A stunning Grade II Listed Hall with separate annexe, nestled within its tranquil grounds.

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Approached by a long gravelled driveway and nestled within 6 acres in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is this picture perfect, 16th Century Grade II Listed Hall with separate annexe and outbuildings. Named after the Spidall family who occupied the house and farmed the surrounding land in the 18th and 19th Centuries, Spider Hall offers tremendous character throughout. The property perfectly balances period features with all the amenities for modern family life; it has been beautifully restored throughout, only serving to enhance its original charm.

A welcoming double aspect dining hall, with wood burning stove and stone flooring provides access to the two wings. On one side, is the majority of the reception rooms, including; the drawing room, sitting room and snug, all beautifully finished with inglenook fireplaces, wood burning stoves, exposed beams, and in one room are the 17th Century wall paintings representing panelling. Whilst the country style kitchen/breakfast room with aga and walk-in pantry, utility room, boot room, study and ground floor shower room, once again immaculately presented and enriched with original features, finish the ground floor. Of particular note, are the ever changing views that can be found from the numerous windows and doors that look onto the gardens and grounds.

The first floor can be accessed via three staircases; from the kitchen, dining hall and sitting room, but the entirety of the first floor is linked. There are four double bedrooms, with two family bathrooms, once again they are exquisitely finished.

In addition to the main house, is the separate ancillary accommodation, a converted barn. Newly completed, this fine space offers a one bedroom guest suite with sitting room, kitchen and bathroom; it even sits on its own plot with parking area and garden, ideal for those wanting secondary accommodation.

Local Authority: Babergh District Council Services: Private drainage, Oil fired central heating, all other mains services connected. Council Tax: Band G. Please note the barn is zero rated.

This property has 6.11 acres of land.


The long hedge-lined driveway leads to a large gravelled parking area in front of the house and the multitude of cart lodges, garaging, stables and barn. In addition to this, there are a number of other useful storage sheds and a studio/office within the grounds.

The gardens surround the property on all sides and feature formal and informal lawns, bordered by mature shrubs and trees, patio areas ideal for entertaining, cottage style gardens that surround the main hall, and most notably are the woodlands that sit towards the very far end ofthe boundary. The entirety of this glorious homeenjoy far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside.


Lower Raydon is a quiet hamlet set in the picturesque valley of the River Brett. There are plenty of countryside walks and excellent bicycle and horse riding on the country lanes and tracks nearby with the Brett Vale Golf Course just around the corner. The market town of Hadleigh lies approximately 3 miles away with a wide range of amenities including hotels, restaurants, pubs, doctor’s surgery, leisure facilities and schooling. There is easy access onto the A12 to the south and East Bergholt beyond again with good pubs, shops, doctor’s surgery and school.

Ipswich to the north and Colchester to the south provide a comprehensive range of services along with schooling in both the state and independent sectors plus mainline rail services direct to London’s Liverpool Street station. The A12 also provides easy access to the M25 along with connections to the A14 and into The Midlands.

Hadleigh 3 miles, A12 3 miles, Dedham 4 miles, Ipswich 11 miles, Colchester 12 miles.


Heading north on the A12 follow signs towards the B1070. Take the exit towards Flatford / Raydon / Holton Saint Mary from the A12. Then turn right onto the B1070. Continue past the Parish Church of Saint Mary Raydon and bear right to continue through the village. Shortly after leaving the leaving the village take left hand turning called Wades Lane and continue on this road until you reach a T junction. Turn left, and shortly after will be another left turning. The Driveway for the property is approximately after 170 yards on the left hand side.

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Other features

  • Stunning location with countryside views
  • Period features throughout
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Separate 1 bedroom annexe
  • Outbuildings including cart lodge, office, store and stables
  • In all 6 acres

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Ref: IPS200044

Lower Raydon Ipswich Suffolk IP7

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Ref: IPS200044

Lower Raydon Ipswich Suffolk IP7

Guide Price