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Wivenhoe, Nr Colchester, Essex CO7 9BN

Guide Price Of £625,000

A stunning Grade I Listed townhouse close to the quay front and within walking distance of the station

Garrison House dates from circa 1600 and is of timber frame construction and pargetted. The pargetting is confined to the first floor of the street frontage with squared strap-grid with voluted floral patterns in relief. The ground storey is black weather boarded and the rear elevation jettied with exposed storey posts having elaborately jowled and pedented tops, all jettied at the eaves.

The accommodation is arranged over four floors, with a central reception hall and steps down to the cellar. Well fitted kitchen/breakfast room and superb drawing room which serves the owners as a multi-purpose space from playing musical instruments to home office to general relaxation area. Exposed brick inglenook fireplace houses the Douvre wood-burning stove which forms a focal point of the room.

Two staircases serve the first floor which comprises three good sized bedrooms and two bathrooms. The second floor enjoys magnificent views over the river with bedroom, bathroom, studio/bedroom and further bedroom beyond.

OUTSIDE

To the rear is the south facing brick paved courtyard garden with gated side access and enclosed by a brick wall.

LOCATION

Garrison House is situated on East Street, Wivenhoe, within a short distance of the picturesque waterfront and close to the main line station to London Liverpool Street (approx 65 mins). Wivenhoe provides excellent local facilities including a wide range of pubs, shops, restaurants and school. There are excellent opportunities on the River Colne for the keen sailing enthusiast. Commuting is easy from Wivenhoe, either into Colchester by bicycle along the river track, or by train directly into London.


DIRECTIONS (CO7 9BN)

Drive down the High Street into Wivenhoe and park either on the road by the church or in the square set back from the quay. Alternatively there is a public car park. Garrison House is situated on East Street.

PROPERTY INFORMATION

Services: Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property.

Fixtures and fittings: Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including carpets and curtains, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation.

Council Tax: Band F

Viewing: By appointment with Jackson-Stops.
Tel. 01473 218218.

Estate agents Ipswich

01473 218218

ipswich@jackson-stops.co.uk

15 Tower Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3BE


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