£700,000 Guide Price

The Quay, , Wivenhoe

  • Grade II Listed
  • Outstanding Views
  • Quintessentially British Home
  • Waterfront Position
  • River Garden and Mooring
  • Character Features
  • Ideal For Commuting
  • Chain Free Sale
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A charming grade II listed waterfront cottage in this idyllic position on the Quay in Lower Wivenhoe. Built in the early 19th Century of red brick and Flemish bond, this character-filled home sits proudly in its prominent place upon the Quay adjoining the Folly with panoramic river views and putting it within easy reach of good local amenities to include the mainline train station with fast links to London Liverpool Street in just over an hour. Highlights of the home include three double first floor bedrooms with river views, family bathroom, the second floor offers a useable loft room, on the ground floor there are two spacious and bright rooms with fireplaces, ornate mouldings, sash windows and river views, ground floor cloakroom, modern kitchen and rear lobby, courtyard rear garden, front river garden and space for mooring. Offered with no onward chain.

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

Forming part of the listing with Historic England with twin doors to front and doors leading to each reception room.

Living Room

21' 3" x 11' 10" (6.48m x 3.61m) With sash window to front and two sash window to side with stunning riverfront views, wood flooring throughout, fitted cupboards, two fireplaces, door to lobby.


With stairs rising to first floor and door to sitting/dining room.

Sitting/Dining Room

21' 3" x 10' 5" (6.48m x 3.17m) With sash window to front offering river views, window to rear, wood flooring throughout, two fireplaces, part panelled walls, fitted cupboards and doors to.


WIth WC, wash hand basin and extractor.


14' 0" x 8' 0" (4.27m x 2.44m) Window to side, part vaulted ceiling with twin roof lights, open to rear lobby with further door to courtyard garden. The kitchen is fitted with a travertine floor, a modern range of units and drawers with worktops over, inset gas hob, electric oven and extractor, inset sink and drainer, matching eye level units, tiled splashbacks, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer to remain.

First Floor


From the stairs up with original banisters, sash window to rear, doorway leading to paddle staircase for loft room, storage cupboard and doors to.

Bedroom One

12' 0" x 10' 6" (3.66m x 3.20m) Sash windows to front and side with river views.

Bedroom Two

12' 0" x 10' 0" (3.66m x 3.05m) Sash window to front, fitted wardrobe, fitted cupboard.

Bedroom Three

11' 8" x 8' 9" (3.56m x 2.67m) Sash window to side, fitted wardrobe, vanity wash hand basin.


Window to rear, tiled walls, vinyl flooring, panelled bath with shower over, close coupled WC, storage unit with fitted sink, heated towel rail, large airing cupboard, extractor.

Second Floor

Loft Room

12' 2" x 10' 0" (3.71m x 3.05m) Window to rear, electric heater, exposed brickwork and door to loft space.


Rear Garden

A secluded courtyard style garden with stone paving, enclosed by brick walling and offering gated access.

River Garden

Enclosed by picket fencing and commencing with a grass area leading to marsh area which would offer ample opportunity for a floating pontoon and on to the river itself where mooring is available.