Hartest, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

This spacious detached period house has exceptional character (Suffolk latch oak doors, inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams etc) and occupies an elevated position which in turn provides for stunning far reaching views. The property would be well suited for those with an equestrian interest as there are a series of outbuildings, a workshop, paddocks, stables, meadows etc. There is a large copse, formal gardens and in all the property occupies about 18 acres.

  • Detached house
  • In about 18 acres
  • Paddocks, meadows, large copse and formal gardens
  • Offering exceptional character throughout
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Ample parking
  • Detached cold/wine store
  • A large of useful outbuildings
Door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With Suffolk white brick floor and doors to:

DRAWING ROOM: (7.36m x 4.69m max) 24'2" x 15'5" (max) With exceptional far reaching views over the paddocks and countryside beyond. Exposed beams, fireplace (presently sealed) and double doors opening onto terracing and the garden beyond.

SITTING ROOM: (4.41m x 4.39m) 14'6" x 14'5" A splendid room with a high beamed ceiling and a Suffolk latch door opening to the inner hall. There is an impressive inglenook fireplace with a heavy oak bressumer, exposed brickwork and log burning stove below.

DINING ROOM: (4.57m x 4.44m) 15'0" x 14'7" With evidence of a mullion window. Exposed oak beams and an inglenook fireplace with a heavy oak bressumer and attractive brickwork.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/LIVING ROOM: (8.63m x 4.52m) 28'4" x 14'10" A charming room, full of character and divided into two distinct areas with beams running throughout and double doors off the living area opening onto terracing and the garden beyond. The kitchen enjoys far reaching views and is fitted with an extensive range of matching

oak fronted units with tiled worktops, glass display cabinets, matching island unit and two sink units with mixer taps. AGA and conventional twin electric ovens with five ring gas hob and extractor fan over.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM: (2.84m x 1.77m) 9'4" x 5'10" A practical space with plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, fitted worktop and exposed beams.

SHOWER ROOM: Large shower cubicle, WC, bidet and wash hand basin.

Inner Hall: Exposed beams, useful storage cupboard and handmade oak staircase to the galleried landing above.

First Floor

GALLERIED LANDING: A spacious area with exposed beams, shelved linen cupboard and door to:

BEDROOM 1 (4.36m x 4.21m) 14'4" x 13'10" Enjoying outstanding far reaching rolling countryside views. Large walk in wardrobe, shelved storage cupboard, fireplace, exposed beams and mullion window.

DRESSING AREA: (2.89m x 1.77m) 9'6" x 5'10" With large built in double wardrobe and doors to:

EN-SUITE: Fitted with an enamel bath with shower over, bidet, WC and wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit with a tiled top, mirror, strip light,

shaver point and storage below. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 2 (5.94m (narrowing to 2.89m) x 4.41m (narrowing to 1.77m) 19'6" (narrowing to 9'6") x 14'6" (narrowin Enjoying far reaching views and complemented by exposed beams, access to the loft storage space and door to:

EN-SUITE: Enamel bath with shower over, bidet, WC, wash hand basin with storage below. Fitted mirror, strip light and shaver point.

BEDROOM 3 (4.69m x 4.44m) 15'5" x 14'7" With exposed beams and outstanding countryside views.

BEDROOM 4 (4.52m x 2.81m) 14'10" x 9'3" Exposed beams.

BEDROOM 5 (4.34m x 2.92m max into recess) 14'3" x 9'3" (max into recess) Exposed beams and far reaching countryside views.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Enamel bath with shower over, bidet, WC and wash hand basin with storage below. Fitted mirror, strip light and shaver point.

Outside Immediately to the side of the house is a gravel drive that provides ample off road parking and is well placed for:

STUDIO: (4.82m x 2.64m) 15'10" x 8'8" With natural light, strip lighting, electric storage heater and power points.

WORKSHOP: (3.73m x 3.14m) 12'3" x 10'4"A versatile space with weather boarded elevations under a tiled roof and benefitting from natural light, further lighting and power points.

There are charming enclosed formal gardens located behind the house with large terracing designed with entertaining and dining alfresco in mind.

There is secondary vehicle access which is well-placed to utilise the meadows and equestrian facilities and leads to:

OUTBUILDING: A large 'L' shaped building that is cleverly designed around a concrete yard which incorporates a four bay cart lodge, stable block with water connected, large tack/work room and:

COLD/WINE STORE: (7.92m x 5.66m) 26' x 18'7" Currently utilised as a wine store with its own security alarm system, temperature control, lighting and power.

There is a large area of post and rail paddocks, a pond and a large meadow that could be utilised as further paddocks if required which in turn opens to an established copse all against a background of rolling countryside.

In all about 18 acres.

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