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Upper Street, Witnesham, Ipswich








2,900 sq ft

269 sq m

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Key features

  • Distinctive detached period house dating back to the 14th century
  • Secluded edge of village position
  • Carefully improved and extended, many original features retained
  • Well fitted kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, living room, study, 2 cloakrooms
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Oil heaqting and double glazing
  • Over half an acre gardens
  • Plenty of parking and a double garage


A detached period house of enormous character believed to date from the 14th century, lovingly modernised and maintained, a wealth of preserved features, set in lovely secluded spot at edge of village, with just over 1/2 acre gardens.

The Property - Entry through a morning room, offering views of the expansive front garden, leads to a reception hall with staircase to the upper level. The sitting room features dual-aspect views, an inglenook fireplace with a burner, and numerous exposed beams. Across the hall, the kitchen/breakfast room includes quarry-tiled flooring and a comprehensive selection of units, countertops, and space for a range-style cooker, complemented by front and side windows. The rear-adjoining inner hall opens to a dining room with a built-in bookcase, wooden flooring, and garden views. Nearby, the living room showcases a large side window and bi-fold doors to the rear garden, alongside a utility room furnished with additional units and a tall cupboard. The ground level also hosts a bathroom with a bathtub and basin, two cloakrooms, and a study with front-facing windows and a wood-effect floor, plus storage and direct access to the double garage.

The first-floor landing connects to five bedrooms and a family bathroom with a WC. The principal bedroom features dual-aspect windows, exposed timbers, and a basin. The second bedroom offers built-in storage, while the third, another sizable double, and the fourth bedroom display exposed timbers, with the fifth bedroom situated to the side. The luxury bathroom includes a bath, basin, WC, and double shower, complemented by an additional cloakroom on this level.

Externally, the residence boasts a large, sweeping driveway leading to ample parking and a double garage equipped with electric doors. The front garden is well-established, featuring a lush lawn, mature trees, flower beds, shrubs, and a pond. A patio extends along the side and rear, with the remainder of the back garden mainly laid to lawn, enriched with an extensive assortment of trees, flower beds, and shrubs, enhancing this property's serene and picturesque setting.

On The Ground Floor -

Entrance/Morning Room - 5.59m x 2.16m (18'4" x 7'1") -

Sitting Room - 5.21m x 4.27m (17'1" x 14') -

2 Cloakrooms -

Study - 3.71m x 2.82m (12'2" x 9'3") -

Kitchen/Breakfgast Room - 5.00m x 3.86m (16'5" x 12'8") -

Grouynd Floor Bathroom -

Utility Room - 3.48m x 2.62m (11'5" x 8'7") -

Living Room - 4.93m x 3.76m (16'2" x 12'4") -

Dining Room - 5.44m x 4.70m (17'10" x 15'5") -

Master Bedroom - 5.44m x 3.61m (17'10" x 11'10") -

Bedroom 2 - 3.99m x 3.48m (13'1" x 11'5") -

On The First Floor -

Bedroom 3 - 5.36m x 2.95m (17'7" x 9'8") -

Bedroom 4 - 3.18m x 2.62m (10'5" x 8'7") -

Bedroom 5 - 2.74m x 2.29m (9' x 7'6") -

Family Bathroom -

Outside - Large sweeping drive leads up to plenty of parking and to double garage measuring 5.5 m x 5.15 m (18' x 16'10") Gardens as described above.


Upper Street, Witnesham, IpswichBrochure

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Band: F

Upper Street, Witnesham, Ipswich


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Westerfield Station2.7 miles
  • Derby Road Station4.6 miles
  • Ipswich Station4.9 miles
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Woodcock & Son, Ipswich

16 Arcade Street, Ipswich, IP1 1EP

Woodcock & Son, Ipswich

Established since 1850 we are a family owned and managed firm of Estate Agents specialising in sales of classic homes in Ipswich especially those period homes close to the town centre and lying within the conservation area also period and country property and properties with land and throughout the region.

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