St. James Court, Bury St. Edmunds

Guide £479,500


STATELY THREE-BEDROOM TOWN APARTMENT LIVING WITH STUNNING CATHEDRAL VIEWS, RESIDENTS' GARDEN & PARKING

Situated in a tranquil area and positioned in an elevated leafy setting, this apartment is serenely located at the rear of an imposing building with stunning garden views towards the Cathedral tower in the distance afforded by the grand triple aspect living/dining space the former school refectory. A graceful three-bedroom apartment that forms part of the conversion of King Edward VI Grammar School, commissioned by the 3rd Marquess of Bristol among other patrons and governors of the time. This architectural gem is exemplar of the late 19th century Arts & Crafts Movement with its steeply pitched roofs, tall chimney, oriel windows and alternate rows of decorative rectangular and rounded hung tile motifs along the upper storey and gabled ends. Following a comprehensive refurbishment by the current owners; of particular note is the sumptuously appointed kitchen, shower room and cloakroom with Amtico Stardust floors and the Kardean lime washed oak floors of the bedrooms. Plentiful storage, including wall-to-wall wardrobe and vestibule.

Approached along a leafy driveway with access to a large residents and visitors gravelled parking area. Exceptional well-kempt communal landscaped grounds to entertain and relax in. Elevator access from dual entranceways. Pedestrian walkway to neigbouring tennis court and bowling club facilities.

LOCATION:

No.5 St. James Court is conveniently located on the northernmost fringe of the ancient abbey off Eastgate Street within the historic Cathedral town of Bury St. Edmunds and is situated in a residential area with the tranquil nearby award-winning floral Abbey Gardens and River Lark. Excellent A14 access is provided via Northgate Street. The bars, restaurants and shopping of Abbeygate Street and the Market Square are in easy walking distance.

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