Bures, Suffolk (For Sale) Guide Price £685,000

Detached House        4 bedroom(s)         2 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

A high specification four-bedroom detached period property enjoying a central village location. Accommodation extends to approximately 1,885 sq ft comprising three reception rooms and 23ft kitchen/dining room. Benefits include secure gated parking, carport, workshop and south-facing gardens.

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


Features:

  • Detached period property in village location
  • Offering approximately 1,885 sq ft of accommodation
  • 20ft sitting room with wood burning stove
  • 2 further reception rooms
  • Separate utility and ground floor wet room
  • 4 first floor bedrooms and family bathroom
  • Off-road parking and carport
  • South facing gardens and workshop
  • Close to branch line station

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A tastefully presented Grade II listed four-bedroom detached period residence of significant stature, centrally located within the picturesque village of Bures, located on the Suffolk/Essex border. Comprehensively improved and extended by the current owners, The Doctors House offers an accommodation schedule of approximately 1,885 sq.ft, arranged via three/four ground floor reception rooms and presented to the most exacting of standards blending period detail with high quality contemporary fittings including engineered oak flooring with under-floor heating, exposed timber work, marble tiled flooring, cast iron Victorian style fireplaces, double hung sash windows and a particularly striking vaulted kitchen/dining room with oak framed, bespoke units, granite preparation surfaces and a Lacanche dual fuel oven. Ideally placed for a range of village facilities and amenities including public houses, a village deli, roads to both Sudbury and Colchester in addition to a branch line village railway station. Further benefits to the property include a workshop, south-facing landscaped gardens and gated parking.

Six panelled timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With marble tiled flooring, deep skirting, cornicing and door to:

SITTING ROOM: 20' 0" x 16' 8" (6.11m x 5.10m) Forming part of the principle reception space to the property and enjoying an open plan, direct link to the kitchen/dining room with two double hung, four pane width sash windows, central recessed fireplace with wood burning stove, slate tiled hearth and oak mantle over. Engineered oak flooring throughout with underfloor heating, skirting and cornicing. Bespoke oak staircase off and opening to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 23' 11" x 13' 7" (7.31m x 4.16m) Extended by the current owners and set beneath an eleven ft. vaulted roof line with exposed oak ceiling joists and struts. The kitchen comprises of a range of fitted soft-close base units with oak internal joinery work and chrome handles consisting of corner shelving units, cutlery drawers, deep fill pan drawers, under-oven units and further wall height shelving units. The wall units and central island are enhanced by marble granite preparation surfaces with the kitchen fitted with a range of Miele appliances including a double height fridge, freezer, in addition to a Lacanche dual fuel electric/gas oven provides a convection electric oven and grill, further oven, gas oven and five ring gas hob with extraction above. The central marble granite topped island comprises a further range of base storage, Miele dishwasher, recycling and waste unit, double ceramic butler sink unit with mixer tap over and Perrin and Rowe instant hot water tap. Tiled underfloor heating throughout, two electric velux windows with automatic rain sensors. Afforded a triple aspect with double hung sash windows to side and French doors to rear opening to garden.

UTILITY ROOM: 6' 3" x 6' 3" (1.91m x 1.91m) Fitted with a matching range of bespoke base and wall units with chrome handles, granite surfaces over and upstands above. Franke stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold mixer tap over and space and plumbing for Miele washing machine. Double hung sash window to side, tiled underfloor heating throughout, door to:

WET ROOM: 6' 7" x 6' 3" (2.01m x 1.91m) Fully tiled with pebbled stone effect flooring and comprising a Villeroy and Boch ceramic WC, wall hung Villeroy and Boch wash hand basin with curved base unit below and mirror above, both hand held and mounted chrome shower attachments, wall mounted electric heated towel rail and electric Velux window with automatic rain sensor.

FAMILY/PLAY ROOM: 12' 4" x 11' 4" (3.76m x 3.47m) A versatile room currently being used as a play room with double hung sash window to front, recessed storage units with shelving, central oak topped shelving unit with storage below and LED lighting above. Central exposed ceiling timber, ceiling and wall lights.

OFFICE: 12' 5" x 11' 10" (3.80m x 3.63m) Offering excellent potential as a snug/ library or as per current use as an office with double hung sash window to front, central cast iron Victorian style fireplace with tiled hearth and recessed bespoke shelving units to side.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: 15' 10" x 10' 5" (4.85m maximum x 3.19m) With double hung sash window to side, deep skirting and cornicing. Door to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 16' 11" x 11' 2" (5.18m x 3.42m) Set to the rear of the property with two double hung, four pane width sash windows enjoying a southerly aspect with views over the rear gardens. Stripped oak flooring, fitted wardrobes.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 0" x 11' 5" (4.58m x 3.49m) Afforded a dual aspect with original double hung sash window to front, further window to rear, central chimney breast.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 4" x 11' 6" (3.78m x 3.53m) With double hung sash window to front, central Victorian style cast iron fireplace, central ceiling rose and hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 4: 8' 0" x 7' 2" (2.44m x 2.20m) With double hung sash window to front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 13' 7" x 8' 7" (4.15m x 2.64m maximum) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin within a Corian topped base unit, bath with central tap and double width fully tiled recessed shower unit with fixed chrome shower attachment, LED lighting above and extraction. Two wall mounted heated towel radiators are plumbed in to the heating system. Door to recessed store with fitted shelving.

Outside The property is situated on Bures High Street with a shingle driveway providing off-street parking for approximately two vehicles. Secure gates screen the initial parking area from the gardens with a further shingle area beyond providing parking for a further vehicle if so required with raised beds adjacent. The gardens have been landscaped to incorporate an Indian sandstone terrace with colourful borders and substantial seating area well placed to incorporate the South facing aspect with lawn beyond and six -foot fence line border. Within the gardens is a:

WORKSHOP: 19' 2" x 8' 6" (5.86m x 2.60m) Set on a concrete base and of brick construction beneath a slate roof line with light and power connected.

CARPORT: Attached to the front elevation of the workshop is an oak framed carport providing further parking and/or a covered seating area.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Gas heating to radiators, water-based underfloor heating system. 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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Full Details

Features:

  • Detached period property in village location
  • Offering approximately 1,885 sq ft of accommodation
  • 20ft sitting room with wood burning stove
  • 2 further reception rooms
  • Separate utility and ground floor wet room
  • 4 first floor bedrooms and family bathroom
  • Off-road parking and carport
  • South facing gardens and workshop
  • Close to branch line station

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A tastefully presented Grade II listed four-bedroom detached period residence of significant stature, centrally located within the picturesque village of Bures, located on the Suffolk/Essex border. Comprehensively improved and extended by the current owners, The Doctors House offers an accommodation schedule of approximately 1,885 sq.ft, arranged via three/four ground floor reception rooms and presented to the most exacting of standards blending period detail with high quality contemporary fittings including engineered oak flooring with under-floor heating, exposed timber work, marble tiled flooring, cast iron Victorian style fireplaces, double hung sash windows and a particularly striking vaulted kitchen/dining room with oak framed, bespoke units, granite preparation surfaces and a Lacanche dual fuel oven. Ideally placed for a range of village facilities and amenities including public houses, a village deli, roads to both Sudbury and Colchester in addition to a branch line village railway station. Further benefits to the property include a workshop, south-facing landscaped gardens and gated parking.

Six panelled timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With marble tiled flooring, deep skirting, cornicing and door to:

SITTING ROOM: 20' 0" x 16' 8" (6.11m x 5.10m) Forming part of the principle reception space to the property and enjoying an open plan, direct link to the kitchen/dining room with two double hung, four pane width sash windows, central recessed fireplace with wood burning stove, slate tiled hearth and oak mantle over. Engineered oak flooring throughout with underfloor heating, skirting and cornicing. Bespoke oak staircase off and opening to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 23' 11" x 13' 7" (7.31m x 4.16m) Extended by the current owners and set beneath an eleven ft. vaulted roof line with exposed oak ceiling joists and struts. The kitchen comprises of a range of fitted soft-close base units with oak internal joinery work and chrome handles consisting of corner shelving units, cutlery drawers, deep fill pan drawers, under-oven units and further wall height shelving units. The wall units and central island are enhanced by marble granite preparation surfaces with the kitchen fitted with a range of Miele appliances including a double height fridge, freezer, in addition to a Lacanche dual fuel electric/gas oven provides a convection electric oven and grill, further oven, gas oven and five ring gas hob with extraction above. The central marble granite topped island comprises a further range of base storage, Miele dishwasher, recycling and waste unit, double ceramic butler sink unit with mixer tap over and Perrin and Rowe instant hot water tap. Tiled underfloor heating throughout, two electric velux windows with automatic rain sensors. Afforded a triple aspect with double hung sash windows to side and French doors to rear opening to garden.

UTILITY ROOM: 6' 3" x 6' 3" (1.91m x 1.91m) Fitted with a matching range of bespoke base and wall units with chrome handles, granite surfaces over and upstands above. Franke stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold mixer tap over and space and plumbing for Miele washing machine. Double hung sash window to side, tiled underfloor heating throughout, door to:

WET ROOM: 6' 7" x 6' 3" (2.01m x 1.91m) Fully tiled with pebbled stone effect flooring and comprising a Villeroy and Boch ceramic WC, wall hung Villeroy and Boch wash hand basin with curved base unit below and mirror above, both hand held and mounted chrome shower attachments, wall mounted electric heated towel rail and electric Velux window with automatic rain sensor.

FAMILY/PLAY ROOM: 12' 4" x 11' 4" (3.76m x 3.47m) A versatile room currently being used as a play room with double hung sash window to front, recessed storage units with shelving, central oak topped shelving unit with storage below and LED lighting above. Central exposed ceiling timber, ceiling and wall lights.

OFFICE: 12' 5" x 11' 10" (3.80m x 3.63m) Offering excellent potential as a snug/ library or as per current use as an office with double hung sash window to front, central cast iron Victorian style fireplace with tiled hearth and recessed bespoke shelving units to side.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: 15' 10" x 10' 5" (4.85m maximum x 3.19m) With double hung sash window to side, deep skirting and cornicing. Door to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 16' 11" x 11' 2" (5.18m x 3.42m) Set to the rear of the property with two double hung, four pane width sash windows enjoying a southerly aspect with views over the rear gardens. Stripped oak flooring, fitted wardrobes.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 0" x 11' 5" (4.58m x 3.49m) Afforded a dual aspect with original double hung sash window to front, further window to rear, central chimney breast.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 4" x 11' 6" (3.78m x 3.53m) With double hung sash window to front, central Victorian style cast iron fireplace, central ceiling rose and hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 4: 8' 0" x 7' 2" (2.44m x 2.20m) With double hung sash window to front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 13' 7" x 8' 7" (4.15m x 2.64m maximum) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin within a Corian topped base unit, bath with central tap and double width fully tiled recessed shower unit with fixed chrome shower attachment, LED lighting above and extraction. Two wall mounted heated towel radiators are plumbed in to the heating system. Door to recessed store with fitted shelving.

Outside The property is situated on Bures High Street with a shingle driveway providing off-street parking for approximately two vehicles. Secure gates screen the initial parking area from the gardens with a further shingle area beyond providing parking for a further vehicle if so required with raised beds adjacent. The gardens have been landscaped to incorporate an Indian sandstone terrace with colourful borders and substantial seating area well placed to incorporate the South facing aspect with lawn beyond and six -foot fence line border. Within the gardens is a:

WORKSHOP: 19' 2" x 8' 6" (5.86m x 2.60m) Set on a concrete base and of brick construction beneath a slate roof line with light and power connected.

CARPORT: Attached to the front elevation of the workshop is an oak framed carport providing further parking and/or a covered seating area.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Gas heating to radiators, water-based underfloor heating system. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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