Street House: Village house in Wooplit with an annexe
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Street House is a handsome, Grade II listed village home, in the heart of the village of Woolpit.
Woolpit has good transport links via the A14 road and trains at nearby Elmswell, and also has a great range of local shops and amenities.
The village is about ten miles from Bury St Edmunds and eight miles from Stowmarket.
Spacious Street House also has Dairy Cottage, a versatile building which could provide a granny annexe or has potential as a holiday let, subject to plannng permission.
The house has charming gardens of about half an acre.
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It is believed to date from the early 17th Century, with later additions in the 19th Century, with a painted front, and a pretty panelled entrance door with fluted Roman Doric pilasters, panelled linings and a triangular pediment.
It also has impressive chimneys and a peg tile roof.
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Internal features include polished wooden floors, original wood panelling and exposed timbers.
There is accommodation arranged over three floors in this spacious home.
It has a dining room, with a door out to the street, which has a wonderful feature fireplace and doors through to the morning room.
The morning room has French doors leading out onto the rear terrace, and with decorative display recesses and an open fireplace.
The ground floor accommodation also includes an Aga kitchen/breakfast room which has access to the boot room and a utility room.
A double aspect drawing room, another impressive feature, has a door to the rear garden, an open fireplace and a built-in display cupboard.
There is also a useful cellar.
On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en suite bathroom.
There are three further bedrooms, a family bathroom and a study.
Then, on the second floor, there are three further bedrooms, a separate WC and another bathroom.
Dairy Cottage has an entrance lobby, cloakroom, and a kitchen/breakfast room with a door to the sitting room.
A staircase from the kitchen/breakfast room leads to the first floor bedroom and bathroom.
Street House is approached over an in-and-out pea shingle driveway giving access to a two bay cartlodge.
The gardens, at the rear, are a tremendous asset, extending to around half-an-acre with mature herbaceous borders, trees including fruit trees and a Scots pine.
The rear garden is fully enclosed and partly walled providing a high degree of privacy.
There is a paved terrace area ideal for entertaining or for al fresco dining.