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Guide Price £200,000

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Fonnereau Road, Ipswich IP1 3JP

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General information Situated on the northern side of Ipswich abutting Christchurch Park is this stunning maisonette with accommodation over two floors. The former billiard room of a large Grade II Listed Victorian house which has been beautifully converted into this superb property blending period detail and contemporary design including a Clipsal intelligent lighting system and integrated speaker system. It features vaulted ceilings, wood panelled walls, superb kitchen with appliances, utility area, gas central heating (not tested), parking and all the sash windows have been restored and fitted with modern draft prevention seals.

From the parking area at the rear the property is approached by a pathway which leads to a stunning porch with decorative arches and tiled floor which provides a lovely seating area for alfresco dining. A door leads to the reception hall which has a window to the side and stairs to the first floor to one side of which is a range of base and eye-level units, full length storage cupboard, work top and plumbing below with space for a washing machine.

On the first floor the hall has a large cupboard with shelving and houses the gas-fired boiler. Doors lead off to the kitchen/sitting room, bedroom and bathroom. The sitting room has a vaulted ceiling, approximately 11'6" high and has a deep recessed bay with sash windows to the rear and further window to the side. It has painted wood panelled walls and wood mouldings throughout plus oak-effect flooring. Adjoined to the sitting room is an open-plan kitchen with windows to the side, it is fitted with a range of contemporary gloss-fronted base and eye-level units, roll-edge tops and a sink. Integrated appliances include a brush steel oven and hob with extraction over, there is plumbing for a dishwasher and it has part-tiled and part-wood panelled walls.

The bedroom is of good size with two double glazed windows to the side and integrated speakers. The shower room has a window to the side and features period-style suite with large tiled shower, basin, WC, fully tiled walls, oak-effect flooring and a chrome towel rail/radiator.

Porch 9' 9" x 8' 9" (2.97m x 2.67m)

Reception hall 9' 1" x 8' 10" (2.77m x 2.69m)

Sitting room 17' 9" x 13' 6" (5.41m x 4.11m)

Kitchen area 10' x 8' 2" (3.05m x 2.49m)

Bedroom 12' 10" x 9' 5" (3.91m x 2.87m)

Shower room 9' 1" x 5' 6" (2.77m x 1.68m)

Outside There is a large covered porch providing a alfresco dining area adjacent to which is an integral built store and good size secure bike shed.

To the rear is secure gated parking with one space for this maisonette.

Location Fonnereau Road lies on the northern side of Ipswich within this most sought-after area of the town. The property lies adjacent to Christchurch Park and a stone's throw from the town centre which has an excellent range of shopping facilities, restaurants and bars. Further south is the thriving Waterfront with more restaurants and bars. For the commuter Ipswich mainline station and the A12/A14 are within easy reach.

Important information Council Tax Band - B

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - Leasehold

Our ref - CPJ

Lease details

Length of lease: 999 years from 14.9.1982

Ground rent: £50 per annum

Service Charge: £212 per annum


  • Maisonette with accommodation over two floors
  • Many period features
  • Seamlessly blends period detail and contemporary design
  • Features vaulted ceilings
  • Superb sitting room
  • Modern kitchen with appliances
  • Good size shower room
  • Gas central heating and part double glazing
  • Parking
  • No onward chain

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