Stanstead, Sudbury, Suffolk ( For Sale ) Guide Price £750,000

Detached House         5 bedroom(s)         4 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

A substantial detached former public house with superb character features including two magnificent crown posts. 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4 reception rooms. Kitchen/breakfast room, utility. 4 guest rooms with en-suites. Gardens, garaging, parking.

Contact David Burr Long Melford on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Detached Grade II listed village house
  • Numerous original period features
  • Drawing room, dining room and sitting room
  • Five bedrooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Four guest suites each with en-suite
  • Garage
  • Gardens
  • Off-road parking
  • Semi-rural location

Stanstead is a pretty village with two distinct parts: Upper Stanstead with village green and parish Church and Lower Stanstead, home to the village hall. The Hill connects the two parts. Long Melford with its range of day to day facilities is about 2 miles away; the market town of Sudbury, with its commuter rail link to London Liverpool Street is about 5 miles distant and the Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds is some 12 miles north.

A substantial detached Grade II listed former public house, thought to be a Medieval cross wing hall house in origin and over 700 hundred years old. There is considerable scope for improvement/alteration with a range of outbuildings currently utilised as guest cottages in differing conditions of presentation which could be utilised for a B&B business or incorporated within the main house.

A substantial village house of considerable character with scope for alteration, guest cottages, outbuilding and parking.

DRAWING ROOM: 8.28m x 5.91m (27'2 x 19'5" into recess) With a large triple sash bay window, wall and ceiling beams, Suffolk white brick floor and an exceptional inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer, exposed brickwork and inset log burning stove below. Open studwork links with:

DINING ROOM: 7.36m x 4.29m (24'2" x 14'1") A charming room with exposed Oak beams and a large fitted bar retained from the time that the property was a public house and incorporating exposed brickwork, Oak top and extensive fitted shelving. Door to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/LIVING ROOM: 10.45m x 3.91m (34'3" x 12'10") An exceptional space with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Finished with a high quality range of cabinets and work surfaces incorporating a butler sink and space for a free-standing range cooker. Central island providing further dining space and storage.

Inner hall: A spacious area with a door to the garden, attractive tiled floor, exposed brickwork, sash window, exposed beams and door to:

SITTING ROOM: 16' 7" x 16' 7" (5.08m x 5.08m) A versatile room which could be utilised as an office, playroom, occasional bedroom, etc. With exposed beams, floor to ceiling red brick chimney and inset Oak bressumer and open fireplace below.

UTILITY 3.19m x 2.72m (10'5" x 8'11")

BATHROOM With a luxurious feel, containing a his and hers sink, roll top bath and with exposed brick and studwork.

First floor

LANDING: With extensive Oak beams, access to loft storage space, useful linen cupboard and doors to:

BEDROOM ONE: 6.40m x 4.39m (21'0" x 14'5") With a stunning crown post and a 13ft ceiling height that is further complemented by a mullion window, exposed beams and extensive built in wardrobes. Door to:

EN SUITE: Fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

BEDROOM TWO: 5.79m x 3.40m (19'0" x 11'2") With an 11ft ceiling height, exposed beams and a second stunning crown post.

BEDROOM THREE: 4.39m x 3.20m (14'5" x 10'6") With exceptional views taking in St Marys Church on the hill. Exposed beams and mullion windows.

BEDROOM FOUR: 3.45m x 3.42m (11'4" x 11'3") With a sash window and floor to ceiling chimney.

LANDING/BEDROOM FIVE: 3.35m x 2.46m (11'0" x 8'1") Currently utilised as a child's bedroom but making an ideal study space if required.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Bath with electric shower over and side screen. WC and wash hand basin.

The following guest rooms would benefit from a degree of modernisation.

GUEST ROOM ONE

BEDROOM: 4.52m x 3.65m (14'10" x 12'0") A charming area with a high ceiling, exposed beams, painted flint work and large opening to:

SHOWER ROOM: Containing a shower, W.C. and wash hand basin.

GUEST ROOM TWO

BEDROOM: 4.39m into recess x 4.21m (14'5" into recess x 13'10") With a high ceiling, views over the garden, exposed brick and flint work and door to:

SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

GUEST ROOM THREE

BEDROOM: 4.26m x 3.42m (14'0" into recess x 11'3") With exposed beams, flint work and high ceilings.

SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

GUEST ROOM FOUR

BEDROOM: 4.44m x 3.73m (14'7" x 12'3") With a high ceiling, exposed brick and flint work and door to:

SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

Outside Handmade double gates bordered by a brick flint wall open to a large gravel PARKING area suitable for several vehicles and in turn leading to:

GARAGE/WORKSHOP: With up and over door, light and power connected and personal door to side.

The gardens are a wonderful feature of the property with well placed sunny terraces, open expanses of lawn and raised areas of decking enjoying privacy.

External water and lighting are connected.

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

EPC RATING: Exempt.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP1 2BX (0300 1234000). COUNCIL TAX BAND: E. TENURE: Freehold

WHAT3WORDS: ///paddock.lipstick.roadways

CONSTRUCTION TYPE: Timber framed and brick.

COMMUNICATION SERVICES (SOURCE OFCOM): Broadband: Yes - Speed: up to 80 mbps download, up to 20 mbps upload. Phone signal: Yes - EE

NOTE: David Burr make no guarantees or representations as to the existence or quality of any services supplied by third parties. Speeds and services may vary and any information pertaining to such is indicative only and may be subject to change. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on any matters relating to internet or phone services by visiting the Ofcom website.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

NOTICE: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these sales details, they are for guidance purposes only and prospective purchasers or lessees are advised to seek their own professional advice as well as to satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness. No representation or warranty whatsoever is made in relation to this property by David Burr or its employees nor do such sales details form part of any offer or contract.


Contact David Burr Long Melford

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • Detached Grade II listed village house
  • Numerous original period features
  • Drawing room, dining room and sitting room
  • Five bedrooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Four guest suites each with en-suite
  • Garage
  • Gardens
  • Off-road parking
  • Semi-rural location

Stanstead is a pretty village with two distinct parts: Upper Stanstead with village green and parish Church and Lower Stanstead, home to the village hall. The Hill connects the two parts. Long Melford with its range of day to day facilities is about 2 miles away; the market town of Sudbury, with its commuter rail link to London Liverpool Street is about 5 miles distant and the Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds is some 12 miles north.

A substantial detached Grade II listed former public house, thought to be a Medieval cross wing hall house in origin and over 700 hundred years old. There is considerable scope for improvement/alteration with a range of outbuildings currently utilised as guest cottages in differing conditions of presentation which could be utilised for a B&B business or incorporated within the main house.

A substantial village house of considerable character with scope for alteration, guest cottages, outbuilding and parking.

DRAWING ROOM: 8.28m x 5.91m (27'2 x 19'5" into recess) With a large triple sash bay window, wall and ceiling beams, Suffolk white brick floor and an exceptional inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer, exposed brickwork and inset log burning stove below. Open studwork links with:

DINING ROOM: 7.36m x 4.29m (24'2" x 14'1") A charming room with exposed Oak beams and a large fitted bar retained from the time that the property was a public house and incorporating exposed brickwork, Oak top and extensive fitted shelving. Door to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/LIVING ROOM: 10.45m x 3.91m (34'3" x 12'10") An exceptional space with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Finished with a high quality range of cabinets and work surfaces incorporating a butler sink and space for a free-standing range cooker. Central island providing further dining space and storage.

Inner hall: A spacious area with a door to the garden, attractive tiled floor, exposed brickwork, sash window, exposed beams and door to:

SITTING ROOM: 16' 7" x 16' 7" (5.08m x 5.08m) A versatile room which could be utilised as an office, playroom, occasional bedroom, etc. With exposed beams, floor to ceiling red brick chimney and inset Oak bressumer and open fireplace below.

UTILITY 3.19m x 2.72m (10'5" x 8'11")

BATHROOM With a luxurious feel, containing a his and hers sink, roll top bath and with exposed brick and studwork.

First floor

LANDING: With extensive Oak beams, access to loft storage space, useful linen cupboard and doors to:

BEDROOM ONE: 6.40m x 4.39m (21'0" x 14'5") With a stunning crown post and a 13ft ceiling height that is further complemented by a mullion window, exposed beams and extensive built in wardrobes. Door to:

EN SUITE: Fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

BEDROOM TWO: 5.79m x 3.40m (19'0" x 11'2") With an 11ft ceiling height, exposed beams and a second stunning crown post.

BEDROOM THREE: 4.39m x 3.20m (14'5" x 10'6") With exceptional views taking in St Marys Church on the hill. Exposed beams and mullion windows.

BEDROOM FOUR: 3.45m x 3.42m (11'4" x 11'3") With a sash window and floor to ceiling chimney.

LANDING/BEDROOM FIVE: 3.35m x 2.46m (11'0" x 8'1") Currently utilised as a child's bedroom but making an ideal study space if required.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Bath with electric shower over and side screen. WC and wash hand basin.

The following guest rooms would benefit from a degree of modernisation.

GUEST ROOM ONE

BEDROOM: 4.52m x 3.65m (14'10" x 12'0") A charming area with a high ceiling, exposed beams, painted flint work and large opening to:

SHOWER ROOM: Containing a shower, W.C. and wash hand basin.

GUEST ROOM TWO

BEDROOM: 4.39m into recess x 4.21m (14'5" into recess x 13'10") With a high ceiling, views over the garden, exposed brick and flint work and door to:

SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

GUEST ROOM THREE

BEDROOM: 4.26m x 3.42m (14'0" into recess x 11'3") With exposed beams, flint work and high ceilings.

SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

GUEST ROOM FOUR

BEDROOM: 4.44m x 3.73m (14'7" x 12'3") With a high ceiling, exposed brick and flint work and door to:

SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

Outside Handmade double gates bordered by a brick flint wall open to a large gravel PARKING area suitable for several vehicles and in turn leading to:

GARAGE/WORKSHOP: With up and over door, light and power connected and personal door to side.

The gardens are a wonderful feature of the property with well placed sunny terraces, open expanses of lawn and raised areas of decking enjoying privacy.

External water and lighting are connected.

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

EPC RATING: Exempt.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP1 2BX (0300 1234000). COUNCIL TAX BAND: E. TENURE: Freehold

WHAT3WORDS: ///paddock.lipstick.roadways

CONSTRUCTION TYPE: Timber framed and brick.

COMMUNICATION SERVICES (SOURCE OFCOM): Broadband: Yes - Speed: up to 80 mbps download, up to 20 mbps upload. Phone signal: Yes - EE

NOTE: David Burr make no guarantees or representations as to the existence or quality of any services supplied by third parties. Speeds and services may vary and any information pertaining to such is indicative only and may be subject to change. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on any matters relating to internet or phone services by visiting the Ofcom website.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

NOTICE: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these sales details, they are for guidance purposes only and prospective purchasers or lessees are advised to seek their own professional advice as well as to satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness. No representation or warranty whatsoever is made in relation to this property by David Burr or its employees nor do such sales details form part of any offer or contract.

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Phone us on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


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