London Road, Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0UE | Property for sale | Savills
3,650 sq ft(339.10 sq m)
Guide price £2,100,000(€2,451,662)

London RoadSix Mile Bottom, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0UE

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Key features

  • Beautifully presented living accommodation
  • Picturesque grounds extending just over 14 acres
  • An array of out buildings ideal for conversion
  • Eye catching, open plan living area on the ground floor
  • Potential equestrian opportunities with three individual paddocks
  • Electric gated private driveway offering ample parking

Breathtakingly beautiful country residence with extensive manicured grounds

About this property

  • This remarkable and substantial country estate, originally built in the 1800s and enhanced with modern additions, boasts an exquisite Nicholas Anthony kitchen. The interior has been meticulously refurbished and tastefully presented, offering elegant accommodation. Set in a captivating location, the property is surrounded by a variety of outbuildings including stables, storage facilities, and garages. Nestled within approximately 14.12 acres of exceptionally maintained grounds, this residence truly exemplifies the epitome of countryside living.

    Upon entering through the timber-panelled and double-glazed entrance door, you'll find yourself in a welcoming reception hallway. The ceiling adorned with a range of inset downlighters, the hallway showcases natural exposed brickwork and a timber braced entrance door that conceals a staircase leading to the first floor. Tiled flooring, a radiator, and double glazed windows to the front complete the hall. Moving on to the sitting room, you'll be captivated by its impressive features. A tall ceiling with inset downlighters, tiled flooring, and a striking open fireplace with a cast iron log burning stove and an Adam style surround with a slate hearth create an inviting atmosphere. The room is bathed in natural light from its triple aspect, including doors that lead out to the garden. The sitting room also boasts a large timber cellar door providing access to a wine cellar and features underfloor heating. Adjacent to the sitting room, you'll find an office/morning room with a ceiling adorned with inset downlighters. This room offers a tranquil space with double glazed windows, part timber panelling, and panelled and double glazed doors that lead out to the garden.

    The captivating kitchen/breakfast room, is housed in a converted outbuilding. With its vaulted ceiling and exposed ironwork, this space boasts a magnificent Nicholas Anthony kitchen. Fitted with top-of-the-line Siemens appliances, including ovens, a combination oven and coffee machine, warming drawers, a dishwasher, and an induction hob with an elevating extractor, this kitchen exemplifies luxury. Stone working surfaces with inset power, a floating slate breakfast bar, a tiled floor with underfloor heating, and a walk-in shelved pantry complete this fabulous space. Windows to three aspects, including doors leading out to the garden and courtyard, allow ample natural light to flood the room. A convenient boot room is located to the rear of the home, with inset downlighters, a storage cupboard, timber panelling with coat hooks, a radiator, and a panelled and double glazed door that leads out to the rear garden. The cloakroom, is situated within the boot room, includes a white low-level w.c., a wash hand basin with a pillar tap, wall-mounted storage drawers. The drawing room is a grand space that showcases a principal staircase rising to the first floor, complete with a newel post, spindles, and handrails. Underneath the staircase, you'll find convenient understairs storage. The room exudes a sense of elegance with period radiators, tiled flooring, and ample natural light from double glazed windows on three sides, including a pair of doors leading to the front with a secondary entrance and an entrance porch. As for the utility area, it features a striking part vaulted ceiling with double glazing. The space is equipped with a range of fitted handle less cupboards and drawers, providing ample storage. Working surfaces, including a one and a half bowl single drainer sink with a mixer tap, offer practicality. Twin double glazed doors lead out to the garden, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living.

    Leading to the first floor, you'll find a range of well-appointed double bedrooms and bathrooms. The main bedroom boasts a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, an open fireplace with a tiled hearth and slips, a wooden mantel and surround, and double glazed windows to two aspects. An ensuite shower room accompanies this bedroom, featuring a tiled shower cubicle, a wall-hung wash hand basin with storage, a low-level w.c. and ceramic tiled flooring. Bedroom two offers a cast iron fireplace, a radiator, and double glazed windows to the rear. The bathroom showcases a roll-top bath with ball and claw feet, a low-level w.c., and a wash hand basin. Half-tiled walls, a tiled floor, courtesy lighting and mirror, and a pair of double glazed windows complete the bathroom. Bedroom three features a cast iron fireplace, a fitted wardrobe cupboard, painted panelling, a radiator, and a double glazed window. The study/landing area boasts a cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled slips, oak flooring, a shelved storage cupboard. Bedroom four, with its vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, offers a unique charm. Bedroom five also boasts a vaulted ceiling, along with a radiator, panelled and double glazed doors that lead out to a balcony that offers views across the front of the property. The adjacent bathroom is fitted with a white suite, including a panelled bath with a mixer/shower tap, tiling to surround, an extending glazed shower screen, a low-level w.c., a heated towel rail/radiator and a wash hand basin with storage drawers below and a mixer tap.

    Moving outside, the property is situated at the end of a long electric gated, private gravelled driveway, offering views of the adjoining paddocks. A further 5-bar, electric gated access leads to an extensive gravelled parking area offering ample parking space, accompanied by a range of outbuildings used for garaging, storage, and stabling. These buildings benefit from lighting and electricity connections. Additionally, the gravelled driveway provides access to another set of outbuildings, perfect for conversion into additional garages, stables or leisure facilities. Surrounded by its own delightful and established grounds, the property features formal gardens mainly laid to lawn, along with a paved terrace, hedgerows, and a post and rail, fenced paddock. A storage barn with timber elevations and a pitched corrugated roof, equipped with lighting, windows, and currently sub-divided into stabling, adds further practicality to the outdoor space, as well exceptional potential for conversion in to a gym or offices etc subject to obtaining any relevant planning permissions. The remaining three individual three paddocks have been beautifully maintained and have the benefit of new post and rail fencing as well as field shelters. Combined these paddocks on their own extend to approx. 11.74 acres, making them ideal for equestrian use.

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This captivating home has a perfect balance of modern living and period elegance all surrounded by it's own sprawling grounds, for me Blandford Lodge offers something very special for a family with even more that can be created within the grounds.

Ben SmithProperty agent

Local information

  • Six Mile Bottom offers a delightful location that combines idyllic rural charm with convenient amenities. The village takes its name from its distance, roughly 6 miles, to Newmarket, a nearby town renowned for its horse racing heritage. It is also approximately ten miles to the world famous university city of Cambridge.
  • Despite its tranquil ambiance, Six Mile Bottom is well-connected to nearby towns and cities, ensuring easy access to essential services and transportation options. The village benefits from good transport links, with convenient road connections to Cambridge, Newmarket, and Bury St Edmunds. For daily essentials and shopping needs, residents can explore the nearby towns and villages, such as Newmarket and Cambridge, which offer a variety of supermarkets, local shops, boutiques, and retail centres including The Grand Arcade and Grafton Centre in Cambridge, and the city's busy daily market. Cambridge is steeped in history and culture, offering many recreational and cultural amenities including The Fitzwilliam Museum and the University colleges, 31 in all.
  • Six Mile Bottom is within reach of well-regarded schools, both primary and secondary. It is in catchment for Great Wilbraham Primary School and Bottisham Village College. Nearby towns and villages offer additional educational options, including renowned colleges and universities, ensuring a comprehensive range of educational opportunities.
  • Nature enthusiasts will find themselves surrounded by the captivating Suffolk countryside, with picturesque landscapes, scenic trails, and ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, and horse riding. Six Mile Bottom also benefits from a cricket ground and a village shop.
  • All distances and times are approximate.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating: F
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: D