This spacious property features well-proportioned and flexible accommodation ideal for modern family life.
A welcoming entrance hall leads through into the generously-sized drawing room. This dual-aspect space features attractive wall-panelling, an impressive stone fireplace with wood-burner, and French doors leading out into the garden. A well-proportioned and light dining room also benefits from French doors leading to the terrace. The well-appointed kitchen features classic grey shaker-style units with copper detailing, a butler sink and large range oven. The breakfast room leads from the kitchen, with double doors again providing access outside. A study, large fitted utility and a cloakroom completes the main ground floor accommodation.
A separately accessed games room provides further additional, flexible living space. There is access to the front driveway, and bi-folding doors to the rear provide access to the swimming pool and gardens beyond.
On the first floor, the master bedroom benefits from a large en suite bathroom and access to a spacious balcony terrace overlooking the garden. Four further bedrooms and a well-appointed family bathroom with freestanding bath and separate shower enclosure complete the first floor.
Local Authority: Ipswich Borough Council
Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating.
Council Tax: Tax band H. £3,734.10 per annum for year 2019/2020.
Agent's note: The vendor of The Croft is currently undertaking works to the Games Room which at the time of writing, is anticipated to be completed by December 2019. This will include new roof covering, aluminium fascia detailing and tiled floor.
Conveniently located walking distance from local amenities and less than two miles from the centre of Ipswich, the property enjoys easy access to a wide variety of independent shops, restaurants and cultural attractions. Good transport links include mainline trains to London from Ipswich Station in just over an hour, while the nearby A12 provides access to the nationwide motorway network. A number of well-regarded schools in both the public and private sectors can be found in the local area, including Ipswich School, St Joseph's College, Ipswich High School and Orwell Park. The Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are easily accessed from Ipswich to the east, while the nearby River Orwell is ideal for those interested in water-based activities.
Ipswich 1.8 miles, Ipswich mainline station 1.7 miles (London Liverpool Street 1 hour 10 minutes), A12 2.7 miles, Woodbridge 15 miles, Colchester 17.6 miles.
The Croft is approached via a large driveway which provides ample parking for several vehicles. At the rear of the property is a spacious terrace ideal for al fresco entertaining. Steps lead down to a generously-sized landscaped garden featuring established planting, a pond with bridge, well-kept lawns and several mature trees. There is also a swimming pool with newly-installed air source heat pump, within an elevated timber deck area.