Church Lane, Ovington, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 8LD | Property for sale | Savills
5,815 sq ft(540.23 sq m)
Guide price £1,100,000(€1,254,232)

Church LaneOvington, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 8LD

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Historic farmhouse with original features
  • Well-proportioned rooms throughout
  • Spacious AGA kitchen/breakfast room
  • Timber framed barn
  • Triple garages
  • Quiet rural location close to Long Melford & Lavenham

17th century farmhouse in a quiet rural setting with barn and land.

About this property

  • Upper Farm is a delightful Grade II listed 17th century farm house which offers a wealth of original features including heavy oak timbers, inglenook fireplaces and mullioned windows. The property is constructed from a timber frame and rendered under a tiled roof. The ground floor accommodation comprises an entrance hall which leads through to a snug/study which affords a pretty brick fireplace with wood burning stove, exposed beams and French doors open to the garden.

    The drawing room is an impressive double aspect room with a with wood burning stove and pamment hearth, mullioned windows, oak beams and a delightful bay window which overlooks the front garden. The dining room lies next door and is a double aspect room with exposed beams and French doors which lead out onto the terrace, perfect for al fresco dining. The spacious Aga kitchen/ breakfast room is extensively fitted with a range of units under granite worktop. Appliances include a four oven Aga with hotplates, integrated dishwasher and oven with 4 ring LPG hob as well as a large pantry cupboard. There is a utility room off the kitchen with a range of cupboards, a quarry tiled floor and a cloakroom.

    The first floor gives access to the principal bedroom which benefits from a partly vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and two fitted cupboards. It also has an en suite bathroom. There are a further three bedrooms and a family , bathroom.

    The property is approached over a sweeping driveway which provides parking and turning for several vehicles which in turn leads to a triple garage with light and power connected. The gardens surrounding the property are predominately laid to lawn with York stone pathways and a west facing terrace with mature rose borders and a useful workshop and store.

    To the front of the property is a large pond and further shrub beds. The paddocks are located to the side and rear of the property, both with gated vehicular access.

    The Barn
    The barn is a timber framed four chambered barn with light and power and offers potential for conversion, subject to the necessary consents being obtained.

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Upper Farm is a charming property in a picturesque rural setting which offers well appointed, flexible accommodation. The Barn also provides incoming purchasers the opportunity to develop it, subject to the necessary consents being obtained.

Katy StephensonProperty agent

Local information

  • Upper Farm is located in a quiet rural location backing onto open countryside. Ovington is a small rural village on the Essex/Suffolk border with a parish church. It is situated approximately two miles south of the small historic market town of Clare which offers a good range of day to day services. It is particularly close to many other attractive villages including Cavendish, Long Melford and Lavenham. A wider range of services are available at Sudbury, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and Newmarket all of which offer extensive shopping, schools, cultural and leisure facilities. There are numerous good golf courses in the area and the renowned racecourse can be found at Newmarket. There is also good access to the A14 trunk road at Bury St Edmunds and the M11 giving easy access to the major motorway network. There is a rail link from Sudbury to Marks Tey station and on to London's Liverpool street with the journey taking around 85 minutes or from Colchester or Audley End which take approximately 50 and 65 minutes respectively.

Additional information

  • Services
  • Mains water & electricity. Oil fired
  • central heating. Private drainage
  • Local Authority
  • Braintree District Council
  • Council Tax
  • Band = Council Tax Band G
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G