Timbered but modern

Hemplands, Westhorpe ANL-141120-163140001
Hemplands, Westhorpe ANL-141120-163140001

Hemplands was built almost 18 years ago of standard brick construction but incorporating many traditional and local timber features, creating a blend of old-style character and modern facilities.

It sits back from a little-used country lane in Westthopre, surrounded by a mature garden of about 0.6 acres and the agents Fine and Country say it offers ‘great and flexible two-storey accommodation with lots of ground-floor living space’.

Hemplands, Westhorpe ANL-141120-163129001

Hemplands, Westhorpe ANL-141120-163129001

The 5.72m by 4.52m sitting room has a bay window to the rear and two arched windows to the side, feature chimney breast with bressummer beam over, raised pamment hearth and a fitted wood-burning stove.

The lounge, whichg is 3.43m square, has French doors to conservatory and glazed door to kitchen-dining room which also has French doors to garden and a door to the garden room.

The kitchen has a range of wall and base units with solid wood work surfaces and an electric oven with six-ring gas hob and hood over.

The garden room has full length windows to rear and side of the house with French doors to the garden and two Velux roof windows.

Hemplands, Westhorpe ANL-141120-163150001

Hemplands, Westhorpe ANL-141120-163150001

There is a 4.5m by 2.69m) bedroom and a bathroom on the ground floor .

An imported French ceramic tile flooring continues throughout the ground floor, with underfloor heating.

Upstairs, off a galleried landing, the master bedroom is 4.52m by 4.37m with windows to rear and side, French doors to a balcony, two built-in double wardrobes and an en suite shower room

There are three other bedrooms, ranging in size from 3.28m by 2.41m to 4.55m by 2.72m, all with fitted wardrobes.

One bedroom has a feature window overlooking the rear garden.

There is also another family bathroom upstairs.

Outside, the main gardens are principally to the rear and are predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of specimen shrubs and fruit trees, a patio area, a useful summer house and two timber sheds, one with a toilet.

The house is accessed along a no through road into the driveway, which provides parking for several vehicles and leads to double garage, path leading to front porch.

The garag is 9.14m by 6.1m with two sets of swing doors for vehicular access. It has a door to a workshop and windows to rear and sides.

External stairs lead to an 8.61m by 4.11m studio with six large Velux windows to the front and two to the rear, a sink with cupboard under andFrench doors to a balcony.

The front garden is planted with lawn, hedging and shrubs.

Westhorpe is about 8ml from Stowmarket and 17ml from Bury St Edmunds.

Guide price: £575,000

Fine & Country, Garland Street, Bury St Edmunds, 01284 718822.