Guide Price £585,000

St. Edmunds Road, Ipswich, IP1 3QT

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General information

General information Situated on the Northern side of Ipswich, a short walk from Christchurch Park and the town centre, is this individual older detached house, which has extended family accommodation over two floors. It offers plenty of scope for improvement and remodelling and has no onward chain.

The reception hall has a glass block window to the side, stairs to the first floor with cupboard below, parquet flooring, access to the rear hall, doors off. The cloakroom has a white suite WC, basin and parquet flooring. The drawing room has a bay window to the front, window to side, door to the conservatory, an archway to the sitting room. This has a bay window to front and additional windows to the front and side. There is an open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth, alcove cupboards with shelving above, an archway to the snug, with window to side and door to the hall. The kitchen has windows to two aspects and door to the conservatory. There is a range of limed oak units, work surfaces, glass fronted display cabinets and matching dresser style unit. There is a sink, plumbing for a dishwasher and Rangemaster oven. Linking the kitchen and drawing room is a large conservatory with brick base and glazing all round. It is divided into two areas by timber and glazed partition with French doors between the two and the garden. It has oak flooring, cast iron wood burner allowing the room to be used all year round, built in cupboards with shelving above, housing a water softener and boiler.

The inner hall lies off the main hall and links the rear sections of the house, it has a door to the garden, parquet flooring and doors off. The utility room has a range of units, worktops, sink and plumbing for a washing machine. The library has a range of built-in cupboards and shelving, parquet flooring, an archway with steps down to a dining room of generous proportion with windows to the rear and French doors to the side leading onto the patio. There are built-in cupboards and display cabinets to one wall. Adjacent is a store room with window to the side and power and light connected.

The landing has windows to two aspects, parquet flooring and doors off. The attractive master bedroom has slightly sloping eaves, windows to three aspects and a range of built-in wardrobes. A door leads through to a substantial walk-in loft/playroom with slopping eaves. Adjacent is a bathroom with white suite of corner bath with shower over, basin, WC, half tiled walls and chrome towel rail. There are three further double bedrooms, all of which have windows to two aspects and one has a built-in wardrobe. There is a modern half tiled shower room with walk-in double shower, basin and heated towel rail, plus separate WC.

Reception hall 14' 9" x 8' 6" (4.5m x 2.59m)

Cloakroom 6' 2" x 5' 10" (1.88m x 1.78m)

Drawing room 17' 7" x 11' 10" (5.36m x 3.61m)

Sitting room 15' 4" x 13' 3" (4.67m x 4.04m)

Snug 11' 2" x 5' 10" (3.4m x 1.78m)

Kitchen 15' 1" x 11' 11" (4.6m x 3.63m)

Conservatory 15' 8" x 14' 8" (4.78m x 4.47m) and 14' 4" x 11' 11" (4.37m x 3.63m)

Inner hall

Utility room 6' 8" x 5' 6" (2.03m x 1.68m)

Library 13' 4" x 12' 8" (4.06m x 3.86m) max

Dining room 18' 3" x 10' 11" (5.56m x 3.33m)

Store room 10' 11" x 8' 10" (3.33m x 2.69m)


Bedroom one 22' x 14' 11" (6.71m x 4.55m)

Loft room 29' x 10' (8.84m x 3.05m)

Bathroom 10' 3" x 5' 4" (3.12m x 1.63m)

Bedroom two 15' 4" x 11' 11" (4.67m x 3.63m)

Bedroom three 11' 9" x 11' 9" (3.58m x 3.58m)

Bedroom four 12' 1" x 11' 10" (3.68m x 3.61m)

Shower room 9' x 5' 10" (2.74m x 1.78m)

The outside The property is set in landscaped grounds to the front of which is a driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles, which in turn leads to an integral garage with up/over door, power and light connected. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with border shrubs and enclosed by ornamental red brick walls and pathways. There are mature trees and hedging to the front.

To the rear there is a private lawned area with border shrubs and enclosed by hedging and fencing with a brick wall and gate leading through to a formal paved garden on two tiers with inset and border shrubs and enclosed by brick walls and fencing. There is a contemporary fish pond to one corner and a large summer house.

Where? St. Edmunds Road lies on the Northern side of Ipswich a short walk from Christchurch Park with its 85 acres of park land, Arboretum tennis courts and the mansion. Beyond is the town centre with an excellent range of shopping facilities, restaurants and bars. The property lies within the Northgate school catchment. A short stroll through the park takes you to St. Margaret's primary school and very close by is Ipswich independent school. For the commuter, Ipswich mainline station and the A12/A14 are within easy reach.

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 - E

Property summary

Occupying generous grounds, this substantial family home is situated in a private residential location close to Ipswich School. With four reception rooms, four bedrooms and two bathrooms, it offers plenty scope for re-modelling.


  • Sought after residential location
  • Short walk from Christchurch Park
  • Easy access to Ipswich station
  • Offering much potential for improvement
  • Four bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Landscaped grounds
  • Gas central heating
  • Garage & parking

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