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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Burstall, Ipswich, Suffolk

Under Offer £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Desirable rural village
  • Picturesque walks across neighbouring countryside
  • Easy access to many facilities
  • Triple aspect living room
  • Well proportioned rooms
  • No onward chain
  • Two bedroom annexe
  • Elevated views across the garden
  • Private and spacious parking
  • Two double garages, one with studio above

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description A striking 5 bedroom detached family residence offering substantial and flexible accommodation, boasting a self-contained two-bedroom annexe, which can be completely separate from the main residence. The property enjoys a pleasant and private exclusive position in this highly sought after village location, with easy access to many facilities, schooling and train station with direct links to London Liverpool Street - ideal for those commuting. The accommodation offers well-proportioned rooms and is offered for sale with no onward chain.

The main residence was constructed approximately 30 years ago with the annexe added in 2001. There is oil fired central heating, gas fire and cooking, mains electric and water. Drainage is via a private system. The property falls under Babergh Council with tax bands G and A.

The main residence accommodation briefly comprises; two main entrances to the front leading to the entrance halls, cloakroom, large sitting room with triple aspect windows, bay window to front, fireplace and sliding doors leading to the garden. A generous study enjoys views across the rear garden. There is a separate dining room next to the kitchen/breakfast room. This leads to the utility room. The adjoining sun room connects the main house to the annexe and enjoys splendid elevated views across the garden. On the first floor the galleried landing has air conditioning with a secondary landing. In total there are five bedrooms - the master benefiting from an en-suite bathroom and fitted wardrobe, all enjoy pleasant garden views, some with wardrobes or storage. There is a family bathroom with a corner bath, additional shower room and access to the part-boarded useable loft spaces.

The annexe briefly comprises: galleried entrance hall, generous sitting room with doors to the patio and gardens beyond, kitchen, utility room, two bedrooms and bathroom.

and border the public footpath offering miles of country walks towards Hintlesham Hall. The gardens are beautifully landscaped with a range of shrubs, plants and mature trees, garden stores and a natural woodland area with pathway connecting to the bridge and small stream. 

About the Area Burstall is a pretty village lined with a mixture of period and individual homes, located approximately three miles west of Ipswich and six miles from the market town of Hadleigh. The village sits amongst the peaceful Suffolk countryside and offers a village church and hall.

Neighbouring towns and villages offer an array of everyday amenities, schooling, recreational and cultural facilities along with mainline railway links to London's Liverpool Street - perfect for those commuting.

The A12 and A14 are within a few miles and provide easy access to Cambridge and The Midlands to the west and to Colchester and London to the south. Private schooling is well catered for with Ipswich High School, The Royal Hospital School, and Orwell Park all within close proximity. There is a choice of local 18-hole golf clubs within the area, the nearest being at Hintlesham and there are excellent sailing facilities including Woolverstone Marina, Ipswich Haven Marina and The Royal Harwich Yacht Club. 

Directions Proceed out of Ipswich on the Handford Road A1071 and continue onto London Road A1214 and at the traffic lights turn right onto the A1071 as signposted Hadleigh. At the roundabout take the second exit onto the A1071 also signposted Hadleigh and continue on this road turning right as signposted to Burstall and Flowton. Follow the road into the village of Burstall and turn left after passing the church into Cranfield Park, where the driveway to number five is on the right hand side, after 50 yards. 

Vendor Statement "We feel very fortunate that this has been our family home for the past 21 years. Our four children grew up here and their granddad enjoyed being close to the family whilst living in the annexe. There was lots of space for all of us in a lovely quiet secluded setting.

We enjoyed the convenience of Ipswich station for the easy commute into London, together with the great access to the A14 and A12. Burstall is a friendly village with various community activities to take part in, if you wish." 

The accommodation comprises:  

Primary entrance Solid part-glazed door with arched porch and lighting to: 

Entrance Hall A wonderful entrance with views to the galleried landing above, skirting, dado rail, radiator, coving, power points, telephone point, under stair storage cupboard and staircase rising to the first floor, cloaks cupboard with hanging rail, light and shelving and doors to: 

Cloakroom Suite comprising low-level w.c, wall mounted wash basin, skirting, coving, ceiling rose, splashback's and frosted porthole window to front elevation.


SITTING ROOM APPROXIMATELY 25'10 X 13'9 (7.5 X 4.19M) INTO BAY WINDOW A triple aspect room with sliding doors to rear garden, double leaded light window to side and box bay leaded light window to front, ample dining space, power points, television point, gas fire set in decorative, marble surround with mantle over, coving, skirting, two ceiling roses and two radiators. 

STUDY APPROXIMATELY 12´3 X 10´8 (3.73 X 3.25M) Skirting, coving, dado rail, triple leaded light window to rear overlooking the garden, power points, television and telephone points and radiator. 

DINING ROOM APPROXIMATELY 15´7 X 11´2 (4.75 X 3.40M) Skirting, coving, serving hatch to kitchen, power points, radiator, with leaded light window overlooking the front garden. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM APPROXIMATELY 16 X 15´5 (4.88 X 4.70M) An L-shaped room fitted with a range of wall and base units with sold wood doors providing plenty of storage, space for under counter dishwasher and fridge, ample power points, inset stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap and separate drinking tap, electric Hotpoint hob set into work surface with extractor fan over, inset Hotpoint double oven, laminated pine floorboards, skirting, coving, dining area, radiator, tiled splashbacks, two leaded light windows to rear overlooking the gardens, serving hatch to the dining room, space for upright fridge/freezer, telephone point and door to: 

UTILITY ROOM APPROXIMATELY 9´10 X 9´1 (3.00 X 2.77M) Laminated pine floorboards, radiator, skirting, coving, water softener, power points, under counter space for washing machine, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, door to the garage, sunroom and secondary entrance, and double leaded light window looking through the sunroom to rear gardens beyond. 

SUN ROOM APPROXIMATELY 11´10 X 6´5 (3.61 X 1.96M) This flexible space connects the main residence to the annexe and could serve either the main residence or indeed the annex. There are splendid garden views, skirting, full length windows, door to patio, radiator, bell for annex, power points and lockable cat flap to outside. 

Second Entrance Solid part-glazed door and light leading to: 

Secondary Entrance Hall Radiator, skirting, coving, cloaks pegs, double leaded window to front, understair cupboard and stairs to first floor. 

On The First Floor  

Landing Accessed by two combining staircases at each ends of the property with skirting, coving, dado rail, loft access, deep storage cupboard, air conditioning - warm and cold air, power points, two airing cupboards, one housing the immersion tank, ceiling rose, triple window to front elevation with views of the garden and doors to: 

MASTER BEDROOM APPROXIMATELY 13´4 X 12´9 (4.06 X 3.89M) Skirting, radiator, two leaded double windows to the rear aspect overlooking the stunning gardens, power points, telephone and television points, coving, mirror fronted slide robes with hanging rails and shelving, two high windows to landing and doors to: 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM APPROXIMATELY 8´4 X (2.54 X 1.52M) Natural stone tiled flooring, heated towel ladder, extractor fan, skirting, coving, frosted leaded window to rear, fitted mirrors, wall and base units with storage, worktop, inset w.c, and wash basin, mixer tap, large shower enclosure with waterfall head, tiled splashbacks and electric shaver socket. 

BEDROOM TWO APPROX 17´11 X 17´4 (5.46 X 5.28M) Skirting, coving, three radiators, triple aspect leaded windows to front and side and velux to rear, power points, television and telephone points.  

SHOWER ROOM APPROXIMATELY 9´1 X 4´8 (2.77 X 1.42M) Velux window, tiled floor and splashbacks, extractor fan, heated towel rails, skirting, low level w.c, pedestal wash basin, mixer tap and shower enclosure.  

BEDROOM THREE APPROXIMATELY 15´7 X 12´10 (4.75 X 3.91M) Skirting, coving, radiator, leaded windows to front overlooking the gardens, power points and television points. 

BEDROOM FOUR APPROXIMATELY 13´9 X 11´1 (4.19 X 3.38M) Skirting, coving, radiator, triple leaded windows to front, power points, television point and storage cupboard with light. 

BEDROOM FIVE APPROXIMATELY 13´9 X 10´8 (4.19 X 3.25M) Skirting, coving, triple aspect leaded window to rear, television point and stunning garden views. 

FAMILY BATHROOM APPROXIMATELY 8´5 X 6´10 (2.57 X 2.08M) Skirting, radiators, spotlights, coving, corner bath with shower attachment, low level w.c, wash basin set into base unit with mixer tap, storage cupboards and mirrors, and frosted leaded window to rear. 

Outside A private sweeping entrance leads you down the driveway with safety tracks to a large block-paved off-road parking area - enough to park a small boat or motorhome with turning space and further parking spaces. The front lawns sweep alongside the driveway with a range of mature trees and planted borders with a variety of flowers and shrubs. The detached double garage measures approximately 21'22'' x 19'6" (6.96 x 5.94m) with power and light connected, door and windows to front and courtyard and flexible studio room above with door, windows to front and courtyard, power light and telephone line. The integral double garage measure approximately 17'11" x 17'5" (5.46 x 5.31m) with two doors to front, power, light, water tap and houses the Grant oil fired boiler.

The rear gardens are well tended and landscaped offering a large area of lawn, established beds and borders with a range of flowers and shrubs, enclosed by mature hedging providing much privacy. The elevated patios offer splendid views across the lawn over to the natural woodland area at the rear enclosed by mature trees and with pathways connecting to the bridge and small stream. A gate links to the public footpath towards Hintlesham Hall, providing miles of country walks.  

The annexe accommodation comprises: A separate entrance to the side of the main residence and beside the double garage offers a part-glazed entrance door to: 

Entrance Hall Cloaks pegs, skirting, power points and open access to:


LIVING ROOM APPROXIMATELY 35'1 DECREASING TO 22'9 X 19'7 (6.93 X 5.97M) A generous triple aspect most light and airy room with study area to one side, power points, skirting, three radiators, telephone points, full length windows overlooking the patio and gardens, triple aspect window to rear, sliding doors to side patio, velux windows, television point, electric ceiling fan, wall lights and double panelled doors lead to: 

KITCHEN/DINER APPROXIMATELY 11´8 X 11´7 (3.56 X 3.53M) Fitted with a range of wall and base units offering plenty of storage and display cabinets, space for under counter dishwasher and fridge/freezer, under unit lighting, power points, inset stainless steel sink, mixer tap and drinking tap, inset double oven with electric hob and extractor fan, dining space, velux window to rear, skirting, upright radiator, tiled splashbacks, telephone point and door to: 

UTILITY ROOM APPROXIMATELY 11´8 X 7´3 (3.56 X 2.21M) Skirting, power points, door to rear external staircase leading to the gardens, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer or extra appliance, radiator, Wallstar wall mounted combi boiler and lockable cat flap to outside. 

BATHROOM APPROXIMATELY 12´7 X 7´6 (3.84 X 2.29M) Skirting, extractor fan, shower enclosure, tiled splashbacks, fitted mirrors, bath, mixer tap and shower, low level w.c, radiator and towel rails, pedestal wash basin, frosted double window to side, wall heater, vanity wall mounted storage cupboard and loft access. 

BEDROOM ONE APPROXIMATELY 11´11 X 9´7 (3.63 X 2.92M) Television point, skirting, triple aspect window to the courtyard entrance and power points. 

BEDROOM TWO APPROXIMATELY 13´7 X 9´7 (4.14 X 2.92M) Skirting, radiator, power points, triple window to courtyard entrance to studio and television point.  

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06 October 2016

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  • Ipswich (3.8 mi)
  • Westerfield (4.9 mi)
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4 Great Colman Street, Ipswich, IP4 2AD

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