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4 bedroom manor house for sale

Onehouse, Stowmarket

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Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Part Moated Country House
  • Superb Position
  • Magnificent Gardens
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • In Excess Of 3 Acres
  • Quiet Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

ENTRANCE WAY Window to side elevations and opening to drawing room. 

DRAWING ROOM 19' 6" x 14' 8" (5.94m x 4.47m) A bright room with window to the front overlooking the approach to the house. Redbrick fireplace with LPG fitted gas fire. Trap door allows access to the cellar. Large bridging beams, one with original game hook.  

STORE ROOM/CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin and window to the front. We understand there was a lavatory installed in this room and could be re-instated with little effort.  

CELLAR Brick walls and floor which provide a great dry storage space or wine cellar 

DINING ROOM 19' 5" x 14' 9" (5.92m x 4.5m) A formal dining room with plenty of room for a large dining table. An array of bespoke built-in glazed, illuminated display cabinets with storage shelving below. Window to the front and to the side. Exposed bridging beams. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 6" x 12' (5.94m x 3.66m) A farmhouse style kitchen with room for a good size table and chairs. Double bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and separate drinking water tap. Range of work surfaces with limed oak cupboards and drawers under and wall mounted cabinets above. Work surface lighting. Built in dishwasher. Work surface incorporates four ring halogen hob with cooker hood above. Tall unit houses double oven. Window to the front and window and door to conservatory.  

UTILITY ROOM Cupboards, shelving, vent for tumble dryer and plumbing for washing machine. Built in water softener. Floor standing oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating system - not tested.  

SITTING ROOM 19' 5" x 14' 10" (5.92m x 4.52m) A very comfortable room with superb views of the grounds to the rear which gently slope down to the lake in the distance. Beyond the garden there are panoramic views of the neighbouring countryside. Exposed bridging beams.  

CONSERVATORY 12' 5" x 12' 5" (3.78m x 3.78m) An excellent extension to this wonderful home. This room has a pitched glazed roof with "self cleaning glass" and glazed rear elevation. Great views of the garden and access to the terrace via the french doors.  

REAR HALL 11' 7" x 9' 8" (3.53m x 2.95m) Amtico flooring in symmetrical design. Doors to side porch, cloakroom, study and stairs to first floor. 

STUDY 9' 4" x 9' 2" (2.84m x 2.79m) This room has wonderful views of the rear through a wide window. A further window to the side. Built in cupboard. This room has its own access from the side so could be used as an office or therapy room.  

CLOAKROOM Low level wc and wash hand basin, window to the side.  

REAR PORCH/BOOT ROOM 7' 4" x 5' 0" (2.24m x 1.52m) Glazed to two elevations with door to the side access onto the rear terrace. 


LANDING Half landing with useful storage room with fitted light. Main landing with space for occasional furniture, access to upper attic rooms, storage and airing cupboard, window to the rear.

BEDROOM ONE 17' 3 max" x 14' 9 max" (5.26m x 4.5m) Range of built in bedroom furniture comprising wardrobes, bedside cabinets and wall cupboards. Large picture window to rear garden, lake and farmland in the distance.  

ENSUITE BATHROOM With vanity wash basin, low level wc, bidet and panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Tiling to walls, shaver/light unit and window to the side.  

BEDROOM TWO 19' 9" x 12' 4" (6.02m x 3.76m) Another fitted bedroom with built in furniture comprising wardrobes, bedside cabinets and wall cupboards. Window to the front and rear.  

ENSUITE SHOWER Shower cubicle, low level wc and vanity wash basin. Shaver/light unit. Window to the front.  

BEDROOM THREE 16' 10" x 9' 6" (5.13m x 2.9m) Built in double wardrobe and tall shelved cupboard.  

BEDROOM FOUR 9' 1" x 8' (2.77m x 2.44m) Window to the front.  

BATHROOM 10' 4" x 9' 4" (3.15m x 2.84m) Recently refitted with modern suite comprising panel enclosed bath, tiled shower cubicle, low level wc and vanity wash basin and automatic lighting.  

SECOND FLOOR - ATTIC ROOMS Separated into three main rooms. 

ATTIC ROOM ONE 25' 6" x 14' 1" (7.77m x 4.29m) Exposed timbers, restricted head height, window to side 

ATTIC ROOM TWO 11' 9" x 14' 1" (3.58m x 4.29m) Red brick chimney breast rising through the room, partly plaster boarded.  

ATTIC ROOM THREE 19' 9" x 8' 10" (6.02m x 2.69m) Window to the rear with superb views of the lake and surrounding farmland. Plaster boarded vaulted ceiling.  

CLOAKROOM Washbasin and low level wc.  

OUTSIDE North Wing is set in the delightful, semi-rural village of Onehouse which is conveniently placed for access to the A14 and the mid-Suffolk market town of Stowmarket and its mainline railway connections, whilst within walking distance is Stowmarket Golf Club. The private school at Great Finborough is a short drive away. Bury St Edmunds with all it shopping and leisure facilities is 13 miles to the west in the direction of Cambridge

The accommodation extends to around 4200 sq ft and offers spacious rooms, many with fine views to the rear garden and surrounding countryside.

North Wing is approached via a private drive from the main road. This recently resurfaced road leads to a gravel sweeping driveway to the front of the house. This provides a parking area for several vehicles and access to the double garage with electric door.

A separate pedestrian gate at the side gives access to the rear of the property which leads to a large patio providing a superb sun trap area suitable for al fresco dining. It also provides excellent views of the lawned garden that gently slopes down to the large lake. There are three areas of wild garden around the lake which do not need to be mowed in the summer months.

Our vendor clients tell us the garden, although large, takes little effort to keep it looking lovely.

There is a woodland with mature trees and two large out buildings which provide space for garden machinery or cars as there is a separate vehicular access from a track by the local church. The outbuildings have pitched roofs and are 10' x 20' and 15' x 23' both with power connected. There is also a greenhouse 12' x 8'.

The superb lake is a haven for wildlife. The current owners have many happy memories of the family enjoying the gardens and lake with their rowing boat and kayaks which have provided hours of fun. The walking area around the lake is a delight. There is a floating pontoon bridge to an island which provides a fantastic area to picnic while taking in the view of the lake and back up to The North Wing. We understand from our clients that the lake is stocked with fish such as Mirror Carp and Rudd.

Various fruit trees and a fruit cage provide plenty of home grown produce.

In total the grounds are around 3.5 acres

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16 August 2016


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