Quay Street, Orford, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2NU | Property for sale | Savills
1,491 sq ft(138.52 sq m)
Guide price £700,000(€798,148)

Quay StreetOrford, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2NU

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Secluded cottage in charming and popular village
  • Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Wonderful views over marshland, River Ore and enchanting 12th century castle
  • Characterful cottage with well-proportioned rooms and period features
  • Mature private garden

Charming period cottage in delightful coastal village.

About this property

  • Black Cottage is an attractive period cottage with a secluded garden and stunning views over open countryside.

    Internally, the house has great character with well-proportioned rooms including a large sitting room, with a multi-fuel stove, which leads through to a dining room and kitchen.

    Accessed off the hall there is a cloakroom/shower-room and the fourth bedroom, presently used as a useful study.

    On the first floor, up the main staircase, there are three bedrooms and a bathroom.

    From the dining room a second, spiral staircase leads to an upstairs sitting room. This is a stunning vaulted ceiling room with breath-taking open views over fields and the estuary.

    Outside, the gardens are mainly laid to lawn to both the front and rear and well stocked with a variety of fine flowering shrubs. The garden is sheltered and private and the terrace by the house is perfectly positioned for sunshine.

    Mains electricity, water and drainage.

    The property lies in an area of flood risk.

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Black Cottage is a hidden gem of a property, tucked away in one of my favourite villages. It has the most stunning views over the marshes and River Ore.

Alexander McNabProperty agent

Local information

  • Black Cottage occupies a prime but secluded position overlooking the marshes and River Ore, and set back from Quay Street in Orford.
  • Situated within Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB, Orford is an especially delightful and sought after village dominated by the 12th century castle built by Henry II. Today, this pretty village is home to the award winning Pump Street Bakery, a superb village store with postal services, two public houses, and the popular Butley Orford Oysterage.
  • Orford is a popular location for sailing. There are tennis courts in Orford and further afield, a rugby club in Woodbridge and outstanding golf clubs at Woodbridge, Aldeburgh and Thorpeness. For the spectator, Newmarket in west Suffolk is the home of English horse racing.
  • Education provisions in the area are excellent in both the state and independent sectors. Orford has a primary school; and Woodbridge School, Ipswich School and Framlingham College are renowned independent schools.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating: G
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: D