Wickham Skeith, Suffolk (For Sale) Offers in Excess of £795,000

Farm House        4 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

An impressive unlisted detached farmhouse enjoying wonderful grounds of approximately 4 acres including wonderful formal gardens and equestrian facilities.

Contact David Burr Woolpit on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Delightful detached unlisted farmhouse
  • In all about 4 acres
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Garden room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 4 bedrooms (1 en-suite)
  • Double garage and workshop
  • Studio/office
  • Double stable block and tack barn
  • Beautiful formal gardens and paddocks

A truly delightful detached period farmhouse with origins dating back to the 17th Century with later additions set in grounds approaching four acres in the village of Wickham Skeith. The property enjoys an unlisted status yet affords an abundance of character and period features throughout including brick inglenook fireplaces, exposed ceiling timber beams and studwork combined with the conveniences of modern living including oil fired radiator heating and secondary glazing throughout.

Panelled entrance door into;

HALLWAY: With window to rear overlooking garden. Exposed ceiling beams. Tiled flooring. Radiator and wall lights. Door into;

INNER HALLWAY/STUDY: 15'4 x 7'10 (4.67m x 2.39m). A generous reception area affording double aspect with window to front and side. Parquet woodblock flooring. Exposed ceiling timbers and studwork to walls. Radiators. Doors leading to principal reception rooms and ground floor shower room.

SHOWER ROOM: Windows to rear. Rustic brick tiled flooring. Radiator. Corner shower cubicle with extractor fan above. Low level W.C. and corner pedestal wash hand basin and mixer tap.

DINING ROOM: 15'4 x 13'9 (4.67m x 4.19m). A wonderful character room at the heart of the home with Parquet woodblock flooring. Window to front aspect and further internal glazed window through to guest bedroom/snug. A particular fine feature is the magnificent brick inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and oak bressumer over. Built-in storage cupboard to side. Wealth of exposed beams and studwork to walls and ceiling. Wall mounted lights. Door through to inner lobby and kitchen.

GUEST ROOM/SNUG: Window to front aspect. Parquet woodblock flooring. Exposed ceiling timbers and studwork. Wall lights.

INNER LOBBY: Through to;

SITTING ROOM: 24'5 x 12'6 (7.44m x 3.81m). A particularly charming room offering double aspect with window to front and glazed French doors leading to the rear garden terrace. Magnificent brick inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and oak bressumer over. Wealth of exposed ceiling beams, studwork and brickwork. Wall light points. Radiator. A section of open timber studwork separates the sitting room from a further reception area currently utilised as a music room with further studwork to walls. Wall light points, radiator and glazed door through to;

GARDEN ROOM: 16'10 x 11'9 (5.13m x 3.58m). A superb room to enjoy the garden views and countryside beyond. Vaulted ceiling and central plantation cooling fan. Built-in storage cupboards and TV point. Tiled with underfloor heating. Glazed French doors leading out to the garden terrace. Two further doors one leading out to the rear garden and one giving access to the kitchen/breakfast room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: KITCHEN AREA - 18'1 x 7'5 (5.51m x 2.26m)- a country farmhouse styled kitchen with magnificent views to the views over extremely well kept gardens. Range of hand painted floor units with solid wood worktops and ceramic Butler sink with chrome mixer tap. Appliances include a Siemens electric hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. Exposed brickwork housing original bread oven, exposed ceiling timbers and studwork. Ceiling spotlights, radiator, exterior door to garden and further doors to dining room and utility. Stairs to first floor. The kitchen opens at one end onto a generous BREAKFAST ROOM 10'5 x 10'4 (3.18m x 3.15m) with tiled flooring. Exposed ceiling beams and large picture window to rear. Radiator.

UTILITY: 9'4 x 6'6 (2.84m x 1.98m). A large room housing washing machine, separate tumble dryer and dishwasher. Range of built-in storage cupboards, wooden worktops and ceramic Butler sink and mixer tap. Tiled flooring. Exposed timbers. Oil fired central heating boiler.

First floor

LANDING: A wealth of exposed studwork and beams. Storage cupboards to top of stairwell and landing. The landing area opens out to an inner landing with further exposed studwork. Airing cupboard. Window to rear aspect and loft inspection hatch.

BEDROOM 1: 15'3 x 12'10 (4.65m x 3.91m). A delightful light and airy room with windows to front and side aspect. Large walk-in wardrobe unit. Exposed beams to ceiling and wall studwork. Two radiators, TV and telephone point. Wall light points. Door to;

EN SUITE: Window to front aspect. Corner shower cubicle with Mira shower fitments, low level W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps. Tiled splashbacks. Chrome towel radiator.

BEDROOM 2: 13'9 x 12'10 (4.19m x 3.91m). Window to front aspect. Built-in double wardrobe. Exposed beams and studwork. Wall light points. Radiator and TV point. Fabulous open countryside views.

BEDROOM 3: 15'1 x 8'6 (4.60m x 2.59m). Double aspect with windows to front and side. Exposed wall studwork and ceiling beam. Radiator and TV point.

BATHROOM: Window to front. Suite comprising cast iron enamelled bath with chrome taps, separate corner shower cubicle with Mira fitment, low level W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps. Part tiled walls. Exposed timber beams. Radiator and extractor fan.

Outside Broadway House occupies an enviable position within the village and is set in grounds approaching four acres. To the front is a large gravelled parking area leading to a detached DOUBLE GARAGE and WORKSHOP with twin sets of timber garage doors and gated access through to the rear. The garage 17'10 x 17'4 is partly boarded offering additional storage, power and lighting are provided with internal door opening through to workshop measuring approximately 17'4 x 8'8 and window to front, power and lighting connected. To the rear of the garage is a GARDEN STUDIO/OFFICE: 9'3 x 5'7 with window to rear, power and light connected. The gardens are truly magnificent being predominantly lawn with well-established borders and specimen tree plantings including Judas and Tulip trees along with many mature Oak trees. Large paved terrace immediately to the rear of the property for outdoor entertaining. To the rear of the formal gardens are one of two greenhouses and timber storage sheds and this area is separated from the main garden by established Laurel hedging with an extensive vegetable garden to the rear of the hedging. The gardens to the side of the property in turn provide a woodland copse pathway and natural pond.

The property has excellent equestrian facilities including purpose built DOUBLE STABLE BLOCK with covered turnout area opening directly onto one of two large fenced paddocks, a large timber storage shed of 12' x '8 with additional tack barn attached to the end of the shed measuring approximately 6' x 9'8. There is an additional highway access into the property adjacent to the stable paddocks with extensive gravelled parking area and five bar entrance gate.


Contact David Burr Woolpit

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • Delightful detached unlisted farmhouse
  • In all about 4 acres
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Garden room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 4 bedrooms (1 en-suite)
  • Double garage and workshop
  • Studio/office
  • Double stable block and tack barn
  • Beautiful formal gardens and paddocks

A truly delightful detached period farmhouse with origins dating back to the 17th Century with later additions set in grounds approaching four acres in the village of Wickham Skeith. The property enjoys an unlisted status yet affords an abundance of character and period features throughout including brick inglenook fireplaces, exposed ceiling timber beams and studwork combined with the conveniences of modern living including oil fired radiator heating and secondary glazing throughout.

Panelled entrance door into;

HALLWAY: With window to rear overlooking garden. Exposed ceiling beams. Tiled flooring. Radiator and wall lights. Door into;

INNER HALLWAY/STUDY: 15'4 x 7'10 (4.67m x 2.39m). A generous reception area affording double aspect with window to front and side. Parquet woodblock flooring. Exposed ceiling timbers and studwork to walls. Radiators. Doors leading to principal reception rooms and ground floor shower room.

SHOWER ROOM: Windows to rear. Rustic brick tiled flooring. Radiator. Corner shower cubicle with extractor fan above. Low level W.C. and corner pedestal wash hand basin and mixer tap.

DINING ROOM: 15'4 x 13'9 (4.67m x 4.19m). A wonderful character room at the heart of the home with Parquet woodblock flooring. Window to front aspect and further internal glazed window through to guest bedroom/snug. A particular fine feature is the magnificent brick inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and oak bressumer over. Built-in storage cupboard to side. Wealth of exposed beams and studwork to walls and ceiling. Wall mounted lights. Door through to inner lobby and kitchen.

GUEST ROOM/SNUG: Window to front aspect. Parquet woodblock flooring. Exposed ceiling timbers and studwork. Wall lights.

INNER LOBBY: Through to;

SITTING ROOM: 24'5 x 12'6 (7.44m x 3.81m). A particularly charming room offering double aspect with window to front and glazed French doors leading to the rear garden terrace. Magnificent brick inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and oak bressumer over. Wealth of exposed ceiling beams, studwork and brickwork. Wall light points. Radiator. A section of open timber studwork separates the sitting room from a further reception area currently utilised as a music room with further studwork to walls. Wall light points, radiator and glazed door through to;

GARDEN ROOM: 16'10 x 11'9 (5.13m x 3.58m). A superb room to enjoy the garden views and countryside beyond. Vaulted ceiling and central plantation cooling fan. Built-in storage cupboards and TV point. Tiled with underfloor heating. Glazed French doors leading out to the garden terrace. Two further doors one leading out to the rear garden and one giving access to the kitchen/breakfast room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: KITCHEN AREA - 18'1 x 7'5 (5.51m x 2.26m)- a country farmhouse styled kitchen with magnificent views to the views over extremely well kept gardens. Range of hand painted floor units with solid wood worktops and ceramic Butler sink with chrome mixer tap. Appliances include a Siemens electric hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. Exposed brickwork housing original bread oven, exposed ceiling timbers and studwork. Ceiling spotlights, radiator, exterior door to garden and further doors to dining room and utility. Stairs to first floor. The kitchen opens at one end onto a generous BREAKFAST ROOM 10'5 x 10'4 (3.18m x 3.15m) with tiled flooring. Exposed ceiling beams and large picture window to rear. Radiator.

UTILITY: 9'4 x 6'6 (2.84m x 1.98m). A large room housing washing machine, separate tumble dryer and dishwasher. Range of built-in storage cupboards, wooden worktops and ceramic Butler sink and mixer tap. Tiled flooring. Exposed timbers. Oil fired central heating boiler.

First floor

LANDING: A wealth of exposed studwork and beams. Storage cupboards to top of stairwell and landing. The landing area opens out to an inner landing with further exposed studwork. Airing cupboard. Window to rear aspect and loft inspection hatch.

BEDROOM 1: 15'3 x 12'10 (4.65m x 3.91m). A delightful light and airy room with windows to front and side aspect. Large walk-in wardrobe unit. Exposed beams to ceiling and wall studwork. Two radiators, TV and telephone point. Wall light points. Door to;

EN SUITE: Window to front aspect. Corner shower cubicle with Mira shower fitments, low level W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps. Tiled splashbacks. Chrome towel radiator.

BEDROOM 2: 13'9 x 12'10 (4.19m x 3.91m). Window to front aspect. Built-in double wardrobe. Exposed beams and studwork. Wall light points. Radiator and TV point. Fabulous open countryside views.

BEDROOM 3: 15'1 x 8'6 (4.60m x 2.59m). Double aspect with windows to front and side. Exposed wall studwork and ceiling beam. Radiator and TV point.

BATHROOM: Window to front. Suite comprising cast iron enamelled bath with chrome taps, separate corner shower cubicle with Mira fitment, low level W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps. Part tiled walls. Exposed timber beams. Radiator and extractor fan.

Outside Broadway House occupies an enviable position within the village and is set in grounds approaching four acres. To the front is a large gravelled parking area leading to a detached DOUBLE GARAGE and WORKSHOP with twin sets of timber garage doors and gated access through to the rear. The garage 17'10 x 17'4 is partly boarded offering additional storage, power and lighting are provided with internal door opening through to workshop measuring approximately 17'4 x 8'8 and window to front, power and lighting connected. To the rear of the garage is a GARDEN STUDIO/OFFICE: 9'3 x 5'7 with window to rear, power and light connected. The gardens are truly magnificent being predominantly lawn with well-established borders and specimen tree plantings including Judas and Tulip trees along with many mature Oak trees. Large paved terrace immediately to the rear of the property for outdoor entertaining. To the rear of the formal gardens are one of two greenhouses and timber storage sheds and this area is separated from the main garden by established Laurel hedging with an extensive vegetable garden to the rear of the hedging. The gardens to the side of the property in turn provide a woodland copse pathway and natural pond.

The property has excellent equestrian facilities including purpose built DOUBLE STABLE BLOCK with covered turnout area opening directly onto one of two large fenced paddocks, a large timber storage shed of 12' x '8 with additional tack barn attached to the end of the shed measuring approximately 6' x 9'8. There is an additional highway access into the property adjacent to the stable paddocks with extensive gravelled parking area and five bar entrance gate.

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Contact David Burr Woolpit

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01359 245245 or email woolpit@davidburr.co.uk


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