Understood to have origins dating back to the early 20th century, this exceptional detached family home of traditional brick construction with rendered elevations beneath an impressive plain tiled hipped roof line, provides an excellent level of elegantly proportioned accommodation standing within generous west facing gardens whilst located within a desirable and quiet location within Bury St Edmunds.
This fantastic house has recently been the subject of a meticulous refurbishment and sympathetic extension scheme, carried out over recent years to a particularly high standard and taking into account the original character and personality of the house, successfully fusing traditional features with modern conveniences. The beautifully presented and extremely spacious accommodation in brief comprises; traditional entrance door to entrance hall with stairs off to first and second floor, there is a study with original art deco fireplace, comfortable sitting room with bay window, fireplace and polished wooden flooring. The living room is a super reception room possessing a light and airy atmosphere, designer wood-burning stove whilst overlooking the west facing gardens. The stylish spacious 24ft kitchen breakfast room is enhanced by a contemporary tiled floor, roof windows and sliding glass doors opening to the west facing gardens. The ground floor accommodation is further complemented by a utility room and shower room.
On the first floor is a landing with stairs continuing to the second floor, four generous bedrooms, two of which have original fireplaces and two stylish family bathrooms. On the second floor is a most impressive master bedroom extending to 27ft, enhanced by a luxurious en-suite bathroom displaying a free standing roll top bath and wash hand basin as well as separate wc.
To the rear of the house the mature gardens benefit from being of a southerly aspect and being laid mainly to lawn with a range of shrubs and bushes, four vegetable beds set behind a box hedge, wooden greenhouse and range of traditional English country garden plants in addition to mature fig trees. Additionally there are two patio areas, one adjacent to the rear of the kitchen and living room. To the front of the property there is a driveway with hard standing for several vehicles as well as providing access to the single integral garage.
The house is situated within easy reach of the historic town centre and the excellent range of schooling, shopping, recreational and cultural facilities. The market town, with its impressive produce market every Wednesday and Saturday, is nestled in the heart of Suffolk. It is known for the Abbey Gardens, a ruined abbey right in the town centre. Bury is a very popular destination for locals and tourists to the area. Visit the old side of the town to see the Cathedral in all its glory, the medieval quarter of the town and the Abbey Gardens itself, or browse the newer side of the town to discover its large assortment of shops, restaurants and entertainment centres.
From the town centre proceed west along Risbygate Street, proceeding straight over the roundabout onto Out Risbygate. Follow the road past the West Suffolk College and at the roundabout turn left onto Westley Road, continue for approximately 300 metres and turn left into Highbury Crescent where number 14 can be found on the right hand side.
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