Eye Suffolk IP21 New Street, Stradbroke

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  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • Freehold
  • D Energy Efficiency Rating
  • G Council Band
Ref: IPS230156
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Features at a glance

  • Detached house
  • Principal bedroom with en suite
  • 4 Further bedrooms
  • Summer house
  • Double garage
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 1 acre

A beautifully presented, detached family home situated in the heart of the village of Stradbroke

Positioned in the heart of the village of Stradbroke, The Bishops View is a spacious family home which has been carefully extended and improved in recent years, offering flexible, light accommodation throughout. Set within beautifully landscaped gardens extending to an acre, the property offers ideal space for modern family life.

An impressive, double-height entrance hall allows access to the majority of the downstairs accommodation. A large drawing room with adjacent garden room both create wonderfully flexible reception space, with views across the garden and ample natural light, ideal for entertaining or the whole family to gather. The study provides further space ideal for home working and the formal dining room with sliding doors opening to the rear terrace offers entertaining space. Acting as the heart of the home, is the large, dual-aspect kitchen/breakfast room. Fitted with stunning, solid wood bespoke cabinetry, including a large island offering further prep space and storage, the room offers space for informal dining, with bi-fold doors leading to the terrace; the whole offering views over the gardens beyond. A useful utility/boot room and separate shower room completes the downstairs.

To the first floor is the principal bedroom, with an impressive en suite and handmade, built-in wardrobes for extra storage. Further on this floor is a family bathroom, as well as 4 additional bedrooms, one of which is currently utilised as an additional study/office.

In all about 1 acre

Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council. Services: Oil-fired central heating. Mains water, drainage and electricity. Council Tax: Band G. Tenure: Freehold Agent's note: The property is fitted with solar panels to the rear which we understand from the vendor does supply the house and generates an annual income of around £850.

This property has 1 acres of land.


A gravelled driveway offers access to a professionally built double garage with all services connected including a W.C., butler sink and electric roller doors. The garage has an upstairs which is accessed from the inside, and offers additional storage or further potential for conversion, subject to the necessary consents.

The gardens surround the property, with a long pond to one side stretching almost the length of the boundary, surrounded by spring bulbs and species water edge plants and a range of mature shrubs and trees. The remainder of the garden has been carefully landscaped to include areas of lawn interspersed with well-placed flower beds and borders offering plenty of colour and interest throughout the year, which also help to create a number of areas in the gardens in which to sit and relax. Two areas of terrace offer ideal space for al fresco dining or entertaining, and a newly built summer house with additional storage to the rear makes an ideal place to relax in the shade or take in the last of the evening sunshine, being west facing. To the eastern side of the house is a greenhouse of impressive size as well as numerous vegetable beds and other hidden areas to sit, as well as a Gothic gate providing easy foot access to the village.


The property is located in the centre of Stradbroke village, offering a selection of everyday amenities, including a shop, two well-regarded pubs and a post office. The village also benefits from swimming pool and fitness centre, a butcher, a library, a church, as well as a primary and secondary school.

The nearby towns of Framlingham, Eye and Diss have a wider range of facilities, the train station in Diss with trains to both London Liverpool Street and Norwich, taking about 1 hour and 39 minutes and 17 minutes respectively. Ipswich is roughly 23 miles away, with its excellent choice of shops, leisure and cultural facilities.

Laxfield 4.7 miles, Worlingworth 5 miles, Halesworth 13.1 miles, Diss Train station 9.2 miles (1h 39 minutes to Liverpool Street) Eye 6.8 miles, Framlingham 9.1 miles, Ipswich 23.3 miles


From Ipswich, take the A14 north and exit at Junction 51 towards Diss/Norwich, and take the third exit at the roundabout onto the A140 and continue for 11.4 miles and then turn right onto Baxley Road. At the junction turn right onto Lowgate Street and then immediately left onto Castle Street and continue for about 7 miles, and the property can be found on your right hand side.

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