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Sold 4 Bed House - link detached

The Street, Shimpling, Bury St. Edmunds
£435,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Charming period home offering almost 2000 sq ft of comfortable accomodation
  • A spacious and versatile home
  • Delightful period features including exposed beams and feature fireplace
  • Sitting room, dining room, study and family room
  • Kitchen opening up to a generous breakfast room
  • Master bedroom with en suite shower room
  • Three further bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Delightful and attractive garden
  • Off road parking
Sheridans are delighted to offer for sale this pretty semi-detached period home. The property is set in popular and well-regarded village location with off-road parking and grounds extending to 0.16 acre (subject to survey). The property is built with a mixture of rendered and painted brick walls, coloured attractive Light Suffolk Pink, under a pantiled roof. This well-proportioned and attractive home offers spacious, comfortable and versatile accommodation, which has retained its character and charm and extends to close to 2000 sq ft. An internal inspection is highly recommended to appreciate the extent and quality of the property on offer.

Accommodation
The accommodation, in brief, comprises wooden front door leading to a wonderful reception room (15'2” x 13'7") which could offer a variety of uses. The attractive feature red brick fireplace is the focal point of the room and is inset with a multi fuel burning stove; the room offers exposed beams and windows that overlook the pretty front garden. The sitting room (17’8” x 13’7”) compliments the reception hall and again offers wonderful character with beams to the ceiling and to walls. It is a light and bright room with two generous front windows, the design originating from the historic days as a Post Office. The Victorian corner cupboard provides excellent storage and also houses the meters. The property offers excellent space in which to work from and the study (15’2” x 13’5”) is a fine example of this offering a comfortable area with French doors leading to the rear garden. The modern kitchen (11'7" x 6'9") is well presented and fitted with an extensive range of base and wall units incorporating a wine rack, corner shelving, sink and drainer and finished with tiled walls and a stainless steel splash-back. There is space for a range cooker and washing machine. This area opens up superbly to the breakfast room, with its charming tiled flooring and striking fitted display shelving and storage cupboards. The dining room is a superb attribute of the home (18'8" x 11'6") and again provides the potential for a variety of uses. The partially vaulted ceiling and its glass wall comprising two sets of double French doors leading to the rear terrace, makes this a bright and fetching area. The room is well fitted with a range of fitted storage cupboards and shelving. To complete the ground floor is the useful utility/cloakroom and beside this the generous walk-in airing cupboard which also houses the oil boiler.

The first floor landing gives access to all of the bedrooms and to the family bathroom. The master bedroom (20' x 9'10"), with its bed and dressing area, benefits from an en-suite shower room and an excellent range of fitted cupboards. The second bedroom (12' x 10'4") is also situated to the front of the property and also offers good built in wardrobes. The two remaining bedrooms (14'7" max x 10'4" and 7'7" x 7'3") are positioned towards the rear of the property with the family bathroom conveniently located centrally.


Outside
The gardens at The Old Post Office really are quite enchanting and have been well planned and designed. A gravelled area provides off road parking to the front of the property and a brick pathway leads to the house. The central lawned area completes the front garden with paths and mature plantings to the side. The path continues to the side of the house providing access to the delightful rear garden. The rear garden offers wonderful individual sections; its terrace adjoining the property is ideal for outdoor eating and entertaining and leads to the lawned garden area. Beyond this is a discreet gravelled patio also providing a delighted outdoor space. The garden offers an abundance of mature plantings and specimen trees and is complimented by a splendid flint wall.


Situation
Shimpling is a pretty and popular Suffolk village set between the market town of Sudbury and the cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds; it is surrounded by lovely countryside offering an array of attractive walks. The village offers a public house, church and an attractive mixture of houses and cottages of all periods and sizes. There are a good range of local amenities approximately 3 miles away at Long Melford, and Lawshall offers a very well regarded primary school and a small village shop. More extensive facilities can be found in the medieval market town of Bury St Edmunds and the market town of Sudbury, both offer an extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities as well as an excellent range of schooling both in the public and private sectors; Cambridge, Newmarket and Ipswich are all within easy reach. There is good access for Stanstead Airport and to the M11 via the A14. Mainline services to London are available at Cambridge, Ipswich and Stowmarket., with branch lines at Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds.


Services
Mains water, drainage and electric are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating

High speed broadband


Council
The property comes under the Council District of Babergh. Band F Council Tax


Directions
From the A134 (Sudbury to Bury St Edmunds road) turn off sign posted to Shimpling. Pass the village public house on your right, in to the heart of the village where The Old Post Office be found on your right hand side marked with a Sheridans For Sale board.


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