A charming Grade II Listed detached five-bedroom farmhouse within picturesque yet convenient setting
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Believed to date from the 16th century, Peartree Farm is a timber-framed rendered family home offering almost 2,900 sq. ft. of attractive accommodation arranged in a T-shaped configuration over two floors, cleverly combining the amenities of modern living with retained period features including exposed wall and ceiling beams, casement windows and numerous bressumer fireplaces.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming entrance hall with full-height leaded glazing to the rear aspect, flooding the area with natural light, and includes a large drawing room with woodburning stove, a generous sitting room with feature open fireplace and an inter-connecting suite of rooms comprising a dining room, a spacious family room with feature exposed brick open fireplace and French doors to the terrace. There is also a spacious triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room with a range of wall and floor units, space for a table for more informal meals and a stable door to the garden, the whole combining to create an ideal family and entertaining space. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a generous boot room, utility room and a cloakroom/shower room. Accessible over three staircases the first floor provides a generous dual aspect principal bedroom with an en suite shower room, four further well-proportioned bedrooms, a family bathroom and a cloakroom.
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council Services: Oil-fired central heating, Private drainage, all other mains services are connected. Council Tax: Band G
This property has 0.85 acres of land.
The property is approached over a gravelled driveway offering space for the parking and turning of multiple vehicles and giving access to a detached timer-framed double carport and to a separate outbuilding comprising a garage and large store room. The remaining garden features an expanse of level lawn bordered by mature shrubs, trees and some fruit trees, with paved terraces off the kitchen and family room, both ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole enjoying far-reaching views over surrounding countryside.
The village of Ashfield cum Thorpe has an historic church and is surrounded by a network of small villages with day-to-day amenities including shops, an award-winning butcher and popular public house in Earl Soham. Both the village of Debenham and market town of Framlingham offer more extensive facilities while the riverside town of Woodbridge offers comprehensive amenities including a wide range of independent and High Street shops, banks, pubs, restaurants and leisure facilities including a marina, golf course, museum, skate park and swimming pool. Recreational facilities in the wider area include sailing and fishing on the estuaries of the Deben, Orwell and Alde together with golf courses at Ufford, Ipswich and Aldeburgh. Communication links are excellent: the nearby A14 offers easy access to Cambridge and the wider road network, and the A12 to Ipswich and Suffolk Heritage Coast. A mainline train service runs from Stowmarket to London Liverpool Street, averaging under 90 minutes.
There are excellent schooling options int he area in both private and state sectors; notably Earl Soham Community Primary School and Debenham High School, Framlingham College and Prep, Woodbridge School, Ipswich, St. Josephs and Orwell Park and Ipswich High School.
Earl Soham 1.7 miles, Debenham 4.5 miles, Framlingham 5.4 miles, A14 12.2 miles, Woodbridge 13 miles, Ipswich 13.8 miles, Stowmarket 14.2 miles (trains to London Liverpool Street in 90 minutes)Read all
- Period features throughout
- Close to Debenham and Framlingham
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 4 reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Double carport and garage with store
- Stunning views across open countryside
- In all 0.85 acres
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