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Drinkstone Road, Beyton, Bury St Edmunds, IP30

Guide price £2,500,000

8 Beds 6 Baths 5 Receptions

REF: BUR180087


CALL US 01284 700535 EMAIL US AT Bury St Edmunds
FIND US: 11 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1PR


  • Exceptional Georgian country house
  • Glorious private parkland setting
  • 5 reception rooms
  • 8 bedrooms
  • Detached 3 bedroom Coach House
  • Attached cottage
  • Tennis court & swimming pool
  • Gardens, parkland & woodland copse
  • In all about 14.31 acres


An exceptional Georgian country house set in a glorious private parkland setting with a superb three bedroom Coach House, staff cottage, hard tennis court, heated swimming pool and grounds extending to over 14 acres. Entrance hall, reception hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, Aga kitchen, scullery/utility room, pantry, larder, boiler room/rear hall, two cloakrooms and cellar. Main landing, master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, three further principle bedrooms and a bathroom. Back landing, five further bedrooms, bathroom and linen store. Detached Coach House with entrance hall, living room, Aga kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, two ground floor bedrooms and Bathroom. First floor master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Split drive access. Attached staff cottage with hall, living room, kitchen, snug/garden room, utility room, bedroom, bathroom and shower room. Separate drive access. Gated main drive, large garage/machinery store, generator hut, hard tennis court, heating swimming pool, formal gardens, woodland copse and parkland grounds with alternate entrance. In all about 14.31 acres. This wonderful period family home retains much of its original character features and has significant scope for improvement if required, as it is not a listed building. The property, as is characteristic for the Georgian era, is ideal for family living and entertaining with accommodation spilt by the Green Baize door with gracious reception room to the front and the kitchen and service rooms to the rear. A Harrods floor plan dating back to 1905 will be left with the property and indicates how the house was used over a century ago. In those days the end of the house was workshop, coals and lamp rooms with servant’s bedrooms above. This is now converted into the attached staff cottage which is interconnecting on the first floor and is currently occupied by the housekeeper. Bury St Edmunds 6 miles, Newmarket 20 miles, Ipswich 21 miles, Cambridge 34 miles, Stowmarket Railway Station 8 miles, Stansted Airport 50 miles, London 83 miles. The vendor has arranged a building survey by one of a panel of local surveyors and a copy of this survey will be made available to serious applicants. The original copy will be assigned to the purchaser by agreement with the surveyor and the purchaser will be required to reimburse the vendor for the cost of this survey. The availability of this report will mean that interested parties can negotiate knowing the condition of the property.