Guide price £475,000
A delightful 5 bedroom detached family home with spacious and flexible accommodation
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A delightful 5 bedroom detached family home with spacious and flexible accommodation located in the beautiful and semi-rural village of Brockley just a short drive from Bury St Edmunds.
At the heart of Suffolk's iconic and gently undulating countryside, the parish of Brockley with its medieval church and village hall is as quintessentially English as you can imagine.
Chapel Lane is a peaceful residential lane off Mill Road - the lane becomes a farm track with open countryside all around and is perfect for dog walking or a morning jog.
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A substantial chalet style detached house offering 5 double bedrooms, 4 reception rooms and a private rear garden. The original annexe extension has been opened up by the present owners but could very easily be reinstated (see the alternative floorplan) to create a granny flat or income generating holiday let.
Double glazed window to front aspect, stairs to first floor landing, two storage cupboards, two radiators and open plan to kitchen, dining room and reception room with doors to sitting room, bedroom 5 and shower room.
Double glazed window to rear aspect, fitted kitchen comprising a range of wall mounted and base level units with tiled splashback incorporating an inset stainless steel sink and drainer, electric hob and double oven, integrated dishwasher, space for fridge freezer, ceiling height storage cupboards with sliding doors, tiled flooring and double glazed door to utility room.
Windows to three sides, fitted with a range of wall mounted and base level units with tiled splashback incorporating space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and doors to side leading to garden.
A magnificent triple aspect room with double glazed windows to front, side and rear aspects, radiator, brick fireplace with log burner and sliding doors to garden and wooden decking area.
Triple aspect with double glazed window to front and sides, two radiators.
Fireplace with hearth and electric heater, built in storage cupboards, open plan from entrance hall and dining room. The kitchen of the former annexe see alternative floorplan.
Double glazed window to rear aspect, radiator.
Double glazed window to rear aspect, shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand unit, heated towel rail, tiled walls and tiled flooring.
First Floor Landing
Wooden hand rail and banister, eaves storage, airing cupboard and doors to four bedrooms and family bathroom.
Double glazed window to front and side aspects, radiator.
Double glazed window to side and rear aspects, radiator.
Double glazed window to rear aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin incorporated into storage unit, towel rail and tiled walls and tiled flooring.
Double glazed window to front aspect, loft access hatch, radiator.
Double glazed window to front aspect, eaves storage, radiator.
Double glazed window to rear aspect, bath with shower attachment over, low level WC, base level unit incorporating wash hand basin, heated towel rail and tiled walls and flooring.
To the front of the property is a shingled open driveway providing off-road parking for multiple vehicles and access to a single garage with up and over door, power and light.
The attractive and easily maintained garden is private and secure, mainly laid to lawn, with flower borders, shrubs and protective trees. An area of raised decking is directly accessed from the sitting room and provides a perfect area for outside seating and al fresco dining. The garden wraps around the rear and side of the property and is gated on both sides.
Oil-fired central heating. Mains electricity water and drainage. Solar panels provide an annual income full details upon request. Note: None of the services has been tested by the agent.
The small hamlet of Brockley, also known as Brockley Green is recorded in the Domesday Book as Brochola or Broclega, the name originating from woodland clearing by a brook. Brockley is situated two miles north of Hartest with its pre and primary schools, butcher, monthly farmers market and excellent gastropub.
Comprehensive facilities can be found in the historic cathedral market town of Bury St Edmunds (7 miles), which offers a full range of schooling, recreational (including golf) and shopping facilities, including the Arc Shopping Centre. Cultural amenities include the Apex Theatre and the historic Abbey Gardens.
There is excellent access to the A14 dual-carriageway leading east to Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk, south to Colchester and to the coastal ports of Harwich and Felixstowe, or west beyond Bury St Edmunds, to Newmarket and Cambridge. For London, the A14 gives convenient access to the M11 and to the international airport at Stansted. For the London rail commuter Colchester and Stowmarket mainline stations offer a fast and regular service to Londons Liverpool Street, alternatively Sudbury (11 miles) offers an in-direct but comprehensive service to London. For Cambridge, there is a convenient and direct rail service from Bury St Edmunds. The romantic redbrick Tudor mansion at Kentwell Hall and the National Trusts magnificent Melford Hall and neoclassical Ickworth House are also nearby.
St Edmundsbury Borough Council
Council Tax Band: E
Floor plans and measurements:
Floor plans are provided for illustrative purposes only and are not to scale. All measurements are approximate.
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