Guide price £1,200,000
A five bedroom family home benefiting from tennis court and swimming pool, situated within 6.9 acres on the edge of Ipswich. Presenting red brick and rendered elevations beneath plain tiled roofs, the original part of the property is believed to date from the 1930s with more recent additions at the turn of the century. Positioned at the end of a long drive, the property sits well within its mature plot and affords a high degree of privacy. Extending to some 3,446 sq ft, the property is arranged over two storeys and offers an Orwells kitchen with gas range and large island unit with breakfast bar, open plan to the dining and living area, with wood burning stove and bi-fold doors to the wrap around veranda. Beyond the kitchen lies the utility room and shower room, linking to the back hall and the games room, with French doors leading to the enclosed swimming pool area. The original part of the property offers a snug/sitting room with French doors to the decked veranda, a study with wood burning stove and a large boot room. To the first floor there is a large and vaulted master bedroom with Juliet balcony affording views over the swimming pool and rear gardens. There are a further four bedrooms with a large family bathroom and separate shower room. OUTSIDE Approached over a long driveway, there is a shingled parking area for numerous vehicles leading to the double garage. To the front of the property there is a wide expanse of lawn with an Astro tennis court, whilst immediately to the rear of the property there is a decked veranda leading to a flagstone seating area covered with pergola and mature wisteria, situated adjacent to the outdoor heated swimming pool. There is a further expanse of lawn running side and rear, bordering the 14th hole of the neighbouring Ipswich Golf Club. Beyond a post and rail fence to the eastern side of the property there is an area of woodland leading down to a large pond, fed by the Mill River that runs along the edge of the property. From here there is access onto a footpath, leading to both Brook Hill Woods & Fentons Woods. LOCATION This highly convenient position is easily accessible to Ipswich town centre, which lies only 3.5 miles to the west and provides a full range of shopping, commercial and recreational facilities, as well as regular intercity rail services to London Liverpool Street Station, taking about 65 minutes. Woodbridge is approximately 7 miles to the north east, with its riverside location and good schools. There are well regarded schools in both the state and private sector close by. The A12 is easily accessed to the east and links, via the A14, to Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge, as well as to the M25 and London. DISTANCES A12 - 2.5 miles Ipswich town centre + station - 3.5 miles Woodbridge - 7 miles Felixstowe + beach - 10 miles DIRECTIONS (IP4 5TP) Driving north on the A12 + A14 as it bypasses Ipswich, continue over the Orwell Bridge, taking the Lowestoft/Woodbridge sign back on to the A12. After approximately 1 mile, turn left at the first roundabout, signposted Foxhall and continue for approximately 2.5 miles where the road descends into an ''S' bend. Shortly after passing the Nuffield Hospital on the left hand side, The driveway to the property will be found on the left. SERVICES Mains gas, water and electricity are connected. Drainage to a private 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. AGENTS NOTE There are historic covenants on the title and as such an indemnity policy will be offered. Viewings by appointment with Jackson-Stops.
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