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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Christchurch Park, Ipswich, Suffolk

Guide Price £625,000

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Description A substantial and impressive double fronted late Victorian residence with many features typical of the era. Situated in a highly sought-after location to the north of Ipswich within close proximity of Christchurch Park, Ipswich School and the town centre.

Constructed, we understand in 1889, of red brick under a slate roof the spacious accommodation comprises: entrance lobby, hallway, living room, sitting room, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen, conservatory, cloakroom, utility room, walk-in cloaks/boot room, pantry, cellar, landing, master suite with dressing area and en-suite shower, three further bedrooms, two en-suite shower rooms, family bathroom and fifth bedroom with fabulous views across the town.

The property benefits from many original period features including: ornate cornicing, picture rails, attractive mosaic floor tiles, high ceilings, ceiling roses and feature fireplaces.

Outside the property is set back from the road behind a feature brick wall with parking to the side and front with side access to the rear garden, which is mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders together with a large patio area. 

Agents Note: We understand from the sellers that planning permission has been granted for the erection of a single garage to the side of the property should this be required. 

About the Area Ipswich is the County town of Suffolk enjoying good road links to the East coast and Midlands via the A14 and London via the A12. From Ipswich mainline railway station there is a direct service to London’s Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of sixty-five minutes.

The town offers a wide range of amenities including some fine restaurants, excellent high street stores, a vibrant waterfront, theatres and commercial and leisure facilities. Sailing and golfing are both available close to the town or on the popular Suffolk Heritage Coast which is a short drive to the North via the A12 with its many attractions which include the Tide Mill at Woodbridge, the world famous concert hall at Snape Maltings and the bird sanctuary at Minsmere. 

Directions From Ipswich town centre proceed north along Henley Road taking the first left hand turn into Anglesea Road. Proceed along Anglesea Road passing Anglesea Heights on the right and take the first right into Warrington Road, where the property can be found on the right hand side, before St Edmunds Road.  

The accommodation comprises: Double front doors into:  

Entrance Lobby With glazed doors and side panels to:  

Entrance Hall With original mosaic tiled floor, picture rail, dado rail, moulded cornicing, high skirting boards, radiator, elegant staircase to first floor, ornate arches and corbels and window through to the conservatory.  

Living Room Approx 17’11” x 13’10” Window to front elevation, ornate cornicing, high skirting boards, two ceiling roses, radiator and fireplace with marble surround. 

Sitting Room Approx 17’10” x 13’10” Window to side elevation, ornate cornicing, picture rail, dado rail, fireplace and marble surround with slate half and brass hearth rail, ceiling rose, telephone point, radiator, doors to conservatory. 

Dining Room Approx 13’9” x 13’ Ornate cornicing, picture rails, high skirting boards, two windows to front elevation, ceiling rose, fireplace with slate surround, television aerial, radiator. 

Breakfast Room Approx 16’10” x 10’11” Two windows to rear elevation, sliding doors to conservatory, two wall light points, radiator, door to utility room and opening to: 

Kitchen Approx 13’10” x 13’ Comprehensive range of fitted wall and base units with work top over, plate rack, glazed dresser units, one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drinking water tap, built-in double oven, four-ring gas hob with extractor over, window to side elevation, breakfast bar and feature display niche with inset spotlights, shelved store cupboard, telephone point, space for upright fridge, space for dishwasher, wall light. 

Conservatory Approx 15’10” max x 15’2” An attractive feature to the property, which can be accessed from either the sitting room or breakfast room. With glazed roof, radiator, tiled floor and double doors providing access to the patio and rear garden. 

Cloakroom White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, mosaic tiled floor, radiator, spotlights, dado rail and window to side elevation. 

Utility Room Approx 12’11” max x 9’5” A double aspect room with fitted base and drawer units with worktop over, space for washing machine and tumbler dryer, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, built-in fridge freezer, tall fitted storage units, radiator, spotlights and doors to patio and side.  

Walk in Cloaks/Boot Room Window to side elevation and built-in base units. 

Rear Lobby With door to: 

Pantry Approx 7’1” x 3’10” With shelving and tiled floor. 

Cellar Approx 13’6” x 12’11” Spotlights, shelving, water softener, window to side elevation, two Dual Stream water cylinders, doors to separate shelved store/wine store and an area housing Thermecon water tanks. 

Half Landing With large window to the rear, continuing up to:  

On the First Floor  

Landing With ornate cornicing, picture rail, dado rail, arch with ornate corbels and door to inner lobby with stairs to second floor. 

Master Suite Approx 13’5” x 11’9” Door to inner lobby with further door to bedroom having built-in wardrobe and drawer units, two wall light points, television aerial, cornicing, picture rail and a window to the rear.  

Dressing Area With built-in units. 

En-Suite Shower Room White suite comprising wall mounted wash hand basin and w.c, spotlights, floor to ceiling tiling, corner shower unit with body jets, extractor fan, tiled floor, ladder radiator. 

Bedroom Two Approx 13’9” x 13’ Cornicing, picture rail, cast iron fireplace, two radiators, window to front elevation. 

Dressing Area With spotlights, shelving and window to front elevation. 

En-Suite White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, ladder radiator, floor to ceiling tiling, tiled floor, wall mounted cupboard and shelving, mirror with lights over and extractor fan.  

Bedroom Three Approx 17’11” max reducing to 13’10” x12’8” Window to front elevation, wall light, two radiators. 

En-Suite Shower Room Comprising white suite, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c, corner shower unit, ladder radiator, floor to ceiling tiling, extractor fan. tiled floor, cupboard and shelf units, window to side. 

Bedroom Four Approx 13’11” max reducing to 10’ x 13’10” Double aspect room to side and rear, built-in cupboard with hanging rail, radiator. 

Family Bathroom Comprising white suite with wall mounted wash hand basin with light over, low level w.c, spa bath, display niche, window to side, floor to ceiling tiling, tiled floor, corner shower unit, extractor fan and spotlights. 

On the Second Floor Bedroom Five/Attic Approx 20’2” x 20’ (Agents Note: this room has sloping ceilings)

Windows to front elevation with far reaching views across Ipswich, wardrobe space with hanging rail and door through to large store room beyond (potential to create en-suite bathroom, subject to planning), cupboards with worktop and shelf over, radiator, ceiling light. 

Outside This handsome property is set back from the road behind a feature brick wall with a pedestrian gate providing access over a stone path, which is flanked by flower borders, to the front door. There is vehicular access to the side with parking for a number of vehicles to the side and front.

A side gate leads to the rear garden, which is mostly enclosed by fencing and mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. A large feature patio provides ample space for entertaining and relaxing with steps leading down to the lawned area where there are some mature trees, shrubs and a small pond.  

Disclaimer Fine & Country (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property for whom they act, give notice that (I) these particulars are a general outline only for the guidance of prospective purchasers or tenants, and do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or contract (II) Fine & Country cannot guarantee the accuracy of any description, dimensions, references to conditions, necessary permissions for use and occupancy and other details contained herein and prospective purchasers or tenants must not rely on them as statements of fact or representations and must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy, (III) No employee of Fine & Country (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty or enter into any contract whatever in relation to the property, (IV) Fine & Country (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) will not be liable in negligence or otherwise, for any loss arising from the use of these particulars and Fine & Country (and its subsidiaries and their joint Agents where applicable) have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor, (V) Photographs will only show certain parts of the property and assumptions should not be made in respect of those parts of the property that have not been photographed. (Items or contents shown in the photographs are not included as part of the sale unless specified otherwise. It should not be assumed the property will remain as shown in the photograph. Photographs are taken using a wide-angle lens. 

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