An impressive entrance hall sits at the heart of the house with the light and airy living/dining room sitting to the right and state of the art kitchen with central island and breakfast bar to the left; stairs rise ahead of you to the first floor landing. There’s also a large family room, shower/cloakroom and utility room on the ground floor. The balcony running along the front of the house has stunning views of the Meare with double doors from two of the superb bedrooms, one with luxurious en-suite bathroom. A third king size bedroom overlooks the garden, a twin overlooks the front and the shower room and Jack and Jill bathroom are well-positioned for all guests.
Mallards is perched above Lakeside Avenue in a great position for guests to enjoy everything which Thorpeness has to offer, with parking for three cars on the drive. The enclosed garden at the back is a wonderful spot for long lazy lunches and BBQs with large patio and lawn.
Primarily open plan with an impressive entrance hall at the centre, light and airy living/dining room sitting to the right and state of the art kitchen with central island and breakfast bar to the left. An oak and glass staircase rises to the first-floor landing. There’s also a large family room, separate shower/cloakroom and a utility room off the kitchen with door to the drive. Double doors open from the living room to the terrace at the front and bi-fold doors from the dining room to the patio and garden at the back; there’s also a door from the kitchen to the patio. Distressed oak flooring runs throughout the ground floor with under-floor heating.
A gorgeous space for entertaining with the wide entrance hall leading through to the kitchen with breakfast bar and the living/dining room to the right.
This sleek state of the art kitchen is extremely well equipped with Neff appliances including an induction hob with four rings and pop up extractor fan, electric oven at waist height and built-in microwave, large fridge, two drawer freezer and dishwasher. The central island has four bar stools making it a great place for the family to sit and chat to the chef! Double doors open to the patio – ideal for dining outdoors. There’s also a beam central vacuum system with long hose so you can easily tidy up.
A door from the drives gives easy access for shopping or coming in from the beach, conveniently equipped with a washer/dryer, wine cooler, water softener and sink.
Superbly designed with large L shaped sofa positioned so you can sit back and watch a movie on the wall mounted flat screen TV; with a handsome pair of leather armchair and selection of coffee and side tables. A beautiful oak dining table sits at the other side of the room with four cowhide bench seats.
Bi-folding and French doors open to both north and south so you can make the most of indoor/outdoor living in the warmer months.
A large room furnished with a couple of sofas, armchair, huge leather footstool, dresser, coffee table and a 2nd wall-mounted TV.
Modern shower room with walk-in shower, washbasin, WC and window giving natural light.
From the floor plan, you’ll see that all four bedrooms open off the landing, one with an en suite bathroom. There’s another shower room and a Jack and Jill bathroom, which has doors from the landing as well as to the Garden Bedroom, making it an en-suite if you prefer. A balcony runs along the front of the house.
A majestic super king upholstered bed takes pride of place with ornate bedside drawers, pretty bedroom chair and chest of drawers. Double doors open onto the south-facing balcony, running along the front of the house – a great place for morning coffee with Meare views!
En Suite Bathroom
An opening leads through to the bathroom with free standing egg-shaped bath takes pride of place in this luxurious bathroom with separate WC cubicle, shower cubicle, his and hers wash basins, shower cubicle with rain shower, natural light and wardrobes with hanging, shelf and drawer space.
A good-sized bedroom sitting at the front of the house, furnished with drawers between them and additional storage in two chests of drawers.
The stunning white carved king side bed is a key feature in this beautiful big bedroom which has a mirrored wardrobe, bedside drawers and additional chest of drawers, giving masses of space for your clothes. Double doors open onto the balcony so you can watch the sun rise over the lake.
Ideal for guests in the Lakeside Bedroom; double walk in power shower, oversized washbasin, WC, heated towel rail and natural light.
Jack and Jill Bathroom
With doors from the garden and twin bedrooms; another wonderful bathroom with mosaic tiles as the backdrop to the enormous contemporary bath, double walk-in shower with shower rose and hand shower, wash basin, WC, heated towel rail and natural light.
Decorated in restful shades of grey with stately king-size bed, mirrored bedside drawers and ample storage in wardrobes with both shelves and hanging space and additional chest of drawers.
Mallards is perched above Lakeside Avenue with steps up to a sunny south-facing terrace furnished with relaxing cane chairs and doors to the living area and entrance hall.
Bi-fold doors open from the dining area and there’s a door from the kitchen to the large patio, furnished with outdoor table and chairs for long lazy lunches, with plenty of room for kids to play on the lawn.
There’s parking on the drive to the side of this detached holiday home for three cars and roadside parking in front if needed.
About the location
Aldeburgh 2.6 miles; Southwold 16.6 miles; Felixstowe 30.6 miles.
Thorpeness is a coastal village resting between Aldeburgh and Southwold. The village is known for its historic windmill and expansive pebble beach and offers a selection of attractions including boat hire at Thorpeness Mere and selection of eateries, while you can stock up on essentials at the nearby convenience stores found at Aldeburgh. Within easy reach of the village is the popular coastal town of Aldeburgh where you can find further attractions and amenities such as another beach, independent shops and coastal walks.
Note: no unaccompanied teenagers please