Detached House   5 bedroom(s)   4 bathroom(s)   3 reception room(s)
Contact David Burr Long Melford on 01787 883144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A substantial timber framed farmhouse with a wealth of character features including a jettied first floor beneath a gabled peg tile roof. There are six octagonal shafted star-capped chimneys as well as inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams and floorboards. Whilst in need of some modernisation the property is a superb example of a dwelling of this era with three particularly generous reception rooms, five bedrooms, four bathrooms and an AGA kitchen/breakfast room. There is the clear potential for development within a variety of outbuildings including a detached timber framed barn and additional detached brick-built barn. The gardens extend to in the region of 2.76 acres and includes a beautiful meadow containing a vast array of mature trees and wild flowers.
ENTRANCE HALL: 9'11" x 6'7" (3.03m x 2.01m) Wood and glass panel double doors open into a welcoming entrance hall with exposed timbers, brick and natural floorboards with further doors opening to:-
SITTING ROOM: 20'2" x 14'4" (6.15m x 4.37m) A charming room with an abundance of period features including a large bay window, further range of leaded light windows, heavily timbered ceiling and exposed floorboards. An impressive arched brick fireplace contains a large wood burning stove situated on a brick hearth.
DRAWING ROOM: 19'9" x 15'8" (6.02m x 4.77m) A well-proportioned room with a large range of tall windows enjoying open views across the property's front garden and onto its private meadow beyond. A heavily timbered ceiling is complemented by mullioned windows and exposed beams throughout the walls. A particularly impressive inglenook fireplace contains a large open fire with hood above, situated on a brick tile hearth with large oak bressumer over.
INNER HALL: With windows overlooking the property's rear garden, staircase rising to first floor and further doors leading to:-
DINING/LIVING ROOM: 20'10" x 18'4" (6.36m x 5.58m) A particularly generous room with dual aspect and large range of windows enjoying pretty views over the property's front gardens and onto its private meadow beyond. Heavily timbered ceiling and exposed beams across the walls with plenty of space for a large dining table and chairs and seating as required. Double doors open onto the gardens. Beneath is a cellar of restricted head height measuring 8'10" x 18'4" accessed through a panel in the floor.
AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 16'9" x 14'9" (5.10m x 4.50m) A dual aspect room with exposed beams to the ceiling and walls and a large range of matching base and wall level pine cabinets with worksurfaces incorporating a large double stainless-steel sink with a drainer to each side and a mixer tap above. Further worksurface with space below for refrigerator/freezer. Four-door oil-fired AGA range cooker with dual cooking plates set within a floor-to-ceiling mellow red brick chimney breast with an oak bressumer beam over.
INNER HALL/BOOT ROOM: 9'0" x 8'0" (2.74m x 2.44m) Plenty of space for coats and shoes with two useful wardrobes/storage cupboards off, door leading to gardens and further doors leading to:-
UTILITY ROOM: 15'3" x 7'5" (4.66m x 2.26m) A generous size with a matching range of base and wall level storage cabinets with worksurfaces incorporating a stainless-steel sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a free-standing cooker and further space for refrigerator and freezer. Useful storage cupboard off.
SHOWER ROOM: Recently installed with tiled flooring and a large corner shower with fully tiled surround and glass sliding doors. WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a heated towel rail.
REAR LOBBY: Providing useful storage space and a door leading to:-
CLOAKROOM: With WC and wash hand basin with storage below.
LANDING: Serving all five bedrooms and two-family bathrooms with pretty stain glass sash window, exposed beams and brick work, access to loft storage space and two linen cupboards off. Doors leading to:-
MASTER BEDROOM: 19'3" x 14'0" (5.88m x 4.26m) A wonderful room with large exposed beam to the ceiling, exposed polished oak floorboards and a stunning brick arched fireplace. Door leading to:-
ENSUITE: With exposed brick work and beams, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower with glass screen door.
BEDROOM two: 16'9" x 14'5" (5.10m x 4.40m) Currently utilised as a study and enjoying a pretty dual aspect. Access to loft storage space and integrated wardrobe with inset hanging rail and shelving.
BEDROOM three: 15'1" x 12'11" (4.59m x 3.93m) With exposed beams to the ceilings and walls, windows with lovely views over the property's front garden and to the meadow beyond and with original exposed oak floorboards and a pretty feature fireplace with exposed brick and a tiled hearth.
BEDROOM four: 15'4" x 10'6 (4.67m x 3.19m) A generous double bedroom with exposed beams and lovely views over the property's front garden.
BEDROOM five: 20'4" x 9'4" (6.20m x 2.84m) With generous proportions, exposed beams, oak floorboards and a pretty dual aspect.
FAMILY BATHROOM: With partially tiled walls, panel bath, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Airing cupboard off.
SECOND BATHROOM: With panel bath, WC, wash hand basin and cupboard with shelving off.
Outside The property is accessed via a rural lane which serves a small number of dwellings. The approach in turn leads to a private area of hardstanding which provides OFF-ROAD PARKING for numerous vehicles which is enclosed by an attractive brick and flint wall. A wide range of outbuildings provide plenty of useful storage and include:-
CARTLODGE: 57'6" x 25'1" (17.52m x 7.64m) Providing a large sheltered area for parking and extensive storage with exposed flint and brick walls.
WORKSHOP: 25'7" x 8'4" (7.81m x 2.53m)
GARAGE: 26'0" x 20'6" (7.92m x 6.24m) With up-and-over door, power and light connected and plenty of roof storage space. Windows and personal door to side.
STORAGE BARN: Once used to house livestock and finished with exposed brick, flint and timbers. Now providing useful storage.
DETACHED BARN: 43'4" x 30'9" > 22'5" (13.21m x 9.37m > 6.83m) Restored by the current owners in 1991, a substantial timber framed barn with original threshing floor arranged into three bays with vaulted ceilings. The barn offers the clear potential to be converted into an additional dwelling subject to necessary consents (for further information on the conversion process please contact David Burr, Long Melford).
BRICK BUILT BARN: 48'3" x 31'1" > 19'7" (14.71m x 9.48 > 5.98m) A wonderful mellow red brick barn with hayloft and vaulted ceilings. While in need of some structural restoration the barn offers excellent potential for a wide variety of uses.
The property's gardens are divided into a number of areas which include a beautifully presented front garden which contains a large area of lawn surrounded by colourful flowerbeds and mature trees. The lawn extends to the side and rear of the property and gives way to the brick barn and an area of seating within a paved terrace enclosed by a low-level red brick wall. Of particular note is a substantial meadow which in itself measure approx. 1.44 acres and contains a stunning variety of mature trees and wild flowers.
In all approx. 2.76 acres (sts).
AGENTS NOTES The property is grade II listed and thought to date back to around the 1500s.
Potential purchasers should be aware that a bridleway runs through the property's grounds.
As is not uncommon with properties of this ilk some of the rooms are of irregular shape and therefore while every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of measurements made within these particulars they are intended as a guide only and not to be relied upon as being entirely accurate.
We have been advised that restrictions exist on the use appropriate for the meadow (a plan of which can be obtained from the agent). For more information please contact David Burr.
SERVICES: Main water. Private drainage by septic tank. Main electricity connected. Oil fired heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.
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