4 bedroom country house for saleRicher Road, Badwell Ash
Sold STC £625,000
- Farmhouse style kitchen, pantry
- Garden room
- Sitting room
- Utility, shower room, cloakroom
- Superb holiday let/studio/annex accommodation
- Three first floor bedrooms and family bathroom
- Attic bedroom 4, potential for en-suite
- Private driveway, triple garaging
- Breathtaking private grounds in all about 1.4 acres (sts)
This fine individual cottage style home has been updated and remodelled to a high standard with an excellent attention to detail and an emphasis on character. The property provides beautifully arranged accommodation possessing a light and airy atmosphere, complemented by a superb separate holiday let/annex and stunning private grounds of around two acres. Double glazed throughout and benefitting from PV panels, solar water heating and oil fired radiator central heating, the accommodation currently in brief comprises: An open entrance porch area and traditional entrance door opening to a superb garden room with an impressive half vaulted ceiling and glazing affording fabulous views to the gardens. A fabulous kitchen/dining room provides a superb space fitted with a John Lewis bespoke kitchen complemented by built in quality appliances, polished oak flooring and a fine Inglenook style fireplace with electric Aga (red). There is a comfortable sitting room with window to front, polished oak flooring, feature fireplace with wood-burning stove and an opening to a large conservatory with French doors to gardens. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a small study, utility, wet room and cloakroom.
On the first floor is a landing with ladder staircase off to the second floor bedroom 4 (see agent's note) and doors to the three comfortable bedrooms and family bathroom. The accommodation is beautifully arranged, and the agents would thoroughly recommend an internal inspection in order to fully appreciate the overall quality and personality of this outstanding home on offer.
Outside - The property is approached through a pair of electronically operated gates opening to a sweeping shingle drive providing vehicle parking, turning space and access to a large triple garage with three sets of electric doors and plenty of space for workshop etc. To the front of the property are established, well stocked gardens providing a pleasant degree of privacy. The grounds to the property are very impressive, creating a stunning outdoor space for all the family including lawned gardens, hidden pathways, orchard, vegetable gardens and a myriad of mature trees, shrubs and flowering plants. Within the gardens are various vantage points enjoying views of the grounds and countryside beyond. Included within the sale is a covered hot tub, kitchen garden, greenhouse, small poly tunnel and potting shed. The grounds are a unique and wonderful feature, providing the occupants with an excellent degree of privacy, whilst extending in all to about 1.4 acres (s.t.s).
Situation - The property occupies an attractive hidden setting, privately situated within generous grounds on the outskirts of the village. Badwell Ash is a popular village with a thriving community spirit and local facilities including a shop / post office, church and public house. The village is situated approximately 11 miles to the north east of the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds and 10 miles from the market town of Stowmarket, with its main line rail link to London.
Directions - When entering Badwell Ash from the direction of Stowlangloft and Hunston, proceed along The Street, and turn right into Richer Road and signposted Long Thurlow. Follow the road and at the village speed signs the driveway leading to the electric gates will be found on the left hand side.
Holiday Let / Annex Accommodation - Known as "The Loft", this fabulous separate building is privately situated above the triple garaging and provides a stylish, private living space which could offer a variety of uses including holiday lets, which the current owners have been enjoying over the last 4 years (understood to generate an approximate annual income of about £4000). The cleverly designed accommodation in brief comprises: steps leading up to a smart roof terrace enjoying far reaching views, entrance doors opening to a light and airy sitting room with hidden kitchenette area, two comfortable bedrooms and a bathroom.
Agent's Note - It is understood that there is potential to create an en-suite shower room to the master bedroom and for a alternating tread staircase to the second floor bedroom. Architect's plans are being drawn up and compliance with Building Regulations is being confirmed; planning permission not needed for proposed changes.
Services - It is understood that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating and solar panels. Council band F.
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