Listed hamlet home
Enviably situated in Bowbeck, a peaceful hamlet just outside the village of Bardwell, this beautiful Grade II-listed country house boasts ample grounds and wonderful rural views.
Beckbeck House is an 18th century timber framed property with 19th century brick and flint ranges to the rear under a pantiled roof.
The accommodation opens into an impressive entrance hall with red and black quarry tiled flooring.
This opens up to the staircase hall, which in turn leads to the back hall with second staircase.
The dining room has painted pine flooring, an open fireplace, bay French doors and wooden shutters on the sash windows.
The drawing room has original cornicing and skirting, and also benefits from an open fireplace and bay French doors.
Reached from the staircase hall, the snug is beamed and has wooden flooring.
The playroom has a woodburner, built in cupboards to house a television and further storage cupboards.
The large kitchen has tiled flooring and features handmade base units and an island unit, with granite and wood work surfaces and pantry units to either side of the refrigerator.
There is also an oil fired Aga and an electric oven and hob. A half cellar, reached from the kitchen, houses a pantry and wine store.
The adjoining breakfast room has wooden floors, a fireplace and French doors to the rear. A separate laundry room also adjoins the kitchen.
Downstairs there is also a study with woodburner and built in book shelves.
On the first floor, there is a bright landing with galleried balaustrade overlooking the entrance hall.
There is a master bedroom, six further bedrooms and three bathrooms.
The property has the excellent addition of outbuildings, converted to a high standard with a vaulted ceiling housing a games room, panelled office and a pool house with two tiled shower rooms, three tiled changing rooms, a kitchen and WC.
Bowbeck House is reached off a quiet lane with a gravel driveway sweeping to the side of the house.
There is a garage with original brick flooring and a store room/old tack room with stone flooring.
The walled heated swimming pool is surrounded by wide stone paving with an electric child proof cover.
There is a paddock to the west with park fencing and a small woodland to the east with an orchard and pond beyond.
A courtyard garden lies to the rear of the house, with formal box beds and brick paths. A second gravel drive off the lane sweeps to the back, ending in a covered tractor store and six stables.
The agent is Savills, Ipswich 01473 234833. Guide price £1.25 million.