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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Letheringham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13

Sold STC £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 bathroom
  • vaulted drawing room
  • sitting room
  • kitchen/breakfast room
  • range of outbuildings
  • home office
  • double cart lodge
  • mature gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



Tithe Barn is approached up and along shared drive at the top of which is a five bar gate which leads into the private drive of the property, the granite shingled drive is flanked either side by well stocked borders with shrubs and trees and the drive leads to a large area of parking in front of the outbuildings
The house is set in an elevated setting with stunning views over its gardens and grounds and on to the surrounding countryside. It is unusual to find a standalone barn of this size and one which enjoys uninterrupted southerly views over gently undulating countryside. Wickham Market is just 2 miles to the north east and has a range of good local facilities including a butcher, local stores and shops. Woodbridge lies approximately 5 miles to the east and is set on the banks of the river Deben. The town has good shopping, a wide range of schooling and provides a rail link to London's Liverpool Street Station. Ipswich, the County town of Suffolk lies to the south and has extensive facilities with regular rail services to London. The coast is easily accessed at Orford, Aldeburgh or Southwold together with the renowned music festivals at Snape Maltings.


Tithe Barn is Listed Grade II of special architectural or historic interest and is believed to date from the 15th Century. Constructed of oak timber frame on a brick plinth, many of the magnificent internal timbers have been retained yet the property has been converted to the highest of standards for modern contemporary living . Tithe Barn occupies a prominent position on high ground facing over adjoining rolling countryside. Internally the house has been presented to a particularly high standard and has enormous period character with an array of exposed beams and studwork, wooden floors, French windows and a contemporary double sided M_Design fire.

The reception hall has double height windows on both elevations with an impressive open stairway leading to the first floor galleried landing. The drawing room is a particular feature of the house measuring 26' x 23' and is full height, vaulted to the top of the barn providing a exceptional reception room with French windows opening out to both the front and rear of the barn.

The kitchen/breakfast room has bespoke handmade kitchen units with granite work surfaces, a two oven electric Aga with matching two oven electric companion and is open plan with the breakfast room which in turn has open studwork opening into the reception hall and sitting room.

The gardens and grounds of Tithe Barn have been beautifully presented with numerous trees, shrubs, hedges and lawns beyond which there are far reaching views over the surrounding undulating countryside.

Within the courtyard of the property is a large range of timber outbuildings all in excellent condition, consisting currently as boot/games room, garden store, Gym, double cart lodge, wood shed, workshop/garage and large office. The outbuildings have their own heating system and alarm. subject to the necessary consents these could provide ancillary accommodation.

SERVICES: Mains water & electricity. Oil fired central heating with part under floor heating. private drainage.

Acreage: 1.6 Acres

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 July 2016

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