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Grade II listed Georgian townhouse with courtyard garden


  • A superbly presented Grade II listed townhouse
  • Standing in an excellent medieval grid location
  • Reception room
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Cellar
  • Accommodation arranged over 3 floors
  • Small wall enclosed rear courtyard garden
  • Rear south facing balcony sitting area


A superbly presented, well-proportioned Grade II listed town house, standing in an excellent central location within the medieval grid, close to the town centre, with rear courtyard, balcony and a cellar. Entrance reception room, kitchen/dining room, utility cupboard and cloakroom. Cellar. First floor master bedroom/2nd reception room, guest bedroom with balcony and a family bathroom. Two second floor bedrooms and a family shower room. Small wall enclosed rear courtyard with bin store and a rear south facing balcony sitting area. THE PROPERTY This tastefully presented and well-maintained grade II listed, early 19th century Georgian town house, presents a painted white brick front faade, 12-pane sash widows to the front ground and first floor rooms and a leaded dormer sash to the top floor, all under a slate tiled roof. The period character continues throughout the property with features such as the exposed floorboards, an open fireplace, original banister and the delightful internal window lights, complimented by the contemporary glazed roof kitchen extension, the rear balcony sitting area and the modern wired speaker system, with a traditionally fitted kitchen and bathroom. The accommodation benefits, in the main, from secondary and double-glazed windows and doors, and a modern gas fired central heating system. The house, in brief, consists of a front door with fanlight window above, leading into the excellent reception/dining hall which presents a beautiful open fireplace with stone mantle, surround and hearth, and exposed floorboards run through to the centre of the house, where a door leads down to the cellar and stairs lead up to the first and second floors. Beyond is the spacious, open plan kitchen/breakfast living room which affords, in addition to the fitted kitchen, comfortable space for a 6-8-seater table with chairs and a sofa sitting area. There is a glazed door opening to the small courtyard garden and another door through to the cloakroom/utility area, which houses the wall mounted gas fired boiler, pressurised hot water tank and gives space and plumbing for a washing machine. The kitchen is well fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units, woodblock worksurfaces, underset ceramic butlers sink, integrated Neff dishwasher and has a new small range style electric cooker. There is alcove space for an upright fridge freezer and an understairs store cupboard. The cellar is decorated, has laminated flooring and is radiator heated. The first-floor front room can double as either a good additional reception room (it is at the moment utilised as their sitting room), having been styled with a contemporary wall set gas fire (currently disconnected), or as a comfortable main double bedroom, with views to the front of the Unitarian Meeting House. There is also a well-appointed main bathroom and another bedroom which opens to the rear to the balcony sitting area, through glazed double doors. The second floor affords two further bedrooms which are well served by the family shower room between them. OUTSIDE The yard, which can be seen on the floorplan beyond the kitchen, gives a good space, together with the first-floor rear balcony, for storage and a table and chairs, and being south facing benefits from the sun almost all day, when it's out. The ground floor yard is wall enclosed and affords space to store the bins to the rear. LOCATION Churchgate Street is one of the town's most popular residential streets that offers a pleasing mix of period housing and sits in a conservation area, within easy walking distance of the town centre's amenities. Bury St Edmunds is a thriving market town located at the heart of East Anglia and offers extensive schooling in both the public and private sectors and a wide range of shopping facilities and amenities including health clubs, swimming pools and golf clubs. The University City of Cambridge is approximately 28 miles away and Stowmarket some 12 miles away, which offers a fast and regular mainline train service to London Liverpool Street, taking approximately 85 minutes. For the road commuter there is excellent access to the A14, A11(M11) and A1.