Shimpling, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

A splendid Grade II Listed village house with a chocolate box façade that occupies a central position ideally placed for countryside walks. The versatile accommodation offers considerable character (exposed beams, fireplaces etc) and is further complemented by a useful outbuilding and outstanding gardens.

  • Detached Grade II Listed property
  • 'Chocolate box' façade
  • Ideally placed for countryside walks
  • Offers considerable character throughout
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Double garage
  • Ample parking
  • Useful outbuilding
A splendid Grade II Listed village house with a 'chocolate box' façade that occupies a central position ideally placed for countryside walks. The versatile accommodation offers considerable character (exposed beams, fireplaces etc) and is further complemented by a useful outbuilding and outstanding gardens.

Door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: A spacious area with a high ceiling and a handmade staircase rising to a galleried landing above. Useful storage cupboard and doors to:

DRAWING ROOM: (5.38m x 4.57m) 17'8" (max) x 15' A splendid room with views over the front garden, a door opening to the rear garden and finished with exposed beams, an elegant arched recess and useful storage below. Inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove set upon a brick hearth.

STUDY: (4.98m x 2.26m) 16'4" x 7'5" A versatile room currently finished with extensive shelving, storage cupboards and large desk. This room could be a dining room, family room, snug etc.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: (4.75m x 4.57m) 15'7" x 15' Enjoying lovely views over the front garden and divided into two distinct areas with a tiled floor running throughout. Exposed brickwork and a feature fireplace with large oak bressumer and inset log burning stove. The kitchen area has been finished with an extensive range of solid oak wood fronted units, worktops and inset twin bowl stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Integrated electric double oven, four ring gas hob and extractor fan over

BOOT ROOM: (3.35m x 1.04m) 11' x 3'5" A useful area with a tiled floor, door to garden and door to:

UTILITY ROOM: (3.05m x 2.26m) 10' x 7'5" A light room with fitted units and worktops incorporating a single drainer sink unit. Plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, space for tumble dryer/spare fridge-freezer etc.

SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled shower cubicle, heated towel rail, WC and wash hand basin.

First Floor

LANDING: Access to loft storage space, exposed beams, pine panelled walls, large double sided walk in wardrobe with fitted hanging rail and doors to:

BEDROOM 1: (4.6m x 3.3m) 15'1" (maximum floor measurements) x 10'10" Built in wardrobes, storage cupboards, views over the front and rear gardens and door to:

BEDROOM 2: (5.08m x 3.0m) 16'8" (maximum floor measurements) x 9'10" A charming room full of beams and enjoying a lovely view over the garden.

BEDROOM 3: (3.61m x 3.45m) 11'10" x 11'4" Enjoying a lovely view over the garden.

BATHROOM: A spacious room with exposed beams, bath, WC and wash hand basin.

Outside A long tarmacaden drive provides extensive OFF ROAD PARKING and is bordered by large established Silver Birch trees, fruit trees and an expanse of lawn which leads to:

OUTBUILDINGS A range of well-planned timber framed buildings, previously utilised as a former coach house/ancillary building to the main house now incorporates a double garage/workshop area 27'1" x 17' (maximum) which in turn has a high ceiling, two sets of double doors, further door to side, fitted work bench and light and power.

To the rear is a further workshop/potting shed which measures approximately 36' x 10' and in turn has lighting.

The gardens are one of the properties most attractive features, generous in size and divided into two distinct areas to include terracing, vegetable garden, herb garden and well-kept areas of lawn bordered by box hedging, exceptionally colourful beds and a feature pond.

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