Rands Road, Lower Layham, IP7 5RN

£635,000 SSTC


Heavenly Victorian home with elegant interior, ravishing garden, garage and open barn in admirable Lower Layham, close to the fine ancient market town of Hadleigh. The accommodation includes 4 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, bathroom and en suite shower room.


4 bedrooms
3 reception rooms
Kitchen/breakfast room
En suite shower room to master bedroom
Open barn


The Leys is a detached house of Victorian origin in a picturesque location within the village of Lower Layham. The property is beautifully presented both inside and out, the house with high grade fixtures and fittings and stylish interior design and the garden with its landscaped grounds and packed planted borders. There is plenty of parking, detached garage/workshop and great wood framed open barn looking onto the garden and countryside beyond. This is a sophisticated home which would be ideal for a family or those that enjoy entertaining.

The wood front door takes you into;

With a sash window to the side, tile floor, inset ceiling spotlights and vintage style radiator. There is a latch door into the cloakroom, another into the drawing room, walk through to the dining room and stairs to the first floor.

There is a glazed sash window, tile floor, radiator, wc and wash basin.

DRAWING ROOM ( 26'8 x 11'2 )
A generous room with plenty of natural light flooding in from the four sash windows, all finished with shutters. Fire place with inset wood burner, four radiatorS, inset ceiling spotlights and latch door into the snug.

DINING ROOM ( 13'0 x 9'10 )
With a brick floor, two sash windows and a useful deep storage cupboard. Radiator. Walk through to the kitchen.

SNUG ( 13'1 x 12'11 )
A relaxed space with inset ceiling spot lights, radiator, two sash windows and door into the kitchen.

A stunning eat-in kitchen with high ceiling, two large sash windows to each side and high French doors leading out to the garden. Tile floor, inset ceiling spotlights and three radiators. Bespoke painted wood fitted kitchen with wood work surface and inset double butler sinks. Space and plumbing for domestic appliances. Door out to the front side.

Stairs to first flooring leading up to;

Window with strips of blue stain, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights, doors to the bedrooms and bathroom.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE ( 16'7 x 12'10 plus dressing area & en suite )
The dressing area with built in wardrobe, shelving and drawers opens into a bedroom with lovely high ceiling, large sash window to the rear, further sash window and a radiator. There is a door into the en suite with tiled shower cubicle, wc and wash basin. Loft access.

BEDROOM 2 ( 13'3 x 11'2 )
With a sash window, radiator.

BEDROOM 3 ( 13'1 x 11'3 )
With a sash window, radiator.

BEDROOM 4 ( 13'0 x 6'2 )
With a sash window, radiator and inset ceiling spotlights.

The bath in set with a wood vanity surface surround. There is a WC and wash basin, radiator, heated towel rail, inset ceiling spotlights and sash window.

From the road there are two shingle drives to either side of the house. One drive takes you to the detached garage/workshop to the side rear of the house and the other to a parking area the other side. To the rear of the garage/workshop is an attached open sided wood frame barn that looks onto the garden and countryside beyond.
The landscaped gardens are a particular feature of the property with its gloriously planted borders, lawn and patio areas. There is also an area of wild meadow.


The village of Lower Layham is within an area of outstanding natural beauty, a short distance south of the fine market town of Hadleigh. The village has a CoE Church and a traditional public house, The Queen’s Head, that has retained much of its charm. Hadleigh offers everyday amenities and shopping along with recreation and leisure.
The village has good communication links with the A12 trunk road a few miles away and a main line train station at Manningtree with journeys times into London Liverpool St of about 1hr.


All mains utilities connected excluding gas and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage system.



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