Seven Hills, Bury St Edmunds ( Sold ) Guide Price £1,850,000

Detached House         6 bedroom(s)         5 bathroom(s)        5 reception room(s)

A handsome Victorian country home believed to date back to 1864 with a unique flint façade in a six-acre parkland setting, a wealth of period features and accommodation approaching 9,000 sq ft.

Contact David Burr Bury St Edmunds on 01284 725525 or email bury@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Approximately 9000 square feet
  • Grade II Listed
  • Pool Hall
  • Self-Contained Annexe
  • Multiple Dwelling Relief (SDLT)
  • Fibre Broadband (up to 900mb)
  • Approximately Six Acres
  • Exceptional Presentation
  • Recently Refurbished
  • Home Security System

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £5000.00

Estimated Yield Income: 3.24%


A handsome Victorian country home believed to date back to 1864 with a unique flint façade in a six-acre parkland setting, a wealth of period features and accommodation approaching 9,000 sq ft.

Entrance door leading to;

ENTRANCE HALL: A grand welcome to the property with high ceilings, ornate cornicing and wooden flooring. Over the central hallway are two chandeliers as well as four distinctive archways, each in turn providing access to different areas of the ground floor accommodation. Stairs leading to first floor and stairs leading to basement. Double doors leading to;

DRAWING ROOM: A dual aspect room centred around the marble inset fireplace and benefitting from three substantial draw cord sash windows. Tastefully divided to afford a duality of formal and informal entertaining space as well as providing exceptional views of the rear gardens.

OFFICE: Another double aspect room with a triple aspect bay window overlooking the rear gardens providing a secluded yet light space for home working with bespoke handmade oak shelving as well as benefitting from an integrated log-burner.

DINING ROOM: The formal dining room is located towards the front of the property affording access from two locations, one adjacent to the kitchen and one from the principal hallway by double doors comprising one of the

archways. The room further benefits from ornate cornicing and two sash windows to front aspect.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Centred around the oak island, this room benefits from a range of matching wall and base units, integrated fridge drawers and dishwasher within the island, bespoke fitted oil and electric Aga, inset sink with mixer tap over and integrated wine fridge. Access to pantry providing space for an American style fridge/freezer and additional shelving.

UTILITY ROOM: A useful space located just off the secondary hallway with ample fitted storage with additional wall and base units, inset butler sink with mixer tap over. Dual aspect sash windows. Access to dining room and garden.

LAUNDRY ROOM: Accessed via the secondary hallway and affording further space for white goods such as washer/dryer. Purpose built pet showering facilities. Additional storage space.

GARDEN ROOM: Adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room and accessed by double doors, this room provides additional informal entertainment space and provides excellent views to the southern aspect overlooking the rear gardens as well as having doors to the side terrace which idyllic for al fresco dining. Exposed brick and flint work can be found on the internal walls with bifold doors leading to the pool room.

POOL HALL: With exposed beams and woodwork, the pool hall benefits from an air balancing system to prevent build-up of condensation on the windows. Further benefitting from a customisable light system as well as a sub divided yet open plan gym area. Stairs leading to a first-floor balcony overlooking the pool providing a small kitchenette area with dual sinks, mixer tap, base units and integrated fridge. Dual floor to ceiling Atrium style glass windows enjoying a southerly aspect overlooking the rear gardens, as well as a westerly aspect looking out to a private enclosed garden area suitable for al fresco dining/entertaining with a marble water feature.

POOL HALL SHOWER ROOM: White suite comprising hand wash basin, shower with glass sliding door and W.C. Fitted shelving and storage. Heated towel rail.

CLOAKROOM: White suite comprising W.C. and hand wash basin. Sash window to west aspect.

First floor

LANDING: Accessed via a central staircase and benefitting from a generous landing area. Spiral staircase to second floor. Exposed floorboards and dual aspect windows to front and side.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM: Accessed through a WALK-IN DRESSING AREA the bedroom boasts dual aspect views over the rear gardens. A wealth of integrated storage space is created by the integrated wardrobe arrangement. Door to;

EN SUITE: Comprising ornate stone slipper bath, his and hers hand wash basins and W.C. Walk-in shower with glass screens. Sash window to rear.

BEDROOM 2: Another double bedroom with dual aspect sash windows to rear. Generous integrated storage with walk-in dressing room area.

EN SUITE: White suite comprising cast iron enamelled bath with marble surround, shower with glass door, W.C. and his & hers sunken marble wash basins with mixer taps over. Sash window and shutters overlooking the central courtyard.

BEDROOM 3: A substantial double bedroom with dual aspect windows to front and side. Integrated storage and door to;

EN SUITE: Comprising panelled bath, shower, W.C. and hand wash basin.

BEDROOM 4: A double bedroom with dual aspect sash windows to rear and side.

BEDROOM 5: Another double bedroom front aspect. Access to;

JACK AND JILL SHOWER ROOM: With white suite comprising W.C., hand wash basin and shower with glass door.

Second floor

LOFT SPACE: Possibility of a second-floor conversion (subject to the relevant permissions).

Basement Handmade clay pamment tiles leading to the cellar which has been fully damp proofed. Door to;

CINEMA ROOM: Wiring for sound insulated home cinema space. Of particular note are the remains of the former staircase by which the cellar was originally accessed, now a prominently retained feature.

STORAGE ROOM: Ideal wine storage facility.

ANNEXE

ANNEXE HALL: Cupboard housing oil fired boiler. Door to courtyard, annexe and pool room.

PLANT ROOM: Housing the air and water handling unit, pool filtration and pump.

SITTING ROOM: With panoramic views of the front gardens. Spiral staircase leading to first floor. Dual aspect windows to side and open plan to;

KITCHEN/DINING AREA: Base and wall units with inset sink with drainer and mixer tap over. Integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer, four ring hob, and oven.

BATHROOM: With white suite comprising W.C., hand wash basin, panelled bath. Chrome heated towel rail.

First floor Annexe

BEDROOM: Double bedroom space and views of the front gardens.

Outside The property benefits from gated access leading to the sweeping gravel driveway which in turn leads to the gated and walled courtyard around which the property is centred. From here, all external access doors of the property can be used as well as providing access to the INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGING with bi fold doors and additional external storage. The courtyard has been laid to a resin stone providing smooth low-maintenance surface.

The gardens are fully fenced and enclosed with a mixture of 6' fencing and post & rail fencing. The formal rear gardens enjoy a southerly aspect with the focal point provided by the sunken gardens around which approximately 150 green and purple Hornbeam trees are planted in an inverted keyhole shape providing distinctive aerial aesthetic. To the Western most boundary is found a substantial netted vegetable garden with greenhouses and an integrated irrigation system.

Around the property are a handful of paved terraces providing space for al fresco entertaining and dining, one of which features an ornate water fountain adjacent to the office. Also incorporated within the grounds is a useful garden store, cart lodge, workshop and a tree house with zip line. To the rear of the property post and rail fencing defines the boundary, beyond which is open farmland and areas of mature woodland.

In all about six acres (sts).

AGENTS NOTES

- We understand the property is Grade II Listed.

- The main residence and the annexe benefit from independent monitored burglar and smoke alarm systems with police response.

- Remote access CCTV home security system.

- We understand that the property benefits from Multiple Dwelling Relief on Stamp Duty Land Tax due to the Annexe.

- We understand the property is serviced by fibre broadband quoting download speeds of up to 900 mb.

SERVICES: Mains electricity is connected. Private drainage. Oil fired heating to radiators. We understand the water comes from a bore-hole located within the grounds.

NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: West Suffolk Council.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.


Contact David Burr Bury St Edmunds

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01284 725525 or email bury@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • Approximately 9000 square feet
  • Grade II Listed
  • Pool Hall
  • Self-Contained Annexe
  • Multiple Dwelling Relief (SDLT)
  • Fibre Broadband (up to 900mb)
  • Approximately Six Acres
  • Exceptional Presentation
  • Recently Refurbished
  • Home Security System

A handsome Victorian country home believed to date back to 1864 with a unique flint façade in a six-acre parkland setting, a wealth of period features and accommodation approaching 9,000 sq ft.

Entrance door leading to;

ENTRANCE HALL: A grand welcome to the property with high ceilings, ornate cornicing and wooden flooring. Over the central hallway are two chandeliers as well as four distinctive archways, each in turn providing access to different areas of the ground floor accommodation. Stairs leading to first floor and stairs leading to basement. Double doors leading to;

DRAWING ROOM: A dual aspect room centred around the marble inset fireplace and benefitting from three substantial draw cord sash windows. Tastefully divided to afford a duality of formal and informal entertaining space as well as providing exceptional views of the rear gardens.

OFFICE: Another double aspect room with a triple aspect bay window overlooking the rear gardens providing a secluded yet light space for home working with bespoke handmade oak shelving as well as benefitting from an integrated log-burner.

DINING ROOM: The formal dining room is located towards the front of the property affording access from two locations, one adjacent to the kitchen and one from the principal hallway by double doors comprising one of the

archways. The room further benefits from ornate cornicing and two sash windows to front aspect.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Centred around the oak island, this room benefits from a range of matching wall and base units, integrated fridge drawers and dishwasher within the island, bespoke fitted oil and electric Aga, inset sink with mixer tap over and integrated wine fridge. Access to pantry providing space for an American style fridge/freezer and additional shelving.

UTILITY ROOM: A useful space located just off the secondary hallway with ample fitted storage with additional wall and base units, inset butler sink with mixer tap over. Dual aspect sash windows. Access to dining room and garden.

LAUNDRY ROOM: Accessed via the secondary hallway and affording further space for white goods such as washer/dryer. Purpose built pet showering facilities. Additional storage space.

GARDEN ROOM: Adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room and accessed by double doors, this room provides additional informal entertainment space and provides excellent views to the southern aspect overlooking the rear gardens as well as having doors to the side terrace which idyllic for al fresco dining. Exposed brick and flint work can be found on the internal walls with bifold doors leading to the pool room.

POOL HALL: With exposed beams and woodwork, the pool hall benefits from an air balancing system to prevent build-up of condensation on the windows. Further benefitting from a customisable light system as well as a sub divided yet open plan gym area. Stairs leading to a first-floor balcony overlooking the pool providing a small kitchenette area with dual sinks, mixer tap, base units and integrated fridge. Dual floor to ceiling Atrium style glass windows enjoying a southerly aspect overlooking the rear gardens, as well as a westerly aspect looking out to a private enclosed garden area suitable for al fresco dining/entertaining with a marble water feature.

POOL HALL SHOWER ROOM: White suite comprising hand wash basin, shower with glass sliding door and W.C. Fitted shelving and storage. Heated towel rail.

CLOAKROOM: White suite comprising W.C. and hand wash basin. Sash window to west aspect.

First floor

LANDING: Accessed via a central staircase and benefitting from a generous landing area. Spiral staircase to second floor. Exposed floorboards and dual aspect windows to front and side.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM: Accessed through a WALK-IN DRESSING AREA the bedroom boasts dual aspect views over the rear gardens. A wealth of integrated storage space is created by the integrated wardrobe arrangement. Door to;

EN SUITE: Comprising ornate stone slipper bath, his and hers hand wash basins and W.C. Walk-in shower with glass screens. Sash window to rear.

BEDROOM 2: Another double bedroom with dual aspect sash windows to rear. Generous integrated storage with walk-in dressing room area.

EN SUITE: White suite comprising cast iron enamelled bath with marble surround, shower with glass door, W.C. and his & hers sunken marble wash basins with mixer taps over. Sash window and shutters overlooking the central courtyard.

BEDROOM 3: A substantial double bedroom with dual aspect windows to front and side. Integrated storage and door to;

EN SUITE: Comprising panelled bath, shower, W.C. and hand wash basin.

BEDROOM 4: A double bedroom with dual aspect sash windows to rear and side.

BEDROOM 5: Another double bedroom front aspect. Access to;

JACK AND JILL SHOWER ROOM: With white suite comprising W.C., hand wash basin and shower with glass door.

Second floor

LOFT SPACE: Possibility of a second-floor conversion (subject to the relevant permissions).

Basement Handmade clay pamment tiles leading to the cellar which has been fully damp proofed. Door to;

CINEMA ROOM: Wiring for sound insulated home cinema space. Of particular note are the remains of the former staircase by which the cellar was originally accessed, now a prominently retained feature.

STORAGE ROOM: Ideal wine storage facility.

ANNEXE

ANNEXE HALL: Cupboard housing oil fired boiler. Door to courtyard, annexe and pool room.

PLANT ROOM: Housing the air and water handling unit, pool filtration and pump.

SITTING ROOM: With panoramic views of the front gardens. Spiral staircase leading to first floor. Dual aspect windows to side and open plan to;

KITCHEN/DINING AREA: Base and wall units with inset sink with drainer and mixer tap over. Integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer, four ring hob, and oven.

BATHROOM: With white suite comprising W.C., hand wash basin, panelled bath. Chrome heated towel rail.

First floor Annexe

BEDROOM: Double bedroom space and views of the front gardens.

Outside The property benefits from gated access leading to the sweeping gravel driveway which in turn leads to the gated and walled courtyard around which the property is centred. From here, all external access doors of the property can be used as well as providing access to the INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGING with bi fold doors and additional external storage. The courtyard has been laid to a resin stone providing smooth low-maintenance surface.

The gardens are fully fenced and enclosed with a mixture of 6' fencing and post & rail fencing. The formal rear gardens enjoy a southerly aspect with the focal point provided by the sunken gardens around which approximately 150 green and purple Hornbeam trees are planted in an inverted keyhole shape providing distinctive aerial aesthetic. To the Western most boundary is found a substantial netted vegetable garden with greenhouses and an integrated irrigation system.

Around the property are a handful of paved terraces providing space for al fresco entertaining and dining, one of which features an ornate water fountain adjacent to the office. Also incorporated within the grounds is a useful garden store, cart lodge, workshop and a tree house with zip line. To the rear of the property post and rail fencing defines the boundary, beyond which is open farmland and areas of mature woodland.

In all about six acres (sts).

AGENTS NOTES

- We understand the property is Grade II Listed.

- The main residence and the annexe benefit from independent monitored burglar and smoke alarm systems with police response.

- Remote access CCTV home security system.

- We understand that the property benefits from Multiple Dwelling Relief on Stamp Duty Land Tax due to the Annexe.

- We understand the property is serviced by fibre broadband quoting download speeds of up to 900 mb.

SERVICES: Mains electricity is connected. Private drainage. Oil fired heating to radiators. We understand the water comes from a bore-hole located within the grounds.

NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: West Suffolk Council.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

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Phone us on 01284 725525 or email bury@davidburr.co.uk


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