Chequers Lane, Glemsford, Suffolk ( For Sale ) Guide Price £950,000

Detached House         7 bedroom(s)         4 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

Chequers is an imposing and quite remarkable Grade II* Listed circa 16th and 17th Century property featuring splendid original features including cross wings on the east and west elevations with a jetted first floor to the front, oak mullion windows with leaded lights and interesting fireplaces and flooring. The property is situated in extensive grounds, in all about 1 acre with charming gardens, a carriage driveway and a range of outbuildings situated in a quiet location within this well-served Suffolk village.

Contact David Burr Clare on 01787 277811 or email clare@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Grade II* Listed
  • Circa 16th Century House
  • Range of Outbuildings
  • Quiet Location
  • Potential for Annexe Accommodation
  • Grounds Measuring in all about 1 acre.

Chequers is an imposing and quite remarkable Grade II* Listed circa 16th and 17th Century property featuring splendid original features including cross wings on the east and west elevations with a jetted first floor to the front, oak mullion windows with leaded lights and interesting fireplaces and flooring. The property is situated in extensive grounds, in all about 1 acre with charming gardens, a carriage driveway and a range of outbuildings situated in a quiet location within this well-served Suffolk village.

Entrance into:

ENTRANCE HALL With stairs to first floor and door through to the:

DRAWING ROOM 20' 2" x 18' 4" (6.15m x 5.61m) A stunning room of grand proportions with oak mullion windows with leaded lights to the front aspect, exposed beams, high ceilings and stunning inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove set upon a marble hearth with bressumer over.

DINING HALL 19' 10" x 18' 2" (6.05m x 5.56m) Another elegant reception room with oak mullion windows with leaded lights to the front aspect, high ceiling with carved oak beams and a brick fireplace with cast iron log grate set upon a brick hearth.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 9" x 9' 6" (4.52m x 2.92m) Comprising a range of wall and base units under solid worktops with a butler sink inset. Integrated appliances include an eye level electric double oven and 4 ring electric hob and fridge freezer. Opening leads through to the spacious Breakfast area with exposed beams, oak mullion window, fireplace, a range of storage and stairs to first floor.

BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 10" x 10' 7" (4.83m x 3.25m)

GARDEN ROOM 28' 6" x 11' 3" (8.71m x 3.45m) A delightful later addition to the property with exposed beams and brick work and an expanse of windows and French doors leading to the terrace and a door to the wine storage room.

CLOAKROOM WC, wash basin and storage.

First Floor With wide board oak flooring and stairs to second floor and doors to:

MASTER SUITE 19' 5" x 11' 6" (5.92m x 3.51m) A spacious room with oak mullion windows with leaded lights to the front aspect, exposed beams, a bank of fitted mirrored wardrobes, vanity table with drawers and storage beneath and through to the En-Suite comprising a tiled shower cubicle, WC, bidet and 'his & hers' vanity sink unit.

BEDROOM 2 15' 10" x 10' 11" (4.85m x 3.35m) Another spacious double room with exposed beams, oak mullion with leaded light window to the side aspect and fitted wardrobes either side of a vanity table with drawers beneath.

BEDROOM 3 16' 2" x 10' 7" (4.95m x 3.23m) A double aspect double room with exposed beams, oak mullion with leaded light window to the side aspect and fitted wardrobes either side of a vanity table with drawers beneath.

FAMILY BATHROOM Fitted with a bath with shower attachment over, tiled shower cubicle, WC, 'his & hers' vanity sink.

Second Floor Comprising further accommodation (currently utilised as a further bedroom with en-suite cloakroom) with oak mullion widow to the front aspect and open studwork.

Ground Floor The following area can be utilised within the main house or alternatively separated as annexe accommodation.

Door through to the:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 20' 8" x 13' 6" (6.3m x 4.14m) With a range of base units under worktop with a stainless steel sink and double drainer inset. Space and plumbing for an electric cooker and under counter fridge, freezer and tumble dryer, space for a table and chairs, door to terrace and door the:

SITTING ROOM 18' 4" x 16' 2" (5.61m x 4.93m) Another generous reception room with exposed beams, impressive high ceiling, brick fireplace with recessed storage and door to the main entrance hall.

SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a shower cubicle, WC, vanity sink unit and part tiled walls.

First Floor

LANDING AREA With inner hallway providing access to 3 Bedrooms, two of which are impressive doubles with exposed beams and a further bedroom with a range of storage and fitted wardrobes. Situated off of the landing is a further Shower Room with shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

Second Floor With large attic room that could be utilised as further accommodation but is ideal for storage, housing the hot water cylinders and providing access into the eaves.

Outside The property is approached via 5 bar gates leading onto the carriage driveway and a further driveway leading towards the outbuildings and the double cart lodge. The grounds sit in all about 1 acre and are a real asset to the property with the garden to the front having an expanse of traditional lawn with a range of mature trees, beds, borders and a particularly attractive stream with a wooden bridge. The rear gardens have a further expanse of lawn adjacent to a large dining terrace. The gardens are split level with steps leading down to the lower garden, all retained by attractive brick walls and encompassing a range of mature trees, fruit trees, flower beds and borders, also featuring a range of extensive and practical Outbuildings comprising a GARDEN MACHINERY STORE, WORKSHOP, GARAGE, 2 BAY CART LODGE AND FURTHER STORAGE.

SERVICES Main water and electricity. Electric heating.

NOTE None of the services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Babergh District Council.

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment only through David Burr.


Contact David Burr Clare

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01787 277811 or email clare@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • Grade II* Listed
  • Circa 16th Century House
  • Range of Outbuildings
  • Quiet Location
  • Potential for Annexe Accommodation
  • Grounds Measuring in all about 1 acre.

Chequers is an imposing and quite remarkable Grade II* Listed circa 16th and 17th Century property featuring splendid original features including cross wings on the east and west elevations with a jetted first floor to the front, oak mullion windows with leaded lights and interesting fireplaces and flooring. The property is situated in extensive grounds, in all about 1 acre with charming gardens, a carriage driveway and a range of outbuildings situated in a quiet location within this well-served Suffolk village.

Entrance into:

ENTRANCE HALL With stairs to first floor and door through to the:

DRAWING ROOM 20' 2" x 18' 4" (6.15m x 5.61m) A stunning room of grand proportions with oak mullion windows with leaded lights to the front aspect, exposed beams, high ceilings and stunning inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove set upon a marble hearth with bressumer over.

DINING HALL 19' 10" x 18' 2" (6.05m x 5.56m) Another elegant reception room with oak mullion windows with leaded lights to the front aspect, high ceiling with carved oak beams and a brick fireplace with cast iron log grate set upon a brick hearth.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 9" x 9' 6" (4.52m x 2.92m) Comprising a range of wall and base units under solid worktops with a butler sink inset. Integrated appliances include an eye level electric double oven and 4 ring electric hob and fridge freezer. Opening leads through to the spacious Breakfast area with exposed beams, oak mullion window, fireplace, a range of storage and stairs to first floor.

BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 10" x 10' 7" (4.83m x 3.25m)

GARDEN ROOM 28' 6" x 11' 3" (8.71m x 3.45m) A delightful later addition to the property with exposed beams and brick work and an expanse of windows and French doors leading to the terrace and a door to the wine storage room.

CLOAKROOM WC, wash basin and storage.

First Floor With wide board oak flooring and stairs to second floor and doors to:

MASTER SUITE 19' 5" x 11' 6" (5.92m x 3.51m) A spacious room with oak mullion windows with leaded lights to the front aspect, exposed beams, a bank of fitted mirrored wardrobes, vanity table with drawers and storage beneath and through to the En-Suite comprising a tiled shower cubicle, WC, bidet and 'his & hers' vanity sink unit.

BEDROOM 2 15' 10" x 10' 11" (4.85m x 3.35m) Another spacious double room with exposed beams, oak mullion with leaded light window to the side aspect and fitted wardrobes either side of a vanity table with drawers beneath.

BEDROOM 3 16' 2" x 10' 7" (4.95m x 3.23m) A double aspect double room with exposed beams, oak mullion with leaded light window to the side aspect and fitted wardrobes either side of a vanity table with drawers beneath.

FAMILY BATHROOM Fitted with a bath with shower attachment over, tiled shower cubicle, WC, 'his & hers' vanity sink.

Second Floor Comprising further accommodation (currently utilised as a further bedroom with en-suite cloakroom) with oak mullion widow to the front aspect and open studwork.

Ground Floor The following area can be utilised within the main house or alternatively separated as annexe accommodation.

Door through to the:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 20' 8" x 13' 6" (6.3m x 4.14m) With a range of base units under worktop with a stainless steel sink and double drainer inset. Space and plumbing for an electric cooker and under counter fridge, freezer and tumble dryer, space for a table and chairs, door to terrace and door the:

SITTING ROOM 18' 4" x 16' 2" (5.61m x 4.93m) Another generous reception room with exposed beams, impressive high ceiling, brick fireplace with recessed storage and door to the main entrance hall.

SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a shower cubicle, WC, vanity sink unit and part tiled walls.

First Floor

LANDING AREA With inner hallway providing access to 3 Bedrooms, two of which are impressive doubles with exposed beams and a further bedroom with a range of storage and fitted wardrobes. Situated off of the landing is a further Shower Room with shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

Second Floor With large attic room that could be utilised as further accommodation but is ideal for storage, housing the hot water cylinders and providing access into the eaves.

Outside The property is approached via 5 bar gates leading onto the carriage driveway and a further driveway leading towards the outbuildings and the double cart lodge. The grounds sit in all about 1 acre and are a real asset to the property with the garden to the front having an expanse of traditional lawn with a range of mature trees, beds, borders and a particularly attractive stream with a wooden bridge. The rear gardens have a further expanse of lawn adjacent to a large dining terrace. The gardens are split level with steps leading down to the lower garden, all retained by attractive brick walls and encompassing a range of mature trees, fruit trees, flower beds and borders, also featuring a range of extensive and practical Outbuildings comprising a GARDEN MACHINERY STORE, WORKSHOP, GARAGE, 2 BAY CART LODGE AND FURTHER STORAGE.

SERVICES Main water and electricity. Electric heating.

NOTE None of the services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Babergh District Council.

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment only through David Burr.

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