Bures, Sudbury, Suffolk

An architecturally unique detached timber framed property of significant stature, occupying an elevated setting, commissioned by the current owners and completed in 2005 with an excellent specification throughout. Benefits include a detached carport, garden room, summer house and ornate gardens.

  • This property enjoys stunning views from its elevated setting
  • Dual aspect sitting room with wood burning stove
  • 26 ft long kitchen/dining room
  • Utility room
  • Ground floor shower room
  • Galleried landing
  • En-suite and family bathroom
  • External garden room
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An architecturally unique four bedroom (one en-suite) detached timber framed property of significant stature, occupying an elevated setting, walking distance to the ever popular village of Bures. Commissioned by the current owners and completed to an excellent specification throughout the property has been designed to incorporate many of the hallmarks of period architecture with a noticeable theme of English oak throughout, array of exposed timbers and studwork, mullion windows and pine doors complete with Suffolk latches. Conveniently located for the branch line village railway station, market towns of both Sudbury (6 miles) and Colchester (7 miles), further benefits include a detached carport, garden room, summer house and ornate gardens with a total plot size of approximately 0.2 acres.

English oak door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 15' 0" x 13' 3" (4.59m x 4.06 m max) With an array of impressive exposed timbers and studwork, oak staircase off, stripped oak flooring throughout and door to under stair storage recess. Casement windows to front, door to:

SITTING ROOM: 22' 6" x 13' 3" (6.88m x 4.05m) A characterful, dual aspect room with windows to front and rear, three substantial ceiling timbers and further exposed timber work. The focal point of the room is a central redbrick, recessed inglenook fireplace with hearth, brick surround and oak bressumer beam over. Attractive views are afforded from the front over the Stour Valley distant and well screened gardens to rear.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 25' 11" x 14' 0" (7.91m x 4.27m) This triple aspect room is complemented by a county style design with a matching range of oak fronted base and wall units with worktops above. Ceramic sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap above and views over the rear gardens. A four door gas/electric Rangemaster oven is set within a recessed tiled fireplace with pine surround. Fitted appliances include a dishwasher, water softener and space for a fridge/freezer. Ideally suited for entertaining the kitchen/dining room further benefits from a central island unit which is presently used as a breakfast bar, dining area to rear and French doors opening to side terrace. Limestone flooring throughout, oak timberwork and views over the gardens. Pine door with Suffolk latch opening to:

UTILITY ROOM: 9' 7" x 8' 9" (2.93m x 2.67m) Fitted with a matching range of oak base and wall units with granite effect worktops over and oak upstands above. Stainless steel single sink unit with mixer tap over, space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer and wine store. Limestone tiled flooring throughout and also housing gas fired boiler. Panel glazed door to outside.

SHOWER ROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, Ideal Standard pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled shower with chrome shower attachment and clouded glazed casement window to rear.

First floor

GALLERIED LANDING: With casement window to front affording elevated views over the village and Stour Valley distant, hatch to loft and door to storeroom.

MASTER BEDROOM: 14' 9" x 13' 6" (4.50m x 4.12m) Affording a dual aspect with casement three bay window rear and mullion window to side. Oak timbers and studwork, four halogen spotlights and door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful shelving above and recessed fitted wardrobe. Pine door with Suffolk latch to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled bath with chrome shower attachment over. Velux window to rear.

BEDROOM 2: 13' 11" x 12' 2" (4.26m x 3.71m) With window to front affording elevated views over the village rooftops and valley distant. Mullion window to side, exposed timbers and studwork, spotlights throughout and hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 3: 13' 2" x 10' 4" (4.02m x 3.16m maximum) With casement windows to side and rear overlooking gardens.

BEDROOM 4: 13' 2" x 8' 7" (4.02m x 2.62m maximum) With casement window to front and side.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 7' 10" x 7' 2" (2.39m x 2.20m) Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled bath. Clouded glazed casement windows to rear.

Outside Situated at the foot of St Edmunds Lane this imposing residence of significant character is approached via twin five bar gates opening into an area of off-street parking with low level border plants and rising brick wall. A wrought iron side gate opens into an attractive terrace which can be accessed alternatively via the kitchen/dining room. A curved brick wall rises to approximately 6 ft and is bordered by steps and walkways rising to the rear gardens which have been landscaped to incorporate a range of low maintenance borders, flower beds and multiple expanses of lawn. Rising to a level terrace the gardens are further complimented by a range of seating areas, summer house and:

GARDEN ROOM: 12' 8" x 8' 7" (3.87m x 2.64m) With light and power connected, space for fridge/freezer, tiled flooring throughout and French doors to front.

Adjacent to the garden room direct access is in turn provided to the:

CARPORT: 17' 3" x 15' 11" (5.26m x 4.87m) With open bay to front, ladder to loft storage space and door to workshop with light and power connected and windows to front and side.

A further elevated area of private parking is adjacent to the carport with a further set of twin five-bar gates and direct access onto St Edmunds Lane.

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

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