A medieval hall house
Grade II listed Grundle hall is an outstanding example of an oak timber framed Medieval Hall House.
The Stanton home is believed to date from the 15th century.
It is a significant building of extremely high quality and status, and retains many architectural features including a fine oak timber frame, moulded ceiling timbers, close studwork, mullion windows, original servicedoorways and enormous Inglenook fireplaces and fine Tudor chimneys.
Even more noteworthy are the medieval wall paintings, herringbone brick flooring and a magnificent, multiple crown post roof structure. In recent years, the house has been the subject of meticulous and sympathetic updating.
The immaculately presented accommodation extends to 3300 sqft.
The handmade oak entrance door opens to a half oak panelled hall with window to front. Doors lead to the separate dining and breakfast rooms.
The latter has oak panelling on one wall and retains the original arched service doorways, which lead to the kitchen.
That is fitted with hand-built units and an Aga with twin hotplates and ovens. It also has exposed studwork a boot room with doors to the rear gardens and to a walk in pantry.
The dining hall is a splendid reception displaying outstanding architectural features including a magnificent Tudor inglenook fireplace, carved beams and studwork and a fine herringbone brick floor.
The drawing room has the finest of features including an array of carved and moulded timbers and a fabulous fireplace with massive oak bressumer.
The ground floor also has a study and a utility room.
The main staircase leads from the dining hall to a spacious landing with massive arched brace beams, studwork and window to rear overlooking paddocks.
The master bedroom is heavily timbered and originally the parlour bedroom, displaying fabulous carved beams, some retaining medieval paintings.
The three remaining guest bedrooms are of a generous size and there is a family bathroom, shower room and separate cloakroom.
The house is approached along a quiet lane known as The Grundle, which leads, through a hand carved wooden gate, to a shingle driveway providing parking and access to the detached double garaging.
The gardens are round all sides of the house and provide a pleasant degree of privacy.
To the rear is a courtyard and to the front and side are lawned gardens stocked with mature trees, shrubs and well stocked flower beds.
Guide Price £775,000
Sheridans, Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds, 01284 700018