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Sold 5 Bed House - Detached

Mount Pleasant, Hundon
£525,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Fine detached home
  • Offering scope for further improvements
  • Stunning views to front and rear
  • Two reception rooms & garden room
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Boot-room/utility and ground floor bathroom
  • Landing with study area
  • Five bedrooms and shower room
  • Attractive grounds of 1/3rd acre
  • Ample off-road parking and a detached garage
The Pack House is a delightful detached period home situated in a semi-rural location on the edge of this popular village. The property affords the most exquisite views across undulating countryside to both the front and rear and sits on an elevated position to enjoy these to their full advantage. The property is believed to date back to the 19th century and was substantially extended in 1984. The additional accommodation provides further reception areas and bedrooms, along with a useful study area and large boot-room/utility. The property has not come to the market for over 40 years and has been well maintained by its current owners; it may benefit from some updating to further enhance this wonderful home. The property sits in grounds of 1/3rd acre and provides a delightful outdoor space along with ample parking and a second driveway which in turn leads to the detached garage. Viewing is strictly by appointment.

Accommodation
The accommodation comprises UPVC door leading to the entrance hall; with windows to side and half glazed doors to both the sitting room and to the kitchen breakfast room. The kitchen breakfast room is a comfortable and homely space with the oil fired Stanley range, also serving the heating and hot water, being the focal point of the breakfast area. This room offers fine views to the front of the property and the breakfast bar is an ideal area in which to sit and enjoy these. A large walk in cupboard provides excellent addition storage, while the kitchen area is well fitted with a range of floor and wall units, plate rack, matching extractor hood and space for appliances. The Living room, a light and bright room benefitting from triple aspect windows, is also situated to the front of the property and its beamed ceiling compliments the parquet wood flooring. Attractive brick fireplace and sliding door leading to the dining room. The dining room is situated to the rear of the property and in turn leads to the garden room with UPVC French doors leading to the rear patio. From this area an attractive wooden staircase rises to the first floor and a rear hall gives access to the ground floor bathroom, the spacious utility/boot-room and a stable door leads to the outside side garden area. The utility provides an excellent space for countryside lifestyle with good storage cupboards, plumbing for washing machine and a space for a tumble dryer.

The galleried first floor landing gives access to all of the five bedrooms and also provides a useful recessed study area. The study area benefits from a large window enjoying fine far reaching views, with the landing also benefitting from two further windows. A generous shower room, along with the ground floor bathroom, serves the bedrooms.


Outside
The gardens are a fine attribute of the property and extended to 1/3rd acre. The views are delightful and are to be enjoyed. A gravelled driveway provides ample parking and a second drive to the side of the property provides further parking and leads to the detached garage. The front garden is laid mainly to lawn, enclosed by a mature hedge and interspersed with mature trees. The oil tank is discreetly situated to one side of the property and there is good access to both sides of the house. The rear garden faces the favoured westerly aspect and enjoys glorious views and has been well designed with a patio to the rear of a property and two further terraces, which are ideal for outdoor eating and entertaining. Fir trees, hedges, an archway and flowerbeds are positioned around the garden, which also benefits from three wooden sheds.


Situation
Hundon is an attractive and popular well-served village stands about 3½ miles north of the historic small market town of Clare. It is renowned for its excellent community spirt and benefits from a primary school, church, public house and excellent village hall and community shop. Clare provides a further range of day to day amenities including a doctor's surgery, post office, chemist, golf course and various shops and further public houses with wider facilities and leisure pursuits in Haverhill (5 miles away), Bury St Edmunds (15 miles north) and Cambridge (23 miles south-west). There is good access to the A14 and A11 (M11) and branch line train connections from either Sudbury, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket or Cambridge. Stansted International Airport is approximately forty five minutes' drive away.


Services
Main electric and water. Oil fired central heating. Septic tank drainage


Council
St Edmundsbury Borough Council. Council Tax Band E


Directions
From Bury St Edmunds proceed south on the A143, turning left onto the B1063 signed to Clare and Hundon. Turn right onto Hall Road and proceed into and through the centre of the village. At the staggered junction proceed straight over onto Mount Pleasant where the property will be found at the top of the hill on your left marked with a Sheridans For Sale board.

From Long Melford proceed west from the green on the A1092. Pass through the attractive village of Cavendish and once in Clare turn right (at The Bell) onto the B1063 signed to Newmarket. At Chilton Street take the turning to Hundon. Upon approaching the village, at the staggered junction turn left onto Mount Pleasant where the property will be found at the top of the hill marked with a Sheridans For Sale board.


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