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5 bed detached house for sale

The Avenue, Great Barton, Bury St. Edmunds IP31

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Character
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 5 reception rooms
  • 0.7 Acre Plot (sts)
  • Spacious Versatile Accommodation
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • Wealth of Period Features


Martin & Co are delighted to offer for sale this substantial 5 bedroom detached thatched house with wealth of period features, in rural but not isolated village location. Spacious versatile accommodation comprising kitchen/diner, living room, 2 other reception rooms, study, 5 bedrooms, 2 ensuites, family bathroom and downstairs wet room. Set centrally in 0.7 acre (sts) plot with in/out drive, heated swimming pool with shower area and sauna. Benefits from various outbuildings with power/light, oil fired central heating and offered chain free.

Accommodation comprises: Oak front door opening to:

Entrance: 5' 06" x 5' 04" (1.68m x 1.63m) Lead light windows to side aspect. Flagstone flooring. Radiator. Alarm panel. Glazed door opening to:

Reception area: 14' 01" x 13' 08" (4.29m x 4.17m) Flagstone flooring. Exposed beams and wall plates. Radiator with decorative cover. Stairs rising to first floor with cupboard under. Alarm control panel.

Reception/study: 12' 02" x 6' 04" (3.71m x 1.93m) Double fitted cupboard. Two windows to front and side aspect. Flagstone flooring. Radiator. Exposed wall plates.

Living room: 25' 08" x 18' 02" (7.82m x 5.54m) Narrowing to 14' 08" (4.47m). Impressive inglenook brick fireplace with bressemer beam over, tiled hearth and inset multi-fuel/wood burning stove. Bay windows to front aspect, one with built in window seat and further windows to side and rear along with French doors opening onto patio area. Exposed beams and wall plates with stripped oak floorboards. Two cast iron radiators. Large integral storage cupboard.

Kitchen/diner 34' 07" x 14' 11" (10.54m x 4.55m) Range of oak wall and base units with granite worktop, upstand, drainer grooves and two under counter ceramic sinks with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. Space for range cooker with glass splashback, flanked by cupboards with mantle over incorporating extractor. Central island unit with granite top and cupboards under. Two windows overlooking garden and pond with stable door giving access to garden. Flagstone flooring throughout with French doors opening to patio area and garden. Two radiators with decorative covers. Double doors opening to:

Reception/games room: 18' 00" x 10' 04" (5.49m x 3.15m) Flagstone flooring. French doors to patio area and garden. Radiator. Further glazed doors to:

Pool room: 40' 06" x 20 ' 04" (12.34m x 6.2m) Vaulted room with Velux windows, exposed trusses and three sets of French doors opening to patio and garden. Wall mounted heater. Swimming Pool: 27' 00" x 13' 00" (8.23m x 3.96m) with cover and steps. Fully tiled mosaic tiled area with thermostatic shower.

Pool pump/changing room: 7' 02" x 4' 11" (2.18m x 1.5m) Decked flooring and slatted seating/shelving.

Wet room: 7' 02" x 5' 00" (2.18m x 1.52m) Fully tiled with thermostatic shower, low level WC and wall hung hand basin. Radiator. Obscured window to side aspect.

First floor landing area: L shaped with stripped oak floorboards. Two windows to side aspect. Radiator.

Master bedroom: 18' 03" x 13' 06" (5.56m x 4.11m) Impressive room with vaulted ceiling and feature window overlooking swimming pool. Further windows to rear and side aspect. Stripped oak floorboards. Eaves storage. Radiator. Door to:

Ensuite: 11' 06" x 7' 07" (3.51m x 2.31m) Four piece suite comprising half tiled bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, glass screen, separate shower cubicle with thermostatic shower and glass door, low level WC and wash basin with pedestal. Radiator. Window to side aspect. Stripped oak floorboards. Loft hatch.

Bedroom two: 15' 07" x 14' 10" (4.75m x 4.52m) Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and wall plates. Window to front and side aspect. Stripped oak floorboards. Radiator. Door to:

Ensuite: 9' 08" x 4' 11" (2.95m x 1.5m) Three piece suite comprising shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, glass screen, low level WC and corner wash basin with pedestal and splashback. Stripped oak floorboards. Window to front aspect. Fitted storage cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom three: 12' 06" x 9' 08" (3.81m x 2.95m) Window to front and side aspect. Radiator. Exposed beams and wall plates. Stripped oak floorboards. Double fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom four: 9' 10" x 8' 11" (3m x 2.72m) Window to front aspect with further high level internal window to landing area. Exposed beams and wall plates. Stripped oak floorboards. Radiator.

Bedroom five: 9' 07" x 8' 01" (2.92m x 2.46m) Window to side aspect overlooking pond. Stripped oak floorboards. Radiator.

Bathroom: 9' 08" x 6' 05" (2.95m x 1.96m) Three piece suite comprising half tiled bath with mixer tap, glass screen, low level WC and wash basin with pedestal. Stripped oak floorboards. Window to side aspect. Airing cupboard housing water cylinder.

Outside: Plot extending to some 0.7acres (sts) with sweeping in/out gravel drive and 5 bar gates. Mainly laid to lawn with assorted trees, shrubs and planted borders with mature boundary hedges and pond. Various patio areas on each side with gazebo and summerhouse with power/light. Further outbuilding with windows overlooking garden, alarm and power/light. Other outbuildings include boiler room and wood store along with oil tank store.

Additional information: Council Tax Band: F
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
Mains water, drainage and electricity connected
Electrical Safety Certificate (2016)
Alarm System
Vacant Possession upon Completion

viewing arrangements: Strictly by appointment with the Sales Agent, Martin & Co. Please call to arrange a viewing.

Directions: From our office on Angel Hill bear right onto Mustow Street and continue onto Eastgate Street. At roundabout turn right onto Barton road then keep going until traffic lights, turn left and head under bridge then take 2nd exit on rounabout signposted A143 towards Diss continue then take first left onto The Avenue where the property can be found on the left hand side.

Location: Great Barton is generally considered one of the most popular and desirable villages in this part of West Suffolk situated approximately three miles from Bury St Edmunds and enjoying a wide range of local facilities. Good access to A14 providing links to Stowmarket, Ipswich and Felixstowe to the East and Newmarket, Cambridge, the M11 and Stansted Airport to the West. The local facilities include Primary School with catchment area for Thurston Community College along with other services including Post Office, petrol station with shop, Church, Public House/Restaurant, active local community village hall, regular bus service and playing fields.

Energy performance rating: F30. A full copy of the report is available upon request from the Sales Agent.


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Local Amenities

  • Great Barton Church of England Primary Academy 0.7 miles
  • Abbots Green Community Primary School 1.2 miles
  • Bury St Edmunds 2 miles
  • Thurston 2.4 miles

Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
5th Apr 2018 £835,000 First listed
13th May 1998 £182,500 Last sold

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