Offering light, elegant and beautifully finished accommodation throughout, this handsome Grade II Listed former rectory - believed to date in part to the early 19th Century - sits in the heart of the picturesque West Suffolk village of Hartest. Tucked away behind All Saints' Church, the property benefits from just under 2 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds. In addition, a two bedroom coach house offers further ancillary accommodation.
A handsome and welcoming entrance hall provides access to the majority of the principal rooms, all beautifully proportioned, with period features and high ceilings; an elegant drawing room and dining room both with doors leading outside and open fireplace/woodburner; a library with cloakroom; morning room with fireplace and access to the gardens which leads through to a ladies study. From an inner hall access is provided to a snug with fireplace and views across the gardens, and the large kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, central island and bespoke units. A gym, pantry, utility and further cloakroom completes the ground floor. There is a cellar with wine store which is accessed from the inner hall.
Two staircases lead to the first floor; consisting of the spacious principal bedroom with dressing room and large en suite, two further double bedrooms, dressing room/bedroom 4 and a family bathroom. A second floor has four further bedrooms, one with a spacious en suite bathroom, and a family bathroom.
The Coach House offers a superb addition to the main house, with two bedrooms and family bathroom upstairs, and kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room with fireplace and dining room downstairs.
Local Authority: Babergh Distrcit Council. Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Council Tax: The Old Rectory Band H The Coach House Band E Agent's note: The present owners rent an additional circa 2 acre paddock with electricity and water supply which lies adjacent to their boundary.
This property has 1.8 acres of land.