Harwich - Fenn Wright Signature


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
Deceptively spacious 7 bedroom detached house occupying an elevated position with commanding views over the coast towards Felixstowe and within close proximity of the old Harwich Port. Moorings provides substantial family accommodation and has also more recently been used for holiday let accommodation, benefits from gas fired central heating, has impressive sea views to the front with the majority of the rooms at first and second floor having views of water.

The property

Ground floor

At the front of the property is a open porch with door leading off to a boot room and also a door leading through to the entrance porch with pattern quarry tiled floor, useful storage cupboard and door into the main reception hall. The reception hall itself is a welcoming area with attractive turning stair flight leading to the first floor accommodation and character features including a fireplace, dado rail, plate rack, cornice and ceiling rose. Also at the front of the property is the main sitting room with large bay window and hardwood polished fireplace with panelling. A larger family room is found at the back of the property with French doors leading out to the garden again having a fireplace, dado picture rail and cornicing. A final door leads off the hallway into a lobby where there is a bathroom and then onto the dining room leading and opening to a small snug overlooking the garden.

The kitchen is a long room, comprehensively fitted with roll top work surfaces with ample cupboard and drawer units beneath and a range of matching wall mounted cupboards and has a 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher as well as space for further appliances. There is a built-in 4 ring electric hob with oven under and light and extractor hood above and door leading out to a side passage whilst there is also a side lobby with quarry tiled flooring.

First floor

Stairs lead up from the main reception hall to a landing that meanders its way through the property and has an attractive stained glass leaded light window, shelved cupboard and stairs leading to the second floor accommodation. At the front of the property is the main bedroom with large bay window with fine sea views, fireplace, picture rail, ceiling rose and cornicing. There is a smaller double bedroom at the front of the house which has fine sea views and patio door leading out onto a balcony.

The rear of the property is probably the largest bedroom with a range of built-in bedroom furniture, fireplace and bay window to the rear with distant estuary views with a further large double bedroom with impressive bay window, fireplace and wardrobe again enjoying restricted river views. There is a final fifth bedroom on this level with two shower rooms both having corner tiled shower cubicles, wash hand basins and toilets.

Second floor

Stairs lead up to a second floor landing with two useful storage cupboards. At the front there is a large bedroom with two windows enjoying elevated sea views whilst there is a further double bedroom at the rear with dual aspect with views towards the sea and estuary. Finally on this floor is the boiler room housing the Vailliant gas fired boiler also enjoying views towards the river.

Outside and gardens

To the front of the property is a shingled off road parking area providing car parking for a number of vehicles. There is a side gate through to a court yard area at the side of the property with passage way leading round to the rear garden.

The rear garden itself comprises of a paved patio area with low wall and steps leading down to lawns with a variety of established shrubs and holly tree with double doors opening to a concrete staircase leading down into a cellar.

The gardens are enclosed by an old brick wall on both sides with fencing to the rear.

Agents note: The property has been used as a holiday let and has the potential to generate significant income. Furnishings are available by separate negotiation if required.


Boot room


Sitting room 18' 9" x 18' (5.72m x 5.49m)


Family room 20' 6" x 17' (6.25m x 5.18m)

Dining room 11' 11" x 11' 10" (3.63m x 3.61m)


Kitchen 22' 6" x 7' 3" (6.86m x 2.21m)

Bedroom one 18' 11" x 18' (5.77m x 5.49m)

Shower room

Bedroom two 20' 6" x 17' (6.25m x 5.18m)

Bedroom three 19' x 11' 8" (5.79m x 3.56m)

Shower room

Bedroom four 12' x 9' 8" (3.66m x 2.95m)

Bedroom five 12' x 8' 6" (3.66m x 2.59m)

Bedroom 6 17' 2" x 11' 6" (5.23m x 3.51m)

Bedroom 7 17' x 9' 3" (5.18m x 2.82m)

Boiler room

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Fenn Wright - Manningtree

2 Station Road, Manningtree, Essex

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