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Four-bed Georgian town house in Aldeburgh on the market for £1.8 million



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A Georgian four-bedroom town house in a popular coastal town is up for sale for £1.8 million.

The Aldeburgh property, which forms the southwest corner of Crespigny House, a mansion built for Sir Claud de Crespigny in 1775, is on the market with estate agents Savills.

The home offers exceptional sea and river views, as well as three bathrooms.

Crespigny House in Aldeburgh is up for sale for £1.8m. Picture: Savills
Crespigny House in Aldeburgh is up for sale for £1.8m. Picture: Savills
The home forms the southwest corner of Crespigny House, a mansion built for Sir Claud de Crespigny in 1775. Picture: Savills
The home forms the southwest corner of Crespigny House, a mansion built for Sir Claud de Crespigny in 1775. Picture: Savills

"1 Crespigny House has always been one of my favourite houses in the town," said property agent Peter Ogilvie.

"It is one of very few exceptional period buildings with beautiful high ceilings, light and bright rooms, south & west facing gardens & private parking/garaging.

"Coupled with stunning river & sea views from the first floor, it really is incredibly special."

The home offers exceptional sea and river views, as well as three bathrooms. Picture: Savills
The home offers exceptional sea and river views, as well as three bathrooms. Picture: Savills
The kitchen is modern in design with a large stonework island/breakfast bar. Picture: Savills
The kitchen is modern in design with a large stonework island/breakfast bar. Picture: Savills
An elegant staircase leads onto a large landing. Picture: Savills
An elegant staircase leads onto a large landing. Picture: Savills

Inside, the property has numerous features including a drawing room with a bow end and fireplace, large windows, high ceilings, while an elegant staircase leads onto a large landing. There is also a lift to the first floor.

Meanwhile, the entrance hall and kitchen has a slate floor which benefits from underfloor heating.

The kitchen, which is modern in design with a large stonework island/breakfast bar, also has numerous built in appliances including remotely controlled lighting.

The bedrooms all have superb views, and the master bedroom also has a bow end as well as an en suite shower room, dressing room and deep clothes cupboard off the inner landing.

One of the property's four bedrooms. Picture: Savills
One of the property's four bedrooms. Picture: Savills
The drawing room has a bow end. Picture: Savills
The drawing room has a bow end. Picture: Savills

Crespigny House's current owners oversaw the construction of a self-contained detached cottage/annexe, which provides a kitchen leading into a spacious sitting room with three matching sets of full height French windows opening to the gardens.

The cottage, which can be easily accessed independently and privately from the house, also has a spacious bedroom and en suite bathroom.

The property also includes a detached cottage/annexe. Picture: Savills
The property also includes a detached cottage/annexe. Picture: Savills
One of the property's four bedrooms. Picture: Savills
One of the property's four bedrooms. Picture: Savills
The cottage features a spacious sitting room with three matching sets of full height French windows opening to the gardens. Picture: Savills
The cottage features a spacious sitting room with three matching sets of full height French windows opening to the gardens. Picture: Savills

Beyond lies the garden with private parking in front as well as a spacious home office above.

The house's gardens offer a large south and west-facing lawn, and are surrounded by well stocked herbaceous beds enclosed by mature hedges and trees.

1 Crespigny House is on the market with Savills with a guide price of £1,800,000.