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- Immaculately presented detached four bedroom country house extended & refurbished in recent years with an abundance of high-quality features
- Edge-of-village location, highly convenient for A14 commuting, close to historic Bury St. Edmunds & mainline rail link in Stowmarket
- Various interconnecting & separate spaces for variety of uses (exercise/ study/entertain)
- Impressive Kitchen/Breakfast room with island & bespoke handcrafted cabinetry, includes all appliances
- Principal bedroom with bathroom en-suite & further three bedroom with family bathroom – all with wardrobes
- Gated driveway with large parking area, double garage & glorious gardens extend to half an acre
- Entrance hall, cloakroom and utility room make for practical living
- Curtains & privacy blinds fitted throughout
- **Good news: pets considered!**
SUBSTANTIAL MODERN HOME NESTLED IN GLORIOUS GROUND & WITH ABUNDANCE OF HIGH-QUALITY FEATURES
Having undergone extensive restoration and extension to include recent upgrading of the interiors, this attractive home is immaculately presented and occupies an edge-of-village setting. Finished to an exceptional high-standard throughout, the design and construction reflect traditional country living while building on its 16th century period origins. Substantial, light, spacious and contemporary accommodation combines many modern efficiencies. A high-level of attention was paid to the specification of the house, which is evident in details such as the bespoke handcrafted kitchen/breakfast room cabinetry and library/media room bookcases. Of particular note is the versatility of flexible separate living spaces with varying levels of connection that can be adjusted for a variety of uses, whether for exercising, studying or entertaining – all arranged around and that flow seamlessly from an impressive reception hall/dining space off the entrance hall. Downstairs cloakroom and useful utility room. Four bedroom served by an en-suite bathroom and family bathroom – each with fitted wardrobe storage. Curtains and privacy blinds fitted throughout.
A gated driveway opens to a large parking area with the additional asset of a double garage. The glorious garden is largely laid to lawn, fully enclosed and pet-friendly with a terrace that envelopes the property connecting two gated entrances. Shed and fenced pond. Mature trees line all borders of the property, and an established weeping willow takes centre stage.
Bury Row Cottage lies on the edge of a rural and much favoured village of Bacton – betwixt the fine Suffolk Cathedral town of Bury St. Edmunds (16 miles) and the historic waterfront town of Ipswich (19 miles). Conveniently located for A14 access and to Stowmarket (6.5 miles) with its mainline rail link. The local community is well-served by a church, a pub – The Bull Inn – a convenience store/post office, fuel station and garage. There is even vegan microbrewery located in the village! Reputable private and state schools, an eclectic range of high street and independent shops, and some of the country’s finest restaurants – including the only Michelin star in Suffolk – and leisure facilities can be found within a short drive.
Bury Row Cottage was originally a 16th century timber-frame thatched cottage having undergone a total remodel and extension programme in 1977 combined with more recent interior updating. Its versatile, well-appointed and beautifully arranged interconnecting, yet separate living spaces measure approximately 1970 sq ft (183 sq m). The property will suit a broad range of tenants, including those wishing to shore up a property chain or visiting USAF personnel – all who seek convenient country living in a well-served village with that all-important outdoor amenity.
Entrance Hall - Enter through a partially privacy glazed six panelled front door with a window to front aspect fitted with curtains and privacy blind. Useful storage bench seat with integral wicker baskets. Glazed double doors to Dining Room / Reception Hall. Wood floor with underfloor heating. Recessed lighting. Door to:
Cloakroom - With window to side aspect fitted with privacy blind, the cloakroom comprises low-level wc and wall-mounted basin with mixer tap and vanity unit below. Tiled backsplash. Wood floor theme continues with underfloor heating. Extractor fan. Pendant light.
Dining Room / Reception Hall - Pleasant dual aspect living space with windows to front and side fitted with curtains and privacy blinds. Stairs to First Floor and door to: Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Pair of dimmable pendant chandeliers. Radiator. Glazed double doors to:
Sitting Room - Large and light triple aspect principal living room boasts 16th century studwork, an elegant redbrick chimney breast with oak bressummer and wood burning stove surmounted on a tiled hearth and French doors too garden terrace. Recessed lighting. Solid wood floor. Radiators.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - The impressive Kitchen/Breakfast room exudes modern country house feel. Light and airy with its dual aspect incorporating a five-pane panoramic window banquet with garden views – all fitted with blinds. The dining space and kitchen is subdivided by a breakfast island with a part granite and oak top. The kitchen layout is thoughtfully considered with an extensive range of bespoke handcrafted cabinetry in sage green that includes deep pan drawers, larder, dresser and wine rack. Granite preparation surfaces with double Belfast sink including mixer tap and filtered water tap inset. High-quality integrated appliances include: separate LG American-style stainless steel fridge / freezer with drink dispenser, Smeg dishwasher, Rangemaster Falcon 5 burner gas cooking range with two electric oven spaces, a storage compartment and grill and extractor hood. Water softener. Dimmable four-way gang switches for mix of pendant chandeliers and recessed lighting. Travertine tiled floor throughout. Two radiators. Stable style door with diamond shaped opaque glazing opens to an entrance porch with window to side aspect. Wall light. Tiled floor.
Utility Room - A useful dedicated utility room. Wood preparation surface with Belfast sink and mixer tap inset. Appliances include Miele dryer and Siemens washing machine. Space and plumbing for washer/dryer. Travertine tiled floor.
Garden Room / Library - From the Kitchen/Breakfast Room, a pair of glazed double doors open to a vaulted dual aspect media room with 4-part bi-fold doors to garden terrace and additional set of French doors. Bespoke fluted bookcase with wall-mounted TV, display shelves and storage cabinetry. Dimmable spotlighting. Radiator.
Landing - Large landing area with window to garden aspect. Door to airing cupboard with shelving and housing the water cylinder. Loft hatch. Spotlighting. Radiator. Doors to:
Principal Bedroom Suite - A light and airy dual aspect principal bedroom with windows fitted with curtains and privacy blinds. Ceiling fan. Dimmable pendant lighting. Wall-mounted TV and phone point. Built-in three double wardrobe system fitted with hanging rails. Radiators. Doors to:
En-Suite Bathroom - Well-appointed en-suite with tiled floor comprising corner shower cubicle with adjustable shower attachment, panelled bath with jet system, shower nozzle and mixer tap, vanity unit with basin, bidet and mixer tap inset and low-level wc. Extensive wall tiles with decorative wainscot frieze. Extractor fan. Ceramic tiled floor. Mirror. Heated towel rail. Window fitted with roller blind. Recessed lighting. Radiator.
Bedroom Two - Another impressive dual aspect bedroom with vaulted dormer window and further feature porthole window to garden aspect fitted with curtains. Attractive exposed studwork. Fitted wardrobe. Pendant light. Radiator.
Bathroom Three - With window to front aspect fitted with privacy blind. Fitted wardrobe. Pendant light. Radiator.
Bathroom Four - With window to front aspect fitted with privacy blind. Fitted wardrobe. Pendant light. Radiator.
Family Bathroom - Family bathroom suite with dormer window to front aspect fitted with privacy blind. Comprising panelled bath with shower attachment and mixer tap, corner shower cubicle with fixed rain shower, pedestal basin with mixer tap, low level wc. Exposed studwork. Tiled wainscot. Vinyl floor. Radiator. Heated towel rail. Recessed lighting.
GARDENS & PARKING
Set back from the roadside, the property is approached via a pair of five-bar field gates on a tarmac driveway, leading to a double garage 18'3" x 17'0" (5.56m x 5.18m) fitted with lighting and power and the additional asset of an adjoining garden store/outbuilding with plentiful off-road parking.
The garden extends to approximately half an acre and is cocooned by mature dense foliage on all borders incorporating a large weeping willow. There is an attractive fenced pond with jetty that is home to crested newts and other wildlife. There is a terrace that wraps around the property. Oil tank and outside boiler cupboard.
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Mains water and electricity. Oil-fired central heating. Private drainage (Sewage Treatment Plant). EPC rating – D.
AGENT’S NOTE: none of the services have been tested.
Mid Suffolk District Council (0300 123 4000)
Tax band E - £2,440.25 (2023/24)
Strictly by prior appointment through the landlord’s sole manging agent: Whatley Lane. If there is anything of particular importance, please contact us to discuss before journeying to view the property.
DIRECTIONS (IP14 4LQ):
From London/Cambridge (by car) exit the M11 at Junction 9 and take the A11 towards Newmarket. Continue on the A14 towards Stowmarket. Exit the A14 at Junction 47A, signposted ‘Wetherden/Haughley Park’ and continue along passing Lawn Park Business Centre on the right hand side straight on until turning left signposted ‘Wetherden’ village. Continue through the village passing St. Mary’s Church on the right hand side and then bear right making a right turn signposted ‘Haughley’. Continue into the village and passing the church on the left hand side turn left signposted ‘Bacton’. Continue along for about 3 miles and upon entering the village turn left signposted ‘Wyverstone’ passing Londis/Post office & Filling Station on the left hand side. Bury Row Cottage can be found approximately 300 metres on the right hand side marked by our To Let board.