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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Just east of Ipswich town centre

Removed £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well proportioned Victorian house of considerable character - requiring modernisation
  • First time for sale for many years
  • Offers excellent improvement scope
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Lovely mature 2/3 acre gardens
  • Garage
  • Copleston School catchment
  • Easy walk into town centre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

It is understood to date back from mid-Victorian times, records in existence show the property in situ in the 1880's when it was all one property with the adjoining one and known as Mount St John's. Although not confirmed that it was one it has the appearance of a former rectory with feature gothic windows, occupying an elevated position it is set well back from the road hidden from view to a large degree by virtue of its wooded grounds to the front and south facing. The house is of red brick construction under a tiled roof and is now in need of updating to enhance the character and charm that the house offers with many original features and delightful gardens and grounds the property offers the following accommodation 


Timber front door to  

Entrance Hall leaded light glazed window, 2 arch corbels, radiator Living Room 15' x 13' 2 Gothic style windows, radiator, picture rail

Dining Room 15' (into bay) x 12' 6" brick fireplace, picture rail, radiator, hatch to Kitchen, 2 radiators

Sitting Room 15' x 14' 4" tiled fireplace with wooden surround, French doors to outside, 2 radiators, picture rail

Inner Hall Stairs to First Floor with cupboard under 

Cloakroom low-level W.C. hand-basin Kitchen 13' 9" x 10' 9" units with Butler sink, tiled recess, walk-in pantry, built in cupboard

Rear Lobby 9' 3" x 6' 6" door to outside, door to former scullery, gas-fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine, Butler sink, door to outside stores 

FIRST FLOOR Landing access to loft, built in cupboard, leaded-light feature window

Bathroom suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal basin, low-level W.C. 

Bedroom 1 15´ x 14´ 4" radiator  

Bedroom 2 13´ x 12´ radiator, built in cupboard Bedroom 3 12' 5" x 11' 10" radiator, built in cupboard 

Bedroom 4 10´ 9" x 2"  

Bedroom 5 7" x radiator  

OUTSIDE There is a brick detached garage with steps to the side which lead up to the house with tiered gardens between the road and house, delightfully shaded by mature trees and mature shrubs, on the level there are good sized lawns laid to grass bordered by mature trees and shrubs interspersed with flower beds, large pond, the gardens themselves are a delightful backdrop to the residence. A gate to the rear offers pedestrian access which leads through to Upland Road which also then connects to Cauldwell Hall Road.

Services: All main services are connected. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 October 2016


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