Detached House   4 bedroom(s)   3 bathroom(s)   4 reception room(s)
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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached Grade II listed residence of significant stature, understood to date from the 15th/16th Century, centrally located within the finely preserved medieval village of Nayland. A former farmhouse altered and extended over the course of the 17th/18th Century with a jettied upper storey and part hipped, tiled roofline. Offering an accommodation schedule of approximately 3,000 sq ft comprising four reception rooms, the property retains a wealth of character and notable individual features including exposed timberwork, an outstanding inglenook fireplace, impressive 8ft ceiling heights, single chamber cellar, double-hung sash windows and internal doors complete with Suffolk latches. Further complementing the principal residence are an array of outbuildings offering scope for annexe/holiday cottage accommodation (subject to the necessary planning and listed consents), double garage and walled garden with a total plot size of approximately 0.5 acres.
Four-panel timber door opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL: 23' 5" x 3' 5" (7.15m x 1.06m) An inviting approach with 8ft ceiling heights and door to:
SITTING ROOM: 16' 4" x 11' 6" (5.00m x 3.52m) A versatile room enjoying a south easterly aspect with double-hung sash windows to front and side, recessed shelving and wealth of exposed timberwork.
DINING ROOM: 16' 0" x 13' 5" (4.89m x 4.09m) Located immediately adjacent to the kitchen and afforded a dual south westerly aspect with double-hung sash window to front and further window to side overlooking gardens. Recessed shelving unit and step up with door to:
KITCHEN: 14' 4" x 9' 10" (4.37m x 3.02m) Fitted with a traditional style of solid wood base units with chrome handles, worktops over with upstands above. Double ceramic Belfast sink unit with mixer tap over and window to side overlooking walled garden. Fitted appliances include an electric Bosch oven with grill above, four-ring induction hob and space and plumbing for fridge and dishwasher. Exposed pamment brick flooring, evidence of exposed timberwork and door to:
PANTRY: With brick flooring and fitted shelving.
RECEPTION HALL: 19' 1" x 9' 11" (5.82m maximum x 3.03m) An elegant inner hall with continuation of exposed brickwork, Yorkshire sash window to side and door to:
DRAWING ROOM: 19' 0" x 18' 3" (5.80m into fireplace x 5.57m) The principal reception room, centrally located and characterised by a wealth of exposed timberwork, a significant inglenook fireplace with stone hearth, brick surround and bressumer beam over with inset fireplace. Windows to side and door opening to terrace. Step up to:
STUDY: 7' 10" x 7' 1" (2.39m x 2.16m) A recessed office/study area with window to rear overlooking walled gardens and with fitted shelving.
GARDEN ROOM: 13' 8" x 9' 4" (4.18m x 2.86m) Enjoying a westerly aspect with a timber frame set on a brick base with glazed surround on three sides. Set beneath a pitched roofline with door to rear terrace.
UTILITY ROOM: 11' 3" x 7' 10" (3.44m x 2.41m) Set to the rear of the property with tiled effect flooring, space and plumbing for fridge, freezer and washing machine/dryer. Exposed timberwork and door to outside.
CLOAKROOM: 6' 7" x 6' 7" (2.01m x 2.01m) Tiled flooring throughout and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin with tiling above and windows to rear.
CELLAR: 16' 0" x 14' 7" (4.88m x 4.45m maximum) (Accessed via entrance hall) Arranged via a single chamber with twin recesses to side.
LANDING: 17' 5" x 7' 1" (5.31m x 2.16m maximum) With window to side, fitted book case and doors to storeroom and linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving. Evidence of exposed timberwork and hatch to loft.
MASTER BEDROOM: 18' 2" x 10' 7" (5.54m x 3.24m) A master suite enjoying a dual south westerly aspect with sash window to front and further window to side. Array of exposed timberwork and step up to:
DRESSING ROOM: 6' 5" x 3' 10" (1.97m x 1.18m) With recessed fitted wardrobe.
JACK AND JILL EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 14' 6" x 9' 9" (4.43m x 2.98m) Fitted with ceramic WC, Heritage pedestal wash handbasin and Heritage bath with tiling above. Door to storeroom with useful fitted shelving and Yorkshire sash window.
BEDROOM 2: 17' 5" x 10' 2" (5.33m x 3.12m) Enjoying a dual aspect with sash window to side and further window to rear overlooking walled gardens. Pedestal wash handbasin to corner and double doors to recessed storeroom.
BEDROOM 3: 18' 8" x 9' 7" (5.69m x 2.93m) With double-hung sash window to front, exposed timberwork and wash handbasin to corner. Double doors to recessed fitted wardrobe.
BEDROOM 4: 12' 3" x 7' 11" (3.74m x 2.42m) With sash window to front and double doors to recessed fitted wardrobe.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 10" x 9' 6" (3.00m x 2.90m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin, bidet and bath. Wealth of exposed timber and studwork and obscured glass window to side.
SHOWER ROOM: 4' 9" x 4' 7" (1.45m x 1.42m) Principally tiled with separately screened shower unit with electric shower. Obscured glass window to side.
Outside Situated on the highly-regarded Bear Street, the property is approached via a five-bar gate with a sweeping driveway opening into an area of hardstanding providing ample parking for vehicles. Direct access is provided to:
DOUBLE GARAGE: 17' 4" x 16' 7" (5.29m x 5.08m) With two sets of twin doors to front, light and power connected.
The double garage forms part of a substantial outbuilding/barn which has been partly converted into ancillary storage space for the principal residence. A wealth of exposed timberwork, concrete flooring and windows to front. An adjacent store and barn provide considerable versatility for additional ancillary buildings (subject to the necessary planning and listing consents).
GARDEN The walled gardens envelope the property and have been opened annually as part of 'Nayland Open Gardens'. Arranged via a network of historic pathways, borders and part-herringbone patterned brick wall, various 'garden rooms', raised beds and established borders combine to create mature gardens of distinctive colour. A further outbuilding is set to the rear of the property comprising a garden storeroom and greenhouse.
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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