Walpole, Halesworth


Guide Price
For Sale | Detached Cottage
3 Bedrooms | 3 Reception Rooms | 1 Bathroom

About the property

DESCRIPTION The Dormer Cottage is a delightful village cottage set in gardens and grounds extending to about 3 acres. The property has been a cherished family home for many decades but now requires a new owner to take on a programme of renovation and improvement to restore this charming home and grounds to their former glory. Dormer Cottage of rendered and colour washed elevations below pitched roofs covered with plain tiles features a wealth of character including latch doors and exposed timbers.

The accommodation features a decorative storm porch with glazed entrance door opening to an entrance lobby with staircase rising to the first floor. Sitting room with open fireplace and bay window over looks the garden. A second reception room also has a fire place and opens to the a double aspect kitchen with stable door opens to the garden. To the rear a hallway leads to a further reception room or ground floor bedroom with adjacent bathroom and separate WC. On the first floor three bedrooms have exposed timbers and views of the garden.

LOCATION The village of Walpole sits on the edge of the fine Hevingham Hall Estate with its rolling landscape where annual events include the Summer Country Fayre and the November Fireworks Party. The nearest local town is Halesworth which has excellent shops, a brilliant Art Centre called The Cut, some great pubs and a rail service to Woodbridge, Ipswich and London. A short drive to the east and you reach the famous Suffolk coast with its expanse of beaches and handsome towns including Aldeburgh and Southwold along with the picturesque villages of Dunwich and Walberswick. The area is a haven for walkers and cyclists and is renowned for its bird life and the world famous RSPB Reserve at Minsmere.


ENTRANCE LOBBY Winder staircase to first floor.

SITTING ROOM Inglenook fire place with pamment tiled hearth and timber bressummer, exposed floor boards and ceiling timbers. Panel glazed bay window.

DINING ROOM Double aspect with opening to kitchen. Open fire place and under stair cupboard.

KITCHEN Range of base and wall units. Stainless steel sink unit, stable side entrance door.

REAR HALLWAY Glazed entrance door to rear garden. Airing cupboard. Recess with Trianco oil fired boiler.

STUDY/BEDROOM 4 Double aspect with garden views.

BATHROOM Hand basin and panel bath with shower over and tiled surround.


FIRST FLOOR LANDING Window to front aspect.

BEDROOM Exposed timbers.

BEDROOM 2 Exposed timbers.

BEDROOM 3 Exposed timbers.

OUTSIDE The Dormer cottage standing in gardens and grounds extending to about three acres (subject to measured survey). To one side a driveway provides off road parking and access to a double garage.
The gardens lay principally to the rear of the property being partly wooded with pathways cutting through leading to a pond and natural meadow. Over many years a great number of specimen plants and shrubs have been planted along with a ‘Japanese’ garden based around the pond. The gardens are now rather over grown and will require some time and effort to be restored.

NOTE Flood risk from surface water is deemed high which is defined by the flood risk summary reports the highest risk from surface water within a 20m radius of this property. High risk means that each year this area has a chance of flooding of greater than 3.3%.

Flood risk from rivers and sea is deemed medium. Medium risk means that each year this area has a chance of flooding of between 1% and 3.3%.

This flood risk summary is not property specific.
Information provided by https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/long-term-flood-risk/

OUTGOINGS Details can be obtained from the East Suffolk Council.

VIEWING Please contact Flick & Son, 8 Queen Street, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6EQ for an appointment to view. Email: southwold@flickandson.co.uk Tel: 01502 722253 Ref: 19733/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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