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Broughton Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

Guide price £1,500,000

Under offer

8 Beds 5 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: IPS210107


  • A much admired town residence with distinctive Georgian facade
  • Extensive light, bright & well-proportioned accommodation arranged over 3 floors
  • Extending to some 5,868 sq ft
  • Renovated, refurbished & immaculately presented throughout
  • Central reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room
  • 5 first floor bedrooms & 3 bathrooms
  • 4 second floor bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
  • Driveway with extensive parking
  • Raised terrace, garden & mature trees


A stunning Georgian fronted house standing in an elevated position with panoramic views over Ipswich. Broughton House dates principally from the Victorian period, but with an impressive Georgian facade, with its distinctive elevations and deep sash windows. Throughout the property are stunning architectural details including decorative ceiling cornices, central ceiling roses, double glazed sash windows, boarded floors and pretty fireplaces. The current owners have completed an extensive and comprehensive renovation and refurbishment program throughout the property, including fully fitted kitchen, bathrooms and shower rooms, along with heating and electrical systems. Zoned areas for the heating include underfloor in the common parts. Steps lead up to the front door with porch over and coach lamps to either side. Part glazed front door with semi-circular fan light over into the full height reception hall, off which are the drawing room and sitting room, both with deep bay windows. Dining room with glazed double doors to the terrace. Kitchen/breakfast room with built-in wall and floor units, incorporating Miele microwave and coffee machine, butlers sinks, 6 ring gas hob, with extractor over, set back in alcove with exposed brick, granite work surfaces and central island, with timber surface and cupboards under and breakfast bar. Open plan to the breakfast area with fully retractable bi-fold doors and glazed French doors to the terrace. Basement access. Ground floor cloakroom. Two staircases serve the first floor, with central landing. Master bedroom with deep bay window and en-suite shower room with large double walk in shower, double sinks, bidet and WC, all within a marble surround. Interconnecting door to bedroom 2 with deep bay window. Bedroom 3 with steps down to the bathroom with jetted bath and double shower, again with marble tiles and surround. Access back onto the rear landing. Bedroom 4 currently used as a gym. Bedroom 5 with door to en-suite bathroom with roll top bath, shower attachment and WC and washbasin. Staircase to the second floor and central galleried landing. Bedroom 6 and 7 both with en-suite shower rooms. Bedroom 8 with built-in wardrobe cupboards. Separate study and bedroom 9. OUTSIDE Double wrought iron gates set on brick pillars to a wide area of tarmacadam parking. Lawn and mature trees part walled with steps up to the extensive east and south facing terrace. LOCATION With its position on Broughton Road, the property is located in a popular sought after ''quarter' in Ipswich, just a few minutes' walk from the well-reputed Ipswich School, with the beautiful Christchurch Park just a few minutes further. The town centre, with its full range of shopping and commercial facilities including pubs, restaurants, shops and offices, is within easy walking distance, together with the town's rail station from which there are regular main line rail services to London's Liverpool Street Station in about 70 minutes. Ipswich is bypassed by the A12 and A14 dual carriageway, which link to London's M25, Stansted Airport as well as Cambridge and The Midlands. Recreationally there are numerous golf courses on the edge of town, whilst the East Coast, Orwell and Deben Estuaries offer a wide range of water sports opportunities. DIRECTIONS (IP1 3QR) Driving north out of Ipswich on the Henley Road past the Greyhound Pub, taking the next left up Ivry Street. Continue along this road looking out for Holly Road, then Warrington Road and Broughton Road is the next on your right hand side. Broughton House is situated at Number 26 on the right. SERVICES Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas. Throughout the house is a heat meiser individually controlled system with all rooms zoned. As the property was formerly offices, the floors and walls are all fully insulated with Celotex. The common parts all have underfloor heating. The property is wired for speaker systems. 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.