Middlewood Green, Stowmarket, Suffolk

An excellent Grade II Listed house with 16th Century origins enjoying a rural location with grounds measuring approximately one acre.

  • An exceptional Grade II Listed house in a rural location
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Conservatory
  • 4 bedrooms (1 en-suite)
  • Detached cart lodge and adjoining garage/workshop
  • Delightful grounds with pond and wooded copse
  • In all about 1 acre
An exceptional Grade II Listed detached period house having origins believed to date back to the 16th Century with recent later additions and enjoying an enviable position in this rural Suffolk area. Venns Farmhouse has been presented and maintained to an excellent order throughout whilst retaining notable period features; of particular note the impressive inglenook fireplace to the drawing room. The remainder of the property is enhanced by four reception rooms, four/five bedrooms and benefitted by exquisite grounds that are believed to measure approximately one acre that affords off street parking for multiple vehicles and a recently constructed detached cart lodge with adjoining workshop.

French style doors opening to;

RECEPTION AREA: A welcoming area providing access to sitting room and kitchen.

DRAWING ROOM: 17' x 15'11 (5.19m x 4.85m). A splendid room with large inglenook fireplace having Oak bressumer and inset multi fuel burner set upon a tiled hearth creating the main focal point of the room. Exposed timbers and studwork. Staircase rising to first floor. Travertine flooring.

SITTING ROOM: 18'4 x 15'8 (5.60m x 4.77m). A delightful room with inglenook fireplace having inset multi-fuel burner being the main focal point, exposed timbers and studwork. Engineered wooden flooring with underfloor heating. Staircase rising to the first floor with cupboard beneath. Opening through to;

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 15'4 x 13'8 (4.68m x 4.17m). Fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under wooden work preparation surfaces that incorporate a sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap over. Further integrated appliances include integral fridge and dishwasher. Spaces for Rangemaster style oven. Door to large storage cupboard. Underfloor heating. Opening through to;

DINING ROOM: 13'11 x 9'11 (4.25m x 3.03m). A versatile room with views overlooking the idyllic rear grounds. This room would lend itself to a multiple of uses if so required.

INNER HALL: 14' x 9'1 (4.27m x 2.77m). A substantial area with exposed red brick chimney stack. Large storage cupboard. Attractive feature wooden arched door to cloakroom. French style doors opening to;

CONSERVATORY: 12'6 x 11'1 (3.82m x 3.39m). A splendid light room with Travertine flooring and bi-fold doors opening to the rear offering views of the countryside beyond.

OFFICE/SNUG: 16'1 x 10'4 (4.89m x 3.14m). Currently occupied as a home office by the present owners, however again would lend itself to a multiple of uses if so required. External door providing access to the rear grounds. Cupboard housing the water cylinder.

CLOAKROOM/UTILITY AREA: Fitted with low level W.C., wash hand basin with vanity unit surround. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

First floor (Accessed via the staircase from the sitting room/kitchen)

LANDING: A welcoming area with views overlooking the grounds. Doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 19'5 x 10'3 (5.93m x 3.13m). A delightful room having views of the grounds and idyllic pond area.

BEDROOM 3: 15'3 x 11'4 (4.64m x 3.45m). With side aspect. Plus a storage room however this area was intended to be an en suite by the current owners.

BEDROOM 4: 15'1 x 11'3 (4.61m x 3.42m). With dual aspect overlooking the front grounds and countryside beyond.

BATHROOM: 13'8 x 9'7 (4.17m x 2.91m). An excellent suite fitted with roll-top ball and claw bath, large shower cubicle with tiled surround, low level W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Built-in storage. Exposed timbers and studwork.

(Accessed via the staircase from the drawing room)

SITTING AREA: 16'7 x 11'6 (5.05m x 3.51m). Having exposed timbers and studwork. Small cupboard into eaves. This area would lend itself to be used as a further bedroom if required. Low door with Cruck shank beam over to;

BEDROOM 2: 15'1 x 11'6 (4.60m x 3.51m). With exposed red brick chimney stack and timbers. Dual aspect of the grounds, pond and wooded area beyond. Large built-in storage cupboard. Door to;

EN SUITE: Fitted with built-in shower cubicle and having tiled surround, low level W.C., pedestal wash hand basin.

Outside The property is set away from the road and is bordered by a high brick wall creating a degree of privacy and in turn approached by a driveway that leads to the property and DETACHED CART LODGE of Oak timber construction and having adjoining GARAGE/WORKSHOP with double side hung hinged doors. The remainder of the grounds are a sheer delight and wrap around the property with a conveniently placed terrace area immediately abutting the rear of the house; ideally placed to enjoy warm summer days and al fresco dining. The grounds are predominantly lawned and have a variety of well stocked flowering beds and designated wooded copse area. A large pond with raised embankment creates an idyllic setting with a pathway through to the gardens.

In all about 1 acre.

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