Bures, Sudbury, Suffolk

An detached period property, extensively refurbished to create a well-balanced yet versatile family home of considerable proportions with a total internal floor area of approximately 2,700 sq ft. Benefits include garaging, off-street parking and gardens with stunning views.

  • 4 reception rooms
  • Study
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • En-suite shower room
  • Detached garage
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Plot size of approximately 0.5 acres
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An extensively refurbished five bedroom (one en-suite) detached period property enjoying an outstanding setting on the edge of the Stour Valley, located on the periphery of the highly regarded village of Bures. Constables Cottage has been extensively refurbished by the current owners to create a well-balanced yet versatile family home of considerable proportions with a total internal floor area of approximately 2,700 sq ft. A theme of English Oak is noticeable throughout the refurbishment works which also encompass replacement windows, decoration throughout and particularly striking granite topped kitchen/breakfast room enjoying an elevated aspect embracing the south-westerly views over the rear gardens. Further benefits to the property include a detached garage, ample off-street parking and established grounds with a total plot size of approximately 0.5 acres affording uninterrupted views over the Stour Valley beyond.

Stained glass solid wood door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With exposed brick flooring, oak fronted storage unit and oak door with Suffolk latch to:

SITTING ROOM: 7.33m x 5.09m (24' 0" x 16' 8") An inviting room with casement double glazed windows to front, exposed oak flooring throughout and an imposing central brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove and oak bressumer beam over. Steps down to:

GARDEN ROOM: 5.38m x 2.81m (17' 7" x 9' 2") Enjoying an open aspect and linking with directly with the dining room, features include oak flooring and double doors to rear enjoying a south-westerly aspect with direct access onto the elevated rear terrace.

DINING ROOM: 3.97m x 3.50m (13' 0" x 11' 5") Enjoying a dual south-westerly aspect with casement windows to rear and double doors to side opening to the terrace. Oak flooring throughout, featured brick wall and views to rear over the garden and valley beyond.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 5.34m x 4.52m (17' 6" maximum internal measurement x 14' 9") Fitted by the current owners with a matching range of base and wall units with granite worktops over and upstands above. Double ceramic butler sink unit with mixer tap above and windows to rear overlooking the gardens. The kitchen is being offered with a range of integral appliances including a double oven with five ring ceramic hob and extractor hood above encased in an oak fronted frame. Further features include a range of pull out drawers, wine cooler and central granite topped island ideally suited as breakfast bar and entertaining. Further appliances include a fitted fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and waste recycling bins. LED spotlights throughout and panel glazed oak door with step up to:

UTILITY ROOM: 2.80m x 1.95m (9' 2" x 6' 4") With exposed brick flooring, granite topped units with upstands above and ceramic butler sink unit with a mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, window to side and door to outside. Hatch to loft. Oak sliding door to:

BOILER ROOM: With useful shelving, space for water softener and also housing oil-fired boiler.

FAMILY ROOM: 6.38m x 3.97m (20' 11" x 13' 0") Enjoying a dual aspect with windows to front and rear, further low level window within a lean-to-link overlooked by the terrace. Having been partly refurbished by the current owners this room still requires completion in the form of insulation, plaster boarding and internal fixtures.

STUDY: 3.89m x 3.10m (12' 9" maximum internal measurement x 10' 2") With oak flooring throughout, central fireplace with stone hearth and terracotta tiles and mantle over. Casement window to front overlooking gardens.

SHOWER ROOM: 2.98m x 2.28m (9' 9" maximum internal measurement x 7' 5") Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, twin spherical wash hand basins with mixer taps over and set within a base level granite top oak unit. Wall-mounted towel rail, clouded glazed window to side and fully tiled walk-in shower with fitted attachment.

INNER HALL: With oak fronted storage unit, LED spotlights and staircase off.

First floor

LANDING: With exposed timber work, oak fronted storage units and hatch to loft. Oak door with Suffolk latch to:

DRESSING ROOM: 2.55m x 2.32m (8' 4" x 7' 7") Forming part of the impressive master suite with recessed shelving and four door storage unit. Opening to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 5.60m x 5.33m (18' 4" x 17' 5") Enjoying a dual south-westerly aspect with windows to side and rear affording an elevated view over the gardens and valley beyond. with oak door opening to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 2.76m x 2.09m (9' 0" x 6' 10") Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, ceramic wash hand basin within a base level unit and a walk-in double shower unit with central ceiling shower attachment. LED spotlights throughout and clouded glazed window to side.

BEDROOM 2: 4.09m x 3.02m (13' 5" narrowing to 10' 11" x 9' 10") Set beneath a raised pitched roof line and enjoying a dual aspect with windows to side and rear overlooking the gardens.

BEDROOM 3: 3.30m x 3.02m (10' 9" x 9' 10") With casement window to front and exposed timber work.

BEDROOM 4: 3.38m x 3.07m (11' 1" x 10' 0") With casement windows to front.

BEDROOM 5: 2.90m x 2.40m (9' 6" x 7' 10") With casement windows to front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 2.61m x 1.69m (8' 6" x 5' 6") Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin within a base level unit and fully tiled bath with wall-mounted heated towel rail. LED spotlights and clouded glazed window to side.

Outside The property is situated on the south side of the Sudbury Road with partly walled gardens to front with a low level slate chipped border and lawn verge. The driveway runs beside the property with an initial area of parking bordered by a five bar oak gate with further parking beyond and direct access to:

DETACHED GARAGE: 9.87m x 4.16m (32' 4" x 13' 7" narrowing to 3.14m) With twin doors to front and light and power connected.

The gardens are an outstanding feature of the property, sloping away from the house towards the valley with an established border on both sides and a range of mature trees. From within the garden the views towards the Stour Valley are quite exceptional culminating in the raised decking at the foot of the grounds which provide an uninterrupted aspect over the surrounding farmland in the distance.

GARDEN The gardens are an outstanding feature of the property, sloping away from the house towards the valley with an established border on both sides and a range of mature trees. From within the garden the views towards the Stour Valley are quite exceptional culminating in the raised decking at the foot of the grounds which provide an uninterrupted aspect over the surrounding farmland in the distance.

SERVICES: Mains water, private drainage and electricity are connected. Oil fired heating to radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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