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SSTC 4 Bed Cottage

Chedburgh Road, Whepstead
£495,000 Offers In Excess Of

Property Details

  • Entrance hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Study
  • Sitting room with fireplace
  • Superb open plan kitchen/dining room with bi-fold doors
  • Utility room
  • Exceptional setting with countryside views
  • Four comfortable bedrooms (one en-suite)
  • Family bathroom
  • Fabulous gardens of around 1/4 of an acre
Understood to have been built in 1905 as an estate worker’s cottage, this outstanding Edwardian home has recently been the subject of a meticulous remodelling programme, including a beautifully built two storey extension, dramatically enhancing both the overall feel of the cottage and the scale of accommodation on offer, whilst displaying an array of fantastic features throughout. This superb home enjoys a fabulous setting, standing within newly landscaped and redesigned grounds affording stunning views to the surrounding countryside.

The beautifully arranged accommodation currently in brief comprises: open entrance porch and entrance door opening to the entrance hall, with stairs off to first floor and door to a ground floor cloakroom. The study also doubles up as a playroom and has a window to the front affording open views. The sitting room is a particularly cosy reception with fireplace, built in cupboards, book shelving, understairs cupboard and window to front. The stylish open plan kitchen / dining room is a stunning space with an incredibly light and airy feel with bi-fold doors enjoying fabulous views to the gardens. The kitchen is fitted with a modern range of units complemented by an island and integrated appliances. A utility room has a range of fitted cupboards with sink, door to the rear gardens and cupboard containing the pressurised hot water cylinder. The ground floor has underfloor heating (with the exception of the lounge and utility room).

On the first floor, stairs lead from the entrance hall to a landing and four comfortable bedrooms, all affording stunning views across open countryside (one with stylish en-suite) and a family bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower enclosure, along with heated towel rails with summer elements completes the accommodation which is immaculately presented throughout.

Outside
The gardens are a fabulous feature extending in all to about 1/4 of an acre and include expansive lawned gardens, superb newly created rear terrace, ideal for entertaining whilst backing onto the stylish bi-fold doors. A pathway meanders through the gardens leading to a children's play area.


Location
1 Ark Cottages occupies an idyllic setting affording stunning far reaching views to the surrounding open countryside in this most desirable location close to the magnificent Ickworth Park which provides beautiful walks and a grand National Trust hotel. Whepstead is a picturesque village situated within approximately five miles of the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds and its excellent range of everyday facilities.


Directions
When leaving Bury St Edmunds on the A143 towards Haverhill, proceed through the village of Horringer, pass the turning to Chevington on the right and take the next left into Chedburgh Road. Follow the road and the cottage will be found further on the right hand side.


Services
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Newly installed oil fired radiator central heating system. Double glazing. Council tax band C.


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