About this property

Key Features

Freehold with vacant possession
Tranquil setting in the heart of The Kings Forest
Total plot of approx. 0.63 acres
Former forest workers cottages in need of updating/refurbishment


A unique opportunity to acquire a semi-detached property, which is in need of updating, in a very rural and tranquil position in The Kings Forest, north of Bury St Edmunds. The property offers buyers the chance to tailor the accommodation to their needs, but currently comprises: Ground Floor: Sitting Room with fireplace, stairs to first floor and door to front; Study/Store Room with double glazed window; Dining Room with fireplace, cupboard and further set of stairs to first floor; Store Room with double glazed window; Kitchen with a range of MDF base and wall units and windows to rear; Pantry; Rear Lobby; Bathroom with white WC, wash hand basin and bath. First Floor: Left hand side staircase leads to; Landing; Bedroom 1 with double glazed window and decorative fireplace; Bedroom 3 with double glazed window. Right hand side staircase leads to; Landing/Nursery with exposed timber board floor and double glazed window, Bedroom 2 with exposed timber board floor and double glazed window. The gross internal area of the property is approx. 109m² (1171ft²). Outside: To the front of the property is a fenced paddock with a single timber box stable within. The paddock has recently been levelled and sown to grass. To the side of the property is an area of garden mostly laid to lawn with a number of mature trees. To the rear is a small timber outbuilding with a pitched tiled roof, which is divided into 3 rooms. The total plot measures approx. 0.63 acres.


Freehold with vacant possession


The property is well located to enjoy the wealth of facilities available in Bury St Edmunds to the south and just 3.5 miles from Culford Private School. From Culford, head north on the B1106 (Brandon Road), and continue past the Wordwell Church on the left; at the bottom of the hill (0.5 miles after church), the access to John O’Groats Cottages is found via a lay-by on the left hand side, marked by a green Forestry Commission board (almost opposite fire road 204 on the right). Continue along the unmade track for approx. half a mile, and then turn left upon reaching the forest road. The property can then be found on the right hand side after approx. 200 yds.

Lot Type


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