“The Old Bakery” is a charming period property boasting character features throughout, and has been tastefully renovated to create a comfortable home ideal for modern family life. The spacious kitchen and dining room occupies an open-plan space featuring traditional tiled flooring and exposed timber beams. The kitchen area features bespoke solid wood units, a butler sink and a traditional red Aga, while there is also ample space for dining. A large pantry and a separate utility space are both accessed from the kitchen. The characterful 28ft reception room features areas of exposed brick wall, old timber beams to the ceiling and walls, and original fireplaces, one fitted with a woodburner. There is also a study and large cloakroom on the ground floor.
On the first floor, the master suite boasts a walk-in dressing room, a spacious en suite bathroom and access via French doors to a large balcony overlooking the garden. There are four further bedrooms which are serviced by a family bathroom.
The detached annexe features an open-plan kitchen and sitting room on the ground floor, with an open-sided staircase leading to a spacious bedroom with vaulted ceiling and a bathroom.
The Old Bakery is situated in Withersfield, in a peaceful location. The attractive village features a public house and village hall, while the nearby larger village of Great Thurlow also has a local school. For a wide range of shopping, cultural and dining options, the historic city of Cambridge can be easily reached via road, or by rail from Dullingham. There are a number of well-regarded schools in the local area including the Barnardiston Hall Preparatory School which is featured in The Good Schools Guide, and the independent Stoke College. There are also excellent road links from the property, with the M11 providing access to the nationwide motorway network.
There is ample parking for numerous vehicles to the front of the property. A Barn Conversion over a double garage sits to the side. The Barn/former granary has been renovated and has created a very comfortable and smart 1 bedroomed annex.
The 2.77 acres plot offers the most pleasing undulating gardens around the main house. Separated by picket fencing, a side driveway gives access to 3 fully enclosed paddocks with a hardstanding area nearby. An extensive timber clad stable block runs along the boundary comprising 3 stables, tack room, work shop and cart lodge style storage.