Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk


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  • Bedrooms: 2
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION The jettied central section of a Grade II* listed medieval hall house, understood to date from the 15th century and proudly set in the heart of Stoke by Nayland, a highly-regarded village on the Suffolk/Essex border. Requiring modernisation/updating throughout, the property lies adjacent to St Mary's Church, proudly displaying a particularly fine quadruple octagonal chimney shaft. Set behind a part timbered and rendered façade, the property is of timber frame construction and set beneath a mellow clay tiled roof. Afforded a wealth of notable individual period features throughout including a significant inglenook fireplace, chamfered timber and studwork, leaded light windows and pamment brick flooring. Further benefits to the property include garaging, off-street parking and walled garden with shared rear access adjacent to the village church yard.

Heavy timbered door opening to:

DINING HALL: 18' 5" x 16' 9" (5.63m x 5.11m into fireplace) With an outstanding array of individual timbers and studwork, leaded light window to front and inglenook fireplace with detailed brick work, red brick surround and oak bressumer beam over. Arranged via a split level with Suffolk grey brick pamment flooring throughout, dining area to side and rising to inner hall with door to rear and staircase off. Timbered archway and step down to:

SITTING ROOM: 17' 7" x 14' 0" (5.38m x 4.28m into fireplace) A dual aspect reception room with leaded windows to front and further windows to rear, central inglenook fireplace with hearth, redbrick surround and oak bressumer beam over. Storage alcove to side, views to rear over gardens and door to:

STUDY: 17' 5" x 9' 3" (5.32m x 2.83m) Forming the lower part of a flying freehold with the neighbouring property, leaded windows to front and further window to rear overlooking gardens.

INNER HALL: Pamment brick flooring, skylight and door to:

KITCHEN: 15' 1" x 9' 0" (4.60m x 2.75m) Forming part of a single storey rear addition to the property of brick construction with pamment brick flooring throughout, pine fronted base units, tiled worktops over and upstands above. Double sink unit with mixer tap over and window to side overlooking gardens. Door to useful store and further door to outside.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 5' 8" x 4' 10" (1.75m x 1.48m) With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with bath.

First floor

LANDING: With window to rear overlooking the walled gardens, steps up to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 18' 11" x 12' 7" (5.77m x 3.85m) Set beneath a 12ft vaulted roofline with an array of exposed timbers and studwork, leaded light windows to front, redbrick chimney breast, oak flooring and storage alcove. Window to rear overlooking gardens and churchyard beyond.

BEDROOM 2: 16' 4" x 15' 1" (4.98m x 4.61m) Arranged in a U-shaped via the substantial central chimney stack with various leaded light window to rear, impressive ceiling heights and distinctive crossbeam. Timbered opening to storeroom fitted with wash hand basin and linen cupboard with useful fitted shelving.

Outside Situated on School Street, centrally located within the village of Stoke by Nayland, the property benefits from garaging to the North of the property with a single garage set within a block of four, off-street parking to front set within a communal partly walled parking area with five-bar gate opening to School Street.

GARAGE: 19' 3" x 8' 10" (5.88m x 2.71m) With up and over door to front, window to rear, inspection pit and ample loft storage space.

GARDEN A shared rear access way between the cottages and churchyard provide direct access to the gardens which have been recently cleared with a walled border with views to side over St. Mary's and rear over the churchyard.

AGENTS NOTES: The property is subject to a flying freehold.

A pre-sale survey has been carried out by Mr Clive Duddridge FRICS, of James Aldridge Chartered Surveyors. A copy of this survey's report will be made available to any potentially interested parties upon request.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. No heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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David Burr

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