An exquisite Grade II Listed country house set in beautiful grounds, close to Bury St Edmunds.
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Offering exceptional and elegantly finished accommodation throughout, this handsome Grade II Listed house believed to date from the 16th Century occupies a delightful rural setting and is conveniently located within easy reach of the historic town of Bury St Edmunds. Set in over 7 acres of well manicured gardens and grounds, and with the added benefit of additional accommodation in the Coach House, the property perfectly incorporates period architectural features with all the modern amenities ideal for 21st Century family life.
The welcoming entrance hall with stone floor provides access to the main reception rooms; a spacious drawing room with wood panelling, large dual aspect sash windows and fireplace with wood burning stove; elegant sitting room with fireplace and large sash windows, and dining room with fireplace, wooden flooring and views across the front gardens. At the heart of the house is the beautifully presented kitchen/breakfast room, featuring large central island with ample seating, and modern, bespoke cabinetry. Accessed from the kitchen is the well-appointed pantry and unusual walk-in drinks room, as well as the family room. To the rear of the house is the fabulous cinema room complete with tiered seating, and a separate utility and boot room.
Separated from the rest of the first floor, the principal bedroom suite is to the front of the property; the dual aspect bedroom with views across the gardens from the balcony, a separate cloakroom with useful storage cupboard, a luxurious and immaculately presented en suite bathroom with walk-in shower and pebble-shaped bath, and a large dressing room. Three further bedrooms and two family bathrooms complete the main first floor accommodation.
Located to the rear of the property and accessed through the boot room, is a separate guest wing. With a connecting door to the main house and stairs up to the first floor, it comprises a sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom; for those with a larger family, could incorporate this into the main accomodation.
Coach House Ideal for multi-generational living or for the occassional guests, the coach house accommodation includes a kitchen/family area with two bedrooms, one off the other; and sits above the garaging and workshop below.
Local Authority: West Suffolk Council Services: Private drainage. Mains gas central heating. All other mains services are connected. Council Tax: Tax band H
This property has 7.37 acres of land.
Accessed through electric gates, the property is approached over a sweeping gravelled driveway, with large turning areas to the front and rear elevations, parking for multiple vehicles and garaging beyond. Extending to 7.37 acres, the gardens and grounds offer a high-degree of privacy, beneftting from a wide variety of well-established specimen trees areas of lawn that could accommodate grazing if required, woodland, an orchard and tennis court. The recently completed outdoor, heated swimming pool has been renovated to the highest standards. Complete with pool house containing the plant room, gas fired boiler and air source heat pump, the pool itself has a bespoke timber diving board, roller shutter safety cover and lighting to both the pool and surrounding terrace creating an ideal ambient entertaining area.
Accessed from the rear drive are the outbuildings providing ample storage, workshop and garaging. In addition to the already converted first floor accomodation within the Coach House, below, could offer the opportunity for additional conversion into an office or further living quarters subject to the neccessary consents.
Located to the east of Bury St Edmunds, the property is within easy access of this popular and historic market town; there is even a direct route to the town along cycle paths from the house. Rougham village itself, which lies just south of the A14, has a post office/village shop and a pub/restaurant. Bury St Edmunds offers a full array of recreational and shopping amenities; the impressive Abbey Gardens are a popular attraction in the town. Cambridge and Ipswich are within easy reach via the A14, both with mainline railway lines to London; further train service runs from Thurston 1.7 miles away - which can be accessed on foot - Stowmarket, Sudbury, and Audley End.
Travelling west on the A14 towards Bury St Edmunds, take junction 45 at Rougham, and then left, heading north on Sow Lane. At the roundabout turn right continuing on Sow Lane. At the following roundabout take the second exit, and turn immediately right into the entrance leading to the driveway of the property.Read all
- Exquisite and handsome Country Home
- Elegantly finished throughout
- 6 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
- Separate Coach House
- Pool and Tennis court
- Outbuildings and home office
- Close to Bury St Edmunds
- In all about 7.37 acres
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