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6 bed detached house for sale

£1,300,000 Guide price

Millfield Road, Walberswick, Southwold IP18

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Property description

Description
Bittern House is an elegant and imposing family house situated in a generous plot extending to 1/3rd of an acre, subject to survey, and located in a peaceful and secluded location at the end of this private road, a short stroll from the village green, Southwold harbour and Walberswick beach. Millfield Road has undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment to create a beautifully appointed family home with generously proportioned rooms throughout. Bittern House features a new 33ft long kitchen and family dining room with French doors opening onto the west facing terrace. Double doors open into an elegant drawing room with south and west aspect and imposing inglenook fireplace. The second reception room doubles as a playroom and versatile family sitting room with the entrance hall, cloakroom, utility room and second cloakroom completing the ground floor accommodation. The five/six bedrooms of Bittern House over the first and second floors all enjoy interesting and varied views over the neighbouring countryside. The triple aspect master bedroom has an elegant en-suite bathroom with separate shower. The guest bedroom also has an ensuite shower room with the third double bedroom being served by a family bathroom. Each second floor bedroom enjoys excellent views and is served by a stylish shower room. The property is approached via double gates and a separate personal gate open onto shingle footpaths and forecourt providing ample parking and access to a detached garage. Bittern House stands in a generous plot extending to 1/3rd acre, subject to survey. The well established gardens are principally laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs and plants. At the front of the property shingle pathways lead through raised borders containing a variety of specimen plant and lead to a children's timber play house. Lawned gardens to the south and west of the property with extensive planting. A wide slate paved terrace with external power points and lighting. French doors open from the drawing room and kitchen/dining room. At the rear of the property is a hand gate opening onto a footpath which leads to Walberswick beach.


Location


Bittern House is situated at the end of Millfield Road, a private road situated at the south eastern edge of the village of Walberswick. Walberswick is a particularly popular coastal village situated on the south side of the river of the Blyth estuary and forming part of the Suffolk Heritage Coast, a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has an excellent general store, two public houses and is particularly popular for its beach, access to Southwold harbour and varied leisure activities based along the coastline which includes the rspb Reserve at Minsmere.


Directions


From the A!2, proceed along the B1387 into the village and continue past the church and down the hill opposite the old chapel, turn right into Millfield Road and proceed to the end. Bittern House will be seen on the right hand side.


Services


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


Outgoings


Council Tax currently Band " G ". Further details can be obtained from the Suffolk Coastal District Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge. IP12 1RT. Tel:

viewing Please contact Flick & Son, 8 Queen Street, Southwold, IP18 6EQ for an appointment to view; . Tel: Ref: 18130.


Area information


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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.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £401,785 Sales 97 Current average value £454,129 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £29,974 ▲ 7.07%

Property value data/graphs for IP18

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £498,581 £390 3.5 £413,808
Semi-detached £402,924 £386 3.1 £401,584
Terraced £441,467 £421 3.1 £392,545
Flats £366,383 £516 1.9 £378,000

Current asking prices in IP18

Average: £551,511
Avg. current asking prices in IP18
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £175,000
(1)
£352,500
(6)
£522,857
(14)
£641,875
(8)
£1,026,667
(3)
Flats £291,667
(3)
£353,333
(3)
£365,000
(1)
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All £262,500
(4)
£352,778
(9)
£512,333
(15)
£641,875
(8)
£1,026,667
(3)

Current asking rents in IP18

Average: £943 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in IP18
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £836 pcm
(4)
£1,083 pcm
(3)
£1,300 pcm
(1)
-
Flats - £589 pcm
(1)
- - -
All - £787 pcm
(5)
£1,083 pcm
(3)
£1,300 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for IP18

Highest value in IP18
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Millfield Road £1,032,863
South Green £1,023,510
Lodge Road £814,855
Godyll Road £766,803
The Street £751,089
Highest turnover in IP18
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Lowestoft Road 51.9%
Fairfield Road 38.5%
Pinkneys Lane 36.4%
Loftus Avenue 36.4%
St. Georges Lane 36.4%

What Zoopla users think of Walberswick

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  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 86%

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Nearby transport

  • Darsham (6.4 miles)
  • Halesworth (7.0 miles)
  • Brampton (Suffolk) (7.6 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (29.4 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (65.7 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (67.4 miles)
  • Walberswick Ferry Landing (0.4 miles)
  • Southwold Ferry Landing (0.4 miles)
  • Reedham Ferry South (17.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Reydon Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • Wenhaston Primary School (4.4 miles)
  • Middleton Community Primary School (5.9 miles)
  • Lowestoft College (12.2 miles)
  • Lowestoft Sixth Form College (12.4 miles)
  • East Norfolk Sixth Form College (18.6 miles)
  • Saint Felix School (1.6 miles)
  • Halesworth Middle School (6.8 miles)
  • Bramfield House School (6.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Flick & Son, IP18 on 01502 392011 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£4,652 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 130,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,149 /mo Find available rates

These results are not provided by NatWest and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances.

Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Energy Gas £74 Electricity £68 Estimated energy cost £142/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 24900 kWh/year
Electricity: 6800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Suffolk Coastal

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £300 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £28 Sewerage £33 Estimated water cost £61 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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