Benhall, Saxmundham


Guide Price
Sold STC | Barn For Conversion
5 Bedrooms | 2 Reception Rooms | 4 Bathrooms

About the property

DESCRIPTION Flick & Son are delighted to bring to the market this outstanding Grade 11 Listed oak framed barn with planning consent DC/18/0842 to convert to a unique contemporary family home in this highly desirable rural location yet within the easy striking distance of the Suffolk Heritage Coast. The barn stands within the walled grounds and enjoys delightful views over the neighbouring countryside of the Alde valley. Great care and attention has been taken with the design to create a contemporary home of outstanding quality whilst retaining the immense charm and character of the original building.

The accommodation currently proposed comprises the central portion of the barn being open plan with a with high vaulted ceiling exposing the wonderful oak timber frame of the barn. This dramatic open space will house a bespoke kitchen, central dining area with high glazed doors to either wing and well proportioned reception/drawing room. Further accomdation includes a snug or second sitting room, cloakroom, utility room and study. A separate bedroom wing incorporates four bedrooms, including a master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, dressing room, doors opening to the garden and an ensuite bathroom . Second or guest bedroom with ensuite shower. A family bathroom and plant room completes the ground floor accommodation. A helical staircase rising to a first floor bedroom suite, suitable as either the master or guest accommodation. The principle elevations of the barn face south and east, with the site all most entirely enclosed by brick walls providing shelter to the garden whilst enjoying fine views over the neighbouring countryside.

East Coast Builders Ltd have obtained the planning consent and are currently converting and renovating the neighbouring barn creating an high specification family home. East Coast builders Ltd would be very pleased to under take the conversion and renovation of Peppers Barn on behalf of the prospective purchaser. Site meeting and detailed costings arranged on request.

LOCATION Low Street Benhall is well placed and lies about three and a half miles from the centre of Saxmundham, which itself offers a good range of shops set in a traditional High Street setting, as well as healthcare facilities, library and sports clubs. Saxmundham railway station gives both direct and connecting services to London Liverpool Street via the county town of Ipswich, whilst the A12 Great Yarmouth to London Road lies about half a mile from the property. Benhall has a primary school and is served by regular public transport to Saxmundham and Ipswich. The immediate area abounds with leisure opportunities which include the Suffolk Heritage Coastline, walking at Aldeburgh, about seven miles, and nearby Thorpeness, the RSPB Minsmere Bird Reserve, Snape Maltings Concert Hall and for sailors the rivers Alde and Ore provide some of the prettiest sailing waters around.

OUTGOINGS Details can be obtained from the East Suffolk Council.

VIEWING Please contact Flick & Son, Ashford House, High Street, Saxmundham, IP17 1AB for an appointment to view. Email: Tel: 01728 633777 Ref: 19581/RDB

FIXTURES & FITTINGS No fixtures, fittings, furnishings or effects save those that are specifically mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale and any item not so noted is expressly excluded. It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings or furniture shown in the photographs (if any) are included in the sale. These particulars do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. They are issued in good faith but do not constitute representations of fact and should be independently checked by or on behalf of prospective purchasers or tenants and are furnished on the express understanding that neither the agents nor the vendor are or will become liable in respect of their contents. The vendor does not hereby make or give nor do Messrs Flick & Son nor does any Director or employee of Messrs Flick & Son have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever, as regards the property or otherwise.

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