Church Lane, Norton, BURY ST. EDMUNDS IP31 3NB
Guide price £635,000
01284 769691 / 07803 138123 / 01359 256821 / 01449 737706
- VAULTED RECEPTION HALL, CLOAKROOM
- SITTING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE & MULTI-FUEL STOVE
- DINING ROOM, KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM, UTILITY
- GALLERIED FIRST FLOOR LANDING, 3 DOUBLE BEDROOMS - MASTER EN-SUITE, BATHROOM
- GALLERIED SECOND FLOOR LANDING, 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, SHOWER ROOM
- DOUBLE CART-LODGE WITH GARAGE & STUDY/BEDROOM ABOVE, SHOWER ROOM
- EXTENSIVE PARKING, GENEROUS GARDEN WITH LARGE POND, REAR COURTYARD, PLOT IN EXCESS OF 1/3 ACRE (STS)
- OIL FIRED UNDERFLOOR & RADIATOR HEATING, SEALED UNIT DOUBLE GLAZING
- MAGNIFICENT EXPOSED TIMBER FRAME & BRICKWORK, QUALITY 3-STOREY CONVERSION, EARLY VIEWING ADVISED
A stunning Grade II Listed attached 3-storey barn conversion in Popular E Village. Vaulted Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast, Utility, Galleried Landings, 5 Double Bedrooms - Master En-Suite, Bathroom, Shower Room, Double Cart Lodge & Garage with Study/Bedroom & Shower Room, Plot of over 1/3 Acre (sts), VIEW ASAP.
From Bury St Edmunds, proceed along the A14 towards Stowmarket. After about 8 miles, turn off, signposted Elmswell & Woolpit and at the roundabout take the second exit towards Norton. Proceed into Norton and turn right between the Garage and The Dog public house. Continue up The Street and turn left into Church Lane, where the property is located after a short distance, set back down a long driveway, on the left. IP31 3NB.
MAGNIFICENT VAULTED RECEPTION HALL 3.81m (12'6') x 3.48m (11'5') + recess
Approached via a part glazed hardwood front door with sealed unit glazed side panels. A stunning vaulted entrance to this fine property. Oak staircase to first floor with understair storage cupboard, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, exposed brick plinth and 'herringbone' brickwork, Travertine style tiled floor, telephone point, downlights.
White suite comprising wc with concealed cistern, vanity inset wash basin with mixer tap, Travertine style tiled splashbacks and floor, wall light point, extractor fan.
SITTING ROOM 7.80m (25'7') x 4.57m (15'0')
A fabulous reception room with the focal point being a large red-brick fireplace with bressummer, stone hearth and inset Hunter Multi-fuel stove, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, exposed brick plinth and 'herringbone' brickwork, TV point, telephone point, cabling for central media system, including CAT5 cabling, two pairs of sealed unit glazed double doors to side, sealed unit glazed double doors to front.
DINING ROOM 4.42m (14'6') x 3.68m (12'1')
Exposed wall timbers, exposed brick plinth, Travertine style tiled floor, arched shelved display recess, wall light points, sealed unit glazed double doors to front, sealed unit window to front, exposed open studdwork and arch to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 4.37m (14'4') x 4.06m (13'4')
Range of cream 'Shaker' style base and wall mounted units, solid wood work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, inset 11/2 bowl Franke sink unit with 'swan-neck' style mixer tap, Stoves dual-fuel range cooker with 7-burner LPG gas hob, double electric ovens, slow cooker and grill, cooker canopy over, island unit with breakfast bar, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge, glazed display cabinets, plate rack, concealed lighting, exposed wall timbers, Travertine style tiled floor, TV point, telephone point, downlights, sealed unit window to rear.
UTILITY ROOM 3.15m (10'4') x 2.54m (8'4')
Range of cream 'Shaker' style base and wall mounted units, solid wood work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, Travertine style tiled floor, oil boiler, water softener, controls for underfloor heating, cupboard housing consumer unit, downlights, extractor fan, sealed unit part glazed door and side panel to rear Courtyard.
GALLERIED FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Exposed wall and ceiling timbers, oak staircase to second floor, built-in airing cupboard housing pressurised water system, wall light points, radiator.
MASTER BEDROOM 7.04m (23'1') x 4.60m (15'1') max measurements
Sloping ceiling. A splendid triple-aspect Master Bedroom. Two sets of built-in double wardrobes, eaves cupboards, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, TV point, telephone point, wall light points, two radiators, sealed unit windows to side and rear, Velux rooflight to front.
EN-SUITE 3.10m (10'2') x 1.35m (4'5')
White suite comprising walk-in shower enclosure with shower controls and curved screen, wc with concealed cistern, vanity inset wash basin with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, tiled walls, tiled floor with underfloor heating, shaver point, downlights, extractor fan, vertical radiator/towel rail, sealed unit frosted window to rear.
BEDROOM 2 4.44m (14'7') x 2.77m (9'1') + recess
Sloping ceiling. Two sets of built-in double wardrobes, eaves cupboards, exposed wall timbers, TV point, radiator, Velux rooflight to front.
BEDROOM 3 4.39m (14'5') x 3.40m (11'2')
Built-in shelved storage cupboard, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, TV point, telephone point, wall light points, radiator, sealed unit window to rear.
BATHROOM 2.26m (7'5') x 2.08m (6'10')
White suite comprising P-shaped panelled shower bath with mixer tap and shower controls over, wc with concealed cistern, vanity inset wash basin with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, tiled floor with underfloor heating, recessed shelving, downlights, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, extractor fan, vertical radiator/towel rail, sealed unit frosted window to rear.
GALLERIED SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Exposed ceiling timbers, downlights, radiator, two Velux rooflights to front.
BEDROOM 4 4.37m (14'4') x 4.04m (13'3') max measurements
Sloping ceilings. Built-in double wardrobe, eaves cupboard, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, TV point, telephone point, downlights, radiator, sealed unit window to side.
BEDROOM 5 4.44m (14'7') x 4.11m (13'6') max measurements
Sloping ceilings. Built-in deep wardrobe, loft access, eaves cupboard, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, TV point, telephone point, downlights, radiator, Velux rooflight to front.
SHOWER ROOM 2.54m (8'4') x 1.47m (4'10') max measurements
Sloping ceiling. White suite comprising mosaic tiled double shower enclosure with shower controls, wc, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, mosaic tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, shaver point, downlights, extractor fan.
This property stands in a total plot in excess of 1/3 of an acre (subject to survey). It is approached via a shared access drive. This leads through a 5-bar gate to a long shingle driveway and extensive parking area for at least eight cars.
There is a large DETACHED DOUBLE OPEN CART-LODGE with power and light connected and water tap. Adjoining this is a GARAGE with twin side-hung entrance doors. To the side, an external staircase and sealed unit part glazed entrance door leads to a STUDY/BEDROOM 5.82m (19'1') 7.95m increasing to (26'1') x 3.61m (11'10') max measurements. Sloping ceilings. Power and light connected, TV point, telephone point, downlights, Velux rooflight to front. This could make an ideal HOME OFFICE for those wishing to work from home or as a BEDROOM for guest use or a PLAYROOM. There is also a SHOWER ROOM 2.01m (6'7') x 1.27m (4'2') with tiled shower cubicle with shower controls, wc, pedestal wash basin and fully tiled walls and floor.
To the front the gardens are laid to lawn with paved pathways, seating area and well stocked beds and borders. To the side is a PERGOLA with climbing plants, including Honeysuckle and Grape Vines. This can also be approached via the Sitting Room and it is felt that it could possibly be replaced by a SUN ROOM/CONSERVATORY (subject to any necessary planning permissions). The majority of the garden is located to one side. It is enclosed by fencing and hedging, being laid principally to an extensive area of lawn with well stocked beds and borders and a trellis ARBOUR. A particularly attractive feature of this garden is a LARGE ORNAMENTAL POND with planted border. To the rear there is an COURTYARD GARDEN 13.31m (43'8') x 6.60m (21'8') being enclosed by fencing and paved with shingle borders, external power point, plastic oil tank and an outside water tap. A gate provides pedestrian access to a shared rear driveway.
This magnificent Grade II Listed 3-storey barn conversion presents beautifully with weatherboarded elevations, beneath a slate roof and the quality of this conversion and attention to detail is immediately apparent. This, together with the extensive accommodation and generous plot mean that a viewing is unreservedly recommended, in order to fully appreciate the qualities this fine home has to offer.
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.