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5 bedroom town house for sale

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Guide Price £1,150,000

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Tenure: Leasehold

An exceptional townhouse situated in one of the finest locations in town, with gated parking and incredible views over Angel HIll towards the Abbey Gate.

6 Angel Hill is one of the most prominent properties within Bury St Edmunds, and has been sympathetically renovated and fully modernized. The property is predominantly of a timber-frame construction with an elegant red-brick Flemish bond façade, rendered at the rear, beneath a hipped slate roof. Listed Grade II* and dating from the late 17th century, it extends across four storeys and retains a wealth of original, high status features such as a barley twist staircase, veined and carved marble fireplaces, fine 16th- and 17th-century wall panelling and large sash and stained glass windows, with generous ceiling heights throughout.

The ground floor comprises entrance hall, large cellar; garden room with walk-in bay and French doors to the garden; dining room with panelled walls and matching shutters, carved marble fireplace and a wood-burner; a gentleman’s study with bespoke fitted wooden bookcases; scullery with dresser; bespoke kitchen/breakfast room with wooden base units, oak worktop, double butler’s sink, built-in dishwasher, fridge/freezer, AEG hob, microwave & oven and dresser; rear hall and utility/cloakroom.

On the first floor is a splendid drawing room with large sash windows affording magnificent views across Angel Hill, the Abbey Gate and cathedral tower. The room has a fine marbled fireplace with wood-burner and gives access to the lady’s study. The master suite is on the first floor with bedroom, dressing room area and shower room.

The second floor has 4 further bedrooms, family bathroom and 2 shower rooms (1 en-suite).

To the rear of the property is an enclosed, part-walled garden with a herb garden and planted beds. The wide terrace spans along the back of the property, perfect for al fresco dining. A gravelled path and steps lead up to a private off-road parking area, which is gated and approached via Lower Baxter Street.

Agent’s Note: The property is being sold with a 998-year lease from 2015, with the Bury Town Trust retaining the freehold.

Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas. Gas-fired heating.

Bury St Edmunds is a unique and dazzling historic gem with a richly fascinating heritage - the striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious Cathedral and Abbey Gardens provide a distinctive visual charm.
With prestigious shopping, an award-winning market, plus a variety of cultural attractions and fine places to stay, Bury St Edmunds is under two hours from London and very convenient for Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich.

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Added on Rightmove:
26 January 2017

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