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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Sapiston, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

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Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding Grade II listed detached family home offering five bedrooms and standing in 1/4 acre of formal gardens. The property is in a superb location in a popular hamlet and boosts stunning views over adjacent rolling countryside. The accommodation is well proportioned throughout and offers versatile living. There is a wealth of character with the property dating back to the 17th century including inglenook fireplaces, beams through out pamment flooring and original floorboards. The property also benefits from the opportunity of a long term rental agreement of 6.8 acres of paddock if desired.

The Accommodation
The accommodation on the ground floor comprises; entrance lobby with doors leading to both reception rooms, flank windows and pamment flooring. Dining hall/Sitting room has fantastic ceiling height beneath a stunning forked bressummer, magnificent red brick open inglenook fireplace with opposing seats, exposed framework including replaced sole plate, stud work and ceiling joists. There are stunning views across the gardens with a window to the front and rear aspect, pamment flooring and half glazed door entering into the kitchen/breakfast room. There is open stud work to the snug and an oak staircase leading to the first floor. The snug offers views over the rear garden beyond the terrace and appealing pergola. There is again pamment flooring. Kitchen/Breakfast room is fitted with a Neptune Chichester range of base and wall units finished in limestone. There are solid oak work surface's, integrated Miele dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, butler twin sink with slate surround. There is also a redbrick chimney break with built in extractor and space for a range style cooker. There is a breakfast area with space for a six seater table. Utility room has space for a washing machine, space for fridge/freezer and a range of storage cupboards. Off the utility there is a convenient boot room which leads out to the rear garden. The drawing room is double aspect with stunning views over the gardens. There is a fireplace with wood burning stove with bressumer above. Door leading to the study. The study is a lovely room again enjoying countryside views making it very peaceful as a working environment. There is also a cloakroom to the ground floor with low level WC and vanity hand basin.

The accommodation on the second floor comprises; landing with oak floorboards with bedrooms and a family bathroom leading off. Inner landing with red brick chimney stack providing space for wardrobes. Master bedroom has oak floorboards, exposed wall plate, rafters and tie beam. Bedroom two has oak floorboards, exposed wall plate and rafters. Bedroom three has oak floorboards, exposed wall plate, rafters and a built in wardrobe. Bedroom four has oak floorboards, exposed wall plate and rafters. Bedroom five has oak floorboards, exposed rafters and wall plate. There is also a family bathroom to the second floor with a four piece suite including corner bath with shower attachment, low level WC, hand basin and tiled shower enclosure.

The Outside
To the front there is a five bar iron gate and side gate leading to the sweeping gravel drive which provides ample parking and turning. This leads to a further block paved driveway where there is a double garage with twin roller doors, power and light connected. There is a brick and flint wall with gate which enters into the rear garden to a terrace. The terrace has a beautiful oak gazebo with climbing clematis and grape vines. Behind this is a formal lawned rear garden. There is a summer house/playroom which is a fantastic space with American style swing seat to the raised decking area where you can enjoy the views on offer. The rest of the gardens have been landscaped in keeping with the age and style of the main property. The lawned areas are bordered by well stocked beds and enjoy far reaching views.

Stable Block and paddock
There is a stable block with turning out area with central drain and gated access to the paddocks. The stable block has four stables, one foaling box, all with rubber matting to floors with drainage system, automatic water troughs, hay racks and additional windows to rear, making the horses be able to enjoy super views. There is a large utility store ideal for mowers, hay store with twin doors leading to the paddocks. There is a tack room with heating, power, light and water. There are also saddle and bridle racks and a boot area. Adjacent to this is a log store and water tap. The additional 6.8 acres available to rent belongs to the Euston Estate. They have been rented by the current vendors for over a decade, with a current annual rent of £1,400. A letter of continued usage, subject to contract, is available to view in our office.

Sapiston is a small village situated within close proximity to the major village of Honington and lies approximately 12 miles to the north east of Bury St Edmunds. 

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09 July 2016


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