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4 bed barn conversion for sale

£675,000 (£227/sq. ft) Guide price

Whepstead, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP29

4 2 2 2,980 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Refurbished to an exceptional standard
  • Period features
  • Extensive accommodation approaching 3,000 square feet
  • South facing rear gardens
  • Double garage and off road parking

Property description

A rare opportunity to acquire a stylish barn conversion having been meticulously refurbished by the current owners over the past few years. It is fair to say the property has realised its full potential and is now a fine example of a Grade II Listed residence. The stunning accommodation, approaching 3,000 , incorporates outstanding reception rooms and offers a harmonious blend of character features and stylish modern finishes. Further complementing the living accommodation are well maintained south facing rear gardens, off road parking for several vehicles as well as a detached double cart lodge.

Entrance into:

Reception hall A grand entrance with an oak stair case rising to the first floor with Fired Earth tiled flooring. The reception hall in turn leads to the:

Garden room With French doors to the rear overlooking the well maintained south facing gardens.

Cloakroom Comprising WC, wash basin with storage cupboard under and heated towel rail.

Utility room 8' 0" x 8' 0" (2.45m x 2.44m) Generously proportioned and benefiting from a range of base units with wooden work tops over and inset with double butler sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, heated towel rail, window to front aspect and Fired Earth tiled flooring.

Kitchen/dining room 33' 9" x 15' 5" (10.31m x 4.70m) This stylish open plan double aspect room extends from the front to the back of the house and enjoys both period and modern features. In brief, exposed beams and Neptune fitted kitchen with base units with polished granite work tops over with Perrin and Rowe double butler sink inset. Integrated appliances include a four oven aga with hot plates and extractor over, separate Neff oven and dishwasher. Built in larder cupboard, wine rack, and space for fridge/freezer. There is also a freestanding island, which will remain.

Sitting room 34' 1" x 15' 7" (10.40m x 4.77m) A light, double aspect room featuring a wood burning stove on a brick hearth with oak bressumer over and exposed beams.

First floor

galleried landing 17' 1" x 4' 1" (5.23m x 1.25m) With charming views looking over the south facing rear gardens, access to loft and doors to:

Master bedroom 18' 4" x 15' 7" (5.60m x 4.76m) A substantial double room with double aspect windows, exposed beams and double glass doors through to the En-Suite fitted with a luxurious white suite comprising WC, tiled shower cubicle, slipper bath situated centrally within the room, wash basin with storage cupboard under, heated towel rail, door to storage cupboard housing hot water cylinder and tiled flooring.

Bedroom 2 13' 7" x 12' 8" (4.15m x 3.87m) A double room with exposed beams and window to front aspect.

Bedroom 3 15' 5" x 13' 0" (4.70m x 3.97m) A double room with exposed beams, skylight and window to rear aspect.

Bedroom 4 15' 4" x 13' 7" (4.68m x 4.16m) A double room with exposed beams, window to front aspect and door to:

Family bathroom 10' 7" x 6' 7" (3.25m x 2.01m) This bathroom is yet another example of the exquisite improvements to the property that have been made by its current owners. Comprising a white suite with WC, his and hers wash basins, tiled shower cubicle, Fired Earth tiled flooring, partly tiled walls, heated towel tail and extractor. Jack & Jill with bedroom 4.

Outside The property is conveniently situated in a tucked away yet accessible location within the heart of this highly desirable Suffolk village and sits on a quiet country lane adjacent to the St Petronilla Church. It can be accessed on foot via the front door from Church Hill or vehicular access is provided at the rear via double gates onto a private gravel drive providing off road parking for several vehicles and giving access to the detached double cart lodge. The rear gardens are well maintained and planted with flower and shrub borders, attractive topiary bushes as well as a selection of specimen trees. There is also a terrace abutting the rear of the property. The gardens are private in nature and enjoy a south facing rear aspect with boundaries clearly defined by an attractive brick and flint wall and panelled fencing.

Services Main water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired heating.

Note None of the services have been tested by the agent.

Local authority St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

Viewing Strictly by prior appointment only through David Burr.

Agents note We understand that the property enjoys a right of way over the drive way to Whepstead Hall from the Brockley Road entrance, up to the double gates to West Barn. Further clarification can be found by contacting the agent.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £372,445 Sales 109 Current average value £443,762 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £32,086 ▲ 7.79%

Property value data/graphs for IP29

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £522,712 £306 3.8 £468,857
Semi-detached £314,475 £288 3.1 £276,738
Terraced £286,106 £292 2.9 £258,594
Flats £338,149 - 2.8 -

Current asking prices in IP29

Average: £497,678
Avg. current asking prices in IP29
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £217,500
(6)
£339,285
(7)
£386,429
(7)
£1,065,000
(3)
Flats - - - - -
All - £217,500
(6)
£339,285
(7)
£386,429
(7)
£1,065,000
(3)

Current asking rents in IP29

Average: £906 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in IP29
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £1,049 pcm
(1)
- £1,452 pcm
(1)
Flats £524 pcm
(1)
- - - -
All £524 pcm
(1)
- £1,049 pcm
(1)
- £1,452 pcm
(1)

Fun facts for IP29

Highest value in IP29
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Somerton Road £962,345
Hartest, Bury St. Edmunds IP29 £848,588
Pinford End £780,556
Little Saxham £779,792
Kings Park £706,821
Highest turnover in IP29
Highest turnover streets Turnover
The Elms 50.0%
Hudson Way 41.2%
Orchard Way 40.0%
Broad Green Close 38.5%
Green Farm Lane 36.1%

What Zoopla users think of Whepstead

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Nearby transport

  • Bury St Edmunds (4.5 miles)
  • Thurston (6.8 miles)
  • Kennett (10.0 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (28.5 miles)
  • Norwich International Airport (41.4 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (42.9 miles)
  • Harwich International Ferry Terminal (29.6 miles)
  • Shotley Point Marina Ferry Landing (30.1 miles)
  • Brightlingsea Ferry Landing (30.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Ickworth Park Primary School (2.1 miles)
  • Great Whelnetham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (2.9 miles)
  • All Saints' Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Lawshall (3.2 miles)
  • West Suffolk College (4.0 miles)
  • Bury St Edmunds County Upper School (4.6 miles)
  • Inroads (Essex) Ltd (12.5 miles)
  • Horringer Court Middle School (3.0 miles)
  • South Lee School (3.2 miles)
  • Riverwalk School (3.4 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,878 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,429 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£242/yr)
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £53 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £111/mo

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Energy costs explained

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

Council Tax

Local authority

St Edmundsbury

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £266 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £23 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £52 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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