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4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Sudbury

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  • Covered Porchway & Reception Hall
  • Double Aspect 17ft x 13ft Sitting Room with Woodburning Stove
  • Separate Dining Room plus Garden Room
  • Superbly Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room and Downstairs Cloakroom
  • 4 Good Sized Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom and Upstairs Shower Room
  • Integral Garage with Power and Light
  • 36ft x 28ft Drive and Forecourt with Parking for 3 Cars
  • Private South West Facing Part Walled Back Garden


Bures is an attractive village straddling the Essex/Suffolk borders, containing a delightful mixture of period and modern houses and cottages near the River Stour. There is a local delicatessen, village stores, primary school, playing field, community centre, two public houses and doctor's surgery with pharmacy and Post Office. Bures Station provides shuttle trains through to Marks Tey with direct connections on to London's Liverpool Street. There are also bus services to Colchester and Sudbury. The surrounding area of the Stour Valley contains delightful countryside and many other pretty villages. Within easy reach is the market town of Sudbury which provides a good range of shops, schooling and recreational facilities and Colchester with multiple amenities and links to the A12. The Croft is a small no through road in the centre of the village within easy walk of the river, green, primary school, village hall and the church. It contains a mixture of properties of various ages and this is an individual detached house built alongside and opposite period cottages.


Weltevreden is traditionally built with red brick and rendered elevations under a clay tiled roof. There are uPVC replacement windows with traditional glazing bars. The interior has been much improved and updated by the present owner, with an excellent contemporary oak kitchen with granite work tops and integrated appliances, two modern bathrooms and a modern utility room. Gas fired central heating is provided. The accommodation downstairs is arranged in an open plan fashion with three reception rooms that all link together. Upstairs are four bedrooms and two bathrooms. To the front is a driveway providing comfortable parking for three cars and a 20' long garage. At the rear is a very pleasant sunny (south west facing), private and mature walled garden with other gardens beyond.



Covered Porchway 6'9" x 4' (2m x 1.2m) With a tiled roof, quarry tiled step and attractive flower bed with climber. Traditional timber panelled and glazed front door with window alongside to:

Reception Hall 15' x 6' (4.6m x 2m) Good sized hall with stairs up to the first floor, leaded light glazed screen giving borrowed light to the dining room, radiator, double wall light, door chimes and doors to the various rooms.

Sitting Room 17' x 13'3" (5.2m x 4m) A double aspect room with a pair of French doors with full length windows on either side opening on to the garden, and a high level window to the side beside the fireplace. Traditional red brick arched open fireplace with quarry tiled hearth with inset cast iron wood burning stove. Radiator and wide archway to the dining room.

Dining Room 12'3" x 7'6" (3.7m x 2.3m) With leaded light glazed screen from the hall a pair of multi-glazed doors through to the garden lounge and a wide archway from the sitting room giving an open plan feel. Radiator.

Garden Room 7'6" x 7' (2.3m x 2.1m) Leading off the dining room with a pair of French doors and window to the rear overlooking the garden. Radiator, aforementioned glazed doors from the dining room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 13'3" x 9' (4m x 2.75m) Superbly fitted with a comprehensive range of knotty oak wall and base cupboards with contemporary pewter handles and knobs and finished on three sides with real polished granite working surfaces and kick backs, with a matching peninsular breakfast bar. Comprehensively equipped with built in 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with waste disposal, Siemens touch control ceramic hob with glass and stainless steel filter hood above, Neff built-in eye level fan over an steam oven plus warming drawer and matching microwave above that. Integral fridge, integral freezer, integral dishwasher. Island breakfast bar with TV point above. Window to the front above the sink and a half glazed uPVC door to the side, contemporary vertical radiator, black slate style Karndean floor tiles, LED down lights.

Downstairs Cloakroom 6' x 6' (1.8m x 1.8m) "L" shaped. With matching champagne coloured low flush WC and pedestal hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back. Under stairs cupboard, patterned glazed window to the side, radiator.

Integral Garage 20' x 9' (6.1m x 2.7m) Integral garage with up and over door to the front and a connecting door through from the hall, making it ideal to use for storage space. All walls painted white and a proper ceiling plus terracotta painted floor, spaces for fridge, freezer etc., and a connecting door to the back to the utility room.

Utility Room 7'6" x 5'3" (2.3m x 1.6m) With a range of limed oak effect wall and base cupboards with satin stainless steel handles and granite effect laminate working surfaces. Large rectangular laundry sink with mixer tap, and spaces for stacked washing machine and tumble dryer, slate coloured vinyl flooring, radiator, multi-glazed uPVC back door out to the garden.


Landing 24' (7.3m) long "T" shaped landing with windows to the front and side, galleried rail overlooking the stairwell, loft hatch, radiator and three wall lights, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Side landing off to the master bedroom with bathroom alongside.

Bedroom 1 13' x 11' (4m x 3.3m) Window to the rear overlooking the garden and roofscapes/gardens beyond leading down to the River Stour and meadows. A range of custom built-in bedroom furniture comprising two large double wardrobes with sliding doors and bedside units with drawers, cupboards and over bed cupboards. Matching dressing table/twin chest of drawers, radiator.

Main Bathroom 10'x 5'6" (3.01m x 1.7m) Nicely fitted with a modern white suite comprising panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, a lozenge shaped hand basin with corner column mixer tap and cupboard below, low flush WC and fully tiled shower cubicle with glass doors and Aqualisa shower assembly. Limestone style wall tiles with mosaic waist band and mosaic style floor tiles. Chromium heated towel rail, medicine cabinet with LED lights, air exchanger and multi ceiling spotlights.

Bedroom 2 13'6" x 9' (4.1m x 2.8m) including wardrobes. With a window to the front overlooking the drive and Croft. Built-in cupboards all along one wall with sliding mirror doors, radiator, two wall lights.

Bedroom 3 13'6" x 8'3" (4.1m x 2.5m) including wardrobes. Window to the rear with same views over the roofscapes as bedroom 1. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard, radiator.

Bedroom 4/Study 13'6" x 7' (4.1m x 2.1m) With a window to the rear and views as for bedroom 1, built-in double cupboard, radiator, presently in use as a study.

Shower Room 9' x 6'3" (2.75m x 1.9m) slightly "L" shaped. Superbly fitted with matching white suite comprising large hand basin with column mixer tap and two drawers below, low flush WC and fully tiled shower cubicle with glass door and Mira push button control power shower. All walls fully tiled in light colour with glass mosaic tiled waist height highlight, woodgrain flooring, contemporary radiator, patterned glazed window, LED downlights.


Private and South West Facing Back Garden 40' deep x 36' wide (12.2m x 11m) There is a full width flagstone patio running right across the back of the house which opens on to a lawn with flower borders all around, a further paved seating area at the far corner with water feature and light and a variety of plants, a lovely hedge on the right, wall across the back and a pair of silver birch trees. A small timber shed with electricity connected.

Front Drive and Forecourt 36' wide x 28' deep (11m x 10.5m) Fronting on to The Croft is a mature brick wall with wavy topped brick wall at the front, and walls on either side. Driveway opens to a shingled area providing parking for three cars and access to the garage with a door in the wall to the right giving access round to the back garden.


SERVICES We are advised that mains gas, water, electricity, drainage and telephone are connected, although we have not made enquiries to confirm. Gas fired central heating, various outside lights to the front patio and end of the garden, outside tap. Please note we have not carried out a survey, nor tested the plumbing, heating, electrical and drainage systems. House purchasers are always advised to have a survey.

COUNCIL TAX Babergh District Council (Tel: ) advised Charge Band F, amount payable 2020/2021 £2614.59.

TENURE, SOFT FURNISHINGS & FIXTURES Freehold. The vendor may consider breaking the upward chain. We have not inspected the title deeds. Fitted carpets included, curtains blinds and other fixtures may be included, by negotiation. Full list provided with formal contracts.

VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS Viewing by appointment please through the vendor's agents, as above. From the centre of Bures by the Church, Bridge Street, take the Sudbury and follow along for around 75 yards - The Croft is on the left. Coming in from Sudbury, round the bend at the bottom of Cuckoo Hill and The Croft is around 100 yards along on the right.

Property Ref: s12406


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