Guide price £650,000
10 bed detached house for sale in Church Lane, Little Stonham, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14
Sale under offer
10 bed detached house for sale in Church Lane, Little Stonham, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14, Guide price: £650000. Freehold, Lot 1: Substantial hall with over 6,5oo sqft of impressive accommodation, Tucked away edge of village setting beside the church
Estate Agent Details:
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Estate Agent Name:
Savills - Ipswich
Estate Agent Phone Number:
Estate Agent Address:
23 Museum Street, Ipswich
Church Lane, Little Stonham, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14
East of England
Estate Agent Description
Impressive country house in a tucked away setting requiring complete renovation. Traditional range of outbuildings and a derelict cottage available by separate negotiation.
lot 1 – The Hall
Grade II Listed, the hall is believed to date back to the 17th
century, formerly a manor house and remodelled in the early 19th century. The accommodation briefly comprises double panel front doors with fan light which opens into an impressive
reception hall with an elegant curving staircase to the first floor
and side hallways. The south facing reception rooms feature
high ceilings, French windows, open fireplaces, deep skirting
boards and various alcoves. The side hall has a door to the cellar, a further outside door with fan light and access to various store rooms. The kitchen and service rooms are to the rear of the house with some exposed timbers and brick floors.
The main landing has a central glass domed cupola over the
staircase and an inner landing running the full length of the
house which gives access to ten bedrooms and a bathroom with
original features throughout.
The second floor is accessed via two staircases positioned on
either end of the inner landing and which both lead to separate
The Hall is approached over a curving drive, which passes the
church and a horse meadow with field shelter. To the front of the house is a turning circle. A path leads round the side to wooded gardens and access to an integral garage and store. There is an old chicken house and the grounds have several large ponds. To the rear is a brick outbuilding and an old stable building. Beyond the larger pond is a further area of wooded grounds and various paddock areas. About 8.75 acres
lot 2 – Hall Barns
A further entrance from the lane leads to the main set of former farm outbuildings. They comprise two substantial timber framed Suffolk barns. Barn 1 (T shaped) max 88’ x 33’. This furthermost barn is Grade II Listed and dates back to the 16th century featuring exposed vaulted beams, wonderful oak frame and doors opening into a courtyard also with adjoining cart lodge bays. Barn No 2 – 90’ x 20’ part collapsed to one end. Modern barn connecting to barn 2 – 60’ x 45’. Beyond the main range of buildings is a machinery/hay barn 83’ x 43’. On the other side of the lane is a single storey stable barn
43’ x 20’ and parallel cart lodge barn 43’ x 20’ which forms an
inner courtyard with garden leading back to the lane. About
lot 3 – Nos 1 & 2 Hall Cottages
The cottages are approached off Cloakhouse Lane with vehicular access to the side. The accommodation of each cottage comprise a living room, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms. In derelict condition. There is a timber garden outhouse and south facing front garden. The front section of drive to the property has a right of way for access to a neighbouring field to the north. About 0.5 acre.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. None of the
services have been tested. Drainage to each property will
need upgrading to a compliant treatment plant.
1) The property is in derelict condition and the outbuildings
are unsafe to enter. Buyers do so at their own risk and are advised to wear protective head gear.
2) The vendors have commissioned a full building survey of the property for the benefit of interested parties. An electronic copy of the survey is available from Savills. The purchaser will be obliged to reimburse the vendors the cost of the survey on completion (£1,250 + VAT). The surveyors will then assign the survey to the new owner along with their duty of care.
3) Lots 2 & 3 will be offered for sale once Lot 1 has sold.
The property occupies a tucked away and convenient position
between Norwich and Ipswich. The Hall is a substantial Grade II
Listed County House which is set down a long curving drive
neighbouring the church and backing on to open countryside
over which there are far reaching views. The property is located close to the attractive village of Debenham which offers everyday shopping facilities and highly respected state schooling. The county town of Suffolk, Ipswich, offers a much wider range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities and has a regular train service to London’s Liverpool Street Station, the journey taking approximately 65 minutes. The property is also within easy reach of the Suffolk coast, which offers excellent sailing and fishing facilities. The golfer can take advantage of an 18-hole golf course at Stowmarket.
Distances: Stowmarket 6.5 miles, Ipswich 13 miles, Bury St
Edmunds 23 miles, Suffolk Heritage coastline 28 miles (all
mileages are approximate.
Square Footage: 6,568 sq ft
From Ipswich take the A14 in an easterly direction towards Bury St Edmunds and turn off on to the A140 towards Norwich. Turn left signed Church Lane in Little Stonham and continue all the way to St Mary’s church. The entrance to the hall will be seen on the left of the church with the drive sweeping around the back of the church to the Hall.