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7 bedroom detached house for sale


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Tenure: Freehold

Built in 1924 by renowned local architect, Leslie Barefoot, known for 'The Walk' in Ipswich and various grand houses around the park, is this substantial individual detached residence offering nicely appointed family accommodation on three floors. In recent years it has been renovated to a high standard, including a new roof, whilst retaining many of its highly detailed Period features, including fireplaces, decorative pargetting and reclaimed Jacobean oak panelling. The property also features many exposed beams.

The reception hall has a grand oak staircase rising to the first floor, stripped and oiled floor and a cloakroom. The sitting room has oak panelled walls, stripped and oiled floor and a modern cast-iron wood burner within a Period brick and stone surround. The dining room has half oak panelled walls with plaster pargeting above and a decorative stone fireplace.

The ktichen/breakfast room has windows on three sides and an extensive range of painted oak-fronted cupboards and drawers, full length larder cupboards and solid oak butcher block work surfaces. There is also a central preparation island with cupboards and baskets under granite work surfaces. A Smeg range style cooker and extraction canopy are to remain. The breakfast area has a wood burning stove inset into a brick surround with adjacent log store. The utility room has cupboards with work surfaces over, plumbing for a washing machine, gas-fired boiler and water softener.

On the first floor, the master bedroom has extensive pine-fronted wardrobes and drawers and an en-suite comprising of a bath, wash basin, low level w.c. and separate tiled shower cubicle.
There are four further bedrooms and a family bathroom comprising of a panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and low level w.c.

On the second floor, the landing provides access to a tank room which has the potential for conversion to a further bathroom, bedroom six leads through to bedroom seven.

Outside and Garden
The property is approached from Graham Road via a sweeping driveway which opens out onto a large shingled parking area ajdacent to which are twin garages with power connected. The irregular shaped plot approaches approximately half an acre with the landscaped gardens offering a high degree of seclusion. There are lawns to the front, side and rear of the property with a variety of mature inset and border shrubs, specimen and fruit trees and vegetable gardens. Private areas are screened by trellis and hedging and there are patio areas to the side and rear. There are two garden sheds to remain and extensive external lighting.

On the Ground Floor

Reception Hall
20'1" x 10' 9"


Sitting Room
21' 11" x 13'4" twin doors to side

Dining Room
18'4" x 10'11"

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
22'2" x 13'7"

Utility Room
12'6" x 8'11" door to garden

On the First Floor

First Floor Landing

Bedroom One
14'8" x 13'4"

En-suite Bathroom
10'3" x 7'1"

Bedroom Two
12'6" x 10'10"

Bedroom Three
10'11" x 9'7"

Bedroom Four
10'11" x 8'2"

Bedroom Five
10'8" x 9'2"

9'5" x 6'8" max.

On the Second Floor

Second Floor Landing

Tank Room
15' x7' max. (possible bathroom)

Bedroom Six
14'2" x 9'1" door to:

Bedroom Seven
16'1" x 11'11"


Property Ref:1_1101_776171

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05 January 2012


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