Guide price £825,000
A well presented and recently extended family home standing in around 2.2 acres in a good, favoured rural position just 5 miles from Bury St Edmunds. Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, study, utility, side hall and cloakroom. Four first floor bedrooms, two bath/shower rooms and an en-suite shower room. Driveway with turning and parking area, large detached garage/workshop and gardens and grounds extending to about 2.19 acres in all. THE PROPERTY This well presented family home is superbly located on Bury Road between Bradfield St Clare and Cockfield, fronting and backing onto open farmland affording excellent views, particularly to the rear. Presenting rendered elevations under plain tiled roofs, the property boasts large, well-proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors. The owners of this individual property have significantly improved the accommodation in recent years by extending the accommodation to create a spacious family kitchen/breakfast room with utility and side hall with porch. A porch from the front door gives access to the reception hall which leads to the kitchen and dining room and the stairs to the first floor. The sitting room, to the end of the house, features a contemporary corner log burning fireplace with slate hearth and benefits from windows and French doors with wonderful views to the rear across the grounds. The dining room is conveniently accessed in the centre of the property and also boasts a working fireplace with Oak mantle and surround. The accommodation flows well with alternative access to the kitchen through the open green oak studwork division from the garden room to the rear of the dining room which, like the sitting room, has double doors to the back garden. The spacious part vaulted kitchen/breakfast room has a tiled floor, which extends through to the side hall, cloakroom and utility room at the rear. The kitchen benefits from large double glazed gable end windows affording excellent views to the rear and is well fitted with a modern range of base and eye level kitchen units with 1 1/4 bowl stainless steel sink unit inset into the rolled top work surface and an electric 5 oven Aga range cooker, integrated dishwasher and 2 larder fridges. The utility room which houses the Grant oil fired boiler provides further work surface space with sink and space and plumbing for automatic appliances. The study, is a good size and is located off the dining room to the front. Off the long first floor landing is an airing cupboard which houses the hot water tank, a storage cupboard and there is a loft access hatch. There are four well proportioned bedrooms and a well presented bathroom and separate family shower room. The master bedroom also benefits from a well fitted en-suite shower room and good views to the front. OUTSIDE To the front, the property is approached through a gated entrance over a gravelled driveway leading to a turning and parking area for several vehicles which also gives access to the large detached garage/workshop with up and over door to the front and a personal door to the side. THE GROUNDS Extending in all to around 2.19 acres the grounds are mainly laid to lawn/grazing with a selection of mature specimen and fruit trees there is gated access from the field to the ''no through' lane, which continues as a footpath, at the back. LOCATION The property is well positioned in this rural location within this active local community which is centred around the village hall with neighbouring villages offering a good range of everyday facilities including a post office shop and primary school in Rougham, post office shops in Felsham and Sicklesmere and popular public houses in many of the adjoining villages. For more comprehensive facilities the historic town of Bury St Edmunds is approximately 5 miles to the north west which offers an excellent range of amenities with schooling in the private and public sectors, extensive shopping facilities and a good range of leisure facilities including health clubs, swimming pools and golf clubs. The University City of Cambridge is approximately 33 miles away and offers unrivalled schooling opportunities and excellent shopping and amenity facilities. There is good access to the A14, A11 (M11) and the railway station at Bury St Edmunds offers a link to mainline services to London's Liverpool Street and Kings Cross.
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