Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

A substantial five bedroom detached house in need of refurbishment in this popular and well served village with grounds measuring approximately 0.5 acres.

  • Substantial detached house requiring refurbishment
  • Village with amenities
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility and cloakroom
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Parking and single garage
A substantial five bedroom detached house offering subtle character in this highly regarded Suffolk village and within a short distance to all of its amenities. It is fair to say that Briar Bank requires a fair degree of modernisation throughout and is complemented by spacious rooms that include three reception rooms and a large kitchen/breakfast room. The property is also enhanced by extensive grounds measuring approximately 0.5 acres (sts) that incorporate off street parking for multiple vehicles and a detached garage.

Entrance door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: A large area with staircase rising to first floor. Doors to;

DRAWING ROOM: 17'9 x 11'11 (5.41m x 3.62m). With open fireplace creating the main focal point of the room and French style doors opening to the rear terrace ideally placed for al fresco dining. Opening to;

SITTING AREA: 21'2 x 9'1 (6.45m x 2.76m). With small bay window overlooking the front gardens and windows to side and rear. This versatile room could lend itself to a multiple of uses including study or snug if so required.

DINING ROOM: 15'6 x 12'11 (4.73m x 3.93m). With large bay window overlooking the front gardens.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 18'5 x 13'10 (5.62m x 4.21m). Fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate a 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and single drainer, four ring electric hob underneath extractor hood and integrated dishwasher. A large central preparation island with designated breakfast area creates the ideal space for entertaining. Space for large American style fridge freezer. French style doors open to the rear terrace.

UTILITY: 12'11 x 8'11 (3.94m x 2.72m). A useful room with external side door. Large built-in storage cupboards and base units under work preparation surfaces that incorporate a sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap. Spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer.

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with low level W.C. and wash hand basin.

First floor

LANDING: Views overlooking the front gardens. Large built-in storage cupboard. Access to;

BEDROOM 1: 15'11 x 12'11 (4.85m x 3.93m). With large bay window overlooking the front gardens.

BEDROOM 2: 11'11 x 8'8' (3.62m x 2.65m). (Accessed via former en-suite shower area). With views overlooking the rear gardens. Large built-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 3: 11'10 x 8'9 (3.61m x 2.67m). Overlooking the front. Large built-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4: 13'11 x 10'3 (4.23m x 3.12m). Built-in wardrobe and storage cupboard. Views overlooking the rear garden.

BEDROOM 5: 8'10 x 7'10 (2.70m x 2.40m). Overlooking the side.

BATHROOM: 10' x 5'9 (3.06m x 1.76m). Fitted with a corner panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, W.C. and wash hand basin.

Outside The property is set away from the road and is approached via a long shingle driveway which affords parking for multiple vehicles and is flanked by predominantly lawn and bordered by mature hedging. This in turn provides access to the property and continue to the side where there is a DETACHED GARAGE with up and over doors, power and light connected.

There is a terrace area immediately abutting the rear of Briar Bank ideally placed for al fresco dining and the remainder of the gardens are extensively lawned with well-established shrub and tree borders. Summerhouse currently utilised for storage. The grounds continue to the rear where there is a more natural garden with established trees.

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