Rickinghall, Suffolk

An exceptional detached former village inn with detached barn annexe that has recently undergone significant refurbishment and is now presented to the highest of standards throughout.

  • An impressive former village inn offering substantial versatile accommodation
  • Former barn converted to detached annexe
  • Recently undergone significant refurbishment
  • Three reception rooms
  • Four bedrooms
  • Large cellar
  • Off road parking
An exceptional Grade II Listed detached house with origins believed to date back to the mid-17th Century that occupies an enviable position in this highly regarded Suffolk village and only a short distance to all of its amenities. Formerly the White Horse Public House, this impressive property has recently undergone significant refurbishment and is now presented to the highest of standards throughout, whilst retaining many notable period features; of particular note are the impressive inglenook fireplaces, exposed timbers and studwork on display. This splendid property affords substantial, versatile accommodation which includes three reception rooms, four bedrooms and a detached barn which is believed to have once been a stable block that has been recently converted to living accommodation. The property is further enhanced by off street parking for multiple vehicles and delightful rear garden with countryside views to the rear. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

Part glazed entrance door to;

RECEPTION LOBBY: With opening through to;

DRAWING ROOM: 22'5 x 14'5 (6.83m x 4.40m). An excellent substantial room with external glazed door and having front aspect. An impressive inglenook fireplace under bressumer beam with brick hearth creates the main focal point of the room. Door through to;

SITTING/DINING ROOM: 22'5 x 14'1 (6.84m x 4.28m). Cleverly designed into two distinctive areas - the sitting area having a large inglenook fireplace with bressumer and inset wood burning stove set upon a brick hearth, again creating the focal point of the room. Exposed timbers and studwork. Opening through to the designated dining area with dual aspect, door to cellar and opening to;

KITCHEN: 18'5 x 9'11 (5.62m x 3.02m). An extensive range of matching wall and base units with a matching moveable preparation island and work preparation surfaces incorporating a sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap. Further integrated appliances include built-in fridge/freezer and dishwasher. French style doors opening to the rear terrace allowing one the potential for al fresco dining. Door to;

GARDEN ROOM: 11'6 x 9'3 (3.51m x 2.81m). A splendid versatile room that would lend itself to multiple uses. Rear aspect and door to;

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with W.C, and wash hand basin.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM: 16'11 x 10'11 (5.15m x 3.34m). Having matching base units under work preparation surfaces incorporating inset sink unit and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. External side door providing access to the drive. Attractive tiled flooring. Door to;

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

BEDROOM 4: 11'10 x 11'5 (3.80m x 3.47m). A versatile room currently used as a downstairs bedroom. Attractive former fireplace. Front aspect.

INNER LOBBY: With stairs rising to first floor.

CELLAR: Accessed via the dining room and being separated into two distinct areas 11'8 x 11'6 (3.56m x 3.50m) and 14' x 11' (4.27m x 3.35m), one having access to the gardens. Ideal storage area.

First floor

LANDING: A welcoming area to front aspect. Doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 13'10 x 12'10 (4.22m x 3.91m). A bright room with built-in cupboard. Dual aspect.

BEDROOM 2: 10'2 x 8'10 (3.09m x 2.69m). Overlooking the garden.

BEDROOM 3: 11'9 x 10'4 (3.59m x 3.14m). Having side aspect.

BATHROOM: 9'7 x 8'4 (2.93m x 2.54m). Conveniently placed to serve all three bedrooms, however could be separated to be specifically used as an en suite to the master bedroom. Fitted with built-in bath with shower handset, W.C. and wash hand basin.

Outside The property is approached via a part shared shingle driveway which in turn leads to the rear and allows off street parking for multiple vehicles and also provides access to the house and detached barn.

The remainder of the rear grounds have a southerly aspect and are a sheer delight laid predominantly to lawn with a terrace area immediately abutting the rear of the house, ideally placed for al fresco dining on warm summer days. There are a variety of well stocked flowering beds and shrubs.

THE DETACHED BARN Large wooden door provides opening to kitchen.

SITTING ROOM: 28'8 x 12'2 (8.66m x 3.71m). Dual aspect and designed with a raised area having external door. Ideally placed to be converted to a bedroom area if so required. Opening to;

REAR HALLWAY: With large built-in wardrobes. Opening to;

KITCHEN: 14'9 x 9'6 (4.49m x 2.90m). Fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces with single drainer and mixer tap. Integrated fridge and space for freestanding cooker. Recently installed separate boiler for this accommodation.

BATHROOM: Having a panelled bath with shower over, W.C. and wash hand basin.

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