Superb Manor house in an elevated position.
Old Newton Hall is an attractive period house being Grade II*Listed of Special Architectural and Historical Interest and is believed to date back to the 16th century. The property is built of both a timber frame and brick construction under tiled and slate roofs. The property has undergone a comprehensive restoration programme over the last five years and the house is now beautifully presented throughout combining the period style with the comfort of 21st century living. There are sash windows, exposed brick and wooden floors,numerous exposed timbers and some attractive fireplaces.
The versatile and spacious accommodation is laid out over three floors with the ground floor comprising a well proportioned light and airy drawing room,fireplace with a wood burning stove and a dual aspect with views over the front of the property and gardens to the rear. The sitting room has an inglenook fireplace, bressumer beam over and an attractive redbrick surround with a woodburning stove. The bespoke kitchen has an ESSE Iron heart range cooker, with wooden base and wall mounted units, butler sink, island unit,quartz worktops and an induction hob. There are French doors to and outlooks over the gardens. The breakfast room leads off the kitchen and is a delightfully light and bright room with a walk in larder, space for a fridge/freezer and gives access to the back staircase and utility room. The study, snug and boot room are all situated at the northern end of the house.
The main staircase rises to the first floor leading through to the principal bedroom with dual aspect. The bathroom which serves the principal bedroom is of particular note as it is fully panelled. A staircase from the landing leads up to an unconverted second floor attic room, which has a window and light connected. There are a further five bedrooms on the first floor and a spacious family bathroom.
The second floor, reached via a further staircase in the family bathroom, leads up to three large converted attic rooms. These rooms are currently used as two playrooms and a bedroom.
The property is approached over a private driveway through wrought iron gates giving access to a gravel drive. The front garden is predominantly laid to lawn featuring a charming Folly. The property is partially moated and beyond the front garden is a small area of paddock with gated access to the rest of the land. The established rear gardens area particular feature of the house with a range of mature trees and shrubs offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion as well as a large lawn directly behind the house with a wide stone terrace,perfect for al fresco dining. The cellar is accessed via the terrace and there is also a greenhouse. Further grounds lie beyond the gardens which sit in a fantastic elevated position offering views across the surrounding Suffolk countryside. This land is currently divided into paddocks with a stable block and tack rooms. A useful range of renovated outbuildings lie along the northern boundary and include a large garage, three store rooms and an extensive cart lodge.
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Old Newton Hall is situated in a fabulously elevated position over looking the beautiful Suffolk countryside. The period character of the property is celebrated with high ceilings, beautiful exposed beams & very comfortable modernised living.Tom OrfordProperty agent