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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Brettenham, Suffolk

Withdrawn from Market £999,999

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Grade II listed thatched family house
  • In excess of 3000 sq.ft
  • Well-balanced, versatile accommodation
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Grounds measuring approximately 10 acres
  • Paddocks with separate stable block
  • Formal gardens
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Attractive moat surrounding the property.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Front door opening to:  

ENTRANCE PORCH: With door opening to the kitchen and dining room: 

DRAWING ROOM: A substantial room incorporating a large fireplace with red brick surround and inset wood burning stove. French style doors opening out onto the terrace area with adjacent swimming pool offering one the potential to enjoy warm summers days. 

INNER HALL: With staircase rising to the first floor and under stairs cupboard overlooking the grounds and swimming pool. 

DINING ROOM: A truly impressive room with an extensive array of period features including many exposed timbers, studwork and a large inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam creating the main focal point of the room. Door through to lobby with double French style doors opening to terrace and swimming pool area and door to study/home office, with oak flooring. Door to utility area and cloakroom. Opening to: 

KITCHEN: A splendid area with a large red brick fireplace with a bressumer beam over currently housing oil fired AGA. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of bespoke matching wall and base units under granite work preparation surfaces that incorporates a two and a half bowl sink with Insinkerator waste disposal, drainer, mixer tap with separate drinking and boiling water tap. Fitted appliances include eye level oven, combination microwave oven, warming drawer, ceramic hob, deep fat fryer, larder fridge, freezer, water softener and dishwasher. Tiled flooring runs throughout this whole area. 

STUDY: This versatile room was formally occupied as the dining room, however it is currently being utilised as a home office by the present owners. 

CONSERVATORY: A wonderfully light room with views overlooking the delightful grounds, moat and countryside beyond. French style doors provide access to the rear terrace. 

UTILITY AREA: A useful room with external stable door opening out onto the rear garden and swimming pool terrace providing access to: 

BOILER ROOM: Currently housing the oil fired central heating boiler, water cylinders, washing machine and dryer. 

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with WC and wash hand basin. 

First Floor  

LANDING: An extensive area with exposed timbers and studwork. Providing access to: 

MASTER BEDROOM: A substantial suite fitted with an extensive range of matching wardrobes, dual aspect of the grounds and door to: 

EN-SUITE: A fitted suite with enclosed panelled bath, corner shower cubicle, dual his & hers wash hand basin and WC. 

BEDROOM 2 Fitted with two built in wardrobes, exposed timbers, studwork and views over the paddocks and grounds. 

BEDROOM 3 With exposed chimney stack and fireplace. Exposed timbers and studwork. Built in storage cupboard. 

BEDROOM 4 Fitted with an extensive wardrobe. Many exposed timbers and studwork. 

FAMILY BATHROOM With shower cubicle, panelled bath, dual his & hers wash hand basin with fitted vanity surround and WC. 

Outside The property is set away from the road and is approached by a five bar gate providing access over the large moat to an expansive gravel driveway that allows ample parking for numerous vehicles, the outbuildings, grounds and the house. 


GARAGING: Two individual areas, each with its own set of up and over doors. A FURTHER WORKSHOP to the side of the garages with electric up and over door, window to front aspect and personal side door. All with power and light connected. 

STABLE BLOCK: Located in the secondary gravel driveway with its own access to the road via a five bar gate.

The property sits in a prominent position and is surrounded by a large moat that in turn flanks wonderfully presented formal gardens of which can also be accessed via a quaint picket fence gate located from the driveway.

Immediately adjacent to the rear of the property is an expansive terrace area ideal for alfresco dining which incorporates an OUTDOOR HEATED SWIMMING POOL, beyond this is an extensive lawn area with many established trees and well stocked flowering beds. A quaint bridge provides access to the rear paddocks and a summer house nestled in the corner of the grounds allowing one to enjoy lazy summer days.
The gardens include orchard with various fruit trees and a vegetable garden with a soft fruit area and a superb Victorian greenhouse with cold frames. 

PADDOCKS: Designed into two distinctive areas, one towards the rear of the grounds which is sectioned by post and rail stock fencing that in turn leads to the larger paddocks that are also with extensive post and rail stock fencing with its own driveway enclosed via a five bar gate providing extensive additional parking and in turn leads back to the property and workshop. 

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Added on Rightmove:
02 August 2016

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