- Village location
- 5 bed family home – plus 1 bed annexe
- Iconic 1970s built detached house – large gardens
- Refurbishment works required – ability to create an amazing family home
- Quiet cul de sac location – yet easy access to A12, A14 and Ipswich railway Station
- Gas central heating, extensive accommodation
- Excellent potential to be realised – internal inspection advised
- Chain free – keys in office for viewing – must be seen
A rare opportunity to acquire an iconic 1978 built five bedroomed, detached family home with separate access to good sized one bedroomed annexe accommodation. The property is of cavity wall brick construction under a concrete tiled roof with some aluminium, sealed unit double glazed windows. Abbotswood is neatly tucked away in an accessible cul de sac location and occupies a larger than average plot. The property is in need of some updating and refurbishment works to include windows, doors and kitchen. Two bathrooms were beautifully modernised two years ago. There is excellent potential to be realised with this unique property as it offers flexible, large accommodation throughout. Further benefits include gas central heating, secluded gardens front and rear, tarmacadam driveway with parking for up to eight vehicles and an attached double, electronically operated, garage.GROUND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION Recessed porch to fully glazed front door with matching side panels, opening to
Small built in Cloakroom with corner fitted wash hand basin and concealed cistern WC, adjacent large, built in double storage cupboard housing alarm and heating controls. Further storage cupboard understairs, engineered oak flooring, radiator, fully carpeted stairs to the first floor and fully glazed panelled door through to
A good sized room with exposed brickwork to one wall with gas fire and marble hearth , two full length glazed windows to the side, square bay to front, two radiators, two pendant lights on dimmer, fitted carpet and opening through to
Double aspect incorporating double patio doors to side, radiator, carpet, pendant light and connecting door through to
Another really good size room and although dated, comprehensively fitted out with a large range of ash faced units. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink with drainer with cupboards, drawers and space under. Space for dishwasher, separate matching work surfaces with cupboards, drawers and space under with plumbing for washing machine. Full length larder unit, space for electric oven with extractor over. Built in convection microwave, with numerous cupboards over and under, built in fridge freezer, post formed work surfaces and breakfast bar with space for four chairs, concealed lighting throughout, cushion flooring, window and fully glazed door to side. Connecting door to entrance hall and further door through to
THE ANNEXE Inner Lobby with doors off to
Dual aspect windows, radiator, telephone point, pendant light and carpet.
Built in double shower with glass enclosure, wall mounted hot and cold wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under and close coupled WC. Mirror cabinet, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan, window and vinyl flooring. The shower room is half tiled throughout.
Large window to rear elevation, radiator, carpet, central light and door through to
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboards and drawers under, electric cooker point, a range of eye level units to match base units, adjacent larder unit, windows to garden, cushion flooring, plumbing for washing machine, fully glazed doors to rear and front gardens.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION Half landing with large window to the side garden with vertical blinds.
First Floor Landing
Large landing area all laid with engineered wood flooring and doors to
Principal Bedroom Suite
A good-sized room. Pleasant views over front garden, radiator, pendant light and opening through to
Similarly of a good size. Five built in wardrobes. Post formed work surfaces with two sinks and a number of louvre front storage cupboards under. Radiator. Door through to
En Suite Shower Room
Fully tiled throughout, double shower with glass shield, hot and cold wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under and close coupled WC. Chrome towel rail and engineered wood flooring. Window to rear.
Built in double wardrobe, radiator, pendant light, window with pleasant views over rear garden.
Built in double wardrobe, radiator, pendant light, window with views over rear garden.
Built in double wardrobe, radiator, pendant light, window with views over side garden..
Two built in double wardrobes, radiator, pendant light, window with views over side garden, carpet.
White suite comprising panelled bath with shower mixer, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Half tiled splashbacks, two windows, further recessed single electric shower, cushion flooring, central light, built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving and hot water tank with separate immersion.
OUTSIDE As aforementioned, Abbotswood occupies a good size plot extending to approximately a quarter of an acre. The property is approached by a long tarmacadam driveway to a car parking area with parking for about 8 cars, leading to the attached double garage with twin up and over electronically operated doors. To the first floor of the garage there is a storage area and cupboard housing a gas fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system.
The front garden is laid to neat open lawns interspersed with large mature conifers, shrubs and live hedging borders. There are wrought iron gates to both sides of the property, leading to the side and rear gardens. Outside security lights to the front. The side garden is currently laid to a neat patio area interspersed by shrub borders, with the potential to extend the property to the side.
The large rear garden enfolds the property and there is a large patio area to the rear with adjacent neat, open lawns all interspersed by mature shrubs and trees, including silver birch. This area is a secluded, sun trap and totally enclosed by live hedging/close board fencing. Garden shed - 10' x 8'.