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5 bedroom house for sale

Crown Street, Bury St Edmunds

Under Offer £565,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Double cellar
  • Courtyard & walled garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


49 Crown Street is situated within the heart of Bury St Edmunds a popular market town offering excellent shopping, educational and recreational facilities, including the restored Georgian Theatre
Royal, Abbey Gardens, art Galleries and cinemas. There are good schools and hospitals in both public and private sectors. Being located just off the A14, the town has convenient road
communication, with ready connections to the west for Newmarket, Cambridge and the national motorway network and to the east for Stowmarket, with its direct line to London's
Liverpool Street Station, Ipswich and Felixstowe. There is also a cycle route within the town with easy access to the surrounding countryside.


49 Crown Street is an elegant Grade II Listed four storey town house, believed to date from the 18th century, with an earlier core and later 19th century additions. Of timber framed construction
behind a white brick facade and a plain tiled roof, number 49 enjoys a fantastic setting. Located close to the Cathedral and Norman Tower, this impressive house looks out over the tall lime
avenues of the great Churchyard. Internally the property, which requires some updating and
refurbishment, provides well proportioned accommodation over four floors whilst retaining a wealth of period features associated with a property of it's era including sash windows, cornicing and
a fireplace in the drawing room.

On the ground floor an entrance hall gives access to a charming double aspect drawing room with a Georgian fireplace and French Windows which lead out to a walled garden. An arched opening leads through to the study. The dining room also leads off the entrance hall and is connected via an arch to the kitchen. The kitchen is situated towards the rear of the property, with double doors opening into a utility room, which in turn opens out to the courtyard. From a door in the hall, steps lead down to an excellent cellar which houses the central heating boiler and has a further room beyond.

On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, 2 with en suite bathrooms. The second floor accommodation comprises two more bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom.

The walled garden is paved and has a wrought iron gate giving access to the courtyard, which is also accessible from the utility room and has a Nonagonal greenhouse.


5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
drawing room
dining room
double cellar
courtyard and walled garden


From the Savills office in Bury St Edmunds follow Kings Road to the top and at the round about take the first exit down parkway. At the next roundabout take the first exit on to Westgate Street
bearing left on to Crown Street and No. 49 can be found on the right hand side before you reach Chequer Square.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 April 2012


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