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A £1.6 million apartment for sale in Bury St Edmunds has spectacular views

With views across the Abbey Gardens and St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Apartment 1, Suffolk House, is a penthouse created in 2010 on the roof of the former St Edmundsbury Borough Council offices.

Completed to a high-specification specifically for the current owners, the Lower Baxter Street property has two terraces from which to enjoy the views.

It has gas-fired underfloor heating, double-glazing and air conditioning, and also boasts two parking spaces.

Suffolk House, in Lower Baxter Street, Bury St Edmunds, was converted into apartments in 2010
Suffolk House, in Lower Baxter Street, Bury St Edmunds, was converted into apartments in 2010

The apartment is being marketed by Bedfords, Bury St Edmunds, with a guide price of £1.6 million.

From the communal entrance lobby, with its video security system, is a main stairwell, and lift. Apartment 1 has its own dedicated private security lift control, with the lift opening directly in front of the apartment.

A spacious tiled entrance hall, with sitting area, shows off the three-metre ceiling height enjoyed throughout the property.

The open-plan living accommodation has been divided into a large dining area and formal lounge area directly in front of bifold doors leading to the terrace with the remainder of the space set aside as a TV snug and entertaining area.

From the dining area, via a pair of full-height sliding pocket doors, is the modern fitted kitchen, equipped with with a gas hob, ceiling extractor, twin sinks, integrated dishwasher, fridge freezer, oven warming drawer and microwave.

The principal bedroom suite has its own private terrace, a large fully fitted dressing room and adjacent modern en suite bathroom with double-ended bath, large walk-in shower cubicle, WC and vanity basin.

The lounge area with terrace
The lounge area with terrace

The guest suite has built-in wardrobe storage and an en suite shower room. There are potentially two further bedrooms – one is currently used as a study with a range of fitted office furniture, the other is a hobbies room, adjacent to which is a family shower room/cloakroom.

Completing the accommodation is a utility cupboard.

The leasehold is 999 years (from January 1, 2010) and there is a share of the freehold.

There is a seating area in the reception ahll
There is a seating area in the reception ahll

The service charge is approximately £3,800 per annum.

For further details or to book a viewing appointment, call 01284 769999.