A delightful 5 bed farm house with a detached 2 bed cottage in a secluded setting at the end of a no through road
Claydon Farm is a delightful, light filled and comfortable farm house surrounded by open countryside conveniently situated in a secluded setting to the very east of the village of Claydon. The village provides a good range of day to day amenities including a small super market, post office/stores, high
school, a public house and regular bus services. A much wider range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities are available in the county town of Ipswich from where the commuter can take advantage of the train service to London’s Liverpool Street Station with a travelling time of approximately 65 minutes. The region’s main dual carriageways (A14/A12)
which link to London’s M25 and Stanstead airport (via the A120) as well as Cambridge and The Midlands are both easily accessed.
The house and cottage date back to the 17th century. The house is Grade II Listed whilst the cottage is not listed. The accommodation of the farm house is particularly well laid out with wonderfully proportioned reception rooms which have numerous features including, inglenook fireplaces, exposed
beams and stripped doors. The cottage also displays the same period characteristics as the house with attractive outlooks over the surrounding farmland. The property has been a much loved family house for the current owners for the past 47 years. The setting is particularly appealing being at the very end of a no through road and surrounded by open countryside.
The established gardens are an attractive feature of the property with several mature trees, shrubs, vegetable garden and grass tennis court.
The front entrance of the farm house leads to a dining room with a raised beamed ceiling and inglenook fireplace with a brick hearth. This leads through to a study with a feature fireplace and lofted ceiling. The drawing room has a superb fireplace fitted with a wood burner and to the side are built-in cupboards. To the far end of the room is a snug/sitting room with open studwork. The kitchen is fitted with an Orwell Pine kitchen with granite work tops, maple floor, walk-in utility/pantry. The kitchen opens into a conservatory area with doors to the garden. On the first floor are four bedrooms and two
bathrooms. The end bedroom has an impressive vaulted and timbered ceiling, walk-in recess and fitted wardrobes along the side landing. There is a charming attic bedroom on the second floor.
The cottage lies to the north of the house with a parking area to the front. The sitting room has an inglenook fireplace with wood burner and opens through to a dining room with further feature fireplace and side study room. Two staircases lead to the first floor with two bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and the bathroom. The cottage has an EPC rating of G.
Claydon Farm has a circular drive with parking to the front of the house. The gardens lie predominantly to the east and south of the property with a grass tennis court and a former detached stable block with side stores. To the rear of the cottage is a vegetable garden with a raised bed and fruit bed.
Square Footage: 2,393 sq ft
Acreage: 0.75 Acres
From Ipswich, travel westward on the A14 towards Bury St Edmunds turning off signposted Great Blakenham. On the roundabout turn right towards Claydon and head towards the village and turn right just before the pub, into Claydon Church Lane and follow this lane. Continue beyond the Z bend and
then at the next sharp left bend signed Henley take the small lane on the right (No Through Road) and follow this lane to the very end.