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St. Edmund Close, Ixworth

Guide price £1,200,000

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Description
To view a 360 tour of the property, please see the Virtual Tour tab or heading.Ixworth House is an outstanding Edwardian home providing an exceptional level of accommodation whilst retaining stunning features including original leaded and stained glass windows, columned reception hall, grand sweeping staircase, beautiful fireplaces, deep moulded skirting and high ceilings with plaster cornicing and panelled internal doors. The house boasts generous proportions of light and space with a wonderfully elegant ambiance. It has recently been the subject of considerable improvements including complete re-roofing, new kitchen, creation of en-suite bathrooms and shower rooms plus the renovation of attic rooms into the master suite with walk-in dressing room and generous bathroom. The house is immaculately presented and has been a much loved family home and also run as a successful luxury bed and breakfast. The property set in generous grounds, in this sought after location, includes an attractive detached coach house with planning permission previously granted for conversion into a characterful separate dwelling (see Agent's note).

The beautifully arranged accommodation currently comprises: Entrance porch opening to a light filled reception hall; an amazing area of great first impression with a fine original staircase rising to first floor and twin Ionic columns supporting high ceilings with cornicing and glazed door to rear. Drawing room: dual aspect with a large front bay window and charming side bay window creating a wonderfully light reception with an elegant fireplace. Dining room: dual aspect rear garden window opposite elegant fireplace with over-mantle and large side bay window creating an ideal reception for entertaining, with double doors opening into the drawing room.

Sitting room: with large bay window to front with grand fireplace and French doors to side garden. Study: attractive fireplace with generous window to front. Inner hall with second staircase and door to Cellar. Breakfast room leading into the Kitchen: a beautifully equipped space with extensive range of painted units beneath granite preparation surfaces and island unit all overlooking rear garden views. Built-in appliances including a range oven with over mantle. Utility room: large windows to side garden, range of storage and butler sink, plumbing for appliance, cupboard containing unvented hot water cylinder and recently installed water softener. Rear glazed porch leads out to the boiler room.

The generous first floor landing, is illuminated by an impressive stained glass window overlooking the grounds. There are five particularly elegant double bedrooms (three with luxurious en-suite facilities) and a further single bedroom with generous family bathroom. The second floor contains a recently created stunning master suite comprising; spacious bedroom with dormer window and Velux, walk-in wardrobe (see agents note) and luxurious en-suite bathroom.

Agent's note
The Coach House planning permission was granted in 2011 (now lapsed) and was for the creation of a unique and characterful separate three bedroom dwelling with private garden. The walk-in wardrobe on the second floor of the property has plumbing and electrics installed to create a secondary kitchen. Copy of plans and planning permission available at Sheridans Bury St Edmunds office.

Outside
The house is approached along a shingle driveway providing extensive vehicle parking and turning space. It also leads to a re-roofed detached Edwardian Coach House with original stabling.

The formal gardens are situated predominantly to the rear and side of the house, being mostly laid to lawn, interspersed by a number of mature trees including a magnificent blue cedar, Scots Pine, Silver Birch and Willow. The gardens extend in all to about 0.7 of an acre (s.t.s) and provide the occupants with a good degree of privacy, particularly during the summer months.

Location
Ixworth House stands within generous grounds in a desirable and sought after area close to the centre of the village. Ixworth offers an excellent range of facilities including a parish church, fine dining restaurant, café, two pubs, doctors surgery, pharmacy, butcher, general store, village hall with film club, library and popular bowls club. The village is situated approximately 7 miles north east of Bury St Edmunds and 12 miles from Stowmarket which has a main line rail link to London.

Directions
When entering Ixworth from the direction of Bury St Edmunds and the A143, proceed along the High Street and turn right into St Edmunds Close, where the entrance to Ixworth House will be found on the left hand side.

Services
All mains services are connected. Council Tax Band G.

Viewing
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Features
  • Grand reception hall, cloakroom
  • Drawing room
  • Dining Room
  • Sitting room
  • Study, kitchen, breakfast room
  • Utility, cellar and wine cellar
  • Huge master suite, six further bedrooms (three en-suite), family bathroom
  • Beautiful gardens
  • Superb coach house with previous planning to convert into separate dwelling
  • Wealth of original features

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