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4 bed detached house for sale

£465,000 Guide price

Old Hall Meadow, Rattlesden, Bury St. Edmunds IP30

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Property features

  • Rattlesden
  • Hall, cloakroom
  • Sitting room with multi-fuel stove
  • Dining room, conservatory, study
  • Re-fitted kitchen/breakfast room
  • Large re-fitted utility room
  • 4 bedrooms - master en-suite, bathroom
  • Double garage with scope to be converted into an annexe (stp), extensive parking
  • Approximately 0.2 acre plot with attractive S/W facing garden
  • Oil fired radiator heating with new grant vortex pro 'A' rated combination boiler, UPVC double glazing & roofline. Early viewing advised

Property description

A spacious detached home in this sought-after S/E village. Hall, Cloakroom, Lounge with Multi-Fuel Stove, Dining Room, Study, Conservatory, Re-fitted Kitchen/Breakfast & Utility, 4 Bedrooms - 1 En-Suite, Bathroom, Double Garage with Annexe Potential (stp), Extensive Parking, About 0.2 Acre Plot (sts) - S/W Facing Garden, view asap.


From Bury St Edmunds, proceed along the A14 towards Ipswich. Take the left turning, sign posted Woolpit and on reaching the roundabout, take the first exit. Continue past the Garage and Health Centre and turn right, sign posted towards Rattlesden. On reaching the junction, turn left and carry on towards the village. Continue down the hill and at the junction, turn immediately right. Take the right turning into Old Hall Meadow and the property is on the left-hand side. IP30.

Agent's note: For family buyers we would point out that Rattlesden falls within catchment of the highly regarded Thurston Community College.


Approached via UPVC part glazed front door. Staircase to first floor, LED downlights, telephone point, radiator.


White suite comprising wc, pedestal wash basin, tiled splashbacks, extractor fan, LED downlight, radiator.

Sitting Room (15'2" x 13'2" (4.62m x 4.01m).)

The focal point being the red brick fireplace with fitted cast-iron multi-fuel stove and brick hearth, TV and satellite points, wall light points, LED downlights, hi-fi speaker cabling, radiator, two UPVC double glazed windows to front, wide arch to:

Dining Room (11'2" x 9'4" (3.4m x 2.84m).)

Wall light points, TV point, hi-fi speaker cabling, radiator, door to Kitchen, sliding double glazed patio doors to:

Study (9'10" x 6'10" (3m x 2.08m).)

Superfast fibre broadband connection, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to front.

Conservatory (9'7" x 9'4" (2.92m x 2.84m).)

Brick plinth and UPVC double glazed windows and doors to rear garden, slate flooring, ceiling fan, radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (13'10" x 10'4" (4.22m x 3.15m).)

Re-fitted with range of light oak 'Shaker' style base and wall mounted units, extensive work surfaces, inset one and a half bowl Franke sink unit with 'swan-neck' style mixer tap, separate drinking water tap, tiled splashbacks, integrated Bosch dishwasher, integrated Bosch fridge, electric cooker point with stainless steel and glass extractor canopy over, concealed lighting, LED downlights, TV point, telephone point, understairs shelved storage cupboard, radiator, two UPVC double glazed windows to rear.

Utility Room (16'10" x 7'1" (5.13m x 2.16m).)

Re-fitted with range of light oak 'Shaker' style base and wall mounted units, extensive work surface, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer, space for fridge and freezer etc, loft access, LED downlights, new Grant Vortex Pro ' A' rated oil fired combination boiler, radiator, door to Double Garage, UPVC double glazed window to rear, UPVC part double glazed door to rear garden.

First Floor Landing

Access to part boarded loft space with ladder and light, LED downlights, radiator.

Bedroom 1 (13'2" x 10'11" (4.01m x 3.33m) plus door recess.)

TV point, telephone point, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to front.


White suite comprising tiled quality Merlyn shower enclosure with modern thermostatic chrome shower controls, wall mounted wash basin, wc, tiled splashbacks and part tiled wall, extractor fan, shaver light, LED downlights, radiator.

Bedroom 2 (11'7" x 11'0" (3.53m x 3.35m). Plus door recess.)

TV point, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to front.

Bedroom 3 (10'10" x 8'10" (3.3m x 2.69m). Plus door recess.)

TV aerial, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to rear.

Bedroom 4 (8'0" x 7'1" (2.44m x 2.16m).)

TV point, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to rear.

Bathroom (2.36m (7'9") max x 2.16m (7'1"))

White suite comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, wc, tiled splashbacks, shaver point, extractor fan, LED downlights, radiator, built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving, LED downlight and radiator, UPVC double glazed frosted window to rear.


The property stands in a mature total plot of about 0.2 of an acre (sts). To the front there is a large block paved carriage driveway providing vehicular standing for several cars. This leads to a double garage 5.99m (19'8") x 5.23m (17'2") with twin up and over style doors, power and light connected, eaves storage, consumer unit and personal door to side. (Subject to the usual planning permissions, the Double Garage could be converted into an annexe or other additional accommodation and the roof space above offers potential to be converted into further living or bedroom accommodation, if required). There is a planted herbaceous bed and a slate chipping border. To the side is a good size area of garden laid principally to lawn with mature hedging and it is felt that this offers, if required, the scope to erect more Garaging (stp). To one side, a single gate and to the other, wide double gates give side access to the large South-Westerly facing rear garden. This is about 21.34m (70') long, being enclosed by fencing and hedging and affording a good degree of privacy and seclusion, with a view of St Nicholas' church spire. It is laid principally to extensive lawn with good size paved patio area, dwarf brick retaining wall with steps to lawn, established herbaceous borders with mature trees and shrubs, screened natural pond area, oil tank and outside water tap.

Agent's Note: Declaration of Personal Interest. In accordance with Section 21 of The Estate Agents Act 1979, we would inform prospective purchasers that this property is owned by a Director of Coakley & Theaker.

Village, Bury St Edmunds & Area

Rattlesden is an attractive village with a thriving community. Amenities include a Primary School, two Public Houses, Post Office/Store, Village Hall, magnificent St Nicholas' Church and Recreation Field with recently built Pavilion/Function Venue. RAF Rattlesden was a former World War II airfield and is currently used by Rattlesden Gliding Club. In the next village is the Stowmarket Golf Club and Driving Range.

Sitting amidst beautiful countryside, Bury St Edmunds is an historic town and the second largest in Suffolk. Surrounded by many picturesque villages, some of which offer good local amenities, it offers a wide range of cultural, educational and recreational facilities.

Features of particular note include St Edmundsbury Cathedral with its Millenium Tower, the famous Abbey Gardens with the original ruins and The Georgian Theatre Royal, which has recently been the subject of a restoration programme and The Apex, a live performance venue for concerts, comedy and dance, together with a contemporary art gallery. In addition, there are two cinemas, one of which is a multi-screen complex and a sports centre.

Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding villages boast excellent schools and further education is catered for at the West Suffolk College.

The town benefits from extremely good shopping facilities with a twice weekly market and a wide range of independent traders, national chains, five supermarkets and The Arc shopping centre, opened in 2009. In addition, there are many pubs and restaurants which cater for a variety of tastes.

The A14 dual carriageway heading west from Bury St Edmunds provides easy access to Newmarket, Cambridge, the Midlands, Stansted Airport and London, via the M11. Stowmarket and Ipswich, both with direct rail links to London's Liverpool Street, the East Coast and the A12 are all readily accessed by heading east.

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Market activity
Average price paid £331,024 Sales 159 Current average value £379,035 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,952 ▲ 2.70%

Property value data/graphs for IP30

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £465,742 £274 3.9 £406,779
Semi-detached £255,547 £271 3.0 £255,041
Terraced £215,382 £249 2.6 £207,964
Flats £161,323 - 1.7 £135,000

Current asking prices in IP30

Average: £416,216
Avg. current asking prices in IP30
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £216,312
Flats - - - - -
All - £216,312

Current asking rents in IP30

Average: £819 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in IP30
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £1,114 pcm
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Flats - - - - -
All - - £1,114 pcm
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Fun facts for IP30

Highest value in IP30
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Felsham £924,790
Ixer Lane £713,395
The Green £705,852
Cockfield, Bury St. Edmunds IP30 £690,725
High Town Green £624,556
Highest turnover in IP30
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Top Road 80.0%
Wyatt Close 56.2%
Loch Rannoch Close 50.0%
Rose Lane 50.0%
Cornmill Green 47.4%

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  • currently 3.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Elmswell (3.1 miles)
  • Stowmarket (4.6 miles)
  • Thurston (5.2 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (35.2 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (36.5 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (44.0 miles)
  • Harwich International Ferry Terminal (23.0 miles)
  • Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing (23.2 miles)
  • Harwich Harbour Ferry Landing (23.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Rattlesden Church of England Primary Academy (0.2 miles)
  • Woolpit Primary Academy (1.9 miles)
  • Great Finborough Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (2.4 miles)
  • Bury St Edmunds County Upper School (9.1 miles)
  • Suffolk One (13.8 miles)
  • Westbridge Academy (14.1 miles)
  • Finborough School (2.4 miles)
  • Olive Alternative Provision Academy Suffolk (Central) (3.5 miles)
  • Stowmarket High School (3.7 miles)
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£2,036 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 46,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,673 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Rebuild value up to £600,000 Contents value up to £60,000 Average insurance cost £9/mo (£108/yr)
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Gas £51 Electricity £57 Estimated energy cost £108/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 19300 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £194 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Supply £23 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £52 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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