Modernisation project

Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-141031-102323001
Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-141031-102323001
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This Grade II listed home may need some modernisation, but it is in the heart of Bury St Edmunds’ sought after medieval grid.

The Guildhall Street property is believed to date back to the 16th century with an early Georgian jettied façade with rendered elevations under a peg-tiled roof.

Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-141031-102312001

Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-141031-102312001

The house offers generous accommodation which is arranged primarily over three floors.

It also has many interesting original features including the unusual 19th-century shop frontage and some ornate ceiling plasterwork.

It has been tenanted for a number of years and is now being offered with no upward chain.

It offers the opportunity, subject to the usual planning and listed building consents, to modernise or remodel the substantial living space, which extends to about 2000 sq ft, plus the cellar.

Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-141031-102337001

Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds ANL-141031-102337001

The ground floor features a large open-plan sitting room, 7.65m by 5.71m at its largest point, with large Victorian shop window to the front aspect and a staircase to the cellar.

There is an elegant 5.51m by 3.67m drawing room with open fireplace and French doors leading to the terrace.

The 5.51m by 3.67m dining room is next to the kitchen.

There is also a utility room and downstairs bathroom.

On the first-floor is a large landing area, with storage cupboard, off which are two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and the principal bathroom.

The main bedroom is 3.94m by 4.44m and the second is 3.90m by 3.79m.

On the second floor, there is a another 2.35m by 4.08m bedroom with its own WC and fitted wardrobe.

The cellar comes in two parts with the principal area being dry- lined and providing a good storage with steps down to the original barrelled-ceiling cellar.

The agents Bedfords say the latter would make an ideal wine store.

The house has gas-fired central heating.

The house has a tiered, west-facing garden, enclosed by close-panel fencing.

Permit parking is available.

Though the house is in the most historic part of Bury St Edmunds , yards from the oldest existing civic building in England, it is also close to the town’s award winning shopping area and modern Apex arts venue.

It is only about a mile from the railway station with its regular trains to London and Cambridge and has good access to the A14 for Ipswich and the Midlands.

Guide price: £365,000

Agents: Bedfords, Bury St Edmunds, 01284 769999