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Gislingham, Eye, Suffolk ( For Sale ) Guide Price £1,195,000

Detached House         6 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        4 reception room(s)

An outstanding Grade II* Listed house with many notable period features enjoying an idyllic setting with moated grounds of approximately 1.4 acres including a variety of outbuildings and garaging.

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


Features:

  • Detached Grade II* Listed house
  • Moated grounds of 1.4 acres
  • Drawing room and sitting room
  • Dining hall and study
  • Garden room
  • AGA kitchen/breakfast room
  • 6 bedrooms (2 en-suite)
  • Wonderful established grounds
  • Summerhouse/former stable
  • Garaging and outbuilding

An exceptional six bedroom detached Grade II* Listed house believed to be of significant historical importance with origins dating back to the 15th Century that enjoys an enviable idyllic setting on the periphery of this highly regarded Suffolk area. Manor Farm House is presented to the highest of standards throughout and has retained many notable period features; of particular note are the impressive display of inglenook fireplaces, mullioned windows and extensive timbers and studwork. The current vendors have undertaken a programme of further sensitive refurbishment, including protecting the mullioned windows and redecorating externally. High-quality WiFi extenders covering the whole house were also hard-wired in 2021. This exquisite property sits proudly towards the centre of its grounds believed to measure approximately 1.4 acres that include a variety of outbuildings and workshops, three-sided moat, off-street parking and garage.

Wooden entrance door through to;

DINING HALL: 19'5 x 16'6 (5.93m x 5.03m). A substantial room with double aspect via mullion style windows. Inglenook fireplace with brick hearth, bressummer beam and inset wood burning stove set upon a brick hearth. Pamment tiled flooring. Exposed timbers and studwork. Openings through to study and inner hallways. A large bar/cupboard to the side of the chimney breast with base units providing further storage.

INNER HALL: Window to rear aspect. Staircase rising to first floor. Opening to;

DRAWING ROOM: 19'3 x 18'6 (5.87m x 5.65m). A superb double aspect room via mullion style windows. Large inglenook fireplace with bressummer and inset wood burning stove upon a brick hearth creating the main focal point of the room. Many exposed timbers and studwork. Attractive part glazed arched door opening through to garden room.

GARDEN ROOM: 17'9 x 7'2 (5.411m x 2.19m). This splendid room offers views overlooking the rear and formal gardens to the side and is ideally placed to enjoy warm summer days. Double doors opening to the grounds with a further single personal door. Window looking through to drawing room.

SECOND INNER HALLWAY: With side aspect and staircase leading to the first floor. Pamment tiled flooring. Located off of the dining hall and leading through to;

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17'9 x 17'0 (5.42m x 5.18m). This substantial room is fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under wooden work preparation surfaces which include a Butler style sink unit with mixer tap and adjoining drinking tap. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, full height fridge, full height freezer, four ring electric hob with oven beneath and water softener. Fireplace having bressummer beam with inset AGA. Pamment tiled flooring. Exposed timbers and studwork. External door to front grounds. Suffolk latch door to;

SITTING ROOM: 17'7 x 16'8 (5.37m x 5.08m). A substantial versatile room with triple aspect and external door. Having an abundant display of exposed timbers and studwork.

STUDY: 9'8 x 8'8 (2.94m x 2.65m). A useful space with rear aspect. Display of exposed timbers and studwork. Large opening through to

UTILITY ROOM: 11'3 x 9'1 (3.43m x 2.78m). A convenient area having two built-in storage cupboards, one housing the washing machine. Base units having work preparation surfaces and a Butler style sink unit with mixer tap. External side door. Suffolk latch door to;

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with pedestal wash hand basin and W.C.

First floor (Accessed via inner hallway)

LANDING: An inviting area with further stairs leading up to the attic rooms. Side aspect. Exposed timbers and studwork. Suffolk latch doors opening to;

BEDROOM 1: 20'0 x 13'9 (6.10m x 4.20m). A substantial double aspect room with extensive built-in wardrobes. Feature fireplace with tiled hearth creating the main focal point of the room. WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM ideally placed to the side of the chimney stack. Further door giving access to;

EN SUITE: 13'11 x 5'9 (4.23m x 1.76m). Having ball and claw roll top bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, W.C. and wash hand basin with vanity unit surround. Shower cubicle with part tiled surround. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 2: 19'7 x 16'7 (5.96m x 5.05m). Again an excellent size having double aspect to front and side formal gardens. Excellent display of timbers and studwork. Extensive built-in wardrobe. Suffolk latch door to;

JACK AND JILL EN SUITE: (Shared with bedroom 6). Built-in shower cubicle with tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. Heated towel rail.

(Accessed via second inner hallway)

SECOND LANDING: A large welcoming area with front aspect and exposed studwork. Suffolk latch doors to;

BEDROOM 3: 13'9 x 8'3 (4.20m x 2.51m). With views overlooking the extensive rear grounds. Exposed timbers.

BEDROOM 4: 16'4 x 8'11 (4.99m x 2.72m). Again with exposed timbers and having views over the wonderful rear grounds.

BEDROOM 5: 11'7 x 8'1 (3.54m x 2.47). Double aspect room with views over the grounds.

BEDROOM 6: 11'1 x 8'4 (3.37m x 2.55m). Having rear aspect. Suffolk latch door to the shared Jack and Jill bathroom.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Large built-in storage cupboard. Shower with part tiled surround, wash hand basin with vanity unit and cupboard beneath, wood panelled bath and W.C. Heated towel rail.

Second floor

ATTIC ROOMS: Two substantial rooms ideal for storage.

Outside The property is set well away from the road and is accessed by attractive electric wooden double gates that in turn open to the extensive driveway offering parking for numerous vehicles and leading to the gardens and outbuilding.

OUTBULDING: Having a vaulted ceiling - currently divided into three sections the main area is 20'9 x 11'2 (9.07m x 3.41m). Double doors to outside. Attractive stained-glass window. The remainder of the outbuilding is divided into a GARAGE 12'5 x 11' (3.79m x 3.36m) with side hung double doors and opening through to a STORAGE AREA 12'6 x 11'11 (3.81m x 3.62m) ideal for a wood store.

DOUBLE GARAGE: 18'6 x 16'6 (5.64m x 5.04m). Having personal door with window to side and two up and over doors. Power and light connected.

The grounds of Manor Farm House are a sheer delight and one of its main key selling features believed to measure approximately 1.4 acres and are predominantly lawn with a variety of established trees and a moated area towards the centre of the gardens with a footbridge over giving access the remainder of the grounds and the SUMMERHOUSE 29'6 x 18' (8.99m x 5.48m) formerly a stable block with three separate stable doors opening to an excellent space with power and light connected. Double aspect. The summerhouse would make an excellent workshop or studio if so required.

The splendid moat has a lowered deck ideally placed to enjoy warm summer afternoons creating an idyllic setting together with a jetty. The remainder of the grounds continue round to the side garden with well-manicured and stocked beds having feature idyllic pond and rockery. Immediately adjacent to the side of the house is a terrace area together with a further terrace area abutting the rear of the house, ideally placed for al fresco dining that incorporates a delightful pergola seating area incorporating a firepit and former well. All-encompassing wonderful countryside views to the rear.


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:

  • Detached Grade II* Listed house
  • Moated grounds of 1.4 acres
  • Drawing room and sitting room
  • Dining hall and study
  • Garden room
  • AGA kitchen/breakfast room
  • 6 bedrooms (2 en-suite)
  • Wonderful established grounds
  • Summerhouse/former stable
  • Garaging and outbuilding

An exceptional six bedroom detached Grade II* Listed house believed to be of significant historical importance with origins dating back to the 15th Century that enjoys an enviable idyllic setting on the periphery of this highly regarded Suffolk area. Manor Farm House is presented to the highest of standards throughout and has retained many notable period features; of particular note are the impressive display of inglenook fireplaces, mullioned windows and extensive timbers and studwork. The current vendors have undertaken a programme of further sensitive refurbishment, including protecting the mullioned windows and redecorating externally. High-quality WiFi extenders covering the whole house were also hard-wired in 2021. This exquisite property sits proudly towards the centre of its grounds believed to measure approximately 1.4 acres that include a variety of outbuildings and workshops, three-sided moat, off-street parking and garage.

Wooden entrance door through to;

DINING HALL: 19'5 x 16'6 (5.93m x 5.03m). A substantial room with double aspect via mullion style windows. Inglenook fireplace with brick hearth, bressummer beam and inset wood burning stove set upon a brick hearth. Pamment tiled flooring. Exposed timbers and studwork. Openings through to study and inner hallways. A large bar/cupboard to the side of the chimney breast with base units providing further storage.

INNER HALL: Window to rear aspect. Staircase rising to first floor. Opening to;

DRAWING ROOM: 19'3 x 18'6 (5.87m x 5.65m). A superb double aspect room via mullion style windows. Large inglenook fireplace with bressummer and inset wood burning stove upon a brick hearth creating the main focal point of the room. Many exposed timbers and studwork. Attractive part glazed arched door opening through to garden room.

GARDEN ROOM: 17'9 x 7'2 (5.411m x 2.19m). This splendid room offers views overlooking the rear and formal gardens to the side and is ideally placed to enjoy warm summer days. Double doors opening to the grounds with a further single personal door. Window looking through to drawing room.

SECOND INNER HALLWAY: With side aspect and staircase leading to the first floor. Pamment tiled flooring. Located off of the dining hall and leading through to;

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17'9 x 17'0 (5.42m x 5.18m). This substantial room is fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under wooden work preparation surfaces which include a Butler style sink unit with mixer tap and adjoining drinking tap. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, full height fridge, full height freezer, four ring electric hob with oven beneath and water softener. Fireplace having bressummer beam with inset AGA. Pamment tiled flooring. Exposed timbers and studwork. External door to front grounds. Suffolk latch door to;

SITTING ROOM: 17'7 x 16'8 (5.37m x 5.08m). A substantial versatile room with triple aspect and external door. Having an abundant display of exposed timbers and studwork.

STUDY: 9'8 x 8'8 (2.94m x 2.65m). A useful space with rear aspect. Display of exposed timbers and studwork. Large opening through to

UTILITY ROOM: 11'3 x 9'1 (3.43m x 2.78m). A convenient area having two built-in storage cupboards, one housing the washing machine. Base units having work preparation surfaces and a Butler style sink unit with mixer tap. External side door. Suffolk latch door to;

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with pedestal wash hand basin and W.C.

First floor (Accessed via inner hallway)

LANDING: An inviting area with further stairs leading up to the attic rooms. Side aspect. Exposed timbers and studwork. Suffolk latch doors opening to;

BEDROOM 1: 20'0 x 13'9 (6.10m x 4.20m). A substantial double aspect room with extensive built-in wardrobes. Feature fireplace with tiled hearth creating the main focal point of the room. WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM ideally placed to the side of the chimney stack. Further door giving access to;

EN SUITE: 13'11 x 5'9 (4.23m x 1.76m). Having ball and claw roll top bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, W.C. and wash hand basin with vanity unit surround. Shower cubicle with part tiled surround. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 2: 19'7 x 16'7 (5.96m x 5.05m). Again an excellent size having double aspect to front and side formal gardens. Excellent display of timbers and studwork. Extensive built-in wardrobe. Suffolk latch door to;

JACK AND JILL EN SUITE: (Shared with bedroom 6). Built-in shower cubicle with tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. Heated towel rail.

(Accessed via second inner hallway)

SECOND LANDING: A large welcoming area with front aspect and exposed studwork. Suffolk latch doors to;

BEDROOM 3: 13'9 x 8'3 (4.20m x 2.51m). With views overlooking the extensive rear grounds. Exposed timbers.

BEDROOM 4: 16'4 x 8'11 (4.99m x 2.72m). Again with exposed timbers and having views over the wonderful rear grounds.

BEDROOM 5: 11'7 x 8'1 (3.54m x 2.47). Double aspect room with views over the grounds.

BEDROOM 6: 11'1 x 8'4 (3.37m x 2.55m). Having rear aspect. Suffolk latch door to the shared Jack and Jill bathroom.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Large built-in storage cupboard. Shower with part tiled surround, wash hand basin with vanity unit and cupboard beneath, wood panelled bath and W.C. Heated towel rail.

Second floor

ATTIC ROOMS: Two substantial rooms ideal for storage.

Outside The property is set well away from the road and is accessed by attractive electric wooden double gates that in turn open to the extensive driveway offering parking for numerous vehicles and leading to the gardens and outbuilding.

OUTBULDING: Having a vaulted ceiling - currently divided into three sections the main area is 20'9 x 11'2 (9.07m x 3.41m). Double doors to outside. Attractive stained-glass window. The remainder of the outbuilding is divided into a GARAGE 12'5 x 11' (3.79m x 3.36m) with side hung double doors and opening through to a STORAGE AREA 12'6 x 11'11 (3.81m x 3.62m) ideal for a wood store.

DOUBLE GARAGE: 18'6 x 16'6 (5.64m x 5.04m). Having personal door with window to side and two up and over doors. Power and light connected.

The grounds of Manor Farm House are a sheer delight and one of its main key selling features believed to measure approximately 1.4 acres and are predominantly lawn with a variety of established trees and a moated area towards the centre of the gardens with a footbridge over giving access the remainder of the grounds and the SUMMERHOUSE 29'6 x 18' (8.99m x 5.48m) formerly a stable block with three separate stable doors opening to an excellent space with power and light connected. Double aspect. The summerhouse would make an excellent workshop or studio if so required.

The splendid moat has a lowered deck ideally placed to enjoy warm summer afternoons creating an idyllic setting together with a jetty. The remainder of the grounds continue round to the side garden with well-manicured and stocked beds having feature idyllic pond and rockery. Immediately adjacent to the side of the house is a terrace area together with a further terrace area abutting the rear of the house, ideally placed for al fresco dining that incorporates a delightful pergola seating area incorporating a firepit and former well. All-encompassing wonderful countryside views to the rear.

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