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Property DetailsA Grade II Listed 15th Century timber-framed house situated in a wonderfully private location, with grounds of approximately 14.7 acres and include several traditional Suffolk barns with planning permission for conversion to a 5 bedroom house.15th Century Timber-Framed Country House4 Reception Room4 Bedrooms & 2 BathroomsApproximately 14.7 AcresTraditional Suffolk Barn with Planning Permission for 5 bedroom houseThe setting of Rookery Farm is extremely special, so special that it has been home to only five families in the last 116 years. The house is completely surrounded by its 14.7 acres made up of formal gardens, paddocks and mature woodland, ponds and original moat; a haven for wildlife, birds and wild flowers including three varieties of orchids.A lime tree lined sweeping driveway leads to the house where there is a parking area. A secondary drive branches off to the barn and outbuildings. The property is set in a wonderfully secluded location, set back from the road with a private gated entrance.Rookery Farm is a detached three storey timber framed period house with accommodation that has been beautifully maintained. The property exudes character with a wealth of original features that are of historical interest. The accommodation in brief comprises: reception hall with original panelling leading through to the sitting room with inglenook fireplace, drawing room with wood-burning stove, library/old dairy, dining room with AGA and oak panelling, kitchen-breakfast room, and a glazed side passage leads to the utility room/pantry.To the first floor are three double bedrooms (one of which is the original cheese room) which are complemented by a family bathroom. To the second floor are a number of attic roomswhich include a generous landing and useful storage/games area. To one side of the landing is a spacious home office and to the other end is an occasional fourth double bedroom.In addition to the main house there are a number of outbuildings that are of merit and these include a summer house, substantial farm storage buildings and garaging. Of particular note is the traditional Suffolk timber framed barn and attached cart shed that were granted full planning consent for residential conversion in July 2016 into a five bedroom, three bathroom private dwelling.
Additional Property InformationThis single family listing located at Cratfield, Halesworth has four bedrooms. The property is presently availible for $1,070,676.
This property is presented by Ralph Evans of Strutt & Parker based in England.