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Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, IP7

Guide price £895,000

Under offer

6 Beds 2 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: IPS210056


  • Entrance hall & 3 spectacular reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Orangery/conservatory
  • 6 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms (1 en suite)
  • Games room/annexe with studio above
  • Triple garage
  • Enclosed & private courtyard garden
  • Parking
  • Adjacent to the River Brett


Listed Grade II and believed to date back to the 1500's, the property is mainly of heavy timber framed construction rendered and colour washed under a jettied first floor, with later brick and rendered additions to the rear, under pitched roofs clad with peg tiles. The renovation and refurbishment works have incorporated new wiring and roof to the annexe and the garage. Internally there are high ceilings and numerous exposed timbers with other period features. Reception hall with double height ceiling, exposed beams and stairs to the first floor. Downstairs cloakroom. Bespoke kitchen with oil-fired AGA, electric oven and stable door to the garden, with adjacent utility room complete with Belfast sink. Dining room with high ceilings, exposed beams and impressive working inglenook fireplace. Cozy sitting room with wood burner. Drawing room with high ceilings and feature fireplace complete with wood burner. Glazed orangery/conservatory which has been added by the present owners, with solid oak floors and further wood burner and French doors to the garden. On the first floor are six generously sized double bedrooms and two bathrooms, one of which is en suite to the master bedroom. The second bathroom has a walk in shower cubicle and separate bath. Large loft space with plenty of head room accessed via a hatch and pull down ladder in bedroom one. The loft is boarded out and convenient for storage. OUTSIDE Separate two storey annexe with the ground floor currently used as a games room with French doors to the garden and first floor as a studio. Triple garage accessed from the annexe or from the garden. Landscaped private garden partly terraced and lawned with a shingle driveway leading up to the triple garage. LOCATION Situated at the end of Monks Eleigh high street and adjacent to the River Brett. The village is surrounded by open countryside with a well-supported local pub and parish church. The village sits in the Brett Valley which is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty frequented by both walkers and cyclists. The medieval village of Lavenham which is close by is renowned for its excellent restaurants and selection of independent shops. Monks Eleigh is well placed for access to Hadleigh, Long Melford and the market down of Sudbury with commuter rail links in Ipswich, Stowmarket, Manningtree and Sudbury. Ipswich - 15 miles Colchester - 19 miles Sudbury - 8 miles (London Liverpool Street Station 80 mins) DIRECTIONS (IP7 7AU) From Hadleigh take the A1141 to Monks Eleigh. As you come into the outskirts of the village drive down the hill, over the river and Paddock Hall is situated on the right hand side. SERVICES Mains electricity, water & drainage are connected. Oil-fired central heating system. 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.