Guide Price £775,000

Henley Road, Ipswich, IP1 3SJ

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General information

General information This substantial detached residence occupies a predominant position opposite Christchurch Park, a short walk from Ipswich School. It is offered to the market for the first time in many years having been a family home and in later years converted to provide first floor commercial use and second floor apartments. The ground floor addition to the rear created an annexe. Substantial renovation works would bring this residence back to its former glory and create a generously proportioned family house.

Traditionally these properties have four principle rooms on each floor with bathrooms and scullery. There is a useful cellar and to the rear of the residence is a single storey annexe with sitting room, dining room, bedroom and bathroom. In its current configuration there are a number of original rooms which have been sub-divided.

This property was granted planning permission for conversion to six two bedroom apartments, which include demolition of existing single storey extension and re-modelling of the garage. Full details can still be found on the Ipswich Borough Council website under application reference number IP/17/00532/FUL. All of the apartments would have parking and the two on the ground floor would enjoy their own garden area.

The outside The property is enclosed on three sides by a traditional red brick wall. The driveway leads into a generous parking and turning area for numerous vehicles which is enclosed by border shrubs and mature trees. There is an attached double length garage of brick construction with up/over door and door to the utility room.

The rear garden has a Westerly facing aspect, immediately to the rear of the property there is a large patio and shaped lawn with border shrubs, enclosed by brick walls and panel fencing.

Where? Henley Road lies on the Northern side of Ipswich, a stones throw from Christchurch Park with its 85 acres of parkland, mansion and tennis courts. Further South is the town centre, which offers an excellent range of shopping facilities, coffee houses and bars and beyond is the thriving Waterfront and marina. This property lies within the Northgate school catchment and is on the doorstep of Ipswich School. A short walk through the park takes you to St. Margaret's primary school. Whilst for the commuter, Ipswich mainline station and the A12/A14 are within easy reach.

Important information Council Tax Band - TBC

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

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - TBC

Property summary

This substantial residence is offered to the market for the first time in many years and could make a handsome family home, subject to extensive renovations, alternatively planning was granted for six apartments all with parking.


  • Interesting and rare opportunity
  • Substantial detached residence
  • Considerable works required
  • Planning permission granted for six apartments
  • Parking and garaging
  • West facing garden

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