Stanningfield, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk ( Sold ) Guide Price £525,000

Cottage         4 bedroom(s)         2 bathroom(s)        2 reception room(s)

A superb example of an early 16th Century Grade II Listed detached thatched cottage occupying a prominent position in this well-regarded Suffolk village. Fox House, formerly a public house serving the village and surrounding areas is a medieval open hall house which has since been converted to a residential dwelling, offering characterful accommodation arranged over two floors boasting beautiful countryside views and an acre of paddock land.

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


Features:

  • 1.2 acres
  • Grade II Listed
  • Four bedrooms
  • Countryside views
  • C1580
  • Barn within grounds
  • Former Public House
  • Wealth of period features
  • Inglenook fireplaces
  • Farmhouse kitchen

Entrance into;

HALLWAY: Leading to;

SITTING ROOM: Centred around the inglenook fireplace with wood-burning stove. The sitting room is a cosy space with dual aspect windows to front aspect overlooking the front gardens and fields beyond. Door through to;

DINING ROOM: The focal point of the room is the substantial inglenook fireplace set on a red brick plinth with bressummer over with the original smoked bricks which are still visible where the current owners have preserved the chimney stack. The room is versatile, comprising one half of the two-cell layout with ample space for formal dining if so desired with window to front aspect and stairs rising to first floor. Door to;

SNUG: Forming the other half of the two-cell lobby arrangement with exposed timbers and window to front aspect and feature fireplace. Door leading to;

BEDROOM 4: A spacious double bedroom with window to side and exposed internal mullion windows and door to;

EN-SUITE: Shower with hinged glass door and white suite comprising W.C. and hand wash basin. Window to rear.

KITCHEN: Fitted with a range of matching base units with hard-wood worktops over, wood shelving, oil fired Rayburn cooker, Kensington six ring stove and boiler for hot water and central heating. The kitchen retains a wealth of character with exposed red brick flooring and barn style door leading to the rear gardens. Space for freestanding appliances including American style fridge freezer. Window to rear and front aspect.

BATHROOM: With white suite comprising W.C, hand wash basin and claw footed slipper bath. The bathroom is a notable addition to the rear of the property with exposed render and beams with door leading through to;

UTILITY: Fitted with a stainless-steel sink and allowing additional spaces for white goods including fridge and freestanding washing machine. Window to rear aspect with door leading to;

GARDEN ROOM: Another addition to the rear of the property with glass windows and views over neighbouring fields. Door to sitting room and door leading to side gardens.

First Floor

LANDING: With exposed ceiling timbers. Door to;

BEDROOM 1: Having a wealth of character with exposed ceiling timbers throughout. Space for free standing storage and window to front aspect providing wonderful views over the surrounding countryside.

BEDROOM 2: A charming walk-through bedroom centred around the chimney stack with exposed timbers. Windows to front aspect and feature inset fireplace. Agents Note: Restricted head height in this room. Door to;

BEDROOM 3: A double bedroom with exposed timbers and dual aspect windows to side.

Outside Fox House occupies a prominent position within this well-regarded Suffolk village offering versatile yet traditional accommodation. The property is accessed via the road serving the village which in turn leads to the gravel driveway and ample parking with gated access leading to the rear gardens. The property is bounded by open countryside and more immediately defined by the formal gardens to the front, side and rear. A five-bar gate leads to the rear of property where a paddock offering an acre of additional land is found which could be reinstated for equine use if so desired. Abutting the paddock is the old bridleway. The land is defined by post and wire fencing to all sides.

Set within the grounds of the property is an additional Barn which has the possibility for conversion or redevelopment subject to relevant permissions.

In all about 1.2 acres.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage which in turn services Fox Cottage Row (adjacent to Fox House). Oil fired heating. 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 Bury St Edmunds office 01284 725525.


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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Features:

  • 1.2 acres
  • Grade II Listed
  • Four bedrooms
  • Countryside views
  • C1580
  • Barn within grounds
  • Former Public House
  • Wealth of period features
  • Inglenook fireplaces
  • Farmhouse kitchen

Entrance into;

HALLWAY: Leading to;

SITTING ROOM: Centred around the inglenook fireplace with wood-burning stove. The sitting room is a cosy space with dual aspect windows to front aspect overlooking the front gardens and fields beyond. Door through to;

DINING ROOM: The focal point of the room is the substantial inglenook fireplace set on a red brick plinth with bressummer over with the original smoked bricks which are still visible where the current owners have preserved the chimney stack. The room is versatile, comprising one half of the two-cell layout with ample space for formal dining if so desired with window to front aspect and stairs rising to first floor. Door to;

SNUG: Forming the other half of the two-cell lobby arrangement with exposed timbers and window to front aspect and feature fireplace. Door leading to;

BEDROOM 4: A spacious double bedroom with window to side and exposed internal mullion windows and door to;

EN-SUITE: Shower with hinged glass door and white suite comprising W.C. and hand wash basin. Window to rear.

KITCHEN: Fitted with a range of matching base units with hard-wood worktops over, wood shelving, oil fired Rayburn cooker, Kensington six ring stove and boiler for hot water and central heating. The kitchen retains a wealth of character with exposed red brick flooring and barn style door leading to the rear gardens. Space for freestanding appliances including American style fridge freezer. Window to rear and front aspect.

BATHROOM: With white suite comprising W.C, hand wash basin and claw footed slipper bath. The bathroom is a notable addition to the rear of the property with exposed render and beams with door leading through to;

UTILITY: Fitted with a stainless-steel sink and allowing additional spaces for white goods including fridge and freestanding washing machine. Window to rear aspect with door leading to;

GARDEN ROOM: Another addition to the rear of the property with glass windows and views over neighbouring fields. Door to sitting room and door leading to side gardens.

First Floor

LANDING: With exposed ceiling timbers. Door to;

BEDROOM 1: Having a wealth of character with exposed ceiling timbers throughout. Space for free standing storage and window to front aspect providing wonderful views over the surrounding countryside.

BEDROOM 2: A charming walk-through bedroom centred around the chimney stack with exposed timbers. Windows to front aspect and feature inset fireplace. Agents Note: Restricted head height in this room. Door to;

BEDROOM 3: A double bedroom with exposed timbers and dual aspect windows to side.

Outside Fox House occupies a prominent position within this well-regarded Suffolk village offering versatile yet traditional accommodation. The property is accessed via the road serving the village which in turn leads to the gravel driveway and ample parking with gated access leading to the rear gardens. The property is bounded by open countryside and more immediately defined by the formal gardens to the front, side and rear. A five-bar gate leads to the rear of property where a paddock offering an acre of additional land is found which could be reinstated for equine use if so desired. Abutting the paddock is the old bridleway. The land is defined by post and wire fencing to all sides.

Set within the grounds of the property is an additional Barn which has the possibility for conversion or redevelopment subject to relevant permissions.

In all about 1.2 acres.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage which in turn services Fox Cottage Row (adjacent to Fox House). Oil fired heating. 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 Bury St Edmunds office 01284 725525.

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