Guide Price £525,000

Whatfield Road, Elmsett, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 6LT

  • Bedrooms

  • Bathroom


General information

General information The Old Garage is set close to the centre of this popular village and offers four bedroom family accommodation on two floors. It is situated in a semi-rural position, approximately 10 miles west of Ipswich. It has well laid out accommodation, oil-fired central heating and double-glazing. The south-facing grounds enjoy panoramic field views to the rear and include a post and rail paddock which would be suitable for a pony. In all, the grounds approach an acre.

The reception hall has a door to the front, storage cupboard, oak flooring, stairs to the first floor with cupboard below and doors off. The cloakroom has a white suite of basin and w.c. plus oak flooring. The dining room overlooks the front and also has oak flooring. The sitting room overlooks the rear garden, has windows to two aspects, twin doors to the conservatory and a red brick fireplace with inset cast-iron wood-burner. The kitchen has a window to the side and a range of oak-fronted base and eye-level units, roll-edge work surfaces, one and a half bowl sink and Rangemaster AGA style cooker with extraction canopy above. There is an integrated fridge/freezer and cupboard housing a water softener. An open archway leads to the conservatory which has upvc windows to two aspects and twin doors to the garden. Off the reception hall is a small utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and personal door to the integral garage.

The large landing has a window to the side and doors off. The master bedroom has windows to the front and rear, built-in wardrobes and an en-suite with white bath, basin, w.c. and separate tiled shower. There are three further bedrooms, two of which have built-in cupboards and a family bathroom with white suite of bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, basin and w.c.

Reception hall 17' 2" x 8' 6" (5.23m x 2.59m)


Dining room 13' 1" x 7' 3" (3.99m x 2.21m)

Sitting room 16' 10" x 13' 7" (5.13m x 4.14m)

Kitchen 13' 1" x 9' 4" (3.99m x 2.84m)

Conservatory 10' 6" x 10' (3.2m x 3.05m)

First floor landing 18' 10" x 11' 7" (5.74m x 3.53m)

Bedroom 1 17' 10" x 11' 6" (5.44m x 3.51m)

En-suite 10' 4" x 5' 3" (3.15m x 1.6m)

Bedroom 2 13' 7" x 10' 6" (4.14m x 3.2m)

Bedroom 3 11' 6" x 8' 5" (3.51m x 2.57m)

Bedroom 4 10' 5" x 8' 5" (3.18m x 2.57m)

Bathroom 8' 9" x 5' 10" (2.67m x 1.78m)

Outside To the front of the property are twin five-bar wooden gates leading to a shingle driveway which provides parking and turning space for a number of vehicles and in turn leads to the integral garage which has an up/over door, power and light connected and personal door to the rear. It also houses the oil-fired boiler. The rear garden has a large paved patio leading to a formal lawn with border shrubs, enclosed by hedging. A five-bar gate gives access to an enclosed vegetable garden and pet run, beyond which is the paddock area which is enclosed by post and rail fencing and could be suitable for a pony.

Where? Elmsett is a popular village which lies approximately 10 miles to the west of Ipswich. It has an attractive village green, Post Office stores, public house and playing field. Also nearby is a primary school and village hall. More extensive shopping facilities are available within Hadleigh, which is easily accessible and has an excellent array of shops, schools, public houses and a church. Ipswich has additional shopping and recreational facilities as well as a good choice of both State and private schooling for all ages. Mainline stations are available at Ipswich and Manningtree, providing a direct service to London Liverpool Street.

Important information Council Tax Band E.

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

Tenure - Freehold.

EPC rating C.

Property summary

This centrally located four bedroom village home has grounds which extend to approaching an acre.


  • Individual family home
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Conservatory
  • Double-glazing
  • Garage/workshop
  • Grounds approaching 1 acre

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