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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Barham, Ipswich, Suffolk

Withdrawn from Market £498,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented property
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Semi-rural village
  • Close to amenities in surrounding villages
  • Grounds providing privacy and views
  • Set opposite Shrubland Hall
  • Close to commuter links to London
  • Garage and off-road parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description A striking beautifully presented detached family home offering spacious, light and flexible accommodation set behind an elegant facade. There are patio doors from the kitchen and sitting room leading out to the south facing gardens and patio and views across the bordering fields can be enjoyed from most rooms. The property was built by Maitland Homes approximately thirteen years ago to a high standard and is pleasantly positioned in this good size plot on an exclusive mews of five other individual homes, set on the edge of this popular semi-rural village. There are nearby amenities and public houses, railways stations with links to London and nearby roads linking to major networks, perfect for those commuting.

There are many modern conveniences throughout the property, there is oil fired central heating, double glazing, mains water and drainage is via a private system. The accommodation briefly comprises: spacious entrance hall, country style kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room with fireplace, study, cloakroom, snug, galleried landing on the first floor with master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and en-suite shower room, three further double bedrooms and a stylish bathroom with shower.

Outside a beautifully tended south facing garden lies to the rear of the property with a large sheltered patio area, pleasant seating/entertainments areas, there are also areas of lawn, stocked borders and beds and many mature trees and hedging enclosing the gardens providing a pleasant degree of privacy. The occupants also enjoy far reaching views across the bordering fields to one side. A driveway at the side leads to an off road parking for two vehicles and access leads to the rear where there is gate to rear garden and a detached double garage with power and light connected and utility space.  

About The Area Barham is a popular semi-rural Suffolk village set by the River Gipping with neighbouring villages such as Claydon, Coddenham and Needham Market offering everyday amenities. Barham itself offers The Sorrell Horse Public House and restaurant, Gaps Fishing lakes situated next to the Barham Picnic site on Pesthouse Lane with children's play area, car park, purpose-built toilets facilities, visitors center and country walks. Also within the village is Shrubland Saw Mill, Shrubland Hall and the A14 is nearby convenient for connecting to major routes for commuting alongside Ipswich and Stowmarket rail stations offering a direct link to London's Liverpool Street. Also within striking distance are a number of supermarkets for shopping and a mini-Co-op store can be found in Claydon, just a short drive away along with public houses, schooling and fish and chip shop. 

Directions From Ipswich, join the A14 heading towards Bury St Edmunds and leave at junction 52 as signposted towards Claydon/Needham Market. Proceed around the roundabout heading in to the village of Claydon and pass through connecting in to Barham. Pass The Sorrell Horse on the left hand side and the entrance to Sharmford Meadows can be found a short distance further on the left hand side. 

Entrance Hall Engineered pine floorboards, skirting, coving, radiator, smoke alarm, understair storage cupboard with light, key alarm pad and doors to: 

Sitting Room Approx 22´ x 12´8 (6.70 x 3.86m) A lovely room with dual aspect windows to front overlooking the gardens and french doors to the rear, feature fireplace with marble surround, mantel and hearth, two radiators, skirting, power points, wall lights, coving, television point and internet connection point.  

Snug Approx 10´9 x 9´6 (3.28 x 2.90m) A flexible room with radiator, skirting, coving, television point, dado rail and double window to rear overlooking the gardens. 

Study Approx 12´1 x 6´5 (3.68 x 1.96m) Skirting, radiator, internet connection points, coving, double window to front elevation, television and telephone points. 

Cloakroom Suite comprising wall mounted wash basin with splashbacks and low level w.c, tiled flooring, skirting, coving, extractor fan, frosted window to side, radiator and towel rail. 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Approx 26´ x 12´1 (7.92 x 3.68m) A beautifully light triple aspect kitchen with a bespoke country style range of wooden wall and base units providing plenty of storage, display cabinets with lighting, inset water softer, inset double butler sink with mixer tap and separate Quooker tap, tiled splashbacks, two extractor fans, inset NEFF dishwasher, NEFF fridge and NEFF freezer, double Rangemaster (available by separate negotiation) with extractor fan over, a mixture of granite and solid oak worktops, coving, skirting, natural stone tiled flooring, LED spotlighting, double window to side, double window to rear overlooking the gardens and french doors connecting to the patio with gardens beyond, radiator with cover, ample dining area by patio doors, ample power points with USB connection, television point and lockable dog flap to outside. 

Galleried Landing Access to loft space, skirting, coving, smoke alarm, radiator, airing cupboard housing immersion tank with shelving, double window to front overlooking the grounds of Shrubland Hall and doors to: 

Master Bedroom Suite Approx 16´11 x 12´1 (5.16 x 3.68m) Skirting, coving, LED spotlighting, radiator, dual aspect windows to side and rear overlooking garden and fields beyond, television point, power points, built-in double and single wardrobes and door to: 

En-Suite Shower Room Suite comprising corner shower enclosure with Mira shower, low level w.c and wash basin set in the unit with storage cupboards below, tiled splashbacks and part-tiled walls, electric shaver socket with light, frosted window to side, towel rails, radiator and extractor fan. 

Bedroom Two Approx 12´9 x 10´3 (3.89 x 3.12m) Radiator, coving, power points, television point, skirting and double window to front overlooking the grounds of Shrubland Hall. 

Bedroom Three Approx 12´2 x 10´1 (3.71 x 3.07m) Radiator, coving, skirting, television point, dado rail and double window to front elevation overlooking the grounds of Shrubland Hall. 

Bedroom Four Approx 12´9 x 9´6 (3.89 x 2.90m) Skirting, coving, radiator, television point, power points and double window to rear overlooking the garden and fields beyond. 

Family Bathroom Approx 8´9 x 5´11 (2.67 x 1.80m) Suite comprising bath with Mira shower over and fitted screen, low level w.c and wash basin set in unit with storage cupboard below and granite work surface over, tiled flooring, part-tiled walls and splashbacks, LED spotlighting, extractor fan, towel rails, frosted double window to rear and radiator.  

Outside The property is set back from the road with a gravelled driveway at the side leading to off road parking area for two vehicles and continues on to the rear where there is access to the south facing rear garden and to the detached double garage. The double garage measures approximately 17'6 x 17'2 (5.33 x 5.23m) with automatic censored entry lights and external down lighters, power connected, electric door to front, storage in the eaves, housing for the Worcester boiler and there is a utility area with space and plumbing for tumble dryer and further appliances. There is front lawn with a range of specimen trees and plants and a pathway leads to the pillared front entrance.

Side access connects to the south facing rear garden which is fully enclosed by fencing and a range of mature hedging and trees. A central area of lawn is bordered by pretty flower and shrub borders along with a range of specimen trees and plants. There are many private seating areas from which you can enjoy the far reaching views across the bordering fields and large patio at the rear connecting back to the kitchen and sitting room. Also within the gardens is water tap, lighting, barbeque/entertainments to the side and housing for chickens.  

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Added on Rightmove:
16 October 2016


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