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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Woodbridge, Suffolk

Withdrawn from Market £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Highly Desirable Area, Walk To Town
  • Garaging/Office, Gated Off Road Parking
  • Beautiful Half Acre (sts) Gardens
  • Guest Suite/Potential Annexe incl 2nd Kitchen
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Five Bedrooms, Two En-Suites, Two Family Bathrooms
  • Gas Central Heating, Solar Panels
  • Must Be Seen To Appreciate Setting

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A unique five bedroom detached family home with beautifully established gardens within walking distance of central Woodbridge.

About The Property
Marlow House is a unique five bedroom detached split level house that is believed to have been built in the 1970's within beautifully established gardens extending to about half an acre (sts) in walking distance of central Woodbridge. The property is located in a highly desirable part of Woodbridge between Pytches Road and Victoria Road benefitting from garaging and generous gated off road parking.
Arranged over three levels the accommodation comprises porch, entrance hall with cloak cupboard, WC/Shower room, study, dual aspect sitting room with multi fuel stove flanked by wall mounted shelves and sliding inter connecting doors opening to the adjacent dining room that has patio doors overlooking the landscaped rear garden. The adjacent dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room is equipped with a gas fired AGA and there is a separate utility room with external door opening to the side of the house. The Sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room and study are located on the lower ground floor and an internal lobby with walk in storage cupboard leads to the upper ground floor entrance hall. An open tread staircase rises to the first floor landing provides access to a shelved airing cupboard, shelved storage cupboard, four double bedrooms with built in wardrobes and the family shower room. The master bedroom is equipped with two built in double fronted wardrobes and benefits from an en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. A door leading from the entrance hall opens to a walk through galley style kitchen leading to a dual aspect sitting room with casement doors opening to the garden and a further double bedroom with en-suite shower room. The property offers four upstairs double bedrooms a ground floor guest double bedroom with en-suite shower room, an adjoining sitting room and kitchen that may offer further potential for someone requiring an element of independent living or annex style accommodation subject to the necessary consents.

Outside there is a veranda to the rear of the property overlooking the well-stocked and thoughtfully laid out landscaped gardens. The property is approached by a gated pea shingle drive providing access to the former double garage that has be sub divided to provide an office with adjacent garage/workshop. The rear garden has been nurtured over a number of years to provide formal lawns with established flower beds and herbaceous borders, a raised terrace with water feature and footpaths leading through the woodland walk towards the bottom of the garden. Outbuildings include the garage/workshop/office, a garden shed, potting shed, greenhouse and former summer house used as a wood store. There is a courtyard garden to the rear of the house and a number of raised beds near the greenhouse and potting shed. We are advised by the vendors that the established trees forming part of the woodland walk are protected by a (TPO) tree preservation order. Viewing is essential to establish the full potential of this unique property and stunning gardens, the favourable location that is within easy reach of the highly regarded local schools and the shops and facilities within central Woodbridge and the access to the railway station and River Deben.

About the Area
Woodbridge is a well-served market town, steeped in history with a fine selection of shops and restaurants; it has its own theatres, swimming pool, doctors, dentists and railway station on the Ipswich-Lowestoft East Suffolk Line. Woodbridge lies on the River Deben and is renowned for its sailing facilities. Around the town there are various buildings from the Tudor, Georgian, Regency and Victorian eras. Nearby schools include the highly regarded Abbey (Preparatory School) & Woodbridge School (Senior School), Woodbridge Primary School and Farlingaye High School. The County Town of Ipswich is 10 miles South-West of Woodbridge and benefits from a railway station located on the Great Eastern Main Line approximately seventy miles east of London Liverpool Street Station and a journey time of approximately one hour and ten minutes.

Directions
From the Fine and Country office located on Church Street, head towards the Market Hill and take a left turn onto Chapel Street. At the junction, take a right onto Bredield Street and up North Hill. At the junction, turn right onto Pytches Road and then another right onto Fitzgerald Road. The property is located on the corner of Pytches Road and Fitzgerald Road.

Accommodation with Approximate Room Sizes;

Entrance Porch
External lights, flag stones leading to a glazed door with adjacent side lights with sealed unit double glazing opening to:

Entrance Hall - 11'9 x 6'10
Plastered ceiling with inset lighting, double fronted cloak cupboard, glazed door opening to the guest suite (may offer further potential for annexe style accommodation subject to necessary consents STNC), oak floor and hardwood door with adjacent sidelights opening to:

Inner Hallway with galleried landing - 8' x 6'11 (on the upper ground floor level)
The combined space of the inner hall incorporating the upper and lower ground floor levels is 15'8 (max) x 8'
Double height part vaulted ceiling, high level window to the front aspect, part coved ceiling with ceiling mounted light and spot lighting, carpeted open tread staircase, glazed door opening to a lobby providing access to the study and WC/Cloakroom, radiator with thermostatic radiator valve (TRV), steps leading down to the lower ground floor.

Lower Ground Floor Hall - 17'3 x 3'7 opening to 7'8
Coved ceiling, ceiling mounted lights, walk-in shelved cupboard, wall mounted central heating thermostat, radiator, carpet laid to floor, safe, door to the kitchen and a pair of glazed doors opening to the sitting room.

Lobby leading to the WC/Study - 9'4 x 3'2
Plastered ceiling with inset lighting, radiator with TRV, carpet laid to floor, steps down to the study and door opening to the WC/Shower Room.

WC/Shower Room - 6' x 3'1 (plus the shower cubicle)
Plastered ceiling with inset lighting, extractor fan, tiled walls, shower cubicle with Triton electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, heated towel rail and vinyl flooring.

Study - 9'7 x 6'9
Plastered ceiling with inset lights, access hatch, double glazed windows to the side aspect, wall mounted shelves, radiator with TRV and carpet laid to floor. Glazed door to the utility room providing access to the adjacent kitchen.

Drawing Room - 25'5 (max) x 15'5 (measured into alcoves and box bay window)
Plastered and coved ceiling, wall mounted uplighters, dual aspect with double glazed window to the front and double glazed box bay window overlooking the beautifully landscaped gardens, multi-fuel stove set on a marble hearth, flanked by shelved alcoves, radiators within the alcoves, radiator with TRV, carpet laid to floor and a pair of sliding glazed interconnecting doors opening to the adjacent dining room.

Dining Room - 12'1 x 11'2
Plastered and coved ceiling, centre light fitting, double glazed patio doors overlooking the garden, the internal glazed sliding doors to the sitting room are flanked by recessed glass display shelves with storage shelves beneath, serving hatch and glazed door opening to the adjacent kitchen, radiator with TRV and carpet laid to floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 15'10 x 12'1
Plastered ceiling with inset lighting and pendant light, dual aspect with double glazed windows to the side and rear, a range of under lit eye level and base units with pre-formed roll top work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, inset composite sink with mixer tap, gas fired AGA, four burner gas hob with cooker hood above and electric oven beneath, space for an under counter fridge and an under counter freezer, space for a dining table and chairs, vertical radiator, vinyl flooring, glazed door leading to the dining room and solid doors opening to the lower ground floor hall and utility room.

Utility Room - 9'10 x 7'10
Plastered ceiling, pendant light, built-in double fronted shelved storage cupboard, glazed stable door with sealed unit double glazing and adjacent window opening to the rear, a range of eye level and base units (including gas boilter) with preformed roll top work surfaces, tiled splash backs and inset composite sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for a washing machine, heated towel rail, vinyl flooring and glazed door opening to the study.

Ground Floor Guest Accommodation comprising sitting room, en-suite bedroom and galley style kitchen.

Guest Sitting Room - 13'5 x 9'7
Part vaulted ceiling, two pendant lights, dual aspect with a pair of double glazed casement doors opening to the front garden and a double glazed window to the side, radiator with TRV and carpet laid to floor.

Guest Kitchen - 11'11 x 6'2 opening 8'9 (max)
Plastered and coved ceiling, ceiling mounted light, double glazed corner window to the front aspect, a range of under lit eye level and base units with preformed roll top work surfaces, tiled splash backs and a stainless steel sink with swan neck mixer tap, ceramic hob with cooker hood above and electric oven beneath, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a fridge/freezer and vinyl flooring.

Ground Floor Double Bedroom - 13'3 (max) x 10'3 (max)
Part vaulted ceiling, two pendant lights, wall mounted up lighter, dual aspect with double glazed windows to the side and double glazed casement door opening to the rear courtyard garden, built-in double fronted cupboard housing a wall hung gas fired central heating boiler, radiator with TRV, carpet laid to floor and door opening to:

En-Suite Shower Room - 6'1 x 5'10 including the shower cubicle plus the recessed WC 3' x 2'4
Plastered ceiling with inset lighting, extractor fan, double glazed windows to the rear aspect, shower cubicle with Mira Vie electric shower, vanity unit providing cupboard storage beneath the wash hand basin, close coupled WC, tiled walls, heated towel rail, carpet laid to floor and vinyl flooring around the WC.

A carpeted open tread staircase rises to the first floor galleried landing.

Galleried Landing - 20'7 x 3'6 (which opens to a full height stairwell)
Plastered and coved ceiling, ceiling mounted light, two access hatches, built-in airing cupboard housing the water cylinder, built-in shelved cupboard, opening to and overlooking the inner hallway, two radiators with TRV, carpet laid to floor and doors opening to:

Bedroom One - 13'10 x 12'1 (measured from the built-in cupboards)
Coved ceiling, pendant light, dual aspect with double glazed windows to the side overlooking the garden and high level window to the rear, two built-in double fronted cupboards, radiator with TRV, carpet laid to floor and door opening to:

En-Suite Bathroom - 7'8 x 5'9 (measured over the bath)
Inset lighting, double glazed window to the rear aspect, wall mounted mirror, Jacuzzi bath with hand held shower attachment, close coupled WC, vanity unit with storage cupboard and inset sink, corner mirror fronted cabinet incorporating a shaver point with lights above, tiled walls, heated towel rail and tiled floor.

Bedroom Two - 12'1 x 11'5
Coved ceiling, pendant light, double glazed window overlooking the garden, built-in double fronted cupboard, radiator with TRV and carpet laid to floor.

Bedroom Three - 13'5 x 10'11
Coved ceiling, pendant light, dual aspect with double glazed windows to the front and side overlooking the garden, built-in double fronted cupboard, radiator with TRV and carpet laid to floor.

Bedroom Four - 10'2 x 9'1
Coved ceiling, pendant light, double glazed window to the front aspect, built-in cupboard, radiator with TRV and carpet laid to floor.

Shower Room "L" Shaped Room - 8'9 (max) x 7'3 (max) including the shower cubicle
Inset lighting, double glazed window to the side aspect, shower cubicle, close coupled WC, vanity unit providing a double cupboard with sink above, wall mounted mirror fronted cabinet incorporating a shaver point, tiled walls, heated towel rail and carpet laid to floor.

Outside
Outside there is a veranda to the rear of the property overlooking the well-stocked and thoughtfully laid out landscaped gardens. The property is approached by a gated pea shingle drive providing access to the former double garage that has been sub divided to provide an office with adjacent garage/workshop. The rear garden has been nurtured over a number of years to provide formal lawns with established flower beds and herbaceous borders, a raised terrace with water feature and footpaths leading through the woodland walk towards the bottom of the garden. Outbuildings include the garage/workshop/office, a garden shed, potting shed, greenhouse and former summer house used as a wood store. There is a courtyard garden to the rear of the house and a number of raised beds near the greenhouse and potting shed. Outside lighting, taps and power.

Garage with Adjacent Office (Formally a double garage with one half of the garage converted into an office)
Garage -18'5 x 18'10
Power and light and an up and over garage door. There is an outside garage tap.
Adjacent Garage Converted into an Office
The up and over garage door has been replaced by a window, the double garage was divided by a stud work pedestrian wall with internal door, we are advised by the vendors that the office has power, light, BT sockets and water supply. Eye level and base units with work surfaces.

Services
We are advised by the vendors that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected. There is also security alarm connected.

Council Tax - Band G - £2613.80

Agents Note:
There are TPO's (Tree Preservation Orders) within the gardens.
The property benefits from a 25 year (from 2011) income generating contract from PV panels on the roof. Also, solar panels serve the hot water.

Joint Sole Agents - Clarke & Simpson 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 September 2016

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