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Horham, Eye, IP21

Guide price £1,250,000

New instruction

5 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: IPS210083


  • Reception hall
  • Drawing room, study & dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility/storage room
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Barn with potential for conversion subject to usual consents
  • Woodland grounds & paddock
  • In all about 9 acres


A late Georgian early Victorian rectory, Grade II listed and standing in 9 acres of woodland grounds with paddock and barn. In need of a comprehensive renovation and refurbishment programme. The Old Rectory at Horham is Grade II listed, dating from the late Georgian/early Victorian period. The property, which is in need of a comprehensive renovation and refurbishment programme, presents part rendered and part brick elevations under a tiled roof with the six-panel front door, with two columns and porch over, accessing the central hall. Drawing room with open fireplace and glazed double French doors to the garden with recessed book shelves and cupboards either side of the open fireplace. Central ceiling rose. Study with open fireplace and bookcases either side. Staircase hall and door to the cloakroom. Dining room with glazed double French doors, open fireplace with marble over mantel and surround with display shelves and cupboards either side. Kitchen with a range of floor and wall units. Oil-fired AGA with double hob and door through to the lobby with access to the courtyard and larder. Boiler/utility room with Supermatic oil fired boiler. Staircase to the first floor and half landing. Master bedroom with fireplace and carved wooden over mantel and surround and en suite cloakroom with wash basin and storage cupboards. Bedroom 2 with open fireplace with carved over mantel and surround and deep wardrobe cupboards both sides. Bedroom 3 with open fireplace carved over mantel and surround and two large storage cupboards either side, one containing a wash basin. Walk in dressing room/box room. Family bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin. Door to the rear wing and family bathroom 2. Inner landing with airing cupboard and doors and steps down to the rear landing off which is bedroom 4 with a range of cupboards and beyond bedroom 5 with range of cupboards and ceiling cross timbers. OUTSIDE The Old rectory is approached over a long private drive which wends its way through a woodland setting. The large timber framed Suffolk barn lies off to the left, is listed, and has the potential for conversion to residential use, subject to the usual consents. Parking is immediately to the front and side of the house, with access via a door in the wall to the enclosed courtyard with its range of storage outbuildings. To the rear is a disused swimming pool and pathway access through the trees to the large paddock which lies to the east. LOCATION The Old Rectory is located in the centre of the Suffolk village of Horham close to the church and village hall. The village of Stradbroke lies 2 miles to the east with its parish church, pubs, post office, school and variety of day to day shops. The medieval market town of Eye is 5 miles to the west, again providing good local facilities. Diss is approximately 10 miles away with a wide range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities. With a main line station providing a service to London Liverpool Street Station (90 minutes). The A140 provides routes to the A14 and M11 and the main motorway network. Horham is also well positioned for the county towns of Ipswich (26 miles to the south) and Norwich (31 miles to the north). DISTANCES Stradbroke - 2 miles Eye - 5 miles Diss - 10 miles (London Liverpool Street 90 mins) Ipswich - 26 miles Norwich - 31 miles DIRECTIONS (IP21 5DY) From London proceed north on the A12 and at Copdock turn left onto the A14 westbound. Turn off onto the A140 signposted to Norwich. Continue north taking the right to Eye along the B1117 continue through the town and out towards the village of Horham. On entering the village continue past the church and on the left hand bend opposite the post office stores take the entrance drive into the property. SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil-fired central heating. VIEWINGS By appointment with Jackson-Stops.