Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk


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  • Bedrooms: 4
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION This elegant four bedroom (one en-suite) Grade II listed period residence enjoys a highly accessible central location within the much sought after village of Stoke By Nayland, located on the Suffolk/Essex border. The property has undergone a comprehensive yet sympathetic restoration programme and in its current form the principle residence is complimented by the Old Bake House which provides annex/ancillary accommodation. The characterful living accommodation of the principle residence enjoys a seamless blend of both period and contemporary features with exposed timbers and studwork, sash windows and inglenook fire places blending with contemporary oak joinery, underfloor heating, Karndean flooring and bespoke, handmade hardwood shutters. The total accommodation extends to approximately 2,800 sq ft with benefits including a carport providing off street parking for a range of vehicles, a range of versatile outbuildings with south facing and walled gardens extending to approximately 0.52 acres.

Door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With pamment brick flooring and door to:

SITTING ROOM: 5.84m x 3.70m (19' 1" x 12' 1") Affording a dual aspect with sash windows to front and patio doors to rear opening to terrace and South facing gardens beyond. This sitting room is afforded a wealth of individual character and period features throughout including exposed timbers and studwork, fitted Victorian storage corner units and central fireplace with grey brick hearth, wooden surround and mantel over with inset multi fuel burning stove.

DINING ROOM: 5.84m x 3.70m (19' 5.84m x 3.70m (into fireplace) (19' 5" x 16' 6") With Karndean flooring and underfloor heating throughout, sash window to front and rear and exposed red brick inglenook fireplace with hearth and inset multi fuel burning stove. Exposed timbers and studwork, useful under stairs storage recess and door with Suffolk latch to:

STUDY: 4.01m x 3.98m (13' 1" x 5' 10") Fitted with window to front, doors to cupboard and further door to outside.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.91m (narrowing into 3.80m) x 3.98m (into fireplace) (16' 1" (narrowing into 12' 5") x 13' 0") Farmhouse style kitchen with Charles Rennie Mackintosh oak units with granite worktops over and windows to side and rear. Stainless steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side and mixer tap above. The kitchen provides a three door AGA (via separate negotiations) with extractor above, fitted appliances include a Neff dishwasher, base level fridge and freezer. Tiled underfloor heating throughout, fitted halogen spotlights and wine store. Door to:

BUTLERS PANTRY: With useful fitted shelving and window to side.

CLOAKROOM: With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with WC, heritage wash hand basin and space and plumbing for washer/dryer. Door with Suffolk latch to:

BOILER ROOM: Housing oil fired boiler with useful fitted shelving above.

BOOT ROOM: 2.30m x 1.39m (7' 6" x 4' 6") With tiled flooring throughout, windows to rear overlooking gardens and doors to outside.

First floor

LANDING: With exposed timbers, brick work and a hatch to loft. Door with Suffolk latch to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 6.16m x 3.66m (20' 2" x 12' 0") With exposed timbers and studwork, window to front and cast-iron fireplace with surround and mantel over. Door to integral wardrobe. Window to rear with view over garden.

BEDROOM 2: 4.50m x 2.98m (14' 9" x 9' 9") With exposed timbers and studwork and window to front overlooking Church Street.

BEDROOM 3: 3.66m x 2.66m (12' 0" x 8' 8") With window to rear affording a southerly aspect and exposed timber work. Up and over step in to dressing area with door to storage space, further door to walk in wardrobe and additional door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: With Karndean flooring throughout and fitted with WC, heritage wash hand basin and free-standing roll top bath.

FAMILY BATHROOM: With Karndean flooring throughout and fitted with WC, ceramic wash hand basin within a Stone Earth base level vanity unit with marble top and fully tiled deep filled bath with separately screened single shower unit and fitted attachment.

Outside The property is approached via Church Street with rear access afforded by a carport with twin English oak carriage doors to front providing covered parking for a single vehicle and opening to:

The rear gardens are an outstanding feature of the property with paved walkways flanked by well-established principally lawned grounds and access to:

Old bake house Having enjoyed a comprehensive programme of improvement by the current owners the Old Bake House provides characterful accommodation throughout, ideal as ancillary/guest house accommodation. With timbered door to:

SITTING ROOM/KITCHEN: 5.58m x 4.58 (18' 3" x 15' 0") Enjoying an open plan aspect with sash and mullion windows to side, exposed timbers and stud work set beneath a raised ceiling extending to approximately 8ft. Further features include a red brick fire place with hearth and mantel over. The kitchen is fitted with base level units and worktops over, splash back tiles above and stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over. Space for fridge, freezer and door to:

BEDROOM 4: 4.48m x 2.77m (14' 8" x 9' 1") With exposed brick work, window to side and hatch to loft. Door to fitted wardrobe and further door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with WC, wash hand basin and fully tiled separately screened single shower unit with fitted attachment.

SUMMER HOUSE: Of principally brick construction set beneath a pitched slate roof with double doors to front, slate tiled flooring throughout, exposed timbers and studwork and brick fireplace. Light and power connected and also offering private views across the gardens. Connected to further garden store.

GARDENS The remainder of the gardens enjoy a southerly aspect and are set to the rear of the Old Bake House with a range of additional useful outbuildings including an old stable with original stable flooring and stable door and external store, both of which have light and power connected. The rear gardens are laid partly to lawn interspersed with attractive central walkways which are flanked by a well-stocked range of beds housing plants, shrubs, flowers and mature trees. An area of decking provides an ideal setting for enjoying the afternoon sun and entertaining with a further walled garden to the rear of the gardens.

AGENTS NOTES: Potential purchasers should be aware that a neighbouring property enjoys a right of access over the rear garden.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Oil fired heating to radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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David Burr

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