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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Weybread, Nr Harleston, Suffolk

Withdrawn from Market £535,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Part glazed entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast/family room, utility room and cloakroom. Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms, TV room/bedroom four, bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. First floor storage area. Garden, driveway and ample parking for several vehicles.  

Location Methusala is located along Mill Lane, a quiet country lane in the village of Weybread which is close to the North Suffolk border in the Waveney Valley. (Please note the postal address is Diss, Norfolk, but Weybread is in Suffolk.) Weybread is a rural village home to St Andrews church with its distinctive round tower, Cathedral garage, Middleton Farm Garden Centre, the popular fishing lakes and Weybread Lakes Holiday Lodges. The village of Fressingfield is 2 miles to the south and has a good local store, a medical centre, popular public house, The Swan, the renowned Fox & Goose Inn an a popular primary school. The market town of Harleston is 2 miles to the north and has more extensive facilities including a petrol station, Barclays Bank, a Budgens supermarket, library and numerous shops, pubs and cafes.

Diss, with mainline rail services between Norwich and London's Liverpool Street station, which take 90 minutes, is about 10 miles to the north-west. The Heritage Coast, with the popular centres of Southwold, Walberswick and Dunwich, is approximately 25 miles to the east. 

Description Methusala is a brick and flint barn conversion with tiled roof, converted approximately 10 years ago to a very high specification including engineered oak flooring, timber casement double glazed windows and oak internal doors. The accommodation is light and airy with openways providing access between the rooms. There are vaulted ceilings, bi-fold doors to the outside, glazed apex in the dining room and glazed elevations in the kitchen/breakfast/family room, entrance hall and TV room/bedroom four. The sitting room and kitchen/breakfast/family room are both open to the fireplace housing the woodburning stove. The Master Bedroom has been recently extended to provide further space. A walk-in wardrobe provides excellent additional storage.

The gardens are delightful and surround the barn incorporating decked areas, shingle pathways and lawn. The present owners have recently planted many young specimen and ornamental trees and a new yew hedge around the decking area. 

The Accommodation  

Ground Floor Part glazed oak door with glazed side lights opens to the 

Entrance Hall A spacious Entrance Hall with twin panel radiator. Floor to ceiling glazed panels overlooking the courtyard. Door to Airing Cupboard and double glazed doors to the 

Sitting Room 20´3 x 15´2 (6.17m x 4.62m) West. An impressive room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace with two-way woodburner, also open to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Two twin panel radiators, exposed timbers and large openway into the 

Dining Room 15´9 x 12´3 (4.8m x 3.73m) West and South. Again with vaulted ceiling with glazed apex, glazed bi-fold doors to the decking area. Part exposed brick and part flint feature wall. Lovely views over the garden to the side and rear.

A walkway from the Sitting Room leads to the 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 24´11 x 18´2 (7.59m x 5.54m) West and East. Another impressive room with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Fitted with good selection of attractive painted cabinets under oak worksurface incorporating a Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Wide breakfast bar with further cupboards and shelves. Further shelving, Belling range cooker with double oven and five ring gas hob with extractor fan over, integrated slimline dishwasher and slimline drinks fridge. The kitchen/breakfast room is fully glazed on one elevation overlooking the attractive courtyard. Double French doors lead out to the rear. Exposed chimney breast and fireplace with woodburning stove (as per Sitting Room). Openway to the 

Utility Room 13´8 x 5´10 (4.17m x 1.78m) With worksurface and small circular sink with cupboards below. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Tall shelved larder cupboard housing the fridge-freezer and further larder unit for storage. Cupboard housing the oil fired boiler. Part glazed door to the outside and further door to the 

Cloakroom With low flush WC and pedestal hand wash basin. Towel rail.

From the Entrance Hall a door provides access to the 

Bathroom Fully tiled with large bath with shower over, low flush WC and hand wash basin in vanity unit with drawer. Floor to ceiling mirror. Heated towel rail.

From the Entrance Hall an openway provides access to an Inner Hallway providing access to the bedroom accommodation and Walk-in Wardrobe fitted with shelves, hanging rail and shoe racks. The Inner Hallway has French doors opening to the courtyard and an openway to  

TV Room/Bedroom Four 17'1 x 9'9
West and East. Fully glazed on the western elevation overlooking the courtyard. Paddle staircase leading to a Storage Area, 9'9 x 9'7, with restricted ceiling height, sloping ceiling and Velux roof light. 

Master Bedroom 20´7 x 15´6 (6.27m x 4.72m) East. A superb room with vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. There are bi-fold doors leading out to the decking and garden, twin panel radiator and door to the 

En-suite Shower Room Fully tiled with shower cubicle, pedestal hand wash basin, low flush WC and heated towel rail. Shelved cupboard. 

Bedroom Two 10´8 x 10´5 (3.25m x 3.18m) North. With twin panel radiator, double glazed wooden louvred doors leading to the decking area. 

Bedroom Three 10´5 x 8´7 (3.18m x 2.62m) North. With radiator and also with double glazed wooden louvred doors leading to the decking area and garden. 

Outside The property is approached from a shared drive via double five bar gates onto the large shingled parking area with ample parking space for several vehicles.

The garden is bordered by mature hedging and timber fencing with raised bed containing an attractive range of recently planted ornamental shrubs and trees. This then leads onto the courtyard area with is partly paved and part shingle. Within the garden is a small enclosure with kennels and a gate opening to a further area.

There are decked areas and shingle pathways with a young yew hedge. The garden is enclosed by established laurel hedging. There are raised vegetable beds and flower borders surrounding the barn. There is also a firepit. The garden has been recently landscaped. 

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent. 

Services Mains water and electricity, Private drainage connected. Timber casement windows and doors. Calor gas serving the gas hob. Oil fired central heating. 

Council Tax Band F; £2,175.82 payable per annum 2016/2017 

Local Authority Mid Suffolk District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk IP6 8DL; Tel 01449 724500 

NOTE These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers or lessees in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn. No warranty can be given for any of the services or equipment at the property and no tests have been carried out to ensure that heating, electrical or plumbing systems and equipment are fully operational. Any distances, room aspects and measurements which are given are approximate only. No guarantee can be given that any planning permissions or building regulations have been applied for or approved.

July 2016 

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