A Victorian family home overlooking Christchurch Park is on the market for £800,000. 

Dating back to 1858 the home imitates its neighbour, Christchurch Mansion, and was a preparatory school for many years. 

The house retains Victorian elegance with many original features including high ceiling heights, picture rails, deep skirtings, and original doors and fireplaces. 

Ipswich Star: The living roomThe living room (Image: Woodcock & Son)

Ipswich Star: The kitchen also has a wine rackThe kitchen also has a wine rack (Image: Woodcock & Son)READ MORE: See inside Ipswich property on the market for £850k

On the ground floor is an entrance hall, living room, drawing room and a cloakroom. 

The kitchen and dining room are located on the lower ground floor along with a utility room. 

The kitchen has a range of base units in olive, ash, and maple with etched glass front, slate and stainless steel worktops including sink and prep basin with Vola taps. 

Ipswich Star: The bedrooms are on the first and second floorThe bedrooms are on the first and second floor (Image: Woodcock & Son)

Ipswich Star: One of the bathrooms has a Jacuzzi bathOne of the bathrooms has a Jacuzzi bath (Image: Woodcock & Son)READ MORE: Five-bedroom Ipswich townhouse for sale at £1.35 million

On the first floor are two bedroom and a shower room, with two further bedrooms and a large bathroom with a Jacuzzi bathtub on the second floor. 

Outside the secluded side garden is bordered by a curved hedge and brick wall while the front of the property is approached via two double gates.

Estate agent Woodcock & Son has listed the property at £800,000.