Reception Hall and Cloakroom | 3 Reception Rooms | Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Snug | Utility/Boot Room and Shower Room | Wine Room | First Floor Galleried Landing Two Storey Master Suite | Guest Bedroom with Ensuite | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Second Floor Galleried Mezzanine Area | Bedroom 6/Games Room | Second Family Bathroom | Double Garage with Annex Suite | Landscaped Gardens
Inspired by the characteristics of traditional East Suffolk architecture whilst being uniquely individual Mallards incorporates numerous features to allow local craftsmen to showcase their skills such as bespoke chimneys and brickwork through to the traditional handmade joinery. Mallards is located at the end of a no through road and via a private drive offering the owner peace and seclusion in this quintessential seaside village.
Mallards is approached via an oak frame entrance portico leading into the reception hall which incorporates stunning light well with large roof lantern flooding the centre of the house with natural light. The sitting room has a handmade St Hubert Limestone fireplace with wood burning stove and bi-fold doors open to the garden. The dining room overlooks the rear garden and the morning room/ study is situated at the front of the house with dual aspect windows. The kitchen/breakfast room/snug is fitted with handmade and hand painted furniture from Rencraft with Silestone worktops, Miele appliances, Quooker hot tap, a bespoke larder unit with traditional cold shelf and large central island unit incorporating breakfast bar seating with a state-of-the-art Bora induction hob. Bifold doors overlook the garden and the breakfast area has a stylish fireplace with oak beam and Nibe glass sided wood burning stove and glass hearth. The large utility area and ground floor shower room is accessed via a ‘secret’ door from the kitchen and includes Rencraft handmade kitchen furniture, a Neff American style fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. The boot room incorporates handmade units with oak seating and coat hanging. The fine wine room furniture has also been handmade and painted by Rencraft featuring a Champagne trough sink and 89 bottle capacity wine cooler with three separate conditioning zones. From the rear entrance hall, an oak staircase gives access to the Annexe suite over the garage which includes ensuite shower room and built in wardrobes.
An oak and glass wide staircase leads to the first floor galleried landing. The master bedroom suite with vaulted double height ceiling with a Juliette balcony offering stunning panoramic views over the fields and marshes to Southwold harbour and town beyond. The fireplace has an oak mantle and wood burning stove. The wardrobes are handmade and hand painted by Rencraft and the ensuite features Italian porcelain tiles and volcanic stone oval bath. Feature Italian glass mosaic tiles are behind the Duravit double sink unit and the shower cubicle includes large rain shower with separate body shower attachment. A private staircase from the master bedroom leads to the mezzanine level and viewing area accessed by an oak and frameless glass walkway with a separate dressing room and private study area.
The guest suite includes an ensuite with double shower built in wardrobes and Juliette balcony with far reaching views over the Blyth estuary, Southwold harbour and coastline. Two further spacious bedrooms with beautiful views and a luxurious family bathroom complete the first floor accommodation.
The second floor offers flexible accommodation in the form of a large games room/sixth bedroom with box room and an additional family bathroom.
Mallards is accessed via a newly reconstructed private drive edged with conservation granite kerbs and bound stone surface. The private driveway is permeable resin bound with solid granite set edges which leads to the larch clad double garage with oak entrance frame and two remote control wide timber garage doors. There are hot and cold water supplies and numerous power points and lighting. The gardens are a delight with large lawned areas and well stocked borders having been planted as a traditional ‘English cottage garden’. There are handmade brick paths, handmade gates and generous Indian sandstone terraces to catch both the morning and evening sun and the gardens are boarded by a range of traditional fencing including Brampton Willow and estate fencing which have been handcrafted on site.
In addition, the property features: handmade plaster cornice from Stevensons of Norwich to ground floor; full RAKO intelligent lighting system; handmade roof tiles, bespoke joinery, British carpets from Cormar and large numbers of power and data sockets throughout.
The property comes with a 10 year BLP New Build House Warranty.
NIBE Air Source Heat Pumps for heating and hot water all managed remotely via the internet/smart phone by the home owner.
Under floor heating throughout all rooms controlled by a separate electronic thermostat
Highly efficient solar PV cells.
New utility connections including power upgraded to three phase power, water upgraded to 32mm mains supply, telephone and foul drainage
Fully fitted alarm system including garage
Mains water, electric and drainage
None of the services, the heating installation, plumbing, electrical systems nor appliances (if any) have been tested by the Selling Agents.
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council: Council Tax Band H
FIXTURES AND 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 and Son nor does any Director or employee of Messrs Flick and Son have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever, as regards the property or otherwise.
Approximate gross internal floor area 5,308 Sq ft / 493 Sq M
Floor plan for identification purposes only. Not to scale.
Energy Efficiency Rating 82 93
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 and Son nor does any Director or employee of Messrs Flick and Son have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever, as regards the property or otherwise.
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