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Sold 5 Bed House - detached

Finningham Road, Walsham-le-Willows
£565,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Entrance hall, cloakroom
  • Dining room
  • Farmhouse style kitchen
  • Snug, small study area
  • Sitting room
  • Four bedrooms
  • En-suite shower, bathroom
  • Annexe / en-suite guest bedroom
  • Ample parking and double garaging
  • Wonderful landscaped gardens
Understood to have origins dating back to the 16th century and listed Grade II as being of specific architectural and historical interest, this outstanding four-bedroom former farmhouse has been the subject of considerable updating and refurbishment, finished to a very high standard and providing immaculately presented accommodation possessing an elegant atmosphere. In addition, there is a superb newly built self-contained annexe providing a wonderful extra bedroom with its own en-suite facility.

The property displays a wealth of original features including many exposed timbers, large fireplace and mullion windows, whilst being complemented by beautifully arranged accommodation currently in brief comprising: traditional entrance door opening to an entrance hall, with door to an impressive heavily timbered drawing room (22x17') with large fireplace and wood-burning stove, wealth of exposed timbers and open studwork separating a snug area with French doors opening to the rear gardens. A door leads to a small study area, cloakroom and rear hall with stairs off to first floor with under stairs cupboard. The kitchen breakfast room (16'x16') is a wonderful room which has been tastefully remodelled and fitted with a high quality range of stylish gloss finish units providing extensive cupboard and drawer space beneath polished oak preparation surfaces, and a central preparation island. There is a traditional range oven set within the original Inglenook fireplace, polished brick flooring with under floor heating, exposed timbers, walk in pantry and further built in appliances include electric hob, wine cooler and dish washer. The utility area has built in bespoke cupboards and door to garden, while the separate dining room (16'x9') is a particularly light and airy reception with French doors to gardens. On the first floor is a landing, superb master bedroom with vaulted ceiling complemented by a stylish en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms and family bathroom.

A shingle driveway leads to a pair of electrically operated timber gates opening to an additional area of driveway, offering extensive vehicle parking, turning space and access to a detached double garage. The beautiful landscaped gardens are a splendid feature of the house being well stocked with an abundance of flowering plants, shrubs and mature trees. There is a small orchard, lawned gardens, smart paved terrace providing an excellent outdoor area for entertaining.

The property occupies a prominent setting on the edge of this picturesque village. Walsham Le Willows is a picturesque and desirable village providing a good range of local amenities including village stores, wine merchants, butchers, primary school, two public houses, timber merchants with garden center and a parish church. Walsham Le Willows is situated to the north east of the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds and its excellent range of schooling, shopping, cultural and recreational facilities. Convenient access is gained to Stowmarket and Diss, both of which provide a main line rail link to London Liverpool Street Station.

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