High Street, Yoxford, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3HP | Property for sale | Savills
2,342 sq ft(217.58 sq m)
Guide price £695,000

High StreetYoxford, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3HP


    Key features

    • Enchanting period house
    • Well proportioned rooms
    • Wonderful historical features
    • Charming walled garden
    • Excellent position in popular village
    • Off-street parking

    Wonderful historic village house with walled garden.

    About this property

    • Hardings is an enchanting period village house with delightful gardens, a fabulous outdoor dining area and coach house/studio.

      Believed to date to the 16th century, the charming building retains many outstanding period features throughout, including exposed timbers, inglenook fires and original windows.

      The accommodation flows remarkably well and comprises, superb, light filled and well-proportioned rooms.

      Occupying the heart of the house, the sitting room is a light and spacious space. To the north-east of the room is an impressive inglenook fireplace with an inset wood burning stove.

      Beyond the sitting room, to the rear of the house, is the superb kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen has a butler style sink, oven and induction hob, an integrated dishwasher and a number of storage cupboards.

      This bright room is filled with light from the garden facing windows and sky lights. French windows lead out to the beautiful terrace and garden. Beyond the kitchen is a useful shower room.

      The parlour provides a more intimate area to entertain and relax. The triple aspect room has a charming chimneypiece with a flagstone hearth, exposed timbers and a glazed door to the garden.

      The panelled study, which occupies the opposite end of the house to the parlour, has a brick chimneypiece and lime washed timbers. It is another excellent space within the house - ideal for reading and working.

      The first floor consists of four elegantly proportioned and characterful bedrooms, and the family bathroom. The principal bedroom enjoys especially fine views of the garden as well as an en suite bathroom.

      Hardings has a delightful and private walled garden to the rear. Immediately to the rear of the house is an excellent terrace, which leads to the covered outside dining area. Within the garden are various mature trees and borders.

      To the side of the principal building is a spacious coach house, which has been used a s a studio and even a shop front in the past - double doors lead directly to the pavement at the front.

      Hardings sits smartly behind wrought iron fencing to the front with a gated drive and parking area to the side.

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    Hardings in an enchanting house, with bags of period charm, in one of my favourite villages. I especially love the delightful walled garden and outside dining area.

    Alexander McNabProperty agent

    Local information

    • Hardings occupies a wonderful position in the heart of the village of Yoxford, in east Suffolk.
    • Yoxford is an historic and thriving village, centred around the medieval church of St Peter. There are a number of independent shops, including well-regarded antique shops, a public house and a hotel.
    • Saxmundham (4.9 miles) is a bustling market town with a wide selection of amenities including Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, and a railway station offering trains to London via Ipswich from 115 minutes.
    • Framlingham (9.4 miles) is a most beautiful and energetic market town with an impressive 12th century castle, restaurants including the celebrated Watson & Walpole, public houses and a hotel. There is an array of independent shops, cafés and a superb delicatessen.
    • Southwold (11 miles) is famed for its painted beach huts, iconic 19th century lighthouse and late-Victorian pier. There are various boutique shops, an independent cinema, and numerous public houses and restaurants. Adnams, Suffolk's most well-known brewery, is based in the town and runs The Swan, a well-reviewed hotel with an excellent restaurant.
    • Aldeburgh (12.8 miles), a seaside town closely associated with the composer Benjamin Britten and known for its pebble beach, has a wide selection of cultural and shopping amenities, and some marvellous restaurants, including the esteemed L'Escargot-sur-Mer. The neighbouring village of Thorpeness has a charming boating lake and country club.
    • Woodbridge (17.3 miles) is a popular market town, situated on the River Deben, with an incredible range of amenities including an independent cinema, a theatre, boutique shops, cafés, restaurants and public houses. A railway station offers trains to London Liverpool Street via Ipswich (from 92 minutes).
    • Local sporting facilities are fantastic: there is a village cricket club in Yoxford and a tennis club in Saxmundham. There are acclaimed sailing and golf in Aldeburgh and Thorpeness. Clay pigeon shooting is offered at High Lodge in Darsham.
    • Education provisions are excellent in both the state and independent sectors, including renowned Framlingham College and Woodbridge School, both of which are included in the Good Schools Guide.
    • All times and mileages are approximate.

    Additional information

    • SERVICES - Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating.
    • LOCAL AUTHORITY - East Suffolk District Council; Band E
    • AGENTS NOTE - Please be aware that there are various infrastructure projects proposed for east Suffolk including plans for a new nuclear power station at Sizewell. Wind farm expansion in the North Sea is also taking place and bringing power ashore along with associated cabling and substation works are also being proposed.
    • EPC Rating = E
    • Tenure = Freehold