5 bedroom detached house for sale

Drinkstone, Suffolk

Sold STC £729,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning and versatile family home
  • Substantial accommodation with a host of attractive features
  • Wonderful elevated setting with views to church and meadows
  • Internal inspection recommended
  • Five reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms (1 en suite)
  • Well stocked gardens
  • Double garage and parking for numerous vehicles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Built in 1859 of attractive red brick construction with Gothic influences under a pitched and slate roofline, the property is a stunning and versatile home providing a substantial level of accommodation of immense personality. Displaying a host of attractive characteristics an internal inspection is unreservedly recommended to appreciate both the quality and the scale of the home within. 

SITUATION Occupying a lovely elevated setting with views to the village Church and adjacent meadows, Church Pyghtle is situated in the historic heart of Drinkstone, a peaceful rural village located approximately seven miles south east of the Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds with convenient access afforded to the A14 linking Cambridge and the east coast ports. The nearby village of Woolpit offers an excellent range of everyday amenities and the market town of Stowmarket (approximately eight miles) provides a main line rail link to London's Liverpool Street station.  

Gothic arched doorway to;  

ENTRANCE LOBBY With original pamment flooring. Door to; 

RECEPTION HALL 15'4 x 13'3 (max). Windows to front and side. Pamment flooring. Large built-in shelved storage cupboard.  

CLOAKROOM Having low level w.c., vanity wash hand basin with cupboards below. Pamment flooring. Window to side. 

BREAKFAST ROOM 12'4 x 11'8. Windows to front and side. Open fireplace with exposed brick surround and fitted log burning stove. Pamment flooring. 

KITCHEN 13'5 x 12'5. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wood fronted base and wall units to provide drawer and cupboard storage space, tiled preparation surfaces, inset four ring gas hob having extractor hood over, built-in double oven and grill. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, further appliance space. Windows to rear. Part glazed stable door to outside. Pamment flooring. 

STAIRCASE HALL With stairs rising to first floor with open gallery above. Window to front. Pamment flooring. 

DINING ROOM 13'7 x 11'3. Window to rear. Polished wooden flooring. 

SITTING ROOM 18'7 x 17'5. An attractive room with a large inglenook style fireplace on a raised brick hearth with fitted log burning stove. Windows to front. French doors to rear terrace and garden. Sliding double doors to; 

DRAWING ROOM 17'8 x 17'9. A magnificent room, one wall of which is dominated by a fabulous large Gothic window with decorative tracery. This window is flanked to either side by sashes all of which offer wonderful views to the adjacent meadows. Further window to front. Spiral staircase to open galleried landing above. 

STUDY 10'3 x 9'1. Window to side. Tiled flooring. 

REAR HALL/SCULLERY 10'5 x 9'6 (max). Butler sink unit on brick piers. Oil fired boiler serving heating and domestic hot water requirements. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Window to side. Tiled flooring. Fitted water softener. Personal door to garage. 

SHOWER ROOM Having tiled shower cubicle, low level w.c., wash hand basin. Tiled flooring.  

ON THE FIRST FLOOR (via staircase from central hall). 

LANDING With exposed trusses. Window to front. Large open gallery. 

MASTER BEDROOM 17'4 x 14'9. Exposed roof trusses. Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards. Windows to front and rear. Door to; 

EN SUITE BATHROOM 11'3 x 7'1. Suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled shower cubicle, low level w.c. Built-in linen cupboard. 

BEDROOM 2 13'3 x 11'9. Windows to front. Range of built-in wardrobe cupboards. 

BEDROOM 3 12'5 x 8'7. Windows to side. Built-in wardrobe cupboard. 

BEDROOM 4 9'6 x 8'3. Window to rear. 

FAMILY BATHROOM 9'x 6'4. White suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. Extensive tiling to walls. Window to rear. 

ON THE FIRST FLOOR (via spiral staircase from drawing room). 

OPEN GALLERIED LANDING With ornate balustrade. 

BEDROOM 5 30'7 x 15'7 (into dormers). A versatile room with windows to side and rear offering attractive views to gardens and meadows. 

OUTSIDE The property stands in a pleasantly elevated setting, well back from the road and approached over a sweeping block paved driveway that will accommodate numerous vehicles. And leads under a large pergola adorned by a mature grapevine to the double garage.

The gardens are stocked with a profusion of shrubs and flowers with a terrace to the rear part of which is covered by an al fresco dining area. There is a neat lawn, the gardens provide privacy and seclusion and lovely views are afforded to the Church and adjacent meadows 

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Added on Rightmove:
31 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Elmswell (2.4 mi)
  • Thurston (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Richard Green, Bury St. Edmunds

18 Hatter Street, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1NE

01284 633060 Local call rate

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Richard Green, Bury St. Edmunds

18 Hatter Street, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1NE

01284 633060 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Elmswell (2.4 mi)
  • Thurston (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richard Green, Bury St. Edmunds

18 Hatter Street, Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1NE

01284 633060 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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