Detached House   6 bedroom(s)   2 bathroom(s)   5 reception room(s)
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An elegant detached Grade II Listed family house that occupies an idyllic setting on the periphery of this highly regarded Suffolk village and only a short distance to the well renowned Leaping Hare restaurant and Wyken vineyard. This exceptional property most of which dates back to about 1650, is located in the conservation area and possibly due to this The Lodge has managed to retain many notable period features throughout, whilst having the added benefit of the substantial Coach House. The Lodge is also further enhanced by its wonderful idyllic grounds that are believed to measure approximately 0.9 acres.
Part glazed entrance door through to;
ENTRANCE PORCH: Under an attractive pitched ceiling. Part exposed brickwork and attractive brick flooring, door opening to;
HALL: An inviting area with exposed brick flooring. Door to cellar. Staircase rising to first floor and continuing to;
INNER HALLWAY: With tiled flooring and main stairwell.
DRAWING ROOM: 15'9 x 14' (4.80m x 4.26m). An attractive room having sash window to front aspect of the excellent grounds. One whole wall consists of a professionally built range of bookshelves with cupboards beneath. Fireplace having marble surround creates the main focal point of the room.
SITTING ROOM: 15'9 x 14'8 (4.79m x 4.46m). Currently used as the main everyday room by the present owners. French style doors with original fan fold wooden shutters opening to the grounds. Redbrick inglenook fireplace with bressumer over having inset multi fuel burning stove on a tiled hearth, again creating the main focal point of the room. Double length cupboard to the side of the chimney stack. Door opening through to the dining room.
PLAYROOM/OFFICE: 12'9 x 9'6 (3.89m x 2.89m). This versatile room would lend itself to a multiple of uses. Attractive tiled flooring. External side door.
DINING ROOM: 17'10 x 15'11 (5.44m x 4.85m). Attractive tiled flooring. Large sash window to front aspect having shutter blinds. Exposed timbers and studwork. Large inglenook fireplace with bressumer over currently housing the four oven AGA with hotplate. Exposed timbers and studwork create an opening through to the kitchen area. Suffolk latch door to hallway.
KITCHEN AREA: 10' x 9'10 (3.04m x 3.00m). Fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces and incorporating a 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and single drainer, four ring ceramic electric hob. Space for fridge freezer and dishwasher.
STUDY: 13' x 11'7 (3.97m x 3.54m). Again a versatile room having large built-in storage cupboard and bookshelves. Double aspect of the grounds.
SCULLERY: 13'3 x 8'3 (4.04m x 2.51m). External rear door. Double size Butler style sink unit. Built-in farmhouse style dresser. Water softener. Space for American style fridge freezer and washing machine. The boiler is located in this area. Tiled flooring.
BUTLER´S PANTRY: 7'3 x 6' (2.21m x 1.82m). Exposed brick flooring. Rear aspect. Twyford sink unit with single drainer.
CLOAKROOM: A modern suite fitted with sunken wash hand basin with mixer tap, vanity unit cupboard and surround and W.C. with encased cistern. Tiled flooring.
CELLAR: 10'6 x 9'4 (3.19m x 2.84m). With full height ceiling and having brick flooring. This versatile area is ideal for storage.
First floor Via main stairwell
LANDING: A welcoming area providing access to the second stairwell. Large sash window offering views of the rear grounds. Door opening to staircase rising to the attic rooms.
BEDROOM 1: 15'10 x 15'6 (4.83m x 4.72m). Currently used as the main bedroom. With two large built-in wardrobes flanking the chimney stack. Understairs storage cupboard and three further built-in wardrobes. Front aspect via sash window to the wonderful grounds.
BEDROOM 2: 16'2 x 16'2 (4.92m x 4.92m). A substantial room having built-in storage cupboard to the side of the chimney stack. Sash window to front aspect. Exposed timbers.
BEDROOM 3: 16' x 15'3 (4.88m x 4.66m). A delightful room currently used as a guest room having attractive former fireplace. Built-in storage cupboard to the side of the chimney stack. Sash window to front aspect.
BEDROOM 4: 12'9 x 9'10 (3.82m x 3.00m). A charming room with views of the side gardens via an attractive sash window.
BATHROOM: 11'3 x 10'10 (3.43m x 3.30m). An excellent recently upgraded suite having a wonderful roll-top bath with ball and claw feet and central mixer tap with shower attachment, sunken wash hand basin with vanity unit cupboard surround, W.C. and double shower cubicle with tiled surround. Karndean flooring. Heated towel rail.
GUEST BATHROOM: 14'3 x 6'2 (4.34m x 1.88m). A generous size with modern suite having fitted vanity units with sunken wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard beneath, W.C. with encased cistern. Panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over. Shower cubicle with tiled surround. Heated towel rail.
LANDING AREA: With doors to
ATTIC ROOM/BEDROOM 5: 15'1 x 10'10 (4.61m x 3.31m). With exposed floorboards. Rear aspect. Two built-in storage cupboards, one providing access to the roof space. This area offers generous space and would lend itself to become a bedroom if so required however does need a degree of work.
ATTIC ROOM/BEDROOM 6: 15' x 10'10 (4.56m x 3.31m). Currently occupied as a former workshop/office and would lend itself to a multiple of uses. Exposed floorboards. Rear aspect of the neighbouring paddocks.
Outside The property is set away from the road down a shared private lane and the property is accessed via an electric five bar gate which in turn opens to the idyllic grounds, extensive sweeping driveway; which provides parking for multiple vehicles, access to the property along with a variety of outbuildings.
GARAGE/WORKSHOP: 15'5 x 15'3 (4.69m x 4.66m). Electric roll door, power and light connected. Workbenches and multiple plug sockets. Personal side door.
External brick built storage areas adjoining The Lodge;
WORKSHOP: 8'7 x 8'6 (2.61m x 2.60m). Double aspect under a slightly pitched roof with slate tiles. Power and light connected.
LOG STORE: 8'6 x 8' (2.60m x 2.43m). Exposed brick flooring. Power and light connected. Brick built Privy - with outside toilet and wash hand basin.
COACH HOUSE: Formerly a stable area this attractive barn is divided into three areas on the ground floor. Door to; main section 22'1 x 13'9 (6.73m x 4.19m) is a substantial space with exposed brick flooring and having power and light connected. Door to further storage. Double hinged doors to store room 13'9 x 11'8 (4.19m x 3.55m) with exposed brick flooring, power connected. External staircase to first floor: 38'9 x 14'4 (11.82m x 4.46m). A generous space with exposed floorboards and timbers, two Velux windows and external staircase. Power and light connected. This area would lend itself to a multiple of uses if so required (and subject to any necessary planning)..
The grounds are truly a delight and are possibly one of the property's main key selling features and currently divided into three sections. Immediately abutting the front of the property is a terrace area ideally placed to enjoy warm summer and alfresco dining this in turn is flanked by well stocked flowering beds. The remainder of the front grounds are well manicured lawns that boasts a lovely Sequoia tree along with many other varieties of trees. Half height flint wall and path meandering through a wooded shrubland area that creates an idyllic setting. The path continues round to the side, via well-established trees and is joined by a full height brick and flint wall that eventually leads to the rear garden.
The rear garden is designed with low maintenance in mind and is predominantly shingle for off street parking and easy access to the range of outbuildings. Attractive flower beds surround the summerhouse/garden room. The rear grounds continue along the drive and open out into the wonderful side garden which is flanked by The Grundle giving easy access to the countryside, ideal for long walks and dog walking. The side garden is again well manicured with predominately lawn and well established trees including a variety of fruit trees. Towards the centre is a kitchen and vegetable garden, raised beds including shrubs and rose bushes. At the front of the side garden is a chicken coop. The well from the rear garden provides water to the side gardens too.
In all about 0.9 acres.
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