Renovated farmhouse boasts pool and annexe

Bowbeck, Bardwell. ANL-151007-124109001

Bowbeck, Bardwell. ANL-151007-124109001

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Understood to date back to the 17th century, Minden House is an exceptional Suffolk farmhouse with a fabulous rural setting and panoramic views.

Standing in grouds of two and a quarter acres (subject to survey), the property benefits from a swimming pool, stables and log cabin.

Bowbeck, Bardwell. ANL-151007-124058001

Bowbeck, Bardwell. ANL-151007-124058001

The Grade II-listed house was originally part of the Duke of Grafton’s Euston Estate, and more recently has been the subject of considerable improvement, resulting in a characterful home.

The building has original features including exposed beams and stud work, period fireplaces including stone and brick, and polished wooden floorboards.

The reception hall has a staircase to the first floor and access to the spacious drawing room, which features a exposed timbers and a concealed Tudor fireplace.

The stylish kitchen/breakfast room has recently been redesigned and fitted with an impressive range of units, with space for appliances, complemented by polished granite worktops and an adjoining utility room.

Bowbeck, Bardwell. ANL-151007-124047001

Bowbeck, Bardwell. ANL-151007-124047001

There is also an elegant dining room, and the ground floor accommodation is completed by a wet room.

On the first floor, the landing has another staircase off to the bedrooms on the second floor.

The stunning master bedroom retains carved timbers and a Tudor fireplace with stone and plaster surround.

There are two further generous bedrooms and a family bathroom, which features a free standing bath.

On the second floor are two further bedrooms, with countryside views and an impressive central fireplace with stone surround.

The farmhouse is approached by a pair of wooden electronically operated gates opening into a long gravel drive offering parking, turning space and access to the double garage, with a games room/studio/annexe above.

The heated outdoor swimming pool is an excellent feature, surrounded by a wide terrace and served by a summerhouse/changing room.

To the east of the house is a formal garden with a paved seating area. The main garden areas are at the front of the house and could provide ample space for paddocks.

The large natural pond has a timber walkway leading to a small central island.

There is a detached stable block with two stables and a tack room with hayloft over.

A recently built log cabin provides guest accommodation comprising a sitting room, kitchen, study and shower room.

With Sheridans, Bury 700018. Guide £625,000.