General information This unique residence occupies a prominent corner plot in this highly sought-after location which lies very close to Christchurch Park. It is set in grounds which extend to approximately quarter of an acre and the principal rooms enjoy its predominantly westerly facing aspect. It has four bedrooms and three reception rooms, retains many original features and whilst it does having gas central heating it does require modernisation throughout. There is also a large loft which could be suitable for conversion to provide additional accommodation along with a detached double garage, an attractive building with peg-tile roof, which could make a useful home office or annex subject to planning.
To the front of the property is an attractive storm porch with door to the reception hall which has a window to the front, picture rail and cornice, stairs to the first floor with cupboard below and doors off. The dining room has bay window to the side overlooking the garden, windows to the front and rear and cornice. Adjacent is the good size sitting room which has a bay window to the side with French doors leading to a conservatory, a window to the rear, open fireplace with marble surround and door to an inner hall. The conservatory is of upvc construction with bay window to the side and French doors to the garden. The rear hall has a number of doors off leading to a garden room, cloakroom, rear porch and the family room which has windows to the side and rear, built-in cupboards and door to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen/breakfast room has windows to the front and side, there is a range of limed oak base and eye-level units, glass fronted cabinets worktops, double sink, 4-oven aga and plumbing for a washing machine. There is a return door to the hall and a side lobby with window to the rear and door to the garden.
The landing has a airing cupboard, loft with ladder which houses a sauna and could be suitable for further accommodation. There are three generously proportioned double bedrooms, all with built-in wardrobes and cupboards - one has a built in shower another has a sink. The fourth bedroom is l-shaped with an intrusion from the head of the stairs. There are two bathrooms and a separate WC all with coloured suites.
Reception hall 13' 11" x 9' 10" (4.24m x 3m)
Sitting room 17' x 15' 1" (5.18m x 4.6m)
Conservatory 13' 9" x 7' 1" (4.19m x 2.16m)
Dining room 15' 8" x 12' 10" (4.78m x 3.91m)
Family room 16' 4" x 13' 1" (4.98m x 3.99m)
Kitchen/breakfast room 20' 3" x 10' 5" (6.17m x 3.18m)
Rear hall 10' 5" x 8' 5" max (3.18m x 2.57m)
Rear porch 10' x 5' 7" (3.05m x 1.7m)
Garden room 11' 6" x 7' 5" (3.51m x 2.26m)
Cloakroom 6' 10" x 5' (2.08m x 1.52m)
Bedroom one 18' 6" x 15' 10" (5.64m x 4.83m)
Bedroom two 17' 9" x 13' (5.41m x 3.96m)
Bedroom three 13' x 13' (3.96m x 3.96m)
Bedroom four 10' x 9' 10" (3.05m x 3m) L-shaped
Bathroom 7' x 6' 10" (2.13m x 2.08m)
Bathroom 6' 9" x 6' 5" (2.06m x 1.96m)
Outside The property occupies approximately a quarter of an acre plot measuring 85ft x 130ft. The majority of the grounds lie to the side and enjoys a south-west facing aspect, is predominantly laid to lawn with border and inset shrubs, mature trees and a paved patio. It is predominantly enclosed by brick walls and fencing. Twin wooden gates lead to a large driveway which provides parking for a number of cars and in turn leads to a detached brick built double garage, measuring approximately 18ft x 15ft with a part-vaulted ceiling, twin doors and an up/over door to the front. This attractive building has a peg-tile roof, power and light and its own small enclosed garden to the rear. This building could quite easily lend itself to annexe accommodation or a home office, subject to planning. Attached to the side of the property is a brick built store housing a gas-fired boiler.
Location Manor Road lies on the norther side of Ipswich, a stone's throw from Christchurch Park through which a short walk takes you to the town centre with its abundance of shops, coffee houses and bars. Further south is the thriving water front with an excellent range of restaurants. For the commuter Ipswich mainline station is within easy reach and the A14/A12 are close by.
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
Our ref - CPJ
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This individual older style detached house occupies a prominent corner position very close to Christchurch Park. It is set in grounds of a quarter of an acre and requires extensive modernisation. There is also a detached double garage which may be suitable for an annexe or home office (stpp).
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