Lavenham Road, Brent Eleigh, Sudbury, CO10 9PB

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General information

General information A detached house constructed in the style of a traditional detached cottage

Grove House occupies a delightful setting with gardens and grounds extending to around 11 acres incorporating woodland areas, river frontage to the River Brent and field and meadowland which would ideally suit those with an equestrian interest and offers the potential for possible leisure facilities subject to obtaining any necessary planning consent.

As previously mentioned Grove House was constructed around the 1920's in the style of a traditional thatched cottage and has previously had planning consent for extension which has now lapsed but offers potential for these to be re-instated.

The accommodation of this appealing home briefly comprises spacious reception hall with stairflight to first floor and cloakroom with low level w.c and wash basin. There is a front facing dining room having an open fire with brick surround, exposed timbers and dual aspect windows. The impressive drawing room has dual aspect windows and glazed door opening out onto the gardens and there are exposed timbers and red brick fireplace with stove.

The comfortable snug opens onto the kitchen, there is a second stairflight to the first floor with storage cupboards under and glazed double doors opening onto the beautifully appointed conservatory having lovely views over the gardens and French doors opening onto the patio creating a lovely entertaining space.

The kitchen has an oil fired Aga and worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under, butler sink with Victorian style mixer tap, fitted wall unit, built in microwave, integrated fridge and dishwasher, built in larder cupboard and further circular sink. There is a side porch with stable door giving access to outside and doors leading off. There is a second cloakroom with high level w.c and pedestal wash basin and a useful utility room having worksurface with space under, butler sink and alcove housing the oil fired boiler.

On the first floor are two landings each being serviced by a separate stairflight the first of which gives access to the master bedroom with an en-suite wet room, bedroom two with its range of built in wardrobes and bathroom with low level w.c, panelled bath, wash basin and shelved airing cupboard housing the insulated copper cylinder (small door to bedroom three). The second landing has doors leading to two further double bedrooms one of which houses the shelved airing cupboard and there is a further bathroom with panelled bath and separate shower fitment, shelved storage cupboard, wash basin with cupboards under, low level w.c and vertical towel rail.

Entrance hall 25' 8" x 12' (7.82m x 3.66m)

Snug 11' 0" x 9' 4" (3.35m x 2.84m)

Dining room 13' 10" x 11' 5" (4.22m x 3.48m)

Kitchen 12' 4" x 11' 6" (3.76m x 3.51m)

Drawing room 23' 4" x 17' (7.11m x 5.18m)

Conservatory 19' x 18' 9" (5.79m x 5.72m)

Utility room 8' 3" x 7' (2.51m x 2.13m)


Master bedroom 17' x 11' 5" (5.18m x 3.48m)

Bedroom two 15' 5" x 9' 3" (4.7m x 2.82m)

Bathroom 9' 4" x 8' 3" (2.84m x 2.51m)

Bedroom three 16' 9" x 12' (5.11m x 3.66m)

Bedroom four 13' 5" x 11' 6" (4.09m x 3.51m)

Bathroom 9' 4" x 6' 10" (2.84m x 2.08m)

Double garage 18' x 16' (5.49m x 4.88m)

3 x garage 20' x 11' (6.1m x 3.35m) each

The outside The sweeping driveway provides off road parking for a number of vehicles giving access to a double garage and to one side are three timber framed garages offering excellent covered parking/storage facilities. We understand that there is a footpath that proceeds to one side of the driveway and leads into the woodland, to the far end of the grounds.

The overall plot extends to around 11 acres, providing a delightful setting to Grove House with mature trees and wild garden areas with a further mix of meadow and fields being ideal for those with an equestrian interest.

There are additional woodlands areas with significant frontage to the River Brent providing lovely walks, passing a pond with an interesting mix of mature trees, wild garden areas, lending itself to a variety of wildlife

Where? Grove House occupies a pleasant position on the outskirts of this highly regarded village which has its own parish church and public house.

Brent Eleigh itself has an abundance of open countryside providing lovely walks and is also situated close the medieval village of Lavenham a highly desirable village with excellent selection of day to day shopping facilities including butcher, chemist and baker, two supermarkets, excellent selection of village inns, coffee shops and restaurants and doctors surgery. There is a good bus service linking to Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury and Colchester as well as having a well regarded primary school.

The market town of Sudbury is within comfortable driving distance with its excellent range of recreational and shopping facilities along with its branch line railway station leading to Marks Tey and in turn into London.

Also within comfortable driving distance is Bury St Edmunds with its further range of amenities and interesting shops.

Important information We understand that mains electricity is connected to the property, drainage is to a private system and water is available on license and this will need to be verified by the purchasers solicitors.

Council tax band - G

EPC rating - E

Tenure - Freehold

Method of sale - Private treaty

Property summary

Signature : A delightfully appointed 4 bedroomed home of some character set within beautiful gardens and grounds extending to around 11 acres including woodland and river frontage.


  • Superb gardens and grounds extending to around 11 acres
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Detached double garage and additional outbuildings
  • Extension potential
  • No ongoing chain
  • Close to Lavenham and Sudbury

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