Bury St. Edmunds: 01284 700 018 | Long Melford: 01787 466 566

Sold 3 Bed House - Detached

Hyde Road, Risby
£395,000 Guide Price

Property Details

  • Entrance hall
  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Three bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Superb countryside views
  • Large summer house, Workshop
  • Garaging
  • Private gardens of around 1/4 of an acre
  • Huge potential to improve/remodel
Understood to have been built as a Lodge in the early 1900s for the Hengrave Estate, this charming detached Victorian house has a fascinating history and has come to the market for the first time in over fifty years! In need of updating, the property enjoys a splendid rural setting surrounded by open countryside, whilst being situated only a short distance from the sought after village of Risby and the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds.

In need of updating/ refurbishment, this charming home provides a great opportunity for a buyer to place their own stamp on the property or potentially extend (subject to the relevant planning permissions being approved) and the accommodation currently in brief comprises: Original entrance door opening to entrance hall with stairs off to first floor with understairs cupboard. The sitting room is a comfortable reception with fireplace and bay window to front overlooking open countryside. The kitchen/dining room has a range of dated units and a Rayburn, a bay window to front overlooks the open countryside. A door leads to a rear hall and bathroom.

On the first floor is a landing and three bedrooms all affording fabulous countryside views. Adjoining the side of the house is a sun room and wood store. The gardens provide an excellent degree of privacy and include a large summer house and various timber outbuildings including garaging. The grounds extend in all to about 1/4 of an acre.

The gardens provide a good degree of privacy extending to approximately 1/4 of an acre. Within the gardens is a summer house and numerous mature trees and shrubs. To the side of the house is a garden room area with store. Vehicular access at the side leads to garaging.

The cottage enjoys a fabulous rural setting along a quiet lane and surrounded by open countryside. Risby is a very desirable and pretty village. This thriving community enjoys a range of local amenities including a school, antiques centre and garden nursery, village hall, public house and parish church. Risby is situated within 4 miles of Bury St Edmunds, which is well served by shops, schools, cinemas a theatre and cathedral. There is easy access to the A14 dual carriageway, linking to Newmarket, Cambridge and London via the M11 motorway.

From Bury St Edmunds proceed west along Newmarket Road and out towards the A14. Take the third exit towards Fornham and take the next left to Risby. Follow the road, passing the crematorium and take the next right into Hydewood Lane, where the cottage will be found a short distance further on the right hand side.

Mains electricity and water are connected. Private drainage. Solid fuel heating. Council tax band E.

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