Idyllic farmhouse situated in the beautiful Suffolk countryside.
Perkins Farm is a delightful Grade II Listed period farmhouse with later additions constructed in part from a timber frame with rendered colour washed elevations under a thatched straw roof. Internally the house has a wealth of features including; exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces, stone floors and mullion windows. The property has underfloor heating on the ground floor and central heating upstairs.
The ground floor accommodation comprises of two well-proportioned reception rooms at the front of the house both with fireplaces, with the sitting room also benefitting from a wood burning stove. The conservatory is off the dining room and is a wonderful light-filled room opening out in to the wonderful gardens, overlooking the natural pond.
The partially vaulted kitchen/breakfast room are at the rear of the property and the bespoke wooden kitchen has fitted base and wall mounted units with wooden worktops, electric cooker and hob, Bosch dishwasher and a built in fridge. There is also a pantry, utility and cloakroom. The first floor has two bedrooms, one en suite bathroom which includes a roll-top claw foot bath, and a family bathroom. The second floor has a further two bedrooms.
The property is accessed across two driveways, one of which leads to a gravelled yard. From this is a timber clad stable block which provides various stores and double garaging. The current owners have planning permission to convert the stable block in to a three bed holiday let and to add four holiday pods along the eastern boundary as well as planning for a three bay cart lodge, mower store and wood shed to the house. Planning ref: DC/21/00973 - Babergh and Mid-Suffolk CC.
The gardens are a particular feature of the house and surround the property with mature well stocked beds, fine trees and an orchard. There is a colourful flower, shrub and herbaceous cottage front garden and to the side a yard, polytunnel and vegetable garden. To the rear is an extensive lawn and a long natural woodland stip. Within the garden there is also a pond and a storage shed.
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The house is in a lovely location being set off a quiet country lane and yet a stones throw from Stowmarket. Fantastic to have the countryside views from every aspect of the property and the additional planning permission to develop the property further.Tom OrfordProperty agent