Mill Lane, Kettleburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 7JS | Property for sale | Savills
4,371 sq ft(406.08 sq m)
Guide price £1,850,000(€2,186,552)

Mill LaneKettleburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 7JS


    Key features

    • Superb country house with light-filled accommodation
    • Beautiful riverside location
    • Lovely gardens and grounds of about nine acres
    • Home office, gym and garaging
    • Spring fed swimming pond
    • Blue bell woodland

    Stunning country house in a beautiful riverside setting.

    About this property

    • The charming accommodation is light-filled with high ceilings, well-proportioned and elegant rooms throughout. The accommodation flows well with an impressive entrance hall with stone floors, a sweeping staircase leading onto a galleried landing and decorative cornice work. The drawing room has a superb bow end with large full height sash windows and attractive views over the gardens. There is a central fireplace with decorative surround and two recessed display alcoves. Double doors open through to the dining room with further cornice work, full height sash windows and views over the gardens. The sitting room/library has panelled walls, an open fireplace and fitted book shelving. The conservatory opens into a snug sitting room with an open fireplace and connects through to the kitchen. Doors open onto the terrace with wonderful views over the stunning grounds. A further entrance hall has a cloakroom to one side, storage cupboard and connects through to the front hall. The kitchen has comprehensive base and wall mounted solid units incorporating Miele ovens, a five plate gas hob, dishwasher and granite tops. Beyond the kitchen is the breakfast room with French doors leading onto the terrace. The first floor has a spacious galleried landing with doors to the principal bedroom with bay window, fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom. The other bedrooms also have in-built wardrobes and two have en suite shower rooms with a further dressing room/bedroom five and family bathroom off the side landing.

      The Outside
      The house is set back from the small lane with the drive culminating to the side of the house where there is a lovely veranda and espalier pear trees. There is a double garage with large wood store, further store room, a home office and wine store. A gateway leads to the gardens of the house which are south west facing with a sheltered terrace, and with a wisteria along the house elevation. To the far side is a further traditional outbuilding in an L shape comprising a gym room, machinery stores and shelter for a back-up generator.

      There are delightful wooded grounds and large sweeping lawns which are interspersed with specimen trees. A bridge leads over the river to the far bank which backs onto pasture land. To the far end of the property is a spring fed natural swimming pond with jetty. The woodland, which is planted with thousands of spring bulbs, has delightful pathways through the trees.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    This is such a pretty house in a beautiful setting. I love the light-filled and elegant rooms and the views are very special.

    Tom OrfordProperty agent

    Local information

    • Watermill House is situated just outside the village of Kettleburgh, about 3 miles south of the market town of Framlingham, to the north of the sought after and appealing town of Woodbridge and in the particularly attractive and undulating countryside of the Deben Valley. The village is quiet and rural, surrounded by farmland and there is a church, village hall and an excellent public house. More extensive shopping and recreational facilities can be found in both Framlingham and Woodbridge, with the county town of Ipswich offering a wider range of services. Educationally, there are excellent schools in both sectors in Earl Soham, Brandeston, Framlingham and Woodbridge. There are regular train services to London Liverpool Street station from Ipswich, the journey time taking from 65 minutes.

    Additional information

    • Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Heating via a ground source heat pump.
    • Agent Note: There is also a footpath from Mill Lane which leads past the house towards the village and is predominantly hedged on either side.
    • Directions: From Ipswich proceed north on the A12 bypassing Woodbridge and take the second exit to Wickham Market and Framlingham (B1116). Proceed straight over the roundabout and take the first left sign posted to Easton and Brandeston. Proceed through Easton and turn left signposted Kettleburgh and Brandeston. Before entering the village of Kettleburgh turn left towards Letheringham and the entrance to the house will be seen on the right just after a thatched cottage. What3words/// taken.slate.outgrown
    • EPC Rating: F
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G