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6 bedroom detached house for sale
Twinstead, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 7NA
- 6/7 bedrooms
- 4 reception rooms
- 4 bathrooms
- Luxury kitchen/breakfast room
- Garage & triple cartlodge
Twinstead Hall is situated on the Suffolk/Essex borders surrounded by attractive undulating countryside. The popular village of Long Melford, and the nearby market towns of Sudbury and Halstead all provide a wide range of day to day facilities including a good range of shops. An award winning local farm shop is nearby as is Old Buckenham Hall, Littlegarth and Holmwood House, all renowned independent prep schools. There are excellent transport links with easy access to Stansted Airport which is approximately 35 miles by car, train services from Sudbury station to the main London and Colchester line into London's Liverpool Street Station via Marks Tey, as well as direct lines from Colchester, Marks Tey and Kelvedon.
This substantial period- style country residence was built in the 1930's but has been sympathically renovated and updated to an exceptionally high standard. The house is built on the site of the former 18th century Twinstead Hall and is surrounded by a selection of mature specimen trees. The house is set back from the road and screened by an area of woodland approached through in and out double gates, Access to the house is across a gravelled driveway which leads to a parking and turning area alongside the house.
Internally the property offers a wealth of features such as oak panelling, parquet flooring, an open fireplace as well as providing state of the art modern conveniences for everyday living. The ground floor consists of an oak panelled entrance hall, giving access to a study and delightful south facing double drawing room which benefits from both an open fireplace and multi fuel burner. The dining room can be accessed from the entrance hall and has glazed double doors in to the kitchen. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted to an exceptionally high standard and comprehensively equipped with underfloor heating, extensive black granite worktops with recessed double stainless steel sink unit, island unit incorporating twin double hobs with extractors as well as an extensive range of maple wall and base units, two double ovens, steam oven, plate warmer and coffee maker. Double doors lead out on to the terrace. The spacious breakfast room has a back staircase to the first floor, underfloor heating and gives access to utility room, also benefitting from underfloor heating, cloakroom and the sitting room which has a woodburning stove and double doors to outside.
The first floor is reached via an impressive oak staircase with large picture window with views over the front of the property. The master bedroom offers stunning views across the south facing garden and cricket pitch and has an en suite bathroom with large double wardrobe. There are a further 5/6 bedrooms and three bathrooms (2 en suite).
The grounds extend to around 3.6 acres and are mainly laid to lawn and informal grass. To the rear of the house is a terraced area which has superb views across the grounds to the village cricket pitch beyond. The gardens offer a large selection of mature specimen trees including Oak, Cedars, Beech, Ash, Wellington, Cherry and Mulberry and there is a further wooded area. The cellars to the former Twinstead Hall are accessed from the garden as is a well. Alongside the house is a double garage and triple cartlodge.
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From the A12 take the A1124 to Halstead. Once in Halstead take the A131 to Sudbury and 2 miles before Sudbury turn right to Twinstead. Follow the signs to the Church and Twinstead Hall is opposite the Church on the right.