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Capel St Mary, Nr Ipswich, IP9

Guide price £1,250,000

Under offer

7 Beds 6 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: IPS200117


  • Wealth of original character & period features
  • Reception hall, dining room, drawing room + family room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Double height grand hall
  • 7 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms
  • Two-bedroom cottage/annexe
  • Outbuildings
  • Beautifully mature gardens
  • In all about 5.5 acres


A Grade II* Listed country house with a cottage set in charming gardens and grounds. Boynton Hall is Listed Grade II* of being special architectural and or historical interest from the original part of the house dating from the 14th Century. The accommodation is arranged over three floors with the reception hall and staircase hall beyond. Dining room with open fireplace and butler's pantry. Drawing room with impressive inglenook, double height hall, being the original aisled hall and core of the house with French leaded windows out to the terrace to the south. The kitchen/breakfast room overlooked by the gallery, lobby, cloakroom and boot room. Staircase to the main landing. Master bedroom with en suite shower, three further bedrooms, two en suite and family bathroom. Second floor with attic bedroom, box room and store. Second staircase to gallery and further stairs to second floor with guest bedroom and bathroom. Dairy annexe linked to the main house with entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility and cloakroom with two bedrooms and a bathroom on the top floor. OUTSIDE Gateway and wrought iron railings to the sweeping shingled drive. Lawned gardens with trees and shrubs. Pond with adjacent kitchen garden. Paved terrace to the south of the house with an adjacent brick and tiled building (11 x 10.9 ft). Games room (29 x 12 ft) with power and light connected. Gardens and grounds extend to the south and west as far as the post and rail fence. Magnificent oak tree together with a horse chestnut. The grounds total approximately 5.5 acres. LOCATION Boynton Hall is situated about a mile east of the village of Capel St. Mary down a no-through road. Capel St Mary offers a range of everyday facilities including a super market, bakery, greengrocers, newsagent and post office. There is a library, primary school and church. Local medical practices include a surgery with pharmacy and a dentist. In addition to the senior schools in Ipswich and Colchester there are a number of independent schools in the area. Nearby towns of Ipswich and Colchester provide a comprehensive range of shopping, educational, commercial and recreational facilities. There is a wide variety of sporting opportunities including sailing on the Stour and Orwell estuaries and a good number of local golf courses. The A12, which lies to the west of Boynton Hall, provides links to the A14 to the north and the M25 to the south giving access to the country's motorway network. There are main line rail links available at Manningtree, Colchester and Ipswich. DISTANCES Ipswich - 6 miles (Liverpool Street Station 65 mins) Manningtree - 6 miles (London Liverpool Street Station 55 mins) Colchester - 9 miles (London Liverpool Street Station 50 mins) DIRECTIONS (IP9 2JU) From London proceed north on the A12 and take the Capel St Mary Exit and proceed under the A12 signed to Bentley. At the Mini roundabout turn right heading back towards the southbound carriageway. Take the next left turn to Bentley (before joining the A12). Take the next right-hand turn and proceed to the T-Junction. Turn left and the drive to Boynton Hall will be seen shortly on the left. SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Gas fired central heating. FIXTURES AND FITTINGS Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including carpets and curtains, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation VIEWINGS By appointment with Jackson-Stops.