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Burstall, Ipswich, IP8

Guide price £1,000,000

Under offer

5 Beds 6 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: IPS200142


  • Custom built to designs of award-winning architects Wincer Kievenaar in 2010
  • Impressive vaulted central reception hall with galleried landing above
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Stunning kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room & cloakroom
  • 4 first floor bedrooms & 5 bath/shower rooms & spacious dressing room
  • Ground floor fifth bedroom suite with en suite shower room
  • Extensive, externally accessed basement range
  • Double garage with studio room above, workshop & stores
  • Secure, sheltered & secluded gardens approaching 1 acre


A striking individual modern house in a tucked away village setting. Constructed in 2010 by the present vendors to the plans of award-winning architects Wincer Kievenaar of Hadleigh, The Chimneys is a striking individually designed modern home, in a mature and secluded setting. With its distinctive central oak framed glazed gable, the house offers well-proportioned and well laid out flexible use accommodation, extending to some 5,126 sq ft. Featuring oak floors, with underfloor heating, air condition to some rooms and a full width rear deck overlooking the gardens, the property includes a stunning, vaulted central reception hall with an impressive, curved statement staircase rising to a balustraded galleried landing above. Set off the hall are the two well-proportioned reception rooms, whilst on the other side is a 10 x 6 mtr fully fitted open plan kitchen/breakfast room, with a ceramic tiled floor and bi-fold doors opening onto the deck. Double doors access the dining room and there is a well-equipped utility room. The oak flooring continues throughout the first floor where there are four-bedroom suites, two of which have balconies overlooking the gardens. The master bedroom benefits from a spacious dressing room and luxury en suite bath/shower room beyond and there is a sumptuous family bathroom/parlour. A flexible use ground floor fifth bedroom/study is set off the kitchen, complete with en suite shower room. OUTSIDE A long driveway leads to a shingle parking and turning area to the front of the house and accesses the double garage with electronically controlled shutter doors. An external staircase leads to a multi-purpose studio room above, complete with a small kitchenette and wash room and which offers flexibility for a variety of uses including at home office, play room or guest accommodation. There is a large timber framed workshop/garden store and to the rear of the house there is an externally accessed secure range of basement rooms, providing further flexible use workshop/storage space, with the benefit of light and power connected. A wide deck, ideal for alfresco dining runs across the rear of the house and is accessible via bi-fold doors from the kitchen, reception hall and drawing room. It overlooks and accesses onto the secluded and secure gardens with lawns running down to a small brook. The gardens are sheltered by a variety of mature trees and include an attractive pond overhung by willow trees. A pedestrian gate through the rear fence provides access to a footpath which connects to a network of local paths. DISTANCES Ipswich - 4 miles (London Liverpool Street Station 70 mins) Hadleigh - 7 miles A14/A12 - 3½ miles LOCATION The Chimneys enjoys a tucked away location within Burstall. The village itself is also nicely tucked away ''off the beaten track' between the county town of Ipswich (4 miles) and the thriving small town of Hadleigh (7 miles). Both provide a full range of local shopping, commercial and recreational facilities as well as schools in both the private and state sectors catering for all age groups. In addition, there is a primary school in the neighbouring village of Hintlesham, home to the renowned Hintlesham Hall with its golf course and which also has a local pub and garage. The region's main road and rail communication routes are easily accessed with both the A14 and A12 being accessed on the edge of Ipswich, which also offers main line rail services to London Liverpool Street Station taking about an hour. DIRECTIONS (IP8 3DT) From Ipswich travel in a westerly direction on the A1071 towards Hadleigh. After crossing the Sproughton Road roundabout, proceed for approximately 1 mile, turning right signed to Burstall. Proceed into the village and after passing St Mary's Church on the left, turn left (before the hill) and continue into Cranfield Drive, where the entrance to The Chimneys is marked on the right-hand side. Proceed down the long driveway which leads to the property SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil-fired central heating system. It is reported that there is good Broadband available. The property benefits from air conditioning units in the reception hall, landing and ground floor bedroom suite. FIXTURES AND FITTINGS Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including carpets and curtains, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation. VIEWINGS By appointment with Jackson-Stops.