Detached House   9 bedroom(s)   3 bathroom(s)   3 reception room(s)
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Westley Hall is a historically important Grade II listed village house that has undergone a meticulous programme of restoration by the current owners over the last 18 years. The house retains much of its original elegance whilst being well suited to modern living with versatile accommodation that would suit a range of different lifestyles. Further benefits include a large outbuilding/former coach house, extensive parking and outstanding gardens.
Door with pretty leaded glass window above opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL: A spacious inviting area with a 9ft ceiling height, tiled floor and staircase to first floor. Doors open to:
INNER HALL: High ceiling with attractive built-in fluted columned storage/book cupboards and doors to:
DRAWING ROOM: 21' 7" x 20' 4" (6.6m x 6.22m) A splendid room with ceiling roses, deep skirting, cornicing and large sash windows complete with shutters and providing a view over the garden. A fireplace provides an attractive focal point complete with log burning stove and marble surround.
SITTING ROOM: 22' 6" x 14' 0" (6.86m x 4.27m) A particularly elegant room with 9ft high ceiling, thick cornicing, deep skirting and sash windows with shutters, full height glass double doors open to the orangery and terracing beyond. Fireplace with inset coal-effect gas fire, marble hearth and surround.
CLOAKROOM: Divided into two distinct areas with a tiled floor running throughout, WC in one and a vanity unit with marble worktop, storage below and inset sink in the other.
DINING ROOM: 20' 0" x 14' 0" (6.1m x 4.27m) An impressive room with 9ft high ceiling and exposed timbers providing an attractive feature. Full height glass double doors open to the orangery and terracing beyond. There is a large sash window and a fireplace with moulded surround, inset coal-effect gas fire and marble hearth. Storage cupboard and further recessed shelved display area.
For study see first floor.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/LIVING ROOM: 19' 5" x 16' 0" (5.92m x 4.88m) An exceptional space with a high ceiling complete with moulded timbers and views over the rear garden. An attractive tiled floor runs throughout and set within a large inglenook fireplace complete with attractive brickwork and a moulded bressumer is a four-oven AGA with conventional electric hob to side. The kitchen has been finished by Lavenham Joinery and as expected, to a very high standard with bespoke units, matching island, all finished with think granite tops and a large enamel sink unit with mixer tap over. Integrated appliances include a large larder fridge, two freezers, a dishwasher and conventional electric oven. Large walk-in shelved storage cupboard and pantry (3.23m x 0.99m) 10' 7" x 3' 3" a particularly useful room with fitted shelving and a slate tiled floor. Plumbing for water softener.
Rear hall: Slate tiled floor, door to garden and doors to:
LAUNDRY ROOM: 11' 6" x 9' 1" (3.53m x 2.77m) A useful room with fitted shoe storage, cloaks cupboard and finished with a slate tiled floor and a range of matching handmade bespoke units. Butler sink, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer.
BOOT ROOM: 8' 7" x 3' 2" (2.64m x 0.99m)
CLOAKROOM Ideally placed for the garden and finished with a WC.
CELLAR: 23' 1" x 18' 6" (7.04m x 5.66m) Divided into distinct areas with beamed ceilings running throughout, brick floor and two further ancillary rooms off, complete with slate shelving.
STUDY/LANDING: 29' 3" x 6' 7" (8.94m x 2.03m) A cleverly designed area, utilising one end (which could be divided into a separate room if required) as a study space with a large sash window, fitted desk and storage. Two large walk-in wardrobes, one with fitted shoe storage.
BEDROOM 1 16' 0" x 13' 8" (4.88m x 4.17m) Enjoying lovely views over the rear garden and finished with an extensive range of built-in wardrobes, drawers etc.
En-suite: A particularly spacious room with wall tiling, large shower cubicle, WC and 'his and hers' wash hand basin set within a marble top and including storage below.
BEDROOM 2 22' 6" x 13' 6" (6.88m x 4.14m) A spacious room with wash hand basin and mirror above.
BEDROOM 3 13' 6" x 13' 5" (4.14m x 4.11m) With sash windows, ceiling beams and built-in wardrobe.
LANDING: A second part of the first floor landing incorporates a large shelved linen cupboard, access to the second floor and with doors to:
BEDROOM 4 20' 6" x 10' 0" (6.27m x 3.05m) With sash windows, exposed beams, built-in wardrobes and wash hand basin with mirror over.
BEDROOM 5 17' 5" x 11' 10" (5.33m x 3.61m) With built-in 'his and hers' double wardrobes. Wash hand basin and fitted mirror over.
SHOWER ROOM: Large fully tiled shower cubicle, heated towel rail and wash hand basin.
CLOAKROOM: Fitted WC and wash hand basin.
FAMILY BATHROOM: Enjoying lovely views over the garden and finished with attractive wall and floor tiles, heated towel rail, deep double-ended ball-and-claw foot bath with mixer tap over. Large, tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM 6 22' 0" x 12' 4" (6.73m x 3.78m) Enjoying a far-reaching view, open fireplace with tiled surround. Useful storage cupboard.
BEDROOM 7 14' 2" x 13' 5" (4.32m x 4.11m)
BEDROOM 8 17' 7" x 12' 4" (5.36m x 3.78m)
BEDROOM 9 15' 10" x 11' 6" (4.83m x 3.53m) Exposed floorboards, ceiling beams.
Outside A large, sweeping in-and-out drive, continues on three sides of the house and includes a large courtyard area of parking suitable for several vehicles accessed via electric double gates. Within this area is the:
FORMER COACH HOUSE: An attractive building with brick and flint elevations under a slate tiled roof and currently divided into five different rooms with light and power connected, brick flooring providing garage space, workshop space, stabling if required etc. This building has planning permission to be converted into a yoga studio/retreat. There is clear potential for a variety of uses (subject to the necessary planning consents).
The remainder of the gardens are exceptional, cleverly landscaped to take into account the large specimen trees which create an almost park-like setting incorporating a central lavender bordered pathway flanked by large open expanses of lawn and well stocked, colourful rose beds, hedging and to the rear, a particularly impressive feature pond complemented by external lighting creating a very atmospheric feel. External security lighting, water etc. are connected. On the south-west side of the garden is a large orangery and further terraced area, designed with entertaining/dining alfresco in mind.
In all about 1 acre.
SERVICES: Main water, drainage and electricity are connected. Oil fired heating. Water softener. NOTE: None of the services has been tested by the agent.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: St Edmundsbury Borough Council. 01284 763233.
VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.
AGENTS NOTES The property is Grade II Listed.
To view the planning permission for the yoga studio/garaging please visit the planning pages of www.westsuffolk.gov.uk and search for application DC/18/0451/HH.
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Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only
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