Southwold, Suffolk


Guide Price
Sold STC | Delightful Seaside Cottage
3 Bedrooms | 2 Reception Rooms | 1 Bathroom

About the property

DESCRIPTION Victoria Cottage is a delightful Grade 11 Listed period cottage of great charm and character, situated in this excellent location in the heart of Southwold’s Conservation Area, a few paces from the sea front and beach. The cottage, currently a successful holiday let, is beautifully presented with accommodation featuring an entrance door opening into the sitting room with double glazed sash window overlooking East Green and fireplace with wood burning stove and fitted shelves to alcoves to either side. The oak floor of the sitting room continues into the dining room with staircase rising to first floor with storage cupboard below and double glazed French doors opening into the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a stylish Shaker style range of kitchen units comprising worktops with drawers and cupboards below, inset one and a half bowl sink unit and integrated appliances include electric double oven, gas hob with extractor over, built-in microwave, fridge and freezer. Recessed ceiling lighting and a terracotta tiled floor continues into the rear lobby with panel glazed entrance door opening to the rear garden. The bathroom also has terracotta tiled floor and fitted with a white suite of panelled bath with shower over, handbasin and W.C.

On the first floor Victoria Cottage has a most elegant master bedroom with ornamental cast iron fireplace, double glazed sash window overlooking East Green and in one corner is an en-suite cloakroom. The balance of the accommodation includes two further bedrooms with windows overlooking the rear garden. On the landing is a hatch with extending loft ladder opening to the loft room, a useful storage or study space with dormer window having rooftop views over Southwold. At the rear of the property is an attractive courtyard garden, partly paved and partly finished with pebbles, with a variety of flowering plants and shrubs. A handgate at the rear leads to a passageway leading past the neighbouring property to East Green.

LOCATION Victoria Cottage is situated overlooking East Green in the heart of Southwold’s Conservation Area, a few paces from the lighthouse, sea front and beach of this renowned coastal town. Occupying a prominent position on the Suffolk Heritage Coast, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Southwold has an excellent range of boutique and High Street shops and is set around numerous greens and bordered by a large common. Southwold has a sandy beach with pier and the promenade is lined with colourful beach huts. At the south of the town lies the River Blyth and Southwold harbour, beyond which is the coastal village of Walberswick. The surrounding area and coastline is renowned for its leisure pursuits which include the RSPB Reserve at Minsmere.



SITTING ROOM Double glazed sash window overlooking East Green. Fireplace with painted timber mantel and surround and wood burning stove. Alcoves with shelving to either side. Oak floor.

DINING ROOM Double glazed French doors opening to the garden. Staircase rising to the first floor with spacious storage cupboard below. Fitted shelving. Oak flooring.

KITCHEN Fitted with a Shaker style range of kitchen units comprising worktops with drawers and cupboards below and matching wall cupboards. Integrated appliances include electric oven, gas hob with extractor over, microwave, fridge and freezer. Recessed ceiling lighting. Terracotta tiled floor.

REAR LOBBY Part glazed stable door leading to the rear garden. Terracotta tiled floor.

BATHROOM White suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over, pedestal handbasin and W.C. Terracotta tiled floor.


LANDING Access point to loft room with extending ladder.

BEDROOM 1 Double glazed sash window with views over East Green. Ornamental cast iron fireplace.

EN-SUITE CLOAKROOM W.C. and handbasin.

BEDROOM 2 Window overlooking rear garden.

BEDROOM 3 Window overlooking rear garden and with view of the lighthouse.

ATTIC ROOM Accessed via a loft ladder with restricted head height, sloping ceilings and dormer window with view over Southwold rooftops.

SERVICES Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are available. None of the services, the heating installation, plumbing, electrical systems nor appliances (if any) have been tested by the Selling Agents.

OUTGOINGS Details can be obtained from the Waveney District Council, Town Hall, High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HS. Tel: (01502) 562111.

AGENTS NOTE This property is available for holiday let bookings and purchasers should be aware that they may be required to honour pre-booked reservations after completion of a purchase. Holiday income generated before completion of a purchase will accrue to the vendor and afterwards to the purchaser, but the purchaser should be aware that any pre-booked post completion bookings will prevent them using the property during the period of the letting.

VIEWING Please contact Flick & Son, 8 Queen Street, Southwold, IP18 6EQ for an appointment to view. Email: Tel: 01502 722253 Ref: 19073/RDB.

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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