Six of the best… riverside homes and properties close to the coast

05 Oct 23

With the UK still experiencing unseasonably warm weather and temperatures set to hit the mid-twenties this weekend, we decided to take a look at six properties located close to the waters edge, ideal for cooling off.  Essex and Suffolk have over 400 miles of coastline to explore, making it popular with walkers, watersports enthusiasts and seafood lovers alike.

Holland-on-Sea, Essex- Guide Price £1,000,000

Having been comprehensively renovated and refurbished throughout, this 5 bedroom property has been finished to a high specification.  Offering generous and flexible light-filled accommodation throughout, there is exceptional space for entertaining on the ground floor and a first floor balcony from which to enjoy the far-reaching views.  Located on The Esplanade in Holland-on-Sea, this small coastal suburb has a picturesque beachfront lined with beach huts.  Call our team on 01206 763388 to arrange a viewing or find out more below:


St. Lawrence, Essex- Guide Price £800,000

This beautifully presented, impressive residence overlooks the Blackwater Estuary and enjoys generous living accommodation, with a fabulous balcony and enviable uninterrupted views all year round.  The property benefits from 4/5 well proportioned bedrooms including the principal bedroom with ensuite and dressing area, low maintenance landscaped garden to the rear and generous off-street parking.  Call our team on 01245 292100 to arrange a viewing or find out more below:


Old Felixstowe, Suffolk – Guide Price £675,000

Located in desirable Old Felixstowe, next to the Fludyers Hotel, Simpson’s Place is a conversion consisting of six luxurious sea view apartments and the creation of three brand new townhouses to the rear.  Felixstowe has over 4 miles of award-winning sandy beaches and is becoming an increasingly popular destination for homebuyers.  Subject to the build stage, there is the opportunity to personalise and put your stamp on your new home.  Simpson’s Place is due for completion next year.  Call our team on 01394 548700 to register your interest or find out more below:


Manningtree, Essex – Offers in Excess of £450,000

Providing an excellent investment opportunity, this 2 bedroom semi-detached town house is tenanted until July 2024.  Located centrally in Manningtree, the property benefits from an open-plan kitchen/dining/living room with two sets of French doors opening to the wrap-around balcony, ideal for taking full advantage of the stunning uninterrupted views of the River Stour.  Call our team on 01206 397222 to arrange a viewing or find out more below:


Felixstowe, Suffolk – Guide Price £425,000

This three storey townhouse has 3 bedrooms, with the principal bedroom on the top floor benefitting from built-in storage, an ensuite shower room, and balcony with fabulous sea views.  Built around the recently restored Martello Tower ‘P’, Martello Park offers play, picnic and wildlife areas, as well as walking and cycling routes.  Currently operating as a successful holiday let, there is potential to include the furniture in the sale.  Call our team on 01394 548700 to arrange a viewing or find out more below:


Ipswich, Suffolk – OIEO £250,000

Set in the popular Winerack development, this 11th floor 2 bedroom apartment has a balcony offering panoramic views across Ipswich Marina and dockside.  The property has a contemporary feel with open-plan living space, underfloor heating and an ensuite to the principal bedroom, along with a secure parking space.  The Winerack was architecturally designed to maximise the very best views from every angle, making the most of the superb location, just outside Ipswich town centre.  Call our team on 01473 232700 to arrange a viewing or find out more below:


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