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Key features

  • Exceptional Grade II Listed former rectory, believed to date from 1820
  • Lovingly restored and maintained in recent years
  • Spacious accommodation of about 4500 sq. feet - 423 sq. m
  • Screened setting backing into own 3/4 acre grounds
  • Located at northern edge of Ipswich
  • •Accommodation is perfect for family use as well as providing self-contained area for guests or related family use
  • 4 reception rooms, large fitted kitchen with Aga, laundry, cloakroom
  • 7 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Former coach house, stable and stores


Most elegant and particularly spacious 7 bedroom former Rectory located at the northern outskirts of Ipswich, superbly restored, set in 3/4 acre gardens. Part is ideal also for dependent relative or letting out.

The Property - An outstanding detached former rectory to the local Anglican Church believed to date from about 1820 built in Suffolk white brick with some elevations coloured white with traditional sash and casement windows under a slate roof. Extensive modernisation has been undertaken over the last 13 years but working closely within the original character of the property which is a Grade II Listed building in order to retain many fine features such as large sash windows, tall skirting, polished original floorboards and open fireplaces., Rooms are spacious with tall ceilings and, due to the sizeable windows, provide a wonderfully light environment whilst the interior shutters in a number of the rooms keep the property cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The interior offers plenty of space for family use as well as providing should it be required accommodation to the eastern side of the house which dates from about 1860, some rooms which suggest use by either related family members or for some form of letting. Approached from the road through an electrically operated set of double gates with a circular sweep to the front of the house it offers the following accommodation

On The Ground Floor -

Entrance Lobby - with glazed double doors into

Hall - leading off to Inner Hall, polished wood flooring, encased radiator, easy staircase rising to 1st floor, off the inner hall is a walk-in store room, and a door opening to a staircase leading down to the basement rooms

Cloakroom - with high level flush W.C. wash-basin on stand, radiator

Sitting Room - 5.66m x 4.60m (18'7" x 15'1") - shutters to floor to ceiling sash windows, 2 radiators, oak surround to fireplace with fitted wood-burning stove

Drawing Room - 5.72m x 4.57m (18'9" x 15') - windows to 2 sides having shutters, brick fireplace with white wood surround, polished oak flooring, 2 radiators

Study - 4.27m x 3.96m (14' x 13') - with floor to ceiling sash window and shutters, fireplace with fitted wood burning stove

Store Room - 2.46m x 1.83m (8'1" x 6') - with cupboards and shelving fitted

Dining Room - 4.45m x 4.17m (14'7" x 13'8") - fireplace, radiator

Tv Room - 2.49m x 1.96m (8'2" x 6'5") - with radiator, storage cupboards to one complete wall

Kitchen - 4.88m x 4.09m (16' x 13'5") - comprehensively fitted with butchers block wooden working surfaces with base cupboards and drawers, single drainer 1 ½ bowl porcelasin sink with base cupboard, built-in fridge and freezer, electric fan oven with halogen hob above and extractor over, gas-fired Aga cooker, door to outside, door leading through to

Laundry Room - 2.79m x 2.51m (9'2" x 8'3") - with Vaillant gas-fired central heating boiler, fitted water softener (replaced recently) working surfaces with cupboards and drawers below, brick flooring

Utility Room - with Butler sink, plumbing for washing machine

Former Stable - 6.17m x 4.17m (20'3" x 13'8") -

Former Harness Room - 4.09m x 1.22m (13'5" x 4') - with brick flooring

Coach House - 4.34m x 4.22m (14'3" x 13'10") - a lofty room with large double doors to outside and a hayloft over

Basement - which offers wine cellar area with barrel ceiling, main basement room 14’ x 13’3” with brick flooring and good ceiling heights

On The First Floor -

Main Landing - 5.08m x 3.96m (16'8" x 13') - with 2 radiators, doors each to

Bedroom 1 - 4.09m x 3.91m (13'5" x 12'10") - with storage cupboard, louvred shutters to windows, radiator

Bedroom 2 - 3.35m x 2.44m (11' x 8") - with radiator, louvred shutters to windows, currently used as a study

Bedroom 3 - 4.83m x 4.75m (15'10" x 15'7") - with 2 radiators and fireplace

Bedroom 4 - 4.75m x 4.47m (15'7" x 14'8") - with cast iron fireplace, 2 radiators, louvred shutters to windows

Bedroom 5 - 4.52m x 4.27m (14'10" x 14') - with louvred shutters to window, radiator

Bathroom 1 - 4.80m x 2.13m (15'9" x 7') - with white suite of 2 pedestal wash-basins, low-level W.C. bath set on metal feet with shower/mixer, walk-in glazed shower, radiator, tiled flooring

Bathroom 2 - 2.90m x 2.44m (9'6 x 8') - with claw feet bath with shower attachment, wash-basin, high level flush W.C. radiator, cast-iron fireplace

Separate Wc - with low-level W.C. and wash-basin

Mezzanine Level Landing - reached from the staircase from the hall and giving access each to

Bathroom 3 - with panelled bath, low-level W.C. pedestal wash-basin, heated towel rail

Bedroom 6 - 4.17m x 2.44m (13'8" x 8') - with radiator, door to

Bedroom 7 - 4.11m x 2.44m (13'6" x 8') - with radiator

Outside - OUTSIDE Electrically operated secure double gateway opens into driveway which then circles a mature shrubbery to terminate in parking for a number of vehicles in front of the house. The driveway gives access to 2 pre-cast garages with up and over doors. Immediately to the front/side of the house is an enclosed courtyard of white granite chips with double gates leading out to the driveway and within this courtyard are 2 useful attached stores with slate roof.

To the rear of the house, on the south side, is a sizeable area of patio part with pergola, gardens beyond including large lawns, feature trees including oak, 2 larch, pine trees and willow tree, these gardens extend round to either side of the house and also to the front. The boundaries are well defined, the whole amounts in all to about ¾ ACRE (subject to survey)

Services - All mains services are connected

Council Tax - Band G


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Band: G

Northern outskirts Ipswich


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  • Westerfield Station1.4 miles
  • Ipswich Station2.5 miles
  • Derby Road Station3.2 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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