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Blenheim Drive, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds, IP31

Guide price £465,000

3 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: BSE110137

Well presented detached house with large mature gardens


  • Well presented and much improved family house
  • Enjoying a tucked away location
  • Mature gardens
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 3 bedrooms & 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Driveway & parking
  • Single garage
  • Summer house
  • In all about 0.37 of an acre (sts)


A very well presented and much improved detached family house enjoying a tucked away location with mature gardens of 0.25 of an acre, close to the centre of this well regarded village. Entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen, dining room, family/garden room, utility room, shower room and cloakroom. Three first floor double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Driveway & parking, garage, mature gardens, summer house and two sheds. In all about 0.37 of an acre (sts) THE PROPERTY A very well presented detached family house with large mature gardens occupying a most pleasant tucked away location. The property presents brick elevations under a tiled roof and has been much improved and updated over recent years, including an extension providing a family/garden room. The entrance hall features the stairs to the first floor and leads to the ground floor accommodation with a good sized sitting room featuring an open fireplace with marble effect surround and patio doors lead to the rear garden. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with a range of base and eye level units, plumbing for appliances, windows to the side aspect, access leading to the dining room and a door leads into the utility room, which is fitted with a single drainer stainless steel sink, base and eye level cupboards and a door to the garden. The dining room has a side aspect and double doors lead into the family/garden room, which has a rear and side aspect and patio doors lead to the garden. Continuing on the ground floor there is a cloakroom and a separate shower room. On the first floor the landing leads to three good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. OUTSIDE The gardens are a particular feature of 2 Blenheim Drive with the front providing ample parking and a single garage with an area of lawn and access to the side of the property where there is a wooden garden shed with power. The large and mature rear garden consists of areas of lawn with shrub and flower beds, a rear terrace abutting the house and mature trees throughout. There is a summer house with power, a vegetable garden and a further garden shed. In all the gardens, grounds and driveway extend to 0.37 of an acre (sts). LOCATION 2 Blenheim Drive enjoys a most pleasant tucked away location at the end of a private drive owned by No.2 and used by just two other properties, close to the centre of the village. Thurston is situated approximately 5 miles east of the historic cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds and the village provides a good range of everyday facilities including a village shop with post office, sandwich shop, butchers shop, public house, Co-Op, fish and chip shop, chemist, library, veterinary practice and garage/fuel station/convenience store. It also has a cycle route through to Bury St Edmunds, and a regular bus service. There is excellent schooling in the village with the highly regarded Thurston community college and Thurston primary school. More extensive facilities are available in Bury St Edmunds which offers an excellent range of 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. There is good access to the A14, A11(M11) and there is also a railway station at Thurston providing connections to London Liverpool Street and Kings Cross. The town of Stowmarket lies 9 miles to the east which has a direct mainline service to London Liverpool Street taking approximately 80 minutes.