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Swilland, Nr Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6

Guide price £595,000

Under offer

5 Beds 3 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: IPS190085


  • Open plan kitchen/living/dining area
  • First floor reception room with wood burner
  • 4 bedrooms & 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Large self-contained annexe
  • South facing private garden
  • Garage/workshop & stores


A four-bedroom family home benefitting from a very large one-bedroom self-contained granary annexe. Presenting a combination of weather boarded and red brick elevations, beneath a slate tiled roof, The Steamhouse, with its distinctive chimney stack, is arranged over three storeys and extends to some 2,229 sq ft. The main property has an open plan ground floor, offering a fitted kitchen and dining area, with doors to the rear terrace. Stairs rise to the first floor, offering a galleried and double aspect living room with wood burning stove and a separate study. The second floor offers a master bedroom with en suite shower room, along with double doors opening onto a south facing roof deck. There are a further three bedrooms, (two of which are interconnecting) along with the family bathroom. GRANARY ANNEXE Situated to the southern side of The Steamhouse lies the attached, brick built annexe, which is arranged over two storeys. The ground floor is open plan and offers a fitted kitchen, dining and living area, with stairs rising to the first floor offering a galleried landing with double bedroom and large bathroom. The annexe garden is well screened from the main property behind an established laurel hedge and is orientated to the south. OUTSIDE Approached through double electric gates, connected to an intercom system, the driveway sweeps through the garden, connecting to the front of the property, providing ample parking. Connected to the western end of the property is a single storey structure housing a utility/laundry room, store and workshop/garage. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and are enclosed by mature hedgerows and interspersed with numerous trees. LOCATION The Steamhouse enjoys an accessible rural setting within the parish of Swilland, just 6 miles north of Ipswich. The county town provides a full range of shopping and commercial facilities, as well as providing regular main line rail services to London's Liverpool Street Station, taking about 70 minutes. The village itself has a local pub and there is a primary school in the neighbouring village of Witnesham. Recreationally, there is a wide choice of opportunities, with golf courses in Witnesham, as well as on the outskirts of Ipswich and Woodbridge. There are also hockey, tennis and rugby clubs on the northern side of Ipswich, whilst the nearby East Coast estuaries provide a wide range of water sport opportunities. There is a wide range of top performing schools catering for all age groups in both the state and private sectors in Ipswich, Woodbridge and Framlingham and the region's main roads (A14 and A12) are both easily accessible. DISTANCES Westerfield Station - 4.5 miles Ipswich - 6 miles (London Liverpool Street Station - 70 minutes approx) Woodbridge - 7 miles DIRECTIONS (IP6 9LJ) From Ipswich, travel in a northerly direction on the B1077, passing through the villages of Westerfield and Witnesham. As you reach open countryside, turn off to the right where the road forks, signed to Swilland. Proceed past the Moon & Mushroom public house and through the village to the crossroads. Turn left and the driveway for The Steamhouse will be found on the left-hand side after approximately 50 metres. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains electricity and water are connected. Drainage to a modern private system. Oil-fired central heating system. Internal fire prevention sprinkler system. Fixtures & Fittings: Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation Council Tax: E EPC: Steamhouse E Annexe F Tenure: Freehold and vacant possession upon completion. Viewing: By appointment with Jackson-Stops Tel. 01473 218218.