Bentley, Ipswich, IP9 2LT | Property for sale | Savills
2,035 sq ft(189.06 sq m)
Guide price £795,000(€906,468)

BentleyIpswich, IP9 2LT

    Key features

    • delighted 5 bed period house
    • potential integral annexe
    • secluded edge of village location
    • detached barn/garaging
    • about 1 acre

    A delightful period house situated in a secluded setting and surrounded by open countryside.

    About this property

    • Malting Farm is a delightful Grade II listed house set back from a quiet road, surrounded by open countryside and has a beautifully established garden. To the side of the house is a detached double garage/workshop. Malting Farm is situated in the outskirts of the village of Bentley in a secluded rural setting. The house is set well back from the road at the end of a 200-foot driveway.

      The entrance hall features oak flooring and opens to the two reception rooms. The drawing room has an open fireplace and numerous exposed beams. Double doors open through to the conservatory which features panoramic farmland views. The dining room has a stone floor, Inglenook open fireplace. Double open arches through to the kitchen with tiled flooring, marble worksurfaces comprehensive range of base storage cupboards, large fridge freezer, electric Aga and built-in larder cupboard. An inner hall leads to the potential annexe which is currently incorporated into the main accommodation. The utility room has a further range of units and plumbing for the washing machine. There is a bedroom/study and beyond a well fitted bathroom. To the end of the landing is a much larger bedroom which has also been used as the annexe sitting room.

      The first floor leads to the main bedroom with built-in double wardrobes, sink with vanity unit and original fireplace and storage airing cupboard. The second bathroom is also well fitted and there are two further bedrooms with wardrobes and one with a potential walk-in wardrobe/dressing area.

      The gardens surround the house and offer a variety of established shrubs and trees. The front garden is particularly attractive with a pergola and climbing roses as well as a large lawned area. At the end of the drive is a wide parking area which fronts the double garage/workshop. The garage building offers an opportunity for further uses and with the correct planning permission be used as a home office or potential holiday let.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    The house has a lovely location with no immediate neighbours and yet within easy access to Manningtreee and Ipswich.

    Tom OrfordProperty agent

    Local information

    • Malting Farm is ideally situated on a designated Quiet Lane, surrounded by farmland, outside the village of Bentley, which provides amenities including a pub, village hall, primary school and shop. Ipswich and Colchester offers a full range of private, state and sixth form colleges. Colchester also has a grammar school.
    • Malting Farm lies some 4 miles to the south west of Ipswich and 3 miles north of Manningtree. The historic town of Colchester is 9 miles to the south. The A137 Ipswich to Manningtree Road and the A12 are within easy access from the property. Manningtree, Colchester and Ipswich all offer regular train services to London Liverpool Street Station from 60, 50 and 65 minutes respectively. For the sailing enthusiast, the Rivers Stour and Orwell and Alton Water are all close by, as is the Suffolk and Essex coastline. The area provides very good walking and cycling routes.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Leave Ipswich on the A137 towards Brantham. Pass a turning signed Hubbards Hall Farm and then take the next right turn towards Bentley. Follow this road for a short way and the house is the first property on the right.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F