Hinderclay | Diss | IP22 1HS
Bury St Edmunds 14 miles | Ipswich 23 miles | Newmarket 25 miles
Grade II Listed 5 bedroom farmhouse offering a wealth of character with separate 2 bedroom cottage and range of outbuildings, all set in one acre. A further 8 acres plus a range of substantial barns is also available by separate negotiation.
THE PROPERTY From the bright and airy main entrance hallway, to the far left hand side there are steps up to a cloakroom, before which there is a study with glazed double doors. The main entrance hall has studwork which opens out on to the dining room within which there is a superb inglenook fireplace with exposed brickwork and Bressemer beam over with inset cast iron Jotul cast iron wood burner. Also overlooking the rear garden is a sitting room which benefits from a wealth of exposed timbers and studwork as well as a superb exposed brick fireplace with Jotul cast iron wood burner. Beyond the dining room there is also a snug with a Jotul cast iron wood burner and which again affords views over the garden to the rear and off which can be found a wonderful old fashioned walk-in larder including meat store and beyond this is a large utility room with plumbing for washing machine.
Towards the front of the property can be found a further cloakroom plus a bright and airy traditional farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room. Within the kitchen/breakfast room can be found a traditional oil fired Aga as well as a further separate space for an electric cooker plus a range of high quality wall, base and drawer units including a centre island unit with marble work surface plus separate integral dishwasher.
At first floor level the master bedrooms offers a very impressive living space with a wealth of exposed ceiling timbers and brick fireplace with views over garden and paddocks beyond. There is also an ensuite with a Jack and Jill door with the ensuite being of generous proportions and which benefits from two separate wash hand basins as well as a separate shower cubicle and bath plus WC.
The second bedroom also benefits from wonderful views over open countryside to the rear as well as a cast iron fireplace and its own ensuite bathroom whilst the third bedroom also offers a wealth of natural light as well as doorway to a Jack and Jill ensuite shower room with the fourth bedroom located to the rear of the property with its own built-in wardrobe.
From the hallway at first floor level there is also a staircase which leads up to a second floor with a fifth bedroom with an attached dressing room area and includes a porthole window and exposed timbers. This room would make a superb bedroom/living space for a teenager or alternatively as a separate office away from the rest of the family accommodation.
THE COACH HOUSE This benefits from its own driveway and within the reception room/open plan kitchen can be found a cast iron wood burner with views over the well-kept lawns to the front. Also at ground floor level there is a separate utility room/cloakroom, whilst on the first floor the landing bedroom benefits from vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers whilst the second bedroom benefits from a triple aspect view over the grounds of the property. There is also a shower room with double width shower cubicle plus low level WC and wash hand basin.
EXTERIOR The property is set within its own substantial grounds which is in excess of one acre and which has been kept immaculately by the present owners and which also benefits from a carriage driveway due to the fact there are two separate entrances. Immediately to the rear of the property there is a large brick paved patio area with pathways off leading to gated entrances either side which in turn lead to the front of the property and also to the adjoining cottage. Within the grounds of their property there can be found a range of outbuildings including a double garage, workshop, storage shed, greenhouse and summer house and to the rear can also be found a heated swimming pool. To the front of the property there is a mature beech hedging as well as very well maintained lawns with an attractive avenue of walnut trees to the second driveway.
LOCATION Hinderclay is set in a particularly attractive part of the county within an area of undulating farmland and woodland affording some delightful views and enjoying peace and tranquillity, combined with easy access to the major centres in the region including Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Diss, Norwich and Thetford. This small and attractive village is situated approximately 1.5 miles to the north of the A143 and adjacent villages of Rickinghall and Botesdale provide a large and particularly well served centre.
DIRECTIONS On reaching the crossroads at the centre of the village with Rickinghall behind you, turn right on to Bell's Lane, continue along this road reaching a T-junction turn right on to Wash Lane, follow this road round veering left and eventually it becomes Fen Road where the property will be found on the left hand side.
N.B. An extensive range of former farm buildings located to the side of Holiday Farm House which would suite a range of uses plus a further 8 acres of paddocks located to the rear, are available to purchase by separate negotiation. For further information on the land and outbuildings, please contact Lacy Scott & Knight.
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