General information This handsome Victorian residence lies on the Northern side of Ipswich a stone's throw from Christchurch Park and abutting the grounds of Ipswich School. It offers generously proportioned family accommodation over three floors of six bedrooms, three receptions rooms, a stunning reception hall and large landing. There are many fine period features including deep cornice, picture and dado rails, sash windows and the original servant's stair flight. The stunning landscaped grounds enjoy a southerly facing aspect which were designed and created by Notcutts of Woodbridge and this beautiful back drop is enhanced by the original 7' red-brick serpentine walls on both boundaries.
The original door leads to an entrance porch with a tiled floor, twin stained glass doors lead to the reception hall and there is a door to a cloakroom with window to front, tiled floor, basin and separate WC with window to the side and tiled floor. The reception hall is of generous proportion with a superb stair flight to the first floor and doors to principle rooms plus a servant's swing-door to a side lobby with sash window and opening to the family room. This has a bay window to the front, a wood burner with brick surround and doors lead off to a cellar, the garage, a servant's stairs and a pantry with window to the front. The sitting room has a bay window to the rear, open fireplace with stone surround and archways with built in shelving. Adjacent is the kitchen/dining room, the dining area has a bay window to the rear and French doors to the side passage, decorative archways and a gas fire. The kitchen area has a window to the side, a range of base and eye-level units, work tops, sink and glass fronted display cabinets. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge, double oven, hob and extraction canopy.
The cellar is divided into three areas including a workshop with window to the front, boiler room with a window plus a wine store. All have Suffolk white brick flooring or quarry tiled floors.
The landing has a large leaded window to the side, airing cupboard, doors to three bedrooms and the inner landing with servant's stair flight to the upper and lower floors plus doors to bedroom four, a bathroom and toilet. Bedroom one has a bay window to the rear, a range of built-in wardrobes and an en-suite with tiled shower, basin with cupboards below, WC and bidet. There are two further double bedrooms off the main landing with built-in wardrobes and bookshelves. Off the side landing is bedroom four which overlooks the front and cast-iron fire. The bathroom has window to the rear, a white suite of bath with shower over, basin and there is a separate WC with window to rear and WC.
The second floor landing has fitted bookshelves and a sash window to the side and doors off to two further double bedrooms, both with built-in wardrobes and a tank room which has sloping ceilings and a sash window to rear and if required could provide space for an additional bathroom.
Entrance porch 6' 10" x 5' 5" (2.08m x 1.65m)
Cloakroom 7' 8" x 3' 6" (2.34m x 1.07m)
Reception hall 14' 2" x 10' 10" (4.32m x 3.3m)
Family room 16' 2" x 13' 2" (4.93m x 4.01m)
Sitting room 21' 6" x 13' 10" (6.55m x 4.22m)
Kitchen/dining room 26' 4" x 14' 1" (8.03m x 4.29m)
Dining area 15' 10" x 14' (4.83m x 4.27m)
Landing 14' 6" x 11' 10" max (4.42m x 3.61m)
Bedroom one 14' 10" x 14' 5" (4.52m x 4.39m)
Ensuite 9' x 6' (2.74m x 1.83m)
Bedroom two 20' 11" x 12' 10" (6.38m x 3.91m)
Bedroom three 14' 9" x 12' 9" (4.5m x 3.89m)
Bedroom four 9' 9" x 8' 11" (2.97m x 2.72m)
Bathroom 6' 5" x 5' 10" (1.96m x 1.78m)
Second floor landing
Bedroom five 18' 7" x 11' 4" (5.66m x 3.45m)
Bedroom six 14' 9" x 11' 4" (4.5m x 3.45m)
Tank room 11' 6" x 11' 2" (3.51m x 3.4m) L-shaped
Outside The front garden has a block-paved driveway which leads to an attached garage, measuring approximately 22' x 9'8", with an electric up/over door, personal door to the rear and a storage room. The remainder of the garden has rose and shrub beds and is enclosed by traditional red brick walls.
The landscaped rear garden measures approximately 170' in length. Immediately to the rear of the property is a large shaped patio on two tiers leading to the shaped-lawn which has inset and border shrubs. The boundaries are enclosed on both sides by the original 7' red brick serpentine walls and hedging to the rear. There is a shed, workshop and summerhouse to remain. Attached to the house, adjacent to the back door, is a wash room with stable door which has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, a garden toilet with WC and basin and a coal store.
Location St. Edmunds Road lies on the Northern side of Ipswich a stone's throw from Christchurch Park and Ipswich Independent School. The town centre and a local shopping parade are both within easy reach offering an extensive range of shopping facilities, restaurants and bars. For the commuter Ipswich mainline station and the A12/A14 are within easy reach.
Important information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - F
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