- Characterful Heavily Timbered Converted Suffolk Barn
- Prime Rural Location - about 3/4 acre enclosed private gardens
- Approaching 3600 square feet - impressive open plan layout
- Large vaulted 40 ft Living Room - wealth exposed oak timbers
- Far reaching countryside views with glorious evening sunsets
- Debenham Academy School Catchment - Leisure Centre
- Enclosed sun trap courtyard garden with large patio areas
- Early internal viewing strongly advised - Must be seen
- Income potential with separate annexe
A splendid opportunity to acquire a substantial and characterful five bedroomed detached converted barn situated in a prime hill top location about one mile from the village of Debenham. The accommodation extends up to approximately 3600 square feet and is in good decorative order. An early internal viewing is strongly advised.INTRODUCTION This exceptional barn is approached via a long private driveway and sits in about 3/4 of an acre - with amazing views in all directions over open farmland. There is a sun trap courtyard garden and extensive open lawns, all enjoying a south facing aspect and enclosed by post and rail fencing. Two bay cart lodge and garaging - large shingle driveway/car parking area.
This magnificent barn dates back to circa 1850 and was totally refurbished in 1989 by a famous photographer working for The Guardian newspaper. Poplar Hall Barn is not listed and offers numerous benefits to include recently fitted colour coded UPVC double glazed windows & doors, a wealth of exposed timbers throughout, zoned oil fired central heating and alarm/ CCTV systems.
THE ACCOMMODATION Large fully glazed solid oak front door with matching glazed panels to:
Slate tiled floor. Radiator. Central Heating Controls/ Thermostat. Inset spotlights.
Good sized walk in storage cupboard with water stop cock. Adjacent Boiler Cupboard housing oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and zoned central heating system. CCTV monitor and control base. Window. Useful storage space. From entrance hall fully glazed door to:
Two spotlights. Slate floor. Stripped pine doors off to:
Aqualisa shower within glass fronted fully tiled shower cubicle. Chrome electric heated towel rail. Inset spotlights. Slate tiled floor.
White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Slate tiled floor. Spotlights. Half tiled walls. Radiator. Window to courtyard. Fitted Blind.
White suite comprising panelled bath with shower mixer taps, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Curved glass shower shield. Fully tiled. Radiator. Inset spotlights. Window with blind to side. Slate tiled floor.
From Inner Hallway, fully glazed pine door to:
The Kitchen/Breakfast Room
A really good size, square room with a heavily timbered vaulted ceiling and large upright oak beams. Fully glazed French doors and window opening to the Courtyard Garden. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit set in post formed work surfaces with light oak faced cupboards and drawers under. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Cuisine master electric double oven with grill and 5 ring electric hob over. Stainless steel extractor hood/ fan. Space for fridge/ freezer. Radiator. Four pendant lights and further spotlights on dimmer switch. Pine flooring. Ample space for freestanding furniture and table and chairs for at least eight guests.
From Kitchen/Breakfast Room tall oak beams on red brick plinth lead through to the:
Main Living Room
An amazing open plan entertaining space measuring approximately 40ft x 20ft with the oak frame timbers fully exposed. Large double French doors with matching side and over head glazed panels allowing ample natural lighting.
Large wood burner on stone hearth, heating the whole room with ease. A real feature. Many exposed oak beams to walls and ceiling. Pine flooring. TV and internet connection. Two radiators.
From Main Living Room a small pine staircase leads down to the lower second Living Room and two pine doors on the other side lead to the Inner Hall and Master Bedroom.
Lower Living Room
Currently used as an office/games room with 3/4 sized snooker table with lighting over. Further spotlights on dimmer to ceiling. Exposed beams to walls and ceiling. Dual aspect windows with fitted wooden blinds.
Dual fully carpeted staircases with wooden bannisters lead up to two mezzanine bedrooms:
Presently used as a single, but plenty of room for a double or a home office. Exposed beams to ceiling and walls. Wooden window blinds. Velux window/dual aspect. Radiator. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpet.
Velux window. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Two ceiling lights. Wooden window blinds.
The Inner Hallway
Inset spotlight to ceiling. Light tunnel. Exposed timbers. Two radiators. Fitted carpet. Pine doors off to:
Master Bedroom 1
Pleasant views over the courtyard and open countryside. Radiator. Feature loft hatch storage space/ door. Large walk in wardrobe/dressing room cupboard with lighting and useful shelving and hanging rails. Oak beams to walls and ceiling. TV point. Fitted carpet. Connecting door to Main Living Room. Pine door to:
En-Suite Shower Room
Fully tiled throughout. Large double shower cubicle with sliding glass partition. Aqualisa electric shower. White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc. Mirror, strip light and shaver socket. Chrome electric towel rail. Extractor Fan. Inset spotlights. Cream ceramic tiled floor.
Bedroom 2/Guests/Annexe Lounge
Vaulted ceiling with many exposed oak beams to walls and ceiling. Two radiators. Full length glazed French double doors with matching side panels opening out to the courtyard garden. TV point. Terracotta tiled flooring. Velux window. Please note that there is sufficient ceiling height to add another mezzanine bedroom above.
Open plan staircase to Bedroom 3 and pine door through to :
Ceramic tiled floor. Light. Cloaks rail. Pine door through to:
White suite comprising wood panelled bath with shower mixer taps, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc. Towel rail over radiator. Cream ceramic tiled floor. Mirror. Centre light. Extractor fan. Pine door to:
Inset white Belfast butler sink set in solid wooden work surfaces with drawers and space under. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Centre light. Built in airing cupboard housing Megaflow water tank with fitted immersion heater/controls/timer.
Velux roof light with panoramic views over rolling countryside. Radiator. TV point. Centre light. Fitted carpet.
There are uninterrupted panoramic views of open countryside from all areas of the gardens. The property sits proudly amongst a small hamlet of just four properties in a private and tranquil position. Poplar Hall Barn is approached via a tree lined avenue leading to a wooden five bar gate providing access to the property. There is a long driveway leading to a good sized shingle car parking area. Two bay cart lodge with good width and length - power & light. Attached garage with power & light.
The overall plot extends up to about 3/4 acre and is mainly laid to neat open lawns with shaped shrub and flower borders and a variety of young trees - silver birch, oriental and flowering cherry. The gardens are totally enclosed by post and rail fencing with mesh galvanised steel netting to keep pets in and unwanted wildlife out. Oval shaped natural pond with newly planted conifer borders.
A further wooden gate and five bar gate lead through to the courtyard garden - offering total seclusion and super views over adjacent farm land. There is a good sized main patio area laid to York stone with adjacent raised secondary patio area with hot tub. Outside security lights and CCTV cameras all round. Outside water tap. Large garden shed - Approx. 14ft x 10ft, with ample power points and lighting. Concrete hard standing for boat.