INTRODUCTION An individual and contemporary architect designed split level home from the 1970’s. It is a generously proportioned property, quietly situated above the riverside hamlet of PIN Mill in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
DIRECTIONS From the village of Chelmondiston proceed into Pin Mill Road and first right after 350 yards into Orwell Rise, this is a private drive and “The Hoppits” is the last but one property on the right hand side.
INFORMATION The property was completed in 1972 with many features of this period being used such as a mono pitch sloping roof with the water tank storage above, large picture windows providing natural light throughout and cavity insulated brick work, upvc barge board and down pipes.
Internally there are numerous storage cupboards and well planned living spaces with an L-shaped entrance hall over two levels. Heating is via an oil fired boiler to radiators throughout, replacement double glazed windows and doors, ample power and light sockets.
CHELMONDISTON - Pin Mill enjoys a delightful position adjacent to the River Orwell on the Shotley Peninsula. The village has a wealth of facilities including two shops, post office, hairdresser and two thriving pubs. There is ample access to the river along the footpath and foreshore, also sailing clubs and local societies. Transport links by train into central London from stations in Manningtree and Ipswich taking around an hour, the wider country accessible by road from the nearby A12. “The Hoppits” is only a short walking distance of Pin Mill with its public house, historic moorings and river views.
SERVICES Mains Electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property.
Babergh District Council 01473 822801 Council Tax Band F EPC - F
Agents Note: We understand the Orwell Rise is an un-adopted road which is maintained by its users in the last couple of years the road has been re-surfaced and in good sound condition.
Please note: As vendor’s agents, we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property. The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.
THE ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:
Glazed Double doors to the
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Glazed to side and glazed double door to :
RECEPTION HALL Flight of steps to the bedroom, hall and door to:
SITTING ROOM 19’9 X 15’4 Glazing to the full width of one wall looking West across the front garden through a glazed door. Stone fireplace with multi-fuel stove. Pale coloured Columbian pine feature to fireplace wall, wired audio. Vaulted ceiling making this a very imposing room.
Steps up to:
DINING ROOM 11’4 X 14’7 Glazed to both West and south taking in the side garden. Door to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16’2 x 11’8 Window to door looking East onto the rear terrace. Extensive range of fitted oak wall and base units incorporating inset sink, integrated ceramic hob and double oven beneath, dishwasher, fridge and plumbing for washing machine. All work surfaces have tiled splash back, power sockets with charger points. Tiled floor and stable door to garden, hall and
CLOAKROOM Window, suite includes wc, wash hand basin in cupboard with tiled floor.
BEDROOM HALL To the full length of one wall, built in storage cupboard, airing cupboard/linen store, doors to all bedrooms and bathroom.
BEDROOM ONE 12’9 plus wardrobes x 12’3 Window West with views over the trees across the Pin Mill valley conservation area. Range of fitted wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors. Built in wash basin with oak cupboard under , mirror shelving and spot lights.
BEDROOM TWO 12’9 plus wardrobe x 12’3 Window overlooking the rear garden (E). Range of fitted wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors. Built in wash basin with oak cupboard under, mirror shelving and spot lights.
BATHROOM L SHAPED 8’7 x 8’3 Window to rear. Four piece suite including large glass fronted shower, panelled bath, wash hand basin, wc, tiled walls and floor, extractor fan.
BEDROOM THREE 11’9 x 9’1 Window (East) Double built in wardrobe.
BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY 11’9 x 8’9 Window (East) Double built in wardrobe.
When viewing the property the plot includes the area of land to the left hand side of Orwell Rise, down to the Pin Mill Lane as parallel to the plot, this area is largely wooded with lawn abutting the drive.
Independent drive affords access to the attached DOUBLE GARAGE 19’2 x 18’8 up and over doors, light and power, oil fired boiler providing heating and hot water, water softener, personal door to rear garden. The drive provides ample parking for several vehicles. The front garden has a paved pathway, laid to lawn with many mature shrubs and trees. Side access to both sides of the property. To the south there is a raised decking and seating area with productive grape vines, all enjoying privacy and the evening sun, steps up to the kitchen garden and gate to the terrace.
REAR GARDEN The overall plots slopes up towards the rear boundary where it backs onto meadows, this slope has been landscaped to give the effect of terracing. A full width paved terrace runs to the rear of the property with a substantial retaining wall separating the upper garden from this level. A grass slope and paved steps from the terrace lead to the upper lawn which is interspersed with trees and shrubs, including fruit trees, rustic fencing leads into the kitchen garden. The substantial brick built garden room 14’6 x 9’2 with butler sink and stone table would create a very useful laundry room. This building has photovoltraic panels on the roof which track the sun and provide power to the property.
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