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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Rushmere St. Andrew, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Tucked away rural setting on the edge of Rushmere St Andrew
  • Conveniently accessible to Ipswich & the region's main road & rail routes
  • Panoramic views from the property over the Fynn Valley
  • Easy access to a network of footpaths & bridleways
  • Over 5,000 sq ft of flexible use accommodation
  • 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms & Multimedia room
  • Vaulted central reception hall with sitting & dining areas
  • Galleried landing & 26' first floor sitting room with mezzanine games room
  • Internal self-contained annexe wing with kitchen & bathroom
  • Separate 4 bedroom Granary barn with garaging & office/games room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A converted Suffolk tithe barn offering over 5,000 sq ft of accommodation, together with an adjoining 4 bedroom Granary barn converted to provide further accommodation incorporating at-home offices and garage range

Listed Grade II, Hill Farm Barn is a traditional oak framed Suffolk barn which has been converted by the present vendors in the last 10 years to create a versatile family home, which together with the adjoining Granary, a four bedroomed self-contained barn annexe, makes the property ideal for those seeking multi-generational living or those wishing to create an at-home office or to have the ability to generate rental/holiday let incomes.

The main barn extends to some 5,172 sq ft, displays a wealth of fine exposed timbers and features a stunning, full height vaulted reception hall within which are both sitting and dining areas. A glazed screen separates a fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room, beyond which is a further sitting room/bedroom six, shower room and a multimedia room complete with the equipment.

The west wing creates an internal annexe with a living room, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and breakfast room.

On the first floor, a spacious galleried landing provides further seating areas and has double doors to a large first floor sitting room with a galleried games room above. There are five further bedrooms, two luxury bathrooms and a cloakroom.

The Granary is link attached to Hill Farm Barn and has been converted to provide an independent 4 bedroom dwelling which enjoys panoramic far reaching views across the garden and the picturesque countryside of the Fynn Valley.

The Granary, which extends to some 2,700 sq ft features a sitting room, dining hall, fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room, large study and utility room, with four first floor bedrooms together with two bathrooms. An adjoining wing incorporates a large double garage with an office/games room above, together with a ground floor office reception. The Granary has independent services and an oil fired central heating system

Approached over a private farm track driveway, the entrance through attractive brick and flint wall leads to a shingled drive and parking area to the front of the barn and continues to provide access to The Granary drive and parking area. To the rear of the barn is the secluded area of formal garden with a further gated parking area. Beyond is an open lawned garden from where there are panoramic and far reaching views over the Fynn Valley. In all the property extends to 0.65 of an acre.

Hill Farm Barn and The Granary enjoy a tucked away rural setting on the edge of Rushmere St Andrew. Approached by narrow lanes and a private farm track driveway, the property is situated on the edge of the Fynn Valley immediately accessible to a network of picturesque footpaths and bridleways which link to the neighbouring villages of Tuddenham (with its pub) and Playford. Rushmere St Andrew itself is home to two local rugby clubs and is easily accessible to nearby Ipswich, with the town centre being just 2½ miles.
The county town offers a full range of shopping, commercial and recreational facilities together with a wide choice of schools catering for all age groups in both the state and private sectors.
Mainline rail services run regularly to London’s Liverpool Street station in about 70 minutes, whilst the region’s main road network (A14 and A12) is easily accessed and links with London’s M25, as well as Cambridge, The Midlands and Stansted Airport.

Directions (Post code IP5 1DS)
From Ipswich travelling in an easterly direction on the Rushmere Road, proceed into the centre of Rushmere St Andrew and at the duck pond with the village commemorative sign, turn left and immediately left again into Lamberts Lane. Proceed through a series of S-bends and after about ¾ mile, where the road turns sharp to the left, take the track driveway off to the right. Continue beyond Hill Farm House and its neighbouring barn (The Red Barn), where Hill Farm Barn will be found on the left hand side prior to the modern agricultural building which stands beyond.
Property Information
Services Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating. Modern private drainage system.
Fixtures and fittings The multimedia equipment together with all kitchen appliances throughout the property are included together with the carpets and curtains currently in the property.
Viewing By appointment with Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel. 01473 218218.
Agent’s Note A privately owned, restricted use motocross practice track is situated to the NE about a third of a mile further down the track beyond the property.
Tenure Freehold and vacant possession upon the whole of the property at completion.

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Added on Rightmove:
14 June 2016

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