3 Bed Flat  Under-Offer  34A Market Hill  Framlingham  Woodbridge  Suffolk  IP13  - £450,000

Under Offer
About The Property
34 A Market Hill is a rarely available Grade II* Listed three bedroom apartment that is believed to have been built in 1564 featuring mathematical tiles to the front façade, a host of period features, a beautifully established walled garden with summer house, brick workshop/store and gated off road parking for up to two cars. We are advised that the sash windows have been sympathetically secondary glazed, the exposed floor boards stripped and waxed, a door entry system has been installed, the electrics updated and a new kitchen and bathroom have been installed since the current owner moved in.

Arranged over two floors and accessed by a private entrance with internal staircase leading from the ground floor to the first floor, the accommodation comprises: Entrance lobby with built-in cupboard housing the gas fired boiler and burglar alarm system, staircase rising to the first floor hallway featuring panelled walls and a former bank's door, sitting room benefiting from an open fireplace, sash windows overlooking the Market Hill and built-in cupboards, study with walk-in cupboard and dining room with feature fireplace and built-in cupboard (both with sash windows overlooking the Market Hill). The modern galley style kitchen offers blue pearl granite work surfaces and a range of integral appliances. The rear double bedroom can be accessed via the hall and dining room and enjoys views towards the church. There is a family bathroom on the first floor and staircase leading to the two second floor attic bedrooms and a further bathroom. The second floor bedrooms feature vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers and sash windows to the front aspect. You have to pass through the first bedroom with feature fireplace to access the second bedroom that benefits from an en-suite bathroom.
The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a free standing roll top claw foot bath, fitted wardrobe and cupboard with ornate carved doors.

Outside a passageway with outside tap and external lighting leads to a brick workshop/store and gated off road parking area for up to two cars. The elevated walled garden abuts the churchyard and is laid to York stone paving with established herbs, plants, shrubs and bushes, there is a cedar summer house and a tree enclosed by box hedging. We are advised that there is a pedestrian right of way for the neighbour's outbuilding and two fire escapes that open into the passageway. The 125 year lease was issued in 1988 and there are 95/96 years remaining. The buildings insurance costs are shared with the two shops beneath and there is a peppercorn ground rent.

About The Area
Framlingham is an attractive market town which is dominated by a Norman Castle which is steeped in history. Framlingham has been described as one of the most attractive market towns in the United Kingdom and was voted the Number 1 place to live in the country by Country Life Magazine in 2006. In 2005, Framlingham was runner up in the contest to find England's favourite market town. In a recent broadcast, Channel Five's property list programme listed the 10 best places to buy a period property which the United Kingdom, Framlingham came 3rd which is a remarkable achievement when noting that the other contenders were Edinburgh and Bath.

Framlingham has a host of interesting shops and buildings dating from the 17th, 18th & 19th Centuries. St. Michaels Church dates back to the 15th Century and contains the tomb of the Howards, a powerful family in English history. The Mere at Framlingham has been described as a wet land paradise offering a fascinating wildlife habitat. The Sedge Beds provide a home to hundreds of migrating birds. The Market Hill is at the heart of the village where you will find a mixture of shops and fine architecture. Schools include the highly regarded Framlingham College, Framlingham College Junior School and Thomas Mills High School. The village has its own surgery, library and a selection of clubs included lawn tennis and archery.

Accommodation with Approximate Room Sizes:

Entrance door opening into a lobby with cupboard housing the wall hung Valliant gas fired boiler and burglar alarm. The lobby opens to a stairwell (8'11' x 6'4') with a carpeted staircase rising to the first floor landing benefiting from a secondary glazed window to the side.

Landing to the Head of the Staircase ‐ 10'0' x 3'9'
Inset lighting, picture rail, carpeted staircase to the second floor bedrooms, wall mounted heating controls, low level panelling to the walls, carpet laid to floor and a former bank door opening to the first floor hallway.

First Floor Hallway ‐ 18'4' x 3'8'
Inset lighting, picture rail, secondary glazed sash window to the rear aspect with fitted plantation shutters offering views towards the Parish Church, panelling to the lower section of the walls, radiator and exposed floor boards. A panel door opens to the sitting room and a half glazed door with inset stain glass leaded lights opens to the first floor bedroom.

Sitting Room ‐ 15'8' (max) x 14'8' (max)
Inset lighting, picture rail, two secondary glazed sash windows to the front aspect with inset arched top niche between the windows, built-in cupboard beneath one of the window sills, feature ornate open fireplace with tiled reveals and hearth, radiator, exposed floor boards and doors opening to the study and dining room.

Study ‐ 9'9' reducing to 7'8' x 7'11'
Inset lighting, picture rail, secondary glazed sash window to the front aspect, storage cupboard, cupboard beneath the window sill, radiator and exposed floorboards.

Inner Lobby between the Sitting Room and Dining Room ‐ 3'4' x 2'6'
Wall mounted strip light, built-in shelved storage cupboards and doors either side opening to the sitting room and dining room.

Dining Room ‐ 15'8' (max) x 15'0' (max)
Inset lighting, secondary glazed sash window to the front aspect, panelling to the lower section of the walls, feature fireplace with tiled returns and polished granite hearth, built-in cupboard, radiator, exposed floor boards, internal door to the kitchen and adjacent bedroom that can also be access via the main hall.

Kitchen ‐ 15'2' x 5'1' opening to 6'2' by the window (galley style kitchen)
Inset lighting, secondary glazed sash window to the front aspect, un-used doorway tot eh adjacent room, a range of eye level and base units with blue pearl granite work surfaces, upstands and splashbacks, inset ceramic sink, Neff induction hob with cooker hood above and a Neff electric oven beneath, integral under counter fridge and Neff intergraded washing machine, radiator and vinyl floor covering.

First Floor Bedroom ‐ 13'7' x 8'9'
Inset lighting, two secondary glazed sash windows to the rear aspect with fitted plantation shutters offering views towards the church, radiator, exposed floorboards, doors opening to the hall and dining room.

Bathroom ‐ 9'6' (max) x 6'7' (max)
Ceiling mounted light, three single glazed windows to the rear aspect, inset panel bath with tiled splashbacks and mixer tap incorporating a hand held shower complete with wall mounted bracket, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, close coupled WC, built-in shelved cupboard, radiator and vinyl floor covering.

A carpeted staircase with recessed cupboard housing the electric consumer unit rises to the second floor landing.

Second Floor Landing (not measured).
Vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, window to the front aspect, built-in shelved cupboard, radiator, carpet laid to floor and door opening to

Attic Style Second Floor Bedroom (A through bedroom) ‐ 15'10' (max) x 14'0' (max)
Measured at floor level, reduced headroom to the front and rear walls due to the vaulted ceiling.
Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, spot lighting, secondary glazed sash window to the front aspect, feature fireplace, radiator and laminate flooring. This is a through room with door leading to the adjacent bedroom.

Attic Style Second Floor Bedroom ‐ 17'11' (max) x 13'4' (max) reducing to 10'9'
Measured at floor level, reduced headroom to the front and rear walls due to the vaulted ceiling.
Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, pendant light, secondary glazed sash window to the front aspect, two radiators, laminate flooring and door leading to the en-suite second floor bathroom.

Second Floor Bathroom ‐ 18'0' (max) x 9'7' (max) reducing to 7'7' at the fitted cupboards.
Measured at floor level, reduced headroom to the front and rear walls due to the vaulted ceiling.
Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, Velux roof light, spot lighting, a pair of carved doors open to a cupboard housing the water cylinder, fitted three door cupboard with adjacent wall mounted shelves, free standing roll top claw foot bath with mixer tap incorporating a hand held shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, close coupled WC, radiator and laminate flooring.

Outside
The property is approached via the rear by a pair of wrought iron gates opening to an enclosed parking area (for up to two cars) laid to bricks with external lighting. A passageway leads from the parking area to a brick shed/storage facility.

Brick Shed Storage Facility ‐ 14'6' x 13'1'
Pitched tiled roof, pedestrian door, strip lighting, power points and laminate flooring.
The foot path flanked by flowers and shrubs lead to a courtyard to the rear of the property providing access to a seven panel entrance door with intercom system to allow access for visitors.
A flight of stone steps with a wrought iron hand rail rises to the elevated walled garden. The secluded garden is retained by mellow red brick walls (one believed to date from 1698) abut the church yard and features an old oak door. The courtyard garden is predominately laid to York stone paving inter dispersed established plants, shrubs, bushes and a holly tree enclosed by box hedging. Steps lead to an elevated seating area and there is a hexagonal cedar summer house/greenhouse within the walled courtyard.

Services
We are advised by the vendor that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected.

Council Tax ‐ Band D £1617.39 2017/18.

Lease ‐ A 125 year lease was issued in 1988 and there are 95/96 year remaining.

Buildings Insurance ‐ The buildings insurance costs are shared with the two shops beneath.

Ground Rent ‐ We are advised that there is a Pepper Corn Ground Rent.

Directions
From our Woodbridge Office head North West on the B1079/Church Streettowards Market Hill and Shire Hall, turn right at Seckford Street and turn left at the B1079 into Theatre Street and continue to follow the road, bear left into Hasketon Road. There is a roundabout at the end of the road at the junction of Grove Road (A12), take the third exit onto the A12/Grove Road and continue to follow the A12 for approximately six miles passing through one roundabout. Take the B1078 exit towards the B1116, turn left at the B1078. At the roundabout take the second exit onto the B1116 and turn leftto stay on the B1116 for approximately five miles. Turn right at the B1116/Well Close Square and contintie to follow to the Market Hill. The property is located above the shops on the right hand side on the Market Hill.

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Property Features


Walk Out Onto Towns Amenities

Three Bedrooms's

Two Separate Bathroom's

Beautiful Period Features

Enclosed Garden

Parking For Up To Two Cars













Property Features


Walk Out Onto Towns Amenities

Three Bedrooms's

Two Separate Bathroom's

Beautiful Period Features

Enclosed Garden

Parking For Up To Two Cars






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