4 bedroom detached house for saleBradfield St. Clare, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
- DELIGHTFUL GRADE II LISTED DETACHED FARMHOUSE
- WEALTH OF PERIOD FEATURES
- SYMPATHETICALLY RENOVATED THROUGHOUT
- IDYLLIC SETTING
- LIGHT SPACIOUS AND WELL PROPORTIONED ACCOMMODATION
- TRULY OUTSTANDING LANDSCAPED GARDENS APPROACHING 4 ACRE'S
- DETACHED BARN WHICH PREVIOUSLY HAD PLANNING FOR AN ANNEXE CONVERSION
- SPA AND LEISURE OUTBUILDING
- TRIPLE CART LODGE, POTTING SHED AND GREENHOUSE
- MONET GARDEN - ROSE WALK - HERB GARDEN - FORMAL VEGETABLE GARDEN
Charming detached Grade II listed farmhouse with superb gardens and outbuildings located in an idyllic location close to the village church and backing onto established farm land. The property has been renovated from top to bottom to a very high specification but kept in keeping with its age and style. The property features a wealth of period features, including exposed timber beams, open inglenook fireplaces and oak doors. The grounds stretch to almost four acres and are truly stunning.
All works have been carried out to a sympathetic style and the ground floor comprises; entrance hall, sitting room with inglenook fireplace with beam above and oak shelving, dining room again with inglenook fireplace and original handmade floor bricks dating back to the 17th century, study/bedroom four, modern light kitchen/breakfast room with oak worktops, underfloor heating, integrated appliances, spotlights and doors out to a beautiful courtyard which is an ideal space for entertaining. There is also a laundry room with plumbing for a washer/dryer, a cloakroom and plenty of storage cupboards.
The first floor comprises; landing which has three bedrooms, two bathrooms leading off it, loft access and airing cupboard. The master bedroom has a walk in wardrobe, fitted storage cupboards. A key feature of the room is its vaulted ceiling and timber beams, there is also stunning views across the garden. There are two further double bedrooms with similar views. The bathroom outside the master bedroom has his and hers vanity sink, double shower cubicle, underfloor heating and a low level WC. The guest bathroom benefits from being a four piece suite which includes a roll top bath, double shower cubicle with rain water shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and underfloor heating.
The barn had previous planning granted for a two bedroom detached annexe. The planning has now lapsed but has been part set up with some electrics and plumbing installed. The planning consent was for open plan kitchen/breakfast/living space, mezzanine sitting/library area, bathroom and two bedrooms. There are doors which lead out to a courtyard area overlooking a pond with a decked area.
The spa/leisure outbuilding is a superb complement to the property. You will find a hot tub, double shower cubicle, sauna and WC. Through the doors you step into a games/sitting room which is big enough to house a snooker table, double doors on either side which lead to the courtyard and the gardens respectively. There is a kitchen/breakfast room with plumbing for American fridge freezer. At the end of the outbuilding is a workshop. This needs to be accessed by leaving the building as has a separate door.
There is a potting shed which is a fantastic space. This has power and light connected with double doors out and a single door which leads to a nursery greenhouse. I can't stress how superb this space is for a keen gardener.
There is a triple cart lodge allowing parking for six vehicles and storage space for garden equipment.
Summer House is currently being used to store garden furniture. It has power and light connected.
The gardens are fantastic and cannot be faulted. They have been landscaped by the award winning garden designer Sue Wooster. She has truly helped bring the vendors dream to life. The grounds stretch to almost four acres. There is a central terrace which is ideal for entertaining and has an outside kitchen area incorporating a bbq and pizza oven making this area ideal for al fresco dining. There is a working well and a pond area with seating.
There is a Monet garden which is set into beds reflecting the colours inspired by the artist's work starting from warm colours through to bright and vibrant colours. There are three entrances into the Monet garden which are oak double gates. You will also find a rose walk and dahlia walk which are lovely features in the garden and give a real sense of tranquillity.
There are paths through the Forest Walk which is full of mature trees including birch and ash trees. There is a shrubbery seating area which has been cleverly placed. There is also an orchard which has a selection of mature fruit trees including quince, cherry, plum, greengage and apple trees. There is an innovative seating area which has camomile planted into the grass which releases a pleasant aroma to help calm and relax visitors.
There is a formal vegetable garden which has a wonderful herb garden, raised beds with a variety of vegetables growing, cut flower area and a fruit cage which has a variety of berries growing.
Bradfield St Clare is an unspoilt hamlet located about seven miles to the south east of the historic Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds which is a thriving market town combining a flourishing commercial centre, with a broad range of retail chains and boutique shops, and an excellent array of hotels, pubs and restaurants together with excellent educational, recreational and cultural amenities.
Bradfield St Clare is also well placed for the popular town of Lavenham - 6 miles, Sudbury - 7 miles, Colchester - 23 miles and Cambridge - 38 miles. The A14 dual carriageway can be accessed from Bury St Edmunds which thus provides fast road links to Ipswich, Cambridge, the Midlands, Stansted and London via the M11.
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