General information This substantial grade II listed house was constructed C1800 of red Flemish-bond brickwork with gabled clay plain tile roof. The accommodation spans 3 storeys with two attic rooms and a substantial useable cellar totaling around 3000 sqft in the Heart of Olde Harwich just a short stroll from the sea front and renowned Pier restaurant.
Approaching the property, steps lead up to the sheltered front door, which opens into the reception hall. This provides stairs to the first floor and down to the cellar, whilst there are doors to the rear courtyard garden, the kitchen diner, ground floor sitting room and utility room. The light and spacious kitchen diner has a gas fired Aga occupying the old fireplace, shutters on the windows, exposed floorboards and tasteful lighting. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base mounted units with roll edge work surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink drainer unit with mixer taps, which overlooks the courtyard through the rear window. A gas hob and electric oven are built in, and there is under counter space for a fridge unit. The utility room has a window to the rear and large full height storage cupboard, with work surfaces incorporating a butler sink. There is space for a washing machine and dryer and additional under counter unit and low level WC. The ground floor sitting room has two large windows with shutters to the front, an impressive fireplace and inset log burner to remain. The first floor landing has a window to the rear and provides doors through to bedroom three, the family bathroom and two doors into the sitting room. Bedroom three has a window to rear and a built integrated cupboard. The first floor family bathroom has a window to the rear, with the white suite comprising of a roll top bath, low level WC, ornate wash hand basin with an additional storage cupboard and period fireplace to the side. The front of the first floor is occupied in its entirety by the large sitting room being approximately 33 feet in width with five large sash windows flooding the room with natural light with beautiful tasteful décor, two chandeliers and a feature fireplace. Continuing upstairs to the second floor, the landing again has a window to the rear and doors through to two Jack and Jill bathrooms which serve bedrooms one and two. The principal bedroom has two windows to the front aspect with integrated wardrobes and fireplace, with a door to the en-suite bathroom to rear. This bathroom has a window to the rear and is the largest of all the bathroom suites, comprising of an inset shower cubicle with power shower, panel enclosed bath with centre taps, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin and bidet unit with a wall mounted heated electric towel rail. Bedroom two has two windows to the front aspect and a further integrated wardrobe, with a further door through to the en-suite bathroom. This bathroom again has a window to the rear with panel enclosed bath with shower screen and shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with a further built in storage cupboard. The second floor landing provides has a staircase to the third floor landing which provides access to bedrooms four and five. Both bedrooms have some restricted head height but are still spacious enough to be comfortable double bedrooms, with windows to the rear and far reaching views of the nearby River Stour over the picturesque Harwich roof tops.
Kitchen/dining room 20' 8" x 13' 7" (6.3m x 4.14m)
Lounge 13' 8" x 11' 8" (4.17m x 3.56m)
Utility room/cloakroom 10' 6" x 8' 6" (3.2m x 2.59m)
Cellar 30' 8 max" x 21' 0" (9.35m x 6.4m)
First floor landing
Bedroom three 12' 4" x 8' 10" (3.76m x 2.69m)
Bathroom 9' 2" x 8' 11" (2.79m x 2.72m)
Sitting room 32' 3" x 12' 3" (9.83m x 3.73m)
Second floor landing
Bedroom one 16' 1" x 12' 3" (4.9m x 3.73m)
En-suite bathroom 12' 5" x 8' 10" (3.78m x 2.69m)
Bedroom two 12' 3" x 12' 3" (3.73m x 3.73m)
En-suite bathroom 9' 4" x 8' 10" (2.84m x 2.69m)
Third floor landing
Bedroom four 16' 1" x 11' 9" (4.9m x 3.58m)
Bedroom five 16' 2" x 11' 7" (4.93m x 3.53m)
The outside The property faces directly onto Eastgate Street and is a short stroll to the quayside. To the rear there is a pretty, enclosed courtyard garden retained by a brick wall.
Important information Council Tax Band - D
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - E
Our ref - 49976/TC
Where? Historic Harwich & Dovercourt Bay is an attractive, historic and unique town steeped in a wealth of maritime history and ideally located with excellent road, rail and ferry links. The attractive old town was built on a grid pattern, in the 13th century, by the Earl of Norfolk, to exploit its strategic position at the mouth of the Stour/Orwell estuary. The famous seafarers Hawkins, Drake and Frobisher all sailed from Harwich during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I on various expeditions. Old Harwich has quaint streets and a wealth of old buildings which recall the towns past importance as a trading port, naval base and as a bastion of Britain's front line defences in times of war. The entrance to Harwich Old Town is dominated by the high light house which stands at the South end of West Street. There are also a variety of local public houses and the renowned Pier Hotel and fish restaurant. Harwich also has a railway station with links to London Liverpool Street.
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This substantial grade II listed house was constructed C1800 of red Flemish-bond brickwork with gabled clay plain tile roof. The accommodation spans 3 storeys with two attic rooms and a substantial useable cellar totalling around 3000 sqft in the Heart of Olde Harwich just a short stroll from the sea front and renowned Pier restaurant.
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