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Grade II listed farmhouse near Bury St Edmunds

This suffolk farmhouse is ideal for an equestrian enthusiast

Sandpit Farm is an attractive Grade II listed farmhouse in 34 acres of land in Suffolk, just 11 miles from Bury St Edmunds. The property is built in the local, timber-framed style under a partly thatched roof and has been improved over the years to offer excellent family accommodation over two floors.

Inside the layout is flexible, but the handpainted kitchen/breakfast room lies at the heart of the house and makes for a wonderful family space; a useful larder adjoins the kitchen, off which lies the dining room with its original inglenook fireplace. The sitting room also has an inglenook.

suffolk farmhouse sitting room
Bedroom accommodation is split between one wing with two bedrooms on the ground floor and the master suite, which is spread over two floors. At the far end of the house the annexe lies on the first floor and comprises an open-plan kitchen/sitting/dining room, two bedrooms (one en-suite) and a bathroom.

Accommodation in total comprises: entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, larder, inner hall/library, and study. Bedroom accommodation amounts to the master suite plus two downstairs bedrooms, plus the two bedroom annexe.

Extensive outbuildings include a steel-framed barn with 15 stables, tack room, storage barn and another, traditional barn which has potential for residential use.

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The formal gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with mature herbaceous borders and a charming pond to the south. Beyond this is the swimming pool and a delightful summerhouse. To the west lies the kitchen garden.

16 post-and-rail paddocks comprise the rest of the land, which comes in total to around 34 acres. There is very good access to local bridalpaths and other networks.

Stowmarket is around 12 miles and Bury St Edmunds is 11 miles; Cambridge is 40 miles.

The guide price is £1.4m. For further information please contact Jackson-Stops & Staff on 01284 700 535 or visit

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