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Thurleston Lane, Akenham, Ipswich, Suffolk

Guide Price £900,000 - Sold

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Key Information

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 receptions
  • 4 bathrooms
General information Barley Lodge is fine example of a contemporary barn conversion that offers around 4,500 sq. ft. of accommodation with additional outbuildings, stores and stables. Set on grounds in excess of 3 acres, the barn is located in the rural parish of Akenham which lies on the northern fringes of Ipswich. Of particular note are the wealth of exposed beams, woodwork, brickwork and vaulted ceilings that can be found throughout the property.

The light and airing well laid out family accommodation is approached via a central oak front door that leads into the reception hall. To the left is the spectacular kitchen/diner which has dual aspect windows that provide stunning views over the garden. The kitchen area is well equipped with a range of fitted base units with granite worktops and the dining area has an inset wood-burning stove. There is under-floor heating throughout this room. Off the kitchen is a large utility room and an equally large boot room. Accessed via feature double glass doors off the hall is the sitting room which is a particular feature of the property. It has a double-height vaulted ceiling, a picture window overlooking the grounds and pond and a wood-burning stove. Wooden stairs lead up to the feature first floor mezzanine landing. There is also a drawing room and the garden room and study both have views over the courtyard garden. There is also a ground floor cloakroom.

Together with plentiful living accommodation there are six double bedrooms, all of which have built-in wardrobes. Three of the bedrooms are located on the ground floor and are served by a bathroom with four piece suite. The remaining three bedrooms are on the first floor, accessed off the mezzanine landing. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and there is a further bathroom with four piece suite that serves the remaining two bedrooms.

Equestrian facilities

Along the side of the courtyard garden is a stable block comprising of 5 loose boxes. In addition to this there are two further stable blocks, both of which have 4 loose boxes with one also having an attached tack room. Accessed from here is a field enclosure with field shelter, a manège laid to bark chippings.

Available by separate negotiation is an additional 2 acres of paddock and field.

Reception hall 31' 9" x 9' 9" max. (9.68m x 2.97m)

Cloakroom 8' 8" x 4' 9" (2.64m x 1.45m)

Sitting room 36' 3" x 20' 9" (11.05m x 6.32m)

Kitchen/dining room 34' 2" x 14' 10" (10.41m x 4.52m)

Drawing room 21' x 14' 10" (6.4m x 4.52m)

Garden room 18' 8" x 11' 7" (5.69m x 3.53m)

Study 11' 9" x 9' 9" (3.58m x 2.97m)

Utility room 23' 9" x 7' 1" (7.24m x 2.16m)

Boot room 23' 9" x 6' 11" (7.24m x 2.11m)

Bedroom 4 15' 1" x 11' 4" (4.6m x 3.45m)

Bedroom 5 15' 1" x 11' 6" (4.6m x 3.51m)

Bedroom 6 15' 1" x 8' 9" (4.6m x 2.67m)

Bathroom 15' 1" x 8' 1" (4.6m x 2.46m)

Mezzaning Landing 20' 4" x 10' 8" (6.2m x 3.25m)

Master bedroom 16' 2" x 14' 5" (4.93m x 4.39m)

En-suite 10' x 5' (3.05m x 1.52m)

Bedroom 2 15' 1" x 11' 5" (4.6m x 3.48m)

Bedroom 3 15' 1" x 11' 6" (4.6m x 3.51m)

Bathroom 15' 1" x 8' 2" (4.6m x 2.49m)

Outside

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Important information Council Tax Band G.
Services - We understand that mains electricity is connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold.
EPC rating - TBC.

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