Bures, Sudbury, Suffolk ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £775,000

Semi-Detached House         5 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

An extensively refurbished Grade II* listed five-bedroom (two en-suite) property displaying a wealth of retained period features and enjoying three generous reception rooms. Benefits include gated off-street parking and established gardens.

Contact David Burr Leavenheath on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Extensively refurbished village residence
  • In excess of 3,375 sq ft of accommodation
  • 26ft drawing room with inglenook fireplace
  • Sitting room and dining room
  • 21ft kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility room and cloakroom
  • Master suite with dressing room and en-suite
  • 4 further bedrooms, further en-suite and family bathroom
  • Established gardens
  • Off-road gated parking
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

12' 4" x 9' 5" (3.78m x 2.89m)

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION The Old Bakery is an outstanding example of period architecture, a 16th century timber framed residence with jettied cross wing and 17th century additions. Grade II* listed as being of significant historical interest, the property is notable for its leaded windows, gabled dormers and distinctive square chimney stack offering total accommodation in excess of 3,375 sq ft. The property has been refurbished throughout with works completed by the well-regarded Churchill Brothers of Leavenheath, the accommodation adapted to comprise a family home of significant proportions with notable features including a bespoke kitchen with underfloor heating, a wealth of chamfered timber and studwork, Tudor doorway with castellated door head and evidence of mullion windows. Three distinctive reception rooms are well placed for entertaining with the distinctive drawing room affording a dual aspect with staircase off being of particular note. The first-floor arrangement has been significantly adapted to incorporate a master suite with dressing room and en-suite facilities, four further bedrooms with second en-suite and family bathroom. Walled gardens with gated off-street parking further benefit this outstanding individual property with convenient access to the village railway station, Ofsted 'outstanding' rated local primary school and the range of further facilities offered within this most popular village situated on the Suffolk/Essex border.

Original heavy timbered door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 15' 11" x 4' 5" (4.87m x 1.37m) With exposed oak flooring, wealth of timber and studwork, staircase off and double door with Suffolk latch mechanism opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 12' 4" x 9' 5" (3.78m x 2.89m) A bright, dual aspect reception room ideally placed for evening/winter with leaded light screens to front and side. Exposed oak flooring and half-barrel brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove, tiled hearth, oak mantle over and recessed log store to side, range of bespoke fitted storage units.

DINING ROOM: 17' 6" x 17' 5" into fireplace (5.34m x 5.32m into fireplace) A characterful, dual aspect reception room with leaded light screens to front, casement windows to rear and panel glazed door to outside. The room is notable for its splendid central ceiling timber with crossbeams, detailed architraves, inglenook fireplace with part herringbone pattern brickwork, hearth, inset grate and oak bressummer beam over. Exposed oak flooring and step up with door opening to:

DRAWING ROOM: 26' 1" x 17' 3" (7.97m x 5.28m) Understood to comprise some of the oldest elements of the structure, reputed to date from the 13th Century in places with an outstanding array of chamfered timberwork, pargetting, nine-foot ceiling heights and afforded a dual aspect with leaded light, mullioned viewing screen to front and further casement windows to rear. A magnificent inglenook fireplace offers a patterned brick hearth, surround and oak bressummer beam over with inset wood burning stove. Door to outside and secondary staircase off.

INNER HALL: 10' 9" x 10' 7" (3.28m x 3.25m) Connecting the entrance hall with the kitchen/breakfast room and utility room, with exposed engineered oak flooring, casement windows to side and leaded light windows to rear. Painted original timberwork, door to useful under stair storage recess and further opening to rear with door to outside. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 21' 1" x 12' 7" (6.44m x 3.86m) Fitted with a matching range of soft-close bespoke base and wall units with granite preparation surfaces over and upstands above. A Kohler double sink unit with mixer tap above, casement windows to side and door opening to rear gardens. Arranged via a four-door Everhot electric oven which is set within a recessed fireplace surround with tiling above, the kitchen is further enhanced by a range of integrated appliances including a Leibherr fridge, and dual compartment freezer below. Further fitted appliances include a Bosch electric oven, full-height wine cooler, Bosch dishwasher and integrated waste/recycling units. Offering an extensive range of further storage units including a pantry style store with deep-fill base units below, recessed shelving with fold-out oak doors and corner carousel units. Under floor heating throughout, range of low-energy LED lighting and door to walk-in pantry. Further door to outside.

UTILITY ROOM: 14' 2" x 8' 6" (4.32m x 2.60m) Fitted with a matching range of solid oak base units with oak worktops over with bespoke wine storage unit. Ceramic single sink unit with mixer tap above and windows to side. Space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer and fold-out corner store with recess housing gas-fired boiler. Central ceiling timber and wall-mounted cylinder radiator, low-energy lighting.

CLOAKROOM: 5' 8" x 4' 3" (1.74m x 1.30m) Fitted with ceramic WC, Burlington wash handbasin and part tongue-and-groove panelling. Fitted shelving and obscured glass window to side.

First floor

LANDING: With casement window to side, window seat and useful bespoke, recessed storage, wealth of exposed timber and studwork, range of LED spotlights and door with Suffolk latch to:

MASTER SUITE: Comprising a walkway with retained timberwork, two casement windows to side and low-energy LED lighting. Step and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 16' 0" x 12' 9" (4.90m x 3.90m) An outstanding master bedroom with exposed brickwork and timbers, afforded a dual aspect with glass screen to side and casement window overlooking the gardens. Range of low-energy lighting, Daikan air-conditioning unit.

DRESSING ROOM: 11' 1" x 8' 1" (3.39m x 2.48m) With sensor lighting, range of bespoke, oak storage units and open fronted wardrobes with extensive range of hanging rails. Dressing table, range of timber work and windows to side.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 12' 9" x 8' 3" (3.91m x 2.54m) A substantial en-suite comprising ceramic WC, double-width Duravit wash handbasin with taps above, mirrors over and LED lighting. Duravit bath, tiling above and window to side with plantation shutters. Separately screened double-width shower unit with both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments, recessed walled storage space and wall-mounted heated towel rail adjacent.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 4" x 10' 11" (3.77m x 3.34m) With casement windows to front, central ceiling timber and hatch to loft. Door to recessed storeroom.

BEDROOM 3: 17' 1" x 10' 5" (5.23m x 3.20m) Centrally located within the property providing a door to the primary landing and further step up and door to bedroom four. Leaded light casement window to front, range of fitted wardrobes and eves storage space with exposed timberwork.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 10' 0" x 6' 4" (3.05m x 1.94m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin and bath.

BEDROOM 4: 17' 8" x 9' 3" (5.41m x 2.82m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window to front, two-window range to rear with central leaded light panelled screen and wealth of exposed timber and studwork. Original door opening to:

INNER LANDING: With galleried opening to drawing room, chimney breast and steps up to:

BEDROOM 5: 18' 8" x 13' 9" (5.69m x 4.20m) A bright, inviting room with original redbrick fireplace with oak bressummer beam, extensive timber work and leaded light panel screening to front elevation. Single casement window to rear with viewing screens to side, central ceiling timber and door with Suffolk latch to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 8' 5" x 6' 5" (2.59m x 1.97m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a wood fronted base unit and fully tiled separately screened double-width shower unit with Hudson Reed mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments. LED lighting and window to side.

LANDING ROOM: 9' 10" x 9' 3" (3.02m x 2.82m) Currently being utilised as a first-floor office/study with windows to rear overlooking gardens and extensive range of bespoke fitted bookcase.

Outside Approached via twin electric gates with off-street parking for three vehicles.

The gardens are discretely positioned to the rear of the property with a brick paved terrace bordered by flowerbeds with hedge line to rear. Various walkways with rose arches divide the parking area from the remaining grounds with a single expanse of lawn extending to a partly walled setting ideally placed for the afternoon/evening sun.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected. Gas-fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.


Contact David Burr Leavenheath

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • Extensively refurbished village residence
  • In excess of 3,375 sq ft of accommodation
  • 26ft drawing room with inglenook fireplace
  • Sitting room and dining room
  • 21ft kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility room and cloakroom
  • Master suite with dressing room and en-suite
  • 4 further bedrooms, further en-suite and family bathroom
  • Established gardens
  • Off-road gated parking
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

12' 4" x 9' 5" (3.78m x 2.89m)

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION The Old Bakery is an outstanding example of period architecture, a 16th century timber framed residence with jettied cross wing and 17th century additions. Grade II* listed as being of significant historical interest, the property is notable for its leaded windows, gabled dormers and distinctive square chimney stack offering total accommodation in excess of 3,375 sq ft. The property has been refurbished throughout with works completed by the well-regarded Churchill Brothers of Leavenheath, the accommodation adapted to comprise a family home of significant proportions with notable features including a bespoke kitchen with underfloor heating, a wealth of chamfered timber and studwork, Tudor doorway with castellated door head and evidence of mullion windows. Three distinctive reception rooms are well placed for entertaining with the distinctive drawing room affording a dual aspect with staircase off being of particular note. The first-floor arrangement has been significantly adapted to incorporate a master suite with dressing room and en-suite facilities, four further bedrooms with second en-suite and family bathroom. Walled gardens with gated off-street parking further benefit this outstanding individual property with convenient access to the village railway station, Ofsted 'outstanding' rated local primary school and the range of further facilities offered within this most popular village situated on the Suffolk/Essex border.

Original heavy timbered door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 15' 11" x 4' 5" (4.87m x 1.37m) With exposed oak flooring, wealth of timber and studwork, staircase off and double door with Suffolk latch mechanism opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 12' 4" x 9' 5" (3.78m x 2.89m) A bright, dual aspect reception room ideally placed for evening/winter with leaded light screens to front and side. Exposed oak flooring and half-barrel brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove, tiled hearth, oak mantle over and recessed log store to side, range of bespoke fitted storage units.

DINING ROOM: 17' 6" x 17' 5" into fireplace (5.34m x 5.32m into fireplace) A characterful, dual aspect reception room with leaded light screens to front, casement windows to rear and panel glazed door to outside. The room is notable for its splendid central ceiling timber with crossbeams, detailed architraves, inglenook fireplace with part herringbone pattern brickwork, hearth, inset grate and oak bressummer beam over. Exposed oak flooring and step up with door opening to:

DRAWING ROOM: 26' 1" x 17' 3" (7.97m x 5.28m) Understood to comprise some of the oldest elements of the structure, reputed to date from the 13th Century in places with an outstanding array of chamfered timberwork, pargetting, nine-foot ceiling heights and afforded a dual aspect with leaded light, mullioned viewing screen to front and further casement windows to rear. A magnificent inglenook fireplace offers a patterned brick hearth, surround and oak bressummer beam over with inset wood burning stove. Door to outside and secondary staircase off.

INNER HALL: 10' 9" x 10' 7" (3.28m x 3.25m) Connecting the entrance hall with the kitchen/breakfast room and utility room, with exposed engineered oak flooring, casement windows to side and leaded light windows to rear. Painted original timberwork, door to useful under stair storage recess and further opening to rear with door to outside. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 21' 1" x 12' 7" (6.44m x 3.86m) Fitted with a matching range of soft-close bespoke base and wall units with granite preparation surfaces over and upstands above. A Kohler double sink unit with mixer tap above, casement windows to side and door opening to rear gardens. Arranged via a four-door Everhot electric oven which is set within a recessed fireplace surround with tiling above, the kitchen is further enhanced by a range of integrated appliances including a Leibherr fridge, and dual compartment freezer below. Further fitted appliances include a Bosch electric oven, full-height wine cooler, Bosch dishwasher and integrated waste/recycling units. Offering an extensive range of further storage units including a pantry style store with deep-fill base units below, recessed shelving with fold-out oak doors and corner carousel units. Under floor heating throughout, range of low-energy LED lighting and door to walk-in pantry. Further door to outside.

UTILITY ROOM: 14' 2" x 8' 6" (4.32m x 2.60m) Fitted with a matching range of solid oak base units with oak worktops over with bespoke wine storage unit. Ceramic single sink unit with mixer tap above and windows to side. Space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer and fold-out corner store with recess housing gas-fired boiler. Central ceiling timber and wall-mounted cylinder radiator, low-energy lighting.

CLOAKROOM: 5' 8" x 4' 3" (1.74m x 1.30m) Fitted with ceramic WC, Burlington wash handbasin and part tongue-and-groove panelling. Fitted shelving and obscured glass window to side.

First floor

LANDING: With casement window to side, window seat and useful bespoke, recessed storage, wealth of exposed timber and studwork, range of LED spotlights and door with Suffolk latch to:

MASTER SUITE: Comprising a walkway with retained timberwork, two casement windows to side and low-energy LED lighting. Step and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 16' 0" x 12' 9" (4.90m x 3.90m) An outstanding master bedroom with exposed brickwork and timbers, afforded a dual aspect with glass screen to side and casement window overlooking the gardens. Range of low-energy lighting, Daikan air-conditioning unit.

DRESSING ROOM: 11' 1" x 8' 1" (3.39m x 2.48m) With sensor lighting, range of bespoke, oak storage units and open fronted wardrobes with extensive range of hanging rails. Dressing table, range of timber work and windows to side.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 12' 9" x 8' 3" (3.91m x 2.54m) A substantial en-suite comprising ceramic WC, double-width Duravit wash handbasin with taps above, mirrors over and LED lighting. Duravit bath, tiling above and window to side with plantation shutters. Separately screened double-width shower unit with both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments, recessed walled storage space and wall-mounted heated towel rail adjacent.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 4" x 10' 11" (3.77m x 3.34m) With casement windows to front, central ceiling timber and hatch to loft. Door to recessed storeroom.

BEDROOM 3: 17' 1" x 10' 5" (5.23m x 3.20m) Centrally located within the property providing a door to the primary landing and further step up and door to bedroom four. Leaded light casement window to front, range of fitted wardrobes and eves storage space with exposed timberwork.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 10' 0" x 6' 4" (3.05m x 1.94m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin and bath.

BEDROOM 4: 17' 8" x 9' 3" (5.41m x 2.82m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window to front, two-window range to rear with central leaded light panelled screen and wealth of exposed timber and studwork. Original door opening to:

INNER LANDING: With galleried opening to drawing room, chimney breast and steps up to:

BEDROOM 5: 18' 8" x 13' 9" (5.69m x 4.20m) A bright, inviting room with original redbrick fireplace with oak bressummer beam, extensive timber work and leaded light panel screening to front elevation. Single casement window to rear with viewing screens to side, central ceiling timber and door with Suffolk latch to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 8' 5" x 6' 5" (2.59m x 1.97m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a wood fronted base unit and fully tiled separately screened double-width shower unit with Hudson Reed mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments. LED lighting and window to side.

LANDING ROOM: 9' 10" x 9' 3" (3.02m x 2.82m) Currently being utilised as a first-floor office/study with windows to rear overlooking gardens and extensive range of bespoke fitted bookcase.

Outside Approached via twin electric gates with off-street parking for three vehicles.

The gardens are discretely positioned to the rear of the property with a brick paved terrace bordered by flowerbeds with hedge line to rear. Various walkways with rose arches divide the parking area from the remaining grounds with a single expanse of lawn extending to a partly walled setting ideally placed for the afternoon/evening sun.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected. Gas-fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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