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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Great Glemham, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17

Sold STC £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 double bedrooms
  • 3 bed detached cottage
  • About 13 acres
  • tennis court, swimming pool
  • Paddocks
  • Gardens
  • Stables and Outbuildings
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An attractive period farmhouse with substantial cottage and extensive outbuildings in a stunning location with far reaching views. About 13 acres.


Pound Farm enjoys a wonderful position found via quiet country lanes amidst rolling Suffolk countryside. Set well back from the lane with good access to both the main house and buildings, Pound Farm sits just to the north-west of the main village area having parish church and picturesque village pub close to the impressive Glemham House. Approximately 4 miles to the west lies Framlingham, the historic Suffolk market town known throughout the world for its castle remains along with an excellent range of individual shops and businesses set around the delightful market square. Glemham and the surrounding area is within easy reach of the A12 to the east providing a road link through the county. Rail stations can be found at Saxmundham, Woodbridge and Ipswich all with services to London Liverpool Street station."


Pound Farm is an attractive period property built in the Georgian style and possibly dating from the early 1800's. Presenting rendered colour washed elevations beneath a hipped slate roof. Occupying an elevated position the house enjoys a commanding view of its gardens extending to meadows beyond. The house is arranged so that to the ground floor off a central hallway the principal reception rooms can be found including the drawing room, dining room and sitting room along with a superbly fitted kitchen/breakfast room to the rear complete with four oven Aga. Complimenting the kitchen is a similarly well fitted utility room along with rear hall, study and cloakroom.

The first floor is arranged to provide 4 good sized double bedrooms along with a large family bathroom. The useful addition of a shower room to the first floor provides an extra feature and facility to the bedrooms. Beyond a courtyard to the rear of the principal house lies a self contained cottage known as Woodland Cottage and offering 3 bedroom accommodation.

The property as a whole offers a number of aspects that would be of particular interest for those looking to acquire an equestrian suited property with Pound Farm having extensive grassland, useful buildings that currently include 5 good full sized internal boxes, along with steel frame clear span machinery barn 18.25m x 8.93m that may offer scope for conversion to a small indoor school. The barns and buildings have excellent access off a roadway allowing independence from the main house and sufficient space for tractors and lorries, etc to gain access to the building.

There are attracctive gardens around the house with a vegtable garden with raised beds, greengouse and delighful summer house with veranda. There are two ponds and an established orchard. To the far side of the house is a heated swimming pool and beyond a hard tennis court.

Mains electricity. Private water & drainage and oil fired central heating.

Square Footage: 4,370 sq ft
Acreage: 13.07 Acres


From the A12 at Wickham Market continue a little further and take the left turn signposted to Marlesford. Continue through the village across the top of Parham directly to Great Glemham. In the village centre pass the Pub and follow the road round to the left. Continue out of the village for around a mile and on the bend in the road the entrance to the property will be seen on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
17 October 2016

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