Detached House   4 bedroom(s)   2 bathroom(s)   3 reception room(s)
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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Discretely positioned on the picturesque Water Lane is a four-bedroom part-thatched property, centrally located within the highly-regarded village of Bures. Located on the Suffolk/Essex border, the property is understood to have originally formed a number of separate cottages having been combined to create a single residence of impressive character, charm and boasting a wealth of original period detailing throughout. Of timber-framed construction, the property is arranged via a linear floor arrangement comprising two reception rooms with notable period features including an outstanding inglenook fireplace, an array of exposed timbers and studwork and leaded-light casement windows. Set within extensive grounds with a total plot size of approximately 0.43 acres, the gardens offer a stream, a number of versatile external stores/workshop and a range of mature trees to the rear of the gardens abutting meadow land.
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ENTRANCE PORCH: With window range to front affording views across the private, well-screened gardens. Tiled flooring throughout and double doors opening to storeroom housing boiler. Panel glazed door opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL: Heavily timbered with an array of exposed timbers and studwork, leaded-light glass screened panel to rear, stripped timber flooring and staircase off rising to first floor. Panel door opening to:
SITTING ROOM: The principal reception room affording a triple aspect with windows to front and side, leaded-light panel screen to rear with a wealth of exposed timbers and studwork throughout. The focal point of the room is an outstanding inglenook fireplace with brick hearth, surround and oak bressummer beam over. Recessed fitted shelving and door to useful under stair storage recess.
DINING ROOM: With casement window range to front, leaded-light original glazing to rear and an array of exposed timber and studwork. Chamfered central ceiling timber, stripped wood-effect flooring and door to useful under stair storage recess
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Fitted with a matching range of solid wood base and wall units with preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Stainless-steel sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap over. Fitted appliances include an oven with grill, four-ring hob and extraction over, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Casement window to front elevation, ample space for a breakfast table and terracotta quarry styled tiled flooring throughout. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:
REAR HALL: With stable door to outside and further door to:
SHOWER ROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, fully tiled separately screened shower unit and space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer. Range of base and storage units, preparation surfaces over and obscured glass casement window to side.
LANDING: With exposed timberwork, double doors to recessed fitted wardrobes and further door with Suffolk latch opening to:
BEDROOM 1: With casement window to front elevation, chimney breast and array of timberwork. Affording an elevated aspect with views across the gardens.
BEDROOM 2: Afforded a dual aspect with windows to front and side, an extensive range of fitted bookcases and exposed timberwork. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:
LANDING/BEDROOM 4: A versatile space used as an occasional bedroom, expansive landing with casement windows to front and exposed timberwork. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:
BEDROOM 3: Afforded a dual aspect with casement windows to front and side, wealth of exposed timberwork and hatch to loft.
FAMILY BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with tiling above and shower attachment. Half-height tongue-and-groove panelling and window to front elevation.
Outside The property is positioned on Water Lane, set behind a gated access, largely hidden from view with a shingled area of off-street parking that provides scope for further expansion to incorporate additional vehicles if so required.
The gardens continue to the north with an expanse of lawn interspersed by a stream which continues away from the property access via a set of steps and raised decked terrace providing a covered seating area. A timber-framed summer house and substantial workshop are discretely hidden from view providing adaptable storage/seating space with views across the gardens.
The established gardens are a true hidden gem within the village, boasting an array of mature trees, widening plot, open aspect across adjacent meadow land and exceptional scope to further develop if so required. A lean-to greenhouse is attached to the northern boundary of the property.
Ideally placed for a range of countryside walks, network of public footpaths and also within walking distance of the branch line village railway station. Also within waling distance are the village deli, public houses and Ofsted 'outstanding' rated village primary school.
SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Central heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.
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