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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk

Guide Price £1,295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sought after edge of town location with views towards the gallops
  • Spacious accommodation extending to 4,229 sq ft
  • 2 reception rooms and study
  • Stunning integrated kitchen/dining room, utility room and cloakroom
  • Master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom
  • Guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms, dressing room and family bathroom
  • Driveway with parking and turning for several vehicles
  • Detached double garage with workshop/machinery store and loft (annexe potential - subject to planning)
  • Indoor heated swimming pool with jacuzzi and gym
  • Attractive landscaped garden with summerhouse

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An imposing and beautifully presented Tudor style house set in a sought after edge of town location offering over 4229 sq ft of accommodation with a superb indoor swimming pool and far reaching views towards the gallops.

Covered Entrance Porch * Reception Hall * Drawing Room * Sitting Room * Study * Kitchen/Dining Room * Utility Room * Cloakroom * Galleried Landing * Master Bedroom with Balcony * Dressing Room and En-Suite Bathroom * Guest Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom * Three Further Bedrooms * Dressing Room and Family Bathroom * Driveway and Parking * Detached Double Garage with Workshop/Machinery Store and Loft Above * Indoor Heated Swimming Pool with Jacuzzi and Gym * Landscaped Garden.

The Property
Tudor Heights is an impressive Tudor style property in a sought after edge of town location, offering 4229 sq ft of beautifully presented accommodation with a superb indoor heated swimming pool and far reaching views towards the gallops.

Built in 1990 by the renowned builders Godfrey and Hicks, this attractive contemporary family home has a triple gable façade with mellow red herringbone brick and exposed timber elevations under a peg tiled roof. The property boasts attractive period features including an open fireplace, handmade oak doors, architraves and mouldings, oak floors and leaded light double windows in oak frames, oil fired central heating and an alarm system. Arranged over two floors, the light and spacious accommodation incorporates a generously sized reception hall with a built-in cupboard, oak staircase and oak floor, drawing room, sitting room, study, kitchen/dining room, utility room, two cloakrooms, galleried landing, five bedrooms (two with en-suites and dressing rooms) and family bathroom. There is scope to develop the roof space, subject to the usual regulations.

The large double aspect drawing room has a bay window to the front and French doors to the garden, open brick fireplace with a brick hearth and bressumer beam and double doors to the reception hall. The spacious kitchen/dining room has a window and two sets of French doors to the garden, quality limed oak base and eye level units, central island with granite worktop and storage below, granite worktops with tiled splashbacks, one and a half bowl sink with drainer, integrated appliances including four induction hob with extractor hood, oven, grill, microwave and dishwasher, recessed ceiling downlights, ceramic tiled floor and open studwork to the dining room. The study has a window to the front, fitted shelves and desk. The sitting room has a bay window to the front. The useful utility room has space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and American style fridge/freezer and door to the boiler/drying room and pool equipment room. A well finished cloakroom is located off the reception hall and a secondary cloakroom serves the indoor heated swimming pool.

The superb indoor heated swimming pool 9.8m x 5.4m (32’3’’ x 17’9’’) has a pine ceiling, tiled surround, blind arcading, spotlights and shower, jacuzzi and gym/recreation area with full length windows and French doors to the garden.

The impressive galleried landing has a window to the front. The double aspect master bedroom has a window to the front and French doors to a good sized balcony, enjoying superb views towards the gallops and Warren Hill, dressing room and superbly finished en-suite bathroom. There are four further good sized bedrooms with a dressing room to bedroom three and an en-suite shower room to the guest bedroom. The spacious family bathroom has a bath with shower attachment over, fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, wc and bidet.

Tudor Heights is approached through a brick pillared entrance with fine stone eagles to a large circular gravel driveway providing turning and parking for several vehicles and access to the house, additional parking, double garage and garden. The detached double garage has a workshop/machinery store to the rear with a solid staircase to the boarded loft, providing annexe potential. The front of the property is enclosed by close boarded and wooden picket fencing with well stocked shrub beds, oak and beech trees. Pedestrian gates to either side of the house lead to the garden. The attractive established landscaped garden has sweeping lawns, specimen trees including walnut, weeping pear, apple and eucalyptus, variegated shrub and lavender beds, flower beds, ironstone and York stone paths, paved terraces, rockery and pergola. An attractive octagonal summer house, garden shed and ornamental pond also feature.

The Location
Tudor Heights is set in a sought after edge of town location, enjoying far reaching views towards the gallops. Newmarket is set in attractive countryside on the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border and is world famous as the headquarters of British horseracing. The town is home to many racing institutions including the National Stud, the National Horseracing Museum, Tattersalls and The Jockey Club. Some of the finest racing in the world is seen on Newmarket’s two racecourses: The Rowley Mile and The July Course.

Newmarket itself provides a good range of amenities including schools, shopping, hotels, restaurants and leisure facilities including tennis and golf clubs. Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds offer further amenities. There is excellent access to the A14 and A11 (M11). There is a branch line connection from Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge, Audley End and Whittlesford offer direct rail lines into London, with the fastest trains taking under one hour. Stansted International Airport is approximately forty minutes’ drive.

? Cambridge 12 miles
? Bury St Edmunds 14 miles
? London 60 miles (all distances approximate)

From the High Street and clock tower roundabout turn right into Old Station Road. Continue until the crossroads, proceed straight over into Duchess Drive. Proceed for approximately 0.25 miles and Tudor Heights can be found on your left.

Property Information
Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating via radiators.

Tenure: The property is freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority: East Cambridgeshire District Council - Tel: 01353 665555

Council Tax: Band G
Current annual charge: £2,750.75

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Added on Rightmove:
25 October 2016

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