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Sold 4 Bed House - Detached

Westhorpe Road, Finningham
£435,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Reception hall
  • Sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • Dining room with inglenook fireplace
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Study
  • Large utility room
  • Four generous bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Small barn/workshop garage
  • Two driveways and gardens
Understood to have been built approximately 300 hundred years ago and extended/refurbished in more recent years, this elegant detached former farmhouse retains many original features complementing elegantly proportioned accommodation possessing a most comfortable atmosphere. The house was re-roofed approximately five years ago with a rear extension built approximately 10 years ago and also offers a generous rear garden, two driveways and a detached barn/workshop garage, whilst situated on the edge of a popular village.

The beautifully arranged accommodation currently in brief comprises: Traditional entrance door opening to an entrance porch with original door to a reception hall with pamment flooring and elegant staircase with arch above off to first floor. A door opens to a comfortable sitting room with exposed timbers, pamment flooring, large inglenook style fireplace, wood burning stove, window to front and opening to a study with french windows to gardens. The separate dining room is a particularly elegant reception with pamment tiled flooring, large inglenook fireplace, window to front and built in cupboard. The kitchen breakfast room is fitted with a range of storage units beneath preparation surfaces and complemented by built-in appliances, quarry tiled floor, butler sink, spotlighting, window to side and rear and door to a ground floor shower room. A spacious utility room is a more recent addition to the house and is fitted with an extensive range of units, sink, boiler and door to gardens.

On the first floor is a generous landing/study area which formally was a fifth bedroom. The four comfortable bedrooms are all of a good size and a family bathroom with free standing bath and airing cupboard completes the accommodation.

There are two driveways providing off road vehicle parking and access to a small detached barn/garage which could be used for a workshop, etc. The rear gardens are mostly laid to lawn and include a summer house, play house, flowering plants, trees and shrubs in all about 0.19 acres (s.t.s).

Finningham is a semi-rural yet convenient village situated with good access to three well-served market towns, two of which benefit from mainline rail connections. The village itself has a public house and a bus service, whilst the neighbouring village of Walsham-le-Willows offers further amenities, with popular local butcher and delicatessen, public house and schooling. Bury St Edmunds is a unique and dazzling historic gem with a richly fascinating heritage - the striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious Cathedral and Abbey Gardens provide a distinctive visual charm. With prestigious shopping, an award-winning market, plus a variety of cultural attractions and fine places to stay, Bury St Edmunds is under two hours from London and very convenient for Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich.

From Bury St Edmunds, proceed on the A143 towards Diss. At Ixworth turn right signposted Walsham-Le-Willows. Proceed through Walsham-Le-Willows and continue out of the village along the Finningham Road to Finningham. After entering the village, turn right at the crossroads onto Westhorpe Road, where the property will be found further on the right.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired radiator central heating. Council tax band E.

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