Bucks Property Agents are delighted to offer to the market this three bedroom grade II listed thatched property, dating back to the 1500's, with the added benefit of a detached barn offering an ideal annexe/holiday home/rental/ work from home office accommodation. This delightful former farmhouse offers many period features to include inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams, bressumer beams and mullion windows. In addition to the separate annexe is a detached cart lodge which has a converted games room above and there is also a separate outbuilding, which has a further annexe potential/office for working from home. Properties of this type rarely become available for sale and the stunning location really needs to be seen to be appreciated. This extremely pretty property stands in a plot in excess of 1.52 Acres sts with a meadow, established garden, many mature trees & shrubs and has stunning views over open farm land to the front, rear and side.
Bridge Farm is situated near the highly sought after and extremely popular village of great finborough and is located towards the end of a country lane, which is a no through road and has very little passing traffic.
Great Finborough is situated 3.5 miles from Stowmarket town centre, which offers direct main line rail to London Liverpool Street, and easy access to the A14 dual carriageway, giving fast road links to larger towns such as Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds Cambridge etc. Also Stansted Airport is approximately one hour by road.
Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate both this idyllic location, and the versatility of the accommodation which is on offer with this stunning suffolk farmhouse.
The property in more detail is as follows:
Porch: Built of green oak construction, feature window, four windows to the front, two windows to the side and pamment tiled flooring.
Dining hall: With pamment flooring, inglenook fireplace, Jotul woodburning stove, bressumer beam, two windows to the front and one original mullion window to the rear, built in cupboard, two radiators, exposed beams and a built in dresser.
Sitting room: With inglenook fireplace, two radiators, window to the front, mullion blocked window, exposed beams, brick flooring, window to the rear, bressumer beam and built in storage.
Doors leading to:
conservatory: With quarry tiled flooring, radiator and doors to the outside.
Shower room: With WC, shower in separate cubicle, pedestal sink, water softener, tiled flooring, window to the rear and radiator.
Lobby: With quarry tiled flooring, window to the side, loft access and radiator.
Kitchen: With range of high & low level units, chimney breast, tiled flooring throughout, two windows to the rear, one window to the front, radiator, exposed beams, window to the side, tiled splash backs and sink with drainer.
Utility/dairy: With tiled flooring, window to the front, wall hung boiler, plumbing for washing machine and sink with drainer and a door to the outside.
On the first floor landing:
bedroom 1: With mullion window to the side, window to the front, window to the rear, exposed beams, numerous fitted wardrobes and chimney breast.
Bathroom: With walk in airing cupboard housing hot water tank, low level WC, pedestal sink, bidet, window to the rear, bath with mixer tap, radiator and heated towel rail.
Landing: With chimney breast, exposed beams and radiator.
Further landing area: With window to the front, exposed beams and radiator. This leads to:
Bedroom 2: With fitted single wardrobe and chest of drawers, exposed beams, window to the rear, radiator and sink.
Bedroom 3: With fitted wardrobes to one wall, two windows to the side and radiator.
Detached separate converted barn/annexe: Open plan accommodation affording:
Kitchen/living area: With range of low level units, electric hob & oven, integrated dishwasher & fridge, sink with drainer, window to the front and full length windows, tiled flooring, exposed green oak beams, original oak beams, underfloor heating, wood burner in situ, two windows to the front and window to the side.
Bedroom 1: With a fitted wardrobe, window to the rear, Velux window, tiled flooring and underfloor heating.
Wet room: With low level WC, pedestal sink, shower in separate cubicle, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and a storage cupboard.
Bedroom 2: Currently used as a working business area, but designed to be partioned as a second bedroom. Plumbing and drainage is installed for a second bathroom. There is a Mezzanine area above.
Utility area: With butler sink, plumbing for washing machine, water softener, window to the rear, tiled flooring and WC.
The annexe has its own separate courtyard garden with an outdoor boiler, wall and gate to the front of the property.
As previously mentioned there is also further annexe/office potential to the rear of Bridge Farm with a brick built two room building, which has a window to the front, window to the rear, storage heater and a door to the outside.
Outside: The setting and gardens are truly an outstanding feature of this property. They provide total privacy & seclusion with views over fields to the front side and rear.
The meadow area to the front of the property has ornamental hedging and silver Birch trees, fronting on to a river with weeping willow trees.
The property is approached by a sweeping gravelled driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles and access to the main farmhouse and annexe/barn conversion alike.
The farmhouse itself sits centrally within this superb plot, surrounded by lawns, summer gazebo, pergola with draping roses, mulberry tree, Japanese ornamental cherry tree and twisted willow trees to name but a few of the species. There is also an orchard area with numerous mature fruit trees.
The cart lodge has a useful room above, currently used as a games room and a stable with lean to area with covered log store.
As previously mentioned there is also further annexe/office potential to the rear of Bridge Farm with a brick built two room building, which has a window to the front, window to the rear, electricity, telephone point, storage heater and a door to the outside.
The property sits in a country lane set back from a no through road, with very little passing traffic and offers the most delightful idyllic, peaceful and tranquil setting.