A rare development opportunity to build a five bedroom detached home in a unique position adjacent to Woodbridge Golf Course and set within 5.861 acres (STS) of established grounds including a paddock.About the Property
The Five Winds is a unique three bedroom detached bungalow set within stunning grounds extending to about 5.861 acres (sts) in total, to include a paddock, stable block comprising three stables, a range of useful outbuildings and established wooded gardens with open areas laid to grass. The property is set well back from the road enjoying an elevated position approached by a registered part byway and part private track abutting heathland, farmland and Woodbridge Golf Course. The bungalow is believed to date back to 1928 with latter additions and would benefit from refurbishment. We are advised that planning permission has been granted for the bungalow to be replaced with a new five bedroom detached single storey dwelling. Planning permission was renewed in January 2021 - Please refer to the East Suffolk Council website, planning reference: DC-20-4531/FUL for further details. The Five Winds is within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and near a site of special scientific interest.
Arranged on one level, the accommodation comprises; Entrance hall, dining hall, dual aspect sitting room with doors leading to the adjacent sun room, kitchen, utility/boot room with pantry and boiler situated in a cupboard, lobby, dual aspect double bedroom with adjacent bathroom, rear hall, second dual aspect double bedroom, a double bedroom with view towards the golf course and the family bathroom.
Viewings are strictly by accompanied appointment, and are essential to appreciate the full potential of this unique woodland setting, the views from the property and elevated, tucked away location.
Planning permission was renewed in January 2021 for the bungalow to be replaced by a new five bedroom detached single storey dwelling. Please refer to the East Suffolk Council website, planning reference: DC/20/4531/FUL to review the plans and for further details.Outside
There are a range of useful outbuildings to include a stable block with three stables, a small barn/tractor shed, two garages, two offices/workshops (that are believed to have formerly been garages) a timber garage/machine shed, cedar greenhouse and a unique pump house concealing the water treatment plant for the well beneath with adjacent garden WC and tool store. The property has a private water supply via a well, private drainage and there is an oil tank serving the oil fired central heating boiler.
The paddock extends to about 2 acres (STS) and is enclosed by part post and rail fencing with a five bar gate. There are a wonderful selection of hardwood and softwood trees, a variety of rhododendrons, azaleas and a selection of established shrubs and bushes. We are advised that additional woodland may be available by separate negotiation: The vendor owns in the region of 24 acres (STS) of woodland that abuts the road on either side of the registered byway/track.
There are a range of useful outbuildings comprising;
Tractor Shed / Small Barn â€“ 27' 9" by 16'
Benefitting from power and light.
Garage A â€“ 18' by 9' 8"
Up and over garage door, power, and light.
Garage B â€“ 17' 11" by 9' 6"
Up and over garage door, window to the rear, and light.
Workshop A (believed to have been a former garage) â€“ 17' 6" by 9' 7"
Half glazed pedestrian door, windows to the front and rear, base unit with sink, power and light.
Workshop B â€“ 17' 10" by 9' 5"
Half glazed pedestrian door, windows to the side and rear, light, and pamment tiled floor.
Agent's Note: The power and light to the outbuildings has not been tested. They have a separate consumer unit from the house.
Stable Block comprising three stables with windows to the front.
The pump house contains the water treatment plant and also has an adjacent tool shed and garden WC.
Machine Shed â€“ 15' 7" by 9' 6"
Adjacent to the paddock.
The Paddock (pictured to the right)
We are advised that the paddock extends to about 2 acres (STS) and is enclosed by part post and rail fencing with a pedestrian gate and five bar gate.About the Area
Bromeswell village is set in a designated conservation area approximately 2 miles from the historic market town of Woodbridge and approximately 1 mile from Sutton Hoo (the Anglo-Saxon burial site alongside the River Deben). The village has a Grade I Listed parish church which is located in what is currently considered to be the centre of the village and conservation area, Bromeswell also has a village hall and an award winning public house/restaurant 'The Unruly Pig'. Woodbridge Golf Course (pictured to the left - top) abuts this property and other nearby golf courses include Ufford Park, Seckford Golf Club and Aldeburgh Golf Club.
Nearby Woodbridge is a well served market town steeped in history with a fine selection of pubs and restaurants, sailing/sport facilities plus medical and other general amenities. There are numerous nearby schools within easy reach to include the highly regarded Independent Schools of The Abbey Preparatory School and Woodbridge School (Senior School). State schools in the area include Melton Primary School (plus Melton Under 5s preschool), and Farlingaye High School with nursery care from babies to preschool offered by Melton Day Nursery. Rail services with connections to London Liverpool Street are available from nearby Melton train station (approximately 1.3 miles away). The country town of Ipswich is approximately 11.6 miles away and offers trains directly into London with a journey time of approximately 1 hour 10 minutes.Directions
Please do not rely on Satellite Navigation. If you are coming from Woodbridge, proceed along the B1084 towards Orford. This property is accessed via a Bridleway opposite the turning for Eyke and Rendlesham. Procced up the track and follow it round to the left (you will see a sign put up by Woodbridge Golf Club). Beyond this point, there is a private track; pass through a five bar gate. Further up the track, it will fork to the left and right, take the track on the right. Follow this track through the trees and proceed through another five bar gate.Services
We are advised by the vendor that mains electricity is connected and that the property has a private water supply and drainage via the pump house which is serviced annually. There is an open fireplace within the sitting room and the property benefits from oil fired central heating, powered by a boiler which was installed in 2019. Council Tax
East Suffolk District Council â€“ Band E â€“ £2,169.71 (2021-22).Agent's Notes
We have been advised that the original prefabricated asbestos structure remains within the core of the bungalow with later brick and block extensions. The vendor has also informed us that he has identified and is in the process of treating Japanese Knotweed that is located within a wooded area and well away from the dwelling (about 244 feet subject to measurement). ...Read full description