Nayland, Suffolk


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  • Bedrooms: 4
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Designed in a neo Georgian style, this 3,088 sq ft four bedroom (two en-suite) detached property combines high quality contemporary features with an outstanding semi-rural setting, betwixt the commutable villages of Bures and Nayland and located within the Dedham Vale of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Three distinctive reception rooms are arranged via an imposing reception hall with notable features including a handmade oak staircase, double glazed sash windows, stone fireplace, granite topped kitchen/breakfast room and part engineered oak flooring with underfloor heating. Offering convenient access to Colchester North Station and Bures with its branch line station, Littlegarth Independent Preparatory School and the A12 trunk road, this classically styled individual residence combines period style splendour with countryside living in one of the area's most attractive settings.

Six panel oak door with glazed surround opening to:

RECEPTION HALL: 18' 6" x 18' 4" (5.65m x 5.59m) An inviting entrance with a central handmade split level oak staircase, 8ft ceiling heights, LED spotlights and integral audio system. Door to:

SITTING ROOM: 23' 5" x 20' 0" (7.16m x 6.11m) A double aspect room with sash windows to side and two sets of French doors to rear opening to a terrace and adjoining gardens. Central stone fireplace with inset grill, deep skirting and spotlights.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 14' 7" x 12' 11" (4.47m x 3.95m) Fitted with a matching range of soft-close oak base and wall units with granite worksurfaces over and upstands above. Stainless steel single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap over and open aspect to rear linking directly with the garden room. The kitchen provides a range of pan drawers, larder unit and range of fitted appliances including a Neff oven with grill above, steam oven and coffee maker. Central granite topped breakfast bar houses a five-ring hob with Neff extraction above, range of soft close oak base units with chrome handles. Further fitted appliances include a Neff dishwasher and recycling unit. Tiled underfloor heating throughout and opening to:

GARDEN ROOM: 17' 9" x 11' 6" (5.42m x 3.52m) Enjoying a glazed surround on three sides with sash windows to side and rear, pitched roofline and French doors opening to rear terrace. Tiled underfloor heating throughout, deep skirting and enjoying a well-placed setting with views to rear over the gardens and farmland distant.

UTILITY ROOM: 8' 6" x 5' 10" (2.6m x 1.79m) Tiled flooring throughout and fitted with a matching range of wall units, oak preparation surfaces and ceramic butler sink with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for washing machine, dryer and also housing oil-fired boiler.

SNUG: 19' 10" x 14' 0" (6.05m maximum x 4.28m) Two sash windows to front, engineered oak flooring with underfloor heating throughout and oak framed recessed wall unit providing various storage alcoves. American style fridge/freezer recessed within an oak fronted wall-unit. Stable door to outside.

STUDY: 14' 0" x 11' 9" (4.27m x 3.60m) A versatile room, currently utilised as a study but ideally suited as a further reception room if so required with two sash windows to front affording open views over the gardens and grazing land distant.

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, corner wash hand basin with tiling above.

STORE: Useful under stair storage recess with fitted shelving.

First floor

GALLERIED LANDING: 18' 6" x 13' 10" (5.65m x 4.22m) With high quality oak balustrade, central sash window to front affording elevated views over gardens and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty distant. Double width wardrobe unit provides ample storage space with linen store adjacent.

MASTER BEDROOM: 15' 10" x 15' 2" (4.83m x 4.63m) Situated to the rear of the property with two sash windows to rear and affording an outstanding aspect over the tiered gardens and undulating farmland distant.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 10' 5" x 6' 10" (3.19m x 2.09m) Fully tiled with natural stone flooring, wall-hung ceramic WC, floating ceramic wash hand basin with shelving below, wall-mounted heated towel rail and walk-in separately screened shower unit with wall-mounted shower attachment. Sash window to rear.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 0" x 10' 8" (4.29m x 3.27m) Two sash windows to front affording elevated views, mirror fitted wardrobe units and hidden sliding door opening to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 13' 11" x 6' 0" (4.26m x 1.83m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin, corner bath with tiling above and chrome shower attachment, fully tiled separately screened shower unit with wall mounted chrome shower attachment. Sash window to rear with views over the tiered gardens and undulating farmland distant.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 1" x 11' 10" (3.70m x 3.62m) With two sash windows to front, mirrored fitted wardrobe units.

BEDROOM 4: 12' 5" x 9' 1" (3.79m x 2.77m) With sash window to rear.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 5" x 8' 2" (2.88m x 2.49m) With part tongue and groove panelling, Amtico style flooring and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with tiling above and central chrome attachment. Sash window to side, recessed mirror and spotlights.

Outside Nestled within one of the area's most picturesque scenes on a rural lane, Grove House provides an elevated setting, approached via a sweeping driveway rising to an extended area of off-street parking for in excess of ten vehicles. Sitting centrally within its plot the property enjoys gardens to front and rear, a single expanse of lawn bordered by an established hedge line and seating area ideally placed to enjoy the evening sun. The rear gardens are tiered beyond a substantial terrace with various border walls, sleepers and range of perennials and planted borders. Rising away from the property the highest point of the gardens abuts an outstanding aspect over the undulating farmland and countryside.

SERVICES: Electricity is connected. Bore hole water supply, shared private drainage, oil-fired heating to radiators and underfloor heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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David Burr

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