Savills | West Bar, Thorpeness, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4NF | Property for sale
4,289 sq ft(398.46 sq m)
Guide price £850,000

West BarThorpeness, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4NF

    Key features

    • Set in the centre of the coastal village of Thorpeness
    • Exceptional far reaching views
    • Spacious, light and bright accommodation over five floors
    • Garage and west facing garden
    • Overlooks the country club and a few minutes walk from the beach & meare

    Iconic house with spectacular sea views.

    About this property

    • 2 West Bar is an iconic house set in the centre of the popular coastal village of Thorpeness. The house itself incorporates the former water tower for the village which has now been converted into residential accommodation providing exceptional far reaching views in every direction.The views really are very rare overlooking the coastline both north and south towards Aldeburgh but also over the Meare boating lake, the marshes and countryside beyond. The house itself is light and bright and very specious, the square footage measuring 4289 arranged over five floors. The property has enormous character and a wonderful mix of traditional rooms with a range of features inducing open fireplaces combined with the two very spacious tower rooms measuring 8.99 x 8.99m and providing fabulous views in every direction. The house also benefits from a garage and west facing garden to the rear of the house. The house is positioned remarkably well in the centre of the village overlooking the country club yet just moments' walk from the beach and also the Meare.

      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 sub station works are also being proposed. For further details contact the selling agents.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Rare opportunity to buy a piece of history in the popular coast village of Thorpeness.

    Peter OgilvieProperty agent

    Local information

    • The village of Thorpeness, which is set around a boating lake known as The Meare, has developed from its Edwardian inception as a fairytale holiday village. Set on the Suffolk Heritage Coast with a shingle beach, the village lies to the north of the well served seaside town of Aldeburgh, and is just a few miles from Leiston where there is an excellent sports centre with a swimming pool. Thorpeness however also boasts its own Country Club, tennis courts, Golf Club, cafes and pub/ restaurant. There is a village shop and many more amenities including galleries, a cinema, library and restaurants at nearby Aldeburgh. Saxmundham, approximately eight miles away, has a Wednesday Market, and railway station with direct access to London via Ipswich and Liverpool Street. Attractions in this part of Suffolk include nature reserves at Minsmere and Havergate Island. There are ancient castles at Orford and Framlingham, sailing at Aldeburgh and Woodbridge and of course music at Snape— home to the internationally renowned Aldeburgh Festival.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = E
    • Tenure = Leasehold