An elegant and beautifully proportioned Georgian townhouse with extensive parking.
An elegant and beautifully proportioned Georgian townhouse with large reception rooms and deep sash windows, 6 St. Marys Square has been listed Grade II * for its architectural and historic merit. Faced in dark grey brick with red brick quoins and a high parapet, the house presents a handsome exterior. Its origins date back to the 16th Century but, the building has evolved over time and it was in the early 19th Century that the house was enlarged by Francis Sandys, architect of the Rotunda at Ickworth.
On the ground floor the principal reception rooms are of an impressive scale, with high ceilings, sash windows, internal shutters, deep skirtings and decorative cornicing, period features that you would expect to find in a property of this period. The dining room, drawing room and kitchen/breakfast all have
internal double doors enabling the rooms to be completely open plan, perfect for entertaining or closed to use the rooms individually. The dining room has beautiful paneling, oak flooring and exceptional views out across the Square.
The drawing room also has oak flooring an open fireplace as well as fitted book shelves and cupboards beneath. The sitting room lies opposite the dining room at the front of the property. The kitchen/breakfast/family room is a wonderfully spacious, light and airy space enhanced by the addition of the double height lantern. The kitchen has a range of bespoke wooden wall and base mounted units with granite worktops as well as a large wooden island unit with granite work top and storage beneath. The kitchen has a Range cooker, induction hob and fitted microwave as well as underfloor heating. French doors lead directly out of the kitchen/ breakfast room onto the terrace, perfect for al fresco dining. Beyond the kitchen lies the rear hall which carries through into the utility room, which can also be used as a second kitchen. Extending below the sitting room and dining room and reached by stairs leading down from the inner hall, there is a spacious cellar containing 19th century wine bins'. The cellar is three separate rooms.
A fine early 18th century dog-leg stair at the rear rises through two storeys and is decoratively carved with barley-sugar twist balusters, closed strings, moulded handrail and panelled dado. The principal bedroom is on the first floor offering wonderful views across St Mary's Square and also benefits from a walk in wardrobe and expansive en suite bathroom. There is a second bedroom with en suite shower room on the first floor. The second floor provides a further three bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and a family bathroom.
The gardens are impressive and mature featuring a wide sandstone terrace, large central lawn and extensive parking. The Coach House currently provides garaging and work shop space and offers potential for conversion into ancillary accommodation subject to the necessary consents being obtained.
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6 St. Mary's Square provides stylishly comfortable 21st century living within a stunningly beautiful house. An absolute architectural gem, placed within the medieval grid.Katy StephensonProperty agent