THE RESIDENCE This very individual and strikingly unique detached family home probably dates back to the mid 19th Century with Suffolk white brick elevations under slate roof. This fine looking house with a single triangular bay to the front with balcony above has in recent years been modernised to an extremely high standard creating a house of wonderful elegance and space with combination of wealth of original features including panelled doors, moulded architraves, high skirtings, elaborate cornicing/ceiling roses, fine handmade staircase, sliding sash windows with shutters, 10ft ceiling heights, married together with handmade bespoke Orwell kitchen, contemporary bathroom suites incorporating enamel baths. In all the house is a true delight and offers the following accommodation:-
RECESSED ENTRANCE PORCH with ornate arched corbel with wide ornate part leaded light stained glass door to impressive
Entrance hall 30ft depth with arched corbel, moulded coving, skirting, fine french polished staircase with turned balusters, moulded handrail, (handmade) part tongue and grooved panelled walls, arched recess.
Study 11’ x 9’8” original fireplace with marble hearth, timber surround, ceiling rose ornate coving, picture rail, telephone point, shuttered sash windows.
Sitting Room 18’4” into triangular bay x 14’8” elaborate coving, ceiling rose, marble fireplace, 2 radiators, t v point, original shuttered windows with mirrored inserts.
Drawing Room 19’5” x 14’8” elaborate coving, ceiling rose, picture rail, marble fireplace, 2 radiators, arched recess, door to former
Butler Pantry 10’ x 5’ tongue and groove walls, built in dresser unit.
From Drawing Room arch through to
Family Room 30’ x 13’ French door to rear, 2 radiators, raised ceiling, spot lights, 2 built in arches
Further Cellar 12’ x 8’ built in cupboard with gas fired boiler.
Doorway opens to flight of brick stairs down to:-
Basement suite comprising 2 rooms 14’ x 12’ and 12’ x 8’ which together form a superb bedroom and sitting room suite ideal for example for a young family member or for those wishing to work from home; hardwood flooring, recessed fireplace, 2 radiators and built in cupboard with 2 gas fired central heating boilers and hot water tank.
Also off the inner hall are:-
Shower Room/Wet Room Travertine part tiled walls, tiled floor, tiled shower cubicle, built-in flush wc, wash stand with granite base and marble sink within marbles tiled recess, radiator, heated towel rail.
Door to side parking area
Kitchen 14’ x 13’ bespoke handmade kitchen with comprehensive range of units by Orwell Kitchens in maple with bur walnut panels, Italian granite work surfaces, central island unit, comprehensive range of wall cupboards, some part glazed, integral dishwasher and fridge unit. Recess with gas fired Aga, built in cooker and hob, bay window to side with window seat, tiled floor, radiator, door to:-
Utility plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR:
The graceful feature staircase rises to:-
Large Landing 30’depth, 2 radiators.
Bedroom 1. 17’8” x 14’8”, 2 radiators, telephone point, picture rail.
En suite bathroom. Enamel bath with claw feet, hand basin with marble surround, low level wc, travertine tiled floor.
Family Bathroom Enamel bath with claw feet, pedestal basin, low level wc, tiled walls, tiled floor, large tiled walk in shower.
Bedroom 2. 14’9” x 14’8” feature port hole window, picture rail, radiator.
Bedroom 3. 14’4” x 12’8” built in wardrobe, picture rail, radiator.
Bedroom 4. 12’7” x 10’9” picture rail, radiator.
OUTSIDE the property is set a little elevated above the road level approached by a flight of stairs and it is bordered by Suffolk white brick walls. Small garden to the front whilst a driveway to one side provides car parking space for 2 cars. The gardens to the rear are of a good size some 90’ x 60’ mature and provided a good degree of seclusion with lawns, some newly laid, raised paved patio and there is a variety of shrubs and plants as well as mature trees including Sycamore and conifers. . Single Garage approached from Bowthorpe Close.
Services. All mains services connected.
- 1 en-suite plus shower room
- 2 bathrooms
- 4 Bedrooms
- Basement suite of 2 rooms ideal as bedroom and sitting room suite
- Contemporary designer bathroom suites
- Garage and parking for 2 cars
- Good size mature landscaped rear garden
- Restored in recent times to an extremely high standard
- Spacious elegant family living accommodation
- Strikingly handsome Victorian detached house of huge appeal and character
- Study and elegant Family room
- Superb 30ft entrance hall and landing with hand-made staircase to 30ft landing
- Wealth of original features together with bespoke hand-made fitted kitchen
If you are interested in this property and would like to arrange a viewing, please call 01473 233355 or complete the form below and we will get back to you.