General information Greensted is reputed to have originally been two or more cottages and because of this it has the advantage of offering nearly 2,700 sq.ft. of spacious and flexible accommodation. There is excellent annexe potential and comes with the added advantage of not being listed. Greensted is situated in established grounds extending to approximately 3/4 of an acre and are designed in a cottage-style with a good range of established shrubs and trees. Outbuildings included a detached garage, greenhouse, chicken coop and summer house with fabulous views to the front over open countryside.
A bright and spacious entrance porch with quarry tiled floor leads into Greensted which in turn leads to the main reception hall, a generous and welcoming space, with exposed ceiling beams and open-tread staircase rising to first floor. To the front of the property is a good size sitting room with exposed ceiling timbers, feature fireplace and stunning views over the front gardens. There is also an opening leading into an additional space which could work well as a study area. The sitting room also backs on to the studio which is currently only accessed via the garden. The studio is an excellent space which, with a little imagination, could be linked back to the main accommodation via the sitting room creating an annexe facility, subject to planning. A shower room which includes wc and wash hand basin backs onto this sitting room.
At the opposite end of the house is a galley-style kitchen with work surfaces, tiled splashbacks and a good range of wall and base units. From here a stable style door leads outside and there is also access at one end to a walk-in pantry. A spacious dining room with exposed ceiling timbers plus brick fireplace with woodburning stove inset and a second staircase to the first floor. Adjacent to this is the main sitting room, a bright and spacious room set into two zones, the sitting area has a fireplace while at one end the room extends out creating a bay area with windows to all sides to fully appreciate the garden views.
The stairs from the entrance hall rise up to a landing with an airing cupboard plus further generous built-in storage. Doors then lead off to bedrooms three and four, both of which are good size rooms, bedroom four has dual aspect with countryside views. This area is concluded with the bathroom with vanity wash basin and storage beneath plus a separate WC on the opposite side of the landing.
The stairs from the dining room rise to the main bedroom with dual aspect enjoying views over the gardens, plus a door into bedroom two, also a dual aspect room of good size with exposed floor timbers and a further door back to the main landing where the remaining first floor accommodation can be found. can be found.
The outside The gardens are a key feature of Greensted measuring to approximately
3/4 of an acre, designed in a cottage-style with a number of mature and established shrubs and trees. The driveway access off of the lane leads to a detached garage, a pathway then meanders to the front door and back down the front gardens to a gated access. The majority of the front gardens are set to lawn with a beautiful range of cottage-style borders providing year round interest. There is a good size greenhouse. The front gardens are south facing with fantastic countryside views.
The gardens in turn wrap around to the rear of the property where you can find a vegetable garden, chicken coop, summerhouse plus a good range of established trees and planting. The gardens continue to extend out to one side again where there is a further range of established trees and shrubs. The size of the gardens means there is excellent potential to possibly consider erecting a home office or cartlodge, again subject to the usual planning consents.
Where? Bulmer is a small village approximately 3 miles south-west of the main market town of Sudbury. There is a local primary school and impressive St. Andrews Church. Bulmer is nestled in some of the areas finest countryside and Stansted Airport is approximately 30 miles away and approximately a 45 minute drive.
The nearby market town of Sudbury offers a wider range of shopping and leisure facilities including a branch rail connecting to London's Liverpool Street Station.
Important information Council Tax Band - F
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. There is oil-fired central heating
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - F
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Set in a 0.75 acre plot, in this no-through lane enjoying a tranquil countryside setting on the edge of the desirable village of Bulmer with the nearest railway station approximately 3 miles away in Sudbury. The property offers many charming character features and excellent potential for extension (STP)
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