THE WILLOWS IS A SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED FAMILY HOME SITUATED IN OPEN COUNTRYSIDE IN THE VILLAGE OF RUMBURGH WHICH IS SITUATED APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES NORTH OF THE MARKET TOWN OF HALESWORTH WHICH HAS A RAIL LINK, VIA IPSWICH, TO LONDONS LIVERPOOL STREET. IT IS ALSO APPROXIMATELY 14 MILES WEST OF THE POPULAR REGENCY RESORT OF SOUTHWOLD AND 20 MILES SOUTH OF THE CITY OF NORWICH. THE WILLOWS ALSO HAS THE BENEFIT OF A PLOT OF APPROXIMATELY 1.6 ACRES.
The Willows is an immaculately presented former farmhouse, built in the late 1800s. The property, which has undergone extensive refurbishment and extensions, offers family accommodation over two floors, a range of outbuildings and extensive gardens, having south-easterly and south-westerly aspects, which take advantage of the beautiful outlook and opens spaces surrounding the property.
This substantial contemporary home, which has been designed for living, has been beautifully finished throughout with large light open spaces. The main living areas have been designed to create a flexible living space whilst retaining that homely feel.
The Willows is approached via a gated entrance to a sweeping driveway leading to a large shingled parking area which in turn leads to an oak framed garage complex which has a double cartlodge, garage and workshop, log store and a substantial garden machinery workshop to the rear, all of which have power and light connected.
To the front of the property the entrance porch, with a pitched roof, provides access to the entrance lobby which in leads to the principal rooms. The large and exceptionally well appointed kitchen/breakfast room, which includes all the Neff or Miele appliances, leads to the rear boot room. From the entrance lobby there is also access to the Dining/Study/Family room, a large well appointed room with woodburning stove and windows overlooking the garden. The sitting room is to the rear of the property with double doors leading to the living room, an imposing room with extensive views of the garden and having an individual woodburning stove. There are two separate staircases, one to the principal first floor rises from the dining/study/family room to a landing with doors to the master suite of bedroom with a large en suite bathroom with walk in shower, the remaining two double bedrooms and the family bathroom. The second staircase rises to the guest suite of double bedroom and well fitted en suite shower room. The property has LPG central heating which is underfloor heating to the ground floor and radiators to the first floor.
Outside the grounds amount to approximately 1.6 acres, the drive leads to the garage complex, which has power and light connected, with double cartlodge of 19'6" x 18'6" (5.94m x 5.64m), a large garage of 19'6" x 15'4" (5.94m x 4.67m) with work benches and a mezzanine storage level. The log store is beside the garage and the garden machinery workshop of 26'0" x 9'3" (7.92m x 2,74m) is at the rear of the garage complex. There is an orchard beside the garage with apple, pear and plum trees.
From the boot room there is access to the kitchen garden which has a breakfast terrace, raised vegetable beds and a pergola leading to the secondary greenhouse, garden shed and compost bins all screened by a rose trellis. The principal terrace is L shaped and adjacent to the living room. Following the garden round there is a lawned access to the deck which is bounded by willow fencing as is the majority of the plot. There are also natural ponds. Paths and pergolas lead to the Victorian greenhouse which is approximately 28'0" x 14'0" (8.53m x 4.27m) and has power, light and water connected.
Beyond the greenhouse are further raised vegetable beds with a fruit cage, beside the vegetable garden is another storage shed of approximately 17'0" x 17'0" (5.18m x 5.18m).
The south part of the garden has a substantial Garden Room of approximately 24'0 x 15'0 (7.32m x 4.57m) which is a fully insulated room (walls floor and ceiling) with double glazed windows to the front and side, power, heating and light connected with French doors opening onto the large wood decked area. Adjacent to the garden room and deck is the covered outdoor cooking area with a wood fired oven. An area created for relaxation from which you can enjoy the outlook across the garden. The lawns then lead back to the front of the house. In all a most impressive property.
Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage
Local Authority - Waveney District Council, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft. NR33 0EQ Tel 01502 562111
Directions - From Halesworth town centre take Norwich Road out of the town, take the first left into Wissett Road and follow this road out of the town, through Wissett and into Rumburgh. Just before The Rumburgh Buck public house turn right into The Street, continue for about one mile where The Willows will be found on the right hand side.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the vendors agents on 01986 872553 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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