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Beautiful Georgian townhouse with courtyard garden


  • A superbly presented Georgian town house
  • Recently renovated and extended
  • Excellent central location within the medieval grid
  • Walking distance into town
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • 3 Double bedrooms
  • 2 Bath/shower rooms
  • Courtyard garden


A stylish, superbly presented and renovated, Grade II listed Georgian town house with contemporary extension to the rear, standing in an excellent central location within the medieval grid. Entrance hall, vaulted sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom and basement dining room. Two first floor double bedrooms and a ''Jack & Jill' family bathroom. Second floor bedroom with en-suite shower room and an airing/box room. Part wall enclosed rear courtyard garden. CHAIN FREE SALE. THE PROPERTY This exceptional Grade II listed town house dates back to the early 19th century and has undergone a significant refurbishment (re-roofed, re-wired and re-plumbed) and redesigned in recent years, with a fabulous monopitch extension that opens to the garden via wide bi-fold doors, by a former architect owner, John Stebbing, with further stylish improvements made by the current owner. This has resulted in the presentation of the property as it is now, as a luxurious and versatile four storey home, with high specification fixtures and fittings in this superb location. Much of the original character and fabric of the building, has been retained with gault brick elevations under a slate tiled roof, sash windows to the front elevation and the front door, with fan light window above, leading into a gracious reception hall. The hallway presents a welcome mat well, stone tiled flooring, a charming curved staircase leading to the first floor and with doors off to the cloakroom and kitchen. The cloakroom continues with the stone tiled flooring and has half, timber panelled walls, a concealed cistern wc, wall mounted wash basin and there is space and plumbing for a washing machine. The kitchen/breakfast room benefits from beautiful oak parquet flooring which runs through to the open plan sitting room to the rear. The internal shutters provide good privacy from the street to the front and there is a stylish bespoke built framed timber kitchen with oak and slate topped worksurfaces, Neff hob and built in ovens, island unit with breakfast bar area, underset stainless steel sink unit and there is an integrated Bosch fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is space for a breakfast table and chairs and the character and benefit of a contemporary log burning stove set into a former fireplace. This open plan ground floor accommodation is partially divided by the stylish internal glass courtyard feature, which cleverly affords an excellent light and airy feeling to this space. The sitting room opens via large bi-fold doors to the charming rear garden and stairs leads down to the basement which has been skilfully converted so it can be used as a snug 2nd reception room/dining room with the extra features of the parquet flooring and the exposed stone, brick and flint wall panels and the wine store alcove. There are two comfortable double bedrooms on the first floor with internal plantation shuttered sash windows to the front and a family bathroom which doubles via the ''Jack & Jill' access as an ensuite to the master bedroom. This spacious, well-presented bathroom presents a tiled panel enclose bath, an oversized shower set into at tiled shower cubicle, concealed cistern wc and wall mounted vanity unit wash basin with lite mirror above, tiled walls and floor, radiator towel rail and window to the rear. Stairs with a half landing that opens to what is believed to be one of only two remaining in-situ outhouses, now revamped as a charming oriel bay to the rear. To the second floor there is a good bedroom suit with space currently utilized as a study space, ensuite fully fitted shower room and a walk-in airing cupboard/box room that houses the wall mounted gas fired boiler and hot water tank. OUTSIDE The west facing landscaped stepped brick paved rear garden opens directly from the sitting room and is high characterful brick and flint wall and fence enclosed. The garden benefits from a high degree of privacy compared with many town houses in the centre of Bury St Edmunds. LOCATION Whiting Street is one of the town's most popular residential streets, that offers a pleasing mix of period property 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) & A1. Property Information: Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Parking: One resident parking permit per household, can be purchased for Zone D for an annual fee of £76 (2023) and visitor parking vouchers are available at a cost of £8 for ten vouchers. Parking spaces and garages are generally an option to rent nearby, albeit the current owner has not needed to do so. Local Authority: West Suffolk Council Council Tax: Band F Tenure: Freehold Broadband We are informed that the current superfast broadband speed is 80Mbps + Mobile Signal/Coverage Yes Viewings Only via Jackson-Stops 01284 700535 Agents Note: As the property, along with most of the property in the medieval grid, is Grade II listed it is exempt from needing an EPC. However, this property does have an energy performance certificate and it is currently rated an efficient C rating. A copy of the certificate is available by request.