The Street, Southolt, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7QJ | Property for sale | Savills
344.30 sq m
Guide price £1,500,000(90,701,681 EGP)

The StreetSoutholt, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7QJ

    Key features

    • Fully restored & beautifully presented
    • Extra land fully available by separate negotiation
    • Double glazed, well insulated & not listed
    • Particularly beautiful rear gardens
    • Swimming pool within a walled courtyard & tennis court
    • Large Suffolk barn - potential to develop (STP)

    Exceptional house with extensive gardens, grounds, swimming pool, tennis court , outbuildings & about 3 acres.

    About this property

    • Dovermoor is set in a delightful rural position surrounded by established gardens and grounds.

      The house has been sensitively restored and refurbished by the current owners. Internally the house is presented to a very high standard with numerous features including, exposed beams and studwork, a galleried and vaulted hall and polished oak boarded floors.

      The kitchen/breakfast room is superbly fitted with bespoke wooden base and wall mounted units, granite work surfaces, an oil fired Aga, built in induction hob, NEFF oven, steamer and warming drawer. The oak-framed garden room is off the breakfast room offering wonderful views of the mature gardens beyond. There are also utility, pantry and boot/boiler rooms adjoining the kitchen. The ground floor also provides two cloakrooms.

      The two principal reception rooms are well proportioned with large windows overlooking the gardens. The drawing room has beautiful panelling, exposed oak flooring and a fireplace with a Jotul wood burning stove. The snug also benefits from a Villager wood burning stove and has French doors out to the terrace.

      The first floor is approached from the entrance hall and leads up to a galleried landing. The principal bedroom has an en suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes. There are a further four bedrooms, two of which have en suite shower rooms, and a separate family bathroom. The second floor is currently used as a large office with an additional room to the side. There is potential for further development on this floor.

      The drive culminates in a large gravelled parking sweep to the side of the house giving access to the large garage and separate double cart lodge. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a partial moat running along the boundary. The rear gardens are particularly beautiful with well stocked herbaceous borders, wide expanses of lawn, a stunning range of well-established specimen trees and hedging, providing the property with a high degree of privacy and seclusion. There is a large natural stone paved terrace leading to the walled courtyard where the swimming pool is situated, heated by solar panels and an air source heat pump. Behind this is the hard tennis court, garage and gym area.

      The large Suffolk barn, once used as stables is accessed via double doors on either side and has the potential to be developed as ancillary accommodation to the main house subject to the necessary consents being obtained.

      Behind the tennis court lies a substantial the kitchen garden and beautiful greenhouse and orchard and a small paddock. There is also an enclosed paddock. Vehicular access to the paddock is gained via a private right of way along the eastern boundary. A large paddock of 3.5 acres is available by separate negotiation and highlighted in blue on the boundary plan.

      Mains electricity, and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Delightfully positioned on a quiet village lane, surrounded by wonderfully mature gardens, excellent outbuildings, swimming pool & tennis court.

    Peter OgilvieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Positioned off a quiet village lane Dovermoor is situated in the attractive village of Southolt, which has a church and community centre. The vibrant award winning village of Worllingworth, with its Ofsted rated “outstanding” primary school, community centre, shop and pub is a mile away. Bedfield is two miles away and also has a Primary School, pub and church, parts of which date back 900 years. The “BeWell” health and fitness centre, providing a spa, range of activities and adjoining indoor swimming pool Is only a mile away in Redlingfield.
    • High speed rail links to London and the rest of the country are available from Diss which is only a short drive away.
    • Southolt is situated 5/6 miles equidistant between the market towns of Framlingham, Eye and Debenham. They provide a wide range of shops, cafes, and amenities including a choice of doctors surgeries, dental practices and veterinary centres. Schools include both highly rated state and independent schools, Doggy day care and grooming also locally available.
    • Recreational facilities in the area include several local golf courses, a vibrant cycling community, excellent walks and thriving art groups. The beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast provides sailing and fishing opportunities on the Alde, Deben, Orwell and Stour estuaries.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Ipswich head northwards on the A12 by passing Woodbridge and Wickham Market and taking a left slip road to Framlingham. Proceed along the B1116 heading north westward out of Framlingham towards Saxtead Green. On joining the A1120 take a left turn and proceed until taking the first right hand turn to Bedfield. Continue along until meeting a T-junction and turn right. Continue along this road for approximately 1.5 miles passing the primary school, the road then bears left. Carry onto Southolt Road, passing the sports pavilion. Continue, bearing left onto Mill Road, which turns again into Southolt Road, onto the Street and Dovermoor will be found on the left.
    • EPC Rating: F
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G