Guide price £2,750,000
A stunning manor house overlooking its gardens and parkland grounds, on the edge of a sought-after village close to Woodbridge. Properties as complete as Yew Tree House are rarely available, enjoying as it does a secluded and secure edge of village setting, overlooking its own land yet so close to Woodbridge and the region's main road and rail commuting routes. Listed Grade II and dating from the 17th Century, the property was remolded during the 19th Century and has, within the last few years, undergone a comprehensive restoration and extension by the present vendors, with all facets of the property being attended to. The accommodation, which has a bespoke interior designer finish, offers light and well laid out accommodation, with the majority of the rooms enjoying fine views across the gardens and parkland grounds. Extending to some 6,500 sq ft and benefitting from a biomass fired central heating system with underfloor heating, the accommodation features three principal reception rooms, an impressive Neptune kitchen, open plan into a flexible use living room, with a range of service rooms together with a climate controlled wine room. The first floor, accessed by twin staircases, includes a fine vaulted landing, leading to the master suite wing with spacious, fully fitted dressing room, bedroom and luxury en suite bath/shower room. There are five further double bedrooms, three dressing rooms and three bath bath/shower rooms, two of which are en suite. THE ANNEXE An integrated annexe, with an independent external door, includes an open plan living/kitchen with a bedroom and shower room above. OUTSIDE A pair of twin gated entrances access granite set paved driveways, which sweep beyond the house to an extensive parking and turning area leading to a brick paved courtyard, fronting onto which is a fully updated range of buildings which include:- Further accommodation which is currently used as a fully equipped flexible use spacious office, complete with a kitchenette and cloakroom. An adjoining former coach house providing garaging and storage, with the plant room beyond containing the biomass boilers. Opposite, the original hexagonal dairy, game larder and grooms' rooms have all been restored to provide utility storage, whilst beyond the courtyard is a sheltered and productive kitchen garden with raised beds overlooked by a Alitex greenhouse with the impressive function barn running alongside. Newly converted, this incorporates a gym, games room and cinema area, plus a kitchen and shower room, with a further hobbies room above. The outbuilding range is completed with a further brick and slate workshop/stores and a range of original stables. GARDENS & GROUNDS The principal rooms all enjoy views across the landscaped gardens with wide terraced lawns sweeping beyond formal and wildflower gardens towards the picturesque lake, at one end of which is an impressive summer house pavilion with terraces and decking, which also overlooks the new hard tennis court. Beyond a post and rail fence, the parkland grounds include a variety of mature oak, beech and ash trees, whilst to the north is a 3-acre sheltered grassland meadow with a field shelter and separate road access. In all the property extends to about 15½ acres. LOCATION Yew Tree House sits off a quiet lane on the edge of Hasketon. The popular village has an active local community, an award-winning gastro pub and is located just a mile from the centre of Woodbridge. The riverside town provides a wide range of local facilities and activities catering for all interests, as well as top performing schools in both the state and private sectors. The A12 which bypasses the town links to the county town of Ipswich (8 miles) and beyond to London's M25, and Stansted Airport, as well as Cambridge and the Midlands (via the A14). Branch and soon to be direct rail services run regularly to London Liverpool Street Station (via Ipswich) and the beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast is also easily accessed to the East. DISTANCES Woodbridge thoroughfare & station - 1 mile Ipswich - 8 miles (London Liverpool Street Station 70 mins approx) DIRECTIONS (IP13 6HR) From the A12 as it bypasses Woodbridge, turn off at the Dobbies Garden Centre roundabout at the junction with the B1079. Follow this for about half a mile, taking the second right hand turning into Shrubbery Lane. Yew Tree House is the second driveway on the left. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Modern private drainage system. Biomass boiler benefitting from feed-in tariffs with 15 years remaining. In 2019 the vendor received £6,900. Fixtures and Fittings: The fitted carpets and all ceiling lights are included within the sale. Curtains, wall and pendant lights, together with the cooking range and garden ornamentation are excluded.
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