Cross Green, Cockfield, Bury St Edmunds ( For Sale ) Guide Price £795,000

Detached House         5 bedroom(s)         2 bathroom(s)        4 reception room(s)

A magnificent Grade II listed detached character house dating back to the 16th Century. Finished in a Suffolk white brick and presented to a high standard, the property retains a wealth of original character features whilst providing a host of contemporary conveniences for modern living. The property offers generous accommodation throughout including three/four reception rooms, five bedrooms, two bathrooms and two further cloakrooms. There is the additional benefit of a beautifully landscaped rear garden and a large detached flint brick tandem car port. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

Contact David Burr Long Melford on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Beautiful detached character house
  • Prominent position overlooking Cross Green
  • Presented to a high standard throughout
  • Five bedrooms
  • Three formal reception rooms
  • Kitchen by local craftsmen, Lavenham Joinery
  • Beautifully landscaped rear garden
  • Brick and flint carport
  • Ample off-road parking
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

A magnificent Grade II listed detached character house dating back to the 16th Century. Finished in a Suffolk white brick and presented to a high standard, the property retains a wealth of original character features whilst providing a host of contemporary conveniences for modern living. The property offers generous accommodation throughout including three/four reception rooms, five bedrooms, two bathrooms and two further cloakrooms. There is the additional benefit of a beautifully landscaped rear garden and a large detached flint brick tandem car port. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

Solid wood front door leading to:-

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: 5'4" x 4'8" (1.64 x 1.43m) With room for coats and shoes, two pretty stain glass windows overlooking the property's front gardens, tiled flooring and wood and glass panel door leading to:-

DRAWING ROOM: 20' 11" x 18' 6" (6.38m x 5.64m) An exceptional room with a wealth of characterful features including eight-foot-high heavily timbered ceilings, picture rail throughout and deep skirting. High quality, recently installed solid oak flooring throughout with a door leading onto terracing. The focal point of the room is a stunning inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove situated on a brick hearth with brick surround and 8ft wide bressumer over. Door leading to inner hall with staircase rising to first floor.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 16'1"-11'11" x 20'11" (4.91-3.64 x 6.4m) A beautiful bright room with two large sash windows allowing for an abundance of natural light. High quality range of matching base and wall level shaker style units fitted by the highly regarded 'Lavenham joinery'. Range of dark marble effect work surfaces incorporating a Villeroy & Boch Belfast sink with stainless steel mixer tap above. Space for free-standing refrigerator/freezer, large double doors open to reveal a fitted pantry cupboard with integrated spice rack and there is also an integrated dishwasher. An electric Rayburn range cooker is situated within the chimney breast with an attractive sage green subway tile surround. Pamment tile flooring throughout. Staircase rising to first floor and doors leading to:-

DINING/SITTING ROOM: 18' 2" x 15' 1" (5.54m x 4.6m) A generous room currently utilised as a dining room with potential for a number of uses. Exposed timbers and large sash windows enjoying pretty views over Cross Green. Wood burning stove situated on a brick hearth with brick surround and ample space for a large dining table and chairs.

SNUG: 12'7" x 11'3" (3.84 x 3.45m) A charming room with exposed timbers and two sash windows allowing for an abundance of natural light. Centrally positioned wood-burning stove situated on a brick hearth with moulded wood surround and useful recessed storage cupboards off. Opening leading to:

LIBRARY: 9'4" x 6' (2.87 x 1.83m) With a range of fitted shelving and further door leading to:-

STUDY: 11'4" x 6'9" (3.47 x 2.08m) With ample space for a large desk, exposed timbers throughout the walls and original oak and pitch floorboards. Pretty four-pane windows enjoy attractive views over the rear gardens and terracing.

INNER HALL: With Pamment tiled flooring, door leading onto garden and further doors leading to:-

UTILITY ROOM: 13'1" x 9'8" (4.0 x 2.96m) A useful room with original exposed Suffolk white brick flooring with a range of base and wall-level units with solid wood work surfaces incorporating Belfast sink with stainless steel mixer tap above, space and plumbing for dishwasher and space for tumble drier. Extensive storage throughout and further space for a free-standing refrigerator.

BEDROOM 2 13' 1" x 11' 5" (3.99m x 3.48m) Suffolk thumb latch door leading to a generous double bedroom with dual aspect enjoying pretty views across the rear garden. Access to loft storage space and further Suffolk thumb latch door leading to:-

ENSUITE 13' 1" x 5' 8" (3.99m x 1.73m) Finished to a high standard with underfloor heating throughout and a large walk-in shower with waterfall style shower head and traditional fittings. Traditional style WC, wash hand basin with storage below and a heated towel rail. LED spot lighting throughout and partially tiled walls.

CLOAK ROOM: 6'5" x 6'5" (1.98 x 1.97m) With exposed beams and black and white tiled flooring, traditional style WC wash hand basin with storage below and a heated towel rail

First Floor

LANDING: Exceptionally bright with exposed timbers and pine floorboards throughout. Doors leading to:-

BEDROOM 1 18'8" x 12'3" (5.69 x 3.75m) An exceptional double bedroom with a range of exposed beams and enjoying open views across the property's gardens, and Cross Green to the front.

BEDROOM 3 16' 1" x 11' 10" (4.9m x 3.61m) With a continuation of exposed pine floorboards, exposed beams and large sash window to front. Useful storage cupboard with inset hanging rail and access to loft storage space off.

BEDROOM 4 15' 4" x 10' 2" (4.67m x 3.1m) A further generous double bedroom with sash window overlooking Cross Green, exposed oak bressumer, pine floorboards and door leading to:-

DRESSING ROOM: A useful space with inset hanging rails providing plenty of storage.

BEDROOM 5 15' 1" x 9' 3" (4.6m x 2.82m) With pine floorboards and pretty views over the greensward to the front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 17'5" x 10'11" (5.33 x 3.35m) Presented to a high standard with an incredibly luxurious feel. Exposed pine floorboards throughout together with a large, frameless walk-in shower with tiled surround and glass screens. Large waterfall style shower head with stainless steel traditional fittings and additional shower head attachment below. Positioned centrally within the room is a large free-standing roll-top bath. Wood panelling is featured across the walls and there is a pretty Victorian style fireplace with slate hearth. Albion Bath Company WC and large wash hand basin. Two sash windows provide plenty of natural light which have been partially frosted for privacy.

CLOAKROOM: 5'3" x 3'4" (1.61 x 1.03m) With WC and a small radiator.

INNER LANDING: With staircase leading down to the Kitchen/Breakfast room.

Outside To the front of the property is an expanse of lawn which leads straight onto Cross Green itself and which has the potential to be re-landscaped to create more of a formal front garden. Plans for this landscaping can be made available upon request. To the side of the property a wooden five-bar gate leads onto a pebble driveway and an area of OFF-ROAD PARKING enclosed by a hazel fence. This in turn leads to the:-

CARPORT: 30' 0" x 12' 9" (9.14m x 3.89m) A magnificent brick and flint detached structure providing ample space for two cars in tandem. Power and light connected. There is clear potential to create further off-road parking if required.


The property's rear garden is undoubtedly one of its finest features and has been beautifully landscaped to contain a colourful array of well-established flower beds, mature hedging and trees. Immediately adjacent to the property is a flagstone terrace which has clearly been designed with al-fresco dining in mind and which is surrounded by well-stocked flower beds. A stone pathway leads through to the main area of garden which is partially enclosed by a flint wall and is primarily comprised of a large expanse of lawn. To the rear of the plot is an additional terrace providing a further area of seating as well as a useful TIMBER STORAGE SHED with potential for further storage if so required. A wooden gate leads back onto Old Hall Lane.

AGENT´S NOTE The property is Grade II listed and situated within a conservation area.

As is not uncommon with properties of this ilk Cross Green House benefits from a right of way across neighbouring land to access it's area of parking and carport.

Please note that some rooms are of irregular size and that the measurements contained within these particulars are intended as a guide only and are not to be relied upon as entirely accurate.

SERVICES Mains water and private drainage. Main electricity connected. Oil fired heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.


Contact David Burr Long Melford

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • Beautiful detached character house
  • Prominent position overlooking Cross Green
  • Presented to a high standard throughout
  • Five bedrooms
  • Three formal reception rooms
  • Kitchen by local craftsmen, Lavenham Joinery
  • Beautifully landscaped rear garden
  • Brick and flint carport
  • Ample off-road parking
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

A magnificent Grade II listed detached character house dating back to the 16th Century. Finished in a Suffolk white brick and presented to a high standard, the property retains a wealth of original character features whilst providing a host of contemporary conveniences for modern living. The property offers generous accommodation throughout including three/four reception rooms, five bedrooms, two bathrooms and two further cloakrooms. There is the additional benefit of a beautifully landscaped rear garden and a large detached flint brick tandem car port. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

Solid wood front door leading to:-

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: 5'4" x 4'8" (1.64 x 1.43m) With room for coats and shoes, two pretty stain glass windows overlooking the property's front gardens, tiled flooring and wood and glass panel door leading to:-

DRAWING ROOM: 20' 11" x 18' 6" (6.38m x 5.64m) An exceptional room with a wealth of characterful features including eight-foot-high heavily timbered ceilings, picture rail throughout and deep skirting. High quality, recently installed solid oak flooring throughout with a door leading onto terracing. The focal point of the room is a stunning inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove situated on a brick hearth with brick surround and 8ft wide bressumer over. Door leading to inner hall with staircase rising to first floor.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 16'1"-11'11" x 20'11" (4.91-3.64 x 6.4m) A beautiful bright room with two large sash windows allowing for an abundance of natural light. High quality range of matching base and wall level shaker style units fitted by the highly regarded 'Lavenham joinery'. Range of dark marble effect work surfaces incorporating a Villeroy & Boch Belfast sink with stainless steel mixer tap above. Space for free-standing refrigerator/freezer, large double doors open to reveal a fitted pantry cupboard with integrated spice rack and there is also an integrated dishwasher. An electric Rayburn range cooker is situated within the chimney breast with an attractive sage green subway tile surround. Pamment tile flooring throughout. Staircase rising to first floor and doors leading to:-

DINING/SITTING ROOM: 18' 2" x 15' 1" (5.54m x 4.6m) A generous room currently utilised as a dining room with potential for a number of uses. Exposed timbers and large sash windows enjoying pretty views over Cross Green. Wood burning stove situated on a brick hearth with brick surround and ample space for a large dining table and chairs.

SNUG: 12'7" x 11'3" (3.84 x 3.45m) A charming room with exposed timbers and two sash windows allowing for an abundance of natural light. Centrally positioned wood-burning stove situated on a brick hearth with moulded wood surround and useful recessed storage cupboards off. Opening leading to:

LIBRARY: 9'4" x 6' (2.87 x 1.83m) With a range of fitted shelving and further door leading to:-

STUDY: 11'4" x 6'9" (3.47 x 2.08m) With ample space for a large desk, exposed timbers throughout the walls and original oak and pitch floorboards. Pretty four-pane windows enjoy attractive views over the rear gardens and terracing.

INNER HALL: With Pamment tiled flooring, door leading onto garden and further doors leading to:-

UTILITY ROOM: 13'1" x 9'8" (4.0 x 2.96m) A useful room with original exposed Suffolk white brick flooring with a range of base and wall-level units with solid wood work surfaces incorporating Belfast sink with stainless steel mixer tap above, space and plumbing for dishwasher and space for tumble drier. Extensive storage throughout and further space for a free-standing refrigerator.

BEDROOM 2 13' 1" x 11' 5" (3.99m x 3.48m) Suffolk thumb latch door leading to a generous double bedroom with dual aspect enjoying pretty views across the rear garden. Access to loft storage space and further Suffolk thumb latch door leading to:-

ENSUITE 13' 1" x 5' 8" (3.99m x 1.73m) Finished to a high standard with underfloor heating throughout and a large walk-in shower with waterfall style shower head and traditional fittings. Traditional style WC, wash hand basin with storage below and a heated towel rail. LED spot lighting throughout and partially tiled walls.

CLOAK ROOM: 6'5" x 6'5" (1.98 x 1.97m) With exposed beams and black and white tiled flooring, traditional style WC wash hand basin with storage below and a heated towel rail

First Floor

LANDING: Exceptionally bright with exposed timbers and pine floorboards throughout. Doors leading to:-

BEDROOM 1 18'8" x 12'3" (5.69 x 3.75m) An exceptional double bedroom with a range of exposed beams and enjoying open views across the property's gardens, and Cross Green to the front.

BEDROOM 3 16' 1" x 11' 10" (4.9m x 3.61m) With a continuation of exposed pine floorboards, exposed beams and large sash window to front. Useful storage cupboard with inset hanging rail and access to loft storage space off.

BEDROOM 4 15' 4" x 10' 2" (4.67m x 3.1m) A further generous double bedroom with sash window overlooking Cross Green, exposed oak bressumer, pine floorboards and door leading to:-

DRESSING ROOM: A useful space with inset hanging rails providing plenty of storage.

BEDROOM 5 15' 1" x 9' 3" (4.6m x 2.82m) With pine floorboards and pretty views over the greensward to the front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 17'5" x 10'11" (5.33 x 3.35m) Presented to a high standard with an incredibly luxurious feel. Exposed pine floorboards throughout together with a large, frameless walk-in shower with tiled surround and glass screens. Large waterfall style shower head with stainless steel traditional fittings and additional shower head attachment below. Positioned centrally within the room is a large free-standing roll-top bath. Wood panelling is featured across the walls and there is a pretty Victorian style fireplace with slate hearth. Albion Bath Company WC and large wash hand basin. Two sash windows provide plenty of natural light which have been partially frosted for privacy.

CLOAKROOM: 5'3" x 3'4" (1.61 x 1.03m) With WC and a small radiator.

INNER LANDING: With staircase leading down to the Kitchen/Breakfast room.

Outside To the front of the property is an expanse of lawn which leads straight onto Cross Green itself and which has the potential to be re-landscaped to create more of a formal front garden. Plans for this landscaping can be made available upon request. To the side of the property a wooden five-bar gate leads onto a pebble driveway and an area of OFF-ROAD PARKING enclosed by a hazel fence. This in turn leads to the:-

CARPORT: 30' 0" x 12' 9" (9.14m x 3.89m) A magnificent brick and flint detached structure providing ample space for two cars in tandem. Power and light connected. There is clear potential to create further off-road parking if required.


The property's rear garden is undoubtedly one of its finest features and has been beautifully landscaped to contain a colourful array of well-established flower beds, mature hedging and trees. Immediately adjacent to the property is a flagstone terrace which has clearly been designed with al-fresco dining in mind and which is surrounded by well-stocked flower beds. A stone pathway leads through to the main area of garden which is partially enclosed by a flint wall and is primarily comprised of a large expanse of lawn. To the rear of the plot is an additional terrace providing a further area of seating as well as a useful TIMBER STORAGE SHED with potential for further storage if so required. A wooden gate leads back onto Old Hall Lane.

AGENT´S NOTE The property is Grade II listed and situated within a conservation area.

As is not uncommon with properties of this ilk Cross Green House benefits from a right of way across neighbouring land to access it's area of parking and carport.

Please note that some rooms are of irregular size and that the measurements contained within these particulars are intended as a guide only and are not to be relied upon as entirely accurate.

SERVICES Mains water and private drainage. Main electricity connected. Oil fired heating by radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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