High Street, Bildeston IP7

High Street, Bildeston IP7

4 Bedroom | Freehold | 4 Reception Rooms | 2 Baths | Outbuildings | Swimming Pool

Guide price £525,000
Clock Tower 0.1 miles
Bakers Corner 3.5 miles
Primary School 3.8 miles

A delightful and surprisingly spacious Grade II listed property with an indoor swimming pool, good sized garden and parking in the picturesque and well served village of Bildeston.

141 High Street is a delightful Grade II listed village house of timber frame construction with rendered elevations under a peg tiled roof. In addition there is a superb indoor swimming pool extension to the rear with floor to ceiling windows under a pan tiled roof with sky lights. There are 2 generous principal reception rooms, both of which have high ceilings, exposed timbers and impressive original fireplaces including an open fire in the dining room and a woodburner in the sitting room. The adjoining snug could alternatively provide an additional study or ground floor bedroom served by the ground floor shower room. There is a lovely vaulted kitchen and a rear utilities hall which also gives access to the study and pool. The swimming pool 22ft x 10ft is tiled with a raised platform/gym area to one end and a cloakroom to the other. The pool is currently empty but would be heated by oil fired heating with filtration equipment. This space has a variety of options should one not need the pool however (stp). On the first floor there is a characterful landing with exposed timbers and a fine chimney breast, giving access to the 4 bedrooms and a family bathroom.

A private gated drive leads to the spacious parking courtyard headed by a walled alfresco dining terrace with a raised water feature and borders. There is open cartlodge garaging also incorporating 2 stores, one of which houses the pool heating equipment. Beyond is a delightful garden which is principally laid to lawn with a large terrace, established borders and mature trees, with countryside views beyond.

Bildeston is a very picturesque village with day-to-day shopping facilities, village inns including the well regarded ‘Bildeston Crown', a doctors' surgery and primary school. In addition there is a village hall, bowling green, playing fields and tennis courts. Nearest mainline stations are at Stowmarket and Manningtree, whilst the popular and well served market town of Hadleigh is about 5 miles.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Parking available
Off Street Parking Double Garage
Additional attributes
Outbuildings Swimming Pool Garden
Total Sq Ft
2,339 (217.3 Sq M) approx.
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