A stunning Grade II Listed six-bedroom village house with a detached annexe and vineyard.

Willow House is a magnificent Grade II Listed family home, dating from the 17th century that features extensive accommodation with a wealth of period character, including up to six bedrooms, as well as a charming one-bedroom annexe known as The Granary, delightful gardens and a beautiful and established vineyard; all of which are nestled in the centre of this picturesque village.

Beyond the property’s charming, pink rendered plaster elevations, the accommodation provides plenty of original details, including exposed timber beams, brick and terracotta flooring and fireplaces. The ground floor has three splendid reception rooms of similar proportions – the drawing room, sitting room, and study, while to the rear there is a kitchen/breakfast room with shaker-style units, a Belfast sink and an Aga. There is also a butler’s pantry and a utility room, providing further space for storage and household appliances.

The first floor has three generous double bedrooms, including the principal bedroom, which has a dual aspect overlooking the front and rear gardens. There is also a family bathroom with a freestanding roll-top bath and a separate shower unit, and a shower room. The second floor has three further rooms, which could each be used as bedrooms or as they are interconnected, they could be utilised as one principal or guest suite with entertaining space, depending on requirements. One of the second floor rooms has fitted storage and an en suite shower room.

Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council. Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating. Council Tax: Please note that The Granary is separately listed for council tax. Agent's note: The neighbouring barn will retain an occasional right of way over the driveway for maintenance to the property. Rights of way, wayleaves and easements: The sale is subject to all rights of support, public and private rights of way, water, light, drainage, and other easements, quasi-easements and wayleaves, all or any other like rights, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

This property has 2.76 acres of land.

Outside

The property has beautiful gardens to all sides, with the front garden featuring a pristine lawn, border hedgerow and flowerbeds, and a pathway leading to the entrance; all of which, is accessed over a quaint bridge with stream beneath usually hosting a paddling of ducks. The rear garden has extensive paved terracing, both at the back and side of the house, as well as an area of lawn and border flowerbeds bursting with colourful wildflowers. The driveway is found to the side of the house, providing plenty of parking space and access to the Granary. A further outbuilding provides office space, while beyond the garden there is a stunning and peaceful vineyard, which extends to approximately 450ft and provides a secluded setting and plentiful Bacchus grapes. Adding to this tranquil paradise, is the wildlife garden which sits to the far end of the boundary with its pond hidden within.

The former granary with timber and flint elevations, currently used as a holiday let, has been converted into a superb self-contained annexe that won a Conservation Award. On the first floor is a gallery style sitting room with view below, while the ground floor comprises a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen/breakfast room.

Situation

Willow House sits in the heart of the pretty village of Fressingfield, in a beautiful rural setting. The picturesque village has several everyday amenities, including a local shop, two pubs, one being the highly regarded restaurant The Fox & Goose, a medical centre and a primary school, while Stradbroke, four miles away, has a local shop, a post office, a primary school and a secondary school.

The small market towns of Harlestone and Eye, four and eight miles away respectively, provide further amenities including a choice of shops and supermarkets. Diss which is about 11 miles away has a mainline railway station with direct services to London Liverpool Street taking approximately 95 minutes.

Directions

From Ipswich, take the A14 north and exit at junction 51, signposted for Diss/Norwich/B1078. Take the third exit on the roundabout onto the A140 and continue for 15.5 miles before turning right onto the B1118, signposted for Stradbroke. After two and a half miles, turn left onto Green Street and after a further two and three quarters of a mile, turn left onto Top Road, following the sign for Wingfield. After two and three quarter miles, in Fressingfield, turn left and you will find the property on your right-hand side, just after the war memorial and the junction for Low Road.

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Other features

  • Central village position
  • 6 bedroom family home
  • 1 bedroom Granary annexe
  • Office/study
  • Outbuildings
  • Productive Vineyard
  • Wild meadow
  • Beautiful gardens
  • In all 2.76 acres

Other details

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Ref: IPS210065

Harleston Road, Fressingfield Eye Suffolk IP21

Guide Price
£1,350,000

Ref: IPS210065

Harleston Road, Fressingfield Eye Suffolk IP21

Guide Price
£1,350,000