Shotley, Ipswich, IP9 1PH | Property for sale | Savills
281.87 sq m
Guide price £995,000(59,705,946 EGP)

ShotleyIpswich, IP9 1PH


    Key features

    • Riverside hamlet at the end of a long farm track
    • Light and airy accommodation over two floors
    • A+ energy rating
    • Garden with riverside private jetty
    • Amazing views of the River Stour

    Superbly located contemporary house set on the banks of the River Stour with southerly views.

    About this property

    • Situated on the banks of the River Stour with a fabulous south facing view,Cockle Creek Cottage has been built using the highest quality materials both externally and internally. The property is constructed from brick and weather boarded elevations under a tile and slate roof. The high grade steel and laminate front door leads through in to an entrance porch, beyond which lies the reception hall, dining room and cloakroom. Sliding pocket doors open in to the sitting room which benefits from glazed double doors on to the terrace and has a wood burning stove with a oak beam over.

      The light and airy kitchen/breakfast/living room affords bi-fold Velfac doors which lead out to the south facing terrace with fabulous views out over the River Stour. The kitchen fully fitted with a bespoke quartz worktops with fitted appliances including a five ring Nexus induction hob and oven. Adjoining utility room with a water softener and plumbing for a washer/dryer with a side door to the terrace. The cellar has the control systems for the water and heating.

      The first floor landing is reached via a glazed panel staircase which leads through to the principal bedroom suite with a generous dressing room, shower room and Juliet balcony with delightful river views. There are a further two bedrooms and a family bathroom.

      Outside
      The property is approached across a block paved driveway with a garage outbuilding which is currently used as a gym with a mezzanine above. The terrace runs along both sides of the house with sleeper dwarf walls and a mature, mixed deciduous bedding plants and raised terraces directly outside the sitting room. The garden is mainly laid to lawn which runs down to the river with flower beds and a raised vegetable patch along with a potting shed. A hand gate gives access across the adjoining coastal path to the private jetty and River Stour.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I found the setting truly magical. A delightfully peaceful location in a designated ANOB, SSSI & RSPB sanctuary - a rare find.

    Peter OgilvieProperty agent

    Local information

    • The house enjoys a sought after rural position surrounded by open countryside and farmland with stunning views over the River Stour Estuary. The village of Shotley provides local amenities with the county town of Ipswich providing a wider range of recreational, shopping and schooling facilities. The house is easily accessible to the A14 to the west, which in turn provides access via the A12 to London or continues to the A14 to the midlands. Cockle Creek Cottage is also well positioned to take advantage of the main line train service from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street Station with the journey time approximately 65 minutes. The continental ferry terminals from Harwich and Felixstowe are also within reasonable driving distance. There are a number of recreational facilities in the area including fishing and sailing on the estuaries of the Rivers Orwell, Stour, Deben and Alde. Shotley Point Marina - approx 2.5 miles, Ipswich - approx 9 miles and Manningtree Station approx 12 miles - (London Liverpool Street approx 60 mins).

    Additional information

    • Services:
    • Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system.
    • The property has an EPC rating of A+ and has a heat pump, solar thermal (hot water), photo voltaic panels and batteries.
    • EPC Rating: A
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: E