Old School Road, Whepstead

£725,000 (SSTC)

A most interesting individual village house which was built and completed during 2006. The major features include ground floor natural stone flooring with under floor heating and vaulted sitting room with a vast cathedral design window that overlooks the rear gardens and countryside beyond. There is a very generous size kitchen/breakfast room (23' x 21') with extensive granite worktops to the shaker style kitchen.Designed with an eye for detail by David Brown, a well regarded local architect, quality features include exposed oak timbers and attractive inglenook fireplaces, lead flashings to the window surrounds and full alarm system and exterior security lighting.The property has a natural flow and a number of open spaces ideal for modern living. Close attention has been paid to the high specification of fixtures and fittings throughout the property including ground floor natural stone flooring with under floor heating, exposed timbers and vaulted ceilings. The house is complemented by stunning landscaped grounds of around 1/3rd of an acre whilst enjoying a fabulous setting in one of the area’s most desirable village locations. The beautifully arranged and luxuriously appointed accommodation has been much improved/remodelled for the current owners and currently in brief comprises; Entrance door opens to the entrance hall leading to a splendid reception hall, with stairs to first floor, Inglenook style fireplace with stove, stone flooring with underfloor heating, which leads through to a fabulous open plan kitchen/breakfast room, incorporating stylish units with granite work surfaces, central island and gas/electric range. The room is ideal for entertaining, enhanced by the windows and double French doors, which lead out on to the paved terrace and gardens.

Accommodation continued
Separate utility room and cloakroom. Off the kitchen is a guest suite with luxurious en-suite shower room, as well as the impressive sitting room and garden room divided by open oak stud work offering vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers. The sitting room also benefits from a large inglenook style fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove. The garden room is flooded with light and offers amazing views of the rear gardens through a huge Cathedral style window with double French doors out on to the paved terrace. The study/family room is a splendid recently created reception room of a particularly good size, fitted with a bespoke range of book shelving and windows to front and side.

Upstairs on the first floor there are three double bedrooms all of which have en-suite bathrooms. The luxury bathrooms include roll top baths with shower attachments as well as shower cubicles. The master suite is particularly impressive with vaulted ceiling, dressing room area and en suite.

The house is approached along a driveway providing vehicle parking, turning space and access to the more recently built double garaging with power and lighting. The gardens are an outstanding feature of the property providing the occupants with a very good degree of privacy and extending to approximately 1/3rd of an acre. The gardens are mostly laid to lawn with shrub and flower borders, summer house, shed and a large stone paved terrace creating a wonderful outdoor area for entertaining.

The property enjoys an enviable setting in this extremely sought after location. Whepstead is a very highly regarded village which stands on a low hill in largely arable farm land of west Suffolk, approximately 4 miles south of the centre of Bury St Edmunds. The village has an active community and its facilities include a well regarded local pub, village hall and church. The village is well positioned for the A14 which gives easy access to Ipswich, Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds and beyond. Bury St Edmunds is one of Suffolk's finest market towns and offers educational, recreational and cultural amenities including the Cathedral and the Theatre Royal, along with extensive shopping and entertainment facilities.

From Bury St Edmunds take the A143 towards Haverhill. Approximately two miles after the village of Horringer, turn left on to Chedburgh Road, signposted Whepstead. Follow the road, down the hill, where the entrance to March House will be found a short distance further on the right hand side.

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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  • Entrance hall
  • Reception hall, cloakroom
  • Kitchen breakfast room
  • Superb vaulted sitting room
  • Garden room with glazed rear gable
  • Recently created study/family room
  • Master suite with dressing room
  • Three further bedrooms (all en-suite)
  • Driveway, double garaging
  • Stunning landscaped gardens in all about 1/3rd of an acre

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