Gislingham, Eye, Suffolk

A splendid Grade II Listed detached thatched house with a barn set in gardens and grounds of about 0.3 acre.

  • An exceptional Grade II Listed detached thatched house
  • Located on the village periphery
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bathroom and shower room
  • Large detached barn with adjoining store
  • Off road parking
An exceptional Grade II Listed detached house believed to date back to the mid-15th Century and occupying an enviable position towards the periphery of this highly sought after Suffolk village. The Little House has recently been meticulously improved and is now presented to the highest of standards throughout whilst retaining many notable period features; of particular note is the impressive inglenook fireplace to the sitting room and the visible crown post in the master bedroom. The remainder of the property enjoys generous accommodation, splendid grounds that include a large detached barn with adjoining store, off street parking for multiple vehicles and having wonderful far reaching countryside views to the front. In all about 0.3 acres.

Solid Oak entrance door with Suffolk latch opening to;

SITTING ROOM: 17'11 x 16'4 (5.45m x 4.98m). A substantial and impressive room displaying many notable period features, of particular note is the large inglenook fireplace with red brick surround with Oak bressumer over and inset wood burning stove set upon a brick hearth. Attractive mullion window to the side garden and displaying many exposed timbers and studwork. Suffolk latch doors to;

DINING ROOM: 13'2 x 12'2 (4.02m x 3.72m). Having attractive brick flooring and redbrick fireplace with wood burning stove set upon a pamment tiled hearth creating the main focal point of the room. Staircase with Suffolk latch door rising to bedroom 2.

STUDY: 7'9 x 7'5 (2.35m x 2.26m). A versatile room with exposed timbers. Side views.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 14'4 x 12'5 (4.38m x 3.78m). An attractive room with mullion windows providing side and rear aspect. Stable door to the grounds. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate a 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and single drainer. Further integrated appliances include eye level double oven, five ring electric hob with extractor hood above. Spaces for fridge and freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Exposed timbers and studwork. Tiled flooring. Stairs rising to first floor. Leading through to;

UTILITY: 8'5 x 7'4 (2.56m x 2.23m). French style doors opening to the rear grounds. Base units with work preparation surfaces. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Suffolk latch door to;

SHOWER ROOM: Fitted with built-in shower cubicle with tiled surround, wall hung wash hand basin and W.C. Heated towel rail.

First floor

LANDING: A substantial inviting area with exposed red brick chimney stack, exposed timbers and studwork. Built-in storage cupboard. Suffolk latch doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 19' x 12'4 (5.79m x 3.77m). An exceptional room under a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and displaying an impressive crown post. Dual aspect to the grounds and countryside beyond. Staircase providing access to; DRESSING ROOM/STORAGE AREA: A convenient space currently utilised as a dressing area by the present owners, however would lend itself to a multiple of uses. Door to;

BEDROOM 2: 13'3 x 11'4 (4.03m x 3.45m). Having its own staircase back to the dining room. A charming room displaying timbers and studwork. Former red brick fireplace. Front aspect with far reaching countryside views beyond.

BEDROOM 3: 9' x 8'7 (2.75m x 2.62m). With exposed studwork. Views overlooking the rear garden. Built-in storage cupboard.

BATHROOM: A modern suite having oval shaped bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. Heated towel rail. With exposed studwork.

Outside The Little House is centrally placed within its grounds and is approached via a large shingle driveway which allows parking for multiple vehicles and in turn provides access to the BARN comprising two areas 26'8 x 14'6 (8.13m x 4.42m) with adjoining STORE 14'10 x 12'8 (4.51m x 3.87m) both with power and light connected. The Barn would be suitable for office/studio space or conversion into additional accommodation subject to the necessary consents. The remainder of the grounds are a sheer delight and have been cleverly divided into three distinct areas. The front has screening and planting and bordered by an attractive half height wall with picket gate. The grounds are predominantly lawned interspersed with flower and shrub beds and established trees

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