Layham, Ipswich, Suffolk

A four bedroom detached Victorian property, tastefully presented throughout and offering total internal accommodation of approximately 1,757 sq ft. Recently replaced double glazing throughout, garaging, off-street parking, south facing gardens.

  • Elevated views to rear over the Brett Valley
  • Accommodation in excess of 1,750 sq ft
  • 20ft sitting room with open fireplace
  • 2 further reception rooms
  • Study
  • 4 first floor bedrooms, bathroom and shower room
  • External utility room
  • Double garage and ample off-street parking
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An extended four bedroom detached Victorian property, tastefully presented throughout and largely hidden from view behind a boundary wall within the picturesque village of Layham, situated on the outskirts of the ever-popular market town of Hadleigh. Offering total internal accommodation of approximately 1,757 sq ft, which is arranged via three ground floor reception rooms, retained individual features include parquet flooring, exposed red brick fireplace, original door frames and deep skirting. Set on high ground, the property further benefits from recently replaced double glazing throughout, a double garage, private off-street parking, externally accessed utility room and south facing gardens with a total plot size of approximately 0.3 acres and elevated views over the gently undulating farmland of the Brett Valley with a wide network of public footpaths.

Six panel door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With oak parquet flooring throughout, original Victorian panel door frames, window to front with window seat below and staircase off. Door to:

SITTING ROOM: 20' 0" x 12' 5" (6.12m x 3.81m) The principle reception room within the property with two windows to front, oak parquet flooring throughout and central redbrick fireplace with terracotta quarry style patterned hearth, with inset grill and timber mantle over. The fireplace continues with useful brick shelving space to side, French doors to rear affording a southerly aspect with views over the private, well-screened gardens.

DINING ROOM: 11' 1" x 9' 7" (3.39m x 2.94m) With windows to side, double doors opening to:

GARDEN ROOM: 10' 9" x 9' 8" (3.30m x 2.97m) Set on a brick base with wooden sills and glazed surround on three sides with French doors opening to rear terrace and gardens beyond.

INNER HALL: With door to useful under stair storage recess, opening to:

KITCHEN: 12' 5" x 9' 3" (3.81m x 2.82m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with wooden worktops over and tiling above. ceramic sink with mixer tap over and windows to rear overlooking gardens. Fitted appliances include a Bosch oven, four-ring Bosch ceramic hob with extractor hood above. Space for a fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

STUDY: 10' 2" x 9' 0" (3.10m x 2.76m) Window to front with inset plantation shutters, stripped oak flooring throughout.

CLOAKROOM: With part tongue and groove panelling and fitted with ceramic WC and wash hand basin. Window to rear.

First floor

LANDING: With original Victorian door frames, door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving. Window to rear, further window to side and doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 12' 8" x 12' 5" (3.87m x 3.81m) Enjoying a dual aspect, Victorian fireplace and views to rear over the gardens and farmland distant.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 5" x 9' 5" (4.72m x 2.89m) With window to front and hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 7" x 9' 3" (3.85m x 2.82m) With window to rear enjoying a southerly aspect over the gardens and countryside distant. Corner wardrobes and part tongue and groove panelling.

BEDROOM 4: 12' 5" x 11' 0" (3.81m x 3.36m) Window to front, range of fitted wardrobe units and high-level storage alcove. Hatch to loft.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 7' 10" x 7' 1" (2.39m x 2.18m) Recently refurbished with tongue and groove panelling, ceramic WC, oval ceramic wash hand basin with mirror above and bath with hand-held chrome shower attachment over. Clouded glazed window to side with plantation shutters.

SHOWER ROOM: 5' 6" x 4' 5" (1.70m x 1.37m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, corner wash hand basin and shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Clouded glazed window to side.

Outside Set behind a six foot boundary wall, Antrim House features classic Victorian redbrick work with path to front, slate chip border raised bed and further strategic planting.

A double width driveway to the side of the property provides off-street parking for approximately four vehicles and provides direct access to the lower garden via a five-bar gate. A further gate provides access to rear of house.

DOUBLE GARAGE: 16' 6" x 16' 6" (5.03m x 5.03m) Accessed via driveway with single electric up-and-over door to front, light and power connected and personnel door to rear. With ample storage above.

UTILITY ROOM: 17' 5" x 6' 6" (5.31m x 1.99m) Forming part of a single storey rear addition to the property with external access, fittings include single sink unit with hot and cold tap over, storage units below and space and plumbing for washing machine/dryer.

GARDEN The gardens envelope the property and are set into three distinct sections with a raised terrace ideally placed for entertaining or alfresco dining with steps leading down to a single expanse of lawn with hedged border to side and rear, maturing hedging, range of shrubs, plants and mature trees. A spacious side garden, with oil tank to side, is accessed via a gate from the lawned area. Further off-street parking is available via a five-bar gate dividing the current parking area from the land to side with a garden store, convenient access onto Water Lane and further access to:

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

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