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Ash Street, Wrabness, Manningtree, CO11

Guide price £1,350,000


5 Beds 5 Baths 1 Reception

REF: IPS170080


  • Positioned at the end of a private track
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Ground & first floor terrace
  • Views over the River Stour
  • Open fronted cart lodge garaging
  • Storage outbuildings
  • Potential to create a stunning home
  • Approximately 7.2 acres in all


Occupying a spectacular and elevated 7 acre setting overlooking the River Stour and located at the end of a private track. The Coign ''project' has been ongoing over the last 10 years. The property presents an ''art deco' exterior with rendered walls under a flat roof with multiple windows which maximizes the view over the adjoining River Stour and farmland. Set high up in its clifftop position, the accommodation is arranged on two floors and extends to some 3,119 sq ft with 360 degree terraces on both ground and first floor all benefitting from the stunning panoramic position. OUTSIDE The property is accessed over a long private drive with ample parking on a gravelled surface with an open fronted cart lodge garage. Further extensive storage outbuildings. Woodland copse with remaining area down to grass and extending in all to about 7.2 acres. Immediately below the house and grounds is Wrabness beach, of which the site includes 100 metres of foreshore, with its 24 hour access to the water and, subject to availability, mooring on the river. There are opportunities for wind surfing, kite surfing and all other water sports activities. AGENT'S NOTE The construction of the property contravenes some existing planning and building regulations. Parts of the work carried out is substandard. The potential purchasers may consider a re-development of the site. LOCATION The Coign occupies one of the most spectacular sites on the East Coast, in a location that has been designated as An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with panoramic views up the river to Manningtree, across the river to the Royal Hospital School and down the river to Parkeston Quay and Harwich. Manningtree, 5 miles away, has a good range of local facilities including shops, school, pubs, restaurants and direct railway line to London Liverpool Street (60 mins), while the town of Colchester is approximately 15 miles away with its more comprehensive educational, recreational and commercial facilities, together with direct railway line to London Liverpool Street (50 mins). DISTANCES Wrabness village - 0.5 miles Manningtree & Mistley - 5 miles (London Liverpool Street 60 mins) Colchester - 15 miles (London Liverpool Street 50 mins) DIRECTIONS (CO11 2TG) Driving from Manningtree on the B1352 continue through Bradfield, turning left by the church and continuing on the B1352 towards Harwich. After approximately two miles turn left down Wheatsheaf Lane. At the bottom of the hill, continue underneath the railway, round the bend and up the hill towards Wrabness. At the top of the hill and just beyond the sharp right hand bend take the left hand turning into the concrete drive to The Coign beside the newly converted barn. Continue down the concrete track and The Coign is at the end on the right. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains electricity and water are connected. Private drainage system. Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Jackson-Stops.