Liston, Sudbury, Suffolk

This outstanding country house occupies an exceptional setting with stunning far reaching views. The accommodation is divided into two distinct areas including an elegant main house and two further cottages that have previously been used as high end holiday lets. Further benefits include established grounds, a range of useful outbuildings, office and paddocks. In all about 6 acres.

  • Outstanding detached country house
  • 2 additional cottages
  • Extensive accommodation
  • Stunning far reaching countryside views
  • Established grounds
  • Various outbuildings
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Exceptional rural setting
ENTRANCE HALL: A large spacious area with an attractive tiled floor, handmade staircase to first floor, access to cellar and opening to:

Inner Hall: With a 12ft high ceiling, interesting arched wall and elegant arched windows with a set of handmade doors onto terracing and the garden beyond. Door to:

DRAWING ROOM: (5.35m x 5.18m) 17'7" x 17' With a 10ft high ceiling, exposed oak ornate cornicing and four large sash windows that in turn provide for lovely views over the gardens and countryside beyond. Fireplace with marble slips, hearth and moulded wood surround.

A stone staircase rises to an inner landing with door to:

STUDY: (3.35m x 3.35m) 11' x 11' A unique room with a 15ft high domed ceiling, cornicing, oak wood flooring and 7ft high sash windows which provide for lovely views over the garden.

KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING ROOM: (9.85m x 5.02m) 32'4" x 16'6" A simply stunning room divided into distinct areas with a central vaulted glass roof and double doors opening onto terracing and the garden beyond. Finished with an emphasis on natural light and with granite window sills, exceptional contemporary fireplace and exposed oak beams. The kitchen area is finished with a quality tiled floor and a range of units with thick granite worktops incorporating a twin bowl stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap over. There is a large four oven AGA and integrated dishwasher.

WALK IN PANTRY: (3.30m x 3.30m) 10'10" x 10'10" A useful ancillary area to the kitchen with fitted handmade units, worktops and fitted shelving. Space for appliances and tiled floor.

LAUNDRY/BOOT ROOM: (3.42m x 3.40m) 11'3" x 11'2" With a 10ft high ceiling, sash window and a door opening onto the drive and garden beyond. Tiled floor and extensive fitted storage cupboards with units incorporating a large stainless steel sink unit, mixer tap and shower attachment. Plumbing for washing machine.

Inner Hall: With a high ceiling, attractive tiled floor and door to:

SHOWER ROOM: Shower cubicle with spa body jets, WC and wash hand basin with storage below. Heated towel rail.

CELLAR (1): (4.44m x 2.92m) 14'7" x 9'7" (including staircase) Providing useful storage with an opening to:

CELLAR (2): (5.25m x 1.21m) 17'3" x 4' An exceptional space ideal for wine storing etc.

First Floor

LANDING: Divided into two distinct areas with oak wood flooring, contemporary radiator, exposed oak beams, shelved linen cupboard, access to loft storage space and doors to:

BEDROOM 1: (4.87m x 3.42m) 16' x 11'3" Extensive built in wardrobes, sash windows which in turn provide for far reaching countryside views. Door to:

LUXURY EN-SUITE: Finished with a wet/shower room area, heated towel rail, WC and 'his & hers' wash hand basins with storage below.

BEDROOM 2: (4.14m x 3.04m) 13'7" x 10' A light room with far reaching views. Exposed oak beam and flooring.

BEDROOM 3: (3.60m x 2.81m) 11'10" x 9'3" Enjoying lovely views over the garden and countryside beyond. Built in wardrobes.

BATHROOM: Finished with a double ended Jacuzzi bath complete with shower attachment. Large mosaic tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin with storage below.

The remainder of the accommodation is currently divided into two separate cottages which provide the following.

THE HAYLOFT

SITTING ROOM: (4.72m x 4.44m) 15'6" x 14'7" A charming room with a 10ft high ceiling and wonderful views over paddocks and countryside beyond. An oak wood floor runs throughout with a handmade staircase complete with an attractive wrought iron balustrade rising to the first floor. Extensive fluted columned storage cupboards and display shelving. Log burning stove.

KITCHEN: (4.67m x 2.69m) 15'4 x 8'10" Enjoying far reaching field views and including a set of oak double doors opening to terracing. There is exposed brick work, an attractive tiled floor and a range of modern matching units, baskets and work tops with inset single drainer sink unit and mixer tap over. Integrated electric oven, four ring hob and extractor fan over. Combination microwave oven fridge, pull out pantry cupboard, radio, dishwasher and washing machine.

First Floor

LANDING: Suffolk latch oak doors to:

BEDROOM 4: (6.22m x 5.28m) 20'5" x 17'4" Far reaching countryside views, built in wardrobes and door to:

LUXURY EN-SUITE: Finished with a Villeroy & Boch Jacuzzi spa bath, heated towel rail, WC, wash hand basin and large walk in wet room area.

BEDROOM 5: (3.65m x 3.60m maximum measurements) 12' x 11'10" (maximum measurements) Built in single bed, space for a further single bed, built in wardrobe, pretty leaded glass windows and Suffolk latch door to:

EN-SUITE: With a large fully tiled shower cubicle, heated towel rail, WC and wash hand basin with storage below.

COACHMANS COTTAGE

SITTING ROOM: (5.74m x 3.91m) 18'10" x 12'10 A charming room with an emphasis on natural light and including an exceptional oak framed wall of glass providing views over the grounds and countryside beyond. A set of doors open onto terracing. Oak wood floor, exposed oak beams and a fireplace with inset log burning stove. Useful storage cupboard and door to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: (6.42m x 4.59m) 21'1" x 15'1" An exceptional space divided into two distinct areas with an oak floor running throughout and a staircase off. The kitchen area has been finished with an extensive range of light oak fronted units complemented by Quartz worktops, breakfast bar and a range of integrated appliances that include electric oven, combination microwave oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, radio and four ring hob with extractor fan over.

First Floor

LANDING: Built in wardrobe, storage cupboard and door to:

BEDROOM 6: (3.75m x 3.60m) 12'4" x 11'10" Meadow views.

BATHROOM: With a double ended Villeroy & Boch bath, large tiled shower cubicle, heated towel rail, WC and wash hand basin.

Outside A large brick pillared entrance with double doors opens to a sweeping brick pavioured drive which in turn provides EXTENSIVE PARKING for several vehicles and leads to:

GARAGE/WORKSHOP: (6.27m x 5.08m) 20'7" x 16'8" With a 10ft high ceiling, fitted workbench, light and power connected.

FORMER STABLE BLOCK: (14.14m x 4.74m) 46'5" x 15'7" Currently utilised as storage but offering the potential to become a studio and retaining the old Victorian stalls with a 10ft high beamed ceiling.

OFFICE: (8.53m x 3.22m) 28' x 10'7" (maximum floor measurements) Finished with beams, extensive desk area, light, power and telephone points. There is a useful kitchenette and a cloakroom with fitted WC and wash hand basin.

The exceptional grounds are divided into distinct areas to include formal gardens, a generous vegetable garden and paddocks with a mixture of post and rail fencing and wrought iron estate fencing, all complemented by a parkland like setting with outstanding specimen trees. There are a range of outbuildings including stables, hay stores, field shelters, and further ancillary buildings (well suited to utilise as small machinery buildings, log stores etc.)

In all about 6 acres.

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