A beautifully presented period farmhouse, with four holiday cottages in grounds of 2.35 acres.
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Positioned to the edge of this iconic Suffolk village, Valley Farm is a beautifully presented farmhouse, of timber framing and brick elevations. The period features throughout, include exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces, whilst also offering space ideal for modern family life.
The attractive accommodation is set over two floors; a welcoming entrance hall has steps leading up to the large open-plan kitchen/family room, with central island unit, bespoke cabinetry and Aga as well as wood-burning stove and doors to outside. A large drawing/dining room, also with wood-burning stove, is an ideal entertaining space and also has doors to outside. Beyond the kitchen is the utility, cloakroom and a welcoming sitting room, ideal as a further reception space or study/playroom.
To the first floor is the principal bedroom with en suite shower room, three further bedrooms, one with en suite, and a family bathroom with feature bath.
The four holiday cottages, known as Hayloft, Granary, Harvest and Stables, are formed from the conversion of a timber framed, weather boarded barn under a thatched roof and a single storey brick addition. The extremely well presented accommodation has a wealth of period features throughout including exposed timbers and flagstone floors. The two central cottages, have delightful reception areas opening into the eaves. Each cottage is stylishly finished, with modern bathrooms and fitted kitchens in each unit, as well as separate paved terraces to outside ideal for al fresco dining. Each cottage creates a welcoming home-from-home space ideal for those looking to escape to the Suffolk coast.
EPC Rating D for all 4 cottages.
General Local Authority: East Suffolk District Council. Services: Mains water and electricity, private drainage system (unsure as to whether this complies with current regulations), oil-fired central heating. Council Tax: Band F
Agent's Note: The holiday cottages are currently let and managed for the vendors by Air Manage Suffolk including advertising on AirBnB. Each property is let with dynamic pricing; the price per night varies depending on season, length of stay and how far in advance they are booked. This can range from approximately £80 - £250 per night. Further information is available from the vendor's agent.
There is a further outbuilding, The Dairy, which was included within the original planning permission approved in 1999 for the Conversion of redundant farm buildings into holiday accommodation under Ref: C/94/1109 and Building Control Conversion Ref. No: FP/99/0843/1 of Farm Buildings into 5 Holiday Units, The Dairy being the fifth and final one. Further information is available from the planning portal of East Suffolk District Council or the vendor's agent.
This property has 2.35 acres of land.
Both Valley Farm and the holiday barns are set back from the road, and approached by a driveway which divides the plot in two, with the main house to one side, and the barns to the other. The drive leads to an area at the rear of the plot with ample space for the parking and turning for a number of cars. A double garage also offers useful storage. The boundary is formed by mature hedgerow and there are attractive gardens adjacent to both the house and the holiday cottages, partly enclosed by brick and flint walls. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with shrub borders, raised beds, kitchen garden and potting shed.
The gardens to the farmhouse include shrub and flower borders and are separated by mature hedging and trees from the remainder of the plot offering privacy from the holiday lets, and of particular note is the beautiful pond. The whole has the benefit of stunning views across open countryside to the rear.
Valley Farm, is located on the outskirts of the village of Snape, the location of the world renowned Maltings Concert Hall, home to the annual Aldeburgh Music Festival. There are a number of shops at the Maltings as well as a local shop, post office, three public houses and a primary school in the village. Aldeburgh is approximately 4 miles away and has a good selection of everyday and independent shopping facilities, restaurants, doctors surgery, dentists, cinema and supermarkets. The market town of Saxmundham which lies 3 miles to the north west also has a good range of local facilities.
There are main line railway links at Saxmundham, Woodbridge and the regions mainline station is at Ipswich with the journey time to London Liverpool St. Station approximately 65 minutes. The A12 to the west connects to the countrys motorway network.
A wide variety of sporting facilities available are also locally including water sports at the nearby coast and local river estuaries, golf courses at Aldeburgh, Thorpeness and Woodbridge and an abundance of walking opportunities.
Saxmundham 3.3 miles, Aldeburgh 5.1 miles, Woodbridge 12.3 miles, Southwold 17.5 miles, Ipswich 20.4 miles, Londons Liverpool Street Station from 65 minutes
From Ipswich proceed in a northerly direction on the A12 bypassing Woodbridge and Wickham Market as far as the A1094, a right hand turning signposted to Aldeburgh. After approximately 1½ miles, pass the Church on the left hand side and Valley Farm is the next property on the left.Read all
- Period Farmhouse with 4 separate holiday cottages
- 4 Bedrooms to main house, 2 are en suite
- Family Bathroom
- Large kitchen/family room
- 2 Reception rooms
- Four beautifully presented holiday cottages
- Delightful gardens with countryside views
- Outskirts of popular village near the coast
- Delightful gardens and grounds
- In all 2.35 acres
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