The Green, Borley CO10

The Green, Borley CO10

5 Bedroom | Freehold | 3 Baths | Outbuildings | Character Property

Guide price £1,175,000
Sudbury 2.5 miles
Barleycombe 1.3 miles
Ropers Lane 1.4 miles

A magnificent Grade II listed barn and Hall House conversion with traditional outbuildings and about 2.5 acres in a peaceful hamlet setting adjoining rolling countryside.

Carriages is an exceptional Grade II listed barn and Hall House conversion believed to date back to the 1500s and converted in the early 2000s to provide a spacious family home of about 3622 sq ft. One is instantly impressed on entering the vaulted reception/dining hall from which the rest of the reception rooms radiate. The open plan layout on the ground floor is ideal for entertaining and family living as the dining hall opens through to the family room and custom built Aga kitchen/breakfast room. There is also a stunning galleried drawing room with an inglenook fireplace and woodburner. The barn accommodation extends into a former Hall House which now comprises 4 bedrooms, a bathroom and ensuite shower room. The semi-vaulted master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom leads off the main galleried landing which has a walkway to a galleried sitting room/study overlooking the drawing room. Impressive features throughout include a magnificent honey coloured timber frame, the remains of an ox blood Tudor frieze in the Hall House, an original crown post roof as well as quality floorings including flagstones and contemporary floorboards. Having a number of full height windows, the interior is naturally light as well.

The grounds of about 2.5 acres form an important feature and, despite the amount of acreage, the land is relatively easy to maintain. There is a large post and rail fenced paddock which stretches to the southern boundary and adjoins the beautiful adjoining farmland providing a wonderful outlook. This is headed by a small barn which is currently used for storage but previously comprised 2 stables with a covered stable yard area and small turnout area, all of which could easily be reinstated for those with horses. Between the ‘stable’ barn and the main house is a delightful south facing Tudor-style courtyard garden with a central box garden and fountain feature; there is also a flower and shrub bed with a colourful variety of azaleas, rhododendron, camellia and maple. An open fronted games lodge and a carriage house with double doors adjoin the courtyard. These traditional outbuildings could provide a home office and gym, and there is also the potential to join them into the main house, subject to planning. The courtyard is surrounded by a paved area which provides an alfresco dining terrace, and a gravelled area gives vehicular/trailer access via double gates from The Green to the ‘stable’ barn. The main approach to Carriages is a gravel drive across Borley Green leading to the private parking courtyard, double garage and workshop which are located to the front of the property. The main drive is shared with one other neighbouring barn conversion. The front garden is laid to lawn with a path leading to the front door.

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Situational Details
Property attributes
Parking available
Off Street Parking Double Garage
Additional attributes
Outbuildings Character Property Land/Paddock
Total Sq Ft
3,622 (336.5 Sq M) approx.
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