Forward Green, Stowmarket, Suffolk ( For Sale ) Guide Price £1,100,000

Farm House         5 bedroom(s)         4 bathroom(s)        5 reception room(s)

An exceptional unlisted period house presented to the highest of standards that occupies a semi-rural position and wonderful parkland style grounds measuring approximately 4.5 acres.

Contact David Burr Woolpit on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Elegant unlisted period house with parkland style grounds
  • 5 reception rooms and 5 edrooms
  • 2 bedroom detached annexe
  • 4.5 acres of grounds
  • Carriage driveway with two access points
  • 3 bay stable block with two tack rooms and a gardener's kitchen
  • Orchard
  • In total measuring over 4500 sq ft.

An elegant unlisted period house that affords an enviable position in this highly regarded Suffolk area. Pipers Hall has undergone significant improvement over the years and boasts substantial accommodation with wonderful character features; of particular note is the fireplace in the kitchen/breakfast room with the former "beehive" bread oven. This splendid property enjoys grounds approaching 4.5 acres with far reaching countryside views. The property is further enhanced by a detached two bedroom guest house/annexe, known as the Carriage House, a stable block, four bay garages, part former moat/natural pond, sweeping front entrance carriage driveway, side driveway, organic large orchard, an ornamental duck pond, part red brick walled ornamental and parkland gardens.

Large double entrance doors to;

ENTRANCE HALL: A welcoming area with staircase rising to first floor. Attractive marble tiled floor. Doors to;

DRAWING ROOM: 16'2 x 13'11 (4.94m x 4.23m). A delightful and elegant room having double aspect over the grounds. Half wood panelling and fireplace creating the main focal point of the room. Door through to sitting room.

DINING ROOM: 16'7 x 14'10 (5.05m x 4.51m). With open fireplace having wooden flooring. View to front aspect. Door to Butler's Pantry.

BUTLER´S PANTRY: 14'9 x 8'2 (4.50m x 2.50m). A convenient space having built-in matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces incorporating a sink unit with mixer tap. Double aspect. Slate tiled floor.

BOOT ROOM: Having double French style doors leading to the grounds. Large built-in storage cupboard currently housing the boiler. Tiled flooring.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: An excellent room having attractive red brick former "beehive" style fireplace with former bread oven stove set upon a pamment tiled hearth creating a wonderful focal point of the breakfast area. The remainder of the breakfast area has a former servants secondary staircase rising to the first floor with understairs storage cupboard, fitted units and work preparation surfaces. Doors to Butler's pantry, boot room and family room. Tiled floor leading to the kitchen area. The kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of oak matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate a sink unit with 1½ bowl sink and mixer tap. Space for five ring double electric cooker/oven with extractor hood, dishwasher and fridge. Door leading to the conservatory. Door leading to;

UTILITY ROOM: 11'10 x 7'10 (3.60m x 2.40m). A useful area having matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces incorporating a double bowl sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap. Space for fridge, freezer, tumble dryer and washing machine. External rear door. Marble tiled floor. Two heated towel rails.

CONSERVATORY: 35'7 x 12'10 (10.85m x 3.90m). A substantial light addition to the property with wood panelled sloping ceiling with light lantern. Double aspect to the side and rear grounds. Three sets of French doors opening to the rear grounds and two side doors. This expansive room would lend itself to entertaining family and friends.

FAMILY ROOM: 15'3 x 14'1 (4.67m x 4.03m). A splendid room located towards the centre of the house with large redbrick fireplace having inset wood burning stove set upon a tiled hearth creating the main focal point of the room. Exposed timbers and studwork. French style doors leading to conservatory, doors to kitchen and entrance hall.

CLOAKROOM: An elegant suite having a wash hand basin with mixer tap and vanity unit surround with cupboards beneath and W.C. Granite tiled floor.

SITTING ROOM: 13'11 x 13'1 (4.23m x 3.99m). Again a delightful room having exposed timbers and character features by way of exposed timbers. Fireplace with wood burning stove set upon tiled hearth. Slate tiled floor. French doors opening to the conservatory.

First floor

GALLERIED LANDING: An inviting area with wood floor and both main and secondary staircases fitted with Turkish carpet runners and stair rods. View to front aspect. Built-in cupboard. Large walk in wardrobe/luggage store ideally placed for use by bedroom 3. Linen cupboard. Second staircase leading back down to the breakfast room. Doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 17'10 x 14'4 (5.46m x 4.36m). A substantial double aspect room with views to the side and rear grounds. Ornate ceiling cornicing. Door to;

EN SUITE BATHROOM: Again an elegant suite with feature alcove and freestanding oval shaped bath having central mixer tap with shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and W.C. Rear aspect. White marble tiled floor.

BEDROOM 2: 13'9 x 12'9 (4.19m x 3.88m). A generous size room having front aspect. Former fireplace creating the main focal point of the room.

BEDROOM 3: 13'6 x 10'10 (4.11m x 3.30m). A double bedroom having front aspect.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY: 15'7 x 8'6 (4.75m x 2.60m). Double aspect to side and front grounds. Wood flooring.

BEDROOM 5: 13' x 8'4 (3.95m x 2.54m). Overlooking the rear grounds. Wood flooring.

SHOWER ROOM: Marble lined built-in shower cubicle. Grey marble lined walls and floor. Heated towel rail.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Fitted with freestanding ball and claw roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, W.C. Travertine marble tiled floor.

CARRIAGE HOUSE The former Carriage House is a detached dwelling set within a part walled garden, a few steps from the main house of Pipers Hall, close proximity to the stable block and easily accessed via the side driveway.

Attached to the Carriage House is a 4 bay garage block.

Part glazed door through to;

ENTRANCE HALL: Tiled flooring. Exposed timbers. Doors to;

SITTING ROOM: 12'8 x 11'1 (3.86m x 3.37m). Having double aspect to front and side grounds. Exposed timbers. Door to;

BEDROOM 1: 11'8 x 11'5 (3.56m x 3.47m). French style doors opening to the side garden ideally placed for warm summer days. A versatile room which would lend itself to a multiple of uses.

BEDROOM 2: 11'5 x 9'5 (3.47m x 2.87m). Located off the kitchen. Side aspect overlooking stables.

KITCHEN: 11'9 x 4'5 (3.59m x 1.34m). Galley kitchen with base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate 1½ bowl sink unit and mixer tap. Four ring electric hob. Designated breakfast bar area. Boiler.

SHOWER ROOM: Built-in storage cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Shower cubicle with tiled surround, wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap and W.C.

Outside The property is set on a large corner plot approaching 4.5 acres and has a large carriage driveway that has two access points, one to the side providing access to the carriage house and stable block, the other to the front. The front driveway creates a grand entrance with central turning circle which connects to the side driveway and in turn provides ample off street parking for numerous vehicles.

The grounds of Pipers Hall are a sheer delight and possibly one of the property's key selling features with expansive lawned areas to the front bordered by well-established hedge lines and trees which create a degree of privacy. A part walled formal garden to the right of Pipers Hall provides access to the formal grounds with parkland style garden to the rear. The formal gardens are well stocked with flowering beds and extensive lawn area. The lawn area to the side opens to the wonderful parkland style garden with designated organic orchard area, an expanse of lawn with established trees and hedging. The old orchard area dates back to the 1950's and is left to deliver its prolific annual crops organically offering a wide selection of Apple varieties including eating and cooking, two cherry trees, pear, plum, damsons and greengages. A former moat provides an access bridge back to the front grounds and natural spring fed pond. To the side of the house is an ornamental duck pond (formerly a swimming pool).

STABLE BLOCK: The stable block is divided into six areas, three stables, a tack room, wood store, walk-in gardeners kitchen/toilet area. All with stable doors under a pitched slate roof with power and light, with wash down drainage to the three stables. The stables are currently being used as a games room and storage area.

FOUR BAY GARAGE: Side hung double doors. Power and light connected.


Contact David Burr Woolpit

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • Elegant unlisted period house with parkland style grounds
  • 5 reception rooms and 5 edrooms
  • 2 bedroom detached annexe
  • 4.5 acres of grounds
  • Carriage driveway with two access points
  • 3 bay stable block with two tack rooms and a gardener's kitchen
  • Orchard
  • In total measuring over 4500 sq ft.

An elegant unlisted period house that affords an enviable position in this highly regarded Suffolk area. Pipers Hall has undergone significant improvement over the years and boasts substantial accommodation with wonderful character features; of particular note is the fireplace in the kitchen/breakfast room with the former "beehive" bread oven. This splendid property enjoys grounds approaching 4.5 acres with far reaching countryside views. The property is further enhanced by a detached two bedroom guest house/annexe, known as the Carriage House, a stable block, four bay garages, part former moat/natural pond, sweeping front entrance carriage driveway, side driveway, organic large orchard, an ornamental duck pond, part red brick walled ornamental and parkland gardens.

Large double entrance doors to;

ENTRANCE HALL: A welcoming area with staircase rising to first floor. Attractive marble tiled floor. Doors to;

DRAWING ROOM: 16'2 x 13'11 (4.94m x 4.23m). A delightful and elegant room having double aspect over the grounds. Half wood panelling and fireplace creating the main focal point of the room. Door through to sitting room.

DINING ROOM: 16'7 x 14'10 (5.05m x 4.51m). With open fireplace having wooden flooring. View to front aspect. Door to Butler's Pantry.

BUTLER´S PANTRY: 14'9 x 8'2 (4.50m x 2.50m). A convenient space having built-in matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces incorporating a sink unit with mixer tap. Double aspect. Slate tiled floor.

BOOT ROOM: Having double French style doors leading to the grounds. Large built-in storage cupboard currently housing the boiler. Tiled flooring.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: An excellent room having attractive red brick former "beehive" style fireplace with former bread oven stove set upon a pamment tiled hearth creating a wonderful focal point of the breakfast area. The remainder of the breakfast area has a former servants secondary staircase rising to the first floor with understairs storage cupboard, fitted units and work preparation surfaces. Doors to Butler's pantry, boot room and family room. Tiled floor leading to the kitchen area. The kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of oak matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate a sink unit with 1½ bowl sink and mixer tap. Space for five ring double electric cooker/oven with extractor hood, dishwasher and fridge. Door leading to the conservatory. Door leading to;

UTILITY ROOM: 11'10 x 7'10 (3.60m x 2.40m). A useful area having matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces incorporating a double bowl sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap. Space for fridge, freezer, tumble dryer and washing machine. External rear door. Marble tiled floor. Two heated towel rails.

CONSERVATORY: 35'7 x 12'10 (10.85m x 3.90m). A substantial light addition to the property with wood panelled sloping ceiling with light lantern. Double aspect to the side and rear grounds. Three sets of French doors opening to the rear grounds and two side doors. This expansive room would lend itself to entertaining family and friends.

FAMILY ROOM: 15'3 x 14'1 (4.67m x 4.03m). A splendid room located towards the centre of the house with large redbrick fireplace having inset wood burning stove set upon a tiled hearth creating the main focal point of the room. Exposed timbers and studwork. French style doors leading to conservatory, doors to kitchen and entrance hall.

CLOAKROOM: An elegant suite having a wash hand basin with mixer tap and vanity unit surround with cupboards beneath and W.C. Granite tiled floor.

SITTING ROOM: 13'11 x 13'1 (4.23m x 3.99m). Again a delightful room having exposed timbers and character features by way of exposed timbers. Fireplace with wood burning stove set upon tiled hearth. Slate tiled floor. French doors opening to the conservatory.

First floor

GALLERIED LANDING: An inviting area with wood floor and both main and secondary staircases fitted with Turkish carpet runners and stair rods. View to front aspect. Built-in cupboard. Large walk in wardrobe/luggage store ideally placed for use by bedroom 3. Linen cupboard. Second staircase leading back down to the breakfast room. Doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 17'10 x 14'4 (5.46m x 4.36m). A substantial double aspect room with views to the side and rear grounds. Ornate ceiling cornicing. Door to;

EN SUITE BATHROOM: Again an elegant suite with feature alcove and freestanding oval shaped bath having central mixer tap with shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and W.C. Rear aspect. White marble tiled floor.

BEDROOM 2: 13'9 x 12'9 (4.19m x 3.88m). A generous size room having front aspect. Former fireplace creating the main focal point of the room.

BEDROOM 3: 13'6 x 10'10 (4.11m x 3.30m). A double bedroom having front aspect.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY: 15'7 x 8'6 (4.75m x 2.60m). Double aspect to side and front grounds. Wood flooring.

BEDROOM 5: 13' x 8'4 (3.95m x 2.54m). Overlooking the rear grounds. Wood flooring.

SHOWER ROOM: Marble lined built-in shower cubicle. Grey marble lined walls and floor. Heated towel rail.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Fitted with freestanding ball and claw roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, W.C. Travertine marble tiled floor.

CARRIAGE HOUSE The former Carriage House is a detached dwelling set within a part walled garden, a few steps from the main house of Pipers Hall, close proximity to the stable block and easily accessed via the side driveway.

Attached to the Carriage House is a 4 bay garage block.

Part glazed door through to;

ENTRANCE HALL: Tiled flooring. Exposed timbers. Doors to;

SITTING ROOM: 12'8 x 11'1 (3.86m x 3.37m). Having double aspect to front and side grounds. Exposed timbers. Door to;

BEDROOM 1: 11'8 x 11'5 (3.56m x 3.47m). French style doors opening to the side garden ideally placed for warm summer days. A versatile room which would lend itself to a multiple of uses.

BEDROOM 2: 11'5 x 9'5 (3.47m x 2.87m). Located off the kitchen. Side aspect overlooking stables.

KITCHEN: 11'9 x 4'5 (3.59m x 1.34m). Galley kitchen with base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate 1½ bowl sink unit and mixer tap. Four ring electric hob. Designated breakfast bar area. Boiler.

SHOWER ROOM: Built-in storage cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Shower cubicle with tiled surround, wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap and W.C.

Outside The property is set on a large corner plot approaching 4.5 acres and has a large carriage driveway that has two access points, one to the side providing access to the carriage house and stable block, the other to the front. The front driveway creates a grand entrance with central turning circle which connects to the side driveway and in turn provides ample off street parking for numerous vehicles.

The grounds of Pipers Hall are a sheer delight and possibly one of the property's key selling features with expansive lawned areas to the front bordered by well-established hedge lines and trees which create a degree of privacy. A part walled formal garden to the right of Pipers Hall provides access to the formal grounds with parkland style garden to the rear. The formal gardens are well stocked with flowering beds and extensive lawn area. The lawn area to the side opens to the wonderful parkland style garden with designated organic orchard area, an expanse of lawn with established trees and hedging. The old orchard area dates back to the 1950's and is left to deliver its prolific annual crops organically offering a wide selection of Apple varieties including eating and cooking, two cherry trees, pear, plum, damsons and greengages. A former moat provides an access bridge back to the front grounds and natural spring fed pond. To the side of the house is an ornamental duck pond (formerly a swimming pool).

STABLE BLOCK: The stable block is divided into six areas, three stables, a tack room, wood store, walk-in gardeners kitchen/toilet area. All with stable doors under a pitched slate roof with power and light, with wash down drainage to the three stables. The stables are currently being used as a games room and storage area.

FOUR BAY GARAGE: Side hung double doors. Power and light connected.

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