Guide Price £1,500,000
Leeks Hill, Melton, Woodbridge
A thoughtfully refurbished 1940's six bedroom detached family home, set in just over 2 acres (sts) of beautiful southerly facing wooded grounds within a highly regarded no through road on the outskirts of Woodbridge. EPC D.
ABOUT THE PROPERTY
Accessed via a private no through road, the house has been designed to overlook the beautiful, southerly facing woodland gardens. Greenwood is one of four properties that own an equal share of the private wood that abuts the rear boundary of the property.
The property has been refurbished and modernised to include retiling the roof, replacement wooden double glazed windows, plastering, new plumbing and wiring, a dual zone central heating system, a bespoke handmade fitted kitchen with hardwood work surfaces and a range of integrated appliances, modern bathroom and shower rooms and a water softener.
Arranged over two floors the accommodation comprises; Ornate porch with carved woodwork and leaded light windows, entrance hall, WC, dual aspect sitting room with open fireplace and French doors opening to the garden, dining room featuring a canted bay window to the rear, study, open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room with French doors opening to the terrace, rear lobby, walk in larder and utility room incorporating a boiler room.
A well-proportioned staircase benefitting from a large landing window provides access to five double bedrooms, a single bedroom, family bathroom, family shower room and two en-suite shower rooms serving the master and second bedroom. The master bedroom features a canted bay window overlooking the gardens, a built in cupboard and an en-suite shower room.
Outside there is ample off road parking on the shingle drive that extends to the front and side of the property, a double garage with power and light and a southerly facing rear garden that is laid to lawn with an elevated terrace, established hedges, shrubs and mature trees.
We are advised that the trees to the front of the property are protected by a tree preservation order.
ABOUT THE AREA
The much sought after market town of Woodbridge is located close to the Suffolk Heritage Coast on the banks of the beautiful River Deben. The town is widely known for its'
beautiful historic buildings and wide ranging amenities which include a
library, two theatres, cinema, sports facilities (including sailing, rowing, tennis, bowls, rugby and football clubs), dentists' and doctors'
surgeries including Framfield Medical Centre and a selection of highly
There are spectacular riverside walks from the heart of the town and Woodbridge is well placed for visit-ing some of the county's best loved
attractions such as Orford and
Framlingham Castles, Sutton Hoo, Aldeburgh, Southwold and the world renowned Concert Hall at Snape Maltings. For lovers of the outdoors and nature, nearby attractions
included RSPB Minsmere, Shingle Street, the forests at Rendlesham and the foot ferries at Bawdsey and
Butley. The County town of Ipswich is approximately 10 miles south-west of Woodbridge.
Woodbridge station is on the
Ipswich-Lowestoft East Suffolk Line with connections via Ipswich to
London Liverpool St.
Ipswich station is on the Great
Eastern Main Line approximately 70 miles east of London Liverpool Street Station with a journey time from
Ipswich of approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Schools in Woodbridge:
Private Schools: The Abbey
(Preparatory School), Woodbridge School (Senior School).
State Schools: Woodbridge Primary School, St Mary's C Of E Primary School, Kyson Primary School
Farlingaye High School.
As you leave Woodbridge, drive towards Melton on the Melton Road. At the traffic lights adjacent to the primary school, turn left onto the
A1152/Woods Lane. Take the first left onto Leeks Hill and follow the road round as it bears to the right.
As you follow the road to the right Greenwood will be found on the left hand side.
ACCOMODATION WITH APPROXIMATE ROOM SIZES
• ENTRANCE PORCH – 5'9 x 3'7
Hardwood door flanked by leaded light windows.
• HALL – 15' (max) x 8'6 (max) reducing to 4'5
• WC/CLOAKROOM – 8'5 (max) x 8'4 (max)
An 'L' shaped room with split levels beneath the staircase.
• STUDY – 9'5 (max) tapering to 6'6 x 6'3
• DRAWING ROOM – 23'11 x 15' opening to 18' (max) within the canted bay.
A stunning dual aspect room with porthole style windows either side of the red brick fireplace and glazed doors opening to the elevated terrace overlooking the established rear garden.
• DINING ROOM – 15 x 15' opening to 17'9 (max) within the canted bay window.
A beautifully proportioned reception room providing plenty of space for a dining table and chairs.
• OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING/FAMILY ROOM – 23'11 (max) x 18'7 (max) reducing to 15'
A wonderful dual aspect family living space providing sitting, dining and kitchen areas with central island incorporating a breakfast bar and glazed doors opening to the elevated terrace overlooking the rear garden.
• SIDE HALL – 6'11 x 4'7
• UTILTY ROOM – 11'6 x 10'1 (max) reducing to 7' at the boiler room housing the Worcester gas fired central heating boiler and water tank.
A dual aspect room with space and plumbing for a washing machine.
• WALK IN PANTRY – 6'11 x 6'10
A grand staircase with window to the front aspect at the half landing rises to the first floor landing.
• FIRST FLOOR LANDING - a staggered landing measuring 34'2 (max) x 3'2 reducing to 3' and opening to the stairwell.
• MASTER BEDROOM – 15' x 12'10
Canted bay window overlooking the rear garden and built in wardrobe.
• EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM – 6'11 x 3'3
• BEDROOM TWO – 16'6 x 10'5
• EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM – 7' x 7'
• BEDROOM THREE – 15'5 x 12'9
• BEDROOM FOUR – 13'2 x 13'
• BEDROOM FIVE – 12' x 10'10
• BEDROOM SIX/NURSERY/SINGLE BEDROOM – 11'11 x 6'11
• FAMILY BATHROOM – 9'8 x 5'10 plus the recessed shower cubicle.
Panel bath, walk in shower, wash hand basin with vanity storage beneath and close coupled WC.
• FAMILY SHOWER ROOM – 9'7 (max) x 6'2 (max)
Double shower cubicle, wash hand basin with vanity storage beneath and close coupled WC.
• SHELVED AIRING CUPBOARD
• DOUBLE GARAGE - two up and over garage doors, power and light.
The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees. A pea shingled drive provides access to the double garage and parking areas to either side of the house.
The rear garden features an elevated paved terrace enclosed by red brick walls with steps leading down to the lawn. There are stunning woodland views from the terrace and the rear garden is predominately laid to grass with a selection of woodland flowers, bushes and shrubs. The elevated terrace can be accessed via the glazed doors leading from the drawing room and kitchen/dining/family room.
We are advised by the vendors that mains electricity, gas and water are connected. The property benefits from private drainage via a septic tank.
Suffolk Coastal District Council – Band G £2,859.87
- SIX BEDROOM DETACHED FAMILY HOME
- JUST OVER TWO ACRES GROUNDS (STS)
- PROPERTY OVERLOOKS SOUTHERLY FACING GARDENS
- REFURBISHED AND MODERNISED
- OPEN PLAN KITCHEBN/BREAKFAST/FAMILY ROOM
- FIVE DOUBLE BEDROOMS, ONE SINGLE
- TWO EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOMS
- DOUBLE GARAGE & AMPLE PARKING
- LOCATED ON HIGHLY REGARDED LEEKS HILL
- CLOSE TO WOODBRIDGE