IF CHARM and character are top of your list when it comes to choosing a home, this tucked-away property could be what you are looking for.
A polished gem in an unspoilt woodland village, Chimney Mill, in West Stow, is an elegant and well-proportioned former miller’s house.
Sitting in 1.8 acres of wonderful grounds with views over the adjoining water meadows, this six bedroom property offers the opportunity for a fantastic family home.
The property’s elegant and well-proportioned accommodation is spread over three floors and provides a relaxed, yet semi-formal atmosphere.
The sizeable rooms are complemented by high ceilings, many with double aspects, traditional Georgian sash windows and original doors, open fireplaces with surrounds, exposed beams and original pamment brick flooring.
The reception hall features a large open inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam over and stairs down to the wine cellar complete with original brick floor.
The high ceilings of the dining room frame exposed beams and the open barrel-backed brick fireplace with original stripped pine surround.
Views of the mill stream and pond are afforded from the study and garden room/office, with each benefiting from double aspects.
The kitchen and breakfast room features terracotta pamment flooring, a range of Iroko work surfaces, matching island with granite work surface and two full-height French doors to terrace and garden.
A boot room, cloakroom and utility complete the ground floor.
The mill pond and gardens can again be viewed from the first-floor landing, a feature also available from the master bedroom. The room includes high-vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and beams, an open fireplace and mantelpiece.
The second and third bedrooms are both double aspect with open fireplaces.
A fourth bedroom, shower room and bathroom complete the first floor, with stairs to the second floor.
More wonderful views are afforded by the fifth and sixth bedrooms on the second floor, with a kitchenette and second bathroom also featuring.
A triple garage, log store, storage shed and tennis court are situated in the grounds.
Situated around three miles from Bury St Edmunds, the village’s position allows first class access to the A11, A14 and M11, with London, Stansted and Cambridge all within reach.
For further information or to arrange a viewing, call Bedfords on 01284 769999.