Savills | The Street, Horham, Eye, Suffolk, IP21 5DY | Property for sale
3,579 sq ft(332.50 sq m)
Guide price £1,250,000

The StreetHorham, Eye, Suffolk, IP21 5DY

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2021
  • 3 reception rooms & study
  • Barn with potential for conversion (subject to planning)
  • Former swimming pool
  • woodland grounds & paddock of about 9 acres (STS)

Late Georgian Old Rectory with Suffolk barn in a delightful setting in need of renovation

About this property

  • The Old Rectory at Horham is Grade II listed, dating from the late Georgian/early Victorian period. The property, which is in need of a comprehensive renovation and refurbishment programme, presents part rendered/part brick elevations under a tiled roof with the 6 panel front door with 2 columns and porch over accessing the central hall. The drawing room has an open fireplace and glazed double French doors to the garden with recessed book shelves and cupboards either side of the open fireplace. The study/sitting room has an open fireplace and bookcases either side. Dining room benefits from glazed double French doors, open fireplace with marble over mantel and surround with display shelves and cupboards either side. The kitchen offers a range of floor and wall unit, oil-fired AGA with double hob and door through to the lobby with access to the courtyard and larder. The boiler room with Supermatic oil fired boiler.

    The principal bedroom has a fireplace and carved wooden over mantel and surround as well as an en suite cloakroom with wash basin and storage cupboards. Bedroom 2 with open fireplace with carved over mantel and surround and deep wardrobe cupboards either side. Bedroom 3 with open fireplace carved over mantel and surround and two large storage cupboards either side, one containing a basin. Walk in dressing room/box room. Family bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin. Door to the rear wing and family bathroom with bath, WC and washbasin. Door to the rear and family bathroom 2. Inner landing with airing cupboard and doors and steps down to the rear landing off which is bedroom 4 with a range of cupboards and beyond bedroom 5 with range of cupboards and ceiling cross timbers.

    The Old Rectory is approached over a long private drive which winds its way through a woodland setting. The large barn lies off to the left, is listed, and has the potential for conversion to residential, subject to the usual consents being obtained. Parking is immediately to the front and side of the house, with access via a door in the wall to the enclosed courtyard with its range of storage outbuildings. To the rear is a disused swimming pool and pathway access through the trees to the large paddock which lies to the east.

    Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. (no services have been checked)

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This is a rare find - such a lovely classic Georgian Old Rectory which is hidden away in a lovely private setting. There is great potential to create a stunning family home in a wonderful setting.

Tom OrfordProperty agent

Local information

  • Distances: Stradbroke – 2 miles, Eye – 5 miles, Diss – 10 miles
  • (London Liverpool Street 90 mins), Ipswich – 26 miles
  • (London Liverpool Street 75 mins), Norwich – 31 miles
  • The Old Rectory is located in the centre of the Suffolk village of Horham close to the church and village hall. Stradbroke lies 2 miles to the east with its parish church, pubs, post office, school and variety of day to day shops. The medieval market town of Eye is 5 miles to the west, again providing good local facilities. Diss is approximately 10 miles away with a wide range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities. With a main line station providing a service to London Liverpool Street Station (90 minutes). The A140 provides routes to the A14 and M11 and the main motorway network.

Additional information

  • Directions: From London proceed north on the A12 and at Copdock turn left onto the A14 westbound. Turn off onto the A140 signposted to Norwich. Continue north taking the right to Eye along the B1117 continue through the town and out towards the village of Horham. On entering the village continue past the church and on the left hand bend opposite the post office stores take the entrance drive into the property.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure = Freehold