Kettlebaston, Ipswich, Suffolk

This outstanding home has been finished in a Suffolk farmhouse style and occupies an elevated position with outstanding views over Suffolk countryside. The exceptional standard of finish is further complemented by a cart lodge, workshop, paddock and south facing gardens. In all about 1.90 acres.

  • 3 reception rooms
  • Study/guest bedroom
  • AGA kitchen/breakfast/living room
  • Utility and cloakroom
  • 5 further bedrooms (2 en-suite)
  • 5 bathrooms in total
  • Garage
  • Double cart lodge with workshop/store
DRAWING ROOM: 6.58m x 5.79m (21'7" x 19'0") South, East & West. A lovely light room taking full advantage of the stunning far reaching views and with two sets of double doors opening to terracing and the garden beyond. There is deep skirting, Oak flooring and a large open fireplace with handmade stone surround and hearth.

DINING HALL: 6.58m x 5.00m (21'7" x 16'5") East & West. With attractive lime stone style tiled floor and two sets of double doors opening to terracing and the garden beyond. Deep skirting and large open fireplace with moulded stone surround and hearth. Staircase off and useful storage cupboard.

INNER HALL: Lime stone style tiled floor, large double cloaks cupboard with sliding frosted glass fronted doors and a door to a cloakroom.

SITTING ROOM: 4.80m x 3.23m (15'9" x 10'7") North & West. An ideal TV/games room with a large window providing a view over the front garden. Deep skirting and Oak floor.

STUDY/GUEST BEDROOM: 4.60m maximum x 3.10m (15'1" maximum x 10'2") South & East. A versatile room offering potential for a variety of uses with a wall of glass taking full advantage of the stunning view and having a door opening to terracing.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/LIVING ROOM: 7.26m x 5.11m (23'10" x 16'9") North & South. A splendid room forming the heart of the house and split into two distinct areas with attractive lime stone style tiled flooring running throughout and within the kitchen/living area is a wall of glass with two sets of inset double doors which open to terracing and enjoy a southerly aspect with stunning far reaching views beyond. The handmade kitchen was fitted by the highly regarded Orwell Kitchen Company based in Ipswich. The extensive range of solid oak units include a particularly large island unit with deep pan drawers, bin, baskets and thick granite worktops with large butchers block. Thick granite worktops work throughout the rest of the kitchen including plate racking and large stainless steel sink with mixer tap over and separate detachable shower head. Integrated appliances include Neff dishwasher, electric oven, 2-ring gas hob and a particularly impressive limited edition four oven Aga set within an attractive glass backed recess. There is space for an American style fridge/freezer and two sash windows which overlook the paddock. Shelved Pantry.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM: 3.76m x 2.69m (12'4" x 8'10") With lime stone style tiled flooring, door to garden, large storage cupboard and a range of handmade painted solid wood units with thick granite worktops and integrated stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Space for full height fridge/freezer.

SHOWER ROOM: With attractive lime stone floor and wall tiles, marble tops and a large double shower cubicle with fountain head shower unit, WC and a vanity unit with a wash hand basin, mixer tap, marble worktop and storage under. Heated towel rail.

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with a WC, enamel wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Lime stone style tiled floor and mosaic tiled walls.

First Floor

LANDING: A wall of glass provides a lovely view of the grounds and countryside beyond. Linen cupboard. Opening to inner landing and door to:

PRINCIPAL SUITE: 4.88m x 4.83m (16'0" x 15'10") South, East & West. Plus Entrance Hall. A fabulous room with a high vaulted ceiling, exposed oak beams and wonderful views taking in countryside to the south, the grounds to the east and the village church to the west. Double doors to:

EN SUITE: Luxuriously tiled and finished with a large shower cubicle from the Showerlux range, WC, heated towel rail and 'his and hers' enamel wash hand basins with marble worktop and fitted mirror fronted cupboards over.

GUEST SUITE: 4.80m x 3.12m (15'9" x 10'3") South. Enjoying outstanding countryside views. Door to:

EN SUITE/DRESSING ROOM: A spacious room with attractive tiled flooring, rolltop bath with shower attachment, WC and a wash hand basin sat on a unit with a marble worktop, fitted mirror back and integrated mixer tap. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM: 4.83m x 3.15m (15'10" x 10'4") North & West. With a lovely view over the garden and parish church.

BEDROOM: 4.01m x 3.35m (13'2" x 11'0") North. Currently used as a dressing room as it can be accessed either from the main landing or the principal suite shower room.

FAMILY BATHROOM: With attractive floor and wall tiles, double shower cubicle from the Showerlux range including a fountain shower head and marble worktop. Rolltop ball and claw foot bath with shower attachment, WC and wash hand basin. Fitted mirror and heated towel rail.

INNER LANDING: 3.68m x 2.46m (12'1" x 8'1") (into recess) A useful area currently home to a desk and forming a study space with a staircase off.

Second Floor

LANDING: With a door to:

STORE ROOM: With two further storage cupboards.

BEDROOM 6/STUDY: 3.40m x 2.92m (11'2" x 9'7") (to mid-point in eaves) West. With a pretty view taking in a pond and the church.

OUTSIDE: A long sweeping gravel drive is accessed via a pair of electric self-opening double gates leading to a circular parking area which in turn provides vehicular access to the paddock and leads to:

GARAGE: 1.52m x 3.05m (5'0" x 10'0") With door to the side and access to loft storage space.

DOUBLE CART LODGE: With attractive weather boarded elevations under a pan tiled roof, two open bays, personal door to side, strip light, power and attached WORKSHOP/STORE with light and power connected.

GARDENS: The grounds are a wonderful feature of the property and include a paddock and the formal gardens which enjoy a predominately south-west facing aspect and have been designed to take full advantage of the stunning view and to catch the sun throughout the afternoon into the evening. There are wide open expanses of lawn, a variety of established trees, shrubs and a pond. Extensive outside lighting and water connected. Vegetable garden with raised timber edged beds. Gate to rear providing access to public footpath and countryside walks. In all about 1.90 acres.

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