A handsome Grade II Listed family home, with beautiful secluded grounds and outbuildings.
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This characterful oak timber-framed house, believed to date back to the 16th Century, offers beautifully presented and flexible accommodation. Original features such as exposed beams and wood flooring can be found throughout, whilst offering all the comforts of modern living.
The imposing entrance hall leads to a light and spacious dining room, ideal for formal meals and entertaining with triple aspect views of the surrounding gardens. The classic country kitchen/breakfast room features built-in units, breakfast bar and range cooker with a door providing access to outside. The sitting room, with exposed beams and parquet floor, inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove, offers less formal entertaining space as well as access to the first floor. The drawing room, with wood-burning stove and dual aspect garden views offers further formal entertaining space, with French doors leading to the gardens. A utility and downstairs bathroom completes the ground floor accommodation.
On the first floor, the master bedroom with en-suite cloakroom occupies the north-west end of the house, enjoying pretty views of the pond and gardens. There are three further bedrooms, and the family bathroom.
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council Services: Mains water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Underfloor heating in office. Superfast broadband.
This property has 2.14 acres of land.
Approached via a gated gravel driveway providing parking for multiple cars, the property benefits from both a double garage with workshop and separate single garage; a large office with underfloor heating, greenhouse, gardeners WC and further outbuildings. The generous gardens surround the property, with various terraced areas offering pleasant spots from which to enjoy the surroundings. A paddock, mature trees, large pond and established planting make the outside areas truly special and particularly unique for a village property.
The thriving village of Laxfield has a small supermarket, church, primary school, two pubs; one, the Kings Head, known locally as the Low House, being one of the oldest public houses in the country. Just four miles away is Stradbroke, a thriving community with a church, Chapel, Leisure Centre with swimming pool and both Primary and High Schools. It is serviced by a post office, baker, butcher, supermarket as well as two pubs. A much wider range of educational, recreational, and shopping facilities are available in the charming market towns of Framlingham or Diss. There are excellent schools in both the state and private sectors available locally.
Diss has a main line train station with a direct service to Londons Liverpool Street Station with the journey taking from 92 minutes. Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk, is accessible via the A140 and also has a direct line to Liverpool Street Station of about 65 minutes.
Stradbroke 4.6 miles, Framlingham 7.6 miles, A12 8.4 miles, Diss 15 miles (trains via mainline station to London Liverpool Street from 92 minutes), Ipswich 24 miles, Norwich 29 miles
Heading north on the A12, follow the B1116, to Framlingham. Continue through the town to Dennington. Turn right on the A1120 and then immediately left onto the B1116. Stay on this road for 3 miles and on a sharp left hand bend turn right onto Framlingham Road, turning right onto the B1117 after a mile. Continue into Laxfield, with the Royal Oak pub on your left, turn immediately left continuing straight onto Bickers Hill Road. The entrance to the property can be found on the left hand side after approximately 200m.Read all
- 4 Bedrooms
- Dining Room, Drawing Room and Sitting Room
- 3 Bathrooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Double garage with workshop, single garage
- Beautiful gardens and pond
- In all about 2.14 acres
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