This property would appeal to almost anybody, equestrian use, work-from-home, holiday lets, multiple families, mechanics, and classic car enthusiasts to name just a few…
Battisford is a charming village situated in the county of Suffolk. This small community has a rich history, dating back to the 11th century. It is located on the River Brett, which is a tributary of the River Stour and is surrounded by picturesque countryside and farmland.
One of the most notable features of Battisford is its church, which is dedicated to St Mary. The church dates back to the 13th century and features stunning medieval architecture. It is a Grade II listed building and is considered to be one of the finest examples of medieval churches in Suffolk.
Battisford is a wonderful example of a traditional English village. Its rich history, stunning architecture, and beautiful countryside make it a must-visit destination for anyone looking to explore the Suffolk countryside. Whether you’re interested in history, outdoor activities, or simply enjoying a quiet pint in a traditional pub, Battisford has something to offer everyone.
The town of Needham Market is close by and has further amenities including a train station with links to London Liverpool Street, Cambridge and beyond., schools, doctors etc.
This property offers very flexible accommodation to suit a number of different buyers, with a plethora of outbuildings, providing office, workshop, garaging, storage and potential to further add to the accommodation, whether this is for multi-family use or holiday let income (s.t.p)
Holly Farm is a substantial, detached, Grade II Listed farmhouse, originally built c.1600 with subtle additions which enhance the character of the original building.
Total floor area of over 10,000sqft and a substantial plot of 1.5 acres.
No expense has been spared by the current owner over the last 12 years while they have completely refurbished this grade II listed farmhouse from the ground up including a new damp course, insulation, extensions, conversion of barns and the addition of new barns.
The property boasts a wealth of traditional features including inglenook fireplaces, oil-fired AGA, original beams and floorboards,
The property is accessed via a carriage driveway proving plenty of parking and leading to the various undercover car parking options including carports and garaging.
The front door opens into an entrance hall with doors off to both the dual-aspect lounge and the kitchen breakfast room. The cosy, dual-aspect, lounge features exposed timbers, an inglenook fireplace complete with a large Bessemer beam and open fire and an opening into a lovely snug which in turn leads through to the Kitchen/breakfast room which has been finished with bespoke hand-built cabinets. The oil-fired AGA which is inset into an original inglenook fireplace takes centre stage. Mullion windows separate the kitchen and the dual-aspect dining room which leads off a rear lobby with the Ground Floor WC.
From the side entrance, there is a door to the rear courtyard, a door to the snug and leads round to the Study and into the Annexe.
On the first floor are 2 large ensuite double bedrooms, both with exposed floorboards, echoing the charm of the ground floor.
The second floor is accessed via a traditional staircase, and the two double bedrooms on this floor are built into the eaves with unique timbers.
Both rooms share the family bathroom.
The 1st Annex could easily be sectioned off to provide independent living.
The ground floor comprises a large room currently used as a snooker room with windows to the side and doors at either end, this room could easily be divided into 2 rooms. Also on the ground floor of the annexe is a lovely double bedroom with a stable door to the courtyard and family bathroom.
On the first floor is a large bedroom offering far-reaching views of the open countryside.
Attached to the snooker room is the second annexe starting with a utility area and shower room opening into a kitchen and a large open plan sitting/dining room leading to an additional 2 rooms which could be improved to provide additional bedrooms etc.
Outside – To the front.
The extensive outbuildings include:
Garage: Two sets of double doors providing parking for four vehicles, light and power. Complete with additional storage areas and workshops.
Attached to this garage is a further garage, which provides additional garaging for another four vehicles.
The large workshop is well-appointed, and a staircase gives access to the first floor where there is a large potential office space.
Adjacent there are two cart lodges/carports
From the courtyard, there is an additional range of outbuildings including, potting shed, conservatory, large log store, and barn.
The plot is in the region of 1.5 acres and boasts secluded seating areas, fine lawns and is well stocked with a variety of trees, shrubs and plants.
A viewing is highly recommended to appreciate what this property has to offer.
Call Tim Giles – 07977 218 786 for more information and to arrange a viewing. 8 am – 10 pm