Heavenly townhouse

87 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-151206-153230001
87 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-151206-153230001
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Set close to the medieval heart of Bury St Edmunds, this elegant period townhouse has been subject to comprehensive renovations.

In addition to its convenient town centre location, the property also has a walled garden and private parking for up to three cars.

87 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-151206-153147001

87 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-151206-153147001

Spread over three storeys, the extensive accommodation is lift serviced and also benefits from a cellar.

Originally understood to be a merchant’s house, the impressive property was more recently used as offices for a firm of international accountants.

A panelled entrance door leads into a wide reception hall, with hardwood floor and original 19th century staircase with mahogany hand rail. There is also a door to the cloakroom.

The drawing room features an original fireplace, deep coving and oversized skirting.

87 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-151206-153208001

87 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-151206-153208001

The rear hall has a door to the garden, a return door to the kitchen and two wall mounted gas boilers.

There is also access to the sitting room, with marble fireplace and a sash window overlooking the garden.

Steps up to the inner hall lead to the lift, which services the ground, first and second floors, and a door and steps down to the cellar.

The beautifully fitted kitchen/breakfast room has handbuilt painted wall and base units and work surfaces, with a central island unit with marble top.

A range of integrated appliances includes a Bosch American fridge freezer, gas- fired Aga, Neff dishwasher and Neff electric oven and two ring hob.

Bi-fold oak doors lead to the garden room, a recent addition, with vaulted ceiling, French doors and further door to the garden.

On the first floor the landing leads to bedroom one, featuring a painted fireplace and moulded panelling.

Folded doors lead to an adjoining bathroom, with double end bath and walk-in shower.

There are two further first-floor bedrooms, one of which has an en suite bathroom with walk-in shower.

A further staircase leads to the second floor, where there are four further bedrooms served by a family bathroom.

Bedroom six could be used as a staff flat, featuring an electric cooker point and adjoining bathroom.

The property’s vehicular access is reached via the rear in St Andrew’s Street South, where there is parking for two to three cars and steps down to the charming landscaped gardens.

Measuring a maximum of 60ft by 34ft, the L-shaped garden is enclosed by high brick and flint walls with raised beds behind sleepers.

There is a central artificial ‘grass’ parterre, with the remainder hard landscaped for ease of maintenance.