Great Waldingfield, Sudbury, Suffolk ( For Sale ) Guide Price £1,150,000

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

A characterful detached farmhouse with beautiful open views, high quality swimming pool, summerhouse and extensive grounds measuring approx. 2.65 acres.

Contact David Burr Long Melford on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Detached Grade II listed farmhouse
  • Five/six bedrooms
  • Four/five bathrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • AGA kitchen/breakfast room
  • Rural location with superb countryside views
  • Summerhouse with sauna, shower room and cloakroom
  • Recently installed heated swimming pool
  • Ample parking
  • In all about 2.65 acres

A substantial Grade II listed detached farmhouse situated in a rural location with a deep sense of history and which is thought to date back to the late 14th/early 15th century. The property contains accommodation over three levels and displays a number of original period features including exposed timbers, brickwork, wattle and daub and vaulted ceilings as well as fine inglenook fireplaces. On the ground floor, extensive living accommodation includes a snug/study, a dining room with fireplace, open-plan AGA kitchen/dining/living room and an additional hobbies room/playroom. Also on the ground floor is a substantial larder and boot room adjacent as well as a bathroom. Upstairs two separate staircases serve five bedrooms (the principal suite with en-suite and a further en-suite cloakroom to bedroom 2) and family bathroom. On the second floor is a further double bedroom with living space adjacent. The gardens are a genuine delight and include open expanses of lawn with an ornamental pond, a high-quality, recently installed heated swimming pool and a summerhouse with sauna and shower room.

MAIN HOUSE

PORCH: Oak framed porch with herringbone brick floor, fitted bench and a solid oak front door leading to:-

ENTRANCE HALL: With sisal flooring, space for coats and shoes and a staircase rising to first floor. Four panel wooden door leading to:-

STUDY/SNUG: 15'1" x 14'2" (4.60m x 4.32m) An attractive dual aspect room with sash windows and a central mellow red brick chimney breast with inset wood burning stove situated on a slate tile hearth. Bespoke fitted storage to each side.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 19'3" > 13'1" x 18'10" (5.86m > 4.00m x 5.75m) With solid oak parquet flooring and with a recently upgraded kitchen completed in 2021 with a matching range of base and wall level units with polished Quartz worksurfaces incorporating a double-width Shaws butler sink with deVOL mixer tap over and drainer to side. Electric AGA range cooker with dual hot plates and an additional Siemens induction hob. Fitted appliances include an integrated Bosch dishwasher, NEFF electric combination oven and space and plumbing for a washing machine. Extensive storage including large pan drawers, hidden refuse compartment and ample cupboard space. Door opening onto boiler cupboard with further storage and open studwork leading to:-

LIVING ROOM: 20'7" x 19'5" > 15'3" (6.27m x 5.91m > 4.65m) A beautiful open-plan area with solid oak floorboards and exposed timbers. In part is an impressive 20'8" high vaulted ceiling and large windows allowing for plenty of natural light with a wonderful outlook across the gardens and onto neighbouring countryside and towards Little Waldingfield parish church. Elevated Jotul wood burning stove situated on a herringbone brick hearth with oak bressumer beam over. Double doors opening onto terracing.

LARDER: A particularly useful space with a brick floor, exposed timbers and space for a refrigerator/freezer. Wall mounted shelving.

BOOT ROOM: 12'4" x 8'1" (3.75m x 2.47m) With exposed brick flooring, skylight and door leading onto a pathway to the side of the property.

HOBBIES ROOM: 18'3" x 13'2" (5.56m x 4.02m) With sisal flooring, mullion window and a dual aspect outlook. Understairs storage cupboard and exposed beams.

BATHROOM: 9'8" x 9'7" (2.94m x 2.92m) With pine thumb latch door, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and containing a wood panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, WC and a pedestal wash hand basin.

DINING ROOM: 19'2" x 16'6" (5.83m x 5.04m) A versatile reception room with exposed timbers and a dual aspect with a sash window and double doors opening onto terracing. Solid oak floorboards and a central Jotul wood burning stove situated on a brick tile hearth with an oak bressumer beam over. Ample space for a large dining table and chairs.

First Floor The first floor of the property is accessible via two separate staircases.

LANDING: With further staircase rising to second floor, sisal flooring and doors leading to:-

BEDROOM ONE: 19'2" x 16'7" (5.85m x 5.05m) An impressive principal suite with exposed timbers and an attractive outlook over the mature trees to the front. Pretty cast iron Victorian fireplace exposed beams and a door leading to:-

EN-SUITE: Containing a bath with a shower over, WC and a vanity suite.

BEDROOM TWO: 15'2" x 13'2" (4.62m x 4.01m) A particularly bright dual aspect room with sash windows on both sides and containing a cast iron Victorian style fireplace. Floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobes and a door leading to:-

EN-SUITE CLOAKROOM: Containing a WC and a vanity suite as well as a chrome heated towel rail.

BEDROOM THREE: 19'0" x 12'6" (5.79m x 3.81m) A charming room with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and a low level door connecting to bedroom 5.

BATHROOM: 10'1" x 7'9" (3.08m x 2.37m) With exposed floorboards and a tongue and groove panel bath with mixer tap and shower over. WC, vanity suite with tiled splashback and corner storage unit. Cast iron fireplace.

SECOND LANDING: Accessible from a staircase from the kitchen/breakfast area.

BEDROOM FIVE: 14'11" x 14'0" (4.54m x 4.26m) With sisal flooring, vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Incredible exposed original wattle and daub.

BEDROOM SIX: 14'2" x 10'5" (4.31m x 3.17m) A versatile room which could be utilised as a laundry room (as it currently is) and with a vaulted ceiling and open studwork over the living room.

Second Floor

BEDROOM FOUR: 23'0" x 12'0" (7.00m x 3.67m) Arranged into two main parts with plenty of room for a double bed at one end and living space at the other.

Outside The property is approached via a sweeping pebble driveway which leads to a generous area of parking which is enclosed by a number of mature trees. Accessible from the driveway is the:-

CARPORT: 21'9" x 16'0" (6.64m x 4.88m) Providing additional sheltered parking.

To the rear of the property is a particularly generous plot which includes open expanses of lawn and a stone paved terrace adjacent to the property itself. Within the lawns is an attractive pond which lies within the shade of a mature weeping willow. The rear portion of the garden is enclosed by a post-and-rail fence which would cater for buyers with a wish to keep ponies or livestock.

Within the grounds is a wonderful outbuilding:-

SUMMERHOUSE: 15'0" x 12'4" (4.57m x 3.76m) Of brick construction beneath a peg tile roof, the summerhouse provides additional guest accommodation with a Scandinavian feel with wood cladding and floorboards and a wood burning stove. Of particular note is the SAUNA with a SHOWER ROOM and CLOAKROOM adjacent. Large windows provide beautiful open countryside views.

STORAGE BARN: 22'3" x 14'8" (6.78m x 4.48m) With power and light connected and containing the air source heat pump which heats the swimming pool.

SWIMMING POOL: Installed by the current owners in 2021 to a particularly high standard with a retractable safety cover surrounded by stone tiles.

In all, about 2.65 acres (sts).

SERVICES: Shared main water and main electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

AGENTS NOTES: The property is Grade II listed and thought to date back to around 1395 with subsequent alterations and improvements.

WHAT3WORDS: baker.comment.worlds

EPC RATING: Exempt.

TENURE: Freehold.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP1 2BX (0300 1234000).

COUNCIL TAX BAND: E

CONSTRUCTION TYPE: Timber framed.

COMMUNICATION SERVICES (SOURCE OFCOM): Broadband: Yes Speed: up to 37 mbps download, up to 7 mbps upload. Phone signal: Yes - EE, Three, O2, Vodafone

NOTE: David Burr make no guarantees or representations as to the existence or quality of any services supplied by third parties. Speeds and services may vary and any information pertaining to such is indicative only and may be subject to change. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on any matters relating to internet or phone services by visiting the Ofcom website.


Contact David Burr Long Melford

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • Detached Grade II listed farmhouse
  • Five/six bedrooms
  • Four/five bathrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • AGA kitchen/breakfast room
  • Rural location with superb countryside views
  • Summerhouse with sauna, shower room and cloakroom
  • Recently installed heated swimming pool
  • Ample parking
  • In all about 2.65 acres

A substantial Grade II listed detached farmhouse situated in a rural location with a deep sense of history and which is thought to date back to the late 14th/early 15th century. The property contains accommodation over three levels and displays a number of original period features including exposed timbers, brickwork, wattle and daub and vaulted ceilings as well as fine inglenook fireplaces. On the ground floor, extensive living accommodation includes a snug/study, a dining room with fireplace, open-plan AGA kitchen/dining/living room and an additional hobbies room/playroom. Also on the ground floor is a substantial larder and boot room adjacent as well as a bathroom. Upstairs two separate staircases serve five bedrooms (the principal suite with en-suite and a further en-suite cloakroom to bedroom 2) and family bathroom. On the second floor is a further double bedroom with living space adjacent. The gardens are a genuine delight and include open expanses of lawn with an ornamental pond, a high-quality, recently installed heated swimming pool and a summerhouse with sauna and shower room.

MAIN HOUSE

PORCH: Oak framed porch with herringbone brick floor, fitted bench and a solid oak front door leading to:-

ENTRANCE HALL: With sisal flooring, space for coats and shoes and a staircase rising to first floor. Four panel wooden door leading to:-

STUDY/SNUG: 15'1" x 14'2" (4.60m x 4.32m) An attractive dual aspect room with sash windows and a central mellow red brick chimney breast with inset wood burning stove situated on a slate tile hearth. Bespoke fitted storage to each side.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 19'3" > 13'1" x 18'10" (5.86m > 4.00m x 5.75m) With solid oak parquet flooring and with a recently upgraded kitchen completed in 2021 with a matching range of base and wall level units with polished Quartz worksurfaces incorporating a double-width Shaws butler sink with deVOL mixer tap over and drainer to side. Electric AGA range cooker with dual hot plates and an additional Siemens induction hob. Fitted appliances include an integrated Bosch dishwasher, NEFF electric combination oven and space and plumbing for a washing machine. Extensive storage including large pan drawers, hidden refuse compartment and ample cupboard space. Door opening onto boiler cupboard with further storage and open studwork leading to:-

LIVING ROOM: 20'7" x 19'5" > 15'3" (6.27m x 5.91m > 4.65m) A beautiful open-plan area with solid oak floorboards and exposed timbers. In part is an impressive 20'8" high vaulted ceiling and large windows allowing for plenty of natural light with a wonderful outlook across the gardens and onto neighbouring countryside and towards Little Waldingfield parish church. Elevated Jotul wood burning stove situated on a herringbone brick hearth with oak bressumer beam over. Double doors opening onto terracing.

LARDER: A particularly useful space with a brick floor, exposed timbers and space for a refrigerator/freezer. Wall mounted shelving.

BOOT ROOM: 12'4" x 8'1" (3.75m x 2.47m) With exposed brick flooring, skylight and door leading onto a pathway to the side of the property.

HOBBIES ROOM: 18'3" x 13'2" (5.56m x 4.02m) With sisal flooring, mullion window and a dual aspect outlook. Understairs storage cupboard and exposed beams.

BATHROOM: 9'8" x 9'7" (2.94m x 2.92m) With pine thumb latch door, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and containing a wood panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, WC and a pedestal wash hand basin.

DINING ROOM: 19'2" x 16'6" (5.83m x 5.04m) A versatile reception room with exposed timbers and a dual aspect with a sash window and double doors opening onto terracing. Solid oak floorboards and a central Jotul wood burning stove situated on a brick tile hearth with an oak bressumer beam over. Ample space for a large dining table and chairs.

First Floor The first floor of the property is accessible via two separate staircases.

LANDING: With further staircase rising to second floor, sisal flooring and doors leading to:-

BEDROOM ONE: 19'2" x 16'7" (5.85m x 5.05m) An impressive principal suite with exposed timbers and an attractive outlook over the mature trees to the front. Pretty cast iron Victorian fireplace exposed beams and a door leading to:-

EN-SUITE: Containing a bath with a shower over, WC and a vanity suite.

BEDROOM TWO: 15'2" x 13'2" (4.62m x 4.01m) A particularly bright dual aspect room with sash windows on both sides and containing a cast iron Victorian style fireplace. Floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobes and a door leading to:-

EN-SUITE CLOAKROOM: Containing a WC and a vanity suite as well as a chrome heated towel rail.

BEDROOM THREE: 19'0" x 12'6" (5.79m x 3.81m) A charming room with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and a low level door connecting to bedroom 5.

BATHROOM: 10'1" x 7'9" (3.08m x 2.37m) With exposed floorboards and a tongue and groove panel bath with mixer tap and shower over. WC, vanity suite with tiled splashback and corner storage unit. Cast iron fireplace.

SECOND LANDING: Accessible from a staircase from the kitchen/breakfast area.

BEDROOM FIVE: 14'11" x 14'0" (4.54m x 4.26m) With sisal flooring, vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Incredible exposed original wattle and daub.

BEDROOM SIX: 14'2" x 10'5" (4.31m x 3.17m) A versatile room which could be utilised as a laundry room (as it currently is) and with a vaulted ceiling and open studwork over the living room.

Second Floor

BEDROOM FOUR: 23'0" x 12'0" (7.00m x 3.67m) Arranged into two main parts with plenty of room for a double bed at one end and living space at the other.

Outside The property is approached via a sweeping pebble driveway which leads to a generous area of parking which is enclosed by a number of mature trees. Accessible from the driveway is the:-

CARPORT: 21'9" x 16'0" (6.64m x 4.88m) Providing additional sheltered parking.

To the rear of the property is a particularly generous plot which includes open expanses of lawn and a stone paved terrace adjacent to the property itself. Within the lawns is an attractive pond which lies within the shade of a mature weeping willow. The rear portion of the garden is enclosed by a post-and-rail fence which would cater for buyers with a wish to keep ponies or livestock.

Within the grounds is a wonderful outbuilding:-

SUMMERHOUSE: 15'0" x 12'4" (4.57m x 3.76m) Of brick construction beneath a peg tile roof, the summerhouse provides additional guest accommodation with a Scandinavian feel with wood cladding and floorboards and a wood burning stove. Of particular note is the SAUNA with a SHOWER ROOM and CLOAKROOM adjacent. Large windows provide beautiful open countryside views.

STORAGE BARN: 22'3" x 14'8" (6.78m x 4.48m) With power and light connected and containing the air source heat pump which heats the swimming pool.

SWIMMING POOL: Installed by the current owners in 2021 to a particularly high standard with a retractable safety cover surrounded by stone tiles.

In all, about 2.65 acres (sts).

SERVICES: Shared main water and main electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

AGENTS NOTES: The property is Grade II listed and thought to date back to around 1395 with subsequent alterations and improvements.

WHAT3WORDS: baker.comment.worlds

EPC RATING: Exempt.

TENURE: Freehold.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP1 2BX (0300 1234000).

COUNCIL TAX BAND: E

CONSTRUCTION TYPE: Timber framed.

COMMUNICATION SERVICES (SOURCE OFCOM): Broadband: Yes Speed: up to 37 mbps download, up to 7 mbps upload. Phone signal: Yes - EE, Three, O2, Vodafone

NOTE: David Burr make no guarantees or representations as to the existence or quality of any services supplied by third parties. Speeds and services may vary and any information pertaining to such is indicative only and may be subject to change. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on any matters relating to internet or phone services by visiting the Ofcom website.

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Phone us on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


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