Kersey, Ipswich, Suffolk ( Sold ) Guide Price £900,000

Barn Conversion         4 bedroom(s)         2 bathroom(s)        2 reception room(s)

A collection of former farm buildings converted into a single residence set within a total plot size of 0.72 acres. Accommodation is arranged over a single storey with a total floor area in excess of 3,880 sq ft. Further benefits include a workshop, 5 bay carport and south-west facing gardens.

Contact David Burr Leavenheath on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Impressive vaulted reception hall
  • Spacious and light drawing room
  • Open plan kitchen/dining room
  • Office/study
  • Scope for conversion for annexe/further living accommodation (subject to planning consent)
  • Outbuildings and workshop
  • 5 bay carport
  • Ample off-street parking
  • South-west facing gardens
  • Please note the photos are historical

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An exceptionally situated collection of former farm buildings converted into a single residence nestled, within open countryside and located on the periphery of the ever popular Suffolk village of Kersey. Discreetly situated within a total plot size of 0.72 acres, Manor Lodge offers extensive accommodation arranged over a single storey with a total floor area in excess of 3,880 sq ft. Approached via a vaulted oak framed reception hall between twin topiary beds the property offers a unique aspect with the reception space offering 9 ft ceiling height and a particularly pleasant south-westerly aspect. Retaining many original features the property offers an array of exposed ceiling timbers, marble fireplaces and is complemented by a number of versatile outbuildings ideally placed for conversion into further accommodation to compliment the principle residence or alternatively annexe/ancillary/holiday accommodation. Further benefits to the property include further buildings including a workshop and five bay (two presently sealed) carport, south-west facing gardens abutting open farmland and ample private parking behind a five-bar gate.

RECEPTION HALL: 3.93m x 2.78m (12' 10" x 9' 1") Constructed of a traditional English oak frame with double glazed windows to front, further windows to side and enjoying a parallel southerly aspect with double doors opening to:

DRAWING ROOM: 9.04m x 6.15m (29' 8" x 20' 2") The principal reception room enjoys 9 ft ceiling heights, marble fireplace surround, mantle over and inset wood burning stove. Fitted 8 ft bookshelves, ample shelving and French doors to rear opening to the gardens.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 6.00m x 3.97m (19' 8" x 13' 0") With a matching range of fitted base and wall units with worktops over and upstands above. Stainless steel single sink unit with mixer tap over, filtered water tap and window to rear overlooking gardens. Rangemaster oven with four ring electric hob over, plate warmer and extractor hood above. Space for dishwasher, spotlights throughout and window to front. Opening to:

HALLWAY: With tiled flooring throughout, door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful shelving.

UTILITY ROOM: 2.70m x 2.68m (8' 10" x 8' 9") Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with worktops over and stainless steel sink unit with hot and cold tap over. Space for fridge/freezer and further space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer. Fitted cloaks cupboard and also housing oil-fired boiler. Door to outside.

GARDEN ROOM: 8.29m x 4.03m (27' 2" x 13' 2") Set beneath a vaulted roofline with an array of exposed timber and studwork, the room offers 27 ft wide glass panelling with sliding double doors enjoying an open aspect over the courtyard garden with twin topiary beds.

BEDROOM 2: 5.42m x 4.02m (17' 9" x 13' 2") Accessed via steps from the garden room with twin windows to front, decorative cornicing and skirting and door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin set within a base level unit and sunken bath with shower attachment over. Ample fitted storage units and window to rear.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY: 2.89m x 2.23m (9' 5" x 7' 3") A versatile room currently being used as an office/study although ideally suited as a fourth bedroom. Window to side.

SHOWER ROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled separately screened shower unit attachment over. Tiled flooring throughout and clouded glazed window to side.

INNER HALL: 8.83m x 0.97m (28' 11" x 3' 2") Providing access to the master suite, bedroom three and family bathroom. Hatch to loft and window overlooking courtyard gardens.

MASTER BEDROOM: 5.20m x 4.00m (17' 0" x 13' 1") Enjoying a dual aspect with windows to front and side overlooking the established gardens. Door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, spherical wash hand basin inset within a stone topped base level unit, bath with shower attachment over and window to front. Ample fitted storage units.

BEDROOM 3: 3.97m x 3.66m (13' 0" x 12' 0") With window to front and central halogen spotlight.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 2.53m x 2.89m (8' 3" x 9' 5") Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner bath with shower attachment over. Fully tiled separately screened double walk-in shower unit and recessed storage unit.

OFFICE: 8.36m x 4.13m (27' 5" x 13' 6") Forming part of a collection of versatile buildings that offer significant potential for conversion into additional living space, ancillary/annexe/holiday accommodation. Currently set beneath a pitched part timbered roofline with windows to rear overlooking the surrounding farmland.

OUTBUILDING 1: 8.41m x 4.58m (27' 7" x 15' 0") With concrete flooring, timber clad and set beneath a vaulted roofline, stable door (presently sealed) to office space and further stable door (presently sealed) to rear.

OUTBUILDING 2: 7.37m x 4.45m (24' 2" x 14' 7") Ideally placed for conversion into further accommodation with concrete floor, pitched timbered roofline leading to workshop with stable door to front, power connected.

5 BAY CARPORT: 13.97m x 6.23m (45' 9" x 20' 5") Currently with three open bays (two presently sealed), light and power connected.

The property is situated within Kersey Tye, betwixt the villages of Kersey and Boxford, the latter well served with an outstanding Ofsted rated primary school and range of local facilities. Set behind a five-bar gate Manor Lodge is approached via a significant area of off-street parking within a brick border wall and established headline. Parking is provided for in excess of 20 vehicles with central flowerbed with distinct silver birch tree. Beyond the easily accessible carport is a further pair of twin gates which in turn open into an outstanding courtyard garden which is home to twin topiary edging beds with a number of private seating areas well placed to embrace the private aspect and afternoon/evening sun.


GARDEN The rear gardens are perhaps one of the properties strongest features, having matured over many years to provide an enclosed border well stocked with a number of beds, trees and views over the surrounding farmland. A fenced pond attracts a variety of wildlife and is set to the rear of the gardens with a south-westerly aspect.

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


Contact David Burr Leavenheath

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • Impressive vaulted reception hall
  • Spacious and light drawing room
  • Open plan kitchen/dining room
  • Office/study
  • Scope for conversion for annexe/further living accommodation (subject to planning consent)
  • Outbuildings and workshop
  • 5 bay carport
  • Ample off-street parking
  • South-west facing gardens
  • Please note the photos are historical

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An exceptionally situated collection of former farm buildings converted into a single residence nestled, within open countryside and located on the periphery of the ever popular Suffolk village of Kersey. Discreetly situated within a total plot size of 0.72 acres, Manor Lodge offers extensive accommodation arranged over a single storey with a total floor area in excess of 3,880 sq ft. Approached via a vaulted oak framed reception hall between twin topiary beds the property offers a unique aspect with the reception space offering 9 ft ceiling height and a particularly pleasant south-westerly aspect. Retaining many original features the property offers an array of exposed ceiling timbers, marble fireplaces and is complemented by a number of versatile outbuildings ideally placed for conversion into further accommodation to compliment the principle residence or alternatively annexe/ancillary/holiday accommodation. Further benefits to the property include further buildings including a workshop and five bay (two presently sealed) carport, south-west facing gardens abutting open farmland and ample private parking behind a five-bar gate.

RECEPTION HALL: 3.93m x 2.78m (12' 10" x 9' 1") Constructed of a traditional English oak frame with double glazed windows to front, further windows to side and enjoying a parallel southerly aspect with double doors opening to:

DRAWING ROOM: 9.04m x 6.15m (29' 8" x 20' 2") The principal reception room enjoys 9 ft ceiling heights, marble fireplace surround, mantle over and inset wood burning stove. Fitted 8 ft bookshelves, ample shelving and French doors to rear opening to the gardens.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 6.00m x 3.97m (19' 8" x 13' 0") With a matching range of fitted base and wall units with worktops over and upstands above. Stainless steel single sink unit with mixer tap over, filtered water tap and window to rear overlooking gardens. Rangemaster oven with four ring electric hob over, plate warmer and extractor hood above. Space for dishwasher, spotlights throughout and window to front. Opening to:

HALLWAY: With tiled flooring throughout, door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful shelving.

UTILITY ROOM: 2.70m x 2.68m (8' 10" x 8' 9") Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with worktops over and stainless steel sink unit with hot and cold tap over. Space for fridge/freezer and further space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer. Fitted cloaks cupboard and also housing oil-fired boiler. Door to outside.

GARDEN ROOM: 8.29m x 4.03m (27' 2" x 13' 2") Set beneath a vaulted roofline with an array of exposed timber and studwork, the room offers 27 ft wide glass panelling with sliding double doors enjoying an open aspect over the courtyard garden with twin topiary beds.

BEDROOM 2: 5.42m x 4.02m (17' 9" x 13' 2") Accessed via steps from the garden room with twin windows to front, decorative cornicing and skirting and door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin set within a base level unit and sunken bath with shower attachment over. Ample fitted storage units and window to rear.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY: 2.89m x 2.23m (9' 5" x 7' 3") A versatile room currently being used as an office/study although ideally suited as a fourth bedroom. Window to side.

SHOWER ROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled separately screened shower unit attachment over. Tiled flooring throughout and clouded glazed window to side.

INNER HALL: 8.83m x 0.97m (28' 11" x 3' 2") Providing access to the master suite, bedroom three and family bathroom. Hatch to loft and window overlooking courtyard gardens.

MASTER BEDROOM: 5.20m x 4.00m (17' 0" x 13' 1") Enjoying a dual aspect with windows to front and side overlooking the established gardens. Door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, spherical wash hand basin inset within a stone topped base level unit, bath with shower attachment over and window to front. Ample fitted storage units.

BEDROOM 3: 3.97m x 3.66m (13' 0" x 12' 0") With window to front and central halogen spotlight.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 2.53m x 2.89m (8' 3" x 9' 5") Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner bath with shower attachment over. Fully tiled separately screened double walk-in shower unit and recessed storage unit.

OFFICE: 8.36m x 4.13m (27' 5" x 13' 6") Forming part of a collection of versatile buildings that offer significant potential for conversion into additional living space, ancillary/annexe/holiday accommodation. Currently set beneath a pitched part timbered roofline with windows to rear overlooking the surrounding farmland.

OUTBUILDING 1: 8.41m x 4.58m (27' 7" x 15' 0") With concrete flooring, timber clad and set beneath a vaulted roofline, stable door (presently sealed) to office space and further stable door (presently sealed) to rear.

OUTBUILDING 2: 7.37m x 4.45m (24' 2" x 14' 7") Ideally placed for conversion into further accommodation with concrete floor, pitched timbered roofline leading to workshop with stable door to front, power connected.

5 BAY CARPORT: 13.97m x 6.23m (45' 9" x 20' 5") Currently with three open bays (two presently sealed), light and power connected.

The property is situated within Kersey Tye, betwixt the villages of Kersey and Boxford, the latter well served with an outstanding Ofsted rated primary school and range of local facilities. Set behind a five-bar gate Manor Lodge is approached via a significant area of off-street parking within a brick border wall and established headline. Parking is provided for in excess of 20 vehicles with central flowerbed with distinct silver birch tree. Beyond the easily accessible carport is a further pair of twin gates which in turn open into an outstanding courtyard garden which is home to twin topiary edging beds with a number of private seating areas well placed to embrace the private aspect and afternoon/evening sun.


GARDEN The rear gardens are perhaps one of the properties strongest features, having matured over many years to provide an enclosed border well stocked with a number of beds, trees and views over the surrounding farmland. A fenced pond attracts a variety of wildlife and is set to the rear of the gardens with a south-westerly aspect.

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

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