About this property
A GRADE II LISTED, THATCHED PROPERTY DATING BACK FROM APPROX 1560 WITH LATER ADDITIONS ** EXTENSIVELY RENOVATED ** RETHATCHED ** BESPOKE SHUTTERS TO MOST ROOMS ** WOOD BURNING STOVES TO TWO ROOMS ** ALL IN 1.7 ACRES approx (STS)
LOCATION Farthingale is set back off the road yet accessible to the village of Worlingworth which has a primary school with Outstanding Ofsted results and also benefits from a community centre which hosts regular events. Further facilities are available in Stradbroke which is four miles away and benefits from a swimming pool, gym, three public houses, a local shop, library, bakers and medical centre. Stradbroke also benefits from a High School. The market town of Framlingham is approximately seven miles away, as is the market town of Eye, and is particularly well known for its twelfth century castle (Castle on the Hill) and church. The market square is surrounded by interesting shops and a variety of restaurants, it is also the site of a twice weekly market selling fresh fish, bread, fruit and vegetables. Framlingham provides an excellent range of independent shops, restaurants, public houses, doctor's surgery etc. There are excellent schools in both the private and public sectors. Mainline trains run regularly direct from Norwich to London from Diss train station (approx 25 minutes away).
FARTHINGALE - INTERIOR On entering the property through an oak door your are welcomed into a large porch with windows either side. To the left is the Sitting Room which is beamed and has stud work. There are two windows overlooking the front garden and a window, which the current vendors found, overlooking the rear lobby. There is an inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over and on the raised hearth is a wood burner with ceramic liner. The floor is tiled which extends mainly over the whole of the downstairs except the Kitchen and Dining Room which has solid bamboo wood flooring. A door to the right of the entrance hall leads into a stunning Dining Room with four large mullioined windows overlooking a pond and grounds beyond and a window overlooking the garden to the front, there is an inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over, the fireplace has been capped but could be used if required. There is plenty of space for entertaining. There are cream cupboards with solid oak worktops and open stud work looking through to the Kitchen. The Kitchen has a range of cream units with solid oak worktops over, space for a range cooker and fridge/freezer. There is a butler sink with mixer taps over and window above overlooking the rear garden. A large shelved pantry has space for two appliances under a solid oak worktop. Off the Kitchen is the rear lobby and to the right is a cloakroom with close coupled wc with opaque window above and wash hand basin. The Utility room has shelving, sold wood worktop with stainless steel sink and mixer taps over, with space for two appliances and a window to the side. A rear door gives you access to the parking, garden and large double garage. Down a step to the left is the Snug which is light and airy being dual aspect. An inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over and raised hearth where sits a wood burner with ceramic liner. Upstairs there is a large landing which could have all many of uses and has windows overlooking the front. The Principal Bedroom is spectacular having a vaulted ceiling, beams and stud work and there are three windows. An opening leads into an En Suite Shower Room with a corner shower cubicle, wc, wash hand basin in a vanity cupboard. There are three more double bedrooms one of which has beams and stud work and all have lovely views from their windows. Off the landing there is a large family bathroom comprising a white suite with a p shaped bath with hand held mixer over, a large shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin and a heated towel rail. There is a further bathroom off the inner landing which has a bath with shower over and shower screen to side, wc, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. On the inner landing is a wooden, fixed, ladder style staircase giving access to the Attic Room which has a small window on the gable end and is perfect for storage. This completes this stunning, chocolate box, property which has been renovated to the highest standard and would suit a variety of purcharsers.
FARTHINGALE - EXTERIOR Through a five bar gate and a pedestrian gate there is a shingled drive with parking for numerous vehicles leading to a larger than average garage of over 7m x 6m approx and is double height. This could be converted, subject to the necessary planning permission, to an annexe if required. There are several seating areas throughout the grounds. A pergola with a virulent vine leads to a round seating area giving views of the grounds and fields beyond. A pathway meanders down to a pretty summerhouse which has power, light and wifi. Beyond the summerhouse is the orchard with over 150 fruit trees with varieties of apple, pears and plums. The main garden is mainly laid to lawn with further trees and shrubs planted and to the side of the property is a large pond with seating area looking back into the mullioned windows of the Dining Room. Beyond the pond is a large area which could be used for vegetables and was once full of fruit cages and next to this is a large shed, perfect for the sit on lawn mower, garden tools etc. A five bar gate gives separate access to Southolt Road and the property. The front garden has plethora of shrubs, plants and trees, all in all a total of approximately 1.7 acres (sts).
TENURE The property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Mid Suffolk
Tax Band: F
Postcode: IP13 7HW
SERVICES Farthingale has oil fired central heating, , Private drainage, mains water and electricity and has a consumer box in the Pantry, wood burners in the Sitting Room and Snug.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All Fixtures and Fittings including curtains are specifically excluded from the sale, but may be included subject to separate negotiation. Please note that Farthingale has bespoke shutters made for most windows which are included in the sale.
AGENTS NOTES The property is offered subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, all easements and wayleaves, and other rights of way whether specifically mentioned or not. Please note the vendors have looked into the septic tank situtation and have been advised that it does comply with the new 2021 regulations and would not be prepared to replace with a treatment plant Please note if you wish to offer on any of our properties we will require verification of funds and information to enable a search to be carried out on all parties purchasing.