General information Built in 1908 to an extremely high standard is this individual Edwardian residence which offers versatile family accommodation over three floors. Set in grounds of approximately half an acre and coming to the market for the first time in many years this enviable property is offered with no onward chain.
Generously proportioned rooms with good height ceilings and period details including cornice, picture rail and dado rail all remain and the property is further enhanced with eight-panelled doors to the ground floor set within bespoke frames, period style blends seamlessly to a contemporary twist which includes a large kitchen/breakfast room extension, extensively fitted with kitchen units by "Orwells of Ipswich". The property has double glazing predominantly to the rear and gas central heating.
The large original front door has a feature glazed surround which leads to the entrance porch beyond which is a further glazed door and side panels leading to an impressive reception hall with Canadian maple parquet flooring, stairflight to the first floor and doors off. The cloakroom has a window to the side and bespoke units of oak top with cupboards below, contemporary basin and WC. The family room overlooks the front and has twin glazed doors to the kitchen, built-in cupboard and door to the cellar. The study is of generous proportion with French doors set into a bay window overlooking the rear garden, it has oak flooring and a range of bespoke furniture by Orwells which includes a contemporary curved desk and extensive book shelving. The sitting room has windows to two aspects and door to the rear garden, a tiled inlay gas fireplace and twin glazed doors through to the dining room. It also has windows to two aspects including a bay with window seat and a further tiled inlay gas fire. The superb kitchen/breakfast room has a part-vaulted ceiling, velux skylights, window to the front and picture windows to the rear overlooking the garden which incorporate French doors to the patio. Fitted by "Orwells of Ipswich" there is an extensive range of base and eye-level units, granite worktops, inset sink and a matching island with further cupboards, drawers, granite worktop, sink and filtered water tap. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, drinks fridge, twin ovens and combination microwave, large hob and matching extraction chimney. Adjacent, a large utility room with windows to two aspects and a door to the side has further base and eye-level units, worktops, sink, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
Beneath the family room is a cellar measuring approximately 14'8 x 12'6 which has a window to the front and houses the gas-fired boiler.
The first floor landing has a window to the side and off a half landing is a bathroom with windows to the side and a white suite of bath with shower over, basin with cupboards below and WC. Off the main landing are stairs to the first floor, an airing cupboard and doors to four bedrooms including a master bedroom with two windows overlooking the rear garden, a coal-effect cast iron fire and en-suite with window to the side and modern suite of walk-in shower with glass screen, basin with cupboards below, WC and marble effect tiles. Bedroom two features French windows to a rear balcony overlooking the garden and a coal-effect fireplace with cast-iron surrounds. Both other bedrooms have a range of built-in wardrobes and there is a bathroom with window to the front with period style suite of bath, basin and WC.
The second floor landing has windows to the side and rear and door off to bedroom five which has a window to the front and cast-iron fire. There is also a large walk-in loft space, part of which could possibly be converted to an en-suite if required.
Entrance porch 7' x 3' 6" (2.13m x 1.07m)
Reception hall 16' 8" x 23' 2" (5.08m x 7.06m) L-shaped
Cloakroom 10' 5" x 5' 5" (3.18m x 1.65m)
Family room 14' 6" x 10' 7" (4.42m x 3.23m)
Study 17' 9" x 13' 11" (5.41m x 4.24m)
Sitting room 17' 10" x 16' 10" (5.44m x 5.13m)
Dining room 19' x 15' 10" (5.79m x 4.83m)
Kitchen/breakfast room 21' 1" x 14' 5" (6.43m x 4.39m)
Utility room 14' 5" x 10' 5" (4.39m x 3.18m)
Bedroom one 16' 10" x 13' 4" (5.13m x 4.06m)
Ensuite 10' x 5' 9" (3.05m x 1.75m)
Bedroom two 15' 8" x 13' 10" (4.78m x 4.22m)
Bedroom three 14' 3" x 14' 2" (4.34m x 4.32m)
Bedroom four 14' 9" x 12' 10" (4.5m x 3.91m)
Bathroom 9' x 7' 8" (2.74m x 2.34m)
Second bathroom 9' 10" x 5' 4" (3m x 1.63m)
Second floor landing
Bedroom five 19' 8" x 12' 10" max (5.99m x 3.91m)
The outside This property is set well back from the road and screened by traditional red brick wall on all sides. A sweeping in/out cobbled-stone driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles and in turn leads to a large bespoke garage measuring 27'9 x 12' of brick and oak construction, it is completely panelled throughout internally, has up/over doors to each end with power and light connected.
The South-facing rear garden has been beautifully landscaped and incorporates an extensive variety of inset and border shrubs and mature trees. Immediately to the rear of the property is a large patio with Yorkstone pathways running down each side of an extensive lawn and a similar pathway leads through the centre to an additional patio. Both East and West boundaries are enclosed by a traditional 7ft red brick wall and there is hedging to the rear abutting Christchurch Park. There is a garden shed and workshop to remain.
Where? Park Road lies to the North of Ipswich with gates leading into Christchurch Park which has 85 acres of rolling parkland, arboretum and tennis courts. A stroll through the Park takes you to the town centre with an excellent range of shopping facilities, restaurants and bars. Popular schools are within easy reach including Ipswich Independent School, St. Margaret's Primary School and Northgate High school with its excellent Sixth Form facilities. For the commuter Ipswich mainline station and the A12/A14 are within easy reach.
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This stunning Edwardian residence offers substantial family accommodation over three floors set in grounds of half an acre which abut Christchurch Park.
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