 3" x 4' 5" (3.44m x 1.37m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, oval wash handbasin set within a floating unit with tiling above and mirror with lighting. Separately screened double shower unit with mounted chrome shower attachment. Casement window to side.
Outside Redhill Cottage is approached via a shingle driveway providing off-street parking for approximately ten vehicles. Direct access is provided for the:
DOUBLE CART LODGE: 19' 5" x 18' 9" (5.94m x 5.73m) With sensor lighting, internal electricity points and two open bays to front.
The shingle driveway is flanked by a brick paved walkway spanning the front and side elevations of the property with the front elevation bordered by expanses of lawn flanking a central walkway framing the original cottage.
EXTERNAL OFFICE: 19' 6" x 8' 6" (5.96m x 2.61m) Ideal for homeworking with an independent access, light, power and broadband facilities connected. A range of topiary hedging is set within a brick bordered planter to rear, open aspect across the grazing land and further gated side aspect.
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Oil-fired heating. Private drainage. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.
GARDENS Gated access to the rear gardens, landscaped by the current owners with a rear walkway enhanced by walled border plants comprising both perennial and evergreen shrubs, low level hedging and fledgling trees. A single expanse of lawn occupies a slightly elevated setting to the rear walkway with brick border, further planting and seating area to rear. A side terrace is well-placed to enjoy the afternoon/evening sun with an area of raised decking, summer house 12' 2" x 9' 7" (3.71m x 2.94m) and useful timber framed external store. Continuing to the south is an:
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