Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Sympathetically extended unlisted four bedroom period house offered in excellent condition with generous and well-maintained grounds which are unoverlooked and enjoy far reaching countryside views down towards the river Brett.

  • Period features
  • Rural yet accessible location
  • Countryside views
  • Detached
  • In all about 0.8 acres
Set well back from the road and conveniently placed for nearby amenities at Long Melford, Lavenham and Bury St Edmunds is this characterful yet unlisted period house offered in excellent condition. The house has been sympathetically extended and now provides free-flowing and practical living accommodation arranged over two floors. Many of the rooms retain original features yet incorporate an equal blend of more modern features. Abbey Farm also enjoys generous and well-maintained grounds which are unoverlooked and enjoy far reaching countryside views down towards the river Brett. Of particular note when looking at the exterior is the detached and spacious party barn complete with its very own bar, ideal for home entertaining at any level. Also incorporated within the plot are further storage sheds, ample off-road parking and carp lake.

Front door to:

ENTRANCE HALL A striking entrance boasting exposed beams. Stairs to first floor, tiled flooring and doors to:

SHOWER ROOM A well-appointed white suite comprising WC, hand wash basin, tiled shower cubicle and tiled flooring. Window to side aspect and extractor.

SITTING ROOM 23' 9" x 16' 5" (7.24m x 5m) An impressive space incorporated within the later extension with double aspect windows to either side and door to rear. Inset with wood burning stove with oak bressumer over and tiled hearth. Wood flooring.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 17' 2" x 11' 11" (5.23m x 3.63m) A light and airy farmhouse style kitchen with open studwork through to the dining area. The fitted kitchen comprises fitted wall and base units with wooden worktops over and inset with Butler sink and chrome mixer tap. Space for fridge/freezer, built in range style cooker into fireplace with exposed brickwork and beams. Three windows to front and window to side. Door to storage cupboard and door to:

UTILITY ROOM Fitted with worktops and space for white goods. Built in shelving and further storage. Door to rear and tiled flooring.

First floor

LANDING With wood flooring, window to front aspect and exposed brickwork. Door to airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Exposed beams, access to loft, skylight and doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 4" x 12' 8" (5.28m x 3.86m) A generous double room with double aspect windows to side and front with countryside views overlooking gardens and paddocks beyond to the river Brett. Built in wardrobes and wood flooring.

BEDROOM 2 13' 3" x 12' 2" (4.04m x 3.71m) Another double room with window to front aspect, wood flooring, exposed beams and walkthrough to:

BEDROOM 3 13' 3" x 9' 9" (4.04m x 2.97m) A double room with window to side aspect, wood flooring and exposed beams.

BEDROOM 4 9' 5" x 7' 9" (2.87m x 2.36m) A double room with window to side aspect and exposed beams.

FAMILY BATHROOM A luxuriously appointed white suite comprising WC, roll top bath with ball and claw feet and hand wash basin. Heated towel rail, extractor, window to side aspect and access to loft.

Outside Abbey Farm is accessed over a private gravelled drive providing ample off-road parking with further space available for a cart lodge or garage subject to the relevant planning permissions. The house is located centrally within the grounds with a parking area in the immediate vicinity of the house with carp lake and formal gardens on either side. The grounds are part lawned and include the unique detached party barn which includes fully working bar and has electric and running water. This truly individual space is split up into two rooms and is ideal for home entertaining on every level, directly adjacent in an unoverlooked and tucked away position and benefits from a WC adjoining the main house and accessed from the outside. The property enjoys several storage sheds ideal for a variety of uses.

In all about 0.8 acres.

EPC Rating: TBA

SERVICES Main water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

NOTE None of the services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Babergh district council.

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR

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