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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Park Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • One of the most sought after locations in Ipswich
  • South facing views over Christchurch Park
  • Accommodation extending to over 3,700 sq ft
  • Reception halls, 3 reception rooms & conservatory
  • Kitchen/breakfast room & service rooms
  • 5 bedrooms, dressing room & 3 bathrooms
  • Within easy reach of Town centre & station
  • Stunning landscaped gardens
  • Garaging and ample parking
  • In all of an acre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Enjoying arguably one of the best positions in Ipswich, with delightful southerly views across Christchurch Park, a substantial period house amidst stunning gardens.

6 Park Road commands a prominent position in one of the prime residential areas of Ipswich, neighbouring the historic Christchurch Park and enjoying fabulous south facing parkland views. Dating from 1927 and originally built for a local solicitor, the house with its Tudor styling sits securely behind its front wall and wrought iron gates, and offers light and well laid out accommodation, extending to some 3,728 sq ft.
Focusing to the south, and overlooking its stunning gardens, 6 Park Road benefits from an mains gas fired central heating system and has been meticulously maintained by the present owners. The accommodation, on three floors includes, entrance and reception halls, a tranquil drawing room linking into a conservatory, which in turn links into a well-proportioned dining room with a return door to the inner hall. The open plan kitchen/ breakfast room has French doors onto the terrace and a study/sitting room set off. In addition to a utility room there is also a service hall and cloakrooms.
On the first and second floors, there are a total of five bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms, including the master bedroom with its dressing room and, luxury en suite bath/shower room, which together with the second bedroom has access onto a picturesque balcony overlooking the gardens.

Wrought iron gates through the high brick wall, access the driveway, which sweeps to the front of the house and the two garages, which are set at each end of the house.

The Gardens
The stunning south facing gardens are a very appealing feature of the property. Immediately to the rear of the house, a Yorkstone terrace with inset mill stones opens out into a wide Italianate terrace, ideal for alfresco dining which is accessed from the conservatory, breakfast room and rear halls. Steps lead down beyond a rockery border to the beautiful lawns which are bordered by colourful and well stocked herbaceous shrub beds, designed to provide varying colour throughout the year. Yorkstone paths links through the gardens to a sheltered and discreetly tucked away productive kitchen garden, with an attractive timber potting shed. There are mature oak, cedar and holm oak trees which blend with the fine trees of the park beyond.
In all the property extends to ¾ of an acre.

Park Road is one of the most sought after locations in Ipswich standing at the top of historic and impressive Christchurch Park. The top performing Ipswich school is within easy walking distance as is the town centre which offers a full range of shopping and commercial facilities together with numerous pubs, restaurants and the revitalised wet dock. There are regular main line railway services running to London’s Liverpool Street Station from Ipswich station (taking about 70 minutes) whilst the region’s main road (A12 and A14) dual carriageways are easily accessed as they bypass the town providing links to Cambridge and The Midlands, as well as London’s M25 and Stansted Airport.
The Henley Road Sports Club is within a few minutes walk and provides, squash, tennis and hockey facilities. There are numerous golf clubs on the edge of Ipswich, whilst the nearby Orwell and Deben Estuaries provide a wide choice of water sport opportunities.

Town centre – few minutes walk through Christchurch Park
Ipswich station – 1 mile (London’s Liverpool Street station – 70 minutes approx)

Directions (Post code IP1 3ST)
From the town centre, head in a northerly direction on the Henley Road. After passing the Ipswich School, take the next right hand turning into Park Road where No. 6 will be found after 50 yards on the right hand side and is accessed through a pair of wrought iron gates.

Property Information
Services Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property.

Fixtures and fittings Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including carpets, curtains and garden statutory, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation.

Viewing By appointment with Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel. 01473 218218.

Tenure Freehold and vacant possession upon completion.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 June 2016


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