Great Ashfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

A substantial detached period house occupying a semi-rural location with grounds measuring approx. 0.3 acres and enjoying far reaching countryside views.

  • A substantial detached former farmhouse
  • Many notable period features
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Study/bedroom 4
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Large attic rooms
  • Parking for multiple vehicles
A delightful former farmhouse with origins believed to date back to the 17th Century and occupying an idyllic position with far reaching countryside views. Nebbits Farmhouse is Listed Grade II and displays many notable period features throughout of particular note; the impressive inglenook fireplaces to the drawing room and dining room and exposed timbers and studwork. The property affords substantial versatile accommodation that includes three reception rooms, kitchen/dining room with adjoining utility area and a further study which could be utilised as bedroom 4. Further benefits include a large sweeping gravel driveway, several outbuildings and grounds measuring approximately 0.3 acres.

Solid wood entrance door to;

ENTRANCE HALL: With built-in storage cupboard, tiled flooring. Doors to;

DRAWING ROOM: 18'4 x 14'10 (5.58m x 4.51m). An impressive room with large inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam over and fitted log burning stove on a Herringbone hearth creating the main focal point of the room. Displaying many exposed timbers and studwork.

DINING ROOM: 18' x 10'10 (5.48m x 3.29m). An excellent room overlooking the front gardens with inglenook fireplace under a bressumer beam with raised brick hearth and evidence of former bread oven. Exposed timbers and studwork. Door providing access to staircase leading to first floor.

SITTING ROOM: 11'11 x 10'4 (3.64m x 3.16m). A versatile room currently occupied as an extra sitting room by the current owners, however this versatile room could lend itself to a multiple of uses. Door giving access to staircase leading to first floor and bedroom 3. Fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast, raised hearth and fitted log burning stove. Tiled flooring. Door to;

STUDY/BEDROOM 4: 17'9 x 10'4 (5.42m x 3.14m). Another versatile room which could easily become bedroom 4 if so required.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 14'10 x 12'8 (4.52m x 3.86m). Fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate a 1½ bowl sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap, eye level oven and grill, an electric hob with extractor hood over. Solid fuel 'Esse' having oven, hotplates above and back boiler supplementing the hot water system. Further spaces for fridge freezer and dishwasher. External door to the rear grounds and countryside beyond. Door to;

INNER LOBBY: With tiled flooring. Doors to;

UTILITY: 14'4 x 5'3 (4.36m x 1.59m). A useful room with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Oil fired boiler serving heating system. Tiled flooring.

BATHROOM: Suite consisting of panelled bath, shower cubicle with tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. Panelling to dado height. Tiled flooring.

First floor Staircase rising from dining room provides access to;

LANDING: Staircase leading to the attic rooms. Doors to;

BEDROOM 1: 17'4 x 14'5 (5.29m x 4.39m). A delightful room overlooking the front gardens with two large built-in airing cupboard/cupboards. Display of exposed timbers and studwork.

BEDROOM 2: 17'3 x 10'6 (5.27m x 3.21m). Having exposed studwork and views of the front gardens.

BEDROOM 3: 17'2 x 10'8 (5.24m x 3.25m). With door to staircase leading to the ground floor. Exposed studwork.

Second floor

ATTIC ROOMS: 23'10 x 22'5 (7.27m x 6.84m) and 23'10 x 18'11 (7.27m x 5.76m). Running the length of the house and ideal for storage with light connected.

Outside The property is set back from the road and is approached via a large sweeping gravel driveway which is flanked by an expansive lawn area interspersed with established trees and shrubs to one side and the other side has well stocked flower and shrub beds. The driveway continues to the side and rear of the house providing parking for numerous vehicles.

A gate provides access to the rear gardens which offer a degree of privacy and enjoy far reaching countryside views beyond. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with well stocked flower and shrub beds. There is an al fresco dining area with power and light adjacent to an idyllic pond area. There are a number of outbuildings both with power and light connected, one of which is currently used for storage, the other is used as a three bay workshop by the current owners.

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