Whepstead, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Set in an enviable rural location on the outskirts of the Suffolk village of Whepstead is this detached modern farmhouse believed to date from 1990 and boasting proportionate and flexible living accommodation arranged over two floors. The accommodation, amounting to nearly 5,000 sq. ft, in brief includes generous reception hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study, studio, utility and boot room. On the first floor are six double bedrooms (one of which with en-suite) and family bathroom. Standing proudly back from the road within the plot and commanding far reaching countryside views on all sides, Butlers Hall enjoys superb equestrian facilities of the highest standard, including stable block, feed and tack stores, post and rail paddocks, ménage, horse walker, further outbuilding and large hardstanding yard.

  • Impressive and substantial modern country house
  • Double garage, off-road parking and workshop
  • Idyllic rural location surrounded by open farmland with uninterrupted views
  • Extensive equestrian facilities
  • In all about 7.7 acres
Front door to:

ENTRANCE LOBBY With tiled flooring and double doors into:

RECEPTION HALL 20' 1" x 12' 6" (6.12m x 3.81m) A welcoming light and airy entrance with stairs to the first floor, oak flooring, door to cloaks hanging space, store cupboard and doors to:

DRAWING ROOM 35' 5" max x 19' 3" (10.8m x 5.87m) A generous and magnificent room with triple aspect windows to front, side and rear with two sets of French doors leading out onto the terrace and garden; marble fireplace. The drawing room commands idyllic views of the rear garden. Double doors to:

DINING ROOM 20' 3" max x 19' 11" (6.17m x 6.07m) Another substantial room overlooking the rear garden with two sets of French doors leading out onto the terrace and window to rear.

CLOAKROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising WC, hand wash basin with storage cupboard under, heated towel rail, oak flooring and frosted window to front aspect.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 32' 7" max x 11' 4" (9.93m x 3.45m) Fitted with a matching range of wall and base units with worktops over and inset with 1 ½ bowl sink, drainer and chrome mixer tap. Feature island with storage cupboards under and also incorporating wine rack. Window to rear aspect, door to larder cupboard, tiled flooring, three windows to front aspect. Space for fridge/freezer, dishwasher, built in ceramic hob with extractor over, window to side aspect, built in oven, grill and microwave and door to:

UTILITY 13' 3" x 8' 9" (4.04m x 2.67m) With stairs leading off the studio over the double garage. Tiled flooring. Fitted with wall and base units, space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Inset with Butler sink and chrome mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks, door to rear and door to study. Three windows to front aspect and access to loft. SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising WC, hand wash basin, tiled shower cubicle with tiled flooring and extractor.

GAMES ROOM/STUDIO 19' 9" x 14' 4" (6.02m x 4.37m) Accessed via a separate set of stairs from the utility room, this space is ideal for a variety of uses with double aspect windows to the front and side offering far reaching countryside views.

STUDY 13'3 X 9'2 With window to front.

BOOT ROOM 11' 7" x 8' 11" (3.53m x 2.72m) Tiled flooring and window to rear aspect. Also housing the oil fired boiler. Personnel access to double garage.

First floor

LANDING with loft access, window to front aspect, door to airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 20' 9" max x 20' 0" (6.32m x 6.1m) A generous double room with windows to rear overlooking the garden with open countryside views beyond. The views to the rear can be overlooked by two Juliet balconies. Also incorporated within in the room is a large built in wardrobe and door to EN-SUITE (13' x 9'1) fitted with a white suite comprising WC, tiled shower cubicle, hand wash basin, freestanding bath. Built in range of cupboards and drawers, tiled flooring and partly tiled walls.

BEDROOM 2 19' 3" max x 15' 5" max (5.87m x 4.7m) A double room with window to front aspect, Juliet balcony overlooking the paddocks. Built in wardrobes and hand wash basin with storage cupboard under.

BEDROOM 3 13' 1" x 12' 8" (3.99m x 3.86m) A double room with built in wardrobes, hand wash basin with storage cupboard under and window to side aspect.

BEDROOM 4 16' 10" x 10' 2" (5.13m x 3.1m) Double aspect double room with window to rear and Juliet balcony to side enjoying views over the paddocks.

BEDROOM 5 11' 7" max x 11' 3" (3.53m x 3.43m) A double room with built in wardrobes and windows to front overlooking the fields and pond.

BEDROOM 6 13' 3" x 8' 9" (4.04m x 2.67m) Another double bedroom with window to rear aspect overlooking the garden and countryside beyond.

FAMILY BATHROOM 11' 9" x 8' 11" (3.58m x 2.72m) Fitted with a white suite comprising WC, hand wash basin, Jacuzzi style bath, double tiled shower cubicle, tiled flooring and partly tiled walls. Heated towel rail and range of wall and floor units.

Outside Butlers Hall is set well back from the road on a quiet country lane on the outskirts of this popular village amonst rolling farmland with far reaching countryside views on all sides. The property is accessed over a private drive providing off-road parking for several vehicles giving access to the DOUBLE GARAGE with up and over doors and power and light connected. To the front is an attractive pond surrounded by lawned front gardens with boundaries defined by hedging offering a high degree of privacy. The gardens continue around to the side and rear of the property.

Within the rest of the grounds are the extensive and well maintained equestrian facilities currently in full operation and in brief comprising paddocks with post and rail fencing, ménage, horse walker, hardstanding yard, stable block which has been converted from a former poulty unit with space for approximately fifteen horses, haystore and adjoining workshop/storage space.

In all about 7.7 acres.

EPC Rating: D

SERVICES Main water, electricity and private drainage. Oil fired heating.

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

LOCAL AUTHORITY St Edmundsbury District Council.

VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR

NOTICE. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these sales details, they are for guidance purposes only and prospective purchasers or lessees are advised to seek their own professional advice as well as to satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness. No representation or warranty whatever is made in relation to this property by David Burr or its employees nor do such sales details form part of any offer or contract.

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