Northgate Avenue, Bury St. Edmunds

£825,000 (SSTC)

Understood to have origins dating back to the 19th century, when the current property formed part of a large School House, it was then converted to a particularly high standard into an elegant home in 2001. This magnificent Victorian house provides an exceptional level of beautifully arranged and elegantly proportioned accommodation (of some 3800 square feet) displaying a wealth of original high status features including stunning marble fireplaces, fabulous ceiling height in most rooms, large windows creating a bright atmosphere and a striking original panelled staircase. The house enjoys an exclusive setting in one of the town’s most desirable locations. The beautifully arranged accommodation currently in brief comprises; Open entrance vestibule leads to the entrance door opening to the large reception hall, a fabulous space with great first impressions, impressive original staircase with side panelling and roof light on the second floor, original ceiling tracery and door to drawing room, a splendid reception with excellent proportions, Marble fireplace, and windows overlooking south facing gardens. The dining room is another wonderful reception with fireplace and original bay window with French doors opening to the gardens. The study has fitted book shelving, and a bay window overlooking the front gardens. The kitchen breakfast room is a superb space fitted with an extensive range of traditional style bespoke units providing drawer and cupboard space complemented by granite preparation surfaces, range oven, built in appliances and central island. The light and airy breakfast room area is beneath a glazed roof with windows and glazed French doors opening to the rear gardens. There is a separate utility room, two cloakrooms and a converted cellar which could be used for a number of uses, completes the ground floor accommodation.

Accommodation continued
On the first floor, the substantial staircase leads to a large first floor galleried landing with stairs off to second floor, airing cupboard and door to the Master Suite (27ftx11ft), a fabulous room with bay window and windows to south aspect, walk in wardrobe and luxurious en-suite bathroom.

There are two further principle bedrooms (one with an en-suite) and a family bathroom. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms with windows and balcony affording far reaching views across the town.

The house is approached along a driveway providing off road vehicle parking and access to a detached double garage with side door and loft storage area above. The gardens are a delightful feature situated to the south side of the house, providing the occupants with a good degree of privacy. The south gardens are well stocked with an abundance of flowering plants, shrubs and mature trees. There are lawned gardens, terrace, pathways and a greenhouse (available subject to negotiation). To the rear of the house is a further private walled garden stocked with a variety of tropical plants.

From the town centre, proceed north along Northgate Street, taking the second exit off the roundabout onto Out Northgate and then Fornham Road. Follow the road and turn left into Norfolk Road to the end and turn left into Northgate Avenue and proceed 1/4 mile where the entrance to Highlands on the right hand side where Northgate House is the first house in front.

All mains services are connected. Council tax band G.

Please contact us on 01284 700 018 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

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  • Grand reception hall
  • Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Study
  • Fabulous kitchen breakfast room
  • Utility, two cloakrooms
  • Converted cellar room
  • Master suite, four further large bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms, driveway, double garaging
  • South facing gardens

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