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4 bedroom house for sale

Westminster Drive,Bury St Edmunds

Guide Price £490,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Overall plot extending to 0.66 of an acre sts
  • Ideal opportunity for updating

Full description

A spacious and well proportioned detached house situated in a prestigious close in grounds of about 0.66 of an acre providing an opportunity for updating. Enclosed Porch, Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Study, Dining Room, Lounge, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility, Landing, Bedroom 1 with Ensuite Shower, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bathroom. GFCH. Attached Double Garage. Superb rear garden.

The historic cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds affords excellent shopping facilities with the recently opened arc shopping centre and twice weekly open air market, together with educational, recreational and cultural amenities including the famed Theatre Royal and renowned Abbey Gardens with it’s ancient ruins. The A14 dual carriageway provides ready access to Ipswich, the East Coast, Cambridge, the Midlands, Stansted Airport and London via the M11.

“South Lodge” is located within a select and prestigious close of just eleven individually styled homes on the south western side of the town and stands set back within its own superb gardens extending to about 0.66 of an acre in total subject to survey. 5 Westminster Drive is understood to have been built around the early 1980’s and had been occupied by the original owners from new. The property affords spacious and well proportioned family accommodation served by gas fired radiator central heating and mainly double glazing but is felt to provide an ideal opportunity for updating. South Lodge comprises in more detail:

On the Ground Floor

ENCLOSED PORCH: 13’ 8” X 4’ 3” - with UPVC double glazing and wood panelled door with flanking cube glass to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 11’ 10” deep x 10’ 0”/15’ 8” T shaped max overall with wood laminate floor; radiator; telephone point and stairway to first floor.

CLOAKROOM: 6’ 1” x 3’ 2” with coloured hand basin and WC; radiator; ½ tiled walls; double glazing.

STUDY: 10’ 2” x 7’ 4”/9’ 4” max overall
With radiator and double glazing.

DINING ROOM: 12’ 4” x 11’ 0” - with radiator; double glazing and serving hatch from kitchen.

LOUNGE: 23’ 4” x 14’ 0”
With raised stone hearth and inset “hole in the wall” log fire; 2 radiators; triple aspects with double glazing and sliding patio doors with remote operated awning.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 15’ 1” x 11’ 0”/13’ 0” max overall with stainless steel sink and range of fitted wall and floor cupboards with worktops over; additional wall cupboards; built in AEG double oven and gas hob with hood over; plumbing for dishwasher; radiator; double glazing; concealed Viessmann gas fired boiler and door to:

UTILITY ROOM: 10’ 1” x 6’ 1”
With stainless steel sink; fitted floor and wall cupboards; plumbing for washing machine; fitted water softener; UPVC double glazed door and deep built in store cupboard with light.

On the First Floor

LANDING: 15’ 3” x 6’ 2”
With 6’ 11” deep airing cupboard; radiator and loft hatch.

BEDROOM 1: 13’ 0” x 13’ 0” max with sliding mirrored wardrobes; radiator; double glazing.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: 9’ 11” x 6’ 2” - With shower in Showerlux screen; coloured pedestal wash basin; WC and bidet; ½ tiled walls; deep store cupboard; radiator; double glazing; electric shaver light.

BEDROOM 2: 13’ 11” x 10’ 6”/12’ 9” max overall
With built in louvered wardrobe; radiator; double glazing.

BEDROOM 3: 14’ 0” x 10’ 3”
With built in louvered wardrobe; radiator; double glazing.

BEDROOM 4: 11’ 11” x 9’ 6”
With radiator and double glazing.

BATHROOM: 10’ 3” x 7’ 0” comprising Whirlpool bath with mixer and shower attachment; pedestal wash basin and WC; ½ tiled walls; radiator; double glazing; electric shaver light.

The property stands well set back behind a front lawn with shrubs and specimen trees including silver birch with tarmac driveway and forecourt to offset

Attached Double Garage: 20’ 0” x 18’ 3”/24’ 7” max into recess with remote roller shutter door, personal door, light and power connected.

The superb rear garden features extensive lawns including patio terrace and ornamental pond with water feature, magnolia tree and fine mature trees backing onto the grounds of Clarice House and school playing field. In total the overall plot extends to 0.66 of an acre subject to survey (according to Promap o/s extract).

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage understood to be connected.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: St Edmundsbury - 01284 763233. The VOA website indicates Council Tax Band G.

DIRECTIONS: From the town centre proceed along Westgate Street, crossing the mini roundabout into Out Westgate. Continue straight ahead at the traffic lights into Horringer Road before turning right almost departing Bury St Edmunds into Glastonbury Road. Take the second left turn into Westminster Drive whereby the property will be found in the far left hand corner.

Whilst measurements and statements given are provided in good faith, the accuracy should not be relied upon.

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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10 October 2012

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