Brand Road, Great Barton


Paltry Farm is a unique property coming to the market for the first time in 30 years. With origins dating back to the late 19th Century, Paltry Farm is a Victorian farmhouse providing a substantial level of accommodation complemented by an attractive semi-rural setting surrounded by open countryside and only approximately six miles from the very sought after market town of Bury St Edmunds. The house stands within approximately 4.6 acres (s.t.s) comprising of gardens, paddocks with stables, large barn/workshop and separate detached bungalow, ideal for extra accommodation/investment or potential/annexe. The accommodation currently in brief comprises; entrance door to entrance hall with stairs off to first floor with door to living room, a light and airy reception room with French doors to conservatory, fireplace with wood burning stove and windows to front. The dining room is a pleasant room for entertaining with fireplace and wood burning stove, double doors to conservatory and opens to the breakfast room, leading to the well equipped kitchen, fitted with an extensive range of units complemented by built in appliances and preparation island. The large conservatory (29ft x 13ft) is a splendid space for entertaining with one set of double doors to gardens and another set opening to the fabulous more recently built pool house (42ft x 24ft) comprising, heated swimming pool with cover, doors to gardens, plant room and shower room. A utility room, double bedroom, boot room and shower room completes the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor is a landing leading to the master bedroom with extensive built in wardrobes, three further bedrooms, large family bathroom and en-suite shower.

The house is approached along a driveway providing extensive vehicle parking, turning space and access to garaging and a large barn/workshop (see agents note) (1600 sq ft max) with mezzanine level and adjoining green housing. Both the barn/workshop and Little Barn detached bungalow benefit from solar panels which generate an income. The gardens are situated to the front, side and rear with large pond.

The post and rail paddocks with 4 stables in the yard, with a second vehicular access adjacent to Bushell Barn, are ideal for horse boxes etc. There are many bridleways, beach rides and equestrian centres within easy reach of the property.

The total plot for Paltry Farm is understood to extend to approximately 4.6 acres in all (subject to survey).

Little barn - detached bungalow
Little Barn, is a separate detached bungalow with solar panels (1150 sq ft) which would be ideal as extra accommodation, annexe or offices and currently comprises as follows; Entrance door to entrance hall with door to a utility room with oil fired boiler and fitted units. The kitchen breakfast room is fitted with an extensive range of units and extends to 24ft in length. The sitting room is a comfortable reception with free standing wood burning stove and windows to front. Two bedrooms, shower room and an en-suite bathroom complete the accommodation.

Little Barn has outside areas including garden and parking.

Paltry Farm enjoys a semi-rural setting affording far reaching countryside views whilst being situated only six miles from the sought after market town of Bury St Edmunds and its excellent range of everyday facilities.

When leaving Bury St Edmunds proceed north on the A143 towards Diss. At Great Barton, turn right opposite the Bunbury Arms Public House onto Brand Road. Follow the road and the entrance to Paltry Farm will be found further on the right hand side.

Mains water and electricity. Biodisk Klargester private drainage. Oil fired radiator central heating.

Agent's notes
The Energy Performance Certificate ratings for the Little Barn are 49/84 and 43/79.

It is understood that a planning application is awaiting approval to build a detached bungalow on the site of the barn.

Please contact us on 01284 700 018 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

Energy Performance Certificate
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  • Kitchen, breakfast room, dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Utility, boot room
  • Large conservatory
  • Heated indoor swimming pool with shower room
  • Five bedrooms, three bathrooms
  • Separate detached two bedroomed bungalow
  • 1600 sqft barn/workshop
  • Gardens, stables and paddocks
  • In all about 4.6 acres (s.t.s)

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