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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Stonham, Stowmarket, Suffolk

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Property Description

Key features

  • Electric gated entrance with ample off road parking
  • Light and spacious home
  • Variety of entertaining spaces
  • Potential annex
  • Beautiful surrounding countryside views
  • Range of garden stores and Jacuzzi

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description An attractive detached light and spacious family home pleasantly set along a no through lane with easy access to major routes to major Towns and railways stations with mainline connections, perfect for those commuting. The property has been extended and luxuriously upgraded in 2006 to provide stylish accommodation with a large bespoke kitchen opening through to a breakfast and living area alongside stylish bathroom suites, useful ground floor double bedroom and a generous sitting room with multi-burning stove and french doors to the garden. Within the grounds is a wonderful entertainments house offering bar area, power and a Jacuzzi. Beside this stands a detached dwelling currently used as a gym/ store room and would benefit from completion for use as a home office/studio or a potential annexe (subject to planning permissions).

The property is beautifully presented and many of the rooms are dual aspect, enjoying views across the large gardens and neighbouring fields and paddocks. The accommodation comprises: entrance hall, cloakroom, utility room, ground floor double bedroom, large kitchen/breakfast room, large sitting room, galleried landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom and attic space.

The property is nestled within its plot set behind electric wooden gates with ample off-road parking, enough to store a motor home or small boat. The gardens surround the property, are enclosed by mature trees and hedging providing the occupants with a pleasant degree of privacy. The plot extends to approximately ¾ of an acre (sts), set along a no-through country lane bordering open fields to the front and paddocks to the rear. There is a detached double garage with power, pond, pleasant seating areas, range of garden stores, detached Jacuzzi outhouse with bar and detached home office, which requires finishing works and could be suitable for use as an annexe (stpp).  

About The Area Stonham is a rural hamlet located close to neighbouring villages of Stonham Aspall and Stonham Parva. 'The Stonham's' are pretty villages Suffolk villages located on the popular A1120 tourist route. The property enjoys nearby bus route, primary school, church, Mexican food store and 'Stonham Barns' retail and leisure 'village' hosts an array of facilities and events including post office, café/restaurant, fitness centre, hairdressers, golf driving range, livery yard and owl sanctuary. A local shop and post office can be found in the neighbouring village of Pettaugh and further local amenities including supermarkets, health, sports and leisure centres can be found at Debenham, Needham Market and Stowmarket. Stowmarket also provides a mainline railway link to London's Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 65 minutes.

The area calls itself 'the heart of Suffolk' with good reason, with its central location offering easy access to excellent shopping in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, to the Heritage Coast via the A1120 tourist route, to Norwich via the A140, and to the national motorway network via the A14 to the Midlands and the M11, or the A12 to London and the M25. 

Directions Leaving the A14 as signposted to Norwich, Diss and Needham Market, head north along the A140 towards Diss for approximately three miles entering the village and turn right onto Green Lane and the second entrance on the right hand side leads to The Elms, marked by a for sale board.  

Entrance Hall Approx 22´8" x 6´7" (6.91 x 2.00m) Radiator, skirting, phone monitor to electric gates, folding doors to sitting room, spotlighting, tiled floor, power points, smoke alarm, understair storage cupboard, staircase rising to the first floor and doors to: 

Cloakroom Fitted suite comprising low level w.c and wash basin set into vanity unit with mirror and storage cupboards, tiled flooring, extractor fan, skirting and radiator.  

Study/Bedroom Five Approx 10´10" x 9´10" (3.30 x 3.00m) A flexible room with radiator, skirting and triple window to side elevation overlooking the garden and fields beyond. 

Utility Room Approx 11´11" x 9´10" (3.63 x 3.00m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units providing plenty of storage,

inset sink and drainer with work surfaces over, space for tumble dryer and washing machine, space for fridge, radiator, skirting, tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring, cloaks pegs, triple window to side elevation and double window to front elevation overlooking the gardens.  

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Approx 22´6" x 16´8" (6.86 x 5.08m) A wonderfully spacious bespoke stylish kitchen with a range of wooden fronted base and wall units providing plenty of storage, under unit lighting, work surfaces over, ample power points, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and separate drinking water tap, tiled splashbacks, range of display cupboards, inset microwave, inset Rangemaster with double oven, hot plate and five electric hobs and stainless steel extractor fan over, fitted wine rack, space for upright fridge/freezer, space for champagne fridge, space for dishwasher, central island with wooden fronted base units providing storage, work surfaces over, inset larder cupboard, pull out spice draws, triple window to side elevation overlooking the gardens, triple window to front elevation overlooking the gardens and entrance, ample seating area, tiled flooring, television point, two radiators, skirting and french doors leading out the rear patio and garden beyond. 

Sitting Room Approx 24´6" x 14´8" (7.47 x 4.47m) A wonderful dual aspect space with french doors leading out to the rear patio and gardens beyond with windows either side, wonderful red brick fireplace with bressumer beam over and inset multi-fuel stove, three radiators, skirting, television point, telephone point, broadband connection point, power points and triple window to side elevation overlooking the garden.  

Landing Two velux windows, skirting, loft access, radiator, smoke alarms, power points, large airing cupboard with shelving and housing the immersion tank and doors to: 

Master Bedroom Approx 16´4" x 12´1" (4.98 x 3.68m) Two radiators, skirting, television point, power points, dual aspect room with double windows to front and rear elevations overlooking the gardens and door to: 

En-Suite Shower Room Fitted suite comprising low level w.c, pedestal wash basin and large shower enclosure, extractor fan, tiled splashbacks, skirting and heated towel rail. 

Bedroom Two Approx 16´3" x 10´5" 4.95 x 3.18m) Two radiators, skirting, television points, double window to side elevation offering views across neighbouring fields, further double window to front elevation overlooking the gardens and entrance, power points and fitted shelving. 

Bedroom Three Approx 15´8" x 9´5" (4.78 x 2.87m) Radiator, skirting, television point, power points and two single windows to side elevation overlooking the neighbouring fields. 

Bedroom Four Approx 9´6" x 8´10" (2.90 x 2.69m) Radiator, skirting, velux window. This room is currently used as a play/reading room.  

Family Bathroom Approx 8´6" x 7´3" (2.59 x 2.21m) Fitted suite comprising corner Jacuzzi bath with shower attachment, large shower enclosure, low level w.c and stylish circular wash basin set on a wooden plinth with tiled splashbacks and work surface to side, heated towel ladder, double window to front elevation, tiled flooring and extractor fan.  

Outside Double wooden electric gates leads across the driveway to a large gravelled off road parking area with turning space, ample off road parking and space to park a motor home or small boat. From here there is access to the gardens and to the detached double garage with power connected. The plot in total extends to approximately ¾ of an acre (sts) with large areas laid to lawn, range of garden stores, patio, pond, seating area with pergola over enclosed by a dwarf brick wall, lighting and water tap. The gardens are enclosed by hedging, mature trees and fencing providing a pleasant degree of privacy and largely border fields and paddocks offering views.

Also within the grounds stands a detached timber clad entertainments Jacuzzi outhouse with decking, bar area and power connected. Opposite stands a detached timber clad home office/studio, which requires finishing works internally and could be suitable for use as an annexe (stpp) or artist's studio. The accommodation currently offers entrance reception with kitchenette and shower room off (approx 18'11" x 15'4" decreasing to 8'3"), double bedroom (approx. 10'8" x 9'3") and staircase rising to the first floor with study room off.  

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