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14 bedroom detached house for sale

Stansfield Road, Poslingford, Sudbury, Suffolk

Sold STC £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Private Country Setting
  • Renovation Opportunity including original Boulton and Paul Conservatory
  • Attractive Period Features including fireplace from Moulton Paddocks
  • 6 Reception Rooms and Office
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room and Cloakroom
  • Cellar with 4 Rooms
  • Galleried Landing
  • 14 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms and 2 Cloakrooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A trophy Grade II Listed country mansion requiring complete renovation, in a beautiful private parkland setting with about 36 acres in all. BEST AND FINAL OFFERS BY 12NOON ON THURSDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2016.

Six Reception Rooms, Office, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Cellar with Four Rooms. Galleried Landing, Fourteen Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms and Two Cloakrooms.

Sweeping Driveway, Extensive Gravel Frontage, Four Car Garage, Workshop and Stores, Formal Gardens, Orchard, Woodland and Pond.

The Property
Poslingford House is a notable Grade II Listed mansion in a beautiful parkland setting with grounds extending to about thirty six acres in all (sts). Acquired by the family in 1947, the property has not been on the market for almost seventy years and offers huge potential for renovation. Believed to have been built in 1820 in the Georgian style, this substantial property has rendered and brick elevations with a stuccoed portico with Greek Doric fluted columns, high ceilings, decorative cornicing, ceiling roses, double-hung sash windows and a semi-circular bow with three windows and roof with circular glazed cupula.

On the ground floor there is a reception hall, six reception rooms, including an attractive oval sitting room, office, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. The cellar has four rooms. The first floor has a spacious galleried landing, fourteen bedrooms comprising six principal bedrooms and eight secondary bedrooms, three bathrooms and two cloakrooms. Arranged over two floors with two staircases, and comprising of thirty two rooms in total, the accommodation extends to approximately 1,019 sq m (10,976 sq ft) as measured on a Gross Internal Area basis.

Poslingford House is approached through a gate leading to a sweeping tree lined driveway. The property has extensive gravel frontage with parking and access to the four car garage, which has two up and over doors and doors to the store, large
workshop and courtyard.

Totally screened by mature trees, the property offers a high degree of privacy and tranquillity. The attractive mature grounds have extensive sweeping lawns including a six and a half acre mown front lawn, shrubberies, orchard and woodland with specimen trees including cedar, oak and beech and over one mile of internal private walkways and glade ways. The entire perimeter is ring fenced against wild deer, although a great variety of wildlife can be found. There is a pond with a central island.

Poslingford House is in a beautiful setting on the edge of the delightful village of Poslingford. This small rural village is situated just outside the well regarded popular market town of Clare, which is situated on the River Stour close to the Essex/Suffolk borders. Famous for its antique shops, Clare is extremely well served with excellent everyday shopping facilities, a fine parish church, two schools, two hotels, several pub/restaurants, Post Office and two doctor’s surgeries. The nearby centres of Sudbury,Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds provide a wider range of
educational, recreational and cultural facilities. Poslingford is also commutable to the University City of Cambridge with its burgeoning hi-tech industries, science parks and reputable
schools. There is access to the main road network via the A14, A11 and M11 just south of Cambridge providing routes to the capital and Stansted Airport. For the rail commuter there is
access to the mainline system from Sudbury or Audley End, which provide a fast and regular service to London.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 October 2016

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