Be lord of the manor

Rede Hall, Chedburgh ANL-140725-143442001
Rede Hall, Chedburgh ANL-140725-143442001
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Rede Hall is a Grade II listed house that comes with a moat and the chance to become lord of the manor.

The hall is a 17th century timber framed house but it stands on a medieval moated site and is being offered with the opportunity to obtain the title of ‘Lord of Rede’ and the privileges this title permits.

Rede Hall, Chedburgh ANL-140725-143507001

Rede Hall, Chedburgh ANL-140725-143507001

The property, formerly a renown Suffolk Punch stud, is approached from the A143 south of Bury St Edmunds, via a long shared driveway, allowing access to both the stable yard, and a another drive leading to Rede Hall and its annexe.

To the south of the house is a private garden area, with an abundance of trees and shrubbery, terrace with water feature and bridge providing pedestrian access to the yard.

The stable yard incorporates 10 high-quality large double-door loose boxes, with electricity and water connected.

Next to the stables is a substantial warehouse or barn.

Rede Hall, Chedburgh ANL-140725-143456001

Rede Hall, Chedburgh ANL-140725-143456001

The 4.24m by 4.57m kitchen diner is decorated in farmhouse style with a Rayburn in the exposed brick inglenook and space for a cooker. It has a ceramic tiled floor and splashbacks.

It also has a large pantry and there is a utility room next door.

There is a sitting room and a drawing room with adjoining dining room.

The downstairs rooms feature exposed beams and inglenook fire places.

The ground floor also has a 1.63m by 4.75m study with adjoining toilet.

The three second floor bedrooms are all around 4m square.

The master bedroom also has an en suite bathroom and a 3.27m by 2.85m dressing room, with built-in wardrobes.

The family bathroom is also on this floor.

The second floor/attic has been subject to considerable renovation and now offers an L-shaped bedroom 9m long with an en suite shower and built-in wardrobes, plus a store room.

On the other side of the landing is a 4.88m by 10.99m ‘studio bedroom’.

The detached annexe comprises a 7.12m by 3.66m living area and kitchen, 3.55m by 4.59m bedroom with en suite bathroom, two store rooms and a car port.

It is currently used as an office.

Rede Hall’s 14 acres include 10 acres of post and rail fenced paddocks.

Rede Hall is situated on the rural southern fringes of Chedburgh, which is served by a church, public house and village hall.

It is about five miles from Bury St Edmunds with its market town facilities and regular trains to London, Cambridge and Ipswich and access to the A14 for the Midlands and A1.

Guide price: £1.25 million

Agents: Duttons, Guildhall Street Bury St Edmunds 01284 749433