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5 bedroom detached house for sale

East Green, Kelsale

Under Offer £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period farmhouse
  • Partially moated grounds
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • Range of outbuildings
  • Approximately 16 acres
  • Requires modernisation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The property Mallard Moat Farm is a very attractive period farmhouse believed to date back to pre 18th Century and has then been extended in later years. The property requires renovation, but does benefit from oil fired central heating. The house retains many fine features typically associated with its period, with particular note to the attractive red brick fireplaces and a wealth of exposed beams.

On entering the home via a good size entrance hall there is an impressive drawing room to the right with exposed beams, an attractive red brick fireplace with oak bressemer and French doors onto the formal gardens. A further door gives access to the sitting/dining room whilst to the left hall is the kitchen/breakfast room boasting another attractive fireplace. This room is currently not fitted giving the prospective purchaser the opportunity to design and choose their own kitchen. From the kitchen a door leads to the rear hall where there is a stair flight to first floor and a cloakroom. Also accessed off of the hall is the utility room and the sitting/dining room with windows overlooking the formal gardens.

To the first floor there is a central landing providing access to all five bedrooms all enjoying stunning views across the gardens and grounds. The master bedroom is situated to the rear of the property and benefits from fitted wardrobes and an ensuite. Bedroom two is a beautiful room with a feature red brick fireplace and has the potential for an ensuite, subject to the necessary plumbing. Bedroom three also has a red brick fireplace whilst bedroom four has attractive beams.

From the landing there is a step ladder leading up to two good size attic rooms both with windows to side aspects and offer scope for further accommodation, subject to the necessary building regulations for access. 

Entrance hall  

Kitchen/breakfast room 16' 1" x 16' (4.9m x 4.88m)  

Drawing room 18' 10" x 16' (5.74m x 4.88m)  

Rear hall  

Cloakroom  

Utility room  

Sitting/dining room 19' 1" x 8' 11" (5.82m x 2.72m)  

Landing  

Master bedroom 12' 1" x 11' 8" (3.68m x 3.56m)  

Ensuite 6' 6" x 5' 5" (1.98m x 1.65m)  

Bedroom two 16' x 15' 9" (4.88m x 4.8m)  

Bedroom three 12' 9" x 10' 9" (3.89m x 3.28m)  

Bedroom four 16' 7" x 7' 9" (5.05m x 2.36m)  

Bedroom five 8' x 6' 4" (2.44m x 1.93m)  

Bathroom 9' 7" x 6' 1" (2.92m x 1.85m)  

The outside The property is approached through a gated entrance via a tar and shingle driveway sweeping round to the front of the property and continues round to a range of single storey outbuildings and a small concrete yard. There are partially moated formal gardens surrounding the house. The grounds are borded by a variety of mature trees and shrubs. A particular feature to the west of the house is the avenue of trees which borders the moat whilst to the south of the property is a natural pond.

Within the yard there are three outbuildings:

Barn 60' x 19'6"
Poultry barn 50' x 25'
Red brick barn 26' x 15'

The barn and poultry barn benefit from power and lighting.

There are currently four fields under cultivation having been ploughed, as well as two and a half acre grass paddock.  

Agents note The land is registered under the current Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and agricultural subsidies are claimed against the land. The sale will include BPS Entitlements equivalent to the claimable area. 

Location Kelsale is a small village one mile north of Saxmundham with its own primary school. Saxmundham is a small market town set in the valley of the River Fromus, a tributary of the River Alde. It also provides a link to the Suffolk Heritage Coast which is an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Saxmundham offers a number of amenities including a diverse selection of independent shops as well as a Waitrose supermarket. Although accessible by the A12 the town also has its own railway station which takes approximately 40 minutes to Ipswich.

Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk is approximately 25 miles to the south west whilst Norwich is approximately 37 miles north. Both offer a wide range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities.  

Important information We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. There is oil fired central heating and a private drainage system.

Council Tax Band - F
EPC Rating - TBC

Tenure - Freehold
Method of sale - Private treaty 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Saxmundham (1.9 mi)
  • Darsham (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Fenn Wright, Signature Home Sales Suffolk

1 Buttermarket, Ipswich, IP1 1BA

01473 870027 Local call rate

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01473 870027 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Saxmundham (1.9 mi)
  • Darsham (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fenn Wright, Signature Home Sales Suffolk

1 Buttermarket, Ipswich, IP1 1BA

01473 870027 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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