Property of the Week: Orchard House Monks Eleigh
Chapman Stickels is offering this charming Grade II Listed semi detached house prominently situated in the heart of this popular village.
By Derek Davis
6th May 2022 | Property of the Week
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Recently upgraded and prominently situated in the heart of the popular village of Monks Eleigh near Hadleigh, Orchard House's origins are believed to date back to the 1500's.
The property has been significantly upgraded by the present owners including renewing the thatch where required , new downstairs shower room , kitchen and external redecoration.
Orchard House retains many original features including fireplaces , honey coloured beams and timbers and some stained glass windows.
The kitchen/breakfast room is particularly well equipped with customised 'Howdens' cupboards , drawers , Island unit and oak worksurfaces , built in 'Neff' flexi-hob , oven , freezer and dishwasher and a walk-in pantry.
The sitting room has a fine Inglenook fireplace with inset solid fuel stove whilst both the dining room and family room have numerous exposed beams and timbers.
On the first floor, reached by the main staircase there are three double bedrooms and two bathrooms; from the family room a wonderful spiral staircase leads up to the 'Turret' fourth bedroom.
Orchard House is set well back from the road behind a low red brick wall. A wide drive provides parking for several cars and leads to a detached double garage and nearby workshop.
The front garden is laid to lawn with a central path whilst the large rear garden has wide lawns, a paved terrace , a pergola clad in honeysuckle and roses , vegetable garden and numerous mature trees and shrubs.
Monks Eleigh is a very attractive village set within the Suffolk countryside with a popular pub and community shop and post office. The excellent Hollow Trees Farm Shop is nearby with the market towns of Hadleigh and Sudbury both within easy reach.
Chapman Stickels is a company of independent estate agents established in September 2019, headed by the two founding partners Robert Chapman and Benedict Stickels.