Impressive character house close to the beach & Meare.
1 West Gate, an exceptionally spacious property set over three floors offers large bedrooms and flexible living space. The property is Grade II, listed being of architectural or historic interest, and is constructed of stone, brick and timber under a plain tiled roof. The house was built in 1928-9 by Frederick Forbes Glennie as part of the Thorpeness village development for Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie, the owner of the Thorpeness Estate who conceived the project, designed and sketched out the whole village and commissioned the architects involved. The property has a wealth of features including mullion style, leaded windows and exposed timbers. The principal entrance at first floor is reached via an exposed ladder staircase rising to the first floor and gives access to a large reception room with panelling and a wood burning stove. The principal bedroom with en suite shower and bedroom two is also on the first floor. The ground floor comprises a second reception room, a dining room with an open fireplace and kitchen/breakfast room & cloakroom. There are a further two bedrooms, shower room and cloakroom on the second floor.
The property has its own private garden to the rear with patio, private parking and garage. The Meare and popular Dolphin Inn are just around the corner and the beach is also only a short walk away.
Mains gas, electricity, water & drainage.
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 sub station works are also being proposed. For further details contact the selling agents.
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A rare opportunity to buy a piece of history in the popular coastal village of Thorpeness.Peter Ogilvie