6 bedroom house for saleCowlinge, Newmarket, Suffolk
Under Offer £4,950,000
- A superb residential equestrian property in a stunning rural location, comprising a 6- bedroom period farmhouse with swimming pool and tennis court, 4 cottages, 2 flats, 55 looseboxes, al (truncated)
Bloomfields is an exceptional residential equestrian property situated in stunning rolling countryside in West Suffolk. The large farmhouse is beautifully presented and nestles in a secluded setting at the bottom of a valley surrounded by an appealing mix of farmland, grass paddocks and mature broadleaf woodland. The spacious house is an outstanding example of a traditional timber framed farmhouse that has evolved to provide well laid out and stylish accommodation. Adjacent to the house is a 16 box yard, the yard office and two flats. Nearby, Mulligans and Kings Yards are two outstanding modern purpose built training or stud establishments, providing carefully thought out accommodation, a wide variety of up-to-date training facilities and numerous gallops and training grounds. There are 113 acres in all which comprise watered post and rail paddocks with the remainder being gallops and training grounds, including an all-weather gallop. There are a further 2 cottages available
Bloomfields is situated about 1 mile to the north of the delightful village of Cowlinge and is a similar distance from the popular village of Lidgate. It is approached over quiet country roads and lanes that are a feature of this peaceful part of rural West Suffolk with farming and horse racing the focus of the area. Newmarket, the headquarters of thoroughbred breeding, racing and training, has a broad range of facilities including extensive shops and supermarkets, hotels and hostelries and highly regarded schools, doctor's surgeries and community facilities such as
libraries and town hall.
The farm is almost equidistant from the Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds, which has a broader range of facilities as well as many highly regarded restaurants and boutique shops. The University town of Cambridge, also within easy reach, is a centre for international and tech. companies with many of the major services companies having offices or headquarters within the City.
The beautiful, peaceful setting of Bloomfields belies its accessibility with A11/M11 which is approximately 8 miles away providing access to the M25 and A14, and the national motorway network beyond. There are local train services from Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds and regular mainline trains to London King's Cross from Cambridge (from 45 minutes) and Audley End (from 61 minutes). Air travel is available from Cambridge airport and Stansted airport, which is about 28 miles distant.
The area is well served by private schools. Preparatory schools within reach include Moreton Hall School, Old Buckenham Hall, South Lee, Barnadiston Preparatory School and Fairstead School. Nearby public schools include The Perse and The Lees Schools in Cambridge, Stoke College, Culford and Felsted School.
The farm has many recreational activities nearby particularly Newmarket and its two famous race courses, the Rowley Mile and The July Courses, the former being the venue of the 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas. There are many popular golf courses nearby including The Gog Magog Golf Club, Royal orlington & Newmarket Golf Club, the Links Golf Club Newmarket, Flempton Golf Club and Bury St Edmunds Golf Club.Thetford Forest's 47,000 acres offers opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycle trails, Segway riding and the "original" Go Ape high rope course.
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