Thoroughfare, Halesworth Guide Price £750,000


23RD NOVEMBER 2017 GUIDE PRICE £750,000 - £800,000*

This impressive house is situated in the centre of Halesworth at the top of the Thoroughfare with views down the Thoroughfare and the town with private gardens to the rear. Principally brick built with later extensions. The property has been subdivided into 6 apartments with 11 bedrooms, 12 reception rooms and 2 cellars extending to 8,307ft2 (771m2) or thereabouts, with brick outbuildings, garages, store sheds and private walled gardens. Overall the grounds extend to 0.84 acres (0.34ha).

The property has potential for further rearrangement of accommodation to provide more or fewer dwellings.

The property which has been part unoccupied for several years has many original features but is in need of general updating and improvement.

Brief History
The property has been in the Stanford Family since 1893, over the years it has been extended and modified to its present commanding appearance looking down the Thoroughfare.

For many years the property was used as a private house and offices for Stanford, Broom and Stanford, former auctioneers and land agents. More recently the property was subdivided into apartments, 20a, b, c, The Beeches and 19 and 19a and a book shop. The Beeches being the principal residence of the late Miss Stanford.

The grounds are accessed off the Thoroughfare via private double gated entrance drive leading to a side car parking area with garaging and parking for several cars, enclosed by part brick walling and part timber panel fencing.


plus 5.00m x 3.05m. Timber and block
5.30m x 5.15m

Garden Store Sheds

plus 1.25m plus 1.34m. Brick and tile
1.25m x 1.22m

Cart Shed Brick and tile
5.09m x 5.24m
concrete floor with part lofted.

Hand gate from car parking area to gardens.

The private mature gardens which are enclosed by a mix of brick and timber panel fencing is divided into formal garden area immediately to the rear of the house with tree and shrub borders and small garden lean to store shed. Path leading to the rear of the cart shed leading to informal garden area with mature trees and shrubs leading to a walled vegetable garden.

The property occupies a town centre position at the top of the Thoroughfare in Halesworth. Halesworth offers a wide variety of independently owned shops, supermarket, doctors, dentists, veterinary surgeries, schooling facilities and a rail link to London Liverpool Street via Ipswich. The heritage coastline at Southwold is just over 9 miles to the east, the Norfolk Broads navigable from Beccles approximately 10 miles, the city of Norwich is 25 miles to the north with its international airport. The county town of Ipswich lies some 32 miles to the south.

From the agents offices in the centre of Halesworth proceed up the Thoroughfare and the property will be straight in front of you.



Vacant possession will be granted to the buyer on completion 28 days after the auction.

All mains services are connected.

Durrants have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and cannot therefore verify they are in working order.

Energy Efficiency

Band E

Local Authorities
Waveney District Council, Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0EQ. Tel: 01502 562111

Council Tax Rates

19 Thoroughfare A

19A Thoroughfare A

20 Thoroughfare (inc 20C & 20D) B

Retail Unit rateable value of £3,800

20A Thoroughfare A

20B Thoroughfare A

Cross Ram & Co, 18 Thoroughfare, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8AJ. Tel: 01986 873636. Mr J Margarson

Block viewings on pre designated dates. All enquiries to the auctioneers Halesworth office 01986 87872553 or

Floor Plans




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