Listed rural charm yet close to main routes

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Spindleberry is an outstanding Grade II Listed timber framed home in a quiet rural location yet convenient for the A14.

The five-bedroom house sits in about six acres in Wetherden Road, Haughley on the village edge.

It is listed as of architectural and historical significance but it now offers 21st century living standards including under floor heating.

The drawing room at about 15ft square has exposed timbers and a large bow-backed fireplace with bressumer beam over astone hearth and fitted log burning stove.

The 16ft by 10ft sitting room also has exposed timbers and an inglenook fire place with log burning stove.

The kitchen is a spacious 22ft by 12ft with large inglenook fireplace and fitted Esse solid fuel cooking range. It has wood fronted base and wall units .

Hardwood preparation surfaces have an inset butler sink unit.

The downstairs also has a laundry room and a bathroom.

On the first floor the master bedroom is 15ft by 14 ft 5in with a magnificent vaulted roofline exposing the timber frame.

It has an en suite shower room with shower cubicle, low level WC and twin wash basins.

There are two more bedrooms and a bathroom on that floor plus two bedrooms on the second floor.

The grounds to Spindleberry comprise gardens, paddocks and a spinney of trees.

A sweeping driveway leads to a circular turning area at the front of the house. A spur from the drive goes to a a timber frame barn workshop with stairs up to an office with power and light connected.

The prices is £750,000. Agents are David Burr on 01359 245245.