Thurston, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

A spacious single storey property occupying a private and peaceful setting on a country lane in the popular village of Thurston only a few minutes outside of the town centre of Bury St Edmunds. Originally built in the 1970s as a staff house to Planche Hall and extensively enlarged and re-modelled at the turn of the century by the current owners creating a unique country property with generous proportions.

  • Georgian style single storey property
  • Generously proportioned accommodation amounting to over 3,700 square feet
  • 4 bedrooms (2 of which with en-suite)
  • 3 reception rooms
  • In all about 1.9 acres
A spacious single storey property occupying a private and peaceful setting on a country lane in the popular village of Thurston only a few minutes outside of the town centre of Bury St Edmunds. Originally built in the 1970s as a staff house to Planche Hall and extensively enlarged and re-modelled at the turn of the century by the current owners creating a unique country property with generous proportions.

Entrance into: A large covered porch with decorative columns leads to double heavy set wooden doors that open to:

ENTRANCE HALL A generous entrance hall providing a warm welcome afforded a great deal of light via a large skylight and featuring limestone tiled flooring with mat well inset and doors leading to:

DINING ROOM 25' 7" x 13' 9" (7.8m x 4.19m) Sitting centrally within the house this stunning dining room features limestone tiled flooring and has a great deal of space for furniture. There are double aspect views over the rear gardens and door leading to an outside dining terrace with further doors leading to the remaining reception rooms.

SITTING ROOM 16' 4" x 8' 14" (5m x 2.79m) The cosy sitting room enjoys triple aspect views over the front and rear gardens and features characterful architraves and a brick built fireplace with marble surround and Hunter multi fuel burning stove.

DRAWING ROOM 23' 11" x 17' 9" (7.29m x 5.41m) A generous sized formal drawing room enjoying double aspect views over the side and rear gardens and featuring an open fireplace with decorative wooden surround and slate coloured marble hearth. Double doors with decorative architrave lead back to the dining room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 22' 0" x 13' 5" (6.71m x 4.09m) A light and spacious kitchen/breakfast room enjoying views over the rear gardens and swimming pool area, extensively fitted with a range of bespoke handmade wall and base units beneath Silestone worktops with a one and a half stainless steel sink inset. There are many high quality integrated appliances including Miele full height fridge, dishwasher, electric oven and microwave, Siemens electric double hob and an oil fired two hob AGA. A separate pantry provides further storage and shelving.

UTILITY ROOM 20' 4" x 5' 7" (6.2m x 1.7m) The large useful utility room further features a range of units beneath worktops with a stainless steel sink inset, space and

plumbing is provided for washing machine, tumble dryer and upright

freezer. There are also plenty of useful storage cupboards, a large boot and cloak cupboard to one end and door leading to the rear.

BOILER ROOM 6' 11" x 6' 3" (2.11m x 1.91m) A useful walk-in airing cupboard providing plenty of shelving and storage.

CLOAKROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising WC, wash basin and dressing table.

STUDY 22' 0" x 13' 5" (6.71m x 4.09m) An ideal study space featuring a bespoke fitted corner desk with plenty of shelving and storage cupboards.

LIBRARY/INNER HALLWAY 14' 5" x 11' 6" (4.39m x 3.51m) A useful space within the house afforded a great deal of light thanks to the high ceilings and skylight and offering a variety of uses such as a library or formal hallway.

PRINCIPAL SUITE 17' 9" x 17' 9" (5.41m x 5.41m) A real feature within the property is the generous master bedroom that enjoys delightful views over the rear gardens. There is a great deal of wardrobes and drawer space and a separate dressing room providing further storage space and a door leading to the outside pool area. The luxurious En-suite bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising WC, bidet, double basins inset a large vanity unit, glazed shower cubicle and a generous double Jacuzzi bath. The separate En-suite shower room has been recently re-fitted, tiled in marble and features a contemporary suite comprising WC, wash basin inset a vanity storage unit and double glazed shower cubicle.

BEDROOM 2 17' 5" x 11' 6" (5.31m x 3.51m) A generous bedroom with views and door leading to the outside pool area and featuring three sets of built-in wardrobes providing plenty of shelving and hanging space. The tastefully tiled En-suite comprises WC, wash basin and panelled bath with Victorian style shower attachment.

BEDROOM 3 16' 1" x 13' 9" (4.9m x 4.19m) A further generous double bedroom enjoying views over the rear gardens and fitted with a range of built-in wardrobes and drawers with a built-in entertainment unit.

BEDROOM 4 13' 9" x 13' 1" (4.19m x 3.99m) A generous double bedroom with views over the rear gardens.

FAMILY BATHROOM 13' 1" x 11' 6" (3.99m x 3.51m) Featuring limestone tiled flooring and marble walls and fitted with a white suite comprising WC, wash basin, panelled bath with shower attachment.

Outside The property is situated on a quiet country lane behind a high tree line affording a great deal of privacy and approached via double gates that lead to a private driveway providing plenty of off road parking and access to the Double Garage with power and light connected and electric roller doors. The house itself sits centrally within its grounds that measure approximately 1.95 acres and feature three main lawns interspersed by a variety of mature fruit and blossom trees, many well stocked mature shrub bed borders and rose arches. A large outside swimming pool area features an outside dining terrace, raised beds and borders and a swimming pool measuring approximately 4.5 x 10 metres. A timber framed pool house provides changing facilities and WC and houses the boiler for the swimming pool. There is also a further range of useful timber framed garden stores and a greenhouse with enclosed vegetable garden with raised planters.

In all about 1.9 acres.

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