Allen House 1 North Hill Road Ipswich

3 bedrooms £315,000

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  • Convenient quietly tucked away location
  • Many original features
  • Northgate/Sidegate Lane catchment
  • Very attractive, private West facing courtyard garden
  • Off road parking
A charming and most attractive Mid Victorian DETACHED DOUBLE FRONTED HOUSE built of red brick under a slate roof. The property is pleasantly situated in a much favoured residential area on the East side of Ipswich town centre, just off Woodbridge Road. Possessing much charm and character the property offers a wealth of original features including sash windows, open fireplaces, stripped pine floorboards and high skirtings and presented in excellent order throughout.

Conveniently located only a short walk from the town centre the house is close to local shops and the vibrant regenerated Waterfront and Marina with numerous bas and restaurants to choose from.

The property is also within the favoured Northgate High School catchment area and close to St Helens, St Margarets C of E, Clifford Road and Sidegate Lane Junior Schools whilst Ipswich mainline railway station with its regular inter-city service to London's Liverpool Street Station (approx. 70 minutes) is only 10 minutes drive.

An early inspection of the property is highly recommended and there is NO ONWARD CHAIN.


Victorian style courtesy lamp. Panelled front door with Victorian style patterned obscure glass panels and fanlight.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY Traditional stairs with spindles and pine handrail to First Floor with built-in cupboard under. Double radiator. Thermostat control. Plain plaster coved ceiling. CLOAKROOM Corner hand basin (h & c) with tiled splashback and low level WC with mahogany seat/cover. Window to rear. Pine boarded floor.

FRONT SITTING ROOM 12' 4" x 12' 3" (3.76m x 3.73m) Painted fire surround with arched cast black inset and Victorian style coal effect gas fire. Plain plaster coved ceiling and central ceiling rose. Double radiator. TV aerial. Sash window to front.

DINING ROOM 13' 3" x 12' 4" (4.04m x 3.76m) Arched cast black fireplace with grate with purpose made built-in book cases with cupboards below to either side. Plain plaster coved ceiling with central ceiling rose. Sash window to front.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' 4" x 10' 3" (5.28m x 3.12m) (Double aspect) 1.1/2 bowl inset stainless steel single drainer sink top (h & c mixer taps) with shelf and 2 glass fronted wall cupboards above. Range of floor standing cupboard and drawer units with beech worktops. Matching range of tall wall units with lighting below also a tall larder unit. Peninsular unit (dividing kitchen from dining area) (units finished in light blue with brushed aluminium handles). Plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine. Integrated "Neff" dishwasher. Built under stainless steel oven with "Baumatic" 5 ring gas hob with stainless steel backdrop and extractor and light over. Gas point. Cooker point. Range of 13amp power points. Double radiator. Attractive art deco vinyl flooring. UPVC double glazed window to rear and shutters to window at side.Timber panelled glazed door to the rear. Cupboard housing "Worcester" condensing gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water.


LANDING Sash window to front. Loft hatch. Plain Victorian style coving and ceiling rose.

BEDROOM 1 13' 7" x 12' 6" (4.14m x 3.81m) (Double aspect) Victorian fireplace with black cast grate and painted wood surround and mantel. 2 double radiators. Exposed pine floor. Telephone point. Decorative plaster coved ceiling. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard with pine doors.

BEDROOM 2 12' 6" x 10' 6" (3.81m x 3.2m) (to wardrobes) Sash window to front. Double radiator. Decorative plaster coved ceiling. Exposed pine flooring. Built-in floor to ceiling wardrobe cupboards comprising 2 double, 1 single and shelved unit with hanging rails and shelving.

BEDROOM 3 10' 0" x 10' 0" (3.05m x 3.05m) Window to rear. Double radiator. Exposed painted pine flooring. Dimmer control. Built-in wardrobe cupboard with pair of glazed doors and 3 drawers below.

BATHROOM & WC Victorian style bathroom suite comprising roll top bath with ball and claw feet ( h & c mixer taps with shower attachment), separate brass shower with shower rail and curtain over the bath and tiled surround, pedestal basin (h & c brass taps) and low level WC with mahogany seat/cover. Recessed halogen ceiling lighting. Vinyl flooring. Part pine clad walls. Double radiator. Window to rear. Built-in airing cupboard with pine panelled doors, insulated cylinder, fitted immersion heater, slatted shelving and "Randall" programmer for hot water and central heating with smaller cupboard above.

NOTE 13 amp power points throughout. Original deep skirting boards and decorative architraves. 4 panelled pine internal doors. Many original features.


GARDEN FRONT Recently made individual oak garden gate with central quarry tiled pathway to front door. 5'6" tall red brick wall to front and side, lawn either side with well stocked flower and shrub borders and magnolia tree.

Brick paved OFF ROAD PARKING SPACE to the side of the house.

GARDEN REAR An attractive West facing courtyard style garden with paved TERRACE, slightly raised flower beds with brick border and shaped bed with mature wisteria. Rear gated access . Timer/felt GARDEN SHED. Outside tap.

SERVICES All mains services are connected to the property.


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