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Sold 5 Bed Country home

Church Street, Wetherden
£695,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Stunning drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Farmhouse kitchen
  • Breakfast room
  • Oak garden room, utility, shower room
  • Snug / study
  • Five large bedrooms, family bathroom
  • En-suite bathroom and shower room
  • Fabulous grounds of around half an acre
  • Range of outbuildings and garaging
This stunning Grade II Listed 17th century village centre house has recently been the subject of a meticulous restoration programme, resulting in an outstanding home of elegance and personality. The property displays a wealth of high status architectural features including exposed timbers and carved beams, fine Inglenook fireplaces, handmade oak internal doors, brick and oak plank flooring and stunning hand made oak mullion double glazed windows.

The substantial level of beautifully presented accommodation currently in brief comprises: a fine oak entrance door leading to the entrance hall with staircase off the first floor. A door leads to an outstanding drawing room displaying an array of fine timbers and beams complemented by an elegant red brick fireplace with oak bressumer beam, wood burning stove and large oak mullion windows to front and side. The dining room is another fabulous large reception, again with a fine Inglenook fireplace, oak mullion windows to front and red brick flooring with underfloor heating. A comfortable study/ snug has a secondary staircase off to a first floor bedroom, and windows to front and side affording superb church views. The impressive farmhouse kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of quality units complemented by a traditional Rayburn oven with twin hot plates and an island with hob. The breakfast room has attractive full length glazing overlooking the rear gardens, and a boiler room contains the oil fired boiler supplying the radiator and under floor heating system and hot water requirements. A bespoke garden room of oak and glass construction, has door to garden and to a utility room and stylish ground floor shower room.

On the first floor are two magnificent bedroom suites retaining fine oak boards, fireplaces, en-suite bathroom, en-suite shower room and a further bedroom completes the first floor accommodation.

On the second floor are two further spacious bedrooms and a large family bathroom.

The landscaped grounds are a delightful feature of the house extending in all to about half an acre (s.t.s) and providing the occupants with a good degree of privacy enjoying the backdrop of the magnificent St Marys church. The beautiful gardens are mostly laid to lawn whilst stocked with an abundance of flowering plants, shrubs, mature trees and lawned gardens. An attractive landscaped garden with pond is situated at the front, and to the rear is a timber terrace providing a pleasant seating area. The property offers ample parking for several cars, with a driveway leading to the side and rear of the house where garaging and a useful range of outbuildings, including an office etc., can be found.

The house occupies a commanding setting affording church views in the centre of this delightful and thriving village. Wetherden has an excellent community spirit and is a desirable village with local facilities including St Marys Church, The Maypole public house, playing field and village hall, and within easy reach is Haughley preschool with an "outstanding" Ofsted rating. The village is ideally situated for access to the A14 dual carriageway linking to the market towns of Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket with its main line rail link to London Liverpool Street Station.

From Bury St Edmunds proceed east on the A14 towards Stowmarket and turn off at junction 47A, signposted Wetherden. Follow the road into the village and proceed straight across the crossroads, where the property will be found further on the left opposite St Marys Church.

Agent's Note
It is understood that recent works carried out to the property include a total re-wire and re-plumbing, underfloor heating, double glazing, high performance roof insulation, new oak garden room and new oak sole plates. There is new mains drainage, Rayburn in kitchen, two new log burners and electricity and water in outbuildings.

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