7 bedroom detached house for sale

The Street, Washbrook, Ipswich, IP8

Offers in Region of £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedrooms en suite with two/three further bedrooms

  • Drawing room with restored original curved brick fireplace

  • Four further reception rooms and garden room

  • Bespoke kitchen/breakfast room

  • Painstakingly restored

  • Gardens, woodland and mature pasture approx 12 acres

Full description

Situated in a parkland setting and enjoying approximately 12 acres of mature pasture this substantial Grade II listed Manor House has been painstakingly upgraded and refurbished by the present vendors.  With well proportioned accommodation on four floors this delightful home is ideally located within four miles of Ipswich town centre and excellent access to the A12, A14 and mainline trains to London Liverpool Street.  



INFORMATION  With the site mentioned in the Doomesday book, this Grade II listed substantial Manor House believed to date originally from the mid 16th century with later 17th and 19th century additions.  Of timber frame with rendered elevations under a tiled roof with impressive substantial ornate chimney stacks.  The present vendors have undertaken an extensive renovation employing local craftsmen to update the house with guidance from the Heritage Officer at Babergh District Council.  Period features are evident throughout the house including original timbers, fireplaces, window shutters to the drawing room and back sitting room, wooden and brick  floors.  The grounds include one acre of gardens, an area of mature woodland  and approximately 11 acres of mature pasture currently grazed with sheep managed by a local shepherd.  Further planning consent has been granted for the erection of a four bay cart lodge and driveway, a pool house and further attic conversion.



WASHBROOK AND COPDOCK is a conveniently located village 4 miles from Ipswich and with easy access to the A12 and A14.  London Liverpool Street is approximately 1 hour by trains with stations at Ipswich and Manningtree approximately 10 minutes drive from the house.  The village has a small highly regarded primary school and falls in the catchment for East Bergholt High School.  A good range of independent schools are found close to the house.  The village has a community pub and garage.  



SERVICES Electricity and water is connected to the property,  private drainage.  



Babergh District Council 01473 822801 Council Tax Band G  EPC N/A listed building

Please note:
As vendor’s agents, we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property.  The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.



THE ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES ON THE SECOND FLOOR with approximate room sizes 



FIRST ATTIC AREA with staircase to main landing



ATTIC ROOM 1  18’3 x 18’0 Window to side, feature fireplace, wooden floor



ATTIC ROOM 2 36’0 x 16’0 with secondary area 16’0 x 14’0 with planning consent for further conversion if required



SECOND ATTIC AREA with staircase to second landing area to



STUDY AREA 9’0 x 7’8 Window to rear, door to



BEDROOM 14’5 x 9’8 Window to front, cast iron fireplace.



FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION 



LANDING running to the rear of the house with windows to rear and side.  Main staircase landing with stairs  to ground floor and staircase to the FIRST ATTIC AREA , secondary staircase landing with stairs to ground floor and further staircase to SECONDARY ATTIC



FIRST  FLOOR continued



MASTER BEDROOM 19’5 x 18’2 Windows to front and side, feature cast iron fireplace with wooden mantle, wood floor, door to:



EN SUITE Window to front, suite includes roll top bath with ball and claw feet, WC, wash basin and walk in shower cubicle with glazed doors, radiator towel rail, wooden floor.



BEDROOM 18’2 x 18’0 Window to front, tiled fireplace, wooden floor, door to:



EN SUITE Shower cubicle, vanity wash basin with cupboards under, radiator towel rail, extractor fan, wooden floor.



BEDROOM Window to front, cast iron fireplace, wooden floor, door to:



ENSUITE With enclosed shower cubicle, wash basin and WC, radiator towel rail, extractor fan, wood floor.



BEDROOM 15’4 x 10’4 Window to rear, wooden floor, door to:



BEDROOM 17’6 x 10’11 Window to front, feature cast iron fireplace, door to:



ENSUITE Window to side, suite includes WC, wash basin and bath with shower over, wooden floor.



CLOAKROOM Window to rear, WC and wash basin.



GROUND FLOOR 



ENTRANCE via fine oak door to:



HALL 13’6 x 12’0 Windows to front, doors off, stairs for first floor.



DRAWING ROOM 18’4  x 15’9 Window to front with original shutters. Original carefully exposed curved red brick fireplace, inset log burning stove,  central beam with Georgian plaster moulding, wooden floor, glazed doors to:



GARDEN ROOM 15’2 x 7’7 Windows and door to rear garden.



SITTING ROOM 15’11 x 15’6 Window to front, feature fireplace with brick hearth and oak surround, cupboard to side, ceiling timbers, wooden floor, door to:



DINING ROOM Window to front, feature fireplace with inset log burning stove, brick floor, doors off.



STUDY 12’1 x 8’3 Window to rear and door to side garden, brick floor.



KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM In two areas KITCHEN AREA 17’9 x 13’5 Windows to front and side bespoke  kitchen with drawers and cupboards under a granite work top, inset ceramic sink and further stainless steel circular basin,  three door AGA with additional electric and calor gas AGA cooker to match to side, integrated dishwasher, central wood topped island breakfast bar, PANTRY 7’9 x 6’4 Window to side, original shelving  and larder cupboard pamment flooring, open to BREAKFAST AREA 20’1 x 18’0 L shaped with window to side  and double doors to rear terrace, pamment floor, shelving, door to:



UTILITY ROOM Window to front, range of fitted base units with ceramic sink, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, store cupboard, brick floor, door to:



STORE with door to rear.



REAR HALL accessed from the dining room and hall, door to enclosed rear porch with further door to rear garden, storage cupboard, brick floor, door to stairs to cellar and



REAR SITTING ROOM  18’10 x 15’4 L shaped,  windows to rear with original shutters, feature fireplace, original pine fitted cupboards and shelving, wooden floor.



SHOWER ROOM Window to rear suite includes glazed shower cubicle WC and wash basin.



CELLAR 18’0 x 18’0 with stairs to rear hall, plumbing with hot water tanks and heating controls.



OUTSIDE



The property is approached via a long drive sweeping up to the gravel front drive affording parking from several cars.  Central island flower bed and further flower borders to the front of the house.  The side and rear garden is laid to lawn with a paved and shingled terraced seating area, to the rear boundary is a well stocked area of woodland and to the side garden a swimming pool of older construction.



The undulating parkland can be found to the front and side of the house land to pasture with mature specimen trees and stock proof fencing.  Planning consent is granted for a replacement drive. A further area to the right of the drive is laid to meadow.



In total some 12 acres sts



Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Ipswich (2.6 mi)
  • Derby Road (4.2 mi)
  • Westerfield (4.5 mi)
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Grier & Partners, East Bergholt

The Street, East Bergholt, CO7 6TF

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Nearest stations

  • Ipswich (2.6 mi)
  • Derby Road (4.2 mi)
  • Westerfield (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Grier & Partners, East Bergholt

The Street, East Bergholt, CO7 6TF

01206 916100 Local call rate

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