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The Manor, Herringswell, Bury St Edmunds, IP28


3 Beds 2 Baths 1 Reception

REF: NEW210074


  • Sought after rural location
  • Grade II listed manor house
  • Luxury ground floor apartment
  • High level of specification
  • Impressive communal entrance hall
  • Spacious open plan sitting/dining room
  • Integrated kitchen/breakfast room
  • Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Two further bedrooms and family bathroom
  • 2 allocated parking spaces and further visitors parking
  • 8.4 acres (sts) of stunning communal grounds


A superb luxury ground floor apartment set in 8.4 acres (sts) of stunning communal grounds THE PROPERTY Apartment 2, The Manor is a superb luxury ground floor apartment set in 8.4 acres (sts) of stunning communal grounds. This highly regarded development is a sympathetic conversion of a Grade II Listed manor house and estate buildings into distinctive contemporary apartments and houses. Extending to 2,091 sq ft, the apartment has a wealth of period features throughout, including high ceilings, mahogany paneling and original lead lined windows. The stunning building has an impressive communal entrance hall with intercom system. The welcoming entrance hall has panelled walls, wood floor and a door to the inner hall. The impressive open plan sitting/dining room has bi-fold doors to the front, open brick fireplace with wood panelled surround, built-in corner units, partially paneled mahogany walls and wood floor. The charming kitchen/breakfast room has windows to the front, fitted base and eye level units, worktops with upstands, one and a half bowl sink with drainer, integrated appliances including four ring hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer and stone floor. The useful pantry/utility room has space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer and built-in shelves. The impressive master bedroom is generously sized with a superb bay window overlooking the grounds and fireplace with stone surround. The well finished en-suite bathroom has a roll top bath with shower attachment, large walk in shower, sink, w/c, extractor fan, tiled floor and recessed ceiling downlights. There are two further good size bedrooms and a family bathroom. OUTSIDE The Manor is approached through electric wrought iron gates, with a sweeping gravel driveway that leads to the allocated parking. The delightful communal grounds benefit from extensive mature specimen trees. The Japanese Garden has hard and soft landscape elements including gravel paths, feature rockeries, re-planting with traditional species (including bamboo, acers, magnolias), Japanese style benches, stone lanterns, bamboo wing fences, etc for residents to enjoy. A ''Circular Walk' to the perimeter is roughly 1km and starts near the former gym taking in the woodland and path from The Manor past The Lodges into the Japenese garden, past The Temple and back to the drive. LOCATION The Manor is set in a secluded country setting within approximately eight acres of idyllic and secure landscaped grounds on the edge of the village of Herringswell. This small rural village is located seven miles from Newmarket and benefits from a Village Hall and Church, with further amenities in the village of Kentford, just two and a half miles away. The nearby horseracing town of Newmarket offers a good range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club. The picturesque market town of Bury St Edmunds and the University City of Cambridge offer a wider range of amenities. There is excellent access to the A14 and A11 (M11) and a branch line connection from Kennett to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge, Audley End and Whittlesford Parkway offer direct rail lines into London, with the fastest trains taking under one hour. Stansted International Airport is approximately an hour's drive.