An elegant spacious period semi-detached house in the town centre, near Abbey Gardens and Cathedral. Spacious Hall, Cellar Area/Wine Store, Large Drawing Room with Fireplace, Snug/Study, Garden Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Landing, 3 Generous Bedrooms, Bathroom, Cloakroom, Courtyard Garden, ...
An elegant spacious period semi-detached house in the town centre, near the Abbey Gardens and Cathedral. Spacious Hall, Cellar Area/Wine Store, Large Drawing Room with Fireplace, Snug/Study, Garden Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Landing, 3 Generous Bedrooms, Bathroom, Cloakroom, Courtyard Garden, Cosmetic Updating, NO CHAIN.
From the town centre, proceed along Angel Hill into Crown Street, where the property is located on the left, just after Honey Hill. IP33.
This splendid Grade II Listed period property is understood to have 16th and 17th Century origins, with a later 18th Century facade. It retains many period features including moulded coving, stripped panelled doors, exposed timbers, high ceilings and sash windows. It is felt there may be scope to re-configure some accommodation and cosmetic updating may be beneficial.
Being located close to the town centre, Cathedral and renowned Abbey Gardens, it is presented to the market with the benefit of no onward chain, viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate this elegant property.
ENTRANCE HALL LEADING TO INNER HALL 6.43m (21'1') x 1.65m (5'5')
Approached via a recessed panelled front door, within an imposing heavy period surround. Stairs to first floor with the remainder of a moulded dado in the stairwell, understood to have been referred to in the original 1952 listing, exposed ceiling timbers, telephone point, boxes housing gas and electricity meters, downlights, built-in storage cupboard with consumer unit, built-in cloaks cupboard, built-in storage cupboard with drawers under, window to rear.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR CELLAR AREA
Approached via steps leading from the Entrance Hall with window to rear. Comprising two storage areas, one of which would make a suitable wine storage area and has power and space for a freezer etc. The other has a macerator-style wc and a wall mounted wash basin.
DRAWING ROOM 5.31m (17'5') x 4.70m (15'5')
A generous light and airy room with the focal point being a fireplace with painted timber ornate surround and inset living flame gas fire, wall light points, display alcove. deep coving, TV aerial, two radiators, two large secondary glazed sash windows to front.
SNUG/STUDY 3.53m (11'7') x 2.74m (9'0') red to 2.46m (8'1')
Fireplace with timber surround and inset living flame gas fire, TV point, picture rail, dado rail, deep coving, large secondary glazed sash window to front.
L-shaped. 4.32m (14'2') red to 2.51m (8'3') x 3.45m (11'4') red to 1.68m (5'6'). Timber sealed unit double glazed construction, parquet woodblock floor, two radiators, door to rear courtyard garden, glazed double doors to:
AGENT'S NOTE: It is felt that this room could be utilised as a spacious Dining Area.
DINING ROOM 3.78m (12'5') x 3.38m (11'1')
A generous room with the focal point being a large former fireplace with inset gas fired Rayburn range with back boiler, TV point, parquet woodblock floor, large pantry, dado rail, radiator, window to side, door to:
AGENT'S NOTE: It is felt that this room could be re-configured to make a spacious Kitchen or alternatively knocked through into the Kitchen to make a large Kitchen/Dining Room.
KITCHEN 3.20m (10'6') x 1.65m (5'5')
Range of base and wall mounted units, work surfaces, mosaic tiled splashbacks, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, inset gas hob with stainless steel cooker hood over, built-in electric oven/grill, integrated slimline dishwasher, tiled floor, space for fridge/freezer, radiator, window to both sides.
AGENT'S NOTE: It is felt that this room could be re-configured to make a spacious Utility Room.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
This is arranged on two levels with a secondary glazed window to the rear in the stairwell.
Lower Landing: Leads to large walk-in storage cupboard.
AGENT'S NOTE: It is felt that this may have the potential to be converted into a Cloakroom/Shower Room
Main Landing: L-shaped, built-in storage cupboard with access to loft, shelved alcove and old coat hooks, radiator, widow to side.
BEDROOM 1 5.36m (17'7') x 4.70m (15'5')
A large double bedroom with elegant cast iron fireplace with timber surround, walk-in wardrobe cupboard which, it is felt, offers the potential to be converted into an En-Suite Shower Room, wall light points, telephone point, two radiators, two large secondary glazed sash windows to front.
BEDROOM 2 4.80m (15'9') x 4.52m (14'10')
A large double bedroom with two built-in wardrobe cupboards, moulded ornate cornice, TV point, three radiators, two large secondary glazed sash windows to front.
AGENT'S NOTE: It is felt that this may have the potential to be split into two bedrooms, if required.
BEDROOM 3 3.56m (11'8') x 2.46m (8'1')
Wardrobe recess, shelved recess, loft access hatch, radiator, secondary glazed window to side.
BATHROOM 3.66m (12'0') x 1.78m (5'10')
White suite comprising enamel bath with 'telephone' style mixer shower attachment, wash basin with cupboard under, built-in airing cupboard housing lagged hot water tank, exposed wall timbers, shaver/light, radiator, frosted window to side. It is felt there would potentially be space to add a wc, if required.
Suite comprising wc, vanity unit with inset wash basin, exposed floorboards, frosted window to side.
To the front the property overlooks an attractive small green with planted herbaceous bed. A gate provides side pedestrian access to the attractive rear courtyard garden, where there is also space to store bins etc. This offers a good degree of privacy, being enclosed by brick walls and is laid to block paving with a timber SHED and an outside water tap. There is a brick STORAGE SHED with power, lighting and water supply.
BURY ST EDMUNDS & AREA
Sitting amidst beautiful countryside, Bury St Edmunds is an historic town and the second largest in Suffolk. Surrounded by many picturesque villages, some of which offer good local amenities, it offers a wide range of cultural, educational and recreational facilities.
Features of particular note include St Edmundsbury Cathedral with its Millenium Tower, the famous Abbey Gardens with the original ruins and The Georgian Theatre Royal, which has recently been the subject of a restoration programme. In addition there are two cinemas, one of which is a multi-screen complex and a sports centre.
Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding villages boast excellent schools and further education is catered for at the West Suffolk College.
The town benefits from extremely good shopping facilities with a twice weekly market and a wide range of independent traders, national chains, five supermarkets and the arc shopping centre, opened in 2009. In addition there are many pubs and restaurants which cater for a variety of tastes.
The A14 dual carriageway heading west from Bury St Edmunds provides easy access to Newmarket, Cambridge, the Midlands, Stansted Airport and London, via the M11. Stowmarket and Ipswich, both with direct rail links to London's Liverpool Street, the East Coast and the A12 are all readily accessed by heading east.
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