8 bedroom detached house for sale

Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11

Guide Price £1,375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Wonderful sea views
  • 7,721 sq foot of accommodation
  • About 0.30 acre
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Italianate mansion in a prime position with commanding views over the sea and coastline


Location

South Beach Mansion is set in a prime location just off Felixstowe's main shopping centre and fronting the coast with footpaths leading down to the beach. Felixstowe is a thriving coastal town which is a popular resort for both the retired and young with a wide range of shopping facilities and recreational amenities in and around the town. The port of Felixstowe is a few miles further south from the main town and has a major factor in the rapid expansion of the town and its port. The A14 provides ready access to the A12 and its connect to London and the Midlands.

Description

South Beach Mansion is an important 19th century Italianate mansion constructed principally from brick under pitched slate and leaded roofs. Being located at the top of Bent Hill, in the conservation area in Felixstowe, the house benefits from exceptional sea views. The property is presented to an exceptionally high standard. There is a wealth of period features throughout the house with some exceptional reception rooms with 11 foot high ceilings, open fireplaces and intricate cornice work. There are exceptional, uninterrupted views across to the sea and coastline.

HISTORIC NOTE
In 1891 the Empress Augusta Victoria of Germany stayed at the property, the Empress was Queen Victoria's grand daughter in-law.

OUTSIDE
The gardens to the west are mainly lawned and are sloping with steps leading round various shrubs and flowering borders. To the south is an enclosed lawned garden whilst to the east are various terrace areas which benefit from the outstanding elevated sea views.

A right of way exists over the drive and leads to the neighbouring property.

SERVICES
Mains electricity, water and drainage
Gas fired central heating. Burglar alarm

Square Footage: 7,881 sq ft
Acreage: 0.3 Acres

Directions

From Ipswich take the A14 to Felixstowe and proceed into Felixstowe over the main roundabout onto the A154. At the next roundabout take the second exit and proceed until reaching the traffic lights. Continue straight over the two sets of lights and proceed until the roundabout and take the first exit onto Undercliff Road and follow this until turning left onto Bent Hill. Proceed to the top of Bent Hill and the entrance will be seen on the right.

POSTCODE
IP11 7DG

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Felixstowe (0.5 mi)
  • Trimley (1.8 mi)
  • Harwich Town (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Felixstowe (0.5 mi)
  • Trimley (1.8 mi)
  • Harwich Town (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Ipswich

50 Princes Street, Ipswich, IP1 1RJ

01473 870065 Local call rate

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