Property of the Week: Attractive Georgian home in central Nayland

• Reception hall • Sitting room • Living room • Kitchen/Dining room • Study • Shower room • three double bedrooms • Family bathroom

By Derek Davis

19th Jan 2023 | Property of the Week

Unique corner at Bear Street and Mill Street (Picture: Chapman Stickels)
Unique corner at Bear Street and Mill Street (Picture: Chapman Stickels)

If you are looking for a new home near the Shotley peninsula, or just looking to see what is out there, then look no further than our Property Of The Week features, which will be showcasing the most interesting homes for sale right now on our Shotley peninsula Nub News property pages, from Chapman Stickels.

This week's outstanding home on offer is an an attractive Grade II listed Georgian house centrally located on the market with Chapman Stickels for £550k


Number 2 Bear Street is an attractive Grade II listed Georgian house centrally located within the ever popular village of Nayland.

This Grade II listed house is believed to date back to the late 18th or early 19th century with an unusual curved corner facing both Mill Street and Bear Street.

The current owners have undertaken an extensive programme of modernisations to create a really stylish home, while retaining many of the period features. The focal point of the house is the recently installed kitchen/dining room.

The handmade bespoke wooden kitchen was installed in 2018 and features solid oak worksurfaces, Villeroy and Boch butler's sink with instant hot water tap and filtered cold water,

integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer, larder cupboard, Bosch pyrolytic oven, De Dietrich induction hob and engineered oak flooring.

The well-proportioned sitting room has oak flooring, feature fireplace and handmade display shelving, whilst the spacious living room has an inset wood burner. Also on the ground floor is a study overlooking the courtyard garden and a shower room.

On the first floor are three double bedrooms with oak flooring; two feature fireplaces. The family bathroom is tiled with travertine natural stone.

The property benefits from secondary glazing throughout.


There is an attractive and private courtyard garden with several specimen trees and shrubs and double gates out to Mill Street.


Nayland is a most attractive and sought after village on the river Stour which forms the border between Essex and Suffolk. The village has a thriving community with a Primary school, Doctors Surgery, a newly opened Delicatessen/Grocery Store, Post Office, Dentist and The Anchor; a very popular Riverside/Gastropub.

Nearby Stoke By Nayland offers two further acclaimed Pub/Restaurants and the 36 hole Stoke By Nayland Golf Club/Hotel and Spa/Gym.

In addition to the local primary school a number of other schools are within easy reach including Littlegarth, Holmwood House and in Colchester, The Royal Grammar School and County High School for Girls.


Link here for more details about Bear Street Nayland or to arrange a viewing, contact estate agents Chapman Stickels or call 01473 372 372 or email [email protected]

If you are looking to sell your house contact the valuations team.


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