Leavenheath, Suffolk ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £800,000

Detached House         5 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

A five-bedroom detached timber-framed Grade II listed period residence tucked away at the foot of a private lane offering self-contained annexe accommodation, double garage, further single garage and set within a total plot size of approximately one acre.

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


Features:

  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • A detached Grade II listed property
  • Approaching 3,000 sq ft of accommodation
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 17ft kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility
  • 5 first-floor bedrooms
  • 3 shower/bathrooms
  • Layout lends itself to annexe option
  • Ample garaging and parking
  • In all about 1 acre

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Tucked away at the foot of a private lane is a Grade II listed five-bedroom detached timber-framed residence located within the highly-regarded Suffolk parish of Leavenheath. Understood to date from the 17th Century, the property is highly adaptable in its appeal with the accommodation schedule presently arranged to incorporate a two-bedroom self-contained annexe. Offering a total internal floor area approaching 3,000 sq ft, the principal residence is arranged via two distinctive ground-floor reception rooms embracing a southerly rear aspect with notable period features including exposed fireplaces, a wood burning stove, a wealth of exposed timbers and studwork, timber crossbeams and a distinctive split-level staircase. Set within established grounds of approximately one acre, Heathcote further benefits from a double garage, independently accessed office above, further single garage and ample private parking via a shingle driveway.

Panelled solid wood door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 8' 5" x 4' 9" (2.57m x 1.47m) With window to front, door to annexe and further panel-glazed door to:

INNER HALL: 9' 3" x 8' 5" (2.84m x 2.57m) With staircase rising to first floor, useful under stair storage recess and panel glazed door to:

SITTING ROOM: 16' 11" x 16' 3" (5.18m x 4.96m) A bright, particularly well-appointed dual aspect sitting room forming part of a two-storey side extension, enjoying a southerly rear aspect with French doors opening to private, well-screened rear gardens. Casement window range to front affording attractive views and an extensive range of book shelving. Notable features include a fireplace with granite hearth, surround and pine mantle over with inset wood burning stove. LED spotlights.

DINING ROOM: 16' 2" x 15' 11" (4.94m x 4.87m) Afforded a triple aspect with windows to both sides and rear elevations, secondary glazing and enjoying a southerly aspect with views across the rear gardens. The focal point of the room is a fireplace with grey brick hearth, surround and inset grate. Stripped timber flooring throughout and central light fitting.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17' 0" x 11' 7" (5.19m x 3.55m) Fitted with a matching range of traditionally styled base units with preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap above and fitted appliances including a Bosch oven with four-ring ceramic hob over, space for fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Wealth of exposed timberwork, crossbeam and window range to side. Door to full-height storeroom, double doors to pantry and further door to:

UTILITY ROOM: 9' 1" x 7' 11" (2.78m x 2.43m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap above and tiling over. Range of fitted shelving, space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer and obscured glass windows to side elevation.

CLOAKROOM: 8' 6" x 3' 10" (2.61m x 1.18m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin and obscured glass window to rear.

First floor

LANDING: A split-level staircase opens to two landings with door to linen store housing water cylinder, with window to front. Hatch to loft, door to:

BEDROOM 1: 17' 0" x 16' 3" (5.19m x 4.96m) Afforded a dual aspect with window range to front and rear elevations affording views across gardens, stripped timber flooring and extensive range of fitted wardrobe units. Door to office.

ADJACENT BATHROOM: 8' 1" x 6' 11" (2.48m x 2.11m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with shower attachment. Obscured glass window to rear elevation.

BEDROOM 2: 16' 10" x 12' 9" (5.15m x 3.90m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to sides and hatch to loft. A wealth of exposed timberwork.

BEDROOM 3: 10' 7" x 10' 0" (3.24m x 3.07m) With window range to side, timber crossbeam and door to recessed storeroom.

SHOWER ROOM: 10' 9" x 6' 7" (3.29m x 2.01m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC. Pedestal wash handbasin and separately screened shower unit with shower attachment.

ANNEXE Currently utilised as self-contained although offering scope for reintegration into the principal residence if so required. Panel-glazed door opening from outside to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With tiled flooring throughout and staircase off rising to first floor. Opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 16' 11" x 11' 10" (5.16m x 3.62m) Features including a central fireplace with stone hearth, carved timber surround and mantle over. Exposed timber struts, window range to side and sliding door to:

KITCHEN: 10' 4" x 5' 3" (3.15m x 1.62m) Fitted with a matching range of wall units with granite-effect preparation surfaces and tiling above. Stainless-steel single sink unit, mixer tap over and window range to side, fitted appliances include oven with four-ring hob. Door to:

LOBBY: With window range to front, space for fridge/freezer and obscured glass panel-glazed door to outside.

CLOAKROOM: 6' 1" x 2' 8" (1.86m x 0.82m) Fitted with ceramic WC, and corner wash handbasin with tiling above. Obscured panel-glazed Yorkshire sash window to front.

STUDY: 12' 7" x 8' 4" (3.84m x 2.55m) With window to side and extensive fitted book shelving. Timber crossbeam.

First floor

LANDING: With door to linen store housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

BEDROOM 4: 10' 8" x 8' 7" (3.26m x 2.63m) With window range to side and timber crossbeam. A low-level door with Suffolk latch provides interlinking access (if so required) with bedroom two set within the principal residence.

BEDROOM 5: 10' 11" x 8' 3" (3.33m x 2.54m) With window range to side, wealth of exposed timberwork.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 6' 5" x 5' 4" (1.97m x 1.65m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath, with sash window to front.

Outside Set at the foot of an unadopted access lane adjacent to orchard land, the property is approached via a shingled driveway with private parking for approximately five vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 20' 7" x 16' 10" (6.29m x 5.15m) With single electric roller door to front, light and power connected, window and door to rear. A further door provides access to the:

OFFICE: 20' 1" x 17' 0" (6.14m x 5.19m) (accessed via an independent external staircase or via a door from bedroom one) Ideally suited as a 'work from home' space or for those requiring independent premises adjacent to their principal residence. With extensive window ranges to front, side and rear affording a wealth of natural light and elevated views across the gardens and landscape beyond. Range of fitted storage in addition to light, power and broadband capability.

Enveloped by its grounds, the gardens form a number of expanses of lawn with mature trees, border hedging, redundant concrete block stores and a further:

GARAGE: 19' 3" x 12' 1" (5.88m x 3.70m) Of concrete block construction set beneath asbestos roofline with twin hinged doors to front and personnel door to side.

The gardens are interspersed by various brick-paved walkways, with magnolia trees, extensive fruit trees and flowerbeds, border planting and gated access to a south-facing terrace. Set beyond the terrace is a further expanse of lawn with timber-framed summer house, walkway and mature hedge line border.

AGENTS NOTES: It is understood the property may be eligible for multi-dwelling stamp duty relief. Please check with your conveyancer before tabling an offer for the property on this basis. Please contact David Burr Leavenheath for further details.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Oil fired heating. 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:

  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • A detached Grade II listed property
  • Approaching 3,000 sq ft of accommodation
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 17ft kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility
  • 5 first-floor bedrooms
  • 3 shower/bathrooms
  • Layout lends itself to annexe option
  • Ample garaging and parking
  • In all about 1 acre

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Tucked away at the foot of a private lane is a Grade II listed five-bedroom detached timber-framed residence located within the highly-regarded Suffolk parish of Leavenheath. Understood to date from the 17th Century, the property is highly adaptable in its appeal with the accommodation schedule presently arranged to incorporate a two-bedroom self-contained annexe. Offering a total internal floor area approaching 3,000 sq ft, the principal residence is arranged via two distinctive ground-floor reception rooms embracing a southerly rear aspect with notable period features including exposed fireplaces, a wood burning stove, a wealth of exposed timbers and studwork, timber crossbeams and a distinctive split-level staircase. Set within established grounds of approximately one acre, Heathcote further benefits from a double garage, independently accessed office above, further single garage and ample private parking via a shingle driveway.

Panelled solid wood door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 8' 5" x 4' 9" (2.57m x 1.47m) With window to front, door to annexe and further panel-glazed door to:

INNER HALL: 9' 3" x 8' 5" (2.84m x 2.57m) With staircase rising to first floor, useful under stair storage recess and panel glazed door to:

SITTING ROOM: 16' 11" x 16' 3" (5.18m x 4.96m) A bright, particularly well-appointed dual aspect sitting room forming part of a two-storey side extension, enjoying a southerly rear aspect with French doors opening to private, well-screened rear gardens. Casement window range to front affording attractive views and an extensive range of book shelving. Notable features include a fireplace with granite hearth, surround and pine mantle over with inset wood burning stove. LED spotlights.

DINING ROOM: 16' 2" x 15' 11" (4.94m x 4.87m) Afforded a triple aspect with windows to both sides and rear elevations, secondary glazing and enjoying a southerly aspect with views across the rear gardens. The focal point of the room is a fireplace with grey brick hearth, surround and inset grate. Stripped timber flooring throughout and central light fitting.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17' 0" x 11' 7" (5.19m x 3.55m) Fitted with a matching range of traditionally styled base units with preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap above and fitted appliances including a Bosch oven with four-ring ceramic hob over, space for fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Wealth of exposed timberwork, crossbeam and window range to side. Door to full-height storeroom, double doors to pantry and further door to:

UTILITY ROOM: 9' 1" x 7' 11" (2.78m x 2.43m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap above and tiling over. Range of fitted shelving, space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer and obscured glass windows to side elevation.

CLOAKROOM: 8' 6" x 3' 10" (2.61m x 1.18m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin and obscured glass window to rear.

First floor

LANDING: A split-level staircase opens to two landings with door to linen store housing water cylinder, with window to front. Hatch to loft, door to:

BEDROOM 1: 17' 0" x 16' 3" (5.19m x 4.96m) Afforded a dual aspect with window range to front and rear elevations affording views across gardens, stripped timber flooring and extensive range of fitted wardrobe units. Door to office.

ADJACENT BATHROOM: 8' 1" x 6' 11" (2.48m x 2.11m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with shower attachment. Obscured glass window to rear elevation.

BEDROOM 2: 16' 10" x 12' 9" (5.15m x 3.90m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to sides and hatch to loft. A wealth of exposed timberwork.

BEDROOM 3: 10' 7" x 10' 0" (3.24m x 3.07m) With window range to side, timber crossbeam and door to recessed storeroom.

SHOWER ROOM: 10' 9" x 6' 7" (3.29m x 2.01m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC. Pedestal wash handbasin and separately screened shower unit with shower attachment.

ANNEXE Currently utilised as self-contained although offering scope for reintegration into the principal residence if so required. Panel-glazed door opening from outside to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With tiled flooring throughout and staircase off rising to first floor. Opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 16' 11" x 11' 10" (5.16m x 3.62m) Features including a central fireplace with stone hearth, carved timber surround and mantle over. Exposed timber struts, window range to side and sliding door to:

KITCHEN: 10' 4" x 5' 3" (3.15m x 1.62m) Fitted with a matching range of wall units with granite-effect preparation surfaces and tiling above. Stainless-steel single sink unit, mixer tap over and window range to side, fitted appliances include oven with four-ring hob. Door to:

LOBBY: With window range to front, space for fridge/freezer and obscured glass panel-glazed door to outside.

CLOAKROOM: 6' 1" x 2' 8" (1.86m x 0.82m) Fitted with ceramic WC, and corner wash handbasin with tiling above. Obscured panel-glazed Yorkshire sash window to front.

STUDY: 12' 7" x 8' 4" (3.84m x 2.55m) With window to side and extensive fitted book shelving. Timber crossbeam.

First floor

LANDING: With door to linen store housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

BEDROOM 4: 10' 8" x 8' 7" (3.26m x 2.63m) With window range to side and timber crossbeam. A low-level door with Suffolk latch provides interlinking access (if so required) with bedroom two set within the principal residence.

BEDROOM 5: 10' 11" x 8' 3" (3.33m x 2.54m) With window range to side, wealth of exposed timberwork.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 6' 5" x 5' 4" (1.97m x 1.65m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath, with sash window to front.

Outside Set at the foot of an unadopted access lane adjacent to orchard land, the property is approached via a shingled driveway with private parking for approximately five vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 20' 7" x 16' 10" (6.29m x 5.15m) With single electric roller door to front, light and power connected, window and door to rear. A further door provides access to the:

OFFICE: 20' 1" x 17' 0" (6.14m x 5.19m) (accessed via an independent external staircase or via a door from bedroom one) Ideally suited as a 'work from home' space or for those requiring independent premises adjacent to their principal residence. With extensive window ranges to front, side and rear affording a wealth of natural light and elevated views across the gardens and landscape beyond. Range of fitted storage in addition to light, power and broadband capability.

Enveloped by its grounds, the gardens form a number of expanses of lawn with mature trees, border hedging, redundant concrete block stores and a further:

GARAGE: 19' 3" x 12' 1" (5.88m x 3.70m) Of concrete block construction set beneath asbestos roofline with twin hinged doors to front and personnel door to side.

The gardens are interspersed by various brick-paved walkways, with magnolia trees, extensive fruit trees and flowerbeds, border planting and gated access to a south-facing terrace. Set beyond the terrace is a further expanse of lawn with timber-framed summer house, walkway and mature hedge line border.

AGENTS NOTES: It is understood the property may be eligible for multi-dwelling stamp duty relief. Please check with your conveyancer before tabling an offer for the property on this basis. Please contact David Burr Leavenheath for further details.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Oil fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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