Detached House   7 bedroom(s)   7 bathroom(s)   5 reception room(s)
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This exceptionally elegant Grade II* Listed house occupies a lovely position on the edge of a well-regarded Suffolk village. This extensive accommodation offers practical versatile accommodation whilst retaining considerable character (high ceilings, sash windows, fireplaces etc). There is an area of the house which could readily be utilised as a self-contained two bedroom cottage. Further benefits include a substantial detached barn with associated outbuilding, heated swimming pool, impressive pool house, formal gardens and meadows.
Large handmade door opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL: A spacious inviting area with wood panelled walls and a wide elegant staircase rising to the first floor. Access to the cellar and doors to:
DRAWING ROOM: (7.72m x 4.36m) 25'4" x 14'4" An elegant wood panelled room with two large sash windows. A curved wall of floor to ceiling glass incorporates a door opening onto terracing with views over the garden and fields beyond. There is a pretty fluted columned display recess with storage below. Further storage cupboard and open fireplace, marble slipped hearth and moulded wood surround.
DINING ROOM: (5.25m x 5.02m) 17'3" x 16'6" A splendid room with a 9ft high ceiling, display recess, storage cupboard, two large sash windows and an impressive floor to ceiling inglenook fireplace with heavy oak bressumer and herringbone pattern brick hearth.
SITTING ROOM: (4.77m x 4.52m) 15'8" x 14'10" Currently utilised as a study with exposed beams, 9ft high ceiling and a fireplace with oak bressumer and exposed brickwork. Useful walk in storage cupboard, extensive book shelving and desk space.
FAMILY ROOM: (7.01m x 4.34m) 23' (max) x 14'3" With exceptional character including wall and ceiling beams and a floor to ceiling inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer. This room is divided into two distinct areas by open studwork, one area still retains a range of kitchen units.
Hall: Providing a side entrance to the cottage if required. Useful storage cupboard and door to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/LIVING ROOM: (7.92m x 5.20m) 26' x 17'1" Cleverly designed to incorporate a 15ft wide wall of glass taking in the views over the grounds. Hand-made terracotta tiled floor, 10ft high ceiling, decorative cornicing and double doors opening onto terracing. The kitchen has been finished with an extensive range of solid wood units with considerable detailing, a matching dresser and thick granite worktops that run either side of the integrated four oven Royal Navy Blue AGA.
LAUNDRY/BOOT ROOM: (5.79m x 2.03m) 19' (max) x 6'8" Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for tumble dryer and fitted with a range of units under oak wood worktops incorporating a butler sink.
Inner Hall: High ceiling, ceiling roses, solid wood block flooring and useful storage cupboard.
BATHROOM: Forming part of the cottage with enamel bath, WC and wash hand basin with storage below.
CLOAKROOM: Attractive floor and wall tiles, WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit below and bevelled mirror over.
HALF LANDING: Opening to a secondary landing with door to:
CLOAKROOM: Fitted WC and wash hand basin.
MAIN LANDING: Staircase to the second floor, useful linen cupboard, large sash window, wood panelled walls and doors to:
BEDROOM 1: (5.25m x 4.36m) 17'3" x 14'4" Sash windows provide for field views. Fireplace with wood surround. Wood panelled walls, wardrobe, shelved storage cupboard and door to:
En-suite: A large bay window in turn provides far reaching views over the grounds. Deep double ended bath, WC and wash hand basin with extensive storage, granite style worktops and bevelled mirrors.
BEDROOM 2: (5.25m x 4.16m) 17'3" x 13'8" With built in 'his & hers' wardrobes.
Inner landing: Useful storage cupboards, exposed brickwork and doors to:
BEDROOM 3: (7.06m x 4.34m) 23'2" x 14'3" A simply stunning room which was utilised as part of the cottage off the main house with a 13ft high vaulted ceiling, exposed crown post, leaded glass windows, mullion window and a brick chimney with fireplace below.
Shower room: Fully tiled shower cubicle, bidet, WC and wash hand basin. Limed oak storage cupboard and heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 4: (5.00m x 4.42m) 16'5" x 14'6" With a high vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, leaded glass window, sash window and door to:
En-suite: Shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM 5: (3.50m x 2.51m) 11'6" x 8'3" A large sash window provides far reaching field views. Built in double wardrobe with storage over.
FAMILY BATHROOM: (3.45m x 2.26m) 11'4" x 7'5" A spacious room with a large sash window, bath, heated towel rail, WC and wash hand basin with storage below and bevelled mirror over.
BEDROOM 6: (4.52m x 4.21m) 14'10" x 13'10" (maximum floor measurements) With built in wardrobes and dressing table. Door to:
En-suite: Fitted WC and wash hand basin. A door opens to a useful storage area and it is thought that this could be incorporated into the en-suite area to facilitate a bath, shower etc. (subject to any necessary planning consents)
BEDROOM 7: (4.44m x 4.21m) 14'7" x 13'10" (maximum floor measurements) Exposed beams and far reaching field views.
Outside To the front of the property is a sweeping semi-circular drive and a further area of hard standing in front of the barn with a set of double doors opening to parking and leading to:
DOUBLE GARAGE: With twin up and over doors.
The SUBSTANTIAL BARN is split into a number of distinct areas with the main section measuring about 88ft x 20ft with a further generous recess and at one and a mezzanine area and below a WC/tack room. This outstanding building has good natural light and could be utilised as a large party barn to accommodate a classic car collection or to create ancillary accommodation for the main house. Area two measures about 44ft x 35ft and is divided into four distinct rooms via internal walls to incorporate a large open bay storage area, a workshop, large log store and storage shed.
SITTING/DINING AREA: (4.57m x 4.06m) 15' x 13'4" Particularly well-planned given the set of handmade bi-folding doors that open to create an 11ft wide opening onto terracing and incorporating a fan light window over. This area provides direct access and overlooks the heated swimming pool which in itself is within a large walled courtyard environment designed to take advantage of the afternoon/evening sun. There is a further set of double doors, vaulted ceiling and limed oak dresser with display cabinets, shelving and integrated fridge. Arch opens to:
KITCHEN: (3.30m x 1.95m) 10'10" x 6'5" Overlooking the swimming pool and finished with a 'Smallbone of Devizes' kitchen including limed oak fronted units, glass fronted display cabinets, shelving and a tiled worktop with inset single drainer sink unit, mixer tap and vegetable drainer. Integrated dishwasher and electric oven with hob. Purpose built indoor barbeque area.
Changing room with fitted benches, Shower room with large fully tiled shower cubicle and Cloakroom with fitted WC and wash hand basin.
The grounds are one of the properties most attractive features, generous in size and diverse in nature to incorporate well-placed terraces, open expanses of lawn and a large meadow. There are an extensive range of specimen trees, colourful beds and the garden in part, abuts a small stream.
In all about 7.5 acres.
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