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4 bedroom house for sale

Badley, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk

Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Open plan reception/sitting room with large inglenook fireplace
  • Separate letting annexe providing regular income
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Dining room
  • 4 bedrooms all en suite
  • Cloakroom with shower
  • Lower ground floor office with natural light & air
  • Stable store & open fronted summer house
  • Private yet accessible location
  • Mature garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A pretty Grade II Listed 17th Century farmhouse with separate letting annexe accommodation.

Presenting rendered and painted elevations under a tile roof, Mill House provides comfortable and well laid out accommodation over two floors. The front door opens into the open plan reception hall and drawing room with exposed wall and ceiling timbers, oak floor and impressive inglenook fireplace, with wood burning stove. Pretty bay window with window seat. Kitchen/breakfast room with extensive range of floor units and storage cupboards, with steps down to the back door and utility area, together with door to the adjoining annexe. Cloakroom with shower, dining room with open fireplace with decorative tile inserts and pine boarded floor. Steps lead down from the staircase hall to the at-home office with windows either side. Staircase to the first- floor landing, master bedroom with decorative fireplace and en suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 with pretty bay window and en suite shower room connecting door to bathroom 3 with corner bath and Jacuzzi jet, which in turn is en suite to bedroom 3. Rear landing and door to bedroom 4 with en suite WC and wash basin.

The Annexe
Attached to the house, but separately accessed outside, the annexe comprises sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room (this can be seen on the website This is let out on a regular basis and produces a useful additional income.

The long private driveway access is shared with the neighbouring property. Having passed under the railway bridge, the drive enters the property through double five-bar gates to an extensive shingled parking and turning area, with stable/store and wood shed. Steps up to a York stone path, through a picket gate to the garden, which is laid mainly to lawn, with a central circular brick pond, open fronted summer house and sunken sitting out area. It enjoys good privacy, surrounded by a high hedge, with a number of mature trees including Birch, Ash and Sycamore.
The annexe cottage has a parking space, together with separate access through a scrolled ironwork gate to its own garden to the rear of the main house.

Mill House is located just outside the small town of Needham Market, with its picturesque high street which offers a wide range of day-to-day commercial and shopping facilities. Other facilities are available in Stowmarket (1.5 miles) and the county town of Ipswich (9 miles). Both have regular mainline rail services to London’s Liverpool Street Station taking 85 minutes and 70 minutes respectively, whilst the A14 dual carriageway, which bypasses Needham Market, provides a direct route to Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, the Midlands, as well as Stansted airport (via the M11), whilst in the other direction via the A12 links to London’s M25. Recreationally there is a wide choice of opportunities in the area including golf courses on the edge of Ipswich, Hadleigh and Stowmarket.

Needham Market – ½ mile
Stowmarket railway station – 1½ miles (London Liverpool Street 85 mins approx)
Ipswich – 9 miles (London Liverpool Street 70 mins approx)

Directions (Post code IP6 8RR)
Travelling from Needham Market to Stowmarket on the B1113, look out for the Roots & Shoots Garden Centre. At the Stowmarket end turn right down the private drive, underneath the railway line, and then turn left and Mill House is the first property on the left.

Property Information
Services Mains, water and electricity. Septic tank drainage. Three-phase electricity. Oil-fired central heating. Well water available in the garden.

Fixtures and fittings Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including carpets and curtains, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing By appointment with Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel. 01473 218218.

Tenure Freehold and vacant possession upon completion.

Agents Note We understand that a further 10 acres of land has become available close to the property at a guide price of £100,000

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 October 2016


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