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Horsecroft Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33

Offers in excess of £800,000

4 Beds 3 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: BSE210119

Detached home, set in private grounds within desirable residential area


  • A superbly presented and much improved stylish home
  • Standing in private grounds of around 0.43 of an acre
  • One of the most desirable residential areas on the outskirts of town
  • 4/5 reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Driveway and gated parking
  • Garage/workshop
  • Large established private gardens


A superbly presented and stylish single storey dwelling, standing in mature private grounds of around 0.43 of an acre, in one of the most desirable residential areas on the outskirts of town with good access to both the hospital and countryside walks. Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, library/study area, snug and conservatory/garden room. Master bedroom with en-suite bath/shower room and dressing room, guest bedroom with en-suite bath/shower room, two further bedrooms and a family shower room. Driveway and gated parking, garage/workshop and large established private gardens. In all about 0.43 of an acre (sts). CHAIN FREE SALE THE PROPERTY This spacious, stylish and truly individual home which is competitively priced to sell in this buoyant market, presents rendered elevations with a stunning prominent glass garden room to the rear, and has been extended and much improved by the current vendor. The property benefits from double glazed windows throughout, gas fired radiator central heating and an interesting and versatile layout that superbly suits modern day living. Part glazed double doors give access to the Entrance Hall which has timber flooring and wall retracting doors leading into the Sitting Room. The Sitting Room significantly benefits from a fireplace with a beautiful ornate antique marble Pompadour style mantle and surround, which creates a superb focal point for the room. Doors lead off to the Snug and the well-proportioned Dining room, through which there is access to the Kitchen/ Breakfast Room. The Kitchen/Breakfast Room is exceptional with an excellent lantern ceiling light over the central ''island' kitchen unit, a comprehensive range of base and wall mounted units, double bowl and drainer sink unit and separate food preparation sink, both with waste disposal/macerator units. There is also a built-in dishwasher, freestanding electric Range cooker with extractor hood above and a fitted ''dresser' storage unit with draw cupboards. There is a Utility room to the side with further cupboards, space and plumbing for a washing machine, a ceramic ''Butlers' sink and door to the side courtyard. The living accommodation continues with an L-shaped library/ study room, cosy snug and the superb double-glazed vaulted garden room which has tiled flooring and radiator heating with a door leading out to the garden. A passage with a door to the side courtyard (ideal for wider versatility of use) leads off the library/study to the four bedrooms and the family shower room. The spacious, vaulted ceiled master bedroom has a glazed wall with door, to the courtyard and a large en-suite bathroom which has tiled walls and floor, vaulted ceiling, two wash basins, wc and bidet and wet room area with a bath and separate shower. There is also the benefit of a dressing room with built in wardrobe cupboards. The Guest Bedroom also affords a well presented en-suite bathroom with roll toped bath and separate shower cubicle. There is a third double sized bedroom and the fourth bedroom has been used by the current owner as a 2nd study area and benefits from a 2nd telephone line in, ideal for those looking to work from home. OUTSIDE The gardens at 67 Horsecroft Road are of particular note. The property is approached over a shared gravelled driveway and is discreetly set back from the road. The gated access leads to the gravelled parking and turning area which also leads to a large single garage with extensive storage and automatic door to the front. The fabulous fence enclosed rear gardens extend the grounds to about 0.43 of an acre and are predominantly laid to lawn with well stocked shrub and flower beds and mature trees and orchard area, affording a high degree of privacy. There is also a timber garden shed with power and light. To the other side of the property there is a charming inner courtyard area with a continental style, ideal for alfresco dining, and with the addition of a gate, could double up as a very secure dog area. LOCATION The property occupies an appealing, (about a 5-minute walk to local shops and a circa 20-minute walk into the town centre) discreetly set position on this well-regarded road on the southern side of Bury St Edmunds. Horsecroft Road and the connecting Hardwick Lane is well known for its large family homes in generous grounds and is especially convenient for the West Suffolk Hospital. Bury St Edmunds offers an excellent range of amenities with schooling in the public and private sectors, extensive shopping facilities and a good range of leisure facilities including health clubs, swimming pools and golf clubs. Newmarket, the headquarters of racing, is only 14 miles away and the University City of Cambridge is only 28 miles away and offers unrivalled schooling opportunities and excellent shopping and amenity facilities. There is good access to the A14 and A11 (M11) and the railway station at Bury St Edmunds offers a link to mainline services to London Liverpool Street and Kings Cross.