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Sold 5 Bed Cottage - Detached

The Green, Risby
£565,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Sitting room, living room
  • Family room
  • Dining room
  • KItchen breakfast room
  • Ground floor en-suite bedroom
  • Four further bedrooms
  • Two first floor bathrooms
  • Garaging, outbuildings
  • 0.25 acre gardens
  • Sought after village location
Understood to have been built in the early 18th century of a traditional timber frame construction beneath a thatched roof, this impressive detached Grade II Listed period cottage has been significantly extended and much improved in more recent years and now results in a superb home of considerable personality, displaying original features combined with a substantial level of surprisingly spacious accommodation, whilst enjoying generous grounds and a splendid setting overlooking a picturesque village green.

The accommodation extends to around 2100 square feet and currently in brief comprises: entrance door opening to a hall with built in cupboards. A door leads to a charming timbered living room with a fine Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, window and door to front, door to staircase, and an opening to the side of the fireplace leading to a cosy sitting room again displaying exposed timbers, built in bespoke cupboards and book shelving, window to front and door to second staircase off to first floor. The family room is a splendid space ideal for a large family and for entertaining, with wooden flooring, window to side and opening to a dining room with window to rear. The well equipped kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of units beneath preparation surfaces, space for range oven and built in appliances and cooker hood. There is tiled flooring, ceiling spotlights, door to garden and window to rear. The large ground floor bedroom is a light and airy room with window to rear and side, whilst complemented by an en-suite shower. Two separate staircases lead to the first floor accommodation, which includes a generous landing area, four comfortable bedrooms (one en-suite) and a family bathroom.

The property is approached along a shingle driveway providing off road vehicle parking and access to a detached garage / potential studio. To the front of the cottage is a pretty garden with flowering plants, shrubs and mature hedge. To the rear is a generous lawned garden extending in all to approximately 0.25 of an acre, enclosed by mature trees and stocked with a variety of flowering plants, shrubs, a few outbuildings and tree house.

The property enjoys a fine setting overlooking a picturesque village green. Risby is a sought after village with amenities including an antiques and garden centre, church, village hall and public house. Risby is situated approximately 5 miles to the west of Bury St Edmunds and provides excellent access to the A14 dual carriageway, linking to Newmarket, Cambridge and London via the M11 motorway. Risby is very well situated for schooling including the Cherry Trees primary school within the village, Culford private school and the excellent range of schooling within Bury St Edmunds.

Upon entering Risby from the turning off the A14 proceed to the village green, where the property will be found overlooking the green.

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