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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Victorian Family Home
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Lots of Character
  • Off Road Parking
  • Attractive Gardens
  • Brick Built Annexe


Charming and beautifully presented family home, standing in the heart of Earl Soham with off road parking and attractive cottage gardens. Originally the property served as a butcher's shop and is believed to date back to the late 19th Century. The property has recently undergone an extensive renovation programme by the current owner, and now benefits from extremely gracious accommodation, whilst retaining all its period charm and character. The property comprises an entrance hall, sitting room overlooking the front aspect, dining room which opens into a stunning kitchen, family room and ground floor shower room. On the first floor there are four good sized double bedrooms as well as a spacious bathroom. Outside the property benefits from a small garden to the front, together with double gates to the side providing off road parking. Beyond that there is a charming courtyard garden with paved sun terrace and substantial outbuilding, currently being run as a shop. This outbuilding offers excellent potential as an annexe for additional family accommodation or to continue as a business/work from home facility.

Earl Soham is located to the North West of Ipswich and Woodbridge and benefits from the renowned butchers, Huttons as well as a delicatessen, primary school and the Victoria public house which serves beer from the micro brewery situated within the village itself. The historic market town of Framlingham (4 miles to the east), Debenham (4 miles to the west), and Woodbridge (13 miles to the south) provide a wide range of local shopping, commercial and recreational facilities, together with excellent schools in both the private and state sectors. The village lies within a designated conservation area and is surrounded by the picturesque countryside of the Deben Valley.

Earl Soham is located on the tourist route and has convenient access to the Suffolk Heritage Coast with its attractions at Southwold, Aldeburgh and also the world renowned concert hall at Snape Maltings. Main line rail facilities can be found at Darsham or Saxmundham with trains to London Liverpool Street.

Entrance Hall – Part glazed timber door. Tiled flooring. Under stairs storage cupboard. Window offering views over the rear garden.

Sitting Room – Windows offering views over the front aspect. Fireplace housing wood burning stove Boarded flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room – Dual aspect room offering views over the front and side aspect. Fireplace with tiled hearth. Painted boarded flooring. Farmhouse kitchen furniture with wood work surfaces, incorporating a butlers sink with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Overhead extractor hood and space for fridge/freezer unit. Recess for Rangemaster gas hob/oven. Part glazed door to garden.

Family Room – Dual aspect room offering views over the rear garden. Fireplace housing wood burning stove. Tiled flooring. TV point.

Shower Room – Window offering views over the rear garden. Large walk in shower cubicle. Low suite W.C. Pedestal washbasin. Tiled flooring. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.

Landing – Window offering views over the rear garden. Ceiling coving. Smoke alarm.

Bedroom 1 – Dual aspect room offering views over the front aspect. Boarded flooring. Telephone point.

Bedroom 2 – Window offering views over the front aspect. Boarded flooring. Feature fireplace.

Bedroom 3 – Window offering views over the rear garden. Boarded flooring. Feature fireplace.

Bedroom 4 – Window offering views over the side garden. Boarded flooring. Feature fireplace. Double wardrobe cupboard.

Family Bathroom – Window offering views over the rear garden. Large walk in shower cubicle with overhead shower. Roll top Victorian style bath with showerhead attachment. Low suite W.C. Pedestal washbasin. Boarded flooring. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Roof hatch offering access to loft.

Gardens - Fronts onto The Street and is accessed via a wrought iron gate, which opens onto a tiled path leading up to the front door. The garden to the front of the property comprises a well stocked border, containing a variety of perennial flowers and shrubs. To the side of the property are a pair of double gates which open onto a driveway that runs along the side of the property. The rear cottage gardens are partly laid to lawn and feature a sun terrace. The gardens are enclosed within a low level brick wall and there are two small borders. Adjoining the sun terrace is an open-fronted brick building, approximately 11'2 x 8'10. Facing west, this building offers potential as a summer house enjoying the evening sunshine.

Outbuildings – At the foot of the garden is a substantial brick built outbuilding, currently divided into four rooms. Part of the building has been recently converted and is being run as a shop, whilst the remaining two rooms are used as useful storage. The main shop space measures 20' 6" x 15' with the second room measuring 12' x 11ft'5".


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Local Amenities

  • Earl Soham Community Primary School 0.2 miles
  • Bedfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 2 miles
  • Wickham Market 7.4 miles
  • Melton (Suffolk) 8.6 miles

Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
24th Sep 2016 £475,000 First listed
28th Oct 2015 £315,000 Last sold

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