Felsham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

A stunning and unique Grade II* Listed former farmhouse believed to have origins dating back to 1530. The property sits within beautifully landscaped grounds which incorporate a range of outbuildings including a substantial barn and swimming pool. In all about 1 acre.

  • An impressive Grade II* 15th Century farmhouse
  • Wonderful grounds and panoramic views
  • Magnificent drawing room with 5 bay mullion window
  • 3 further reception rooms
  • Extensive kitchen/breakfast room
  • 5 bedrooms (2 en suite)
  • Substantial barn currently divided into 3 areas with kitchenette and cloakroom
  • Heated swimming pool
A stunning Grade II* Listed former farmhouse believed to have origins dating back to 1530. Hill Farm has been reconstructed and enhanced over the years to create a truly unique home finished to an exceptional standard throughout whilst retaining many notable period features; of particular note is the extensive display of mullion windows all complemented by more recent traditional craftsmanship. The property sits within beautifully landscaped grounds which incorporate a range of outbuildings including a substantial barn (currently used as a office/workshop, gym and games room), a heated swimming pool, former moat and undulating countryside beyond. In all about 1 acre.

Entrance door to;

DINING HALL: 16'9 x 13'3 (5.10, x 4.10m). A charming room with moulded ceiling timbers and featuring a more recent stone fireplace with stone hearth, bespoke Oak staircase rising to the first floor, cupboard underneath. French doors to rear.

DRAWING ROOM: 20' x 17'1 (6.10m x 5.20m). Featuring unique five bay mullioned windows that offer views over the garden. An inglenook fireplace with Oak bressumer, log grate and moulded ceiling beams. Storage cupboard. French style doors open to the garden.

INNER VESTIBULE: With brick flooring leading to;

SITTING ROOM: 17'1 x 13'1 (5.20m x 4m). A versatile double aspect room featuring an impressive inglenook fireplace with Oak bressumer over, wood burning stove. Moulded ceiling beams and mullion windows overlooking the garden.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 34'5 x 23'11 (10.50m x 7.30m). An excellent room cleverly designed into distinctive areas;

KITCHEN AREA: Fitted with a bespoke range of units under granite worktops, inset Butler sink, additional rinsing sink and inset chopping block. The fireplace recess houses a double oven AGA with dual hotplate. Further appliances include an integrated dishwasher and American style fridge/freezer. A large pantry cupboard provides convenient storage. Designated breakfast bar area. Moulded ceiling timbers and leaded light windows to the front. Stone flooring. The kitchen is open plan through to the;

BREAKFAST ROOM: A lovely light room also displaying moulded timbers, stone floor and views over the rear gardens with countryside beyond. French style doors opening to the terrace. Stairs up to the;

STUDY: 19'4 x 10'2 (5.90m x 3.10m). A triple aspect room with vaulted ceiling, exposed Oak timbers and storage cupboard in the eaves.

REAR LOBBY: 9'10 x 5'7 (3m x 1.7m). With brick flooring and stable door to the side.

CLOAKROOM: With WC and wash basin.

UTILITY ROOM: With matching wall and base units under wooden worktop. Plumbing for washing machine and space for fridge/freezer. Cupboard and boiler cupboard.

First floor

LANDING: With exposed beams and mullion window. Airing cupboard. Doors leading to;

BEDROOM 1: 19' x 12'2 (5.80m c 3.70m). A delightful double aspect vaulted room with exposed Oak frame, storage cupboards and window seat enjoying views to the rear with countryside beyond. Opening to;

EN SUITE: Tastefully fitted with a white suite comprising a WC, wash basin and freestanding roll top bath with shower attachment. Oak floor boards.

BEDROOM 2: 17'1 x 12'2 (5.20m x 3.70m). A stunning double aspect room with mullion windows providing excellent views over open countryside. Further character features including a brick fireplace and moulded Oak ceiling timbers. Opening to;

EN SUITE: A lovely room with wall to wall mullion window, brick fireplace, moulded ceiling timbers and Oak flooring. Free standing roll top ball and claw bath with shower attachment, WC, twin wash basins, bidet and tiled shower cubicle.

BEDROOM 3: 17'1 x 9'6 (5.20m x 2.90m). A unique room showcasing the triple aspect mullion windows enjoying panoramic views over open countryside. Exposed timbers. Storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 4/DRESSING ROOM : Currently occupied as a substantial dressing room with an extensive range of wardrobes.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Fitted with a white suite comprising a WC, wash basin, roll top bath, tiled shower cubicle. Tiling to walls and floor.

Stairs lead to;

Second floor

LANDING AREA: In turn leading to two large attic spaces ideal for storage.

ATTIC ROOM/BEDROOM 5: 11'10 x 10'6 (3.60m x 3.20m). A versatile room overlooking the garden and countryside beyond.

Outside The property is situated along a country lane and is surrounded by open countryside. The gravel driveway leads to the DOUBLE GARAGE 20'9 x 20' (6.33m x 6.09m). with light and power connected, BARN and OUTBUILDINGS.

The BARN is currently divided into three areas with office 17'1 x 11'10 (5.21m x 5.61m), gym 17'2 x 12'3 (5.22m x 3.73m) and substantial games room 31'2 x 17'2 (9.50m x 5.23m) with kitchenette and cloakroom. The barn ideally lends itself for conversion into separate annexe accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents.

The gardens are an asset to the property surrounding the house having been lovingly maintained by the current owners. The front garden is predominantly lawned with herringbone brick pathways, mature shrub beds/borders and a variety of trees leading to an ornamental garden with box hedging to the side. A gate leads to a walled garden with covered pergola and an extensive paved terrace surrounding a HEATED SWIMMING POOL enjoying a southerly aspect, ideal for al fresco entertaining.

To the rear an additional paved terrace leads down to the law which surrounds a large pond with water feature, well stocked beds and borders, trees backing onto the moat and undulating countryside affording a stunning backdrop throughout the year. There are a further range of useful outbuildings including DETACHED WORKSHOP (35'1 x 9'6 (10.70m x 2.90m), POOL HOUSE and a LARGE STOREROOM. In all about 1 acre.

Map & Streetview