Guide Price £1,250,000
Ipswich Road, Woodbridge
20 Ipswich Road is a 5 bedroom detached Edwardian home that is believed to have been built in 1908 and extended in 2007 to provide additional flexible family accommodation. The house is set within beautifully landscaped gardens offering generous off road parking. EPC D.
About the property
The property retains a host of period features and the extension has been sympathetically designed to blend in with the original architecture.
Arranged over two floors the accommodation comprises: Veranda/porch, entrance hall with cloak cupboard, cloakroom, dual aspect drawing room, dual aspect sitting room/study, a well-equipped dual aspect kitchen/dining room and a separate dual aspect utility room. The drawing room features an open fireplace with inset gas fire and a pair of glazed doors leading to the kitchen. The dual aspect sitting room/study has an ornate fireplace flanked by shelves with cupboards beneath. The well-equipped dual aspect kitchen/dining room features an Orwells bespoke handmade kitchen with a gas fired AGA, engineered oak floor with underfloor heating and two pairs of French doors opening to the side and rear terraces.
A staircase rises from the entrance hall to the first floor landing providing access to the balcony, five bedrooms, family bathroom with roll top bath and a separate shower room. The family bathroom and the shower room benefit from electric under floor heating. The dual aspect master bedroom benefits from a dressing room fitted with Orwells bespoke handmade storage facilities and an en-suite bathroom with roll top bath and electric under floor heating. The dual aspect second bedroom offers built in cupboards and an en-suite shower room and the dual aspect third double bedroom has fitted cupboards.
Outside, there is gated off road parking to the front of the property and to the side of the house in front of the tandem garage. A pedestrian gate opens to the side garden with terrace that can be accessed via the French doors leading from the kitchen. The beautifully landscaped rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with established flower and shrub borders, an ornamental pond, a patio and rear terrace that can also be accessed via the kitchen French doors. There are a range of out buildings to include a tandem double garage with power and light, summer house, garden shed, wood shed and a former studio/workshop. Viewing is essential to appreciate the flexible family accommodation, the quality of the bespoke handmade kitchen, fitted bedroom furniture and beautifully landscaped gardens.
About the area
Woodbridge is a well-served market town, steeped in history with a fine selection of shops and restaurants; it has its own theatres, swimming pool, doctors, dentists and railway station on the Ipswich-Lowestoft East Suffolk Line. Woodbridge lies on the River Deben and is renowned for its sailing facilities. Around the town there are various buildings from the Tudor, Georgian, Regency and Victorian eras. Nearby schools include the highly regarded Abbey (Preparatory School) & Woodbridge School (Senior School), Woodbridge Primary School and Farlingaye High School. The County Town of Ipswich is 10 miles South-West of Woodbridge and benefits from a railway station located on the Great Eastern Main Line approximately seventy miles east of London Liverpool Street Station and a journey time of approximately one hour and ten minutes.
From the Fine & Country Woodbridge office, continue on Church Street turning right at The Bull Hotel and then right again onto New Street. At the bottom of the hill turn left onto St Johns Street and continue on to the traffic lights opposite the Red Lion public house. Continue straight on onto Lime Kiln Quay Road and straight on at the next set of traffic lights. Continue past Notcutts Garden Centre on the right onto Ipswich Road. Number 20 will be found on the right hand side after Warren Hill Road but before Sandy Hill Lane.
The gated front garden is predominantly laid to pea shingle providing ample off road parking to the front of the house boarded by well stocked flower and shrub boarders and formal garden enclosed by box hedges. A pea shingle drive leaves to the garage.
Timber framed garage pedestrian gates to either side of the property that open to the beautifully landscaped rear garden that has an elevated lawn, patio area, summer house and further patio to the side of the property. There are well stocked flower and shrub boarders a raised pond and shingle foot paths. Wood store and garden shed.
Accommodation with approximate room sizes
Entrance porch- opening to a veranda overlooking the front garden.
Entrance hall- 34'9'' (MAX) X 9'5'' (MAX) reducing to 4'6'' to the rear of the property.
Black and white tiled floor, carpeted staircase with cupboards beneath, cloak cupboard, 2 sash windows to the rear aspect, half glazed door opening to the rear courtyard and internal doors opening too:
WC- 6' X 4'2'' Thumb and groove panelling to the lower section of the walls, sash window to the rear aspect and black and white tiled floor.
Utility room- 11' opening to 12'8'' (MAX) X 9'5'' Dual aspect with sash windows to the side and rear built in shelved cupboard, further cupboard housing the wall hung gas fired boiler and water cylinder, a range of cupboard and draw storage, Belfast sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher and Quarry style tiled floor.
Sitting room- 14' X 13'9'' A dual aspect room with sash windows to the front aspect with fitted plantation shutters, sash window to the side, feature fireplace flanked by built in cupboards with shelves above, recessed shelves and exposed floor boards.
Drawing room- 23'2'' X 14' reducing to 12' 1'' An imposing dual aspect room with feature fireplace, sash windows to the front, casement windows to the side and a pair of glazed interconnecting doors to the adjacent kitchen/dining room.
Kitchen/Dining room- 20'2'' X 19'5'' A splendid dual aspect room with French doors opening to the side courtyard and rear garden, sash windows to the rear aspect with window seats incorporated storage. Featuring Orwells bespoke fitted kitchen with gas fired AGA and granite worktops, complimentary Island, built in ladar storage unit, engineered oak flooring with underfloor heating and a pair of interconnecting doors opening to the sitting room.
A carpeted staircase rises to the first floor landing with a door opening to a balcony above the veranda. The landing has an ornate fireplace and doors opening too:
Master bedroom- 19'6'' X 13'5'' a dramatic dual aspect room with sash windows to the side and rear and doors opening to a walk in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom.
Walk in wardrobe- 11'4'' X 6'3'' Sash windows to the side and Orwells fitted furniture providing hanging and draw storage.
En-suite bathroom- 11'4'' X 6'10'' A dual aspect room with sash windows to the side and rear, washing basin with double cupboard beneath, free standing roll top bath, WC with concealed cistern, Thumb and groove panelling to the lower section or the walls and black and white floor tiles.
Bedroom 2- 11'10'' (Measured at the built in wardrobe) X 13'11'' (MAX) Reducing to 9'7'' by the en-suite shower room. Sash window to the front with fitted plantation shutters, a range of built in wardrobes with storage cupboards above and door opening too:
En-suite shower room- 4'10'' X 4'2'' Plus the recessed shower cubical. Sash window to the side, double shower cubicle, thumb and groove panelling on the lower section of the walls, WC with concealed system, wash hand basin with cupboard beneath.
Bedroom 3- 14' reducing to 11'10'' at the fitted wardrobes by 10'4'' A dual aspect room with fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom 4- 11' (MAX) 10'9'' (MAX) 'L' shaped room with window overlooking the rear garden.
Bedroom 5- 12' X 8'6'' situated at the front of the property with sash windows opening to the veranda.
Shower room- 7'11'' (MAX) X 5' (MAX) walk in shower, WC with concealed system, wash hand basin with draws underneath and underfloor heating.
Family bathroom- 9' X 6'10'' sash window to the rear, pedestal wash hand basin, close cupboard WC, free standing roll top bath, thumb and grove panelling to the lower section of the walls and black and white tiled floor with underfloor heating.
Timber framed garage- Approximately 26' X 10'10'' Garage with a pitched roof, double doors to the front, pedestrian door and windows to the side, power and light.
Studio/workshop- 13'10'' X 9'2'' Half glazed stable door, windows to three sides and consumer unit/ power supply.
We are advised by the vendors that the mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected.
Band G - £2951.97 2019/2020
- Impressive detached home
- Large kitchen / breakfast room
- Two further reception rooms
- Excellent location for Woodbridge amenities
- Master with en-suite & dressing room
- Beautiful garden with lawn and flower beds
- Patio and seating areas
- Workshop/studio and summer house
- Ample parking