Guide Price £485,000

Ipswich Road, Harkstead, IP9 1BJ

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General information

General information This four bedroom detached 1960's bungalow is located to the South of Ipswich, in the sought-after village of Harkstead, which is approximately seven miles from Ipswich. The property is set on a plot approaching half an acre and has far-reaching views over the Holbrook and Stutton countryside. The property, which has been extended and modernised over a number of years, has a contemporary kitchen/breakfast room with a separate utility, master bedroom with an en-suite shower room, two reception rooms plus an impressive conservatory overlooking the garden. There is also oil-fired central heating, double-glazing, garage and parking for a number of vehicles.

The accommodation comprises a porch with part-glazed door to reception hall with doors off. The dining room has a window to the front, fireplace and double doors leading to a sitting room with triple aspect, gas fire and sliding doors into the conservatory. The conservatory enjoys views over the garden and has French doors opening onto the raised patio area. Also off the hall is the kitchen/breakfast room with a range of base and eye-level units, work surfaces and sink. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, oven and hob with extractor fan and a space for a fridge/freezer. A part-glazed door leads to the utility room with base level units, plumbing for washing machine and door out to the garden.

The master bedroom is at the front of the property with built-in wardrobes and door to a en-suite with white three piece suite comprising shower, WC and basin. There are two further double bedrooms, one of which has French doors to the garden, a single bedroom and family bathroom with white three piece suite comprising bath, basin and WC.

Reception hall

Sitting room 20' 11" x 11' 9" (6.38m x 3.58m)

Dining room 13' 11" x 11' 11" (4.24m x 3.63m)

Conservatory 16' 4" x 13' 6" (4.98m x 4.11m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 13' 11" x 9' 11" (4.24m x 3.02m)

Utility room 8' x 5' 10" (2.44m x 1.78m)

Bedroom one 15' 3" x 11' 5" (4.65m x 3.48m)

Ensuite 7' 5" x 4' 10" (2.26m x 1.47m)

Bedroom two 15' x 12' 8" (4.57m x 3.86m)

Bedroom three 11' 4" x 10' 3" (3.45m x 3.12m)

Bedroom four 9' 1" x 7' 11" (2.77m x 2.41m)

Bathroom 9' 7" x 5' 10" (2.92m x 1.78m)

The outside The front of the property is partly laid to lawn with various shrubs, borders and trees and is enclosed by hedging with a block paved driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles. This in turn leads to a garage which has an up and over door and personal door to rear. It measures 19' 10" x 9' 5".

The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and is well stocked with borders and hedging. A pathway leads to two wooden sheds and two greenhouses. To the rear of the property, there are steps leading up to a raised patio and to the conservatory.

Where? Harkstead is a sought-after village which lies on the Shotley Peninsula, a popular locality to the south of Ipswich. The property is situated approximately five minutes' walk from Holbrook shore with local footpaths and walks. The village of Holbrook has shopping facilities and both secondary and primary schools. Also within easy reach are the Royal Hospital School at Holbrook and Ipswich School for Girls at Woolverstone. For the commuter from Harkstead there is relatively easy access to the A12/A14 and mainline stations at both Ipswich and Manningtree. For the sailing enthusiast there are marinas at both Woolverstone and Shotley and an inland water park at Alton Water, Stutton.

Important information Council Tax Band - D

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

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - E

Property summary

An extended four bedroom detached bungalow situated on a plot approaching half an acre to the South of Ipswich, in the sought-after peninsula village of Harkstead. The property has oil-fired central heating, double-glazed windows, parking a number of vehicles, garage and impressive countryside views.


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Reception hall
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Conservatory
  • Kitchen/breakfast room plus utility room
  • Bathroom & en-suite shower room
  • Plot approaching half an acre
  • Impressive views
  • Garage & parking

Floor plan


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