Savills | Mellis Road, Yaxley, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8DG | Properties for sale
18.50 Ac(7.49 Ha)
Guide price £1,250,000

Mellis RoadYaxley, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8DG

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Substantial manor located on the edge of the village
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 attic bedrooms & 3 bath/shower rooms
  • 3 reception rooms displaying a wealth of features
  • 3 excellent holiday cottages and store buildings and garaging
  • impressive livery facilities (19 loose boxes)
  • about 18.5 acres

Historic manor house with 3 delightful holiday cottages, superb equestrian/livery facilities and 18.5 acres.

About this property

  • Believed to date from the 16th Century and Grade II* listed, Yaxley Manor House is of timber framed construction, presenting colour washed and timber elevations, under a steeply pitched plain tiled roof. The well laid out accommodation, which benefits from an oil fired heating system and three clear view wood burning stoves, includes a central reception hall with well-proportioned drawing room, an impressive original panelled dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, complete with Rangemaster, and French doors to a very large patio area.

    To complete the ground floor there is a sitting room, which has stable doors on both the east and west side to the garden, a utility room with shower and WC. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, the majority of which enjoy fine views over the gardens and surrounding countryside, plus an en suite bathroom and family bathroom.

    Two independent staircases give access to two attic bedrooms. The property has many original features including brick flooring, oak panel doors, fireplaces and carved timbers.

    Beyond the house lie three self-contained cottages, converted to a very high standard and unique in their own right, offering flexibility for a variety of uses.

    The Coachman's Cottage with open plan kitchen and living room, large bedroom and en suite bathroom.

    The Coach House offers a ground floor living room, small kitchen/breakfast room, together with two first floor bedrooms and bathroom.

    John Fanner Barn with large central reception room with galleried landing, large kitchen/breakfast room, ground floor bathroom and first floor bedroom.

    Outside
    The gardens surrounding the main property are laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees, shrubs and well established roses, together with a pond enclosed by established stock hedging and post and rail fencing.

    In addition to the garden there is an orchard containing numerous fruit trees. Beyond the garden are two stable yards, totalling 19 loose boxes along with associated store tack and feed rooms. There is an illuminated manege and access to the paddocks which lie beyond. Nearby there is access onto numerous bridleways offering miles of hacking in most directions

    In all approximately 18.5 acres.

    Services
    Mains electricity and water. Mains & private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

The property is really impressive, much like a mini estate, it has 3 cottages, 2 excellent stable yards, superb equestrian facilities and a stunning main house displaying a wealth of features.

Tom OrfordProperty agent

Local information

  • The village of Yaxley, with public house and renowned primary school/pre-school which is Ofsted outstanding, is located some 2 miles to the west of the market town of Eye, which itself offers further schooling along with a whole host of convenience shops, including butcher, grocer, bank and Co-operative store.
  • The area has good transport links, the A140 providing routes to the A14, M11 and Diss 6 miles to the north with main line rail services to London's Liverpool Street station, the County Town of Ipswich approximately 20 miles to the south and Norwich lying some 23 miles to the north, also offering main line rail services to London's Liverpool Street Station.

Additional information

  • Directions: Travelling north on the A14 turn onto the A140 at junction 51 and proceed north for approximately 14 miles. Taking the left-hand turn signed to Yaxley, continue through the village along the Mellis road for a further mile, where Yaxley Manor can be found on the right-hand side.
  • EPC Exempt