Kersey, Ipswich, Suffolk

An extensively refurbished Grade II listed period property. Complementing the historic features on offer is an array of contemporary additions and benefits including an English oak kitchen by Knights Country Kitchens of Clare. Benefits include off-street parking and west facing gardens.

  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Garden room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Office
  • Bathroom and separate cloakroom
  • Ample off-street parking
  • Tranquil setting
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An extensively refurbished Grade II listed period property enjoying an idyllic setting, nestled within open countryside and woodland located within the ever popular hamlet of Wickerstreet Green. Set beneath a part thatched roofline the property has retained a wealth of individual charm and period features throughout its programme of refurbishment including exposed timbers and studwork, an inglenook fireplace, exposed oak flooring and pine doors complete with Suffolk latches. Complementing the historic features on offer is an array of contemporary additions and benefits including an English oak kitchen by 'Knights Country Kitchens' of Clare, underfloor heating to the family bathroom and a raised roofline with French doors to the garden room. Further benefits to the property include west facing gardens, adjacent woodland and countryside walks, off-street parking for ample vehicles and a private, hidden setting in one of the area's most sought after hamlets.

Door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: Exposed oak floor to ceiling timber, opening to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.56m x 4.10m (14' 11" x 13' 5") Commissioned by the current owners and completed by 'Knights Country Kitchens' of Clare with English oak units throughout and a matching range of soft-close base and wall units with oak worktops over and upstands above. Ceramic double butler sink unit with mixer tap over and windows to front overlooking an expanse of lawn, copse of trees and adjacent pond. The kitchen provides space for a three door Rangemaster double oven with five ring hob over and extractor hood above. Fitted appliances include a fridge, freezer, Bosch dishwasher and space for washing machine/dryer. Larder style pull-out corner units, push-close oak fronted wall units and further bi-folding fronted wall units. Tiled flooring throughout, LED spotlights and staircase off.

DINING ROOM: 4.38m x 3.00m (14' 4" x 9' 10") With original pamment brick flooring, window to front and exposed timber and studwork. Linking exceptionally well with the sitting room via open partition timber studwork, step up to:

SITTING ROOM: 4.35m x 4.21m (14' 3" x 13' 9" into fireplace) A characterful room with an inglenook fireplace with hearth, oak surround and bressumer beam over with inset wood burning stove. Notable features include a recessed bread oven and adjacent store. Exposed brick flooring throughout, door to outside and window to front and secondary staircase to first floor.

GARDEN ROOM: 4.59m x 4.14m (15' 0" x 13' 6") Forming part of a single storey rear addition to the property with raised roofline, spotlights throughout and French windows to rear opening to gardens. Door with Suffolk latch to:

OFFICE: 2.68m x 1.45m (8' 9" x 4' 9") Tucked away to the rear of the property with window to rear.

FAMILY BATHROOM: With ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and free standing roll-top bath with claw feet and chrome shower attachment, fully tiled separately screened shower. Tiled underfloor heating throughout, window to rear and radiator with towel rail above.

BOILER ROOM: Housing oil fired boiler with useful shelving above.

First floor

MASTER BEDROOM: 4.35m x 3.59m (14' 3" x 11' 9") (Accessed via secondary staircase) A charming room with two windows to front and an array of exposed timberwork and oak flooring throughout. Various wall units provide useful storage with exposed redbrick chimney breast and cross beam. Door with Suffolk latch to:

BEDROOM 2: 4.29m x 2.92m (14' 0" x 9' 6") With window to front, exposed timbers and studwork throughout.

LANDING: With window to rear, array of exposed timbers and hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 3: 3.62m x 3.10m (11' 10" x 10' 2") Forming part of a modern addition with window to side and fitted wardrobes.

CLOAKROOM: With WC, pedestal wash hand basin and exposed timber work.

Outside The location of the property is a particular asset, set well back from the road and surrounded by a particularly tranquil landscape, set at the end of a private lane. Benefitting from a dense bed of flowers to the front of the property with brick walkway and a covered well. A gravel driveway continues beside the property providing off-street parking for a number of vehicles and direct access to the rear gardens which are well established with a range of border plants, fruit trees, trail of hedges and vegetable beds. To the rear of the gardens a border fence provides an open aspect to surrounding lawn with woodland adjacent and extensive countryside walks. Specimens of trees include walnut, plum, apple and greengage. The gardens enjoy a westerly aspect with a timber clad workshop with light and power connected and adjoining external store. A sheltered rear terrace provides an ideal seating area well placed to enjoy the afternoon/evening sun.

AGENTS NOTE: A public footpath crosses land within the curtilage of the property.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired heating to radiators. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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