Savills | High Green, Nowton, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5LZ | Properties for sale
3,597 sq ft(334.17 sq m)
Guide price £850,000

High GreenNowton, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5LZ

    Key features

    • Terrace of four Victorian Almshouses
    • Number of original features
    • Situated in attractive, rolling countryside
    • Gardens to both the front and rear
    • Close to the popular market town of Bury St Edmunds

    Victorian Almshouses - valuable investment opportunity.

    About this property

    • The terraced Almshouses were built in 1877 and are constructed of mellow red brick under a tiled roof. The properties have a number of original features typical of properties of the Victorian era such as oak doors and staircases, high ceilings, leaded windows and ornate cornicing. The terrace comprises four properties all of which have accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor accommodation provides a sitting room with fireplace, a fitted kitchen/breakfast room and a bathroom. The first floor has two bedrooms and a storage room, which in No. 2 has been converted into a WC.

      All four properties have gardens to both the front and the rear mainly laid to lawn. Outbuildings includes a wash house, privy and coal shed. Wooded areas are adjacent to the gardens on both the east and west boundaries. The Suffolk countryside surrounds the property on all sides offering fantastic rural views of the quiet, peaceful hamlet.

      Mains water and electricity.
      Private drainage.
      No 1 - Back boiler and heating from solid fuel Parkray stove
      No's - 2 & 3 night storage heaters
      No 4 - oil fired central heating

      EPC Ratings:
      No 1 - EPC Rating - F
      No 2 - EPC Rating - E
      No 3 - EPC Rating - E
      No 4 - EPC Rating - E

      Agents' Note:
      Tenancy information is available from the agent on request. Current rent roll is £31,408 p.a.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    The properties are a rare opportunity to secure a number of investment properties in a popular village close to the desirable market town of Bury St Edmunds and within easy reach of the motorway network.

    Katy StephensonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Bury St Edmunds 2 miles, Stowmarket 15.7 miles (London Liverpool Street Station from 75 mins), Newmarket 17 miles, Cambridge 30 miles (London Liverpool Street Station from 50 mins and Kings Cross Station from 52 mins) (All mileages and times are approximate)
    • The Almshouses are situated in the attractive, rolling countryside to the south of the Cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds. This fine historic market town offers an excellent range of amenities with schooling in the public and private sectors plus extensive shopping and leisure facilities. There is ready access to the A14 just 2.5 miles to the north and mainline rail stations in Stowmarket and Cambridge, both with direct services to London.
    • Historical note
    • John Oakes came to Bury St Edmunds in about 1726 and became one of the most prosperous men in the town establishing a bank in 1794. He and his family built a number of houses in the Nowton area including The Almshouses for retired estate workers. The family crest, of an Oak Tree can be found on the front of the building.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = E