Old Rectory Lane, Shimpling, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 4HQ | Property for sale | Savills
885 sq ft(82.22 sq m)
Guide price £750,000(€855,158)

Old Rectory LaneShimpling, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 4HQ

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Light filled accommodation
  • Potential to extend and redevelop (subject to planning)
  • Stunning rural setting
  • Incredible equestrian potential
  • About 5.11 acres

A delightful cottage in a stunning, rural location in about five acres.

About this property

  • Rectory Cottage is set in about five acres, ideal for equestrian use, in an idyllic rural position. The delightful, newly decorated bungalow has scope to be extended or entirely redeveloped subject to necessary consents.

    A private gravel driveway leads to Rectory Cottage. Internally the property presently comprises well-proportioned rooms including an open plan kitchen/ dining area with a door to the garden. Beyond lies the sitting room with a wood burning stove, a triple aspect garden room, two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a bathroom. All windows are double glazed.

    The garden has specimen trees, shrubs, lawns and box hedging. The paddock has a field shelter enclosure with tack room, water and electricity, three water troughs, well fenced post and rail and mature trees making it ideal for equestrian use. There is ample parking. Services: Mains electricity and water. Private drainage, oil central heating.

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Rectory Cottage is one of the best located properties I have seen, sitting in five acres, in a wonderfully quiet location. The bungalow is in good condition, but could be remodeled, extended or completely redeveloped to maximize such an amazing setting.

Peter OgilvieProperty agent

Local information

  • Rectory Cottage is situated in a wonderful rural position on the edge of the village of Shimpling. It has a stunning private setting and is set down a private drive surrounded by mature trees, open countryside and 25 acres of woodland designated area Site of Special Scientific Interest.
  • Rectory Cottage is near a wide range of recreational, educational and commercial facilities.
  • The sought after villages of Lavenham (5.3 miles), regarded as the finest surviving medieval town in England, and Long Melford (5.2 miles) offer a wide range of local shops, restaurants, public houses and have a thriving tourist trade.
  • Sudbury (7.9miles) and Colchester (22.9miles) both have rail services to London Liverpool Street Station the latter of which has a direct intercity service (from 50 mins).
  • All times and distances are approximate

Additional information

  • Services: Mains electricity and water, private drainage and oil central heating
  • Local Authority: Babergh District Council; Council Tax Band c
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: C