Bradfield St Clare, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Set well back from the road on a quiet country lane on the outskirts of this popular Suffolk village, Oakapples is a fine period residence predominantly of timber framed construction beneath a quintessential thatched roof. Inside the property continues the medieval theme, boasting an Inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and brickwork together with original oak floorboards.

  • Idyllic rural location
  • Period features
  • Garage and off road parking
  • Charming and delightful gardens and grounds
  • In all about 0.8 acres
Set well back from the road on a quiet country lane on the outskirts of this popular Suffolk village, Oakapples is a fine period residence predominantly of timber framed construction beneath a quintessential thatched roof. Inside the property continues the medieval theme, boasting an Inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and brickwork together with original oak floorboards. The accommodation, arranged over two floors, is extensive throughout and benefits from three reception rooms of ample proportions as well as additional versatile living space. The ground floor is further complemented by three first floor double bedrooms as well as an additional single bedroom four. Other notable features include ample off road parking, single garage, detached workshop and greenhouse, all of which are incorporated within the delightful and well-maintained grounds, made up of both formal gardens as well as a wild flower meadow.

The accommodation in more detail comprises:

Front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: A welcoming entrance with stairs to the first floor, brick flooring, exposed beams and brickwork and doors to:

SITTING ROOM: An impressive and proportionate space featuring a substantial Inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer over on a brick hearth. Exposed beams, oak flooring and door to under stairs cupboard. Two windows to front aspect. Door to:

REAR HALL: With window to rear aspect, parquet flooring, door to storage cupboard and doors to:

STUDY: A versatile space ideal as a home office or equally suitable as an additional reception room or ground floor bedroom. This L-shaped space comprises parquet flooring, built-in storage unit and window to rear aspect as well as French doors to the rear, both of which enjoy idyllic views of the rear garden and countryside beyond.

BATHROOM: White suite comprising W.C, wash basin, panelled bath with shower attachment over, tiled flooring and tiled walls. Extractor and frosted window to side aspect.

DINING ROOM: Again with exposed beams and oak flooring. Window to front aspect. Entrance door to;

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: A light and airy L-shaped room conveniently positioned centrally within the ground floor. Fitted with a matching range of base units with worktops over and inset with 1½ bowl stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher, fridge, oven and four ring gas hob with extractor over as well as incorporating a feature AGA. Door to larder. Tiled flooring and window to rear aspect. Period features include open studwork. Doors to:

GARDEN ROOM: A more recent addition to the accommodation, the garden room is constructed on a brick plinth with glass on three sides making for an ideal place to enjoy the peaceful and picturesque surroundings. With tiled flooring, French doors to side and door to storage cupboard.

UTILITY ROOM: Fitted with base units with wooden worktops over and inset with butler sink. Space for washing machine. Tiled flooring, door to side and personnel door to garage. The utility room also houses the oil-fired boiler.

CLOAKROOM: White suite comprising W.C, wash basin, tiled flooring, tiled walls and frosted window to side aspect.

First floor

LANDING: With oak flooring, window to front aspect and doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM: A double room with double aspect windows to the front and side, oak flooring and built-in wardrobes

BEDROOM 2: Accessed via steps up from the landing, this double room features double aspect windows to the rear and side, oak flooring and built-in storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 3: Another double room with window to side aspect, oak flooring, exposed beams and access to loft.

BEDROOM 4: With window to front aspect.

FIRST FLOOR BATHROOM: White suite comprising W.C, wash basin, corner tiled shower cubicle, tiled flooring, tongue and groove panelling, window to side aspect and access to loft.

Outside Oakapples stands well back from the road on a quiet country lane and is accessed through a five bar gate, which in turn leads to a private gravel drive providing off road parking for several vehicles and giving access to the single garage with double doors and power and light connected.

The gardens are predominantly lawned and are made up of formal gardens as well as a wild flower meadow. The grounds are planted with a wide range of flower and shrub borders as well as a number of established specimen trees. Also incorporated within the plot are a detached workshop, greenhouse, raised beds, pond and a terrace abutting the side of the property.

In all about 0.8 acres.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

SERVICES: Main water and electricity. Private drainage (septic tank). Oil-fired heating. Note: None of the services have been tested by the agent.

AGENT´S NOTE: We understand that the property is Grade II Listed.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

NOTICE: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these sales details, they are for guidance purposes only and prospective purchasers or lessees are advised to seek their own professional advice as well as to satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their

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