Staithe House is a Grade II listed property dating from the 16th century, mentioned in Pevsner’s Buildings of England. The house also has 17th, 18th and 19 century alterations and provides spacious family and entertaining space.

Period features include cornicing, ceiling roses, sash windows, panelling and stunning fireplaces. The accommodation comprises reception hall, drawing room, dining room, family room, garden room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and a cellar. On the first floor are four bedrooms (two en-suite), a family bathroom, a playroom and an office, and the second floor has three further bedrooms and a bathroom. There is garaging for four cars.

Staithe House stands in mature and secluded gardens which extend to around 1/3 of an acre and are almost entirely walled. The principal gardens extend to the east and are mainly laid to lawn with good spring colour. A terrace abuts the house and opens onto the lawns; the gardens also have a lavender bed.

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The house is prominently situated at the heart of the quintessential English market town of Beccles, just eight miles from the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The town has a great range of shopping, schooling and sporting facilities and has a direct rail link to London Liverpool Street. The Norfolk Broads are also easily accessible.

The guide price is £765,400. For further details please contact Strutt and Parker on 01603 617431or visit www.struttandparker.com.

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