Laxfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £1,300,000

Farm House         4 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        4 reception room(s)

An impressive Grade II Listed detached period house with origins dating back to the 15th Century and having grounds approaching 10 acres.

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


Features:

  • An exceptional Grade II Listed house with 15th Century origins
  • In all about 10 acres
  • Notable period features
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms (1 en-suite) and attic room
  • Garage and office
  • Stable block
  • Superb grounds with wooded copse and moat
  • Further outbuildings
  • Idyllic location

An exceptional Grade II Listed detached period farmhouse believed to have origins dating back to the 15th Century that enjoys a wonderful idyllic setting. St Jacobs Hall affords substantial accommodation to both floors and has retained many notable period features; of particular note is the impressive inglenook fireplace to the sitting room and the abundance of mullion windows and exposed timbers. This superb property is greatly enhanced by its grounds believed to measure approximately 10 acres that incorporate several outbuildings including stable area, office and garage. The remainder of the grounds are predominantly lawn with an adjoining wooded copse and attractive moat that encourages an array of wildlife.

Entrance door to;

TWO RECEPTION HALLS: A choice of two entrances with doors opening to the sitting room and drawing room respectively.

DRAWING ROOM: 25'11 x 19'5 (7.90m x 5.92m). A substantial and impressive room having attractive fireplace that creates the main focal point of the room. Staircase rising to first floor. Doors to sun room and rear hall. Front aspect.

SITTING ROOM: 20'4 x 15'2 (6.20m x 4.62m). A wonderful charming room having an exceptional inglenook fireplace with brick surround under oak bressummer having inset wood burning stove again creating the main focal point of this room. Excellent display of studwork and mullion window. Doors to study and utility room/boot room. Secondary staircase rising to first floor. Double aspect room with window to front and double doors opening to rear terrace.

DINING ROOM: 20'4 x 17'4 (6.20m x 5.29m). An excellent room currently occupied as a formal dining room by the present owners, however would lend itself to a multiple of uses if so required. Open fireplace with brick surround and tiled hearth under oak bressummer again creating the main focal point of this room. Front aspect.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 24'4 x 12' (7.42m x 3.65m). Accessed from the rear hall and dining room. This substantial room is cleverly designed into two distinctive areas - the kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate a double Butler sink unit with single drainer and four ring electric hob and extractor hood over. Freestanding AGA and spaces for fridge freezer and dishwasher. Tiled flooring leads through to the designated breakfast area that enjoys a double aspect with views of the grounds.

STUDY: 10'9 x 9'8 (3.27m x 2.94m). Located off the sitting room. An excellent space currently occupied as a home office and having personal side door and side aspect.

SUN ROOM: 17' x 10'2 (5.19m x 3.09m). A splendid room ideally placed to enjoy views of the grounds. Double doors to the rear allowing one the potential for al fresco dining.

REAR HALL: Large built-in pantry cupboard and further storage cupboard. Door opening to rear terrace. Door to;

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with wash hand basin and W.C. Space for washing machine.

UTILITY ROOM/BOOT ROOM: 16'4 x 10'11 (4.97m x 3.33m). A convenient useful area having work surface with sink unit. Space for fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Side aspect and door opening to the side. Tiled flooring. Further door to;

SHOWER ROOM: Having W.C., wash hand basin and built-in shower cubicle with part tiled surround.

First floor Accessed from the staircase rising from the drawing room

LANDING: With doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 20'3 x 14'10 (6.17m x 4.51m). An excellent double aspect room with attractive wood panelled walls and having doors to built-in dressing area with small staircase rising to attic. Door to;

EN SUITE: 10'3 x 5'7 (3.113m x 1.70m). Having bath with shower attachment over, W.C. and wash hand basin.

BEDROOM 2: 20'3 x 17'5 (6.16m x 5.30m). Located in the centre of the property having double aspect with views over the front and rear grounds. Former fireplace and Georgian oak panelling creating the focal point of the room. Door to main bathroom. Built-in wardrobe.

Accessed from the staircase rising from the sitting room

SECONDARY LANDING: Rear aspect. Access to bedrooms 3,4 and bathroom. Further main staircase rising to the attic room.

BEDROOM 3: 15'1 x 9'8 (4.60m x 2.94m). Being a generous size and having front aspect with views over the grounds. Wide elm oak floor boards.

BEDROOM 4: 15'1 x 9'8 (4.60m x 2.94m). A splendid room having an abundance of period features including exposed beams and wide floorboards. Views of the side, moat and grounds beyond.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 16'4 x 11'1 (4.97m x 3.39m). A substantial room having freestanding roll-top ball and claw bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, W.C., bidet and 'his and her' wash hand basins. Front aspect.

Second floor

ATTIC ROOM: 24'11 x 13'1 (7.60m x 4.00m). An excellent area for storage with power and light connected. Windows to side and rear.

Outside This superb property is set well away from the road and is approached via a five-bar gate opening to a sweeping shingled driveway with fountain creating a turning area. The remainder of the front is predominantly lawn to one side and has the garage and office to the other. OFFICE - 25'10 x 10'8 (7.88mx 3.25m). Brick built room with two doors providing access and double aspect. Power and light connected and internal door opening to GARAGE - 14'2 x 9'9 (4.31m x 2.96m) with rear aspect. Fitted with side hung hinged doors, again with power and light connected

To the side of St Jacobs Hall is a full height gate that opens to the rear grounds and three brick storage areas with a path continuing to the grounds. The grounds are a sheer delight and one of the main key selling features of the property with terrace areas immediately abutting the property ideally placed for warm summer afternoons and to enjoy the landscape on offer. The remainder consist of a paddock area with adjoining STABLE BLOCK, wooded copse, expansive lawn areas and idyllic moat. Further outbuilding (THE GRANARY - 13.1m x 3.83m) with power and light connected and WOOD STORE. Designated BBQ/seating area.


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:

  • An exceptional Grade II Listed house with 15th Century origins
  • In all about 10 acres
  • Notable period features
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms (1 en-suite) and attic room
  • Garage and office
  • Stable block
  • Superb grounds with wooded copse and moat
  • Further outbuildings
  • Idyllic location

An exceptional Grade II Listed detached period farmhouse believed to have origins dating back to the 15th Century that enjoys a wonderful idyllic setting. St Jacobs Hall affords substantial accommodation to both floors and has retained many notable period features; of particular note is the impressive inglenook fireplace to the sitting room and the abundance of mullion windows and exposed timbers. This superb property is greatly enhanced by its grounds believed to measure approximately 10 acres that incorporate several outbuildings including stable area, office and garage. The remainder of the grounds are predominantly lawn with an adjoining wooded copse and attractive moat that encourages an array of wildlife.

Entrance door to;

TWO RECEPTION HALLS: A choice of two entrances with doors opening to the sitting room and drawing room respectively.

DRAWING ROOM: 25'11 x 19'5 (7.90m x 5.92m). A substantial and impressive room having attractive fireplace that creates the main focal point of the room. Staircase rising to first floor. Doors to sun room and rear hall. Front aspect.

SITTING ROOM: 20'4 x 15'2 (6.20m x 4.62m). A wonderful charming room having an exceptional inglenook fireplace with brick surround under oak bressummer having inset wood burning stove again creating the main focal point of this room. Excellent display of studwork and mullion window. Doors to study and utility room/boot room. Secondary staircase rising to first floor. Double aspect room with window to front and double doors opening to rear terrace.

DINING ROOM: 20'4 x 17'4 (6.20m x 5.29m). An excellent room currently occupied as a formal dining room by the present owners, however would lend itself to a multiple of uses if so required. Open fireplace with brick surround and tiled hearth under oak bressummer again creating the main focal point of this room. Front aspect.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 24'4 x 12' (7.42m x 3.65m). Accessed from the rear hall and dining room. This substantial room is cleverly designed into two distinctive areas - the kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate a double Butler sink unit with single drainer and four ring electric hob and extractor hood over. Freestanding AGA and spaces for fridge freezer and dishwasher. Tiled flooring leads through to the designated breakfast area that enjoys a double aspect with views of the grounds.

STUDY: 10'9 x 9'8 (3.27m x 2.94m). Located off the sitting room. An excellent space currently occupied as a home office and having personal side door and side aspect.

SUN ROOM: 17' x 10'2 (5.19m x 3.09m). A splendid room ideally placed to enjoy views of the grounds. Double doors to the rear allowing one the potential for al fresco dining.

REAR HALL: Large built-in pantry cupboard and further storage cupboard. Door opening to rear terrace. Door to;

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with wash hand basin and W.C. Space for washing machine.

UTILITY ROOM/BOOT ROOM: 16'4 x 10'11 (4.97m x 3.33m). A convenient useful area having work surface with sink unit. Space for fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Side aspect and door opening to the side. Tiled flooring. Further door to;

SHOWER ROOM: Having W.C., wash hand basin and built-in shower cubicle with part tiled surround.

First floor Accessed from the staircase rising from the drawing room

LANDING: With doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 20'3 x 14'10 (6.17m x 4.51m). An excellent double aspect room with attractive wood panelled walls and having doors to built-in dressing area with small staircase rising to attic. Door to;

EN SUITE: 10'3 x 5'7 (3.113m x 1.70m). Having bath with shower attachment over, W.C. and wash hand basin.

BEDROOM 2: 20'3 x 17'5 (6.16m x 5.30m). Located in the centre of the property having double aspect with views over the front and rear grounds. Former fireplace and Georgian oak panelling creating the focal point of the room. Door to main bathroom. Built-in wardrobe.

Accessed from the staircase rising from the sitting room

SECONDARY LANDING: Rear aspect. Access to bedrooms 3,4 and bathroom. Further main staircase rising to the attic room.

BEDROOM 3: 15'1 x 9'8 (4.60m x 2.94m). Being a generous size and having front aspect with views over the grounds. Wide elm oak floor boards.

BEDROOM 4: 15'1 x 9'8 (4.60m x 2.94m). A splendid room having an abundance of period features including exposed beams and wide floorboards. Views of the side, moat and grounds beyond.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 16'4 x 11'1 (4.97m x 3.39m). A substantial room having freestanding roll-top ball and claw bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, W.C., bidet and 'his and her' wash hand basins. Front aspect.

Second floor

ATTIC ROOM: 24'11 x 13'1 (7.60m x 4.00m). An excellent area for storage with power and light connected. Windows to side and rear.

Outside This superb property is set well away from the road and is approached via a five-bar gate opening to a sweeping shingled driveway with fountain creating a turning area. The remainder of the front is predominantly lawn to one side and has the garage and office to the other. OFFICE - 25'10 x 10'8 (7.88mx 3.25m). Brick built room with two doors providing access and double aspect. Power and light connected and internal door opening to GARAGE - 14'2 x 9'9 (4.31m x 2.96m) with rear aspect. Fitted with side hung hinged doors, again with power and light connected

To the side of St Jacobs Hall is a full height gate that opens to the rear grounds and three brick storage areas with a path continuing to the grounds. The grounds are a sheer delight and one of the main key selling features of the property with terrace areas immediately abutting the property ideally placed for warm summer afternoons and to enjoy the landscape on offer. The remainder consist of a paddock area with adjoining STABLE BLOCK, wooded copse, expansive lawn areas and idyllic moat. Further outbuilding (THE GRANARY - 13.1m x 3.83m) with power and light connected and WOOD STORE. Designated BBQ/seating area.

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