7 bedroom detached house for saleKettleburgh, Nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
- Elevated setting with commanding views across the Deben Valley
- Within easy reach of Framlingham, Woodbridge and Ipswich
- Imposing Grade II* listed historic hall
- Edge of sought after and active village
- 3 reception rooms, Study + kitchen/breakfast room
- 7 bedrooms + 4 bath / shower rooms
- Extensive range of outbuildings and barns
- Formal part walled gardens
- Meadows and paddocks
- In all about 11 acres
Commanding an elevated setting amidst 11 acres with far reaching rural views, an historic listed hall with impressive accommodation.
Standing at the end of a long oak tree line driveway. Kettleburgh Hall is an imposing country house enjoying a commanding position on the edge of the village with far reaching views across the picturesque countryside of the Deben Valley. The house with its impressive chimneys dates from the 16th Century and is Grade II* listed. Within, the well laid out accommodation features two stunning principal reception rooms each with 9ft 6ins high ceilings, impressive brick fireplaces and deep sash windows. There are two further reception rooms together with an inner hall, beyond which is the fabulous kitchen/breakfast room by Plain English with a spacious boot room/utility room and separate pantry beyond.
On the first floor the stunning twin aspect principal bedroom, enjoys wonderful views and includes a modern open plan en suite shower room and bathroom. There are four further bedrooms, family bathroom and separate shower room.
The second floor provides two further bedrooms with a central playroom together with a further bathroom. The accommodation which extends some 4880 sq ft benefits from a modern oil fired central heating system.
The oak lined driveway sweeps between paddock and meadows, and beyond the house and gardens to an extensive courtyard, fronting onto which is a multipurpose range of flexible use barns including a traditional timber framed former granary (40 x 20) providing three parking bays and a lean-to store with a multipurpose store room above. Adjacent to which is the cart lodge barn (34 x 17) provides three further parking bays and utility stores either end and above. There is a secure garaging/workshop range (50 x 20) with a large concrete frame portal building (65 X 45) beyond which links into the multipurpose barn (65 X 54), which would be ideal for the inclusion of stalls to create an American style stable range. (A more modern Dutch Barn (60 x 80) with a lean to (20 x 45) may be available by separate negotiation).
To the rear of the house beyond is an enclosed courtyard garden with a further timber framed range of domestic stores.
Gardens & Grounds
The part walled gardens lie mainly to the west of the house and are sheltered by mature hedging. There is a wide terrace to the side of the barns which opens onto areas of lawn, interspersed with well stocked colourful herbaceous beds and borders and a variety of mature trees, including copper beech, horse chestnut and ash together with numerous productive fruit trees. Beyond the gardens are grassland meadows and a post and rail paddock. There is also an attractive natural pond overhung with willow trees beyond which is a further grassland meadow enclosed by mature hedgerow. In all the property extends to about 11 acres.
Kettleburgh Hall stands on the edge of the village with its driveway leading down to the centre. Kettleburgh, which nestles amongst the picturesque countryside of the Deben Valley, has a pub and an active local community. The historic town of Framlingham is just 2½ miles away and together with nearby Wickham Market (5 miles) and Woodbridge (11 miles) provides an excellent range of local shopping and commercial facilities. There is a wide choice of top performing schools in both the state and private sectors for all age groups within the area together with numerous pubs in the neighbouring villages and many appealing footpaths running through the valley. The A12 lies some 5 miles to the south and the county town of Ipswich some (13 miles).
Main line rail services run to Londons Liverpool Street from Ipswich in about 70 minutes with branch line connecting services from Woodbridge and Campsea Ashe.
Directions (Post code IP13 7LD)
Proceeding along the A12, continue beyond Woodbridge and Wickham Market. At the junction with the Framlingham road (B1116) turn left at the top of the slip road. Go straight over the next roundabout and shortly thereafter turn left signposted towards Easton. At the end of this lane turn right and proceed through the village of Easton. Bear right around the crinkle rankle wall and take the next left signposted to Kettleburgh. Proceed for approximately 2 miles and after passing the village pub (The Chequers) turn right into The Street. Proceed for approximately 500 yards and turn off to the right by the village hall. Proceed up the long oak tree lined driveway which leads to Kettleburgh Hall.
Services Mains electricity and water are connected. Private drainage system.
Fixtures and fittings Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including carpets and curtains, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation.
Viewing By appointment with Jackson-Stops Tel. 01473 218218.
Public Footpath A public footpath, which currently runs through the property, is subject to an application for diverting by the vendors solicitors, as an alternative footpath runs around the southern boundary of the property.
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