Get brand editions for Durrants, Harleston

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

View similar properties

5 bedroom cottage for sale

Syleham Hall Lane, Wingfield

Sold by Us £549,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Farmhouse with 3/4 Bedrooms
  • Contemporary Annexe
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Sitting Room
  • Rural Location
  • Utility Room
  • Cloakroom
  • Family Bathroom
  • En Suite Shower
  • 0.75 Acre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This period property has many original features including exposed beams and studwork, floorboards and open fireplaces, is situated in a peaceful rural position on the edge of the north Suffolk village of Wingfield, between Wingfield and Syleham. The village has an interesting past as it was once the seat of one of the most powerful families in England - the De La Poles. The remains of the castle are now a private residence and St Andrews Church is a beautiful Suffolk church. Within the village there is a village pub and a wedding venue, Wingfield Barns. The two villages share a village hall which has a licensed bar and a thriving social club. Fressingfield is about 2.5 miles from The Cottage with a village shop, medical centre, The Swan public house and the renowned Fox and Goose Inn, famous for its fine dining.

The south Norfolk market town of Diss is approximately 9 miles to the north west with a wide range of shopping facilities and an intercity rail link to Londons Liverpool Street and Norwich. Harleston, a traditional south Norfolk market town is approximately 5 miles to the north east. 


To the front of the property a part glazed door provides access to 

UTILITY ROOM Tiled floor, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, oil fired boiler supplying the central heating and the domestic hot water, door to the rear garden and an opening to 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM The kitchen area is fitted with a stainless steel sink unit set in to wood block work surface, further matching work surface with a range of cupboards and drawers under, matching shelving. Integrated electric oven with an induction hob over, plumbing for an automatic dishwasher. The dining area has a large wood burning stove set on a recessed , fitted shelving brick hearth. Windows to both the front and rear overlooking the extensive gardens, fitted spotlights, doorway to the secondary staircase to the first floor and access to 

INNER LOBBY Built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelving, window overlooking the rear garden, tiled floor and door to 

SITTING ROOM An inglenook fireplace, pamment flooring, windows to the front and rear gardens, radiators, door to the front garden and a further door to 

INNER HALL Principal staircase to the first floor and further door to 

STUDY/BEDROOM 4 Radiator, tiled flooring, window to the side garden, understair storage cupboard and door to 

EN SUITE CLOAKROOM Fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc and a wash hand basin. 

As previously mentioned the principal staircase to the first floor rises from the Inner Hall to 

LANDING With doors to 

FAMILY BATHROOM Fitted with a tile panelled bath with an overbath shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level wc. Radiator, window to the side and exposed floorboards. 

BEDROOM 1 Fitted shelving, built in shelved cupboard, windows overlooking the front and rear garden, radiator, exposed floor boards, door to 

BEDROOM 2 This is a linking bedroom with a window to the front elevation, radiator, fitted shelving, exposed floor boards and a door to 

BEDROOM 3 Window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, exposed floor boards, secondary staircase to the ground floor and access to 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a large shower tray with glazed screen, white low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin, ladder style heated towel rail, window to the side overlooking fields. 

THE BARN A stylish contemporary barn conversion offering supplementary accommodation to the main house which may also be considered for holiday lets, home office or studio, the accommodation comprises 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM With windows to the side and rear, south facing roof lights, oak flooring, work surfaces with a range of cupboards and drawers under, an integrated butler sink, an electric oven with LPG hob over, radiator, plumbing for an automatic dishwasher and an opening to 

SITTING ROOM A most impressive room with vaulted ceiling, windows to the front and side, a wood burning stove set on a tiled hearth, radiators and oak flooring 

INNER HALL With an oak staircase to the first floor, radiator, oak flooring, window to the side and access to 

WET ROOM A contemporary room with tiled walls and floor, shower unit, low level wc and wash hand basin, ladder style heated towel rail 

As mentioned the oak staircase leads to 

MEZZANINE BEDROOM Gallery overlooking the sitting room, window to the side, radiator and oak flooring. 

OUTSIDE The Cottage and Barn sit on a plot of approximately three quarters of an acre, from the front a gate provides access to the shingled drive and parking area. There is also access to the Timber Framed Garden Store of 19'3" x 9'5" adjacent to which is an insulated office/store room of 19'6" x 7'5" with radiator and field views.
The formal front garden which has a pedestrian access to the lane has a patio with pergola beside the barn, a raised vegetable garden. Access to the rear garden is via both sides of the cottage, the rear garden is lawned has a number of natural ponds a selection of mature trees and shrubs and timber bridges linking the various parts of the garden. 

SERVICES Mains water and electricity, private drainage system. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Mid Suffolk District Council, High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk. IP6 8DL Tel 01449 724500 

COUNCIL TAX BAND As at June 2016 this property is in Council Tax Band F 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the vendors agents on 01379 852217 or by e-mail to 

DIRECTIONS Proceed out of Harleston towards Diss turn left into Shotford Road, continue under the bypass and turn right as signposted Syleham. Follow this road past the hockey pitches and continue for about 1.5 miles and turn left by the brick post box (signposted Wingfield Barns). Continue along this road past and then turn right into Syleham Hall Lane where the property will be found on the left hand side.  

More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 June 2016


Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference 100043008211. 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 Durrants, Harleston. 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.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.