Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9HB | Property for sale | Savills
5,234 sq ft(486.25 sq m)
Guide price £1,500,000(€1,710,317)

Duchess DriveNewmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9HB

    Key features

    • Beautifully presented family home with sweeping drive
    • Four reception rooms
    • Large family kitchen/breakfast room
    • Six bedrooms, four en suite
    • Self contained annexe with further potential
    • Mature gardens and woodland, in all about 2.25 acres

    Detached house in sought after location with mature gardens and woodland

    About this property

    • Beech Lodge is a spacious and desirable detached house situated towards the far end of the ever popular Duchess Drive on the outskirts of Newmarket. Of rendered elevations on an exposed brick plinth beneath a tiled roof, this unique house offers versatile accommodation over two floors and is very well-presented throughout. The vendors have made alterations during their tenure including the conversion of the triple garage to a second kitchen (or utility/laundry room) and an independent annexe, all of which could potentially be incorporated to make a larger annexe. This end of the house also has a second staircase to one of the bedroom suites. The property has been fitted to a high standard and incorporates panelled doors, coving, wooden flooring and staircase, double glazing with leaded lights and there are pleasing views over the gardens and woodland beyond.

      Approaching from the drive, there is a covered porch to an entrance lobby with tiled flooring and half glazed doors to the entrance hall. This is a spacious area on two levels with a cloakroom and access to the principal reception rooms. To the right is the triple aspect drawing room with an Inglenook style fireplace, woodburner and two sets of French doors to the terrace. The dining room is understood to have previously been two rooms and leads back to the rear hall and kitchen/breakfast room, which also has a triple aspect and is fitted with an extensive range of cupboards and drawers, a central island, granite worktops, fridge/freezer, microwave, Cookcentre Evolution range style cooker with six ring hob and warming zone, sink unit with mixer taps, tiled flooring and two sets of French doors to the garden. In addition there is a snug sitting room, study and second lower level cloakroom which is approached from the rear hall, also giving secondary front access with a second staircase, utility room and the second kitchen or potential laundry/boot room beyond.

      On the first floor, the galleried landing leads to all five bedrooms and the family bathroom. Two of the guest bedrooms have en suite shower rooms and the impressive principal suite to the rear incorporates a dressing area and bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle. All of the bedrooms incorporate fitted wardrobes. As previously mentioned, there is an additional bedroom suite from the second staircase.

      There is a sweeping gated gravel drive which allows for considerable parking and turning space. The frontage provides a wooded setting with a number of mature trees. Clipped hedging and fencing skirt the lawns and the sunken area beside the house provides planting space and access to the side terrace with steps back up to the lawn. The terrace continues to the rear of the property and the lawns sweep around to with mature hedging and post and rail fencing dividing the garden from the delightful gated woodland area beyond, please refer to the site plan.

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    I love the feel of this fantastically spacious and unique property. With its wonderful, wide sweeping drive, extensive terracing and mature trees, it feels as though its in the country whilst having all the convenience of being on the outskirts of Newmarket

    Lucy BanksProperty agent

    Local information

    • Nestled in a prime location on Duchess Drive, Beech Lodge in Newmarket offers an exceptional setting within easy reach of the vibrant town center. Known as the esteemed headquarters of the British flat racing and bloodstock industries, Newmarket boasts a reputation for hosting some of the most prestigious races in the world. Moreover, the town presents an array of excellent schools and a variety of shops, including the convenience of a Waitrose superstore. For leisure enthusiasts, Newmarket boasts an 18-hole golf course located on the outskirts of the town, providing a delightful escape for avid golfers.
    • Situated to the west of Newmarket is the esteemed University city of Cambridge, a renowned hub of education and culture. With its illustrious selection of reputable schools and an abundance of captivating cultural attractions, Cambridge offers a world-class experience. The city has also evolved into a center for the "high-tech" industry, featuring the globally recognized Cambridge Science Park, which can be easily accessed via the nearby A14 highway. This proximity to cutting-edge research and innovation adds an exciting dimension to the area surrounding Newmarket.
    • To the east of Newmarket lies the captivating cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds, boasting a wealth of attractions to explore. One such gem is the exceptional Theatre Royal, offering a diverse range of captivating performances.

    Additional information

    • Agents note – there are a number of Tree Preservation Orders at this property
    • EPC Rating: C
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H