For Sale 4 Bed House - detached 

Langton Green, Eye, IP23 7HL Guide Price £850,000

Property Features

Langton Green, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7HL
Reception Rooms:4
Council Tax Band:G

Contact Agent

5 Castle Street
IP23 7AN
Tel: 01379 871 563

About the Property

Set within outstanding gardens Langton Cottage offers extensive and tasteful accommodation combining period detail with modern convenience. Four double bedrooms along with shower and bathrooms combine with three reception rooms and social kitchen breakfast room with fabulous view of the garden. In all approximately 1.51 Acres (0.61 Hectares).

  • Historic Eye property
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Triple Cart Lodge/Garage
  • Home Office
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1.504 acres (0.609 hectares)

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Property Details

Entrance Porch

Featuring as with the majority of the house, leaded glazing. Inner and outer doors create an initial space prior to the main house and includes a mat well. This attractive approach leads through to the very useable...

Reception Hall

16' x 12'4

Welcoming with fireplace and woodburning stove creating a relaxing space to sit. This is very much a useable reception room if required and previous owners took full advantage using it as a sitting room. Oak laminate flooring extends throughout and into the Dining Room beyond the chimneybreast. Coir matting adorns the straight staircase leading up to the first floor and complementing the stripped period woodwork and panelled doors. Double radiator, leaded windows and access through to the remaining ground floor areas. The hall extends alongside the chimneybreast connecting the dining room and has a window to the rear for yet more natural light.


Fitted with suite comprising low level wc and pedestal wash basin and laid with oak laminate flooring. Leaded window. Double radiator.

Dining Room

15'7 x 15'6 Min

An elegant room for entertaining featuring a matching pair of Georgian corner cupboards framing a leaded picture window to the side in addition to a further window to the front elevation. An open fireplace (unused) has brick hearth. A cupboard to the side of the chimney extends beneath stairs. Two double radiators. Fitted bookcase.

Drawing Room

27'3 x 15'

A lovely big room with underfloor heating and bi-fold doors leading out onto the sandstone terrace and gardens beyond. A further window beyond the Portland stone 'manor house' chimneypiece and fireplace has an inviting and stylish window seat. This well appointed room features oak laminate flooring, two double radiators, television sockets, recessed ceiling spotlights along with 3-pin switched lamp circuit.

Laundry Room

12'3 x 6'8

Useful ancillary space including sink unit and storage, plumbing for washing machine and additional appliance space. Wall cupboards. Ceramic pamment style flooring. Myson Velaire oil fired boiler supplies domestic hot water and radiators throughout. A window provides an outlook to the gardens.


16'10 x 10'3 Min

An impressive space fitted with a locally crafted Beam Ends kitchen in traditional cupboard style incorporating smart twin bowl ceramic sink, pan drawers, wall units with underlights, timber and quartz worktop along with the excellent vintage two oven oil fired Aga in the traditional cream colourway. Water softener. Of particular note is an original Victorian range in situ, and with mantle shelf above. The 'working' kitchen space leads through to the...

Kitchen/Day Room

14'2 x 12'7

Impressive, extensively glazed breakfast/dining area forming a useable 'all day' space and linked with the first floor by the second staircase. This semi vaulted space will not only prove to be a favourite gathering point but also a tremendous vantage from where to enjoy the gardens. Double and single radiators along with a part glazed door leading outside.


6'5 x 6'

With cold shelf in slate, additional shelving and window plus space for an upright fridge freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher.

First Floor Landing

The landing winds through the first floor between staircases at the front and rear and is sufficiently roomy to accommodate furniture. The 'middle' landing has built in cupboard with access to loft space, door to rear stairs and landing, leads down to the Breakfast Room. A rare Georgian pitched pine arched doorcase and door leads through to one of two bedrooms in this section. Double radiator.


15'2 x 12'6

Approached from the landing by an initial area, featuring a built-in bookcase and cupboards in a classic style before opening out into the main room being with double aspect windows to rear and side elevations. Wall mounted bedside lights. Double wall socket with USB point. Twin wardrobe cupboards sit either side of a door leading through to the...

En Suite Bath & Shower Room

Stylish and well appointed featuring an oversize walk-in shower enclosure complete with monsoon shower head and hand held option The vanity basin is set on a two drawer unit matching the adjacent concealed cistern and low level wc. An adjacent roll top bath with floor mounted tap arrangement complete with hand held shower. All complemented by the finishing touch of attractive tiling and decoration along with mirror with integrated lighting, twin wall lights and recessed ceiling spots. Two stainless heated towel rails. Window to the rear elevation.


15'9 x 12'4

A second large double aspect room having leaded windows to both front and side elevations. Double radiator. Built in former cupboard now serving as a workstation.


12'2 x 12'1

Retaining period cast iron fireplace with grate and painted chimneypiece, leaded window to the front elevation, shelved cupboard and hanging cupboard. Double radiator.


16'1 x 10'3

A fourth double room and double aspect to front and side elevations including cupboards to either side of the front dormer. Double radiator. Double socket with USB point.

Rear Landing

12'3 x 6'8 Max

With window to the rear and stairs connecting to the breakfast area and kitchen. A cupboard which provides yet further storage has been opened up to allow a workstation to be created. Single radiator.

Shower Room

Stylish contemporary finish with smart suite comprising shelf mounted washbasin, Makti shower enclosure with Grohe shower unit, low level wc all set within a stone type tiled space with window to the side. Built in airing cupboard with hot water storage tank and immersion heater. Traditional heated towel rail. Access to loft space.

Gardens & Grounds

This tremendous period property sits within gardens providing many areas of interest. Approached from the road via a discreet entrance driveway, the spacious apron of gravel allows parking, turning and the first view of the attractive front elevation. The house is well screened from the road with the site featuring a number of notable deciduous trees and the remains of a former moat. The moat has expanded into a sizeable pond which is worthy of a small boat and practise fly casting. To the rear of the property more formal gardens include lawns, planting and seating areas including a wide sandstone terrace across the rear of the house and in May is set off by a flowering wisteria. The gravel driveway leads around the property via gates on the left to a range of buildings at the rear including a brick and tile HOME OFFICE/STUDIO with twin bi-fold doors, power, light and internal dimensions 20' 17 x 19' (6.15m x 6.08m Max.) Further buildings include a Potting Shed 9'9 x 7'8 (2.97m x 2.36m), Alton Greenhouse (unused presently), Machinery Store with double doors 11'7 x 8'10 (3.53m x 2.70m) and Wood Store 11'4 x 9'11 (3.46m x 3.02m). A redundant Chicken Run with block built Hen House can be found to one side mid-way down the garden. The remaining gardens include a Fruit Cage, wildflower area and woodland walkway through the variety of trees. In all the grounds extend to 1.504 acres (0.609 hectares).

Two Bay Cart Lodge & Garage

To the front of the property sits a splendid oak framed two bay cart lodge garage with secure garage as a third bay. Bays approximately 2.68m wide with a height of 2.09m ad depth of 5.19m. Power & light is connected.


The vendor has confirmed that the property benefits from mains water, electricity and private drainage.

Wayleaves & Easements

The property is sold subject to and with all the benefit of all wayleaves, covenants, easements and rights of way whether or not disclosed in these particulars.

Important Notice

These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Harrison Edge has no authority to make or give in writing or verbally any representations or warranties in relation to the property. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The test, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. No assumptions should be made that the property has all the necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Harrison Edge have not carried out a survey, nor tested the services, appliances or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. In the interest of Health & Safety, please ensure that you take due care when inspecting any property.

Postal Address

Langton Cottage, Langton Green, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7HL

Local Authority

Mid Suffolk District Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2BX. Telephone: 0300 123 4000

Council Tax

The property has been placed in Tax Band G.

Tenure & Possession

The property is for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Fixtures & Fittings

All items normally designated as tenants fixtures & fittings are specifically excluded from the sale unless mentioned in these particulars.


By prior telephone appointment with the vendors' agent Harrison Edge T: +44 (0)1379 871 563 07542 965 660 *** Covid-19 - No more than two related viewers will be admitted to the property and assurances must be provided neither party has Covid-19 symptoms or has suffered from the illness. Viewers must bring with them appropriate PPE. ***


From the town centre proceed away from the Town Hall, passing the famous serpentine wall and on to Langton Green. Just before the turning on the right for Brome Hall Avenue, Langton Cottage will be found on the right hand side behind a tall hedge.


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