The Avenue, Ipswich
Guide Price £680,000
A very well extended individual 1950's 4 bedroomed DETACHED FAMILY RESIDENCE occupying an attractively landscaped plot extending to a little in excess of 1/3 acre. The property offers well proportioned accommodation and is very well presented throughout.
A very well extended individual 1950's DETACHED FAMILY RESIDENCE occupying an attractively landscaped plot extending to a little in excess of 1/3 ACRE. The property offers well proportioned accommodation and is very well presented throughout.
There is a welcoming entrance hall with 2 good reception rooms and a double glazed conservatory to the rear of the sitting room all enjoying views over the landscaped rear garden. A well fitted kitchen with a rangemaster cooker overlooks the rear garden and off the inner hall is a good sized utility room and a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room which doubles as a cloakroom.
On the first floor an airy and well lit galleried landing affords access to a master bedroom and en-suite bathroom and 2 further double bedrooms all with views over the lovely rear garden and a spacious family shower room.
A detached double garage with electronically operated up and over door and a generous brick paved front garden provides excellent off road parking facilities and an internal stairway from the garage leads to a well proportioned home office at first floor level.
The accommodation is well complemented by a most attractively landscaped and well maintained east facing rear garden which is not overlooked and provides a degree of seclusion and privacy. The plot extends to a little over 1/3 ACRE and is a feature of the property.
The property has the benefit of double glazed leaded windows and gas fired central heating with 6 panelled colonist style internal doors with brass furniture. The house is also fully alarmed. All in all a most appealing home is a sought after location and we strongly recommend an internal viewing to fully appreciate all that is on offer.
The property is located in one of the most sought after and prestigious residential areas of Ipswich to the North of the town centre, close to the impressive Christchurch Park and Ipswich School, one of the top performing independent schools in the country. The town centre itself is only 15 minutes walk away and offers a wide range of shopping and cultural facilities together with numerous pubs and restaurants. The property is also well located for access to the principal Junior schools and Northgate High School the leading state school in the area.
There are regular mainline 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 Stansted 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.
Covered brick paved ENTRANCE PORCH with double glazed full height glazed screen with ceiling light and additional courtesy light. UPVC double glazed front door with leaded panel opens to:
Wood strip flooring. 2 radiators one with decorative cover. Coved ceiling. Fitted bookshelves. Stairs off to First Floor with recess area and built-in cupboard under. 3 wall light points. Built-in cloaks cupboard with consumer unit and electric light. Telephone point.
(T-shaped room) 6'9" (max) x 6'0" (max) Double aspect double glazed windows. Radiator. Electric meter. Pamment tiled floor. Fitted shelving.
20' 0" x 13' 0" (6.1m x 3.96m)
Feature open fireplace with attractive brickette surround, hardwood mantel and quarry tiled hearth. Double glazed bay window to front and matching window to the side. Coved ceiling with moulded plaster ceiling rose. 3 radiators with decorative covers. Double, glass panelled doors to Dining Room. Aluminium double glazed sliding patio style doors opening to:
12' 6" x 9' 7" (3.81m x 2.92m)
UPVC double glazed leaded windows on a brick plinth. UPVC double glazed casement door to rear garden.
14'8" x 12'5 plus extension 7'7" x 9' with vaulted ceiling
with vaulted ceiling. Fitted gas coal effect fire with painted wood surround and marble hearth with fitted cupboards and twin glass fronted display cabinets to either side. Radiator. Double glazed casement door to rear garden. UPVC double glazed double aspect windows overlooking the rear garden. Wall light point. Wood strip flooring. Coved ceiling with moulded plaster ceiling rose. 2 wall light points.
11' 4" x 9' 10" (3.45m x 3m)
1.1/2 bowl inset sink unit (h & c mixer tap) with granite worktops and matching drainer. Range of solid oak fitted units comprising base cupboards and drawers with granite worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Matching eye level wall cupboards incorporating twin leaded glass fronted display cabinets and display shelving. "Leisure Rangemaster" cooking range comprising 4 ring gas hob unit, double oven and grill, griddle and warming plate with oak canopy over housing extractor and light unit. "Neff" integrated automatic dishwasher and fridge/freezer with chiller drawer under. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor. Double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden. Recessed spotlights and pelmet lighting. Radiator. Door to Inner Hall with LOBBY with vinyl flooring. Fitted coat and hat rail. Recessed spotlight. Coved ceiling. Access to loft space. Spacious built-in shelved store cupboard with water softener and consumer unit and electric light. Leads to:
10' 2" x 9' 10" (3.1m x 3m)
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit (h & c mixer tap) with range of modern fitted units comprising base cupboard and drawers with postformed worktops and tiled splashbacks. Matching eye level wall cupboards. "Ideal Classic" wall mounted gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water. UPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the garden. Plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine and tall broom cupboard. Chromium heated towel radiator. Vinyl flooring. UPVC double glazed door to outside. Recessed halogen lighting. Space for fridge/freezer.
Oak effect laminate flooring. Circular light well. Store cupboard off with water softener, fitted shelving and electric light.
15' 8" x 13' 0" (4.78m x 3.96m)
UPVC double glazed window to the front. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Full height range of fitted wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails and shelving and mirrored sliding doors.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM/CLOAKROOM
9' 10" x 9' 4" (3m x 2.84m)
with contemporary white suite comprising wash basin (h & c mixer tap) with light and mirror over, bidet (h & c mixer tap) and low level WC with matchboard panelled surrounds and wide fully tiled glazed shower enclosure with thermostatic fitted power shower. Shaver point. Recessed halogen lighting. UPVC double glazed window to the rear. Velux double glazed skylight. Heated towel radiator. Extractor fan.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
18' 8" x 8' 4" (5.69m x 2.54m)
Double glazed window to the front. Radiator. Coved ceiling. 2 wall light points. Access to loft with pull down ladder. Built-in airing cupboard with tall insulated hot water cylinder, electric immersion heater and slatted shelving with electric light.
12' 9" x 11' 10" (3.89m x 3.61m)
UPVC double glazed window to the rear. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Telephone point. Fully fitted with range of built-in furniture comprising 2 single wardrobe cupboard, 2 bedside drawer pedestal units, eye level wall cupboards, chest of 4 drawers and 2 double wardrobe cupboards and single cupboard with mirrored front all with hanging rails and shelving.
White suite of wood panelled bath (h & c mixer tap) and pull out hand held power shower, integrated low level WC and vanity wash basin (h & c mixer tap) with cupboards under and pelmet lighting over. Radiator. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor. Recessed halogen lighting. UPVC double glazed window to the front. Extractor fan.
14' 3" x 12' 5" (4.34m x 3.78m)
Double glazed windows to side and rear. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Range of fitted furniture comprising 3 double wardrobe cupboards (2 with mirrored fronts), 3 pedestal drawer units, chest of 3 drawers and shelving to match.
10' 8" x 10' 0" (3.25m x 3.05m)
Double glazed window to the rear. Radiator. Coved ceiling.
8' 9" x 6' 0" (2.67m x 1.83m)
White suite comprising pedestal wash basin (h & c mixer tap) with mirror over, low level WC and wide fully tiled glazed shower enclosure with "Grohe" thermostatic fitted shower. Chromium heated towel radiator. Extractor fan. Recessed halogen lighting. Twin fitted shelved cupboard. Laminate tile effect flooring. Shaver point. Double glazed double aspect windows to front and side. Extractor fan.
The property is well set back from the road behind a dwarf brick wall and close boarded fence with a brick paved driveway affording excellent off road parking facilities together with 3 mature copper beech trees, shrubs and flower beds and various climbing plants.
Detached brick and tiled DOUBLE GARAGE 18'7" x 17'10" with twin up and over doors one of which is electronically controlled. Rear personal door, light and power. Timber stairs lead to a LANDING with built-in cupboard off and an OFFICE above 11'10" x 11'8" with laminate flooring. 2 velux double glazed skylights. Electric convector heater. Recessed halogen lighting. 2 spotlights. Fitted alarm. Telephone point.
Double timber gates to the side of the house lead to a most attractively landscaped good sized rear garden which is a feature of the property. An extensive paved TERRACE with a variety of climbing plants including a hydrangea and climbing rose opens out to a lawn with shaped shrub borders and beds displaying a variety of ornamental flowering shrubs and trees and mature conifers together with a specimen magnolia tree.
There are a range of useful outbuildings including a LOG STORE, timber and felt WORKSHOP, 2 timber and felt GARDEN SHEDS and an aluminium framed GREENHOUSE. Outside tap and 2 RCD power points.