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3 bedroom detached house for sale

East Barton, Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds, IP31

Guide Price £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Location. The property is in a private rural spot yet is 2 miles from Bury (Cycle path all the way)
  • Orientation. The house sits centrally in its plot with large south and west facing gardens.
  • Privacy. Very private unoverlooked gardens. No neighbours on three sides.
  • Living Space. Large rooms and three double bedrooms, all en-suite.
  • Craftsman built three bay oak framed cart lodge/garage.
  • Potential for fourth bedroom in Study.
  • Potential for development of floor space above garage (subject to planning permission)
  • Beautifully proportioned lounge, triple aspect overlooking gardens.
  • Enclosed vegetable garden with greenhouse, sheds and raised beds.
  • Excellent access to primary and secondary schools (state and public).

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

We are delighted to offer for sale this wonderfully restored and presented Grade II Listed house surrounded by established gardens and countryside views.

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Entrance Hall, Study/Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Dining
Room, Kitchen, Utility, Cloakroom.

3 Bay Oak Framed Garage, Summer house, Green house, Garden storage sheds.

In all just over 1 acre.

Shrub End is set back off a country lane on the edge of East Barton, a quiet hamlet situated to the south of the popular village of Great Barton which offers shopping facilities, a post office, primary and secondary schools, Public house and church. A more comprehensive range of facilities are available within the Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds. Commuter access to the A14 is only a short distance, with rail links to London’s Liverpool Street Station at Stowmarket and a branch line service at Thurston.

Shrub End is believed to have been built in the late 15<sup>th </sup>century and is Grade II listed of special architectural or historical interest.  The property has been sympathetically
extended and improved over the last 15 years to the highest standard and is superbly presented. There are well proportioned rooms with good ceiling heights and numerous features such as exposed beams and open fireplaces, three generous
bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms and finished to an exceptionally high standard.  The house is set back from the road and surrounded by established lawned gardens with open countryside views to the front and rear.


(17’3” x 12’9”) Generous sized reception hall. Stairs to first floor with understairs cupboard. Double doors into:


(22’6” x 17’3”) A bright triple aspect room.  Double fully glazed doors to terrace and
garden. Exposed beams and brick inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over,
brick hearth and Jotul wood burning stove with wall-mounted fire guard.


(16’6” x 14’ 2”) Generous sized triple aspect reception room, two walls of fitted oak book shelving, glazed door to terrace and gardens.


(17’2” x 11’6”)  Double aspect views to front and rear gardens, tiled flooring, large brick inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over and wood burning stove. Fitted wine rack and cupboards, exposed studwork. Open to:


(16’9” x 9’3”)  Bright triple aspect kitchen with views to front and rear gardens, fitted wall and floor units, double stainless steel sink, granite composite worktops, two oven AGA and electric AGA Companion, space & plumbing for appliances.


(11’3” x 8’8”) Fitted wall and floor units, granite composite worktops, Belfast sink, pantry with fitted shelving, fitted cupboard, stable door to front gardens.


WC, wash basin.

First Floor


Outlook over outside dining terrace, access to roof space, airing cupboard with hot water tank and fitted shelving.


(17’6” X 17’3”)  Substantial room featuring original exposed brick chimney breast, double aspect views over gardens and countryside, large walk-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging space, fitted drawers and automatic lighting. Tiled En-suite
with white suite comprising WC, wash basin and panelled bath plus separate
glazed shower cubicle with built in seat.


(14’0” x 13’0”)  Double bedroom with views over front gardens, space for wardrobes and dressing tables, built-in storage cupboard with electric light, door to En-suite with views to side gardens, WC, wash basin panelled bath and separate shower cubicle, eaves storage and fitted cupboard.


(16’10” x 12’8”)  Double bedroom with views over side and rear gardens, exposed timbers, built-in wardrobe and En-suite with WC, wash basin, and panelled bath with shower over.


The property sits centrally within its grounds and offers a great deal of privacy. Shrub End is approached through a five bar wooden gate opening to a gravel drive and on to plenty of off-road parking.  There is a THREE BAY OAK FRAMED GARAGE with integrated log store.  Two of the bays are open cart lodge style bays plus a third closed secure bay with stairs rising to a first floor STUDIO area offering a variety of uses. 

The pathways around the property are illuminated as is the front driveway. The south westerly facing rear gardens offer open views across the adjoining farmland and countryside and feature a summerhouse.  There is an outside lit dining area on the
southern terrace.  A separate vegetable garden features raised planting beds a greenhouse, storage sheds and composters.     

In all just over 1 acre.

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Added on Rightmove:
09 October 2016

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