OPEN HOUSE (C & T) present: A well presented, established semi-detached house, with many character features, situated in this popular village, E of Bury St Edmunds. Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Re-fitted Kitchen, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Rear Garden backing onto Farmland, Generous Parking, ...
OPEN HOUSE (C & T) present: A well presented, established semi-detached house, with many character features, situated in this popular village, E of Bury St Edmunds. Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Re-fitted Kitchen, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Rear Garden backing onto Farmland, Generous Parking, Potential for Extension (stp), VIEW ASAP.
DIRECTIONS From Bury St Edmunds proceed along the A14 towards Stowmarket. After about 8 miles, turn off signposted to Elmswell and Woolpit. At the roundabout, take the first exit, onto the A1088, towards Norton and Ixworth. Continue along, and on reaching Norton, proceed past the service station and The Dog public house. Continue through the village, where the property is located on the right, just before Hall Lane.
HALL Approached via an outer canopy with replacement part glazed panelled front door. Wood laminate floor, stairs to first floor, understairs storage cupboard with light, telephone point, radiator, UPVC leaded window to side.
SITTING ROOM 4.27m (14'0') x 3.53m (11'7') The focal point being a feature cast iron open fireplace, with surround, mantle and stone hearth, wood laminate floor, TV point, wall light points, radiator, UPVC glazed double doors with glazed side panels and windows above, leading to rear garden.
DINING ROOM 3.53m (11'7') x 3.02m (9'11') The focal point being a feature cast iron fireplace, with surround, mantle and hearth, exposed floorboards, recessed shelving, radiator, UPVC box bay leaded window to front.
KITCHEN 3.20m (10'6') x 2.57m (8'5') Re-fitted with range of cream 'Shaker' style base and wall mounted units, oak work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, inset 11/2 bowl sink unit with 'Swan-neck' style mixer tap, space for range cooker - currently with Stoves range cooker, with 5-plate induction hob, and electric double oven/grill (available by negotiation), Stoves cooker canopy over, integrated Bosch dishwasher, integrated fridge/freezer, integrated washing machine, pan-drawers, 'pull-out' bin storage cupboard, built-in larder/storage cupboard, kickspace heater, stone tiled floor, downlights, radiator, UPVC leaded window to side, UPVC glazed double doors to rear garden.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Loft access, consumer unit, UPVC leaded window to side.
BEDROOM 1 4.24m (13'11') x 3.53m (11'7') The focal point being a feature cast iron fireplace, exposed painted floorboards, radiator, UPVC leaded window to rear, affording stunning far-reaching views over farmland.
BEDROOM 2 3.51m (11'6') x 3.15m (10'4') The focal point being a feature cast iron fireplace, picture rails, radiator, UPVC leaded window to front.
BEDROOM 3 3.23m (10'7') x 2.59m (8'6') Built-in airing cupboard housing replacement hot water tank, storage cupboards above, dado rail, radiator, UPVC leaded window to rear.
BATHROOM White suite comprising enamel bath with 'Victorian' style mixer tap and shower attachment, with both fixed and flexi-heads, wc, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, vertical radiator/towel rail, LED downlights, UPVC frosted window to side.
OUTSIDE To the front, the garden area has been laid to extensive shingle driveway and turning area, with vehicular standing for up to five cars. There is a low hedge to the front boundary, and borders. To the side there is a Grant external oil boiler. A gate provides side access to the rear garden, which backs onto open farmland. This is enclosed by fencing and hedging, being laid principally to lawn with borders, slate chipping border, paved seating area with brick barbecue, external power socket, outside water tap, plastic oil tank, and a timber STORAGE SHED, with power and light connected.
NOTE: It is felt that this property offers potential for extension, if desired, together with scope for the provision of a Garage to the side, subject to the necessary planning permissions.
NOTE: The vendor has informed us that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. The council tax band is understood to be Band B.
VILLAGE & AREA Norton is a popular village, about 10 miles east of the thriving market town of Bury St. Edmunds, with its extensive facilities, and located just north of the A14. It is well-served with village amenities, including a Public House/Restaurant, Service/Petrol Station with Shop, Village Community Centre, Primary School with recent 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating, Playing Field with Children's Play Park, and a Playgroup.
The nearby villages of Elmswell and Thurston have their own railway stations, and the town of Stowmarket, about 8 miles south-east, has a mainline link to London's Liverpool Street, in approximately 80 minutes. The A14 dual carriageway, linking Ipswich to Cambridge, is about 2.5 miles to the south, and provides good access to the East Coast, the Midlands and London via either the M11 or the A12.
BURY ST EDMUNDS & AREA 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.