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Overlooking Christchurch Park, Ipswich








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Key features

  • Impressive detached 19th century period house
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Views across the Park and Town Centre
  • A host of original features
  • Fitted kitchen/breakfast room
  • Stylish bathrooms
  • Off road parking for up to 3 cars
  • Mature gardens


An exceptional and elegant 19th century detached house of unique character located immediately opposite Christchurch Park and close to the Town Centre. Impressive 4 bedroom accommodation and many fine original features. Mature gardens and car parking.

The Residence - Dating back to 1858 this imposing house of mature red brick elevations under a slate tile roof imitates its neighbour, Christchurch Mansion and was for many years a preparatory school. A double fronted house it has a single storey bay window to one side and double bays to one elevation.

There is stone work detail to the corners of the building and internally the house retains Victorian elegance with many original features including high ceiling heights, cornicing to ceilings, picture rails, deep skirtings, original doors and fireplaces, sash windows with shutters, strip pine floors, complementing the contemporary kitchen and bathrooms. The property offers the following accommodation

On The Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - Approached by way of steps leading to a double width front door opening into this impressive hall with strip pine floor, original hardwood staircase to first floor with mahogany handrail and spindles, period radiator, cornicing and skirting.

Living Room - 4.42m x 5.05m (14'6" x 16'7") - into bay, double aspect with sash shuttered windows,, marble fireplace with open fire and period radiators, deep skirtings and picture rails; original sash windows with shutters, built in cupboard

Drawing Room - 4.88m x 5.74m (16' x 18'10") - into bay with sash windows with shutters, marble fireplace, stripped floor, suspended cupboard, ceiling rose, radiator, tv point..

Cloakroom - with Victorian suite comprising low level wc. hand basin, built in cupboards, part tiled walls

Lower Ground Floor -

Inner Hall - with back door leading out into Neale Street, brick floor, radiator, pamment tile flooring, walk in understairs cupboard, curved suspended shelving, airing cupboard with gas fired boiler.

Dining Room - 4.39m x 4.88m (14'5" x 16') - into bay, brick pamment floor, radiator, built in storage cupboards, ceiling spotlights, decorative rosewood panel to one wall

Kitchen - 5.66m x 4.88m@ (18'7" x 16@) - bespoke handmade kitchen with comprehensive range of base units in olive, ash, and maple with etched glass fronts; slate and stainless steel worktops including sink and prep basin with Vola taps, birds eye maple chopping block, Mercury dual fuel range. wall cupboards part glazed, American style fridge/freezer, wine rack and recessed shelving, pamment floor, radiator, half glazed door to:-

Utility Room - comprising the 1967 extension for a cloakroom retaining original boys urinal, butler sink and separate annexe for washing machine/tumble dryer, double glazed door to secluded garden with brick store

The First Floor -

Mezzanine Half Landing - approached by an elegant staircase from the ground floor,

Shower Room - with tiled shower cubicle, handbasin, low level wc. heated towel rail, part tiled walls (all sanitary ware is by Philip Starck)

Bedroom 1 - 4.27m x 4.88m (14' x 16' ) - into bay, with Victorian marble tiled fireplace, 2 sets of built in wardrobes, picture rail

Large Main Landing - with picture window overlooking front garden, radiator, cornicing, gothic arch leading to Inner landing with stairs to the second floor

Bedroom 2 - 4.27m x 4.11m (14' x 13'6") - into bay Victorian fireplace, radiator, picture rail, built in wardrobe with shelf unit to side

The Second Floor -

Small Landing - with radiator

Bedroom 3 - 4.11m x 3.28m (13'6" x 10'9") - views over Ipswich with Orwell Bridge in the distance, radiator, large built in cupboard, built in wardrobes

Bedroom 4 - 4.11m x 3.05m (13'6" x 10') - "The Headmaster's Room" with Victorian fireplace, built in range of wardrobes and additional wardrobe, radiator

Large Bathroom - with Jacuzzi bath having tiled surround, shower cubicle, handbasin, low level wc. built in cupboard, access to loft, part tiled walls (all the sanitary ware designed by Philip Starck)

Outside - the property is approached via 2 double gates leading into a gravel drive which leads to the front of the residence offering ample car parking. To the front of the house there are steps leading up to the front door, secluded side garden, surrounded by a high red brick wall and selection of mature shrubs and trees with a wooden garden shed and raised flower beds. The secluded side garden is bordered by a curved hedge and brick wall and contains mature trees and shrubs, including a magnolia tree, lawn and red brick patio area.

Services - All mains services are connected

Council Tax - Band G


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Band: G

Overlooking Christchurch Park, Ipswich


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Ipswich Station0.8 miles
  • Derby Road Station1.3 miles
  • Westerfield Station1.5 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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