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Jacks Farmhouse Jacks Lane, Combs, Stowmarket, Suffolk


2 Chesnut2 Chesnut Place

Jacks Farmhouse, Combs, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2NQ

Jacks Lane is an idyllic country lane nestled amongst undulating Suffolk countryside approximately two miles south-west of the market town of Stowmarket which provides a good range of everyday amenities together with a mainline rail link to London’s Liverpool Street. Convenient access is afforded to the A14 linking the east coast ports and London via the M11. Understood to have origins dating back to the 15th Century and Listed Grade II as being of specific historical or architectural interest Jacks Farmhouse retains the wonderful ambience of a bygone era and an inspection is unreservedly recommended to appreciate both the personality of the home on offer and the wonderful setting the property enjoys. Of original timber frame construction with a latter Georgian south wing, Jacks Farmhouse retains and displays a host of characteristics including open fire places and a wealth of exposed timbers. The house benefits from oil fired central heating, a double garage, further outbuildings and sits in delightful grounds extending to approximately 2 acres comprising cottage gardens and orchard.

A quintessential Suffolk farmhouse with grounds of nearly 2 acres in an idyllic rural setting. FRONT ENTRANCE PORCH: Six panelled door with knocker to: DINING ROOM: 13’10 x 13’10 Large open inglenook fireplace with heavy bressumer beam over, raised brick hearth and fitted copper canopy. Windows to front and rear. Exposed ceiling timbers. Radiator. Door and stairs leading to first floor.

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN: 15’3 x 14’6 range of fitted base units with granite work surfaces. 1 1/1 bowl inset sink unit. Rangemaster cooking range with extractor hood over. Built in cupboard. Windows offering views to front and rear. Tiled flooring. Radiator.

STUDY: 13’2 x 10’4 Wealth of exposed timbers. Window offering views to rear. Radiator.

UTILITY ROOM: 12’5 x 9’10 An extensive range of base units with roll top work surfaces. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Further appliance space. Windows to front, side and rear. Vaulted roofline. Water softener. Radiator.

INNER HALL: With original brick flooring. Window to front. Exposed ceiling timbers. Radiator.

BOOT ROOM: 11’4 x 5’4: Windows to side and rear. Tiled flooring. Cloaks hanging area. Wash basin. Radiator. Part glazed original door to outside.

CLOAKROOM: Having white suite comprising; low level WC, wash hand basin. Window to rear. Radiator.

First Floor

SITTING ROOM: 19’2 x 12’9 The Georgian end of the house with exposed ceiling timbers and original brick flooring. Window to front. French doors leading to terrace and garden. Open fire place with fitted log burning stove. Secondary staircase to first floor. Radiators.

LANDING BEDROOM 2: 14’ x 14’5 (maximum) With a wealth of exposed timbers. Dormer window to front and rear. Original Victorian fire place with exposed brick chimney breast. A wealth of exposed timbers. Radiator. INNER LANDING: An extensive range of built in wardrobe cupboards. Radiator.

INNER HALL: With exposed studwork.

Offices at: Woolpit 01359 245245 – Long Melford 01787 883144 – Clare 01787 277811 – Castle Hedingham 01787 463070 – Leavenheath 01206 263007 –London 020 78390888


2 Chesnut2 Chesnut Place

Jacks Farmhouse, Combs, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2NQ

BEDROOM 1: 17’ x 13’ (maximum irregular shaped room) Windows to front and side. Exposed ceiling timbers. Return staircase to sitting room. Radiator. Built in wardrobe cupboard. Door to: EN SUITE: Having tiled shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin, low level WC. Heated towel rail/radiator. BEDROOM 3: 15’4 x 15’6 (into eaves) Dormer window to front, further window to side. Exposed timbers. Pedastal wash basin. Range of built in wardrobe cupboards. Radiator. BATHROOM: Having white suite comprising; panel bath, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below, low level WC. Exposed timbers. Window to side. Radiator.

occupants a superb degree of privacy and seclusion. A south facing paved terrace abuts the Georgian end of the farmhouse, the pond provides an interesting water feature, there is a summer house, raised vegetable beds and the aforementioned orchard is stocked with a wide variety of trees. A gravel driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles and leads in turn to the detached double garage measuring approximately 23’ x 18’ which has automatic electric up and over door and power and light connected. There is a further range of useful outbuildings together with a summer house located on a south west facing terrace. SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage by private system. Oil fired heating to radiators. NOTE: None of the services has been tested by the agent.

Outside The grounds to Jacks Farmhouse extend in all to approximately 2 acres comprising cottage gardens and orchard. Laid to lawn, the gardens are interspersed by a myriad of trees and shrubs and with no direct adjacent neighbours offer the

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Mid Suffolk District Council, 131 High Street, Needham Market, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 8DL Tel: (01449) 720711 VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

Offices at: Woolpit 01359 245245 – Long Melford 01787 883144 – Clare 01787 277811 – Castle Hedingham 01787 463070 – Leavenheath 01206 263007 –London 020 78390888


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