6 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Ringshall, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14

Guide Price £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3 shower/bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • extensive outbuildings
  • paddocks, stabling
  • About 10.31 acres
  • Further land available in Lots including an ancient woodland (6.47 acres)
  • Extensive fornmer piggeries/farm buildings & land (10 acres)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive historic barn conversion with traditional outbuildings, meadows and farmland. About 10.31 acres. Further land, extensive outbuildings and ancient woodland available separately.

Location

Ringshall Hall Farm enjoys a rural setting off a country lane with far reaching views. Ringshall has a village hall and farm shop and in nearby Great Bricett there is The Red Lion public house which has won many awards for its restaurant serving vegetarian food. Bildeston is within easy reach, with the renowned Bildeston Crown Hotel and Restaurant, as are Needham Market and Hadleigh each of which has an excellent range of local shopping facilities. A wider range of amenities are available at nearby Stowmarket. There are mainline railway stations in both Stowmarket and Ipswich with journey times of 80 and 65 minutes respectively to London Liverpool Street. The A14 at Needham Market connects with the A12 at Ipswich and provides access to Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and in turn to the country's motorway network. These towns have an extensive range of commercial and recreational facilities as has Ipswich and its environs, which also has a wide range of day and boarding schools.

Description

LOT 1
Ringshall Hall Farm is an impressively restored Grade II* Listed barn conversion which enjoys southerly views over undulating countryside. The property is understood to have been a manorial court hall in 1570 and then converted into a barn and then renovated into a substantial house in 1993 by the current owners. The property is constructed from an oak timber frame, much of which is exposed with outstanding beams, roof trusses and studwork throughout. The reception hall leads down to the magnificent vaulted drawing room with York stone floors, large mullion windows, galleried landings and a wood burner. Beyond this is a further reception room with an attractive fireplace and pamment floors. The kitchen/breakfast room has a double butlers sink and pine base units with marble tops and island and slate flooring. There is a breakfast area and this opens through to the snug sitting room to one side. The first floor is reached by two staircases and there are four bedrooms and two bathrooms on this floor. The second floor is reached by two further staircases, including a spiral stair off the large central landing and each lead to bedrooms located at the gable ends of the house. The setting is delightful with the gardens around the house with a terrace to the rear, a woodland area and pond. The main drive leads past a belt of woodland and culminates in a parking area to the front of the house with a further spur off to one side for further parking to the rear. Two solid timber gates offer a further access via a right of way over the neighbours drive leading back to the road and through electric gates. There is a range of traditional outbuildings including a detached stable building which has 2 stables, tack room and feed store. To the rear of the house is a garage and workshop and 6 open bays with a former hen house to the far end. On the other side of the main drive is a field shelter and store building which fronts a large meadow with further land which is currently under cultivation. About 10.31 acres

LOT 2 (available by sep negotiation)
The farm buildings are located to the east of the main house and include a steel portal frame general purpose Dutch barn, 4 loose boxes, 8 brick pigsties and a further range of piggeries together with a general purpose store. Concrete standing area and fronts a small paddock. Electricity is fed from the house to the buildings. The adjoining meadow and farmland is classified as Grade III and is predominantly of the Hanslope series, being a slowly permeable clay soil under arable cultivation. About 10 acres

LOT 3 (available by sep negotiation)
The ancient woodland is located beyond the house and carpeted with blue bells with predominantly mature ash trees throughout. About 6.47 acres

Should the property be divided, the purchasers of Lots 2 and 3 will have a right of way over the drive. There are three existing rights of way through the property for access to the woodland, neighbour and for farming purposes.

Square Footage: 3,800 sq ft
Acreage: 10.31 Acres

Directions

From Ipswich take the A14 to Needham Market. Take the B1078 towards Bildeston. Pass through Barking. In Ringshall turn right by the garage and almost immediately right again. The road winds for about a mile and the drive will be seen on the right hand side. From the A1071 Hadleigh Bypass, take the A1141 directed to Lavenham. Continue directly onto the B1115 to Bildeston and Hitcham. In Bildeston, turn right onto the B1078 to Ipswich and Needham Market. Carry on the B1078 to Ringshall and turn left (by the school) onto Stowmarket Road. Continue for about 1 mile and the entrance to the property will be seen on the right. Take the entrance on the left onto a concrete drive which leads to the property.


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09 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Needham Market (3.4 mi)
  • Stowmarket (4.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Needham Market (3.4 mi)
  • Stowmarket (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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50 Princes Street, Ipswich, IP1 1RJ

01473 870065 Local call rate

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