Hamilton Smith - Claydon
- RECEPTION & DINING HALL
- SUPERB HANDMADE KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM & SEPARATE UTIITY
- 29' LONG DOUBLE ASPECT DRAWING ROOM WITH FEATURE FIREPLACE
- FAMILY/LIVING ROOM & SEPARATE STUDY/DINING ROOM
- MASTER BEDROOM WITH GENEROUS EN-SUITE BATHROOM
- FOUR FURTHER DOUBLE BEDROOMS & CONTEMPORARY FAMILY BATHROOM
- ONE BEDROOM SELF CONTAINED ANNEX WITH KITCHEN & BATHROOM
- WALLED GARDENS & GROUNDS APPROACHING 1/3 ACRE
- CARRIAGE DRIVE PROVIDING PARKING FOR UP TO 10 CARS AND TURNING SPACE & LARGE PERIOD OUTBUILDING/GARAGE
- WALKING DISTANCE TO ALL FACILITIES TO HAND WITHIN THE VILLAGE
Tudor House occupies a prominent position within the heart of this sought after and desirable village, set back from the road within it's own grounds yet within walking distance of the facilities to hand. Claydon offers a range of shops including post office, pharmacy, hairdressers, public houses and primary and secondary schooling. The Suffolk county town of Ipswich is approximately three miles distant offering a much wider range of facilities including mainline railway link to London's Liverpool Street. The A14 trunk road offers access in an easterly direction to the A12, Ipswich and Felixstowe and in a westerly direction to Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and on to the Midlands.
Tudor House is believed to date from the 17th century having Tudor origins and with latter Victorian extensions and more modern self contained annexe offering approximately 2440sq ft of accommodation. The rooms generally are spacious with good amounts of natural light displaying period detailing including oak ledge & brace doors, red brick fireplace and some exposed timbers. The property has been meticulously maintained and upgraded by the present owners, now presented in superb condition throughout ready for immediate occupation. Features include an impressive and spacious reception hall/dining room with feature fireplace, the double aspect drawing room has views over the garden and there is a further living room with Victorian style fireplace, again double aspect. Located to the rear the generous kitchen/breakfast room opens to the utility room with an impressive handmade oak kitchen and range cooker. On the first floor the spacious galleried landing gives access to the bedrooms which are all of good proportions, large enough to accommodate double beds, the master bedroom has a large re-fitted contemporary en-suite bathroom with further family bathroom located to the far end of the house. Overall the house stands within private walled gardens set back from the road with a carriage style drive providing ample parking and turning space and generous lawn. Located to the rear there is a well equipped one bedroom annexe with its own kitchen and bathroom, converted from a former coach house. This special property offers spacious flexible and well appointed accommodation suitable for various family situations and must be viewed to appreciate the quality of the accommodation on offer.
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Part glazed period style entrance door, two side windows, glazed door opens to the reception/dining hall.
RECEPTION /DINING HALL: 17' 8" x 14' 3" (5.38m x 4.34m) At the longest points. Impressive period inglenook style fireplace with bressumer beam over, inset with large multi fuel stove, solid oak ledge & brace doors, staircase to the first floor, walk-in cloaks cupboard, wall light points, wide oak boarded floor, built-in storage cupboard, generous window with lead lights to the front aspect.
DRAWING ROOM: 29' 5" x 10' 2" (8.97m x 3.1m) A double aspect room providing good amounts of natural light facing south with views over the garden, feature red brick barrel backed inglenook fireplace with bressuer beam over, adjacent shelved alcove, two radiators, tv point, cupboard housing the gas fired boiler.
LIVING/FAMILY ROOM: 14' 3" x 13' 7" (4.34m x 4.14m) A double aspect room with lead light windows to the front and side aspects, double glazed patio door, radiator, tv point, Victorian fireplace with wooden surround inset with iron grate.
STUDY/DINING ROOM: 16' 3" x 11' 9" (4.95m x 3.58m) Lead light widow to the rear aspect, exposed painted timber frame, oak ledge & brace doors, two radiators, access leads to the cloakroom.
CLOAKROOM: Window to the rear aspect, white suite comprises low level wc and wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled floor, radiator, exposed timber frame,.
LIVE-IN KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/FAMILY ROOM: 15' 5" x 11' 4" (4.7m x 3.45m) An attractive and impressive room fitted to the highest standards comprising handmade oak kitchen with Iroko worktops inset with butler style sink, chimney breast with decorative wooden surround inset with stainless steel range cooker, bespoke handmade dresser unit with painted doors, oak worktop and fitted shelves, central handmade oak island incorporating wine rack, finished with granite worktop, natural stone flooring, inset spotlighting, space for family dining table, window and glazed door overlooking the rear courtyard, open through to the utility room.
UTILITY ROOM: 9' 2" x 7' 8" (2.79m x 2.34m) Handmade oak base storage units with Iroko worktops inset with butler sink with mixer tap, space for generous fridge/freezer, handmade oak shelves, feature original brick flooring, radiator, access to loft space, window and part glazed door overlooking the rear courtyard.
FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING: 15' 2" x 8' 5" (4.62m x 2.57m) An impressive space with lead light window to the front aspect, radiator, hall leads from the galleried landing leading to further open landing space 10'9" x 10' with double built-in linen cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM: 15' 4" x 11' 8" (4.67m x 3.56m) A light & airy room with generous ceiling height, double aspect with windows to the rear and side providing good amounts of natural light, radiator, built-in wardrobe/storage cupboard, feature Victorian style fireplace with wooden surround and iron grate, original picture rail, coved ceiling, door leads to the en-suite.
EN-SUITE: 9' 7" x 8' 6" (2.92m x 2.59m) Large en-suite, recently re-fitted with contemporary style white bathroom suite comprising panel bath with corner mounted mixer and shower attachment, low level wc, wash hand basin within vanity unit and shower cubicle, shaver point, tiled floor, extensive wall tiling, inset spotlights, two windows to the rear aspect.
BEDROOM 2: 15' 0" x 11' 5" (4.57m x 3.48m) Another bright & airy room with views to the front, chimney breast inset with feature cast iron fireplace, two separate built-in wardrobes, radiator.
BEDROOM 3: 15' 2" x 9' 7" (4.62m x 2.92m) Double aspect room with windows to the front and side with attractive views over the garden, radiator.
BEDROOM 4: 12' 0" x 10' 0" (3.66m x 3.05m) A double room with lead light window with views over the garden, radiator, space for wardrobes.
BEDROOM 5: 11' 8" x 9' 4" (3.56m x 2.84m) Large chimney breast, space for wardrobes, radiator, lead light window to the front aspect.
FAMILY BATHROOM: Recently re-fitted with a contemporary style white suite comprising P shaped shower bath with mixer tap, shower attachment and glazed screen, low level wc and vanity unit inset with wash hand basin, tiled flooring, inset spotlighting, shaver point, wall mounted chrome towel radiator, window to the side aspect.
SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE: A well planned conversion of an existing coach house, re-modelled to provide ancillary accommodation suitable for various modern living uses. Accommodation comprises UPVC double French doors opening to the Living area 16' x 9'7" tiled floor, two radiator, wall light points. Open aspect leads to the Kitchen 7'5" x 6' fitted with a range of base storage units, fitted worktops inset with stainless steel single bowl sink unit with mixer tap, space for fridge, inset spotlights. Bedroom 15'7" x 8'7" PVC double glazed window to the front aspect, radiator, tiled floor. Bathroom: White suite comprises panel bath with shower mixer tap, low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, independent wall mounted boiler, tiled floor, extractor fan, inset spotlights.
OUTSIDE: The property occupies a central village position screened with period brick wall boundary and mature hedges. Wrought iron gates open to the extensive carriage style drive to the front of the house provides parking for up to 10 cars and turning space, this in turn leads to the period garage, a substantial building of brick construction with tiled roof, 24' x 13' power and light connected. Beyond the garage there is a detached workshop 19'9" x 14' with large work bench, power and light connected, further hardwood shed is located to the side of the house. The main lawn lies to the south of the house with flower and shrub beds and mature box hedging. Immediately to the rear of the house there is an extensive secure paved terrace and courtyard, ideal for pets and children giving access to the annexe. Within the courtyard there is a gardener’s wc and potting shed 9’ x 6’ with power and light connected, butler sink and fitted storage cupboards. To the west of the annexe there is a further sun terrace with original feature brick and flint walling.
POSTCODE: IP6 ODF
ENERGY RATING: E - 44