Savills | Bull Road, Thornham Parva, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8ES | Property for sale
3,474 sq ft(322.75 sq m)
Guide price £900,000

Bull RoadThornham Parva, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8ES

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in January 2021
  • Blends period character with contemporary design
  • Bold colours, free flowing spaces & inside outside ambience
  • External studio office space
  • Landscaped gardens & pool are a particular feature

Inspired barn conversion with contemporary styling

About this property

  • Chandos Barns is designed by and home to architects Richard Buckley and Fiammetta Gray founding members of award winning London based practice Buckley Gray Yeoman. It offers multi purpose flexible living space cleverly blending period character with contemporary design. Bold colours, free flowing spaces, vaulted ceilings, large pivot doors and expanses of glazing create an inside outside ambience resulting in a homely family residence. The majority of the living space is on the ground floor and comprises; the living room and dining room both with wood burning stoves, a bespoke kitchen, principal bedroom with en suite bathroom and walk in wardrobe along with two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The east wing houses a large utility room and a spacious secondary living come studio space. There are a further two double bedrooms and a third bathroom on the first floor. External stairs attached to the main house lead to a studio office space.

    The landscaped gardens are a particular feature of the property laid out in a series of 'rooms'. There is a walled courtyard, a terrace which runs along the rear of the house, lawned expanses enclosed by yew hedging and a raised vegetable garden with fantastic views of St Mary's Church. On the opposite lawn lies the orchard and croquet lawn beyond which is the private walled swimming pool, with its own micro-climate & pool house.

    Mains water & electricity. Private drainage and calor gas. Oil fired boiler. The house benefits from underfloor heating throughout.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

I thought this property was very rare, a wonderful blend of contemporary architecture within a beautiful period building set in superb gardens and grounds.

Peter OgilvieProperty agent

Local information

  • Chandos Barns was originally the stables for the Thornham Estate belonging to the Henniker-Major family for over 250 years. Today, in addition to the farm, a number of other enterprises operate on the estate including over 12 miles of well established and popular walks known as Thornham walks including a cafe, restaurant, walled garden and fishing lakes. Thornham Parva is also close to Eye and Stowmarket and the extensive facilities these towns provide including supermarkets, schools and leisure facilities. Diss and Stowmarket each have mainline rail connections to London Liverpool Street Station from 90 and 75 minutes respectively.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = D
  • Tenure = Freehold