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2 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Garage
  • Large plot with scope for extending
  • Requires modernisation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An older style DETACHED HOUSE probably built around 1920 of traditional solid red brick construction under a pitched slated roof with a single storey extension to the rear. It stands on a good sized plot extending to approx 1/4 acre (subject to measurement) in the centre of the very popular and much sought after village of Holbrook, on the Shotley Peninsula approx 7 miles to the South of Ipswich.

The house is conveniently located within easy walking distance of local shops including a Co-op Supermarket, doctors surgery and well regarded junior and senior schools. Alton Water is only 5 minutes by car and there is easy access to Ipswich and Manningtree railway stations with their regular service to London's Liverpool Street Station. The Rivers Orwell and Stour are also nearby.

The property possess a certain degree of character with the benefit of oil fired central heating and some double glazed replacement windows although general modernisation is now required. There is also ample scope for extending the property to create a good sized family house in a sought after village location. There is NO CHAIN and early possession is available.

Property Reference 0001723

Ground Floor

Part glazed door to:

Entrance Lobby
with stairs to First Floor

Dining Room  (Dimensions : 14' x 12')
Open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth. 2 radiators. UPVC double glazed window to front.

Sitting Room  (Dimensions : 14' x 13'10")
Open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth. 2 radiators. UPVC double glazed window to side and double casement doors opening to white aluminium framed CONSERVATORY.

Inner Lobby
Built-in cupboard under stairs. Walk-in shelved pantry off. Window to side. Quarry tiled floor.

Kitchen  (Dimensions : 12' x 11'9")
Double drainer stainless steel sink unit (h & c) with range of fitted base cupboards and drawers. Electric cooker point. Fitted airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder, electric immersion heater and slatted shelving. Secondary double glazed window to side. Serving hatch through to pantry. Thermostat control. Electric cooker point. Door to lean-to perspex covered glazed REAR ENTRANCE LOBBY with 2 glazed doors to outside and door to REAR HALL with radiator and part glazed door to outside.

Utility  (Dimensions : 11' x 7'11")
Deep glazed butler style sink (h & c) with draining board. Plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine. Range of old fitted base and wall cupboard. Shower enclosure with thermostatic shower. Access to roof space. "Camray II" oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Double glazed window to side.

with high level WC. Window to side. Half tiled walls.

First Floor

Radiator. Access to loft. Electric consumer unit and meter. Sash window to rear.

Bedroom 1  (Dimensions : 14' x 11'10")
Radiator. UPVC double glazed window to front. Telephone point.

Bedroom 2  (Dimensions : 14' x 9')
Radiator. UPVC double glazed window to front.

(L-shaped) Pale blue coloured suite of cast iron bath (H & c) and pedestal wash basin (h & c) both with tiled splashbacks and low level WC. Radiator. Shaver point. Centre heat and light unit. UPVC double glazed window to front.


The property stands on a good sized plot with the garden extending on 3 sides. A concreted driveway affords off road parking for 2 cars and leads to a detached pre-cast concrete sectional single GARAGE with double timber doors, light and power. Beyond the garage is a good sized WORKSHOP.

The garden itself is mainly laid to lawn with a vegetable plot, a variety of apple, plum and pear trees, flower and shrub borders and flowering trees. Aluminium framed GREENHOUSE. Solid fuel bunker and oil storage tank.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property.

Council Tax Band "C" Babergh District Council

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 April 2012


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