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7 bedroom house for sale

Church Hill, Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 7 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Outstanding gardens and views
  • Double car port
  • garden stores
  • About 2.2 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Grade II Listed attached 18th century mill house with outstanding views.


The Mill House is located on the southern edge of the popular village of Holbrook, approximately 6 miles from the county town of Ipswich and close to the Rivers Stour and Orwell. There are good daily facilities within easy walking distance of the village and a more comprehensive shopping, educational and leisure amenities in the county town. Nearby are several well known sailing centres such as the Royal Harwich Yacht Club at Woolverstone and Pin Mill approximately 4.5 miles away and further water sports are located at Alton Water which neighbours the village. Private schools in the area include Ipswich High School (3 miles), and the Royal Hospital School, Holbrook. The commuter can take advantage of Manningtree or Ipswich main line stations, the journeys to London's Liverpool Street Station taking from 55 and 65 minutes respectively. There is easy access to the A14 and A12 trunk roads


The Mill House is believe to date back to 1650 and is Grade II listed of Special Architectural and of Historical Interest. The house is attached on one side to Holbrook Mill and is constructed from brick and timber frame with a classic 18th century façade with a hipped and pitch tiled roof. Internally there are well proportioned rooms with high ceilings, open fireplaces, panelled doors and an elegant central square staircase. The accommodation is arranged over three floors with a secondary staircase which offers the possibilities to create a bed sit within the accommodation on the second floor. There is a farmhouse style kitchen with an Aga and doors lead onto a raised terrace to the rear of the house overlooking the gardens.
The garden is a particular feature of the property with wide lawns edged with shaped flower beds centred by a stream and on the far boundary is an orchard. There are various seating areas throughout the gardens with overlooks the surrounding undulated countryside.
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Mains electricity and water, Oil fired central heating and private drainage.



Strictly by appointment with Savills

Acreage: 2 Acres


From Ipswich proceed South along the A137. Turn right onto the B1456 signposted Holbrook continue into the village. Continue through the village passing the church on the left and the fire station on the right hand side. Continue down Church Hill where and the entrance to The Mill House is a little further along on the left with the drive to the far side of The Mill House.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 September 2016

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