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Dallinghoo, Woodbridge, IP13

Guide price £895,000

New instruction

3 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: IPS220001


  • Impressive timber framed barn conversion with a wealth of exposed timbers
  • Accommodation extending to 2,796 sq ft
  • Spacious reception hall with shower room off, well-proportioned sitting room with study area
  • Open plan kitchen/dining room with snug
  • Large utility room & rear hall
  • 3 first floor bedrooms, bathroom & shower room
  • The two bays at the east end of the barn remain unconverted, presently providing utility/equipment storage & offer the potential for conversion to expand the accommodation ((subject to planning & building regulations)
  • Garaging, cart lodge including multi-purpose studio/guest bedroom with bathroom
  • Further four bay cart lodge
  • Sheltered gardens
  • Tranquil setting in about 2/3 of an acre


Enjoying a rural setting, a classic timber framed Suffolk barn conversion with studio annexe and the potential for expansion of the living accommodation. The Old Barn, set adjacent to its former farmhouse, is a classic oak framed traditional Suffolk barn which was converted around the turn of the century. The last two bays at the eastern end of the barn are internally unconverted and presently used as a workshop and stores. These provide the potential, subject to planning, for conversion to further living or annexe accommodation. The spacious and well laid out accommodation, extends to some 2,796 sq ft and features a central reception hall with galleried landing and fine boarded roof above. A spacious kitchen/dining room includes a custom made fully fitted kitchen and opens into a snug sitting room. Beyond the reception hall is a fine drawing room with study area, whilst on the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms. a family bathroom and separate shower room. The property benefits from an oil fired central heating system and offers all the benefits of modern construction techniques, with the aesthetic appeal of a period building displaying fine exposed timbers and attractive mellow red brick walls throughout. CART LODGE STUDIO Adjacent to the main barn is a detached cart lodge range providing two car parking bays, a central dog kennel/storage area and a converted flexible use studio room complete with an en suite bathroom/cloakroom. Presently used as guest accommodation it offers flexibility for a variety of uses including games room, at home office or could be enlarged to create an independent annex (subject to planning). Leading from the driveway is a shingled front courtyard partly enclosed by brick and flint walling which has a return five bar gate leading on to the lane. Within the courtyard is a four bay traditional cart lodge with light and power connected. GARDEN To the rear of the barn is a second courtyard enclosed by an attractive mellow red brick wall and situated to the north and west of the barn, the gardens which are enclosed by post and rail fencing and sheltered by mature hedging are laid principally to grass with an herbaceous border and an area of orchard. In all the property extends to about two thirds of an acre. LOCATION The Old Barn enjoys a tranquil, rural setting on the edge of the village of Dallinghoo with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. The picturesque riverfront town of Woodbridge is just 4 miles to the south and together with the thriving small town of Wickham Market, 2 miles to the east provides a good range of local shopping and commercial facilities. Educationally there are excellent schools in both the public and private sectors in and around Woodbridge. The A12 is also easily accessible and provides a dual carriageway link to the county town of Ipswich and beyond to London's M25 and the Midlands (via the A14). Intercity rail services run regularly from Ipswich to London's Liverpool Street Station in about 65 minutes with connecting services to Woodbridge. The Suffolk Heritage Coast, together with the Orwell, Deben and Alde estuaries provides excellent water sport opportunities and there are good golf courses at Woodbridge, Ufford, Thorpeness and Aldeburgh. DISTANCES Woodbridge - 4 miles Wickham Market - 2 miles Ipswich - 11 miles (London Liverpool Street Station 65 mins) A12 - 3 miles DIRECTIONS (IP13 0JR) From the top of the Woodbridge bypass (A12) turn left signed to Bredfield. Following the signs, proceed through the village and continue into the village of Dallinghoo. After passing through the centre of the village take the second right hand turning. Continue along this lane bearing left at the next junction and The Old Barn will be found shortly thereafter on the left-hand side. SERVICES Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Modern private drainage system. The property also benefits from a modern security system. It is reported by the vendors that an adequate residential Broadband connection is available. FIXTURES AND FITTINGS Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including curtain and fitted carpets are included in the sale although certain items may be available by separate negotiation. Viewings by appointment with Jackson-Stops.