Look at images of the woodland being sold near Ipswich

Woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich.

Woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich. - Credit: Clarke and Simpson

A Kesgrave woodland is being sold in one 90 acre lot by estate agents with a guide price of £700,000. 

Woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich.

The woodland in Kesgrave is 90 acres - Credit: Clarke and Simpson

Framlingham-based Clarke & Simpson were asked to put the woodland near Foxhall Road and Dobbs and Bell Lanes up for auction after the owner died. 

Woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich.

Inside the woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich. - Credit: Clarke and Simpson

It has oak, coppiced Hornbeam and a block of Scots Pine in the outer belt nearer the gate. In addition, there is the odd copper beach and there are  Silver Birch throughout. 

Hayden Foster of Clarke & Simpson.

Hayden Foster of Clarke & Simpson. - Credit: Archant

Hayden Foster, a partner at Clarke & Simpson, claimed that the land was likely to be used for recreation and it is "highly unlikely" to ever get planning permission for housing. 

Woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich.

An aerial view of the woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich. - Credit: Clarke and Simpson

"Some people like to own a piece of England," Mr Foster said. "There are people who have money to spend in that way."

Woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich.

This map shows the size of the woodland near Foxhall Road and Dobbs and Bell Lanes - Credit: Clarke and Simpson


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He added since listing the property at the end of last week lots of people have gone to visit it and he's confident it will get sold at auction later this month. 

Woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich.

Woodland adjoining Foxhall Road near Ipswich. - Credit: Clarke and Simpson

To view the timed auction, which is happening on June 30, see here.

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