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Guide price £585,000
A well presented detached family home with annex/studio, superbly set in this sought after village, close to Bury St Edmunds, benefiting from superb views to the side and rear. Entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, study/snug, rear hall, utility room and cloakroom. First floor master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Link detached double garage with annex/studio & shower room above, boiler room, workshop, gated driveway, parking and gardens. THE PROPERTY This superb family home dates back to about 1951 when it was built by the Health Service for the District Nurse. It was subsequently extended in the late 1980's and comprehensively renovated by the current owners. From the original solid oak front door with ''crittall' windows to either side access is gained to the entrance hall, with stairs leading to the first floor, a coat hanging cupboard and doors to the study/snug and sitting room. The sitting room features windows to three elevations, exposed beech wood parquet flooring and a brick surround fireplace with inset ''Morso' log burning stove. The kitchen/dining room is beautifully presented and benefits further from outstanding views to the side and rear through double glazed patio doors and windows. The kitchen is well fitted with a range of base and eye level units, solid beech wood block work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink and an integrated Bosh dishwasher and Smeg larder fridge. The tiled floor runs through to the dining area which also has an appealing bressumer beamed fireplace with inset ''Clearview' log burning stove. The utility room features further base and eye level units, space and plumbing for automatic appliances and doors to the garden and cloakroom. The rear hall, which leads into the house from the roofed side passage via a half glazed rear door gives access to the kitchen/dining room and the study/snug which, with a window to the front has more beech wood parquet flooring and book shelving built to one wall. On the first floor the master bedroom features a spacious en-suite shower room and also benefits from built-in wardrobe cupboards and enjoys far reaching views to the south. There are three further bedrooms served by a family bathroom, with modern roll top claw foot bath with hand shower attachment, pedestal hand wash basin and low flush wc. The annex/studio, that can be accessed under cover from the house across the side passage, is located on the first floor above the detached double garage and affords superb additional accommodation as either a fifth bedroom, due to its en-suite shower room or as a useful hobby room/work from home office. The house and annex/studio both benefit, in the main, from double glazed windows and oil fired central heating. OUTSIDE Double gates to the front give access to the brick edged graveled drive which leads to the double garage, which has an up and over door to the front and separate boiler room and workshop to the rear. The house sits fairly centrally within its gardens which are beautifully established with lawns, flowerbeds and borders and are fully fence enclosed. LOCATION The property is well positioned within this rural location with an 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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