£750,000 Offers In Excess Of

The Quay, Wivenhoe, Colchester

  • Waterfront Position
  • Grade II Listed
  • Private Moorings
  • Waterside Summerhouse
  • Full of Character
  • Off Road Parking
  • Panoramic Views
  • Chain Free
Floorplan Arrange a Viewing


A charming grade II listed waterfront home with private moorings and wonderful waterside garden with summerhouse overlooking the water. This character filled cottage sits in an enviable position on the quay with amazing river views and is just a short stroll away to Wivenhoe station and its fast links to Liverpool street station in just over the hour. On the doorstep are good local pubs, restaurants and excellent local amenities. Set over three floors this impressive property offers flexible accommodation to include lounge, dining room, small study, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, first floor sitting room/further bedroom, three further bedrooms, bathroom, en-suite, office, courtyard rear garden and gated private parking area. Chain Free.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Accessed via a stable door and offering bench seat and storage seat further door to.


15' 4" x 15' 4" (4.67m x 4.67m) Two windows to front, two radiators, red brick fireplace, storage recess, exposed timbers and studwork, built in display cabinets, wood panelling to walls and door to.

Dining Room

13' 2" x 12' 7" (4.01m x 3.84m) Window to side, radiator and doors to.

Study Area

6' 8" x 4' (2.03m x 1.22m) Sky light window, fitted desk and cupboards, tiled floor and door to.


Fully tiled, enclosed cistern WC, wash hand basin, extractor, sky light window.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

17' 2" x 10' 10" (5.23m x 3.30m) Two windows to rear, skylight window, sliding door to utility room, tiled flooring, a range of fitted units and drawers with worktops over, inset sink, hob, oven, extractor and microwave, spaces for washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, integrated fridge/freezer, breakfast bar area and tiled splashbacks.

Utility Room

6' 9" x 4' 4" (2.06m x 1.32m) Fitted units and worktops, tiled floor, window to side and door to courtyard garden.

First Floor

First Floor Landing

With ornate window to side, radiator, stairs to second floor and doors to.

Bedroom One

12' 8" x 11' (3.86m x 3.35m) Window to side, radiator, a full range of fitted bedroom furniture and mock wardrobe leading to.


Window to rear, shower cubicle, close couple WC, vanity wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

12' 8" x 9' 10" (3.86m x 3.00m) Window to side, radiator and a range of fitted bedroom furniture.

Bedroom Four/Sitting Room

15' 6" x 15' 4" (4.72m x 4.67m) Ornate circular bay window to front offering panoramic views over the quay and river, two radiators, fitted storage cupboard.


Panel bath, close couple WC, vanity wash hand basin, shower cubicle, heated towel rail, fully tiled and window to rear.

Second Floor

Second Floor Landing

Window to side, small loft storage area, storage cupboard and access through to further storage area, doors to.

Bedroom Three

12' 10" x 11' (3.91m x 3.35m) Window to rear, dormer window to front offering river views, radiator, fitted storage cupboards.


8' 2" x 6' 4" (2.49m x 1.93m) Window to side and radiator.

Outside and Gardens

Rear Garden

A courtyard style garden with gate to side and access to store room and cupboard. We are advised by the vendor that planning permission had been passed to extend the rear kitchen out across the courtyard and as such it could be possible to reinstate this application subject to any relevant permissions.

Front Garden

Retained by walling and wrought iron fencing with gate to front.

Waterfront Garden

Adjacent to the property and retained by wrought iron fencing to boundaries, fully laid with block paving and giving access to the summer house.

Summer House

20' 10" x 11' (6.35m x 3.35m) Brick plinth, timber frame and slate roof construction with French doors to front, windows to sides and fitted kitchenette. This building offers incredible views and would make an excellent studio space.

Moorings and Parking

Adjoining the waterfront garden and retained by brick wall and twin gates, this block paved space provides ample off road parking. To the front and side of the garden there are moorings, the front mooring is suitable for a shallow boat draught and the side mooring is suitable for a 6' draught and is tidal berth accessible.