A Grade II listed farmhouse in the village of Cowlinge, near Newmarket, is up for sale for £1.275m. 

Church Farm is a five-bedroom property, with a two-bedroom annexe, which has views of the countryside. 

The property comes with planning permission to add a single-storey extension, three-bay cartlodge and garage. 

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Selling agents Jackson-Stops said: “Extending to 2,450 sq ft, this substantial and versatile property dates back to the early 17th century, with a wealth of character features including exposed wall and ceiling beams and inglenook fireplaces.” 

This period property, set in about 0.82 of an acre of land, has red brick and rendered elevations and a pan-tiled roof. 

East Anglian Daily Times: The kitchen/breakfast/family roomThe kitchen/breakfast/family room (Image: Jackson-Stops)

On the ground floor, there’s an entrance hall, a large open-plan kitchen/breakfast/family room, two well-proportioned reception rooms – currently used as a sitting room and dining room, a utility room and a cloakroom. 

The spacious kitchen/breakfast/family room spans the width of the back of the house and includes an Aga and an island unit. 

East Anglian Daily Times: One of the first floor bedroomsOne of the first floor bedrooms (Image: Jackson-Stops)

Upstairs on the first floor, there’s a large landing area, three double bedrooms including the principal bedroom and a family bathroom which features a free-standing bath. 

East Anglian Daily Times: The family bathroomThe family bathroom (Image: Jackson-Stops)

On the second floor, there’s a further bedroom and a playroom which could be another bedroom, as well as a shower room. 

The detached annexe offers more accommodation, with a sitting/dining room and kitchenette on the ground floor and two bedrooms and a shower room on the first floor. 

East Anglian Daily Times: The annexe offers further accommodationThe annexe offers further accommodation (Image: Jackson-Stops)

Church Farm is approached via wooden gates which lead to a large driveway with parking and turning space for several vehicles. Here, there’s access to the annexe, garage and private grounds. 

East Anglian Daily Times: The established gardenThe established garden (Image: Jackson-Stops)

The established garden, which is enclosed by hedges and fences, include areas of lawn, mature specimen trees and two large terraces which are ideal for entertaining. 

The property is set in a quiet location on the edge of the rural village of Cowlinge, with views of the picturesque countryside. 

The village has a church and pub, while the horseracing town of Newmarket, which is 10 miles away, offers further amenities, including schools, shops, restaurants and leisure facilities.  

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Cowlinge has good transport links – it is close to the A14 and A11, and Newmarket railway station is on the Ipswich to Cambridge line. The fastest trains from Cambridge to London take less than an hour. 

The city of Cambridge is just over 20 miles away, and Stansted International Airport is less than 30 miles away. 

For more information, contact Jackson-Stops.  

Church Farm, Cowlinge 
Price: £1.275 million 
Jackson-Stops, 01638 597214