Front
2,188 sq ft(203.27 sq m)
Guide price £750,000

HarksteadIpswich, IP9 1DF

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in November 2019
  • Features include underfloor heating, sash style windows & a wood burning stove
  • Wonderful secluded position
  • Exceptional views across the surrounding countryside
  • Commuter can use both Manningtree & Ipswich stations

Superbly positioned house with far reaching views.

About this property

  • Brick Kiln Cottage is constructed from brick under a pitched peg tiled roof. The property underwent a complete renovation and refurbishment in 2014-15 and now provides exceptional, well presented accommodation over two floors finished to a high standard throughout. Internally the house has numerous features that include underfloor heating downstairs, sash style windows, an open fireplace with a fitted wood burning stove in the sitting room and well proportioned rooms throughout. The property benefits from French doors off the sitting room for evening sun and off the kitchen onto the terrace for morning sun. The ground floor accommodation is well laid out allowing for a natural flow between rooms. The vaulted bespoke kitchen/ breakfast room has exposed roof trusses and is superbly fitted with bespoke wooden base and wall mounted units, granite work surfaces and an Everhot cooker. The utility and cloakroom are off the dining room. The first floor gives access to the master bedroom which benefits from an en suite bathroom with a free standing bath and fitted cupboards. There are a further two bedrooms and a family shower room.

    Outside
    The property is approached through wooden gates across a wide gravel drive providing parking for numerous vehicles. There is a double cart lodge with a store and workshop situated at the end of the driveway. The property is reached via steps or a ramp which provides alternative disabled access. A wide terrace runs around the property with French doors off the kitchen, perfect for al fresco dining. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn offering superb views of the surrounding, undulating countryside. There are various herbaceous borders, mature trees and a kitchen garden with raised beds.

    Services
    Mains water (metered) & electricity Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Perfect access to beautiful rivers and easy commute to London

Peter OgilvieProperty agent

Local information

  • Distances
  • Ipswich 8.4 miles, Manningtree 9.1 miles (London Liverpool Street Station from 55 minutes) (All mileages & times are approximate)
  • Brick Kiln Cottage is situated in a wonderful secluded position just outside the tranquil village of Harkstead, in a sought after part of the Shotley Peninsula which is south of Ipswich. This Victorian cottage is located close to the Stour estuary, within easy reach of Harkstead beach and close to moorings in Holbrook Creek. The village has a popular public house, an active village hall, church and regular farmers market. The nearby larger village of Holbrook offers good daily facilities with a primary and secondary school, doctor's surgery, pubs and shops. The well known picturesque village of Pin Mill is close by on the estuary of the River Orwell and further water sports are located at The Royal Harwich Yacht Club at Woolverstone and Alton Water which is also in close proximity to Harkstead. Private schooling is well catered for with Ipswich High School at Woolverstone and the Royal Hospital School on the outskirts of Holbrook. A commuter can take advantage of both Manningtree and Ipswich main line stations, the journeys taking 55 and 65 minutes respectively to London's Liverpool Street Station.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Ipswich proceed along the B1456, take a right hand turn onto Harkstead Lane. Continue onto Brick Kiln Road, turn left into Lovers Lane and Brick Kiln Cottage will be found on the left.
  • EPC Rating = E