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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Locks Lane, Leavenheath, Suffolk

£1,595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Premium Country Farmhouse Displaying Modern High Specification Design Residing within Excess of 7 Acres (S.T.S.) to include Immaculate Landscaped Grounds & Equestrian Facilities
  • Five Bedrooms + Master Bedroom En-Suite Dressing Room & Bath/Shower Room + Second/Guest Room En-Suite Bath/Shower Room
  • Four Reception Rooms – Drawing Room + Dining Room + Sitting Room + Study
  • Bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast & Family Room + Utility Room + Pantry
  • Shower/Changing Room + Cloakroom + Boot Room
  • Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool & Surrounding Sun Terrace
  • 60FT by 20FT (approx.) Party/Events Barn
  • Ancillary Annexe & Adjoining Four Car Garage Block with Hobby/Home Office/Store Room Above
  • Equine Facilities - Six Stables + Tack/Feed Rooms & Divided Paddock Acreage + Excellent Access to the Footpath & Bridleway Network
  • Residing in the Rural Idyll whilst Easy Commuter Location of Locks Lane, Leavenheath

Full description

Premium Family Lifestyle - acquiring in excess of seven acres (S.T.S.) to include a stunning five bedroom country farm house displaying modern high specification design features throughout and set within immaculate grounds featuring a heated outdoor swimming pool, plus party/venue barn, and also inclusive are a two storey ancillary dwelling and adjoining four car garage block with hobby room/home office/store room above. In addition to these are equine facilities - offering six stables and tack/feed room along with substantial divided paddock acreage. All residing in the rural idyll – providing excellent access to the footpath and bridleway network, whilst easy commuter location of Locks Lane, Leavenheath.

Property ref: 121_1990_3778787

Location 
Leavenheath Farm stands at the end of a no through lane, on the edge of the village. Colchester is just over 8 miles to the south with fast InterCity train access direct to London Liverpool Street Station (45 minutes). The A12 is easily accessed (8 miles) and Stansted is about a 45 minute drive. Local schools include Littlegarth School, Stoke-by-Nayland Primary School, Holmwood House, Old Buckenham Hall, Colchester Grammar School, The Ipswich School and Ipswich High School for Girls.

Leavenheath Village is situated to the north of the Essex/Suffolk border - a short distance from both Colchester and Sudbury, plus adjacent to the Dedham Vale area. The Village Hall serves as a hub for many community activities each week, including Digital Film Evenings.

Approach 
Approaching Leavenheath via the A134 from Colchester, to arrive at High Road, half a mile along on your left is Locks Lane - where you will find this premium property, a quarter of a mile on your right, opulently set back from the road screened by electric double oak gates and the last house of only a few other select properties enjoying this no-through lane location.

Ground Floor 
First to greet you is an impressive spacious reception hall offering views up to the gallery landing above. To your left, embracing the full depth of the property and so often the hub of a family home, is the stunning bespoke kitchen/breakfast and family room with French doors to the immaculate rear landscaped grounds. Leading off in-turn are a further four rooms – a cloaks/boot room, utility room, plus a changing/shower room with French doors to the heated outdoor swimming pool, and there is also a ground floor cloakroom.
Whilst to the rear of the reception hall, and also accessible via the kitchen/breakfast room, is the dining room - or equally makes for an ideal childrens’ play room.
To the right of the reception hall are to be found three further reception rooms – drawing room with oak floor, marble fireplace and two sets of French doors, a front aspect sitting room, whilst between these and a pivotal room for a house of this calibre is the study.

First Floor & Second Floor Rooms 
Ascending the stairway brings you to the spacious galleried landing. The large dual aspect master bedroom displays an en-suite fitted dressing room where double doors open to reveal a luxurious en-suite bath/shower room. Bedroom two also has an en-suite bathroom plus access to a fully boarded second floor room above. To the front aspect is bedroom three with fitted cupboards plus access to a fully boarded second floor room above. Bedroom four, and adjacent bedroom five enjoy rear aspect views. The remaining rooms are the family bathroom plus a cloakroom.

Landscaped Gardens 
Immaculate landscaped grounds further enhance this properties natural appeal combined with its own outdoor leisure facilities to include…

Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool 
To the southerly aspect is an inviting heated outdoor swimming pool with surrounding sun terrace, and associated pool room.

Entertainment Barn 
Perfect as an entertainments venue is the 60ft x 20ft timber framed ‘Party Barn’ with weather boarded elevations below a pantiled roof, plus interior with tiled floor and spot lighting above - providing the ideal setting for many a family/friends celebration. Residing opposite, across a large courtyard, are the...

Detached Annexe & Adjoining Four Car Garage with Room Above 
Annexe
Pleasantly situated to the northerly aspect of the property this accommodation may present an ideal rental proposition, if not already designated in mind for a teenager or elderly relative. It comprises: an entrance lobby with cloakroom off, and door opening into an open-plan kitchen/breakfast/living room, and a stairway leads up to a good size bedroom with large en-suite bathroom.

Four Car Garage Block & Room Above
Adjoining the annexe are four garages. And partially above this, accessed via an external stairway, is a room offering the potential as a hobby/home office/storage space.

Equestrian Facilities 
Further attributes of this property are its equine facilities – a five bar gate leads to the stable courtyard where two blocks of three stables [creating six in total] together with separate tack/feed room plus extensive divided paddock land, combined with excellent access to the footpath and bridleway network make this property a particularly attractive proposition.

Services 
Mains: electricity, water, and drainage. Off mains: oil central heating.

Agents Notes 
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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 November 2015

Nearest stations

  • Bures (3.0 mi)
  • Sudbury (5.0 mi)
  • Chappel & Wakes Colne (5.5 mi)
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Hestons Property LTD, Dedham

3a Dedham Vale Business Centre Manningtree Road Dedham Essex CO7 6BL

01206 916135 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hestons Property LTD, Dedham

3a Dedham Vale Business Centre Manningtree Road Dedham Essex CO7 6BL

01206 916135 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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Nearest stations

  • Bures (3.0 mi)
  • Sudbury (5.0 mi)
  • Chappel & Wakes Colne (5.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hestons Property LTD, Dedham

3a Dedham Vale Business Centre Manningtree Road Dedham Essex CO7 6BL

01206 916135 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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