Wormingford, Suffolk

A stylishly converted Grade II listed former coach house offering accommodation in excess of 2,740 sq ft. Features include pamment brick flooring, timber double doors and oak staircases, ornate gardens, a number of outbuildings and a total plot size of approximately 2.2 acres. NO ONWARD CHAIN

  • Detached former coach house
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Uitility room
  • Ground floor cloakroom
  • 4 bedrooms with 2 en-suites and family bathroom
  • External store and games room
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A stylishly converted Grade II listed former coach house understood to have originally formed part of the 'Rochfords' estate enjoying an unspoilt setting within the commutable village of Wormingford, located on the Suffolk/Essex border. Having been adapted and improved by the current owners via a first floor rear extension the property offers accommodation in excess of 2,740 sq ft and is orientated to embrace the southerly rear aspect over its private gardens. Offering a wealth of period charm and an array of individual features throughout including exposed oak timber and studwork, substantial ceiling timbers, support beams and vaulted roofline. Additional features include pamment brick flooring, timber double doors and oak staircases. Further benefits to the property include ornate gardens provide a rural retreat and a number of versatile outbuildings with a total plot size of approximately 2.2 acres.

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ENTRANCE HALL: 5.70m x 2.17m (18' 8" x 7' 1") With exposed brick flooring throughout, two cloaks cupboards, oak staircase off and window to rear enjoying a southerly aspect overlooking the terrace and gardens. Twin oak doors opening to:

DRAWING ROOM: 10.23m x 5.00m (33' 6" x 16' 4") Forming the core of the original coach house and operating as the principal reception room within the property, notable for its extensive range of exposed oak timber and studwork with ceiling beams, support brackets and range of windows to side. A central oak staircase provides access to the principal suite and guest bedroom. Oak flooring throughout, single panel glazed patio door to side opening to a screened terrace. Recessed mid-level oak shelving, range of bookshelves and low level tongue and groove panelling.

SITTING ROOM: 4.72m x 2.87m (15' 5" x 9' 4") A versatile room currently utilised as a less formal, second reception room with glazed patio door to side, recessed oak shelving and oak flooring throughout.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.71m x 3.52m (15' 5" x 11' 6") A bright, triple aspect room situated to the rear of the property with windows to side, rear and sliding patio door opening to the substantial terrace. Exposed brick flooring throughout and fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with worktops over and tiling above. Stainless steel double sink unit with mixer tap over. Central double oven with four ring induction hob over and Smeg hood above. Space for fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Door to:

UTILITY ROOM: 2.76m x 2.07m (9' 0" x 6' 9") With exposed brick flooring throughout and fitted with a single base level storage unit with worktops over and central sink with hot and cold tap over and space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer. Exposed brick throughout and range of recessed wall units. Door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful shelving above. Stable door to outside and also housing oil fired boiler.

CLOAKROOM: With terracotta tiled flooring, fitted ceramic WC and wash hand basin.

First floor

LANDING: With vaulted roofline, Velux window to rear and door to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 5.04m x 4.93m (16' 6" x 16' 2") Set beneath a vaulted roofline of approximately 15 ft with a vast array of exposed timbers and studwork, central cross beam and afforded a triple aspect with windows to front, side and rear overlooking the gardens. Stripped oak flooring throughout and fitted wardrobe units.

BEDROOM 2: 4.92m x 2.51m (16' 1" x 8' 2") With 5ft windows to rear affording a southerly aspect over the gardens, exposed timbers and studworks beneath a vaulted roofline and further window to side.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Principally stone tiled flooring fitted with Philippe Starck designed Duravit wall-hung WC, wash hand basin with base level units below and free standing bath, wall-mounted heated towel rail, oak timber and studwork throughout and window to rear.

INNER LANDING: Oak flooring throughout, Velux window to side and door to:

BEDROOM 3: 4.95m x 3.61m (16' 2" x 11' 10") Forming part of a first floor rear extension with vaulted roofline, stripped oak flooring and south-facing windows overlooking gardens. Door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled and fitted with Duravit wall-hung WC, ceramic circular wash hand basin within a base level unit and walk-in shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Window to side.

BEDROOM 4: 4.94m x 2.96m (16' 2" x 9' 8") With stripped oak flooring and skirting, window to front, vaulted roofline and door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled and fitted with Duravit wall-hung WC, spherical wash hand basin within a base level unit and walk-in shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Clouded glazed window to side and wall-mounted heated towel rail.

Outside The property is situated on Packards Lane, accessed via an adopted single track road with 6 ft electric double doors opening into a gravel driveway which is flanked by a medieval moat on one side and border hedge on the other. The oval driveway has been designed to border a central expanse of lawn which is made evident by five large, pollarded horse chestnut trees. Border yew hedging creates a number of interesting paths and walkways providing an effect of a garden maze of various paths, beds and outbuildings including an external store, games room, green houses and potting shed.

STORE: 5.80m x 5.30m (19' 0" x 17' 4")

GAMES ROOM: 5.20m x 4.50m (17' 0" x 14' 9")

GARDEN The orientation of the property affords The Coach House a south facing garden in which a central expanse of lawn is bordered by a range of intricate beds, mature trees, rear pathways and historic moat with walkway to a central island. The terrace is thought to be reclaimed Victorian railway platform paving from Manchester Railway Station. In all a total plot size of approximately 2.2 acres.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired heating to radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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