Little Waldingfield, Sudbury, Suffolk

This elegant detached former farmhouse occupies a lovely position on the edge of a well-regarded Suffolk village. The versatile accommodation retains considerable character and has an impressive 38ft kitchen/dining/living room. Useful outbuildings, established grounds, walled garden and a heated swimming pool. In all about 0.8 acres.

  • Elegant Grade II Listed Regency Farmhouse
  • 6 bedrooms
  • Considerable character throughout
  • Impressive 38ft kitchen/dining/living room
  • Extensive range of outbuildings
  • Immaculate established grounds
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Detached coach house
This elegant detached former farmhouse occupies a lovely position on the edge of a well-regarded Suffolk village. The versatile accommodation retains considerable character (high ceilings, sash windows, fireplaces etc) and has an impressive 38ft kitchen/dining/living room. There are an extensive range of useful outbuildings, established grounds and a walled garden incorporating a heated swimming pool. In all about 0.8 acres.

ENTRANCE HALL: A spacious inviting area with fitted barrier matting, a 9ft high ceiling, part wood panelled walls and a handmade staircase rising to the first floor. Large storage cupboard. Wide original doors open to:

DRAWING ROOM: (5.13m x 4.6m) 16'10" x 15'1" A splendid room with two large sash windows, fluted columned display recesses with shelving and storage below set either side of an open fireplace with ornate moulded surround.

DINING ROOM: (5.18m x 4.57m) 17' x 15' An elegant room with a high ceiling, two sash windows, exposed floorboards, deep skirting and a large open fireplace with moulded surround and granite hearth.

Side Hall: With a large area of fitted barrier matting, door to kitchen and door to garden.

STUDY: (4.67m x 2.49m) 15'4" x 8'2" High ceiling, tiled floor, extensive built in shelved storage cupboard and a wall of glass that incorporates a set of double doors opening onto a flint walled terrace and garden beyond. There is a fitted desk and further storage cupboards.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/LIVING ROOM: (11.71m x 5.69m) 38'5" x 18'8" (maximum measurements) An exceptional room with sash windows either end and divided into two distinct areas with the breakfast/living area having a Herringbone patterned solid oak wood block floor, useful storage cupboard and a fireplace with an inset log burning stove set upon a granite hearth. The kitchen area has been finished with an extensive range of solid wood units and a mixture of wood and granite worktops that continue onto a matching island all incorporating useful storage cupboards and including a twin bowl enamel sink unit with mixer tap over. There is a further walk in larder cupboard and set within a recess is an oak bressumer and Royal Navy Blue electric AGA. There is a conventional Smeg oven with four ring hob and extractor fan over. Plumbing for dishwasher and spaces for a full height fridge-freezer etc.

LAUNDRY ROOM: (3.61m x 2.46m) 11'10" x 8'1" A useful room with a tiled floor and door to garden. There are an extensive range of solid wood units and worktops incorporating a large butler sink with mixer tap over. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer.

CLOAKROOM: A spacious room with a useful cloaks hanging area, tiled floor, WC and wash hand basin.

First Floor

LANDING: 36'10" A spacious area with a large sash window which in turn provides for lovely views over the garden. Doors to:

BEDROOM 1: (5.28m x 4.67m) 17'4" x 15'4" With views over the swimming pool in one direction and the garden in the other.

En-suite: (4.67m x 2.44m) 15'4" x 8' This spacious room can also be accessed via the landing and utilised as a family bathroom if necessary. Large fully tiled shower cubicle, roll top bath with contemporary fittings, WC, heated towel rail and 'his & hers' wash hand basins with mirror fronted storage cupboards over.

BEDROOM 2: (3.84m x 3.61m) 12'7" x 11'10" With a sash window, high ceiling and an arch opening to:

Dressing area: (2.26m x 1.32m) 7'5" x 4'4" Built in double wardrobe and storage above.

En-suite: This bathroom can be accessed via the landing and utilised as a family bathroom if required. Large fully tiled shower cubicle, bath, heated towel rail, WC and wash hand basin with storage below and mirror above.

BEDROOM 3: (4.78m x 4.7m) 15'8" x 15'5" Two sash windows in turn provide for views over the garden. Built in 'his & hers' double wardrobes with storage above.

BEDROOM 4: (4.6m x 3.0m) 15'1" x 9'10" Currently utilised as a dressing room that can be accessed either from the landing or from the en-suite to bedroom 1. Extensive fitted wardrobes and storage cupboard. A sash window provides views over the garden and swimming pool beyond.

BEDROOM 5: (4.57m x 2.49m) 15' x 8'2" Sash window and high ceiling. Fitted book shelving.

BEDROOM 6: (3.84m x 2.49m) 12'7" x 8'2" A light room with two sash windows. Fitted wash hand basin.

Outside A brick pillared entrance with handmade wrought iron electric double gates open to a long sweeping gravel drive that provides extensive off-road parking and in turn leads to:

COACH HOUSE: With a mixture of brick and weather boarded elevations under a slate tiled roof. The first floor is a large open plan room of about 35' x 16' with a high vaulted ceiling, natural light, power points and electric lighting. This area would make an ideal studio, games room or potential ancillary accommodation to the main house (subject to any necessary planning consents). At ground level there is a workshop 18'6" x 16'3" with light and power connected. A third area incorporates a store that has access to both the front and rear gardens and would be particularly well-utilised for entertaining given that it opens onto a large brick terrace with barbeque area. Light and power connected.

The exceptional grounds are one of the properties most attractive features, incorporating terracing immediately behind the house opening to a large walled private garden that includes a heated swimming pool measuring approximately 36' x 16', well-placed terraced and a useful pump/store room 15'8" x 13'2" that in turn has light and power connected.

The remainder of the grounds include large open expanses of lawn and impressive neatly clipped hedging to create ornate 'secret' gardens against a backdrop of specimen trees and colourful flower beds.

In all about 0.8 acres.

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