Six of the best…perfectly placed properties to enjoy life by the water
This month we take a look at six of the best properties on the market that are ideally placed to enjoy the tidal rivers, inland waterways and coastline Essex and Suffolk have to offer – and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There really is something for everyone and a range of property styles and types that provide access to some fantastic facilities, wonderful walks and stunning scenery.
Deben Retreat is a 4 bedroom period property in an ideal location, just a stone’s throw from the River Deben in Woodbridge, Suffolk. Many residents take advantage of Tidemill Yacht Harbour, Deben Yacht Club, Woodbridge Cruising Club and Deben Rowing Club. For more information contact our Woodbridge branch on 01394 333346 or find out more here.
This 4 bedroom house is one of two currently under construction which will offer views over the Colne Estuary. East Mersea forms part of Mersea Island and provides a rural setting close to the Cudmore Grove Nature Reserve with sailing facilities found down by the anchorage. If you would like to put your stamp on this property, contact our Colchester branch on 01206 763388 or find out more here.
This 3 bedroom first floor apartment in Felixstowe offers spectacular sea views. A landmark building, it provides easy access to the sandy beach and in Old Felixstowe you will find Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club. For the brave, Felixstowe Swimscapes Outdoor Swimming group meet regularly from the beach huts on Undercliff Road. For more information contact our Kesgrave branch on 01473 358400 or find out more here.
With wonderful views of the River Stour, this 3 bedroom home adjoins an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Shotley peninsular sits between the Stour and River Orwell and this property provides easy access to Shotley Marina, Royal Harwich Yacht Club and Pin Mill. For more information contact our Ipswich branch on 01473 232700 or find out more here.
With 4 bedrooms, this property sits in a prominent position in Harwich with fantastic views over the beach, harbour and out to the North Sea. A foot ferry operates between Harwich, Shotley and Felixstowe. The sailing at Harwich is excellent with two sailing clubs and a beach ideal for swimming and dinghy-launching which is approx. 70 metres from the house. For more information contact our Manningtree branch on 01206 397222 or find out more here.
Offering contemporary living, many properties have balconies with sea views. In an area popular year-round with sailing enthusiasts, Brightlingsea lies at the mouth of the Colne Estuary. We have a range of properties available at Harbourside with prices starting from £190,000 for a 2 bedroom apartment and houses starting at £435,000, for more information contact our Colchester branch on 01206 763388 or find out more here.