Church Lane, Norton Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP31 3NB

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Property Details

Church Lane, Norton Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP31 3NB

Sold
Description

Church Lane, Norton, Bury St Edmunds

House Sold - Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

Located in lovely quiet countryside on the edge of the village of Norton, and around twenty minutes drive from Bury St Edmunds, this character cottage benefits from two bedrooms, a shower room, sitting room with inglenook fireplace, dining room, kitchen, utility room, and cloakroom. The rear garden features a paved patio area, lawn and mature landscaping with a large Dutch barn style workshop and off-road parking to the rear.

This property is being sold with a Freehold tenure.

A summary of the accommodation:
The accommodation consists of:

Sitting room with inglenook fireplace
Dining room
Kitchen
Utility room with cloakroom/wc
Two bedrooms
Shower room

The property also benefits from:
Oil-fired central heating
Enclosed rear garden with lovely patio area
Dutch barn style workshop
Off road parking
A viewing is advised to appreciate the level of accommodation on offer.

Property description:

A covered entrance door opens into:

Sitting room: 15’7 x 11’5 (4.75m x 3.49m).
A lovely character room with a large brick inglenook fireplace with brick hearth and a wood burning stove. This, along with some exposed timbers gives the room a cosy appeal. There are two sets of built-in storage cupboards to either side of the fireplace. The sitting room also benefits from a fitted carpet, overhead lighting, and power points, and a window to the front aspect which overlooks Church Lane. A carpeted staircase rises to the first floor, a lever latch door to the rear opens to a rear lobby which provides access to kitchen, utility room and rear garden. A doorway off to the side of the sitting room opens into:

Dining room: 11’6 x 10’4 reducing to 7’4 (3.50m x 3.16m reducing to 2.23m).
Featuring a polished wood floor, recessed ceiling spot lights, power points, radiator heating, and a window to the front aspect which overlooks Church Lane.

Rear lobby:
This area provides access to the kitchen and the utility room – via lever latch doors – and to the rear garden via a part glazed stable door. The lobby benefits from a tiled floor, overhead lighting, radiator heating.

Kitchen: 11’8 x 5’9 (3.56m x 1.76m).
Featuring an extensive range of fitted matching wall and base units, work surfaces with inset enamel sink with drainer and mixer tap, tiled splash-backs, a Bosch four ring electric hob with extractor hood over and built-in Bosch oven and grill. There is space and plumbing for a dishwasher, space for a fridge and microwave. The kitchen also benefits from: a tiled floor, recessed ceiling spot lights, power points, and a window to the rear aspect.

Utility room: 6’8 x 5’11 (2.03m max reducing to 1.10m x 1.80m reducing to 1.00m).
Featuring base units with work surfaces over – incorporating a stainless steel sink with mixer tap, tiled splash-backs. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. The utility room also benefits from: a tiled floor, recessed ceiling spot lights, power points, extractor, and a window to the rear aspect.

Cloakroom: With wc. a tiled floor, and recessed ceiling spot lights.

Returning to the living room, the stairs rise up to the:

First floor landing:

Featuring a fitted carpet, overhead lighting, and loft hatch, built-in storage cupboard. Lever latch doors lead off to the two bedrooms and the shower room.

Bedroom 1: 15’10 x 12’2 (4.83m x 3.71m).
Featuring a dormer window to the front aspect which provides views over Church Lane and a velux window to the rear with further countryside views. The bedroom also benefits from: a fitted carpet, lighting, power points, radiator heating, and a large built-in shelved cupboard.

Bedroom 2: 12’x 6’9 (3.71m x 2.08m).
Featuring a dormer window to the front aspect which provides views over Church Lane, the bedroom also benefits from: a fitted carpet, overhead lighting, power points, and radiator heating.

Shower room: 10’2 x 6’1 (3.28m x 1.87m).
A lovely modern fitted suite – recently designed – and featuring: a large shower cubicle with fully tiled surround and glass screen, designer bowl wash basin, concealed close coupled wc. The room also benefits from a tiled floor, recessed ceiling spot lights, part wood panneled walls, a chrome towel radiator, and extractor fan. There is ample natural light via the Velux window to the side aspect, and an obscured glazed window to the rear aspect.

Outside.

The property is set on Church Lane which is a quiet country lane towards the edge of the village. There is a small area of low maintenance garden to the front which is surrounded by a picket fence. A path leads off the lane up to the covered front door.

Rear garden:
The rear garden is split into two areas roughly halfway along its length by a combination of a mature shrub border and trees.

To the immediate rear of the property there is a paved patio terrace area with brick retaining wall – which would provide a perfect spot for some al fresco dining in the warmer months. A step leads up off the terrace onto a lawn area which is enclosed to two sides by wood paneled fencing, with some additional shrub plants providing colour.

A stepping stone path leads along the right side of this garden area up through a mature trellis archway into the second garden area.

As with the other part of the garden, this area has a large lawn. There are some mature trees, some shrubs and a stepping stone path which leads past the Dutch barn style workshop to a rear entrance gate which opens to the graveled off-road parking area – providing space for two vehicles.

There is an external electricity point in the rear garden along with a tap.

Dutch barn style Workshop: 9’9 x 15’8 (3.04m x 4.83m)
Accessed via a set of double doors, the workshop benefits from being fully insulated and also features power and lighting with windows to one side.

The village:
Norton is a popular village with a thriving local community and a great range of amenities within a short walk. There is a well regarded primary school, a church, village hall, playing field, garage with shop and service station, and popular local public house ‘The Dog’.

Local town:

Bury St Edmunds, which is around a twenty minute drive away, is a lovely market town with a market being held twice a week in the town centre.

The town has many shops including a purpose-built shopping centre – the ARC, public venues, several churches including the Cathedral church of St James and St Edmund, a sports centre and many schools catering for each stage of education.

In addition to the amenities offered by the town centre, there are also four superstores: Asda, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, and Waitrose.

Transport.

Commuters can take the train from Bury St Edmund’s railway station, which has regular hourly connections to Cambridge.

At Cambridge you can travel to London on the Cambridge to London Liverpool Street line or London Kings Cross line.

You can also travel to Kings Lynn, Norwich, and Stansted Airport.

The A14 at Bury St Edmunds provides commuter access to Ipswich and Cambridge.

Miscellaneous property notes:

We have been advised by our client that:

All of the windows are double glazed;

The property was extended around five years ago with the bathroom being relocated to the first floor at around this time (they have the relevant paperwork to do with this);

The house has been re-wired to a large extent – including the installation of a new consumer box (the sellers have the certificate from their electrician to verify this);

There is an external electricity point in the rear garden along with a tap;

The property also benefits from a water softener;

The central heating is provided by an oil-fired boiler (located outside the house).

Local authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

Please note: statements regarding the number of power points are made on the basis of the number seen at the time of inspection.

Can I afford this property?
Contact Scourfield-Thomas & Associates – Independent Financial Advisers. Contact them on 01638 500316 or by email at mortgages@scta.ndo.co.uk.

Disclaimer.
Whilst measurements and statements given within the details are provided in good faith, the accuracy should not be relied upon.

April Homes for themselves and for the vendor of this property whose agents they are give notice that: 1) These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or a contract. 2) All statements contained in these particulars are made without responsibility on the part of April Homes. 3) None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact. 4) Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself / herself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 5) The vendor doesn’t make or give and neither do April Homes nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty what so ever in relation to this property.

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Property Features
  • House
  • 2 bed
  • 1 bath
  • 2 rooms
  • Toilet
  • Workshop
  • Outdoor Entertaining
  • Open Fire Place
  • Fully Fenced