Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk ( For Sale ) Guide Price £950,000

Farm House         6 bedroom(s)         4 bathroom(s)        4 reception room(s)

A truly unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II Listed three storey farmhouse boasting a wealth of period features in a wonderful countryside setting benefitting from extensive secondary accommodation comprising a recently converted barn offering fully self-contained living space and capable of fulfilling a number of uses. The property enjoys unrivalled views over the surrounding countryside and itself sits within a substantial plot of circa 0.7 acres.

Contact David Burr Bury St Edmunds on 01284 725525 or email bury@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Grade II Listed
  • Countryside views
  • Secondary accommodation
  • In all about 0.7 of an acre
  • Part moated
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Self contained barn
  • Period features

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £3500.00

Estimated Yield Income: 4.42%


THE FARMHOUSE The farmhouse itself is a delightful example of medieval architecture being of original timber frame construction under a Norfolk Reed thatched roofline. The property has been well maintained to provide a home of exceptional character displaying a wealth of period features and substantial accommodation standing at circa 1500 sq ft.

Entrance door to;

LOBBY: Door to;

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN: 16'5 x 14'5 (5.00m x 4.40m). A light space afforded by the white wash oak beams juxtaposed with Suffolk red brick flooring and exposed chimney stack in which the electric AGA is currently set with the added benefit of the possibility of converting or restoring the existing bread oven if desired. The kitchen is fitted with a Butler sink with drainer and mixer tap over and affords ample seating space for informal dining with additional space for white goods. Windows to front and rear aspects are complemented with views of the surrounding countryside.

SITTING ROOM: 16'5 x 13'9 (5.00m x 4.20m). A light and spacious room having dual aspect windows. The focal point of the room is the substantial redbrick fireplace with oak bressummer housing a log burning stove set upon a hearth. Hangman staircase to first floor.

DINING ROOM: 12'10 x 9'6 (3.90m x 2.90m). Ideal for use as a formal dining room although currently used as a snug by the current owners. Door to;

UTILITY SPACE: With space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Dual aspect windows to the rear and side.

First floor

LANDING: Presented as a traditional medieval corridor with a wealth of exposed beams, leading to the;

VAULTED MASTER BEDROOM: 16'5 x 9'6 (5.00m x 2.90m). Located towards the end of the corridor the master bedroom has the benefit of being integrated into the pitch of the roof, with a vaulted ceiling uniquely showing off the supporting crown post and the internal leadwindow to the second floor. The bedroom comfortably holds a double bed and provides ample storage space.

BEDROOM 2: 10'6 x 8'2 (3.20m x 2.50m). Another double bedroom with windows to front.

BEDROOM 3: 11'2 x 8'2 (3.40m x 2.50m). Located just off the walk-through dressing room. This room has the feature of the exposed chimney stack interspersed with additional supporting beams. Window to front aspect.

WALK THROUGH DRESSING ROOM: 9'10 x 8'6 (3.00m x 2.60m). Housing ample cupboard space. Exposed mullion windows to rear.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 7'10 x 5'3 (2.40m x 1.60m). Partly tiled white suite comprising W.C., hand wash basin and panelled bath with shower attachment over. Window to rear.

Stairs leading to;

Second floor

VAULTED LANDING AREA: Again centred around the substantial chimney stack and leading to an

BEDROOM 4: 9'6 x 7'10 (2.90m x 2.40m). Another double room built into the pitch of the roof with exposed timbers and the alternate side of the interior lead window.

SHOWER ROOM: 9'10 x 7'10 (3.00m x 2.40m). White suite comprising shower, W.C., and hand wash basin. Dual aspect windows with bespoke hand milled glass fitted to the roofline, maintaining a wealth of natural light.

THE BARN Offering fully self-contained accommodation, just a stone's throw from the farmhouse. The original period features of the barn have been tastefully retained throughout providing a superb modern twist on a period conversion with light and airy accommodation, suitable for a number of lifestyles.

Double doors leading to the;

ENTRANCE HALL: Which in turn leads to;

OPEN PLAN SITTING/DINING ROOM: 37'5 x 16'5 (11.40m x 5.00m). A stunning example of open-plan living, having been tastefully divided to afford two distinct areas of living space, both of which are flooded with natural light through the mullion windows to rear aspect. The barn retains a limewash stone floor, laid in a contrasting pattern, juxtaposed with treated oak and original timber beams affording ample space for entertaining and dining alike.

KITCHEN: 13'1 x 9'6 (4.00m x 2.90m). Located to the rear centre to the ground floor, enjoying the vaulted ceiling above, the kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with hand milled wooden worktops over. Franke Butler sink with mixer tap over. Integrated appliances include Bosch dual oven, Zanussi four ring hob. Double doors leading to the rear dining terrace allowing one to enjoy al fresco dining and far-reaching countryside views. Stairs rising to first floor. Door to;

MASTER BEDROOM: 31'2 x 11'6 (9.50m x 3.50m). A superb double room with exposed beams, vaulted ceiling with downlights and window and door leading to outside.

BATHROOM: 11'6 x 8'2 (3.50m x 2.50m). A well-appointed white suite comprising slipper bath inset into marble surround with mixer taps over, Savoy sink and W.C. Window to side.

First floor

GALLERIED LANDING: Set up and over the ground floor, the first floor has again been tastefully divided only by the walkway gantry to afford a duality of accommodation or additional entertaining space with a vaulted ceiling, comprising;

BEDROOM 2: 16'5 x 7'10 (5.00m x 2.40m). A substantial vaulted double room. Window to rear.

EN SUITE: Comprising W.C., Jack and Jill hand wash basins and tiled shower cubicle. Window to side.

BEDROOM 3/GAMES ROOM: 16'5 x 12'6 (5.00m x 3.80m). Substantial vaulted double room or games room.

Outside Brook Farmhouse is situated on a no through road at the end of a quiet private track located at the very end of Buttons Green. The property is surrounded by undulating countryside with fields, crop and impressive views. A truly remote proposition all the while being a stone's throw from Bury St Edmunds. The Farmhouse is set near central to the plot and the gardens are therefore afforded a good deal of light at all hours of the day. To the rear, one will find a paved terrace looking on to the open countryside through the shaped vines allowing for an idyllic entertainment area or tranquil al-fresco dining location.

The grounds are interspersed with a range of useful outbuildings in addition to the accommodation including a substantial log store and WORKSHOP which would be suitable for conversion (subject to relevant permissions). Boundaries are clearly defined by the gated entrance and part moated border surround the property.

In all about 0.7 acres.

AGENTS NOTE: The Vendors have looked into the possibility of converting the workshop and can supply additional detail if required.

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.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh District Council.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/


Contact David Burr Bury St Edmunds

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01284 725525 or email bury@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • Grade II Listed
  • Countryside views
  • Secondary accommodation
  • In all about 0.7 of an acre
  • Part moated
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Self contained barn
  • Period features

THE FARMHOUSE The farmhouse itself is a delightful example of medieval architecture being of original timber frame construction under a Norfolk Reed thatched roofline. The property has been well maintained to provide a home of exceptional character displaying a wealth of period features and substantial accommodation standing at circa 1500 sq ft.

Entrance door to;

LOBBY: Door to;

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN: 16'5 x 14'5 (5.00m x 4.40m). A light space afforded by the white wash oak beams juxtaposed with Suffolk red brick flooring and exposed chimney stack in which the electric AGA is currently set with the added benefit of the possibility of converting or restoring the existing bread oven if desired. The kitchen is fitted with a Butler sink with drainer and mixer tap over and affords ample seating space for informal dining with additional space for white goods. Windows to front and rear aspects are complemented with views of the surrounding countryside.

SITTING ROOM: 16'5 x 13'9 (5.00m x 4.20m). A light and spacious room having dual aspect windows. The focal point of the room is the substantial redbrick fireplace with oak bressummer housing a log burning stove set upon a hearth. Hangman staircase to first floor.

DINING ROOM: 12'10 x 9'6 (3.90m x 2.90m). Ideal for use as a formal dining room although currently used as a snug by the current owners. Door to;

UTILITY SPACE: With space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Dual aspect windows to the rear and side.

First floor

LANDING: Presented as a traditional medieval corridor with a wealth of exposed beams, leading to the;

VAULTED MASTER BEDROOM: 16'5 x 9'6 (5.00m x 2.90m). Located towards the end of the corridor the master bedroom has the benefit of being integrated into the pitch of the roof, with a vaulted ceiling uniquely showing off the supporting crown post and the internal leadwindow to the second floor. The bedroom comfortably holds a double bed and provides ample storage space.

BEDROOM 2: 10'6 x 8'2 (3.20m x 2.50m). Another double bedroom with windows to front.

BEDROOM 3: 11'2 x 8'2 (3.40m x 2.50m). Located just off the walk-through dressing room. This room has the feature of the exposed chimney stack interspersed with additional supporting beams. Window to front aspect.

WALK THROUGH DRESSING ROOM: 9'10 x 8'6 (3.00m x 2.60m). Housing ample cupboard space. Exposed mullion windows to rear.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 7'10 x 5'3 (2.40m x 1.60m). Partly tiled white suite comprising W.C., hand wash basin and panelled bath with shower attachment over. Window to rear.

Stairs leading to;

Second floor

VAULTED LANDING AREA: Again centred around the substantial chimney stack and leading to an

BEDROOM 4: 9'6 x 7'10 (2.90m x 2.40m). Another double room built into the pitch of the roof with exposed timbers and the alternate side of the interior lead window.

SHOWER ROOM: 9'10 x 7'10 (3.00m x 2.40m). White suite comprising shower, W.C., and hand wash basin. Dual aspect windows with bespoke hand milled glass fitted to the roofline, maintaining a wealth of natural light.

THE BARN Offering fully self-contained accommodation, just a stone's throw from the farmhouse. The original period features of the barn have been tastefully retained throughout providing a superb modern twist on a period conversion with light and airy accommodation, suitable for a number of lifestyles.

Double doors leading to the;

ENTRANCE HALL: Which in turn leads to;

OPEN PLAN SITTING/DINING ROOM: 37'5 x 16'5 (11.40m x 5.00m). A stunning example of open-plan living, having been tastefully divided to afford two distinct areas of living space, both of which are flooded with natural light through the mullion windows to rear aspect. The barn retains a limewash stone floor, laid in a contrasting pattern, juxtaposed with treated oak and original timber beams affording ample space for entertaining and dining alike.

KITCHEN: 13'1 x 9'6 (4.00m x 2.90m). Located to the rear centre to the ground floor, enjoying the vaulted ceiling above, the kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with hand milled wooden worktops over. Franke Butler sink with mixer tap over. Integrated appliances include Bosch dual oven, Zanussi four ring hob. Double doors leading to the rear dining terrace allowing one to enjoy al fresco dining and far-reaching countryside views. Stairs rising to first floor. Door to;

MASTER BEDROOM: 31'2 x 11'6 (9.50m x 3.50m). A superb double room with exposed beams, vaulted ceiling with downlights and window and door leading to outside.

BATHROOM: 11'6 x 8'2 (3.50m x 2.50m). A well-appointed white suite comprising slipper bath inset into marble surround with mixer taps over, Savoy sink and W.C. Window to side.

First floor

GALLERIED LANDING: Set up and over the ground floor, the first floor has again been tastefully divided only by the walkway gantry to afford a duality of accommodation or additional entertaining space with a vaulted ceiling, comprising;

BEDROOM 2: 16'5 x 7'10 (5.00m x 2.40m). A substantial vaulted double room. Window to rear.

EN SUITE: Comprising W.C., Jack and Jill hand wash basins and tiled shower cubicle. Window to side.

BEDROOM 3/GAMES ROOM: 16'5 x 12'6 (5.00m x 3.80m). Substantial vaulted double room or games room.

Outside Brook Farmhouse is situated on a no through road at the end of a quiet private track located at the very end of Buttons Green. The property is surrounded by undulating countryside with fields, crop and impressive views. A truly remote proposition all the while being a stone's throw from Bury St Edmunds. The Farmhouse is set near central to the plot and the gardens are therefore afforded a good deal of light at all hours of the day. To the rear, one will find a paved terrace looking on to the open countryside through the shaped vines allowing for an idyllic entertainment area or tranquil al-fresco dining location.

The grounds are interspersed with a range of useful outbuildings in addition to the accommodation including a substantial log store and WORKSHOP which would be suitable for conversion (subject to relevant permissions). Boundaries are clearly defined by the gated entrance and part moated border surround the property.

In all about 0.7 acres.

AGENTS NOTE: The Vendors have looked into the possibility of converting the workshop and can supply additional detail if required.

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.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh District Council.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/

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