Enjoying a rural and peaceful position overlooking Wingfield Common, this beautifully presented Grade ll listed detached house dates back to the mid-1600's with later additions. The property has been updated and maintained to an extremely high standard and sits in gardens and grounds extending to approximately 2.4 acres (sts).
Accommodation briefly comprises:-
- Entrance hall
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility room
- Family room/bedroom 5
First Floor Accommodation
- First floor landing
- Vaulted master bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Guest bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Two further double bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Outbuilding which includes garage, home office/studio and garden store
- Off-road parking for a number of vehicles
- Gardens and grounds extending to around 2.4 acres (sts)
- Natural pond
- Rural village location
- Views across the common
A solid timber front door leads into the entrance hall with doors leading to the snug, dining room and utility which are situated in the older part of the house. The dining room has window to the front, heavily beamed ceiling and an impressive inglenook fireplace housing the wood burner with useful storage cupboard to the side. An old timber door leads into the sitting room which is triple aspect making it a beautifully light room with further inglenook fireplace housing wood burning stove, solid French oak flooring and a wealth of ceiling and wall timbers. The utility room has window to the side aspect, solid oak work top and shelf with Belfast sink, plumbing for 2 washing machines, water softener, oil fired boiler and large capacity Megaflo hot water tank.
The fabulous vaulted kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an attractive range of cream base, wall and drawer units, glazed display cabinet and useful larder cupboard. The worktops are Iranian marble with inset ceramic sink, integrated dishwasher and fridge with further space for free standing fridge/freezer and space for range style cooker with extractor over. Double doors take you through to the reception hall with stairs leading to the first floor, cloakroom comprising low level WC and wash basin and door to the original newel staircase. There is a further area which is currently used as a garden room with ample space for a small table and chairs and offers lovely views over the natural pond with external doors to either side and full height window, this leads into the family room/bedroom 5 which has double opening doors to the side, a window overlooking the garden and further window to side.
Stairs rise to the first floor landing with attractive oak and glass walkway leading to the guest bedroom, with double opening doors overlooking the pond, built-in wardrobe cupboard and door to en-suite comprising over sized shower cubicle with drencher shower head, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and window to the side. The family bathroom comprises panelled bath, over sized shower cubicle with drencher shower head, heated towel rail, WC, pedestal basin and window to rear aspect.
The master bedroom is a beautiful vaulted room and divided into two areas by original open timbers. A window overlooks the front with views across the common and a door leads into the en-suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms, both again with lovely views over the common, These bedrooms are all in the older part of the house and have beautiful original floorboards and features.
Warrens Farmhouse is approached over a long driveway across the common which is shared by two further properties. A timber five bar gate opens onto a gravel driveway which provides off-road parking for a number of vehicles and leads to the outbuilding which is currently divided into three comprising garage, garden store and fully insulated studio/home office with electric heater, power, light and broadband connection. The front garden is laid to lawn and enclosed to one side by a laurel hedge with gravel path leading to the front door.
To the rear of the house there is an attractive paved terrace accessed from the kitchen and garden room making it an ideal space for entertaining in the summer months.
The gardens and grounds extend to around 2. 4 acres (sts) of grassland planted with mature trees with a natural pond to the side of the house.
The property is located in the rural village of Wingfield, a short drive from the bustling market town of Harleston. Nestled in the beautiful Waveney Valley on the old coaching route from London to Great Yarmouth, Harleston is filled with historic buildings, a beautiful church and plenty of character around every corner you turn. With good local schooling here, as well as in Stradbroke and Bungay the town further boasts an impressive array of independent shops, doctor's surgery, post office, chemist, delicatessen and several coffee shops. There is also a popular Wednesday market with free parking and the town of Diss, just a 20 minute drive away, boasts a direct train line to London Liverpool Street in 100 minutes.
Fixtures & Fittings
All fixtures and fittings are specifically excluded from the sale (unless otherwise specified in our details), but may be available in addition, subject to separate negotiation. All fitted window blinds and curtains are handmade and included in the sale.
Oil fired central heating and hot water. Part underfloor heating on the ground floor
Private drainage (water treatment plant), mains water and electricity.
Energy Rating - D
Mid Suffolk District Council
Council Tax Band: E
Postal Code: IP21 5RE
Vacant possession of the freehold will be given upon completion.
The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all way leaves, easements and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not.