Hawstead, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Set in an idyllic rural location is this unique opportunity to acquire a substantial detached barn conversion offering over 3,500 square feet of accommodation. The property has undergone severe restorations by the current owners from what was a derelict former outbuilding to the neighbouring farm house, yet requires further remedial work to complete the restoration. Benefits include ample off road parking, additional generous detached barn ideal for a variety of uses, and planning consent has been granted in the past for a double cart lodge.

  • Idyllic rural setting
  • Requiring finishing
  • Substantial accommodation amounting to over 3,500 square feet
  • Detached outbuilding
  • In all about 0.6 acres
Set in an idyllic rural location is this unique opportunity to acquire a substantial detached barn conversion offering over 3,500 square feet of accommodation. The property has undergone severe restorations by the current owners from what was a derelict former outbuilding to the neighbouring farm house, yet requires further remedial work to complete the restoration. Benefits include ample off road parking, additional generous detached barn ideal for a variety of uses, and planning consent has been granted in the past for a double cart lodge.

Entrance into:

ENTRANCE HALL With cloak hanging space, exposed timbers, window to side aspect, tiled flooring and opening to:

DRAWING ROOM 43' 5" x 19' 8" (13.24m x 6.01m) This impressive room is the main focal point of the house and harmoniously blends character features with the ever fashionable open plan space ideal for modern day family living. In brief the room comprises double aspect windows, exposed timbers with vaulted ceiling, stairs to first floor, storage area, door to under stairs cupboard, French doors opening onto the garden and doors to:

INNER HALL With oak flooring, exposed timbers and doors to:

BEDROOM 3 14' 1" x 12' 6" (4.30m x 3.83m) A double room with window to front aspect, exposed timbers and built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4 13' 7" x 12' 8" (4.16m x 3.88m) Window to side aspect and exposed timbers.

BATHROOM 11' 6" x 9' 3" (3.52m x 2.83m) Currently not fitted, however a designated space for the bathroom suite with tiled flooring installed and window to side aspect.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 22' 11" x 15' 0" (7.0m x 4.58m) Again requiring completion, however this light and airy space located centrally within the house in between the drawing room and sitting room offers a blank canvas to create a luxurious fitted kitchen and benefits from French

doors opening onto the garden and double aspect windows. There are also fitted base units with wooden worktops over and inset with 1½ bowl sink and drainer. With space for white goods and door to:

UTILITY ROOM 20' 8" x 11' 1" (6.32m x 3.39m) With door to side, tiled flooring, window to side aspect and also fitted with base units with wooden worktops over and inset with stainless steel sink and drainer. Door to boiler cupboard and door to:

CLOAKROOM 9' 3" x 5' 6" (2.83m x 1.69m) Fitted with a white suite comprising WC, wash basin and tiled flooring.

SITTING ROOM 19' 6" x 15' 0" (5.95m x 4.59m) With double aspect windows and two sets of French doors. The sitting room also gives access via steps up to:

MASTER BEDROOM 19' 3" x 14' 3" (5.89m x 4.36m) Divided into three areas, namely ENTRANCE HALL with built in cloaks cupboard, DOUBLE BEDROOM with double aspect windows and French doors to side and

BATHROOM 11' 6" x 9' 3" (3.52m x 2.83m) Comprising white suite with WC, wash basin and panelled bath. The bathroom does again require finishing however is fitted with working appliances at present.

First Floor

LANDING Accessed via stairs leading from the drawing room to:

SECOND PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE 15' 4" x 11' 6" (4.69m x 3.52m) Comprising in three parts, DRESSING AREA with under eaves storage space and door to, BEDROOM a double room with window to side aspect, skylight and exposed timbers and

BATHROOM 10' 4" x 8' 1" (3.16m x 2.47m) Currently not fitted, however a designated space for the bathroom suite with tiled flooring installed.

Outside The property is accessed over an initially shared gravel drive, then through a five bar gate which in turn leads to a parking area for several vehicles. The landscaping of the formal gardens has commenced, however further laying of turf as well as the establishment of the borders would need to be implemented by the new purchaser. Also incorporated within the plot is a DETACHED TIMBER OUTBUILDING which is currently derelict however would be suitable for conversion to a number of different facilities subject to the relevant planning consent. To the rear of the plot is a DETACHED OUTBUILDING currently used as storage however ideal for a variety of uses. The property borders farmland on two sides and its boundaries are clearly defined by fencing.

In all about 0.6 acres.

SERVICES Main water and electricity. Private drainage (Septic tank).

NOTE None of the services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY St Edmundsbury District Council.

AGENTS NOTE We understand that the planning consent was previously granted for a double cart lodge to be erected. We are also required to inform prospective purchasers that the property is subject to covenants. Further details on all points mentioned can be found by contacting the agent.

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

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