Chelsworth, Ipswich, Suffolk ( For Sale ) Guide Price £995,000

Detached House         6 bedroom(s)         4 bathroom(s)        4 reception room(s)

Ivy House is a charming five/six bedroom detached house in the highly regarded village of Chelsworth. Much of the property’s charm comes from the retained character features such as exposed timbers, large sash windows, inglenook fireplaces and established grounds. The property has been significantly improved and extended by the current owners to create diverse and flexible living accommodation that would suit a range of different lifestyles with downstairs bedroom accommodation available. A recent addition is the installation of a full-fibre connection to the local telephone network.

Contact David Burr Long Melford on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Detached House
  • Five/six bedrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Four bath/shower rooms (two -ensuite)
  • Large established grounds
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Double garage
  • Village location

Ivy House is a charming five/six bedroom detached house in the highly regarded village of Chelsworth. Much of the property's charm comes from the retained character features such as exposed timbers, large sash windows, inglenook fireplaces and established grounds. The property has been significantly improved and extended by the current owners to create diverse and flexible living accommodation that would suit a range of different lifestyles with downstairs bedroom accommodation available. A recent addition is the installation of a full-fibre connection to the local telephone network.

ENTRANCE PORCH: A solid oak door provides access to this room with a soft white brick tiled floor and an opening to:-

ENTRANCE HALL: 31'0" x 6'8" (9.45m x 2.03m) A long inviting room with large double storage cupboard, a hatch to large roof storage area airing cupboard with solid oak doors with Suffolk latch ironmongery leading to:-

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 27'9" x 16'1" (8.46m x 4.90m) A fantastic sociable room divided into distinct areas by exposed mule posts. The kitchen is fitted with a wide range of bespoke fitted shaker style cupboards finished with a stone effect Quartz worktop. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, oven, microwave oven, induction hob and oil-fired AGA. This room is part-vaulted with exposed timbers and pretty views over both the side garden, front garden and green beyond.

The dining area is a double aspect room with pretty views over the front garden with French doors leading to the terrace seating area to the rear. Your attention in this room is immediately drawn to the large inglenook fireplace with attractive oak surround, stone hearth and open fire. This room is finished with an oak flooring that continues into the kitchen. Door leading to:-

SNUG: 17'8" x 15'1" (5.38m x 4.60m) A particularly light room with windows to three aspects but being in the older part of Ivy House this is a very cosy room with exposed timbers, brickwork and large inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam, brick hearth and inset log burner with solid wooden front door.

DAY ROOM: 23'1" x 10'5" (7.04m x 3.18m) This room is currently utilised as a study with a further seating area with views over the rear enclosed courtyard garden. This room is part-vaulted with exposed timbers and two Velux windows making this a particularly light room.

READING ROOM: 13'4" x 12'4" (4.06m x 3.76m) A generous size room with casement window overlooking the rear garden and opening leading to:-

DRAWING ROOM: 23'2" x 12'9" (7.06m x 3.89m) A more recent addition with double aspect views over the rear garden and bi-fold doors leading to a terrace seating area which is a great space for entertaining. This room is finished with a light oak flooring, range of useful shelving units with a staircase leading to bedroom five.

BEDROOM SIX/STUDY: 16' 11" x 14' 7" (5.16m x 4.44m) Neighbouring the shower room, this is a great room for someone with a downstairs bedroom need but could also work well as a study space with views to the front and french doors leading to the rear garden.

SHOWER ROOM: Large enclosed shower cubicle with attractive tiled surround, overhead shower and handheld shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC with bespoke fitted vanity unit.

UTILITY: Fitted with a wide range of shaker style cupboards offering useful storage with a solid wooden stable door leading to the rear garden. Integrated appliances include a secondary fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and sink with mixer tap and drainer unit finished with a wood effect worktop.

First Floor

LANDING: A long double aspect space with views over the rear garden and the village green to the front. This landing is fitted with a range of useful storage cupboards with doors leading to:-

PRINCIPAL SUITE: 15'0" x 10'0" (4.57m x 3.05m) A wonderfully light room with two sash windows overlooking the front garden and village green beyond, exposed timbers and doors leading to:-

DRESSING ROOM: Fitted with a wide range of hanging rails and shelving units around the exposed chimney breast.

EN-SUITE: Fully tiled shower cubicle with overhead shower, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

BEDROOM 2: 10'5" x 9'9" (3.18m x 2.97m) A splendid room with pretty views over the village green to the front.

BATHROOM: Pedestal wash hand basin, WC and large panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment with tongue and groove panelling surrounding.

BEDROOM 3: 21'0" x 9'0" (max) (6.40m x 2.74m) Casement window offering views over the side garden, exposed timbers and chimney breast brickwork, two large built-in wardrobes and opening leading to:-

BEDROOM 4: 16'0" x 11'1" (4.88m x 3.38m) Casement window overlooking the side garden, exposed timbers and eaves storage. Currently set up as a twin room but could also be made into a bathroom with dressing room to the third bedroom creating a fantastic guest suite (subject to necessary permissions).

BEDROOM 5: 17'2" x 12'10" (5.23m x 3.91m) A more recent addition and currently utilised as a study/guest bedroom. A particularly light room with windows to three aspects and views over both the courtyard garden and side garden. Door leading to:-

EN-SUITE: Double walk-in shower with attractive tile surround, overhead shower and handheld shower with WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit.

Outside To the immediate front of the property you will find attractive white wrought iron fencing with gate and footpath leading to the front door. The front of the property has been landscaped with flowerbeds full of colour, an array of climbers including a wisteria and clematis. Side access gate leading to the rear garden. To the lefthand side of the property you will find a large shingle driveway that provides ample OFF-ROAD PARKING and access to a large oak framed DOUBLE GARAGE (17'9" x 18'1") with space for two cars as well as a workbench and storage above with power connected.

The grounds attached to Ivy House are one of the property's most attractive features having featured in the village open gardens on numerous occasions. Accessed from three reception rooms is a charming enclosed seating area with pergola and wisteria, a great entertaining space that is shielded from the elements all year round. An opening in the hedgerow leads you to a large lawned garden with well-established borders full of colour with a part-walled boundary and hedgerow surrounding. This area is well-established with a number of mature shrubs and hedges as well as silver birch and ornamental trees. A further opening in the hedgerow leads to a shingle footpath and a well-established allotment area of raised borders for vegetables and soft fruit. Beyond this you will find a further lawned area with colourful borders, a GREENHOUSE and large GARDEN SHED.

SERVICES: Main water and drainage. Main electricity connected. Oil fired heating and AGA. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

AGENTS NOTES: The property is Grade II listed


Contact David Burr Long Melford

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01787 883144 or email melford@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • Detached House
  • Five/six bedrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Four bath/shower rooms (two -ensuite)
  • Large established grounds
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Double garage
  • Village location

Ivy House is a charming five/six bedroom detached house in the highly regarded village of Chelsworth. Much of the property's charm comes from the retained character features such as exposed timbers, large sash windows, inglenook fireplaces and established grounds. The property has been significantly improved and extended by the current owners to create diverse and flexible living accommodation that would suit a range of different lifestyles with downstairs bedroom accommodation available. A recent addition is the installation of a full-fibre connection to the local telephone network.

ENTRANCE PORCH: A solid oak door provides access to this room with a soft white brick tiled floor and an opening to:-

ENTRANCE HALL: 31'0" x 6'8" (9.45m x 2.03m) A long inviting room with large double storage cupboard, a hatch to large roof storage area airing cupboard with solid oak doors with Suffolk latch ironmongery leading to:-

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 27'9" x 16'1" (8.46m x 4.90m) A fantastic sociable room divided into distinct areas by exposed mule posts. The kitchen is fitted with a wide range of bespoke fitted shaker style cupboards finished with a stone effect Quartz worktop. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, oven, microwave oven, induction hob and oil-fired AGA. This room is part-vaulted with exposed timbers and pretty views over both the side garden, front garden and green beyond.

The dining area is a double aspect room with pretty views over the front garden with French doors leading to the terrace seating area to the rear. Your attention in this room is immediately drawn to the large inglenook fireplace with attractive oak surround, stone hearth and open fire. This room is finished with an oak flooring that continues into the kitchen. Door leading to:-

SNUG: 17'8" x 15'1" (5.38m x 4.60m) A particularly light room with windows to three aspects but being in the older part of Ivy House this is a very cosy room with exposed timbers, brickwork and large inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer beam, brick hearth and inset log burner with solid wooden front door.

DAY ROOM: 23'1" x 10'5" (7.04m x 3.18m) This room is currently utilised as a study with a further seating area with views over the rear enclosed courtyard garden. This room is part-vaulted with exposed timbers and two Velux windows making this a particularly light room.

READING ROOM: 13'4" x 12'4" (4.06m x 3.76m) A generous size room with casement window overlooking the rear garden and opening leading to:-

DRAWING ROOM: 23'2" x 12'9" (7.06m x 3.89m) A more recent addition with double aspect views over the rear garden and bi-fold doors leading to a terrace seating area which is a great space for entertaining. This room is finished with a light oak flooring, range of useful shelving units with a staircase leading to bedroom five.

BEDROOM SIX/STUDY: 16' 11" x 14' 7" (5.16m x 4.44m) Neighbouring the shower room, this is a great room for someone with a downstairs bedroom need but could also work well as a study space with views to the front and french doors leading to the rear garden.

SHOWER ROOM: Large enclosed shower cubicle with attractive tiled surround, overhead shower and handheld shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC with bespoke fitted vanity unit.

UTILITY: Fitted with a wide range of shaker style cupboards offering useful storage with a solid wooden stable door leading to the rear garden. Integrated appliances include a secondary fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and sink with mixer tap and drainer unit finished with a wood effect worktop.

First Floor

LANDING: A long double aspect space with views over the rear garden and the village green to the front. This landing is fitted with a range of useful storage cupboards with doors leading to:-

PRINCIPAL SUITE: 15'0" x 10'0" (4.57m x 3.05m) A wonderfully light room with two sash windows overlooking the front garden and village green beyond, exposed timbers and doors leading to:-

DRESSING ROOM: Fitted with a wide range of hanging rails and shelving units around the exposed chimney breast.

EN-SUITE: Fully tiled shower cubicle with overhead shower, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

BEDROOM 2: 10'5" x 9'9" (3.18m x 2.97m) A splendid room with pretty views over the village green to the front.

BATHROOM: Pedestal wash hand basin, WC and large panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment with tongue and groove panelling surrounding.

BEDROOM 3: 21'0" x 9'0" (max) (6.40m x 2.74m) Casement window offering views over the side garden, exposed timbers and chimney breast brickwork, two large built-in wardrobes and opening leading to:-

BEDROOM 4: 16'0" x 11'1" (4.88m x 3.38m) Casement window overlooking the side garden, exposed timbers and eaves storage. Currently set up as a twin room but could also be made into a bathroom with dressing room to the third bedroom creating a fantastic guest suite (subject to necessary permissions).

BEDROOM 5: 17'2" x 12'10" (5.23m x 3.91m) A more recent addition and currently utilised as a study/guest bedroom. A particularly light room with windows to three aspects and views over both the courtyard garden and side garden. Door leading to:-

EN-SUITE: Double walk-in shower with attractive tile surround, overhead shower and handheld shower with WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit.

Outside To the immediate front of the property you will find attractive white wrought iron fencing with gate and footpath leading to the front door. The front of the property has been landscaped with flowerbeds full of colour, an array of climbers including a wisteria and clematis. Side access gate leading to the rear garden. To the lefthand side of the property you will find a large shingle driveway that provides ample OFF-ROAD PARKING and access to a large oak framed DOUBLE GARAGE (17'9" x 18'1") with space for two cars as well as a workbench and storage above with power connected.

The grounds attached to Ivy House are one of the property's most attractive features having featured in the village open gardens on numerous occasions. Accessed from three reception rooms is a charming enclosed seating area with pergola and wisteria, a great entertaining space that is shielded from the elements all year round. An opening in the hedgerow leads you to a large lawned garden with well-established borders full of colour with a part-walled boundary and hedgerow surrounding. This area is well-established with a number of mature shrubs and hedges as well as silver birch and ornamental trees. A further opening in the hedgerow leads to a shingle footpath and a well-established allotment area of raised borders for vegetables and soft fruit. Beyond this you will find a further lawned area with colourful borders, a GREENHOUSE and large GARDEN SHED.

SERVICES: Main water and drainage. Main electricity connected. Oil fired heating and AGA. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

AGENTS NOTES: The property is Grade II listed

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