5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Coddenham, Suffolk

Guide Price £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Popular village location
  • Stunning views over open countryside
  • Bespoke luxury fitted kitchen & sumptuously appointed re-styled bathroom suites
  • Superbly presented throughout
  • Impressive galleried entrance with vaulted ceiling
  • A wealth of exposed timbers
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens, including orchard, rose garden & ornamental pond
  • Double garage, workshop & ample parking
  • Within the Debenham High School catchment area

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description A most distinguished barn conversion standing proudly in a commanding semi-rural position to the outskirts of Coddenham village approximately seven miles west of the county town of Ipswich. This enchanting property stands in grounds extending to approximately half an acre (subject to survey) which border on two sides onto open countryside over which, there are some stunning views particularly to the southern aspect out towards Hemingstone church.

Believed to date from the 18th Century and converted in the 1980's The Thatched Barn provides a character, well-proportioned five bedroom family home which has been further upgraded and enhanced in recent years. These improvements include a bespoke luxury fitted kitchen, some fine boarded flooring and sumptuously appointed re-styled bathroom suites, all of which help combine a modern luxurious feel with the authenticity and character created through the enhanced features associated with a barn conversion. These features include a wealth of exposed timbers, an impressive galleried entrance with vaulted ceiling, focal log burning stove to drawing room and a thatched roof which has in 2016 been overhauled with a re-thatched ridge.

Double wooden doors open to the impressive most inviting spacious reception hall with stairs rising to the first floor galleried landing with a vaulted ceiling and heavily glazed gable. From the reception hall is a w.c, beautiful drawing room with triple aspect windows allowing the natural light to flood in, music room with glazed internal wall back to hallway and access to the rear rose garden, atmospheric dining room, utility, garden room, store room and live-in luxury kitchen/diner with lounge area. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, two with en-suites and a family bathroom.

Outside the grounds extend to approximately half an acre (subject to survey) and border onto fields on two sides. The gardens are neatly landscaped being laid to lawn with pretty shaped flower and shrub borders, private sheltered patio to the rear, rose garden, feature ornamental pond, vegetable garden, orchard, workshop, lean-to wood store and double garage. 

About the Area Coddenham is approximately seven miles north of Ipswich and is a typical English village with church, village shop, public house, recreation ground and leisure centre. It won village of the year in 2002 for its community spirit and there are some fantastic country walks within the village.

There is easy access to the A140 to Norwich and A14 to Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge to the west and to Ipswich, Colchester and London via the A12 to the south and east. You are just 15 minutes from the centre of Ipswich by road, which has a main line station to London Liverpool Street journey time of about 60 minutes.

There is a range of independent schools nearby and is in the catchments for Stonham Aspal Primary School and Debenham High School and further amenities can be found in the nearby towns of Needham Market, Stowmarket, Debenham and Ipswich. 

Directions Leave Ipswich along Henley Road and continue along this road for approximately six miles passing through the villages of Henley and Hemingstone. On reaching the small hump back bridge turn left onto the B1078. The property will be found on the left hand side just after the 'Coddenham' village sign. 

The accommodation comprises:  

Solid wooden double front door with glazed side panel to either side opening to: 

Reception Hall Approx 19´11 x 10´7 (6.07m x 3.23m) Stairs rising to first floor galleried landing, boarded flooring, wall mounted electric radiator, ceiling down lighters to back section of hallway, large built-in cloaks cupboard with light and shelving and doors to: 

Music Room Approx 15´5 x 13´7 (4.70m x 4.14m) Exposed studwork, window to side elevation, glazed French doors with side panels to rear patio rose garden, wall mounted electric heater and heavily glazed internal wall with hallway. 

Drawing Room Approx 20´6 x 17´9 (6.25m x 5.41m) Exposed studwork, feature log burning stove mounted on a brick plinth, wall mounted lights, triple aspect windows and two night storage heaters. 

Cloakroom Low level flushing w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, wall mounted electric heater, shaver point, frosted window to front elevation and boarded floor. 

Garden Room Approx 10´5 x 7´5 (3.18m x 2.26m) Glazed door and heavily glazed wall overlooking the rear garden, wall mounted lights and tiled floor. 

Dining Room Approx 15´ x 14´8 (4.57m x 4.47m) Window to front elevation, exposed studwork, wall mounted night storage heater, wall mounted lights, serving hatch to kitchen and glazed internal wall with hallway. 

Inner-Hall Night storage heater, boarded flooring and access to store room, garage, utility room and kitchen. 

Store Room Approx 16´9 x 3´9 (5.11m x 1.14m)  

Garage Approx 17´6 x 16´7 (5.33m x 5.05m) Power, light and electric up and over door. 

Utility Room Approx 13´4 x 7´5 (4.06m x 2.26m) Window to side elevation, work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink unit, housing for tumble dryer, plumbing for automatic washing machine, radiator, space for fridge freezer, eye level units, night storage heater, fitted water softener, exposed studwork and attic storage space. 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room/Family Room Approx 20´7 x 19´4 (6.27m x 5.89m) Fitted with a range of luxury bespoke units comprising granite work surfaces, base cupboards and drawers under, inset butler sink unit, mixer tap and separate drinking tap, inset six burner gas LPG hob, decorative splashback, stainless steel extractor fan and light over, two built-in ovens incorporating a warming tray, two corner carousel units, integrated dishwasher, slide-out bin cupboard, racked slide-out herb cupboard, eye level units, under unit lighting, illuminated feature arched display alcove with glass shelving, wooden display shelf, American fridge freezer set in attractive housing with storage cupboard over, dresser unit, central work island with block wood work surface incorporating built-in breakfast bar, built-in storage under including cupboards, shelving and slide-out basket storage unit, exposed timbers, Travertine tiled floor, windows to front and side elevations and lounge area. 

On the first floor  

First Floor Galleried Landing Vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, two night storage heaters, built-in storage cupboard, glazed gable and doors to: 

Bedroom Approx 14´8 x 14´6 (4.47m x 4.42m) Window to front elevation, exposed timbers, night storage heater and access to loft. 

Bedroom Approx 15´5 x 13´3 (4.70m x 4.04m) Currently used as a study. Large glazed window to rear elevation, window to side elevation, exposed timbers, built-in wardrobes, ceiling down lighters and access to loft. 

Bedroom Approx 15'11 decreasing to 10' x 14'4 max decreasing to 7'2 (4.85m decreasing to 3.05m x 4.3 Window to front elevation, exposed timbers, night storage heater and built-in wardrobe. Door to: 

En-Suite Re-styled with large walk-in shower unit, overhead rose head shower unit and hand held unit, sink unit with mixer tap over mounted on bespoke wooden shelf, low level flushing w.c, tiled floor, frosted window to rear elevation, ceiling down lighters and wall mounted chrome towel radiator. 

Bedroom Approx 14'9 decreasing to 13'2 x 7'5 (4.49m decreasing to 4.01m x 2.26m) Window to front elevation, night storage heater, built-in wardrobe, exposed timbers and access to loft. 

Family Bathroom White suite comprising panel bath with shower over, shower screen, vanity sink unit, low level flushing w.c, a range of built-in storage cupboards, wall mounted electric heater, shaver point, Travertine tiled floor and part-tiled walls, extractor fan, wall mounted towel radiator and ceiling down lighters. 

Master Bedroom Approx 19'10 decreasing to 7'2 x 13'8 (6.05m decreasing to 2.18m x 4.17m) Double aspect windows to front and side, exposed timbers, two built-in wardrobes and night storage heater. Door to: 

En-Suite Vanity sink unit, shower cubicle, low level flushing w.c, wall mounted electric heated towel ladder, extractor fan, ceiling down lighters, exposed timbers and tiled floor. 

Outside The property stands in beautiful grounds extending to approximately half an acre (subject to survey) which border and overlook some beautiful undulating Suffolk countryside and affording stunning views particularly to the southern aspect out towards Hemingstone church.

A five bar gate opens to a gravelled frontage providing plenty of parking, turning space and leading round to the double attached garage. The garage offers an electric up and over door, power, light and personal door back to the main residence.

The gardens surround the property with rolling lawns and inset colourful borders along with a number of mature small trees and shrubs adding interest, vegetable garden, orchard, ornamental pond, rose garden, lavender borders, sheltered private patio to the rear, workshop with attached lean-to log store and courtesy lighting. The gardens are mainly enclosed by hedging and brick wall. 

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  • Westerfield (4.8 mi)
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  • Needham Market (3.1 mi)
  • Westerfield (4.8 mi)
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