Latimer House - Edwardian style with panoramic sea views at Felixstowe

The view from Latimer House, Felixstowe

The view from Latimer House, Felixstowe - Credit: Archant

Latimer House is a magnificent Edwardian clifftop home, in a stunning position overlooking the sea at Cobbolds Point, Felixstowe.

The swimming pool at Latimer House, Felixstowe

The swimming pool at Latimer House, Felixstowe - Credit: Archant

This amazing family home has plenty of style and character and now also features an impressive swimming complex.

Latimer House provides just under 10,000 square foot of beautifully presented property, arranged over three floors.

Double doors, part glazed with stained glass windows, open into an entrance porch, with steps up to the front door.

The door has a fox head knocker and opens to the reception hall.

The impressive reception hall has a staircase rising to the first floor and arches off, accessing the cloakroom, and is open plan to the dining area, which has an open fireplace with a carved timber surround and over mantle.

There is a study, with an open fireplace, with stone inset and carved oak mantle surround, and the study has double glazed French doors out to the covered terrace.

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The drawing room is spectacular and has a herringbone pattern wood block floor, an open fireplace with a marble inset and carved over mantle and surround. A deep bay also has access to the covered terrace.

From the hall/dining area there is a door through to the kitchen/breakfast room.

The fully fitted kitchen includes a range of base and wall units, with a central island with timber and granite worksurfaces.

It has a two oven oil-fired Aga in a recess, a Bosch dishwasher, an electric oven and also twin gas hobs.

Part-glazed arch-headed double doors lead to the sitting room, which has twin columns and a gas-fired woodburning stove. There are part-glazed French doors to the terrace and built-in bookshelves.

From the kitchen a door

leads to the utility room which includes cupboards, a butler’s sink, and a Neff four ring hob with an extractor over, and space for a fridge freezer and a fully-shelved larder off.

A rear hall has a further staircase to the first floor and there is access back to the billard room, which has a double height ceiling, with a door to the terrace and glazed double doors to the modern swimming pool complex.

There is an open fireplace with stone insert, a timber mantel surround and detailed wooden panelling. The complex includes a boiler room, sauna, a rear house entrance, and pool boiler and filtration room.

It has a changing room with a walk-in shower, and a cloakroom, all fully tiled. Glazed doors lead to the swimming pool area, with a raised end and steps down to the pool and surround.

Floor to ceiling glass windows give panoramic views of the gardens and the sea beyond.

Glazed French doors open to the garden terrace and a return door leads to a kitchenette serving the billiard room and the pool area.

From the main hall the staircase rises to the first floor landing.

The master bedroom suite has a deep bay window overlooking the sea, built-in cupboard space and an archway to its dressing area, and a door leads to an Astro-turfed balcony which has complete privacy.

The en suite features a bathroom, shower, WC, bidet and twin basins with cupboards under and a mirror behind.

Bedroom two has a fireplace and extensive built-in cupboards and steps down to an en suite bathroom.

Bedroom three has built-in mirror-fronted wardrobe cupboards.

Bedroom four/landing space is currently used as a gym. Bedroom five has built-in wardrobe cupboards and an en suite of central bath, bidet, WC, shower and wash basin.

From the main landing the staicase rises to a half landing, off which is a bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath, with a shower over, and WC and wash basin.

From the top landing bedroom six has mirror-fronted cupboards and bedroom seven has a built in storage cupboard, a door leads to an Astroturfed balcony from where there are stunning sea views.

There is also a box room.

This home also has its own access the the seafront from the garden and Felixstowe town centre is within walking distance.