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  • Guide Price: £825,000
  • Location: Lawshall, Bury St Edmunds
  • Bedrooms: 4
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A handsome Architect designed four-bedroom detached house with generous gardens, high quality outbuilding / potential annexe with commanding views over glorious countryside to both front and rear. A unique property offering well-planned, versatile, naturally light accommodation which has been finished to an extremely high standard in every respect.  


Constructed during 2010 by the well-respected local builder namely; Cutmore Builders, whom we have known and recommended for both new home builds and extensions for many years. The Architect was Mike Driver, a highly regarded and accomplished local architect who has the vision and ability to fuse modern-day living requirements with vernacular styling. Signature features include; vaulted ceilings, oriel windows and a blend of Suffolk red brick and render with appealing degrees of pitch to the roof structures- serving to compliment the Suffolk street scene.


The property was constructed to an exacting standard under the close supervision of the current owners, certainly not on a speculative basis. This is borne out by the quality of construction, having concrete beam floors with underfloor heating, oak second fixing, high quality German culinary and Laufen sanitary wares, cat 5 cabling, high quality tiling throughout and every attention to craftmanship.


In summary large reception hallway with glass and stainless-steel sweeping staircase, cloakroom, kitchen / breakfast / family room, utility room, snug, formal dining room, sitting room with inset log burner. Galleried landing with glass balustrade, vaulted master bedroom suite, dressing room / bedroom 4, bathroom, two further double bedrooms. Outside, deep driveway to parking and turning, detached insulated and serviced double garage with studio, further detached garage. Extensive lawned gardens.


Features of note include; oil fired underfloor heating with individual room thermostats to both ground and first floor- including the garage / studio. Cat 5 to most rooms and media outlets with centralised Sonos audio / visual throughout, predominantly ceramic tiled ground floor and engineered oak first floor. German high gloss fitted kitchen and utility, water softener, water harvester, granite worksurface


LAWSHALL is an attractive and most sought-after village being 5 miles south of Bury St Edmunds which offers nearby tremendous facilities and excellent road and rail network. Heading south the villages of Long Melford, Lavenham and onto Sudbury also provide valuable facilities.


The village has an excellent primary school with adjacent 15th century church, thriving thatched country public house / restaurant, The Swan, village hall / community centre and nursing home. There are plentiful meandering public footpaths and community operated ‘Golden Wood’ and the Greenlight trust- focusing on bringing people and nature together.




Oak entrance door beneath a mono-pitched tiled roof with full-height glazed sidelight leading to the reception hall.


RECEPTION HALL: 11’ 5” x 12’ 7” (3.4m x 3.8m). A well-proportioned hall with principal reception rooms leading off, as does the striking stainless-steel and glass sweeping staircase, rising elegantly to the first-floor. Tiled floor with inset mat, LED. lighting, wall lights, down lighting.


CLOAKROOM: 5’ 10” x 4’ (1.8m x 1.2m). White Laufen suite of W.C. with concealed cistern, hand basin with Grohe wall mounted mixer tap, stainless-steel heated ladder towel rail, tiled floor and walls, down lighting, window to front.


From the entrance hall broad internal half glazed french windows lead to the kitchen / dining / family room with views through to open countryside to the rear, creating an enfilade effect.


KITCHEN / DINING / FAMILY ROOM: 22’ 2” x 21’ 2” (6.7m x 6.4m) maximum. A stunning room providing superb views whilst forming the ‘heart’ of the home. Comprehensive range of high-quality German high gloss units with wood grain gloss island unit all finished with granite worksurface. Pan drawers, larder unit and plentiful cupboards. Induction hob, two Neff fan-assisted ovens with slide away doors, warming drawer, glass extractor fan, integrated microwave, ‘fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Instant hot water and filtered water tap. The dining area has a vaulted ceiling and concealed lighting with bi-fold doors with integral remote-control blinds opening to the limestone terrace (east, south and west aspects). Broad opening to the snug allowing for a ‘connected’ feel.


UTILITY / REAR LOBBY: 11’ 7” x 6’ 6” (3.5m x 2m). German high-gloss units. Oak stable door to the rear garden with the upper section being glazed, side window. Space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and ‘fridge, fitted water softener. Stainless-steel sink and drainer with centre mixer tap. Floor mounted oil-fired central heating boiler within fitted unit, extractor fan, down lighting, mat well, wall-mounted consumer unit.


SNUG: 9’ 6” x 10’ 5” (2.9m x 3.2m). Leading directly from the kitchen / dining / family room area. French windows to the rear garden, vaulted ceiling, thermostat and media outlets.



SITTING ROOM: 15’ 3” x 16’ 8” (4.6m x 5m). The focal point of this room is not only the stunning countryside views but also the inset wood burning stove with glass hearth. French windows to the rear patio, window to the front, wall light points and down lighting. Integrated surround sound system.


STUDY / FORMAL DINING ROOM: 11’ 3” x 11’ 10” (3.4m x 3.6m). A well-proportioned room with views to the front, enjoying a double aspect. Oriel window with deep sill, built-in full-height shelved double cupboard.


GALLERIED LANDING: Window to the front, down lighting and overhead modern chandelier style light fitting. Airing cupboard housing the cylinder tank with tiled floor and copious shelving.


BEDROOM 1: 22’ 2 x 13’ (6.7m x 3.9m) including approach. Stunning views over gently undulating Suffolk countryside enhanced by the French window with Juliet balcony to the West. South facing bay window with seat, vaulted ceiling, engineered oak flooring. Media outlet and wall lights.


EN-SUITE: 9’ 4” x 7’ 9” (2.8m x 2.3m). Dual high-gloss vanity basin unit with Grohe high-level spouted tap, Laufen wall-hung W.C. Direct-feed porcelain and marble tiled Grohe shower of 1400mm with rain and hand showers. Extractor fan, down lighting, stainless-steel heated ladder towel rail.


DRESSING ROOM / BEDROOM 4: 8’ 6” x 9’ 2” (2.6m x 2.8m). Currently fitted with a comprehensive range of high-gloss and mirror wardrobes (to be altered to form a generous 4th bedroom after exchange of contracts and before completion- if required, at the vendors expense).


ADJACENT BATHROOM: 8’ 4” x 7’ 3” (2.5m x 2.2m). A double aspect room finished with polished travertine tiling. Freestanding tear-drop bath with Grohe floor mounted free-standing tap and shower attachment. Laufen sanitaryware Grohe high-level spouted tap, stainless-steel ladder towel rail, extractor fan.


BEDROOM 2: 13’ 10” x 12’ 4” (4.2m x 3.7m). Vaulted ceiling, stunning countryside views. 14’ ceiling height. Media outlet and wall lights.


BEDROOM 3: 9’ 10” x 16’ 10” (3m x 5.1m). Window to the front and rear, engineered oak floor. Loft access with power and light.




ANNEXE SUMMARY: Tiled floor with under-floor heating served from the main boiler with super insulated hot feed. Separate hot water cylinder and pressurising vessel. Media outlet and cat 5 cabling.


GARAGE: 18’ 4” x 21’ (5.5m x 6.4m) depth and width. Electric twin doors and rear garden door. Insulated roof, walls and floor.


External oak door leads to the;


STUDIO: 13’ 2” x 9’ 8” (4m x 2.9m). Sink having centre mixer tap, base and wall cupboards, down lighting, loft hatch, tiled floor, window to the front and side enjoying super views.


EN-SUITE: 9’ 2” x 5’ 3” (2.8m x 1.6m). Comprising R.A.K sanitary wares with Grohe shower and hand basin taps, WC with concealed cistern, tiled shower enclosure, direct -feed, tiled walls and floor, window to the rear, downlighting, extractor fan.


Outside tap, water harvester tank.


FURTHER DETACHED SINGLE GARAGE: 20’ x 10’ 2” (6.1m x 3.1m). With gable tiled roof and insulated sectional garage door. Tiled floor, power and light, softened water tap, personal door, two windows. Opening to private rear garden.


GARDENS: Front lawn being enclosed by established Suffolk hedge, tarmacadam driveway leads via the electrically operated five bar gate to the rear of the property where the detached garage / studio is located. Extensive post and rail lawned garden adjoining farmland with spectacular views. Directly outside the family rooms is the extensive limestone patio with recessed lighting. Underground 2800 litre oil tank and water harvester with pumped tap capacity of 2000 litres.


AGENTS NOTE: The line of the rear post and rail boundary is not indicative of what is actually owned or being sold. We understand there is a small dog leg and the owner has agreement from the adjoining landowner farmer for the fence to follow this line. Please contact agent for plans to clarify.





At a glance…


Address: Field Lodge, Bury Road, Lawshall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Postcode: IP29 4PL
Tenure: Freehold
Bedrooms: 3/4
Room to extend? Yes
Square footage: 209 m² or 2,250 ft²
Distance from Bury: 5 miles
Accommodation upgrade potential: Immaculate throughout.
Drainage: Mains
Vendors Position: No upward chain
Viewing arrangements: Via agent: 01284 769694

or Clive Robinson direct

07796 271716

Further questions: 01284 769694
Heating: Oil fired under-floor
Windows: Timber double glazed casements
Special comments: Faultless in finish and design
Council Tax: Band E
Date on market: October 2018
Local Authority: Mid-Suffolk
Energy Efficiency Rating: C (79)


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