General information Situated a short walk from Christchurch Park is this substantial six bedroom detached family home with all the rooms apart from the breakfast room having a fireplace, including the bedrooms and the attic room. Many other period details remain including cornice and picture rails.
It occupies extensive grounds of part of which (the former tennis court), now has planning permission granted to construct an individual architect designed second residence, subject to revisions to the driveway and parking area for the main house.
A upvc door leads to an entrance porch with original stained-glass door to the reception hall. This has stairs to the first floor, cupboard and doors off. The study/family room has a bay to the front, fireplace, and alcove cupboards. On the opposite side of the hall is a dining room with bay to the front and a cast-iron tiled inlay fireplace. Adjacent is a sitting room which has French doors overlooking the rear garden and a stained glass window to the side, there is an open fire with marble surround and hearth. The breakfast room has a window to the side, built-in cupboards, pantry, gas-fired boiler and door to the kitchen. This has a window to the side and a range of base and eye-level units, work surfaces and built-in appliances. There is a walk-in pantry with window to the rear and shelving, a rear lobby with door to the garden and a cloakroom with window to the rear and WC. The utility room has plumbing for a washing machine.
The first-floor landing has a stained-glass window to the side, stairs to the second floor, built-in cupboard and doors off. Bedroom one overlooks the rear, it has a tiled inlay fireplace and an en-suite with tiled shower and basin. There are four further bedrooms on this floor, two doubles and two singles. Three of the larger bedrooms have a sink. The bathroom has a window to the side, a bath with shower over, basin and is fully tiled. There is a separate WC with window to the side and low-level suite.
The second-floor landing has a window to the side and leads into a generously proportioned bedroom with dormer window to the front and cast-iron fireplace.
Reception hall 14' 8" x 9' 10" (4.47m x 3m)
Study/family room 12' x 10' 2" (3.66m x 3.1m)
Sitting room 16' 9" x 13' 8" (5.11m x 4.17m)
Dining room 14' 8" x 12' 1" (4.47m x 3.68m)
Breakfast room 13' 2" x 11' 11" (4.01m x 3.63m)
Kitchen 13' 2" x 8' 0" (4.01m x 2.44m)
Pantry 6' x 3' 6" (1.83m x 1.07m)
Utility room 6' x 3' 6" (1.83m x 1.07m)
First floor landing
Bedroom one 15' 1" x 11' 5" (4.6m x 3.48m)
Bedroom two 15' 6" x 11' 5" (4.72m x 3.48m)
Bedroom three 14' 6" x 12' (4.42m x 3.66m)
Bedroom four 9' 9" x 9' (2.97m x 2.74m)
Bedroom four 9' 9" x 8' 9" (2.97m x 2.67m)
Bathroom 9' 9" x 4' 10" (2.97m x 1.47m)
Second floor landing
Bedroom six 16' 4" x 18' 2" max (4.98m x 5.54m)
Outside The front garden has a raised lawn, border shrubs and a paved area, it is enclosed by a traditional wall and hedging. A driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles and leads to a detached garage measuring 18' x 9'.
Immediately to the rear of the property is a paved patio, tiered lawns and border shrubs, mainly enclosed by hedging and fencing. From the patio area and to the far end of the main garden it measures approximately 130ft. in length x 50ft. wide.
Additionally, the former tennis court is laid to lawn and enclosed by fencing, this measures 120ft. x 50ft.
Location Constable Road is highly sought-after lying a stone's throw from Christchurch Park on the Northern side of Ipswich. A short walk through the Park takes you to the town centre which has an abundance of shops, restaurants and bars and the thriving Waterfront lies further south.
For the commuter Ipswich mainline station and the A12/A14 are within easy reach.
Ipswich Independent School and St. Margaret's Primary Schools are both a short walk and it lies within the Northgate School area.
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 - tbc
Agents note Planning permission is granted to construct a second residence on the tennis court subject to revisions to the driveway and parking area.
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Situated a short walk from Christchurch Park and occupying extensive grounds, part of which has planning permission for a second residence, is this substantial Victorian house with accommodation over three floors.
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