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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Forest Road, Stowmarket, IP14

Removed £485,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception hall with limestone flooring
  • Cloakroom
  • utility
  • Oak kitchen with granite worktops
  • Stunning vaulted living room
  • Family room/Dining room
  • Four bedrooms (two ground floor)
  • Luxurious family bathroom and en-suite
  • First floor sitting room
  • Triple bay cart lodge garaging

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This fine Grade II Listed timber frame barn conversion displays a wealth of high quality architectural features combined with fantastic living and entertaining space. This impressive home is complemented by large private grounds of around quarter of an acre (s.t.s) and boasts a superb secluded setting, situated at the end of a shared private drive. 

In more recent years the property has been the subject of considerable improvement and remodeling for the current owners and now results in a fabulous light and airy home with features including limestone and slate flooring, high vaulted ceilings, flexible and beautifully arranged accommodation, huge exposed timbers, impressive full height glazing, quality marble and stone tiling and outside, plenty of parking, cart-lodge garaging and stunning gardens providing an excellent degree of privacy. 

The stylish accommodation currently in brief comprises: Entrance door opening to the reception hall with beautiful limestone flooring, stairs to first floor with under stairs cupboard and door to a ground floor cloakroom. The vaulted family dining room is a fabulous space, displaying the magnificent original oak frame of the barn, complemented by slate flooring and a stunning huge full height window overlooking the delightful gardens. A fine oak staircase leads to the superb first floor galleried sitting room with fireplace and exceptional views to the dining hall below and the gardens. The kitchen area is fitted with a quality range of oak units complemented by built -in appliances and granite work surfaces whilst being open to the vaulted dining hall. There is a separate family room with French doors to gardens and the ground floor accommodation is completed by two stylish double bedrooms, one of which is enhanced by a luxurious en-suite shower room. 

On the first floor is a galleried landing, two generous bedrooms and a quality family bathroom.

Outside - Lodge Barn has a fantastic approach along a shared private sweeping drive which leads to the front of the property, and an area of driveway providing extensive vehicle parking, turning space and access to the triple bay cart lodge garage with adjoining utility room / office. Private gated access with a limestone pathway with inset lighting leads to the rear and side gardens. The gardens are an exceptional feature, being beautifully stocked with an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and numerous flowering plants whilst providing the occupants with an excellent degree of privacy and seclusion. The gardens are lawned with areas ideal for alfresco dining, with BBQ and hot tub area (hot tub available to purchase). The gardens in all are understood to extend to almost a quarter of an acre (s.t.s and including the footprint of the barn).

Situation - The property is pleasantly situated in a secluded setting at the end of a sweeping shared private driveway also serving a superb Queen Anne house "Onehouse Lodge". The small, popular village of Onehouse is conveniently situated within a five minute drive from the bustling market town of Stowmarket, which itself provides an extensive range of local amenities, as well as a main line railway link to Londons Liverpool Street Station. Easy access to the A14 dual carriageway, allows you to be linked to the historical town of Bury St Edmunds, which offers an excellent range of facilities.



Theproperty is  connected to mains sewerage and mains gas.


Directions - When entering Onehouse from the direction of Woolpit and Shelland Green, proceed through the village and the driveway leading to Lodge Barn will be found further on the right.

Agents Note - 1. The property is attached to another barn yet enjoys privacy 
2. The property falls under a group Grade II listing along with the adjoining barn and Onehouse Lodge.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 January 2017

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