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4 bedroom detached house – Monk Soham

Guide Price £475,000

Property Details

Location Monk Soham is a wide spread village and The Royal Oak stands in a fairly rural area with field views around. The historic market town of Framlingham is around 4 miles away and the popular village of Debenham, just 6 miles, both of which provide a good range of local shopping, commercial and educational facilities. There are primary schools in the neighbouring villages of Bedfield and Earl Soham, with the latter also having a well-reputed local pub and award winning butcher/delicatessen.

For the commuter there is a rail station at the county town of Ipswich around 16 miles to the south-west with an journey time to London Liverpool Street of 78 minutes.

This is a property which combines an attractive and peaceful location with access to the wider world.

The Property The Royal Oak is a well timbered period houses listed as Grade II which indicates a property of architectural or historical importance. As the name suggests it was once a public house until 1970 and some elements of that time remain including the half serving door and small window in one room. Whilst the original quality can be seen, and there have been various improvements over time, it is fair to say the house is now in need of an overall scheme of updating and general repair. This property really provides a blank canvas for an enthusiastic new owner to create their dream home in a delightful setting.

Outside The house is set in surrounding garden and grass paddocks extending to 1.695ha (4.19ac) in total. There are various outbuildings with the main one being a period timber framed barn 13.0m x 5.6m with various side and rear extensions. There is a large pole barn 11.3m x 15.5m ideal for hay storage, various general stores and close to the house a brick and timber potting shed.

The barns may have potential for other uses but no enquiries have been made through the Council

Services Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage.

Directions From Eye leaving on the B1077 towards Occold. Head into Rishangles and beside the Baptist Church turn left signed to Bedingfield. Continue along this lane to the 'T' junction and turn right. Continue for 1.5 miles and just before the 30mph signs turn left. Continue along this round for a further 1.6 miles and The Royal oak is on your left.

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