Wimbledon House off Constitution Hill Ipswich
Guide Price £895,000
A stunning, modern, individual, architecturally designed DETACHED HOUSE presented to the highest standard enjoying a tucked away setting off a private no through lane on the popular and much sought after North side of the town close to Christchurch Park and only 15 minutes walk to the town centre itself.
Standing within a mature plot, approaching 1/3 acre, "Wimbledon House" is an individual, architecturally designed, modern house, finished to a high specification throughout. The property features a stunning 38ft open plan kitchen/dining/.family room with wide concertina glazed doors opening on to a decked terrace with gardens beyond, whilst an impressive bespoke hand made walnut and oak kitchen by Orwells of Ipswich features a host of latest appliances. The entire second floor accommodates the principal bedroom suite with the main bedroom open plan to a spacious dressing room area with impressive built-in wardrobes and an adjoining equally impressive luxury bath/shower room.
There is Travertine flooring, inset halogen/LED lighting and walnut doors throughout. A mains gas fired central heating system features under-floor heating and the majority of the rooms have telephone and computer points. There is a modern security system and set beneath the house is a double garage with electronically controlled doors together with a workshop area and a lift shaft (lift not included at this stage) which would link direct into the entrance hall. To the rear of the house beyond the aforementioned decking is a secure garden, sheltered by mature trees and at the front is ample provision for off road parking facilities.
"Wimbledon House" enjoys a tucked away and secluded setting off a private no-through lane on the popular and much sought after North side of the town close to Ipswich's impressive Christchurch Park and only 15 minutes walk to the town centre itself. The top performing Ipswich School is within easy walking distance and is the town centre which offers a full range of shopping and commercial facilities together with numerous pubs and restaurants. The property is also well situated for access to the principal junior schools and Northgate High the leading state school in the area.
There are regular main line railway services running to London's Liverpool Street Station from Ipswich Station (taking about 70 minutes) whilst there is easy access to the region's main road (A12/A14) providing links to Cambridge and The Midlands, as well as London's M25 and Stanstead Airport. The Henley Road Sports Club is within a few minutes walk and provides squash, tennis and hockey facilities. There are numerous golf clubs on the edge of Ipswich whilst the nearby Orwell and Deben Estuaries provide a wide choice of water sport opportunities.
The accommodation on three floors comprises:
ON THE GROUND FLOOR
GABLED COVERED PORCH
with courtesy lighting and paved floor. A custom made Canadian pine and walnut panelled front door with 2 half glazed side screen open to:-
with travertine tiled floor and skirting. Recessed halogen lighting. Feature travertine tiled staircase with concealed lighting, brushed chrome spindles and walnut handrail leads to the First Floor with 2 built-in storage cupboards under. Door to Lift shaft/cupboard.
Contemporary white suite comprising wash basin (h & c mixer tap) with drawers below and mirror over and WC. Travertine tiled floor and skirting. Recessed tiled alcove. Extractor fan. Halogen lighting.
21' 0" x 15' 9" (6.4m x 4.8m)
(W & S) Feature remote controlled gas living flame fire with granite hearth. Bay window with pleasant views over the front garden and surrounding treed landscape to the front with additional window to the side. 3 recessed display alcoves with concealed halogen lighting. Picture light. Walnut strip floor. TV, computer & telephone points. Wired for surround sound system. Dimmer controls.
17' 6" x 17' 3" (5.33m x 5.26m)
(W & E) (approached through double walnut doors and steps down from the entrance hall) 2 wall light points. Double aspect windows. TV, computer and telephone points. Double hardwood casement doors opening out to the rear garden.
KITCHEN/DINING & FAMILY ROOM
38' 0" x 23' 0" (11.58m x 7.01m)
(E, N & S) A stunning "U" shaped room with central vaulted ceiling enjoying attractive views over the rear garden. 1.1/2 bowl stainless steel sink (h & c mixer tap) with extensive range of bespoke handmade fitted units in walnut and oak comprising base cupboards and drawers with granite worksurfaces, "Fisher & Paykel" drawer fridge and wall cupboards. Second circular stainless steel sink providing filtered cold and boiling water on demand with adjacent fitted breakfast bar. Range of contemporary appliances comprising "Neff" stainless steel double oven and twin drawer "Fisher & Paykel" automatic dishwasher, "Neff" 5 ring halogen ceramic hob unit with state of art circular "Elica" touch control extractor and light unit over and larder fridge and freezer with ice maker. Travertine tiled floor and skirting. Telephone, TV and computer points/ LED and halogen recessed lighting. Double glazed double casement doors opening to the side and triple aspect windows affording views over the rear garden with concertina hardwood double glazed doors opening to an attractive terrace.
10' 9" x 7' 3" (3.28m x 2.21m)
(S) Fitted shelved cupboard. Travertine tiled floor and skirting. 3 wall lights. Computer point.
7' 8" x 5' 0" (2.34m x 1.52m)
(S) Stainless steel single drainer sink unit (h & c mixer tap). Range of fitted base cupboards with roll edged worktop and matching wall cupboards. Plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine. Travertine tiled floor. "Main System Eco" wall mounted gas fired boiler supplying hot water and under floor heating.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
(W & N) Walnut flooring. Halogen lighting. Spacious built-in double width airing cupboard with pressurised hot water cylinder, slatted shelving and programmer clock. Easy rising travertine tiled staircase with concealed halogen lighting, brushed chrome spindles and walnut handrail to Second Floor.
15' 9" x 12' 3" (4.8m x 3.73m)
Bay window to front with pleasant views to the front across a tree lined lane. TV, computer and telephone points.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
with large walk-in shower with pressure shower, glazed screen, wash basin and WC. Copper slate floor and matching wall tiling and splashbacks. Recessed sensor lighting. Electrically heated chromium towel radiator. Extractor fan.
17' 3" x 16' 6" (5.26m x 5.03m)
(E & W) Dormer windows to front and rear affording attractive views over the front and rear gardens. Recessed lighting. TV, computer and telephone points. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail.
13' 0" x 11' 3" (3.96m x 3.43m)
(E) Pleasant views over the rear garden.
12' 0" x 11' 0" (3.66m x 3.35m)
(E & N) Pleasant views over the rear garden. TV and computer points.
LUXURY FAMILY BATHROOM
(S) with twin wash basins (h & c mixer taps) with mirror and halogen spotlighting over, WC with self closing seat and deep free standing bath with mixer tap and separate hand held shower. Walk-in shower area with pressurised shower and glazed screen. Electrically heated chromium towel radiator. Contemporary Italian tiled walls and floor. Extractor fan. Shaver point.
ON THE SECOND FLOOR
"Keylite" double glazed skylight.
35' 7" x 18' 6" (10.85m x 5.64m)
(E) Another stunning area of the house comprising the Principal Bedroom, En-suite Shower Room and large Dressing Area
2 double glazed skylights. 4 built-in eaves storage cupboards. Recessed lighting. Telephone, computer and TV points. Solid oak flooring. Oak dressing table with matching oak and suede headboard and oak bedside units and ottoman.
THE DRESSING AREA
comprises a "his & hers" range of handmade wardrobes with oak and suede doors, the centrepiece of which is a large walk-in cupboard with fitted mirror, hanging rails, chest of drawers and shelving. Recess lighting. Oak flooring. Door to Balcony with attractive tree lined views to the front.
LUXURY EN-SUITE BATHROOM
Contemporary suite comprising deep. free standing bath with hand held shower and mixer tap, vanity basin and cupboard under and WC with soft close toilet seat. Walk-in shower. Chromium electric towel rail. Double glazed skylight. Brown travertine tiled walls and tiled floor.
The property is approached over a paviored driveway affording off road parking facilities for 4 cars set between twin brick piers and a shaped high brick wall with extensive courtesy lighting and a secure built-in STORE The driveway leads to an integral DOUBLE GARAGE (18'6" x 17'3" with an additional WORKSHOP/STORAGE AREA (19' x 6'6") with twin hardwood up and over doors, electric light, power and tap connection.
Wide easy rising paved steps with brick retaining walls on either flanked by large shrub beds lead to the front door of the property. The property is screened on either side by mature trees including a beech and scots pine.
Timber gates with a gravelled path on either side provide access to a generous sized, mature and sheltered, landscaped East facing rear garden offering much seclusion and privacy. The garden also enjoys a southerly aspect with the benefit of an extensive lawned area screened by a variety of mature trees including scots pine, beech, bay, hazelnut and holm oak together with a feature granite paviored PATIO in one corner with a high red brick wall, ornamental shrub borders and an attractive decked TERRACE which is a feature of the garden.
The terrace is ideal for "al fresco" dining and is adjacent to the kitchen/family room with Mediterranean style walling, bench seating and raised shrub beds.
There is lighting in the herbaceous and shrub borders, ambient lighting produced by a mixture of courtesy and security lighting and an outside tap. A feature of the property is the environmentally friendly RAINWATER HARVESTER (an underground chamber collecting rainwater and re-cycling it to provide water to the WC's throughout the property).
Proceed out of Ipswich town centre along Henley Road. Continue past Ipswich School and take the second turning on the left into Constitution Hill. Then take the first turning on the right into Dale Hall Lane and the property is to be found on the right after approx. 200 yards.