Offers In Excess Of £375,000

Orford Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3NS

  • Bedrooms

  • Bathroom


General information

General information Situated on the northern side of Ipswich, a stone's throw from Christchurch Park and the town centre, is this stunning end town house offering versatile family accommodation over three floors. Meticulously renovated by the current owners to an extremely high standard, this stunning residence retains many period features, including cornice, picture-rail, pine doors and sash windows. To the rear is a studio/guest room with mezzanine bedroom and the stunning hand-crafted kitchen has a part-vaulted and part-glazed roof, integrated appliances and under-floor heating. It has a double length garage/carport and permits are available for additional parking, if required.

To the front is an entrance porch with glazed door to the reception hall. It has stairs to the first floor with traditional stair-rods and pine doors off. The sitting room overlooks the front. It has plantation blinds, cast-iron tiled inlay fireplace with alcove cupboards and shelving plus purpose-built TV standard and stripped wood flooring. Twin doors open onto the dining room with window to the rear, cast-iron tiled inlay fireplace, alcove cupboards with shelving over, stripped wood floor and doors to both the lower ground floor and kitchen/breakfast room.

The lower ground floor has a playroom and family room, both of good proportion with maximum 6' ceiling height and storeroom.

The stunning kitchen has windows to two aspects, part-vaulted ceiling, Velux skylights and part-glazed roof. The Neptune inspired units have been hand-crafted by bespoke cabinet makers and incorporate soft-close doors, larder units, display shelving and purpose-built seating with storage below. There are extensive granite work surfaces which extend to a breakfast bar which incorporates an oak preparation surface. Integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a 6 oven Aga available by separate negotiation. It has tiled flooring throughout and a door to the garden.

The rear hall leads to the guest bedroom/studio which has a 13' 6" high vaulted ceiling and feature glazed gable with French doors to the garden. There is a walk-in wardrobe, above which is a mezzanine sleeping area. Also off the rear hall is a shower room with modern white suite of tiled shower, wall-mounted basin and w.c. over a tiled floor.

The first floor landing leads to two bedrooms and a bathroom. The master bedroom has two windows to the front with plantation blinds and a range of bespoke hand-crafted bedroom furniture to one wall, including two double wardrobes and a range of soft-close drawers with shelving above. There is also a matching free-standing chest of drawers made by the same company, to remain. The second bedroom overlooks the rear and has a built-in double wardrobe and the bathroom is of generous proportion with window to the side and a white suite of deep steel bath, basin, w.c. and separate tiled shower with laminate back and body sprays. There is a Travertine floor and matching half-tiled walls, heated chrome towel rail and a cupboard housing the gas-fired combination boiler.

Entrance porch

Reception hall 11' 6" x 3' 10" (3.51m x 1.17m)

Sitting room 12' 1" x 11' 10" (3.68m x 3.61m)

Dining room 12' 8" x 11' 9" (3.86m x 3.58m)

Lower Floor

Playroom 12' 8" x 11' 9" (3.86m x 3.58m)

Family room 13' x 11' 9" (3.96m x 3.58m)

Ground Floor

Kitchen/breakfast room 20' 9" x 16' 3" (6.32m x 4.95m)

Rear hall

Guest bedroom/studio 15' 9" x 9' 4" (4.8m x 2.84m) with mezzanine

9' 4" x 9' 4" max. (2.84m x 2.84m)

Shower room

First Floor

Bedroom 1 16' x 11' 9" (4.88m x 3.58m)

Bedroom 2 11' 9" x 10' 8" (3.58m x 3.25m)

Bathroom 11' 9" x 7' 4" (3.58m x 2.24m)

Outside There is a double length garage/carport measuring 24' 5" x 9' 6" with an electrically operated up/over door to the front and twin timber doors to the rear.

The attractive rear garden has a paved courtyard to the side measuring 22' x 9' 4" which leads on to the remainder of the garden measuring 25' x 24' which is predominantly laid to paving and red brick patio, edge by shrubs and climbers. It is fully enclosed by high red brick walls and there is a rear pedestrian access.

Where? Orford Street lies on the northern side of Ipswich, a stone's throw from Christchurch Park, a short walk to Ipswich School and popular primary schools. There is an excellent range of local shopping facilities nearby and a short stroll takes you to the town centre with its abundance of shops, restaurants and bars. For the commuter, Ipswich mainline station and the A12/A14 are within easy reach.

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

Tenure - Freehold.

Council Tax Band C.

EPC rating E.

Property summary

Retaining many period features, this stunning three storey end town house is situated a stone's throw from Christchurch Park and town centre. There is an impressive hand-crafted kitchen with part-vaulted and part-glazed roof and a double length garage/carport.


  • Stunning period town house
  • Many period features
  • Reception hall
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Playroom and family room
  • Garage/carport

Floor plan


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