Period family home
This beautiful and spacious family home sits in the quiet village of Shimpling, between Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds.
The period property offers excellent accommodation and attractive gardens, as well as a detached workshop and studio.
With ample living space and five double bedrooms, the house would make a wonderful rural family home.
A front entrance porch with wooden door leads into the reception hall, with a wooden staircase to the first floor and doors to the principal rooms.
The living room is the oldest portion of the property, dating back to the 15th century and boasting a timber frame construction and exposed beams.
The room also features a log burner. A raised brick seating area gives access to the rear garden.
The bright dining room has a New England feel, with wall to wall units providing storage.
The kitchen is split into two section, with the main area fitted with bespoke handmade wall and floor units complemented by iroko wooden work surfaces.
In this first section there is an Aga, with a built in oven and hob situated in the second section.
Adjoining the kitchen is the lean-to garden room, an ideal space connecting the kitchen to the garden with space for produce, potting plants and boots.
The generous utility room offers further appliance space with fitted units and a door to the rear garden. There is also a ground floor cloakroom.
The wooden split landing staircase gives access to the spacious first floor landing.
All the five double bedrooms are access from this area, and there is also access to the loft area.
The bedrooms are served by an ensuite shower room and a family bathroom, with a convenient separate WC accessed from the landing.
Outside, the property’s enchanting grounds extend to in excess of a quarter of an acre (subject to survey).
The cottage garden offers an array of flowers, plantings and fruit tress, with a wildlife garden and hen house situated at the base of the rear garden.
There are delightful seating areas in the front and rear gardens, with the rear also boasting a central lawn.
The garden studio, built to regulation specification, provides a versatile space which could be utilised for craft work, as a home office or for guest accommodation.The building also benefits from its own toilet.
The garage/workshop provides another expansive area, which also has power and light connected and houses the oil tank.
To the front of the workshop, there is an abundance of off road parking.
The agent is Sheridans, Bury St Edmunds 01284 700018. Guide price £499,000.