Guide Price £585,000
The Street, Newbourne
This beautiful four bedroom detached period home dating back to 1830 has been extended and recently refurbished to provide well proportioned accommodation, set within mature landscaped gardens which has the Newbourne Springs running through it, creating the ideal setting for those that truly want a garden that you can relax in. There is gated parking as well as garaging and the wonderful vaulted ceiling room above the garage is currently utilised as a bedroom would suit a number of purposes.
The Giants' House is a charming four bedroom detached village home overlooking paddocks to the front and benefitting from a stream, running from The Newbourne Springs (Suffolk Wildlife Trust). The area being a Designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. The stream divides the landscaped garden and the adjacent meadow (the meadow is included within the boundary of the property). The origins of the house are believed to date back to 1830 with later additions in 1996 when the property was extended to provide additional flexible accommodation. We are advised that the property has been updated and modernised following an extensive renovation programme over the last 2 years to include a new Wren fitted kitchen, an upgraded family bathroom, an upgraded en-suite shower room, a new Grant oil fired central heating boiler (installed in 2016), four replacement windows and internal and external redecoration throughout.
Accommodation with Approximate Room Sizes: Oak front door (with porthole window) opening to:
Dining Room - 13' x 12'10' including the stairwell and reducing to 10'6' at the side of the staircase.
Window to front aspect with sealed unit double glazing, picture rail, wall mounted lights, ornate fireplace with tiled returns, wooden surround and tiled hearth, carpeted staircase with polished hardwood hand rail and built-in shelves beneath, radiator with thermostatic radiator valve (TRV), carpet laid to floor with inset door mat, opening to the inner hall way and stripped panel door opening to the sitting room.
Inner Hallway - 13' (max) x 7'5' (max)
Inset lighting, window to the front aspect with sealed unit double glazing, double fronted coat cupboard, electric cupboard housing the consumer unit, radiator with TRV, wall mounted central heating thermostat, carpet laid to floor, opening to the kitchen/breakfast room and doors opening to the sitting room and WC.
WC - 5'8' x 3'8'
Inset lighting, extractor fan, half tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC and felt backed wood effect vinyl floor covering.
Sitting Room - 26'4' x 11'5' reducing to 11' at the chimney breast
Inset lighting, dual aspect with patio doors to the side opening to the York stone terrace and double glazed window to the rear, picture rail, fireplace with inset wood burning stove set on a slate tiled hearth with wooden surround, two radiators with TRV and carpet laid to floor.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 18'5' (max) reducing to 17'3' x 10'6'
Inset lighting, access hatch, dual aspect with two windows to the front and double glazed patio doors to the rear opening to the York stone terrace, Wren fitted kitchen, a range of eye level and base units with oak work tops, tiled splash backs and inset ceramic sink with swan neck mixer tap above, a range of Bosch appliances to include an integral fridge, dishwasher and washing machine and a built-in Bosch electric double oven with built-in microwaved above, Bosch ceramic hob with cooker hood above, oak shelved recess, concealed magic corner storage system in the base units, radiator with TRV, and felt backed wood effect vinyl floor covering.
Doors lead to the integral garage and to an internal stairwell leading to a vaulted room above the garage.
A carpeted staircase with polished hardwood hand rail rises to the first floor landing from the dining room.
First Floor Landing
Part vaulted ceiling, inset lighting, access hatch, double glazed window to the side aspect, shelved airing cupboard housing the water cylinder, radiator with TRV, carpet laid to floor and doors opening to:
Master Bedroom - 14'2' x 9'10'
Part vaulted ceiling, three suspended lights, two windows to the front aspect with sealed unit double glazing, two radiators with TRVs, carpet laid to floor and an opening to the dressing area and en-suite shower room.
Dressing Room and En-Suite Shower Room - 12'10' (max) x 5'11' (max) reducing to 4' by the built-in wardrobes. (Subdivided into two sections 7'8' x 4' in the dressing area and 5'11' x 4'9' including the shower cubicle.
Inset lighting, access hatch, window to the side aspect and one of the two bedroom windows provides natural light to the front aspect, built-in mirror fronted wardrobe, vanity unit with double sink above and two drawers beneath, shaver point, wall mounted mirror, tiled walls and floor, walk-in shower with remote start/stop button, WC with concealed cistern and heated towel rail.
Bedroom Two - 9'5' x 8'11'
Part vaulted ceiling with inset lighting, double glazed window to the side aspect, built-in cupboards across the back wall providing two double cupboards and a single cupboard, radiator with TRV and carpet laid to floor.
Bedroom Three/Study - 8'5' x 6'9'
Measured to the built-in cupboards opening to 8'7' (max) to the back of the adjacent book shelf.
Part vaulted ceiling, inset lighting, double glazed window to the rear aspect, built-in triple fronted cupboard providing hanging and shelved storage, adjacent built-in book shelf to the side, radiator with TRV and carpet laid to floor.
Bathroom - 8' x 5'5'
Part vaulted ceiling with inset lights, double glazed window to the rear aspect, half tiled walls, panel bath with mixer tap incorporating a hand held shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, shaver point, radiator with TRV and carpet laid to floor.
The fourth/guest bedroom is accessed via an independent staircase off the kitchen that rises to a flexible room above the garage featuring a triple aspect and vaulted ceiling.
Fourth/Guest Bedroom - 13'1' (max) x 17'10' (max) (reduced head room to the side walls due to the vaulted ceiling) Staircase with half landing and feature corner window overlooking the York stone terrace and rising to a vaulted room with exposed ridge beam, spot lighting, ceiling mounted lights, gable windows to the front and rear and dormer window to the front and side, built-in cupboard with adjacent shelf unit, radiator with TRV and engineered oak flooring.
There is an electric heater to the bottom of the staircase to provide heat within the stairwell.
Integral Garage/Work Shop - 17'11' x 13'2'
Ceder up and over remote controlled garage door, half glazed pedestrian door to the side with canopy style porch above and window to the rear, strip light, wall hung Grant oil fired central heating boiler (benefitting from an external bunted oil tank. A range of kitchen units provide cupboard/drawer and shelf storage and space for a vented dryer. Space for a freezer, power points and frost stack.
The front garden is predominately laid to shingle with established wisteria and magnolia enclosed by picket style fencing. A five bar gate with adjacent pedestrian gate opens to a shingle off road parking area to the side of the garage providing off road parking for two/three cars. There is a York stone terrace to the rear of the property providing a pleasant seating area for 'al fresco' dining flanked by painted dwarf walls and established flowerbeds. There is a pea shingle terrace to the rear of the property offering a cupboard wood/bin store and sheltered seating area enclosed by panel fencing. A curved brick footpath leads to the formal lawn edged with lavender and well stocked flower borders. The shingle parking area is closed by post and rail fencing to the front boundary and a shingle footpath leads to a bridge over the stream to the meadow. The meadow is laid to grass with a selection of established trees that include willow and hazelnut trees and there are two sheds enclosed by hedged boundaries. There is a circular patio between the meadow and the off road parking area providing seating area overlooking the stream near the red alder tree.
We are advised by the vendors that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and a wood burning stove in the sitting room.
From Woodbridge, head towards Ipswich on the A12 and stay on the A12 until you reach the roundabout signed Katies Garden, Newbourne and Waldringfield. Continue on this road until you see a right hand turn, again signed Katies Garden and Newbourne. Turn right into this road and continue into Newbourne passing Katies Garden and the Church on your left. At the T- junction, you will see a sign for The Street. Turn left into The Street, passing The Fox public house and an adjacent pink house on your left. The Giants' House is now immediately on your left.
Council Tax - Band E - £1,900.00 2017/18.
- Four Bedroom Detached Period Home Overlooking Paddocks To The Front Aspect
- Extended & Improved By The Current Owners
- Beautiful Landscaped Gardens Which has The Newbourne Springs Running Through It
- Dual Aspect Sitting Room With Log Burning Stove, Dining Room
- 'Wren' Fitted Kitchen/ Breakfast Room
- Master Bedroom With En-Suite & Dressing Room
- Two Further Bedrooms With Built In Storage & Family Bathroom
- Useful Vaulted Room Above Garage, Currently Utilised As Guest Bedroom
- Area Renowned For Horse Riding, River & Country Walks
- Within Walking Distance To Village Public House