The home occupies a spectacular setting enjoying countryside views whilst being conveniently situated just a mile south of Bury St Edmunds. The village of Sicklesmere offers a local shop/post office and a public house. The property is within easy reach to the A14 and rail transport links to Ipswich, Cambridge and London. SELLERS INSIGHT
'This home has provided our family with a number of wonderful, happy years enjoying the views and space around us. We will definitely miss hosting outdoor summer parties and camping festivals in our back garden!' â€“ Vendor
Grove Cottage has been maintained to a very high standard by the current owners with a bespoke hand-built, new family bathroom and two new en suites being fitted and also the log burner and fireplace being designed and installed in the living room.
'Living here you can enjoy the tranquillity, privacy and sense of space that the garden has to offer whilst also being located so conveniently close to Bury St Edmunds. It really is the best of both worlds!' â€“ Vendor
The stunning open plan kitchen space really has become the heart of the home and can be enjoyed peacefully as a refuge after a long day or also as a space for entertaining and hosting friends and family.
'Watching my children be able grow up in such a perfect family home has been the best thing about living here, however they have all now flown the nest and it is time to allow another family to enjoy what this home has to offer.' - Vendor STEP INSIDE
The ground floor accommodation is centred on the open plan kitchen space where a bespoke fitted kitchen has been installed around the range with a matching island unit providing ample worktop space as well as seating space around. A separate utility room, larder cupboard and downstairs cloakroom all lead off from this space as well as the snug/office and the dining room through the large opening with spectacular views over the paddocks. At the other end of the property the living room with log burner centrepiece is a fantastic cosy space and has double doors which open directly onto the rear patio.
Upstairs there are five double bedrooms all of which are extremely light and spacious. Two bedrooms benefit from an en suite and there is a further family bathroom with both bath and double shower unit. Two large airing cupboards allow for of storage space in addition to the fitted wardrobes in two of the bedrooms. STEP OUTSIDE
The front of the property is set back from the road and laid to lawn with a footpath leading to the front entrance. Double electric gates on the left hand side of the property allow access to the rear.
At the rear of the house there is a large decked area perfect for entertaining and the garden is largely laid to lawn with well-established trees and hedges bordering, including cherry, apple and pear trees.
The double storey annexe has so much potential and is currently used for storage and as a play room. Power, light and water are all supplied to this building and this would make perfect secondary accommodation.
Two paddocks beyond the annexe can be used for equestrian purposes and there is already a stable block and kennels in situe....Read full description