6 bedroom detached house for saleSpring Road, Bardwell, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Offers in Region of £795,000
- 2.2 acres of well-maintained, landscaped gardens
- Range of outbuildings and a pool house
- 6 double bedrooms
- Peaceful village location
- Ample parking space
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Moat House is a delightful family home which retains much of its original charm and character, with its exposed timber beams and feature fireplaces. The house is believed to date back to the late 16th Century and is Grade II Listed. The property is detached and constructed from a timber frame with a rendered exteriors under a clay peg tiled roof.
Moat House is arranged over three floors and offers with well-appointed, versatile accommodation which is ideal for inter-generational living if required. The ground floor comprises a spacious entrance hall which provides access to the two reception rooms which feature attractive fireplaces, one surrounding a multi fuel burning stove and the other a wood-burning stove. The property has previously been used as two dwellings as there are currently two fully fitted kitchens. The larger of the two kitchens has access to a breakfast room and boiler room/utility room.
First floor accommodation comprises four double bedrooms, a bathroom and shower room. The loft has also been converted into a further two bedrooms, sitting area (or 7th bedroom) and en suite shower room.
Moat House is located in the village of Bardwell, which has a post office, two public houses, church, primary school and village hall. For a more comprehensive range of shops there is the neighbouring village of Ixworth including two public houses, a restaurant, surgery and Post Office stores.
Approximately 11 miles away lies the popular and attractive cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds offering a full range of schooling, recreational and shopping facilities. There is excellent local schooling in both the public and private sectors including South Lee, Old Buckenham Hall, Culford, Barnadiston and Riddlesworth. The A14 dual carriageway is just 4 miles away and provides access to Stowmarket, the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich. Cambridge, East Coast Ports, The Midlands and London are accessible via the M11.
Moat House is approached through an electric gate up a shingled driveway, the property is set back from the road and positioned amongst the attractive formal gardens that extend to 2.5 acres. There is ample parking space to the front of the property, with access to a cart lodge and there is also a stable block.
The gardens are of particular note and have been beautifully landscaped. They surround the property and feature a wealth of shrubs and trees. There are various seating areas within the gardens and summer houses. There are also 2 paddocks, an orchard, and mature planted gardens arranged around the original moat.
There is also a pool house which currently houses a hot tub and dry sauna, which could easily be converted back into a swimming pool.
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