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Holbrook, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9

Guide price £475,000

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: IPS190067


  • Detached village property
  • Extending to some 1,778 sq ft
  • 4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room + utility room
  • Private & mature garden backing onto fields
  • Ample parking provisions
  • Offered with no onward chain


A detached village house which has recently undergone improvement and decoration works, offered for sale with no onward chain. Believed to date from the early 20th Century, No.1 Greenbank presents colour washed and weatherboard elevations, beneath a pitched slate roof. Arranged over two storeys and extending to some 1,778 sq ft, the property offers a principal reception room with double doors to the rear garden, a central dining hall with fitted kitchen/breakfast room beyond, a link study and second reception room/snug. The ground floor is completed with the utility room and WC. Stairs rise from the dining hall to access four bedrooms (one en suite), a very large central bathroom, along with landing store/dressing room. OUTSIDE Situated on Church Hill, the property provides ample parking with double gated vehicular access through to a hard standing and garden beyond. The gardens are situated to the rear of the property, offering a south west aspect and are predominantly laid to lawn, enclosed by mature hedgerows, interspersed with trees, and offering vistas across the arable farmland beyond. The immediate rear of the property offers an area of terrace, with timber framed outbuildings set against the southern boundary. LOCATION No.1 Greenbank stands close to the heart of the popular and thriving village of Holbrook, one of the most sought after in south Suffolk. There is an active community and a good range of local amenities, including a butchers, village stores/post office, modern doctors' surgery and local pubs, together with a new sports centre. In addition to a primary and a high school, Holbrook is home to the Greenwich Trust's Royal Hospital School, whilst Ipswich High School is situated in the nearby village of Woolverstone. The Stour and Orwell estuaries, with marinas at Shotley and Woolverstone, together with the nearby Alton Water Reservoir, provide a wide variety of water sport opportunities and the county town of Ipswich is just four miles to the north offering a full range of shopping, commercial and recreational facilities. DISTANCES Ipswich - 5 miles (London Liverpool Street station - 65 mins) Manningtree station - 6.5 miles (London Liverpool Street station - 55 mins) A14 - 3 miles DIRECTIONS (IP9 2QW) From Ipswich travel in a southerly direction on the B1456 signed to Shotley. Pass under the Orwell Bridge and along the river bank, climb the hill and proceed through Freston. Turn right where signed to Holbrook. Proceed through the village and on descending the hill, the property will be found on the right-hand side. SERVICES Mains electricity and water are connected. Private drainage system. Oil-fired central heating system. FIXTURES AND FITTINGS Items regarded as fixtures and fittings are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation VIEWINGS By appointment with Jackson-Stops Tel. 01473 218218. Council Tax - Band E