Get brand editions for Fenn Wright, Signature Home Sales Suffolk

6 bedroom detached house for sale

Westerfield Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

Sold STC £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Enviable position overlooking the park
  • Accommodation on three storeys plus cellar
  • Cloakroom
  • Utility room
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Detached contemporary annexe
  • 195 ft. landscaped garden
  • Double length garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

General information Situated on the northern side of Ipswich on one of the premier roads within the town centre, is this handsome Victorian residence which overlooks Christchurch Park. It offers generously proportioned accommodation on three floors and is set in landscaped grounds which extend to over quarter of an acre. To the rear of the main house is a detached contemporary style studio annexe. The main house retains many period features, including sash windows, cornice, ceiling roses and picture and dado rails. It also boasts an in/out driveway and double length garage.

An original stained-glass door leads into the entrance porch which also features a fan-light of stained-glass and side panels. Twin glazed doors lead to the reception hall which has stairs to the first floor and leads into the rear hall and onto the garden. Doors lead off to all principal rooms and the cloakroom, which has windows to two aspects, a period style basin and high-level w.c. The sitting room has French doors to the rear garden, cast-iron tiled inlay fireplace with marble surround, alcove cupboards to each side with shelving above, Amtico parquet style flooring and an air-conditioning unit. Adjacent is the dining room which has a bay window to the front with plantation shutters and cast-iron tiled inlay fireplace with marble surround and tiled hearth. On the opposite side of the hall is the family room which also has a bay window to the front with plantation shutters. The utility room has a window to the rear, Belfast sink, plumbing for a washing machine, built-in water softener and shelving. The kitchen has a window to the side and an extensive range of hand-crafted pine units with worktops, inset double bowl sink and integrated dishwasher. There is a built-in hob with extraction canopy over and an Aga range. An open archway leads onto the breakfast room which has windows to three aspects with French doors leading to the rear garden and a further door to the side. Throughout both rooms is Amtico tiled flooring.

The stairs rise to a half landing, off which twin doors lead to a shower room which has windows to the side and white suite of tiled shower, basin and high-level w.c. The main landing has stairs to the second floor and doors off. The master bedroom has a bay window to the front with plantation shutters and views across the park together with an air-conditioning unit. Adjacent is the en-suite which also has a window to the front with plantation shutters and a white suite of bath with plumbed shower over and tiled surround, inset basin with cupboard below and w.c. There are three further bedrooms on this floor, two of which overlook the rear garden and another with a bay window with plantation shutters to the front enjoying views across the park. The family bathroom has a white suite of bath with shower over, basin, w.c. and bidet.

The second floor landing has a window to the side, large walk-in eaves storage cupboard and two double bedrooms. Both bedrooms on the upper floor have storage heating and large walk-in eaves cupboards. 

Entrance porch 6' x 5' (1.83m x 1.52m)  

Entrance hall 20' 3" x 24' 1" max. (6.17m x 7.34m)  

Cloakroom  

Sitting room 15' 10" x 14' 1" (4.83m x 4.29m)  

Dining room 17' 11" x 14' (5.46m x 4.27m)  

Family room 15' 2" x 14' (4.62m x 4.27m)  

Utility room 7' 8" x 4' 3" (2.34m x 1.3m)  

Kitchen 12' x 12' (3.66m x 3.66m)  

Breakfast room 13' 4" x 13' 4" (4.06m x 4.06m)  

Half landing  

Shower room 9' 11" x 3' (3.02m x 0.91m)  

Master bedroom 17' 11" x 14' (5.46m x 4.27m)  

En-suite 9' 7" x 5' 10" (2.92m x 1.78m)  

Bedroom 2 15' 2" x 14' (4.62m x 4.27m)  

Bedroom 3 15' 10" x 14' 1" (4.83m x 4.29m)  

Bedroom 4 12' x 12' (3.66m x 3.66m)  

Bathroom 8' x 8' (2.44m x 2.44m)  

Second floor  

Bedroom 5 17' 3" x 14' 8" (5.26m x 4.47m)  

Bedroom 6 16' 7" x 10' 7" (5.05m x 3.23m)  

Outside This property occupies landscaped grounds which extend to over quarter of an acre. The front has a sweeping in/out block-paved driveway providing off-road parking for many vehicles. There are border shrubs and it is enclosed by traditional red brick walls on all sides. The attached double length garage measures approximately 29'10" x 11'2". It has a remote-controlled, electric up/over door at the front and twin doors at the rear which lead to a further block-paved driveway sloping down to the garden.

The rear garden measures approximately 195' in length and has a large paved patio area enclosed by an ornamental wall with steps leading down to a lower patio surrounded by inset planters. The lawn is surrounded by shrub-beds and interspersed with fruit trees and inset shrubs.

Adjacent to the rear of the house is a stunning annexe studio measuring approximately 27' x 14' overall. It features extensive glazing, with views across the garden. It has under-floor heating, living room/bedroom with kitchen area which features granite worktops and integrated appliances. There is a reception hall with vaulted ceiling and feature glazed wall and a shower/utility room with three piece suite, plumbing for a washing machine and independent gas-fired boiler. The garden is fully enclosed by traditional red brick walls, fencing and hedging and at the far end is a large timber summerhouse. 

Where? Westerfield Road lies on the northern side of Ipswich and borders Christchurch Park with its 85 acres of rolling parkland, Arboretum and tennis courts.
A short walk through the park leads to the town centre which has shopping centres, independent boutiques and coffee houses.
Further south is the thriving water-front with popular restaurants and bars.
For the commuter, Ipswich mainline station and the A12/A14 is within easy reach.
This property lies within the Northgate School catchment, Ipswich Independent School is a short stroll through the park whilst the much favoured St. Margaret's Primary School is within easy reach. 

Important information Council Tax Band G.
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold.
EPC rating F. 

More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Westerfield (1.0 mi)
  • Ipswich (1.3 mi)
  • Derby Road (1.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Nearest schools

Use the school checker

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fenn Wright, Signature Home Sales Suffolk

1 Buttermarket, Ipswich, IP1 1BA

01473 870027 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Floorplans


To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fenn Wright, Signature Home Sales Suffolk

1 Buttermarket, Ipswich, IP1 1BA

01473 870027 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Map & Street View

Nearest stations

  • Westerfield (1.0 mi)
  • Ipswich (1.3 mi)
  • Derby Road (1.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fenn Wright, Signature Home Sales Suffolk

1 Buttermarket, Ipswich, IP1 1BA

01473 870027 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Disclaimer - Property reference 100989043601. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Fenn Wright, Signature Home Sales Suffolk. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.