Willisham, Ipswich, Suffolk ( For Sale ) Guide Price £925,000

Barn Conversion         4 bedroom(s)         4 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

A high-specification four-bedroom (three en-suite) (plus study) unlisted timber frame barn conversion including 24ft kitchen/family room, separate annexe, triple garage and four-bay carport, with a total accommodation schedule of approximately 3,380 sq ft set amidst rolling farmland. NO ONWARD CHAIN.
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Contact David Burr Leavenheath on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • High-specification unlisted barn conversion
  • 24ft kitchen/family room
  • Dining hall, study, cloakroom and utility
  • First-floor 24ft galleried sitting room
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 en-suite and family bathroom
  • Detached 1 bedroom annexe
  • 4-bay cart lodge, 3-bay garage and gardens
  • Superfast broadband is available at the property with a speed of 50MB/sec
  • No onward chain

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Set at the foot of a private driveway, surrounded by gently undulating fields of rape, is a high-specification, four-bedroom (plus study) unlisted barn conversion enjoying a rural location equidistant between the villages of Willisham, Offton and Somersham, conveniently located for the market town of Hadleigh, Needham Market and within striking distance of the commuter links of both Ipswich and Stowmarket. Comprising an immaculately presented principle residence and self-contained single storey annexe, Halls Barn is understood to have been constructed in the late 19th Century although presently forms part of the Crow Hall hamlet, a cluster of converted country homes set adjacent to the original farm house. Converted over the course of 2018 - 2019, seamlessly blending original and contemporary features including aluminium framed double-glazed windows, doors and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. Showcasing a clear emphasis on natural light, outstanding ceiling heights and a wealth of individual high quality, materials and fittings utilised throughout, locally sourced wherever possible including lighting from Jim Lawrence of Hadleigh and tiling from Foxwood Ceramics of Ipswich. Enhanced by idyllic views over the surrounding landscape, the property further benefits from a triple garage, four-bay carport, ample private parking and generous gardens.

ENTRANCE/DINING HALL: 32' 4" x 12' 6" (9.86m x 3.82m) Approached via twin French doors with a stone tiled finish, LED spotlights and set beneath a 20ft double-height ceiling with an array of exposed timberwork naturally contrasting with the light, neutrally finished plasterwork. Part oak staircase off with glass balustrade, further French doors and windows to rear affording a direct aspect onto the raised stone terrace and south-westerly facing gardens beyond. Oak door leading to cloakroom and floor-to-ceiling opening to:

KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM: 24' 2" x 21' 3" (7.37m x 6.48m) An expansive, dual aspect entertaining space linking directly with the open plan entrance/dining hall and fitted with a matching range of soft-close base and wall units with chrome handles including cutlery drawers, deep-fill pan drawers, corner shelving units and Apollo Slabtech solid surface worktops with tiling above. Fitted appliances include an AEG fridge, freezer, Rangemaster double oven and five-ring hob with Rangemaster extraction hood above. A central island incorporates a stainless-steel one-and-a-half bowl sink unit with mixer tap above, further base level storage, AEG dishwasher and Apollo Slabtech solid surface worktops and seating area. Stone tiled flooring throughout, central atrium to the first-floor gallery affording a wealth of natural light. Four-panel bi-folding doors to side affording direct access to the raised side terrace with idyllic views over the gently rolling farmland beyond. LED spotlights and oak door with steps descending to:

UTILITY ROOM: 14' 7" x 8' 9" (4.46m x 2.68m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units incorporating various shelving units, wall storage and Apollo Slabtech solid surface worktops with tiling above and stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap over. Window to front, space and plumbing for washing machine and LED spotlights. Stone tiled flooring, oak door to outside and further door to boiler room with stone tiled flooring, pressurised water cylinder and oil-fired boiler.

INNER HALL: With engineered oak flooring, LED spotlights and providing access to three ground-floor bedrooms and family bathroom.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 6" x 11' 8" (3.82m x 3.58m) Afforded a dual aspect with window to side and door to front opening into four-bay cart lodge. Engineered oak flooring and oak door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 9' 0" x 3' 10" (2.75m x 1.17m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit with tiling above and mirror fronted vanity unit, separately screened one-and-a-half width walk-in shower with both mounted and hand-held shower attachments. LED spotlights.

BEDROOM 4: 11' 11" x 9' 0" (3.65m x 2.75m) With engineered oak flooring, exposed timberwork and LED spotlights. Door to rear opening to rear terrace and gardens beyond.

STUDY/BEDROOM 5: 11' 4" x 9' 0" (3.46m x 2.75m) With engineered oak flooring, exposed timberwork and LED spotlights. Door to rear opening to rear terrace and gardens beyond.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 8' 3" x 7' 2" (2.54m x 2.19m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit with tiling above and mirror fronted vanity unit. Bristan bath with tiled surround from Foxwood Ceramics and shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel rail, oak shelving and obscured glass window to front.

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin with Alterna mixer tap over, tiling above and storage below.

First floor

LANDING: Centrally positioned within the first-floor accommodation with eyeline views over a wealth of exposed timberwork, engineered oak flooring and glass panelling affording an elevated aspect via the atrium over the ground-floor accommodation. LED floor lighting and opening to:

GALLERIED SITTING ROOM: (L-shaped) 23' 11" x 11' 6" (7.30 m x 3.51m) 12' 4" x 10' 4" (3.78m x 3.15m) An outstanding first-floor reception space, characterised by significant exposed timberwork, glass screening, engineered oak flooring and sliding doors opening to a Juliet balcony affording an elevated, south-westerly aspect over the surrounding farmland.

MASTER BEDROOM: 15' 3" x 11' 10" (4.65m x 3.62m) A dual aspect master suite with windows to side and rear, Velux skylight and wealth of exposed timber and studwork. Central light fitting and oak door opening to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 7' 11" x 6' 4" (2.42m x 1.95m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit and mirror fronted infrared vanity unit above. Free-standing bath with Bristan taps, separate shower unit with marble-effect tiling and both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments. Marble-effect tiled flooring, wall-mounted heated towel rail, LED spotlights and Velux window to side.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 6" x 11' 6" (3.82m x 3.51m) With pitched roofline, outstanding exposed timberwork and window to rear with Velux skylight above. Further Velux window to front elevation and oak door opening to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7' 10" x 2' 6" (2.41m x 0.77m) Fitted with ceramic WC, floating wash handbasin with gloss fronted storage below, wall-mounted heated towel rail and shower unit with marble-effect tiling and both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments.

Annexe Oak door with adjacent glass panel screen, opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With engineered oak flooring, LED spotlights and oak door opening to:

KITCHEN/RECEPTION ROOM: 20' 8" x 18' 6" (6.30m x 5.64m) A triple aspect reception space with glass screening to west elevation affording a direct view over adjacent farmland, six-panel bi-folding doors to the east affording a wealth of morning sunlight and further glass screen and door to rear, the latter opening to the raised terrace and gardens beyond. The kitchen area is fitted with a matching range of soft-close base and wall units with chrome handles including cutlery drawers, shelving units and under sink storage. Apollo Slabtech solid surface worktops with tiling above and fitted with a one-and-a-half bowl stainless-steel sink unit with mixer tap over and appliances including an AEG oven with grill above, four-ring induction hob with extraction over and base level freezer. Engineered oak flooring throughout, wealth of exposed timberwork set beneath a vaulted roofline.

BEDROOM: 14' 2" x 9' 6" (4.34m x 2.92m) With glass panel screen to side, window to front, engineered oak flooring and LED spotlights.

BATHROOM: 11' 8" x 6' 0" (3.56m x 1.84m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a floating gloss fronted storage unit below, bath with tiled surround and Bristan mixer tap and shower attachment, separately screened shower unit with both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments. LED spotlights and obscured glass window to side.

Outside The property is approached via a five-bar gate with a single vehicle width driveway continuing to the north before opening to incorporate a private gravel parking area for approximately ten vehicles. Ample covered parking is provided in the form of a:

FOUR-BAY CART LODGE: 38' 5" x 5' 2" (11.71m x 1.60m) With concrete hardstanding, light and power connected. (It is understood from the owner of the property that prior approval to convert the property to a residential dwelling included conversion of the cart lodge.)

THREE-BAY GARAGE AND STORE: 33' 9" x 13' 3" (10.29m x 4.04m) and 13' 3" x 11' 6" (4.04m x 3.51m) A three-bay open garage offering covered parking facilities, ample storage space and further scope for alternate use (subject to the necessary planning consents).


GARDEN A number of raised terraces are set to the side and rear of the principal residence and annexe with single expanse of lawn well-screened by a range of border trees with post-and-rail fenced border and gated access to a further area of designated parking to the barn.

AGENTS NOTES: Smart home technology has been built into the property including Phillips Hue Smart lightning to certain rooms, Nest Smart thermostats, Smart smoke detectors and Smart security cameras. Superfast broadband is available at the property with a speed of 50MB/sec.

SERVICES: Drainage and electricity are connected. Private water supply from the mains. Oil fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.


Contact David Burr Leavenheath

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • High-specification unlisted barn conversion
  • 24ft kitchen/family room
  • Dining hall, study, cloakroom and utility
  • First-floor 24ft galleried sitting room
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 en-suite and family bathroom
  • Detached 1 bedroom annexe
  • 4-bay cart lodge, 3-bay garage and gardens
  • Superfast broadband is available at the property with a speed of 50MB/sec
  • No onward chain

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Set at the foot of a private driveway, surrounded by gently undulating fields of rape, is a high-specification, four-bedroom (plus study) unlisted barn conversion enjoying a rural location equidistant between the villages of Willisham, Offton and Somersham, conveniently located for the market town of Hadleigh, Needham Market and within striking distance of the commuter links of both Ipswich and Stowmarket. Comprising an immaculately presented principle residence and self-contained single storey annexe, Halls Barn is understood to have been constructed in the late 19th Century although presently forms part of the Crow Hall hamlet, a cluster of converted country homes set adjacent to the original farm house. Converted over the course of 2018 - 2019, seamlessly blending original and contemporary features including aluminium framed double-glazed windows, doors and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. Showcasing a clear emphasis on natural light, outstanding ceiling heights and a wealth of individual high quality, materials and fittings utilised throughout, locally sourced wherever possible including lighting from Jim Lawrence of Hadleigh and tiling from Foxwood Ceramics of Ipswich. Enhanced by idyllic views over the surrounding landscape, the property further benefits from a triple garage, four-bay carport, ample private parking and generous gardens.

ENTRANCE/DINING HALL: 32' 4" x 12' 6" (9.86m x 3.82m) Approached via twin French doors with a stone tiled finish, LED spotlights and set beneath a 20ft double-height ceiling with an array of exposed timberwork naturally contrasting with the light, neutrally finished plasterwork. Part oak staircase off with glass balustrade, further French doors and windows to rear affording a direct aspect onto the raised stone terrace and south-westerly facing gardens beyond. Oak door leading to cloakroom and floor-to-ceiling opening to:

KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM: 24' 2" x 21' 3" (7.37m x 6.48m) An expansive, dual aspect entertaining space linking directly with the open plan entrance/dining hall and fitted with a matching range of soft-close base and wall units with chrome handles including cutlery drawers, deep-fill pan drawers, corner shelving units and Apollo Slabtech solid surface worktops with tiling above. Fitted appliances include an AEG fridge, freezer, Rangemaster double oven and five-ring hob with Rangemaster extraction hood above. A central island incorporates a stainless-steel one-and-a-half bowl sink unit with mixer tap above, further base level storage, AEG dishwasher and Apollo Slabtech solid surface worktops and seating area. Stone tiled flooring throughout, central atrium to the first-floor gallery affording a wealth of natural light. Four-panel bi-folding doors to side affording direct access to the raised side terrace with idyllic views over the gently rolling farmland beyond. LED spotlights and oak door with steps descending to:

UTILITY ROOM: 14' 7" x 8' 9" (4.46m x 2.68m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units incorporating various shelving units, wall storage and Apollo Slabtech solid surface worktops with tiling above and stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap over. Window to front, space and plumbing for washing machine and LED spotlights. Stone tiled flooring, oak door to outside and further door to boiler room with stone tiled flooring, pressurised water cylinder and oil-fired boiler.

INNER HALL: With engineered oak flooring, LED spotlights and providing access to three ground-floor bedrooms and family bathroom.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 6" x 11' 8" (3.82m x 3.58m) Afforded a dual aspect with window to side and door to front opening into four-bay cart lodge. Engineered oak flooring and oak door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 9' 0" x 3' 10" (2.75m x 1.17m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit with tiling above and mirror fronted vanity unit, separately screened one-and-a-half width walk-in shower with both mounted and hand-held shower attachments. LED spotlights.

BEDROOM 4: 11' 11" x 9' 0" (3.65m x 2.75m) With engineered oak flooring, exposed timberwork and LED spotlights. Door to rear opening to rear terrace and gardens beyond.

STUDY/BEDROOM 5: 11' 4" x 9' 0" (3.46m x 2.75m) With engineered oak flooring, exposed timberwork and LED spotlights. Door to rear opening to rear terrace and gardens beyond.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 8' 3" x 7' 2" (2.54m x 2.19m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit with tiling above and mirror fronted vanity unit. Bristan bath with tiled surround from Foxwood Ceramics and shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel rail, oak shelving and obscured glass window to front.

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin with Alterna mixer tap over, tiling above and storage below.

First floor

LANDING: Centrally positioned within the first-floor accommodation with eyeline views over a wealth of exposed timberwork, engineered oak flooring and glass panelling affording an elevated aspect via the atrium over the ground-floor accommodation. LED floor lighting and opening to:

GALLERIED SITTING ROOM: (L-shaped) 23' 11" x 11' 6" (7.30 m x 3.51m) 12' 4" x 10' 4" (3.78m x 3.15m) An outstanding first-floor reception space, characterised by significant exposed timberwork, glass screening, engineered oak flooring and sliding doors opening to a Juliet balcony affording an elevated, south-westerly aspect over the surrounding farmland.

MASTER BEDROOM: 15' 3" x 11' 10" (4.65m x 3.62m) A dual aspect master suite with windows to side and rear, Velux skylight and wealth of exposed timber and studwork. Central light fitting and oak door opening to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 7' 11" x 6' 4" (2.42m x 1.95m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit and mirror fronted infrared vanity unit above. Free-standing bath with Bristan taps, separate shower unit with marble-effect tiling and both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments. Marble-effect tiled flooring, wall-mounted heated towel rail, LED spotlights and Velux window to side.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 6" x 11' 6" (3.82m x 3.51m) With pitched roofline, outstanding exposed timberwork and window to rear with Velux skylight above. Further Velux window to front elevation and oak door opening to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7' 10" x 2' 6" (2.41m x 0.77m) Fitted with ceramic WC, floating wash handbasin with gloss fronted storage below, wall-mounted heated towel rail and shower unit with marble-effect tiling and both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments.

Annexe Oak door with adjacent glass panel screen, opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With engineered oak flooring, LED spotlights and oak door opening to:

KITCHEN/RECEPTION ROOM: 20' 8" x 18' 6" (6.30m x 5.64m) A triple aspect reception space with glass screening to west elevation affording a direct view over adjacent farmland, six-panel bi-folding doors to the east affording a wealth of morning sunlight and further glass screen and door to rear, the latter opening to the raised terrace and gardens beyond. The kitchen area is fitted with a matching range of soft-close base and wall units with chrome handles including cutlery drawers, shelving units and under sink storage. Apollo Slabtech solid surface worktops with tiling above and fitted with a one-and-a-half bowl stainless-steel sink unit with mixer tap over and appliances including an AEG oven with grill above, four-ring induction hob with extraction over and base level freezer. Engineered oak flooring throughout, wealth of exposed timberwork set beneath a vaulted roofline.

BEDROOM: 14' 2" x 9' 6" (4.34m x 2.92m) With glass panel screen to side, window to front, engineered oak flooring and LED spotlights.

BATHROOM: 11' 8" x 6' 0" (3.56m x 1.84m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a floating gloss fronted storage unit below, bath with tiled surround and Bristan mixer tap and shower attachment, separately screened shower unit with both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments. LED spotlights and obscured glass window to side.

Outside The property is approached via a five-bar gate with a single vehicle width driveway continuing to the north before opening to incorporate a private gravel parking area for approximately ten vehicles. Ample covered parking is provided in the form of a:

FOUR-BAY CART LODGE: 38' 5" x 5' 2" (11.71m x 1.60m) With concrete hardstanding, light and power connected. (It is understood from the owner of the property that prior approval to convert the property to a residential dwelling included conversion of the cart lodge.)

THREE-BAY GARAGE AND STORE: 33' 9" x 13' 3" (10.29m x 4.04m) and 13' 3" x 11' 6" (4.04m x 3.51m) A three-bay open garage offering covered parking facilities, ample storage space and further scope for alternate use (subject to the necessary planning consents).


GARDEN A number of raised terraces are set to the side and rear of the principal residence and annexe with single expanse of lawn well-screened by a range of border trees with post-and-rail fenced border and gated access to a further area of designated parking to the barn.

AGENTS NOTES: Smart home technology has been built into the property including Phillips Hue Smart lightning to certain rooms, Nest Smart thermostats, Smart smoke detectors and Smart security cameras. Superfast broadband is available at the property with a speed of 50MB/sec.

SERVICES: Drainage and electricity are connected. Private water supply from the mains. Oil fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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