This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Hestley Green, Thorndon

Sold STC £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Semi detached Barn conversion
  • 4 Bedroom suites with facilities
  • Multi room living space
  • Purpose built Stable Yard
  • Good vehicular access
  • Just under 2 Acres

Full description

Situated along a delightful country lane lies this substantial converted barn now converted into a pair of individual homes. With just under 2 acres, Paddock End provides impressive living space and character along with a particularly good Stable Yard with paddock.

Location - The area known as Hestley Green, lies to the south of Thorndon and is essentially open countryside within which a scattered collection of cottages, fine houses and farms can be found amidst a network of quiet country lanes. Paddock End has evolved from the conversion of a significant barn of the neighbouring farmhouse and now provides two dwellings, semi detached. Thorndon village is well served and now includes a Community Stores, Farm Shop along with The Black Horse Pub, Village Hall, Parish Church and importantly a well regarded Primary School. Bus Routes link the village with the surrounding area and the road system allows easy access to towns and villages such as Eye, Debenham, Stowmarket and Woodbridge along with Diss on the Norfolk Suffolk border, where the mainline rail station provides a commuter service to London Liverpool Street. Neighbouring Eye provides a wide range of shops for everyday needs along with the Health Centre, Vets, Library and High School with Sixth Form Centre. Equally, Debenham lies within easy reach to the south and Stowmarket provides an alternative mainline rail station to London in addition to services west to Cambridge and Kings Cross services north to Scotland.

Description - Paddock End offers extensive living space with ground and first floor flexibility in addition to being an attractive small scale equestrian property given the very appealing purpose built yard and meadow. The principal timber frame barn has been of sufficient size to enable two separate homes to be created and in addition to the timber framed section, Paddock End has further, probably Victorian buildings converted now providing not only additional bedroom suites but also spacious day and ancillary spaces. Three of the four bedrooms has a bathroom en suite with the fourth bedroom a Jack & Gill shower room. The first floor of the main barn was converted as a single mightily impressive open space whilst two bedrooms lie below. A second staircase leads to two further bedroom suites with the remaining ground floor combining sizeable reception room, hallways, butlers pantry and airy kitchen with utility. Much exposed timber is exposed throughout the interior along with red brickwork and timber boarded floors. Oil fired radiator heating is installed throughout. Outside, a walled courtyard lies beyond the barn with an approach to the main entrance by way of a wide bridge across the pond giving the impression of a moat. From the shared entrance leading off the road, access to the Stable Yard swings off to the left with sufficient space for parking and turning of a horsebox or trailer. The two box stable block also comprises two adjoining barn sections and open fronted bays and can equally be as useable for other purposes such as garaging/workshop space for motor rather than equine interest. The meadows are arranged in two areas, the principal area, bordered by a classic mixed hedge and interspersed with a row of fine oak trees, measures 0.965 acres (0.391 hectares) with a further area, forming a dog leg, of 0.293 acres (0.118 hectares).

Recessed Entrance Porch - Approached via the bridge leading from the parking area and onto a practical recessed porch area with not only a glazed bi-fold door system as the main entrance but also a door at the side leading into the Utility Room.

Reception Hall/Breakfast Room - 14'10 x 8'2 (4.52m x 2.49m) - Forming a link between the Kitchen and Inner Hall with similar glazed door system leading out to the courtyard beyond. Open studwork forms a partial divide with the kitchen, both areas having a smart tiled floor with underfloor heating.

Kitchen - 16'6 x 9' Average (5.03m x 2.74m Average) - Stylish hi-gloss units extend around two walls set beneath oak worktop, providing a mix of cupboard and drawer storage options and a bank of wall cupboards to match. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. A Professional range cooker with chimney hood will remain along with a built in dishwasher. Single radiator. Windows to two aspects.

Utility Room - 10'8 x 5'8 (3.25m x 1.73m) - Fitted with worktop above storage cupboards and inset single drainer sink unit with drainer bowl and mixer tap. Single radiator. Extractor fan. Outer door. Tiled from extended from Kitchen.

Inner Hall - With staircase rising to two bedroom suites and stylish maple flooring extending through much of the ground floor. Double, glazed doors lead through to one of two key reception rooms.

Butlers Pantry - 7'7 x 7'4 (2.31m x 2.24m) - Fitted with oak worktop with drawers and cupboards beneath. Window with outlook to the courtyard.

Dining Room - 22'7 x 13'11 (6.88m x 4.24m) - Featuring a red brick chimneybreast and raised brick hearth to a fireplace presently unused. A maple floor extends throughout and windows provide an outlook to the front along with a wide glazed opening to the rear incorporating french windows to the courtyard. Two television points plus telephone. Two double and one single radiators. A deep oak door frame and step leads through to a further hallway.

Cloakroom - With low level wc and pedestal washbasin. Vertical heated towel rail.

Hallway - With woodblock flooring and exposed timber framing with red brick plinth. Doors lead off to...

Bedroom 1 - 19'6 x 10'7 (5.94m x 3.23m) - A character room with exposed timber framing and red brick plinth complemented by two traditional cast iron radiators and boarded floor. Telephone and television points. Windows to two aspects.

En Suite Bathroom - Fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment above, low level wc and pedestal wash basin. Ceramic tiling and boarded floor.

Bedroom 2 - 14'11 x 11'1 (4.55m x 3.38m) - A further double room with traditional cast iron radiator, exposed timbers, red brick plinth and boarded floor. Built in wardrobe cupboard.

Jack & Gill Shower Room - Accessible from either the hallway or bedroom and fitted with an oversized shower cubicle, vanity wash basin and low level wc. Extractor fan.

Hallway - A tall impressive hallway complete with hand built oak stairs rising to the large first floor main reception room. Built in fitted cupboards and study area with desk surface. Glazed doors and full height glazing lead out to the courtyard.

Upper Reception Room - 38' x 19'2 (11.58m x 5.84m) - This impressive upper room features extensive exposed timbering and vaulted roof space providing a strong sense of barn living. The open space has central wood burning stove and glazed openings on three sides including french windows leading out to a balcony. An exposed boarded surround creates a carpet well. Three traditional cast iron radiators. Television and telephone points.

Bedroom Suite Landing - With Velux window and doors leading off to either side.

First Floor Landing - With Velux window and doors leading off to either side.

En Suite Bathroom - Fitted with suite comprising vanity wash basin, panelled bath and low level wc. Tongue & groove panelling. Vertical heated towel rail. Shaver point. Velux window. Extractor fan. Tiling.

Bedroom 4 - 15'4 x 14'6 (4.67m x 4.42m) - A similar room with window and view to the lane and fields. Two single radiators. Two eaves cupboards. Built in double wardrobe. Television point.

En Suite Bathroom - Fitted with panelled bath with shower attachment over, vanity wash basin and low level wc. Tongue & groove panelling. Vertical heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Velux window. Shaver point. Ceramic tiling.

Gardens & Grounds - Paddock End and neighbour both lie behind an established mixed hedge and share a driveway from the road. The accessway continues through to the neighbouring property with grounds to Paddock End being either side. Parking is provided to the right hand side convenient for the barn and everyday comings and goings and the bridge extends across the pond to the front entrance area. The barn itself is set off by areas of grass and specimen trees and shrubs around two sides. Beyond lies a sheltered courtyard, convenient from both ends of the ground floor living space and ideal for entertaining along with a further decking area leading out from the dining room to the front and bordering the pond as it extends away down alongside the stable yard and meadow.

By bearing left on entering from the road, the drive leads around the young orchard to the STABLE YARD. Specifically created for the current owner, the attractive and well appointed buildings comprise 2 full size loose boxes, each with double entry, along with two barn areas for hay/straw and feed etc plus workshops or barn garaging. The barn areas measure 19'2 x 19' (5.85m x 5.81m) and 19'4 x 19' (5.85m x 5.83m) respectively This is in addition to cart bays measuring 19'2 x 19'1 (5.85m x 5.83m). The loose boxes open onto a concrete yard area with parking and turning to the fore sufficient for a horsebox or trailer. Power and light is connected, including outside power point plus water.

The most attractive meadow, bounded by the mixed roadside hedge and oak trees, extends away south before turning right into a separate paddock across the piped and bridged ditch. The two paddocks measure 0.97 acres (0.39 hectares) and 0.29 acres (0.12 hectares) respectively.

In all the gardens and grounds measures via Promap, 1.987 Acres (0.804 Hectares).

Services - The vendor has confirmed that the property benefits from mains water, electricity and private drainage. The property also benefits from Photovoltaic panels on the stable block producing electricity and with a Feed In Tariff from December 1st 2011 to November 30th 2036 and a Generation Tariff of 48.07p and Export Tariff of 3.39p.

Wayleaves & Easements - The property is sold subject to and with all the benefit of all wayleaves, covenants, easements and rights of way whether or not disclosed in these particulars.

Important Notice - These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Harrison Edge has no authority to make or give in writing or verbally any representations or warranties in relation to the property. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. No assumptions should be made that the property has all the necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Harrison Edge have not carried out a survey, nor tested the services, appliances or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. In the interest of Health & Safety, please ensure that you take due care when inspecting any property.

Postal Address - Paddock End, Hestley Green, Thorndon, Eye, IP23 7LR

Local Authority - Mid Suffolk District Council, Council Offices, 131 High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6 8DL T: +44 (0)1449 724500

Council Tax - The property has been placed in Tax Band E.

Tenure & Possession - The property is for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Fixtures & Fittings - All items normally designated as tenants fixtures & fittings are specifically excluded from the sale unless mentioned in these particulars.

Viewings - By prior telephone appointment with the vendors agent Harrison Edge T: +44 (0)1379 871563

Directions - Thorndon is easily found from either the Eye/Debenham road (B1077) or from the A140 at Stoke Ash. From the village 'through road' turn opposite the Church into High Street. Follow the road to a sharp right bend and take the turn left/straight on. After about 3/4's of a mile, Paddock End will be found on the right.

Enquiries - Simon Harrison
T: +44 (0)1379 871563
M: 07542 965660

Directions - Thorndon is easily found from either the Eye/Debenham road (B1077) or from the A140 at Stoke Ash. From the village 'through road' turn opposite the Church into High Street. Follow the road to a sharp right bend and take the turn left/straight on. After about 3/4's of a mile, Paddock End will be found on the right.

Viewing - By prior appointment with the vendors agent Harrison Edge T: +44 (0) 1379 871563

You may download, store and use the material for your own personal use and research. You may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website, online service or bulletin board of your own or of any other party or make the same available in hard copy or in any other media without the website owner's express prior written consent. The website owner's copyright must remain on all reproductions of material taken from this website.

More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 October 2016

Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference 26587971. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Harrison Edge Limited, Eye. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.