6 bedroom detached house for sale

Melford Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10

£695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 18ft x 15ft Front Sitting Room with Red Brick Fireplace
  • 1st Floor Bedrooms 2 and 3, Bathroom, Dressing Room (Potential Bed 6)
  • Dining Room/Rear Sitting Room with Woodburner
  • Second Floor Bedrooms 4 and 5 plus Second Bathroom
  • Outstanding Heated Conservatory plus Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Front Garden and Drive with Ample Parking and 2 Garages
  • Utility Room plus Downstairs Shower/Cloakroom
  • Mature 100ft Rear Garden with Terrace and Summerhouse
  • Bedroom 1 With Covered Balcony Overlooking Meadows
  • Overall Plot 195ft x 65ft - 0.3 Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE LOCATION

Sudbury is an historic town containing a wealth of period houses and cottages at its centre. The birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough, the town is steeped in history. The town provides an excellent range of shops, schools and recreational facilities including clubs for rugby, football, cricket, tennis, bowls and rowing. There is a small quayside theatre and modern swimming pool/leisure complex. The town's station provides shuttle trains through to the main London and Colchester line with fast services on to Liverpool Street. The Melford Road leads north out of Sudbury town centre and contains some of the town's largest and most valuable houses.

THE PROPERTY

Berrylands was built in 1931 by renowned Sudbury builders, Grimwoods. It is believed that Mr Grimwood travelled to Switzerland and was so impressed with the architecture he built this house in the style of Swiss chalets with its heavy eaves overhang bay and verandah balcony at the front. The house is built with a traditional deep red brick under a tiled roof and original had Crittall steel framed windows with leaded lights, which have now been replaced with uPVC double glazed units but still with leaded lights to reflect the original style. The interior of the house has been superbly upgraded and provides spacious and flexible accommodation spread over three floors. The sitting room, main bedroom and largest top floor bedroom all have fine views facing West across the road over Sudbury's famous water meadows, enjoying fabulous sunsets. At the rear is a substantial heated high quality large conservatory with a long mature garden. There is full gas fired central heating. There is plenty of parking and two garages, one on either side of the house.


THE ACCOMMODATION

ON THE GROUND FLOOR

Covered Porchway 11' x 4' (3.3m x 1.2m) Original feature of the house with low brick wall, open balustrading, wide steps leading up. Traditional panelled and glazed front door with leaded light window alongside into the reception hall.

Reception Hall 19' x 11'(5.8m x 3.3m slightly "L" shaped) An impressive hall with front door, window to one side, radiator, light limestone effect ceramic floor tiles, small understairs cupboard and doors to all rooms.

Downstairs Shower/Cloakroom 6'3" x 16' (1.9m x 1.8m) With matching white suite comprising corner shower unit with glass shower door and shower assembly, white low flush WC with wooden seat and pedestal hand basin, painted white tongue and groove panelling to waist level, opaque glazed window to one side, radiator.

Front Sitting Room 18' x 15'3" (5.5m x 4.65m) A dual aspect room at the front of the house with five range casement at the front overlooking the front garden, drive and Sudbury's water meadows beyond, a pair of windows flanking the chimney breast to the side and a further side window giving additional light. Original arched red brick fireplace with hearth (operational) picture rail, and two radiators, connecting door to the dining room and rear sitting room.

Dining Room 15'9" x 14.9" (4.8m x 4.5m plus door recess) With doors from the hall and front sitting room, original multi-glazed French door and windows on either side looking through the conservatory up the garden and a further window to the side by the chimney breast. Fireplace now fitted with cast iron multi fuel burning stove with slate hearth, two radiators, serving hatch, picture rail.

Conservatory 18' x 15' (5.5m x 4.55m) An outstanding heated conservatory ideal for use all the year round. Full height rear and half side walls and then with dwarf brick walls to the side and across the rear, wide gap double glazed windows which include leaded light fan lights to follow the theme of the house. Triple vaulted with real solar absorbing glass double glazed panes giving a top quality feel. Machined oak flooring, triple ceiling light.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 14'6" x 12'3" (4.4m x 3.7m) With two windows to the side, one over the sink, comprehensively fitted with a range of cream shaker style wall and base cupboards all around with antique brass handles, all with real beech woodblock working surfaces and cream tiled splash backs. Wide tile lined fireplace with dresser style shelving above and a fitted dresser alongside, with space below for the cooker. Equipped with one and half bowl porcelain sink with integral drainer and traditional mixer tap, space for 110cm range cooker and space for full height fridge/freezer, the whole room with down lights, light limestone effect ceramic floor tiles and ceiling light. Door to:

Utility Room 11' x 6' (3.35m x 1.8m) Two windows to the rear and half glazed stable door to the side. Fitted with a range of cream wood grain base units with charcoal coloured granite effect laminate working surface and white tiled splash backs. Circular stainless steel sink with mixer tap and spaces for washing machine and dishwasher. Tiled pantry shelf with storage shelves over, limestone effect flooring, radiator, four way ceiling light.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR

Landing 19'3" x 10' (5.8m x 3.1m "L" shaped) Good sized landing with window to the front and uPVC French door opening on to the balcony both overlooking Sudbury's wonderful water meadows. Walk-in boiler and airing cupboard housing modern Worcester gas boiler supplying central heating and with a heated towel rail for drying, with shelving above. Picture rail.

Bedroom 1 17'9" x 11'6" (5.4m x 3.5m) At the front of the house with fully glazed uPVC French door and double windows on either side looking through the covered balcony west out across Sudbury's water meadows. Further casement window to the side, radiator, range of built-in wardrobe cupboards with two pairs of half glazed doors and storage cupboards over. Picture rail.

Covered Balcony 17'9" x 4' (5.4m x 1.2m) One of the most attractive original features of the property, a covered verandah balcony with oak balustrading, looking right out across Sudbury's water meadows.

Bedroom 2 11' x 11' (3.4m x 3.4m) With a window to the rear looking right down the garden and a further window to the side, radiator, built-in wardrobe cupboards, lovely original Art Deco cast iron fireplace, picture rail.

Bedroom 3 11' x 7' (3.4m x 2.1m) With window to the rear looking down the garden, radiator, picture rail.

Bathroom 1 9' x 6'3" (2.7m x 1.9m) Well fitted in traditional style with steel enamel bath with traditional mixer tap and shower attachment and shower screen plus curtain, set into a hardwood surround. Victorian style hardwood surface on the other side with twin Armitage Shanks hand basin with useful cupboards below. Cream brick shaped tiling to waist level, patterned glazed window to the side, dark wood grain flooring, chromium heated towel rail, picture rail.

Separate Cloakroom 6'6" x 3'6" (2m x 1.05m) With traditional style white WC with Victorian wooden seat and wall mounted hand basin with tiled splash back, patterned glazed window, wood grain flooring, small radiator.

Inner Landing/Small Dressing Room/Occasional Bedroom 15' x 9'6" (4.6m x 2.9m plus door recess) (Potential Bedroom 6) This room connects the main landing with the staircase leading up to the second floor and is presently in use as a Study and Dressing Room. However, it could be partitioned off as a single bedroom still leaving access through to the second floor. With leaded light window to the rear looking down the garden, radiator, and further small window to the side on the stairs, picture rail.

ON THE SECOND FLOOR

Landing 12' x 6'9" (3.65m x 2.05 "L" Shaped) With stairs leading up, down lights, door to useful storage cupboards and doors to various bedrooms.

Bedroom 4 16'3" x 16' (4.95m x 4.85m) Lovely big bedroom with high waist rail, radiator and a triple window to the front with spectacular views facing west out across Sudbury's water meadows.

Bedroom 5 11'3" x 10' (3.4m x 3m) With a window to one side useful eaves storage cupboard, waist rail, radiator, down lights, loft hatch, built-in wardrobe cupboards.

Bathroom 2 8'3" x 5' (2.5m x 1.5m "L" shaped) With matching traditional style suite comprising three quarter length free standing roll top bath with gold effect traditional mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, low flush WC with wooden seat and pedestal hand basin with gold effect taps, painted tongue and groove panelling at waist level, full size mirror on one wall, heater towel rail, granite floor tiles, air exchanger.

OUTSIDE

Front Gardens and Drive 55' Deep x 57' Wide (16.8m x 17.4m) The house stands well back away from the road, a pair of brick pillars, low walls and splendid wrought iron gates on the right hand side leading to the drive. The remainder of the frontage has a mature 9' high privet hedge giving excellent screening. The shingle driveway sweeps in and passes to the right of the house down to the main garage to the left of the house down to garage 2 and a large parking and turning area with space for several cars. On either side are tall trees and shrubs and mature hedges giving excellent screening. In front of the house 6 wide brick steps lead up to the front door with a raised paved area and border in front of the porch.

Back Garden 100' long x 65' wide. A real feature of the house is this lovely garden. Extensive flagstone terracing across the back of the house with low brick retaining walls and to one side a small vegetable bed with sleeper edges. A gate leads down between the house and garage out to the front, and on the right is the summer house. The terrace opens on to a long lawn reaching right up to the far end with well stocked flower and shrub borders on either side and at the rear. There is an ornamental lily pond on the right and a raised timber seating deck with trellis archway over. Other mature gardens all around. Overall Plot 195' x 65' (59.4m x 19.8m) - 0. 3 acres subject to survey.

OUTBUILDINGS

Summer House 10' x 7' (3m x 2.1m) A modern cedar summer house with pitched roof, French doors and windows to the front and one side. Power and light connected.

Garage 1 20' x 10' (6m x 3m) A good sized brick built garage to the right of the house with a mono pitched corrugated roof with door to the front, two windows to the side and a window to the rear. Power and light connected.

Garage 2 16' x 8' (4.9m x 2.4m) On the left hand side of the house. Of brick construction under a mono pitched corrugated roof with up and over door to the front.

MISCELLANEOUS

SERVICES We are advised that mains water (metered), gas, electricity, drainage and telephone are connected, although we have not made enquiries to confirm. Please note we have not carried out a survey, nor tested the plumbing, heating, electrical and drainage systems. House purchasers are always advised to have a survey.

COUNCIL TAX Babergh District Council (Tel: ) advised Charge Band F, amount payable 2019/2020 £2,631.52.

TENURE, SOFT FURNISHINGS & FIXTURES Freehold. We have not inspected the title deeds. Full list provided with formal contracts.

VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS Viewing by appointment please through the vendor's agents, as above.



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