Guide price £425,000
An exceptional 3-bedroom penthouse apartment with private balcony and roof terrace offering truly stunning and uninterrupted views.
- Roof Terrace
- Residents Parking
An exceptional, one-of-a-kind, 3-bedroom penthouse apartment with private balcony and roof terrace offering truly stunning, far-reaching and uninterrupted views west over the surrounding countryside and occupying a gloriously peaceful setting alongside the River Stour at Great Cornard, a short riverside walk from the historic Suffolk Wool Town of Sudbury.
The apartment is immaculately presented throughout and the spectacular, double-height living spaces provide an airy, luminous and modern living environment, which enables the occupier to connect with nature in a genuinely stimulating and unique way.
The property also benefits from two allocated covered parking spaces and communal gardens.
This breathtaking duplex penthouse apartment is energy-efficient and very easy to maintain. The living accommodation is set over the top two floors of the hugely popular four-storey Bakers Mill development, completed in 2007. The architects proposal took its inspiration from the scale of riverside watermills and was reinterpreted with a contemporary twist.
Offering premium positioning within the development and a private balcony and roof terrace, this stylish apartment benefits from outstanding westerly views down to Cornard Lock, across the River Stour and over the surrounding countryside towards remarkable broad skyscapes and sunsets.
The property provides generous open-plan living accommodation with oak flooring throughout and spectacular, double-height vaulted ceilings and comprises three double bedrooms, all with bespoke Sliderobe units, and two bathrooms. The master bedroom suite features a generous open-plan changing area, large en-suite bathroom and a private balcony with westerly views and the main bathroom has a spa bath as well as a shower. The spacious open plan sitting/dining room is full of drama and features the best of the double height ceilings with floor-to-ceiling glass walls filling the space with light, shadow and warmth, this area connects seamlessly with a modern, fully-fitted kitchen and a gloriously light sun room giving access to the West-facing private roof terrace.
A timber door opens in from the bright communal hallway also with stunning views west over the River Stour. The private entrance hall of the property features oak flooring, a cloaks cupboard, an airing cupboard, a useful under-stairs storage cupboard, stairs rising to the fourth floor and timber doors to:
A superbly bright, dual-aspect master bedroom with open-plan dressing area, bespoke Sliderobe wardrobe units, double-glazed window to the rear aspect and sliding uPVC door to the private balcony with stunning westerly views, timber door to:
Matching white modern suite comprising fully-tiled double walk-in shower with large glass panel and flipper panel, hand wash basin with mixer tap, set upon a countertop with solid timber storage units below and a WC. Half-tiled walls with dado border tile. Chrome heated towel rail.
Presently used as an office/study with Neville Johnson bespoke fitted furniture. A large double bedroom with bespoke large Sliderobe wardrobe, double-glazed window to the west with stunning views.
A large double bedroom with bespoke Sliderobe wardrobe unit, double-glazed window to the west with stunning views.
Matching white modern suite comprising bath with hand shower attachment to tap plus full overhead shower at opposite end of bath (fully-tiled with glass panel), hand wash basin with mixer tap, set upon a countertop with solid timber storage units below and a WC. Half-tiled walls with dado border tile. Chrome heated towel rail. Double-glazed window to the rear aspect.
SITTING / DINING ROOM
The huge, dual aspect, open plan sitting/dining room is full of drama and features the best of the double height vaulted ceilings with floor-to-ceiling glass walls filling the space with light, shadow and warmth, this area connects seamlessly with the kitchen and the gloriously light sun room giving access to the West-facing private roof terrace. Oak floors throughout. Neville Johnson bespoke fitted furniture and integrated Bose surround-sound speaker system.
A luminous and relaxing area from where one is best able to sit and fully appreciate not only the magnificent open plan living space of this unique apartment but also enjoy the connection with the outside world through sliding glass uPVC doors to the West-facing private roof terrace.
A wonderfully bright space creating a modern fitted kitchen with an extensive range of base and eye-level units, generous U-shaped work surfaces, stainless steel 1½ bowl sink with stainless steel mixer tap over, tiled splash-backs, fan-assisted oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood, integrated dishwasher, integrated washing machine. The kitchen has been adapted and improved by the present owners with additional bespoke storage and a specially installed American fridge-freezer.
The property benefits from communal gardens including a childrens play area, two allocated covered parking spaces and a bicycle storage area.
We are advised that mains water, electricity and telephone are connected. Entry phone system.
Babergh District Council - Band E
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
Leasehold - 125 year lease from 2006. The option exists to purchase a share of the freehold of Bakers Court.
Great Cornard itself is a family-friendly Suffolk village (population circa 9,000) with pubs, convenience shops, leisure facilities (Great Cornard Sports Centre is under 10 minutes walk), schools (nursery, primary and secondary), library and parish church.
The popular Wool Town of Sudbury with its twice weekly farmers market, supermarkets, shops and medical facilities is 1 mile to the west. Sudbury also provides excellent recreational facilities with many clubs and associations, including rugby, football, cricket, tennis, bowls and rowing. There is a also a theatre and a modern swimming pool/leisure complex. The town railway station provides a branch link to the main London and Colchester line, with fast services on to Liverpool Street and there are good bus and road connections to the surrounding area, towards the A12, M11 and Stansted Airport.
The surrounding Stour Valley countryside is absolutely delightful - gently sloping, quintessential rural Suffolk. Country walks and numerous country pursuits are literally on your doorstep with a riverside footpath linking Sudbury town centre and its glorious water meadows with the Visitor Education Centre at Cornard Lock, just 500m from Bakers Mill.
The Visitor Education Centre is adjacent to Cornard Lock and is used to promote the River Stour Navigation, its importance in Britains industrial and cultural heritage, and the role of The River Stour Trust in promoting use of this historic waterway. Land-based craft storage and floating moorings are offered at this venue.