Escape to the country and work from home, this property / business is already setup as a going concern, with restaurant, holiday lets, 10 stable block, 11 aces of grounds, small holding..
This truly is a rare find with plenty of potential, a fantastic 3 bedroom farmhouse sat in 10 acres of grounds (sts).
Formally this property was home to a thriving Chilli Farm, however, over recent years the property has been used for a number of different commercial activities. The part thatched, 50 cover restaurant & takeaway is already set up and running as a going concern complete with kitchens etc.
There are 2 immaculate holiday lets which could be used as annexes, 10 stable block, paddocks with shelter, polly tunnels, glass houses, and a number of outbuildings including an escape room.
Mendlesham has a small range of facilities including a post office and general stores. Other facilities include a primary school and a health centre. The A140 is the main Ipswich to Norwich road. Norwich is about twenty-five miles to the north and Ipswich, is seventeen miles to the south.
The neighbouring town of Stowmarket is about seven miles to the southwest and provides a wide range of facilities including shops, a cinema, a swimming pool and a mainline railway station with a link to London’s Liverpool Street station. Schooling.
The county town of Ipswich has a wider range of facilities including the bustling waterfront with its array of bars and restaurants 2 cinemas and a mainline railway station to London Liverpool Street, Cambridge etc. Both state and very well-regarded public schools. The A14, that bypasses Ipswich to the south and connects to the A140, provides road links to Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge to the west and Colchester and London, via the A12, to the south.
The property is set back from the road and approached via twin five bar gates. The drive provides plenty of off-road parking and turning for several vehicles with large additional customer parking areas.
OFFICE / STUDY (3.73m x 2.39m). With Superfast Broadband via Fibre to the Premises (FTTP).
THATCHED BARN – Restaurant
Timber construction with part pantile roof and part thatched roof. Tastefully converted and currently used as a restaurant. Planning permission had previously been obtained to convert this to residential use, now lapsed.
HOLIDAY LODGE 1 (5.94m x 5.18m). Timber and pantile construction. Tastefully converted and rented as a 1-bedroom holiday home via the Cottage Tree agency.
HOLIDAY LODGE 2 (8m x 4.6m [max]). Timber and pantile construction. Tastefully converted and used as 1-bedroom accommodation.
Remaining outbuildings include a …
BLOCK STORE (9m x 7m). Power, water and Internet cable connected.
TIMBER STORE (4.6m x 3.37m). Power and Internet cable connected.
TIMBER STORE (4.75m x 4.65m). Power and Internet cable connected.
TIMBER STORE (5.27m x 5.27m). Power and Internet cable connected.
The property also includes three polytunnels (two requiring new covers) and two glasshouses. The grounds extend to approximately 11 acres complete with 10 stable block and 2 paddocks.
The formal gardens to the rear of the house include a reflective pond and water feature. A green oak pergola leads to the HOLIDAY LODGE, adjacent to the pond at the side. A second wild pond is to be found adjacent to the rear paddock and a semi-formal area is located to the south of the property.
Immediately to the rear of the property is a covered patio containing a built-in pizza oven.
There is a gas storage tank adjacent to the property.
To the front, a parking area has been created and is suitable for up to 4 cars.