Impressive Victorian town house renovated and finished to an exceptionally high standard with stunning gardens.
The Moorings is an impressive neo-classical town house built of Suffolk white brick enhanced by large sash windows under pitch slate roofs. The house is believed to date back to 1880 and is situated in a conservation area surrounded by a number of similar houses that retain their traditional materials and detailing. The house has undergone a complete and thorough renovation in recent years and is presented to an extremely high level. The renovation included replacing or refurbishing all the windows, a new heating system providing a pressurised heating system. All the sanitary ware for all the bathrooms supplied by Flood and French Limited and the house has been fully re-wired. The drawing room and dining room have new fireplaces and other fireplace surrounds were expertly removed and renovated. The kitchen features New England designed bespoke hand made base and wall mounted units with marble and quartz work tops and concealed LED strip lights. There are numerous integral Miele appliances including ovens, microwave, steam oven, warming draws, Nespresso coffee machine, dishwasher, Quooker Nordic boiling tap, induction hob and canopy, waste disposal and fridge/freezers.
The property benefits from a wealth of period features including sash windows, shutters, panelled doors, marble fireplaces and good ceiling heights. The accommodation comprises an spacious entrance hall, which leads through to the sitting room at the front of the house and the impressive drawing room which opens into the dining room at the rear of the property. Both rooms give access out to the superb renovated terrace with veranda to one side, offering superb views of the west facing garden and beyond. The beautifully fitted hand made kitchen is a lovely, light and airy room with doors out on to the terrace. There is an inner courtyard with an outbuilding converted for use as a home office/gym and also a boiler room and useful wine cellar.
The first floor is reached via a handsome staircase with four bedrooms on the first floor three bath/shower rooms and a dressing room off the principal bedroom. The second floor offers a further two bedrooms.
The house is approached through a pierced lattice Suffolk brick wall with large piers either side, giving access to the wide gravel drive, which provides ample parking for a number of vehicles. Electric double gates to one side open through to a further gravelled area and onto a further parking area with electric car charging point.
The rear garden is walled and split level with intermittent steps that lead down to the end of the garden. There is a wide stone terrace off the newly renovated veranda fitted with solar protective glass which opens onto to a wide lawn. The house is set in an elevated position affording fantastic views out across Ipswich.
Services: Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage.
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I am amazed at the quality of finish for such a large house.Tom Orford