Dream homes – Ponds, lakes & water features

Posted: April 16, 2018   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: ,


When you think of a garden, you’ll no doubt think of flowers and freshly mown lawns, maybe even a vegetable patch. But no truly attractive garden is complete without a water feature. A haven for wildlife, ponds, lakes or a fountain are beneficial to nature as well as attractive to look at.

Water features are always popular at Chelsea Flower Show. Last year, the majority of gardens at Chelsea featured elements of water, including plunge pools, fountains and chutes. In anticipation of next month’s show, here we’ve selected the best properties with water features currently on the market with David Burr.

Enjoy feature ponds, streams, a carp lake, and an iconic village duck pond. To find out more about these properties and book a viewing, contact the relevant David Burr office. Or for some garden inspiration simply scroll through the properties below.

Abbey Farm, Cockfield

Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk - £675,000

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.

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Felsham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk - £1,500,000

A stunning and unique Grade II* Listed former farmhouse believed to have origins dating back to 1530. The property sits within beautifully landscaped grounds which incorporate a range of outbuildings including a substantial barn and swimming pool. In all about 1 acre.

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Burton End, West Wickham, Cambridge (Sold) - £500,000

A charming and beautifully presented Grade II Listed cottage situated in a pleasant edge of village location enjoying the benefit of countryside views to the front and rear, large attractive gardens, off road parking and a double garage.

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Thurlow Road, Great Wratting - £575,000

Hightrees is a charming detached property with an abundance of character and period features with the original building dating back to circa 1600 set within beautiful grounds incorporating a woodland copse and stream. Internally the property offers well-proportioned accommodation including an impressive dining room with inglenook fireplace, sitting room and separate breakfast room with 4 first floor bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and bedroom 5/study downstairs. In all about 1/3 of an acre as well as use of a further 6.5 acres (subject to survey) upon separate negotiations.

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Stanstead, Sudbury, Suffolk (Sold STC)

Stanstead, Sudbury, Suffolk (Sold STC) - £425,000

A substantial parcel of land located in a rural setting at the end of a track surrounded by rolling countryside. There are two timber framed barns and a substantial former poultry building that are in need of significant renovation/replacement. Viewing by appointment only. In all about 32 acres.

Ashley, Newmarket, Suffolk (Sold) - £565,000

A charming and spacious family home idyllically positioned in the heart of this popular village just a stones throw from the village duck pond. The property sits in catchment for East Cambridgeshire schools such as Bottisham Village, Long Road & Hills Road Colleges. This versatile property features abundant parking, attractive gardens and potential for a guest annexe.

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Ashfield Green, Wickhambrook - £625,000

A spacious and well-presented 4/5 bedroom detached house situated in semi-rural position on the edge of this well-served village. The property sits in all about 0.45 of an acre with a sweeping driveway, attractive gardens and extensive countryside views beyond.

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Grove Barn, Thornham Magna Main

Thornham Magna, Eye, Suffolk

A superb barn conversion having substantial accommodation in an idyllic setting with large detached outbuilding providing garaging and workshop with potential annexe above. In all about 2.5 acres

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