Detached House   6 bedroom(s)   5 bathroom(s)   5 reception room(s)
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An impressive detached grade II listed farmhouse finished in a traditional Suffolk pink which offers spacious and versatile accommodation throughout. The property combines the best of architecture from various periods including Georgian, medieval and contemporary. A total of 5/6 bedrooms are complemented by 5 bathrooms and 4 reception rooms. There is the clear potential to create self-contained secondary accommodation with its own private entrance which would be perfect for multi-generational living, as guest accommodation or as a holiday let (subject to necessary permissions). Further benefits include attractive gardens and extensive off-road parking for numerous vehicles.
Solid oak front door leading to:-
ENTRANCE HALL: A grand and welcoming space with hard wood flooring, impressive staircase rising to first floor, door leading to second staircase and further doors leading to:
DRAWING ROOM: 14'9" x 13'6 (4.49m x 4.12m) A well-proportioned room with high ceilings, deep skirting, picture rail throughout and large sash window overlooking the property's front garden. Plenty of space for seating arranged around a central feature fireplace with a polished granite and moulded wood surround and polished granite hearth.
DINING ROOM: 14'7" x 14'1" (4.43m x 4.3m) An attractive room with a partially vaulted ceiling and a wealth of characterful features including hard wood flooring, mid-level wood panelling across the walls, picture rail throughout and deep skirting. A central wood burning stove is positioned within a brick chimney breast with an oak bressumer over and tiled hearth. Double doors lead onto the gardens and a large sash window allows for an abundance of natural light.
SITTING ROOM: 16'8" > 13'7" x 14'10" (5.09m > 4.13m x 4.51) Particularly bright and spacious with a large sash and casement windows enjoying open views across the property's gardens. Hard wood flooring and a heavily timbered ceiling provide a strong sense of character together with a wood burning stove situated within an impressive inglenook fireplace with a brick surround, brick hearth and oak bressumer over. Useful understairs storage cupboard off and further door leading to:-
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 23'7" x 14'1" (7.2m x 4.28m) A particularly sociable area providing plenty of space for a large dining table and chairs separated by a breakfast bar to the kitchen itself. The kitchen contains a matching range of solid wood base and wall level cabinets with solid wood worksurfaces incorporating a double stainless-steel sink with mixer tap above and drainer to side. Range cooker with extraction above and tiled surround, extensive storage and an exposed brick floor throughout. Double doors leading onto:-
GARDEN ROOM: 10'3" x 7'4" (3.13m x 2.24m) With a continuation of exposed brick flooring, double doors leading onto the gardens, and windows overlooking the grounds.
INNER HALL: With a ladder style staircase leading to:-
STORE ROOM/PLAY ROOM: 13'3" x 13'0" (4.05m x 3.97m) With restricted head height, exposed beams and providing useful storage.
UTILITY ROOM: 9'10" x 9'1" (2.99m x 2.76m) With tiled flooring, high ceilings, a useful range of solid wood worksurfaces with space and plumbing below for a washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer. Plenty of space for coats and shoes and Suffolk thumb latch door leading back to the hallway.
INNER HALL: With a door leading to the driveway, space for free-standing refrigerator and freezer and further doors leading to:-
FAMILY ROOM/BEDROOM 6/ANNEXE: 16' 6" x 15' 6" (5.03m x 4.72m) A well proportioned room with recessed spotlighting, access to loft storage space and double doors opening onto the property's garden. There is the clear potential for this area to be converted into a self-contained annexe, home study or gymnasium as desired.
CLOAKROOM: With traditional style WC and corner wash hand basin.
SHOWER ROOM: 7'5" x 5'4" (2.27m x 1.63m) Accessible from the main hall. Containing tiled flooring and walls and a double-width walk-in shower cubicle with glass screen. WC and pedestal wash hand basin with fitted mirror and lighting above. Further door leading back to the drawing room.
LANDING: With high ceilings and doors leading to:-
MASTER BEDROOM: 14'10 x 11'8 (4.52m x 3.55m) A lovely double bedroom with a triple range of fitted wardrobes, exposed beam to the ceiling and large sash window to the front with views to open countryside beyond. Door leading to:-
Ensuite: With fully tiled walls and a shower cubicle together with WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
BEDROOM 2: 14'8" x 13'7 (4.47m x 4.15m) A generous double room with dual aspect to the front and over the property's gardens. Secondary glazing together with a fitted wardrobe with double doors and further door leading to:-
Ensuite: With exposed floorboards, large corner shower with tiled surround and glass sliding doors, WC and pedestal wash hand basin with a mirror above.
INNER HALL: With exposed floorboards, staircase to ground floor and door leading to:-
BEDROOM 3: 14'8 x 12'0" (4.47m x 3.65m) A cosy double bedroom with heavily timbred walls, exposed floorboards, views across the rear garden and two useful storage cupboards with pine doors. Door leading to:-
Ensuite bathroom: With exposed beams, panel bath with shower above, WC and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback.
BEDROOM 4: 13'3" x 13'1" (4.04m x 3.99m) A well-proportioned double bedroom with dual aspect and exposed floorboards.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 8'11" x 8'4" (2.73m x 2.55m) With tiled flooring and walls, walk-in shower with tiled surround, large corner bath with mixer tap and shower head attachment above, WC and wash hand basin. Large fitted storage cupboard off.
AIRING CUPBOARD: A good size with a range of fitted shelving and access to loft storage pace.
BEDROOM 5/STUDY: 10' 2" x 6' 10" (3.1m x 2.08m) With a number of potential uses and a range of fitted shelving, secondary glazed sash window and staircase rising to:-
MEZZANINE/STORAGE: 8'11" x 7'8" (2.72m x 2.34m) Currently arranged with two fitted bunk beds.
Outside To the front the property can be approached in one of two ways. A wrought iron gate is flanked by a low level brick wall with steps leading through the front garden and up to the front door which is finished with pebbled flowerbeds and a pathway lined with lavender plants.
To the side of the property is an extensive area providing OFF-ROAD PARKING for multiple vehicles.
The property's gardens are primarily arranged to the side of the property and include a large expanse of lawn bordered by colourful, well-established flowerbeds and a variety of specimen trees. To the rear of the garden is a paved terrace covered by a pergola with mature climbing plants.
A further vegetable garden contains raised beds, a useful TIMBER STORAGE SHED, a base for a further shed if required and a variety of mature pear trees, roses and clematis.
AGENTS NOTES The property is Grade II listed.
The property's side gardens offer the potential, subject to necessary planning and listed building consent, to create a building plot for an additional dwelling thus creating an exciting development opportunity. For further information please contact the selling agent, David Burr.
In the past, the property has previously been used as a successful bed and breakfast and catering business for a number of years. Due to the layout of the property and convenient ratio of bathrooms to bedrooms the potential clearly exists to continue such an enterprise, subject to any necessary change of use application. For further information please contact Babergh District Council.
SERVICES: Main water and drainage. Main electricity connected. Gas fired central heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.
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