Description A handsome Victorian family residence offering six bedrooms with the accommodation spread across three floors. The property is situated to the North of Ipswich within a Conservation Area close to Christchurch Park and Ipswich School.
The light and airy accommodation to the ground floor comprises of: Entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, library, breakfast room, study, kitchen, second kitchen/utility/preparation room, garden room, cellar and bathroom. To the first floor are four bedrooms and bathroom and a further two bedrooms and store room (formerly a shower room) can be found to the second floor.
The property displays some fine period features including open fireplaces, Sash windows, picture rails, high ceilings, cornicing and an attractive wooden panelled wall to the library. The property benefits from gas fired central heating and some wonderful elevated views across the town.
Outside steps lead up to the front garden which is enclosed and mainly laid to lawn. A driveway to the side leads to the rear where there is ample off road parking, turning space and access to a rear courtyard area and single garage. Beyond the courtyard is a pleasant and private part-walled tropical style rear garden.
Situation Anglesea Road is a popular area of the Town, situated within a Conservation Area offering convenient access into the town centre. Ipswich is a thriving town set on the estuary of the River Orwell and has undergone an extensive gentrification programme in recent years, mainly around the waterfront and has become a popular commutable town to London. Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk and offers a wide variety of shopping, commercial and leisure facilities including a full range of sports clubs and societies, restaurants and high street stores. There is an excellent choice of schooling within both the state and private sectors.
Excellent sailing and golfing facilities are both available nearby or on the popular Suffolk Heritage Coast. Ipswich provides good access to various road networks via the A12 to the South with links to London and the M25 and via the A14 to The Midlands and M11. The railway station provides mainline railway links to Londons Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of sixty-five minutes.
Directions From Valley Road in Ipswich turn onto Henley Road heading towards Ipswich and proceed past Ipswich School to the right hand side. Take the second right hand turn just before reaching The Greyhound Public House onto Anglesea Road where the property can be found on the right hand side.
The Accommodation Comprises: Front door with portico surround to:
Entrance Hall Staircase rising to first floor with polished scroll turn hand rail, picture rail, dado rail, telephone point, radiator and doors to:
(into Bay) Drawing Room Approx 186 x 13 An elegant room with Sash window to front elevation, gas fire set in attractive surround, coved ceiling, picture rail and radiator.
Library Approx 1411 X 1210 Sash window to front elevation, wooden panelled wall, open fireplace set in tiled surround, built-in floor to ceiling bookcase set along one wall, coved ceiling, picture rail and two radiators.
Dining Room Approx 126 X 118 Sash window to rear elevation, coved ceiling, picture rail, fireplace with attractive carved wooden surround and shelving either side of chimney breast, built-in display cabinet and radiator.
Breakfast Room Approx 1211 X 119 A cosy room with feature log burning stove set in fireplace, door to outside, built-in storage cupboard, radiator, cupboard housing boiler and wall mounted lights.
Study Approx 102 X 83 Window to front elevation and radiator.
Kitchen Approx 161 X 83 Fitted wall and base units with storage cupboards and drawers, work surfaces over, inset stainless steel double bowl and single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, second hand sink, Professional Range cooker with six ring burner and extractor fan over, breakfast bar, radiator and ceiling downlighters.
Second Kitchen/Utility Room Approx 185 x 72 Door to outside courtyard area and gardens, window overlooking courtyard area, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, fitted wall and base cupboards with work surfaces over, inset stainless steel bowl and a half single drainer sink unit and door to:
Garden Room Approx 1011 X 66 Attractive brick flooring, door to outside, windows overlooking courtyard and wall mounted lights.
Cellar Approx 148 X 129 Brick steps leading down from the main hall.
Bathroom Fitted suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level flushing w.C, tiled splashbacks, window to rear elevation and radiator.
On The First Floor
Landing Staircase rising to the second floor, radiator, picture rail, dado rail, Sash window to front elevation and doors to:
Bedroom One Approx 1411 X 13 Sash window to front elevation, Victorian fireplace, picture rail, dado rail, radiator, built-in storage cupboard and fitted vanity sink unit.
Bedroom Two Approx 15 X 13 Sash window to front elevation, wall mounted sink unit, cast iron fireplace, built-in storage cupboard, picture rail and radiator.
Bedroom Three Approx 119 decreasing to 94 x 131 decreasing to 82 (maximum measurements, L shaped room)
Sash window to rear elevation, wall mounted wash hand basin, picture rail, dado rail, built-in shelving either side of exposed chimney breast and radiator.
Bedroom Four Approx 13 X 118 Sash window to rear elevation, picture rail, wall mounted sink unit and cast iron fireplace.
Bathroom Fitted suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level flushing w.C, tiled splashbacks, radiator, window to rear elevation and tiled flooring.
On The Second Floor
Landing Part galleried landing with Velux window and doors to:
Bedroom Five Approx 131 X 1111 Sash window to side elevation, built-in storage cupboard and radiator.
Bedroom Six Approx 1211 X 1111 Window to side elevation offering fantastic elevated views across the town towards the Orwell Bridge, radiator, wall mounted lights and built-in storage cupboard.
(no Window) Store Room Approx 75 x 47 This was formerly a shower room. Radiator and access to eaves storage.
Outside A pedestrian wrought iron gate open to steps leading up to the front garden which is enclosed and mainly laid to lawn, screened by Conifer trees with a range of mature shrubs. A pathway leads to the front door and a tarmac driveway to the right hand side of the property provides access to detached single garage, the rear courtyard area which offers ample off road parking and turning space.
Steps from the courtyard lead up to the rear garden which is enclosed, mainly laid to lawn and has a delightful tropical style. The garden is part-walled, mainly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs, there is a small pond and a range of conifers, ferns and yucca plants.
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