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  • Guide Price: £440,000
  • Location: Bury St Edmunds
  • Bedrooms: 4
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York Cottage is a charming and much improved detached four-bedroom cottage enjoying a no-through lane location. Conveniently placed in this most sought-after village being only a few miles from the wide range of facilities at Bury St Edmunds.


The core origins are believed to date from the early 18th century with later sympathetic and harmonious additions resulting in an aesthetically pleasing and most practical home. The period features evident from within make for a property of immense character and wonderful feel. The property is immaculately and tastefully presented with modern-day pre-requisites such as, oil fired central heating, uPVC double glazed windows and doors, superbly equipped kitchen, stunning garden room and modern ground and first-floor sanitary wares. Quite simply, an individual property in a ‘ready to move in’ condition and availability-having been meticulously maintained.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises: hall, sitting room with log burner and exposed timbers, dining room, high quality fitted kitchen/breakfast, rear lobby, utility, bathroom, large garden room / dining room. Landing with study area, four bedrooms, bathroom. Outside, encompassing gardens giving a high degree of privacy, sunshine and security. Ample parking detached double garage, patio and seating areas with lawned gardens and shed.

The accommodation in summary comprises: 

Gable tiled porch with paviored approach, Upvc double glazed front door to the:

ENTRANCE HALL: North and West. 13’4” x 6’9” (4.0m x 2.0m). Exposed chimney breast brickwork, radiator, exposed ceiling joists, useful fireside cupboard. Kitchen and sitting room lead off.

SITTING ROOM: North and east. 17’ x 13’2” (5.2m x 4.0m). A most appealing room with ‘Villager’ log burner within impressive red brick fireplace having raised brick hearth and substantial bressummer. Exposed bridging beam and ceiling joists, studs and soleplate. Radiator, wall light points, TV and telephone point. Door to the kitchen, stairs leading to the first floor.

STUDY / FORMAL DINING ROOM: East and west. 9’8” x 10’11” (2.9m x 3.3m). Garden views. Vaulted ceiling with exposed rafters, exposed studwork, radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST: South and west. 13’9” x 11’10” (4.2m x 3.6m). A superb fitted kitchen with a range of contemporary styled modern units comprising, base cupboards and drawers, integrated dishwasher, inset one and a half stainless steel sink with centre mixer tap, water softener with separate drinking water tap. Integrated double fan-assisted Bosch ovens with cupboards above and below. Ample granite work surface, wall tiling. Separate unit housing halogen hob within granite work surface, cupboards and drawers beneath. Granite topped breakfast island with cupboards and drawers beneath. Matching illuminated wall cabinets, space for double fridge/freezer, down lighting, tiled floor, garden views. Built-in storage cupboard housing cylinder tank and pressurising unit, tiered shelving. TV and telephone point.

REAR LOBBY: 7’ x 5’ 10” (2.1m x 1.8m). Max. Tiled floor, coat hooks, radiator, down lighting, mat well, door to:

BATHROOM: East. 8’6” x 8’2” (2.6m x 2.5m). A spacious bathroom with modern white suite of, WC. Pedestal hand basin, panelled bath with glass shower screen. Wall tiling, radiator, down lighting, tiled floor. Built-in full height cupboard.

UTILITY ROOM: South. 6’3” x 2’11” (1.9m x 0.9m). Space and plumbing for washing machine, hand basin, radiator, wall unit, tiled floor, down lighting.

GARDEN ROOM: East, west and south. 19’3” x 10’6” (5.8m x 3.2m). Built upon a cavity brick plinth wall having double glazed sealed units meeting the vaulted hipped roof. Fitted blinds, French windows to the east patio. Wall light points. Tiled floor with switchable under-floor heating / radiator. A peaceful room used as a dining room with alternative uses all year round.

LANDING: North. 7’7” x 6’9” (2.3m x 2.0m). Inner landing alone. Ideal study area, fitted bookshelves, wall light points.

BEDROOM 1: West. 11’4” x 9’3” (3.4m x 2.8m). Fitted bedroom furniture affording; two sets of eight drawer chests between which is the matching vanity unit. Two further fitted cupboards, radiator, rising chimneystack, exposed rafters, telephone point, garden views.

BEDROOM 2: West. 9’ 11” x 9’2” (3.0m x 2.8m). Into eaves. Fitted eaves cupboards with hanging rail, radiator, wall light points, rafters.

BEDROOM 3: East. 10’2” x 8’10” (3.1m x 2.7m). Max. Average into eaves. Wall light points, radiator, eaves cupboards with hanging rails.

BEDROOM 4: East. 13’3” x 8’4” (4.0m x 2.5m). Into eaves. Fitted double wardrobe, two eaves cupboards, exposed rafters radiator, wall light points, telephone point.

BATHROOM: 7’5” x 5’4” (2.2m x 1.6m). South. Panelled bath, wall mounted shower/screen, wall tiling, W.C, pedestal hand basin, shaver socket/light, heated towel rail, down lighting.

OUTSIDE: Five bar gate with personal gate leads to the extensive gravelled drive hence front door.

Detached DOUBLE GARAGE. Width 4.98m x 5.99m. Gable tiled roof, brick construction with power and light connected, personal door and window. Covered storage area behind.

The delightful cottage style gardens enjoy two main lawned areas bordering the driveway, with well-stocked borders and sunny patio areas. The whole is enclosed by a combination of panel fencing and mature hedging, enjoying a sunny aspect with a high degree of privacy. Discreetly positioned bunded oil storage tank, raised beds and slabbed pathway to the rear with handy shed with power. Outside lighting, power points and tap.

Locally, there is an excellent primary school, public house/ restaurant, garage/stores, and post office, together with a fine church. There are good road links to Bury St Edmunds and beyond via the A14 to Ipswich, Newmarket, Cambridge and the M11. It is also possible to cycle into Bury St Edmunds.


At a glance…


Address: York Cottage, Conyers Green, Great Barton, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Postcode: IP31 2RX
Tenure: Freehold
Bedrooms: 4
Room to extend? Yes
Distance from Bury St Edmunds: 3 miles
Upgrade potential: No
Total floor area: 132 m² or 1420.84 to ft²
Vendors position in moving: Relocating
Drainage: Mains
Viewing arrangements: Via agent on 01284 769694 or Clive Robinson on 07796 271716.
Further questions: 01284 769694
Heating: Oil fired serving radiators
Windows: uPVC wood gain double glazed
Special comments: Highly desirable property. In 2014 Great Barton was awarded ‘VILLAGE OF THE YEAR’.
Current Council Tax: Band E
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury
EPC E (54)



LOCATION NOTE: York Cottage is located off the north side of Mill Road (not Livermere Road). It is accessed via an unmade lane between the Livermere crossroads (to the west) and the Village Hall to the east- the A143 side


If in doubt call Clive Robinson on 07796 271716.


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