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5 bedroom farm house for sale

Hoxne Road, Eye

Sold STC £735,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House
  • About 27.90ac of grassland
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Exposed Timbers
  • Fireplaces
  • Some Modernisation Required
  • Formal Gardens to East and South
  • Original Architectural Features
  • 17th Century
  • Gig House

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Oak Lawn Farm has been in the sellers family for 68 years and comprises a detached period house, gig house and about 27.90ac (11.29 ha) of grassland, fenced for grazing sheep. There is a long driveway (about 150m) leading to the house as shown on the site plan. The house originates we believe from the 17th Century with timber frame, later encased with red brick all under a pantiled roof. Internally many of the rooms have the timber frame exposed, there are a number of fireplaces and original architectural features. The whole requires some modernisation and upgrading of fittings with the accommodation overlooking the formal gardens to the east and south and the court yard parking area to the west. 

ACCOMMODATION SCHEDULE  

On the Ground Floor  

LOBBY with full height glazed front door with twin windows, pamment tiled floor, 'borrowed' window and part glazed door into: 

HALL borrowed window into study, stairs to first floor, door to: 

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM stairs to first floor, work surface fitted to two walls with matching base units, twin stainless steel sink and drainer, two door oil fired Aga to recess with tiles surround, full height storage cupboard, stable door and window into: 

HALLWAY with twin aspect glazing over looking the driveway, pamment tiled floor, utility area with plumbing for washing machine, butler sink with vanity unit, door to: 

CLOAK ROOM high level window to side, high level wc and corner wash hand basin.  

BOOT ROOM three high level windows to the side aspect, hanging space and shelving. 

BOILER ROOM adjoining with external access, oil fired boiler 

SITTING ROOM twin aspect windows to side and rear, French windows onto terrace, brick fireplace with wood burner on a raised pamment tiled hearth with deep storage cupboard to side, full height corner cupboard housing water softener. 

INNER HALL with part glazed door to rear, door to: 

CELLAR fitted shelving to one wall, window to front.  

STUDY window to rear aspect, built in cupboard safe. 

DRAWING ROOM window to rear aspect and bay window to side, 'half barrel' brick fireplace with wood burner on a raised pamment tiled hearth. 

HALF LANDING with window to front aspect, built in cupboard.  

On the first floor  

LANDING full height airing cupboard, window to front, doors to:- 

BEDROOM ONE full height window to rear and Upvc window to side. 

BEDROOM TWO with window to rear aspect.  

BEDROOM THREE window to rear aspect with dressing area and further window to rear, exposed studwork, wash hand basin to corner.  

BEDROOM FOUR window to side aspect, built in corner cupboard, wash hand basin. 

BATHROOM white suite comprising wash hand basin, enamel bath with shower attachment, low level wc, part tiled walls, obscure Upvc window to front.  

WC low level wc and high level window to side. 

SHOWER ROOM tiled shower cubicle with corner wash hand basin. 

BEDROOM FIVE with window to front aspect. 

SECOND FLOOR ATTIC with half landing, original floorboards, window to side aspect, door to further attic room with original floorboards and Upvc window to side. 

OUTSIDE The long driveway from the Hoxne road leads to a sizeable turning and parking area to the west of the house and thence toe further hard standing adjoining the open front cart lodge 4.47m x 4.25m + 5.19m x 1.73m + 5.52m x 3.78m. Adjoining workshop 6.3m x 2.67m with timber clad exterior and tiled roof.

To the north is a deciduous copse.

The land extends to about 27.90 ac (11.29 ha) and is subdivided into a number of paddocks by sheep fencing. Live stock has grazed these enclosures for many years.  

THE GARDENS To the east of the house there is a sizeable lawn with shrub boarders flanked by an attractive Garden Room 4.57m x 2.65m with full southerly aspect. Separate WC. South of the sitting room is the original horse pond now with jetty. There are many mature trees adjoining and along the route of the driveway.  

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected. Private foul drainage system. Oil fired central heating.

Durrants have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and cannot therefore verify they are in working order.  

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mid Suffolk District Council
Council Tax Band - G  

ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment with the Agent's Diss Office. 

DIRECTIONS From the market town of Eye take the B1117 eastwards (passing the Church on your left hand side). Continue for about 1 mile. Oak Lawn Farm will be found on the left hand side. 

AGENTS NOTE The main drive is shared over that area hatched blue on the site plan with the two neighbouring barn conversions.  

BASIC PAYMENTS SCHEME The entitlements associated with the property are included in the sale. 2015 payments £1823.17. The 2016 payment is reserved to the seller.  

LOCATION The market town of Eye is about 1 mile to the west and has a wide range of local independent shops, junior and senior schools, doctors and veterinary surgeries. Diss is about 7 miles away with its mainline link to London Liverpool Street.

Oak Lawn Farm is in a rural location with two barn conversions to the west and Burnt House farm off the eastern boundary. To the north and west arable land.  

CONTACT US Durrants, Pump Hill House, 2b Market Hill, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4WH. Tel: 01379 642233, Email: diss@durrants.com

Durrants, 32-34 Thoroughfare, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9AU. Tel: 01379 852217, Email: harleston@durrants.com

WWW.DURRANTS.COM 

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