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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Drinkstone, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Under Offer £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed farmhouse in desirable village location
  • Spacious and versatile accommodation for family living
  • 6/7 bedrooms & 2 bathroom
  • Attractive private gardens
  • Detached triple garage with workshop & gym
  • Convenient location for access to A14 & mainline railway link to London

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Street Farm House is an exquisite Grade II Listed farm house offering an excellent range of beautifully presented accommodation which has been well maintained whilst retaining the many period features including exposed timber beams throughout, sash windows and fabulous inglenook fireplaces.
Street Farm House combines light and spacious reception rooms with comfortable bedrooms on the first and second floors. Of particular note on the ground floor are the characterful drawing room and sitting room, both of which feature striking inglenook fireplaces. The kitchen/breakfast room is an exceptional space with a double sided chimney, the kitchen area has been finished with an extensive range of painted Oak fronted units, display shelving, leaded glass display cabinets and worktops. A handmade Oak staircase rises to the games room above. The kitchen/breakfast room has access to a handy utility room and cloakroom, and also conveniently leads through to the formal dining room.
First floor accommodation comprises the master bedroom which enjoys views over the front garden and features an exposed fireplace set within a red brick wall. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is currently also a study and games room, which could, if required, be utilised as two bedrooms. The third floor benefits from a further two bedrooms.

Street Farm House occupies a lovely position well-placed for countryside walks with the benefit of easy access to local road and rail links. The property is set in the attractive rural village of Drinkstone surrounded by well-maintained agricultural land and between the market towns of Bury St. Edmunds and Stowmarket. The neighbouring villages of Rattlesden and Woolpit provide a selection of shops and public houses. Bury St Edmunds provides a more extensive range of amenities. There is also a wide selection of both public and private schools in the district. Communications are excellent with fast and frequent trains leaving Stowmarket, reaching London Liverpool Street in 75 minutes. There is easy access to the A14 linking with Ipswich, the A12 to the east and Cambridge and London via M11 to the west.

Street Farm House is approached via a large sweeping gravel driveway, bordered by an 8ft high brick and flint wall, and opens to the parking area providing space for several vehicles.
The property sits in approximately 0.5 acres of beautifully kept gardens with large open expanses of lawn, established neatly clipped hedging, trees and well placed terraces that provide ideal space for outside entertaining.
In addition to the main house the property benefits from a substantial detached garage/workshop which is divided into three distinct areas with storage above. The garage space can fit three vehicles. The two remaining rooms are currently utilised as a workshop and a gym with built in sauna.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 April 2016

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