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Cowlinge, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8

Guide price £1,150,000

5 Beds 3 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: NEW120161

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Sought after tranquil edge of village setting with attractive countryside views
  • Welcoming reception hall
  • 2 reception rooms and study/bedroom 5
  • Impressive kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
  • Pantry, utility room, boot room and shower/cloakroom
  • Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • 3 further bedrooms and well finished family bathroom
  • Gated driveway with parking for several cars and car port with gym/office
  • Two large barns offering potential, tractor shed, machinery store and summer house
  • Large established south-facing grounds with pond and post and rail paddock 2.2 ACRES IN ALL (sts)

THE PROPERTY

An impressive barn conversion in a much favoured edge of village setting with attractive countryside views, with a good range of outbuildings offering potential and established grounds extending to 2.22 acres in all (sts). Reception Hall * Sitting Room * Dining Room * Study/Bedroom 5 * Kitchen/Breakfast Room * Pantry * Utility Room * Shower/Cloakroom * Boot Room * Landing * Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, Three Further Bedrooms *Family Bathroom Gated Driveway with Parking For Several Vehicles * Car Port with Gym/Office * Two Large Barns Offering Potential * Tractor Shed * Machinery Store * Summer House * Large Established Grounds with Pond * Post and Rail Paddock THE PROPERTY Bridgefield Farm is an impressive barn conversion in a much favoured edge of village setting with attractive countryside views, with a good range of outbuildings offering potential and established grounds extending to 2.22 acres in all (sts). Converted in the mid 1980's into a dwelling, this superbly located property is curtilage Listed, with weather boarded elevations over a painted brick plinth under a pantiled roof. Extending to 2,780 sq ft, this attractive home has a wealth of period features including an inglenook fireplace and exposed timbers, with double glazing and oil fired central heating. The light and spacious accommodation incorporates a welcoming reception hall with an exposed brick floor, recessed ceiling downlights and French doors to the front, two reception rooms, study/bedroom 5, kitchen/breakfast room, pantry, utility room, shower/cloakroom, boot room, landing, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, three further bedrooms and family bathroom. The generously sized double aspect sitting room has windows to the front and rear, inglenook fireplace housing wood burning stove with tiled hearth, exposed timbers and recessed ceiling downlights. The impressive kitchen/breakfast room has a window to the rear and French doors to the terrace, fitted base and eye level units, granite worktops with upstands, twin Belfast sink with drainer, two door oil fired Aga, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer, exposed brick floor, recessed ceiling downlights and stairs to the first floor. The useful pantry is located off the kitchen with built-in cupboards, fitted shelves and exposed brick floor. The study/bedroom 5 has a window to the front, exposed timbers and recessed ceiling downlights. A well finished shower/cloakroom is located opposite the study/bedroom 5. The good sized dining room has a window to the rear overlooking the garden, with exposed timbers and recessed ceiling downlights. The large utility room has fitted base and eye level units, worktops, one and a half bowl sink with drainer, space and plumbing for American style fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, oil fired boiler, exposed brick floor, recessed ceiling downlights and door to outside. The useful boot room is located off the reception hall with a window to the front, coat hooks and exposed brick floor. The spacious landing has two Velux roof lights, built-in linen and airing cupboard. The good sized double aspect master bedroom has three built-in wardrobes and en-suite bathroom. There are three further bedrooms and a spacious well finished family bathroom. OUTSIDE Bridgefield Farm has a pair of five bar wooden gates leading to a gravel driveway providing parking for several cars and access to the two bay carport and gym/office. The gym/office has windows to the front and side, electric wall heaters and French doors to the car port. There are two large adjacent barns currently used for storage, offering potential subject to the necessary planning consents. The north barn has previously received planning consent (now lapsed) Ref: SE/10/1540 for demolition and replacement with a new barn for additional garaging and garden/workshop use. The summerhouse, currently used as a garden store, is located to the rear of the barn, with three windows and lighting. Accessed by a separate five bar wooden gate, with a further gravel driveway, is a recently installed tractor shed/garage, (which could serve as a stable) and machinery store, which adjoin the post and rail paddock. The charming established grounds are predominantly south facing and back onto open countryside, enclosed by hedging and close boarded wooden fencing. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with specimen trees, a natural pond, small wooden deck, vegetable garden, orchard, outside taps and lighting. LOCATION Bridgefield Farm occupies a sought after and tranquil edge of village location with local footpaths and bridleways making it ideal for horse riders and dog walkers. Cowlinge is set in beautiful rolling countryside with local amenities including a public house and church of St Margaret of Antioch. The nearby horseracing town of Newmarket offers a good range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club. Cowlinge is commutable to Cambridge with its burgeoning hi-tech industries, science parks and reputable schools. There is excellent access to the A14 and A11 (M11). There is a branch line connection from Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge, Audley End and Whittlesford Parkway offer direct rail lines into London, with the fastest trains taking under one hour. Stansted International Airport is approximately a forty minute drive.