Tostock, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

An exceptional five bedroom detached family house offering extensive accommodation and idyllic grounds with countryside views. In all about 1.4 acres.

  • An outstanding detached family house
  • Idyllic grounds with countryside views
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Conservatory
  • Vaulted kitchen/dining room
  • 5 bedrooms (1 en-suite)
  • Parking and double garage
  • In all about 1.4 acres
An outstanding detached family house offering exceptional accommodation and idyllic grounds located in this highly favoured Suffolk village. Oakwood has been designed and presented to the highest of standards throughout which affords three reception rooms and five bedrooms. This exquisite house is also enhanced by excellent grounds of approximately 1.4 acres that encompass countryside views. The property is further benefitted by off street parking and double garage.

Solid wood entrance door to;

RECEPTION HALL: A large welcoming area with solid wood flooring. Bespoke staircase rising to the first floor with understairs storage cupboard. Staircase to cellar. Further storage cupboard. Doors to;

DRAWING ROOM: 26'1 x 15'9 (7.95m x 4.81m). An impressive living room with substantial brick fireplace under a large bressumer with a brick hearth which creates the main focal point of the room. French style doors opening to rear terrace ideally placed for warm sunny afternoons. French style doors opening to conservatory.

INNER HALL: Providing access from the study to the drawing room with French style doors opening to the terrace.

DINING ROOM: 19' x 12'11 (5.79m x 3.93m). A substantial room with views overlooking the side garden. Two sets of French style doors opening to the inner hall and study.

STUDY: 17'3 x 11' (5.26m x 3.35m). With French style doors opening to the rear terrace and doors to dining room. A versatile room currently used as a home office by the present owner, however it is ideally placed to be used as a sitting room.

CONSERVATORY: 16'10 x 13'4 (5.14m x 4.07m). Conveniently placed off the drawing room having two sets of doors opening to the rear allowing one views of the gardens. Tiled flooring.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 24'10 x 15'10 (7.56m x 4.83m). An excellent vaulted room designed into two distinctive areas, the kitchen area fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate a 1½ bowl sink unit with double drainer and mixer tap over. Central matching preparation island having sink unit and mixer tap. Large red brick feature chimney stack currently housing the inset AGA with hotplates. Built-in microwave oven and dishwasher. Two further storage cupboards (one having space for a freestanding fridge/freezer). Tiled flooring runs throughout the area. The dining area has French style doors opening to the rear terrace.

UTILITY/SHOWER ROOM: 12'2 x 11'4 (3.71m x 3.45m). A generous sized room with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces. Two large sink units both with mixer taps. Large built-in shower with tiled surround. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring.

BOOT ROOM: 15'2 x 8'1 (4.62m x 2.47m). A useful room that would lend itself to a multiple of uses. Dual aspect. Door opening to;

DOUBLE GARAGE: 22' x 21'9 (6.71 x 6.64m). Fitted with two up and over doors, personal door to the house. Power and light connected.

REAR LOBBY: Between the boot room and utility room. Personal rear door. Tiled flooring. Storage cupboard.

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. Heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

SECOND CLOAKROOM: (located off the reception hall). An elegant suite with pedestal wash hand basin, W.C. and vanity unit with cupboard beneath. Heated towel rail. Attractive tiled walls and wooden flooring.

CELLAR: 11'5 x 7' (3.48m x 2.13m). Power and light connected.

First floor

LANDING: An impressive area under a high vaulted ceiling. Attractive stained glass window. Large picture window overlooking the front and offering views to the countryside beyond. Built-in storage cupboard. Half height doorway provides access to the mezzanine gallery which overlooks the kitchen.

BEDROOM 1: 16' x 15'10 (4.87m x 4.82m). A splendid light room with dual aspect overlooking the attractive rear gardens. French style doors opening to the balcony. Extensive range of built-in wardrobes. Door opening to;

EN SUITE: Fitted with an extensive white suite comprising large oval shaped bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment over. Tiled surround. Wash hand basin with vanity unit surround and cupboards beneath, W.C. with enclosed cistern, bidet and shower cubicle with tiled surround. Range of storage cupboards.

BEDROOM 2: 15'8 x 15'1 (4.77m x 4.59m). A generous dual aspect room with views to rear garden.

BEDROOM 3: 15'1 x 11'3 (4.61m x 3.42m). With views overlooking the rear gardens.

BEDROOM 4: 12'11 x 10'11 (3.94m x 3.33m). A generous room having views of the rear gardens.

BEDROOM 5: 13'4 x 8'5 (4.07m x 2.57). An extensive range of built-in wardrobes and dressers. Views to rear gardens.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Fitted with a white suite comprising a built-in panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, tiled surround, W.C, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Tiled flooring.

SHOWER ROOM: Having built-in shower cubicle with tiled surround, wash hand basin with vanity surround and cupboard beneath, W.C. with enclosed cistern. Built-in storage cupboard. Heated towel rail.

Outside The property is set back from the road and approached via a five bar gate which in turn opens to an extensive driveway that affords off street parking for multiple vehicles and leads to the property and DOUBLE GARAGE. The remainder of the front is predominantly bordered by well stocked flowering beds. Paths continue to the side of the property each having gates opening to the rear garden.

The rear gardens are a sheer delight and possibly one of the key selling features of the property, predominantly laid to extensive lawn interspersed with well stocked flowering beds that offer a variety of well-established trees. The property itself is surrounded by a terrace area with the majority abutting the kitchen/dining room and drawing room and is ideally placed to offer al fresco dining on warm summer days. The terrace area is also flanked by a low height wall and steps leading to the grounds. The lawn and terrace area continue to the side where there is a vegetable garden. Situated towards the rear of the grounds is a large natural pond that creates an idyllic setting. A summerhouse is ideally placed to enjoy views of the superb gardens with power and light connected. To the corner of the grounds the lawn leads to a designated wooded copse with shingle paths meandering through the trees which afford countryside views, a further summerhouse and attractive stream water feature.

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