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Little Henny, Sudbury, Essex, CO10








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Key features

  • 8 - 12 bedrooms
  • 5 - 8 reception rooms
  • 8 - 10 bathrooms
  • 17.33 acres
  • A one bedroom cottage
  • A two bedroom cottage
  • 4 bedroom Coach House
  • Period
  • Detached
  • Garden


Entered via a long gravel driveway, passing the Coach House, The Ryes is set in an elevated position overlooking rolling countryside. The house is entered via a Doric portico with fluted columns and entablature into a grand hallway with beautiful parquet flooring and original cornicing, The Ryes has a perfect Georgian layout and most of the formal reception rooms surround the hallway.

Throughout the house there are high ceilings and bright rooms with thin glassed Georgian sash windows. To the right of the entrance hall is the formal dining room, with marble fireplace, double aspect windows with original shutters and glazed doors which open onto the gardens.

The kitchen breakfast room has a stunning bay window with three sash windows, hand built kitchen with intricate marble fire place, Aga, Belfast sink, detailed plasterwork cornicing and space for informal dining, just behind the kitchen down a few steps is a very useable playroom which is perfectly situated close to the kitchen and is currently used as a tv and playroom. Off the back of the kitchen there is a laundry, walk in pantry and gym.

Each of the reception rooms is elegant and beautifully finished, there is a study, drawing room with detailed plasterwork ceiling detail. A separate office sits at the end of the hallway which is perfect for many of the family to have space to work from home.

There is a generous boot room, with sink and w/c plus a cloakroom also with downstairs loo. To the first floor there are 7 bedrooms, all of which are en-suite. The principal bedroom has a seating area, large bathroom with his and hers basins, shower and rolltop bath, plus his and hers dressing rooms.

The Coach House
The Coach House is an attractive Grade II listed Victorian property, positioned a short distance from the main house, offering versatile family accommodation with period features and practicality for modern day life. On the ground floor there is a spacious reception hall, extensive kitchen/breakfast room, delightful sitting room, laundry room and cloakroom. On the first floor there 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a large landing.

The property is approached via a five bar gate with its own private drive and is situated in delightful grounds with ample parking and a particularly private rear garden which is flanked by parkland and comprises a large entertaining terrace accessed via both sides of the property beyond which are expanses of lawn with herbaceous borders.

The Ryes is set in a secluded and private position in an undulating area of countryside on the Essex/Suffolk borders. The hamlet of Little Henny is positioned 2 miles from the River Stour between the market town of Sudbury and the village of Bures. Sudbury, formerly home of Sir Thomas Gainsborough, provides the locality with excellent shops, educational and recreational facilities.

Colchester is 14 miles south and provides a much wider range of amenities together with train services to London with a branch line to Sudbury.

Recreational facilities in the area include sailing and fishing on the estuaries of the River Stour, Colne and Orwell and golf courses in the vicinity include Newton Green and Stoke by Nayland.


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Little Henny, Sudbury, Essex, CO10


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Sudbury Station1.9 miles
  • Bures Station3.9 miles
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