Classic Regency style

Mill House, Beyton. ANL-150325-172329001
Mill House, Beyton. ANL-150325-172329001

Built in about 1820, Mill House is a classic example of Regency architecture.

The four-bedroomed Beyton house has an elegant brick façade with an attractive central flat head portico with reeded columns, symmetrical fenestration and a gently sloping slate roof.

Mill House, Beyton. ANL-150325-172341001

Mill House, Beyton. ANL-150325-172341001

Inside are well-proportioned rooms arranged in a traditional four-square plan around a central hall and landing.

The house retains and displays a host of fine period features including open fireplaces, sash windows with original shutters and ornate cornicing together with picture and dado rails.

The drawing room is the largest reception room at 17ft 9in by 13ft 8in and has a fireplace with marble surround, arched window and French doors to the garden.

The substantial sitting room also has an open fireplace with ornate marble surround and mantle, flanked by cupboards and display shelving.

Mill House, Beyton. ANL-150325-172353001

Mill House, Beyton. ANL-150325-172353001

There is a separate dining room with its marfble fireplace flanked by glazed display cupboards.

The 14ft 3in by 13ft 5in kitchen has a range of fitted unis with preparation surfaces and an inset stainless steel sink.

There is an oil-fired Aga with oven, warming drawer and twin hotplates.

Even the utility room has a period sink on brick piers.

There is a cellar just over 13ft square.

The four bedrooms are off a T-shaped landing upstairs.

They range in size from 13ft by 10ft 4in to 14ft 3in by 13ft and three have built-in wardrobes while the third has an marble fireplace and original shutters at the sash windows.

The bathroom is just over 10ft square and also has original shutters and a built-in linen cupboard.

There is also a separate shower room .

Mill House stands well back from the road behind an area of garden laid to lawn with a number of mature shrubs and hedging.

A sweeping carriage drive leads to the front of the house and provides extensive parking.

The formal gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a dividing hedge and enclosed by a low brick wall. A paved terrace abuts the side of the drawing room, there are stocked flower and shrub borders and a number of maturing trees.

To the rear of the house is a split-level paved and walled courtyard with box hedging and a pleasing degree of privacy. It is an ideal al-fresco dining area.

There is a detached garage which measures about 24ft 6in 11ft 9in with feature arched stained glass windows to side.

The agents Richard Green understand that mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected.

Guide price: £695,000

Agent: Richard Green, Hatter Street, Bury St Edmunds, 01284 755552