Church Street, Gestingthorpe CO9

Church Street, Gestingthorpe CO9

5 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Baths | Outbuildings

Guide price £750,000
Sudbury 4.4 miles
The Bell 2.4 miles
Station Road 2.6 miles

Burrow Down is a substantial family home, offering flexible accommodation throughout, in the quiet but convenient location of Gestingthorpe.

Entering through the front door into the vaulted reception hall to the left is the dining room and beyond the central chimney is the sitting room, offering open fires on both sides. Both rooms are well proportioned, the sitting room has dual aspect with double doors to the garden. The is also a downstairs Cloakroom, study, utility and kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with a good range of cupboards and work surfaces, as well as a four ring gas hob with extractor over and a double sink unit all of which overlooks the garden.

Upstairs the principal bedroom as well as bedroom two both have en-suites and built in storage, with the other 3 bedrooms, all of which have built in storage and are serviced by a good sized family bathroom.

Sitting in about 0.2 of an acre, the gardens to the rear are mainly laid to lawn and offer stunning easterly views with a dining terrace, with established shrub borders and decking to capture the evening sun. To the front of the house there is off street parking for 3/4 cars, a double garage and home office/gym.

Gestingthorpe is an attractive village centred around the cricket pitch, Church and Gestingthorpe Hall all surrounded by open farmland. Gestingthorpe Hall was the former home of Captain Lawrence Oates, the Antarctic explorer, who died as they tried to return home from Captain Scott's expedition to the South Pole in 1912. Believing he was slowing the party down, Captain Oates famously parted with the words "I am just going outsideand may be some time". The village has a popular pub 'The Pheasant' and is within easy distance of Castle Hedingham and Sudbury both of which offer good day to day amenities including a branchline station from thelatter.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Parking available
Off Street Parking Double Garage
Additional attributes
Outbuildings Garden
Energy Efficiency Rating
Environment Impact Rating
Total Sq Ft
2,094 (194.5 Sq M) approx.
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