Savills | Grove Lane, Little Wenham, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk, CO7 6QB | Property for sale
342.07 sq m(3,682 sq ft)
Asking price £1,350,000

Grove LaneLittle Wenham, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk, CO7 6QB

  • Under offer

Key features

  • secluded period farmhouse with lovely views
  • 6 bedrooms & 5 bath/shower rooms
  • triple cart lodge, outbuildings and Suffolk barn
  • established gardens, paddocks
  • about 13 acres

Superbly positioned country house at the end of a lane in a secluded position with attractive gardens, meadows and outbuildings.

About this property

  • Grove Farmhouse is the former old rectory believed to date back to the 16th & 17th centuries and is Grade II Listed with C19 alterations. The house is built of timber frame and rendered elevations under pitched peg tiled roofs. The accommodation is particularly well laid out with some well proportion reception rooms which have numerous features including panelled doors, strip floors, large windows and open fireplaces. There are a number of useful outbuildings including a traditional timber framed Suffolk barn, an oak framed triple cart lodge and a modern machinery outbuilding. The gardens surround the house with areas of woodland, formal gardens, raised vegetable beds, wide terrace areas, woodland and meadows.

    Outside:
    Grove Farmhouse is approached over a long private lane and is surrounded by open countryside with a gravel parking area fronting a triple cart lodge (30ft x 20ft). The drive continues on to a concrete standing with a Traditional Suffolk barn (57ft x 16ft and 11ft x 13ft) with side storeroom (22ft x 12ft). Large double doors to the rear courtyard. Beyond the barn is a further machinery barn (58' x 46').

    Gardens:
    The gardens surround the house on all sides with raised vegetable beds, brick built garden store and dog run to one side. The gardens are landscaped with horn beam hedge rows. The front of the house has a wide terrace with symmetrical rose beds which look over the gardens. The terrace continues around to the side of the property where there are further flower beds, numerous trees and an orchard. Beyond the gardens are paddocks and a woodland area.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

The setting is very lovely with attractive gardens surrounding this lovely house. The addition of the paddock land and outbuildings also offer further appeal and potential for a variety of different uses.

Tom OrfordProperty agent

Local information

  • Grove Farmhouse is superbly situated in a secluded country setting yet with an easy reach of Ipswich and Colchester which has excellent range of shopping, recreation and educational requirements. Set in the undulated and sought after area of south Suffolk, Grove Farmhouse is well located to take advantage of communication routes via the A12 and A14 to London, Woodbridge and Felixstowe. Situated just outside the small village of Capel St Mary which offers an excellent range of day to day facilities, there is also ready access to Manningtree station 8 miles, 55 minutes to London Liverpool Street Station and Ipswich 9 miles, 65 minutes from the main line station to London's Liverpool Street Station.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Ipswich proceed south on the A12 take the exit signposted Capel St Mary and continue through the village. Take a right turn onto Days Road and follow the road until taking a right turn signed Grove Lane and continue along this lane until the very end. From London proceed north on the A12, take the turn to Capel St Mary and turn left into the street and follow as above.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure = Freehold