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14 bedroom manor house for sale

Henstead Hall, Henstead

Under Offer £1,150,000

Property Description

Full description

Beccles- 5.9 miles
Norwich- 24.6 miles
Southwold- 6.8 miles
London- 127 miles

Henstead Hall is an Impressive detached Grade II listed property set in 13 acres, with approximately 14,000Sqft of spacious and flexible accommodation. The West Wing of 7,000Sqft has undergone a meticulous program of refurbishment giving you 8 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms and has an abundance of character. The East Wing has a further 7,000Sqft with planning permission to convert into two separate dwellings or you could integrate it back into a 14,000 Sqft house with over 14 bedrooms and 8 reception rooms.

Accommodation comprises briefly :

West Wing

Entrance hall
Sitting Room
Drawing room
Ball Room/Dining room
Kitchen/Breakfast room
Games Room
Eight Bedrooms
Four Bathrooms
Lift to first Floor

East Wing

Six/Seven bedrooms
Five Reception Rooms
Two Bathrooms
Or two separate dwellings

The Property
Henstead Hall is a fine detached Georgian house with a double fronted façade, the front door is flanked by Doric columns. The imposing entrance hall of the West Wing welcomes one to the property with two stunning reception rooms on either side. The Sitting room has marble fire place, high ceilings, and ¾ length sash windows with views over the extensive lawns to the front. Drawing room is of larger proportions and is an elegant room for entertaining. The kitchen/breakfast room is a fantastic family living space. There is a range of wall and base units and plumbing for appliances. A stunning ball room/Dining room with wooden flooring and 20ft high ceilings makes for another fantastic entertaining room. There are three large sash windows which open from floor to ceiling and lead out to a flag stone terrace which is ideal for alfresco dinning. The games room is on the opposite side of the hall way, this is a wooden paneled room with a large bay window overlooking the gardens. A large staircase leads up to the first floor where four bedrooms can be found. The Master bedroom enjoys and large en-suit bathroom with a roll top bath, walk-in shower and solid oak floors, a second door leads through to the dressing room with fitted wardrobes. A cloak room and further bathroom can also be found on the first floor along with a manually operated bell boys lift between the ground floor and first floor. All bedrooms on the first floor over look the front gardens with views of the church and rolling countryside. The third floor consists of a self contained two bedroom flat with a sitting room and two bathrooms, one being an en-suite. Access to the attic is gained on the floor.

The East Wing is approximately 7000sqft and has planning permission to convert into two separate dwellings ideal for holiday homes or resale. The option of converting this space back into the original house is also a viable option and would give you five further reception rooms, a utility room, six to seven bedrooms and two further bathrooms.

Henstead Hall has been a hotel in the past and the possibility of running such a business again could be explored. A Residential Home, Bed and Breakfast, or even a Wedding Venue are all other avenues Henstead Hall could easily lend itself to very well.

Henstead hall is approached by a long driveway banked by lawned garden. The property is set in approximately 13 acres, of which includes woodland, walled gardens and a flag stone terrace. Parking is mainly to the front of the property and can accommodate several vehicles.

Henstead is a small village outside of the market town of Beccles. A fuller range of amenities can be found in Beccles, which is a busy market town with many shops, restaurants, schools, pubs and supermarkets. A market selling fresh produce is held every Friday in the town, there is a local bus station which runs a regular service to Lowestoft, Norwich and many of the smaller villages around. The town is located on the Waveney River which is a gateway to the Broads network. The train station runs a link to London Liverpool Street via Ipswich and the unspoilt Suffolk coastline with the beaches of Southwold and Walberswick are within easy driving distance.

Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.

Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation.

Agents Note
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.

Oil fired central heating and hot water. Mains electricity. Septic tank.

Local Authority
Waveny District Council
Tax Band:
Main House:E
Postcode: NR35 7LD 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 May 2013

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