- Reception hall, cloakroom
- Drawing room
- Dining/family room
- Stunning hand built kitchen dining room
- Huge master suite
- Four further bedrooms, three further bathrooms
- Driveway, garaging with private courtyard
- Fabulous landscaped grounds
- Exceptional standard of finish
Clarence House is an outstanding family home providing luxuriously appointed accommodation with fine proportions of a large Suffolk farmhouse, fused with modern day living and complemented by beautiful landscaped grounds and private courtyard.
Built in 2010 by Michael Howard Homes to an exceptional specification, the immaculately presented accommodation extends to more than 3800 sqft and currently in brief comprises; Traditional panelled entrance door opens to the reception hall, a spacious area of great first impression boasting a newly laid Oak floor, french doors and window to rear gardens, stairs off to first floor with understairs cupboard and cloakroom. The dining room/family room is a versatile reception with window to front. Of particular note is the fantastic luxury hand-built kitchen with polished stone preparation surfaces, central island range cooker and a full selection of integrated appliances including wine chillers. The dining / sitting area, which is linked to the kitchen, has a fabulous vaulted ceiling and french doors to the stone terraced area outside and stunning landscaped grounds whilst providing plenty of space for dining table and seating area / snug. A separate utility has fitted units and door to garden. The drawing room is a splendid large reception, with an elegant atmosphere with large sash windows to the front and back gardens, a traditional stone fireplace with stove and generous ceiling height and cornicing. On the first floor is a landing with window to rear, stairs to second floor, door to the master suite, a fabulous light and airy room with extensive built in wardrobe cupboards and luxurious en-suite with bath and shower. On the first floor are two further generous bedrooms (one en-suite) and a family bathroom. On the second floor are two further large bedrooms and a shower room.
The house enjoys a private setting, approached through a pair of electric wrought iron gates, hidden behind a range of original mid 19th century buildings now comprising workshop/ store, drive through cart lodge and double garaging with side opening electric door. There is a driveway providing extensive vehicle parking and sheltered access to the house consisting of inner and outer courtyards. The gardens are a stunning feature having been professionally landscaped and planted with numerous specimen and fruit trees, shrubs and a wealth of flowering plants including a variety of roses around the house. The gardens are well screened with pleached and laurel trees and mostly laid to lawn. There is a children's play area and a stunning bespoke summer house is a particular feature, creating a lovely area to relax and enjoy views of the gardens. To the side are a number of sheds and a stone terrace creates a wonderful area for outdoor entertaining. The gardens and grounds provide a pleasant degree of privacy and extend in all to just over half an acre.
The house enjoys a tucked away setting close to the centre of the village. Thurston has a thriving village community, good local transport and a railway station which connects to the direct service to London Liverpool Street. The village has local pubs, a village shop, a bakery, hairdressers, library and both primary school and community college. Bury St Edmunds, in the heart of East Anglia is well known for its heritage sites including the Athenaeum, Abbey ruins and picturesque Abbey Gardens. This is a thriving market town with traditional high street shops, a great variety of restaurants and well known individual fashion boutiques as well as the new arc shopping centre. The area offers an abundance of good shopping and educational facilities and surrounded by some of the finest countryside and prettiest West Suffolk villages.
From the A14 take junction 46 and turn left onto Thurston Road. You will see a pink lodge cottage to Thurston Place on the right and a short distance further Thedwastre Road will be seen on the right hand side. Continue along and The Rose Gardens can be found on the left hand side.
All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating. Council tax band G.