What can £500,000 buy you in Essex and Suffolk?
East Anglia has a lot to offer potential home owners. If you’ve got £500,000 to spend, pretty cottages, comfortable family houses and period properties are all within your reach.
If it’s a beautiful thatched cottage you’re looking for then this Suffolk pink property in the sought after village of Great Waldingfield, just two miles from the market town of Sudbury, could be for you. Boasting exposed timbers throughout, feature fireplaces and distinctive semi-circular thatched dormer windows, this cottage is filled with character. The property also comes with planning consent to build a traditional timber-framed double cart lodge which would provide additional parking and storage facilities. The overall plot extends to around half an acre and there are lovely, well-maintained mature gardens with several seating areas to enjoy. Low Cottage is on the market for £495,000.
This beautiful thatched cottage in Great Waldingfield is on the market for £495,000 through Fenn Wright Sudbury
If you’re after ample living accommodation that has the added benefit of being nestled in the rural countryside then this extended and modernised semi-detached property could be for you. Situated in Little Horkesley, Essex, the property boasts five bedrooms, four reception rooms and a spacious kitchen, ideal for entertaining. It occupies a splendid location with far reaching views over open countryside, yet is only a short drive from Nayland and Colchester. It is an ideal home for those who want a rural lifestyle, but to be within close reach of a thriving town.
This modernised five bedroom semi-detached property is on the market for £500,000 through Fenn Wright Colchester
If living close to town is more up your street then this extended chalet style property close to Christchurch Park in Ipswich could be ideal. There are four bedrooms and the impressive master suite has French doors out to the balcony, which overlooks the landscaped rear garden. The large open-plan kitchen dining room is perfect for family meals and entertaining with bifold doors leading out to the paved seating area. The sitting room has oak flooring and a cast iron log burner. There is a garage to the side of the property and the in and out driveway offers off-street parking for a number of vehicles.
Currently under construction, this four bedroom new build house in Lawford, Manningtree could be the ideal family home. Summers Park, a Rose Builders development, is perfect for those who enjoy being outdoors with the River Stour, open countryside and stunning coastline on the doorstep. Help to Buy is available and it’s only a short drive from Manningtree train station if you are commuting to London.