Bridge Street, Long Melford, Sudbury, CO10
Guide Price £1,500,000 Freehold
Guide Price £750,000 Freehold
A substantial Grade II Listed detached period family home benefiting from glorious gardens and grounds of approximately 4 acres and a range of period outbuildings.
Occupying an idyllic setting within the much sought after hamlet of Stone Street, located on the outskirts of the Suffolk village of Boxford.
The property offers character living accommodation arranged over two floors comprised of three reception rooms at ground floor offering a wealth of individual charm.
Notable period features include exposed timbers and studwork and Inglenook fireplaces.
The first floor, accessed via both the principal and secondary staircase, comprises 4 bedrooms (one ensuite) and a family bathroom.
Further benefits to the property include extensive grounds of approximately 4 acres comprised of formal gardens, meadows and woodland abutting the River Box.
The property also offers a range of useful outbuildings including former stables.
Solid wood front door to porch and door to:
RECEPTION HALL: Enjoying an impressive array of exposed timbers and stud-work, window to front and red brick fireplace(presently sealed) with tiled hearth and oak bressummer beam over. Useful under-stair recess and door to cloaks cupboard. Staircase to the first floor.
CLOAKROOM: With tiled flooring and partly tiled walls, fitted with WC and wash hand basin.
SITTING ROOM: With exposed timbers and stud-work, large window overlooking the garden and a substantial red brick inglenook fireplace with red brick hearth and oak bressummer beam over.
KITCHEN: Fitted with a matching range of solid wood base and wall units with worktops over. Stainless steel double sink unit with central vegetable drainer and mixer tap above, windows to front and side aspects. Tiled flooring throughout. The kitchen is fitted with a range of appliances including a double oven, four-ring ceramic hob and space for further appliances including a fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
BREAKFAST ROOM: Enjoying a wealth of exposed timbers and stud-work with tiled flooring throughout and central fireplace with inset wood-burning stove and oak mantel over. Double doors to useful utility area providing space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, also housing oil-fired boiler (new in 2021). Further French doors open to the garden.
DINING ROOM: With window to front aspect and partly glazed wall to the side, secondary staircase off and door to:
STUDY: Enjoying an easterly aspect with windows to rear providing views over the gardens and meadows beyond. Exposed beams. Fitted with a matching range of wall units with shelving above and below. Stable door opening out to the gardens.
LANDING: With an array of exposed timbers and stud-work, window to front aspect, door with Suffolk latch to:
MASTER BEDROOM: Enjoying a dual aspect with windows to both front and rear aspects and exposed central chimney breast. The master suite further benefits from exposed tie-beam, timbers and stud-work and door to:
BEDROOM 2: With windows to side and rear aspects, exposed beams and stud-work and door to second landing with secondary staircase down to dining room and further door to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Fitted with WC, wash hand basin and corner bath with stainless steel shower attachment.
BEDROOM 3: With windows to rear aspect providing views over the surrounding gardens. Door to fitted wardrobe and further door to:
LINEN CUPBOARD: Housing water tank.
BEDROOM 4: With window to side aspect and pine-fronted fitted wardrobe.
FAMILY BATHROOM: With exposed timbers and stud-work and fitted with WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath with stainless steel shower attachment. Partly tiled walls.
The property is approached via Stone Street with a gravelled area providing a generous area of off-street parking. The driveway is flanked by principally lawned gardens which enjoy an established border and well stocked with a diverse range of shrubs, hedging and mature fruit tree specimens.
OUTBUILDINGS: The three-bay former stable block is currently being utilised as an external store, tool shed and workshop with an open fireplace. Perfect for conversion to a home office, subject to planning. Both light and power are connected.
The gardens are split into distinct sections with an area of gardens bordered by meadowland flanked by a stream running through the grounds and into the River Box.
The remainder of the grounds are set principally to meadowland with an established range of mature trees, area set to woodland and direct access to the river Box. In all about 4 acres (sts).
Boxford is a delightful Suffolk village and features some particularly good examples of period architecture including those from the 17th Century in the village centre. The village offers a range of amenities which include a primary school, independent shops, post office, public houses and doctors surgery. Further amenities are available at Sudbury (5 miles), Hadleigh (4 miles) and Colchester (8 miles) the latter with a direct commuter rail service to Londons Liverpool Street. (45/50mins).
The popular Wool Towns of Hadleigh and Sudbury the latter with its twice-weekly market and monthly farmers market, supermarkets, shops, medical facilities and train link to London are just 6 miles distance. Colchester with its direct commuter rail service to Londons Liverpool Street (50mins) is 11 miles to the south.
The surrounding Stour Valley countryside is absolutely delightful - gently sloping, quintessential rural Suffolk. Country walks and numerous country pursuits are quite literally on your doorstep. The whole area has been immortalised by the paintings of Constable and Gainsborough.
Babergh District Council
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Note: None of the services has been tested by the agent.
Strictly by appointment only through Winkworth Long Melford and VIRTUAL TOUR available on request.
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