Believed to date to around 1780, this spacious 5 bedroom period property forms the rear wing of Battisford Hall and underwent a comprehensive renovation approximately 20 years ago. Read more
Believed to date to around 1780, this spacious 5 bedroom period property forms the rear wing of Battisford Hall and underwent a comprehensive renovation approximately 20 years ago.
Description Believed to date to around 1780, this spacious period property forms the rear wing of Battisford Hall and has undergone a comprehensive renovation approximately twenty years ago.
The accommodation comprises: entrance lobby, cloakroom, reception hall, study, drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room and dining room on the ground floor. On the first floor there is an impressive landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms, family bathroom and separate cloakroom. On the second floor there is an attic bedroom five off which is a small store room/study.
The property benefits from some fine timbers, double glazing, oil central heating and parquet flooring to the drawing room along with a feature brick fireplace with inset log burner.
Outside the property enjoys a rural setting, set back from the road with access through the farmyard. To the front is a block paved area along with two brick store sheds. A path follows round to the side raised terrace with decorative brick balustrade, outside tap and French doors opening to the dining room. Steps lead down to the lower terrace which is laid to stone with three raised beds, a second patio, disused pond and access through to the woodland area where there is parking, again laid to stone.
AbouttheArea Battisford is located approximately four miles from both Stowmarket and Needham Market, both offer a wide range of facilities including shops, schooling, health centres, places of worship and public libraries. At Stowmarket there is the Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre and a mainline rail link to London's Liverpool Street Station. The A14 trunk road offers access in the easterly direction to the A12 Ipswich and Felixstowe and in a westerly direction to Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and the Midlands beyond.
Directions From Needham Market High Street take the road towards Barking. A Barking Forge take the right hand turn towards Battisford. On reaching Battisford, take the right hand turn into Church Road. Follow the road to the church and just before the church take the right hand lane down towards Battisford Hall. Follow the lane round taking the right hand fork, through the farmyard where there are disused farm buildings on your right continuing to the rear of Battisford Hall where you will find Hall Farm House.
EntranceLobby Window to front elevation, radiator, tiled floor double doors to reception hall and door to:
Cloakroom White low level flushing w.c, pedestal hand wash basin, frosted window to front elevation, terracotta tiled floor and radiator.
BoilerRoom Housing oil-fired boiler, electric meters and coat hanging space.
ReceptionHall Wall-mounted lights, stairs to first floor, under stair storage cupboard and door to:
DrawingRoomApprox25'(7.62m)maxintoarchedrecessx16'5(5.00m) Exposed timbers and a feature brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove on pamment hearth, window to side, parquet flooring, wall-mounted lights, two radiators and arch to:
FarmhouseKitchenApprox14'8(4.47m)x13'10(4.22m)plusLobbytoDrawingRoom Two windows to side elevation, oil-fired green Rayburn, ceramic butler sink with stone drainer, plumbing for automatic dishwasher, water softener, doors to large pantry, terracotta tiled flooring, inset spotlights, radiator and arch opening to:
DiningRoomApprox14’6x12’(4.42mx3.66m) A light and airy room with window to side elevation, inset spotlights, wall-mounted lights, ceramic tiled floor, radiator and double French doors leading onto large rear terrace.
StudyApprox16’3x9’9(4.95mx2.97m) Window to front and side elevations, quarry tiled floor, inset spotlights, and radiator.
FirstFloorGalleriedLanding Two windows to front elevation, exposed timbers, stripped pine floor boards, two central lights, radiator, door to airing cupboard, access to loft space and stairs to bedroom five on the second floor.
MasterBedroomApprox14'3x9'6intobay(4.34mx2.90intobay) Stunning room with large bay overlooking the rear grounds, cast iron fireplace with marble surround, stripped pine flooring, picture rail, inset spotlights, two radiators, raised entrance with steps down to main bedroom and door to:
En-Suite White suite comprising low level w.c, hand wash basin set in vanity unit, tiled shower cubicle, inset spotlights, extractor fan, radiator and cork tiled flooring.
BedroomTwoApprox16’5x11’1(5.00mx3.38m) Exposed timbers, window to side elevation, stripped pine flooring, raised platform in original oak boards, inset spotlights and radiator.
FamilyBathroom Roll-top cast iron bath, pedestal hand wash basin, exposed timbers, inset spotlights, radiator, cork tiled floor, shaver light and socket.
BedroomThreeApprox14’5x10’5(4.39mx3.18m) Two windows to side elevation, exposed timbers, stripped pine flooring, wall lights and radiator.
BedroomFourApprox11’11x11’8(3.63mx3.56m) Window to side elevation overlooking the terrace, cast iron fireplace with ornate painted surround, picture rail, central light, stripped pine flooring and radiator.
Cloakroom White suite comprising low level flushing w.c, pedestal hand wash basin, stripped pine flooring, central light, extractor fan and radiator.
SecondFloorAtticRoom/BedroomFiveApprox15'9(4.80m)x14'(4.27m)maxintoeaves (Note sloping ceiling) Exposed timbers, stripped pine flooring, two central lights and door leading to:
StoreRoom/StudyApprox14'(4.27m)maxintoeavesx11'5(3.48m) (Note sloping ceiling) Currently used as a study area, window to front elevation, exposed timbers, central light and access to loft.
Outside Accessed via a right of way through the farmyard. To the front of the property there is block paving. There are also two useful brick store sheds and side access round to the raised rear terrace. The rear terrace offers a decorative brick balustrade, outside tap, French doors connecting to dining room and steps down to the lower terrace which is mainly laid to stone. There are also three raised beds, second patio, disused pond and access to the woodland area where there is a parking area laid to stone.
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