Offers In Excess Of £650,000

Mill Lane, Witnesham, IP6 9HR

  • Bedrooms

  • Bathroom


General information


The property is situated at the end of Mill Lane which is in an elevated position with views over farmland. Witnesham is a popular village located some four miles north of Ipswich and has a public house and primary school. There is a regular bus service to Ipswich and there are some attractive footpaths offering rural walks through the Fynn Valley.

Just south of the village is Fynn Valley Golf Club or for the more testing golfing enthusiast there are further courses at Woodbridge and Purdis Heath.

The town centre of Ipswich is easily accessible with a flourishing shopping centre and recreational facilities as well as a wide choice of both private and state schooling with the Ipswich School and Northgate High School respectively. The rejuvenated waterfront is also home to Haven Marina offering sailing out along the River Orwell. Alternatively the historic market town of Woodbridge is close at hand with Woodbridge Yacht Club on the River Deben as well as the town offering a variety of boutique shops, restaurants, cinema and swimming pool.

For the commuter the mainline station at Ipswich offers a fast and frequent service to London Liverpool Street with a journey time of just over the hour.

The property

Old Mill Cottage is believed to date back to the 18th Century and was formerly two cottages now made into one home. The property is beautifully presented and well maintained by the current owner with many fine features including exposed timbers and a large inglenook fireplace to the sitting room.

The spacious and versatile accommodation comprises four reception rooms, one being an impressive sitting room with attractive period features and a log burning stove within the inglenook. Adjacent to the sitting room running along the front of the house is the well appointed kitchen/breakfast room designed by Voller & Dunnett with a range of cream shaker style units under a granite worktop, also housing an integrated fridge and a Britannia range oven. Off the kitchen is a play room to the rear and an inner hall where there is a shower room and utility room. From the drawing room there is access to the dining room and study.

To the first floor there is an impressive master bedroom with an ensuite dressing room and bathroom, together with three further bedrooms and an impressive bathroom.

The outside

Old Mill Cottage is approached by a single track lane which in turn leads to the tarmac driveway with entrance via two five bar gates where there is plenty of parking and access to the detached double garage with twin up/over doors. There is a lawned garden with rose bed and fruit trees to the south west of the property whilst the south facing front garden is lawned with a variety of well stocked flower and shrub beds and established trees retained by established hedging. The majority of the garden is situated to the eastern side of the property being laid to lawn interspersed by a variety of mature trees, attractive herbaceous borders, summer house and garden shed. To the immediate side of the property there is a paved terrace and the rear boundary has mature hedging and trees. In all the gardens extend to just under half an acre.

Important information

We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property.

There is a private drainage system and oil fired central heating.

Tenure - Freehold.

Council tax band G.

EPC rating E.

Property summary

An attractive detached period cottage in a secluded but not isolated position with views over farmland. The property is set in gardens of just under half an acre and benefits from total privacy on the edge of a village within easy access to Ipswich.


  • Believed to date back to the 18th Century
  • Formerly two cottages
  • Exposed timbers
  • Attractive inglenook fireplace
  • Views over Fynn Valley
  • Elevated position
  • Mature cottage gardens just under half an acre
  • Detached double garage

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