About the Property Arranged over two floors the accommodation comprises; entrance porch with pamment floor, double height dual aspect 'L' shaped living room with vaulted ceiling featuring a canted bay, study with spiral staircase leading to a mezzanine floor above, kitchen and utility room with cloak cupboard.
A further staircase rises to a galleried landing overlooking the living room benefitting from a vaulted ceiling and an opening (believed to be a former doorway) to an adjacent vaulted room that has a gable window. The living room offers sitting and dining areas and can be accessed via the kitchen and study. There are four ground floor double bedrooms, a family bathroom equipped with a bath and a shower, an en-suite shower room serving the guest bedroom and en-suite facilities serving the master bedroom. The octagonal master bedroom is situated to the rear of the property and features a canted bay with French doors opening to the garden, an ornate roof lantern, en-suite wet room style shower and an en-suite WC with dual sinks.
Outside, the property is approached by a pea shingle drive that provides ample off road parking and leads to a garage with an adjacent lean to. The garden is predominantly laid to grass with a selection of mature trees and a garden shed. The front garden is retained by a dwarf red brick wall and the side and rear gardens have fenced boundaries. The exterior of the property features a bell tower and there is a boiler room beneath the study that houses the gas fired boiler, water softener and water tank.
Viewing is essential to appreciate the character and full potential of this unique period home, the size of the gardens and favourable position. The Old Chapel is located within the much requested Melton Park development (near Woodbridge) that enjoys a parkland setting extending to about 50 acres including woodland and privately owned golf course.
About the Area Melton Park is a popular development on the edge of Melton Village on the western side of the River Deben, approximately 1¼ miles north east of the market town of Woodbridge. Woodbridge is steeped in history and well served with a fine selection of shops and restaurants; it has its own theatres, swimming pool, doctors, dentists and railway station on the Ipswich/Lowestoft/East Suffolk line. The County town of Ipswich is ten miles south west of Woodbridge and benefits from a railway station located on the Great Eastern Main Line approximately 70 miles North East of London Liverpool Street Station and a journey time of approximately 1 hour 10 minutes.
Directions From the Fine & Country Woodbridge office, continue on Church Street and turn right onto New Street at The Bull Hotel. Continue down New Street and then turn left onto St Johns Hill. At the traffic lights, turn left and continue down the hill until another set of traffic lights adjacent to Melton Primary School. Continue straight on through Melton High Street and follow the road round for approximately 1.7 miles until you reach the entrance to St Audrys Park Road. Turn left into St Audrys Park Road and continue on towards the roundabout, just before you reach the roundabout, turn left into Calder Road. As you turn into Calder Road, The Old Chapel will be on the right hand side.
Services We are advised by the vendors that mains electricity, gas, water, and drainage are connected.
Council Tax East Suffolk Council – Band G – £2,859.87 per annum (2019-20).
Maintenance / Service Charge Melton Park Maintenance Charge – £375.00 per annum.
Accommodation with Approximate Room Sizes
Entrance Porch – 4'7" x 4'2" Arched top door opening to the kitchen/breakfast room.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room – 18'2" x 12'3" Fitted kitchen with granite work surfaces and complementary island unit. Double glazed window to the side aspect, door opening to the utility room, and opening to the adjacent dining area and open plan living area beyond.
Utility Room – 9'7" x 5'9" (max) reducing to 5'6" Fitted kitchen units, stainless steel sink, double glazed window to the side aspect and opening to the cloak recess with wall mounted coat hooks (coat recess 5'7" x 2'4").
Living Room Part vaulted "L" shaped living room providing open plan sitting and dining areas with exposed floorboards (31' (max) x 25' (max)) measured in two sections as detailed below. Double height vaulted sitting area 25' x 17'8" opening to the dining area A stunning dual aspect room offering a host of character features with double glazed windows to the front and side. A door leading from the sitting area opens to the study/reception hall. Dining area adjacent to the kitchen – 13'3" x 12'3" opening to the opening to the open plan sitting area.
Study/Reception Hall – 15' x 13'6" reducing to 13'1" A dual aspect room with double glazed windows to the front and side aspects, panelling to one wall and exposed floorboards.
Guest Bedroom (Bedroom 2) – 13'6" x 11'3" (Accessed via a door leading from the dining area) Part vaulted ceiling, double glazed window to the side aspect, carpet laid to floor and door opening to…
En-suite Shower Room – 7'2" x 4' (plus the shower cubicle) Part vaulted ceiling and double glazed window to the side aspect.
(A door leads from the kitchen, by the dining area to an inner hallway that provides access to three further bedrooms and the family bathroom.)
Master Bedroom Suite An enchanting octagonal double bedroom (18' (max) x 18'(max)) with vaulted ceiling featuring a roof lantern, up lighting and soffit lighting, a pair of double glazed French doors flanked by windows opening to the rear garden and carpet laid to floor. Doors lead to the en-suite wetroom and en-suite WC. En-suite Wetroom Style Shower Room (refer to the floorplan) an irregular shaped room measuring 7'10" (max) by 5'3" (max). En-suite WC (refer to floorplan) an irregular shaped room measuring 7'10" (max) x 5'9" (max). Double glazed window to the side aspect and dual sinks.
Bedroom 3 – 12'7" x 12'3" Double glazed window to the side and carpet laid to floor. Double Bedroom 4 – 18'4" (max) x 8'9" (refer to the floorplan) Double glazed windows to the side aspect and carpet laid to floor.
Family Bathroom – 8'6" x 5'6" (measured over the bath) Double glazed window to the side aspect, shower over bath with glass shower screen, mixer tap with shower attachment, tiled walls and floor.
An open tread staircase rises from the main living area to a galleried landing with double width opening to the adjacent vaulted reception room.
Galleried Landing – 25'2" (max) x 13'7" (max) Measured at floor level with reduced headroom to the side walls due to the vaulted ceiling. Exposed floorboards and wooden balustrades to the front overlooking the living area below.
First floor reception room beyond the galleried landing – 25'1" (max) x 17'9" (max) Measured at floor level with reduced headroom to the side walls due to the vaulted ceiling.
Agent's Note Please note that both the galleried landing and first floor reception room beyond have reduced headroom to both sides due to vaulted ceiling and roof braces.
(A spiral staircase rises from the study/reception hall to a mezzanine above.)
Mezzanine above the study/reception hall (measured at floor level to provide maximum floor area only) – 15' (max) x 9' (max) reducing due to the vaulted ceiling and roof braces. Glazed gable overlooking the seating area, galleried landing by the spiral staircase overlooking the study/reception hall, and exposed floorboards with inset up-lighting.
Outside The property is approached by a pea shingle drive that provides ample off road parking and leads to the garage and adjacent lean to/potential car port.
Garage with adjacent lean-to storage area/potential car port Garage – 18'5" (max) x 9'2" reducing to 8'6" at the piers. Pitched roof, remote control up-and-over garage door, power and light.
Lean-to / Potential Car Port – 14'3" x 8'11"
The front garden is laid to lawn with established trees retained by a dwarf red brick wall.
The side and rear gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with a selection of mature trees, a garden shed, and a terrace/footbath adjacent to the master bedroom. The side and rear gardens are retained by fenced boundaries.
Boiler Room – 8' x 5'1" The boiler room is located beneath the study/reception hall and is accessed outside via brick steps. Gas fired boiler, water cylinder and water softener.
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