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Wetherden Cottage, Wetherden Road, Haughley Green, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 3RE

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£850,000

Farmhouse with Equestrian Facilities - 10 acres. A Detached 5- Bedroom Farmhouse With A Double Garage, Range Of Stables, Mange And Grassland In All Extending To 4.42 Ha (10.92 Ac).

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Wetherden Cottage offers an opportunity to purchase a detached 5-bedroom farmhouse set in a private location boasting a range of equestrian facilities and approximately 3.77 hectares (9.32 acres) of grassland.

Wetherden Cottage is set at the end of a long private drive surrounded by its own garden and grounds. The property which dates from 1850 and is constructed with a timber frame with rendered elevations under a natural slate roof and offers accommodation over two floors.

LOCATION & SITUATION

The property is situated in a rural location to …

Farmhouse with Equestrian Facilities - 10 acres. A Detached 5- Bedroom Farmhouse With A Double Garage, Range Of Stables, Mange And Grassland In All Extending To 4.42 Ha (10.92 Ac).

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Wetherden Cottage offers an opportunity to purchase a detached 5-bedroom farmhouse set in a private location boasting a range of equestrian facilities and approximately 3.77 hectares (9.32 acres) of grassland.

Wetherden Cottage is set at the end of a long private drive surrounded by its own garden and grounds. The property which dates from 1850 and is constructed with a timber frame with rendered elevations under a natural slate roof and offers accommodation over two floors.

LOCATION & SITUATION

The property is situated in a rural location to the north-east of the village of Wetherden, in Haughley Green, conveniently located close to the A14 taking you to Bury St Edmunds or Ipswich.

The historic market town of Bury St Edmunds is just 12 miles to the east and offers a range of facilities including supermarkets, restaurants, shopping, a leisure centre and schools. The nearby village of Elmswell has a train station providing links to London via Cambridge or Ipswich. London Liverpool Street is approximately 1hr40 minutes.

THE FARMHOUSE

The accommodation comprises the following:

Ground Floor-

Enclosed Entrance Porch- Leading to;

Entrance Hall - With doors off to Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Study. Doors off to secondary lobby.

Secondary Lobby- Doors off to;

Utility Room- Worktop with a fitted sink and cupboard units above and below including space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Downstairs Bathroom- WC, shower and wash hand basin.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Built-in kitchen with units above and below. A central island providing a worktop and cupboards. Segregated dining area. Exposed beams and a rangemaster cooker. An open-fire.

Sitting Room - Dual aspect, open fireplace, exposed beams. Door through to Drawing Room.

Drawing Room - With an inglenook fireplace and log burner, exposed beams and boiler cupboard. This room has a triple aspect with french doors leading to the patio.

First Floor-

Hallway with doors to;

Family Bathroom - Bath, WC and hand wash basin.

Bedroom Two- Double bedroom.

Bedroom Three- Double bedroom.

Bedroom Four- Single bedroom.

Bedroom Five/Study- Single room, currently utilised as a study.

Master Bedroom- Double bedroom with a built-in wardrobe and two separate doors leading to an en-suite, providing a shower, WC and hand wash basin and Dressing Room providing useful storage.

OUTSIDE

The house is approached via a private gravel drive bordered by new timber fencing leading to the gravelled parking and turning area to the front and side of the Farmhouse.

To the east of the farmhouse lies a double garage.

There are gardens surrounding the house, predominantly laid to lawn with a Well and a Potting Shed.

BUILDINGS

Double Garage (7.8m x 5.1m) - A timber framed building of concrete block construction with an insulated roof and concrete floor.

Potting Shed - Situated in the rear garden, a small building constructed of brick with a corrugated iron roof.

Barn (14.9m x 6.25m) - A timber frame building with a corrugated tin roof, brick plinth and concrete floor with a mezzanine hay store above which can be accessed via a flight of stairs from outside. Currently utilised as a hay store.

Stable Block One - Rectangular shaped building constructed of timber with a corrugated iron roof providing two horse boxes, all with rubber matted flooring. The stable block provides a central storage space.

Stable Block Two- L-shaped building of timber framed construction with a felt roof providing three horse boxes and one foaling box, all with rubber matted flooring.

Stable Block Three - Rectangular shaped building constructed of concrete blocks with a corrugated iron roof providing three boxes, all with rubber matted flooring.

FACILITIES

Mange (27m x 36m) - An all-weather rubber school, flood-lit, timber- fenced.

Horse Walker - A horse-walker suitable for four horses.

LAND
There is approximately 3.77 hectares (9.32 acres) of grassland in total, which is divided up into paddocks, all timber fenced. There are two paddocks to the front of the property, either-side of the driveway and five paddocks to the rear of the property.

The land is classified as Grade 3 and the soil is of the Beccles 1 soil series, described as slowly permeable fine loamy over clayey soils.

GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale as a whole by Private Treaty.

EXCHANGE OF CONTRACTS AND COMPLETION
Exchange of Contracts will take place 21 days after receipt by the Purchaser's Solicitor of the draft Contracts.

A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will be payable on exchange of contracts. Completion will be by agreement.

SERVICES
The property benefits from mains water and electricity, oil fired central heating and a private septic tank drainage system.

OUTGOINGS
Wetherden Cottage is in Council Tax Band F with £2,584.00 payable to Mid Suffolk District Council for the 2020-21 year.

Business Rates are payable on parts of the property and the rateable value is £2,500.00.

The current occupiers obtain Small Business Rates Relief.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
All fixtures and fittings are excluded within the sale unless specifically referred to in these particulars.

PLANS, AREAS AND SCHEDULES
These have been prepared as carefully as possible based on Ordnance Survey data. The plans are published for illustrative purposes only, although they are believed to be correct, their accuracy is not guaranteed.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights, easements, quasi-easements, and all wayleaves whether referred to or not in these particulars.

STATUTORY DESIGNATIONS
The property lies within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING
In accordance with the most recent Anti Money Laundering Legislation, Purchasers will be required to provide proof of identity and an address to the selling agent once an offer has been submitted and accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed

VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with Brown & Co. Bury St Edmunds.
Please contact Simone Skinner

USEFUL ADDRESSES
Suffolk County Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road
Ipswich, IP1 2BX

Mid Suffolk Council, Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2BX

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