Orford, Suffolk


Guide Price
Sold STC | Stunning Grade II Listed Cottage
2 Bedrooms | 2 Reception Rooms | 3 Bathrooms

About the property

DESCRIPTION A truly stunning Grade II Listed cottage which has been the subject of very extensive and imaginative renovation by the current owners. The result is a beautiful home, providing spacious modern living spaces that in no way compromise the period character of the property. The work has been carried out using a local architect and artisan builders to an exceptionally high standard and with real attention to detail. Internally the cottage is a delight and the outside space is equally appealing. In addition to a large private courtyard, there is a detached garage, private parking for at least two vehicles and beyond this a wonderful cottage garden extending to some 200ft. Such properties rarely come to market and early viewing is essential.

LOCATION Orford benefits from a well-stocked village shop with sub-post office, an internationally-famous bakery, hotel and pub. Also within Orford is the village hall which provides a regular marketplace for fresh produce and newspapers, and a doctor’s surgery. Orford still retains its primary school, which is located between the fire station and the recreation ground which includes two members tennis courts. There is an active sailing club within the village and local, traditional fisherman still bring in fish to the village where it is readily available to buy.

ACCOMMODATION Arched entrance door to:

SITTING ROOM Arched window to front fitted with bespoke wooden shutters, oak flooring, cloaks cupboard housing meters, storage recess with cupboard and shelves, inset electric fire with natural stone. Electric radiator. Substantially open plan to:

DINING ROOM French doors to courtyard, oak flooring, cast iron solid fuel burning stove with stone hearth and hand carved plaster surround, double built in storage cupboard, stairs to first floor landing.

READING ROOM/BEDROOM 3 French doors to garden, oak flooring. Electric radiator.

KITCHEN Very well fitted with range of wall and base units and granite working surface, full range of integrated appliances including induction hob with extractor over, double oven with microwave oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Tiled floor. Door to courtyard and deep bay window overlooking the courtyard.

SHOWER ROOM Walk in shower, low-level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, utility/linen cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine. Heated towel rail.


BEDROOM Arched window to front with bespoke wooden shutters, part vaulted ceiling, built in wardrobe cupboards.

ENSUITE Panelled bath, wall mounted wash hand basin, WC, fully tiled, heated towel rail, built in cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

BEDROOM 2 Two windows overlooking the courtyard and garden beyond, built in storage cupboard.

ENSUITE Low-level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, shower fully tiled.

OUTSIDE AND GARDENS There is a large, enclosed stone paved courtyard providing ample space for outside dining and with a log store area. This leads via gates to the generous gravelled parking area with space for at least two vehicles and the detached garage. Beyond this a gate gives access to the cottage garden extending to some 200 ft. A meandering path leads through borders, jam full with shrubs, grasses and perennial plants to a paved seating area and on through more abundant planting to a second gateway and an area of lawn.

AGENT NOTE Underfloor heating throughout ground floor and both ensuites.

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: aldeburgh@flickandson.co.uk Tel: 01728 452469 Ref: 19592/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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