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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Park Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

Sold STC £865,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A substantial Victorian residence over three floors
  • Extensive south-facing grounds abutting Christchurch Park
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Conservatory
  • 6 bedrooms
  • Bathroom, shower room, en-suite and cloakroom
  • Cellar
  • 170 ft. garden
  • Garage and parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

General information Park Road lies on the northern side of Ipswich and is one of the most sought after roads in this popular residential location. Constructed in 1898, this impressive dwelling has generously proportioned rooms and many fine period features, including picture and dado-rails, cornice, large sash windows and fireplaces. The extensive garden enjoys a southerly facing aspect and abuts Christchurch Park.

The entrance porch has doors to the front, tiled floor and glazed door to the reception hall which leads through to the garden. It has stairs to the first floor, parquet flooring and doors off. There is a cloakroom with windows to the side and a white suite of corner basin and w.c. A door also leads down to the cellar which provides useful workshop/storage space. The sitting room has a deep bay window which overlooks the garden and an open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth. Adjacent is the family room which has windows to the front and a fireplace with inset gas-fired wood-burner and painted surround. On the opposite side of the hall is the dining room which has a deep bay window, also overlooking the rear. The good sized kitchen/breakfast room has windows to three aspects. There are a range of base and eye-level units with solid oak work surfaces, a central island has further cupboards and storage with granite worktop incorporating a double Belfast sink with mixer tap. There is an oil-fired Aga which additionally supplies the domestic hot water. There is plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, twin gas hob and walk-in pantry. A personal door provides access to the garage. Off the main hall is a conservatory of glass and timber construction with tiled floor and twin glazed doors leading onto the rear garden.

There is a half landing with window to the side and shower room with tiled shower and wall-mounted heater.

The first floor landing has a double cupboard, stairs to the second floor and doors off. Bedroom one has a bay window to the rear enjoying views across the grounds and park. There is a range of built-in wardrobes and dressing table. Adjacent is the en-suite with white suite of bath with mixer tap/hand-spray, inset basin with cupboard below, w.c. and heated towel rail. There are three further double bedrooms on this floor, all with built-in wardrobes and a bathroom with white suite of bath, basin, w.c. and bidet.

The second floor landing has a window to the side, walk-in eaves storage cupboard and two further double bedrooms, one of which has a basin and cast-iron fire. The other has two walk-in eaves cupboards. 

Entrance porch 6' 1" x 3' 10" (1.85m x 1.17m)  

Reception hall 23' 8" x 16' 3" max. (7.21m x 4.95m)  

Cloakroom 9' 6" x 3' (2.9m x 0.91m)  

Sitting room 19' 3" x 14' (5.87m x 4.27m)  

Family room 16' 7" x 14' (5.05m x 4.27m)  

Dining room 15' 7" x 13' 9" (4.75m x 4.19m)  

Kitchen/breakfast room 26' 2" x 12' 7" (7.98m x 3.84m)  

Conservatory 14' x 6' 10" (4.27m x 2.08m)  

Celllar room 1 15' 3" x 3' 7" (4.65m x 1.09m)  

Cellar room 2 11' 5" x 11' (3.48m x 3.35m)  

Half Landing  

Shower room  

First Floor  

Bedroom 1 19' 1" x 14' (5.82m x 4.27m)  

En-suite 10' 3" x 5' 11" (3.12m x 1.8m)  

Bedroom 2 16' 2" x 14' (4.93m x 4.27m)  

Bedroom 3 15' 7" x 13' 8" (4.75m x 4.17m)  

Bedroom 4 11' 9" x 11' 4" (3.58m x 3.45m)  

Bathroom 8' 4" x 8' (2.54m x 2.44m)  

Second Floor  

Bedroom 5 17' 7" x 15' 2" (5.36m x 4.62m)  

Bedroom 6 16' 5" x 9' 9" (5m x 2.97m)  

Outside The front garden has shaped lawns and border shrubs, enclosed by brick walls and hedging. The double entrance in/out block-paved driveway provides off-road parking for numerous vehicles and in turn leads to an attached garage with electric up/over door to the front and further door to the rear. There is power and light connected, personal door to the kitchen and a gas-fired boiler which supplies the central heating.

The landscaped rear garden measures approximately 170 ft. in length and offers a south-facing aspect which abuts Christchurch Park. There is a shaped paved patio enclosed by an ornamental brick wall which leads to extensive lawns with well-stocked border shrubs and mature trees. It is fully enclosed by a traditional red brick wall and fencing. 

Where? Park 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 waterfront which popular restaurants and bars.

For the commuter, Ipswich mainline station and the A12/A14 are within easy reach.

This property lies within the Northgate School catchment, Ipswich Independent School and St. Margaret's Primary School are close by. 

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 E. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Westerfield (1.0 mi)
  • Ipswich (1.3 mi)
  • Derby Road (1.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Fenn Wright, Signature Home Sales Suffolk

1 Buttermarket, Ipswich, IP1 1BA

01473 870027 Local call rate

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01473 870027 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Westerfield (1.0 mi)
  • Ipswich (1.3 mi)
  • Derby Road (1.6 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.

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