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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Thurston, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Withdrawn from Market £1,200,000

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Tenure: Freehold

This stunning and unique home comprises of an outstanding single storey country property set in beautiful, well established gardens. Occupying an exclusive setting along a quiet lane on the edge of the sought after village of Thurston, only a few minutes outside of the town centre of Bury St Edmunds. The property has been enlarged and extensively remodelled to the highest of standards in 2001 by the current owners and now provides spacious accommodation with a most elegant atmosphere. There is a wealth of high quality and bespoke features which include large sash windows, Limestone flooring, traditional ceiling moulds, French doors with fanlight and fine Georgian style fireplaces.

The accommodation comprises; grand entrance hall offering a great deal of light via a large skylight and limestone tiled flooring, doors entering the study with bespoke hand built furniture. Fabulous dining hall sitting centrally within the house with double aspect views over the rear gardens and door leading to an outside dining terrace and further doors leading to the remaining reception rooms including French doors opening to a splendid drawing room enjoying double aspect views over the gardens and a fine fireplace with decorative wooden surround and slate coloured marble hearth. The sitting room enjoys triple aspect views and features a brick built fireplace with marble surround and Hunter multi fuel burning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room has bespoke handmade wall and base units with Silestone worktops. There are high quality integrated appliances, a traditional Aga and walk in pantry. The room enjoys views over the rear gardens and swimming pool area. The utility is a spacious area with a range of units beneath worktops. There is plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and space for fridge/freezer. There is also a handy large boot and cloak cupboard and a door leading to the rear. The cloakroom has a low level WC, wash hand basin and dressing table. The boiler room is a useful walk in airing cupboard with shelving and storage.

The bedroom wing is approached through a delightful library hall area with roof light window and limestone floor. The principle suite is a splendid feature within the property with stunning views. There is a great deal of wardrobes and drawer space, a separate dressing room providing further storage space and a door leading to the outside pool area. The luxurious en-suite bathroom is fitted with WC, bidet, his and hers vanity sink unit, shower cubicle and a Jacuzzi bath. There is a second en-suite shower room with WC, vanity wash hand basin and double shower cubicle. Bedroom two has views and a door leading to the outside pool area, there is fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room comprising WC, wash hand basin, panel bath with Victorian style shower attachment. Bedroom three again enjoys views over the gardens and has fitted wardrobes. Bedroom four again is a very generous sized room with views over the gardens. There is a family bathroom with limestone tiled flooring and marble walls. The suite comprises WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower attachment.

The property is situated on a quiet country lane behind a high tree line affording a great deal of privacy and approached via double gates that lead to a private driveway providing plenty of off road parking and access to the Double Garage with power and light connected and electric roller doors. The house sits centrally within its grounds that measure approximately 2 acres and feature three main lawns interspersed by a variety of mature fruit and blossom trees, many well stocked mature shrub bed borders and rose arches. A large outside swimming pool area features an outside dining terrace, raised beds and borders and a swimming pool. A timber framed pool house provides changing facilities and WC. There is also a further range of useful timber framed garden stores and a greenhouse with enclosed vegetable garden with raised planters. The ground provide outstanding views to the surrounding open countryside. There is a suitable level grassed area for a tennis court or paddock.

The property is pleasantly situated along a quiet lane on the edge of the attractive village of Thurston which is about 5 miles east of the historic Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds. The village has a railway station with British Rail connections to Ipswich, Cambridge, Stowmarket (Liverpool Street about 85 minutes). There are good local village amenities including primary school, well regarded community college, a lovely old church, two public houses, post office and general stores, village garage, butchers, hairdressers and recreation ground. The village of Thurston is within about 1 mile of the A14 dual carriageway which links to the east coast ports, Cambridge and London via the M11 Motorway. 

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