4 bedroom character property for sale

Mill Street, Stowupland, Suffolk, IP14

£690,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character Property
  • Three/Four bedrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Detached Barn with potential to convert into residential dwelling
  • Landscape Gardens
  • Property situated in aprox 0.85 acres (stms)
  • New modern kitchen
  • Excellent road and rail links

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Orchard House is a splendid Grade II Listed detached family house believed to have origins dating back to the 16th century, with additions dating from the 18th and the mid 20th centuries. The house enjoys a semi-rural position on the periphery of this highly sought after Suffolk village. The property, situated in 0.86 acre (sts), is in excellent order and offers versatile living accommodation including a substantial detached barn and a large, natural pond. The house, including thatched roofs, have been extensively renovated by the current owner. The detached barn lends itself for development to a separate dwelling (subject to planning permission).

This is a delightful Grade II Listed detached thatched family house displaying an array of notable period features and affording extensive grounds approaching 0.86 acres.

Entrance door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: A welcoming area with staircase rising to the first floor. Multiple power points and fitted carpet. Doors to:

DRAWING ROOM: An impressive room with a heightened ceiling, with windows overlooking the front grounds plus a side window looking towards the barn and grounds. There is an extensive array of notable period features including exposed timbers, studwork and a red brick fireplace with bresummer beam, fitted with a gas fire, creating the main focal point of the room. Multiple power points and fitted carpet.

SITTING ROOM: With exposed timbers and attractive gas fired feature fireplace with wooden mantle. Multiple power points and fitted carpet. Views overlook the front grounds.

DINING ROOM: A substantial light room creating the perfect space for entertaining family and guests. Multiple power points and fitted carpet, bio-fold doors opening to the conservatory.

KITCHEN: A modern recently fitted suite including an extensive range of matching wall and base units under Corian work surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl corner sink with single drainer and a chrome mixer tap over, four ring electric induction hob with extractor hood and integral eye level double oven. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Tiled flooring with electric under-floor heating, multiple power points and wonderful views overlooking the rear garden. Opening to:

UTILITY AREA: Fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units under Corian worktops, incorporating a butler style sink unit with a chrome mixer tap over. Space for a fridge/freezer and plumbing for water softener, tiled flooring with electric underfloor heating and multiple power points. External door providing access to the rear terrace.

CONSERVATORY: Under a glazed pitched roof with fitted bespoke blinds and French style doors opening on to the rear terrace allowing access to enjoy the idyllic pond area. Tiled flooring and multiple power points.

BEDROOM3/GUEST SUITE: A substantial light room with views over the rear grounds, multiple power points and fitted carpet. Door to:
EN-SUITE: Fitted with a large built in shower cubicle with fully tiled surround, enclosed paneled bath with a central chrome mixer tap, WC and wash hand basin. Tiled flooring.

Inner lobby: Providing access to:

STUDY/BEDROOM 4: A versatile room, currently fitted out as a study with bespoke units, multiple power points and fitted carpet. This could be utilized as a spare bedroom.

CLOAKROOM: With WC and wash hand basin with attractive vanity surround. Tiled flooring.

First Floor
LANDING: An inviting area with an expansive storage cupboard and fitted carpet. Doors to:

BEDROOM 1: A splendid room with extensive built-in-wardrobes, multiple power points, fitted carpet and views overlooking the front grounds.

BEDROOM 2: Spacious room with multiple power points, fitted carpet and a large cupboard which houses the gas boiler, overlooking the rear grounds.

SHOWER ROOM: Fitted with a shower cubicle with tiled surround, WC and wash hand basin. Built in large airing cupboard.

Outside

The property is positioned away from the road and is approached via an extensive shingle drive that in turn provides parking for numerous vehicles and leads to the property and DETACHED BARN which is currently used as a double garage and storage area with up and over doors. An internal door leads to a further WORKSHOP/STORE area. The barn offers the potential to be converted into a separate dwelling (subject to the necessary planning requirements).

The delightful grounds of Orchard House are predominately laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds, mature shrubs and established trees throughout, creating a high degree of privacy. A terrace area immediately abuts the property including a charming natural pond and pergola leading to a pleasant seating area.


SERVICES: Mains gas, electricity,

Stowupland is a large, attractive village just outside Stowmarket , with a spacious village green and excellent road and rail links. The village has a range of amenities including a post office/farm shop, a garage with convenience store, a butchers, a Chinese take-away plus a fish and chip shop. It also has a pre-school, primary school and high school. There are two churches within the village, Holy Trinity and the United Reform Church. Nearby Stowmarket is on the main Norwich/London line and there is easy access to the A14, providing links to Ipswich (21 miles), Felixstowe (26 miles), Bury St Edmunds (18 miles) and the midlands (Birmingham 140 miles).

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Stowmarket (0.9 mi)
  • Needham Market (3.1 mi)
  • Elmswell (5.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Stowmarket (0.9 mi)
  • Needham Market (3.1 mi)
  • Elmswell (5.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Homes & Land, Norwich

The Union Building, 51-59 Rose Lane, Norwich, NR1 1BY

01603 950201 Local call rate

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