An immaculately presented five bedroom family home with a one-bedroom annexe and delightful gardens.

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  • E Energy Efficiency Rating

Chestnut House is a handsome, double-fronted red brick family home with delightful grounds, set in a peaceful rural setting. The property features more than 3,300 square feet of beautifully appointed accommodation, combined with a separate one-bedroom annex, providing useful guest quarters. Part of the house is attached to the neighbouring cottage.

There are six reception rooms on the ground floor, each of which is presented to the very highest of standards. The open-plan kitchen/breakfast room flows through to the sitting room with feature fireplace, creating the perfect family entertaining space. Whilst a formal dining room, study, an office, a TV room, cloakroom, utility, and a 22ft drawing room with French doors and a bar complete the ground floor. The kitchen featuring granite worktops, wooden units, integrated appliances and a central island; there are French doors opening onto the south-facing front gardens. The first floor hosts four double bedrooms, with the master featuring an en suite shower room; one of the bedrooms has a walk-in wardrobe. To finish the first floor, is a fifth bedroom which is currently utilised as a dressing room, and a family bathroom.

The annexe provides useful further living space, which is also finished to a high standard. The accommodation comprises a large open-plan sitting area and kitchen, a utility room, one double bedroom and a bathroom.

Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council Services: Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. LPG gas-fired central heating. ?Council Tax: Band E EPC rating E

Agents Note Buyers should be aware that the vendor's have applied for planning permission to build a single storey residentail dwelling within, what will be, the neighbouring plot; further details are available upon request.

For those wanting further additional accommodation, the neighbouring cottage could be available by separate negotiation.

This property has 2.48 acres of land.


The property is approached via a gravel driveway, which leads to the side of the house and a sizeable parking area, as well as access to the garaging and workshop. The south-facing gardens to the front include a pristine, level lawn and a paved terrace area, while to the side and rear there are delightful gardens, with lawns, meadows, a variety of mature trees and an idyllic pond. The pond has a timber terrace on its banks, with a cosy timber-constructed snug overlooking the water. With all that this fine residence has to offer, it really is the perfect family home.


The property is located just outside the Suffolk village of Stradbroke, midway between Ipswich and Norwich and within easy reach of the beautiful Suffolk coast. Stradbroke has a selection of everyday amenities, including a local shop, two pubs and a post office, while there is also a primary and secondary school.

The market towns of Framlingham, Eye and Diss are nearby and have a wider range of facilities, with Diss having mainline rail services to both London Liverpool Street and Norwich, taking about 95 and 20 respectively. Ipswich is 23 miles away, with its excellent choice of shops, leisure and cultural facilities. The A140 and A14 provide easy access to both Norwich as well as the wider road network.


From Ipswich, take the A14 north and exit at Junction 51, signposted for Diss/Norwich/B1078. Take the third exit on the roundabout onto the A140 and continue for three and a half miles. Turn right onto the A1120/Stowmarket Road and after a mile, turn left onto Scotts Hill. Continue for a further four miles, and then in Debenham, turn left onto Aspall Road. After three miles, turn right and then after a mile, at the junction, turn left onto Bedingfield Road. Take the first right and continue for three and a half miles, and at the T-junction turn right, following the sign for Wilby. Turn left after a quarter of a mile, and then after a mile and a half, in Wilby, turn left onto the B1118. You will find the entrance to the property on your right after three-quarters of a mile.

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Other features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 6 receptions rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Separate one bedroom annexe
  • Garaging and workshop
  • Gardens and grounds in all 2.48 acres
  • Beautifully presented throughout

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Ref: IPS190099

Wilby Road, Stradbroke Eye Suffolk IP21

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Ref: IPS190099

Wilby Road, Stradbroke Eye Suffolk IP21

Guide Price