Aldeburgh, Suffolk


Guide Price
Sold STC | Beautifully Restored Grade II Listed House
3 Bedrooms | 1 Reception Room | 3 Bathrooms

About the property

DESCRIPTION This is a beautifully restored and substantial portion of a Grade II listed Edwardian property. The house was formally the home of both Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the leader of the British suffrage movement. There is a plethora of fine period detailing within the house including a particularly wonderful ribbed and moulded ceiling in the drawing room. The property is now presented in excellent order throughout with a modern well-fitted kitchen/breakfast room, en-suite bathrooms to the two principle bedrooms and a family bathroom serving the third bedroom.

There are good sized gardens to the east and south of the property and allocated parking in the courtyard area for two vehicles. There are very nice views across to the Church from the house and gardens and a sea glimpse from first floor rooms.

LOCATION Aldeburgh is an extremely popular seaside town, renowned for its connections with the composer Benjamin Britten, its sailing on the Rivers Alde and Ore and its heathland golf course. The High Street features an eclectic range of independent shops and brand name boutiques, restaurants and galleries, along with an independent cinema. The town is close to open countryside and nature reserves which are connected through a vast network of public footpaths. Situated within the Suffolk Heritage Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Aldeburgh is approximately two hours drive from London and the nearest train station is seven miles away at Saxmundham which, with a change at Ipswich, connects to London Liverpool Street.


RECEPTION HALL Oak entrance door with art deco decorative glazed panels, tiled floor, radiator, stairs to first floor.

DRAWING ROOM An impressive double aspect room with a bay window with window seat and a further suite of windows all overlooking private garden areas. Herringbone brick open fireplace with limestone surround, painted oak mantel and chimney piece and inset solid fuel burning stove. There is a very fine with decorated ribbed and moulded plasterwork and cornicing. Herringbone oak flooring. Radiators.

CLOAKROOM Low-level WC, wash hand basin, part tiled.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM A range if shaker style wall and base units and granite working surface, a double aspect room with French doors to the garden and a further with shutters, electric fired Aga, further built in oven, hob and extractor, integrated dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer, inset spotlights. Cast iron fireplace with painted oak surround.

LANDING Split level. Attractive ornate stained-glass window. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving. Radiator.

BEDROOM 1 Double aspect with one very attractive oriel window. Double built in wardrobe cupboard. Open fireplace with period tiles. Radiator.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled with low-level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, walk in shower, heated towel rail, inset spots, window.

BEDROOM 2 Windows with sea glimpses, built in wardrobe cupboards. Fireplace with period tiles, radiator.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Walk in shower, wall mounted wash hand basin, low-level WC, heated towel rail, window with shutters and glimpse of the sea.

BEDROOM 3 Double aspect with shuttered window, built in wardrobe cupboards, further storage cupboard.

FAMILY BATHROOM Panelled bath with mixer tap and separate electric shower with screen, low-level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled.

OUTSIDE AND GARDENS The property has private gardens to both the east and south with views of the Church from the garden to the south. There is a substantial area of lawn with well stocked flower borders, enclosed by established hedging which gives a good deal of privacy. There are paved seating and dining areas, a summerhouse and garden shed.

There are two allocated parking spaces in the courtyard area at the front of the building.

TENURE Leasehold, 999 year lease as of 1st January 2007 at a nominal peppercorn ground rent, a further service charge is payable to include exterior building maintenance and repair, maintenance of both communal and private gardens and other communal areas and building insurance.

OUTGOINGS Details can be obtained from the East Suffolk Council.

VIEWING Please contact Flick & Son, 134 High Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5AQ for an appointment to view. Email: Tel: 01728 452469 Ref: 19579/CB

FIXTURES & FITTINGS No fixtures, fittings, furnishings or effects save those that are specifically mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale and any item not so noted is expressly excluded. It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings or furniture shown in the photographs (if any) are included in the sale. These particulars do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. They are issued in good faith but do not constitute representations of fact and should be independently checked by or on behalf of prospective purchasers or tenants and are furnished on the express understanding that neither the agents nor the vendor are or will become liable in respect of their contents. The vendor does not hereby make or give nor do Messrs Flick & Son nor does any Director or employee of Messrs Flick & Son have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever, as regards the property or otherwise.

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