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The Avenue, Ipswich, Suffolk

Guide Price £795,000 - Sold

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Key Information

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 receptions
  • 3 bathrooms
General Information A unique detached family home with high quality and detailed finish, in one of Ipswich's most sought after locations on a private road sitting within a plot of approximately quarter of an acre close to Ipswich School and Christchurch Park. The high specification interior includes a hand-built kitchen with granite work surfaces and incorporates integrated appliances. The sitting room and kitchen/family room have been pre-wired for an entertainment system (wall-mounted TV available by negotiation), cat 6 wiring throughout, aluminium powder-coated double-glazing, gas central heating together with a high pressure permanently pumped hot water system. Carriage driveway with Tegula paving. To be constructed is a detached double garage which, aesthetically would match the exterior of the property which could, with suitable planning consent, be converted to form an annexe. There is the option for a purchaser to purchase with or without the garage, subject to reservation stage.

On the ground floor is an impressive reception hall with windows to the front, additional Velux windows. a vaulted ceiling with recessed LED spotlights, solid oak flooring which continues throughout on the ground floor. There is an oak staircase with frameless glass balustrading, oak doors with chrome furniture. The cloakroom has a contemporary suite and tiled flooring. The evening sitting room has bi-folding doors leading out to the garden with integrated singular opening door, wood-burner. The stunning kitchen/breakfast room has windows to the front and bi-folding doors to the rear, again with integral single opening door with additional windows to the rear, Velux windows to the front with part vaulted ceiling and inset lighting, contemporary radiators, granite work surfaces with hand-made cupboards and drawers under and wall cupboards over, Franke sink with mixer tap, integrated wine cooler, induction hob with concealed extractor hood, double oven, dishwasher and under and over unit lighting. The family area is pre-wired for the connection of surround speakers. There is a rear hall which gives access to a formal dining room or additional sitting room which has a window to the front. There is also a utility room which has a window to the rear and door to the side, work surfaces with stainless-steel circular preparation sink, cupboard under, plumbing for a washing machine, vent for a tumble-dryer, wall-mounted gas boiler and separate hot water tank which houses the pre-heated hot water pumped system.

The galleried style first floor landing has access to the loft space with drop-down ladder. The master bedroom has windows to the front and rear, vaulted ceiling, built-in triple wardrobe and dressing area. There is an en-suite shower room with shower cubicle with contemporary shower-head and inset lighting, wash stand with marble top and inset basin, low level w.c. and tiled flooring. Bedroom two is situated at the opposite end of the home, which could make an ideal guest room. Window to the rear, double wardrobe, wall lights and an en-suite shower room with half pedestal wash basin, low level w.c., double shower cubicle with fixed rose and separate detachable shower head, tiled floor and walls and ceiling spotlights. Bedrooms three and four are situated to the rear of the property and adjacent to bedroom two is bedroom five which could also be used as a study or nursery with a window to the front. The family bathroom has a low level w.c., roll-top bath with mixer tap and separate shower over and thermostatic controls, glass screen, separate wash stand with marble top and inset wash basin and cupboard under, tiled flooring, tiled walls and ceiling spotlights.

Reception Hall 14' 6" x 11' 10" (4.42m x 3.61m)

Cloakroom 5' 11" x 4' 2" (1.8m x 1.27m)

Evening Sitting Room 18' 6" x 11' 9" (5.64m x 3.58m)

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 21' 1" x 26' 9" (6.43m x 8.15m) overall (L-shaped)

Kitchen Area 23' x 11' (7.01m x 3.35m)

Family Area 15' x 11' (4.57m x 3.35m)

Dining Room/Second Reception Room 16' 8" x 11' 10" (5.08m x 3.61m)

Utility Room

First Floor Landing 12' 5" x 8' 9" (3.78m x 2.67m)

Bedroom 1 12' x 11' 9" (3.66m x 3.58m) plus walk-in area and dressing area, 13'9" vaulted ceiling


Bedroom 2 12' 11" x 11' 9" (3.94m x 3.58m)


Bedroom 3 14' 1" x 8' 8" (4.29m x 2.64m)

Bedroom 4 11' 5" x 8' 8" (3.48m x 2.64m)

Bathroom 8' 6" x 5' 5" (2.59m x 1.65m)

Bedroom 5 10' x 5' 5" (3.05m x 1.65m)

Outside The Avenue is a private road and outside of the decorative high brick wall is a lawn with fruit trees, carriage driveway with Tegula paving and planting areas. On the left-hand side of the property it is proposed for there to be a detached double garage. A slate path leads down to the rear garden and the extensive slate patio extends across the property and the proposed garage with the remainder being laid to lawn and enclosed by fencing. The property occupies a plot of 100 ft. x 100 ft. deep which is quarter of an acre and the rear garden is westerly facing and not overlooked.

Where? The Avenue is just to the north of the town centre and Christchurch Park, with its 85 acres of rolling parkland, Christchurch Mansion and tennis courts. To the south of the park is the town centre which offers a wide range of shopping facilities and coffee houses, beyond which is the regenerated Ipswich water-front with its thriving nightlife, restaurants and bars. Ipswich Independent School is located a short distance away in addition to Northgate High and a choice of primary schools. Many residents of the Christchurch Park area consider Ipswich mainline railway station to be within easy reach, as are the A12/A14 commuter links. On the outskirts of Ipswich there are some excellent golf courses at Hintlesham, Purdis and Rushmere and for the sailing enthusiast, the Rivers Deben and Orwell offer challenging river sailing out to the North Sea and beyond.

Important information Council Tax Band F.
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold.
EPC rating C.

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