Brettenham, Ipswich, Suffolk ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £825,000

Detached House         4 bedroom(s)         2 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

A wonderful detached period farmhouse dating back to the 15th century in need of modernisation, set within a quiet position on the edge of a peaceful rural village. Extensive accommodation includes four bedrooms, three reception rooms, kitchen, utility/boot room, two bathrooms and a ground floor cloakroom. With wonderful views in all directions there is the additional benefit of generous sprawling grounds including a fully fenced private meadow which receives plenty of sunlight throughout the day. In all about 2.68 acres (sts).

Contact David Burr Long Melford on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Detached Grade II Listed Farmhouse
  • Four bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Additional ground floor and ensuite cloakroom
  • Wonderful countryside views
  • Private meadow
  • Off-road parking and garage
  • Range of useful outbuildings
  • Grounds measuring approximately 2.68 acres

A wonderful detached period farmhouse dating back to the 15th century in need of modernisation, set within a quiet position on the edge of a peaceful rural village. Extensive accommodation includes four bedrooms, three reception rooms, kitchen, utility/boot room, two bathrooms and a ground floor cloakroom. With wonderful views in all directions there is the additional benefit of generous sprawling grounds including a fully fenced private meadow which receives plenty of sunlight throughout the day. In all about 2.68 acres (sts).

Solid wood and glass panel front door with traditional ironmongery opening to:-

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: With tiled flooring and recessed matting and further wood and glass panel door leading to:-

ENTRANCE HALL: With exposed timbers and doors leading to:-

INNER HALL: With a second front door, particularly fine carved exposed beams and running the width of the house. Staircase rising to first floor with useful understairs storage cupboard below and doors leading to:-

DRAWING ROOM: 20'0" x 13'10" (6.10m x 4.21m) A wonderfully bright room with a wealth of characterful features including a superb inglenook fireplace with floor-to-ceiling red brick chimney breast with inset oak bressumer and wood burning stove. Heavily timbered ceiling and leaded double doors opening onto terracing with pretty views over the property's rear garden. A charming leaded bay window enjoys views over the side garden and has the additional benefit of being secondary glazed.

SITTING ROOM: 13'10" x 12'7" (4.22m x 3.84m) A dual aspect room receiving an abundance of natural light through pretty leaded light windows with secondary glazing. Large inglenook fireplace with 10ft wide oak bressumer beam and exposed timbers to the walls and ceilings.

DINING ROOM: 13'9" x 11'3" (4.18m x 3.42m) With plenty of space for table and chairs adjacent to a fireplace with inset wood burning stove situated on a tiled hearth with an exposed red brick surround. Door opening onto:-

PANTRY: Providing useful storage with fitted shelving.

KITCHEN: 13'5" x 8'4" (4.08m x 2.55m) In need of updating with matching base and wall level units with worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks incorporating a stainless-steel sink with drainer to side, four-ring electric hob, double NEFF tower oven, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a free-standing refrigerator. Double doors open onto a useful store cupboard with fitted shelving and windows enjoy beautiful views across the property's pond and onto open countryside beyond.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM: 16'5" x 8'0" (5.00m x 2.43m) Stone steps lead down to a spacious area with a range of base level units with worksurfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink with drainer to side and space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Door opening onto the gardens.

CLOAKROOM: With exposed beams, WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback.

First Floor

LANDING: With high ceilings and a skylight allowing for plenty of natural light and Suffolk thumb latch doors leading to:-

BEDROOM 1: 18'9" x 10'5" (5.72m x 3.17m) A generous double bedroom with exposed beams, delightful views over the property's grounds and door leading to:-

ENSUITE CLOAKROOM: Containing a small window with beautiful far-reaching countryside views, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 2" x 11' 3" (4.32m x 3.43m) A lovely dual aspect room with stunning views over open farmland and exposed beams.

BEDROOM 3: 14' 8" x 10' 4" (4.47m x 3.15m) With exposed beams and a sealed fireplace with an oak bressumer over and leaded windows with stunning farmland views. Large storage cupboard off.

BEDROOM 4: 16'3" x 8'6" (4.96m x 2.59m) A beautiful bedroom which could easily be utilised as a study if required with a window overlooking the property's gardens.

BATHROOM 1: 11'8" x 10'5" (3.55m x 3.17m) Containing a large shower cubicle with tiled surround and glass screen door, corner bath, WC and wash hand basin with vanity suite below. Triple range of storage cupboards and a further door opening onto a linen cupboard with fitted shelving.

STORE ROOM: With exposed beams and fenestration.

BATHROOM 2: 6'7" x 5'7" (2.01m x 1.70m) Containing a panel bath with tiled surround, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and exposed timbers.

Outside The property is approached via a private access and a wooden five-bar gate which gives way to a sweeping pebble driveway providing ample OFF-ROAD PARKING for numerous vehicles. Areas of lawn are surrounded by mature hedging and trees to ensure a high degree of privacy and the property itself is situated back from the road nicely within its grounds. The driveway itself gives way to a:-

GARAGE: 24'1" x 12'0" (7.33m x 3.65m) With up-and-over door and power and light connected.



A further range of useful outbuildings include:-

STORAGE BARN: 20'7" x 11'5" (6.27m x 3.47m) Timber framed with a corrugated tin roof, weatherboarded exterior and a large heavy oak door. Power and light connected.

GARDEN STORES: Of brick construction beneath a pantile roof and arranged into three loose bays providing further useful storage.



The property's rear gardens are undoubtedly one of its finest attributes and contain various areas for seating adjacent to the property itself ideal for alfresco dining. A large pond contains a wonderful variety of rushes, reeds and waterborne plants. Large areas of lawn are enclosed by post and rail fences and mature hedging and constitute neatly contained formal gardens. Further gates lead to a beautiful paddock left mainly to grow to meadow grass with wildflowers and mown pathways meandering through and providing a central area of seating with stunning views in all directions.

AGENTS NOTES The property is grade II listed and thought to date back to 15th century.

SERVICES: Main water and private drainage. Main electricity connected. Oil fired heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.


Contact David Burr Long Melford

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • Detached Grade II Listed Farmhouse
  • Four bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Additional ground floor and ensuite cloakroom
  • Wonderful countryside views
  • Private meadow
  • Off-road parking and garage
  • Range of useful outbuildings
  • Grounds measuring approximately 2.68 acres

A wonderful detached period farmhouse dating back to the 15th century in need of modernisation, set within a quiet position on the edge of a peaceful rural village. Extensive accommodation includes four bedrooms, three reception rooms, kitchen, utility/boot room, two bathrooms and a ground floor cloakroom. With wonderful views in all directions there is the additional benefit of generous sprawling grounds including a fully fenced private meadow which receives plenty of sunlight throughout the day. In all about 2.68 acres (sts).

Solid wood and glass panel front door with traditional ironmongery opening to:-

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: With tiled flooring and recessed matting and further wood and glass panel door leading to:-

ENTRANCE HALL: With exposed timbers and doors leading to:-

INNER HALL: With a second front door, particularly fine carved exposed beams and running the width of the house. Staircase rising to first floor with useful understairs storage cupboard below and doors leading to:-

DRAWING ROOM: 20'0" x 13'10" (6.10m x 4.21m) A wonderfully bright room with a wealth of characterful features including a superb inglenook fireplace with floor-to-ceiling red brick chimney breast with inset oak bressumer and wood burning stove. Heavily timbered ceiling and leaded double doors opening onto terracing with pretty views over the property's rear garden. A charming leaded bay window enjoys views over the side garden and has the additional benefit of being secondary glazed.

SITTING ROOM: 13'10" x 12'7" (4.22m x 3.84m) A dual aspect room receiving an abundance of natural light through pretty leaded light windows with secondary glazing. Large inglenook fireplace with 10ft wide oak bressumer beam and exposed timbers to the walls and ceilings.

DINING ROOM: 13'9" x 11'3" (4.18m x 3.42m) With plenty of space for table and chairs adjacent to a fireplace with inset wood burning stove situated on a tiled hearth with an exposed red brick surround. Door opening onto:-

PANTRY: Providing useful storage with fitted shelving.

KITCHEN: 13'5" x 8'4" (4.08m x 2.55m) In need of updating with matching base and wall level units with worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks incorporating a stainless-steel sink with drainer to side, four-ring electric hob, double NEFF tower oven, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a free-standing refrigerator. Double doors open onto a useful store cupboard with fitted shelving and windows enjoy beautiful views across the property's pond and onto open countryside beyond.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM: 16'5" x 8'0" (5.00m x 2.43m) Stone steps lead down to a spacious area with a range of base level units with worksurfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink with drainer to side and space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Door opening onto the gardens.

CLOAKROOM: With exposed beams, WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback.

First Floor

LANDING: With high ceilings and a skylight allowing for plenty of natural light and Suffolk thumb latch doors leading to:-

BEDROOM 1: 18'9" x 10'5" (5.72m x 3.17m) A generous double bedroom with exposed beams, delightful views over the property's grounds and door leading to:-

ENSUITE CLOAKROOM: Containing a small window with beautiful far-reaching countryside views, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 2" x 11' 3" (4.32m x 3.43m) A lovely dual aspect room with stunning views over open farmland and exposed beams.

BEDROOM 3: 14' 8" x 10' 4" (4.47m x 3.15m) With exposed beams and a sealed fireplace with an oak bressumer over and leaded windows with stunning farmland views. Large storage cupboard off.

BEDROOM 4: 16'3" x 8'6" (4.96m x 2.59m) A beautiful bedroom which could easily be utilised as a study if required with a window overlooking the property's gardens.

BATHROOM 1: 11'8" x 10'5" (3.55m x 3.17m) Containing a large shower cubicle with tiled surround and glass screen door, corner bath, WC and wash hand basin with vanity suite below. Triple range of storage cupboards and a further door opening onto a linen cupboard with fitted shelving.

STORE ROOM: With exposed beams and fenestration.

BATHROOM 2: 6'7" x 5'7" (2.01m x 1.70m) Containing a panel bath with tiled surround, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and exposed timbers.

Outside The property is approached via a private access and a wooden five-bar gate which gives way to a sweeping pebble driveway providing ample OFF-ROAD PARKING for numerous vehicles. Areas of lawn are surrounded by mature hedging and trees to ensure a high degree of privacy and the property itself is situated back from the road nicely within its grounds. The driveway itself gives way to a:-

GARAGE: 24'1" x 12'0" (7.33m x 3.65m) With up-and-over door and power and light connected.



A further range of useful outbuildings include:-

STORAGE BARN: 20'7" x 11'5" (6.27m x 3.47m) Timber framed with a corrugated tin roof, weatherboarded exterior and a large heavy oak door. Power and light connected.

GARDEN STORES: Of brick construction beneath a pantile roof and arranged into three loose bays providing further useful storage.



The property's rear gardens are undoubtedly one of its finest attributes and contain various areas for seating adjacent to the property itself ideal for alfresco dining. A large pond contains a wonderful variety of rushes, reeds and waterborne plants. Large areas of lawn are enclosed by post and rail fences and mature hedging and constitute neatly contained formal gardens. Further gates lead to a beautiful paddock left mainly to grow to meadow grass with wildflowers and mown pathways meandering through and providing a central area of seating with stunning views in all directions.

AGENTS NOTES The property is grade II listed and thought to date back to 15th century.

SERVICES: Main water and private drainage. Main electricity connected. Oil fired heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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